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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 26th, 2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By starr
Serious Food Aggression All of a Sudden

Hello,

We need some help. If anyone knows of a professional in Northern BC, we'd like to hear some names.
We have an 11 month old Kuvasz (large breed) who, out of the blue, attacked our 4 year...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 26th, 2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By starr
Thanks!

Being only an indoor cat isn't possible unfortunately. All the others are free to go out and it'd be, I think harder on the cat to be the only one locked in. We have a large lakeside acreage with...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 26th, 2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By starr
So the outside spraying male should be an influence...

..if he is neutered early enough?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 26th, 2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By starr
Thanks

All non-show cats should be spayed/neutered regardless of a spraying issue.

We always spay or neuter our cats...depending on when they show up. Most of our cats all my life have been rescues and...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 26th, 2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By starr
Male Kitten..Neutering and Potential for Future Spraying

Hello once again...lol

Thank you all for your kitten advice down below for my aunt. It has been very helpful and the kitten is doing well.

However, we have a secondary issue. A male has now...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 25th, 2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,613
Posted By starr
Stray Kitten Refusing to Litter Train

Hi, I hope someone has some suggestions.

My aunt found a kitten...very young..the vet thinks about 6 weeks old. My aunt... or we, are thinking of keeping it. The problem is that it seems to be...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 5th, 2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By starr
Confused

High white cell count..persistent and increased fever...intermittent diarrhea..
Those are his only symptoms. Thyroid, kidney, liver are all normal. He has an appetite, drinks well and was happy to...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 5th, 2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By starr
Devastating News

Our little guy isn't responding to the antibiotics and further tests are pointing towards FIP. Our daughter is devasted because there is no cure and mortality is high and swift.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 4th, 2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By starr
Update...No IBD or giardia thank goodness

Tests for giardia came back negative. Now we are waiting on coccidia.

Incidentally I learned that coccidia can become a problem in cats after vaccination. A friend of mine has a neighbor who is a...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 4th, 2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,375
Posted By starr
Methimazole (tapazole) transdermal

Hi! We had an elderly cat successfully managed with tapazole or methimazole but she didn't pill easily and she threw up a lot which is a side effect of the drug so the vet gave us a transdermal...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 4th, 2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By starr
White blood cell count is high..fever..

:sick::sick:The vet said his blood tests showed infection somewhere. They will test tomorrow for coccidia and giardia. I have been reading up on these and the second one is very scary. Our other 3...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 4th, 2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By starr
hi and thanks

I noticed someone has himmies! We have a himmie cross. She's beautiful.

The cat was dewormed a month ago or more but maybe it is a parasite not "covered" by the vet's medication?

I have...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 3rd, 2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By starr
Vet Prelim

Rectal exam showed nothing but excess mucous. Our cat is a little dehydrated which is to be expected and a minor fever. The vet says the fever could have been stress induced from having the rectal...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 3rd, 2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By starr
Diarrhea in cat...taking to the vet but would like opinons

First of all I've had cats for a very long time and only one that had an actual bowel condition requiring medication to prevent diarrhea. Otherwise the only time we've had this occur was when one of...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 1st, 2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By starr
I should add that the younger..

the turtle is... the more likely you'll need the tea at least once. Ours were all purchased when they were the size of a quarter...just babies.

Also, house flies are not particularly safe for...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 1st, 2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By starr
Hi...a few years late!

If anyone picks up this thread, I have a pair of 20 year old red sliders and have had this breed of turtle since I was a little girl, which means over 30 years.
I have had 8 of them in all and...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 10th, 2006, 12:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By starr
Oh Prin I hope so...

I am so scared my little boy will get hurt and I can't stand the thought of having to send either dog to another home...or both. We've always had at least one dog and always a large breed. My...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 10th, 2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By starr
Hi Prin

"I'm trying to be as clear as I can be, but I feel like I'm messing it up."

No, you're not messing it up. It's hard to communicate properly in type. I realize what you're saying.

I too have...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 10th, 2006, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By starr
i just want to add that...

I really stuck my neck out here, coming on this forum and discussing this issue. People on here don't know me and I realize that you all have no idea what kind of people we are or how we teach our...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 9th, 2006, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By starr
I am sorry but when I said "give money to...

I am sorry but when I said "give money to shelters" I am not implying that this is all we do to instill proper respect for animals. I am just trying to point out that we as a family are very involved...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 9th, 2006, 11:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,762
Posted By starr
She looks like a kitty I used to have...

Years ago. I had a cat who lived to be nearly 18 who looked exactly like this. When I moved, she and her sister came along and for the first few days she hated her new home. One day she darted...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 9th, 2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By starr
Answering Questions

I'll see if I can answer all the questions to clear things up a little. Our dogs are big...130lbs. They are 1 and a half. We've had this breed twice before with never a hint of aggression towards...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 9th, 2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By starr
Dogs biting please read

Let's see if I can make this short and to the point. We've been a family of large breed dogs forever. My husband grew up with them and so did I. Before our children were born we had a collie/pyr and...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By starr
Maybe your cat is like this???

I don't know if any of this will help you but just in case, I'll give it a go.

We adopted a shelter cat with similar behaviors, maybe even more erratic, I'm not sure. Read on and you can decide.
...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 10th, 2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,364
Posted By starr
Ahhh...poor kitty. I was reading through your post..

..and saw where it was going so I am sitting her with a big pile of Kleenex. Kali was as blessed to have you, as you were to have her.

When you look at those pictures of a healthy pudgy Kali,...
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