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Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 4th, 2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By ophelia
I disagree with the last poster!!!! ...

I disagree with the last poster!!!!

Declawing in my opinion is inhumane. It's similar to having human fingers amputated at the knuckle.

This problem can be solved with some behavior...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 27th, 2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,771
Posted By ophelia
eat mites - longshot

Just a shot in the dark here...

But the blood you talk about, it it fresh or dried?

Possibility-If it's dried (it isn't blood but it may look like blood)it could be a sign of ear mites.

If...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 19th, 2003, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,838
Posted By ophelia
Hi, The sneezing can be due to many things....

Hi,

The sneezing can be due to many things. The most common reason is cat flu virus. This can usually be treated with antibiotics depending on the actual virus. I hate to say this but you probably...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 1st, 2003, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,081
Posted By ophelia
Seems like regular silly kitten behavior to...

Seems like regular silly kitten behavior to me....He's just playing
by treating the kibble like a mouse

I suspect that she will grow out of it soon. When my cat was a kitten she used to do the...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 1st, 2003, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,418
Posted By ophelia
pregnant cat

So nice of you to take the cat in. what a wonderful good deed!

I hope you do decide to keep her...and have her spayed.

There are good articles and information on this site on exactly what...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 21st, 2003, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,773
Posted By ophelia
bladder stones in dog

Hi I did a search for you and this is what i came up with.

Hope it helps,

Ophelia

Prevention
Medical dissolution or surgical removal of the bladder stone is the first step in the process....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 13th, 2003, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By ophelia
Could be worms or parasites. What tests (ie...

Could be worms or parasites.

What tests (ie blood, urine) did your vet do? He did test the dog right?
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 7th, 2003, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,509
Posted By ophelia
The tail or backside may have suffered a trauma...

The tail or backside may have suffered a trauma like a fall, or a bite from another animal or cat. He may also have come into contact with insects which may have bitten him.

I'd run my hands up...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 7th, 2003, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By ophelia
cat vomiting

I just did some searching for you and her'e what I've come up with.

First off anything anyone writes here is speculation given the numerous possibilities. Your cat needs a full testing workup....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 27th, 2003, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By ophelia
I'd say rarely. Beef franks are loaded with fat...

I'd say rarely. Beef franks are loaded with fat and nitrites...so i'd say rarely!

Ophelia.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 11th, 2003, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,087
Posted By ophelia
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. It is VERY...

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. It is VERY aggravating to hear stories like this.

Know that your bunny is not suffering any longer and remember all the good times.

Maybe write a tribute...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 11th, 2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By ophelia
I have done similar searches on this site for the...

I have done similar searches on this site for the same topic.

Do a search on litterbox and litter box on this site.

Also check the archives from the vet q and a link.

There is a lot of info...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 10th, 2003, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,833
Posted By ophelia
obese cat

Pudge,

If I were you I would do the following,

1-take the cat to a vet to make sure there are no health problems,19 pounds is a pretty big cat. Obese cats have many health problems especially...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs July 10th, 2003, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,265
Posted By ophelia
sick cat and bloodtest

Hi,

It doesn't sound simple to me. It does sound like some kind of virus or infection that is zapping the energy from your little kitten.

I hope they did some blood tests.

If they didn't...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 1st, 2003, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,229
Posted By ophelia
Could be that he has severe food allergies, and...

Could be that he has severe food allergies, and manufactured foods are not in his best interest.

Maybe an all natural diet like the BARF diet would be best for your dog.

Do a search for BARF...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 7th, 2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By ophelia
cat skin colour

I am not a cat genetics expert...but it seems to me that cat skin is pretty similar in colour.....beigy-white-pinkish. but the tones can vary widely.

I don`t think fur colour has much to do with...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 21st, 2003, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,983
Posted By ophelia
Lightbulb Introducing new cats together

smr43

I would definitely try and get them together BEFORE you go away.

Start by trading scents with both cats. That is to say bring something that smells of cat to each other`s houses. That...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 29th, 2003, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,598
Posted By ophelia
dry dog food---TERRIBLE for cats

dry dog food---TERRIBLE for cats
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 28th, 2003, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,598
Posted By ophelia
Exclamation jenk600, You should NEVER feed your dog...

jenk600,


You should NEVER feed your dog cat food.

The nutrients in cat food are absoultely wrong for a dog and will endanger your dog's health. If you have started doing this, stop now.
...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 22nd, 2003, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,544
Posted By ophelia
Dear gracie&isabelle, My deep condolences on...

Dear gracie&isabelle,

My deep condolences on your loss.

here is a link off this site that I hope may offer some guidance.

Ophelia
http://www.pets.ca/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=550
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 21st, 2003, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,920
Posted By ophelia
kennel cough - Found this in the archives

Found this in the archives - kennel cough

Canine cough

What is a cough ?

A cough is a defence response of the respiratory system when irritated. All animals possessing a pulmonary system...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 21st, 2003, 12:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,978
Posted By ophelia
cat scratches and meows

Dear lovemykitty,

I had the exact problem. Here's how I solved it. The key is to startle the cat.... BUT THE CAT CANNOT SEE THAT YOU ARE THE SOURCE.

Don't let the cat in.
Keep the door closed....
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 29th, 2002, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,085
Posted By ophelia
Sounds like a terrible epileptic seizure. ...

Sounds like a terrible epileptic seizure.

Bring the animal to see a vet....find out what is going on and how to treat and prevent it.
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 4th, 2002, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,824
Posted By ophelia
It has to do with PLASTIC bowls. Stay away...

It has to do with PLASTIC bowls.

Stay away from plastic bowls. Sometimes cats and dogs noses have bad reactions to the plastic in those bowls and their noses change colour somewhat.

Ceramic and...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 15th, 2002, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,530
Posted By ophelia
I'll assume the cat is neutered. If not that will...

I'll assume the cat is neutered. If not that will help.

Otherwise cats also hate orange peels, and they do sell commercial sprays that cats hate, even on this site.


good luck

Ophelia
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