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by greenkitty
Fri May 23, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Health insurance with dental cover - any leads please?
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Re: Health insurance with dental cover - any leads please?

You would need to look at each policy. One of my policies won't cover routine dental treatment (wear and tear) but covered extractions that were caused by an oral virus but I know some won't.
by greenkitty
Wed May 21, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Cheyenne going AWOL
Replies: 57
Views: 9036

Re: Cheyenne going AWOL

Really pleased to read your updates and that you and Cheyenne have found a compromise that will hopefully work for you both, she sounds pretty happy with the new arrangement, it must have been a treat to see her stretched out and relaxed on her new rug. I agree with the others in that I would contin...
by greenkitty
Wed May 21, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: 2 Older Cats Fighting since new kittens have arrived....Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1661

Re: 2 Older Cats Fighting since new kittens have arrived....

It does sound like Tilly is unsure of her standing in the hierarchy and is trying to assert herself over Coco, unless they are full on fighting I would try and leave them to sort this out themselves, only intervene if it looks like things are getting out of hand.
by greenkitty
Wed May 21, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Cat has allergies, don't know what to do
Replies: 8
Views: 3617

Re: Cat has allergies, don't know what to do

I think I'd try changing her food to a totally cereal free (and fish) diet and see if that improves things. Don't assume because they're sensitive or prescription diets she won't still be allergic to them. I know we've spoken about this before but have you tried Piriton? This stopped Hector scratchi...
by greenkitty
Tue May 20, 2014 9:42 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Cheyenne going AWOL
Replies: 57
Views: 9036

Re: Cheyenne going AWOL

Can you not accept that this is how she wants to live, she's obviously a very scared girl but she does come back on occasions so knows that she has a safe place at your house if she needs it and whilst she may never be a lap cat or even one you can pet what would be the alternative for her? She'll b...
by greenkitty
Tue May 20, 2014 7:42 am
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: URGENT home required for 10yr old tabby, Nth Notts/S.Yorks
Replies: 5
Views: 2304

Re: URGENT home required for 10yr old tabby, Nth Notts/S.Yor

It's worth arguing your case with your landlord, my landlord said no to my two original cats but my letting agents actually argued my case for me. I paid a slightly higher deposit and agreed to correct any damage they caused when I left plus have the carpets cleaned and flea treated. It's always wor...
by greenkitty
Sun May 18, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Vibes for Molly please
Replies: 48
Views: 9980

Re: Vibes for Molly please

So sorry to hear this sad news, RIP little Molly puss x
by greenkitty
Fri May 16, 2014 10:31 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Removing cat pee from carpets etc..
Replies: 4
Views: 1126

Re: Removing cat pee from carpets etc..

If you add some white vinegar to the biological washing powder and scrub like crazy that should break down the enzymes and get rid of any smell. Your house might smell like the chippy for a couple of days!
by greenkitty
Thu May 15, 2014 12:33 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Best kitty hug ever!
Replies: 9
Views: 2442

Re: Best kitty hug ever!

that is too cute :)
by greenkitty
Wed May 14, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: Widget, urgently seeking new home! Loughborough!
Replies: 4
Views: 1801

Re: Widget, urgently seeking new home! Loughborough!

Have you tried Rushden Persian Rescue, they're in Nottingham somewhere but he looks like the sort of cat they might be able to rehome.
by greenkitty
Wed May 14, 2014 2:05 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TEMPORARY 6 MONTH HOME NEEDED FOR 2 MALE CATS, HAMPSHIRE
Replies: 4
Views: 2122

Re: TEMPORARY 6 MONTH HOME NEEDED FOR 2 MALE CATS, HAMPSHIRE

Have you tried Cat Cuddles: http://www.catcuddles.org.uk/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;, they sometimes take cats on a short term foster basis to help them fund their rescue.
by greenkitty
Tue May 13, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Any Cat Lovers In Wirral Merseyside?
Replies: 8
Views: 1860

Re: Any Cat Lovers In Wirral Merseyside?

If you have to go down the paying route what about using a pet sitter type person? Probably be cheaper than a vet home visit. Although I'm way down south I know the pet sitter I use will do other pet related requests.
by greenkitty
Tue May 13, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Black stuff around cat's mouth
Replies: 53
Views: 163813

Re: Black stuff around cat's mouth

Hector is an avid face rubber, I have to clean black marks off my door frames and cupboard edges on a regular basis :)
by greenkitty
Mon May 12, 2014 10:44 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Black stuff around cat's mouth
Replies: 53
Views: 163813

Re: Black stuff around cat's mouth

Cats have facial scent glands which they use to mark their territory. They secrete a black, waxy substance which you can sometimes find on door frames, table legs etc where they've been rubbing their face. Could be something to do with that, although you don't normally see on them, just on what they...
by greenkitty
Sat May 10, 2014 11:16 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Remembered one birthday in time but forgot the other - oops
Replies: 9
Views: 2125

Re: Remembered one birthday in time but forgot the other - o

Happy birthday to Ava and Little Henry, I think we need some pics of the birthday furries :)
by greenkitty
Thu May 08, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Happy Gotcha Day Scholes!
Replies: 11
Views: 2402

Re: Happy Gotcha Day Scholes!

Happy Gotcha lovely fella!!

Gorgeous pic of him and his cushion, too cute x
by greenkitty
Thu May 08, 2014 8:03 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: The supervet
Replies: 2
Views: 971

Re: The supervet

I watched this too. Great to see a vet with so much compassion and empathy, I loved the way he got down on the floor with Bacchus to give him a good cuddle when he showed him how well he could walk.
by greenkitty
Wed May 07, 2014 7:50 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

Pleased to hear your have Tips home, hopefully they'll improve now in their familiar surroundings x
by greenkitty
Tue May 06, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

Any news today?
by greenkitty
Mon May 05, 2014 9:04 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Kitten, 3 mo, inconsistant pinkish mucus in stools - Help!!
Replies: 5
Views: 2185

Re: Kitten, 3 mo, inconsistant pinkish mucus in stools - Hel

Are you feeding her the same as she had in the rescue? Kittens digestive systems are very sensitive and easy to upset so it may be a change in diet has started it off. Has she been wormed? A lot of cats don't drink much, one of my cats I never see drink so as long as she has plenty of access to wate...
by greenkitty
Mon May 05, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Advice needed - respiratory infection/laryngitis/vomiting
Replies: 11
Views: 2577

Re: Advice needed - respiratory infection/laryngitis/vomitin

Good advice from Lilynmitz, just trust your vet. Keep giving the chicken little and often, chicken is very gentle on the stomach and in small quantities hopefully she'll be able to keep it down. The AB's they give work wonders so I'm sure you'll start to notice a difference in her. Have you checked ...
by greenkitty
Mon May 05, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

Any news on Tips this morning?
by greenkitty
Mon May 05, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: how long should i keep new cata in bonding room
Replies: 7
Views: 3121

Re: how long should i keep new cata in bonding room

Are there are other cats in the house? If not I'd crack on and start introducing them to the rest of the house. If there are other cats I'd start with intros, in my experience the quicker you start this stage the easier it is to integrate them.
by greenkitty
Sun May 04, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

Hope Tips is ok, such a worry when they're poorly. All paws crossed for your girl x
by greenkitty
Sun May 04, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

It was a few years ago so my memory is a bit fuzzy but I think the vet said 50ml during the course of the day.
by greenkitty
Sun May 04, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

I would try and get some water into Tips by syringe if you can, just a few squirts throughout the day should help enormously. It might be too much trying to get the food in as well but perhaps just try a little, when I asked the vet which was more important of the two she said water if you can't get...
by greenkitty
Sat May 03, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

A couple of months ago we had a tummy bug go round and it hit three of my four, it took about a week to go through their systems and it was pretty grim being on litter tray duty, they were off their food during this time too. The vet gave me Pro-Bind which I think is the same as Pro-Kolin, it really...
by greenkitty
Fri May 02, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: 7 month old cat sometimes sick after food
Replies: 3
Views: 1328

Re: 7 month old cat sometimes sick after food

I would starting weaning her down to two meals a day now. Has she been wormed recently? I'd also keep a food diary to see if it's a particular food she's sick after eating.
by greenkitty
Fri May 02, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Bailey has been shorn
Replies: 29
Views: 5838

Re: Bailey has been shorn

Perhaps you could do a combination of time without a coat/jumper and time with so she can still groom herself but has the warmth too for the remaining time. Another item you could think about is a hot water bottle wrapped in an old towel or blanket (or Snugglesafe if you don't mind splashing out a b...
by greenkitty
Fri May 02, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Low white cell count
Replies: 83
Views: 13140

Re: Low white cell count

Pleased to hear Henry was a bit brighter when you visited.

I'm sure if it comes to it they'll syringe feed him, they could also give him an appetite stimulant which worked wonders for Hector and really got his appetite moving again when he had bad cat flu.

All paws crossed for him x