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Forum: Senior cats June 5th, 2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,358
Posted By PumpkinPal
Question Cyproheptadine For Appetite Stimulation For My CRF Cat?

Sampson has lost another pound. :( He was off his thyroid meds for a few weeks on account of my not being able to afford them. He is back on them now.

He simply isn't eating enough. His last test...
Forum: Senior cats February 2nd, 2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By PumpkinPal
It's half and half. In the morning he tends to...

It's half and half. In the morning he tends to want more. I'll give
him as much as he will eat. Later in the day, he does leave some.

Since I feed the 4 of them at once, it's difficult to gauge...
Forum: Senior cats February 2nd, 2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By PumpkinPal
I spoke with the vet and she said it was fine to...

I spoke with the vet and she said it was fine to use Advantage on Sampson. That is the only treatment that he can have.

I put it on him this afternoon. No side effects. I only used half a dose. He...
Forum: Senior cats January 31st, 2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By PumpkinPal
CRF Cat Still Losing Weight :(

I thought I'd pose my query in the new forum instead of my other thread.

All Sampson's tests came back great. The vet said the sub Q's are making
a difference. I don't have the numbers, I plan to...
Forum: Senior cats January 31st, 2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By PumpkinPal
Thanks Growler, your input is always appreciated....

Thanks Growler, your input is always appreciated. :thumbs up

I'll put a call into the vet tomorrow morning.

I heard if you wash the cats with Dawn dish soap it's safe and will kill
the fleas....
Forum: Senior cats January 29th, 2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By PumpkinPal
Flea Treatment for CRF cat?

Hello everyone!

I searched the forum, but did not see any recent info.

We've got fleas. :( It's not bad, but I did see one black speck on Sampson earlier. Put water on it, turned red. I've...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 30th, 2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,336
Posted By PumpkinPal
Thanks again! I did check the Core and...

Thanks again!

I did check the Core and noticed it was a bit too high. He's on the Wellness
Indoor now.

I didn't think the Renafood was a issue but just wanted to check. He's seems to be eating...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 23rd, 2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,336
Posted By PumpkinPal
Sometimes he does want more food which I give him...

Sometimes he does want more food which I give him including the
chicken.

We went to the vet this morning. She did a full body exam, got
a good palpation of his stomach. She did a few x rays...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 22nd, 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By PumpkinPal
Welcome amandabanana! Dry food really isn't...

Welcome amandabanana!

Dry food really isn't the best for them. Wellness is the best wet food.
There are no by products or grains. The quality of the protein is very
good.

Sometimes the kidney...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 18th, 2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,336
Posted By PumpkinPal
I'm not sure if it's the Hyper T. His only...

I'm not sure if it's the Hyper T. His only symptom seems to be the
weight loss.

He eats voraciously. If he is standing by his food dish, I empty almost
a full packet of the Wellness. His...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 12th, 2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,336
Posted By PumpkinPal
Sampson has lost weight again. :( He has...

Sampson has lost weight again. :(

He has been looking slightly thinner near his hindquarters, my scale
is all over the place with the numbers so I took him to the vet.

The tech put him at 10...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. August 4th, 2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,152
Posted By PumpkinPal
Erykah that's true, I watched the coon dive right...

Erykah that's true, I watched the coon dive right into the pond and
swim around. I think if the pond was much deeper and had the sides
sloped more, it may deter it. I know that they don't want to...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. August 2nd, 2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,152
Posted By PumpkinPal
I posted here for advice, I certainly don't want...

I posted here for advice, I certainly don't want to be branded as
a horrible person because I'm trying to find a humane solution.

My fish being slaughtered is far from being just a nuisance. Sure...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants August 1st, 2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By PumpkinPal
So sorry. :cry::cry::cry: I'm glad Bailey...

So sorry. :cry::cry::cry:

I'm glad Bailey spent his final moments in the arms of love. Run free
beautiful angel. :candle:

Blessings to you cpietra. :grouphug:
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. August 1st, 2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,152
Posted By PumpkinPal
Many thanks for all the suggestions! That link...

Many thanks for all the suggestions! That link was quite informative.

Yes, in California the laws are different. There are some businesses who
are licensed to remove and release them.

I live...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants July 31st, 2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,773
Posted By PumpkinPal
I'm so very sorry Cpietra. :cry: Sending...

I'm so very sorry Cpietra. :cry:

Sending gentle comfort and wishing a peaceful passing for
Bailey. :candle:

I'm sure you've given him many years of laughter and love. Let
those happy memories...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 31st, 2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,795
Posted By PumpkinPal
Those precious blue eyes! :cloud9: So happy...

Those precious blue eyes! :cloud9:

So happy to see more pics. How do you make it out of the room.
Such sweetness!!

I'll agree on the video, that would be wonderful! :D

I've got the biggest...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 31st, 2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,152
Posted By PumpkinPal
The problem with an electric fence is it would...

The problem with an electric fence is it would shock Honu when he
comes out to bask. :(

Well, the cayenne kept it away for a few days. It's been back a couple
of times. A friend of mind brought...
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 21st, 2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,152
Posted By PumpkinPal
Thank you all for the suggestions. Money is a bit...

Thank you all for the suggestions. Money is a bit tight at the moment,
so I needed to find something not too costly.

Since raccoons have such a strong sense of smell, I did read that sprinkling...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 21st, 2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 11,795
Posted By PumpkinPal
Squee!! Cuteness overload! I've never seen...

Squee!! Cuteness overload!

I've never seen toes like that. Adorable. :lovestruck:

Are you going to keep any of kittens? Hope you will be able
to at least keep Cinnamon. :fingerscr She's...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 19th, 2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,393
Posted By PumpkinPal
YAY! :clap: So glad to hear that. May Ozzy...

YAY! :clap:

So glad to hear that. May Ozzy have a lifetime of good health
ahead. :goodvibes:
Forum: Wildlife - squrriels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, etc. July 19th, 2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,152
Posted By PumpkinPal
Raccoon Hunting In My Koi Pond, Help Needed!

I hope this is the proper place to post.

I have a good sized koi pond in the back yard. A few months ago, after
the koi had laid her eggs, I noticed the koi disappearing. Within 3 days, all
the...
Forum: Pets that have passed away - Rainbow bridge July 14th, 2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,080
Posted By PumpkinPal
Winston, I'm so very sorry. My heart breaks....

Winston, I'm so very sorry. My heart breaks. :cry:

You did your best and so much more. Bomber had a wonderful, joyous life.
He passed from this world knowing the greatest love, in your arms.
...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 13th, 2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,336
Posted By PumpkinPal
Thanks once more for your continued advice. ...

Thanks once more for your continued advice.

I started him on the Renafood yesterday. I was only able to get
tablets, capsules weren't available. Crushed it up in a few pill pockets,
he ate them...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 13th, 2010, 04:06 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,956
Posted By PumpkinPal
I'm so sorry. :cry: Run free over the...

I'm so sorry. :cry:

Run free over the bridge, sweet angel. :candle:

Hugs to you Winston. :grouphug:
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