Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help

2009-08-13 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Gloria, It is suppose to have a kind of hypnotic effect on them to keep them clam, I think it simulates the way a mom kitty holds her kitten, can't say I noticed that with Fred but he figured since he couldn't reach me to bite me anymore it wasn't worth it to try so he stopped after a

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help

2009-08-12 Thread Sharyl
Lorrie, Just a comment about CRF kitties. My Pequita was dx with CRF over 3 yrs ago. She'll be 17 this Oct. She has been on meds and daily sub q fluids for most of those 3 yrs. I assist feed her several times per day. She will only eat from a baby spoon. I do the meds, feedings and fluids

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help

2009-08-12 Thread MaryChristine
i think it's really natural for us to want to try EVERYTHING to help our beloved ones, even when, sometimes, it's in our best interests and not really theirs. that's what i believe that i have learned from my cats in their final days. i know that, early on, i kept some of mine around longer

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help

2009-08-12 Thread Amy Dalgliesh
of the bunch, but she can move a 15 lb male from his bowl of canned food just by staring at him.  I'm crazy about her and I celebrate her attitude. --- On Wed, 8/12/09, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: From: MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help

2009-08-12 Thread MaryChristine
twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: From: MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 11:12 AM i think it's really natural for us to want to try EVERYTHING to help our beloved ones, even

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help

2009-08-12 Thread Belinda Sauro
My thoughts on this: It tore my guts out to read about the horrendous things so many of the members were putting their very old, (16 to 19 years old) termininally ill cats through I just want to give another perspective, Fred is 18 or so now, he was 15 when he was diagnosed very early

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for your help

2009-08-12 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I have to ask, Belinda - what are the clothes pins for? Have had CRF cats, never tried that. Gloria On Aug 12, 2009, at 1:11 PM, Belinda Sauro wrote: My thoughts on this: It tore my guts out to read about the horrendous things so many of the members were putting their very old, (16