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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Dolly - A Little Disabled Rabbit

OK, time for nose nudgies now! Like my big wheels?

- Thank you Renee

PS: You can follow Dolly on her FB page!

From Dolly's page:

Dolly wasn't always disabled. When we adopted her at 3 1/2 years old - she is now 7 years old - she was perfectly normal. About a year ago we noticed that she was getting pee on her bottom - that's when we took her to the vet, had tests and X-rays done and X-rays showed she had a fused disc, mild arthritis & spondylitis. There was no sign of injury that caused the damage, which means it was a birth defect. The pee on her bottom was because she wasn't lifting to pee any more which resulted in it getting on her. So we put her on a low dose of metacam which kept her pain free and dry. About 3 months ago she started falling over, so off to the vet we went again & X-rats showed three fused discs, spondylitis, scoliosis & arthritis. So in just under a year she went from one fused disc to three, and she developed scoliosis (she gets worse as she ages). About a month after the falling over she wasn't able to get up anymore - and that's when her disability started. She is now on a low dose of metacam twice a day and doing wonderful.


Fleetie said...

Poor beautiful girl bunny. :-(

I hope she is not in pain.

She needs to be given lots of love and care and head-rubs and nose-kisses and yummeh noms.

And nose-nudgies!

Anonymous said...

Dolly, you precious bunny. I'm very happy you have good bunny people to take care of you.

Karenstoryteller said...

I approve of Dolly's hoomins! Special needs buns are the special-est! We love our little disabled Sal - who is demanding some chin scratches, and I must obey.

Furbeast said...

A new innovation -- disapproval on wheels!

And thank you to the hoomins who are taking such good care of Dolly, may Dolly disapprove and do wheelies for many years to come.

RG said...

I guess when Dolly rolls over us, at least we go down smiling and feeling happy for Dolly!

sallyneary said...

Hell on wheels? I doubt it! She looks so sweet. And her hoomins restore my faith in my own usually pathetic species.

Auntie Jane (It is official!) said...

Precious bunny and precious people, thank you.

Kelly Moore said...

The Unsinkable Dolly Bun!

Metacam really does help, that's a good thing. Accupuncture, perhaps? Keep that precious girl comfortable and rolling along.

Awesome bun, awesome hoomins.

Little Miss Titch said...

Super Dolly,what a girl she is,xx Rachel

Valsainte said...

Dolly, you are so awesome -- and your hoomins, too. The sweetest Disapproval in the world!


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