I wonder if you could get sheep or goat's milk and make your own yogurt. I had a yogurt maker at one time but donated it. It seemed easy enough to make though, I just had no reason to make any.
On 2/15/08, Marylyn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > If he doesn't eat it immediately let it warm (naturally) to room temperature > then put a small amount on a paw...don't force it into his mouth. Dixie > prefers sheep or goat yogurt but it is difficult to get here. I don't know > what options you have. > > > On Feb 14, 2008, at 6:07 PM, Lynne wrote: > > OK, gonna get some yogurt. > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Marylyn > To: email@example.com > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 7:02 PM > Subject: Re: the good stories > > Have his throat and teeth checked. And try a good, organic yogurt....full > fat, plain. Dixie had some gum/teeth issues that have cleared up.the doxy > should help if that is an issue. > > On Feb 14, 2008, at 3:22 PM, Lynne wrote: > > Diane, my husband slightly warms his food since it's kept in the fridge. I > know how important it is for him to eat. I've warned him he'll have a > feeding tube put in if he doesn't smarten up. To make it worse, he only > wants my husband or "Mister" to feed him. Boo and I will be sitting on the > bed and if he hears one sound downstairs he stands, does his strange little > meow and waits for Bob to come up. He wants food but then won't eat it. > Maybe the vet has some experience with picky cats. > > Lynne > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Rosenfeldt, Diane > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:15 PM > Subject: RE: the good stories > > I'm glad your vet is flexible and willing to help. If BooBoo's snifflies > can get cleared up, I know his appetite will improve. They don't want stuff > they can't smell. Have you tried heating his food so it's stinkier? You > may run out of the kitchen gagging, but he'll think it's great. As I'm sure > you know, making sure kitties keep eating, no matter what their FeLV status, > is paramount. We've been through 3 separate instances of fatty liver > disease, which is the end result of insufficient eating, and I can tell you > we are ever-vigilant to make sure everybody is eating. > > Diane R. > ________________________________ > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of > Lynne > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 2:53 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: the good stories > > > Thank you all for sharing these uplifting stories. I'm tempted to print > them out and show to my vet. I called his office this morning and asked the > assistant if I could possibly fax a list of questions and suggestions > regarding BooBoo's care and then come in to talk to him. Well he called me > back at work and thanked me for doing that and even mentioned how > "intelligent" and "informed" I was. I told him I had been doing a lot of > reading and all these suggestions came from this group. I thought he might > laugh at it but he was very impressed. He is totally in agreement about the > course of Doxycycline and said tonight we'd sit down and discuss the use of > Interferon. I know it is going to cost us a fortune, everything does over > here, but just by chance my dad gave me a thousand dollars for my birthday > so that will certainly help. He did mention that they do transfuse animals > but the same problem would surface in time and it can be dangerous anyway. > Not even going to consider that one. > > So that's where we stand. He needs to be checked tonight for his breathing > and runny nose and come up with some way to get him to eat more. Nothing > I've offered him seems to meet his approval. > > Talk to you all later. > LynneThis electronic mail transmission and any attachments are confidential > and may be privileged. They should be read or retained only by the intended > recipient. If you have received this transmission in error, please notify > the sender immediately and delete the transmission from your system. In > addition, in order to comply with Treasury Circular 230, we are required to > inform you that unless we have specifically stated to the contrary in > writing, any advice we provide in this email or any attachment concerning > federal tax issues or submissions is not intended or written to be used, > and cannot be used, to avoid federal tax penalties. > > > > > -- Rescuties - Saving the world, one cat at a time. http://www.rescuties.org Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty life! http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect-home?tag=rescuties-20 http://www.zazzle.com/rescuties* Please help Clarissa! http://rescuties.chipin.com/clarissasheart http://www.change.org/rescuties