Thursday, September 29, 2011
Bertie's weight continues to fluctuate, flip-flopping between 910-930g. I wish she could reach and stay above 960g. I think the high dose of baytril is taking a toll on her digestive tract. No doubt that is contributing to her inability to gain; I also wonder if the infection is clearing up.
I am giving her acidophilus once or twice a day, mixed into a bit of Critical Care and squash baby food. It helps a bit, although getting it into Bertie is a challenge. My boyfriend fed her the other day and I think there was more Critical Care on the towel and all over Bertie's fur than got into her stomach. Bertie is a master squirmer when she wants to be. Hand feeding is often a battle of wills.
One more week of antibiotics. If the weight doesn't come back, we'll be in for another round of tests. Nobody is happy about this!