CJ is not doing well.

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  1. Barb04

    Barb04 Love my pets Staff Member

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    CJ will be 13 on Sept. 18th. I just got back from the vet where tests are being run. She's a bit jaundice and has enlarged spleen and liver. The vet thinks it's chronic liver disease. Good side is 6 months to a year. Bad side is 2 to 3 months. I don't want to lose her. Please keep her in your prayers. The vet will call me tonight with bloodwork results.
     
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    jess2416 Who woulda thought

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    (((hugs))) Barb you and CJ will be in my thoughts and prayers...Please keep us posted (((hugs again)))
     
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    RD Are you dead yet?

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    (((hugs))) CJ is in my thoughts and prayers. Hoping for the best...
     
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    awww this must be a hard time right now!!!:(

    Please let us know what your vet says!!!

    A BIG hug for you both.....((((((((((((((((((((((( HUG )))))))))))))))))))))))))))

    Sending My Prayers............
     
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    You are both in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry, hang in there.
     
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    How disapointing! I sure hope its the 6mo and not the 2-3.
    Sending a prayer Barb
     
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    Hang in there CJ!
     
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    Oh barb I'm so sorry. I'm hoping you get at least another year. (((hugs)))
     
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    So sorry to hear that. Sending prayers and good thoughts your way...
     
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    Oh, I'm so very sorry! I am definitely sending prayers and positive thoughts to you both. Big hugs for you and CJ. Keep us updated.
     
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    YOu'll be in my best wishes!!

    The good news is that almost always, vets and doctors can be wrong with predictions.

    THey predicted my counsin to live only a few weeks after being diagnosed with lung and heart disease.. he lived a few YEARS after that!

    Definately big (((hugs)))!
     
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    I'm so sorry, my thoughts are with you (((((HUGS)))).
     
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    Babyblue5290 Happy Meal. Yum.

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    Aww Barb! :( I'll send my best wishes for CJ!!! Spend as much time with her as you can right now! ((((((((((HUGS)))))))))
     
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    Awww hun.. you're in my thoughts.. here's hoping for the best! ((((((Hugs))))))
     
  15. Barb04

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    The tests came back that her kidney is fine and white blood count. Her one liver enzyme which should be 10 - 100 is 845. Vet sad not aweful aweful but still very bad. He said the biopsy would cost about $500 and would tell us what combination of 10 medications to give her to prolong the inevitable. He said at the most 1 year doing this. If I don't do this, he said she could go fast or slow. She will eventually not want to eat, etc. I gave her the antibiotic as well as Denosyl which was given for her liver and she perked up tonight. I don't want to prolong and see her slowly go down. I'm so upset. I researched Milk Thistle for dogs which has many good things to say when a dog has liver problems. I'm going to get it at the health food store tomorrow. We've decided to try the Milk Thistle and the Denosyl and give her all our love.

    Thank you all for your prayers.

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    Good for you. Give her a kiss in the ear for me and a good back rub. I know she is in good hands and the best heart.
     
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    awww I hope the milk thistle really helps her! she's family here too and we don't want to lose her either! (((hugs)))
     
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    My prayers go to you and yours... maybe ask Mordy to about supplements to help her?

    Best of wishes sent your way!
     
  19. Barb04

    Barb04 Love my pets Staff Member

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    Thanks, I just thought of posting about the Milk Thistle in the health section.
     
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    (((((((((((HUGS!))))))))))))
    I am so sorry. CJ will be in my prayers. Be strong!
     

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