Re: emergency advice on starved cat needed: UPDATE

2005-05-26 Thread felv
Thanks to everyone for all the advice. I called my vet today (the better one), and told them what I had, and what I was doing, and they said without bringing her in for bloodwork (which would require a 12 hour fasting that I don't think she would live through at this point), I was doing

Re: emergency advice on starved cat needed: UPDATE

2005-05-26 Thread Nina
Jenn, That all sounds very promising, especially Jeff's love at first meow! I agree about the fasting. There's no way I would withhold food from an emaciated kitty. If she's showing signs of rehydration, I wouldn't worry too much about her not drinking. Cats get most of their water from their

Re: emergency advice on starved cat needed: UPDATE

2005-05-26 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
Great work Jenn! Let's hope she turns out felv negative. Bonnie www.elephants.com Thanks to everyone for all the advice. I called my vet today (the better one), and told them what I had, and what I was doing, and they said without bringing her in for bloodwork (which would require a 12

Re: emergency advice on starved cat needed: UPDATE

2005-05-26 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Jenn To get her to drink try different types of bowls...Becouse there is no smell for her to recognize she may be used to drinking out of a different container...She maybe used to drinking out of a colored plastic bowl which isn't the best but that's what a lot of people would use...or in