Category Archives: Portland

26: LUX – PING-PONG, MAY INTO JUNE, 2014

      Lux must have felt like a ping pong ball bouncing back and forth between my house and boarding. All this to a cat who, before a few months ago, had never left home. Now that home was … Continue reading

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25: LUX – BAD VIBRATIONS, MAY 15, 2014

Lux had been back for only 2 days when he had the outburst. I was in the kitchen and luckily had a cardboard barrier nearby. He ran right up to me and began to growl. I placed the barrier in … Continue reading

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24: LUX – HOME AGAIN, SORT OF, Mid-May, 2014

    Lux came home late the night of May 13th. The vet had given us 2 medications, pretty much the same as he’d had before but in different dosages. They had found he was extremely easy to pill if … Continue reading

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23: LUX – THE DIAGNOSIS, MAY 13, 2014

Lux’s outburst had put a wrench in the works for the Cat From Hell episode, which had wrapped on the joyful note that Lux was a normal, if misunderstood, cat, now to be adopted by quiet cat people with whom … Continue reading

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22: LUX – CAT SCAN, MAY 13, 2014

  It was actually an MRI, not a cat scan, and we were set to meet Jackson Galaxy and his producer at the medical center. It was a perfect May day, warm and sunshine-filled. We had picked up Lux from … Continue reading

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20: LUX – A SHORT GOODBYE, May 2014

Lux continued to have outbursts. We tried giving him the meds, a combination of anti-depressant and an anticonvulsant/ analgesic, but it was difficult. We didn’t want to rile him by stuffing them down his throat, and he refused to take … Continue reading

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19: LUX – CAUGHT IN THE VOID, MAY, 2014

  The trouble with being in hell is that everything else goes as usual. Bills need to be paid, meals cooked, obligations fulfilled. And as I sat in that doctor’s office while the nurses cleaned up my wounds, I knew … Continue reading

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18: LUX – FRAGILE MENTAL HEALTH & A CAT, MAY 2, 2014

May 2nd, 2014 is a date scorched into my brain. That is the day Lux attacked. Things started out calm and quiet. Though I had been trepidatious at first, Lux seemed over his outburst and back to his friendly self. … Continue reading

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12: LUX – SHOWTME !

  Day 7, morning: This is it! Tonight we film My Cat From Hell in my kitchen. Jackson Galaxy, who has been following Lux’s progress by phone, text and film, will speak to his family, reveal Lux’s progress in my … Continue reading

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11 LUX – FIRST DAYS 3

Adapted from my Lux Journal: Day 4: Today we let Lux explore the kitchen. He looked into every corner, jumped on counters (not a problem with us), even the top of the fridge. He walked low to the ground at … Continue reading

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