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Some of you know that Brett had surgery last Friday to remove a mast cell tumor from his hip area. The pathology report came back yesterday and our vet called to tell us that she was not able to get all of the cancer. She got it wide enough, but not deep enough. She went all the way down to the muscle, but the cancer is in Brett's muscle tissue too. A second surgery to remove muscle tissue is not advised. He has an appt at a cancer center on Wednesday. They may be able to do radiation therapy to zap what is left of the cancer. We are still hopeful that Brett is going to pull through this.

My life has been a total nightmare since last August when Lucky first developed a mast cell tumor. After his surgery, it came back in January. I lost him on February 29th. Going through this with two furbabies in less than a year is just too much to bear.

If it wasn't for the wonderfully supportive people here at Petloss, I don't think I could make it. I will post an update after Brett's appt on Wednesday.


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You and Brett are in my prayers.
Molly's Mom

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I am so very sorry for you and Brett and the difficult time you are going through.   My heart goes out to you.  You will be in my thoughts and I will pray for you and Brett today.  I was also sorry to hear about your loss of Lucky. The pain of losing our best friends is so very deep.   Please let us know how Brett is doing.  

Hugs and Prayers,

Meisters Mom 


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I am so so so so sorry.  Please don't lose hope.  Hope is the very thing that keeps us going.  I'm saying lots and lots of prayers for your precious Brett.  He will pull through this!!  Tell yourself that over and over, and BELIEVE IT.  Please keep us posted.  Many hugs and prayers for you both.

Gerlie (Gypsy and Luna's forever mom)

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  Please know that I will say many prayers for your dear Brett.  As Gerlie said, "hope is the thing that keeps us going."  Without that, we might as well give up.  It sounds to me as if there's a strong possibility that the radiation just might be the thing to get rid of the rest of the cancer.
  Believe in the power of prayer.  You will certainly get a lot of support in that area at this site.

                     Many thoughts and hugs to you--- Teddy's Mom

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Dear TBelle,

I'm also adding to the many prayers going out for you and your Brett.  We all join you in being hopeful that radiation will help your precious boy.  Hang in there, we are here for you.

Katharine, Grunt's Mom Forever

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Sorry about Brett. It is too much to get pummelled with such problems with both of your pets. Hope Brett and you have alot more  time together.


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I am so sorry to hear your darling Brett is going through such rough times. I will pray for good news, don't give up hope. Miracles do happen sometimes. Let's pray that the radiation will work. I will light a candle for you and your baby Brett. Donna, Mr. Meowgy's mom


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What a nightmare;poor Brett.  I am so sorry you and Brett are having to go through this horrible time.  You and Brett are in my Prayers.

Big Hugs
Georgeann and Christopher
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