Just heard from the vets, and Poppy had an adenoma, a benign tumour. The laboratory recommended spaying, which was done at the same time as the lump removal, so now just to get her safely through the recovery. It is a relief, but I think it will take her a while to get her bounce back - she is physically bruised and emotionally stressed, and is going to need quite a lot of TLC and chicken to make things better. She thinks she would like to go for a walk, but then wants to go back to the car as quickly as possible in case anything horrible happens. Meanwhile Sophy is desperate for a four mile hike across country, preferably with rabbits and squirrels and nice dogs and people to meet...