Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Why do you do this to me?

Loki got her stitches out yesterday. The vet seems happy with her results. He thinks he got the whole mast cell tumor and doesn't recommend any follow-up treatments at this time. But, we have to keep a really close eye out for future lumps that Loki may develop.

Also, where the tumor was removed, some fluid has been collecting. The vet said this is normal when a large amount of tissue is taken -- fluid collects in the opening. He drew off as much as he could, and said the rest will resolve itself over time.

So, even though the stitches are out, Miss Loki must keep away from her incision for a few more days and must still wear the T-shirt.

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