Lucille Catches A Break, Part 2

Lovely Lucille went back to the vet on Monday for a follow-up visit. Sugar and I were pleased to see that she had put on 1/2 pound. The vet was not so pleased, for she said that the weight gain might just be the way Lucille was standing on the scale (I must remember that line. “I haven’t gained weight, I’m just listing on the scale a bit”.).

The vet recommended that Lucille be euthanized.  I have to say that I don’t agree with her one bit.

Lucille is old.

Lucille has arthritis.

Lucille has worn-down nubs for teeth.

Lucille is thin.


Lucille eats well.

Lucille wags her tail.

Lucille is mobile, although shaky.

Lucille has good control over her bowels and bladder.

Lucille has bright eyes.

Lucille responds to people.

Lucille has a home.



Euthanize?  I don’t think so.


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6 Responses to “Lucille Catches A Break, Part 2”

  1. Becky Says:

    I agree, Doctor Ruth!! Sounds like a no-brainer to me.


  2. Lenore Says:

    Lucille will let you know when it’s her time to go. As long as she’s getting some enjoyment out of life, it’s definitely not her time to go.


  3. Linda Smith Says:

    Oh please……..Lucille looks like she’s ready to party to me…….Uhhhh…..and I agree, she will let you know when she is ready…..


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