‘Borrowed Time’ Ornji Cat Survives Chemo, House Fire
Dec14

‘Borrowed Time’ Ornji Cat Survives Chemo, House Fire

  Ornji  Cat Survives  Another Round of Chemo AND  3 Alarm FIRE This is a true story. None of the names or facts have been changed.                 12-8-16 Just got good word from the doctor a few minutes ago that Ornji  passed his third and latest round of chemo, after having had  some difficulty the previous round. But the bigger news, for now, is the fire – no, not THAT fire  but our own private fire the day after the big...

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BREAKING: Sick Cat Ornji, Home Saved By Fire Sprinklers
Dec10

BREAKING: Sick Cat Ornji, Home Saved By Fire Sprinklers

                                                                GREATFUL NONETHELESS… A ‘LUCKY CHARM’ HOLIDAY STORY.     In The News… Lafayette Home Saved By Fire Sprinklers A car had caught fire in the garage. (Breaking) By California Patch (Patch Staff) – December 5, 2016 5:09 pm ET    (Editor’s Note-HOUSE FIRE: That would be my house and my 1963 Chrysler car, and Ornji’s -I am guardian to...

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BORROWED TIME – A LIVING Christmas Story of Ornji and Us
Nov21

BORROWED TIME – A LIVING Christmas Story of Ornji and Us

12-2-16 Ornji back outside after bouncing back from second chemo round BREAKING: Ornji Survives Housefire – ‘Fire sprinklers saved house…’ -fire marshall                                                                                                                                         UPDATES CONTINUED (in reverse order) If you want to start this story from the beginning you can scroll down a bit to the...

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ORNJI Cat Gets Rid of Cone, Stitches-Shows Amazing Adaptability-Insurance
Jun01

ORNJI Cat Gets Rid of Cone, Stitches-Shows Amazing Adaptability-Insurance

Before  stitches out – Ornji adapted amazingly to cone and stitches. Tried to give him a semblance of life with this outdoor extension where he could literally be outside a bit.. which helped. He never tried to take off cone or stitches out 14 Days Later, ORNJI Cat Gets Rid of Cone, Stitches -Shows Great Adaptability With little fanfare Ornji had his stitches taken out and his cone removed -the cone was removed only after they...

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Gratifying To See Ornji Cat Come Back to Life After Major Surgery
May21

Gratifying To See Ornji Cat Come Back to Life After Major Surgery

 Ten days ago, Ornji wasn’t eating and losing weight. I immediately thought back to my first three cats, Juicy (HIV-Aids), Dorian (FIP-Feline Infectious Peritonitis) and Kevin (FELV-Leukemia) and the doom and gloom that followed when they stopped eating.  After ultra sound showed Ornji with large liver tumors I thought that maybe this was more bad luck; after all, I’d taken on Ornji knowing he was FIV positive with a...

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Unexpected to Survive Liver Tumor, Ornji Graduates to Big Room, Life is Good
May18

Unexpected to Survive Liver Tumor, Ornji Graduates to Big Room, Life is Good

LIFE IS GOOD 4 DAYS AFTER SURGERY as Ornji Graduates to Big Room In case you haven’t been following, my beloved cat Ornji, HIV positive, had a sudden downturn in his immune system just before transitioning   to become an indoor cat – just for the reasons he was getting sick, and it was nearly TOO LATE. In reverse order, you can appreciate how things all came together in these four chapters. After losing my first three male...

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