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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 22nd, 2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By pglewis
Sounds like he just got spooked by something at...

Sounds like he just got spooked by something at some point. Eventually it usually goes away on its own, in my experience.

I personally think it's best not to lure or coax him in. Pay too much...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits January 22nd, 2008, 02:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 63,190
Posted By pglewis
To heck with worrying about a tiger... I'd never...

To heck with worrying about a tiger... I'd never want to live anywhere that had three foot tall raccoons!! :evil:
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 22nd, 2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,282
Posted By pglewis
Good to hear all is going well with Meis! They...

Good to hear all is going well with Meis! They really become a part of the family and it's incredibly stressful when they're not well. I have a lot of empathy for folks coping with CRF, it can be...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 10th, 2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,282
Posted By pglewis
Hang in there, and it's good to hear Meis is...

Hang in there, and it's good to hear Meis is showing more signs of activity. The fluids can really help perk 'em up after being dehydrated. Keep us updated.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 23rd, 2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By pglewis
I'll just echo what everyone else is saying. ...

I'll just echo what everyone else is saying. It's easy to suspect a correlation between the cat's health and the baby, but I think there's a good chance it's just coincidence. Cat's are good for...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 18th, 2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By pglewis
You will probably only want to deal with her...

You will probably only want to deal with her being in heat once, if you're the type that enjoys sleep. And yes, watch her like a hawk. My kitty's mom was an indoor cat that got outside just long...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 18th, 2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By pglewis
Yeah, it can be frustrating and stressful feeling...

Yeah, it can be frustrating and stressful feeling helpless... ya just want to wave a magic wand over 'em and have everything be okay. Good that the kitty got to the vet so that dehydration wasn't...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 12th, 2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,282
Posted By pglewis
I don't know enough to say whether the kidney...

I don't know enough to say whether the kidney issues are chronic or due to some other factor, but some of the symptoms do match what I've experienced with my kitty with CRF. And again, that's not to...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 11th, 2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By pglewis
Oh, trust me... she knows she's pretty. Vain...

Oh, trust me... she knows she's pretty. Vain little devil :). And I'm a caring daddy, spoil her rotten.

Thanks for the continued support, extra info on CRF and diet. I'm going to be...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 11th, 2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By pglewis
Awwww... what a beautiful kitty. I'm so sorry...

Awwww... what a beautiful kitty. I'm so sorry :grouphug:
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 10th, 2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By pglewis
I know humans, at least, generally produce...

I know humans, at least, generally produce something while sleeping that sort of paralyzes the muscles somewhat so that we don't do dangerous things while sleeping/dreaming. The description sounds...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 6th, 2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By pglewis
I'm glad to say we've still seen nothing but...

I'm glad to say we've still seen nothing but improvement since my last update. It's weird to think that only a week and a half ago I was prepared for the absolute worst. She'd had so many false...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 6th, 2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By pglewis
I can't offer much except empathy, but I have...

I can't offer much except empathy, but I have plenty of that. I have a middle-aged female (8yrs) that's going through it as well. The lethargic bouts come on so quickly IME... they seem 100% fine...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 3rd, 2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By pglewis
I'm holding my breath and keeping my fingers...

I'm holding my breath and keeping my fingers crossed, but Ella has had several pretty good days in a row. She even took off running for a second, somewhat playfully the other day for the first time...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 3rd, 2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,580
Posted By pglewis
Handsome lookin' little devils :D

Handsome lookin' little devils :D
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 3rd, 2007, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,580
Posted By pglewis
Yeah, I was giving my cat, Ella, Reglan for a...

Yeah, I was giving my cat, Ella, Reglan for a couple of weeks. Starting at 1 ml x 3 times a day then cutting it in half to .5 ml. She was so lethargic at the time... it's hard to tell behavioral...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 3rd, 2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,113
Posted By pglewis
Poor kitty... I had this exact same experience...

Poor kitty... I had this exact same experience /twice/ this past week trying to give my cat pills. I thought she was dying by the way she was foaming, and then she retched on and off for like 5...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 30th, 2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By pglewis
growler: Yeah, I read about the raised dish in...

growler: Yeah, I read about the raised dish in your thread, tried it, and found it does definitely help. FWIW: if/when you reach the stage where you have to give her fluids, don't despair. I found...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 27th, 2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By pglewis
A few pics to introduce Ella, the spoiled...

A few pics to introduce Ella, the spoiled princess: contemplating mischief, perpetrating mischief, and my favorite... her "helping" me run a cable through the wall (gotta love the innocent "What?! ...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 27th, 2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By pglewis
Vet and prospects: The vet seemed surprised at...

Vet and prospects: The vet seemed surprised at how good she looked given her creatinine levels. I think her youth is in her favor there, given that the vet has probably mostly seen much older cats...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 27th, 2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,613
Posted By pglewis
Cat with CRF: I think we're reaching the end

Poor thing. She's only 8 years old but it seems like her kidneys are just done. I've given her fluids regularly since an attack back in the spring, and it has always seemed to perk her up. But now...
Forum: Breed characteristics and traits November 27th, 2007, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By pglewis
Even if it's "only a coloring", I can definitely...

Even if it's "only a coloring", I can definitely vouch for many of personality traits one often reads about them from a running 8 year experience with my first headstrong and opinionated tortie.
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