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2022 Archive

Nov 21

Last week was Nini’s one month ampuversary! It’s hard to believe it’s been a month since that scary night I came downstairs to a cat who couldn’t stand up and an emergency room visit. But we are getting through it! There are ups and downs, but mostly ups, and I am just so happy that […]

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Nov 14

Nini had her oncology visit a few days ago. The doctor was very sweet and knowledgeable and we had a good chat about Nini. She is not recommending chemo. She stated the statistics (that I already found through this site), that 40% of cats with osteosarcoma will get another tumor, usually within a year or […]

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Nov 07

I’ll give the headline up front: I’m glad I decided to amputate Nini’s leg. Nini got her stitches out! The tech said the incision looked great and healed really well. Woohoo! The next day I got a call from the doctor, with the pathology results.  Nini does have cancer – osteosarcoma. It was a malignant […]

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Nov 03

Everything is still going really well with Nini. She seems to be alternating between a day of sleeping on the bed under the covers and a day where she’s more active, and wants to be outside or move around the bedroom more. I’m trying to let her take the lead in terms of her level […]

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Oct 31

Nini continues to make great progress! She’s eating well and drinking lots of water, and everything in the litter box is going well. She’s off her hardcore opioid painkillers, but I’m keeping her on 200mg of gabapentin for a least the next couple days. She does not seem to be in any kind of major […]

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