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home for middle-aged cats by carolyn
I have a baby and need to find good and loving homes for my two dear cats. They are a mother and son. Both are neutered/spayed and declawed. Both are indoor short-hair tailless cats. They are approximately 11 and 12 years old. If anyone in Massachusetts or southern Vermont/New Hampshire are...
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September 21st 04 02:44 PM
by Daedalus Go to last post
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Trying to tame a semi-feral by Shana Cooke
Hello, I'm trying to find out information on how to teach a semi-feral cat to like being picked up (or at least tolerate it). I adopted a semi-feral from the humane society about seven months ago (she is now 13 mo old), and in this time she has stopped hiding, and usually comes up to me at night...
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November 10th 04 05:17 AM
by bluemaxx Go to last post
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Lost my cat one week today by Rob and Lisa
Hello my name is Lisa and just recently I had to have my cat put down...I had to on Sunday...I woke up with her meowing and dragging her back legs...when I saw that I knew something was wrong, she was also trying to hide from me, she went under the couch and stayed there, I kept calling her ...
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July 13th 04 05:55 PM
by Ginger-lyn Summer Go to last post
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Shutting Down? by [email protected]
Well, the colony I've been caring for for the last ten-or-so years seems to be losing its population pretty dramatically. I'm not sure what's up, although there have been many coyote sightings in nearby communities. I've only ever found evidence of a coyote attack on the cats once,...
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October 24th 04 09:32 AM
by Raffles Go to last post
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Final goodbyes by Tara K.
Another Princess video. Click on the "Fly away" link on the Princess home page: http://members.dodo.com.au/~tara_k/index.html I've had to further compress the original "Strange Currencies" video to make room for this one, it's now 4.02mb, so if you're on low bandwidth and you haven't been able to...
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May 4th 05 09:15 PM
by Ivor Jones Go to last post
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Crosspost--stray outside cat question by MauiJNP
Hello. I recently had a stray older kitten (definately not full grown, I am not sure of age though) take up residence in my shed and my yard. I have never owned a cat, much less an outside one. If it turns that no one is missing her (flyers are out) then she might be able to stay here...
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July 25th 05 01:27 AM
by Jessica Hill Go to last post
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Hartz Kills... *Again* by [email protected]
From: http://www.thekansascitychannel.com/family/3384622/detail.html Cat Dies After Getting Over-The-Counter Flea Treatment Vets Warn Some Animals Can Have Adverse Reactions WELLSVILLE, Kan. -- A family's beloved cat died this week, shortly after receiving an over-the-counter flea treatment made...
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June 24th 04 09:30 AM
by Electric Nachos Go to last post
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Kitten severed nipple in half! won't deficate. by Tony
First, the info: Male 4-5 weeks old Found in good condition/health after mother cat died. A vet's visit revealed no apparent blockage in the intestine, and teeth development which indicated age to be 4-5 weeks, although the kitten is smaller than average for that age. We have had our new kitten...
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November 12th 04 09:48 PM
by Sharon Talbert Go to last post
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Kittens with tremors - Long Story by Rhonda
Sharon told me about this newsgroup, so I thought I'd post our situation. We took in a stray cat who turned out to be very pregnant. She delivered 5 live babies, and 1 that was not born alive. I noticed one kitten seemed less coordinated or weaker than the others at 2 weeks old. From then on, I...
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June 12th 04 11:03 PM
by ~*Connie*~ Go to last post
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Outdoor Shelter Suggestions? by Arubalisa
We have a stray in our neighborhood who we are caring for. You cannot get near him anyway :-( Unfortunately we are unable to take him in at this time, due to finances and our other 5 kitties, one who was just Dx with CRF. It seems "Whitey" is living in a cement drain at the rear of our property....
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March 26th 06 10:09 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Fixing the Feral Problem:What Does, Does Not Work by Bret Ludwig
Does not work: TNR. It only slows it down. As the colonies age their members die off (even without active removal) and new cats come in, being unfixed, and breed profusely. Feeding the cats. Boy, that's a no brainer. If no one fed them on purpose the die off would be much higher. Education. Cat...
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June 19th 06 04:29 AM
by Matthew Go to last post
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Weeble Update, Week 1.5 by Magic Mood JeepĀ©
It's been about a week since I posted about Weeble, the abandoned kitten that I'm hand-raising. He's gone from less than 6.5 ounces to almost 10, his eyes are over 1/2 open, and his appetite has increased from 6cc per feeding to between 13-15cc per feeding (and that's every 2-4 hours). He's grown...
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September 3rd 03 12:21 AM
by Cheryl Go to last post
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16 day kitten, eyes not open by Samantha G.
I have rescued an abandoned kitten. I am worried that the eyes are not open yet at 16 days, even though her ears are up and she is hearing. Her eyes show no sign of opening. I have had many litters before and always the eyes are open by a week and a half. Does anyone know the longest that it...
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August 14th 04 08:52 PM
by Rhonda Go to last post
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FIP by formerly known as 'cat arranger'
We're taking of two feral kitties and haven't thought about them infecting our other cats. What is FIP and how is it transmitted? It's obviously not like HIV which can only be transmitted through body fluids, so why to they have such similar names? It is confusing. The kittens are about 8 wks. old....
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July 13th 04 12:47 PM
by ~*Connie*~ Go to last post
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Dozens Of Dead Cats Removed From Woman's Garage by Magic Mood JeepĀ©
http://www.theindychannel.com/news/2678796/detail.html Dozens Of Dead Cats Removed From Woman's Garage Animal Shelter Workers Stunned By Neglect Case POSTED: 10:08 a.m. EST December 3, 2003 RENSSELAER, Ind. -- Officials at Jasper County's animal shelter were reviewing pet adoption procedures after...
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December 26th 03 12:11 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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making friends with a stray/homeless by Simple Simon Met a Pieman Going to the Fair
Hello everybody. I hope someone can give me some advice about getting a stray to be friendly towards me. Firstly, I've not had a pet cat since I was four years old but now after a long career away from home, I'm ready to start living normally again, that includes having pets. There's this stray...
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January 4th 06 10:41 PM
by Sharon Talbert Go to last post
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The Extinct Maltese Cat by Shylock
On May 18, 1:49*pm, Will in New Haven wrote: I have read several posts in which someone of unreliable sanity keeps referrng to this phenomenon. I have searched out source material but found none. However, I did find the following on the Talk Page for ...
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May 11th 11 09:30 AM
by lucas1986 Go to last post
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Suggestions About Rescue Situation...Please by Luvskats00
3 1/2 weeks ago, I contacted a rescue group about adopting a cat (listed on a Petfinders site). The founder of the group is well known, locally. She was profiled in the major newspaper here. Two of the people assisting her, however, were incompetent idiots. I had dealt with them, first,...
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October 23rd 03 12:32 PM
by Joe Pitt Go to last post
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Umbrage by [email protected]
Everyone at work knows I am the one who feeds the cats on the grounds. It's practically a joke. I spend about $300/month on food and supplies for these animals. I have, with the help of others NOT in my workplace, spent close to $2000 trapping, testing, vaccinating, altering and releasing these...
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October 14th 03 09:16 PM
by Sharon Talbert Go to last post
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furball needs a home by Userjudy36
I have to move and can not bring him with me.Furball willbe 8 years on Jan 17,2004.he is neutered and loves attention .I am afraid to bring him to a shelter, even though they claim they are a no kill .how will i know if he got a good home. please let me know if you can help,even advice is...
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September 10th 03 01:39 AM
by Kalyahna Go to last post
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