I also worry about cedar, it's toxic to small animals livers.
Sent from my iPhone On Nov 4, 2012, at 3:25 PM, Kathryn Hargreaves <khargrea...@gmail.com> wrote: > Watch them for Panleuk symptoms: depression, hanging head (most of the time, > not just over the food/water bowl), loose/watery stools, vomitting, low > energy. > > If they are throwing up just bile, then they are just hungry. Can you > syringe some baby food into them to get them started eating again? What are > you feeding? If dry, switch to raw or healthy wet, such as Merrick's Before > Grain (plus 5% canned unspiced pumpkin). You can also mix up half and half > goat milk and wet food. > > I don't let my cats get around pine/cedar litter because of the phenols in > pine, which can be toxic to cat livers. Supposedly, this is taken care of in > cat litters, but if it makes my bladder disease worse, then I don't subject > cats to it, either. Not to mention this stuff is scented, to boot. > > Use disposable gloves when handling the kittens. > > > On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Martha Walton <marthawal...@gmail.com> wrote: >> I am kitten-sitting two kittens this weekend for a friend. The kittens ate >> well for the first two days, but yesterday they turned their nose up at >> food. Today neither kitten is eating and they are both throwing up water. >> Yesterday one of the kittens had diarrhea. Neither has done #2 today. Both >> kittens are playful, drinking water and alert, but I am very worried about >> them not eating. I have called their owner and left a message about the >> vomiting. >> >> The owner says that both kittens have been tested for "all diseases". I >> have not let the kittens have contact with my 5 house-cats. Today one of my >> cats had some diarrhea, so I am hoping that the kittens are not getting my >> cats sick.. >> >> Any suggestions? The kittens go back to their house tomorrow at 10:00am. >> >> I am using Tidy Cats Pure Nature for their cat litter. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Felvtalk mailing list >> Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >> http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > > -- > ---------------------------- > Go Get a Life---Go Get a Shelter Animal! > > If you can't adopt, then foster "bottle baby" shelter animal, to save their > life. Contact your local pound for information. > > If you can't bottle feed, foster an older animal, to save their life, and to > free up cage space. > > > Ask your local animal pound to start saving over 90% of their intake by > implementing the No Kill Equation: > http://www.nokilladvocacycenter.org/shelter-reform/no-kill-equation/ > > Here's the current growing list of true No Kill communities: > http://www.no-killnews.com/ (see the right sidebar) > > Legislate better animal pound conditions: http://www.rescue50.org > > More fun reading: http://www.nokilladvocacycenter.org/shelter-reform/guides/ > > More fun watching: http://vimeo.com/nokill/videos especially > http://vimeo.com/48445902 > > > > Local feral cat crisis? See Alley Cat Allies' for how to respond: > http://www.alleycat.org/page.aspx?pid=537 > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
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