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by Meandmymunki
Sat Jul 18, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Will a tall safety gate be enough?
Replies: 3
Views: 1271

Re: Will a tall safety gate be enough?

The majority of safety gates have wide bar spacing that kittens can simply walk through... You can get mesh ones that don't have bars but they can climb those.....
by Meandmymunki
Wed Jul 08, 2015 11:43 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Advice needed! Cat refusing to jump up on things?
Replies: 3
Views: 763

Re: Advice needed! Cat refusing to jump up on things?

Yes I too would get her to vet ASAP, it may be injury but one of mine went all like that and it turned out she was in agony with pancreatitis.
by Meandmymunki
Fri Jul 03, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD

Sadly no local space has been offered so far. I could offer her a space but am in Luton and don't drive......
by Meandmymunki
Wed Jul 01, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD

I have offers on cats in danger but we can't contact you until you send us details.
by Meandmymunki
Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD

Ok can you please e mail me contact details for yourself and I will post on your behalf?
Need ph number and area in Bradford please :)
There is a link by the post so you can e mail me.

Thanks
Sally.
by Meandmymunki
Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: need help and a home for stray pregnant kitten BRADFORD

Hi, if you are in Facebook please join and post the details of this cat on to a page called cats in danger UK, there are rescues from all over the country on their and hopefully you will find a local rescue that can help.
by Meandmymunki
Sun Jun 28, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Cat won't poop in the litter tray!
Replies: 6
Views: 1805

Re: Cat won't poop in the litter tray!

We had one in the rescue the same, we put an empty litter tray out and newspaper on the floor next to it and he chose the newspaper, so then always had a litter tray with newspaper alongside his one with litter for wees and was fine then. Some cats like to poo on a smooth surface...
by Meandmymunki
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:27 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: URGENT ADVICE NEEDED
Replies: 12
Views: 3230

Re: URGENT ADVICE NEEDED

The flu like symptoms and red gums sounds like calici virus which they can swab test for but treatment is limited. Antibiotics, sometimes teeth removal to help the gums and a drug called interferon is often used. The vomiting won't be related though. However a hypoallergenic diet or even just cereal...
by Meandmymunki
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:25 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: Help! Leeds
Replies: 1
Views: 1201

Re: Help! Leeds

Hi I can't help you as too far away (I am a rescue) please do not give anything away, are you on Facebook? If so please join a page called cats in danger and post on there and a local rescue will take them all for you and get them all neutered and Into new homes. If not let me know and I will post o...
by Meandmymunki
Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:28 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Kitten is poorly!
Replies: 1
Views: 901

Re: Kitten is poorly!

I guess it depends what her neurological condition is as to whether she will improve or not, is she still with her mummy and litter mates? Some kittens can be a bit delayed in developing but the majority of those are fine when they get a bit older. Did the vet give you a diagnosis? 5 weeks is still ...
by Meandmymunki
Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Found Cat - Struggling to help him!
Replies: 7
Views: 2004

Re: Found Cat - Struggling to help him!

Yes I agree with everyone else, I do rescue and have Ferals in my garden, so I often have un neutered males turn up and not leave, the ones that don't want to be in and friendly generally are your best friend within 6 weeks of being neutered, others take a little longer but once he calms down I reck...
by Meandmymunki
Wed Jun 03, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Ferals!
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Ferals!

a local rescue may be able to loan you a humane trap to catch them with, then while they are In the vets being neutered they can be treated for fleas and worms at the same time. Cats protection sometimes cover cost of neutering Ferals too.
by Meandmymunki
Wed Jun 03, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Ferals!
Replies: 4
Views: 1333

Re: Ferals!

Yes you would need to get them neutered before you end up with a colony in your garden! If you go to the find a rescue section on here you can put your county in to find all your local rescues and hopefully one of those will be able to catch them, neuter them and return them to your garden. This is ...
by Meandmymunki
Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Is Purina HA is supposed to look like Rice Krispies?
Replies: 6
Views: 1413

Re: Is Purina HA is supposed to look like Rice Krispies?

I tried wonky on HA- all bar one of my cats refused it and the one who did eat it got bright yellow poo!
Really seems to be lacking something IMO! Good luck!
by Meandmymunki
Fri May 29, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Kylie has decided to stay outside.
Replies: 17
Views: 2440

Re: Kylie has decided to stay outside.

I tried quite a few dried and the best for her tummy and that she likes are zd and rc gastro intestinal, seems to be more upset by dried too as is fine on small amounts of Felix and applaws with it (not agail tho) so I do think it's the dried you perhaps need to crack, I'm lucky in that Marilyn isn'...
by Meandmymunki
Fri May 29, 2015 9:48 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 2
Views: 1600

Re: Advice needed

I'm sorry if this offends you but seriously if the initial cat isn't really wanted then keeping more isn't a good idea as they will all turn into hairy big cats that moult. As a priority you need to get the outside mummy cat neutered, perhaps get a rescue on board who will re home the kittens for yo...
by Meandmymunki
Fri May 29, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Kylie has decided to stay outside.
Replies: 17
Views: 2440

Re: Kylie has decided to stay outside.

What is she eating now?
by Meandmymunki
Fri May 29, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Kylie has decided to stay outside.
Replies: 17
Views: 2440

Re: Kylie has decided to stay outside.

My guess would be she is feeling better, I dread to think how long my Marilyn has been in pain for as there is such a difference in her, she is running round the garden and purring all the time, she has stopped hunching over in corners and heat seeking. She is just how she was years ago.... So if he...
by Meandmymunki
Fri May 29, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Lumps at vaccination site . So distraught. Please help
Replies: 5
Views: 2547

Re: Lumps at vaccination site . So distraught. Please help

Lumps at vaccination sites are common, the grain of rice type lump you can feel could be the microchip if your cat has one?
by Meandmymunki
Sun May 24, 2015 8:09 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?
Replies: 23
Views: 10320

Re: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?

Ah yay great news Mark. Fingers x'd it stays that way!
Wonky has started to have small amounts of Felix back too and so far so good.....
by Meandmymunki
Tue May 19, 2015 10:26 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Triaditis?
Replies: 10
Views: 3934

Re: Triaditis?

You ever fed raw? I'm debating trying Marilyn and wonky on raw (although wonky prob won't touch it) -not the supermarket kind, apparently you can get little frozen pouches of raw from somewhere....
by Meandmymunki
Tue May 19, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Triaditis?
Replies: 10
Views: 3934

Re: Triaditis?

I think steroids will help if diet isn't the issue, but if intolerance is the issue I imagine that's the most important.... The zd meat looks and smells foul but she tolerates the dry well, although at first she was on rc gastro moderate calorie which she was also ok on, but due to wonkys intoleranc...
by Meandmymunki
Tue May 19, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Triaditis?
Replies: 10
Views: 3934

Re: Triaditis?

Thanks, this was quite a while ago, biopsy was negative for lymphoma and she was on meds to help her liver recover and painkillers and antib for a while, thankfully the diet has worked and now on hills zd and chicken applaws only she is stable and has no more sickness or diarrhoea and we have even m...
by Meandmymunki
Tue May 12, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Behaviour after abortion and neutering
Replies: 3
Views: 4523

Re: Behaviour after abortion and neutering

Hi, it is normal for them to have enlarged nipples forever once they have been pregnant and milk residue can take a few weeks to disappear completely. While it is a big surgery for them at the time (depending how far pregnant) they generally bounce back very quickly and are none the wiser. As an ex ...
by Meandmymunki
Sun May 10, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Advice Needed - Stray Cat and Kittens in my shed!
Replies: 25
Views: 9321

Re: Advice Needed - Stray Cat and Kittens in my shed!

No worries- I saw your post and knew it would be sorted as so many rescues are on there and we all know who tag for what area!
Really glad they are getting sorted and huge thanks to you for caring for them and getting them help.
by Meandmymunki
Sat May 09, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Advice Needed - Stray Cat and Kittens in my shed!
Replies: 25
Views: 9321

Re: Advice Needed - Stray Cat and Kittens in my shed!

Ah well done you for helping :)
My rescue is in Luton so a bit too far to help you (unless you fancied a long drive!) but if you join Facebook page 'nick of time' they have rescues on there from all areas so you might get help there.
by Meandmymunki
Fri May 08, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?
Replies: 23
Views: 10320

Re: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?

I noticed her eating more as a result of the steroids after about 5 days but the poos were still quite hit and miss until we went more hardcore on the diet, which was then more effective for her than the steroids but they do all vary. I know they wouldn't look to start reducing dose until they had i...
by Meandmymunki
Fri May 08, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?
Replies: 23
Views: 10320

Re: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?

Could you ask the vet if she could have dose all at once? Marilyn was on 5mg once a day if that helps.....
by Meandmymunki
Thu May 07, 2015 1:34 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?
Replies: 23
Views: 10320

Re: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?

That exactly the trouble I had with Marilyn :( It's so hard as I could get her to eat it in some things randomly but that's no good with steroids it has to be regular. So am just relieved that for the moment I can control it with diet but if that changes I don't know what I will do. Think you can ge...
by Meandmymunki
Tue May 05, 2015 11:20 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?
Replies: 23
Views: 10320

Re: Anyone have a cat on long-term steroids?

My Marilyn was recently put on them- supposed to be for life for the worst ibd my vet has ever seen with pancreatitis and a liver problem all connected, Marilyn is one of those difficult cats and I could only get steroid down her in food that made her gut worse although while on them initially she a...