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  1. Paris Pluto

    Is 10% Crude Fat Low?

    Hey everyone, I've recently introduced a new dry food for my kitties and the crude fat has gone from 18% to 10%.. Is that a bit low? I've looked online at alot of dry foods and their fat content is usually more higher than 10%. The only two foods I've seen with 10% fat is the brand I'm using...
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    How old was your cat when they first got their teeth professionally cleaned?

    Hey everyone! One of my cats is turning 4 in December and the vet checked out her teeth a few months ago and said that there was some buildup on the right side of her teeth but nothing to be too concerned about as of yet. My question is: how old was your cat when they first had their teeth...
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    My cat has crystals in her urine

    Hi everyone, I just got back home from the vet as I noticed my cat Jiggy was straining to pee with blood tinged pee coming out and very little urine. When it first happened about 10 days ago, the next day she seemed to be urinating fine but as of yesterday the straining was happening again. I...
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    Cat coughing/wheezing

    Hi everyone, I know I post alot of threads for help because you guys are the only people I can turn to besides the vet. Recently, my cat had been coughing/wheezing/dry reaching for two days with white foam only coming up and I managed to capture some footage of it which I will include. I took...
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    How common is lungworm?

    Hey guys! Just wanted some advice. I was previously using Advocate monthly on my cats and Drontal Allwormer for tapeworms and I recently switched over to Revolution Plus and just noticed that Revolution Plus does not cover lungworms. How prevalent/common is lungworm? Should I switch over back...
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    My Grandpa vs Neighbourhood Cat

    Hi everyone, I'm kind of embarassed to post this and please don't judge but I really need some opinions. In the last few months, a neighbourhood cat had been coming through our cat door to eat our cats food every single day and initially we didn't mind but then he would stalk, chase, try to...
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    Abscess On Base Of Tail

    Hi everyone, My cat Jiggy developed an abscess on the base of her tail after being bitten in our backyard by a neighbourhood cat. I didn't notice she was in any discomfort until after the abscess formed but I took her straight to the vet 2 days ago. They removed as much gunk as they could and...
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    Pet Carrier Vs Backpack

    Hey everyone! Would love your opinion on a minor issue lol. I currently have a dog carrier for my cat and it is really really big for her size and the vet always mentions something like "big carrier for a small cat" but I just thought it'd be best for comfort so she can sprawl out, lay die...
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    Sudden weight drop/fluctuation

    Hi everyone, I weigh my cats every few months as they've gotten older and I'm kind of concerned about the weight drop/fluctuation in one on my cats, Malibu. At 12 months, she weighed 3.8kgs and at 15 months, she is currently at 3.3kgs. Should I be concerned at that sudden weight drop? She...
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    How Old Was Your Cat When It Passed Away?

    Hi everyone, My oldest cat is 11 and I know that is not old for a cat but it got me thinking about inevitable things like her health deteriorating as a result of getting older or even the fact that something could happen to her as she is an indoor/outdoor cat etc. So my question is; How old...
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    When should I stop feeding my kitten unlimited food?

    Hi all, Sorry for posting so much; Corona, anxiety and restlessness don't really go hand in hand 😿 Anyway, my kitten Malibu will be 10 months old on 9th July and she currently weighs 3.40kg/7.5lbs. I've always been told to feed kittens as much as they want until around 12 months but I feel...
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    Anyone not use a litterbox at all?

    Hi everyone, I was wanting to know if there are people out there that don't use litterboxes in their home? I have 3 cats who all go outside to do their business. Luckily for me, all 3 of them are meticulous when it comes to their bathroom habits and have never had an accident in the house. Even...
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    Fancy Feast Savory Centers

    Hi all, Has the Fancy Feast Savoury Centres new or have they been around for awhile? I only just came 0accross these at my supermarket in Australia so I thkhghts id give it ago. I used to feed my cats the Fancy Feast Classic Pate and now they won't go hear the FF Classic Pate so I just shot...
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    Garlic powder in dry food

    Hi all, Not sure how many of you will be familiar with the brand Fussy Cat Australia. I have been free feeding my cats their Salmon, Whitefish & Olive Oil dry food in between wet meals and these are the ingredients: Salmon And Fish Meals, Poultry And Meat Meal, Vegetable Starches, Tallow And...
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    Should I be concerned?

    Hi everyone, Hope you're all doing well on day 946 of self isolation. My 9 month old kitten Malibu likes to smush her head on the side of my neck and knead away endlessly for 10 minutes every night until my neck turns red and then she goes to her cat tree for bed. Occasionally, she will suckle...
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    Slightly Overweight Kitty?

    Hi everyone, On the 12th Feb 2020, I took Jiggy to the vet's for a wellness exam and booster shots. She is two years old and weighed in at 3.98 which I thought was a pretty healthy weight. The vet did his thing and was feeling for her ribs etc and he said that everything seemed to be great...
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    For people with indoor/outdoor cats, how often do you flea & worm your kitties?

    Hi everyone, Title says it all. I have 3 indoor/outdoor cats and my vet suggested I apply either Advocate/Revolution once a month and Profender every 3 months for tapeworm. I know that by them going outside, it increases the chances of fleas/parasites in comparison to indoor cats. It's also...
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    Cat introduction/interaction going backwards?

    Hi everyone, I'm seeking some advice about my two cats interaction. Malibu (6month) kitty has been home since September 2019. Resident cat Jiggy (2yo) took awhile to warm up to her but slowly they would take turns chasing each other etc.. Recently, I have noticed that Malibu goes to play with...
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    Sore eyes from smoke haze

    Hi everyone, I'm from Melbourne, Australia so I'm not directly affected by the bushfires but my heart goes out to the people that have passed away, the families affected, the firefighters and volunteers and the poor, innocent wildife that have been injured/perished. Really makes me sad; all I...
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    Social Hierarchy/Pecking Order?

    Hi everyone, I've read many websites regarding cats following a social hierarchy/pecking order and I keep seeing two distinct answers. "Cat's adhere to a social hierarchy" "Unlike some animals, cats do NOT have a hierarchy" Let's just say it's all a little confusing. I currently have 3...
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