Thursday, August 18, 2011

Kodak is home but the results of his ultrasound are not good

Kodak was released from the pet emergency on Monday around 10am and he was transferred to my vet. He was released around 5pm stable and with new insulin requirements of 1 unit one time a day.

On Wednesday kodak had his ultrasound. I talked to my vet around 5pm last nite and the news is not good. The ultrasound shows results that are highly suspicious for cancer, lymphoma.

Kodak has a mass in his stomach, in one of his kidneys and his lymph nodes are enlarged. The ultrasound doctor aspirated his kidney and I will get those results by Friday but I know it's lymphoma. He has lost 2 pounds in 2 months an had actually lost a few ounces from Monday.

My boy is 15.5 years old. He's diabetic and now has cancer. He has been with my longer than I was married! He has always been a part of my life since living in California. He sleeps by my head and is the most amazing cat I have ever had! He has been there for me through all the bad times and good times! And now I have to take care of him.

I have been crying since yesterday! I went home last nite, drank wine, cried and snuggled with Kodak.

I love my boy, Kodak. I will do anything I can for him now!

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Fuzzy Tales said...

Oh, no, no, we are so terribly sorry to read this. We wish we could offer real comfort, but the best we can do is send purrs and purrayers.

The mom had adopted angel Annie (and Chumley) after her divorce, back in 2001, and they both were with her through so much difficulty, depression, suicidal thoughts, etc. So while our mom's not had any of us in her life for as long as you've had Kodak in yours, she does understand the kind of bond you can have and the utter and complete despair and grief when have to let go.

Please know our hearts are with you and we wish that Kodak has *quality* of life for however long he is meant to stay with you. we purray it's somehow will be for a long time yet, but we know prayers aren't always answered the way we want them to be.

(((Hugs))) and kitty kisses.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Oh no! We are so sad to hear this news. Our purrs.

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Gen-Chan, Vidock said...

We feel for you, Penny, and now how very much you love all your family members. We know you will do everything for Kodak to be as happy and comfortable as is possible.

cwcwccw said...

So sad to hear this bad news, prays & purrs for you all.

jay boy
capu from Singapore

Daisy said...

I'm so, so sorry. But there is something you can do for your sweet Kodak and you are already doing it: giving him your love. We are keeping you in our thoughts and purrs during this difficult time.


Jan's Funny Farm said...

Oh, no! We are so sorry for this news, knowing how hard it must be for you to hear. We send you a hug, and some purrs and wags.

Sabrina, Sam and Simon said...

Ohhhh noooo, we are so sad to hear this bad news. We are sending our strongest purrs and purrayers to Kodak and you to help you both through this, and we know you will do all you can to help him through this too ... your love for him is the most important thing.
Hugs, purrs and headbutts,
Sabrina, Sam, Simon and Momma Jam too

Forty Paws said...

Oh no! This is a very difficult time for you and Kodak. We have lost two babies to cancer since last November. It is so hard to lose them so quickly. We still miss our babies. Give Kodak lots of love, and hugs and feed him anything he wants! Many purrs and purrayers and hugs to you and Kodak during this time.

Luf, Us and Maw

The Island Cats said...

We are so sorry to hear this news about Kodak. We send you comforting purrs during this difficult time.

The Lee County Clowder said...

Sending comforting purrrrrrs to Kodak and his Mom. May whatever time you have left be spent with snuggles and hugs.

Nikita and Elvira said...

Purrs & Purrayers from us!

And Daddy says Kodaks are cool, whether Cameras, or Cats, & he send his best as well! :-D

Parker said...

Such love and purrs coming your way - I am so sorry.

momsbusy said...

we heard about kodak (love the name)on the CB. we are sending you comforting purrs and prayers.

The Meezers or Billy said...

we're so sorry to learn about Kodak. I know exactly how you feel about him - he's your heart! Love and {{HUGS}} to you!

Samantha, Clementine and Maverick said...

Lots of prayers and purrs for Kodak and you!! We will pry for you both everyday!!
Your TX furiends,

Kaz's Cats said...

I'm so sorry...Kodak has done so well against the odds for so, so long, so I'm believing that he will stay with you as long as he can...sending all of my positive thoughts and love to Kodak and to you in this difficult time...Big purrs coming through from Tasha and Buddy too,


Karen (Mum), Tasha & Buddy

Hannah and Lucy said...

We are so sorry to hear this news and our hearts go out to you. We know you will take special care of Kodak while he is still happy and not too unwell. Just spoil him like crazy while he can enjoy it. We know you will not let him suffer.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx