Thankful Thursday Blog Hop:  The Eye of the Dad

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Howdy everyone, thanks for stopping by for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.  I am always thankful to each of you for joining us!  Each and every Thursday we share the things for which we are most thankful and we always enjoy reading all of the things you are thankful for too. If you are new to our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop, thanks for hopping in, we really do get excited when new blogger pals join us!

Today, I’m really thankful for our Dad’s eyes and that they are both just fine.  They Dad had to go for his annual eye check up on Monday and although it was a long appointment everything is okay.  We all actually wondered where he and our Mom went off to, our afternoon snack was late.  We were a bit hungry by the time they got home.

Anyways, back to my story.  Back in January of 2019 when the Dad had cataract surgery, the tests indicated that he had early Glucoma in his left eye.  During the cataract surgery he had an additional surgery on his left eye called The Kahook Dual Blade Treatment.  It’s a treatment for Glucoma.  You can look it up if you want to know more about it, it’s too long for me to explain.  

Long story short, the scans of Dad’s left eye shows no progression of Glucoma at all, none, zip, zilch.  That’s really good news and we’re all very thankful about that.  The Dad couldn’t quite see right when he got home.  He said they dilated his pupils.  His pupils?  i didn’t even know he was a teacher!

That’s it for me.  So, what are you thankful for today?  Tell us in the comments and then join us for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later! 

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Eastside Cats Blog
1 year ago

It’s good to read that your Dad’s eyes are doing well, Brian!
Someone got schooled…we just don’t know who or when…

Citu
1 year ago

Me alegro que estes bien de tus ojos. Te mando un beso.

messymimi
1 year ago

What wonderful news! My Sweetie has had eye trouble since he was born, so i understand how important it is to stay on top of everything to do with your eyes.

Angie
1 year ago

Ok, first of all – writing “eye” and “blade” in the same sentence – that gives me the creeps! So glad the Dad is fine, with no progression of the Glaucoma. And hopefully snack time will never be late again!

Peppylady(Dora)
1 year ago

Glad to hear dad eye is doing ok.
Coffee is on and stay safe

meowmeowmans
1 year ago

Hooray! That’s great news about your wonderful dad’s eyes, Brian! XO

Lone Star Cats
1 year ago

Dat are pawsome news!

angiesrecipes
1 year ago

That’s so GOOD to hear, Brian. And this just reminds me that I need to make an appointment with an eye doctor too.

Cloudia
1 year ago

Bless you 😸

easyweimaraner
1 year ago

we are so happy that your dad got such good news… yay for his dogtors who did a super job

Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs

I am happy that your Dad’s eyes are doing just fine!

Memories of Eric and Flynn

I am very happy that your dad’s appointment went well and his eyes are doing good.

The Poupounette Gang

We are very glad to hear that your Dad’s eye is doing well. We have been worried about our #1’s eye as her cataract surgery has not yielded anything like the desired result. She has another appointment with the surgeon on the 31st.

Purrs,
Tama and Benny

Teddy
1 year ago

Brian Mom and I are glad to hear your Dad’s glaucoma isn’t worse and his sight is doing well! My Mom will be having cataract surgery this summer some time. She’s anxious to be able to see better!!

Hugs, Teddy

Derry and the biped
Derry and the biped
1 year ago

This is great news, Brian, we’re glad your Dad’s eyes checked out okay! Too bad about the late snack, though — we hope your humans made that up to you all with extra treats!

Cleo
1 year ago

Good to hear your dad’s eyes are doing okay. Eyes are so important to take care of! My dad made a guffaw at your pupil/teacher thingy…

Wendy
1 year ago

You are too funny, Brian. Dani does that kind of thing, too. Anyway, we are so pleased that your Dad’s eyes are holding their own, so to speak. Your Dad eyes are very important to lots of folks and pets in the Blogosphere.

Madison
1 year ago

An appointment where everything is good is a wonderful thing. Mom has learned that one bad appt can really change your life, so we are happy your dad’s eyes are doing so well.

Molly
1 year ago

This is great news to read about your dad’s eyes, Brian!

Cecilia Cofield Upchurch

Brian what absolutely wonderful news on Dad’s eye exam.
I bet he can almost has the night vision of felines
Hugs Cecilia

Precious
1 year ago

Brian, some pupils need more looking after than others. At least your dad’s pupils are obeying all the rules of
recovery and staying well behaved. I am thankful I have many hiding spots to sleep. And I’ve been sleeping in until
5:20 AM in Lynn’s chair at night. She woke me up with breakfast this morn instead of other way ’round. Precious

MadSnapper
1 year ago

This is super good news about Dad’s eyes and we can be thankful along with all of you…. now I wonder if cats have PUPILS…

The Florida Furkids
1 year ago

That’s a super THANKFUL! We wanted to let your Dad know that we really like the Live Links on the CB page!! It helps us visit old friends and find new ones.

Ellen J Pilch
1 year ago

I am glad your Dad’s eyes are good. That is great news. Even worth having your snack be late. 🙂 Thanks for hosting. Have a wonderful day. XO

Sandee
1 year ago

What a wonderful thankful. I knew your dad had cataract surgery, but didn’t know about the other procedure. We\re doing the happy dance for your dad.

You made me laugh with the pupils comment. Well done.

Thank you for hosting the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.

Have a purrfect Thankful Thursday. Scritches all around and my best to your peeps. ♥

Zen's Mama
1 year ago

I’m glad your Dad’s eye appointment went well! Those dilating drops make me crazy, too!

I’m having trouble linking my post to the hop this morning. Maybe your Dad will have better luck.

Granny Annie
1 year ago

I am thankful for the blog friends I have now and thankful for the many who stopped blogging but remain as inspirations in my life.

A ShutterBug Explores

Oh so glad to hear Dad’s eyes are great ~ Am sure you help him feel well ! Xo

Wishing you good health, laughter and love in your days,

A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Catscue
1 year ago

That is great news Brian! I’m glad the procedure stopped that bad old glaucoma for your Dad.

Diane
Diane
1 year ago

SO happy Dad’s eye appointment went well. Better to see you with Brian.

Leah
1 year ago

Brian, that is really great news about your Dad’s eyes!

Sue Brandes
Sue Brandes
1 year ago

That’s great news.

Katie Isabella
Katie Isabella
1 year ago

That is great news! And Mom learned something. She didn’t know surgery could be done for that.

Cathy Keisha
1 year ago

I heard it’s bad when they dilute pupils. Great news for your dad. Good vision means he’ll open the right cans of cat food.

Kathe W.
1 year ago

What great news! Have a happy day every day!

annabelle
annabelle
1 year ago

Brian that’s wonderful news about your Dad’s vision! Woo hoo time to celebrate, break out the treats!

Millie & Walter
1 year ago

We’re so glad to hear that your dad’s eyes are doing so well.

Adventures of the LLB Gang

Wahoo!! Congrats on a great eye exam for your Dad!!!
xoxo,
Rosy, Jakey & Sunny

databbiesotrouttowne
databbiesotrouttowne
1 year ago

brian…dood….YAY & HOORAY for dad tho shame on him AND mom for leevin de houz with out leevin
8 bowlz oh snax handee and at reddy ~~~~~ letz hope that doez knot happen again…hay ~~~~~ ♥♥

Mary Kirkland
1 year ago

I’m glad to hear that Dad’s eyes are fine.

Lisa
1 year ago

Definitely something to be thankful for! I’m thankful our daughter from Florida got to come for a visit and is now safely back home. Also very thankful I’ve not had to run the AC for the past few days to help save on the electric bill! X

Patricia
1 year ago

Great news about your dad’s eyes.

Melissa & Mudpie
1 year ago

That’s pawsome news!

Create With Joy
1 year ago

I am so glad to hear this news! 🙂

The Island Cats
1 year ago

So glad your dad got a good eye report, Brian!

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song
Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song
1 year ago

You certainly have reason to be thankful

Summer
1 year ago

That is great news about your human’s eye check up!

Little Binky and Granny

We’re thankful to hear that your daddy’s eyes are good, Brian💗Pawkisses for a Happy Weekend to all of you🐾😽💞
ps we had some trouble with posting our bloggie, so it says trashed in the end, but it’s still in tact 😉

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren

YAY about Dad’s eyes!!! “All the better to watch you with my dear!!” xoxo

Three Chatty Cats
Three Chatty Cats
1 year ago

Yay, that’s great news for your dad! Sorry that your afternoon snack was late though.

Ruth Epstein
1 year ago

Fantastic news, am so happy your Dad can see good now which means he can see you better. It is a special Thankful Thursday with a woof from Layla

Pam
Pam
1 year ago

We are all thankful for your dad’s eyes too……he was able to look and see the beauty in all his feline furs, inside and out.

Cat Savant
1 year ago

Thankful that it went well! And for treats, definitely treats.

Wing Commander Basil & The B Team

That’s epic news about your dad’s eye, dude! Today we’re thankful that the sun is shining and all is ok at BBHQ, and we’ve got a huge delivery of cat food! MOL Thanks always for hosting, and happy Caturday!

Darla M Sands
1 year ago

Bad pun. ~groan~ ;D I’m very happy things went well. Best wishes to your lovely family.