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Cosmo Update

Lots of readers want to know how the it dog of the American right is doing. I don’t want to sound too gloomy because I think his overall health is fine. But he’s miserable. He still won’t eat or drink. The vet says not to worry about the drinking — yet — because he was hydrated by I.V. for so long. But he needs to take a bunch of pills that should be taken with food and he won’t eat. We’ve forced a little food on him, but that’s not fun for anybody. He looks pathetic and it kills me that we can’t tell how much pain he’s in (though he’s got a morphine patch so he can’t be in that bad a way). It casts a cloud over everything in the house. But we know he’ll get better. I’ll report on more progress over the weekend.

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