Join The Discussion
Learn about life on three legs in the forums below. Browse and search as a guest or register for free to take advantage of member benefits:
- Instant post approval.
- Private messages to members.
- Subscribe to favorite topics.
- Join the Live Chat and more!
Name your price for a Tripawds Bandanna, and help keep this community online!
A A A
Really glad to hear Cotton is feeling better! Great News.
The leg will no longer be dragging Monday and this amp will be a relief! Still need meds of course make sure to come with more!
We will be sending Positive thoughts, Prayers & good jujus & for you guys on Monday!
Please update us when you can!
Holly & Purrkins❤️
Great News Surgery went well & Cotton is awake & recovering ! 🎉YAAAY Cotton!
Cotton should be seeing some pink elephants right now;) Yes around a week our’s took 6 days to come back.
Get some rest tonight look forward to hearing Cotton is home!
Heal well Cotton
Holly & Purrkins
That’s great news! He will definitely be in dream land tonight, and ready to greet you tomorrow. 🙂 Keep us updated!
🐾 I'm Loki, the cutest guy around! 🐶
I've been a tripawd since July 10, 2017, when I rid my life of a hemangiopericytoma! My mom, Brittnie, does most of the typing, so say hi to us both any time!
22 February 2013
HAPPY DANCE GOING ON ALL OVER TRIPAWD LAND!!! 🙂
SURGERY IS DONE AND COTTON IS FEELING GOOD….AS IN “HIGH AS A KITE” good!!
Can’t wait to here about the homecoming. Stay connected…recovery can be a bit rough at first!
Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!
Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!
25 April 2007
Was going to post a photo but couldn’t figure out how…
Here are detailed instructions for adding photos to forum posts . If you don’t already share photos online somewhere, you can start a free Tripawds blog any time and upload them there. Need further help? Post in the Tech Support forum and we’ll be happy to help!
6 July 2017
Glad to hear Cotton is home & up already 👏🏻👏🏻🎉🎉way to go Cotton!!
FYI you can always set up a free blog to store your pictures for use on the forums , this does not mean you have to blog . We have slot of members who do that .
We would all love to see Cotton!
Keep healing Cotton rest is best , Mom rest when Cotton does !
Holly & Purrkins ❤️
7 September 2017
Hi Sweet Cotton and Mum,
Just reading through this now, and so glad Cotton’s painful leg is gone! And he’s already walking around, that’s amazing! Would to see a photo.
I think Holly mentioned my post earlier with the 12 year old cat Tom – surgery was about a month ago, and I can honestly say it’s the best thing we could have done for him. You also said Cotton is a larger cat with big bone structure – Tom is fairly large guy as well, I personally felt that his broad shoulders have helped him be more stable (he had his front left leg amputated). He also lost a fair amount of weight within the first week of surgery, so I guess it helps to have some to lose?
I hope recovery is going well sounds like there are no hiccups yet. I guess all kitties deal with it differently, I had a relatively easy time with Tom, but you have access to a wealth of expertise on this forum in case of any hiccups!
All the best to you both
-Paka Tom and Mum
Thanks to everyone for the support. I’ve got it on my list to get a photo of Cotton up soon. 🙂
We got some encouraging news today – the results of his bone biopsy. While it is osteosarcoma, it doesn’t appear to have spread into his blood vessels so they said there is only a 20% chance it spread to any other parts of his body. They didn’t see any signs of it in the X-ray either. So that means we very well may have cured him!! They said if we don’t see any issues after 6 months then we can consider him cured. Cotton is back to himself, happy as can be. And he gets his stitches out today!
Big thanks to those that posted the T-shirt tips and litter box tips. 🙂 came in handy!
and to Paka Tom and his mum, love to hear that another senior kitty is doing so great! Yay!
25 April 2007
SUPER duper update! Thank you for letting us know. We hope Cotton goes on to live a long, healthy and hoppy life on three. 3-paws up to your kick-butt cancer warrior!
Most Users Ever Online: 597
Currently Browsing this Page:
Devices Used: Desktop (64), Phone (5)
Guest Posters: 1008