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Jack the kiwi cat

His three-legged journey

Jack the kiwi cat

Diagnosis

July 20th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

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It turns out his diagnosis is rare.

It is a form of neoplasm but is probably not a cancer. Their best guess is it was originally an infection that the bacteria was secreting an anti platelet factor, and when he cleared the infection the body over-responded and created a vascular bundle.

The pathologist confirmed that with the damage to the muscle, cartilage and bone around the forepaw the correct treatment was amputation as he would have been lame with a simple resection.


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2 Comments so far ↓

  • benny55

    This journey can be crazy and full of surprises. We really celebrate when the surprises are good! Jack does NOT have that piece of crap disease and that is SPECTACULAR news!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

    And yes, that bum leg is gone and now Jack can get on with being Jack! 🙂

    Extra catnip, with a scoop of ice cream!

    Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!

  • jerry

    OH Jack! I’m relieved it’s not cancer, that is fantastic news.

    Nothing’s gonna slow you down my friend, I can tell. Keep on hoppin!

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