A Sister Saturday Update with Sister Sascha

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sister saturday sascha 10142017 - Brian's Home, adopt cats, we deserve it!Hello everyone, yes, it’s me and I’m here to give you a first paw update for Sister Saturday. First I want to thank each of you for sending me so many well wishes, I can tell you I feel them coming my way. I had another Internal Medicine visit yesterday and I guess you could say all is status quo. I’m trying really hard to get to status go.

So what do I mean by that? Well, my white cell count is slightly under 7,000. That might be okay under normal circumstances but given my problems the Vet would like it to be higher. So, she has changed up my medicines, removed one, added another and decreased the dosage on one other.  I’ll go back for some more blood work next Friday. We need to get the numbers right so I can get my dental issues fixed.

Oh, one other thing, and if I told you this already, sorry. I had a bone marrow biopsy and four different leukemia tests on the marrow. The first three were negative and we were waiting for the results of the fourth, a specialized test, and those results came back negative as well.

I’ve been eating fairly well and the Dad has been feeding me some high protein food just to make sure I’m getting all of the nutrients I need. Litter box habits have been A-O-K and although I’m a wee bit fussy, I’ve been taking all of my meds all of the time. I’m enjoying my quiet time in the big bedroom and I’m very glad to hear that Sister Seal is doing great out n’ about with the others.

That’s it for me today, but if anything changes the Dad will surely let you know. Thanks for coming by, but you’ll have to come back tomorrow because it’s a special day for a couple of kitties tomorrow. See you soon.

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41 thoughts on “A Sister Saturday Update with Sister Sascha

  1. Eastside Cats

    Sascha, here’s hoping that the vet gets to the bottom of your wonky white blood cell count, and you receive all the dental care needed, and then you can be released from solitary confinement. Am sending you a big smooch ? on your forehead!

  2. Nicki and Derry

    Status quo is pretty good, Sascha, but we’re sure hoping and praying for status go soon. Sending our love, sending Light.

  3. Marg

    Oh Sascha, it is so good to see you and hear that you are doing all right. Sounds like you are getting mighty fine care from the Mom and Dad and that nice vet. We sure all have our paws crossed for you and hope you continue to get better. You all have a great day and thanks for the update on Sascha.

  4. Julie Mackenzie & kitties

    Sascha, you have been such a trouper to go through all of that and not a word of complaint! (We know all about biopsies and they’re awful). Anyway, you’re looking good, little lady and we hope things will work out for you in every way possible. Sending hugs and nosetaps – Chopin and Bridgie and Mom Julie xoxox

  5. Cleo

    Glad to hear all tests came back negative, Sascha, and we’ll keep our paws crossed for you. How’re things down in your neck of the woods these days? Hope your health continues in the right direction!

  6. Kitties Blue

    Sister Sascha, this is all good news, especially about the leukemia tests being negative. We know all you want is to get to feeling better. Keep doing what you are doing as it sounds as if you are moving in the right direction. We’ll definitely be keeping you in our purrs and prayers and sending oodles of POTP. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy

  7. Madi and Mom

    Sister Sascha you are a fierce fighting lioness and I send your extra kitty kisses and hugs
    Madi your bfff we senior kitties have to be our own cheerleaders right!?

  8. meowmeowmans

    This is some really good news, Sascha! You just keep on battling, okay? And we know that Mom and Dad and your veterinary team will continue their work to help you get back to tip top healthy. Hugs!

  9. The Island Cats

    Sascha, we;re glad to hear you got those negative results…but we continue to purr and hope you can get those white blood cells up. It sounds like you are in great hands.

  10. Sherri-Ellen T-D.

    Mee-you Sisfur Sascha mee iss relieved yur status quo butt mee iss worried about thee blood cell count. Have you been tested fur Kidney Disease? Thyroid issues? Not lookin fur trubbull; just finkin out loud…
    Mee mite have Thyroid issue an LadyMum told mee if mee not put weight back inn 2 weeks mee iss goin fur bloodwek. Mee tried to vee-toe that idea….butt LadyMum iss addymint!
    let’s try to just enjoy thee weekend an put Vetss’ outta our minds ok?
    ~~head rubsss~~ Siddhartha Henry~~

  11. Jan K

    Well, that all sounds like positive news, Sister Sascha, and we’re glad you are headed in the right direction. Hopefully the new meds combination gets you the rest of the way! ♥

  12. William's Kith & Kin

    Sascha, our little hearts go out to you. We can’t imagine any of this, especially being a pincushion with all these tests. We hope to Bast things settle for you soon and things return to normal. Purrs to you, pretty girl.

  13. caren gittleman

    Oh THANK COD about all of the tests coming back NEGATIVE!! That is the most PAWESOME NEWS! I am so happy! Now, hoping that the adjustment of the meds will have you on the road to recovery sweet girl! Sending (((hugs)), kisses and love to all of you!

  14. Raven

    Sascha, it’s good to here that you’re doing well and your bone marrow tests all came back with good results. I hope you continue to make good progress so you can get your dental issues taken care of. I need my teeth cleaned, but the vet said I have to wait for a couple months until the steroid shot I just got it completely out of my system.

  15. Deziz World

    We’re thrilled to see your bootyful face Sascha. And, to hear da good news. We’ll be purrayin’ fur your go to get goin’. Big hugs fur all.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

  16. The OP Pack

    Well, status quo is better than status NO, and we agree, let’s get to status go. All in due time. We sure hope the medication switcharound will be just what you need. Great news on the fourth test. Maybe it is a bit of a Catch-22 with your teeth problems causing the white blood count to be off.

    Woos- Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  17. Dennis the Vizsla

    hello sister sascha its dennis the vizsla dog hay i am verry happy to heer that those blud tests kaym bak negativ i hav reesently lernd that sumtimes negativ test reezults ar a gud thing!!! i am sending lots of vizsla tail wags for that blud cell kownt to go up so yoo kan git yore dentals fiksd!!! and the hipster kitties send purrs!!! ok bye

  18. Da DB Boyz

    We are sure glad things are looking a bit more pawsitive now Sascha and we are still sending lots of POTP that you feel all the way better soon!!
    xoxo,
    Jakey, Arty & Rosy

  19. Erin the Cat, Princess

    Wonderful to see you Sister Sascha, and better news your home and tests are showing things are OK. Whist you’re not out of the woods you sure as heck can see the clearing, and that is mighty good news indeed. Purring and praying for you and family, and that you can all get some rest now.
    Toodle pip and purrrrrs
    ERin

  20. Clooney

    Dear Sweet Sister Sascha, we have been purring for you and will continue to send our biggest purrs and prayers in your direction, lots of love to you Sweetheart…and Happy Belated Gotcha Day wishes to you!

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