|Silly having a wee rest in his bed|
I am delighted to report that Silly is already recovering nicely from his ear injury. It did turn out to be an abcess which was likely caused from either Magnum or Rocky biting him. The vet couldn't confirm for certain, but all indications were that that was the root cause. Silly is a wonderful cat who is completely Daddy's boy and with that comes a very comical side in his antics as well as being very physically striking to look at; but he can also be abit of an instigator when it comes to being a bug. His other ear has a small snip out of it which was like that when we adopted him, so obviously this wasn't his first go around in the ticking someone off department, and I doubt it will be his last since his personality has that little trouble maker streak running through it.
In the 7+ years we've had him, he's sent my husband to the hospital twice with bites that he's given. He's not a nasty cat, but has attention threshold issues and although my husband and he have a great relationship, sometimes boundaries are not respected, and they can both pay the price. This time around our sweet boy found himself on the receiving end and wound up at the vet's on Monday afternoon getting a freezing needle, having the abcess drained, and then sent home with major antibiotics for two weeks.
Everything already looks a million times better and he's back to his old self (although I have noticed that he's laid low the last two days or so in the fighting spirit department) - for which we are very grateful. :))