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Forum: Senior cats September 25th, 2011, 10:10 PM
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Posted By maritimer
Yes, we always warm the bag...we learnt that...

Yes, we always warm the bag...we learnt that trick long ago.

Fluids went fine last night. Nala was full of energy, had her midnight snack and was up the this morning looking to play. So, we'll...
Forum: Senior cats September 24th, 2011, 07:43 PM
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Posted By maritimer
Thanks Growler...the only think the vet and I...

Thanks Growler...the only think the vet and I could figure out is that the ph on the new brand was slightly lower than the other one.

It was the weirdest reaction that I've ever seen. Nala was...
Forum: Senior cats September 23rd, 2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,020
Posted By maritimer
Cat had bad reaction to new bag of Lactated Ringer's

Has anyone ever had a cat have a bad reaction to Lactated Ringer's? We've had our CRF cat on sub-Q fluids for 2 1/2 years with no issues. The latest bags we got from the vet were a different brand...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 9th, 2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By maritimer
Thanks for all the suggestions. I've gotten a...

Thanks for all the suggestions. I've gotten a couple of recommendations for some pet sitters through another vet clinic here in town. One of them is a vet tech, so keep your fingers crossed! :cat:
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 9th, 2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By maritimer
Yes, I did ask my vet - unfortunately, the two...

Yes, I did ask my vet - unfortunately, the two boarding facilities they recommended don't do subQ fluids and they didn't have any vet clinics on their recommendation list. I've started looking for...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 8th, 2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By maritimer
Looking for boarding facilities for a CRF cat

I'm currently on the hunt for a boarding facility in the Kitchener-Waterloo area for my 15 year old cat, who has CRF. Before she was sick, I used a pet sitter, but they don't administer sub-Q fluids...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 15th, 2009, 06:34 PM
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Views: 62,204
Posted By maritimer
We chose forcefeeding as I wasn't comfortable...

We chose forcefeeding as I wasn't comfortable with the risks of giving Nala a general anesthetic to put the tube in when she was only 5 pounds. We forcefed Nala 4 times a day at her worst and gave...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs February 15th, 2009, 05:12 PM
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Views: 62,204
Posted By maritimer
I just finished reading Simba's story - what an...

I just finished reading Simba's story - what an awful adventure. I have two kitties myself - Simba & Nala. Nala has CRF, and we just started giving her fluids. We still aren't very good, but we...
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