Tang’s recovery is still going well. We thought you might enjoy seeing how he gets around on three legs, so we took a few short videos. He hasn’t seemed to slow down any! Check out the videos.
In June of 2006, our cat Tang was diagnosed with Vaccine-Associated Sarcoma, a really nasty cancer caused by a vaccine he received. The tumor formed on his right rear leg (where the vaccine was administered), so the best chance to save him was to amputate the leg. A year later, he’s still doing great! Here […]
We took a camping trip this past weekend, and arranged for family to come check in on Tang. We kept him caged up still so he wouldn’t hurt himself while we were gone. Upon returning, I hurried back to see him. Something changed while we were gone – he became himself again. That shine was […]
We got the results of Tang’s biopsy today, and the results were actually pretty good. The biopsy did determine that the cancer was fibrosarcoma as they thought. They gave his prognosis as “favorable” provided that the cancer had not previously metastatisized and that the tumor had been completely removed. Test results show that both of […]
After a lot of research and consulting with the vets, we decided the best thing to do for Tang was to have them amputate his leg as they suggested. His surgery was yesterday and he got to come home today. We’ve got him in a large enclosure in the bedroom right now, since we’re supposed […]
About a week ago our big orange cat, Tang, jumped up on our lap while we we were watching a movie. I went to pet him and jumped – he had a large lump on his right hind leg. It hadn’t been there for long, since gets lots of attention, and we would have noticed […]