Thursday, December 18, 2008
Kris and I had noticed a few weeks back a weird bump on Vic's chest...we thought it was just a cut that had gotten infected, but after about 3 weeks we noticed it was getting worse...so we decided to take him in to the vet. It was very sad news, Vic had a tumor and would have to have surgery. We knew after the surgery he wouldn't be able to run for about a week, but we had no idea what all the surgery entailed. Vic had his surgery yesterday. They had to shave most of his chest area and made an incision about 6 inches wide (yikes). They removed the tumor and stitched him back up. He now has tubes in his chest and is bloody and has to wear a cone around his head.
Poor Vic, he looks so miserable. Usually he stays outside, but for now we decided the he could come inside and stay in the bathroom (we don't want him getting blood all over the house, plus we're not sure how he and Trinity will interact seeing each other face to face). I went and bought him a fluffy new pet bed last night at Target so he's enjoying his time inside with a nice, new bed, but you can still tell he's in a lot of pain. I feel so bad for him. Luckily Kris has all next week off to take care of him.
Here you can see a little of the incision. I didn't want to be too graphic cause I knew Renee would read this and be grossed out.