Monday, September 28, 2015

Power of the Paws Please

This is such a difficult post to write.  I don't if anyone has noticed, but I've been MIA the last few weeks.  While August was a bad month, September has been a crazy month.  Sadly, I'm still looking for work so that's not why it's been so crazy.  I've been busy volunteering and interviewing.  I'm currently waiting to hear back on three different jobs that I recently interviewed for.  

While it's been crazy and mostly good, it's not been entirely good.  Earlier this year, Chico had a bunch of sores on the top of his head that took eons to heal.  As soon as those healed up, more would take its place.  I finally took him to the vet and he was given a steriod, an antibiotic, and a cream to put on the sores.  I could see a big difference within 24 hours and Chico seemed to be a whole lot less itchy.  I just noticed recently that some of the sores have come back.  

While cuddling with him one day, I noticed a lump.  At the time I really didn't put too much thought into it.  I'm not sure why I didn't, but I didn't.  It was very small and it didn't seem to bother him.  And now -- he's got several lumps!  This comes at the absolute worst time because I'm completely out of money and am struggling to pay my bills as it is.  I can't pay my mortgage, let alone afford to take him to the vet.  I don't know what to do...  I'm very scared because I don't want Chico to suffer needlessly.  Right now he isn't in any pain, but I can't wait too long to get him treated or he likely will be.

I don't feel comfortable asking for anything but prayers.  Please pray for my boy.  He's nine years old and such a sweetheart.  I've prayed for many of you and it would mean so much if you could pray for Chico in return.  He needs all the prayers he can get right now.  Thank you!

11 showed me some love:

Two French Bulldogs said...

We are sending lots of hugs and good vibes
Lily & Edward

Ruby said...

Oh Chico! I'm sorry you gots the bumps and lumps. I am sendin' you TONS of POTP and healin' vibes and AireZens!! Sendin' your Moms lots and lots of {{{hugs}}} and slobbery kisses! (okays, maybe she won't want that last one...BOL!)
Ruby ♥

Jenny Woolf said...

Poor Chico! Those lumps are probably nothing, specially if he is not in pain but my prayerful thoughts are winging his way!

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

We to are sending lots of good sibe vibes for Chico - hope those bumps are nothing too concerning. Lots of prayers from Mom too.

Woos - Ciara and Lightning

Starting Over, Accepting Changes - Maybe said...

Dogs often get lumps and they are mostly benign. Do you have a discount vet in your area? Call a rescue group, including the ASPCA, in your area and they might be able to help you. Good luck!

Kathy G said...

Prayers said, and fingers and toes crossed for good luck!

The Life of Riley said...

All our paws are crossed for Chico. Sending you love and gentle woofs from New Zealand.
Riley and Enzo

Ziggy Stardust said...

I am so sorry that so much is going on. I will pray for you and Chico. Please take care and God bless you

Anne and Ziggy

The Adventures of The Bell Fur Zoo said...

Awe I hope Chico is feeling better and you got one of your jobs from the interviews!!

Ginger, Matt & Matilda's Mom

Idaho PugRanch said...

We are so sorry to hear that Chico has the evil C
Sending you prayers and special pug POTP
Mr bailey, Hazel & Mabel

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

We are so sorry to hear the news about Chico. We hope he will still have some good days with you. Many hugs.

Hugs and Woos - Ciara and Lightning and Mom

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