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Old July 15th, 2010, 01:38 AM
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Originally Posted by PumpkinPal View Post
I started him on the Renafood yesterday. I was only able to get
tablets, capsules weren't available. Crushed it up in a few pill pockets,
he ate them right up.

The chicken Wellness was one of the foods I was giving him when he
was losing weight. I did get some of the kitten food. He didn't seem
to eat as much today. He loves cooked chicken, I'm guessing I could give
him more of that during the day as well?
Crushed in the Pill pockets is good, glad he's showing no objections

Yup cooked chicken works great as a treat, you can also try putting tiny bits in his catfood, make the bits little so he's not pulling them out & just eating them & not the food , also smooshing them into the canned works for that too.

Originally Posted by PumpkinPal View Post
I'm initiated into the finger poke club! Was changing the needle and it slipped,
went right through my thumb.

Originally Posted by PumpkinPal View Post
The fur licking most likely is stress. I was thinking of getting one of those
DAP diffusers, maybe that will calm Pumpkin down a bit. We live in a small
space, so unfortunately Sampson doesn't have too many options. He does
go under the bed, Pumpkin won't bother him long when he goes under there.

It's been so long, I honestly don't remember when it started. It could have
been before he was diagnosed. Thankfully, his T4 numbers have been
good for some time.
I've never used a DAP diffuser but some members have found success with them - worth a try anyways if there is stress in the house

It's good that Sampson has at least that one area to go if he feels the need for some alone time
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do

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