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Forum: Dog food forum January 30th, 2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,687
Posted By Mamakicia
Getting back to the main issue...

You've hit the nail on the head :wall:



IMO, Noles has not really made a case for why dogs need so many carbohydrates. Looking at the analysis for the NB Organic dog food, it would seem that...
Forum: Dog food forum January 30th, 2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By Mamakicia
Go! Natural is :ca: if that's makes any...

Go! Natural is :ca: if that's makes any difference :thumbs up. Alberta or Saskatchewan, I always get it mixed up with where Orijen comes from.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 28th, 2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Mamakicia
Sorry to be so late in following up on this...

Sorry to be so late in following up on this thread - I'd forgotten about it for a few days.

My 14 y/o Misio has nothing done there, but 8 y/o Jesse is the one with the fluffy peanuts :laughing:. ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 27th, 2008, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By Mamakicia
The laser light is a sure fire way to get a cat...

The laser light is a sure fire way to get a cat to move. Even starting with just 2-3 minutes at a time will probably give Cookie more exercise than she normally gets in a whole day!

Beware of...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 27th, 2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,888
Posted By Mamakicia
Yeah, I agree. Although I guess for the people...

Yeah, I agree. Although I guess for the people out there who A/ don't want to bother with non-kibble diets or B/ just don't realize that kibble is inferior - at least there are some better kibbles...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 26th, 2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,888
Posted By Mamakicia
Dr. Hodgkins new book, Your Cat, is excellent -...

Dr. Hodgkins new book, Your Cat, is excellent - I've read it from cover to cover, twice. However, we all know that black and white doesn't apply to most people. Our world is usually some shade of...
Forum: Cat food forum January 23rd, 2008, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mamakicia
Okay, so the Onu update is that her poop firmed...

Okay, so the Onu update is that her poop firmed up a few days after my initial posts. I went off the Orijen, and used the Innova Senior (8% fibre) as the exclusive dry food (but also still roughly...
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training January 23rd, 2008, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mamakicia
If Mischa hated Milo, she would probably hiss at...

If Mischa hated Milo, she would probably hiss at him, and would probably avoid him rather than tumbling around with him. My oldest girl doesn't really love the kittens, and she tends to avoid them. ...
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training January 23rd, 2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mamakicia
I'm so sorry that I don't have any good...

I'm so sorry that I don't have any good suggestions, but I am staying tuned to see if anyone else does. At Christmas, four of my cats had diarrhea. I was scooping hourly, and I can't tell you how...
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training January 23rd, 2008, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,502
Posted By Mamakicia
A full bucket (not too tall) in the bathtub...

A full bucket (not too tall) in the bathtub should be too heavy to tip, and the bathtub will catch any splashes. :thumbs up
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 23rd, 2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By Mamakicia
:shrug: That's a very good question. I hope...

:shrug: That's a very good question. I hope someone has an answer!

One of my male cats seems to be pretty barren down there, but another seems to have these two fluffy little peanuts :laughing: ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 23rd, 2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By Mamakicia
Good job! :thumbs up Incorporating the wet...

Good job! :thumbs up

Incorporating the wet food is really good, as most members of this forum will agree.

What your vet said about indoor cats not needing as much protein for building muscles...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 18th, 2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Mamakicia
Thanks... Hopefully it won't happen to my kitties...

Thanks... Hopefully it won't happen to my kitties anytime soon! :fingerscr
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 17th, 2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Mamakicia
Necessary for cats?

Excuse my ignorance but does this ever need to be done for cats? :laughing: I once caught my kitty scooting across the floor - but it was just the once and she did happen to have diarrhea at the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 12th, 2008, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Mamakicia
Cats can get blood in the stool from colitis. ...

Cats can get blood in the stool from colitis. Colitis itself can result from stress. And we all know that the smallest change in a cat's daily routine can be cause for stress. For example, when I...
Forum: Cat food forum January 9th, 2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mamakicia
She hasn't been checked for parasites yet. Her...

She hasn't been checked for parasites yet. Her poop looks normal except that it is soft/liquidy. No specks, chunks, or mucus. Smooth and normal colour.

She was on a chicken-based kibble before...
Forum: Cat food forum January 9th, 2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mamakicia
Hi rainbow - no, I haven't tried the pumpkin yet....

Hi rainbow - no, I haven't tried the pumpkin yet. I tried using pumpkin a couple years ago for constipation and they didn't like it... Onu is pretty fussy. I can certainly pick some up tomorrow and...
Forum: Cat food forum January 9th, 2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,164
Posted By Mamakicia
Pudding consistency poop

Until a few weeks ago, I was free-feeding my cats (a kibble that shall remain nameless), as well as giving them a suppertime "treat" of about 3 ounces of wet food, split amongst all cats. I have...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 9th, 2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Mamakicia
From a scientific standpoint, it is possible for...

From a scientific standpoint, it is possible for dogs to survive on a non-meat diet, because they are omnivores. They eat meat but don't require it. :dog: However, I can't imagine that it would be...
Forum: Cat food forum January 8th, 2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Mamakicia
Hey, good luck to you. Too bad about the gas...

Hey, good luck to you. Too bad about the gas with the original EVO.

Yeah, I shop at the little shops too. From online searches and such, though, I don't think Petsmart or Petcetera carry any...
Forum: On topic - Pet chat, opinions, feelings and rants January 8th, 2008, 03:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,511
Posted By Mamakicia
I am so sorry for you. And with the kitty still...

I am so sorry for you. And with the kitty still nursing. I just can't imagine the trauma to both her and her kittens. My heart goes out to you :grouphug:

Perhaps you can talk to Mark to see...
Forum: Cat food forum January 8th, 2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Mamakicia
Innova just went down in price

Hi, are you sure it's the original EVO that went up in price over there in Alberta? The big EVO cans have always been around $2 here, and then when they introduced the 95% varieties, those came out...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World January 6th, 2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,251
Posted By Mamakicia
And just after Christmas too. My heart truly...

And just after Christmas too. My heart truly goes out to the kittie's mom and dad. :grouphug: I just can't imagine coming home from a trip and finding this. :cry:
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World January 3rd, 2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
Posted By Mamakicia
Very sweet :cry: It reminds me of the cat who...

Very sweet :cry: It reminds me of the cat who lived in a nursing home and who kept residents company when they were close to death.
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World January 2nd, 2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,540
Posted By Mamakicia
Apparently, the Chinese have been using melamine...

Apparently, the Chinese have been using melamine in animal feed (large animal feed is my understanding) for years. Because of the melamine, when the food is tested, it appears to be high in protein,...
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