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Almost a good enough reason to get one - I've not been a fan so far LOL
I’m told that baked in smell of whatever you used your Instant Pot with is the silicone insert in the lid. If I get another insert, the beans I can cook from dry in 20 minutes won’t smell (or taste) like Krista’s rabbit stock. For now, the Instant Pot is hers.
 

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LOL - See Krista? If you didn't know already, you're the Queen of the house ;)
The crock pot is also hers. The dining room is hers. I converted that into her playground/path to the kitchen counter. That kitchen counter we share. But she's welcome to supervise her meal prep. The other kitchen counter that has the stove and microwave, that is not hers and does not have a path to it. That really may be the only thing that is not shared in our house. That and the toilet. Sorry but I don't trust those new low-flow toilets the property installed. I used to be okay with lifting the lid after she barfed because I knew she would re-hydrate. That water gets changed more often than her fountain. :paperbag:🤣

As I found out this past weekend when she was at the vet, she is the glue that keeps this house together. She is the reason I clean the dishes and do the laundry. Well, the fleas are the reason I do the laundry. :paperbag:
 

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The crock pot is also hers. The dining room is hers. I converted that into her playground/path to the kitchen counter. That kitchen counter we share. But she's welcome to supervise her meal prep. The other kitchen counter that has the stove and microwave, that is not hers and does not have a path to it. That really may be the only thing that is not shared in our house. That and the toilet. Sorry but I don't trust those new low-flow toilets the property installed. I used to be okay with lifting the lid after she barfed because I knew she would re-hydrate. That water gets changed more often than her fountain. :paperbag:🤣

As I found out this past weekend when she was at the vet, she is the glue that keeps this house together. She is the reason I clean the dishes and do the laundry. Well, the fleas are the reason I do the laundry. :paperbag:
When we love someone, our lives have meaning and we will do everything we can for their happiness and wellbeing. Of course!
 

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When we love someone, our lives have meaning and we will do everything we can for their happiness and wellbeing. Of course!
She is the reason I do the dishes. Because if I don't, she will. 😹

But she also keeps me on a schedule. I have to be home for her first dinner because she waits by the door starting from one to two hours before. I call her my furball and chain. 😼
 

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Shoot! Liquid poops! I hope it’s only the olive oil I put on her matted fur. The mat came out though. I sure hope we don’t have a return of clostridium. I don’t think she has enough in her to do that again. I got her to take half an s boulardii with her last meal.

I also may have found a way to get her to eat more canned. She seems to already understand or imagine her food causing her pain trying to pick it up. I’ve found or she’s found that picking at or picking up a small pile is much easier than trying to get through a larger pile. So if i segment the meal into tiny “bite-sized”’ piles on the plate than they look like less of a commitment and she already had several bites of the new plate.
 

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Shoot! Liquid poops! I hope it’s only the olive oil I put on her matted fur. The mat came out though. I sure hope we don’t have a return of clostridium. I don’t think she has enough in her to do that again. I got her to take half an s boulardii with her last meal.

I also may have found a way to get her to eat more canned. She seems to already understand or imagine her food causing her pain trying to pick it up. I’ve found or she’s found that picking at or picking up a small pile is much easier than trying to get through a larger pile. So if i segment the meal into tiny “bite-sized”’ piles on the plate than they look like less of a commitment and she already had several bites of the new plate.
Poor thing, you are doing an amazing job with her 😊
 

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I’m very proud of her and a little bit nervous. She ate an ounce for lunch. It took three plates because I wasn’t sure she would eat half that. But I’m also a little nervous because the last time she ate really well, her food was moving too quickly through her to be digested. After last night’s soup poops, I decided not to mirtz her this morning. Stabilize the poop before I force her to feed.

We’re already at 2 oz today and I’ll probably get another half oz in her before my afternoon break. We got to 5.25 oz yesterday. I hope we can do same or better today.

I processed half a dozen turkey thighs yesterday cutting away meat for food and leaving a lot of meat on the bones to have some cooked turkey to offer her too. Cooked turkey makes a great treat when I’ve given her a wet willy because she doesn’t need teeth for it like every other treat we have. I should have about three or four lbs worth of meat. I will make a new batch of food tonight that had B-vitamin complex and no egg yolks. We’ll see if she still likes it. Otherwise, I have more meat to make another batch the way she likes it.

She just crawled under the bookcase for a post meal nap. I’m a little jealous because I’d love a good nap myself and that nook of hers looks cozy!
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I’m very proud of her and a little bit nervous. She ate an ounce for lunch. It took three plates because I wasn’t sure she would eat half that. But I’m also a little nervous because the last time she ate really well, her food was moving too quickly through her to be digested. After last night’s soup poops, I decided not to mirtz her this morning. Stabilize the poop before I force her to feed.

We’re already at 2 oz today and I’ll probably get another half oz in her before my afternoon break. We got to 5.25 oz yesterday. I hope we can do same or better today.

I processed half a dozen turkey thighs yesterday cutting away meat for food and leaving a lot of meat on the bones to have some cooked turkey to offer her too. Cooked turkey makes a great treat when I’ve given her a wet willy because she doesn’t need teeth for it like every other treat we have. I should have about three or four lbs worth of meat. I will make a new batch of food tonight that had B-vitamin complex and no egg yolks. We’ll see if she still likes it. Otherwise, I have more meat to make another batch the way she likes it.

She just crawled under the bookcase for a post meal nap. I’m a little jealous because I’d love a good nap myself and that nook of hers looks cozy!
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Sounds like she'll be eating well for awhile! And yes, that nook should be made just big enough for you both to fit into it, right?
 

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I plated 2 oz of Rawz food, 1 oz each of turkey and duck. Duck was the clear winner at 15 g to 8 g eaten. After 12 hours, I have swapped out the plates. Tonight I’m pitting duck against rabbit.

I got her off the bed to work on 16 g of homemade. She ate 7 g. I wanted 10 g. She’ll make up the difference in duck overnight I’m sure. That will bring her up to 5 oz on the day. She has the overnight to eat 3 g.

I’m sure she’ll be singing and dancing over my sleeping body for those 3 g at 4:00am. 🤦🏼‍♂️😹
 

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38 grams! Nearly an ounce and a half. That’s how much Rawz she ate on the overnight. I plate fat ounces (30 grams) and rabbit was the winner last night. 23 g eaten vs 15 grams of the duck. I’m giving the credit to yesterday which brings her food total to nearly 6.5 ounces!

No poop yet. Liquid or otherwise.

I was going to bupe her while she was finishing her homemade half oz this morning. But I think between the Rawz and the homemade, she’s under the bookcase with her top button undone. 😹

It’s easier to stay ahead of the pain then to catch up to it. It’s also easier to only bupe her twice a day. At some point this morning, I need to give her the morning dose even though she’s eating like she almost doesn’t need it. And then I remind myself the portions that are a fraction of what they used to be.
 

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Yes, good jobby on eating miss Krista... but did she dance over your sleeping body?
I picked up CBD gummies to help me sleep. I took one last night and all I remember was being able to go back to sleep like my eyelids were a weighted blanket for the rest of my body. Best of all, I didn’t wake up with a melatonin or diphenhydramine hangover. Did she dance on me? A couple of times. I’m a side sleeper. She likes to ride my belly. Often times I’ll roll onto my back long enough for her to get her fill. But last night, I couldn’t be bothered. I was enjoying my CBD sleep. I remember her riding my hip though. She’s so adorable and endearing when she does that. “I’ll take what I can get.”
 

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I'm so frustrated with her current vet office! I called the dentist to make sure they got the records they needed and they said they requested twice and did not receive them. I called the office and they said they transferred twice. I told them send me a copy in case there is some disconnect between you two. Well, I got a copy without the radiology. So I asked them to send me the radiology and I'm still waiting on that. I am going to have to use the sneaker-net once more and stop into the office in person and not leave until I have her radiology in my inbox. They seem determined to kill Krista with neglect!
 
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