Friday, April 13, 2012

Treadmills


Mom has been worrying over me like a wet hen.
Not a pretty vision I know.
You see I have been having some strange episodes.
On or about March 29th (Mom recorded this I don't know why)
I started crying out in pain.
I would be sitting in her lap and I would get up awkwardly
and then I would stand there unsteadily and moan.
She tried finding any spot on me that would make
me cry but I never would.
Every day this happened.
But, there were NO other signs.
I was eating and drinking just like clockwork.
I did all my personal business like a champ.
I still jumped and moved around like a lady of a certain age.
I slept in all my usual spots.
Nothing unusual at all.
But every night I would do the same crying out in pain.
Mom was worried, really worried and she started thinking about taking me to the Vet.
EEK!
Then all of a sudden it dawned on her.
*she's a little slow*
One day she was walking on her treadmill and I got on.
She turned it on thinking it was on .5mph, but it was on 3.0mph.
I got swept down to the end of the treadmill and was caught between the belt and
the wall.
She immediately stopped the thing and of course she picked me up and held me
and comforted me and kissed me all over.
She saw nothing wrong and I acted like nothing was wrong.
But now she believes I got a boo boo from that and it showed up a day or so later.
I did not cry out the last two nights, so she thinks I am better.
All I can say is she better not try to get me
to do that stupid treadmill again.

33 comments:

The Cat Guy said...

yikes, that sounds scary. crying out in pain is never a good thing.

Prancer Pie said...

Good thing your Mommy is observant and on her toes! We hope your ouchy goes away fast, quick, and in a hurry! xoxo

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Oh my! That must have been scary too! Poor Abby! Sometimes I walk on the treadmill on the handles so that I do not have to go running.

Hello Ping!

Andrea and the Celestial Kitties said...

Aw, poor sweetheart! See! I knew tredmills were evil! I hope you stay away from it from now on! Hope you get better soon too!

The Purr Diaries said...

Oh no, we hope your boo boo gets better ASAP!!!

Luxington said...

oh no! purring for you!

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

We have nefer seen a treadmill but it sounds like an evil thing. Does the Mom get on it as punishment?

Natalie said...

Yikes, poor Abby! Those treadmills can be treacherous. Melly accidentally took a ride on mine once and was NOT a happy camper.

Simba said...

Now, Abby, until they make special-for-cats treadmills, you stay away from Mom's OK? Hope you are going to be fine soon.

Princess Jasmine said...

Oooh, poor you. We hope there are no more boo boo's and you are all better now. Mummy does a funny walk when she gets off a treadmill too :)xx

Sparkle said...

Abby, I am so sorry you had a treadmill accident! My human goes somewhere else for her treadmill workouts so fortunately I have never encountered one of them. I hope you are healed up quickly!

dArtagnan Rumblepurr/Diego Hamlet Moonfur said...

Oh no, you poor sweet girl!! I wish I could give you some smoochies to feel better, but since I can't I'll send you healing purrs...

Tillie and Georgia said...

Poor Abby!! We purr you are better now after that ordeal :o
No more treadmills! You get all the exercise you need hopping into your Mom's lap :)

Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
Tiger,Treasure and JJ

Fuzzy Tales said...

Oh, gees! We hope you're better soon, Abby and no, definitely no more treadmills. Sending purrs for your healing, we hope you don't need a trip to you-know-where.

The Furries of Whisppy said...

Oh poor baby. Stay away from that treadmill! We hope your boo boo gets better and you won't need a trip to the v-e-t.

Hilary said...

Poor Abby.... Treadmills can be a scary place... feel better

Mr Puddy said...
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Mr Puddy said...

Whatever it cause you, I do purrs hard for you to get better sweet heart.
Xoxo

Mariodacat said...

Whew! I sure am glad your mommy figured it out because I was getting very worried. Can't have you hurting and miserable. I bet that is it tho. I knew those treadmills things spelled trouble.

Old Kitty said...

Awww sweet Abby!! Awww you poor thing! Me and Charlie are sending you tons of hugs and purrs!! Awwww! Bad treadmill! Good mum!! :-) Take care
x

Carolyn said...

The lesson to learn is GET OFF THE TREADMILL! You end up going nowhere and all it gives you is a pain in the butt. Hope you are better, Abby Sweet xox

Hannah and Lucy said...

Abby don't get on that treadmill again. We hope you are feeling much better now.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Random Felines said...

ouch - we are glad you are feeling better. mom says treadmills are evil! :)

Brian said...

You poor sweetie. That exercise is really scary fur sure!

Madi and Mom said...

OMC Abby walking 30mph must have been a little fast for your itty bitty delicate legs. Mom has has sore muscles from riding her recumbent bike to fast too.
Hugs and thank goodness your Mom figured things out.
Hugs Madi

Jacqueline said...

That sounded scary and we are so glad you are feeling better, lovely Abby...Happy Friday the 13th and have a fun weekend, sweet friends...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

Marg said...

Oh no, not the treadmill. Our dog has somewhat the same symptoms but she falls down. Then she gets right up.Glad Mom figured out what was wrong with you Abby.Step away from treadmills. Take care and have a great week end.

Eric and Flynn said...

We are glad you are not feeling owie any more Abby. Treadmills are evil. I prefer to sit and watch our mum and dad when they are using them.
Flynn

The Island Cats said...

Our mom says that's another good reason not to use the treadmill!

Meg said...

Poor little sweetie!!

The Creek Cats said...

Awww, precious Abby!!!

Hi friends! :waves paw:
Thanks so much for stopping by and wishing us a happy purrthday!

XOXO

Cat said...

Oh my gosh that is a terrible accident!!!! We hope you are better now Abby.

Abby Normal and Stygia said...

Dear Abby,
Your mom is wise to know that treadmills are silly human things, not for cats! Unlike them, we know how to get exercise at all times.

Purrs,
Abby Normal