Posts Tagged ‘health’

2 more weeks

After Tommy got his cone off, he would make himself bleed while grooming. He wasn’t particularly rough with his nethers, but it was still sensitive. I left a message for the surgeon and a day or two later he called me back. Leave his cone on for two more weeks until his 1 mo checkup. […]

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The raw food

I’ve made two batches of raw food cat diet now, and I still can’t get it under 2 hrs. I made it on New Year’s Eve and again on Sunday, February 5th. I’ll be starting the new batch tomorrow. It’s well timed: I have 2 adult male cats that need almost 20 lbs of food […]

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things happening

I woke up today, not wanting to leave the bed. Ate a pancake, drank some coffee. Cleaned the guinea pig pen. Clipped the 5 girls’ nails. Refilled the hay and gave them dandelion greens and italian parsley. Sifted out the cat litter boxes. Took the trash out. Had guinea pigs screaming at me again. Gave […]

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NEXT BATCH OF RAW

I’ve got to do a lower calorie formulation. Eggs were optional so at 700+ calories, those are going to be left out. Skin from the thighs is optional so I’m going to cut out that. It was about 500 calories. Currently I’m pulling back portions on the two boys. Tommy is up a half a […]

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dietary changes

Tommy has been doing super well since a day or two out of the hospital. I’ve had he and his roommate on pre-made raw food and canned food so that he gets fluids in him throughout the day for his urinary health, instead of binging a few times at the water fountain and then peeing […]

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Emergency – Tommy Gargoyle

I’d noticed my cat straining in the litter box around 11am Tuesday morning. I thought he was constipated so I broke out the canned food and olive oil. He kept going into the litter box trying so hard and so often that he’d actually laid outside of the box napping there between bouts. I made […]

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It’s October. We can’t have the windows open.

Tommy Gargoyle has been on Prozac for about two months now for his spraying issues and anxiety. He’s doing well and I haven’t seen him mark anything personally in quite some time. However, our youngest male cat Stewart is a piss machine. If we have the windows open he’s spraying like five times a day […]

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The systems we use

With 4 cats,  we’ve tried several different feeders. When I first realized Tommy was tipping the scale,  I bought an Aikiou. He lost a few ounces but then I got a Gatefeeder,  and locked him out and let the others free feed from it.  Then when we realized Stewart was overweight too, we locked Stew […]

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I love my cat. I hate my cat.  2

Well..  As it turns out,  Tommy Gargoyle built up a tolerance to Bach’s Rescue Remedy Pet within about a week. At first he took a nap,  and by the last day I had him on it, he was fully zooming around his side of the house and beating on his sissy,  Yue, for funsies. There […]

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I love my cat.  I hate my cat. 1

So I’ve been twittering @deadcherries about this ordeal that is Tomas Tommy Bubba El Pumador Puma Gargoyle and the crap he’s been pulling.  We realized after we’d moved in that he was spraying in the litterbox and hitting the wall because no damn litterbox is that deep,  and he’s a fairly tall cat.  Enter the […]

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