You sound like me!
Only, I was afraid someone would sit on the thing and get a tail suck into
it!  Yeowww!
So yes, unplugged.  Actually, it's best to leave appliances unplugged when
not in use.  Some of them use energy even when not "turned on."
~Bonnie

-----Original Message-----
From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of
dlg...@windstream.net
Sent: Saturday, May 28, 2011 10:38 AM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Collars

I just had a thought.  I was shredding som paper and realized tat someone
could get their paw in it and be shredded.  I will now ALWAYS unplug it when
not in use.


---- MaiMaiPG <maima...@gmail.com> wrote: 
> I suspect that I will start having my little guys (and dog) scanned 
> when I have them at a vet's just to make sure the chip is where it s 
> supposed to be.
> On May 24, 2011, at 4:51 PM, Natalie wrote:
> 
> > My problem with chips is that not ALL vets or municipal pounds have 
> > canners, and there's no way of knowing outwardly that an animal has 
> > been micro chipped.
> > I have NEVER had a real escape - our house and cat condos are almost 
> > cat-escape-proof.
> > Only one new cat that had just been neutered and caged in the garage 
> > for recuperation escaped - a helper didn't shut the top of the cage 
> > all the way the night before...when the morning person opened the 
> > garage door, the cat just flew out.  He was extremely shy, and it 
> > was snowy and extremely cold in an area he didn't know (he was going 
> > back to his feeding source in the next
> > town).  This was a few years ago and I still look and ask around.   
> > Who knows
> > where he went, he may have tried to go back to where he came 
> > from.....a microchip wouldn't have done any good with him.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of paola 
> > cresti
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2011 5:31 PM
> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Collars
> >
> > I believe I read about it that the cancer cases were still few and 
> > far apart.
> > That being said monitor your cat, espceially the area where the chip 
> > was introduced.
> > I have one that can't climb my patio fence so she's inside only 
> > (goes outside when I'm there, runs back in when I jiggle the 
> > doorhadle - smart little
> > critter)
> > so she's chipped but collarless.
> >
> > The others are in and out and though chipped I don't want to go 
> > through the time when they're missing and then I have to look for 
> > them, so they have a collar
> >
> > with no tag (the tags can get stuck, and if someone does pick them 
> > up they have the chip) that tells the neighbours "I'm taken care 
> > of!!"
> > But one cat in particular, in the beginning I've come home to find 
> > that he slipped his paw in the collar (and is now temporarily 
> > thre-legged) another time he got it stuck in his mouth or just that 
> > he's managed to get himself rid of it.
> > But they learn, he hasn't gotten his paw stuck in it again. He gets 
> > rid of them, but not stuck anymore. This one cat's a pickle though, 
> > he's gotten himself stuf on rneighbour's rooftops twice before (I 
> > had to get ladder and chase him because then he didn't want to be 
> > caught)
> >
> > This was all the first couple of years I had him, he hasn't gotten 
> > himself stuck on a roof in the last 4 years, and he loses collars 
> > without getting stuck anymore.
> >
> > If they were indoor only I wouldn't worry with collars, but since 
> > they go out, I don't want them trapped/nabbed or harmed by evil 
> > people, so they know that someone WILL be looking for them.
> >
> > It's scary to see them in trouble that time that they got themselves 
> > stuck with the collar, but in my experience they do learn pretty 
> > fast, and there are so
> >
> > many strays/ferals around that I want people to know "this cat is 
> > looked after!!"  (the ferals are too, but I can't touch those)
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Katy Doyle <athenapities...@gmail.com>
> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > Sent: Tue, May 24, 2011 12:47:08 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Collars
> >
> > Thanks Natalie. Knowledge is definitely power.
> >
> > But I think I would rather keep the chip. You can treat cancer, but 
> > you can't treat euthanasia at a kill shelter... :-/
> >
> > Has anyone heard about tattooing cats? I know AKC dogs sometimes get 
> > tattoos, but I have never heard of it in cats.
> >
> > I want my animal to have some form of permanent identification on 
> > them in case they get lost.
> >
> > On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Yes, there is substantiation - my vet had a few cases; one dog's 
> >> chip migrated and aggravated a nerve, couldn't walk until the vet 
> >> discovered
> > the
> >> chip....
> >> I have the info somewhere; will send to you directly because it may 
> >> be
> > "too
> >> big" to be accepted by group address.
> >> Do they? Is there documentation on this?
> >>
> >> I mean, what doesn't cause cancer these days?
> >>
> >> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
> >>
> >>> But were you aware that microchips can cause cancer?  I got a cat 
> >>> from death row in NYC, and will have chip removed...it has already 
> >>> migrated!
> >>> Shelters and vets around me have gotten much better about scanning 
> >>> stray animals that come through.
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I JUST wrote about that, too!  I thought I was the only one that 
> >>>> this happened to - nobody's ever mentioned it before!  Natalie
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 05-23, Bonnie Hogue wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Reminds me of the time I got Stormy a red collar with shiny 
> >>>>> rhinestones. Oh, it looked so pretty on her grey fur! But every 
> >>>>> day when I came home from work, the collar, still fastened, was 
> >>>>> sitting right on the front step.  Cat's way of saying, "I don't 
> >>>>> even think so." Sigh. ~Bonnie
> >>>>>
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> >>>
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