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Tripawd Tuesday: Lawri Beats the Feline Fibrosarcoma Odds

Love finds us in the most unexpected places sometimes. In today’s Tripawd Tuesday feature, you’ll enjoy the sweet story of how Lawri beat the feline fibrosarcoma odds. Here is their story, as told by Rosary, aka @Marilynmagoo.

Lawri Shows How Feline Fibrosarcoma Odds Can Be Wrong

Lawri and sister, Pangi, were found wandering at our hotel in Barbados. We flew them home and found out they were about five weeks old.


My 17 year old cat, Muffin, had feline injection site fibrosarcoma. We made her comfortable, but amputation was ruled out. At age 5, Lawri was diagnosed with the same illness. (One in 10,000 cats get this?). After amputation, 19 radiation treatments were recommended. Still, they said it would probably return.

Lawri Tripawd Kitty

In 2016, her beloved sister died of a brain tumor. We make sure Lawri has extra love, as they were inseparable.


Lawri will be 13 soon. She was the best patient and so brave. She is an example of the odds not always being correct. She’s our little hoppy girl who gets where she wants to go and climbs too. Cancer free for 8 years and many more !

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3 thoughts on “Tripawd Tuesday: Lawri Beats the Feline Fibrosarcoma Odds”

  1. Hello! What great news that your kitty has beaten the odds! I would like to chat with you about the radiation. Did you proceed with this? I am wondering whether amputation is enough or must we do that along with radiation? Thank you! My kitty has only undergone her first limited excision.


    Thank you so much for sharing Lawri, Muffin and Pangi with us!! I know Muffin and Pangi are watching over you and Lawri❤

    Lawri is such an inspirational story of hope! We loooover it around here when cats and dogs blow statistics amd “best guesses” of Vets out of the water!!

    Keep on keeping on sweet Lawri! We’re cheering for you

    Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!


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