08/18/19 This older, previously spayed and front declawed cat has a large mass on
the right hind leg in the area of the knee (stifle). This is causing her to walk
abnormally. We have taken radiographs and a needle biopsy of the mass, outside
review is pending. At this time, we are suspicious of neoplasia (cancer) in the bone
and soft tissue around this joint. If confirmed, this cat may need to have her right
hind leg amputated. Diagnostics will be shared with Paw Partners.
Update 8/21: cytology cannot distinguish between cancerous and inflammatory
process in the mass. Full biopsy will be submitted. Results pending and will be