Browsing Archive: August, 2012

Moses Update 24 August

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, August 24, 2012,

 

Moses has been so much better within himself this past week. He has started playing again, wants to go for walks again and is getting cheeky again.

 

We have still had some ups and downs with regard to diarrhea but nothing like the see saws of last week.

 

When he first learnt how to walk backwards as well as forwards he spent about half an hour walking backwards and in the early hours of Wednesday morning he learnt to walk sideways so……. He walked sideways to the left, then sidewa...


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Thank you from Moses

Posted by Jenny Webb on Wednesday, August 22, 2012,
Moses is stable at the moment. He has his energy levels back and is once again a cheeky little elephant who rules the roost. He is still very thin and gets tired easily - just like any one of us that has been through a big op, but at least we are no longer needing to give him daily drips and the seesaw of improvements back to crashing seems to have slowed down. We have been able to give Moses the best possible vet care and nursing due to the generosity of our friends. An additional donation f...
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Moses update 17 August

Posted by Jenny Webb on Friday, August 17, 2012,

Moses update 17 August

 

This week started off with Moses hitting rock bottom ( well at least we hope that this was rock bottom and that he will not sink to this level or lower again!!). Seeing him lying on the floor of the kitchen with the 1000 yard stare in his eyes, Matimat and Jim holding him and crying gave me a huge shock as I ran into the house. When I look at a sick or injured animal the first thing I do is look into the eyes as if the eyes are still bright and alert the animal is s...


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Moses operation

Posted by Jenny Webb on Tuesday, August 7, 2012,

Moses update 7 August

 

This week has been an emotional rollercoaster as Moses had his hernia op last Tuesday.  We started Moses on penicillin injections twice daily on Monday night in preparation for his op – this has made us all very unpopular as he does not appreciate injections at all and is intelligent enough to see me preparing the syringe and start running away but it is a necessary evil to give him every chance of fighting any possible infection...


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