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Response to femmocrat (Original post)

Tue Nov 19, 2013, 10:23 AM

12. My cat had chemotherapy....

I think it was 2005, I don't remember for sure.

He turned up with a tumor as large as his abdomen. I didn't feel it in early stages because at the time, my cat had decided that my husband was his person. He spent his time sitting and sleeping on my husband's lap.

Our vet did the surgery and removed the tumor, but couldn't remove all of it. We took him to a large veterinary hospital that had a veterinary ocologist for chemotherapy.

Both our own vet and the vet oncologist said we could try the chemo, but there was no way my cat would survive. The chemo started out once a week, then once every two weeks, once a month, etc. Throughout, they kept reminding me that cat would not survive.

To cut the story short and get to the bottom line, .... my cat is alive and well today at 13 years old.

edit to add: the cancer was "lymphosarcoma of the digestive tract".

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