Wednesday, July 31, 2013
I spoke with the vet; initially he thought that Mrs Palmer had kidney failure but the test results show that she has hyperaldosterone. She has an adrenocarcinoma. She cannot have it surgically removed because of her congenital cardiac conditions---she does have a feline cardiologist who has verified that she would not withstand surgery.
The bright news is that she might have some good days left with medication for hypertension and a potassium supplement to her diet.
The vet gave her subcutaneous fluids yesterday and that has helped her mood a lot. She has started to trumpet and carry toys around again. Her general brightness and alertness has returned.
So we wait and see. And we knead and we need.