I would lean more towards Elavil, I think. But a lot depends on why the cat is doing this, whether it is physical or psychological.
--- On Mon, 12/7/09, Sharyl <cline...@yahoo.com> wrote: > From: Sharyl <cline...@yahoo.com> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?-Diane R > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 3:36 PM > Tamara, you've gotten a lot of > advise. I've had a lot of cats do strange things but > nothing like Mica's night terrors. If you tried the > Feliway diffusers and it didn't help I'm not sure what else > you can do. A low dose of Prozac before bedtime might > be the answer. > Sharyl > > > > On Dec 7, 2009, at 2:47 PM, tamara stickler wrote: > > > > > "survivor" - yes..."Little" - HA! if ONLY! ;-) > > > > > > Unfortunately, no, I can't arrange so he gets > quality > > time at night. The dog, also a rescue, suffers from > > separation anxiety....if I were to lock him out of the > room > > - he'd howl all night and pee on everything! (much as > he > > does ALL DAY when I'm at work!) ....plus both > Tobias-Rat > > (the dog) & Coebieo (the other cat) have > > IBD....stressful situations, changes in routine > triggers an > > attack.....Micatullyvhim is my "healthy" one! > > > > > > And lastly...when he bolts....he does so > > blindly. I've been scratched in the eyeball from > one > > of his back claws as he fled across my face, slammed > in the > > head by his head as he bolted from the couch (I was > sitting > > in front of it on the floor). I'd like not to go to > > bed having to wear a helmet and pads! > > > > > > The good thing is, I suppose, that he doesn't > seem to > > "NEED" me to get comfortable or to sleep or feel > safe. > > That has come from his independant nature to begin > with and > > from the last three years of having his own room at > > night. It's only been the last year and a half > where > > I've let him into the rest of the condo ALL DAY when > I'm > > home. But his aggression with Coebeio (a much older > > and smaller - only 7-8 pounds compared to his 18lb. > frame) > > is improving....although I can't wait for the day when > he > > FINALLY STOPS being a pain in the arse with her! > The > > "tully" part of his name comes from the nerdy > character > > played by Rick Moranis in Ghostbusters who used to > annoy > > Sigorny Weaver's character...(and just like that > character, > > Mica used to open doors constantly, only to lock > himself on > > the wrong side!). Much of the night those first few > > months was spent "rescuing" him from closets and > cabinets > > that he had managed to get into only to have them > close > > back > > > on him locking him inside....where of course he'd > mew > > in that tiny cat voice of his CONTINUOUSLY like some > kind of > > cat variation of Chinese water torture, until I came > to free > > him! I finally had to put child-proof locks on > > everything! > > > > > > Thanks for the imput tho! > > > T > > > > > > > > > --- On Mon, 12/7/09, Diane Rosenfeldt <drosenfe...@wi.rr.com> > > wrote: > > > > > > From: Diane Rosenfeldt drosenfe...@wi.rr.com > > > > > > Wow, what a little survivor Mica is! > > > is there a way > > > that you could sleep with just Mica for a while? > Maybe > > being with you would > > > calm his terrors a little, and if it's just you > and > > him you won't have that > > > chain reaction. > > > Diane R. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > Felvtalk mailing list > > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org