Ninja, has a pretty large mass growing within her mouth that requires medical attention. She had a first surgery a couple weeks ago to remove a portion and release stress/pressure that caused it to rip open the roof of her mouth. After the biopsy was completed, fears were confirmed and it's a growth that needs to be removed ASAP. There are only two procedures that can be done, radiation or a Maxillectomy. I have chosen to move forward with a Maxillectomy, which is ideally removing a portion of her upper jaw and teeth to completely remove the growth and will hopefully give her the best quality of life moving forward.
We are not sure of the recovery, how much will be needed to be removed or what is to follow with her, but so far her first and second scheduled surgery this month have racked up over $5,000 as I am working with an oncologist and specialist out of pocket. So in talking with friends about this they wanted to help and mentioned I should start a gofundme for her, so here we are. I know times can be hard for everyone but as I sit here looking at Ninja, I find this the time to look to friends and family to help keep her options open and keep my best friend having the best life she can. Ninja and I thank you in advance and she is ready to overcome this challenge as well! With her normal wiggle butt, tail and slobber.
Jerry and Ninja
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