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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By Mia101
none of those signs that you mentioned are...

none of those signs that you mentioned are happening.

But a woman who takes her cat to a kidney specialist said the vet and I are out of our minds not to start fluids with a BUN that high.

I...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,680
Posted By Mia101
I didn't know they actually fought bears, wow. I...

I didn't know they actually fought bears, wow. I thought they just assisted in hunting. Like more than tracking but less than physical contact. I'm pretty sure all my dog would do is bark at a bear...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Mia101
When mine eats grass, we stay outside until she...

When mine eats grass, we stay outside until she vomits. Learned that lesson!
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,680
Posted By Mia101
I totally agree with switching to a horse. And...

I totally agree with switching to a horse. And not giving a dog too much work. But some say they shouldn't work at all, and I don't agree with that.

Mine would love a job. Obedience and agility...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
I don't have a 'surly' attitude anymore than any...

I don't have a 'surly' attitude anymore than any of the regular posters here who demonize newcomers if they don't tow the line of what some here think is the ideal, even though it is NOT proven!
...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
I have nothing against canned food! You're not...

I have nothing against canned food! You're not reading all that I write.

I was like a scientist over here when I learned about premium food and canned in particular.

It was a long struggle with...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Mia101
I thought it's not good for them, though? Haven't...

I thought it's not good for them, though? Haven't had to do research on that. Vet said it's fine when tummy is upset, but not too much.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Mia101
cool - I just didn't know. some people are vegans...

cool - I just didn't know. some people are vegans and make their dogs and cats vegans too. Especially harmful for cats, as I'm sure you already know.

I saw one on Wife Swap and I wanted to find...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,680
Posted By Mia101
My dog is stronger than me. Only apparatus...

My dog is stronger than me. Only apparatus allowed me to control her, and now only the desire to obey keeps her from walking me, etc.

Also, I assume the human is working too.The OP says she wants...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 29th, 2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By Mia101
We have sort of an offender notification here. If...

We have sort of an offender notification here. If you don't pick up your poo, management will put the 'no poo' sign right in front of your condo, lol.

If caught red-handed, there is a fine.
Forum: Pure Inspiration - Happy tails March 29th, 2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,938
Posted By Mia101
wow.I have tears! I don't know who abandoned my...

wow.I have tears! I don't know who abandoned my bundle of joy, but I do selfishly thank thank them.

She has a temperament just like Charlie, with the added bonus of looking very intimidating when...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,680
Posted By Mia101
I don't think there is anything wrong with...

I don't think there is anything wrong with working dogs - in fact some breeds NEED a job.

I would only say to do a lot of research and make sure of what is appropriate and yeah, if it's built for...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,680
Posted By Mia101
Mine died of depression. When his horse lot...

Mine died of depression. When his horse lot closed, where he had 14 mates, my father put him out somewhere alone until he fenced his new house. I still hold a grudge that he never built that fence.
...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,680
Posted By Mia101
I don't rent. I have a mortgage. With the housing...

I don't rent. I have a mortgage. With the housing market as it is, I could not sell it for what I owe.

I don't have 10K to get out of it and move anywhere, or I already would have to get a yard.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Mia101
There is a difference between a completely...

There is a difference between a completely vegetarian diet and SOME grains/grass/veggies.

Dogs on diets with quality meat as the main ingredients do better and live longer than those on foods with...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 29th, 2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By Mia101
Mine only eats it when her tummy is upset and...

Mine only eats it when her tummy is upset and then she vomits a little and feels better.

Dogs are carnivorous, but I believe are technically categorized as scavengers - they will eat almost...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
I know and I appreciate that. But it's not...

I know and I appreciate that. But it's not helpful, as a for instance, for posters to refuse to help with a dry food choice because it's like feeding only cheetoes to a child. It is NOT the same, and...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants March 29th, 2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By Mia101
I hate that, because I just found out that parvo...

I hate that, because I just found out that parvo can be transmitted just by SMELLING contaminated poop. Mine doesn't touch it and I thought smelling was OK (gives hr inspiration to poo herself) but...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
That didn't work so well for my kitty, and the...

That didn't work so well for my kitty, and the vet would rather the other, and so does a friend who is a vet and both of them stay up on nutrition.

So I find it quite reasonable to simply TRY...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
I'm sure it is, but I'm referring also to past...

I'm sure it is, but I'm referring also to past threads. They have a lot of info or I wouldn't come here at all, but for the sake of others I'm going to say what I think too and challenge some of the...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
Also the research on canned food does not say...

Also the research on canned food does not say that dry causes dehydration. It is a THEORY that feeding dry MAY cause chronic slight dehydration and MAY be a factor in CRF. They'd need to do a 20 year...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
She's not NOT being pro-active. She is not in...

She's not NOT being pro-active. She is not in stage 4, and she wants to see if the food helps, and if it doesn't enough then fluids.

Not every cat is the same. Treating CRF is not a one size fits...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,508
Posted By Mia101
I don't have an insistence on feeding dry. I...

I don't have an insistence on feeding dry. I spent months being a scientist figuring out canned foods she'd eat I'm only doing it while it's the only food I've got that is low enough in phos.
...
Forum: Cat food forum March 29th, 2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mia101
Thank you both.

Thank you both.
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 29th, 2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Mia101
She had healthy bloodwork up to age 17, so I...

She had healthy bloodwork up to age 17, so I could have gotten coverage up to that point.

I'm just wondering if it would have done me any good. I didn't know at the time CRF was the most common...
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