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Thu Apr 20, 2017, 10:52 PM

My car is totalled and I have some broken ribs and bruised

Totally the other guys fault and the police ticketed him. Still doesn't take away the pain. The worst part is my cat Blue has a fever of 105 and the vet doesn't know why. Not a good day. Time for some drugs for the pain..

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Reply My car is totalled and I have some broken ribs and bruised (Original post)
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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 10:55 PM

1. How awful. I'm just glad it wasn't worse, if that is any consolation.

Hope you and kitteh will both be feeling better very soon.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 10:58 PM

2. Sending healing hugs.

Hope you and you kitty recover quickly.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:04 PM

3. Oh man, that's horrible. Take care of yourself...

...and your kittie.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:06 PM

4. So glad you were not seriously hurt. Time to curl up with Blue in bed

and purr yourselves into healing.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:06 PM

5. Oh, hell.



Best wishes for getting beyond the pain and for Blue to improve.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:08 PM

6. Oh No!!

So sorry to hear this. Glad you are okay.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:10 PM

7. Ouch Ouch Ouch!

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:11 PM

8. How the hell did an auto accident give your blue cat a fever?

Just kidding. Hope you didn't laugh too hard. Glad you survived the strangest of days.

Might I recommend a nice strong Indica...

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:11 PM

9. That's too many not good things all at once . Hope you heal , your cats OK and get some

negotiations going on payout of the car and for your injury , medical, work loss etc.
If you have to rent a car you may get reimbursed really you have to find out ahead of time.
Take care

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:17 PM

10. ((()))

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:21 PM

11. Rest and heal

2 years ago I fractured my neck in a car wreck and totaled my car. It could have been much much worse. That doesn't mean it isn't a bummer. (((hugs))))

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:23 PM

12. I deeply enjoy you here, and I'm worried for you and Blue.

Please, take care of both of you. If I lived closer I'd bring you some soup and offer to shuttle Blue to the vet for you. Since I live a thousand of miles away, know my thoughts and heart are with you both. Heal easily and fully, and I hope Blue isn't seriously ill.

I have a kitty with an unexplainable fever right now, too. We're some 4 hours from home at a specialist right now. I feel your stress to my core. I just lost my 22 year old kitty in February and now my Boo (13-1/2 years) is sick and no one knows what's wrong with him.

Know my thoughts are with you both tonight.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:24 PM

13. That sucks. Hopefully they have good insurance.

Nothing worse than a sick pet.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:34 PM

14. I would say bad day, I hope everything works out for you and

your kitty.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:36 PM

15. So sorry to hear You're going thru this!

But happy it isn't worse! Try not to worry about the car, or inconveniences.. just focus on HEALING, & dear Blue. Take goood Care of YourSelf.

💙💜Bless YOU joey🐝💜💙&kittehBlue💙💜

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:39 PM

16. Well To Cheer You Up Tom Brady Said Fuck You To Trump's Super Bowl Win Photo Op



Get Well Soon

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:40 PM

17. :(

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:44 PM

18. Get well soon. Okay.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:45 PM

19. Feel better soon, joeybee12!

And your kitty, too.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:47 PM

20. take care...

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:47 PM

21. First rule... don't laugh.

Seriously don't. Don't sneeze, don't cough, don't move those ribs. Second find a door to sleep against. You won't be able to lay down, sit or do anything that doesn't send jolts of excruciating pain. Pain meds don't help either but they do get you comfortable in to the position you can stand to be in. Cracked ribs are the worst. When you breath, you will feel your bones grind with each breath. Inhale, exhale... And it's 8 to 10 weeks of this. I've been there. Seriously don't laugh. Don't even smile. Even a grin will set it off. Yaaayyyeeeeeowwwweeeee!

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:55 PM

22. I am sorry for you and Blue.

I hope you both recover nicely. My thoughts will be with you both.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 11:57 PM

23. That's really crappy

Sorry you are having such a bad time.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:03 AM

24. Omg

Thanks for letting us know. I'll be holding you in my thoughts. And I hope your sweet kitty gets better soon. You'll be taking care of each other, I'm sure.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:05 AM

25. OMG I am so sorry!

In January, I broke the cartilage in my ribs. They told me it hurts as much as a broken rib, but heals faster. It was the worst pain I have ever felt! I hope you got some good pain meds and are able to rest comfortably. I hope Blue feels better too.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:06 AM

26. :(

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:30 AM

27. Joeybee, I'm so sorry

Swift and gentle healing to you and your kitty -- and a very gentle hug, not to stress the ribs

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:31 AM

28. I hope you are both better as soon as possible.

I know you are more worried for kitty, but animals sometimes have strange symptoms but snap out of it quickly.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:31 AM

29. Oh joeybee12 this is terrible news!

I am so sorry. I wish I was closer and could help you out. It sounds like you may have some pain for quite a while.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:41 AM

30. What a bummer joeybee

Look after yourself and your moggy. A cat's normal body temperature is 101.5, so it's not as bad as 105 for a human.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:55 AM

31. I hope you and the kitty are on the mend very soon

Normal temp for a cat is up to 102, so 105 is serious but survivable. My irascible old tomcat did that once or twice and survived to grump again.

Broken ribs are the worst, nothing much they can do about them except drugs and you can't get comfortable. First two weeks are the worst. Then I don't know if they start to get better or we just start to get used to them. Six weeks is the usual course for healing, although you might be able to forecast the weather with them later on.

I'm glad it was no worse than that.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:55 AM

32. Poor you and poor kitteh.

Hugs to you both.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:59 AM

33. !!!!

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 01:04 AM

34. ((hugs)) to you and kitty.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 01:10 AM

35. Huggz and good vibes for you and Blue.

So sorry to hear about the accident and sick kitty. Take care.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 01:10 AM

36. Well, if it helps to know that you are cared about and appreciated...

...by someone who has never met you, please know my thought are with you and Blue.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 01:11 AM

37. Wishing you the best

Follow the doctor's orders. And at the first sign of pneumonia get treatment. When I had broken ribs I breathe so shallow I almost got pneumonia.

And I also hope your cat recovers.

Peace

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 01:14 AM

38. Once I slipped on ice and merely cracked one rib. The pain was excruciating. I couldn't

even breathe properly without agony. Your pain has to be a thousand times worse with more than one rib involved and with them broken rather than just cracked.

I am sorry this happened to you, and hope that you heal quickly. I hope, too, that the other guy has really good insurance for your car and your medical costs.

A cat's normal temp is 100 to 102.5F, so that fever, though high, is not quite as terrifying as it would be in a human. I hope he gets well. One time two of my cats had fevers like that. The vet guessed West Nile. It was rampant that year and mosquitoes were bad that year, too. (West Nile gives cats fever and flu-like symptoms.)

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 01:33 AM

39. Oh how awful. You have my thoughts, vibes and prayers. nt

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 03:01 AM

40. that is too much

Sending healing vibes for you and Blue.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 06:08 AM

41. That is horrible news!

Many broken ribs! Sick Cat! Bruises! No car!!
OMG I hope that you are well taken care of medically, and that you are feeling better soon!
Do you have anyone to help care for you, do household things, shop, take your cat to the vet, etc?
I'm thinking about you and hoping for an end to your pain and frustration.
Be well soon

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 06:32 AM

42. Ooh I'm sorry!

Car accidents are always nerve wracking.

I returned from the vet a couple hours ago. Had to say goodbye to one of my dogs very unexpectedly. I hope you and your kitty heal up real soon.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 06:34 AM

43. Take care of yourself

The pain is the worst part (and kitty of course)

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 08:14 AM

44. D*mn joeybee12.......

hope you and your cat get better real soon.......

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 08:15 AM

45. Take care.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 08:54 AM

46. Hope you feel better and also your cat .

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 09:35 AM

47. Thanks everyone. a little better this morning

The hard part is getting up and down. Carrying anything is out but if I slowly lower myself I can feed the cats. I have friends feeding my feral colonies. The really good news is Blue seems much better today. I can tell her fever is down but she is still mad at me. She blames me for not feeling well.

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Response to joeybee12 (Reply #47)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 09:36 AM

48. Glad you're feeling better and kitty is on the up and up.

take care of yourself

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Response to joeybee12 (Reply #47)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 11:53 AM

50. Glad to hear it!

When I hurt my ribs, I literally kicked the cat food bag over so it spilled on the kitchen floor and then turned the sink faucet on to a steady trickle, took my meds and got into bed, sitting upright with lots of pillows.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 09:38 AM

49. Take Care and Heal..

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 12:28 PM

51. Damn, I'm so sorry to hear this! Sh** happens, but I'm so sorry to hear it happen to you and

I hope Blue gets better!

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 02:23 PM

52. ((((((((((((JB and Blue)))))))))) sending lots of love and healing energies. hope you are both

better soon. and I hope your insurance co is decent.

(pity frank azar only works in southern colorado)

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 02:38 PM

53. get an attorney right away, and don't sign or agree to anything without one. with an attorney, you

refer all contacts to her/him. do not talk to the other driver's co or anything.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 04:45 PM

54. wow, you did have a terrible day...

I'm glad Blue is feeling better and please take care of yourself.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 04:51 PM

55. I'm so sorry to hear about your accident and your cat.

I hope you managed to get some good drugs for the pain. Broken bones are the worst!

I hope you feel better soon!

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 05:18 PM

56. Sorry to hear of your misfortune, but happy to read you and Blue are on the mend.

It's awful when bad things happen to good people.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 07:42 PM

57. Egad

That's awful. Sending thoughts your way. For you and your cat.

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