Just a note to let you all know that Tigger is doing quite well on his treatment regimen. He has even lost some more weight, although I don’t know how much, since I haven’t taken him in to have him weighed. All I know is, for the first time in several years, he is now… Read More Tigger’s Progress
We were hoping to have a game plan before this update, but it seems that’s going to take a while. So, here is what we know. After taking a really long time to come back, the pathology report was finally ready early this week. The surgeon called us, and I could instantly tell by his… Read More Tig’s Not-So-Happy News
Tigger and I got home from the hospital just after 5pm Wednesday night, and he hasn’t stopped eating since. Kind of surprising since the medical staff at the hospital said they “couldn’t get him to eat much” and suggested I come home prepared to syringe food into his mouth! They sent me home a can… Read More No, That’s Not a Cheekfull of Turkey
Tigger sailed through his surgery this evening while Jon and I were watching each other’s hair turn gray by the moment, waiting for the word that the surgery was over. Was it ever a nail-biter day. We had a scare when Tig’s chest x-ray showed a “suspicious spot” that needed to be interpreted by a… Read More Tigger, Master of the Universe, Defies Death Once Again!
I spoke with the veterinary surgeon Friday afternoon, and he put Tigger on the schedule for this coming Tuesday, the day after tomorrow (Nov. 25). We’ll take him up to Lakewood, WA, which isn’t far from Tacoma, to the Chambers Creek Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Okraskinski is a traveling surgeon who does surgeries on a regular… Read More Surgery Schedule
I already had the call-back from Dr. Nancy, who already had the call-back from the oncologist-surgeon. He can’t do cryo because the tumor is too aggressive. It already grew back from being excised just 6 months ago. So, he has to have the full surgical deal. Gums in that area removed, two teeth, and part… Read More What the Oncologist Said