Sister Saturday with Kit and Adventures in Aging

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sister saturday kit 01132018 - Brian's Home, adopt cats, we deserve it!Hello there everyone, welcome to my Sister Saturday post. How do you like that title? Adventures in aging isn’t always fun but I’m sure glad to be here for the adventure nonetheless.  Nobody really knows how old I am but everyone seems to agree that I’m a golden oldie, even our wonderful Vet calls me Granny MOL!  The going guess on my age is 16-18+ so we’ll just go with that for now.

I think I get along pretty good for my age.  I can’t really see very well and I can’t hear very well either.  I had that yucky ulcer on my right eye which seems to have healed, but my right eye doesn’t look quite right so I hear I’ll be making a trip to see an ophthalmologist soon.  I’m pretty good with Vets but I don’t like car rides too much.

I had all of my blood work done on my last Vet visit and it really was one of those good news bad news things.  The good news is that almost everything was really good.  The bad news?  I’m probably diabetic.  Seriously, I really didn’t need to hear that right now.  The Dad is going to test my glucose levels and if it’s not good I may have to start on the insulin shots.  That doesn’t sound overly fun to me but if I have to then that’s what we’ll do, I’m pretty darn good that way.

So, that’s what’s up with me, always something.  If you want to pass on some purrs, or prayers or POTP to me I will accept them with a smile.  I hope you all have a wonderful Saturday!

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40 thoughts on “Sister Saturday with Kit and Adventures in Aging

  1. Cleo

    Well here’s some purrs, prayers and more to help you through this. I know you’ve got a few years on me, but I’m not far behind. Mom and dad are grateful for my overall good health for an older, heavier girl. Good luck to you, Kit.

  2. Marg

    Oh Kit, we are so sorry to hear this news. We know Dad will do his very best to help you. Getting old is not fun at all. But you hang in there Kit. We sure send tons of purrs and some mighty good thoughts to you too Kit.

  3. Angel Sammy and Teddy

    Getting old isn’t easy (so says my Mom) but I’m not even two yet so I guess I don’t understand that yet. Still, I’d say for your years you are looking great and if you can get your eyes checked out, and are OK with shots if you have to have insulin then it seems you are just fine! Not hearing well isn’t such a bad thing – you get much QUIETER naps right Sister Kit????

    Sending you POTP and hugs……….
    Teddy

  4. Emma

    Getting old stinks for all living creatures, but it is life and we can be thankful if we get old. Hope things go well for you with your diabetes and eye issues. No one likes needles, so paws crossed you don’t need shots.

  5. Annabelle

    Kit we send purrs, prayers and POTP all to you and hope that your glucose testing comes back in the acceptable range so you don’t have to take insulin. Aging is for wuzzies isn’t it? (Mom says that all the time about herself!)

  6. Fraidy Cats!

    you sure look sweet there, Kit. no matter how old you are, you are safe and in pawsome care 🙂 big purrs for your health and that you’ll have a smooth adventure ahead!

    pip, minnie, hollie, sharpie, ditto, TL

  7. Little Binky and Granny

    Getting old is always coming with something, sister Kit, Granny and I know all about it, but we’re of the strong generation, so we carry it with a kind of purride 😀 Healing Pawkisses are coming your way and some extra for a Happy Weekend 🙂 <3

  8. The OP Pack

    Sister Kit, we have to say that you have aged with grace and beauty. We hope your eye is OK and that the other tests show nothing of too big a concern. And of course, we will send you lots and lots of POTP.

    Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  9. Madi and Mom

    Kit you know what I have discovered over the last several months………..aging is not for sissies ….so you know what that means….we are Women Warriors with Gumption!!
    Hugs madi your bfff

  10. Jan K

    We absolutely send all of those things to you! We sure hope you don’t have to do those shots, and that your eye will be OK. It is not easy getting older, Sister Kit, but you are in the right place to get the best care possible, and lots of love which helps too!

  11. Diane D

    I love your old girl Kit and purrs are sent her way. I always root for the kitties and more so for those that had a rough early start. Our Buddy will be 16 in May and he’s doing really well so far –

  12. NylabluesMum

    Deerest Ssifur Kit wee are so happy you are such a grate age!! You do not look 16 or 17 or 18….
    An wee hope thee eye will bee ok. LadyMum xplained Diabetes to mee an mee iss sorry you mite need to have needless…..mind you yur Pappaw iss a wunderful Purr-amedic an will take good care of you.
    Sendin ***paw patsss*** an POTP an ~~head rubsss~~ Siddhartha Henry~~ an {{{hugs}}} LadyMum

  13. Hobo Hudson

    Kit, I hope the ophthalmologist can help you and also that your blood sugar readings turn out to be OK. Don’t worry about insulin shots, though, if you need them. My parents told me that before I moved in one of the kitty family members, Speedy, had to take insulin. Every morning, even before Mom and Dad had a cup of coffee to wake up, Speedy jumped on the table set up for her and waited for her insulin shot.

  14. The Island Cats

    Kit, it’s tough getting old. That’s what we say…and the mom says it too. We hope you don’’t have diabetes, but if you do, it can be treated and we know your dad will get it under control for you.

  15. Canadian Cats

    Hey Kit my Cougar sisteh…you aren’t having much fun there. Do any of us Cougars? Unless of course we take the clubhouse by storm with some niper oo-ny. You do sound positive though. Cwap! Diabetes….uis a disease none of us need but I hear it can be controlled. Mom controlled her other kitty with injections so if mom can do it, it will be no problem for your dad. I’ll let everyone know that you could use a few purrs about now my friend.

    Loves Sisteh Cougar Kali

  16. Raven

    Sister Kit,. you are a beautiful older lady cat. Paws crossed that your eye isn’t troublesome and that you don’t have diabetes. If you do need insulin, it’s not the worst thing in the world, especially if it come with a little treat.

  17. The Swiss Cats

    Getting old doesn’t sound like fun, but you’re looking good ! It looks like you still have good quality life, and we cross our paws that you can enjoy it for a long time. Purrs

  18. Dennis the Vizsla

    hello kit its dennis the vizsla dog hay my grandpa and my auntie like to say that aydjing isnt for sissies!!! but it wood be nice to tern bak the klok a bit insted of showing evrywun how tuff we all ar woodnt it??? i am sending lots of vizsla tail wags for yoo not to need those shots and the hipster kitties send purrs too!!! ok bye

  19. Charles Mallory

    Sending POTP, purrs and prayers ’cause getting old takes courage. We hope you are felling better.

    Cat Scout Charles and all his fur sibs

  20. Savannah's Paw Tracks

    Sis Kit, you have all my POTP and purrs for and paw pats for feeling better and keeping up the good work at aging with grace. I too am having my own struggles with my aging process and like you, we don’t know “exactly” how young I am. But with some of those modern medical injections like adequan and whatnot, I am startin’ to feel my nip again! You go gal pal!!

  21. Buddy Budd

    Kit dis yer pal Buddy Budd from Cougars
    Ah little late gittin to ya as we dealin wit Mr Buttons Kidney problems
    Ah purring up a storm fur ya
    Yer Buddy
    Buddy Budd

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