Part of the Pack
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Liphook, Hampshire, UK
Degu with tumour (from previous)
Bad news i'm afraid. Bens has another lump growing in the same place as before. i will always hope that it is nothing bad, but he has lost weight and is very letharic at the minute. he is still eating and is active at times, but generally looks quite sickly. my boyfriend and i agree we believe it is the tumour returning.
I am taking him to the vet on saturday. I hope they will try operating again, but my boyfriend reckons that they won't because they've already tried it. If they do, it is also more likely he won't survive the op because he is weak at the minute.
If they don't, the options will be to do nothing (and he will suffer) or put him to sleep. Neither are my favourite options.
I'm still hoping, but i think i secretly know that this time, it won't have a happy ending.
wish us luck. i'll let you know what happens on tuesday.