Fortunately, the burns were superficial enough that Babe, M.D. was able to treat our patient at home. And, when the doctor wasn't looking, mummy (who isn't an RN but plays one in real life) rubbed some organic lavender oil on Pilgie's pads.
Daddy is generally a little snotty when it comes to holistic health practices so we sometimes deem it necessary to run covert medicinal operations.
And Mummy, who wouldn't be surprised if Dr. Morgan at Georgetown Vet and the kind physicians at Friendship Hospital for Animals didn't have her name on a list for suspicion of Münchausen by proxy, was relieved to bypass her weekly emergency visit.