After many months of testing, bloodwork and constant trips to the vet our baby girl, Lilly was finally diagnosed with Cushings Disease brought on by a tumor growing on her Adrenal gland.
In a last resort we are trying to raise money for the surgery Lilly will need to live a long healthy life. We are not a family who ever holds our hands out for charity and we are never ones to ask our friends or people we love for help. We are a hardworking family who hold a mortgage and a tattoo shop and the bills, like anything in life, are astronomical.
Anything we raise will go directly to the surgery and the aftercare Lilly will need for this surgery. We will not know if the tumor is benign or malignant until the actual surgery but we are fairly confident we are the better end of being benign. After a few rounds we have determined she does not have Leptospirosis, thank the universe, and her liver is fairly enlarged sue to this complication. If we do nothing our baby Lilly will only have months to live. Our amazing staff at Mountainview Animal Hospital with the help of Dr. Voigt have done everything in their power to help her out and keep her comfortable. Lilly has been through Blood work, Urine analysis every month, MRI's and recently a very costly Ultrasound. On thursday Lilly will undergo a CT scan to figure out where and how to attack the tumor for surgery will be most likely in the next couple weeks. on top of life and the holidays upon us this has come very unexpectedly and very fast. Lilly is not the same, she is missing her spirit and her happiness and she is always uncomfortable. We want out lilly back and putting her sleep isnt an option. Her sister Daisy is truly concerned with her and as a family our hearts are breaking with this scary news.
Lilly is the most special little girl and the most incredible Boston terrier that could have ever come into our lives. She completed our little family and we can not bear to lose her anytime soon. if she doesnt get this surgery it will be a sad outcome. Lilly has so much life left to give and her heart is bigger than any person ive ever met.
Words couldnt even begin to describe the thought of having to lose our daughter. They are our lives. They are our Family, they are our children and i would give anything in the world to help them out. We would be eternally grateful if we recieve anything. It is truly hard and incredibly frustrating to have to ask for anything in general. It hurts my heart to feel like i can not help out by baby by my income alone. Owning a tattoo shop and keeping life expenses going never includes a surgery of this magnitutude and price. we thank everybody for even reading this and if you could all share this it would be most humbling. i will remember every single person who ever donates and i will always be gratfeul for anybody even reading this. Lilly is our baby. This is the fight for her little life.