Re: To Glenda and Marmalade

2007-08-13 Thread catatonya
That would be the fault IF the cat had ever even had a pet owner. As far as Glenda knew, this cat was feral.. t Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There's a very simple, responsible remedy for this, at least for pet owners who purport to be responsible --- KEEP YOUR PETS INSIDE

the bleach niche

2007-08-13 Thread Susan Dubose
http://www.animalsh eltering. org/resource_ library/magazine _articles/ jul_aug_2003/ the_bleach_ niche.html __._,_.___ Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state,

Re: Inky is 21 now!!!!

2007-08-13 Thread Gloria Lane
Kerry, that's wonderful - wow, 21 yrs old! Happy Birthday to Inky from here in Arkansas! Gloria On Aug 12, 2007, at 7:41 AM, Kerry Roach wrote: Hi everyone, I haven't been here in awhile, and I do see there are many new people..So just want you all to know (those of you that remember

Re: the bleach niche

2007-08-13 Thread Jane Lyons
Susan thank you. This really clarifies the subject. On Aug 13, 2007, at 7:34 AM, Susan Dubose wrote: http://www.animalsh eltering. org/resource_ library/magazine _articles/ jul_aug_2003/ the_bleach_ niche.html __._,_.___ Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com

RE: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
Gosh, it's sad when business gets in the way of treating a pet, isn't it? I mean, I could understand if she said she didn't endorse, say, aromatherapy or acupuncture, if she doesn't believe in that kind of stuff (even though it's valid) but just these little (harmless!) products that make life

Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Beckie McRae
Well, Friday, I went and got the Pill Pockets. (Chicken Flavored, my cats hate seafood, go figure), Went home, wrapped the Benedryl in it, and..WA LA! Down it went! I was SO happy!!! The lady at the pet store also told me about these bath wipes so I got a pack of those. They're like

RE: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
Beckie, Wow-I'm glad things are going better for you. What a horrible vet! My vet gave me lots of ideas for various things-her excuse doesn't make any sense. We used double stick tape (the big wide stuff) to stop some carpet scratching. So, the vet can't recommend that since they aren't a

RE: Brewer's Yeast

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
I got my nutritional yeast at Wild Oats or some store like that. I came in a big glass jar. I had to ask for it since it was difficult to find. Yummy stuff! Melissa _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of catatonya Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:42 AM

RE: Inky is 21 now!!!!

2007-08-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Congrats to you and Inky Kerrythat little sweetie is well looked after! Kerry M. _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kerry Roach Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2007 7:41 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Inky is 21 now Hi everyone, I haven't

RE: How to Keep Tags on Your cat???

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
Wendy, I'm not sure if your cats go outside. Mine don't, and I have never even considered putting a collar on them. I never really thought about the health risks (like choking), but I knew my kitties would absolutely despise collars. Plus, with the tags jingling, they'd never be able to sneak

Re: the bleach niche

2007-08-13 Thread Susan Dubose
That is a great magazine, also, I highly recommend it. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait,

Re: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread glenda Goodman
Beckie, What a great letter and bit of information...and you handled your vet perfectly! Good for you Beckie! I wonder how many vets peek in on this list? If I were you, I'd seriously be looking for a new vet, but not sure if you live in a larger or smaller community? Sometimes we are just stuck

Re: To Glenda and Marmalade

2007-08-13 Thread glenda Goodman
I hate to get back on this again, but I believe this cat was once someone's cat...When I looked at this kitty and he looked at me, in the light of my friend's cell phone that night, I knew he was not born feral. There was that moment of communication. I was sure he just needed a little work and a

RE: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
That's "ironic" because if you read the pill pockets package-- it says they were "designed" by veterinarians! LOL! I would never go to a vet who will only recommend and endorse the items they sell at their clinic. That's ridiculous. My holistic vet is ALWAYS telling me to try something from Whole

RE: How to Keep Tags on Your cat???

2007-08-13 Thread glenda Goodman
My cats get to go outside while I'm home working in my yard...They never wander, except a couple of them might head down to my friend's ,which is about 3/4ths of a block...I check on them every 30 min if I lose sigt of them. I always used to think I wanted my cats to have pretty collars and cute

RE: How to Keep Tags on Your cat???

2007-08-13 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
My cats we had growing up...we let them outside for a while when they were young. This was all before the Feline Leukemia, etc. and we just didn't know any better. We ended up transitioning them back to all indoor, except whenI took them out on a leash. The "boys"- hand-raised and hand fed

RE: To Glenda and Marmalade

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
Glenda, It's okay to dwell on this issue as long as you turn it into a positive experience, as you are trying to do. It's very sad what happened, but I think that you are on the right track with your passion to change things for the better! Good! Melissa -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
So, I was really excited to get some rescue remedy and try it out on the kitties to see how amazingly it worked-no luck! Am I doing something wrong? I bought the regular rescue remedy in the dropper form and the rescue sleep in the spray. I was hoping to use it at night or the early morning hours

OT: How to stop a cat fight

2007-08-13 Thread Susan Dubose
http://www.milkandcookies.com/link/65872/detail/ Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait,

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Barb Moermond
Rescue Remedy is like all other medicines and herbal treatments, it works well for some people and it doesn't work at all for others. RR worked on my sweet Ninja but I could pour the whole bottle down Bandit's throat w/no reaction. Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the

Re: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread laurieskatz
- Original Message - From: Melissa Lind To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 12:06 PM Subject: OT: rescue remedy So, I was really excited to get some rescue remedy and try it out on the kitties to see how amazingly it worked-no luck! Am I doing

RE: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Barb, do you dilute or give neat?...What change of behavior did you see in Ninja? (Maybe I'm expecting too much~! After several months of putting 4 drops in each of their water bowls, morn and night, for several months now I can't discern any change of behavior in any of my 5 cats (ferals are

Re: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread laurieskatz
Maybe it does not work on kittens? I used to wear mine out by playing with feather toys for 20 minutes at bedtime and they (2 and 3 mo old) slept through the night from the very beginning. I use Rescue Remedy by warming between my thumb and index finger and then holding inside non furry part

Re: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
I put a lot of it in the outdoor water bowls for the neighborhood street cats because they will swat at each other on my porch over food and I was tired of cleaning up dried, bloody nose scrapes. I do think it's been working on them...it's not a drastic difference- like if you were giving them

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Barb Moermond
well, I always used it topically, neat. worked on me at the time and I gave Ninja one drop about a half hour before we left for the vet and one more drop just before and she was just relaxed. the vet was very curious about it because Ninja was clearly not happy to be there, but her body was

RE: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Thanks Barbre topicallydid you rub on Ninja's ear? Maybe I should start applying a drop neat to Tiger every night. _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barb Moermond Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 3:34 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re:

RE: How to stop a cat fight

2007-08-13 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
ROFL! That pretty much stops everything right in its tracks in our householdhousemate leaves the room because she can't stand the chunky stuff, I get wad of paper towel and grimace at warm wetness of it, housemate returns when coast is clear with carpet cleaner...God, would I love that nice

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Barb Moermond
I think I actually put the drop in her mouth, I honestly can't remember exactly. But topically would be better because of the alcohol base. Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the clown: paying no mind to whom he should impress. Merely living his life, doing what pleases him,

RE: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
I'm gonna try it for a while on Tiger...(can't try it neat/topically on the ferals alas) _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barb Moermond Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 3:44 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT: rescue remedy I think I

Re: Moe has taken a turn for the worse...

2007-08-13 Thread catatonya
Thoughts and prayers for Moe. It's so hard when they won't be pilled. :( tonya Beckie McRae [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well Moeman has gotten REALLY sick again. He’s got huge bumps ALL around his neck, like he’s wearing a collar or something, but he doesn’t. I called the

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread MaryChristine
there's a way to dilute it/aerosolize (sp?) it so you can just spray it onto them as they race past, or onto their bedding. i'm not sure the exact proportion/info on how to do so, but like everything, if you do the right sort of web search, it's out there.. i've never had any particularly

RE: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
I'll try the ear thing that was mentioned. We try to wear them out before bed, but inevitably, they start their wrestling at 4 a.m. after some sleep. I'm just not ready to get up that early. So, I've been getting up, trying the rescue remedy, then stumbling back to bed. Sometimes I think a pillow

Re: Update on Malnourished, Rescue cat

2007-08-13 Thread catatonya
Be very careful. You CANNOT make them pay, buth they CAN demand the cat back. You've got to feel them out and say that you don't have the cat if you can tell you don't want it going back to them. Tell them it looked sick and you took it to the vet and spent money. See what they say.

Re: To Glenda re. Marmalade

2007-08-13 Thread catatonya
I've been through this type of things with shelters as well. Anytime I try to work through a shelter I know I am taking that risk. Sometimes we have no choice tonya Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Shelters are bad about killing first and asking questions later. I had interest and

Re: Gus Please add to the CLS :(

2007-08-13 Thread catatonya
I'm so sorry Sherry. :( tonya Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We lost our sweet Gus today,he had felv and fiv.His body just could not take any more.He came to the shelter a month before I started there almost 2 years ago.He will be sadly missed. Sherry

RE: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Hmmm, I'll def try that (their bedding) after a web search. I'm already spraying Feliway everywhere so what the heck While I rather like the idea of spraying it as they race past (ha-gotcha, you little scamps!)I fear it'll make them even more wary of me! _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
The Rescue Sleep formula comes in a spray form-like a little breath-freshener. It's a quicker way to get it to the kitties, but they aren't too happy with me for doing it. Melissa _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of MacKenzie, Kerry N. Sent: Monday,

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread MaryChristine
we've got a bach practitioner here who is of the sort that annoys me--she makes up her own mixtures, and gives them her own names without saying what the mixtures are (ie, so that no one can just get the essences themselves and make them up)--she has a version of rescue remedy that she does that

RE: Gus Please add to the CLS :(

2007-08-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
I'm so sorry too, Sherry, about little Gus. What a little fighter he must have been. I'm glad he at least had 2 years of knowing what it was to be loved, even if it had to be shared with so many. big hugs, Kerry M _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

Re: Inky is 21 now!!!!

2007-08-13 Thread TatorBunz
HAPPY BIRTHDAY INKY! Was wondering on how you've been doing Kerry! Great to hear from you again! You have been missed here. Give Inky a bunch of rubs and headbutts from me and the gang here. In a message dated 8/12/2007 5:43:07 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi

Re: How to stop a cat fight

2007-08-13 Thread Susan Dubose
Yes, it's much better for me now that I have tile hardwood. However, there still is that wet surprise on the floor in the middle of the night, that by the time I step in it it's cold. :( And, of course, the pillow goodies that you roll over and find face first. Susan J. DuBose ^..^

OT: article about No-Kill Shelters

2007-08-13 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20246424/ This may cause a lot of controversy... -Caroline Find a local pizza place, movie theater, and more….then map the best route!

Re: How to stop a cat fight

2007-08-13 Thread Susan Dubose
I sure miss kittens this year. it is the foirst year in about 8 yrs. that I haven't had any homeless hooligans to foster. I have been caring for my 12 adults form the hoarder in Houston now for 4 months. Theya re due to all be retested starting this week, paws crossed they will be neg/ neg.

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Susan Dubose
I have heard it's good to place under the tongue if possible. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait,

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Susan Dubose
I just ordered a book titled Bach Remedies for Animals. I will let you know what I find out. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast

Re: To Glenda and Marmalade

2007-08-13 Thread Belinda
And the owner is exactly who I would find it very hard to have sympathy for when they cry about how their baby was run over. That would be the fault IF the cat had ever even had a pet owner. As far as Glenda knew, this cat was feral I personally find it extremely hard to have sympathy

Re: OT: article about No-Kill Shelters

2007-08-13 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Caroline, If people *read* and *practice* Nathan Winograd's 10 point plan, no kill is doable without warehousing. The 10 points include transfer to rescue, fostering, aggressive adoptions (offsite adoption 7 days a week, preferably in multiple locations, being open when adopters are able to

Re: Inky is 21 now!!!!

2007-08-13 Thread Taylor Scobie Humphrey
WOW! 21! Congrats, Inky, and lots of more good health to you and all the kitties! (An' peoples, too!) xxx Consciousness is Causal and Physicality is its Manifestation. On Aug 12, 2007, at 7:41 AM, Kerry Roach wrote: Hi everyone, I haven't been here in awhile, and I do see there are

Re: OT: oh Lordy!

2007-08-13 Thread Taylor Scobie Humphrey
YOU are so funny, Susan! Hey--but WAIT! We ALL had warped childhoods if I'm not mistaken. . . . Consciousness is Causal and Physicality is its Manifestation. On Aug 12, 2007, at 6:03 AM, Susan Dubose wrote: Yeap. Prom Queen Barbie, w/ her long blond hair, headless naked face down

Re: the bleach niche

2007-08-13 Thread Taylor Scobie Humphrey
THANKS! Consciousness is Causal and Physicality is its Manifestation. On Aug 13, 2007, at 6:34 AM, Susan Dubose wrote: http://www.animalsh eltering. org/resource_ library/magazine _articles/ jul_aug_2003/ the_bleach_ niche.html __._,_.___ Susan J. DuBose ^..^

Re: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Taylor Scobie Humphrey
Yay, Becky! And what a lame vet! Jeez! Consciousness is Causal and Physicality is its Manifestation. On Aug 13, 2007, at 8:42 AM, Beckie McRae wrote: Well, Friday, I went and got the “Pill Pockets”. (Chicken Flavored, my cats hate seafood, go figure), Went home, wrapped the

Re: OT: rescue remedy

2007-08-13 Thread Taylor Scobie Humphrey
What a couple of nutballs! Have you tried the ever-popular Feliway plug-ins? Or, come to think about it, earplugs for the humans? And rescue remedy in your mouths? (Sigh.) At least you have happy cats! Consciousness is Causal and Physicality is its Manifestation. On Aug 13, 2007,