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Jill's One Month Post Chemo Check-up
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New York, NY
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7 May 2013 - 9:02 am
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It's been one month since Jill finished IV chemo, so today she had her one-month check up.  That included a physical exam, CBC, Chemistry and the dreaded chest X-Ray.


Great news - chest/lungs are ALL CLEAR!  We'll get the blood work back tomorrow.  The vet is very pleased with her physical exam as well.  Jill has lost a little weight (4 ounces, which is really not that much, her weight really fluctuates anyway), but she just wants to keep an eye on it.


So once her blood results come in tomorrow, if all looks good, she will start metronomic cytoxan.  


As always, thank you to this entire community for the support, I would never make it through this journey without you.



Erica & Jill

Jill is a 9-year-old tuxedo kitty. She was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in June 2012 on her toe in her right hind leg. Her leg was amputated on 12/12/12 and she completed four rounds of chemo (2 of Carbo, 2 of Doxy) in April 2013. "Like" Jill's facebook page: https://www.fac.....tty?ref=hl Proud member of the WINTER WARRIORS!!!! Her blog can be read at xoxo

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7 May 2013 - 9:15 am
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YAYYY Jilly Jill!

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7 May 2013 - 9:19 am
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Yippppeeeeee! clapclapclap

Jill you are a role model and inspawration for kitties and doggies alike. Congratulations on this wonderful news!

We look forward to hearing about your metronomic chemo protocol therapy.

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

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7 May 2013 - 9:50 am
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Great Job Jill!!! Keep up the excellent work


Stirling and Tahoe

"Tahoe" - Our Amazing Superman and Best Friend.

Dec. 01-03 to Aug. 19-14

Diagnosed with Periarticular Hystiocystic Sarcoma Feb 14-13; Amputation March 18-13, and diagnosed with STS April-14. Tahoe touched so many people while visiting us, leaving a massive void in our lives. Always Missed, Never Forgotten!!

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7 May 2013 - 11:00 am
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Yayyyyyyyyyyyyy Chemo buddy. That is so awesome.  I knew it would be positive news.  :)


I can't wait to hear about the treatement plan and how the Metronomics go. 


Michelle & Sassy.


Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
07/26/2006 - Sassy earned her wings 08/20/2013

05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

"You aren't doing it TO her, you are doing it FOR her. Give her a chance at life."

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This is awesome news! I have been thinking of you two lotss in the last hours. 

Congratulations!!! Time to celebrate with some booze or more!

Dogs: Friends for life, faithful and true.

Courage is being scared to death... but saddling up anyways.- John Wayne (will soon have Hank story)


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Oh yeah, and the Kitty keeps on raising the bar for the pups:-) :-) CO GRATULATIONS JILL AND ERICA:-) :-)

And of course Jill has lost a few ounces, her mamma is always making her sit still for all those cute exercise required there:-) :-)

Always.good to hear how well she's doing. I know the relief you feel is immense and the victories will keep on coming!

And Erica, think YOU for all the support you give the community:-) :-)

Sending you lots of hugs and a basket full of whiskers!! Yep, Happy Hannah saw Jill's whisker plight and has been going around plucking the whiskers out of the cats here and is sending them to Jill:-) :-) They maybe a little ripped up, slobbered on and a few heads attached............:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)

Sally and Happy Hannah

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!

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Happy, Hoppy!

ACL tear in right hind leg 12/5/12 and scheduled ACL repair surgery 12/21/12. Pre-op xrays revealed osteosarcoma. Amputation 12/28/12.  Chemo (carboplatin) started Jan 10, 2013 and ended on April 5, for a total of 5 doses. He handled carbo like a champ!  No side effects.  We started metronomic therapy at his third chemo and have been also doing some holistic treatments.  He's a lively, playful 10 year old huskie-boarder collie and a very proud member of the Winter Warriors!  Our love. Our funny little guy!

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I am sooooo happy for you....   give her a snuggle from me and Franklin!!


Franklin, he was the Happiest Dog on Three Legs! Diagnosed 09/26/2012 with Osteosarcoma, amputated 12/4/2012.  Had a wonderful 5 1/2 months painfree until he ran for the Bridge on 5/15/2013.  Always in my heart, and always a guardian angel of my pack...   You can follow his Tripawd Adventures, before and after, in my blog, Frank'n'Farter!

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Yippee Ky Aye!! Or however you spell that!  Way to go Jill the Super Kitty. I just LOVE great news!

Spirit Shooter was a Miniature Australian Shepherd who was diagnosed with a MCT and had a LF amp 1/28/13 at 13-1/2 years old. 

Shooter crossed the Bridge on 8/28/13, his 7 month ampuversary and two weeks from his 14th birthday.

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7 May 2013 - 8:20 pm
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Hey Jill Baby...wanna go out for a celebratory drink???

Congrats!! (to you and Erica)... kisskisskissLove, Momo (and his family)

"Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all."
-Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

"May I recommend serenity to you? A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment. Learn to be one with the joy of the moment."
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7 May 2013 - 9:22 pm
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Bwhahahahahahaha! That is GREAT Megan!

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

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8 May 2013 - 9:40 am
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Wonderful news! clap

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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