Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-08 Thread tamara stickler
Haven't heard that one before, thanks Christinane --- On Mon, 12/7/09, Chris ti...@mindspring.com wrote: From: Chris ti...@mindspring.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 6:01 PM Don't know if it's

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-08 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? If the pheremones don't work then talk to your vet about antianxiety meds, either prozac or elavil, at least for awhile till he begins to get over whatever is in his past. (I had one cat on prozac for years.  It made all the difference in the world

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread Barb Moermond
Tamara, I'm forwarding this individually to Mari as I know she has experience with this. She's on the list, but I think on digest and I want to make sure she sees this. Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the clown: paying no mind to whom he should impress. Merely living

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread Debbie Bates
Tamara, I've never seen it in cats...but I HAVE seen it in peopleyou feel totally helpless to help, I'm sure. How about something like amytriptaline before bedtime? You can have it compounded into a transdemal application (where you just rub the prescribed amount into the inside of the

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread Susan Hoffman
...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Barb Moermond mr_mok...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org, Mari meko...@mycomhouston.com, tlstick...@yahoo.com Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 8:42 AM Tamara, I'm forwarding this individually

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
Wow, what a little survivor Mica is! Aside from the kitty Prozac, which sounds like a good idea, is there a way that you could sleep with just Mica for a while? Maybe being with you would calm his terrors a little, and if it's just you and him you won't have that chain reaction. The goal, of

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread MaryChristine
i'm with the folks suggesting prozac/elavil--tho the other thing i'm wondering about is whether it could be a seizure disorder. another inactive member of this list has a CH (cerebellar hypoplasia) kitty who has seizures in her sleep. the other thing, tho with it happening in sleep isn't as

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread tamara stickler
ok... I suppose I will have to research the possiblity of seizures more closely.  thx. --- On Mon, 12/7/09, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: From: MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread Susan Hoffman
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 2:39 PM i'm with the folks suggesting prozac/elavil--tho the other thing i'm wondering about is whether it could be a seizure disorder. another inactive member

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?-Diane R

2009-12-07 Thread tamara stickler
survivor - yes...Little - HA!  if ONLY! ;-)   Unfortunately, no, I can't arrange so he gets quality time at night.  The dog, also a rescue, suffers from separation anxietyif I were to lock him out of the room - he'd howl all night and pee on everything! (much as he does ALL DAY when I'm at

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread tamara stickler
Hoffman susan_hoff...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 3:33 PM Seizures only when the cat is sleeping would seem unlikely.  I had an epileptic cat and her seizures were always when she

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?-Diane R

2009-12-07 Thread Cougar Clan
I may get jeered at but.have you tried an animal communicator? On Dec 7, 2009, at 2:47 PM, tamara stickler wrote: survivor - yes...Little - HA! if ONLY! ;-) Unfortunately, no, I can't arrange so he gets quality time at night. The dog, also a rescue, suffers from separation

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread janine paton
...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org; Mari meko...@mycomhouston.com; tlstick...@yahoo.com Sent: Mon, December 7, 2009 11:50:58 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? If the pheremones don't work then talk to your vet about antianxiety meds, either prozac

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread tamara stickler
Moermond mr_mok...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Barb Moermond mr_mok...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org, Mari meko...@mycomhouston.com, tlstick...@yahoo.com Date: Monday, December 7, 2009, 8:42 AM Tamara, I'm forwarding

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-07 Thread Chris
Don't know if it's the same thing-but my Little Boy has these episodes when he's sound asleep where he's start twiching and bolts in the air usually throwing himself off the bed or chair or whatever he's on. He's sound asleep when it happens poor thing is all perplexed when he suddenly wakes up

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?-Diane R

2009-12-07 Thread Sharyl
Tamara, you've gotten a lot of advise. I've had a lot of cats do strange things but nothing like Mica's night terrors. If you tried the Feliway diffusers and it didn't help I'm not sure what else you can do. A low dose of Prozac before bedtime might be the answer. Sharyl On Dec 7, 2009,

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?-Diane R

2009-12-07 Thread Susan Hoffman
I would lean more towards Elavil, I think. But a lot depends on why the cat is doing this, whether it is physical or psychological. --- On Mon, 12/7/09, Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?-Diane R