About This BlogFollowing Chico is for Sean's friends who donated money to Chico’s fund and expressed concern for Chico’s well-being. It's to keep you informed of Chico’s progress as he prepares to receive Sean’s final gift to him.
Monthly Archives: January 2014
Chico took a trip this afternoon to see his regular vet, Dr. Gentinetta at VCA Causeway Animal Hospital, for a glucose spot check. With all that he’s been through the past couple of weeks with his surgeries, his glucose levels weren’t … Continue reading
When Sean was working toward getting Chico his eye surgery, he may not have been aware of just how much post-op care was involved or how overwhelming it would be (administering eye drops and medication around the clock, dealing with … Continue reading
I’m pleased to report that Chico is doing much better! This afternoon, he was released from the emergency animal hospital, where he had been since Saturday morning, and Mom and I are thrilled to have him back with us. Chico … Continue reading
The very last time I spoke to Sean it was about a week before he passed away. He was so happy, telling me about the donations he was getting through the fundraising site he had set up for Chico two … Continue reading
Chico is suffering from his first—and hopefully, only—post-surgery complication. His colon stopped working. A side effect of the anesthesia and the pain medication he was taking is a “lazy colon,” meaning it doesn’t move the way it should. Chico’s vet, … Continue reading
Last night was a very long night. So far, it seems Chico’s eye surgery went well. Dr. da Costa says that because the cataracts had been building up in Chico’s eyes for a while, the material that makes up the … Continue reading