April 6th, 2005

女暗部 - bewilderment / distress

Change of plans..


Looks like I'll be taking a trip to the vet instead of venturing into an unfamiliar part of town to do network setup. I woke up around 2:30 tonight to find Odessa in my bed.. making sounds of discomfort if I touched her. Looks like she's hurt her back portion, she doesn't move, just lies there. Makes me wonder how she made it into my bed at all.. especially without me waking up.

Last I saw her was yesterday morning when she climbed up into the attic, but I don't imagine she's been there all day. This morning she stood up and limped over to the other end of the bed. The vet opens in about half an hour, going to be calling to check that they have capacity to take care of her, then go. (I know the veterinarian isn't in all day)

Really worried.. I hope this is something that will heal over time, and/or with proper medical care.

Back from the vet.


Expensive stuff.
Odessa got her leg shaved to reveal a nasty-looking bite wound. Wound got cleaned and she was given a shot of antibiotics and painkiller.
This cost me 770 NOK, which is most of the money I had left on my account.

In addition to this, I have to pick up her prescribed antibiotics at a pharmacy. Have pooled my resources and should be able to afford it unless they are ridiculously expensive, which I doubt.

One week until payday.

I need a "woe" icon. I still have room for ten more, and a few can be deleted to make room for better ones. >_>

Am a bit tired, but since I got cleared this stuff early, I am still on schedule for today's away mission. Luckily, I found my DTF map, because I am certain that it will be necessary for swift and efficient navigation. Never been up there before.

And I need to change. Am trying to project an image of professionalism here, and arriving covered in cat hair will not do.