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by MarkB
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: 50 pouches for £5 in Asda
Replies: 12
Views: 3751

Re: 50 pouches for £5 in Asda

That's odd, as I am certain it is the same food. You can tell by the silver pouches with the dot-matrix printing on. The only thing that seems to vary from shop to shop is the flavours. Morrison's sell it under the Pascoe's brand.
by MarkB
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Am I a robot? / login issue
Replies: 82
Views: 13405

Re: Am I a robot?

I'm not having the robot thing, but for the last couple of days, despite clicking on 'remember me', I have to log in each time.
by MarkB
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: 50 pouches for £5 in Asda
Replies: 12
Views: 3751

Re: 50 pouches for £5 in Asda

No idea what day the offers change. Asda is a trip for me, as there isn't one nearby. I usually do Lidl and Asda on the same day, although now we have a local Aldi, I don't do it that often. 10p a pouch has to be the best ever deal though. It is the same food that I pay £2.59 for 12 pouches for in t...
by MarkB
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: 50 pouches for £5 in Asda
Replies: 12
Views: 3751

50 pouches for £5 in Asda

Tiger bumper box of 50 pouches, mixed gravy and jelly - cereal free. It is the same food that Sainsbury's, Tesco. Co-op and Morrisons sell as own brand 10p a pouch. I can't find it on their website. Hopefully this is accurate http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/asda-compare-prices/Cat_Food/ASDA_Tiger_Bum...
by MarkB
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Indorex flea spray?
Replies: 11
Views: 9600

Re: Indorex flea spray?

Sorry, forgot to say in my previous post, that both times I used Indorex. From what I understand, Indorex has some kind of growth inhibitor in it, that prevents eggs from hatching. Some flea sprays will kill live fleas, but don't prevent eggs from hatching, so you can end up with fleas again days or...
by MarkB
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:24 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Indorex flea spray?
Replies: 11
Views: 9600

Re: Indorex flea spray?

I have onky used Flea spray twice. Once was in the early 90s, when I didn't have pets, but was being bitten by fleas left behind from a previous tenant's cat. The other time was when we bought this house 13 years ago - similar situation, where the house was infested by fleas left by the previous own...
by MarkB
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: 3kg Purina One on offer @ £6.99 again at Zooplus
Replies: 3
Views: 1130

Re: 3kg Purina One on offer @ £6.99 again at Zooplus

I saw that. Shame it doesn't include the sensitive version this time. I am down to my last 3 bags from the last time it was on offer. btw - for anyone that doesn't know, although advertised as 3kg, Zooplus always supply it as 2 x 1.5kg bags - odd that 1.5kg bags aren't sold in the UK (although we pa...
by MarkB
Wed May 17, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon
Replies: 8
Views: 2850

Re: Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon

I remember this morning that when we first took Kasper in, there was a bag of PAH 'Seriously Good' ocean fish and he loved it. I also like that it isn't really high in fish - 33% chicken meat meal, 10% white fish + some salmon meals and other poultry - only £6.99 for 3.2kg :D - anyway, his head was ...
by MarkB
Tue May 16, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon
Replies: 8
Views: 2850

Re: Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon

I will see if I can buy a small bag o fArden Grange. Just looking for something thatI can pick upeasily, rather than having to rely on online ordering really
by MarkB
Mon May 15, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon
Replies: 8
Views: 2850

Re: Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon

Thanks. I bought some Applaws last year and none of them would touch it. Our local garden centre sells Meowing heads, so will try a small bag from there.
by MarkB
Sun May 14, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon
Replies: 8
Views: 2850

Looking for a similar food to Zooplus Purizon

It is grain free and 70% meat and/or fish. Partly because I rarely need to order litter now, as the cats all go outside (despite having trays indoors) and I still have lots of Purina One sensitive left. Kasper really has a thing for Purizon and we are almost out. I would rather not have to make up a...
by MarkB
Thu May 11, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?
Replies: 9
Views: 2029

Re: Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?

I asked if it was the black and white, as it looks tiny, but it is the tabby, so seems to be doing well.
by MarkB
Thu May 11, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?
Replies: 9
Views: 2029

Re: Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?

Quick update. He seems to be doing OK and has even started walking, although quite wobbly.
by MarkB
Sun May 07, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?
Replies: 9
Views: 2029

Re: Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?

Thanks everyone. I will pass the info onto Stacey. I don't think major surgery would be an option, so hopefully the bottle feeding will do the trick. I haven't seen the kitten as we live about 60 miles apart.
by MarkB
Sat May 06, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?
Replies: 9
Views: 2029

Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with kitten flat chest syndrome?

A relative contacted me to ask if I knew anything about it, but I had never heard of it. The kitten is 2 weeks old. She took it to the PDSA yesterday. They said there is nothing they can do. They have shown her how to bottle-feed, which apparently can help, although they have told her that if he det...
by MarkB
Tue May 02, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Gourmet Perle £3 a box on rolling offer - Co-op
Replies: 0
Views: 1007

Gourmet Perle £3 a box on rolling offer - Co-op

It is on offer for £4 a box in The Co-op. There is a free pouch of gourmet soup in each box + a £1 off voucher, which can be used on any Gourmet multipack. Not sure when it ends. I will check.
by MarkB
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Cat litter
Replies: 49
Views: 10688

Re: Cat litter

Kay has reminded me about another thing - using the right type of scoop with a finer mesh http://www.zooplus.co.uk/shop/cats/cat_litter_litter_boxes/deo_accessoires/litter_box_scoops/98036 Maybe I have just been lucky, but I've never had a problem with tracking with this http://www.zooplus.co.uk/sho...
by MarkB
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Cat litter
Replies: 49
Views: 10688

Re: Cat litter

I tried every kind going, but have found Sanicat professional clumping gold the best. It doesn't seem to track and it clumps brilliantly. It seems to last for ages. Annoyingly,none of the cats are using trays now and all choosing to go outside. For the mostpart, not in our own garden.I just hope the...
by MarkB
Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Vibes for Lucy please
Replies: 332
Views: 50082

Re: Vibes for Lucy please

Glad it went well and she is doing well :)
by MarkB
Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Totally non-toxic wood treatment
Replies: 3
Views: 1258

Re: Totally non-toxic wood treatment

Will report back. Might take a while, as I need to jet wash the deck first. Obviously I will only be able to comment on how easy it is to apply and dry + what it looks like afterwards. I suppose only time will tell how effective it is. Someone on Purrs suggested this. It also seems OK, but mentions ...
by MarkB
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Totally non-toxic wood treatment
Replies: 3
Views: 1258

Totally non-toxic wood treatment

We had a deck put in a couple of years ago. I bought some Cuprinol at the time,but have been too nervous about using it because of the cats. I came across this stuff. Apparently you mix it with water, so very easy and quick to do and it dries in no time, but preserves wood 'for a lifetime' there are...
by MarkB
Fri Apr 07, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: I love Zooplus latest email
Replies: 20
Views: 3515

Re: I love Zooplus latest email

She was lovely. When my mum first got her, she was a tiny kitten. She slept on my pillow. After I left home again, whenever I visited, she would head straight upstairs and jump onto my old bed. I would kneel on the floor and she would rub faces with me for ages, purring. It was so sad that she went ...
by MarkB
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: I love Zooplus latest email
Replies: 20
Views: 3515

Re: I love Zooplus latest email

Thanks everyone. She was such a lovely cat.

I found a another photo of her when she was older - not very clear.
by MarkB
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: I love Zooplus latest email
Replies: 20
Views: 3515

Re: I love Zooplus latest email

She had them both trained :lol: - early evening was spent with my mum, who would give her a good brush - then she transferred to my dad for the rest of the evening :lol:
by MarkB
Tue Apr 04, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: I love Zooplus latest email
Replies: 20
Views: 3515

Re: I love Zooplus latest email

:lol: Ria It was so sad. She suddenly went blind at around 6 months. When my mum first got her,I had moved home for a while. I moved out again and one day when I was visiting, my mum mentioned that she was clumsy and kept walking into things. I asked if she had seen a vet about it and she said Sukie...
by MarkB
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: I love Zooplus latest email
Replies: 20
Views: 3515

Re: I love Zooplus latest email

Yes Kay. I don't have a record player now, but still have a record with chew marks on the cover, that my mum's cat Sukie got hold of in the 80s :lol: - she was blind, but she found cardboard quite easily :lol:

Me with Sukie, around 1987
by MarkB
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: I love Zooplus latest email
Replies: 20
Views: 3515

I love Zooplus latest email

The heading says

'Could this be the ULTIMATE PET TOY? Get one FREE with EVERY ORDER!'

When you click on the email,it tells you that you get a free cardboard box with every order :lol:
by MarkB
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Tea Tree Oil!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1748

Re: Tea Tree Oil!!

I don't know the science behind it, but there are a few oils that are toxic to cats for the same reason - possibly phenols, which are found in some disinfectants that cats are unable to break down. I remember there was a case of a woman whose cat died due to her liberal use of Dettol clear kitchen s...
by MarkB
Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: IAMS
Replies: 25
Views: 4216

Re: IAMS

It looks as if they have sold out of the sensitive version at the offer price. My delivery is coming today. Oh well, at least it is a decent amount and will hopefully last a few months http://www.zooplus.co.uk/shop/cats/dry_cat_food/purina_one I also bought some of the Lamb IAMS in Sainsbury's yeste...
by MarkB
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: IAMS
Replies: 25
Views: 4216

Re: IAMS

Will will definitely order more next week if the offer is still on. I have a 'lesson learned' to remind me. Around xmas time, Sainsbury's and Waitrose have Lavazza coffee twinpacks with 50% extra free (so a triple pack for the price of a twin pack) at the time, I bought 10 of them and topped up with...