Mid May, in the space of one day, a lump formed under his chin. It did not react to the course of antibiotic treatment, and Genghis underwent surgery on May 29th. It turned out that the mass has grown deep inside, but was capsulated only on the side under the skin. Nervewrecking 10 days later, we received the devastating pathology report... The lump was an agressive malignant adenocarcinoma of possibly apocrine origin.
We got referred by the vet to the hospital of the vet university in vienna, where there is a specialised oncological clinic with 5 oncoveterinarians and a full range of equipment.We have an appointment there on June 15th and hope they will find Genghis eligible for radiation therapy. Genghis is 15 years old, but in excellent general health condition and is full of life. I must try everything to fight and stop the cancer, for his sake, for the sake of his brofur pookhie who loves him to no end, and for my own survival...
I will have a precise cost estimate after having been at the clinic on Friday June 15th, but from what i read so far online, the cost is will be about the level of the campaign target. I will adjust accordingly once I know better.
So here I am, begging you for help. Every little bit helps, and a share on social media can also work wonders...
Please, if you possibly can, help us. Our only income to cover everything except the rent is the KhanCats etsy shop
where you can get outstanding bowties, collar flowers and catnip kickers for your babies. But it brings by far not enough to even pay back my monthly bank loan rate, let alone the enormous cost for the radiation treatment!
Please, if you can, help... Genghis and his family desperately need you...
Thank you for reading this, and for contributing towards defeating the cancer beast! Love, light and health for you and your loved ones
Margarita, Genghis and Pookhie
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