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Old December 1st, 2009, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by tiggy2 View Post
Amitriptyline was the other one.
Oh okay. That is actually an anti-depressant, not an antihistamine, and isn't really an appetite stimulant for cats. Cyproheptadine is entirely different. Were you ever able to give any to Tus?

Originally Posted by tiggy2 View Post
She's now in the vet's getting the feeding tube put in, lets hope she survive's the procedure.
and then on to plumping her up for christmas turkey)
Crossing my fingers that she does okay. Is she getting a PEG tube or an E-tube, do you know? The PEG tube goes directly into the stomach through her side, and the E-tube is into the eosophagus through the neck. Surgery for the PEG tube tends to be a little more involved.

Here is some info on feeding tubes if you haven't seen it already:

I also have a lot of experience with them, so if you need any help let me know.
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