#Sol18 March 22 Finnegan’s Medicine

Slice of LIfe

I am participating in the March Slice of Life Challenge: A slice a day for all of March.  You should do it too!  Thank you, Two Writing Teachers! Readers, check out their site, and start slicing! 

Finnegan’s Medicine

The vet’s office said Finnegan would like his medicine.

“It’s in a chicken suspension, so it shouldn’t be a problem. He should like the taste,” they said.

I stared at the huge syringe and thought, ‘Ok.”

But, they were wrong.

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Yes, those are my Valentine’s Elmo socks. I wore them under my boots today.  Then, I had to throw my boots away because they are broken now. That’s a different slice. A sad slice. I was going to crop myself out of the picture, but then I thought, I should be my authentic self.

The vet was very, very wrong.

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I’m sure there’s a better way to do this.

Finally, most got in his mouth, but some did splash on the floor.

“UGH! Chicken juice on the floor!” my vegetarian family groaned.

Luckily, Finnegan did like the taste when it was on the floor.

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If he ever needs this medicine again, I plan on just pouring it on the floor.

Dogs are weird.

(But sweet and cute enough to make it up for it)

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5 thoughts on “#Sol18 March 22 Finnegan’s Medicine

  1. So cute! I mean, it probably wasn’t, but the pictures are. My dog just had the worst time with ear medicine and a pill antibiotic, which he cold smell through the treats I tried to hide it in! I almost wish it was a syringe. Then I wouldn’t have to pry his jaw open while he cried. I think the floor idea is a winner!

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