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by HRHFluffy
Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Question about Semintra for CRD
Replies: 14
Views: 7400

Re: Question about Semintra for CRD

Let's hope the tests will help with her treatment. Eating of litter is worrying. Apparently it can be a sign of several ailments; anaemia, kidney disease, mineral deficiency. Many on here will know far more than I do. The important thing is that she's booked in with your vet. Maybe give them a ring ...
by HRHFluffy
Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:46 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Glucosamine?
Replies: 7
Views: 1665

Re: Glucosamine?

Fluffy has StridePlus for cats. It's a liquid that can be mixed in with her food. Seems to help her. I also have steps for her to get onto her favourite chair and several other homemade contraptions for her to get onto the bed and the sofa. As well as helping her climb up they also help her avoid ju...
by HRHFluffy
Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Question about Semintra for CRD
Replies: 14
Views: 7400

Re: Question about Semintra for CRD

Marla, sorry to hear about Flo's health problems. Fluffy has had CKD for three years. As Mark says she is now on Semintra. Prior to that she was on fortekor and amlopidine. My vet contacted me to suggest the switch over to Semintra as he said it was supposed to be better than fortekor and the side e...
by HRHFluffy
Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Tommy update - advice please!
Replies: 22
Views: 3859

Re: Tommy update - advice please!

Sorry Helen :D It's only cos I have them constantly to hand that I can find them so quickly.
by HRHFluffy
Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Tommy update - advice please!
Replies: 22
Views: 3859

Re: Tommy update - advice please!

Sorry to hear about Tommy's recent diagnosis. Fluffy was diagnosed with CKD 3yrs ago. That was when I joined CC to get some much valued advice. Mark has had several cats with the condition so his input was a great help. Sounds like Tommy has lost a lot of weight so it's vital that he eats whether it...
by HRHFluffy
Sat Jan 31, 2015 9:44 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Lily's constipated
Replies: 117
Views: 17523

Re: Lily's constipated

Anna that's fantastic news!!! I'm so pleased for you. The lovely Lily really is putting up a fight isn't she. What a determined little girl she is. She must be feeling good to eat so much and to finish her bowl each time! Hopefully the virus is out of her system now which is why she feels more like ...
by HRHFluffy
Sun Jan 25, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Ninja Kitties!
Replies: 4
Views: 1198

Re: Ninja Kitties!

Thanks Sue. These really did make me laugh :lol:
by HRHFluffy
Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:54 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: How could I be cross?
Replies: 11
Views: 1785

Re: How could I be cross?

Merrick is quite the artist! :lol:
by HRHFluffy
Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Abcess on paw
Replies: 5
Views: 1138

Re: Abcess on paw

Awwww poor Daz :(

Try not to feel guilty. It's so difficult to notice something like that. Glad he's been checked out. All you can do now is let the antibiotics work. Please give him an extra cuddle from me. Xx
by HRHFluffy
Sat Jan 17, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Laz has reached the end of the road
Replies: 122
Views: 19097

Re: Is anyone else's cat on BP tablets other than Amlodipine

So pleased he finally had a good feed :) . It's hard to not worry about them especially when they go off food. Hope he has a good day today.
by HRHFluffy
Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Laz has reached the end of the road
Replies: 122
Views: 19097

Re: Is anyone else's cat on BP tablets other than Amlodipine

Mark how is Laz this morning? Any improvement?
by HRHFluffy
Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Hello after a LONG break!
Replies: 17
Views: 3814

Re: Hello after a LONG break!

Hi Catherine. I've missed you!!! Often think about you and how you're getting on. You've all been through so many ups and downs. Hope you're enjoying your veterinary nurse course. Definitely a job that's purrfect for you! Keep us updated.

Carol Xx
by HRHFluffy
Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Laz has reached the end of the road
Replies: 122
Views: 19097

Re: Is anyone else's cat on BP tablets other than Amlodipine

Glad Dom knows his place!! Good to hear Laz has still got a bit of feistiness in him :)
by HRHFluffy
Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Laz has reached the end of the road
Replies: 122
Views: 19097

Re: Is anyone else's cat on BP tablets other than Amlodipine

What a fabulous photo :D :D Thanks for posting it. They really do lie close to one another don't they. You've got two very contented cats there!! Had to laugh at Dom's back left leg. Your vet sounds great. One that you can really trust to do his best for Laz. I'm sure he will be with you and support...
by HRHFluffy
Wed Jan 14, 2015 3:25 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Laz has reached the end of the road
Replies: 122
Views: 19097

Re: Is anyone else's cat on BP tablets other than Amlopidine

Very pleased that he's gained 100g :D Hope the Semintra continues to help him. It could go some way to preventing kidney disease as long as possible. Sounds to me like Dom is enjoying the friendship too. He seems to have respect for Laz. Possibly realising that he is older and isn't in good health. ...
by HRHFluffy
Wed Jan 14, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Laz has reached the end of the road
Replies: 122
Views: 19097

Re: Is anyone else's cat on BP tablets other than Amlopidine

Mark that's great news about Laz. The dosage is obviously making all the difference. Are you still giving him Semintra as well? Last time Fluffy went for her BP it was up again to 150. But even I could feel her little heart pounding as I held her so I'm not surprised at the reading. I checked with t...
by HRHFluffy
Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Food-fussy feral
Replies: 10
Views: 2172

Re: Food-fussy feral

I agree with Val that it's worth trying her with something else to find out whether she really has gone off food. It could be that she's decided she prefers meat now. Or, dare I say it, she could have a tooth problem :( Hopefully not.

(Just seen Helen's post)
by HRHFluffy
Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Ooooops ...... one more foster!
Replies: 243
Views: 35518

Re: Ooooops ...... one more foster!

He's doing so well Helen. It's amazing that he's been able to double his weight!! What a lovely life he now has. Definitely a happy and contented boy.
by HRHFluffy
Tue Jan 13, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Lily's constipated
Replies: 117
Views: 17523

Re: Lily's constipated

Well done Lily :)

Great news Anna. The little girl is doing her best. It's such an emotional roller coaster with our oldies. Especially when they have several serious health problems. All we can do is take each day as it comes.
by HRHFluffy
Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Lily's constipated
Replies: 117
Views: 17523

Re: Lily's constipated

Mark I've just remembered something I read on felinecrf.org about it not being wise to give a cat B12 if you know they have cancer http://www.felinecrf.org/vitamin_b.htm#methylcobalamin" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (scroll down to cautions). I don't know what you think about that? ...
by HRHFluffy
Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:22 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Lily's constipated
Replies: 117
Views: 17523

Re: Lily's constipated

Anna I'm not sure whether these are what Mark is referring to but I get them for Fluffy. This particular brand is recommended by felinecrf.org http://www.amazon.co.uk/Superior-Source-Methylcobalamin-1000mcg-Dissolve/dp/B003VR6Y18/ref=pd_sxp_grid_pt_2_2" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; ...
by HRHFluffy
Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Lily's constipated
Replies: 117
Views: 17523

Re: Lily's constipated

What a relief Anna :) Hope the B12 injections help her feel more like eating. Give her a fuss from me.
by HRHFluffy
Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: 1000 FIV cats project
Replies: 3
Views: 1234

Re: 1000 FIV cats project

This is a fantastic project. I was going to start it yesterday but will definitely do it today. I know that the personal experiences of others with FIV cats definitely helped put my mind at ease with Harvey so I am only too happy to contribute. Thank you Bob.
by HRHFluffy
Sat Dec 20, 2014 11:47 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Cat Logic video
Replies: 2
Views: 769

Re: Cat Logic video

Thanks Helen. That's really made me laugh. I've just found this featuring the same troublesome duo.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=bDuLeXx2Gv0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by HRHFluffy
Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEASE ?
Replies: 39
Views: 6897

Re: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEA

Great news Mark. Lovely to hear that Laz has perked up and is obviously happy with life at the moment. Take each day as it comes. Fusses to your boy.
by HRHFluffy
Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:10 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEASE ?
Replies: 39
Views: 6897

Re: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEA

Mark I'm so very sorry to read this. Let's hope that the tumour isn't aggressive and that Laz has some good quality of life left. That poor boy has been through so much and has proved that he's a fighter and that is all down to the happy life he has with you. I know that he couldn't be in better han...
by HRHFluffy
Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:54 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Ooooops ...... one more foster!
Replies: 243
Views: 35518

Re: Ooooops ...... one more foster!

Helen that is fabulous news :D I'm thrilled for you and for Pugwash. He's just so grateful to finally have a loving home and to know what it feels like to be loved. His story really is a heartwarming one. Well done to you!!
by HRHFluffy
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:35 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEASE ?
Replies: 39
Views: 6897

Re: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEA

I'm so pleased Julie that he's back to his normal mischievous self. Did you get the slippery elm bark powder? Was just thinking that it might help prevent future episodes. Fluffy seems to accept it without any problem which in itself is an achievement. Mark I'm sorry to hear that Laz is struggling. ...
by HRHFluffy
Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEASE ?
Replies: 39
Views: 6897

Re: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEA

That takes me back!! I'm glad that thread helped you. It feels like only yesterday. I remember so clearly how worried I was. Just like you are now. The problem is that we do feel so helpless and seeing them in discomfort is distressing. Give Barney a tickle from me. I'm sure we must be due some up t...
by HRHFluffy
Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEASE ?
Replies: 39
Views: 6897

Re: LACTULOSE FROM PHARMACIST - IS THIS SAFE FOR BARNEY PLEA

Always happy to help the lovely Barney. If you go back to that link and scroll down to "other treatments for chronic constipation", it lists slippery elm bark. Click on that and then go to the link that lists the UK suppliers. I decided to use the powder rather than the capsules to avoid fillers. So...