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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 12th, 2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By althe
looking for experienced *gentle* dog groomer

Hi fellow animal lovers,

I'm reviving this thread because I need a gentle groomer for my dog, anywhere around Montreal.

Belle went through a lot of "manhandling" every single month from Jan...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 6th, 2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By althe
Kitona, this was a fantastic idea! I ran out and...

Kitona, this was a fantastic idea! I ran out and got one and it works wonders. She wanted to chew the toy/dispenser itself at first, I had to spend a little bit of time showing her that food comes...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 19th, 2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By althe
I forgot to mention that I found this dog...

I forgot to mention that I found this dog swimming pool on another thread in pets.ca

http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=71073

It's called Spaws. I'll be checking that out as well. If my...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 19th, 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By althe
As always, thoughtful and informative responses...

As always, thoughtful and informative responses from the great members at pets.ca

DogDancer, your words remind me of my vet's words, "some dogs will never have good recall due to their prey drive"...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 19th, 2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By althe
Hi Barkingdog and thanks for your input. My...

Hi Barkingdog and thanks for your input.

My vet does suspect Belle has some Border Collie and it is possible that when she does go after the cat, which doesn't happen too often anymore, it's a...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 19th, 2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By althe
recommendations for Montreal area dog trainer

Id appreciate 1) any recommendations for Montreal area dog trainers or, 2) what to look for in choosing a trainer or, 3) if you have had any experiences with professional trainers that you can...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 27th, 2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
All three kittens are now separated from their...

All three kittens are now separated from their mother. They have a nice safe enclosure in the family room. Unfortunately, at the moment they don't have a happy domesticated adult cat they can...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 27th, 2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
You're all so wonderful, thank you so much. I...

You're all so wonderful, thank you so much. I re-read all of you just now, and I can see how dedicated you all are, and I just broke down in tears. I'm feeling very overwhelmed at the moment. My dog...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 25th, 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
RE: Are you cleaning with an enzyme cleaner? ...

RE: Are you cleaning with an enzyme cleaner?

Enzyme cleaner???? Help! What should I be using to clean the bottom of the crate? I was simply wiping it down with clean wet rags then wiping dry. The...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 25th, 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
Hello everyone, I wanted to share recent...

Hello everyone,

I wanted to share recent developments with you all. Im attaching a photo of the two dog crates we have joined together for this feral mom and her 3 kittens.

This cat is not...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 19th, 2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
I have her!! Took until 9:45 p.m. We just...

I have her!! Took until 9:45 p.m. We just transferred mom from the trap cage into the dog crate with her babies. Thank god!!

What a harrowing day it's been. I didn't have time to find a used dog...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 19th, 2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
How long can these kittens go without their...

How long can these kittens go without their feeding? They've been separated from mother since about 7a.m.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 19th, 2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
I saw mother carrying a kitten toward the back of...

I saw mother carrying a kitten toward the back of the yard this morning. I had to take that kitten from her as well as another one she'd already moved. All 3 kittens are now back inside their...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 18th, 2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
Thank you all so much for your input and kindness...

Thank you all so much for your input and kindness and support. Thank you.

Love4, I don't think mother as ever lived indoors. I've watched her for about 2 years now. She had a litter last year same...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 17th, 2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
It's a delicate situation, that's for sure. Right...

It's a delicate situation, that's for sure. Right now, the kittens are in a box that's 26 inches high, and about 2 feet by 3 feet. There's an small table up against the box which is about the same...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 16th, 2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
Today: Tried to change the box this morning...

Today:

Tried to change the box this morning but mother was fairly aggressive, so I simply stayed put for 3-4 minutes, looked at her, didn't touch kittens, then I left.

Spoke to a person who has...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 15th, 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
Thank you Love4 and Longblades. You've confirmed...

Thank you Love4 and Longblades. You've confirmed that my options are limited.

Only once did I go to within 4 feet from her when she was in the box and at that range I felt like she might lunge at...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 15th, 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,646
Posted By althe
Help! feral cat has 3 kittens under my porch

Feral cat has been populating the neighborhood for nearly 2 years and she had 3 kittens under my porch who are 1 month old tomorrow (about 18 days old in photo). She used to bolt at first sight of me...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 15th, 2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,746
Posted By althe
Hi Mom2K, That's great news for you to have...

Hi Mom2K,
That's great news for you to have what seems like a relatively positive prognosis. Like you, my primary vet is older and approaches most situations holistically and I absolutely adore him;...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 14th, 2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By althe
Hi Rgeurts, What a painful and sad...

Hi Rgeurts,

What a painful and sad experience for you and your boy to have lost your precious Thorin this way...and barely a week ago, I don't even know how you manage to write about it. It's true...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 14th, 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,746
Posted By althe
my experience with oral cancer

Hi Mom2Kitty,

I can only share my experience with you, knowing full well that each pet owner and each pet is different.

Our experience started with a loose front right fang in August, and we...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 13th, 2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By althe
Thank you all! Your comments have been very...

Thank you all! Your comments have been very reassuring. I feel fine now about not letting him go out.

Sugarcatmom, thank you again for the link to spiritessences. I've placed an order with them...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 12th, 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By althe
I think flower essences is a great idea and one...

I think flower essences is a great idea and one that I'll explore first thing tomorrow! Thanks so much for the link to spiritessences.

It's interesting how just writing these few lines has made...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 12th, 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By althe
Thanks so much for your input. Yes, he's getting...

Thanks so much for your input. Yes, he's getting lots of extra love and attention. We got him all new toys and new beds. He got a big new cat tree, new blankies, and every single night at bedtime I...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 12th, 2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By althe
cat mourning loss of his sister: should I let him outside?

My 10-year old male cat Mitza lost his sister to squamous cell carcinoma on January 9th. They were Extremely close. In hindsight, I regret that I didn't allow him to see her body after she passed, it...
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