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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! June 3rd, 2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
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: 578
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: 578
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: 346
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: 346
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: 567
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: 3
Views: 362
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: 1,642
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: 1,642
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: 612
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: 1,007
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: 634
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: 660
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...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 18th, 2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi crazycatlover ! I hope you are a...

Hi crazycatlover !

I hope you are a "reader".......because I'd like to give you some info on "cat colds"......and some things you can do to help relieve the symptoms - and - quite possibly speed...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 15th, 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By RUSTYcat
Question I'm really curious about something here........ ...

I'm really curious about something here........

There's an elephant in the room.....and, nobody's said a word about it.

:confused:
Perhaps it's too obvious to mention.......or........perhaps...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 14th, 2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi Yoohoo_Ra ! I've sent you a private...

Hi Yoohoo_Ra !

I've sent you a private message....some thoughts on where you are likely to get some appropriate advice from knowledgeable folks with deaf kitties.



That is not something...
Forum: Senior cats October 5th, 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,668
Posted By RUSTYcat
Kris....I'm going to be "blunt" with you...

Kris....I'm going to be "blunt" with you here....to ensure you realize the seriousness of what you've done....and - with all respect for you as well:

NO, you haven't done the right thing by...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 17th, 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By RUSTYcat
Unless the trial was a rigorous twice daily 500mg...

Unless the trial was a rigorous twice daily 500mg never-miss dosing over a long period, I wouldn't consider it a valid test of its efficacy.

Also, with a condition like this, we really must keep a...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! August 16th, 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By RUSTYcat
marko - Are you using L-Lysine ?

marko -

Are you using L-Lysine ?
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 17th, 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi AerisAllieandPJ and welcome to the forum ! ...

Hi AerisAllieandPJ and welcome to the forum !

There is a specialized online community of people like yourself - newbies to FIP - and many others who are managing their FIP kitties' health who have...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 19th, 2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By RUSTYcat
So, this time I won't ignore' you:D Your...

So, this time I won't ignore' you:D

Your relative's visit might be a stroke of good luck! I read that you're prepared to keep Mama...at the same time, if her placement with the relative would be...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 19th, 2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By RUSTYcat
OK....OK...here's my two pence piece.....with...

OK....OK...here's my two pence piece.....with 'disclaimers', those being

without any personal experience
without any health science knowledge base
dependent on your reference to 'recommended...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By RUSTYcat
"A Vet and a person working in cat...

"A Vet and a person working in cat rescue"....omg, who would have thought people like that wouldn't know! Well, I guess it's another lesson in 'just when you think you've heard it all' ! And, I...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs June 16th, 2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By RUSTYcat
"New" cats cannot just be brought into households...

"New" cats cannot just be brought into households where there already resident cats - there are rules of thumb on how to do this introduction slowly. Proper introductions are even more critical where...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! May 27th, 2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi and welcome to the forum, bobDolle ! No...

Hi and welcome to the forum, bobDolle !

No one here will be able to diagnose whatever is going on with your cat...we may be able to suggest a plan for that, though.

The back story here is...
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