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Tripawd Cat – Life After amputation (Soft Tissue Sarcoma)

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2 Year Recheck UNREMARKABLE

September 13th, 2018 · 14 Comments · Post Amputation

We strive for UNREMARKABLE on this journey! We went for our recheck bloodwork, x-ray, and urinalysis. Mr. Purrkins is unremarkable ALL CLEAR. To refresh Oncology felt we could do our next six month follow up with our regular vet and we did! Purrkins did NOT get sedated for his x-rays when there is a will there is […]

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Purrkins TWO YEAR Ampuversary

July 30th, 2018 · 33 Comments · Post Amputation

We celebrated Purrkins TWO YEAR AMPUVERSARY! I can still go back to that day very easily I am sure all tripawd parents can relate it is a day we will never forget most of this journey are days we will always remember! When we dropped Purrkins off at MSU knowing we would be picking him […]

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Happy Hoppy Eighth Birthday

July 1st, 2018 · 12 Comments · Post Amputation

We celebrated the boys eighth birthday on June 30th. We are still in the Mature category be clear;)  We had planned on having both the boys dental’s done in May had blood work done, and Saxton ’s comes back as a no go. We would retest in another month to see if things changed his […]

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No evidence of metastasis as of 2/2/18🎉🎊👏🏻

February 4th, 2018 · 27 Comments · Post Amputation

CANCER FREE ZIP, ZERO, NONE one year & 8 months! 2018! We had our dreaded oncology check-up, restaging appointment they insist on calling it and as the title says we could not have asked for better news!! We had the exam, ultrasound, x-rays, blood work, urinalysis done! Soft tissue sarcomas (2) near left carpus Completely […]

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Purrkins Phantom Limb 18 months post amp!

December 21st, 2017 · 23 Comments · Post Amputation

Purrkins just started having phantom limb pain or what I call phantom limb episodes. Purrkins has always had a twitch in his no arm. I asked our Holistic Vet about it when we first started to see the twitch after his amp, what we are seeing is the pectoantebrachialis muscle twitching. In short – The […]

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Hopping on 16 months

November 6th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Post Amputation

We have unsuccessfully gained an entire 1 lb back!😩 Both Saxton & Purrkins both 1 lb each so two on how you look at it! I see two! I am sick, to say the least, we slacked on the weighing them for one month, this is the result!😲 This was an experiment gone wrong on what […]

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Purrkins is in CATSTER MAGAZINE

September 14th, 2017 · 14 Comments · Post Amputation

Purrkins is a Star HE IS IN THE CATSTER MAGAZINE !! OMC Miss FETA and PURRKINS ARE STARS!   How to Care for a Three-Legged Cat No words that can truly explain how Proud & grateful we are !! Thank you Tripawds if it weren’t for the site for Jerry for You both we wouldn’t […]

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CANCER FREE & Hopping on!

July 13th, 2017 · 13 Comments · Post Amputation

PURRKINS IS CANCER FREE! We wanted to update Purrkins blog for anyone who does not do the forums and for family and friends.  If you saw the forum news disregard our blog update;) Purrkins had his 1-year restaging check-up at MSU We are in the clear!! YAAAY Purrkins is STILL CANCER FREE !! We are hopping […]

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Hoppy Birthday

July 5th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Post Amputation

Purrkins & Saxton celebrated their 7th birthday on June 30th! We had a little pawty for them with gifts, hats and special food;) The pawty hats did not go over very well;)  We did get a shot of Purrkins in his before he tried eating the string! 🙄 Cats 😉 They got their favorite Yeoww catnip […]

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Success -2.58 lbs

May 24th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Post Amputation

We are so proud we have been successful in our weight loss!! Purrkins has lost -2.58lbs YAAAAAAAAY !! 🎉🎊👏🏻❣ That is a huge accomplishment here! Saxton is still a work in progress.  We will get there. Pathetic cries and meows continue, and we continue to make progress with the weight loss. We are almost to […]

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