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Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello September 23rd, 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By gkjones
Thank you for the welcome back, everyone. GK

Thank you for the welcome back, everyone. GK
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello September 22nd, 2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By gkjones
Here they are. Unnamed as yet, but I'm smitten.

Here they are. Unnamed as yet, but I'm smitten.
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello September 21st, 2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By gkjones
Thank you, Love4himmies and Hazelrunpack.

Thank you, Love4himmies and Hazelrunpack.
Forum: Introduce yourself here - Say hello September 21st, 2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By gkjones
Returning member

Greetings to all,

I've been away from the forum since my two dear old cats died within six months of each other about 3 years ago. However, this Friday I'll be bringing home two new kittens so it...
Forum: Kitten health December 17th, 2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By gkjones
Do cats need gallbladders? (and diet prn)

My friend has a 3 month old kitten who has had an umbilical hernia since birth. Surgery was planned for January because she's a tiny kitty, but this morning the hernia ruptured and the kitten had...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 27th, 2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By gkjones
I've been unsuccessful so far in locating the...

I've been unsuccessful so far in locating the reference article cited (nor subsequent articles citing the 2003 Lappin article), but here's a vet statement re the possible link between CRF and...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 27th, 2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By gkjones
I haven't read this article yet, but the opening...

I haven't read this article yet, but the opening lines of the abstract are compelling:

Abstract from article on Medline search:

Vaccine use and disease prevalence in dogs and cats. In Vet...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 27th, 2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By gkjones
Here's one of the sources: The 2006 American...

Here's one of the sources: The 2006 American Association of Feline Practitioners Feline Vaccine Advisory Panel Report. It was published by the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association....
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 27th, 2009, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By gkjones
Is my former vet risking cats' health?

Molly is gone. When we looked into her lack of appetite we learned that she had developed cardiomyopathy in addition to the CRF. We couldn't stabilize her and I made the decision to euthanise her...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 7th, 2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,505
Posted By gkjones
Katsz71, I'm sorry to hear that your little one...

Katsz71, I'm sorry to hear that your little one is having problems. I wish I had more info to give you than was provided on the short thread. I stopped looking into this as my little one developed...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 27th, 2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By gkjones
It's hard to lose a friend after such a long time...

It's hard to lose a friend after such a long time together. Both for you and your other cat.

Based on what I'm currently seeing with my cat, I agree with the other posters who advise against...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 26th, 2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,703
Posted By gkjones
Thank you, Growler. I found a store that sells...

Thank you, Growler. I found a store that sells the Wysong (among others), so I'll check those out.
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 24th, 2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,703
Posted By gkjones
Thank you, Growler. That's a good point: The...

Thank you, Growler.

That's a good point: The repeated test was from the same sample, not an independent one taken later.

She doesn't like going to the vet but actually seemed less stressed...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 23rd, 2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,703
Posted By gkjones
That makes excellent sense, Rustycat. Thank you.

That makes excellent sense, Rustycat. Thank you.
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 23rd, 2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,703
Posted By gkjones
Creatinine Kinase question (& updated test results)

Had Molly my CRF 16 y.o. in for her 3-month checkup and there are some improvements but one very high value that I don't understand:

Weight down from 9 lbs 14 oz to 8 lbs 10 oz
BUN down from 54...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 7th, 2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,703
Posted By gkjones
Thank you, everyone, for your good suggestions. ...

Thank you, everyone, for your good suggestions. Best wishes to all -- I so very much appreciate your advice. I am struck by how generous you are of your time, when many, if not most, of you also are...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 2nd, 2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,703
Posted By gkjones
Cat eating but not eating enough

My 16 y.o. Molly was recently diagnosed with CRF (I posted her numbers earlier and have Growler's wonderful summary and SugarCat's excellent advice at hand). I've transitioned her almost completely...
Forum: Senior cats February 23rd, 2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 92,254
Posted By gkjones
That's wonderful news, Growler -- what a careful...

That's wonderful news, Growler -- what a careful (care full) good job you have done!
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 18th, 2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By gkjones
Thanks, SugarcatMom -- do you just grind it into...

Thanks, SugarcatMom -- do you just grind it into the wet food?
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 18th, 2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By gkjones
Low phosphorus vitamin chews?

Does anyone know of a high quality, low phosphorus vitamin supplement safe for older kitties with compromised kidneys? I was using Soft Vitachews (from PetMeds) but looked today and found that they...
Forum: Senior cats February 17th, 2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 92,254
Posted By gkjones
You're the best, Growler!

Growler, thank you so much for the summary! So very helpful.

Molly's urine specific gravity is 1.021.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 16th, 2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By gkjones
Well water and renal/kidney compromise

Should I be using bottled water or filtered bottled water for my cat with early renal compromise?
Forum: Senior cats February 16th, 2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 92,254
Posted By gkjones
Could a kind somone summarize?

Growler, I'm glad to read that things are going well for you and your Duffy. You sound like a very caring and careful mom to Duffy.

After losing my little one in December, I took my other 16 y.o....
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 13th, 2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By gkjones
Dear Maggieand me -- what a terrific question,...

Dear Maggieand me -- what a terrific question, the answer to which is helpful to all of us. I'd add that for those of us who live in heavily populated urban areas we should include directions to and...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 17th, 2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By gkjones
Thank you, RustyCat and SugarcatMom for the good...

Thank you, RustyCat and SugarcatMom for the good suggestions.
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