Friday, March 9, 2018

Kitten

This week I had some drama with one of my dogs. I noticed Karma had a huge lump on her hind leg and took her to the vet's.

First, the vet thought it was hernia, and then when she did the ultrasound she said it’s probably bone cancer. When she took the x-rays, she said it was just a lump under her skin and they need to make a biopsy to see what it was. When she did the biopsy, it turned out it was just fat. The final results will come in on Wednesday but they still want to operate on her because the lump is really huge. And there I was thinking I’ll need to euthanize her or cut off her leg.

I don't think I mentioned it before because of all that was going on with my husband's death, but one of my cats, Bolha died on the morning of my husband's funeral. She was going to be 14 years old this year and she had kidney failure.

She stopped eating and I took her to the vet on Friday. They gave her an IV and did some tests that showed kidney failure. They couldn't take her in over the weekend, so I went for another IV with her on Saturday and on Monday I left her there so they could supervise her. In the evening the vet called to tell me she doesn't think the cat will make it through the night. And she didn't.

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11 comments:

  1. Super cat...sorry to hear your news.

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  2. Lovely face on your kitten. Drama is never good but for you this ended good.

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  3. I am so sorry you have had so much sadness in your life. Your kitten has an optimistic look when I am sure it is difficult to be positive.
    Glad your cat will be ok. Happy PPF

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  4. Sweet kitty and glad your dog will be ok. Devastated to hear of your husband's death. So sorry for your loss.

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  5. Such a sweet kitty! And I am so glad your inspiration cat is going to be fine!

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  6. Many hugs and prayers your way. You are dealing with a lot and your positive energy is inspiring. You art is beautiful.

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  7. My friend, you have been going through so much this year! Sending gentle healing hugs!! I am so sorry about your cat! I pray your dog will be ok!
    Love your cat drawing! Big Hugs!

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  8. I'm so sorry to hear about your husband death and then the death of your cat. So glad to hear that the dog will be fine!

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  9. SO sorry to hear that. Sending love and hugs!

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  10. Oh I am so sorry to hear about everything! I love your drawing though, it's so sweet.

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  11. Love your cat illustration! Oh dear you've been having a terrible go of it! Sorry about your cat..and glad the dog has a fat deposit.my one male had lumps like that, a while later he was diagnosed with Cushings disease. Sending love and light to you and your son! Giggles

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