Diane cleaned Gracie’s wounds before setting off to the Pro Vet Clinic in Plovdiv. Gracie was so content she fell asleep! When she got to the vets the x-rays showed no break, but her leg is very badly damaged and full of infection. The vet said there is no feeling in the leg and there is a 90% chance it will have to be amputated. She has to stay on antibiotics for three weeks to try and get rid of the infection and then a decision will be made. She didn’t have much appetite when she got home from the vets.
Update today on Gracie’s condition: We are sorry not to have been able to answer all the individual and separate questions about Gracie that you have sent but thank you everyone for caring about her….. she is not doing so well. Yesterday and today she has been very lethargic. Today she has made no attempt to eat anything, Diane has been trying to tempt her with different things. The smell from the infection in her leg is terrible, and the skin has totally separated in a ring around her leg where she was trapped and the wire dug in. She is on the antibiotics, Diane is bathing and soaking her leg regularly and has started putting her own cream on it which has been very effective in the past with skin granulation. The infection is very bad and she is a very poorly little girl. We are doing everything we can for her and hope she starts to pick up and get stronger.
Please keep her in your thoughts.