Here's the plain truth: It would require surgery ... to the tune of about $800. If it the vet had come back and told me it was cancer for certain, we'd have tightened our belts and done it, because she's family. But since the vet is nearly 100% certain it's NOT cancer, we're playing the odds.
Pets aren't cheap folks. Even healthy pets aren't cheap (right, Brandy?) but when they start getting sick, it's no fun at all. It's why we don't have three dogs and seven cats. Because to be a responsible pet owner means being able to take care of your critters, no matter what.
Speaking of cats... check this out:
You Are a Bridge to Happiness
You enjoy a good challenge or competition. You're bored when things are too easy.
You are focused and committed. You never lose site of your goals.
You like to surround yourself with beautiful objects. Aesthetics are important to you.
You are passionate and romantic. When you meet the right person, you just know.
Maybe 75% right.