So, we're having a really nice walk and we've been across the nature reserve and down to the canal and then suddenly a chillingly-familiar door looms ahead....and the LADY OF THE HOUSE IS WALKING ME INTO THE VILLAGE VETS!!!
Last time I was there in September they clipped off a damaged dew claw and I didn't enjoy it. So I start shaking and my tail disappears right under my tummy.
"Don't worry, Win," says the LOTH. "Nobody's going to do anything to you. I just want to ask them a question."
This does not help me.
In fact, I am so caught up with my fears that when a lady walk out of the consulting room a few feet away from me carrying a cat in her arms (not even in a cat carrier) I don't react at all. THE LOTH jumped up to stand between me and the kitty but I just looked at her and said: "You really think I'm going to worry about cats NOW?"
Anyway, the lady vet is really lovely and she loves greyhound particularly. But then after the LOTH has asked her question, I hear the vet say...."Pop through and I'll give Winnie a free check-up."
Very nice I'm sure - if you are the LOTH. Not if you are Winnie.
She weighed me (I'm still slim and gorgeous, since you ask) and listened to my heart and a few things, then she told the LOTH that my scent glands, you know, (round the back) were full and needed 'expressing'. This is why I've been suddenly jumping up, twisting round and looking as if I was trying to chew my tail.
You will be glad to hear that I was very brave and let the vet do what she had to do and now things are a lot less itchy. I couldn't WAIT to get out of there though.
As we walked home the LOTH explained that she hadn't lied to me....she just didn't know we were going to get offered the free check-up.
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