My vet told me to combine yoogurt and baby food pumpkin. the yogurt calms the somach and the pumpkin gives fiber to help get the colon back to normal action.
---- Dawn Morrison <dlmgreen1...@yahoo.com> wrote: > I was confused by the cerenia because she is not vomiting but my vet said > maybe she is nauseous and that could be adding to her not wanting to eat. She > did mention it's 4 or 5 days on/off. Someone else suggested pepcid, which I > thought was odd but will bring it up > to my vet. > Thanks for the food suggestions. I will try whatever I can. > This morning she was acting off again, although she did eat some dry food on > her own. It'll be a long weekend but I will do whatever I can for her. We > attempted to take her temp but that did not go so well. > > > > Friday, October 19, 2012 12:08 AM > > > > > From: > > "Christiane Biagi" <ti...@mindspring.com> > > > > To: > email@example.com > > > > > > > > Sounds like ur vet is trying to gether to get rid of any infection. In terms > of eating, I think ur vet is right on—give her anything she’ll eat. Some > things I’ve used are Gerber stage2 ham, or turkey or beef (has no garlic or > onion—just plain); tuna “water” (from can); yogurt is good if she’ll take > it—helps with nausea/diarrhea from antibiotics. All my cats seem to devour > Fancy Feast (chicken classic)—its like catnip! Lol Basically, I go thru > refrig & try everything—cold cuts, cheese, cottage cheese—not necessarily the > best diet long term but I figure something is always better than nothing. > Sometimes, heating the food in micro just to get it warm (and smelly) helps. > There’s also the food trappers use to lure ferals—warm Kentucky Fried Chicken > (little warm pieces without bones). Its not easy & very frustrating so hang > in there…. > > > > From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of > Sharyl > Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2012 11:33 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Advice > > > > Dee, I'm sorry your cat is having problems. Cerenia is typically Rx'd as an > anti-emetic (vomiting). Some vets also Rx it for nausea even though there > are better drugs to use for nausea. Each kitty is unique and Cerenia does > seem to help fight nausea in some cats. Most in the FAF yahoo group give it > for 4 days then take a day off. Not sure what you vet recommended. The FAF > list members have found Cerenia to be a very effective and safe anti-emetic. > > > > Here is a link to a good vet article on meds used to control vomiting. The > info on Cerenia is about 1/2 way down under the heading 'A new antiemetic > drug for dogs'. > > http://veterinarycalendar.dvm360.com/avhc/content/printContentPopup.jsp?id=676860 > > > > Hope this helps > > Sharyl > > > > > > From: Dawn Morrison <dlmgreen1...@yahoo.com> > To: email@example.com > Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:50 PM > Subject: [Felvtalk] Advice > > > > > > > My 7yr old has up till this point shown no signs of the virus. > > Tuesday she was acting very odd and not eating. I took her to the vet, who > ran bloodwork. > > Her lympocytes were incredibly high, wbc was high (can't remember the > numbers), she had a 104 temp. She got injections of b12, steroid, antibiotic > and I was sent home with antibiotic and pain meds if needed and an appetite > stimulant. Wed she wouldn't eat again so I was syringe feeding her. I have > been giving her the anitbio and app stimulant. Today she started to eat on > her own, although I will still syringe to make sure she's getting enough > nutrients. She also has IBD but the vet said to give her whatever she'll eat > at this point to at least get her wanting to eat again. We sent the bloodwork > out to a lab to assure the in house results were correct, they were. > > My vet wants to start her on cerenia, keep her on the anitbio and the app > stimulant. We're basically going to take it day by day at this point. Since > she is now shedding the virus she is staying in her bedroom (which has a > screen door on it) but is a little stressed that she can't come out and visit > when we are home. I've been going in and visiting as much as possible but > it's hard when I'm gone for most of the day. We have another kitty who we > have to get tested in 2 months to see if she was exposed. > > If anyone has suggestions or opinions I would appreciate it. Also, has anyone > used cerenia and is there anything I should know about it? > > Has anyone else gone through similiar experiences and can offer any advice? > > > > Thanks in advance and sorry this is so long. > > Dee _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org