Back home from seeing the vet, and lightening the wallet a bunch. KC endured the leg shave (two wounds), then an Epsom's salt soaking and an antibiotic injection. They were amazed at what a good boy he was...no surprise to me. He IS a good boy!
We have no idea what he tangled with, but there is a bit of an infection because he has a fever. One wound is right at the joint, which is why he doesn't want to put weight on it.
I have to give him oral meds, soak his leg 3X/day, and take his temp (won't that be fun) and call the office with an update on Friday. If the temp has come down, he won't have to go in. He needs to be weight bearing by Tuesday, or he goes back in.
That boy is grounded--NO going outside...at least till healed. Dr. Mom will be busy.
We are now down to 3 mallard chicks and not happy about that. Nature can be cruel, that is for sure.
Amy and I will be cleaning the pontoon boat this afternoon, trying to get ahead of the expected rain.
Whoever wants to join our funfest, come on.
Life is good, y'all!
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