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Scruffymuffins
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:59 am Reply with quoteBack to top

My heart is breaking Crying or Very sad

The vet has just rang to tell me the awful news that Baxter has liver cancer Crying or Very sad I'm in work and can't stop crying Crying or Very sad Not sure what the next step is, as the vet is going to speak to the oncologist as to the best way to proceed. Please send your love and white light for my boy, he is my rock and i am absolutely devastated. x Crying or Very sad


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:39 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

So very sorry to hear this, white light by the bucket load for dear Baxter and stay strong vibes for you. Crying or Very sad

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:41 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

What a shock for you. I know that dreadful feeling....

I assume the vet has done an ultrasound etc. and not just gone by elevated liver enzymes which can be elevated with other illnesses as well?

The Internet is full of information but I found these articles quite helpful in understanding liver disease:


Diagnosing Liver Disease: A Roundtable Discussion
https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/9180126/diagnosing-liver-disease-idexx-laboratories

http://www.2ndchance.info/hepatitis.htm

http://www.canine-epilepsy.com/liverdisease.htm
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:45 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Thank you both.x

He has had an MRI and she took a sample with a fine needle Crying or Very sad My head is spinning Crying or Very sad the vet is finding out the latest protocol regarding this Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:37 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

So very sorry.. love and prayers, don't lose hope xx

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My heart goes out to you Sandy, I can feel your pain. I am sending all my love to you and Baxter.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:46 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Praying for you and Baxter. Stay strong for him.
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Strongest and purest of white light vibes coming from here, Sandy - large hugs for you all xxx

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:09 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Oh Sandy, am so sorry to hear about Baxter. Sending Reiki Light to him. I will place him in my circle for prayers and light x

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:32 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Oh Sandie, I am so sorry to hear this news, you must be devastated.

Big, gentle hugs for all of you.
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Sandy, a big parcel full of French white light of the best quality is being shipped to you right now. Trust your vet and oncologist, they will do what is best for your Baxter. I am sure he is in very good hands. Big hugs from us all here.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:56 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I'm so sorry to read this news on Baxter and hope so much that he can be successfully treated Sandie. Sending best wishes and of course white light for your much loved boy. xx
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Oh Sandie - I was so very shocked and sorry to read this. You must be devastated by this news. I was only thinking about you all just the other day.
Stay strong for him and know that we are all with you sending our love and white light for you both. I just hope and pray the specialist can give you some hope.
Sending love and best wishes and buckets of white light from us all to you both.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:18 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

So sorry to hear the bad news Sad
Saying a little prayer to St Francis tonight for Baxter. Hugs to you, & plenty of Cornish White light on the way x

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Sandie i am so sorry, I still remember Baxter nicking the chocolate cake off the side he has a strong constitution. White light and love on it's way x

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Oh Sandie, so very sorry to hear this news - we are sending loads of white light and positive thoughts for your beautiful Baxter xxx

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Oh no Sandy I am so sorry to hear such sad news poor Baxter.
Send you our love. x

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:39 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

So very sorry to read this Sandie..but as you know Boo has cancer , not the same as Bax I know, but he continues to be well and its 3 years this month since we first saw the lump in his nose. The oncologist our vet referred us too is now at Langford, Sarah Gould..she is amazing and was asked by Langford to head up their oncology dept there. I don't know the protocol at your vets for referring to a specialist but she is wonderful. Boo is on a daily chemo tablet, Chlorambucil and its a Metronomic chemo treatment that doesn't get rid of the tumour just keeps it from growing ..whilst Boo's has grown its not very significantly and along with an organic diet and flaxseed oil mixed with quark every day we continue to do our best for him. This might help Bax too ..

I hope you have friends round you and I know your family as you will need them ..when Boo was diagnosed it was really tough ....

Sending hugs to your very special boy , he's a very special boy and I miss him x

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:49 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Thank you for all your messages of support, it means a lot.x

Bax is fine in himself Very Happy Still as happy, bouncy and noisy as ever Very Happy

He had an upset tummy about 6 months ago and was prescribed antibiotics....his liver enzyme was up slightly but nothing to worry about and he was drinking more but as he could have been a bit dehydrated, the vet wasn't overly concerned and said to have another blood test in 6 months and obviously take him back if things changed. His thirst seemed to go more or less back to normal until a few weeks ago when it increased again and i took him back for further tests Sad His MRI all looked good except for the liver so the vet did a fine needle aspiration which gave the result that he has a tumour Sad I was too upset to take in everything that she was saying, but she is consulting with the specialist to see about operating Sad Apart from an increase in thirst and he has lost a bit of weight, there are no obvious symptoms. He is not lethargic, not vomiting, not losing his appetite, but he did have blood in his urine Sad

Nikki, he hasn't changed.....he greets me as always when i get home with a cushion in his mouth Rolling Eyes then last night he pinched my scarf from the back of the chair, followed by my vitamins from the kitchen worktop Rolling Eyes

Jill, so pleased that Bailey is still doing well Very Happy
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I forgot to post a pic of him Rolling Eyes Sadly i don't take pics anymore, haven't picked up a camera for 4 years Shocked but i did take these on my phone last year...

Mr handsome, aka my rock....

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:10 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Oh what a gorgeous dog, Sandie, these photos are beautiful!

Keep hope and enjoy Baxter's company as much as you can, lots of cancers can be cured or stabilized these days, let's see what your vet and the specialist say. Lots od friendly thoughts and hugs for you and Baxter.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:30 am Reply with quoteBack to top

So sorry to hear the sad news regarding your handsome boy Baxter Sandie.
We are sending lots and lots of White Light and love from all of us at Gwencaro xxx

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:02 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Oh my goodness Sandy - isnt that a handsome boy! Please tell him he has a fabulous nose....xxx

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