I'm sorry if I missed any latest info, but has the vet seen Ginger kitty yet? Has he given any supportive treatment like at least some sub-q fluids? If you haven't fed a cat with a syringe, technique is important. I always gave the cat sitting on my lap or to my side, holding the head from under the chin, slightly up (cat can be wrapped in a towel if difficult to hold), inserting the syringe from the SIDE of the mouth (NOT front), squeezing in a small amount and allowing the cat to swallow, and continue with tiny amounts. No sense squeezing in a lot if food only to have the cat spit it out. The food has to be mushy enough to easily get through the tip of syringe. Here, we have Hill's Science Diet A=D, which is high caloric for sick and recuperating cats.
Here's some info on syringe feeding: http://www.goodsearch.com/search.aspx?keywords=How+to+feed+cat+with+syringe Videos on syringe feeding: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9ygsA93vQc , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6o17wH6ujk Eating litter can mean many things, usually because something is missing in their diet, some kind of nutritional imbalance, which would be quite understandable in a sick cat. http://www.goodsearch.com/search.aspx?keywords=Cats+eating+litter+litter Natalie -----Original Message----- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of botha.marin...@gmail.com Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 6:39 AM To: email@example.com Subject: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is already in kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't see my darling suffer like this! Marinda Sent via my BlackBerry from Vodacom - let your email find you! _______________________________________________ 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