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Jill's Journey

Hopping her way towards a (hopefully) cancer free life three legs at a time

A Letter to my Cat is HERE!

Filed under: Uncategorized — rica55 at 10:57 am on Thursday, October 30, 2014

It really is true!  Jill is in a real life book! I didn’t really believe it until I saw it with my very own eyes.  In July 2013, I got a phone call that the wonderful people putting together the book A Letter to my Cat read the letter I submitted online and wanted to […]

Happy Gotcha Day Jilly!

Filed under: Uncategorized — rica55 at 12:19 pm on Friday, October 17, 2014

Ten years ago today I reluctantly went to meet a 7 week old kitten to see if I was interested in adopting her. I had been told by my mother’s friend (who had been fostering her and bottle raised her since she was 2 days old) that she was the sweetest kitty she had ever […]

Happy 22 Month Ampuversary Jill!

Filed under: Uncategorized — rica55 at 11:06 am on Sunday, October 12, 2014

Today is 22 months since Jill’s leg was amputated!  She is just doing terrific and I can’t believe how the time has flown by. This month brought wonderful news.  We went to the oncologist last week and got a great, clean bill of health.  Jill’s x-rays and blood work shows that she remains cancer free! […]

An early ampuversary celebration

Filed under: Uncategorized — rica55 at 3:10 pm on Friday, October 3, 2014

Hi all! Jill’s 22 month ampuversary is not for another 9 days, but this morning she had her biannual check up at the oncologist for chest x-rays and blood work. Wonderful news – still cancer free!!!!!!!  Her x-ray was clear and bloodwork looked normal.  Her white blood cell count is low, but not dangerously, and we’ve […]