Try putting a plea for vet help on Animal Wish List. It's a Yahoo Group. Have 
funds go directly to the vet. Most vets will work with u on payments.

katskat1 <katsk...@gmail.com> wrote:

>Thanks to all I have decided if I can find the $ I am going to take
>Luke to the vet and have some/all of her rotten teeth removed.  She is
>obviously in discomfort and her breath has gotten progressively worse.
> She is ratty looking and apparently has been sickly for a long time
>before I started feeding her as a stray but she still wants to live.
>
>I was very apprehensive about doing this to a cat that stays outside -
>has to - won't come in, fights to get back out and my inside cats are
>ALL negatives.  But she sticks around and I don't have many options.
>
>Now, if only I could successfully medicate her.  She will not eat
>anything, kitten milk replacement, dry/wet food, treats, NOTHING with
>any med of any kind.  Trying to syringe her is like fighting a wind
>storm with lots of claws and then we are both so stressed we are
>breathing hard.  Not good for her.  Or me.  So I am trying to give her
>quality of whatever life she has........
>
>Hopefully yanking rotten, loose teeth will help.
>
>kat
>
>On 7/8/11, MaiMaiPG <maima...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> His tongue does not hang out the side of his mouth nor does he look
>> like he is panting....and he does look adorable.  Sorry to give any
>> other impression.
>> On Jul 8, 2011, at 1:53 AM, Natalie wrote:
>>
>>> The hanging out tongue must be something other than missing teeth.
>>> We have
>>> quite a few cats with no teeth, and their tongues don't hang out the
>>> side of
>>> their mouths, if anything, the tips of the tongue might stick out in
>>> front -
>>> and looks adorable.  We have some real oldtimers here - started out
>>> feral
>>> and are mushes now.....
>>> Life with bad teeth must be absolutely horrible and painful  I am
>>> always
>>> surprised how toothless cats just love dry food!
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
>>> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG
>>> Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 6:31 PM
>>> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] DMG
>>>
>>> Pretty Boy, a feral who hangs around and who is very loved, was live
>>> trapped for neutering.  The vet called me after they put him
>>> under...he had shuttered in pain when they put a tube in his mouth.
>>> She checked his teeth and they were totally awful.  Most of them were
>>> pulled.  The only side effect is that his tongue hangs out a lot of
>>> the time...no teeth to help him keep it in...or maybe he is expressing
>>> his opinion.  He eats both canned and dry food with the rest of the
>>> clan and is so handsome.  He is probably 13-14 years old (per vet) and
>>> is a total doll. Like the rest of the clan, he is not touchable most
>>> of the time.  He fusses and fumes and catches ground squirrels and
>>> others who are stupid enough to come into an area guarded by numerous
>>> cats.  Removing his teeth has definitely improved the quality if not
>>> quantity of his life.   As far as I know, none of the clan is FeLV+.
>>> On Jul 6, 2011, at 6:00 PM, Diane Rosenfeldt wrote:
>>>
>>>> Yes, in cats (and in humans) the constant infections and abscesses
>>>> in a bad
>>>> mouth of teeth have all sorts of dire consequences in the rest of
>>>> the body's
>>>> systems. I have never heard anyone who regretted having some or all
>>>> of their
>>>> babies' teeth pulled in the interests of clearing up stomatitis, etc.
>>>>
>>>> Diane R.
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
>>>> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Heather
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:00 AM
>>>> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>>>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] DMG
>>>>
>>>> Yes, we have had 3 cases (2 rescues of mine, one a friend's so I
>>>> don't know
>>>> his testing status, he could be FIV+ though, he was a big male
>>>> brought in
>>>> from the streets) of full mouth extractions that resulted in a very
>>>> sick
>>>> kitty soon becoming a 'brand new cat".  One is a year out from the
>>>> extraction, the other is 2 years out, both are doing so well!   Both
>>>> of
>>>> those guys were negative.  My friend's kitty is doing wonderfully,
>>>> too, and
>>>> his full mouth extraction was done by our humane society low-cost
>>>> clinic for
>>>> a fraction of what my guys were done for--most low cost clinics
>>>> probably
>>>> can't do that, though.
>>>>
>>>> All 3 of these guys now also eat dry food, by their own liking, I
>>>> couldn't
>>>> believe it.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 10:53 AM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Your cats had stomatitis?  And it helped having all teeth removed?
>>>>> The problem with doing this to a cat with immunodeficiencies is
>>>>> (ours
>>>>> is
>>>>> FIV+, which is better than FeLV+) obviously slightly more risky!  It
>>>>> FIV+does
>>>>> sound rather drastic, doesn't it?
>>>>> We have several old cats without teeth, and they look like they're
>>>>> chomping a way at dry food...they just swallow it and love it more
>>>>> than canned food at times.
>>>>> Natalie
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
>>>>> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Heather
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:18 AM
>>>>> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] DMG
>>>>>
>>>>> Hope the DMG proves to be helpful, but just thought I'd mention
>>>>> the 3
>>>>> we've had who had full mouth extractions were like new cats
>>>>> afterwards, and have done wonderfully ever since.  They were not
>>>>> FELV
>>>>> cats, though.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:59 AM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Has any vet ever suggested using DMG (N, N-DIMETHYLGLYCINE)for
>>>>>> FeLV+
>>>>> cats?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I AM USING IT ON A FIV+ CAT THAT HAS PAINFUL STOMATITIS IN THE
>>>>>> MOUTH, TO THE POINT WHERE HE COULDN'T EAT; FIV/FeLV+ cats often get
>>>>>> that condition, and unfortunately, the only suggested and
>>>>>> supposedly
>>>>>> appropriate thing is to have their teeth pulled by a specialist,
>>>>>> with special emphasis on
>>>>> cleaning
>>>>>> out the areas extremely well.  My vet says that he doesn't like
>>>>>> doing it because often it doesn't help at all, so we are trying
>>>>>> DMG.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I am using the liquid form, but it apparently also comes in
>>>>>> different forms.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It has many clinical uses and a variety of applications:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.goodsearch.com/search.aspx?keywords=N%2C+N-
>>>>>> DIMETHYLGLYCIN
>>>>>> E
>>>>>>
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