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Xena is our precious little local Hong Kong cat adopted 4 years ago. She has always been a very sweet and playful cat whose resilience has always impressed us.
For some time she has been having very serious breathing issues and we always thought it was due to feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR) as she has been tested positive with this when she was little and the vet suspected it was likely this reason. Several months passed and she was getting worse to the point of not being able to breathe much at all and constantly struggling with inflammation. We also found some blood in her nostrils which had me super worried.
We immediately took her to the vet again and insisted on doing more tests to get to the bottom of this. We did all tests imaginable and our suspicions were proven right, she had a polyp that was causing a massive infection inside her ear and nose and unfortunately she required a more serious surgery known as a bulla osteotomy, this involves the complete removal of the ear canal and tympanic bulla (middle ear). If left untreated the polyp could grow pressing into her brain and causing the bacterial infection to develop into meningitis which is deathly.
The cause of it is unknown though it may be congenital, and the vet said it could even be recurrent though if the surgery is done well, the probability should not be so high.
Thankfully the surgery went well but the costs of all of this was unexpectedly high and continuous to grow upwards to over 75,000 HKD as we have to continuously monitor and do more frequent vet checks and a variety of medications.
We would be eternally grateful if we could receive any help or if you could share this post. This really means everything to us as we would do anything to save her.
Xena needs a feeding tubeUpdate posted by lok kee siu at 01:47 pm
So unfortunately since Xena came back from surgery she has not been eating at all and we’ve had to force feed her both food and medication. Since she isstill very weak and losing weight, they vet decided today to put a feeding tube which meant another round of general anaesthesia
Xena finally pooed today !!!!!!Update posted by lok kee siu at 12:39 pm
I know it may sound silly I’m celebrating a poo but it had us sooo worried cuz she was not able to poo since last Thursday so it’s basically been a week!! And she still has low appetite so we need to force feed her but the fact that she
ReceiptsUpdate posted by lok kee siu at 12:36 pm
Just sharing some of the receipt for full transparency but we are sososooo incredible thankful for all the donations so far ! We have no words to express how grateful we are and just Hope Xena can recover as soon as possible