Wally Joins the Cancer Club

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Postby SisMorphine » July 10th, 2008, 9:18 am

Well the vet found a mass in his small intestine. So yes, we got the best result we could think of, but still cancer :( It could be one of two different types of cancer, one being much more aggressive.

I just spoke with my vet and we were talking about which hospitals to think about for the surgery. The ultrasound vet will be sending his report to my vet later this afternoon/evening, so she's going to call me tomorrow and we'll discuss options and prognosis further indepth.

In the meantime he gave me two scripts that I'm going to have filled today that will hopefully increase his appetite a bit more. His stomach is having problems emptying, which is why he isn't hungry. So if we can get it emptying then he'll start eating more.

THANK YOU SO MUCH PBT for being there for me! You don't even know how much you mean to me. And when I told my vet just now about how you raised the funds so I could get the ultrasound it got her all choked up.

And so the journey begins . . .
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Postby lellis34 » July 10th, 2008, 9:23 am

OMG!! Your poor baby. Poor you! My thoughts are with you. Hopefully it's the less aggressive form and it will be quickly taken care of. I'm just in shock. Big hugs to Wally and you both.
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Postby TheRedQueen » July 10th, 2008, 9:31 am

While I hate to hear that it's cancer...I'm glad you at least have a diagnosis, so you can start figuring out treatment. *sniffle* :hug3:

:cry: This so sucks for you...I know...
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Postby pitbullmamaliz » July 10th, 2008, 9:35 am

Dammit Wally! You're not allowed to be sick any more. Keep us updated, Lys.
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Postby Hundilein » July 10th, 2008, 9:40 am

Dangit! That sucks. At least you know what you're dealing with now. Good thoughts are still coming from me and my girls.
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Postby Jenn » July 10th, 2008, 9:40 am

:cry: So sorry...
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Postby Favorite Kitty » July 10th, 2008, 9:47 am

I'm sorry, Alyssa. I will be thinking of Wally, too, and hoping he eats soon. Tell him he has a lot of people pulling for him. Love you, Wally!
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Postby Marinepits » July 10th, 2008, 9:51 am

TheRedQueen wrote:While I hate to hear that it's cancer...I'm glad you at least have a diagnosis, so you can start figuring out treatment. *sniffle* :hug3:

:cry: This so sucks for you...I know...

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Postby LMM » July 10th, 2008, 9:57 am

My thoughts are with you and Wally :hug3:
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Postby madremissy » July 10th, 2008, 10:05 am

We are here for you Alyssa. Tell Wally to stay strong and fight this.
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Postby maberi » July 10th, 2008, 10:09 am

Christ, I"m so sorry Alyssa

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Postby nicole » July 10th, 2008, 10:19 am

I'm very sorry to hear this...you and Wally will be in my thoughts and prayers.
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Postby luvypitbulls » July 10th, 2008, 10:21 am

I am new here but have been reading your posts and please know I am deepy empathetic right now

(my JuJube in the avatar has cancer :( )

hugs to you and Wally and I will be wishing for the less aggressive form to be the case ..perhaps it is so locallized it might be just a matter of surgery? ...fingers crossed and many best wishes sent

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Postby TinaMartin » July 10th, 2008, 10:36 am

I'm sorry that they didn't have a better answer for you. I hope that they are able to clear the cancer quickly so Wally doesn't have to suffer any more.
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Postby pocketpit » July 10th, 2008, 11:25 am

Wally (and you) has our support and prayers. I'm really sorry to hear the news.
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Postby BullyLady » July 10th, 2008, 11:27 am

I'm so sorry Alyssa, I know you were wanting it to be anything but cancer :hug3:
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Postby CinderDee » July 10th, 2008, 11:38 am

I'm so sorry, Alyssa. :( I hope it's the less aggressive type.

I'm keeping you both in my thoughts. If you need anything please let me know. (((hugs)))
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Postby KJS » July 10th, 2008, 12:02 pm

I feel for you I really do :( and Dumak sends the best kind of manly licks he can manage to Wally..united we stand against this....
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Postby mnp13 » July 10th, 2008, 12:17 pm

Though it seems like a hollow victory, at least you have a better idea of what you're up against.

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Postby babyreba » July 10th, 2008, 12:27 pm

Ah man, that's rough. At least you know what's going on now, and I hope you guys find a treatment that kicks cancer's ass!
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