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odd litter box behavior by [email protected]
anyone else ever had a cat who has the best of intentions but apparently some crossed wires? my new cats 3 weeks home from the humane society, does her thing in the litter box and then paws furiously at the box (not the litter), and the wall and toilet next to the box, for a minute or so. then...
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August 4th 03 08:42 PM
by Sharon Talbert Go to last post
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kitten does not clean self by miracatta
We have a kitten, about 4-5 months old, who is perfect in every way, except that he does not clean himself very well, and reeks of urine almost all the time. He is a white cat. His fur is more like rabbit fur than cat fur, very silky and medium long. He is very meticulous about using his litter and...
August 4th 03 08:39 PM
by Sharon Talbert Go to last post
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Why is the cat doing this? by Jeff Harper
While we were away on a trip for a week, one of my girlfriend's two male cats began defecating on the tile floor in the foyer by the door. Now that she is back, he still sometimes does it, despite his litter box being clean. We spray the area with a cat deterrent but that provides only a temporary...
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August 4th 03 12:27 PM
by Alison Go to last post
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Feline Leukemia by Morton
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August 4th 03 09:17 AM
by googleman Go to last post
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How Often to Vaccinate? by Scuba4dk
I have read that it is not good to give yearly vaccinations on cats that don't go outside. I have two one year old kittens who have had all of their kitten shots and don't go outside. I have an elderly indoor cat and a senior indoor/outdoor cat that rarely leaves the yard. I just received a notice...
August 4th 03 08:08 AM
by -L. Go to last post
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Cats versus types of flooring by Dave
Hello, Does anyone have experience with imitation wood flooring (like Pergo) and cats? I'm really tired of this old carpet that traps litter, dirt, dust, and hair and am wondering if the immitation wood flooring works OK. Specifically, is it scratch resistant? Also, what happens if a cat pees...
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August 4th 03 07:59 AM
by -L. Go to last post
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Feline Leukemia by Morton
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August 4th 03 06:02 AM
by Karen Chuplis Go to last post
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tail quivering by Sheryl Barber
My cat has an interesting tail quiver. It is not the usual twitch or tail slap on the floor. She actually makes it quiver very rapidly while it is raised straight in the air. I have never noticed any of my other cats exhibiting this behavior. Anyone familiar with this behavior and what it means?
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August 4th 03 02:13 AM
by Liz Go to last post
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How to "help the medicine go down" by L. Kelly
"Bernie" wrote in message ... | My cat is prone to urinary tract infections, which the vet treats him | with antibiotics. I've tried pills, but he spits them out half the time. | I tried stroking his throat, but that doesn't help. ...
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August 3rd 03 09:38 PM
by k Go to last post
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Any tips for introducing kitten to older cat? by blkcatgal
Two days ago I adopted a 6 week old kitten. Does anyone have any good advice on how to introduce and acclimate the kitten to my older cat? Right now, I am keeping the kitten is confined to a bedroom. I have let him out a couple of times to explore the house. I tried to keep the kitten away...
August 3rd 03 09:17 PM
by Barb 1 Go to last post
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Giving Birth? by Mike
One of the strays that I feed who recently has turned up is pregnant. Over the past few hours she has displayed weird behavior, breathing fast and lying strangely, changing position every 5/10 minutes or so. It looks like she is giving birth, as it looks like she is in pain. If any of you out...
August 3rd 03 06:54 PM
by Karen Chuplis Go to last post
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Just switched from Papurr to Swheat Scoop Litter by [email protected]
I've got a bag of WBCL to get rid of too. I switched because of the dust tracking all over the house too. I have 12 litterboxes with WBCL and have had none of these problems. I wash and change the litter in the boxes completely every 2-3 weeks. It has worked much better for me than the clay...
August 3rd 03 03:29 PM
by PawsForThought Go to last post
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Update on the stray cat by Cathy Friedmann
Good. :-) Thanks for the update. Cathy -- "Staccato signals of constant information..." ("The Boy in the Bubble") Paul Simon wrote in message ...
August 3rd 03 03:24 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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housecall vet in Baltimore? by [email protected]
Does anyone now of a vet in the area of Northwest Baltimore who makes house calls? Our Siamese has been clawing his fur off in areas around his neck (he's been Frontlined), and we can't catch him to take him to his vet (we have spoken to her.) I'm disabled and my mother is no spring chicken, so...
August 3rd 03 03:53 AM
by KellyH Go to last post
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Steatitis by S. Gass
*** *** PLEASE NOTE - squeamish individuals may not want to read past the second paragraph *** Our 12 year old male DSH Bubba has steatitis, possibly as a result of eating salmon & tuna flavored food from a well-known manufacturer. The vet says that it's more likely due to Bubba being unable to...
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August 3rd 03 12:54 AM
by Steve Gass Go to last post
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Getting ready for a new aby kitten in Chicago-advice on vets by [email protected]
Yngver wrote: Not everyone shares your opinion on the issue of purebred cats, you know. Those that choose to remain ignorant of their contribution to the unnecessary deaths of millions or choose to satisfy their own selfish desires most likely don't. It's the exact same mindset as that which...
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August 2nd 03 04:39 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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sick old cat by Moosh:]
I have a seventeen year old cat who has been fine until the last few days. She has gone off her food, seems weak and feeble, and rather emaciated (although she has been getting scrawnier for a while now -- we just put it down to old age). She just likes to sleep in the Sun in the day, and on the...
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August 2nd 03 02:05 AM
by Linda E Go to last post
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weird biting question by Priscilla Ballou
In article , "troodle" wrote: Hey fellow catties! I have two cats, brothers, Burmese (and, need I say, the light of my life). They have a strange habit which I'm intrigued by, and wondered if anyone else's cats do the same, and if you know...
August 1st 03 01:42 AM
by Priscilla Ballou Go to last post
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Rescue Alert Stickers AKA Fire Safety Stickers by Sandy McDermin
I've been meaning to get at least one of these ever since Purina sent me one through a promotion they had. However, what they sent me was a "sticker" made out of plastic that I think I was supposed to apply to my window via static cling (or something). In any event, I live on the 4th floor of a 9...
July 31st 03 11:28 PM
by ---MIKE--- Go to last post
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Hairballs and Peeing outside box- is there a link? by beth
Hello, new to the group here. I am the owner of 2 cats, Tycho, NM, 17 and Ginger, SF, 10. Ginger is a small shorthaired kitty. She has recently (over the last year) peed outside the box on and off. Vet checks her out to be fine. We've noticed a correlation between her having a bad hairball...
July 31st 03 08:49 PM
by kaeli Go to last post
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