At the vet, Blue was very weak. But with a little care and encouragement, he managed to stand up on his own.
He also managed to eat and drink plenty of water.
In the following days, while Blue gained his strength and underwent some tests, he improved tremendously. He was even able to go on a walk.
And despite all he'd been through, he was in great spirits, happy to sniff around the sidewalk. He was generally all smiles.