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New rescue. arrived about 1 1/2 hour ago

Koteburo
January 4th, 2013, 02:20 PM
Hi guys
I'm still visiting Mexico and I get no rest. My parents found a kitten at the market
He's alert and responsive, eyes clear (just with sleep and some dirt) and ate but he's dirty, exhausted and I can see he's in some pain, not enough not to eat but enough to cause him a constant spasm, except when he sleeps. Right now he's deeply asleep and at ease. It's past 1 pm and I'll be taking him to the vet at 4.
I've been told he was hit by a bicycle earlier, his condition is not critical at the moment and there are no visible injuries however I am concerned and have him warm in a big carrier resting behind closed doors and keping an eye on him until we go to the vet.
Please send all your good thoughts this way so we can pull him through this. My first concern is his health and once that's clear we'll find him a home.

God I'm so worried. I love them always at first sight.

sugarcatmom
January 4th, 2013, 04:54 PM
Aww, what a big heart you have! Thank you for looking out for the little guy, and my fingers will be crossed that there's nothing serious going on with him. :fingerscr

Dog Dancer
January 4th, 2013, 05:13 PM
Koteburo, bless you and your parents for caring for this little soul. I'm sure with your love he'll pull through fine and then wind up in a furever home. :pray::goodvibes:

Winston
January 4th, 2013, 06:18 PM
Sending all my positive vibes and prayers for him. Bless you for taking him and keep us posted....:grouphug: :thumbs up

Koteburo
January 4th, 2013, 06:33 PM
Thank you so much.
We're back from the vet. He didn't find anything severe except he has a lot of worms and some constipation (yes, again) the shaking or spasm could be due to the constipation. He told me to wait with the deworming medicine and that might help him go poop if not he'll be on lactulose. The little guy is so dirty he needs a bath, but not today, too soon, too much stress.
The kitten's about 3 or 3 and a half months.
He just ate again. I'm giving him small meals to prevent any reaction I don't know when was the last time he ate so better safe than sorry.
I'll keep focusing on the positive and we'll get through this, the cow and me and then his furever home.
I'll keep you posted.:goodvibes: :pray: ♥

angeldogs
January 4th, 2013, 08:28 PM
Thats good everything went well at the vet other then having worms and constipation. Poor thing that age and on his own.he's lucky to have found a wonderful caring human.

Koteburo
January 4th, 2013, 09:01 PM
Now I'd like to ask you for a tip, this time for me.
I worry a lot, seriously, a lot. I try to remain as calmed as possible however inside me there's this whirlpool of worry that thinks what if this, what if that.
My little cow kitteh here is stable however I always worry so, so much.
How can I handle this a bit better?
I know there is no way not to worry at all. I care so much about them it wouldn't be possible but a way that it's not so extremely hard on me.
I've seen a big share of pain and terrible things so now I am so wary.
Right now I think there's something telling me it'll be all right but at the same time I feel as if someone was squeezing my heart inside a fist.
Last time when the other rescued kitten (she's still here and doing excellent) got sick I couldn't eat, barely slept and my heart was always extremely heavy.
I think I need help to learn how to handle this better than what I do now.
Any ideas?

angeldogs
January 4th, 2013, 10:38 PM
Now I'd like to ask you for a tip, this time for me.
I worry a lot, seriously, a lot. I try to remain as calmed as possible however inside me there's this whirlpool of worry that thinks what if this, what if that.
My little cow kitteh here is stable however I always worry so, so much.
How can I handle this a bit better?
I know there is no way not to worry at all. I care so much about them it wouldn't be possible but a way that it's not so extremely hard on me.
I've seen a big share of pain and terrible things so now I am so wary.
Right now I think there's something telling me it'll be all right but at the same time I feel as if someone was squeezing my heart inside a fist.
Last time when the other rescued kitten (she's still here and doing excellent) got sick I couldn't eat, barely slept and my heart was always extremely heavy.
I think I need help to learn how to handle this better than what I do now.
Any ideas?

I'm the same way when it comes to my animals.or not mine or things in general. You need to find a way to release the stress and worry.exercise,meditation etc.I try to exercise and have more fun. in 2011 when i was down south on a load and thought i was having a heart attach and was in a hospital in springfield mo.even the doctors thought i was having or had a heart attack and after all was said and done heart was fine.it was all caused by extreme stress and worry.

You need to take care of yourself as well.it scared the crap out of my family and friends.

Koteburo
January 5th, 2013, 03:44 PM
Thank you angeldog. I tried breathing deep from my belly today in the morning but I do know I need to implement some meditation and exercise to deal with my apprehensiveness.

Today our little cow is very playful and with a healthy appetite. Last night he sort of pooped but it was more gas than poop. Also caused by the parasites and the deworming meds.
Anyway we've realized HOW LOVING is is, extremely sweet and grateful.
He'll be out for adoption as soon as he finishes his deworming treatment.
I introduce to you...
Etienne Jr.! (One of my greatest cat loves has been my cat Etienne and he was a cow cat as well hence the Etienne Jr.)

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/407778_4782133665040_1709583247_n.jpg
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Keep those good vibes coming Etienne Jr. and me need all the best thoughts and intentions we can get so we can place him successfully and soon in a responsible home.

pbpatti
January 5th, 2013, 04:21 PM
Sending good wishes to you for a calmer time. I am a TTouch Practioner for companion animals but the technique works for people also. Breathing is the biggest thing, we hold our vreathe without even realizing what we are doing.

I am attaching a description of how to do Heart Hugs, these will help to calm you. Try it. Good luck and thank you for looking after this beautiful kitten.

http://en.tellington-ttouch.org/content/ttouch-heart-hugs-step-step

angeldogs
January 5th, 2013, 05:39 PM
Your welcome and what a super cute face.i dont think there will be any problem finding a forever home for Etienne jr.

Koteburo
January 8th, 2013, 03:43 PM
I'm going to give the TTouch a first try today :) Never heard about it before but sounds like something I could certainly use and my animals as well.
I also started with an exercise routine. Nothing too harsh since I'm out of shape but a bit of cardio and toning. Hopefully thatīll bring many benefits including helping with anxiety for my animals.

Barkingdog
January 8th, 2013, 09:35 PM
Now I'd like to ask you for a tip, this time for me.
I worry a lot, seriously, a lot. I try to remain as calmed as possible however inside me there's this whirlpool of worry that thinks what if this, what if that.
My little cow kitteh here is stable however I always worry so, so much.
How can I handle this a bit better?
I know there is no way not to worry at all. I care so much about them it wouldn't be possible but a way that it's not so extremely hard on me.
I've seen a big share of pain and terrible things so now I am so wary.
Right now I think there's something telling me it'll be all right but at the same time I feel as if someone was squeezing my heart inside a fist.
Last time when the other rescued kitten (she's still here and doing excellent) got sick I couldn't eat, barely slept and my heart was always extremely heavy.
I think I need help to learn how to handle this better than what I do now.
Any ideas?

yoga is a great way to help with stress . I love the the little black dot on the kitten nose.

marko
January 9th, 2013, 07:00 AM
You have the hugest heart koteburo :goodvibes: :goodvibes: :goodvibes:
Such a cute kitty!

Koteburo
January 12th, 2013, 06:12 PM
yoga is a great way to help with stress . I love the the little black dot on the kitten nose.
:lovestruck:Me too :laughing:

And I love all the cowness haha he's getting bigger and stronger every day.
He got a home with my brother's gf as soon as she comes back fromFinland in February. Im so happy for my little cow

pattymac
January 12th, 2013, 06:48 PM
oh he is adorable!! He's got a permanent hat!! Is he a bit cross eyed!? :)

Barkingdog
January 12th, 2013, 07:12 PM
oh he is adorable!! He's got a permanent hat!! Is he a bit cross eyed!? :)

It looks like he is trying to see what that black dot on his nose is!
I was thinking that too if he was a bit cross eyed. That is his Mickey Mouse hat!

Koteburo
January 13th, 2013, 09:22 PM
Yeah, he'slightly crossed eyed and I think that gives an innocent expression to his face. As I type this I have him cuddling with a loving ginger tabby (Boris) on my lap and Yoshimi on my side. We're all warm and cozy :p
Little black dot for the win.

hazelrunpack
January 19th, 2013, 09:01 PM
What awesome news, Koteburo, and what a little sweetheart! He's a very lucky little kitty to have joined your family! :cloud9:

Koteburo
January 21st, 2013, 12:02 AM
Pic of our little cow taken yesterday while taking his daily sun bath :cloud9:
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/32157_10151388597710140_495120582_n.jpg

pattymac
January 21st, 2013, 12:36 AM
I love his little black toes!!

hazelrunpack
January 21st, 2013, 10:31 AM
:lovestruck:

pbpatti
January 21st, 2013, 10:50 AM
Thanks for the updated pictures, she is a real beauty! Did the Heart Hugs help with your anxiety?

angeldogs
January 21st, 2013, 06:50 PM
Looking all cute happy sun bathing

Koteburo
January 21st, 2013, 11:05 PM
Yesh! What a cutie he is. It's going to be so tough the separation for me, from the cow, the dinosaur (Thelma) and the Tepic crew (in Mexico) My 18 year old goddess, Yoshimi, Misty, Fibrizo, Latis, Boris, Saburo, Santi. I plan on coming back in less than a year but last time I took too long and I lost Etienne, Rui and Paye and I can't recover from that couldn't even say goodbye.
My senior Hilda I'm thankful for every day we get to spend with her and with some luck we'll get to share a couple of more years. She's an oak.
Anyways the very thought of leaving them again brings tears to my eyes (they're in good care though) so I better keep practicing the heart hugs, it has helped. I was so worried what if this, what if that with the kittens but the heart hugs have helped :)

marko
January 22nd, 2013, 07:26 AM
awww what a sleeping beauty.

growler~GateKeeper
January 22nd, 2013, 11:38 PM
Etienne Jr. is so adorable :lovestruck:

The colour pattern (like tabby is a colour pattern) he has is called Van. Where the cap, ears, tail & a spot or two on the body is coloured & the rest of the body is white.

My late cat Mischief was a Siamese mix she had Van Calico colouring :lovestruck:

Koteburo
January 23rd, 2013, 12:49 PM
Etienne Jr. is so adorable :lovestruck:

The colour pattern (like tabby is a colour pattern) he has is called Van. Where the cap, ears, tail & a spot or two on the body is coloured & the rest of the body is white.

My late cat Mischief was a Siamese mix she had Van Calico colouring :lovestruck:

I didn't know that. Love learning new things about cats :3

Koteburo
January 31st, 2013, 05:25 PM
Thelma the Dinosaur and Etienne Jr. The Cow 3 days ago. They're great pals.
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/74161_10151404175870140_1182533101_n.jpg
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/64927_10151404231610140_1407660021_n.jpg

Barkingdog
January 31st, 2013, 06:54 PM
QUOTE=Koteburo;1052490]Pic of our little cow taken yesterday while taking his daily sun bath :cloud9:
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/32157_10151388597710140_495120582_n.jpg[/QUOTE]

:cloud9: He look like he has settle in very nicely , he is a really pretty cat.
I did not see the photo of your two cats sleeping together , that is really sweet.

growler~GateKeeper
January 31st, 2013, 11:38 PM
Love how Thelma has her back paws in Etienne Jr's face, looks like he's about to kiss her feet :lovestruck:

angeldogs
February 2nd, 2013, 05:18 PM
The sleeping together pic.what sweeties

Koteburo
February 5th, 2013, 06:49 PM
Kissing her little bunny feet :p
Update on The Cow! He's doing excellent except for a small fungal infection that is already being treated (already took him to the vet) I'm going to buy organic coconut oil to apply some every night (besides his prescription)
I have lots of sleeping pics because is the time when I can catch him for a good pic :laughing: Napping!
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/488019_10151440739380140_1412259032_n.jpg

pbpatti
February 5th, 2013, 08:18 PM
Koteburo I am so pleased that the Heart Hugs have helped you. If you want more info about TTouch you can contact the Calgary Humane society and get more information from them, orrrrr, you can go online, youtube, google, there is a lot of info there for all.

Barkingdog
February 5th, 2013, 09:08 PM
Kissing her little bunny feet :p
Update on The Cow! He's doing excellent except for a small fungal infection that is already being treated (already took him to the vet) I'm going to buy organic coconut oil to apply some every night (besides his prescription)
I have lots of sleeping pics because is the time when I can catch him for a good pic :laughing: Napping!
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/488019_10151440739380140_1412259032_n.jpg

What a sweet looking kitty . :cloud9:

Koteburo
February 24th, 2013, 04:22 PM
After battling with a fungal infection the bastoid is finally receding (not all gone but receding) :highfive:
The cow is growing every day and he eats a lot :p
Here is with his companion Thelma also known as the Dinosaur. They're playmates because they're very close in age.
So I leave you with The Dinosaur and The Carnosaur
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/533233_10151477195310140_1292370661_n.jpg

hazelrunpack
February 24th, 2013, 05:56 PM
:lovestruck:

Glad to hear the fungus is on the run! :D

Barkingdog
February 24th, 2013, 06:57 PM
After battling with a fungal infection the bastoid is finally receding (not all gone but receding) :highfive:
The cow is growing every day and he eats a lot :p
Here is with his companion Thelma also known as the Dinosaur. They're playmates because they're very close in age.
So I leave you with The Dinosaur and The Carnosaur
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/533233_10151477195310140_1292370661_n.jpg

That photo is so sweet ! That is good news about the infection is finally receding.

Koteburo
March 8th, 2013, 01:52 PM
Little Cow Cat has improved a lot. Still some pink skin where he's growing new hair.
He has become a giant cow cat monster that battles giant turtle monsters and destroy Tile City. (and I just kissed the tip of his nose)
Here you have it:
CARNOSAUR vs GAMERA!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRq-JZn7PCc

hazelrunpack
March 8th, 2013, 05:11 PM
:laughing: A valiant battle! And dramatic music, too, I might add! :thumbs up

chico2
March 9th, 2013, 04:19 PM
Koteburo,What a beautiful little guy,he really has bunnyfeet..LOL
Seems to have energy to spare:laughing:

Koteburo
March 9th, 2013, 05:34 PM
Koteburo,What a beautiful little guy,he really has bunnyfeet..LOL
Seems to have energy to spare:laughing:

Funny thing you mentioned it. Yesterday I was grabbing his foot and asking my aunt who's visiting: "Don't you think he has bunny feet?" LOL