Welcome to another week of What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday! This is where you can peek at crafty (and less so) desks on the interwebs. You can take part in it here, and you'll find info on how to take part there too.
I have a confession to make. I'm really sorry, Julia, but there is no picture of my craft desk this week. If you read my last WOYWW post, you'll know that OH and I were about to take on the big responsibility of rescuing my two family cats from my dad. In a way, it has been my project this week.
I would like you to meet Guinness (or Guinnyminns):
Now I'd like you to meet Guinny's sister, Taz (or Tazzy-toodles)
Taz is also 14, and a complete picture of health.
OH and I rescued them last Saturday night. I'd taken Guinness to the vet for a complete M.O.T. with blood and urine tests and was presented with a diagnosis of Diabetes. I then spent the end of the week in bits wracked with making a decision between putting her down, or trialling her on insulin. I chose to trial her on Insulin for three months. I am in the process of changing her diet to a cat meat high in fibre, low in carbs and fat and have had an absolute nightmare trying to find a cat food that doesn't list meat derivatives as it's first ingredient. I've also come to the conclusion that vets in general are rip-off merchants, thanks in part to the rules and regulations of the E.U.. So far, I've spent a whopping £150 on her for just one appointment!
The plan now, is another appointment to show me how to inject her twice a day and manage her glucose levels, then in three weeks, she gets to spend 24 hrs at the vets being monitored and glucose tested 5 times to the tune of another £150.
Taz was showing signs of separation anxiety and didn't like OH quite openly, but they seem to be getting on now and she seems to be eating her food better and is using the litter tray, so I'm not so worried now.
It is truly lovely having them around. Knowing they are depending on me has given me a purpose in life that I have been lacking.
Thank you for coming to have a look today, and sorry Julia, for the long post. Back to ordinary crafting again next week - I promise!