RE: ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread Lewis Faye
Hi everyone. I am appy20, Faye Lewis from the board before. I have had email problems and subscription problems, time problemsand was unable to post. I did want to encourage all of you to fight dogfighting from a different angle. In your next election, find out WHO is running for district

Re: For Faye ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread Lewis Faye
Our HS director said the success was due, almost, entirely to the DA's office. She said that in many places, people can make a complaint and nothing will be done about it. Our county got lucky. All of the counties that have dogfighting have far more people against dogfighting than for it but they

RE: ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread Lewis Faye
I have found that local candidates are not hard to bend their ear either. Most of them WANT to talk. Some of them won't shut up. LOL Sometimes it does not take many people to make it happen, just set the stage and if the local HS can follow up on it, you have a really good chance of getting rid of

Re: OT: tonight's hearing on hunting cats in Wisconsin

2005-04-12 Thread Lewis Faye
I am on my soapbox. I do not buy the stats that people are giving on cats and wildlife. I heard on television thata single cat kills 1000 animals a month. Malarkey. I have barn cats. 8 cats jointly kill 4 rats, 12 mice a month.That isNOT 4 rats per cat. That is 4 rats per all 8 cats. I lost 3 wild

Re: Hunters

2005-04-15 Thread Lewis Faye
During my last family reunion, we had a most interesting discussion on hunting. I come from a long, long line of hunters. I hate hunting and always kept quiet because I knew I was the minority and would not be heard. I was stunned and thrilled by what I heard. The older generation quit hunting

Re: RE: Wisconsin cat hunting: bad and good news!

2005-04-16 Thread Lewis Faye
My uncles swear that once upon a time, there were rules, rules of safety, rules of civility, rules of respect of nature but that is has changed. They don't understand uzis to kill deer either. Their take on it is if you need an automatic rifle to kill a deer, hunting just may not be your sport.

Re: Brissle is gone...

2005-05-03 Thread Lewis Faye
I have been reading with great pain and agony about your efforts with Brissle. I am sorry for the pain both of you had to go through. You have been a wonderful, caring person to deal with this as you have. Brissle is at peace and lived a life filled with love. My prayers are with you in hopes that

Re: Article Posted by Best Friends (Biology experiment teaches disrespect)

2005-05-17 Thread Lewis Faye
I dropped out of college biology class because one morning I got to class early and down the hall, in another class, outside the classroom there was a box with a howling cat inside. The microbiology class was going to dissect the cat. I became ill to my stomach. I could not enter that building

AC-Simba

2005-06-06 Thread Lewis Faye
Would you please do a reading for my baby, Simba? I lost him months ago and a few weeks ago, I thought I saw him. However, he climbed an incline that I could not climb and took off before I could verify that it was him. It may not have been him. However when I called his name, he stopped and

RE: AC-Simba

2005-06-07 Thread Lewis Faye
Thank you! You are very kind.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Lewis, I know you addressed this to Kat – but I wanted to write to you with the meditation which may work to find Simba – I have used it before myself and it worked like a miracle – please try to meditate several times

Re: AC-Simba

2005-06-07 Thread Lewis Faye
Nina, the cat I saw was thin and looked like he had lost weight recently.Simba is a good hunter and there is plenty of mice, rats, and voles for him to eat and he does eat them. I wish I could have had a couple of more minutes to look at him to make sure. I was so stunned at seeing him in that

Re: AC-Simba

2005-06-07 Thread Lewis Faye
ls did in searching for Sam? Even if you have, it might be worth starting over. If someone has been feeding him, I'm sure they don't know that he has been missed all this time. I hope that was him, and that he'll finally be reunited with you somehow and soon. Nina Lewis Faye wrote: Would you ple

RE: need prayers please!

2005-06-07 Thread Lewis Faye
I am praying hard for your babies. Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you, Kerry – it just makes me mad that if his original owner was responsible enough, he wouldn’t have to live on street like he has been, and he may not have gotten FIV. He was not even neutered – I probably

RE: AC-Simba

2005-06-08 Thread Lewis Faye
inally be reunited with you somehow and soon. Nina Lewis Faye wrote: Would you please do a reading for my baby, Simba? I lost him months ago and a few weeks ago, I thought I saw him. However, he climbed an incline that I could not climb and took off before I could verify that it was him. It may no

Re: Admin: Gentle reminder

2005-06-13 Thread Lewis Faye
For those of you interested in subjects related to pets covered and not covered on this board, please feel free to visit a board that I host for Beliefnet. You can go to Beliefnet.com and click on discussions at the top of the page and then pets or, hopefully, you can click here:

Re: heartworm for cats

2005-06-16 Thread Lewis Faye
If a cat gets a single worm which frequently happens with cats (more so than with dogs) then the test will not show anything. My vet believes Magellan had either a single heartworm or another parasite in his lung last August. My vet successfully treated it but I thought I was going to lose

RE: AC - cats marking

2005-06-16 Thread Lewis Faye
On some cats, squirt bottles are nothing but challenges (I have a couple). I use one of those large UZI type water guns that kids play with. It will soak the cat instead of spray. Also, don't let them see you do it. Make them them think that the action is causing the water and not you that way,

Re: This is what the vet said...

2005-06-16 Thread Lewis Faye
When my cat tested positive, they tested with the IFA the same day. Of course, my cat was dreadfully ill. With my negative cats that were exposed, they had me have tests every 90 days for a year. Then I moved to every six months for a year. I am due now for another test and if it is neg, I will go

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-07 Thread Lewis Faye
Kerry, I am so sorry!!! I am behind in my emails and have seen that you have been through some trying times. My prayers are with you. My heart breaks for you. God speed Snowball. FayeKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's been a painfulday. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this

Re: Laying tile was: ot- flooring for pee club members

2005-07-18 Thread Lewis Faye
Was the tile cutter difficult to use?[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You go girl! :) We laid ceramic tile in our kitchen...wasn't that hardat all! Be sure to rent a tile cutter...makes the job a heck of aloteasier! And keep the cement-adhesive well mixed so you can spread iteasily (I used a mixer

Re: thoughts Adri is dead

2005-07-25 Thread Lewis Faye
I can understand your pain. They aren't "just cats" to most of us on this board. I do believe they have souls and will be waiting for us one day. I wish I knew something that could take away the pain but I do not. My prayers are with you.Martha Alejandra Moreno [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Lewis Faye
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 with cats. It makes them eat like crazy. The downside is that the cat must be restrained in a carrier because they will hallucinate and perhaps harm

Re: laser toy

2005-09-07 Thread Lewis Faye
While I have never used the laser, my mother had the same concerns about my cat track with the ping pong ball in the track that the cat chases. My mother felt so bad about them being frustratedthat she would take the ball out and give it to the cats. THAT depressed them. I am serious.They

Re: Gracie is at peace now

2005-09-23 Thread Lewis Faye
Nina, I have been reading about your struggles with Gracie and so sorry that you lost this precious baby. She was so lucky to have you She really, truly was. She isn't far away from you. I believe this with all my heart. She will always be with you. My prayers are with you. God Bless.

Re: fleas/hypocrisy.../MC

2005-10-05 Thread Lewis Faye
I love spiders. When I was in graduate school, my apartment was overrun with palmetto bugs which I absolutely hate. One day a large spider moved into my room and the roaches disappeared. The spider would drag the bodies of the roaches to the drain in my bathtub and I could just rinse them down.

Re: fleas/hypocrisy.../MC

2005-10-05 Thread Lewis Faye
[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lewis Faye Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 2:15 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: fleas/hypocrisy.../MC Cats do kill roaches but in the south, that is not always enough. Cats are not just a love of mine; they are a necessity. I have to have barn c

RE: OT: Help ! ringworm in kittens

2005-10-31 Thread Lewis Faye
Don't panic. Ringworm is a very common fungi in the environment.Most of us and our pets come into contact with it every day and do not become infected. Most outbreaks are due to immune system issues. There is a more than reasonable chance that no human will get the ringworm from your cats. I had a

Re: Conflict on being vegan

2005-11-23 Thread Lewis Faye
I was vegetarian for about 6 years and it just amazed me at how many people would monitor my eating habits. I wouldn't make an issue of it and I was flexible that if I was at a party or something I would eat whatever was served--with or without meat. Let me go to a restaurant with a group and bear

Re: euthanizing kitties for bathroom habits

2005-11-29 Thread Lewis Faye
This makes me sick. I hate people that do this. I have a female that is bad about missing the box. She is physically okay. I think her problem is that she is the lowest in the hierarchy and just gets nervous about using the more dominant kitties' boxes (I do have multiple boxes.). Now, I will

Re: euthanizing kitties for bathroom habits

2005-11-29 Thread Lewis Faye
tertain children. Animals come with responsibilities. Sorry about the rant... Wendy --- Lewis Faye <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote: This makes me sick. I hate people that do this. I have a female that is bad about missing the box. She is physically okay. I think her problem is that she is the l

Re: euthanizing kitties for bathroom habits

2005-11-29 Thread Lewis Faye
on.;)Wendy--- Lewis Faye <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote: I really think my kitty needs to be an only kitty in a household and there isn't much I can do about that. Placing cats in these parts is impossible because every cat lover has at least 3 more than they already need. Plus, I adore her and don'

Re: Cat shampoo to recommend...

2005-12-05 Thread Lewis Faye
Tropiclean also makes a spray on shampoo for flea dermatitis that is really a great product. It leaves their coats fluffy, white and clean smelling. It also heals those nasty flea sores too.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Talk alot. It calms them id you talk to the soothingly while you bathe

Re: What kind of Worms in feces?

2005-12-12 Thread Lewis Faye
If you have a single flea, your cat can get tapeworms from it. Tape segments are white, 1/4-1/2 inch long when still moving. After they have dried, they look like grains of rice. They are notorious for NOT showing up in fecal samples. I had 3 cats with them in their stools and an hour later, all

Re: Hartz Tropical Flea Tick Products for Cats

2006-01-10 Thread Lewis Faye
Then they will introduce new products equally dangerous. I have watched Hartz Mountain do this over and over and over again for 35 years.FayeKarolyn Lount [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Announced that by Mach 31, 2006 (The Subject) will be removed fromdistribution and retail shelves. Following

Re: a little help with litter training the new cat

2006-03-27 Thread Lewis Faye
My kitties that had recurrent litter box problems had recurrent tapeworm problems. To this day, they will miss the boxwhen they get tapes. Fortunately, they haven't hadtapes in quite a while.A tablespoon of pumpkin (canned raw pumpkin, not pie filler which has sugar and spices that you don't

Re: OT: help-removing carpet due to kitty urine

2006-03-28 Thread Lewis Faye
I agree with Sheila. I had the same problem with actual hardwood. With multiple pets, tile is one of the better options. The problem is you must always clean up immediately. My previous dog withliver issues urinated on a cat toy. I didn't see the accident and had not idea it was there. The urine

Re: Parasite makes men dumb, women sexy

2007-01-05 Thread Lewis Faye
JUST GIMMEE SOME! NOW!!! Barbara Oberst [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've got 9 litter boxes for you to choose from! LOL. Come over any time--I'll do aything to get out of scooping them! :-) Jasmine Cat Jennifer Phaewryn O'Gwynn

Re: OT: Chocolate cat needs a name

2007-02-16 Thread Lewis Faye
Mr. Goodbar, Cacao, Cocoa, Coffee, Latte, Mocha, Reese, Snickers, Butterfinger, MM, Heath, Nestle, Whitman, Godiva, Kat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Beth, Do you think this kitty may be a Havana Brown breed? Maybe a play on Havana, or Cuba, or Cuba Gooding Jr, or any one of the characters

Re: OT - Looking for inexpensive scratching post

2007-02-17 Thread Lewis Faye
My cats love, of all things, concrete blocks. They scratch on them. They sit on them. They fight over them. LOL You can get them at Home Depot for a couple of bucks. TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: there are a number of places on-line with instructions for making your own;

Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Heartworm?

2009-04-15 Thread Lewis Faye
One of my cats got feline heartworm.  This was five years ago.  My cat is on Revolution all year now.  The cat was ill for weeks. Heartworm is more difficult and less successful to treat than in dogs. My vet called a bunch of universities and got some kind of experimental cocktail that he had a

Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Heartworm?

2009-04-15 Thread Lewis Faye
One of my cats got feline heartworm.  This was five years ago.  My cat is on Revolution all year now.  The cat was ill for weeks. Heartworm is more difficult and less successful to treat than in dogs. My vet called a bunch of universities and got some kind of experimental cocktail that he had a

Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Heartworm?

2009-04-15 Thread Lewis Faye
I also want to add, my cat was entirely an indoor cat. --- On Wed, 4/15/09, Lewis Faye dcp...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Lewis Faye dcp...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Heartworm? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 9:02 AM One of my cats got feline heartworm

Re: [Felvtalk] Stray

2009-04-16 Thread Lewis Faye
I second Lorrie's advice. I now have a mama with 3 kittensthat were unusually large when born.  My vet said that as long as they weren't crying for more than a few minutes, they were well-fed. I suggest some plain yogurt and kitten food for the mother.  --- On Thu, 4/16/09, Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Heartworm Article

2009-04-17 Thread Lewis Faye
I use Revolution and one good thing about it is that it is also the best product I have used for fleas on my cats.  Now, I have not tried it on dogs and am not going to because my vet says his clients have had poor results with dogs but excellent with cats.  I like it better than Advantage or

Re: [Felvtalk] Probiotics?

2009-04-28 Thread Lewis Faye
I use and used yogurt a lot with my crew.  I had two kittens, age 4 weeks exposed to a cat with feline leukemia.  The FeLV cat groomed them and shared dishes with them. The kittens never developed FeLV. I am NOT saying the yogurt was a factor.  It most likely was genetics, luck or God that

Re: [Felvtalk] urine odors

2011-12-16 Thread Lewis Faye
One of the best odor removers is Dawn dishwashing detergent. You won't believe it til you try it. I always clean with that first and then spray with a urine/enzyme product. You can use a triple threat with dawn, baking soda and vinegar but I find the most effective combo is the dawn and the