Re: King of the Hill !!!

2005-02-14 Thread Barb Moermond
That's hilarious I'm laughing so hard right now! Thanks:)Julie Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I CAN relate; when I took Trixie in to be spayed (she was SO tiny!) the receptionist asked for a number where they could reach me if they had to and I just blurted out, "don't waste time

Re: OT: New addition

2005-02-16 Thread Barb Moermond
adorable!!! and I can't wait to see the other new kitty!!! Congratulations!!!Cherie A Gabbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well we have a bouncing baby girl 1.5lbs 10 weeks old, born December 9th.My son names her Sugar, she is not the kitty I posted about with the skin problem, we are

Re: how to best sterilize a kitty condo?

2005-02-27 Thread Barb Moermond
I'd take it out on the porch, spray it thoroughly with Lysol and leave it out there for a day or two.Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi allCan someone please tell me what the best way to sterilize a pre-usedcarpet-covered kitty condo would be? (It's the type that Petsmart/Petcosells, and

Re: OT:Check out Alliance for Animals: Action Alerts (Cat Hunting in WI.)

2005-03-08 Thread Barb Moermond
http://www.wpr.org/ideas/programnotes.cfm here's the link so you can listen to the show if you'd like.BONNIE J KALMBACH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This topic was on a call in show on Wisconsin Public Radio this morning. Most of the callers were enraged about the idea. The wildlife biologist who had

OT - originator of cat hunting request

2005-03-10 Thread Barb Moermond
Gee, guess he didn't know what he was getting himself into. http://www.channel3000.com/news/4272832/detail.htmlBarb+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, and making me smile."

Re: OT - originator of cat hunting request

2005-03-10 Thread Barb Moermond
I'll send a link tomorrow (it's in today's paper) that has letters from many people on this topic. The situation and causes behind it are stated quite well in several of them.Cherie A Gabbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you go in a little further there is a discussion forum for this also..the

Re: Lovey and Merry Home! :) - Third Act! LONG!

2005-03-11 Thread Barb Moermond
I'm thrilled that you guys all made it home safely! and yes, I would love pictures:)"Brenda K. Smith" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kerry. Thanks so much for replying. You are the only one on this list who has replied to my last update on Lovey and Merry. I don't know if my email got bounced off

Re: OT:Check out Alliance for Animals: Action Alerts (Cat Hunting in WI.)

2005-03-11 Thread Barb Moermond
http://www.allanimals.org/Ongoing_events/conservationcongress.html"Brenda K. Smith" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All Could whomever first emailed this story to the list please post it again? I seem to have lost it and I want to send it on to all my cat loving friends. Thank you.--

Re: OT: New addition

2005-03-15 Thread Barb Moermond
The only thing I remember for older kitties (and people) is B12. Remember Jamie's family cat that was older than she was? That's the only special thing they did for her.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Last week this time I picked up a kitty that was willed to my rescue that another Humane

Re: New addition

2005-03-16 Thread Barb Moermond
it makes complete sense, it's just not a proper bed w/o a cat butt in my face[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In a message dated 3/16/2005 6:18:59 AM Pacific Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: p.s. We have a king-sized bed, too, and they usually give me a little strip to sleep on; as long as I

Re: Imperfection of Vets

2005-03-16 Thread Barb Moermond
Utterly horrible, I still have flashes on it. She'd taken little Ashes - 6 wks old MAYBE - hind quarters paralyzed, probably hit by car - to a specialist at this clinic. This vet was in the back with another patient and one of her colleagues came into the room and said that Ashes' bladder needed

RE: OT/OCD-Kerry Barb

2005-03-17 Thread Barb Moermond
I don't know if it would work, but there are some taste deterrents that you can apply directly to the body. It would all depend on how she reacts to bitter apple. There's alsoa bitter lime. Are the food/water dishes glass/ceramic/steel? Plastic is a no-no as I'm sure you know - exacerbates kitty

RE: OT- Squeekie

2005-03-17 Thread Barb Moermond
congratulations!!! give her a smooch and some scritchin for me and my gang!! yay!!!Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After 12 hours of staking out, I finally trapped Squeekie one who was abandoned by my neighbor 9 months later – She is scared, but I know that she will be socialized

Re: OT/OCD

2005-03-17 Thread Barb Moermond
One thing Bandit used to do was to eat those flavored composite pressed rawhide sticks. Try some of those. Some of them are the right size for kitty mouths. I would hold on to one end and Bandit would gnaw and eat the other end. It was fun to watch tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My

Re: Feline Hyperethesia (Long Sorry) was: Re: OT/OCD-Kerry Barb

2005-03-18 Thread Barb Moermond
Thanks Mari, it's good to hear from you! That is a very extreme thing and I know Bandit doesn't do stuff like that, he's just got his chewing of fabric etc. But Kerry's Tiger could be at the beginning stages and a long talk with her vet would be the thing to do.Mari Kolbe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: OT-need advise

2005-03-18 Thread Barb Moermond
I'd go with the acepromezine if it won't alter any of the blood levels. Smoky was on that for a few days during his cystitis outbreak and was fine - VEEERY mellow.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I need an advise from you – I am planning to take Buddha (squeekie) for blood

RE: OT-need advise

2005-03-18 Thread Barb Moermond
probably about 30-45 minutes and it lasts 6-8 hours - Smoky was in a great deal of pain and is a big cat, 17.75 pounds at the moment.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That’s good to know as well – do you remember how long it takes to be in effect, and how long the effect will last?

RE: OT-need advise

2005-03-18 Thread Barb Moermond
Smoky was so sick and in so much pain that it's hard to tell what was symptoms and what could have been a side-effect. He was also on a liquid pain med called buprenex. He was not doing his usual stuff or in his usual places ANYWAY. But I could tell he was much more comfortable on the acepromezine

RE: OT-need advise

2005-03-18 Thread Barb Moermond
This doesn't work with my boys, but it worked on Ninja - Bach's Rescue Remedy. 2 drops and she was awake and alert, but VERY relaxed. I could use an entire bottle on Bandit and there would be no difference.. sigh figures so if it works on her, RR would be great, but it doesn't work on

Re: OT-need advise

2005-03-19 Thread Barb Moermond
I wish my carrier came apart that easily - whenever Smoky has to go in, I have to take the top of the carrier off because he does NOT want to leave the carrier.Karolyn Lount [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What I have used for many years are carriers wit "Turn Locks" Turn Locksare "L" shaped that hold

Re: Thor Update

2005-03-19 Thread Barb Moermond
That sounds very good. You may have to keep him in that room if he's that upset by other critters. What about the kitten? Does he react that way to the baby as well as to an adult cat?Cherie A Gabbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, all seems to be pretty much normal, he is back to roaring thunder

Re: Pekoe Digby - Update

2005-03-19 Thread Barb Moermond
It sounds like you've got a fabulous vet. That helps so much! My Ninja had odd pupil issues too - different dilation in each eye and it would vary. Her ocular pressure was tested (for uveitis, which can cause dilation problems) and it was actually low, so no uveitis. Her vision seemed fine

Re: Find the Pit Bull--problems w/ legislating

2005-03-30 Thread Barb Moermond
I think the biggest part of the problem is that you have those stupid owners who have bred and trainedfor vicious behavior and you have that happening through many generations in an area and you get the "bad" lines. I think what you describe happening is very similar to the situation in Detroit.

re:my cat is not having bowel movements (jayden)

2005-03-30 Thread Barb Moermond
I'm surprised that the canned pumpkin didn't work. Have you tried hairball ointment? Let us know what the vet says today. I know some people do use plain old vaseline for hairball control instead of laxotone or some other specific product.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hello list i need some

Re: Food for FeLV plus Urine Crystals, Brissle Update

2005-03-31 Thread Barb Moermond
My Smoky had a horrible interstitial cystitis episode at the beginning of January and while there were no signs of either type of crystals, my vet put him on Waltham's Royal Canin S/O diet and it's fine for my other kitty to eat as well. They both like it and there haven't been another outbreak,

Re: Shelby - Tumor

2005-04-08 Thread Barb Moermond
Amy, That the results take so long seems very odd to me; what are they checking besides cytology? My Ninja had intestinal lymphoma (a palpable lump, I found it while petting her) and they did x-rays and a manual abdominal exam and a needle biopsy and the tech looked at it the next morning - her

Re: cat carrier trick

2005-04-08 Thread Barb Moermond
LOL My vets are in good shape, but I can't afford their house calls! For a vet and a tech to come to the house, it's $86 right off the bat. Regular exam fees and everything else still apply. Fortunately, I can usually con the boys. It helps when they haven't been there in a while, they lose a

Re: My beautiful angel Jazz is gone

2005-04-09 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Nina, I am so sorry. I'm crying with you and sending warm healing e-hugs and lots of lovin from my boys. HUGSNina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The day we all dread came for Jazz and our family today. My beautiful girl has gone to join her brother Flash and sister, Molly. She had been sick for the

Re: Wisconsin cat hunting: bad and good news!

2005-04-13 Thread Barb Moermond
LMAO!!TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: getting everyone together to sew hundreds of thousands very smallorange vests to ship to wisconsin: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

RE: Wisconsin cat hunting: bad and good news!

2005-04-13 Thread Barb Moermond
Laughing My A** Off "MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What does that mean (I'm a dumb Brit) -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barb MoermondSent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 10:47 AMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Re:

RE: Wisconsin cat hunting: bad and good news!

2005-04-13 Thread Barb Moermond
I have to take exception to the description of most hunters being like that. My whole family has hunted over the years (I'm from northern WI) and I don't personally know anyone that foolish. Unfortunately, like with most other areas, the ones that make the news and create the stereotypes are the

RE: Hunters

2005-04-13 Thread Barb Moermond
South Dakota and Minnesota. http://www.dontshootthecat.comhas links to all sorts of articles etc."MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sally, i believe someone did identify 2 other states earlier this weekthat legally CAN hunt cats--I tried to find the email in the archivesbut no success

Re: OT/ names of online articles by vets showing cats are carnivores

2005-04-14 Thread Barb Moermond
here ya go:) the term is "obligate carnivore" btw http://www.provet.co.uk/aol/petfacts/healthtips/vegetarianism.htm this one is more about the human digestive system, but does mention the feline system in comparison http://www.beyondveg.com/cordain-l/metab-carn/metabolic-carnivory-1a.shtml

Re: My Baby Kitten DIED

2005-04-28 Thread Barb Moermond
Tad, I am so sorry - the loss of a youngster can hit very hard. My stepdad rescued a kitten he saw thrown from a truck, it's sibling didn't make the landing, and she died less than a week later - tiny little thing, just barely a handful - from starvation induced pneumonia... There was nothing they

Re: I'm scared for Grace - dilated left pupil

2005-04-28 Thread Barb Moermond
Nina, go search in the archives from 1998, my Ninja had strange pupil issues and there was nothing at all wrong with her eyes. She had uneven dilation and it would changeoccasionally as to which eye was more dilated, but they were both more dilated than normal. My vet even checked her ocular

Re: Brissle is gone...

2005-05-03 Thread Barb Moermond
Kyle, I'm so sorry it was her time and I'm so proud of you for being such a great dad taking care of her and then letting her go when she was ready. Our thoughts and tears are with you and Squermie... HUGSMelbeach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The day I've been dreading finally came. Last night Brissle

Re: Mikey

2005-05-04 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Leah, I'm so sorry! Our thoughts and tears are with you and Bubba HUGS"Wolf, Leah R." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Everybody,This is to let you know that Mikey has joined his brothers in cat heaven. He did not respond to Monday's treatments, so the vet gave him a substantial amount of

Re: Two Door Deluxe Pet Porters for Cats/Kerry

2005-05-04 Thread Barb Moermond
while my Smoky isn't feral, if you're lounging on the couch and he's up in the crow's nest on the living room tree and you ignore him, he'll come to snuggle with you, but if you call him or watch him, he won'tNina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: MC,I've learned so much by quietly and closely observing

Re: Akira needs prayers......

2005-05-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Hang in there Lisa! We are all pulling for your sweet Akira![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone, well it seems like for every great thing an equally horrible one occursThe book that my stories are in came out this week...many about Akira and how she over came her sicknesses when I found

Re: Need prayers and advice for Ginger

2005-05-06 Thread Barb Moermond
It sounds like her teeth and gums are the things that need fixing, at least short-term. Her mouth might just be too painful for her to deal with it. Lucy probably attacked her because she smelled like the emergency clinic- my boys have done that to each other on the few occasions they've gone

Re: Akira

2005-05-09 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Lisa, I'm so sorry it has come to this for Akira. I'm very proud of you for letting her go peacefully, at home, surrounded by those she loves and who love her. We're all there with you guys, sitting peacefully and keeping you company. HUGS[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you everyone for all

Re: OT--have to share my vet clinic news

2005-05-15 Thread Barb Moermond
that is AWESOME! woowoo!"MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just heard that the jerk who owns the vet clinic I go to--the guy who sent mea f*** off letter in response to my letter about his head technician--has just lost ALL of his vets. (He cut all their salaries to fund

Re: Ive lost her.....

2005-05-20 Thread Barb Moermond
OH Lisa, I'm crying with you reading this. I've followed yours and Akira's story from the start and have been so proud of you both for the effort put forth in learning and teaching each other about cats and people. You feel calm, apart from the incessant tears, because you know in your heart that

Re: Remember me?

2005-05-21 Thread Barb Moermond
Hi Jamie, There are still a few of us old-timers around and every so often I've thought about you and wondered how you and your family were doing. I'm so sorry you had to come back with bad news. From what you say about what's going on with Andy, I would think some kind of lymphoma or other

Re: Andy...

2005-05-22 Thread Barb Moermond
D]You can reach the person managing the list at[EMAIL PROTECTED]When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specificthan "Re: Contents of Felvtalk digest..."Today's Topics:1. Re: Remember me? (Barb Moermond)2. Re:

RE: Remember me

2005-05-22 Thread Barb Moermond
Jamie, I think having him spend a day at the vet's for observation is a good idea. When they did the biopsy on Ninja, they used a fine needle aspirate. I don't know how well Andy would handle that, but she's probably thinking about that procedure to gather cells. we're here for you barbJamie Laws

Re: Andy is gone

2005-05-23 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Jamie, I'm crying with you. First, let me say "go with the new clinic!". My clinic is kinda pricey, but the way they treat me and my boys makes it worth every cent. I'm so so so sorry it was Andy's time, but I'm glad that you (with the help of Abe) had the strength to help him make it a

Re: Please read this response!! URGENT:DO NOT USE-KittyKind -CAT RESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread Barb Moermond
frankly, I don't see that happening here - as overworked as a lot of child protective agencies are, there are too many checks and balances and places where kids are noticed - the neighbors would have called months ago f'rinstance. There are simply far more laws and societal rules in place to

Re: Please read this response!! URGENT:DO NOT USE-KittyKind -CAT RESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread Barb Moermond
I agree that she made some very poor decisions, but until the authorities know exactly what is going on, and THEY know more than WE do, we just have the press, full judgment needs to be suspended until such time as deliberate cruelty is confirmed. And yes, the animal cruelty laws need to be much

Re: what they do

2005-05-24 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Jamie, what a beautiful tribute to Andy and our other poster kitties You can be so proud of Andy's legacy, the minds he changed and opened. We all miss him too and envy you and Abe for having had the privilege of knowing him so well. You really hit the nail on the head with the reason for

Re: Worried about Michelle

2005-05-25 Thread Barb Moermond
Michelle, I'm so sorry about Fern and Pepsi and the whole last few months you've had. That retreat sounds like the perfect thing for you and Gray to do; you've been through so much recently and some grounding and centering will be good for you. Take care of each other and we're all here when

Re: emergency advice on starved cat needed

2005-05-25 Thread Barb Moermond
Do you have any canned A/D? adding that to your watered down food goop is a good idea, also any digestive enzymes (like Prozyme etc) to go along with the nutri-cal.If she's just starting to get decent and enough food again, then anything you give her is going to cause g/i distress, so be prepared

Re: Digby has passed ....

2005-05-26 Thread Barb Moermond
Marlene, I am so sorry it was Digby's time. What wonderful compassionate vets you have, definitely keepers:) How peaceful for Digby to be able to pass in his favorite place, surrounded by his loving family, feeling safe and confident. Our thoughts and tears are with you. HUGSMarlene Chornie

Re: Jenn/your posts-a question

2005-05-27 Thread Barb Moermond
I never saw any dark background[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How's this, any better? Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html ~~~I collect KMR kitten formula labels for Bazil, a 3 yr old special needs

Re: Taurine for immune function

2005-05-27 Thread Barb Moermond
THALIDOMIDE?? I'm unaware of the non-human benefits of this drug, but it is a strong anti-nausea drug that was banned in this country because of the massive number birth defects it caused. It was given to pregnant women as an aid with morning sickness and it was effective for that,

Re: Taurine for immune function

2005-05-27 Thread Barb Moermond
ah, did somesearching and here are some interesting things:) http://my.webmd.com/search/search_results/?query=thalidomidefilter=mywebmd_all_filter Barbara Baass [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Mia, I was wondering if you knew where to get "thalidomide?" We may have found a way to cure Stomatitis

Re: meet_Jersey

2005-05-29 Thread Barb Moermond
Stany, he is absolutely fabulous:) give him extra smoochies fromme and my gang:)stany petrov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all again, I just forgot that 2 months ago I put a picture of Jersey in a photography contest online. You can see him here:

Re: average lifespan

2005-05-31 Thread Barb Moermond
My Ninja was about 9 years old when she went to the Bridge - I have no idea what happened to her before she came to me, but she was 4-ish when she did.Barbara Baass [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Doesn't seem to be a long life span. Looks like maybe 3 to 5 or 6 years. I believe that Tom was born with

Re: Tad lost his Sammy

2005-06-02 Thread Barb Moermond
Tad, I'm so sorry you lost your Sammy - 18 mos is too short a time to have with our babies. Our thoughts and tears are with you. HUGSNina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tad,I'm so sorry about Sammy. What a shock to lose him so quickly. How old was he? Did the vet tell you there was nothing that could

Re: Tad's Sammy

2005-06-02 Thread Barb Moermond
Thank you for sharing as much of Sammy's story as you could - what a neat kitty:) what a privilege for you to be his friend and pillow mate:) Thanks again - thinking of you...Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you all for the kind words about Sammy...Sammy did have a full life and an

Re: suggestion

2005-06-03 Thread Barb Moermond
http://www.bemikitties.com/felv/cgi-bin/suite/classifieds/classifieds.cgi?request=display_subcategory_id=113website=defaultsession=42a1277e1ec09d81 This is a link to FELV/FIV friendly vets and you can add to it - you have to register, but it's free and it's on Belinda's site. They are listed by

Re: Transfer Factor

2005-06-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Hi Michelle, It is the hardest thing in the world to watch your animal having seizures I really think that seizure frequency shouldn't be the only factor in determining euthanasia - there are many things that can cause seizures. My Ninja's seizures accelerated from 1 every 3 wks to 2 at 10

Re: Bramble

2005-06-06 Thread Barb Moermond
to me the seizures would indicate more that he's developed a 2ndary cancer or tumor that's causing the disturbances. yeah, poor Bramble has a lot going on (still not believing they mixed FIV+ and FeLV+) How is his personality changing? Is he leaving, do you think? With such an ill

Re: Bramble

2005-06-06 Thread Barb Moermond
ah. The other kitties behaving differently is a very big sign that he's really ill. Sending comfort and strength to you both. HUGS[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for the support - I know that this is an FeLV group and Bramble's problem is mainly FIV - althouhgawaiting FeLV results it's nice that

Re: Kat - Drawing disease to our lives

2005-06-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Nina, I know you directed this to Kat, but I believe that those who need us are drawn to us. It just so happens that sick/injured furkids are the ones who need the people here. My FeLV+ kitty passed nearly 7 years ago and I'm still here because, as I'm sure you've noticed, this is the most

Re: Kat - Drawing disease to our lives

2005-06-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh, I know they're all precious to you and to all of us:) I just wanted to reassure you that it's not that we draw disease per se, we simply attract those who need us. Well, I think that mediation could be adapted todo every night as a "this home is safe and quiet and peaceful" calming exercise

Re: Kat - Drawing disease to our lives

2005-06-06 Thread Barb Moermond
sigh even the MEDITATION. fingers going too fast..Barb Moermond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oh, I know they're all precious to you and to all of us:) I just wanted to reassure you that it's not that we draw disease per se, we simply attract those who need us. Well, I think that mediation could

Re: Problem - I think?

2005-06-08 Thread Barb Moermond
yes I believe it is - if you can't get her in or the vet won't give it to you - use something like bacitracin instead - just stay away from neomycin and things that have neomycinCherie A Gabbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Barb, is animax a perscrition?Barb Moermond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I

RE: any info on this poor kitty

2005-06-09 Thread Barb Moermond
many clinics have "help" funds too - and what about imom?"Kathleen A. Berard" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thyroid comes to mind . . . but not sure that’s what it is. Might be worth having it checked. I realize she is having financial troubles but . . . her cat’s well-being is a responsibility

Re: FeLV and pregnancy

2005-06-14 Thread Barb Moermond
While pregnant, the only thing you have to do is stop cleaning the litter boxes - have your partner do that. FeLV is NOT zoonotic."Gloria B. Lane" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sounds like another one of those FELV myths, sigh. Doesn't make sense that it would be a problem.GloriaAt 11:40 AM 6/14/2005,

Re: FeLV and pregnancy

2005-06-14 Thread Barb Moermond
Actually, all of the GI bugs can be transmitted to humans - giardia, coccidia etc.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Erika!I can't stress enough that FeLV is *not* transmissable to humans(pregnant or not)!!I believe what the Cornell site is trying to do is to inform pregnantwomen of the *rare* threat of

Re: OT: PLEASE can ANYONE help - Blind Kitten Very Sad

2005-06-14 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Kat thank you1 I have tears in my eyes!Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yea, Kat - way to go! Thank you!Kat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Belinda, all -I just spoke with Teresa on the phone, and will bemeeting up with her on Sunday to pick up the littleblind kitten. I live in Northern

Re: Please - I need another big prayer for George!!

2005-06-16 Thread Barb Moermond
prayers and strength coming to you and George from me and my boys!Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I mentioned to you a little bit, but I have been trying to capture one of my feral boys, George for a couple of weeks now, I feel like he is getting thinner to me, and hebarelyeats

Re: flower and petal

2005-06-16 Thread Barb Moermond
Yes, you can really bring Flower home:)Peggy Rankin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want to say thank you all, for your thoughts and words.to answer some of your questions Thorne was introduced to the family last July. Flower has been with me for 13 years and Petal for the last 5. They have all

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 to the

OT - different article on PETA in NC

2005-06-17 Thread Barb Moermond
http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050616/dcthv010.html?.v=2 and there's a link in that article to a new website developed by Center for Consumer Freedom and the CCF's website was only launched about a month ago http://www.petakillsanimals.com/Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito"My cat the

Re: OT - different article on PETA in NC

2005-06-18 Thread Barb Moermond
Huh, that's interesting to know. I had been happy to find an article that was different from the only one you find on all the news sites and I hadn't been familiar with CCF or their stances. I wonder if they realize it'salso a consumer right to have morals and choose to buy/consume/support, or

RE: George update - part II

2005-06-20 Thread Barb Moermond
That's so awesome!!! YAY for George and Squeaky!!Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just hope that nothing that I can treat is wrong with him – if you know what I mean – but I am going to take care of him for his whole life no matter what -J Hideyo From: [EMAIL

Re: Flavia not well, please send good wishes

2005-06-22 Thread Barb Moermond
Strength and health coming to Flavia and you too! That's really unfortunate about that other clinic, but at least now you know.. Once again, I'm so glad I have my vets - they aren't open on the weekends, but they are open at 730a with a vet getting there at 8. Good luck!Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL

Re: My sweet brave baby - George: FIV and a liver problem

2005-06-22 Thread Barb Moermond
I don't have any experience with liver problems in my babies, but I do remember a lot of people using milk thistle. Good for George Give him an extra pat or three for me:)Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, everyone – I took George to the vet yesterday afternoon – I was hoping

Re: Flavia further update

2005-06-24 Thread Barb Moermond
She probably still smells like the vet - he just isn't sure she's the same kitty anymore - the smell will wear off. This happens with my boys when they have to go in alone - whoever was at the vet gets picked on by the one who stayed home and it's because they smell different.Kerry MacKenzie

Re: OT: St. Francis Medals!

2005-07-05 Thread Barb Moermond
I'm so excited:) and so is my mom! Just wanted to make sure you still had me down for 2:) BIG thanks to you and your dad:)[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All!Hope ya'll had a wonderful 4th of July weekend! I haven't been able tokeep up with my Inbox for the past few weeks...but I want to send mybest

Re: OT: St. Francis Medals! And the AW rescuers...

2005-07-05 Thread Barb Moermond
Kat, That is a brilliant idea! I wish I'd thought of it!Kat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Jen,Would it be possible to send some of the medals down to theAngel Wings Rescuers who have been working so tirelessly forthe unfortunate animals that got caught up in all of this??I know it's not much to give

Re: St. Francis Medals--for ALL!

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Jen, This makes me think of a couple of things, could I have 2 more medals? total of 4? I want one for Ninja's urn and one for Lucky's grave for my mom too. Thanks[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Absolutely, Erika! I'd love to send one for each cat!This list is so wonderfully modest... :) I need to

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Kerry, I'm so sorry it was her time, but it sounds like she had a peaceful passing and was able to be with you. Our thoughts and tears are with you.. HUGSKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear allMy sweet, gorgeous little girl Flavia is gone.It all happened so quickly. When I went in to

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Kerry, I can only imagine what you are going through. I am so sorry it was his time and so close to Flavia's. Our thoughts and tears are with you and yours HUGSKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's been a painfulday. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this afternoon. I

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Kerry, I can only imagine what you are going through. I am so sorry it was his time and so close to Flavia's. Our thoughts and tears are with you and yours HUGSKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's been a painfulday. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this afternoon. I

Re: Bottom Lip/Cherie (rugs)

2005-07-12 Thread Barb Moermond
I have to remind ya'll about 2 products. Anti-Icky Poo (honest!) - my vet has it but I haven't had to use it yet: http://www.antiickypoo.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=category.displaycategory_ID=12OVRAW=anti-icky%20pooOVKEY=anti%20icky%20pooOVMTC=standard Liqui-Zyme - my vet carries it, had stopped

OT- 3 older kitties in SF area need a home!!!

2005-07-12 Thread Barb Moermond
The owner is leaving the country in about 2 weeks and is willing to pay transportation to wherever they end up. He's been trying really hard to find them homes, but has been coming up against a lot of hate and holier-than-thou attitudes http://forums.cathobbyist.com/view.php?id=61130,61130 and

Re: ot- flooring for pee club members

2005-07-14 Thread Barb Moermond
key phrase: the tile would be permanent and never need replacing 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, and making me smile."- Anonymous Start your day with Yahoo!

RE: postings

2005-07-20 Thread Barb Moermond
I doubt it's your computer, the list has just been slow the last few days.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't seen any postings at all lately - and I have a problem withother list, too, just wanted to double check if something is wrong withmy computer..Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El

Re: Our boys' B-day!

2005-07-20 Thread Barb Moermond
WOOWOO [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was going to wait to post on the actual day...but since the list is alittle slow (and because I couldn't wait to announce it) :) ...Ourboys, Sleepypants and Ewok, will be 3 years old on the 22nd! :) Nottoo shabby for a couple of guys born with the virus!

Re: Adri is dead

2005-07-22 Thread Barb Moermond
oh Martha. my heart is breaking with yoursand Chema's GLOW to light Adri's way to the Bridge and to ease your hearts pain. HUGSMartha Alejandra Moreno [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you all for your words. I am feeling very bad. I still have chema, he is also FeLV(+) (I adopted Adri

Re: thoughts Adri is dead

2005-07-23 Thread Barb Moermond
Alejandra, I don't think it's wrong to cryfor an animal who has loved you and been with you daily. As horrible as so many situations are around the world, they aren't right in front of us or in our lives every day. And I do believe animals have souls; with all their personality and vibrance,how

Re: Hi Everyone

2005-08-09 Thread Barb Moermond
Julie, It is so good to hear from you; your presence here has been greatly missed. I'm so sorry that health issues have abounded, but I'm praying for a long quiet spell for you and your family. Good to have you back HUGSJulie Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Friends, I tried to get

Re: No Exploratory (Yet) for Tater Tot

2005-08-15 Thread Barb Moermond
Sending GLOW to you and your little man - HUGS SCRITCHESJulie Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Friends, Tater Tot came home on Saturday. The fluid was drained and was more thick and yellow than earlier in the week. One more brick in the wall for an FIP diagnosis. I talked at length with

Re: Candle Light Service for Monday 8/15/2995

2005-08-15 Thread Barb Moermond
Jenn, you definitely have to let us know when you post new pics! I can't wait to see her[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You can update, or remove Bones... she is in EXCELLENT health, and FULLY recovered! Thanks to everyone for the prayers for her! She's currently in the special needs section. I

Re: Tater Tot

2005-08-23 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Julie, I'm so sorry!! He's at the Bridge with the rest of our fur-angels watching over you and yours... Our thoughts and tears are with you. HUGSJulie Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Friends, My sweet little man is gone. Sunday evening he started having seizures; we rushed him to the

Re: My little man has gone to rainbow bridge

2005-08-23 Thread Barb Moermond
Michelle, I am so sorry it was Bramble's time. He's healthy and happy at the Bridge with Tidge watching over you. Our thoughts and tears are with you. HUGS[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My dear boy Bramble was put to sleep about an hour ago. I mentioned yesterday that he started to get very

Re: Tator Tot and Cosmo

2005-08-23 Thread Barb Moermond
Michelle, you don't have to sign w/o Bramble, you can do what other's here do - list him as a fur-angel e.g. Michelle, Minstrel, Buddy and Angel Bramble he's still with you after all[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Terri and Julie - I'm so sorry to hear of your losses - seems like a lot of losses have

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