Re: my two newest rescues

2005-05-02 Thread Nina
Jenn, I'm so glad at least someone is eating. I'm betting they both are. It sounds like they're starting to understand just how lucky they are to have found themselves in your care. I'm no good at talking anyone out of keeping just one more, (or two for that matter!). There's something so

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-05-02 Thread felv
Well, I SAW the gray one eating last night, so just to be safe, I force fed the black one this morning again. I spoke to the lady at the rescue that is going to take them (If we can find some one is Massachusetts who can help with transport) last night and she seems very nice. She said she

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-05-01 Thread TenHouseCats
hee hee--be really careful about those persians, they really grow on you! when FirstCat went to the bridge, i needed a black kitten and the only one in town was a persian. thought they were terribly funny-looking, but i figured by the time she grew up, i'd be used to the way she looked. that was

RE: my two newest rescues

2005-05-01 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of JennSent: Friday, April 29, 2005 10:53 PMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: my two newest rescues Yesterday I took in two severely neglected Persians. They both have been groomed (shaved and de-bugged), and one has had a full vetting (shots

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: 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

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

my two newest rescues

2005-04-29 Thread Jenn
Yesterday I took in two severely neglected Persians. They both have been groomed (shaved and de-bugged), and one has had a full vetting (shots and neuter, but not FELV tested). Anyways, the one I spent all the money on, he was so matted that when they shaved him, his hair came off al in one