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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 8th, 2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Salut PapaFlush and welcome to the forum ! ...

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Salut PapaFlush and welcome to the forum !

I'm relieved to hear that your allergy is subsiding.....and, good thing for Buddha's sake too !:thumbs up

WOW! What a handsome cat ! And, he looks...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 24th, 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By RUSTYcat
Surely you meant "catuary", Marko.....that's what...

Surely you meant "catuary", Marko.....that's what she calls it, or, called it in her posts.

I just spent a while looking through some of those......amazing, incredible work she's done.

Do an...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 25th, 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,241
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Hi Marko ! My very first cat, Samantha,...

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Hi Marko !

My very first cat, Samantha, declawed as a kitten, never re-vaccinated after her adoption by us at about age 1, near-fatally poisoned after ingesting powdered Spic and Span,...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 18th, 2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Well, just judging based on the short history...

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Well, just judging based on the short history of what she's been given over "the last couple of months" and her reactions, it seems to me that the obvious diagnosis would seem to be that she...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 18th, 2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Hi Ria and welcome to the forum ! I...

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Hi Ria and welcome to the forum !

I suspect that her gut bacteria/flora have all but been destroyed, starting at first with the Clavamox and then the others, particularly the clindamycin.
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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 9th, 2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,805
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Hi Mike! I've been on the lookout for an...

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Hi Mike!

I've been on the lookout for an answer to your conundrum.

Were you able to get to the bottom of it?

Hope all is well.
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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 1st, 2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,805
Posted By RUSTYcat
Exclamation Urgent

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Hi NuggetandWicket and welcome to the forum !

My gut feeling is that he has lost/is losing some/all vision.

This can happen in cats for (at least) two reasons
- high blood pressure causing...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! October 4th, 2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Hi marko ! I would say it's unusual for...

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Hi marko !

I would say it's unusual for this to be happening only at those times.

Is it possible that

she is coughing throughout the night....but, no one's awake to hear it?
she is...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs September 12th, 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,167
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Hi Adventure Me ! It's almost beyond...

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Hi Adventure Me !

It's almost beyond belief that this 'crowd' would dare to threaten confiscation and euthanasia of anyone's cat.

hazelrunpack's suggestion might just work.

If not, The...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 22nd, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,593
Posted By RUSTYcat
. Hi rjesak ! Wow, another o̶l̶d̶ seasoned...

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Hi rjesak ! Wow, another o̶l̶d̶ seasoned member !

I just now saw your thread.

First, yes, pancreatitis is painful for cats too. Buprenorphine would be my choice of pain control as it's the...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 5th, 2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,574
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi FreyjasFriend and welcome to the forum ! ...

Hi FreyjasFriend and welcome to the forum !

I don't like the look of that either....I certainly don't think it's in the "nothing" category.

If you could post your approximate location (perhaps...
Forum: Kitten health August 5th, 2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,554
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi lovemykitties - welcome to the forum ! ...

Hi lovemykitties - welcome to the forum !

I've just sent you a message.
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 3rd, 2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By RUSTYcat
Just on the flavoured drug thingie.....there may...

Just on the flavoured drug thingie.....there may be NO chicken in that chicken flavour he used! It may simply be a combination of gawd-only-knows-what chemicals/substances that apparently resembles...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 3rd, 2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By RUSTYcat
Bup every 12 hours ?????? Ridiculous....

Bup every 12 hours ?????? Ridiculous. Period.And...contrary to all the literature.

Six hours is my maximum span...and, again, administered 15-20m prior.

If you're going to 'up' the dosing, make...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 3rd, 2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By RUSTYcat
Here's the trick to giving Buprenorphine: You...

Here's the trick to giving Buprenorphine: You were given tiny pre-loaded syringes....instead of squirting the entire dose at once, put only 1-2 drops into the mouth (either under the tongue or in the...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 31st, 2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By RUSTYcat
Once you address those urgent needs, consider...

Once you address those urgent needs, consider this:

Forums like this one are a good starting point for many people.....but, when it comes to dealing with serious health conditions, the very best...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 31st, 2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi epcjay and welcome to the forum ! Second...

Hi epcjay and welcome to the forum !

Second opinions can make ALL the difference....in many ways....PROVIDED it is offered by a COMPETENT FELINE DIAGNOSTICIAN.

The very best available second...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 25th, 2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,744
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi ladybrietta and welcome, too ! There's an...

Hi ladybrietta and welcome, too !

There's an excellent online raw-feeding community right here: http://www.thecatsite.com/f/65/raw-home-cooked-cat-food

Now, I hope you understand that you MUST...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 2nd, 2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By RUSTYcat
It's common for some cats to have a fear of some...

It's common for some cats to have a fear of some plastic things - usually plastic film items....bags are another example.

I hope you'll keep him in the house while all this is going on....the last...
Forum: Cat food forum July 25th, 2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,327
Posted By RUSTYcat
Well, as I'm sure you know, whether/not they...

Well, as I'm sure you know, whether/not they realize a reply has been posted will depend on
whether/not they have set up automatic email notifications of replies...OR
whether/not, in the absence...
Forum: Cat food forum July 24th, 2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,327
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi PonyPile and welcome to the forum ! ...

Hi PonyPile and welcome to the forum !



The answer: ABSOLUTELY NOT !!!!!!!!!!!!!

You may have found "mixed reviews".........but.......what you didn't find is that, a diet with a large...
Forum: Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World June 23rd, 2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By RUSTYcat
"Riding High" Gets a Whole New Meaning...

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You'll never believe this.... unless you see it ! (http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/22/cat-clings-to-plane-wing-for-flight)
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And/or.....you can read about it here...
Forum: Cat food forum June 19th, 2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,420
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi TheHans ! I use these exact...

Hi TheHans !



I use these exact products almost exclusively - I go through about 60 cans monthly and have used them regularly since 2007.

Now, these Wellness pate type products have been...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 11th, 2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 891
Posted By RUSTYcat
I'm curious to know exactly which Vetri-Science...

I'm curious to know exactly which Vetri-Science product you've been given.

Thiamine is Vitamin B1.

It is common to supplement an older cat's intake of B vitamins - and, in an older cat with...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs March 14th, 2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By RUSTYcat
Welcome to the forum, haley7 ! YIKES...

Welcome to the forum, haley7 !

YIKES !!!!!!!!
I see big-time problems here................

Taking on responsibility for the lives of these little ones means being prepared for a 15-20 YEAR...
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