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Forum: Senior cats August 17th, 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By RGW
Thanks for the responses. Her preference is for...

Thanks for the responses.
Her preference is for chicken flavored food. Right now, she's off Fancy Feast and eating baby food.
Pumpkin has helped a lot in the past, but doesn't seem to be doing...
Forum: Senior cats August 8th, 2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By RGW
18 yr old Cat with IBD

I have a cat that recently turned 18 that has dealt with irritable bowels for around 3 years. She goes on a treatment of antibiotics every few months, and while there are accidents, she tends to do...
Forum: Senior cats July 4th, 2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By RGW
17 yr Old Cat - Stroke Victim?

I have a cat that turned 17 this month. She was the runt of the litter, but had no health problems after she reached a few months. The only possible problem would be her snoring, which started...
Forum: Senior cats July 17th, 2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By RGW
She gets a tablespoon of pumpkin a day. More...

She gets a tablespoon of pumpkin a day. More than that gave her gas pains, and less than that didn't seem to do anything.

We haven't tried probiotics. My mother is the main caretaker of the cat...
Forum: Senior cats July 16th, 2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By RGW
Senior Cat with IDB

Hello,
I posted here a few months ago in this thread, when my older cat mysteriously lost weight and stopped using the box regularly: http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=80775

I want to...
Forum: Senior cats April 18th, 2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
"Aside from the recent vomiting due to the...

"Aside from the recent vomiting due to the de-wormer, has she had diarreah and or vomiting often in the past especially since the weight loss?"

She's had occasional diarrhea and vomiting, but it...
Forum: Senior cats April 16th, 2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
Okay, here's a scan of her test results. Thanks...

Okay, here's a scan of her test results. Thanks for all of the replies.
Forum: Senior cats April 15th, 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
I'll see if I can get the actual test results. I...

I'll see if I can get the actual test results. I think he tested for diabetes; I'm not sure if he tested for cancer. Looking at the bill, we were charged for an examination, a CBC, an Abaxis...
Forum: Senior cats April 14th, 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
I don't have the test numbers. An urinalysis...

I don't have the test numbers. An urinalysis wasn't done, just blood work.
Unfortunately, the vet gave her a dewormer just in case she had worms...which is now causing her to vomit and have...
Forum: Senior cats April 14th, 2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
Thanks for the help. We're probably going to...

Thanks for the help. We're probably going to another vet for a second opinion.
Forum: Senior cats April 14th, 2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
Her appetite is very healthy. That's another...

Her appetite is very healthy. That's another reason why she fits the symptoms of hyperthyroidism, but the blood test was negative.
Forum: Senior cats April 14th, 2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
The tumor was in her ear. I don't know how much...

The tumor was in her ear. I don't know how much it weighed, but the vet didn't seem to think it explained the weight loss. She's had it since she was young...this was the second operation to remove...
Forum: Senior cats April 14th, 2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
She was overweight at 20 pounds, but I'm not sure...

She was overweight at 20 pounds, but I'm not sure by what amount. She has what I would call a large frame. The vet wasn't concerned with her weighing 12 pounds in December, but he's concerned by...
Forum: Senior cats April 13th, 2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,319
Posted By RGW
Hypertheroid Symptoms...Tests Say No

I have a cat who's almost sixteen. She weighed as much as 20 pounds ten years ago. She had surgery to remove a long-growing tumor in December, at that time she weighed 12 pounds. She recovered...
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