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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 23rd, 2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By sugarcatmom
kittykatie4353, what does Izzie eat?

kittykatie4353, what does Izzie eat?
Forum: Photo challenges on Pets.ca March 20th, 2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,408
Posted By sugarcatmom
This pic of Umiak cuddling with his big cousin,...

This pic of Umiak cuddling with his big cousin, Peppercorn, always makes me feel warm and fuzzy.
http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f177/aztec_egypt/Umi-Peppy-hug_zpsp9o38fbp.jpg
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello March 20th, 2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By sugarcatmom
Yup, get that doggie neutered, ASAP! I would also...

Yup, get that doggie neutered, ASAP! I would also suggest looking into some obedience classes and/or advice from someone certified by the APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers). Anyone can...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello March 19th, 2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By sugarcatmom
Can you describe the aggressive behaviour? Does...

Can you describe the aggressive behaviour? Does he growl, bark, bite? All people, or just people he doesn't know, or who in particular? Where does this occur (your property, in public, etc.)?


...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello March 18th, 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By sugarcatmom
More details would help, like what do you mean by...

More details would help, like what do you mean by "violent"? What happens, when does it happen, and how do you deal with it? What has the trainer tried? How long has this been going on, and how old...
Forum: Amphibians - rabbits - reptiles - rodents - exotics March 10th, 2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By sugarcatmom
This website appears to have some great info, if...

This website appears to have some great info, if you haven't seen it already:
http://www.anapsid.org/mainhealth.html

Particularly this part:
Forum: Amphibians - rabbits - reptiles - rodents - exotics March 10th, 2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,495
Posted By sugarcatmom
Sorry, but I'm thinking a vet specializing in...

Sorry, but I'm thinking a vet specializing in reptiles would be necessary at this point. How long have you had this iguana? Has he been to the vet at all?
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 9th, 2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 227,228
Posted By sugarcatmom
And, in case anyone reads this post and thinks a...

And, in case anyone reads this post and thinks a diet change is the best way to treat hyperT in cats (hint: it's not), here is an article by an endocrine specialist explaining better options:...
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello February 26th, 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By sugarcatmom
Such great questions, Yupper! I love that you're...

Such great questions, Yupper! I love that you're carefully considering all the angles before getting a cat, especially since cats can live into their 20s and it really is a serious commitment.
...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 24th, 2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By sugarcatmom
Sounds like maybe a congential issue (the CKD,...

Sounds like maybe a congential issue (the CKD, that is)?

The most important thing is that she eat, and prescription kidney food often becomes unappealing to cats because it's so low in protein. I...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 20th, 2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By sugarcatmom
Hi! Don't know much about fractures in cats,...

Hi!

Don't know much about fractures in cats, so can't comment on that, but maybe I can help with the kidney issues:



Do you know how old her kitty is, and how advanced the CKD is?

What...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 12th, 2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By sugarcatmom
Forgot to mention that antibiotics might be...

Forgot to mention that antibiotics might be partly responsible for the soft stools, in which case the additon of probiotics to your kitty's food could help with that. Also, pain meds should be at the...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 12th, 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By sugarcatmom
Sounds like your sweet girl is having a rough...

Sounds like your sweet girl is having a rough time these days. :cry:

There are some great "quality of life" scales available that might help you with this difficult decision. Input from a vet you...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 1st, 2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By sugarcatmom
I hate that they don't make an antibiotic...

I hate that they don't make an antibiotic palatable to cats. Seriously people, we put a man on the moon, why is this so hard?

It wouldn't happen to be Antirobe drops that she's getting, would it?...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 29th, 2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By sugarcatmom
Absolutely! That and diet (a raw diet can be...

Absolutely! That and diet (a raw diet can be great for dental health and the overall immune system). Also, I wonder if part of the gum inflammation has to do with teething? If it were me, I would...
Forum: Senior cats January 28th, 2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By sugarcatmom
I agree that a check-up at the vet would be a...

I agree that a check-up at the vet would be a good idea if she hasn't had one recently. Even if she appears to be in good health, there may be some stuff going on internally that you can't see. A...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 28th, 2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By sugarcatmom
How long ago was he neutered? Sometimes it can...

How long ago was he neutered? Sometimes it can take a few months for the hormones to work their way out of their system, especially if they've already reached sexual maturity.



One way to check...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 24th, 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By sugarcatmom
Hi Repunzal123! Is it canned or kibble that...

Hi Repunzal123!

Is it canned or kibble that your kitty is eating? What was s/he eating before the "prescription" diet, when they were having diarrhea?
Forum: Senior dogs January 22nd, 2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By sugarcatmom
Is the K/D canned or kibble? The moisture content...

Is the K/D canned or kibble? The moisture content of a wet food diet can really make a difference in the need for subQ fluids.

You might also want to reconsider the need to feed K/D in the first...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 7th, 2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By sugarcatmom
Right, they'll probably do a "spot check" (a...

Right, they'll probably do a "spot check" (a single blood glucose check), which won't be enough to really gauge how he's doing overall (it's only a tiny snapshot of the bigger picture and should...
Forum: Senior cats January 7th, 2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By sugarcatmom
For what it's worth, I think your DIL made the...

For what it's worth, I think your DIL made the right decision. Saddle thrombosis is indeed very serious, and even if a recovery is made (typically not that common), there are huge risks for it...
Forum: Senior cats January 7th, 2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,927
Posted By sugarcatmom
There are some common ailments in older cats like...

There are some common ailments in older cats like diabetes, kidney disease, and hyperthyroidism that can cause weightloss, but these would have shown up in the lab work (although depending on how...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 7th, 2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By sugarcatmom
:thumbs up That's when the blood...

:thumbs up



That's when the blood glucose levels are checked at regular intervals (for instance, every 2 hours) over a 12 or 24 hr period. A human glucometer can be used, and the blood is...
Forum: Senior cats January 6th, 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,927
Posted By sugarcatmom
How is Tig doing today? Any sign of improvement?...

How is Tig doing today? Any sign of improvement? :pray:
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 5th, 2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By sugarcatmom
Yikes, the vet actually told you to reuse the...

Yikes, the vet actually told you to reuse the needles? Not a good idea. Here is a pic of what a needles looks like when used more than once:
...
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