I lnow someone who used Coke in an emergency. Hey it had sugar & it worked!

Marta Gasper <marta.gas...@yahoo.com> wrote:

>What hapens with giving them a dab of honey is that it boost the blood sugar 
>so if they might start to eat. It is the sugar, not the texture. I've a rescue 
>group and fosters , we always use honey in cases when a cat stops eating, 
>specially with kittens and anemic cats. Rub honey or Karo on their gums so it 
>is absorbed by the skin, sugar goes directly in their bloodstream w/o having 
>to use energy to break up what they swallowed. Also give sugar water by 
>syringe, shoot in cheek pouch.
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>I wished the good foods were more palatable to cats, mine don't like them 
>either but they love Purina cat chow and Fancy Feast..like ppl we are not too 
>atracted to health food though;)
>Marta
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>--- On Fri, 2/24/12, dppl dppl <dppl1...@yahoo.com> wrote:
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>From: dppl dppl <dppl1...@yahoo.com>
>Subject: [Felvtalk] Mixing pos and neg cats
>To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
>Date: Friday, February 24, 2012, 10:58 PM
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>Toni, i enjoyed reading about your family and your tips. I also put a dab of
>vicks vapor rub on the nose of  my cat that had the respiratory infection . I 
>tried 
>Wellness dry cat food but none of my cats would eat it. They like some of
>the purina one  dry food flavors. I tried the Tiki brand b/c I heard it was 
>good but
>after trying it my cats didn't really want to keep eating it. they liked the 
>tuna
>and chicken best or plain tuna.  I tired purina one canned but they
>don't really like it that much. They like some of
>the fancy feast and publix brand and target boots and barclay. I would prefer 
>they ate foods without dyes, etc but they seem to like the "junk" food. I give
>them deli low salt turkey for a treat every now and then. Re losing hair
>years ago I used to use frontline and it took the hair off the area of one of
>my cat's neck and it didn't grow back for years. some of my cats foamed
>at the  mouth so I just gave up.  I use a flea comb on them, drop the fleas in
>alcohol. I have a cat fence section of my yard and have been treating it
>with diamateceous earth, supposedly a natural flea killer. I have noticed
>fewer fleas so i will keep trying. 
>Another issue is kitty litter. My cats hate any scented. Re the corn and hard
>pellet, they refused to use it. I currently use
>Dr Eisley but it doesn't absorb as good as it used to. 
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>From: dppl dppl <dppl1...@yahoo.com>
>To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org> 
>Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 3:10 PM
>Subject: Tips to share?
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>On a different subject thought I might share this 
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>Re taking cats to vets:
>I often forget this in the stress of trying to help a sick animal
> but if you put an  t shirt or towel you wore in the carrier with your scent , 
>it
>seems to calm them. Ask vet staff to put it in their kennels if they are being 
>transferred 
>from the carrier they came in..
>Re getting a cat to eat:
>I recently had three older cats that were sick and were being treated with 
>antibiotics
>and wouldn't eat. One had upper respiratory congestion. One urinary infection.
>One reason unknown. They were on antibiotics but still wouldn't eat.
>Sometimes antibiotics upset stomach.
>Searched the internet and found a suggestion to put a dab of honey in
>their mouth. Don't know if coincidence or the antibiotics kicking in
> but it seemed to help them maybe soothed
>sore throat or stomach. I only put a dime sized drop on outer lips once or 
>twice . I am not a vet so
>if you are thinking of trying this,. 
>Check with your vet first, as i did to make sure no harm given your cat's 
>specific condition..
>one of the sites mentioning honey is 
>mia-carter.suite101.com/why-isnt-my-cat-eating-a60630
>has anyone else had experience with this home remedy?
>Cat with upper respiratory infection:
>I also put my cat in the bathroom when i took a steaming shower. I think 
>it really helped.
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