Lil Bear did not get neutered today after all.
Thirty minutest after I left him at the vets, Dr. Johnson called and asked me to pick him up. This is what he told me. Bear had been fairly calm until they tried to put him in a kennel to wait for his surgery. He freaked out in the kennel. Johnson and his assistant tried to put him back in his carrier where he might feel safer, but he slipped away and jumped on the floor and bit the doctor's shoe. Dr. Johnson was also doing surgery on a dog this morning. So my guess is that Bear was afraid of the dog and the whole strange situation. (He's such a Momma's Boy. I'm his security blankie... If only I was a vet assistant.)
Long story short - Bear's surgery will be re-scheduled and Dr. Johnson came up with a plan to give him some anesthesia before taking him out of the carrier.
Thanks for all the Purrz and Prayerz. Will keep you all posted. Next time, Joey - don't tell Bear silly stories. Purrz, Katie Kat.