Patches was discharged at 10:30am. I did my best to be a strong pack leader. It was inherently distressing and needlessly challenging journey through the output system and back across the external boundary, but he is home.
He immediately drank an entire bowl of water…
…and rested a bit.
He’s eaten a pound of elk, taken a brief lie-down outside on his cot, and is now resting in the family room.
I can barely form a coherent sentence at this point — and now must drive back to the surgical center to get all our belongings back — so… more updates later.