We noticed this red spot on Cow's paw this morning.
Knowing how prone he is to paw wounds and how badly affected he would be, we wasted no time in taking him to the vet's for a check-up. Furthermore, when we tried to "check", he got all defensive and he "almost killed us"! Cow, as you know, is extremely fierce...with us.
So, armed with a towel, I managed to put him into the carrier.
Timmy came to send him off to the car...
It was just a short ride, and Cow only made small mewing noises in the car.
I was quick to warn the vets that Cow "is a fierce cat and may bite".
But as always, Cow was a total pussy at the vet's. He let them flip him over, examine his paw, press on his paw, and there was absolutely no reaction at all from him. That's the thing with Cow. His pain threshold is so high, it's hard to tell if he is in pain or not. The vet concluded that there was nothing wrong with his paw. It was just a little red, that's all. The vet even examined some of the skin under the microscope and it was all clear.
"Nothing's wrong with your cat", the vet said.
By the way, Cow weighed 6.5kg and one of the vets was impressed with his green eyes!
Heh heh...so it was a false alarm, I guess, but I never take chances when it comes to a pet's health. Better be safe than sorry, and never delay. A stitch in time saves nine, so they say.
So we came home.
And Tabs wanted to know what had gone on, so she examined the carrier.
A full report ready, Tabs?
Tiger wanted to know as well.
I guess they can tell a lot by sniffing the carrier. All the "WH" (what, where, when, why, how) questions would be answered.
Cow seems okay, so we hope it's really nothing.