I feel today like a lucky pampered house cat.
I have a new doctor now and most people in this world never even see a doctor I think to myself. Many people have a hard time finding a doctor taking patients and here I have one now. It took initially about three months to get in with a new doctor is all.
The new doctor ordered blood tests I haven't had in I don't know how long--long time. I called my insurance today to make sure the blood tests are covered and the lady did everything for me, looked it up, and the test is covered, and also even changed my PCP with my secondary insurance. I didn't do anything but make the one call. I had figured it might be a struggle to get both things done.
In other news, I got my raft out of the neighbors car yesterday morning. She was taking it in for detailing. Then last night, the neighbors roommate asked me to follow him and take her along in my car. Seems her detailed car wouldn't start and was in the lot of the detailing business. So I followed him there and hooked up my jumper cables from my car to hers, but it still wouldn't start so she called AAA, who came and were able to start it. But then she had to go off and buy a new battery.
I only took a couple of photos on the Waldo trip Saturday. Here they are.
|This is just the road on the way up. I like being a passenger instead of a driver and I don't get to be a passenger very often.|
|There were a lot of people using the campground beach from the campground day use area parking which was full.|
|I took this from my raft, when rowing to the boat ramp day use area, which was a good distance from the camp ground. Well, not that far, took me under 20 minutes to row there. There were people on the little island.|
I have been letting Skippy and Sprite free roam during the day if they so choose. I've updated them first on three-way vaccines and Revolution flea treatment. Skippy doesn't like to leave the bathroom but Sprite, the girl, is much more independent but gets in trouble with my asshole cats and I have a few of those--bitter and angry over them being let out.
They'll be fine. Sprite is a tough little girl while Skippy seems more fragile and wants nothing more than to be held and cuddled and not brave the big bad world of the cat house here, with the likes of foul tempered Slinko out there.
There's still a chance Skippy may get a home through a friend who fosters but first the three she is currently fostering have to get fixed and homes and her appointments are not til mid October up at the FCCO.
I have a trap/transport the 28th to FCCO for the four remaining kittens of a tame mom abandoned at a Lebanon complex. Already caught one of the five kittens to be fixed and mom was fixed, but four remain and its a very tough place to trap, given the number of feeders, nowhere to discreetly use a drop trap either and the number of fixed free roamers there. Since rain is coming, specifically heavy rain forecast for the two days prior to their appointment, I may have to start early and hold them in a cage. I always have to watch the weather prior to a trapping engagement, depending on location.
It's the 20th and still no appointments for October are being given out by the Salem clinic. It's really sad that shelter clinic has become this way but I do love the clinic staff and its not their fault. I had such high hopes when the wealthy Portland shelter took it over. I was skeptical since what does Portland know about the mid valley but still had my hopes and for some reason, still do. The eternal optimist here.