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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 25th, 2003, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,984
Posted By mcjd
If you need a prescription to get those eye...

If you need a prescription to get those eye drops, maybe all you have to do is give your vet a call and simply say that you are short on funds and then tell him what is going on with your cat's eye...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 24th, 2003, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,713
Posted By mcjd
my guess is that your puppy is upset at being...

my guess is that your puppy is upset at being left alone in his crate.
Where is the crate located? Is it right beside your bed so he doesn't feel alone? When you go out do you leave a radio on?
...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 21st, 2003, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,984
Posted By mcjd
if you go to your local pharmacy, you can get...

if you go to your local pharmacy, you can get antibiotic eye drops from your pharmacist. They are not very expensive at all !

When we were in SC for a holiday, there were feral cats around the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 20th, 2003, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,984
Posted By mcjd
Good for you taking that cat in and making sure...

Good for you taking that cat in and making sure she and her kittens were going to be ok.
I understood from your initial post that this was your cat .Mine was not the nasty post,lol.
I get so...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 19th, 2003, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,984
Posted By mcjd
Jessica, how are things going now? Were you...

Jessica, how are things going now?
Were you able to see a vet ?
How are the kittens doing , can you give us an update ?

My thoughts have been going out to you and your furry family.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 17th, 2003, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By mcjd
All I can tell you is what I have done , and hope...

All I can tell you is what I have done , and hope it helps. I am no expert, just another dog and (multiple) cat owner.

I tend to brush them with the same brush several times a day, so that they...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 17th, 2003, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By mcjd
Your experience reminded me of my first two cats,...

Your experience reminded me of my first two cats, Daisy and Lucy.
When they were spayed at 6 months of age, Daisy did fine. Other than walking a bit gingerly at first , it was hard to tell she had...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 17th, 2003, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By mcjd
One of your older kittens starting to ignore the...

One of your older kittens starting to ignore the newest addition is a great sign. that means he is starting to accept it being there.

Continue to leave them be, sounds like they all will be fine...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2003, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By mcjd
meg, how did your kittens do?

I well remember sitting on pins and needles the whole time each of my pets went through surgery, and reading your post brought back those memories.

With Fwirly, our dog, we had a pretty nerve...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2003, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,809
Posted By mcjd
Those are prime spots for fleas ! Check for...

Those are prime spots for fleas !
Check for fleas or flea residue.

I find the best product on the market right now to be Advantage, you can get that only at a vet's office.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2003, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By mcjd
Meg, they will be fine! Once the surgery is...

Meg, they will be fine!

Once the surgery is over , you can call the vet and they will tell you how your kittens did. With spaying, they give them pain meds afterwards so that your kittens are...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 13th, 2003, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By mcjd
I think it completely depends on the personality...

I think it completely depends on the personality of individual cats.
I have one cat who is timid and who is always the first one to accept a new addition to our family. After about a day or two...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 13th, 2003, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By mcjd
my experience has always been that it takes...

my experience has always been that it takes several weeks before they are fully used to eachother.
It sounds like your cats are displaying normal territorial behaviour. Leave them be and don't...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 8th, 2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,984
Posted By mcjd
nesselovescats, you sound really stressed out! ...

nesselovescats, you sound really stressed out!

This sounds like something that can't wait , because the end result might just be that all the kittens will die.
I would ask a familiy member or...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 21st, 2003, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,368
Posted By mcjd
Meg, I just read this post . My cat Rue just...

Meg, I just read this post .
My cat Rue just had what sounded like congested breathing and nothing else.
When I first took her to the vet, he gave her ammoxicillin (sp?) and she started to sound...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 21st, 2003, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By mcjd
Meg, this is VERY important , please read

It took 3 rounds of antibiotics and checks by the vet when each one was nearly finished before Rue was finally better.
What she had was an upper respiratory infection, something that takes quite a...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 16th, 2003, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,137
Posted By mcjd
my cat still has a touch of upper respiratory infection

I took her back to my vet and he said that it is hard to figure out which antibiotic to use for upper respiratory infections as there is usually more than one thing wrong . Different antibiotics work...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 9th, 2003, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By mcjd
Can anyone tell me what is going on with my cat? Has anyone experienced the same?

I have a 7 month old female cat who was healthy as could be when I got her at 8 weeks. She has had all her shots , the first one was a bit much for her and she shook all day .
For the past month...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 8th, 2003, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By mcjd
I posted a very similar subject at the 'ask the...

I posted a very similar subject at the 'ask the vet ' column this morning and am hoping for a reply there.
My 6 month old cat started sounding congested a little over a month ago. I took her to the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 8th, 2003, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,137
Posted By mcjd
Upper respiratory problem in cat?

My 6 month old cat has what sounds like a congestion problem.
I was given amoxicilin for her , but the problem came back.
Then I was given a different ( anti-bacterial) antibiotic, which seemed to...
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