Re: OT: LAYING IN THE KITTY LITTER BOX

2005-04-30 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
good oneit is1:00am and I just woke up hearing someone hacking up a furrballmy favorite is having 6 of the 9 on the table eating off my plate, and the rest on the floor wanting some, the only reason they are not on the table is because there is no room, I would have to move ;-))[EMAIL

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread catatonya
no. employers have NO idea. lol. Plus I take off because of them and tell them that's why as well ttamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kerry, That was an interesting article! I esp. liked how the one employment offical said he had never heard of such a thing as employees asking

Need placement - with location this time!!

2005-04-30 Thread Barbara Carnahan
I feel pretty stupid - forgot to put my location on the following post!! I am located in Horsham, PA - about 15 minutes NW of Philadelphia. I will help with any transportation needed if Harbour finds a good home!!! Thanks! Barb Carnahan -- Original message --

Re: Dexamethasone side effects?

2005-04-30 Thread Melbeach
Okay I'm a little relieved. It turns out that it was depomedrol that Brissle was given. I read it takes about 3 days to take effect. Yesterday was a little scary. I made the liver shake and gave some to Brissle yesterday. I think that may have stimulated her to eat a little. This morning, she ate

Re: Dexamethasone side effects?

2005-04-30 Thread Melbeach
Thanks Michelle. That's what I'm hoping for (that the depo will work). The next couple of days could be tedious. Now that I think about it, I think 3 days was for humans. As far as telling my internist to contact your oncologist, if I did that at this point, it would be strictly an ego thing. And

Re: O.T, - Please vote for Jada

2005-04-30 Thread Sheila208
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Re: O.T, - Please vote for Jada

2005-04-30 Thread Barbara Lowe
Title: Message jada is 10.65% and bumper is at 11.something. i got to vote again.

Harbour needs a home

2005-04-30 Thread Nina
Dear Barbara, Thank you for going to the effort of helping Harbour. She certainly sounds like a wonderful girl and very deserving of you intervention. (I saw your post on the FelV list). I have six cats and four dogs, so I'm full up at the Inn. Which test was used for her positive result,

Re: Dexamethasone side effects?

2005-04-30 Thread Nina
Kyle, I don't have anything to add, I just wanted you to know that I'm with the two of you in spirit and praying for you guys. Nina Melbeach wrote: Okay I'm a little relieved. It turns out that it was depomedrol that Brissle was given. I read it takes about 3 days to take effect. Yesterday was a

Re: OT:FIV false positive? LONG answer!

2005-04-30 Thread Del Daniels
I am so very behind in reading the posts ... however, I do have a female FIV+ and there was another female FIV+ also taken from the same house. It was a terrible living situation and the cats were taken out and shared with shelters and trusted kitty people. I took three catsand

Need home for FeLV Positive Stray in PA

2005-04-30 Thread Barbara Carnahan
Hi, I found a stray cat this week that is an absolute sweetheart - and unfortunately is FeLV positive. She is about 4 to 5 years old, black and white, and one of the most affectionate cats I have ever met. I would love to bring her home, but already have 2 cats and 2 dogs (full house!). The

Re: Nut jobs and Bed Mice

2005-04-30 Thread Terri Brown
ROFL!!! Ditto here! =^..^= Terri, Salome', Siggie the Tomato Vampire, Guinevere, Sammi, and 5 furangels: RuthieGirl, Samantha, Arielle, Gareth and Alec =^..^= Furkid Photos! http://mysite.verizon.net/vze7sgqa/My FeLV Site: http://pages.ivillage.com/ruthiegirl1/MyFeLVinformationSite/My

Re: O.T, - Please vote for Jada

2005-04-30 Thread TatorBunz
I voted again for Jada! Go Jada! Terrie MohrCheck site for available Siameses for adoption!http://www.iGive.com/TAZZYShttps://www.paypal.com/TAZZY'S ANIMAL

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread Tad Burnett
Perhaps this is a good time to ask a question that I have... People on this group have recomended the Liver Shake... Basicaly equal volume of liver and V8 tomato juice I gave it to Baby Kitten the last couple weeks of her life in the form of A/D and V8...1/4 juice and 3/4 A/D It seems

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread Nina
Aw Jenn, doesn't it just make you crazy? I hate it when they won't eat. I'm sure they're still traumatized by their ordeal. They were in a pretty sorry state when they got to you and the vet care they received is going to take some time to get over. I hope this is just transitory and they

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread Nina
Tad, On my IBD list, feeding cats any veggies or grains is a big no no and will get you pounced on immediately, if you mention it. There's nothing toxic about it as far as I know, but a lot of cats with IBD have alergic/sensitivities to different foods and so they stay as close to a "wild"

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread TenHouseCats
great idea, jenn for years, i've used screen doors on the rooms i wanted to keep cat-free (yeah, right), or needed to use as introduction rooms keeps the forevers from feeling left out cuz they can see me, and is a great way for new cats to meet without trauma. i've never had viruses

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread TenHouseCats
i'm trained as a grief counselor, and specialize in unsanctioned grief--which includes pets, gay/lesbian relationships, foster children leaving, miscarriage, etc. there was one study done where people were asked what the appropriate amount of time one should mourn for a parent. the answer

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread Nina
Unbelievable. It takes me longer than 10 hours to get over the loss of a celebrity that I like and have never met! Very interesting about you being a grief counselor.. I should have guessed based on the extent I've gotten to know you, that you'd be involved in something as worthwhile as

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread TenHouseCats
thank you, nina. i'm speechless. allowing people to mourn/process transition (of whatever sort--anything that changes how we identify ourselves is a loss of sorts, even the good things) seems such an obvious human need. of course, i feel the same way about loving one another, too --

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread Gloria B. Lane
WOW - right. When my boyfriend died in 1994, after being ill with cancer for a year and a half, a couple of people suggested that I was probably glad he was gone. Probably thinking I was tired of dealing with the illness. But it was so awful to hear someone say that - ya know - you must be

Nutrigest ingredients

2005-04-30 Thread Nina
I just sent the ingredients of Nutri-gest, (I've mentioned the supplement before), to Angela, Jenn's friend with Bazil the cat needing a liquid diet. I figured as long as I took the time to write them out, and noticed that licorice, which we just talked about, is in it, someone on our list

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread Nina
I think I've changed my mind. Maybe I don't want to see that list after all. I forget how insensitive some well meaning people can be! Nina Gloria B. Lane wrote: WOW - right. When my boyfriend died in 1994, after being ill with cancer for a year and a half, a couple of people suggested

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread TenHouseCats
words are so inadequate gloria's suggestions are indeed the best i tell people i'm there if they need to talk or cry or scream; i'll also ask them (usually after the initial shock is over and they can think!) if there's anything specific i can do for them. everyone's experience is

Re: Need placement - with location this time!!

2005-04-30 Thread Barbara Baass
Hi Barb, I have a stray also that I found about three months ago and can't find him a home. I had pretty good luck with runing an ad in the newspaper, but turned down 5 people. The only thing is that the ad runs $35 to $45 a week. I have 4 non-positive and "Tom", the one that came up is positive

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-04-30 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Gag, I'd forgotten about that one! Good words, MC - keep it up - BTW, I drove by a Parrot Rescue in Texarkana (TX or AR) yesterday. Gloria At 04:09 PM 4/30/2005, you wrote: ... it was only a cat/horse/boyfriend, you can always get another one allows a person to go through the inevitable process

Re: Need placement - with location this time!!

2005-04-30 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I've thought about that - going to different churches - so glad to know it's worked out pretty well. I've used book stores and health food stores - got some takers that way. Might try the local yahoo cat list too for PA or the Phillie area. Gloria At 04:56 PM 4/30/2005, you wrote: Hi Barb, I

RE: OT: LAYING IN THE KITTY LITTER BOX

2005-04-30 Thread catatonya
LOL! It totally pisses me off when I vacuum the couch and cover it with a sheet, and IMMEDIATELY someone jumps up there and crawls under the sheet and lays down. lol. By the time I'm home from work the sheet is just a jumble on the sofa and someone has peed on it for good measure! t"MacKenzie,

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread felv
Ahh, that's a good idea! I will add a cardboard box for them to hide in! Thanks! Jenn ~~~I forgot to ask, do they have a dark place to hid in/under in the closet? Maybe you could try leaving the food in there. If

Kyle, how's Brissle tonight?

2005-04-30 Thread Lernermichelle
Thinking about her... Michelle

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread felv
Well, they have been fed. They actually didn't do too bad, really, once they realized it tasted good. I'm not used to Persian faces though, and it took me a few minutes to realize that you can't force the mouth open from the side like in most cats because they have weird shaped jaws,

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread felv
Guess what?! When I just checked on them, the plate of soft food I had left was GONE! At least one of the ATE! Whoo-hooo! I'm going to put another plate of food in there before I go to bed, I don't want to give them too much after not eating for days, I'd hate for them to over-do it and puke

liver shake- new rescues

2005-04-30 Thread catatonya
All I know it that a lot of people on the list have used the liver shake with no adverse effects. The only problem I can think of is if onion is in the v8 or tomato juice tonyaTad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Perhaps this is a good time to ask a question that I have...People on this group