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06-13-2014 02:29 AM
BowWowMeow I am so sorry for your loss.
06-11-2014 08:09 PM
katieliz dear girl. bless her heart.

take care, i'm so sorry for your loss.
06-11-2014 07:20 PM
M&J I'm so sorry.
06-11-2014 07:12 PM
selzer I am so very sorry.

The only thing that may be helpful is that you did all you could, and she did not suffer for months. I know that the suddenness of this is awful for us, and your son. Hugs to your family. Your girl knew how much you loved her, and she had a good life with you.
06-11-2014 06:59 PM
Nashoba's mom final update on Storm....she did not make the surgery.....vet got in there and said the tumor encased her entire heart and during the attempt to remove it, she arrested. I have a name now for what it was...apparently very rare but it was an invasive thymoma.....thank you everyone for your advise and concern.
06-11-2014 11:13 AM
scubajoe Very sorry. We know how difficult it is to go through this sort of thing. Our 10-year old is sick now with liver disease, and 2 years ago we lost our last one to leukemia. I hope the surgery goes well, and she is able to recover.
06-11-2014 07:26 AM
Nashoba's mom well I got a call about 5pm yesterday that the lab came back from her biopsy and it shows no detectable cancer cells...this is good news ( or better than I expected ) so we visited her last evening. She was prancing around all happy to see us and even the vet was over pleased to see how good she's feeling. She ate 2 x's yesterday although not huge amounts but still. I signed the paperwork for her to have surgery to remove the thoratic mass as they call it this morning. I am hoping for the best, we still have no idea what it consists of, how hard it may be to remove and even what it is exactly. Wish us luck and I will be on here again to post how it went. Also, how do you post pics on this reply? I cant figure it out!!
06-10-2014 01:41 PM
katieliz thinking of you...
06-10-2014 08:15 AM
JeanKBBMMMAAN How long before the biopsy comes back? It sounds like even if lymphoma, you'd have to stage, and then...just lots of stuff. Prednisone might make her feel better but would eliminate chemo, I believe. Something to ask about maybe - pred makes you feel better everywhere and helps with breathing.
06-10-2014 07:23 AM
Nashoba's mom I ended up taking her back to the specialty vets to stay there in an oxygen cage til the results come in which will be hopefully today...they called at 10pm last nite to update me that since staying in the cage she seems to be more comfortable and doesn't seem to be having as hard of time breathing....just with her being home, she wants to follow me around and you can tell it wipes her out...that and my 5 yr old boisterous son doesn't understand what it means to leave her be when she wants to lay down in the bathroom. I feared that if she were home, something could progress whether it be heart failure or literal suffocation from the lungs being compressed by the mass and I would be helpless. At least there, they have the medicine to put her to peace if she takes a turn for the worse. I appreciate everyone on here with advise and concern...I'm not thinking this will turn out good but at least the bio will tell me what it is. And if she is terminal the vet will come to our home to put her to rest.
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