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Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training January 14th, 2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By catlover2
Thanks for taking in this sweet little girl. ...

Thanks for taking in this sweet little girl. You've received some good info. already. One of the things you can do to get her to enjoy being stroked is to place her in your lap---if she's a bit...
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training January 14th, 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By catlover2
Unfortunately, it's often one traumatic incident...

Unfortunately, it's often one traumatic incident that will completely change a cat's behaviour. Having a claw stuck in Scully's eyelid did it for her, and it seems she has lost the confidence...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 24th, 2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,116
Posted By catlover2
Seems strange that it came on suddently. Yes...

Seems strange that it came on suddently. Yes definitely take your cat to the vet, could be beginning of blindness or a cataract? Give us an update of what the vet's diagnosis is.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By catlover2
It's not common, and it's usually males that do...

It's not common, and it's usually males that do this. Ruffles is female, right? Is she spayed? If not that would be the first thing to have done. Hormones can result in strange behavior...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 16th, 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By catlover2
Some years ago I had a somewhat similar thing...

Some years ago I had a somewhat similar thing happen with one of my neutered males. He had had a couple bouts of crystals, and then one time he couldn't pee at all on his own. After treatment...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 9th, 2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,784
Posted By catlover2
Very happy to hear George is all OK now. His...

Very happy to hear George is all OK now. His symptoms sounded identical to my son's Lab. She had an intestinal blockage too, and had swallowed a stuffed toy. She's fine now, but they had to go...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 1st, 2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By catlover2
Cats do best on a good quality canned food with...

Cats do best on a good quality canned food with no grains---no corn (especially), wheat, barley, rice, soy. You might want to check out this excellent article on nutrition: http://www.catinfo.org/...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 1st, 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,784
Posted By catlover2
Blockage came to my mind as well. It you value...

Blockage came to my mind as well. It you value your fur friend, take him to the vet or another one if you're unhappy with the other one. There's something going on, and lelthargy, vomiting and...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 27th, 2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,216
Posted By catlover2
Lillycat, A friend's kitten was diagnosed with a...

Lillycat, A friend's kitten was diagnosed with a grade 5 heart murmur and vet estimated a year to live. The cat lived until it was 15-1/2 yrs., so a heart murmur is not necessarily an early death...
Forum: Kitten health May 25th, 2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,933
Posted By catlover2
Sounds like he may have some sort of intestinal...

Sounds like he may have some sort of intestinal parasite like Coccidia or Giardia---both these make foul-smelling poos. When you take him in to vet to be checked out bring a fresh stool sample...
Forum: Senior cats May 25th, 2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By catlover2
I've had quite a few cats over the years that...

I've had quite a few cats over the years that have lived to be almost 19 yrs, but no I haven't had any of them "go gray". Wonder if it could be some nutrient deficiency?
Forum: Senior cats May 25th, 2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By catlover2
Although there are various calculating methods to...

Although there are various calculating methods to determine a cat's age in human years, I think this is a good one. According to this your cat is 85 years old. ...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 28th, 2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By catlover2
How old is your kitty? Has it had its shots? ...

How old is your kitty? Has it had its shots? It may have an upper respiratory infection. I suggest you take it to a vet to be checked out.
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training April 28th, 2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,398
Posted By catlover2
Mia sounds like what I call a "cat's cat". She...

Mia sounds like what I call a "cat's cat". She prefers the company of other cats to people. I had one like her at one time when I was breeding. Jazzy came from a breeder that really didn't...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 7th, 2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,728
Posted By catlover2
You won't find Wellness in grocery stores, but...

You won't find Wellness in grocery stores, but will need to go to a pet store to get it. I know both Global and Pet Valu carry it in Ontario. It sounds like Jasmine's starting to make a good...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 7th, 2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By catlover2
@ 14+kitties, Hmmmm, guess I should tell my...

@ 14+kitties, Hmmmm, guess I should tell my Devons not to stick their heads in glasses and cans? Wonder why it is that often mama cats chew off all their kitties' whiskers? I had a female...
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training April 5th, 2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,467
Posted By catlover2
Aaah dear beautiful "Sweet Pea" or should I say...

Aaah dear beautiful "Sweet Pea" or should I say "Sour Pea".

Yes, unfortunately, there are these S***t Disturbers that upset the tranquility of a house. I think what you're dong is the best...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 5th, 2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 938
Posted By catlover2
You'll likely have to keep clipping off this one...

You'll likely have to keep clipping off this one whisker as it will likely grow the same way as before.

As far as cats without whiskers needing them to balance and bump into things at night? ...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 5th, 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,607
Posted By catlover2
Glad to hear everything is healing well, and in a...

Glad to hear everything is healing well, and in a few weeks,Tritan should be good as new. I think washing his butt, even when you didn't see the laceration at the time, likely helped clean it up,...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 2nd, 2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,323
Posted By catlover2
I'm wondering if he has food allergies or it's...

I'm wondering if he has food allergies or it's his diet? He's a gorgeous cat, but his coat appears to be rough and dry. A cat's coat always reflects its diet and am wondering what you're...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 12th, 2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By catlover2
I agree with all of sugarcatmom's suggestions. ...

I agree with all of sugarcatmom's suggestions. I haven't used the Feliway diffusers or Bach Rescue Remedy so can not vouch for them. I think there are mixed reviews from other posters on the...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 7th, 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,541
Posted By catlover2
I'm assuming Max is neutered? If not, he should...

I'm assuming Max is neutered? If not, he should be done ASAP. I agree with the other posters about getting him in the habit of not coming to bed with you. I think you'll have to watch him...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 5th, 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By catlover2
Can you put something in front of the grates? ...

Can you put something in front of the grates? like a chest of drawers and leave enough gap for the air to circulate, but that he can squeeze behind?
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 1st, 2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,060
Posted By catlover2
I've seen many cats in heat, but this cat is an...

I've seen many cats in heat, but this cat is an exception. Her aggression is an extreme reaction; most females in heat are exactly the opposite, extremely sucky and needy wanting lots of pets. Can...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 23rd, 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,886
Posted By catlover2
Hmmmm, this Thundershirt is really fascinating. ...

Hmmmm, this Thundershirt is really fascinating. I wonder if it works on cats?
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