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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 6th, 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By RUSTYcat
Welcome to the forum, Garey ! Perhaps a read...

Welcome to the forum, Garey !

Perhaps a read of the following will help you understand what will invariably occur.......should you NOT have your kitten spayed:

And, while you find her behaviour...
Forum: Kitten health March 25th, 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By RUSTYcat
Oh.........she is gorgeous...so innocent, she...

Oh.........she is gorgeous...so innocent, she just takes your breath away!!!

You are so very lucky to have her.



You DO have a question to ask !!!!

Here: "Is there a Vet who ONLY examines...
Forum: Kitten health March 23rd, 2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi again, sophie13 ! I'm happy that your...

Hi again, sophie13 !

I'm happy that your kitty seems to be back to normal !

I do not understand why they think she has kidney problems. Kidney problems are ONLY diagnosed by blood tests and...
Forum: Kitten health March 21st, 2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi sophie13 - welcome to the forum ! I have...

Hi sophie13 - welcome to the forum !

I have a few ideas for you (coming out of 40 years of CAT experience)

But........first, I need to know if you're still "listening".....please post back and...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 11th, 2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By RUSTYcat
Of all the Vets on the face of the Earth who...

Of all the Vets on the face of the Earth who could have been asked this question.............Margie Scherk should have been the last on the list !

She's been away from front-line healthcare for...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 4th, 2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 178,283
Posted By RUSTYcat
Welcome to the forum, kibt ! First off, I...

Welcome to the forum, kibt !

First off, I hope that you are NOT playing amateur-googleing-veterinarian !

You will need a competent feline Veterinarian....I have no idea where in the world you...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 13th, 2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi Berndiggitydog - welcome to the forum ! ...

Hi Berndiggitydog - welcome to the forum !



Has he "choked" - coughed - at any time during these syringe feedings?

There's always a danger of this happening when assist-feeding...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 22nd, 2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi cpietra16 ! For the last seven years,...

Hi cpietra16 !

For the last seven years, I've spent almost all my free time (and, being retired from 'the workforce', that translates to almost a full-time job) researching cat health issues....
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 20th, 2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi abbytreasures and welcome to the forum ! ...

Hi abbytreasures and welcome to the forum !

I have to ask, will this be your first ever kitten?

I'm asking because you appear surprised when presented with perfectly normal kitten...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 20th, 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,684
Posted By RUSTYcat
Welcome to the forum, pmo ! Well, pmo, I...

Welcome to the forum, pmo !

Well, pmo, I wouldn't be doing any waiting and watching.....

We never had a followup report from snarkytea , so there's no learning from that story.

I can assure...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 12th, 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi Okami ! I'm surprised that your Vet was...

Hi Okami !

I'm surprised that your Vet was so dismissive of the possibility of an allergy.

Cats are particularly susceptible to allergens - often their immune systems react to a transient...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 12th, 2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi Haley and welcome to the forum! ...

Hi Haley and welcome to the forum!



Yes, it could....or, maybe not.

There i really only one way to find out - an examination of the eye, and the measurement of the ocular pressure.
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 6th, 2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By RUSTYcat
If you're interested in knowing how your cat sees...

If you're interested in knowing how your cat sees anything in particular.......such as his/her toys, AND if you have a picture of it, here's a tool you can use: Vischeck simulates colorblind vision...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 6th, 2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By RUSTYcat
Here's a great way to understand our cats' colour...

Here's a great way to understand our cats' colour vision: Protanopia - Simulator of Color Blindness (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZLABgekBfI&feature=player_embedded)

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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 6th, 2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By RUSTYcat
There lies the problem.......this has nothing to...

There lies the problem.......this has nothing to do with sexual arousal!!!

I know that reading is challenging for many people these days.......this is from the link that Winston gave you:
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 6th, 2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi smg680 ! Well....you thought right! ...

Hi smg680 !

Well....you thought right!

Some reading, if you'd like:


http://www.wisegeek.org/do-animals-see-in-color.htm
...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 3rd, 2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi mialove1 ! Welcome to the forum! I...

Hi mialove1 ! Welcome to the forum!

I strongly suspect that what you're dealing with is a type of allergic reaction commonly seen in cats.

Sometimes it's a reaction to a food ingredient,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 1st, 2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By RUSTYcat
Need a little chuckle....maybe more?

Enjoy!

A Cat's Guide To Taking Care Of Your Human (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJPJUaZZOss&feature=youtu.be)

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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 29th, 2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By RUSTYcat
Knowledgeable shelter/rescue professionals...

Knowledgeable shelter/rescue professionals obviously think differently.......

There will always be risks associated with the types of concerns you have raised........and, that's why responsible,...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 28th, 2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By RUSTYcat
City of Toronto: adoption fee waived for black cats

Woooo Hoooo!!!!!!

Black Friday Weekend Special!

-with credit to tezster of CatForum.com for that posting
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 25th, 2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi Marko! I know that you're a "reader" (not...

Hi Marko!

I know that you're a "reader" (not many of us around, anymore!), so here's one of the best available coverages (absolutely trustworthy, plain English, comprehensive) of the "cat cold"...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! November 8th, 2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By RUSTYcat
As usual, the people at Cornell have done a...

As usual, the people at Cornell have done a thorough, professional job with that educational video!

There's one point that deserves emphasis, though....NEVER give a cat a pill/capsule without a...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 6th, 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By RUSTYcat
Unlike other cases of cruelty - which seem to...

Unlike other cases of cruelty - which seem to drop off the radar - this one seems to have legs

York Regional Police took to the streets Sunday morning, knocking on doors....Police tell CTV News...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 4th, 2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By RUSTYcat
Already, some very defensive remarks on the blog...

Already, some very defensive remarks on the blog for this program

MARKETPLACE BLOG (http://www.cbc.ca/marketplace/blog/polls-about-your-veterinarian)


ABOVE LINK FIXED


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Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs October 3rd, 2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By RUSTYcat
Police investigating after 6 severed cat heads found in Ontario community

Just when you might have (foolishly) thought "I've heard it all...". there's this: http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/police-investigating-after-6-severed-cat-heads-found-in-ontario-community-1.1481553
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