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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 13th, 2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By sugarcatmom
Echoing what the others have said: this cat...

Echoing what the others have said: this cat really needs to get to the vet ASAP. There are a number of conditions cats can develop as they age that fit these symptoms (diabetes, kidney disease,...
Forum: Photo challenges on Pets.ca April 6th, 2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By sugarcatmom
Nothing green outside yet, but there's always my...

Nothing green outside yet, but there's always my much sought-after Yucca plant (great for flossing!).

This is Umiak, picking out the most succulent of the leaves:...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 27th, 2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By sugarcatmom
Yahooooo!!!! :thumbs up ...

Yahooooo!!!! :thumbs up




Unfortunately many vets really haven't made the connection yet between dry food and the detrimental effects it has on feline health. A big part of that is due to the...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 25th, 2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By sugarcatmom
My understanding of ProZinc is that it's a...

My understanding of ProZinc is that it's a medium-long lasting insulin, with anywhere from 10-14 hours duration, but that there is quite a bit of variability between cats. What dose did the vet first...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 24th, 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By sugarcatmom
Hi normad, and welcome to pets.ca! What...

Hi normad, and welcome to pets.ca!

What does Sammy currently eat?

Some tips on what ingredients to look for in a good canned food can be found at this link:...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 21st, 2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By sugarcatmom
Any possibility you could feed him more canned...

Any possibility you could feed him more canned instead? I always left some out for my guy.

Unfortunately the insulin you're using isn't well suited for constant snacking though. Perhaps a...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 20th, 2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By sugarcatmom
The prescription "diabetic" food totally sucks...

The prescription "diabetic" food totally sucks for sure and is a waste of money. Is he back on just NV canned, or does he still get dry as well? Which NV is it (Instinct, Homestyle)? So did all these...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! March 20th, 2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By sugarcatmom
Refresh my memory...what does your kitty eat?

Refresh my memory...what does your kitty eat?
Forum: Senior cats February 28th, 2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By sugarcatmom
Do you have a copy of the blood work? Was a...

Do you have a copy of the blood work? Was a urinalysis also done? What about any other tests, like x-rays and/or ultrasound?

Is she on any medication?
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 28th, 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By sugarcatmom
Sorry, where are my manners! I forgot to welcome...

Sorry, where are my manners! I forgot to welcome you to the forum. :)
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 28th, 2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By sugarcatmom
Ditch the prescription food. What brand/type (ie...

Ditch the prescription food. What brand/type (ie dry or wet) is it? Honestly, there is almost never a good reason to fork over the big bucks for such poor quality food. A much better idea would be to...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 17th, 2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By sugarcatmom
Not sure if you had her declawed or if she was...

Not sure if you had her declawed or if she was like that when you got her, but just so you know, declawing can be a major reason that cats stop using the litter box. http://www.pawproject.org/faqs/ ...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 12th, 2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By sugarcatmom
I think that's most likely the source of the...

I think that's most likely the source of the problem. Vaccines can take quite a toll on a cat while their immune system kicks in to make antibodies. Preferably, multiple vaccines aren't given at the...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! February 12th, 2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By sugarcatmom
Was he vaccinated at the same time as the neuter?...

Was he vaccinated at the same time as the neuter?

What foods have you tried giving him (ie anything like tuna or salmon, stinky canned food such as Fancy Feast, etc)? Will he eat treats like...
Forum: Senior cats February 10th, 2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By sugarcatmom
Definitely try some wet food. Not a senior...

Definitely try some wet food. Not a senior formula though, as these are usually the last thing an aging cat should be eating. They have lower levels of protein (and therefore are higher in carbs), at...
Forum: Senior cats February 9th, 2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By sugarcatmom
What does Tigger eat, and when was her last...

What does Tigger eat, and when was her last check-up at the vet?

Skin and coat condition is often a reflection of health, so I'd be concerned that this is more than just something to do with dry...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs January 28th, 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By sugarcatmom
Any possibility that you could try feeding him a...

Any possibility that you could try feeding him a better quality food, preferably with a novel protein source and no grains (and preferably wet only, no kibble)? More info on that:...
Forum: Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! January 21st, 2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,253
Posted By sugarcatmom
Slippery elm isn't really dosed by weight. I'd...

Slippery elm isn't really dosed by weight. I'd start with about 1/4 tsp twice a day mixed with wet food and increase up to 1/4 tsp 4x/day if you don't see any results.

Also, what is the kitten...
Forum: Cat product reviews January 11th, 2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By sugarcatmom
Oooohhh, those look cool! Thanks for the tip!...

Oooohhh, those look cool! Thanks for the tip! Here's the link, if anyone is interested: http://www.thekittytube.com/brands/The-Kitty-Tube.html

(careful what you click when you Google "kitty tube"....
Forum: Feeding raw food to dogs & cats - B.A.R.F - RMB - Homecooked diet January 2nd, 2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By sugarcatmom
I've left raw out for several hours without any...

I've left raw out for several hours without any issues. There does reach a point when the cats decide it's unappetizing, but they've certainly still eaten it well beyond the half hour max that some...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 23rd, 2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By sugarcatmom
Please do NOT declaw your cat! It is a mutilating...

Please do NOT declaw your cat! It is a mutilating amputation of the first knuckle of each toe, often causing life-long pain and behaviour issues. I beg you to read the FAQs on this website for a...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 17th, 2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By sugarcatmom
Well that sucks! I don't have any personal...

Well that sucks! I don't have any personal experience with feline asthma, but one of the best resources on the topic is the Fritz the Brave (http://www.fritzthebrave.com/index.html) website. Check...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! December 9th, 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By sugarcatmom
Vet check for sure, and a good cleaning with an...

Vet check for sure, and a good cleaning with an enzyme cleaner like Winston mentioned. Also, where is the litter box? How many do you have and what type of litter do you use? How often do you scoop...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs December 2nd, 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By sugarcatmom
A collection of articles for you to read on the...

A collection of articles for you to read on the subject of scratching posts, etc.:
http://www.catbehaviorassociates.com/category/basic-training/cat-furniture-scratching/
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs November 29th, 2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By sugarcatmom
And they're also not going to go through the...

And they're also not going to go through the hassle of filling out forms and paying the licensing or adoption fees that are the norm when adopting from a shelter or rescue organization. They're going...
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