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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 30th, 2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Edenca
Sugarcatmom, Yes, a urinalysis was done. ...

Sugarcatmom, Yes, a urinalysis was done.
Specific Gravity....1.030 and the Reference range is.....1.015 - 1.060

Ph......6.0 RR is.....5.5 -7.0

Neg. for protien, glucose, ketotone, bilirubin,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 29th, 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By Edenca
Best low protein options

Hi, We have 5 cats...11 year old (male), 2 ...6 year olds (females), one 5 year old (male) and a 4 year old (male). We just discovered throught the magic of blood tests that the oldest boy is having...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs August 23rd, 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 690
Posted By Edenca
Hi, thanks for rescuing that gorgeous cat. She's...

Hi, thanks for rescuing that gorgeous cat. She's a beauty. I think it would be totally normal for her to take some time to adjust especially since she has been living at the Vet's for a year. Was she...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 11th, 2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Edenca
When we brought home a third cat, we had her in a...

When we brought home a third cat, we had her in a cage or good sized dog crate, in the middle of the living room. The first two got to know her but were unable to get near enough to have a conflict...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 28th, 2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By Edenca
Personally, I would keep the cat indoors and not...

Personally, I would keep the cat indoors and not let it out at all. As a member of a rescue organization, I have seen things happen to cats who were either dumped, lost or let outside that would turn...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 16th, 2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,511
Posted By Edenca
Have you tried to research other rescue groups in...

Have you tried to research other rescue groups in Montreal? I'm sure there must be a few who would be willing to offer some suggestions. I live in a city of 350,000 and there are at least 8 different...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 16th, 2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By Edenca
Send the dog to a foster home or home with a...

Send the dog to a foster home or home with a volunteer, temporarily. Tell them that the dog is no longer available. The dog is much better off now !!!
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 6th, 2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Edenca
We also had a cord chewer. The bitter apple...

We also had a cord chewer. The bitter apple worked for us as well. You could also try it on your fingers until he desides you don't taste good.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 24th, 2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Edenca
Hi, Just wondered if it would be possible for you...

Hi, Just wondered if it would be possible for you to get a dog crate, kennel or cage for the new cat to be in (with food , water and litterbox), if only for a short time. That way, you would be able...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 8th, 2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Edenca
I agree with Sugar. Take her to the vet as soon...

I agree with Sugar. Take her to the vet as soon as you can. Is she using the litterbox without difficiculty? Could she have gotten into something? Any new plants that she could have eaten?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 2nd, 2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Edenca
First of all, congratulations, Mary, on your new...

First of all, congratulations, Mary, on your new family member. Yes, URI is very common. Keep your other cat away, don't share anything, toys, brush etc. The most important thing is to make sure the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 31st, 2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Edenca
I did not say that the OP would "dump" his cat. I...

I did not say that the OP would "dump" his cat. I said that in my experience, that is one of the reasons that cats are surrendered to shelters. Usually, the cat is in the home first and when a new...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 31st, 2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Edenca
Also, that type of dog needs someone who knows...

Also, that type of dog needs someone who knows how to handle a dog with abuse issues. Being kind-hearted and having good intentions, is not enough...IMO.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 31st, 2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Edenca
I did not say that anyone with a single animal...

I did not say that anyone with a single animal should not try to adopt another. We have placed many cats with a family with other animals, both cats and dogs and it has worked out wonderfully,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 30th, 2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Edenca
I was under the impression that he was asking...

I was under the impression that he was asking whether it was a good idea TO proceed and in my opinion it is not. I have been associated with a rescue group for cats for the last 8 years and one of...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 30th, 2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By Edenca
You didn't mention the age of your cat or if it...

You didn't mention the age of your cat or if it had ever been in contact with other dogs. Personally, if there was even 1 % risk to the life of my cat, I would not even attempt it. Couldn't you try...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 17th, 2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By Edenca
I'm pretty sure that "kool-aid " dye would not...

I'm pretty sure that "kool-aid " dye would not show up on black fur, no matter what colour it was but, thanks.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 16th, 2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By Edenca
Tab bands would be a good solution if the cat or...

Tab bands would be a good solution if the cat or kitten was with us short term. However, we have black cats who have been with us for 1, 1 1/2 to 2 years which is why I wanted to get awy from...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 16th, 2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By Edenca
The claw covers are a thought but we have cats...

The claw covers are a thought but we have cats who would not appreciate that type of closeness. Also, we have the black ones come in as kittens with tiny claws, who, sometimes stay for years. It's...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 16th, 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By Edenca
Yes, we have thought about collars, however, when...

Yes, we have thought about collars, however, when you have 30-40 black cats waiting to be adopted, even then, you run out of choices. Our cats are expected to live out their days inside where collars...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 16th, 2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By Edenca
Identifying Black Cats

Hi all. I am a volunteer for a feline rescue agency. From time to time, we have some difficulty in telling our black cats apart. Since we are a volunteer organization, some of our people are not as...
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