[Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2008-12-27 Thread Southernes
he hasn't eaten again today. he was eating fine the last few days, but today he didn't eat and he's staying in his bed and really isn't communicating with anyone, and this is a social cat.  His little nose and his ears are warm.  No jaundice of his eyes or gums that I can see.  He was sneezing

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2008-12-27 Thread Laurieskatz
If he has an upper respiratory infection he could be having trouble smelling and cats eat by smell. If he has a fever, he won't want to eat...If he hasn't eaten all day (and yesterday)? he is getting into risk of liver failure. Join the feline assisted feeding yahoo group immediately and find out

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2008-12-27 Thread Sally Davis
Try baby food meat. Junior loved the turkey, just be sure there is no onion in it. I forget which brands are appropriate. It has been a while since I had to entice Junior. Also try the L lysine added to it cause the URI could be frome the herpes virus and this will help. Be sure he doesn't get

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2008-12-27 Thread Southernes
he has only failed to eat today. He was eating fine yesterday. He perked up a little just in the last 10 minutes, came over and made biscuits on my tummy and nowhe's taking a bath in the recliner :-) THANKS ** One site keeps you connected to all your email: AOL Mail, Gmail,

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2008-12-27 Thread Chris
Try to get him to eat anything--preferably something with liquid in it for water. Tuna water from canned tuna sometimes work. Then start going thru your refrigerator and try a morsel of anything and everything--cold cuts, yogurt, cold chicken, beef, cheese--just remember that's what important is

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2008-12-27 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Hmmm - these are the options I'd consider: 1) sub q fluids 2) if a URI, some safe 4-hour nose drops, seems like Little Noses or 4-hr neosynephrine 3) Yup, like somebody said, syringe feed chicken baby food Gloria On Dec 27, 2008, at 8:02 PM, souther...@aol.com wrote: he hasn't eaten again

Re: [Felvtalk] felv pos, neg and 2 alpha females

2008-12-27 Thread dlgegg
i took the advise about a cat tree and ordered one from Foster and Smith. have gotten things from them before and they really do stand up to big cats. this is for Annie so she can get away. plan to put it by window so she can be safe ans still see thebirds and squirels outside. thank God we

Re: [Felvtalk] Homemade Kitty Treats

2008-12-27 Thread dlgegg
Dr. Pitcarin's book has some recipes for treats and food. dorlis grote Sue Frank Koren fs...@roadrunner.com wrote: Dawn, Darn! When I saw the subject line I thought YOU had the recipe. : ) Merry Christmas to everyone on this list, or Happy Holidays or whatever. Hope EVERYONE