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    Moist tail

    My 3 year old Oriental Shorthair named Grembly has developed a new habit. She will lick the tip of her tail until it’s all moist. I took her to the vet & they said nothing appeared to be broken, there’s no dermatitis or dandruff, and she lets you touch her tail with no issue. No hair loss or...
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    Excessive licking

    The tail looks totally fine. Nothing abnormal that I can see. No balding (yet) or red skin. I suppose she could’ve gotten some thing on the tail but this is a LONG time cleaning it off.
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    Excessive licking

    Hello all, My 3 yr old Oriental Shorthair named Grembly has suddenly developed an odd habit. Onset was about 2 days ago. Grem has been randomly licking the tip of her tail, saturating it in her sticky saliva. I of course find out abt it when I go to pet her & get a handful of spit. No hair has...
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    Does your cat cover their poop/pee?

    Ember will scratch literally everywhere BUT where she needs to in order to cover her poop. Her poop is quite odoriferous too! Thankfully Grembly will come in & bury it for her.
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    Behavioral issue?

    I recently had some major changes in my life & I’m worried it’s negatively impacted one of my cats. A little background: Grembly came into my life when she was 4 months old. From the very beginning, she was always wanting to be with me. She’d follow me all over the apartment, wanting to be...
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    Stress behavior?

    I have 2 Oriental Shorthair cats, aged 3 & 4. Back in December of 2020, I lost my job b/c of COVID/budget cuts & only recently was able to find work. The position I accepted is with the county, so I’m moving there on 7/1/21. Ever since I started packing, both girls have been acting weird. Ember...
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    Feeders

    I have two cats, each with their own digestive concerns to contend with. Up until very recently I was feeding them both the same food. Ember is on a prescription food diet & Grembly was just eating whatever her sister ate. Now, Grembly has developed an issue of her own & is also on Rx pet food...
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    Adderall Warning- cat attract: if you don’t know read this

    I too had a recent scary experience involving my cat & Adderall. One morning I was taking my pills out of the bottle & one fell onto the counter. My cat Grembly picked it up in her mouth & took off running w it. Thankfully I was able to catch up to her & get her to drop the pill. It was an...
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    Taking suggestions for playtime/toys

    So I'm getting a bit frustrated with play time with my 2.5 yr old Oriental Shorthair (OSH) named Grembly. Before getting an OSH, I did plenty of research and was well aware this breed needs plenty of attention, exercise, and playtime featuring different toy options. So, yeah.....she wants...
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    Dieting a cat without losing my mind?

    Oh my - you'll have to forgive me, but I laughed the whole time reading this post. I have 2 female Oriental Shorthairs who are both highly intelligent and VERY vocal. This does not bode well for me when I attempt to block access to something they want. I have child locks on nearly every...
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    Constantly meowing at doors and closet doors

    My cat Grembly is obsessed with doors/door frames/door hinges/knobs. She will cry if any doors that are normally open are shut (mainly bathroom), if I pick her up she’ll reach out to touch the door/door hinges & has mastered the art of leaping from the dining room table on to the top of the door...
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    Should I get insurance for my cat?

    I have insurance for both my girls (aged 2 & 3), who are thankfully healthy. I got the insurance because I am also not a big saver & if paying $75 a mth will alleviate some of that anxiety for me, it’s worth it.
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    Question of the day - Thursday 27 Aug

    My talented belly rubber 😊
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    Darting behavior

    I don’t wear shoes around the apartment, only slippers or bare feet so there’s a plus. Your post mentioned paying attention to what the cats do in response to what you do. They tend to get all excited an underfoot when we’re leaving my bedroom & also when I go into the kitchen where their food...
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