Banshee, in March 2007, was a spunky little 9 lb. calico. Flirtatious and fun, ready for a wild game of “chase the feather on a string” or “chase the lizards in the back yard”, she was as good and happy a kitty as one could imagine. Then one day she started vomiting after her morning meal – and not just hairballs. It didn’t seem to be daily, at first, but then it got progressively worse. She started to lose weight, she became lethargic, and then the vomit began to smell of excrement, which was the first sign that it was coming from further down her digestive tract. We took her in to see the vet early on, but they could not find anything wrong with her, and if we insisted they find something, they could only offer exploratory surgery. We even tried a naturopathic vet, who seemed to achieve great results, but temporary. By April, it was time for the surgery; there had to be something blocking her intestines.
Sure enough, there was a small tumor, which they removed during the procedure, but no other signs of metastasis. As we all know, cancer is not a stationary entity. It never just invades one area of the body. It may just clump together in one visible spot, but it travels. So, the vets encouraged us to go forward with chemotherapy, which might extend her life for maybe another year…
As you can imagine, that was not good enough for me. I am a Reiki Master, a Clinical Hypnotherapist, a Spiritual Counselor, a healer – I help make change for people’s ailments all the time – I had to be able to help my baby! (Yes, my pets are my children.) So, I started with the research. Every day I scoured the internet and all the books I could find on what the body needed to fight this. Would you believe that there are several “remedies” out there, but the FDA won’t approve them…?
First, I found out about bloodroot. Bloodroot is used mostly for topical treatment, like skin cancer and skin tags, but it can be taken internally also – it may just take longer to affect the invader as it is not directly applied. Try getting a bloodroot tincture without alcohol in the U.S.! So, I made my own. You can purchase our bloodroot glycerite (alcohol-free) or tincture, or just visit the page to learn more about it.
Next, I found out about Essiac tea. There’s more than one story around the origin of the blend, but the most common is that the native peoples of North America, especially in the Canadian/northern region, used this blend of herbs whenever certain symptoms would arise, such as pain, vomiting, lesions, headaches… it was their cure-all! And it works topically or internally. Go here for more information on the Essiac tea blend or to place an order.
So, what was Banshee’s healing protocol? Of course she daily received several doses of energy healing and a ton of love, and then added to that she received 2 ml of the diluted bloodroot tincture (glycerite), 3 ml of the Essiac tea blend (undiluted), and a sprinkling of dry Vitamin E, glucosamine with chondroitin, MSM and L-glutamine on her moist food 6-8 times a day. Remember, she had a lot of weight to regain – I even got up twice a night to feed her for the first three months! She was not allowed dry food for several months after the surgery, but we do have it available to her now, in case she gets nibbly before we are available to feed her. Is she the size of a small cottage now? No. She is a fit and trim 9.5 lbs. She only gets 5-6 feedings of 1/5 of a 5.5 oz. can of moist cat food and an available bowl of crunchies as she wants. She doesn’t gorge herself, so there is no need to monitor her intake further – if that is an issue with your pet, please take precautions.
DISCLAIMER: Also, it needs to be noted that this is an alternative treatment to chemical or radiation therapy, but not by any means a guarantee of cure or remedy. I do not have authorization or sanction to claim more than what this protocol has done for Banshee. We are not encouraging anyone to dismiss their doctors’ or veterinarians’ advice for our information. These “alternative treatments” can be used in compliment to any other treatment you are considering. These statements have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, nor has any of the content of this page. These treatments are, therefore, not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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