Saturday, March 27, 2010

Why Didn't I Just Become a Vet Tech?

I believe I am the vet's worst nightmare.

I showed up at their office at 8am to wait so I could get reglan for the kittens with the runs, and another bag of lactated Ringer's. In another life, I should have been a vet tech.

The plan for now is to keep hydrating Forrest and squeezing milk into her mouth so that she swallows some of it, I hope enough to keep her going. The other 3 will continue on the probiotic and reglan, and I'll give them fluids if they show signs of needing it.

Meanwhile, I also picked up Angel Food boxes, sent the kids with Sweetie to Zippity Zoo Day, and have to go get in the shell nuts for the crazy squirrel so her teeth don't overgrow.

Are we having fun yet?

In honor of Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day:

I Gave Her the Ring and She Gave Me the Finger
I Liked You Better Before I Knew You So Well
I Want a Beer as Cold as My Ex-Wife's Heart
I'm Just a Bug On The Windshield Of Life
Rednecks, White Socks, and Blue Ribbon Beer
Thanks to the Cathouse, I'm In The Doghouse With You
She Got The Gold Mine, I Got The Shaft
I Don't Know Whether To Kill Myself or Go Bowling

I Sold A Car To A Guy Who Stole My Girl, But It Don't Run So We're Even
Mama Get A Hammer (There's A Fly On Daddy's Head)
If The Phone Don't Ring, You'll Know It's Me

How Can I Miss You If You Won't Go Away
I Keep Forgettin' I Forgot About You

I Still Miss You Baby, But My Aim's Gettin' Better

I Wouldn't Take Her To A Dog Fight, Cause I'm Afraid She'd Win
I'm So Miserable Without You; It's Like Having You Here
I've Got Tears In My Ears From Lying On My Back Cryin' Over You

If I Had Shot You When I Wanted To, I'd Be Out By Now

My Head Hurts, My Feet Stink, And I Don't Love You

My Wife Ran Off With My Best Friend and I Sure Do Miss Him

Please Bypass My Heart
You Done Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat

You're the Reason Our Kids Are So Ugly

She's Looking Better After Every Beer

I Ain't Never Gone To Bed With An Ugly Woman, But I Sure Woke Up With a Few

Today is:

Celebrate Exchange Day

Downtown Day

Earth Hour (Turn off those lights!)

Education and Sharing Day

Lazarus Saturday -- Orthodox Christian

Lazy Moocher's Day

Liberalia -- Ancient Roman Calendar (festival of the vegetation god)

National "Joe" Day

National Spanish Paella Day

Osweiler, Luxembourg (blessing of horses, tractors, and cars)

Quirky Country Music Song Titles Day

Smell the Breezes Day

St. Alkelda's Day (patron against eye disease)

World Theatre Day

Anniversaries Today:

Mary Pickford marries Douglas Fairbanks, 1920

Birthdays Today:

Brenda Song, 1988
Stacy "Fergie" Ferguson, 1975
Mariah Carey, 1970
Quentin Tarantino, 1963
Xuxa, 1963
Michael York, 1942
David Janssen, 1931
Sarah Vaughan, 1924
Harold Nicholas, 1921
Gloria Swanson, 1899
Edward Steichen, 1879
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, 1845
Nathaniel Currier, 1813

Today in History:

Ptolemy V ascends to the throne of Egypt, BC196
Pope Clement V excommunicates the entire population of Venice, 1309
Juan Ponce de Leon discovers Florida, 1513
The first English child born in Canada at Cuper's Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy, 1613
The dike at Hardinxveld breaks, causing the Alblasserwaard flood, 1709
Spain losses Menorca & Gibraltar, 1713
John Parker Paynard originates medicated adhesive plaster, precursor to the band-aid, 1848
M L Byrn patents "covered gimlet screw with a 'T' handle" (corkscrew), 1860
The first international rugby football match, England v. Scotland, is played in Edinburgh at Raeburn Place, 1871
Famous Apache warrior, Geronimo, surrenders to the U.S. Army, ending the main phase of the Apache Wars, 1886
The first Japanese cherry blossom trees planted in Washington, D.C., 1912
The first successful blood transfusion takes place in Brussels, 1914
Charlie Chaplin receives France's distinguished Legion of Honor, 1931
Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union, 1958
The Good Friday Earthquake, the most powerful earthquake in U.S. history at a magnitude of 9.2 strikes South Central Alaska, killing 125 people and inflicting massive damage to the city of Anchorage, 1964
The Concorde makes its first supersonic flight, 1970

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