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Good news for my boy...but need jingles for a sweet mare & her girl. Update

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  • #21
    Lots of Jingles here...poor mare and kid!


    • Original Poster

      Thanks, everyone! I haven't heard anything yet today, but I will update when I can. As of last night they were working to get her creatinine levels down and stop the progression of renal damage, and that the first 24 hours are critical. Poor mare and kid. I'm going to go to the barn in a bit and hug my horse today.


      • #23
        Adding more jingles for Whisper and her person.
        \"Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it.\" Anne of Green Gables


        • #24
          Jingles for Whisper and her human!


          • #25
            Jingling like mad for Whisper and her connections!
            What a wonderful thing to do, Henry So glad your boy is on the mend.


            • #26


              • Original Poster

                Small update: sweet mare is hanging in there today. Her muscle enzymes are coming down and creatinine did come down but not enough. Her family could have some difficult decisions to make tomorrow if the numbers don't come down more. Please keep jingling for the sweet girl and her family!


                • #28
                  Jingle, jingle, jingle!


                  • #29
                    Jingles & AO for this dear mare and her family !

                    Jingles for this mare and her family ``` may this day bring some "better numbers" ~

                    Sending thoughts and prayers laced with strength and patience for all involved ~

                    Jingle Jingle & AO ~ AO ~ AO ~ Always Optimistic ~

                    ** Come on dear mare ``` she loves you !
                    Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                    • #30
                      ((((((((HHHUUUGGGSSS)))))))) and prayers for Whisper and her humans.
                      HAS provides hospital care to 340,000 people in Haiti's Artibonite Valley 24/7/365/earthquake/cholera/whatever.
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                      • Original Poster

                        Whisper is doing a little better today, but as of this AM, she still has a ways to go. Creatinine was down again, but they look for it to drop under 6 after 24 hours and she was at 7.7 after 36. She's getting lots of fluids and hopefully will keep dropping. If they can get her down under a 6, she will have to spend a couple of weeks at the clinic still, so still a long road ahead.


                        • #32
                          More jingles for Whisper & her kid.
                          Disclaimer: Just a beginner who knows nothing about nothing


                          • #33
                            Jingles and prayers for Whisper, from KY, for a complete recovery.
                            When in Doubt, let your horse do the Thinking!


                            • #34
                              Lots of jingles!


                              • #35
                                Oh, wow. Jingling like mad!
                                Don't tell me about what you can't do. That's boring. Show me what you can do. - Mom


                                • #36
                                  Any updates? Bonnie and I (my cocker recovering from major surgery) are jingling away.


                                  • Original Poster

                                    Thanks! I haven't heard anything today (hoping no news is good news) but will update when I do!


                                    • #38
                                      Jingles for the mare and her girl. I hate when things like this happen to young people.


                                      • #39
                                        Bumping for an update on Whisper ~ Jingles & AO continue ~

                                        Jingles & AO continue for Whisper and her family ~
                                        Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                                        • Original Poster

                                          Just wanted to thank everyone for all your jingles. Whisper is home and doing well. Her long-term prognosis is mixed-her life will be shortened, but for the meantime, she is happy and comfortable. She will have a special diet for the rest of her life to combat both the PSSM and the kidney damage (vets feel it resulted from the combo of drugs used by her regular vet to treat a laceration). But she and her girl have some more time together, and the family is looking for a second horse (which I think is great-girl will have time to bond with new horse and progress in a situation that's less traumatic than if she had lost her mare, but current mare will get lots of attention and love, and some quiet walks or even rides when she feels up to it). It's not the outcome we all hoped for, but it's a lot better than what we feared. And since misery apparently loves company, my horse is lame again, so the two of them can commiserate at night in their stalls...