Re: So Worried and Irritated

2005-02-18 Thread tamara stickler
I don't know how exactly vitamin B is administered, but, if it is put into the vien, the vet was certainly shooting for the jugular vien. Many vets will bypass the veins in a cats leg...too hard to find esp. on senior cats the jugular vien is located on the right side of the throat.Kathy

Re: Tip is Gone

2005-02-24 Thread tamara stickler
Sheila, You mentioned Heaven, so I'm assuming you are Christian, so look in your Bible for the proof that animals go to Heaven. (I'll state some references here, but I'm sorry I don't have the exact chapter verse...I'm dislexic, I never could memorize those.) 1) The story of Noah: At one pt.

RE: Tip is Gone-Kathy

2005-03-01 Thread tamara stickler
Oh absolutely...uhm...either that or he has already reincarnated into an orange tabby with a big head that as recently shown up at my parent's house. Same body shape...just different color! While this one doesn't hiss, he won't allow himself to be touched or caught yet either, yet he lays in

OT: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-03 Thread tamara stickler
Here's something odd: Pet Ecology is to release a new cat litter that will detect urinary tract infections, diabetes and pregnancy in cats. It's called "SCOOP-lite". www.petecology.com for more info. Celebrate Yahoo!'s 10th Birthday! Yahoo! Netrospective: 100 Moments of the Web

RE: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-07 Thread tamara stickler
, i've had no problems--knock on wood or as my husband says, knock on the kitty's head.(they all love him...go figure...) barbara - Original Message ----- From: tamara stickler To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 1:50 PM Subject: OT: New cat litter w

Re: OT - We need your prayers

2005-03-08 Thread tamara stickler
Nina, you have my prayers. I've seen acupuncture work WONDERS for dogs that had lost the use of their back legs...even old dogs. If western medicine can no longer help...and you feel you aren't ready to give up...find an animal acupuncturistyou just might be amazed. Good luck, God Bless you

Re: Anakin is gone

2005-03-10 Thread tamara stickler
Anita, Anakin was very lucky to have you...and he knew it. God Bless You and he. Peace, Tcatstevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I took him to the vet he could not even stand.The vet said most of the medication won't help he's to for gone most take time to work he doesn't time.She said

RE: large sheets for bedspreads

2005-03-14 Thread tamara stickler
Del, Go to the fabric store and pick up a nice, patterned or solid color pc. of low pyle fleece to throw over the bedspread/comforter. Its a bit heavier than the sheet and initiates instand nap-attackes, so they never quite get a chance to make a real mess of it. (Fleece is perfectb/c its

Re: large sheets for bedspreads - fleece

2005-03-14 Thread tamara stickler
ly but has never lost the urge, for ten years he has done this, guess he will not outgrow it. A large enough piece to cover a twin bed would be a challenge for him. LOL There are some beautiful fleece patterns, too. - Original Message ----- From: tamara stickler To: felvtalk@felineleukemia

RE: OT:Tonya - killing ferals

2005-03-14 Thread tamara stickler
Ok, I'm going to play devil's advocate: I have been active in the animal rescue field for most of my life. I have walked into alleyways in crack neighborhoods, by myself, to feed ferals and do rescues. I have spent more money than any "sane" person should on strays, and even have driven across

RE: OT:Tonya - killing ferals

2005-03-14 Thread tamara stickler
n this list) to nuture and care for them...I do not see people wanting to euthanize children that are homeless or that are sick...should we do that to our animals...for some people they are their childrenJust my two cents Cherie tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, I'm going to pl

Re: OT:Tonya - killing ferals

2005-03-14 Thread tamara stickler
Nina, You've hit the nail on the head! (It's a tough call, but it's an individual call. The advocation of wholesale slaughter is in no way humane or respectful treatment of another species.)...There is no generalized answer...each case must be dealt with on an individual basis. Thanks for

RE: OT:Tonya - killing ferals

2005-03-14 Thread tamara stickler
God bless ya Hideyo...I'll keep you both in my prayers! (Tip: Squeekie might be extremely cautious of closed in spaces and be very hard to trap now. Try, if you can, a small dog crate...pref. black bars...put grass or leaves or debris of some such in the bottom so it smells the same as the area on

RE: Ginger - going off food again

2005-03-14 Thread tamara stickler
Call the vet. Its a perscription antihistamine and the side effect is increase of appetite. I don't know if it can be used with FeLv+ kitties, but its worth a shot. The vet will prob. perscribe 1/2 pill 2xs a day..but...it can make some cats restless and increase their incidence of howling in the

RE: OT:Tonya - killing ferals

2005-03-15 Thread tamara stickler
Hideyo, I believe you interpreted Squeekie's eye contact conversation correctly. No its not silly. Animals are smarter than most give them credit for, and unlike humans, animals are not quick to forget a kindness. Next time you see her, talk to her softly...use the slow blink that cats often use

Re: OT:Tonya her wild dogs

2005-03-16 Thread tamara stickler
Tonya, I'm certain you've tried this...but I'll ask anyway: Have you tried the "dog-body language" approach? It worked for me for several strays I picked up over the years. Limited direct eye contact, approach in the submissive posture...use the whine...the whole deal. (Although I wouldn't

RE: Squeekie

2005-03-16 Thread tamara stickler
Hideyo, Don't worry, I'll keep pestering the Creator above and even put in a prayer or two to St. Francis (of Assi - Patron saint of animals - for you non-Catholics out there, he spent his entire wealth building a church and would go out and preach to the animals as well. What's even more

Re: OT/OCD

2005-03-17 Thread tamara stickler
OCD?"MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: YesI'm afraid payback last night was lots of "presents" for me thru'out the house AFTER I (finally thought I) had got to bed. Poor Tiger...he's a very needy little kitty ---he's been diagnosed as OCD---he's on clamypradine (sp?--but any

RE: OT- Squeekie

2005-03-17 Thread tamara stickler
hehehe...you REALLY think YOU trapped HER huh? I'm thinking she trapped YOU quite some time ago :) ! God Bless, Enjoy each other! Congrats! THideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After 12 hours of staking out, I finally trapped Squeekie one who was abandoned by my neighbor 9 months

Re: OT/OCD

2005-03-17 Thread tamara stickler
My Coebieo used to chew on the dog's rawhide, my sneakers and occassionally falls asleep sucking the toes on her back foot. The older she gets...the worse she gets. Terri Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Siggie has this. I used behavior modification with much success, but he still has an oral

Re: OT: One down

2005-03-18 Thread tamara stickler
Cherie, It could take some time to get over the stress of the trip, but if the vomitting is excessive, I'd try to get a mobile vet to come and give him the once-over. New homes can be really scary and take some time to adjust. (Are you giving filtered water? When I moved from a home with a well

Re: Tiggie has gone to the Bridge

2005-03-23 Thread tamara stickler
Holly, I'm sorry for your loss. Looks like your Tigger and my Quintapus crossed over at the same time...for the same reason..Oh Great...Now they're going to be telling embarassing stories about US! :) hugs THolly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tigger, my little princess, was doing great on

RE: My newest addition Ling-food suggestions

2005-03-23 Thread tamara stickler
Chris, My CRF cat just passed last night but I wanted to give you a tip about the CRF foodits basically crap. Just try for the low phosphorous food, under 1%. The specially made CRF food is both low phos. low protien and the cats loose muscle tone and weight on it...plus its very high in

Re: Tiger - CLS

2005-03-24 Thread tamara stickler
Mari, I'm SO sorry for your lossesIt looks like this was a busy week in Heaven for cats. Thank you for taking such a chance and enduring the emotions of adopting Felv+ kitties. I am grateful to you and all those on this list for your courage and love. TMari Kolbe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My

RE: Mysterious condition

2005-03-30 Thread tamara stickler
Cushings Disease? - Thining of hair...loss of weight, excessive appetite thirst, potting or drooping of bellysagging of face (later symptoms)lumps and bumps -often benign appearing on body, the animal seeks out cool spaces to layeven when you're freezing... My dog was recently

Re: German Shepherd attack! Sooo OT

2005-04-04 Thread tamara stickler
When cats sharpen there claws I've been told that they are not only marking by ...well..making marks, but by releasing some sort of sent from the pours on the pads on the feet. Perhaps that is what was triggering the incidentI have also know dogs who play- remember animals do play bite...all

Jazz

2005-04-11 Thread tamara stickler
Nina, I've been away from the computer a few days and just read about Jazz. I'm so sorry. I know exactly how you feel...expecting to see her and all. Shortly after Quintie died...I started looking at ASPCA websites and in PetSmartslooking for another cat..or so I thought...It took me a few

Re: cat carrier trick

2005-04-11 Thread tamara stickler
Michelle, TOO FUNNY![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just another trick to add to the files-- had to take Quincy, my negative, to the vet today (he has crystals). He is the hardest cat to get in a carrier, and I have been scratched and bitten a lot trying to get him in (backwards, forwards, carrier on

Re: OT: Wisconsin cat hunting: -next step

2005-04-13 Thread tamara stickler
The important thing is for those of you in Wisconsin to keep pressing the "No HUNT" issue. Use the argument that Most collars for cats are made as breakaways incase it gets hung up on something the cat won't be stuck and starve to death. ALSO, with microchipping technology, there IS NO WAY for a

Re: Wisconsin cat hunting: bad and good news!

2005-04-13 Thread tamara stickler
hehehehheTenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: getting everyone together to sew hundreds of thousands very smallorange vests to ship to wisconsin: Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Small Business - Try our new resources site!

RE: Wisconsin cat hunting: bad and good news!

2005-04-13 Thread tamara stickler
Nah, you're not a "dumb Brit" your just too intellectual to understand it. In the states, hunters often wear orange vests so as not to shoot each other. You see, the hunter is a often a beer guzzling good ol' boy who after consuming enough alcohol to kill a rhino will wander into the woods...or

RE: Wisconsin cat hunting: bad and good news!

2005-04-13 Thread tamara stickler
Re: the McKillip horror. I wish I KNEW some good advice for you. I volunteered at a "nonprofit" called Defenders of Animal Rights, Inc. ...also called "Adopt A Pet" that was, at least in the early 90s just aweful, money-grubbing, organization. The owner would destroy dogs and cats while at the

Re: Hunters

2005-04-15 Thread tamara stickler
h wildlife conservation. All of us have some sense of responsibility when it comes to wildlife. They always had it concerning firearms. The moral of the story is there is hope. This is a very, very long way for one family to come in one generation. tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

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

2005-04-18 Thread tamara stickler
. I even have 2 game wardens in the family:) I had not heard of the incident at the school bus stop, where was that? tamara stickler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote: Nah, you're not a "dumb Brit" your just too intellectual to understand it. In the states, hunters often wear orange

Re: Turn for the worse

2005-04-25 Thread tamara stickler
Lisa, You and Roxie are in my thoughts and prayers. Hang tough. God Bless, TKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Lisa I know what you mean about emergency vets. I'm sending lots of healing thoughts for little Roxie, and lots of good wishesfor the visit toyour vet tomorrow. (Are you

RE: LAYING IN THE KITTY LITTER BOX

2005-04-27 Thread tamara stickler
during her private time this morning by Sugar who wanted some lovin', and she has not come back. Maybe she is just miffed with me, we will see, but thank you everyone you guys are the BEST ;-))tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Cherie, If she's eating or licking the litter, it prob. means

Re: My Baby Kitten DIED

2005-04-29 Thread tamara stickler
Tad, You and the rest on this list are just AMAZING! To become emotionally involved with any pet is such a risk, knowing the heart break and emotional financialdrain that comes with them getting older and sick. But to take in the sick from the beginning. I don't know where you all get your

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

2005-04-29 Thread tamara stickler
Nina, The dilated pupil could be caused by various things. The least of which, and MOST likely since you stated that she's been ok, and acting quite like a kitten again, is that she might have given herself a slight concusion. My spaz-cat Coebeio has done this on occasiononce while spazing

Re: Nut jobs and Bed Mice

2005-04-29 Thread tamara stickler
Count me in on that too! Making the bed was one of Quintapus' favorite games, and he'd actually get disappointed if I did it on Sunday instead of Saturday! As soon as he saw me take the sheets out of the dryer or the closet, he came running! He didn't play too much in his later years, but that was

Re: Nut jobs and Bed Mice

2005-05-02 Thread tamara stickler
lling the butcher I have two FeLV babies. I just couldn't help myself, it was so hard to reduce the number out loud.Nina" I know exactly what you meanI still answer that I have two cats...Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: tamara stickler wrote:Quintie began teaching Coebeio the game about

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-05-02 Thread tamara stickler
Recently, I was talking to a fellow cat owner who asked how my two were doing. When I mentioned that the one had died, two days after his 12th birthday, a friend and coworker of mine overheard and went into a tantrum about, "You KNOW HIS BIRTHDAY? That's just about the most riduculous thing I've

Re: OT: Staff take more time off for ill pets than relatives

2005-05-02 Thread tamara stickler
TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:in terms of these little ones you're trying to save and rehome, every state has a yahoogroup dedicated to rescue-type work: marylandanimalrescue, delawareanimalrescue, etc. from there you ought to be able to access other groups who can help. also, have you

Re: Brissle is gone...

2005-05-03 Thread tamara stickler
Kyle, I'm so sorry about Brissle. She was SO lucky to have you Squermie...and I'm sure she knew it. So many humans are never lucky enough to know the kind of love you gave her. God Bless you all. TMelbeach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The day I've been dreading finally came. Last night Brissle left

RE: Two Door Deluxe Pet Porters for Cats/Kerry

2005-05-03 Thread tamara stickler
hehhehe...don't you just hate that? If God's going to make skittish animals that will need a good deal of maintenance , why couldn't he make them a bit LESS observant? :-)"MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for that Patti! Another Q--didyour feral kittynot become too savvy to

RE: Two Door Deluxe Pet Porters for Cats/Kerry

2005-05-03 Thread tamara stickler
OH GOODTHAT'LL justfreak 'em out again! ;-)"MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: They're all so adorable I long to be able to pick them up--if that day ever comes you'll hear the champagne corks! -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf

Re: Akira

2005-05-09 Thread tamara stickler
Lisa, God bless you and Akira and all of your household. May these last few hours, days be a gift and a comfort. Be at peace, now, and until you are in each other's arms again. This is afterall really just the begining. (((hugs)))Terri Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: May her passing be

Re: I NEED HELP -Traveling with kitties-don't forget the TOYS!

2005-05-12 Thread tamara stickler
OH, I FORGOT THE TOYS! Put two or three small favorite toys in the crate to keep them entertained too! Otherwise, just like kids..they get bored and will let you know it![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Excellent!!! In a message dated 5/12/2005 8:22:04 AM Pacific Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Update on Akira

2005-05-16 Thread tamara stickler
Lisa, Just because Akira (great name by the way) is ready to go...doesn't mean she knows HOW to go. My aunt was dying of cancer and was absolutely ready to go for three monthsit still took those three months for her body to reconcile with her spirit. Even tho we all KNOW better...I think we

Re: RE..Update Akira

2005-05-17 Thread tamara stickler
Lisa, Oh hon...I know how hard this is for you, I've been there too. Try not to be too hard on your boyfriend tho. Men are raised to "fix things"...he is seeing the same thing Akira is going through and what you are going through and its tearing him up too...he doesn't know how to "fix it"

RE: Article Posted by Best Friends (Biology experiment teachesdisrespect)

2005-05-17 Thread tamara stickler
I know what you mean, there are certain things kids really don't need to be exposed to..In 9th grade we set the chickens and frogs slated for disection...looseafter breaking into the biology dept.. ...One of the gang even set the bal python (class pet) loose in the school for laughs (NOT

RE: Digby - Update

2005-05-18 Thread tamara stickler
Marlene, I'm keeping Digby in my prayers! I have to ask you tho...where did you get his name? I LOVE it!"MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for the latest news on Digby, Marlene, so glad to hear all sounds pretty ok so far. Hope the little furball isstillperky today. (Also

Re: felv cat \needs placement/Tom~Barbara

2005-05-20 Thread tamara stickler
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:I'm a firm believer that it's a cat that "chooses" his person, NOT the person choosing a cat. I have to laugh at the TRUTH of this. I placed my Coebeio THREE TIMES! She was an absolute MONSTER in each of those homes..."Come Get This Cat!" became the standard reply the

Re: Here's a nice story for you

2005-05-20 Thread tamara stickler
Sounds like you're doing GREAT. Good luck keep us posted!Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Tamara,The saga with the little crow continues. I'm calling him/her Junior. The tree I put her in is not were her nest is. She may have come from the gigantic Palm next door. I called a couple of bird

Re: Ive lost her.....

2005-05-20 Thread tamara stickler
Lisa, Thank you for your wonderful tribute to Akira, and for her brave fight. I think you prob. interrupted the "Why God" question correctly...we don't often get the answer we want...we get the one we need...and like you decided earlier...Akira was ready to go. I'm just sorry she went so young!

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

2005-05-24 Thread tamara stickler
Mia, I don't think you really have to worry. This particular Kitty Kind, just like Defenders of Animal Rights, Inc. aka Adopt A Pet in MD, is an example of good intentions gone bad...whether through emotion (this particular Kitty Kind I'm assuming) or greed (as in D.A.R.I know first hand). While

RE: Please read this response!! URGENT:DO NOT USE-KittyKind -CATRESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread tamara stickler
Chris, I know exactly what you mean! When I was trying to place Simms, or several others for that matter, I've had people who refuse to tell me how many animals they hadwho wanted to meet elsewhereThen the one woman I placed him with for a bit (I'll call her L)was recommended by THREE

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

2005-05-24 Thread tamara stickler
I agree with Tad. Punishment does very little to solve the problem...helping her to find another solution...would seem more reasonable. But I'd go a step farther, she would work at the shelter, but not handle money or be a major decision maker...she needs to learn, not lead at this point. Plus, a

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

2005-05-24 Thread tamara stickler
Cherie A Gabbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Put kids in place of the animals and think about it that way, would you want her not going to jail, but instead working with other kids? Ah...no..you'll get the more emotional response from me if you leave "animals" just where it is... I love kids too,

Re: Jersey

2005-05-24 Thread tamara stickler
Stan, try this one too! Both are good sites, but this one is the tops! Fantastic people, I learned SO much. [EMAIL PROTECTED] See ya over there! TBONNIE J KALMBACH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Stan,If his kidneys are affected and his back legs are weak, you might also want to consult the Feline

Re: Please read this response!! URGENT-KittyKind -CAT RESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread tamara stickler
People, as a whole, are generally flawed. So obsessed with their individual concerns, and of course amassing wealth and possesions...Our own government is working hard to eliminate social programs that, while abused by some, feed, house, cloth, teach, and give health care for childrenWe fund

Re: starved cat -warning about those sports drinks

2005-05-26 Thread tamara stickler
Just FYI: I saw a report this past weekend on how all these sports drinks and energy waters are so horrible for the body...too much acid, it strips the calcuim right from the teeth and other bones, and most are loaded with caffine. If you must give something, ask the vet if Pedialight (sp?) used

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

2005-05-26 Thread tamara stickler
This is the last time I'll comment on this thread, I promise Yes, vet hospitals, shelters, etc. DO have to pay ...per pound...to dispose of the deceased animals this is why they charge for drop offs. (This is why the owner of DAR in MD was charged with dumping carcusses from his no kill into

Re: Digby has passed ....

2005-05-26 Thread tamara stickler
Marlene, I'm so sorry to hear about Digby. I'm glad he was able to pass with you near, in his favorite spot. What a wonderful idea you had about allowing his body to be examined! I wish I had had the presence of mind to do that when Quintapus passed-it never occured to me, but I will remember for

RE: average lifespan

2005-05-31 Thread tamara stickler
hehehe...YEAH...my last FOUR animals were JUST fosters too! -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barbara BaassSent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 8:18 AMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Re: average lifespan Belinda, was this in the bone

Re: Tad's Sammy

2005-06-02 Thread tamara stickler
Tad, I'm so sorry you lost Sammy. He was so lucky to have someone who cared and was committed to him his comfort. God Bless. T Tad Burnett wrote: PS...I have an old girl..vet thinks she is over 12 years old but she has been with me for almost 2 years and she is doing well...I did just loose

RE: Sam is lost - AC

2005-06-03 Thread tamara stickler
Gloria, Don't forget..."near water" may not be a stream or lake as would be our first assumption...but rather near a sewer drain...or inside of one (cats often like to go down there)wouldn't hurt to put your head down a few and call...or sit there with some freshly warmed tuna or fried

RE: Sam is lost - AC

2005-06-03 Thread tamara stickler
Oh, also...I caught this strand late...so I don't know all that you've tried, but...if you find that someone "thinks" they see Sam, and its close by...or at least near a neighbor who would be willing to keep an eye out for you.leave a dirty sock nearby (there are more scent glands on your feet

Re: Nina -wait a minute...is that a dragon?!

2005-06-07 Thread tamara stickler
AHHH! See..you're not alone. JUST as I sent this last e-mail... like an idiot...I stepped in front of another dragon! I walk my dog and she has "friends" that we see from time to time...well I just got a call from Tobbi's "mom" that she wants him out...can't stand him anymoretake him to the

Re: FW: Bronx Nuns-Everyone forward them THIS!

2005-06-07 Thread tamara stickler
THE POPE THE HOMELESS CATS: John Paul II had a dream By: J.R. Hyland The first time I read the account of Pope John Paul II's dream, the thing that surprised me most was the fact that it was included in the book GOD'S BROKER. Published in 1984, the book was the result of two hundred hours of

Re: Nina -wait a minute...is that a dragon?!

2005-06-07 Thread tamara stickler
Tobbie is an older dog...about 7-8 yrs. old. He has digestive, neurological problems and arthritis. Good temperment tho. Yes I know there are breed rescuesand I have used themmy problem is...once I "foster" them they stay forever! I adopted my current cat out THREE TIMES and she

Re: FW: Bronx Nuns Seek Extermination of 8 Year Old Cat Colony - O.T.

2005-06-07 Thread tamara stickler
Yeah! When hasn't, "I'M GONNA TELL YOUR FATHER.!" NOT worked on a Catholic?! ;-)Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Someone in my group just emailed that they'd emailed the pope and copied the nuns, etc. That's a thought - might catch their eye when we email if it shows we've cc'd the

Re: Update on Bronx Nuns

2005-06-08 Thread tamara stickler
Nuns areJUST people. You have those that absolutely adore animals, like Sister Francis here in Havre de Grace that feeds all the stray animals in town, out of her own pocket...not easy for someone who has taken a vow of poverty, and Sister Freda who had her own cocker spaniel that went with her

Re: Problem - I think?-HOLD THE TEA TREE!!

2005-06-08 Thread tamara stickler
GOOD TO KNOW, Thanks for correction the info Kat! That's why I always write to check with the vet first! TKat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All,The part of the Aloe that is toxic is the Latex layer beneath the skin.This is NOT the part used for commercial Aloe preparations/gels. Soas long as you

Re: Problem - I think?-HOLD THE ALOE!!!

2005-06-08 Thread tamara stickler
I have it listed on a list of poisons for cats at home...Did you see Kat's post? She said its the membrane and not the gel...that would explain both our info.Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oh Tamara! Don't be sorry, I'm glad to know there may be a problem. Where did you hear Aloe is deadly to

Re: Healing-Health Issues (bach flower essences, alt therapies)

2005-06-08 Thread tamara stickler
Jenn, For injuries...acupuncture chiropractic have worked wonders..even on pets. (Personally, I don't hold much stock with crystals or magnets...but that's just because I haven't seen them work for me or minethat's not to say they don't work.."There's more things on Heaven and Earth

Re: Angel Wings Sancuary [Very Bad if True] (all sorts of contact info)

2005-06-09 Thread tamara stickler
Tad, I would agree with you..up to a point. The clutter mess...not good...not as bad as a small cage, but then..you can't really CLEAN around clutter...so not only do you have to view the clutter, but what its hiding. Yeah, there were lots of food bags laying around, and yes it was quality food

RE: AC - cats marking

2005-06-16 Thread tamara stickler
If the squirt bottle doesn't work...use a soft-light-weight foam ball and wing it at him. (I know it sound aweful to throw anything at your animal...which is why I said only a soft foam ball that can't possible hurt them. It will distract without injuringyou can always soak it in lemon juice,

Re: AC - cats marking

2005-06-16 Thread tamara stickler
NOPE, he was just a plain ol' little med-haired black and white who was absolutely certain that he was a pure bred! His father was a big oldblack (burmese mix) farm cat...his mom a tortie feral. (he passed this last March) He would sit on the edge of the tub each night and play in the water, dip

Re: Tamara's Quintapus

2005-06-16 Thread tamara stickler
Actually Nina, I AM an illustrator/sculptor. The major problem with getting a book published these days...all the publishing houses want are celeberty authors, and they all prefer to use their own illustrators. I get good feed back, but the answer is always the samewithout representation

Re: OT Tamara's Quintapus - Book

2005-06-17 Thread tamara stickler
Nina, You're funny. Well, thanks so much for the positive kick-in-the-ass!. I've often thought of trying to self publish a series of books, ora collection of short stories with illustrationsfeaturing the "throw aways" of the animal world. (Ah, but alas...if I wanted to get the money

Re: OT Nina's new brother sister

2005-06-17 Thread tamara stickler
Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tamara,Was that suppose to discourage me from encouraging you?! heheheI have some stories for you too! In fact there may be one brewing as we speak. My mom just took in a brother and sister, looks like small chow mixes, about a year old. Poor little angels showed up

Re: Tamara's Quintapus

2005-06-17 Thread tamara stickler
Yeah Tonya, Actually its the children's book market that is harder to break into than the adult book market. All the actors actress, muscians, sports figures etc. are taking a side-line writing children's books and the publishing houses are eating them up. Every year or so, I send out a few

Re: picture of Bones (OT)

2005-06-20 Thread tamara stickler
Jenn, What a COOL looking cat!Jenn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone, I finally got a pic of Bones for you all. Thanks to everyone for their support. She is doing GREAT! Sorry for the OT post, but I knew everyone would want to see her: http://ucat.us/Bones.jpg

RE: Opinions wanted on Royal Canin v. Wellness please

2005-06-21 Thread tamara stickler
Kerry, Personally speaking, my cats did better on Wellness than Royal Canin. They like(d) both tho. I now feed Eagle Pack (because of Coebeio's allergies-she does better on it), BUT, I use other high quality cat foods, Wellness...Royal Canin, Wysong, Newmans, as treats instead of buying the more

Re: Opinions wanted on Royal Canin v. Wellness please

2005-06-22 Thread tamara stickler
, but again, having trouble getting my guys to eat it! Any suggestions? Gloria On Jun 21, 2005, at 12:51 PM, tamara stickler wrote: Kerry, Personally speaking, my cats did better on Wellness than Royal Canin. They like(d) both tho. I now feed Eagle Pack (because of Coebeio's allergies-she does better

Re: Opinions wanted on Royal Canin v. Wellness please

2005-06-22 Thread tamara stickler
also? /mari (Spirit Cat) On 6/21/05, tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kerry, Personally speaking, my cats did better on Wellness than Royal Canin. They like(d) both tho. I now feed Eagle Pack (because of Coebeio's allergies-she does better on it), BUT, I use other high quality cat foods

Re: Opinions wanted on Royal Canin v. Wellness please

2005-06-23 Thread tamara stickler
Pack canned and our Petco's quit carrying the Solid Gold which he would eat a few months ago...) Thanks again, T, for your input. /mari On 6/22/05, tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mari, I feed Coebeio the hairball formula. She has horrible allergies, but it seems to be easy on her s

RE: Re: Opinions wanted on Royal Canin v. Wellness please

2005-06-24 Thread tamara stickler
other way. And once he starts to panic, it brings on a seizure. (Little stinker won't eat the Eagle Pack canned and our Petco's quit carrying the Solid Gold which he would eat a few months ago...) Thanks again, T, for your input. /mari On 6/22/05, tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrot

Re: question bout kittens....

2005-06-27 Thread tamara stickler
Good Lord MaryChristine! I admire you for wanting to do what's best for all of them, esp. the possible Felv+ ones...and I know many of you have your pos. neg. mixed.but since you won't (I'm assuming) be keeping all of these cats and kittens...(personally) I don't think its a good idea to

Re: non profit status

2005-06-27 Thread tamara stickler
Filing for nonprofit: (Disadvantageswell...paperwork mostly. If you aren't extremely organized.either don't do it, or hire someone who is!) You will need a Board of Directors (3-5 people...I think its different per state), and have to decide on and outline your mission statement, and rules

RE: non profit status

2005-06-27 Thread tamara stickler
yes. You can buy supplies without paying taxes...and you can apply for grants to help with the bills.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wow – thank you for all the information – I am getting dizzy slightly already – If I am not getting any donations at all (I am really not gong to

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...CRF website info

2005-06-28 Thread tamara stickler
Here are the addresses for two WONDERFUL support groups. I used them when my cat was diagnosed with CRF (chronic renal failure). Many of the cats on these sites have lived 5 and more years with the CRF and are still doing well today. You will learn more than the vet can tell you...and often

RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-07 Thread tamara stickler
Tell your friend that unless she plans in basically bathing in the cats' waste as the box is cleanedit'll be ok. IF it was SO much of a danger...with cats being the number one pet in America, there would be an overwhelming amount of brain damaged people walking

RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-07 Thread tamara stickler
into another bag, tilt to empty, replace liner and litter. Wipe pan edge (Lysol disinfecting wipes work great)and bottom (b/4 replacing liner) as needed. Cuts down considerably on time and effort needed to change the box, not to mention MESS!tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tell your friend

Re: OT: Pit bull seizures in Denver

2005-07-21 Thread tamara stickler
Yeah, I heard about this. Some friends of mine from college had there pit bulls taken and the county refused to release them because the older one growled at the control officers. They broke into the pound in the middle of the night and stole them back. Its amazing what some moxey and a pair of

Re: Prayers for Buck

2005-07-22 Thread tamara stickler
Shelia, You have my prayers. If Buck does pass, try to be happy for him, and don't blame yourself. Some animals and people prefer to be together always through all things. I knew two people who were friends as toddlers, grew into adulthood, married, lived together for 65 years and died within

RE: Help for Adri

2005-07-22 Thread tamara stickler
Alejandra, Make certain the chicken broth doesn't have salt in it, she could be dehydrating. If you can find a vet that will try subq's with her, try it. If you don't have the money, ask if you could work it off by cleaning cages or whatever. Many vets will allow you to trade work for care in

Re: thoughts Adri is dead

2005-07-25 Thread tamara stickler
Oh, Alejandra, There is no such thing as "just a cat"(although theremay be afew "just humans" outthere ) :-) Adri was the embodiment of pure love which comes only from God the Creator. Animals DO have souls. Just read the posts about Chessie and you'll see proof of that from those who have

Re: To all who have taken in a stray...ie. everyone!

2005-08-10 Thread tamara stickler
too funny..and too true!Terri Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So true Terri - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 4:15 PM Subject: OT: To all who have taken in a stray...ie. everyone! Stray Catby Francis

Re: anyone know anything about these shelters

2005-08-30 Thread tamara stickler
Kerry, No unfortunately I can't help you with these, but- please don't recommend any shelter without first visiting it yourself. I placed a felv+ cat at a shelter that came highly recommended by many in the rescue field...when I got there, the place was a sty-an absolute horror After I

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