Guest HopeSLP Posted August 25, 2013 Share Posted August 25, 2013 It's been a while since I posted, as things with our 5-year-old grey Pete have been going well. It all began with the fireworks in July (the big booming ones are legal in Michigan--which REALLY stinks). Pete would be terrified of the fireworks at night, laying in the bathroom until it was time for bed. As the fireworks gradually stopped, he was a little better; however, he was still freaked out at night--not wanting to go outside after dark. If he had to go, he would wake me at 2 or 3 am. Fireworks have stopped, but the last two to three weeks....he's scared ALL DAY LONG. He lays in the bathroom, only goes outside a few times a day, won't come on the couch and hang out with my husabd and me. Some days, he will only eat one meal. He hasn't lost weight, so that's good. I am hesitant about taking him to the vet because I think they will recommend anti-anxiety meds...which we tried once before and they just seemed to make him sleepy, not any less anxious. Any suggestions for what's going on and/or what to do about him being so nervous? He is usually very laid back and wants to be around everyone all the time. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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