Lizzie needs your help!

John Schestag ( AAARPTRADEUSA@webtv.net )
Sat, 20 Feb 1999 18:20:39 -0500 (EST)

First message (new member)

My three year old female cat has lymphoma. One tumor is behind the
right eye and "maybe" one internally. so the eye vet claims.

She is on Interferon 2-alpha, 1cc every 24 hours, one week on and one
week off. I also give her Dexamethasone, one drop 4x a day and Atropine
ointment, 1/4 inch strip once a day and Timolol 0.5%, one drop 2x a day
and Ginseng 18, 1 half tablet 2x a day (total 700 mg a day) and
Prednisone 5 mg once a day.

She weighs 8.4 lbs. and seems to be losing her appetite somewhat. (even
her love for shrimp).
Questions:

1. Is there an oral chemo that I could give her that any of you have
tried? I'll listen to any successful home remedies also.

2. Could I disolve a human's "Centrum Silver" multi-vitamin in with
milk and a blended whole egg for her to eat or feed through a tube
directly into her throat that would taste good? ....... (little
sugar?). I have pet vitamins, but would the aforementioned vitamin be
more of a boost to her system without fear of a vitamin overdose?

3. I'm avoiding I.V. chemo at this time due to the horror stories I've
heard about their onset of stomach sickness , vomiting and general
weakness.

Thanks for your time and understanding.
Best regards to all you cat lovers, John

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