June 7th 2011 2:32 pm
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Xena's Mom here, sorry for the delay on reporting to all of our friends, I have a lot on my plate these last few days with Xena and my Mom....
As all of you know it was very hard for me to take Xena to her Vet and leave her...I have to praise my Vet and the Techs they are super, they know how hard this is for me having to go through the cancer scare again so soon and how hard losing Tallulah has been on me...they were so understanding and caring.
When I got there I just wanted to run right out that door and somehow find a way to have all of this just go away and wake up it was a horrible dream...but it wasn't and somehow I managed to let her go with her Vet Tech....she explained everything to me, reassured me it was going to be OK...
When she came out to talk to me and get Xena I was holding Xena, telling her how much I love her and that all of her catster friends were with her, even our wonderful angels...I made copies of all of your messages, pictures, put them in a page protector and then taped them to her carrier....showed the tech and she was so impressed by all of the love and prayers...they all read them and couldn't believe how much love and support you all were giving to Xena and me.
So I left her with my heart breaking and when I got to my care I sat there, cried and prayed to let my baby be Ok and that the cancer be the skin cancer.
It was hard to concentrate all day, but glad I had dog walks to do and a kitty to take care of, it helped me!
NOW FOR XENA!!!
She made it through the surgery, the tumor was about 2-2 1/2 cm and the incision is about 10 cm...she is of course very sore and not very happy...while under her vet took x rays of her mouth and had to remove 2 of her teeth, then cleaned the few she has left...so she has a sore mouth too...
When they called and told me I could pick her up between 3 and 4 and how she was doing i was so happy and relieved.
Got her home after 4:30 and she is not happy about having to be in the bathroom, she wants out...she did get out when I first put her in the bathroom, she ran all over and even jumped up on furniture trying to get away from having to go in the bathroom...she is resting now, she finally ate some chicken baby food this morning and again when I got home this afternoon...she fights me when I have to give her the pain medication, but she is taking it...hopefully she will be out of the bathroom in a few days depends on how she is feeling, but because she is a jumper she may have to stay longer...I was too tired to get on the computer yesterday after the day we both had
Won't know the results on the test from the pathologist until later this week or first of next week...
THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART FOR ALL OF YOUR PRAYERS, LOVE & SUPPORT ONCE AGAIN...I DON'T KNOW WHAT I WOULD DO WITHOUT ALL OF YOU....once I hear about the results I will let you know!
Xena and Mom Peggy
June 5th 2011 3:18 pm
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Hello my friends
I don't know what all of this fuss is all about...
Mom keeps crying and praying for me...she told me my angel sisfur QT is with us right now watching over me, she told me and Mom she will be with me tomorrow holding my paw and wrapping her wings around me...all of our catster angel friends will be with me too, kitties and their Moms are praying for me...now I asked Mom why all the fuse!...
She told me I have to go to the Vet to see Dr. Kathy again and she will be helping by removing my lump....I asked should I be afraid....Mom says we are all afraid, but we know you are in good hands, QT will be with me and my angels...so I am OK..
Mom decided to give me a bath today so I will look pretty tomorrow and smell good too....I think it was just to give her something to do..
yesterday she came home with a new red bed for me and a blanket, she gave it to me but she said it was for when I come home tomorrow cause I have to be kept in the bathroom for a little while til I am a little better, better from what? I have to stay in the bathroom,WHAT why? just so much going on and all I want to do is sleep in my bed at the window enjoy the sun, then sleep with Mom at night....now she tells me I have to eat a big dinner, get a snack before she goes to bed because I can't eat tomorrow morning, what gives no food tomorrow?
Well my friends, Mom and I thank you for your love, support, prayers, candle lighting for me and her...this is my last entry till I am feeling better...Mom will let you all know how it went and how I am doing....of course we all will have to wait for the results, Mom says this will be a long wait...we pray that it will be a BASAL tumor!!!
We love you all and this is the best place to be!
June 3rd 2011 3:15 pm
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Xena's Mom here...well my intention was to be off of Catster to take a break and try to heal....little did I know that things in my house would change...
On Memorial Day I was working out in my yard, I had Xena out with me on her leash..when I brought her in I had to brush her off, while brushing her off I felt a lump,as you all know my heart skipped a beat and the horrible feeling came back again (CANCER)..I started crying and asked again why why is this happening again...I can't go through this again.
The lump is on her left side right by her last nipple....of course with it being a holiday I had to wait to call on Tuesday...they couldn't fit her in but was able to get her in on Wednesday...I was very emotional and when I got into the room I couldn't hold it in and I cried when Dr. Kathy came in...
The lump felt different from Tallulah's but not being a doctor I don't know what it is...she had a little discharge come out of her nipple...They took some fluid from the lump and sent it out, they also did blood and urine work....
Dr. Kathy called me this morning with the results of her blood and urine work....her kidneys are starting to show signs of having problems, so she will have to be on a special diet or fluids. I am going to try the food and I am also looking into homemade food for her...
Then Dr. Kathy called me a short time ago to tell me that she does have a tumor and they are pretty sure it is a BASAL TUMOR (skin cancer), but they can't rule out mammary cancer because of the location of the tumor...
She will have surgery on Monday late morning/ early afternoon to remove the tumor, while under they will check her teeth and remove any of the few she has left if they need to be...they will send out the tumor tissue to a pathologist and then we will have to wait for the final result later in the week.
I can't believe this is happening again and as all of you know I am so emotional right now...I did want all of you to know what has happened since I haven't been here this past week...I pray that it will be the Basal because the prognoses is good...
I am still praying for all the kitties that need prayers and now I ask that you pray for my Xena...you don't need to give gifts just need lots of prayers...
I will let you all know how she is doing after her surgery it may be Tuesday before I am able to get on the computer...
Thank you all for your love, support and understanding..
Peggy Xena's Mom
May 28th 2011 8:47 pm
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Mom has decided that she needs a break from catster, not that we want her too, but she needs to so she isn’t always so sad & crying.….all she does now is cry when she visits , she wants to be here for all of our friends to support & love them, but it is just so hard on her, she isn’t healing like she should be healing….some days she feels like she is losing Tallulah all over again and it is getting too hard for her to feel better…
We won’t be gone that long maybe a few days, maybe a week…she just needs a break….we hope we don’t miss any of our friends special days, know that we are thinking of all of you, but Mom told us she needs to do this for herself…it will be hard not to get on, but it is time. Now we will get all of her attention! MOL we will get to play and spend time outside!
After this message we won’t be on! Know that we are all purring and praying for all in need…
Love and hugs
Xena, Tu Two, Zeke and Kandi
May 7th 2011 5:51 pm
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Happy Mothers Day Mom....my poem to you for all that you do and for all the love you give!
No Better Mom
It’s Mother’s Day, Mom,
And I want you to know
I’ll just love you more
Every year that we are together.
You’re a wonderful mother;
You show that you care;
There’s no better mom
On earth anywhere!
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY TO ALL MOMS....we hope you all have a wonderpurr day!
April 1st 2011 3:54 pm
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As head of my family I have been selected today to let all of our friends and their Mommies know that you are remembered today and always...Mom sent bubbles today to heaven for the kitty angels! Mom is going to light a candle later this evening for all of our angels too...so she can pray for all...it is her way of remembering our angels at the rainbow bridge today!
We also noticed there are a lot of our friends that have their birthday/gotcha day today...so we wish you all a happy birthday/gotcha day we hope you are having a wonderpurr pawtastic day...
We send you all love, hugs and snuggles on your special day and the day to remember our angels..
WE REMEMBER, GONE TOO SOON, BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN...
Xena, Mom and my family
March 20th 2011 2:29 pm
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1. Do you ever wake your parent up in the night?
Yes, I am the night watcher of our house, so I walk all over the house make sure everything is OK. Lately I have been visiting Mom wanting her to wake up so she can scritch me, if she doesn’t I put my tail in her face…that gets her.
2. Do you ever tear up things?
No! I am a good girl
3. What is your favorite treat?
None, I don’t like treats stick my nose up to them, prefer my wet food
4. Can you fetch something when asked to do so?
5. Have you ever lived any place other than where you live now?
Only at the pet store before Mom adopted me and I got my forever home
**Here is what you have to do now. You need to copy & paste this entry into your diary. Delete my answers and Tag furriends names and add yours. Be sure to mention or thank the furriend who Tagged you ! You need to send a message off to the furriend/s you would like to Tag. You may copy and paste my original Paw Mail/ message I sent to you. You may also send your message in a Zealie. That's it! You may want to read your furriends Diary entries afterwards and thank them for playing. Have fun!
Right: time to do some tagging!!! :) x
February 13th 2011 9:41 pm
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WOW we are surprised Calvin Knead On's Mom has featured us on her web site CAT IN THE CLOVER because we all have our Calvin Valentine Collars on....check it out....
Thank you for putting us on your site and we are honored to be on there and thrilled we have our collars on...we sure love them and wear them proudly...Mom says she will get us more now that she knows we will wear them, even Tu Two wears hers after she had to check it out.
These are very special collars made by hand and with love! speaking of love that is what catster is all about love! yes love for one another and being there for each other...love is special and so is our friends and our new collars.
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY TO ALL!!!!
January 24th 2011 10:25 pm
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January 27th me and my family will be on Catster for 2 years. We don't know where the time went, but we know that Catster has been a blessing to our family.
Mom put all of us on Catster and then asked herself why did I do that, I am not into all of these reality sites and roll playing...but then she realized why in July of 2009 why she was guided to be on here with us...
Our Tallulah....Mom needed to have her here to help Mom and our Angel while she fought cancer and she fought for 13 months...most important is the Love and Support all of our friends gave Tallulah and Mom. It still amazes Mom that Moms we have never met have given so much to Tallulah and Mom...we are so blessed to have you all as our friends & in our lives.
Now you are helping Mom spread the word about Kitty breast cancer, our Tallulah is all over the world. No where else could this happen, Mom is still in shock at how much Tallulah touched others and how much she was loved. it makes Moms heart happy and bring tears to her eyes.
Each of us have sweethearts and wonderful special friends, rxcept mean Kandi and Princess Tu Two, she is too little right now, know we all love you and we are here for you as you have been here for all of us.
Mom is still learning how to do things on Catster, some of our friends have sent information on how to do things Mom wants to learn, know that Mom still has the information and hopefully as it gets easier for all of us to be here she will try to learn; that is Moms goal for this year....hope she will be able to reach her goal.
No matter what happens on catster Mom knows that there will always be those that will be here to give one another love and support, that is what Catster is all about.
We have had lots of fun on Catster too, not just that sadness, but at times the sadness is too much to bare for Mom, but she always returns because she knows that other kitty Moms will be here to help and support Mom as we will support and love others too...to Mom Catster has been healing for her. Friends outside of Catster don't always understand how Mom feels and why she is so sad, but she knows that Catster Moms do understand as a lot of you have gone through the same thing losing your beloved kitties...
Now as we start our 3rd year we hope to be able to support and love friends as you all have done for us this past year, learn more and just have some fun.
THANK YOU CATSTER FOR BEING HERE, OUR FRIENDS FOR BEING HERE, YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT.
As we begin another year we hope it will be a happier!
Snuggles and hugs to our friends!
Xena, Mom and family
January 10th 2011 2:04 pm
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Resting with Mom this weekend sure made a difference, I am feeling so much better.
I know I worried my Mom, she worries so especially when out of the blue I was sick and we still have no idea why I got sick...infection what kind of infection. Mom called the Vet but she is off today so hoping she will call Mom tomorrow afternoon when Mom is home to talk about me...talk about me why Mom what can you possibly talk about, I am fine now. Oh oh I think I know she wants the Vet to get some blood and urine to make sure there is nothing going on with me...not good when they talk about taking my blood and urine...but I guess I will be OK with it if Mom will feel better to know I am OK, just loves me so.
I just slept this weekend in my heated bed, I ate my can food and Mom kept giving me Immuno.
This morning I finally got up on the couch to get brushed with my zoom groom and it felt so good. Once done I got lots of love from Mom, she took me to my bed at the bay window and told me to be a good girl while she was gone, to watch the house, take care of my sisfur and brofur...
Oh and yeah Moms hand is feeling better but she still is resting her hand and wraps it when she has to do work.
Thank you all again for your comments of well wishes for me and Mom. I love my friends you all are the best...and so does Mom.