Re: Shadows and Bramble

2005-10-29 Thread maimaipg
:07 AM Subject: Shadows and Bramble I thought I'd share this I had a strange exprience this morning. I got up around 6.30am to go to the bathroom which is next door to my bedroom. It was dark and I did not put any lights on as I intended to go back to bed. Of course the cats stay with me and I

Shadows and Bramble

2005-10-28 Thread Lomaxturtle
and that space outside the bathroom is where Bramble liked to lie. He used to walk from the bedroom and lie there if I was in the bathroom. It's bizarre but I do wonder if he's found his way home. If he has then it's the first time I've ever seen the spirit of a pet who I put to sleep. I did

Re: Shadows and Bramble

2005-10-28 Thread Nina
Michelle, Isn't that wonderful that you've had a visit from Bramble! It makes sense that it would happen when you were sleepy and in that wonderful state of receptiveness. Don't start doubting! Shortly after Jazzy passed, I had a visit from her too. I was in the bathroom brushing my teeth

Re: Shadows and Bramble

2005-10-28 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Wonderful story and a wonderful thought, I am sure you saw Bramble.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I thought I'd share thisI had a strange exprience this morning. I got up around 6.30am to go to the bathroom which is next door to my bedroom. It was dark and I did not put any lights on as I intended to go

signing angel Bramble

2005-08-23 Thread Lomaxturtle
signing Angel Bramble is a lovely idea - thanks. I just visited the Candle light service site today for the first time to have a browse wondering how to add Bramble and it was lovely to see he is already there. The candle light service wasn't something I was too familiar with but who ever

Re: signing angel Bramble

2005-08-23 Thread Nina
circle next to my Jazz, you'll find her picture there. Belinda was so very kind to include it for me. Why don't you send that lovely photo of you and Bramble that you sent me? I'm sure everyone would want to see him and you, you can feel how much love the two of you share. I'm so glad you've

Re: Bramble

2005-08-22 Thread catatonya
Michelle, I am so sorry for your loss. I felt like I knew Bramble too. I know you are going to miss him so much after spending so much time caring for him. I'm so glad he had such a loving home. You were both lucky to find each other and Bramble knows how much you loved him. tonyaDel Daniels

Re: Saying goodbye to Bramble

2005-08-21 Thread Lernermichelle
Have you tried Immuno-regulin?

Re: Bramble

2005-08-21 Thread Del Daniels
Michelle, Peace to you and your sweet Bramble. He is surely romping once again, healthy and full of vigor. You fought hard for him and gave him the love he deserved. Hugs, Del - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, August

Saying goodbye to Bramble

2005-08-20 Thread Lomaxturtle
I thought I'd better update - it saddens me to say that on Monday I will most likely be saying goodbye to my boy Bramble. I know I've been here before wondering if I should put to sleep or not - at all other times I had doubt and it felt wrong - now it feels right. He hasn't taken well

Re: Saying goodbye to Bramble

2005-08-20 Thread TenHouseCats
oh, i'm sorry to hear this--but, in an odd way, rejoice that he trusts you so very much that he could be honest about his wanting to go on. you have loved him so well and so deeply, and that will never be forgotten by him, by the critters that have gone before and will follow after, nor by the

Re: Saying goodbye to Bramble

2005-08-20 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Michelle, I am so sorry to hear about this, you will know what is best for your beloved Bramble, but in case you wanted to ask him, I have recently had Kat ( Kathleen A. Berard,Animal Communicator, Vibrational Essences Practitioner and Holistic Care Consultant KATALYST FOR ANIMAL WHOLENESS, INC

Re: Saying goodbye to Bramble

2005-08-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Oh, Michelle, I'm so, sosorry. My heart goes out to you and Bramble. Like everyone else on the list, I'm sure, I feel I've grown to know Bramble so well. He is such a sweet, plucky, gutsy little guy. You two have such a strong bond, and it's been such an intense and tough time for you both

Re: Saying goodbye to Bramble

2005-08-20 Thread felv
Michelle, did you stop giving him that ringworm medication? I saw on the FIV list that it's been known to kill FIV+ cats. Just want to be sure he's not just having another bad medication reaction like last time Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.htmlAdopt a cat from

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-15 Thread Julie Johnson
decrease calories to an animal who's not eating?) and b) far less palatable if my tribe is any indication. Michelle, how about the oil or water from a can of tuna or mackeral? Sending best wishes and hoping Bramble will eat soon. Julie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't seen this mentioned

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-14 Thread MamaKitty1
(I've left him some baby food out this morning without much success and tried fish for the smell)I really think it is his throat that is sore - he goes back to the vet tonight.Michelle, Bramble, Buddy Minstrel

Bramble fluids periactin ect..

2005-08-12 Thread Lomaxturtle
Yes Bramble is getting periactin - half a tablet 2 times a day. He is also drinking water and getting extra water with his syringed food so is hydrated. When the vet weighed him the other day he hadn't actually last too much weight surprisingly and feels as though he has a put a little

Re: Bramble fluids periactin ect..

2005-08-12 Thread Lernermichelle
Michelle, Sniffing at food is a good sign and is often a precursor to them starting to eat on their own. Michelle

Re: Bramble fluids periactin ect..

2005-08-12 Thread felv
make the liver shake, if you could obtain the tub of livers, you could simply take the lid off and set it out for Bramble to see if it would tempt him. Raw liver has tempted some of my kitties when absolutely nothing else would, and sometimes when they get those taste buds going, it gets them

Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread Lomaxturtle
Today Bramble would only tolerate 25ml of syringe feeding but he ate a full tin of Purina Gourmet complemetary food along with a few complete food biscuits a little complete food kitekat meat - all on his own. Fingers crossed he carries on this way. My mum is on cat care duties for most

Re: Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread Lernermichelle
That is really great! And you have no idea how crazy you sound saying that your mom has cat care duties because you are parachuting for a donkey sanctuary! It's why I love this group! Michelle In a message dated 8/12/05 5:31:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Today Bramble

Re: Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread Terri Brown
/MyFeLVinformationSite/My Personal Page: http://www.geocities.com/ruthiegirl1/terrispage.html?1083970447350 - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, August 12, 2005 7:01 PM Subject: Re: Bramble update That is really great! And you

Re: Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread Julie Johnson
Wow, Michelle! What wonderful news about Bramble! I have my fingers crossed! Best of luck tomorrow; I think what you're doing is fantastic and you have WAY more gumption than I do! I don't even like being up in the air when I stay inside the plane! Julie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Today Bramble

Re: Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle Great to hear that Bramble is enjoying his food---AND eating on his own now. He's obviously benefiting from your strength---I can't tell you how much I admire you, Michelle, for signing up for a parachute jump for the donkey sanctuary. ICAN tell you however that that's one

Re: Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread felv
Parachuting? You are CRAZY! I'd rather perform home dentistry with a pair of pliers and an ice pick! You do have a will that specifies for the care of your cats if you die, right? Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a FIV+ cat:

Re: Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread TenHouseCats
and the first thing i said when i came out of the anesthetic after my second back surgery was, i guess this means i never will get to take up skydiving, huh? i LOVE heights, always wanted to do parachuting.. yep, we are a STRANGE group of folks -- MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO:

Re: Bramble

2005-08-12 Thread Kerry Roach
Michelle, Hi, hope Bramble is eating some more today.. I have used a feeding tube in the past...I had a kitty that hadlymphosarcoma, so she wasput on chemo monthly and had to have a tube which when they did the exploratory and found they couldn't remove the mass they just inserted

Bramble

2005-08-11 Thread Lomaxturtle
Managing with the syringe feeding of Bramble so far - at least he is getting the food he needs - he is not overly keen on the syringe but is tolerating it well. He jumped up for his morning cuddle so will just need to see how we go. He shows no sign of eating for himself yet. I suspect he

Re: Bramble

2005-08-11 Thread felv
Glad to hear he is still hanging in there... I kinda suspected he would, he is one TOUGH cat! Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a FIV+ cat: http://jenn.rescuegroup.org/FELV/FIV/~~~I collect

RE: Bramble

2005-08-11 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Michelle, you're doing so well, getting enough food into Bramble. That's great to hear. He's such a trooper--you both are! I'm rooting for him--(and hope for your sake he decides to eat for himself soon!). take care Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL

Re: Bramble

2005-08-11 Thread Nina
the sedation that was necessary to put one in. Do you think something like that might help Bramble regain some weight and strength? Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Managing with the syringe feeding of Bramble so far - at least he is getting the food he needs - he is not overly keen on the syringe

Re: Bramble

2005-08-11 Thread Lernermichelle
I had to syringe feed Ginger for two weeks, through bad teeth and a bad URI, before she started eating on her own. Cyproheptadine (periactin) did help her some-- I don't remember if Bramble is already getting this or not. Did you try the liver shake? Michelle

RE: Bramble

2005-08-11 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
that you are already doing that.. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2005 11:18 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Bramble I had to syringe feed Ginger for two weeks, through bad teeth and a bad URI

Bramble

2005-08-09 Thread Lomaxturtle
Bramble went to the vet yesterday. He is probably bodering was was not considered to be too dehydrated - he does still drink water though, he was given some sub-Q fluids but would only tolerate 45ml. The vet gave me some Hills a/d food to syringe feed him and we have put him on periactin

Re: Bramble

2005-08-09 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Michelle, I feel for you, and am keeping you and Bramble close to my heart during this tring time. Big huggs for both of you. Cherie[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bramble went to the vet yesterday. He is probably bodering was was not considered to be too dehydrated - he does still drink water though

Bramble

2005-08-09 Thread Joan Doljan
Michelle, We are all pulling for Bramble. Joan

Re: Bramble

2005-08-09 Thread felv
You and Bramble are in my thoughts, Michelle! Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a FIV+ cat: http://jenn.rescuegroup.org/FELV/FIV/~~~I collect KMR kitten formula labels for Bazil, a 3 yr old

Re: Bramble

2005-08-09 Thread Nina
Michelle, I hate to speak of the possibility of Bramble being near the end, but from what you say... Do you have any Valium in the house? I have begged vets to prescribe something for my angels to help them relax in the last stages of crossing, no one will prescribe anything injectable

Re: Bramble is worse

2005-08-07 Thread Kerry Roach
Hi, I hope Bramble is feeling somewhat better today. I don't know if you posted or someone else about your kitty having a hot head and ears with a normal rectal temp..I have a 14 yr old that does this all the time..It is his blood pressure...When it is elevated, his ears are red and his head

Bramble

2005-08-07 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I am praying for Bramble!!! I hope all is well.

RE: Bramble is worse

2005-08-06 Thread Martha Alejandra Moreno
Michele, I am very sorry to hear Bramble is getting worse. I will pay for you two. Hug Alejandra From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Bramble is worseDate: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 14:22:33 EDTToday Bramble is worse - he is very lethargic

Bramble

2005-08-06 Thread Lomaxturtle
here know anything about that? I saw this behaviour in my darling Tidge towards the end when she was in FAIDS so I may have been wrong to think Bramble was still one step before FAIDS, he is losing weight again fast. Hope I'm wrong this time thinking it's his time to pass. Praying Hard and I'll

Re: Bramble

2005-08-06 Thread maimaipg
: Bramble Thankyou all for kind words and prayers. I syringed fed a little chicken soup last night and got his tablets down him but it was not easy. He slept on my bed most of the night and mostly on top of me. He was so so sick yesterday - his head was stooping as he

Re: Bramble

2005-08-06 Thread Lernermichelle
I keep mentioning this, but I think it is worth trying Immuno-regulin shots. They really helped, I think, when Patches had pneumonia and when Ginger had a URI that gave her a fever and made her not eat anything. There are articles in I-R and FeLV on this group's website. I would assume they help

Bramble is worse

2005-08-05 Thread Lomaxturtle
Today Bramble is worse - he is very lethargic, has swollen lymph nodesand refuses to eat showing no interest in food. Iforce fed him bits but he gets stressed by it all. He looks so depressed and I fear that he is starting to give up - if he is the same over weekend I think I will need

Re: Bramble is worse

2005-08-05 Thread Del Daniels
Michelle, I'm sorry Bramble is giving up, he has surely been a brave fella. Peace and prayers for you and Bramble. Hugs,Del - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, August 05, 2005 1:22 PM Subject: Bramble

RE: Bramble is worse

2005-08-05 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Oh, Michelle, I am so sorry andIcompletely understand -- we all do -- your anguish over what poor, brave Brambleis going through. Whatever you decide you need to do to help him, please never forget that Bramble could not have a more loving and devoted "mom"

RE: Bramble is worse

2005-08-05 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Michelle I am sorry, I havent been catching up with all emails but I just read about Bramble I am so very sorry to hear that he is not doing well I can feel your pain so much, Michelle and I wish there were words or way to make you feel better please know regardless of his current

Re: Bramble is worse

2005-08-05 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
I am so sorry to hear about Bramble I have been off and on and tring to follow as best I can but, Have you tried an animal communicator? Cherie[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Today Bramble is worse - he is very lethargic, has swollen lymph nodesand refuses to eat showing no interest in food. Iforce fed

Re: Bramble is worse

2005-08-05 Thread Nina
Oh Michelle, I hope somehow you are wrong and Bramble's just especially down today. Go ahead and cry, you certainly have cause. If your intuition is right and Bramble is too tired to keep fighting... I so hope that's not the case. You've done so much more than most would have to bring him

Re: Bramble is worse

2005-08-05 Thread Terri Brown
Healing prayers to Bramble and to all of the other sick/missing/troubledfurbabies -- I'm so behind it isn't funny, so I haven't had time to post lately. =^..^= Terri, Salome', Siggie the Tomato Vampire, Guinevere, Sammi, and 5 furangels: RuthieGirl, Samantha, Arielle, Gareth and Alec

Bramble and painful experiences

2005-08-04 Thread Lomaxturtle
Bramble managed to eat nearly 2 sachets of cat food yesterday - he won't touch any of the extra bits I got to try - cottage cheese, ice cream, cream, butter, etc... He seems to like the John west pressed cod roe though (if he eats it he can have it). I came home from work and worked from

Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Lomaxturtle
Any ideas please Bramble has Calici again after catching it from Buddy as I mentioned last week - his nose is ulcerated and I'm sure his throat is too as he is really hungry and wants his food but can't seem to eat much of it. I've tried mashing it for him but I think his throat is too sore

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread maimaipg
Have you tried chilling the food or heating it--chilling is what comes to mind for people. - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2005 4:46 AM Subject: Bramble can't eat - ideas please Any ideas please Bramble has Calici

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Nina
: Bramble can't eat - ideas please Any ideas please Bramble has Calici again after catching it from Buddy as I mentioned last week - his nose is ulcerated and I'm sure his throat is too as he is really hungry and wants his food but can't seem to eat much of it. I've tried mashing it for him

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Lernermichelle
much success and tried fish for the smell)I really think it is his throat that is sore - he goes back to the vet tonight.Michelle, Bramble, Buddy MinstrelMichelle

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Jenn
Poor Bramble! He has such bad luck! No newideas here, just wanted to offer some support and good wishes to you and Bramble. Personally, I would force-feed if it is more than 2 days without food. Try and see if he will lick a bit of honey off your finger, that makes my throat feel better

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
2, 2005 3:46 am Subject: Bramble can't eat - ideas please Any ideas please Bramble has Calici again after catching it from Buddy as I mentioned last week - his nose is ulcerated and I'm sure his throat is too as he is really hungry and wants his food but can't seem to eat much of it. I've

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Nina
in the homemade kitten formula I use, so I know it's safe. Just a little might sooth and energize Bramble enough to want to eat. Prayers for Bramble, Nina Jenn wrote: Poor Bramble! He has such bad luck! No new ideas here, just wanted to offer some support and good wishes to you and Bramble

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
Nutrical is very good for stimulating the appetite, but my vet says it has less nutrition than A/D or baby food. Bonnie www.elephants.com - Original Message - From: Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2005 10:44 am Subject: Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please Nutrical

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Lewis Faye
it to human babies, can't remember why though. I think it would be safer to give white Karo corn syrup. That's one of the ingredients in the homemade kitten formula I use, so I know it's safe. Just a little might sooth and energize Bramble enough to want to eat. Prayers for Bramble,NinaJenn wrote

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Nina
I think Bramble is already hungry, he doesn't want to eat because of his ulcerated nose and Michelle (Lomax) suspects his throat hurts. We were trying to come up with things that would be soothing. Nina Lewis Faye wrote: Has anyone mentioned valium yet? I haven't caught up with my emails

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Jenn
to give white Karo corn syrup. That's one of the ingredients in the homemade kitten formula I use, so I know it's safe. Just a little might sooth and energize Bramble enough to want to eat. Prayers for Bramble,Nina No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.338

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Lernermichelle
It has to be given IV to stimulate appetite. Michelle In a message dated 8/2/2005 12:08:45 PM Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Has anyone mentioned valium yet? I haven't caught up with my emails so forgive me if it has already been mentioned. Valium has a weird side effect

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread maimaipg
: Bramble can't eat - ideas please I think Bramble is already hungry, he doesn't want to eat because of his ulcerated nose and Michelle (Lomax) suspects his throat hurts. We were trying to come up with things that would be soothing. Nina Lewis Faye wrote: Has anyone mentioned valium yet

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread maimaipg
My vet gave it orally to a cat of mine and it worked great. However, if the cat is already hungry it seems unnecessary. - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2005 12:25 PM Subject: Re: Bramble

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Kerry Roach
I have tried clam juice on top of his favorite food as well..or little cottage cheese.. I have to agree with the a/d. I have had good results when someone is off food with the a/d. Also, I have used with good results evap. milk. egg yolk and white karo syrup.. Hope he feels better soon. Kerry and

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Kerry Roach
I forgot to mention that my Bandy is on oxazepam transdermal for appetite stimulant..It seems to be working good with no side effects.. He receives this twice daily..You might ask your vet about that...It really seems to work... Kerry R.__Do You

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Tad Burnett
Actually A/D is very similar to the meat part of Liver Shake that a lot of us have usedI have found that adding a little tomato juice to A/D seems to taste extra good to a cat that is not eating well... Tad Kerry Roach wrote: I have tried clam juice on top of his favorite food as

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Lernermichelle
But if his throat is raw and that is the problem, the tomato juice, while tasting good, would probably sting. I still recommend trying slippery elm for the soreness. Michelle In a message dated 8/2/2005 5:08:57 PM Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Actually A/D is very similar

Re: Bramble still mild seizures

2005-07-09 Thread felv
Good luck with the ringworm, and Buddy's sickness. I, too, hope it's not anything that will get passed around again! Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html ~~~I collect KMR kitten formula labels

Buddy and Bramble

2005-07-09 Thread Lomaxturtle
- if not then we will swab test for calcivirus and get her on interferon omega if it is calici - it probably is as Bramble just got rid of it and I pray he doesn't get it back. I told the vet about Brambles seizures and she said if they are just staying as mild as they are then we will leave him alone

Bramble still mild seizures

2005-07-08 Thread lomaxturtle
I discovered yesterday that Bramble is still having very mild seizures - however, now that the revolution is out of his system the seizures are very mild compared to afterrevolution was given to him. He just freezes with his jaw open for seconds then carries on. He won't eat for a few hoursafter

Re: Bones Bramble...for Michelle L.

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
of the disease. My brave little Purrsia made a complete recovery from the dread P-virus, only to crash and be taken out 4 1/2 mos. later by FeLV-related nonregenerative anemia, which she had tested negative for previously. The VO was not then available to us here. Bless you for rescuing Bramble

Angel Wings and Bramble

2005-07-01 Thread Lomaxturtle
) Prayers for Flavia still - hope she improves soon. 3) Hope George is doing ok. 4) Hope Bones is still doing well 5) Bramble started to scratch his face again so I took him back to the vet. It doesn't resemble ringworm but the vet checked just in case and to rule it out - but the test showed he

Re: Angel Wings and Bramble

2005-07-01 Thread Nina
Oh man NO! Not ringworm too! Are you scratching yet? I hope it's something that can be treated with the topical and you don't have to start with the dips. Blessings to that sweet Bramble. Thanks for letting us know how he's doing. Keep us posted, Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1

RE: Angel Wings and Bramble

2005-07-01 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
problem and couldnt figure out the reasons, one had been on steroid for years due to the problem. Anyway, they both stopped giving food with preservatives and start giving filtered water, and all of sudden, their skin problem went away Again I am not sure if this is the solution for Bramble, but I

Eating litter and Bramble

2005-06-26 Thread Lomaxturtle
then this is probably unlikely. As for Bramble well he ate his own breakfast and finished off Minstrel's and then ate a tin of tuna and half a tin of pilchards in sunflower oil about 2 hours later. He has started to put a little weight on too - still has to put more on but he looks much better

Re: Eating litter and Bramble

2005-06-26 Thread catatonya
Great news about Mr. Bramble!! t[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Poor Flavia - Tidge started to eat cat litter when she was getting ill but that went on for months. Sometimes it can be because they are lacking in a vitamin or mineral (can't remember which though), or some cats just like the feel

Flavia, George and Bramble

2005-06-23 Thread lomaxturtle
I hope Flavia and George are doing ok - I will keep praying for them. Jenn how is bones doing - hope he is ok too? As for my furboy - Bramble ate nearly a full pouch of whiskers cat food this morning along with 3 slices of chicken and I was so proud of him - he even came out and ate the cat food

RE: Flavia, George and Bramble

2005-06-23 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Michelle I am so happy and proud of Bramble thats our boy!!! I will continue to pray that he will continue to get better- Also, thank you for asking George regardless of what shows on his blood work about his liver I think he is doing really good he always finished the food

For Michelle re Bramble RE: George

2005-06-21 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
ld mention it. Glad to hear Bramble is thoroughly enjoying life! All best wishes forthe little sweetheart'scontinuing recovery---Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED]Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 10:15 AMTo

RE: For Michelle re Bramble RE: George

2005-06-21 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Title: Message Michelle, it breaks hurt to hear about Bramble please know that Bramble is always in my thought and soon he will recover and start eating I wanted to share something with you When George couldnt eat, I told different things, and what he seems to like the most

Re: For Michelle re Bramble RE: George

2005-06-21 Thread Nina
to hear that Bramble is hanging in there! Nina MacKenzie, Kerry N. wrote: Michelle--I'm sure you already know this, but thought I'd touch base anyway--I had to give all my Felv cats broiled chicken for weeks (there was no way the others were going to sit and watch the genuine patient enjoy

Bramble and nutrition

2005-06-21 Thread Lomaxturtle
Thanks for the info on nutrition and supplements. Unfortunately for Bramble I am unable to cook it for him myself or make broth etc... as I am vegan and can only just manage scraping fish out of a tin (which he isn't eating) or breaking up ready cooked chicken, or emptying food out

Re: Bramble and nutrition

2005-06-21 Thread Nina
Hi Michelle, I wonder if you could find broth with no sodium as some sort of specialty food for people who can't tolerate sodium in their diets. You're going to have to spend some time in the grocery store checking labels! Bramble won't eat the better brands of cat food? Wysong has an all

Bramble scratching

2005-06-21 Thread Lomaxturtle
Bramble has been doing well with the scratching thanks- his skin has improved a lot - only a small scab left now and no fur of course bless him. The pill that the vet put him on is doing good for his skin but the steroids will help stop the itch too. It has been a risk assesment really

Diet change, George, and Bramble at the vets

2005-06-18 Thread Lomaxturtle
Yes I changed Bramble's diet to organic whiskers instead of usual but he as scratched his ears whilst he was on the normal stuff as does Minstrel. It could be dust mite allergy too. Bramble hasn't made anymore mess of his face. I have been putting E45 cream it - I would usually put 50% E45

Re: Diet change, George, and Bramble at the vets

2005-06-18 Thread felv
Michelle, be careful with hydrocortisone in cats, if they lick it off, they can get rapidly low blood sugars, I think I recall hearing. Good luck with all the meat and eggs... While I do eat the stuff, I still get queasy if I get my fingers in a raw egg, so I can only guess how bad it must

Re: Bramble

2005-06-17 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
an allergy and seizure problems and needs treatment for both. I'm not sure if steroids would interact with seizure meds and his heart med. Michelle, Bramble, Minstrel, BuddyHave a purrfect day Cherie

RE: Bramble

2005-06-17 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Michelle, I am sorry that Bramble is having a problem a skin problem is one of the hardest thing to identify the cause of as I read different materials symptoms tends to show on their skin easiest as its very surface of their body Have you happened to change the diet at all? I had

bramble vets

2005-06-16 Thread lomaxturtle
Tonya his vet is back on Monday so I will schedule something for next week. Michelle, Bramble, Minstrel Buddy.

Bramble

2005-06-16 Thread Lomaxturtle
before we knew she was FIV - afterthey withdrew treatment in preparation for dermatology her system collapsed. So he most likely has an allergy and seizure problems and needs treatment for both. I'm not sure if steroids would interact with seizure meds and his heart med. Michelle, Bramble

Re: Bramble

2005-06-16 Thread Barb Moermond
Sending strength and healing to you and Bramble and Minstrel from across the pond.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The boy was doing so well - I've come home to find he has scratched fur and skin off the side of his face over the last couple of hours and it's a big chunk. He will need to go back

Re: Bramble

2005-06-16 Thread catatonya
Michelle, I hope things go well with poor Bramble at the vet's tomorrow. You'll both be in my thoughts and prayers. tonya[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The boy was doing so well - I've come home to find he has scratched fur and skin off the side of his face over the last couple of hours and it's

Bramble

2005-06-15 Thread lomaxturtle
Hello Bramble is still managing ok at the moment although I supect he is still having mild seizures although nothing like he was for the 3 days following that blasted revolution/stronghold treatment - never again will I use that on my cats. He is now just having moments where he appears

Re: Bramble

2005-06-15 Thread Belinda Sauro
I asked my vet about seisure meds interfering with the interferon, she said it would not, and she absolutely can't understand why a vet would withhold seisure medicine for an animal thats needs them, I got the distinct impression she didn't think very much of this vet, although she was too

Re: Bramble

2005-06-15 Thread catatonya
That is good news. I think Bramble is telling you he wants to hang on. When will his good vet be back? It sounds like Minstrel might be having an allergic reaction to something. Has he been in contact with the flea treatment or anything else? Or it could be that he just allergies to dust

Bramble

2005-06-13 Thread Lomaxturtle
So sorry to hear of the problems that a couple of you have been having but thankgoodness the kittens temperature is normal. Bramble is still getting along although he his stools are loose (he has never covered it up properly since the day I got him - he just scratches at the tray instead

RE: Bramble

2005-06-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Wonderful to hear that Bramble is doing well, Michelle. And very glad to hear you had the benefit of another vet's input---and it was positive input. Continuing to send lots of healing vibes Bramble's way. take care, Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED

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