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Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! July 17th, 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
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: 278
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: 278
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: 260
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: 260
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: 268
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...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs May 13th, 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hi kben ! Welcome to the forum ! It's greta...

Hi kben ! Welcome to the forum !

It's greta to see you asking lots of questions.....BEFORE you actually go about finding a cat.

I just noticed that you received lots of response to your other...
Forum: General Forum for cats and dogs April 21st, 2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By RUSTYcat
Hey, normad ! Here's how Wiki describes...

Hey, normad !

Here's how Wiki describes "twisty ties"https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRKZmOy53rD1jvYzasgzrAsWmqGgyVaKCU5rd3fDeHRrQhL8dfpjQ

SO................IF that's what...
Forum: Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! April 6th, 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
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: 359
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: 359
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: 359
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: 370
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: 189,176
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: 341
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: 262
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: 319
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: 2,901
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: 374
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: 291
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: 488
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: 488
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: 488
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: 488
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: 438
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,...
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