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Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training December 22nd, 2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,415
Posted By drfreud
I totally agree with this. Positive reenforcement...

I totally agree with this. Positive reenforcement does work on cats. I know my Abu would bend over backwards if he thought it would make me happy!
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 12th, 2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,654
Posted By drfreud
gkjones, I sure hope your kitty pulls through....

gkjones, I sure hope your kitty pulls through. :grouphug: I agree with force-feeding. If you can get a syringe from the vet, it is really helpful in force-feeding. (take the needle off if there is...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 10th, 2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Now, I have to agree. It is ALL about getting...

Now, I have to agree. It is ALL about getting that message out there, and making sure my own cat never gets them again.
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training December 10th, 2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By drfreud
Only his own shoelaces, so far, but it didn't...

Only his own shoelaces, so far, but it didn't work. He really has never been much into toys. Can't tell you how many I bought him, that he never messes with. I did have to put a hook and eye lock on...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 9th, 2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
That's funny right there!

That's funny right there!
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 9th, 2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Hey, TulipRoxy, that reminds me...the emergency...

Hey, TulipRoxy, that reminds me...the emergency vet never said anything, like when Abu had them, about if they were overweight, they were more likely to get them back...is that still true? Skyler was...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 9th, 2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Unfortunately, Skyler got worse overnight. I fell...

Unfortunately, Skyler got worse overnight. I fell asleep for a bit, and he woke me up crying for help. I'm never going to forget the noise he made. It was SO soulful. After I got up and saw him, I...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 8th, 2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
We're back already. Not sure if I feel this vet...

We're back already. Not sure if I feel this vet did enough. $56 to basically look at the x-rays and say keep doing what you're doing? He did say to shred up some newspaper for fresh litter or buy the...
Forum: Cat behavior forum - cat training December 8th, 2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By drfreud
Cat chewing

My cat, Abu, has the strangest problem with chewing. Before I go any further, let me say the vet says his teeth are fine. Abu likes to chew on bra straps and shoelaces, but when I give him his own...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 8th, 2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Hmmm, maybe I spoke too soon about him laying in...

Hmmm, maybe I spoke too soon about him laying in the cat box. He got up on my waterbed (it's warm), and appears to be leaking. I wonder if that is because of being stretched by the catheter, or just...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 8th, 2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Have been wondering, I saw to add a couple of...

Have been wondering, I saw to add a couple of tablespoons of water to the canned food, but what kind of ratio? A couple of tablespoons to how much food? I doubt he'll have much of a problem...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 8th, 2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Yep, Badger, that is exactly what they did. They...

Yep, Badger, that is exactly what they did. They gave us a few cans of their food, and said to buy only that. (I went through that same thing years ago, but at that time, dry food was what they...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
I am very happy to report that Skyler made it so...

I am very happy to report that Skyler made it so far. He had multiple stones, one of which was only 1/4" from the opening of the prepuce. The catheter clogged a few times. They found quite a bit of...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!!!! You just...

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!!!! You just eased a whole lot of pain on our part! You are an angel! :angel2::angel2::angel2::angel2::angel2:
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Hey, we just got GREAT news! I had to play the...

Hey, we just got GREAT news! I had to play the disabled card, which I absolutely hate, but the emergency vet is going to take him! We're just waiting for the ride in now! Keep Skyler in your prayers!
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,391
Posted By drfreud
I am SO sorry for your loss! I went through the...

I am SO sorry for your loss! I went through the very same thing with my male cat 7 yrs ago. I couldn't get the antibiotic in him to save my life. I wish I had joined this site sooner. I had Abu at 3...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,137
Posted By drfreud
Thanks for this! My last cat, Harley, used to...

Thanks for this! My last cat, Harley, used to chew on my Aloe Vera. This would have been 20 years ago, but people told me then it was good for him. He must not have eaten enough to hurt him, but...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Thanks, Badger! Thanks to this site, I learned...

Thanks, Badger! Thanks to this site, I learned the Hill's Prescription Diet I have been feeding my own cat after his blockage isn't so good.(Though I must say, Abu is 10 now, and had his stones when...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
We called SPCA yesterday. They will contribute...

We called SPCA yesterday. They will contribute $25. Emergency vet will not do payments, they ran his credit, but he is 22, and doesn't have bad credit, just no credit yet.

This is torture to...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 03:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
I also forgot to ask, can my cat catch this from...

I also forgot to ask, can my cat catch this from Skyler? They share litterboxes and water dish.
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 7th, 2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,910
Posted By drfreud
Urinary Blockage

My roommate's cat, Skyler, has a urinary blockage. My roommate realizes it is an emergency, but may not have the cash to go to the vet until Monday. (The emergency vet wants $200 up front!) Is there...
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