Giving me a pill looked so easy when they were at the vet. My
Mom and Dad watched as Adele showed them,
but was Mom and Dad watching her carefully? In three simple words.......
1. Grasp cat
firmly in your arms. Cradle its head on your elbow, just
2. Retrieve cat from the top of lamp & the pill from under sofa.
3. Follow same
procedure as in 1, but this time hold cat's front paws
cat from under bed. Get new pill from bottle. (resist
5. Again proceed
as in 1, except when you have cat firmly cradled in
6. At this
point, leave the cat hanging on drapes. Leave the pill in
7. If you are
a woman, have a good cry. If you are a man, have a
8. Now pull
yourself together. Who's the boss here anyway? Retrieve
9. This isn't
working, is it? Collapse & think........ Aha!!!!!!!
10. Crawl to
the linen closet. Don't worry you can clean up your own
11. Retrieve cat from kitchen counter & pill from potted plant.
12. Spread cat on towel near one end with its head over long edge.
cat's front & back legs over its stomach. (resist impulse
14. Roll cat
in towel. Work fast; time & tabbies like K.C. wait for no
15. Resume position
1 above. Rotate your left hand to cat's head.
16. Drop pill into cat's mouth & poke gently. Voila! It's done!
17. Vacuum up loose fur (cat's). Apply bandages to wounds (yours).
18. Take two
aspirins & lie down because in two hours its time to
It's time to say Dayenu !
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