Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-17 Thread Lee Evans
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 6:05 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food We had one cat with hyperthyroidism and we did the one time iodine treatment, brought him home 4 days later and he has been great ever since.  We did not want to force pills down

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-17 Thread Edna Taylor
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food Long time ago, before the radiation therapy for hyperthyroidism came here from Houston, one of my tiny calicos began having thyroid issues, ate a lot, lost weight, tested and had it. At that time, they were still doing surgery. I went to a very

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-15 Thread Beth
They also had q recall not to long ago. I don't remember what happened but I know somranimalsgot very sick, including a friend of mine's cats. But that can happen with any brand esp if they are buying ingredients from other suppliers. Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: Costco's Kirkland

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-15 Thread Natalie
BTW – Re :HYPERTHYROIDISM – my vet told me that RadioCat has a 4-month, ½ price special for radioiodine treatments, starting Nov. 1 – performed at area veterinary clinics on East Coast, check with them if it’s going on in other areas. I’ve had bad experiences with Tapazole/Methimazole….and this

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-15 Thread Lee Evans
too! From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 5:58 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food They also had q recall not to long ago. I don't remember what happened but I know somranimalsgot

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-15 Thread dlgegg
Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 5:58 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food They also had q recall not to long ago. I don't remember what happened but I know somranimalsgot very sick, including a friend of mine's cats. But that can happen with any brand esp if they are buying

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-15 Thread dlgegg
I had 2 cats with hyper thyroid. Shallie i took to Missou at Columbia and had to leave her there for 3 weeks because she was radioactive. Convinced them to let me bring her home early after I agreed to keep her seperate for the others and dispose of her litter safely. She was on Tapazole,

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-15 Thread Edna Taylor
life or one time $1,675 treatment. We opted for the one time treatment. Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 17:31:49 -0500 From: dlg...@windstream.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I had 2 cats with hyper thyroid. Shallie i took to Missou at Columbia

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-14 Thread dot winkler
Hi - can you tell me what Kirkland is?  Is it a brand of food?  Where do you buy it? From: dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 4:09 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food i

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-14 Thread Susan Hoffman
venus7ora...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2012 5:02 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food Hi - can you tell me what Kirkland is?  Is it a brand of food?  Where do you buy it? From: dlg

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread molveywda
Should have tied a string to the rabbit and dragged it along the floor. They chase and eat anything that moves in my house! If flies had enough protein several of mine could live off them. Sent from my HTC Inspire™ 4G on ATT - Reply message - From: dlg...@windstream.net To:

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Actually, a lot of ferals live on/supplement with insects. We don't have water bugs inside here, but I've seen them around, so the cats must be eating them.(BTW, just read that insects are the healthiest meat humans can eat, as they are low-fat and animal fat is hard on humans.) On Sat,

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread Lee Evans
! From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 4:36 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food They do eat by-products when they eat the whole prey, but they are getting all the rest, too, which they don't get

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
! -- *From:* Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Sent:* Friday, October 12, 2012 4:36 PM *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food They do eat by-products when they eat the whole prey, but they are getting all the rest, too, which they don't get

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread dlgegg
That is especially true of my Harley, he will chase, catch and eat anything that moves. He was chasing a moth one night an it flew to the ceiling. He jumped and hit his head on the ceiling. I didn't see if he caught the moth, I was laughing at him. Had the funniest look on his face.

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread dlgegg
up in the living room!) From: dlg...@windstream.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 11:40 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food Since Homey and Nitnoy, I feed half canned and dry.  I also have water fountains

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread Lee Evans
...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 2:22 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I spend about $1000 a month with a population that ranges from 25-40, depending on adoptions and new intake.  We feed primarily canned

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-13 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
I spend half again that much.However, it's not a numbers game, it's what you can handle. I know of someone who has 40 colonies in three cities. She gets up at 2:30 a.m. each morning to do half each day, and then goes to work full time. (BTW, she spends $1000/month on mostly kibble.) Do

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
, 2012 1:28 PM *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I'm curious as to how much you are spending per day per cat feeding dry. I am able to feed raw for 70 cents/day per cat. If you didn't buy the chicken from Whole Foods, which charges about twice as much as do, say local ethnic

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Lee Evans
cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors too! From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 12:10 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I'm not quite sure how you

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
! From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 1:28 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I'm curious as to how much you are spending per day per cat feeding dry.  I am able to feed raw for 70

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors too! From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 12:10 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I'm not quite sure how you

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Susan Hoffman
neighbors too! From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 1:28 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I'm curious as to how much you are spending per day per cat feeding dry.  I am

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Remember, rabbits don't produce Taurine the way cats don't, so if you feed rabbits again, add Taurine. Cats died in studies where they were only fed rabbit. I have forgotten to get meat out of the freezer, but put it in a plastic bag and float it in cold water. That defrosts it really

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Edna Taylor
Sounds like a girl after my own heart ;) Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:28:35 -0700 From: susan_hoff...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I tried raw with my 15 year old calico a few years ago. She wouldn't touch it, wanted me to fry it up

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
They do eat by-products when they eat the whole prey, but they are getting all the rest, too, which they don't get with just by-products (where the good stuff has been taken out for human consumption). By-products contain much less nutrition and are often indigestible. Note that cats also get

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Yes, searing the raw meat is a good way to get the smell factor up. I had one cat that took six months to get off kibble and onto raw. On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Susan Hoffman susan_hoff...@yahoo.comwrote: I tried raw with my 15 year old calico a few years ago. She wouldn't touch

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread Edna Taylor
We went the good food route and were feeding everyone Blue for a long time and everyone kept throwing up (A LOT) so we went back to Purina Complete and everyone seems happy, there is no more throwing up and they are healthy. Our vet said some cats cannot tolerate the high fat and protein in

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread dlgegg
ME TOO! I only have 7 and their food and litter costs over $100.00 per month. Vet bills are something else. Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: Oh, @#$%!!!.  The price of Kirkland Adult Maintenance cat food used to be $16.99.  Then it went up a year later to $17.59.  Well, I

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
I'm curious as to how much you are spending per day per cat feeding dry. I am able to feed raw for 70 cents/day per cat. If you didn't buy the chicken from Whole Foods, which charges about twice as much as do, say local ethnic butchers, then you could roll in for around half that. I've heard

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread dlgegg
Since Homey and Nitnoy, I feed half canned and dry. I also have water fountains and that makes a diffrence in how much they drink. I have to fill up the 2 fountains every morning and afternoon. Each takes 64 ounces. Course Casey spills some. She likes to bat at the water before she drinks.

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread Natalie
Muyltiply that by 10 + - Natalie -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 2:26 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food ME TOO! I only have

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread Susan Hoffman
, October 11, 2012 11:40 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food Since Homey and Nitnoy, I feed half canned and dry.  I also have water fountains and that makes a diffrence in how much they drink.  I have to fill up the 2 fountains every morning and afternoon.  Each takes 64 ounces

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread Lee Evans
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 1:28 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I'm curious as to how much you are spending per day per cat feeding dry.  I am able to feed raw for 70 cents/day per cat.  If you didn't buy the chicken from Whole Foods, which charges about twice

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-11 Thread Lorrie
I have 24 cats total... 14 at home and 10 in my shelter/sanctuary. Plus I feed a feral colony. I use Purina One which is moderately priced. About $23.00 for a 16 pound bag at Walmart. I spend about $150.00 to $200. a week on cat food and litter and it is infuriating how they keep cutting