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    Strays taken to shelter?

    What proof of ownership does a shelter ask for when someone says its there cat? I assume they can't force someone to chip and fix the cat if they are not already. Unless there are some kind of law in the area. Its great when owners are found. But what if the pet goes back to the home where its...
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    How to trap a stray?

    Another stray showed up today. Hes not posted being lost anywhere on FB groups. We live in the country. I tried getting him in a carrier even putting the towel over him. Though I'm not sure his head was covered enough. He wasn't having it. I set the trap. He went in but came back out and isn't...
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    Behavior of cats outdoors?

    2 strays showed up last month. I posted about it already in that forum. But curious if anyone has any advice on how cats think. My dh doesn't think they think like we do. Sadly the morning after I brought in the younger cat. A week after I was feeding the 2 outside. The older cat didn't come...
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    Outdoor enclosure?

    I'm sick that its to late for the big kitty who died on Monday. But I kept telling dh we needed a place outside to keep them safe and to keep them from killing the wildlife. Does anyone have an outdoor enclosure that's safe to keep them in 24/7. It would be temporary. This time I called the...
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    Anyone have guilt from death of a "foster" cat?

    I'm going through guilt at not being able to take care of a stray cat. He and his litte female buddy cat showed up last week at our house. We assumed dropped. We live in a rural area. Well I cant keep them inside 24/7. So as long as the temperature was warm. They stayed outside. Well Sunday...
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    What can i add to food

    What can I add to my cats food to help with vomiting. I have 7 cats and one is on prednisolone. it has helped some but not completely. He gets egg lecithin twice a day. Dry food twice a day and wet food twice a day. If they throw up its within 20 minutes of eating and they almost always want...
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    Anyone Use Spirulina?

    I was told its good for cats who have the herpes virus. But I have never heard of it.
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    Lysine For Cats?

    I recently had to change brands of Lysine as Tomlyn has been out of stock. I purchased the NOW brand but it's not working. Zanes eyes are getting all goopy. He has gotten flares before. but this time it doesn't seem to want to go away. what's the difference in these too? I had always stuck with...
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    Any Feeding Ez Complete?

    First off I have 7 cats. So it's hard to no for sur . But I'm trying to transition one of my cats off RC urinary so to ez complete. One if them had diarrhea. I suspect its him. Anyones cat not able to eat EZC? Before transitioning. He was getting some FF one scoop of dry and some RC. Im slowly...
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    Soft Poop Related To Food?

    How long do you think it takes to go away. If it was wet food related? I hate trying to feed more canned food. As it always seems to cause problems. Trying to add new flavors and brands. But at least one cat has diarrhea. :( I started giving alli the Royal canin urinary so pate and it may be...
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    Costco Pork Loin?

    Anyone use the Costco pork loin? Its $1.99 a pound. I usually cut it up for chops and roast. But can I use all of it to mix with ez complete?
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    Rotating Canned Food?

    What's the best schedule of feeding canned food? They are now on dry at 7am and wet at 2pm, 6pm and 11 PM. They just got over clostridium and not knowing what caused it. I'm trying to figure out the best feeding rotation. They say to rotate proteins. But is it better or worse giving them so many...
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    Egg Lecithin Vs Egg Yolks Powder?

    Has anyone tried both of these and found one to work better for hairballs?
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    Cats Not Eating Canned Food After Dry

    I need to give my cats more wet food. But they are on scheduled feedings and have the same food at the same time. Some will eat. But some will not and look at me like why are we eating this. It's not what we get at this time. Any tips?
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    Homemade Broth?

    Anyone make homemade broth for their cats. Do I just boil chicken and give them the water used? Cooled of course
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    My Cats Have Clostridium

    What are the causes of this? They have been throwing up and have diarrhea. The vet said it is contagious. My dd searched and said its food poisoning. How do I know what it came from and worried about all the fancy feast I have. What about the dry food. Do I need to throw stuff out? They gave...
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    What Can I Feed Sick Cats?

    My cats started getting sick on friday. Throwing up and vomiting. They were eating FF twice a day. dry twice a day. Im trying to see if its the food. I made chicken breast in my pressure cooker for lunch today. What else can i feed them? It just needs to be temporary to see if I can get the...
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    Diarrhea On Fancy Feast?

    Zane started getting sick Friday. Slow to eat. Watery diarrhea and vomiting. Felt better last night. Then wouldn't eat lunch. But ate tonight. Now I just found a few piles of diarrhea in the boxes. I'm sure they probably all aren't from Zane. So far the other cats are feeling fine. There has...
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    Royal Canin So?

    Anyone know why the canned version doesn't have DL-methionine? Its supposed to dissolve crystals but what is it in the canned formula? My vet only has canned til their order comes in. Debating getting RC or SD.
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    Dl-methionine Tablets?

    Has anyone used this to dissolve crystals instead of buying prescription food?