One Cat-tastrophy after another by Zack

About Claire and Lucy

May 11th 2010 10:22 pm
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I promised an update on Claire, but I don't have a lot of news tonight.
Claire had her creatine tested for kidney values, and liver enzymes checked, and one was out of range. She was given a saline bag to get fluids tonight, and then she will have a sonogram in the morning. The vet suspected liver failure, but wants to rule out liver cancer. This is not good news by any means, but we don't have the whole picture yet.
Thank you all for purring for her. Mom let her start a diary to make it easier to follow her progress.

Lucy hasn't had time to write so I said I would post an update for her too.
She ate a good breakfast, a whole can of Fancy Feast, and a whole 3 oz can of Purina ProPlan tonight. She seems to find it easier to eat since the tumor burst. The vet explained that this was part of the tumor actually dying because it grew faster than the blood supply feeding it. The rest of the tumor is farther back and while it distorts her beautiful face, it does make it easier for her to chew. They are letting Lucy tell them when the time is right. She is active and alert, and that red-head spirit is not giving up yet.

In just a few days it will be the first anniversary of my crossing to the Bridge. I have been staying close to my family and I have seems lots of tears falling lately. Mom says she is sorry she has not been on-line more. There is just too much to deal with right now.

Thank you for being here for us in these tough times. That is the measure of true friends. They are there when you need them.
I send love and purrs to all, especially my love, Kiwi.

Goodnight purrs,
>^,,^< Zack

 
 

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Purred by: The Bush Furs (Catster Member)

May 12th 2010 at 7:11 am

We are sending our love and hugs to your family Zack!! We will keep Lucy and Claire in prayers.
Love,
Your Friends
Purred by: Eva V

May 12th 2010 at 9:36 am

Hi Zack, Our purrs are in overdrive for Claire and Lucy. We love you all~ Big Hugs~ Syd and crew
Purred by: Chef Rooster (Catster Member)

May 12th 2010 at 9:57 am

**holding you close my friend**
Purring for your sisfurs and for your parents Zack.
Missing you mi amigo.
Love
Chef
Purred by: ♥ Anna ♥ (Catster Member)

May 12th 2010 at 10:05 am

Thank you Zack for letting us know how Claire and Lucy are doing. we continue to pray for your sweet sisters. please give your mom some extra angel dust from us to help her through this time. our love to you and your family Anna
Purred by: Angel Soc Dreamboat #56 (Catster Member)

May 12th 2010 at 3:05 pm

Zack, you and your family remain as ever in our thoghts and prayers
Love Socx
Purred by: KIBBLES (Catster Member)

May 12th 2010 at 3:09 pm

We are purring up a storm for Lucy and Claire and the rest of your family. Please know we love you all.

Try to have a great day!

Love, Kibbles, Francis, & Yoda
Purred by: Wendy C

May 12th 2010 at 4:28 pm

Sending Claire and Lucy and your family much lub, hugz, purrs, prayers. Thank you Zack for keeping us posted on Claire and Lucy!

Hugz and purrs, Sassy
Purred by: Arlene S

May 12th 2010 at 5:32 pm

We are parying for your family, dear Zack and we miss you here on earth. You are such a good boy
Love
Elise
xoxo
Purred by: Queen Tallulah Angel Dreamgirl (Catster Member)

May 12th 2010 at 9:28 pm

We are all purring and praying for Lucy and Claire Zack and for your Mom....your family is in our thoughts and prayers....

love and hugs

QT and family
Purred by: ZEEKE dreamboat #40a (Catster Member)

May 12th 2010 at 11:33 pm

We keep you all in our thoughts and hearts. We love you all. Tell momma that she shouldn't worry about being online. We all know she has a lot on her plate. Sending lots of hugs and love to all of you kitties and momma & poppa too.

Loves,

Zeeke & the crew
Purred by: Ollie Popoki (Catster Member)

May 13th 2010 at 7:53 pm

We keep all of you in our thoughts 'n our hearts all the time.

We love you bigger 'n the whole wide world.

prrrt 'n meow,
Ollie Pop
& just call me....
Blossom


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