My poor girl was more poorly that anyone ever realised.
When the vet started to do the necessary with her mouth he felt a swelling when he examined her, so did an X-ray. After seeing what he did he didn't bother with her mouth and just rang to tell us that she had a large tumor on her kidney. So it was kinder to just let her slip away and not wake her up.
This must have been what was the real cause of what has been going on with her over the last few months, but other symptoms have masked it. I know that when we first took her about not eating properly the vet felt her kidneys then and didn't feel anything abnormal, and she did pick up after a slow release anti biotic injection. Then a loose tooth had to be taken out, and again nothing showed up. So as you can imagine to be told she had a tumor on her kidney was a bit of a shock.
We were trying to work out how old she could have been, and the more we think about it she could have been as old as 13/14, We were privileged that she chose us, I'm really missing our feisty girl.
BANDIT 20?? - 2016
Run free, pain free and happy at Rainbow bridge. Till we meet again.
Oh poor Bandit, that's the horrible thing about cancer & kidneys, they can cause so many other problems that can mask what is really going on.
cazypops, Having met the great cat, Bandit, I know that living up to her name she stole a place in your hearts & what a great hole she will leave in your family, both human & animal. But she will always be with you all, in your hearts & memories.
Happy days with Roman, Osiris & Lexie (remembering Chloe & Penny)
scallywag: just returned to our room having been on a roasting spit all day , pheww so HOT but a lovely cold pool is a step away
Mar 1, 2018 20:48:44 GMT
caz2golden: Glad you are having a fantastic holiday scallywag. Though you are missing some fantastic snow
Mar 2, 2018 21:46:47 GMT
caz2golden: 1 Tonib 1 Scallywag
Mar 2, 2018 21:48:07 GMT
scallywag: Ok so y days left in this glorious sunshine sooooo pleased I am missing all that white stuff, only white stuff here is the surf rolling over the white beaches hope its not forecast for end of next week
Mar 3, 2018 10:30:41 GMT
lotsofcats: Do you want us to keep you some snow?
Mar 3, 2018 19:34:53 GMT
alfiemummy: Our snow is already pretty much gone!
Mar 4, 2018 0:25:45 GMT
jassycat1: What spectacular weather you are having! Watching it on TV.
Mar 4, 2018 8:07:45 GMT
scallywag: No thanks no snow required Jenny
Mar 4, 2018 18:15:12 GMT
caz2golden: Get Well Scallywag
Mar 17, 2018 10:42:59 GMT
cazypops: Hope your feeling better soon Scallywag, Hugs.
Mar 18, 2018 0:30:10 GMT
scallywag: Thank you both, on the turn now so will be back up to full speed in no time at all xx
Mar 19, 2018 7:49:44 GMT