Love it! Sounds pretty close to my bathing xperiences. I owuld also suggest you arrange with the nearest hospital for 1 or 2 units of blood, you may need it.
---- Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com> wrote: > That was the first really good laugh I had in a month. Thanks. >________________________________ > From: Margo <toomanykitti...@earthlink.net> >To: email@example.com >Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:08 PM >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm > > > > >How to Bathe Your 1) First …. dress for the occasion. A 4-ply rubber wet suit is suggested, along with a helmet, face mask and welders gloves. >>2) A Bathtub with a glass enclosure is preferred to the one with a shower >>curtain. A frenzied cat can shred one of these in about 3.5 seconds. >>3) Have the Kitty Bubbles and towel in the enclosed bathtub area beforehand. >>No… blow drying the cat after the bath is not suggested. >>4) Draw the water, making it a little warmer than needed as you still need to >>find the cat. Position everything strategically in the shower, so you can >>reach it even if you are face down or prone in the tub. >>5) Find your cat. Use the element of surprise. Pick the cat up, nonchalantly >>as if you were simply carrying him/her to the supper dish. No need to worry >>about the cat noticing your strange attire, the cat barely notices you anyway. >>6) Once you and the cat are inside the bathroom speed is essential. In one >>single fluid motion shut the door to the bathroom, step into the shower, >>close the sliding doors, and drop the cat into the water. While the cat is >>still in a state of shock locate the Kitty Bubbles and squirt whatever part >>of him is above the water line. You have just begun the wildest 45 seconds of >>your life. Remember that cats have no handles and add the fact that he now >>has soapy fur. His state of shock has worn off and he’s madder than hell. >>7) As best you can, wearing welder’s gloves, try to field his body as he >>catapults through the air toward the ceiling. If possible, give another >>squirt of Kitty Bubbles with his body now fully exposed. >>8) During the 5 seconds you are able to hold onto him, rub vigorously. No >>need to worry about rinsing. As he slides down the glass enclosure into the >>tub, he will fall back into the water, rinsing himself in the process. >>9) Only attempt the lather and rinse process about 3 times. The cat will >>realize the lack of traction on the glass by then and will use the next >>attempt on the first available part of you. >>10) Next, the cat must be dried. No, this is NOT the easiest part. By this >>stage, you are worn out and the cat has just become semi-permanently affixed >>to your right leg. We suggest here that you drain the tub and in full view of >>your cat, reach for the bottle of Kitty Bubbles. >>11) If you have done step 10 correctly, the cat will be off your leg and >>hanging precariously from your helmet. Although this view of the cat is most >>disgusting, he will be in a much better position for wrapping the towel >>around him. >>12) Be sure cat is firmly wrapped in towel before opening tub enclosure. Open >>bathroom door. Put towel-wrapped cat on floor and step back quickly. Into >>tub, if possible, and do not open enclosure until all you can see is the >>shredded towel. >>13) In about 2 hours, it will be safe to exit the bathroom. Your cat will be >>sitting out there somewhere looking like a small hedgehog while plotting >>revenge. But doesn’t he smell better? >> >> >>-----Original Message----- >>From: Lee Evans >>Sent: Aug 27, 2013 12:59 PM >>To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" >>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm >> >> >>With FeLv+ cats or any cats for that matter, it's always good to get the >>vet's opinion on what shampoo to use or not. Remember that some residue of >>the shampoo may be absorbed through the cat's skin. If you want to know more >>about cat diseases (or cattle, pig, horse, rabbit or anything disases) you >>can go to www.merckmanuals.com and click on The Merck Veterinary Manual. They >>list everything there. It's really wonderful. If you want to know about a >>particular medication you are told to use, go to www.drugs.com and type "cat >>medication" in the search area. Everything is listed in alphabetical order. >>You will discover that Malaseb is for dogs and horses. You might want to hold >>off using this on a cat or kitten. Ketochlor and other shampoos that begin >>with Keto- should be used only under the recommendation of a veterinarian. >>This one forms a coating of the substance on the cat's skin and lasts long >>after the shampoo has been used, according to the > information on drugs.com. >> >>I'm not sure that shampooing a cat is for everyone. I tried it once or twice. >>What I got was a mass of soap bubbles and foam with ears and eyes, racing >>around the house, screaching and snarling. Getting a cat to stand around for >>5 to 10 minutes while the shampoo works, as advised in the information, is >>sooo not realistic. If you do want to shampoo, notify your next of kin first. >>Incidentally, it was a flea shampoo I used on an adult cat who was usually >>Mr. Charming but turned into a vampire the minute the water and soap hit him. >>This was before I found out about Capstar and Frontline Plus, many moons ago. >> >> >> >> >> >> >>>________________________________ >>> From: Catherine Chang <changic...@gmail.com> >>>To: email@example.com >>>Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 11:48 PM >>>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm >>> >>> >>> >>>Hi felv friends, >>> >>> >>>I was away from emails for several days, so I am not sure whether bathing >>>options has been mentioned in this thread about ringworm. If they been >>>mentioned, please skip this email. If not, here they are: >>> >>>I know 2 shampoos can eliminate ringworm very effectively by just bathing >>>the cat (or just his/her infected area) twice a week. >>> >>>1. Malaseb shampoo: it contains 2% Miconazole which can treat ringworm very >>>effectively. It is available on Amazon. >>>2. Nizoral Shampoo: it is a human dandruff shampoo made with Ketoconazole. >>>The 1% version can be obtained in drug stores. Although taking Ketoconazole >>>by mouth could make cat lethargy, such side effect is less seen when only >>>using it by bathing as far as I know. There is also a pet version of 2% >>>Ketoconazole shampoo, but you will need a prescription to get that. >>> >>>hope it helps. >>>catherine >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >_______________________________________________ >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