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Dallas Werley | 7 years ago
They Are Approximately 3 Years Old. I Gave Them Some Water And Little Pieces Of…

They are approximately 3 years old. I gave them some water and little pieces of bread to try to dilute it.

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Lilly Ashley | 7 years ago
I Noticed Earlier Outside That My Bunny’s Nail Was Broker. I Had Not Been Able…

I noticed earlier outside that my bunny’s nail was broker. I had not been able to trim his nails yet. But I do not know when the nail broke. I know it needs care if infected, but I am unsure if it is infected, or needs care how it is now.

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  1. Robin Laybolt

    It looks to me that it may be infected you should definitely get the nail treated. Good luck, and i hope everything works out for you.☺

  2. Erick Schindler

     Proxide wound and wrap it in a gozz or cloth with a bandaid covering wound 

    Signs of infection

    Red with a pusy and or clear liquid the thicker the liquid the worse the infection 

  3. Lilly Ashley Post author

    What are some ways I may be able to treat it? Does it need attention of a vet, and thank you.

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Barbara Good | 7 years ago
One Cat Ate The Head Off Of A Kitten. My Friend Lost Several Litters From…

one cat ate the head off of a kitten. My friend lost several litters from Other cats killing them and eating them

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  1. Robin Laybolt

    I think this could be just about the most craziest question I have ever heard. But first of I want to say whoever is having these litters of kittens should get their female cat spayed so no more poor kittens get killed. And second I want to say that I had cats live with me and my female cat gave birth to kittens and NEVER have the other cats ever kill any of the babies. And last is if the female has another litter then its obvious that the other cats should not be around the kittens at all, but if they must be then the poor little babies should be at less 6-7 weeks old.

  2. Barbara Good Post author

    Thank You. I had never heard of such a thing. we never had cats growing up (my sister allergy) I have had cats as an adult but they was always fixed. I’m wondering could it be a wild cat thing. there are a lot (1oo’s) wild cats here, people just keep feeding them She is one of them. it has happened to almost all her kitties. Such a sad thing.. I tell everyone your only feeding them so they can keep breading – They don’t listen. My neighbor behind me just had 4 more litters with in a week. All the cats there are sickly – blind in one eye from infection. one day she wanted to show me her new washing machine I went out her front door & there was 3 dead cats with flies coming out of there eyes & mouths. I’ve tried to report this but they tell me its no longer agents’ the law to feed cats. the only way someone gets in trouble is it the control catches one & they come to claim it then they’ll get in trouble for no shots or License. I hate to say it but I have lost 2 of my puppies each one almost a yr. old got attack by cats in my yard – they died from Cat Scratch fervor. All my pets have & are getting attacked in my yard by Cats.
    Thank you again for your answer

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Amanda Rouse | 7 years ago
My 4mth Old Puppy Is Nit Eating Or Drinking Like Normal. No Vomiting Or Diarrhea…

My 4mth old puppy is nit eating or drinking like normal. No vomiting or diarrhea or fever but has a warm dry nose and just wants to cuddle and sleep. What could be wrong?

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  1. Robin Laybolt

    There is a number of things that could be wrong with your puppy, the thing is a baby puppy can pick up a number of things from outside, and if he doesn’t have his shots then you should really take him to the vet, I wouldn’t let him go any longer then 24 hours and if he doesn’t seem to be getting any better then you should definitely take him to the vet. Good luck and I hope everything works out for you and your puppy. ?

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Robyn Quiros | 7 years ago
She Still Pigs Out On Her Food, Drinks Normally, And Plays ALOT.
I Just Don’t Understand…

She still pigs out on her food, drinks normally, and plays ALOT.
I just don’t understand if she had her shots why is she sick

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  1. Robin Laybolt

    I think your kitty will be just fine, she is just like you, sometimes when you get the flu shot you feel like you have a bit of a cold well thats all that is all the is happening with your kitty. Just as long as she is eating and drinking normally and going to the litter box normally then she will be just fine, but always keep your eye on a new kitty just to make sure that none of his habits change. And most important of all enjoy your new baby.☺

  2. Robin Laybolt

    Sorry its suppose to say”  just like when you get a flu shot sometimes you feel like you have a bit of a cold, well that’s all that is happening to your kitty” sorry I don’t know how that got so messed up lol.☺

  3. Jenessa Dent

    My kitten had this too when she was younger. There is a pretty good chance that it is the feline herpes virus (nothing like the human herpes, it’s more like mono, stays with them forever and only sometimes there will be a break out, if they are stressed or in a moist environment, etc.) For my kitten, I added L Lyisne to her food, helped a lot. Also I would take her in the bathroom when I was going to take a hot shower, the steam really helps clear out their nose and sinuses. Hope that helps 🙂

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Marianne Lord | 7 years ago
My 15 Year Old Cat Was Diagnoised With Early Stages Of Renal Failure He…

My 15 year old cat was diagnoised with early stages of renal failure He was given many injections today along with Fluid therapy He came home and we were told to give him 3 cc of Maalox as wondering why?

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  1. Robin Laybolt

    I’m not quite sure about this, but I would think that the medication that they gave your cat may be hard on his belly so just like if we were to take Maalox it would coat our bellys so it probably acts the same for him. Don’t over do it cause its not the best thing to give a cat just give him the recommended dose. Good luck and I hope you cat will be ok.☺

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Georgia Nelson | 7 years ago
I Was Bare Footed Thankfully. She Isn’t Feeding And She Just Goes Straight To Sleep…

I was bare footed thankfully. She isn’t feeding and she just goes straight to sleep as soon as we try to check on her. She’s being really quiet in comparison to how playful she usually is. I feel absolutely terrible for this and cannot stop crying. She has sneezing constantly and bled a little from her nose. Her front top gun now sees to be overlapping the bottom and I really don’t know what to do. My mum can’t afford to take her to a vet and I cannot stop panicking please please someone help me, is she going to be okay?

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  1. David Bent

    Georgia
    I see how you are concerned They are so little and helpless
    Are there any Cat Protection places in your area- they may be able to direct you to a University vet clinic or a similar establishment
    where they would be cheaper
    I know as there is such a place in Sydney where I live
    I know finance can be a problem- but a check up at a vet would set your mind at rest
    and once I was allowed to pay the vet bill off
    Good luck
    David

  2. Robin Laybolt

    I know that vet bills can get costly but if the poor baby bleed from the nose then you should really get the poor little baby checked you wouldn’t want her to suffer if she is in pain. To get the vet to just do a check on the baby it shouldn’t be that much just call around and get the cheatest rate. Good luck 

  3. julie brader

    Hi try not to beat yourself up about this, it was an accident you didn’t do it on purpose. 

    However this kitten needs a Vet and you need to take her somehow. If her top jaw is overlapping it sounds serious…plus a nosebleed. You cannot leave the little kitten in pain…you have to get her to a Vet. You could try phoning the PDSA they may be able to help. 

  4. Georgia Nelson Post author

    Thank you so much for your reply. I contacted the PDSA and they believe she may have a skull fracture. It wouldn’t be me paying for the vet bill otherwise I would have taken her straight away however, I’ve convinced my mum and she believes the lovely little girl may have to be put down. No doubt this will make such an immense negative impact on me due to the guilt and how much I loved her but at least she will no longer be in pain if this is the case. She’s being taken to the vets currently, fingers crossed it all goes well. She’s just so tiny as well so if it is damage to the skull/brain I’m beginning to doubt them being able to help her. However this morning she did manage to feed off her mother which is good.

  5. julie brader

    Oh dear Georgia…this is so awful for you. But it was an accident, you didn’t do it on purpose and no one will blame you…honestly, I certainly don’t. Please don’t live with guilt these things unfortunately happen. I’m pleased you contacted the PDSA but was hoping they would help with the cost for you. I am very pleased the kitten is at the Vet and hopefully its not as serious as a skull fracture. However, it may be better to let her go if it is…but feeding off her mum is s very positive sign. Its very hard when things like this happen….I lost a puppy at 3 weeks old from our last litter so I do sort of know how you feel. Please let me know what the Vet says won’t you. Thinking of you keep your chin up ok….Julies orders ?

  6. Georgia Nelson Post author

    Your replies have been lovely, and thank you for that. And I’m so sorry to hear about your puppy. But guess what! My little girl is fine, the vet was amazing and so kind, telling me that it’s quite a common thing to happen and not to worry. He made her feel very settled. Kitty has came home with us, she’s just got bruising of the skull and we now have eye drops for the pain as she’s too young for any drugs. I’m so, so relieved. He said she’s going to be very quiet for a few days but if she’s still the way she is next week then we have to take her back. He didn’t take any brain scans but he felt the structure and assured me she’s okay. Her gums/jaw are also fine which is what I was worried about. Essentially she’s just got a really bad headache that’ll last a few days but the most important thing is that she feeds. I was so worried. I am very grateful for replies and everyone who has helped! 🙂

  7. julie brader

    Thats great news!! You must be so relieved shes ok. See it wasn’t as bad as you thought. I’m so pleased Georgia and I’m sure she will get the best care with you….and be fully recovered very soon. Thanks so much for letting us know!! ?

  8. Robin Laybolt

    Oh thank god she is going to be ok. And I’m so glad that the vet was so good to her. Just give kitty lots of love and she will recover faster then you think. ☺

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Georgia Nelson | 7 years ago
Is Anybody There Right Now That I Can Talk To? It’s Very Urgent About A…

Is anybody there right now that I can talk to? It’s very urgent about a five week old kitten, thank you

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Ester Evertse | 7 years ago
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I Am Minding Three Kittens, They Are 3 Weeks Old. We Bottle Feed Them…

hi

I am minding three kittens, they are 3 weeks old. we bottle feed them kittenmilk.

one boy is 350 gr. and eats about 15/20 ml each feeding.
one girl is 320 gr and eats about 15/20 ml each feeding but they both have diarea. but they look healthy are active so we started giving them worm threatment.

anyway then there is the 3rd one she weights 170 gr and doesnt gain weight in last 4 days she eats 4/7 ml each feeding, and has no diarea. any tips on what to do with her. she did have a eye infection but she got antibiotics and we keep cleaning her eye.

thank you

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  1. Robin Laybolt

    I had a liter of kittens and one of them wasn’t eating all that great so someone told me to give her baby food either chicken or turkey, it has  to no vegetables just chicken broth or turkey broth, it worked for my kitten so it might for your kitten. I also let all the babies have it and they all loved it and gained weight and were very healthy, however i did feed the smaller baby by herself for about week, still feed them there regular cat food also. I hope this will work for you good luck. 

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Codi Lynn | 7 years ago
4 Years And 6 Months, Older Is Girl, Younger Is Boy, Both Bichons, We’re At…

4 years and 6 months, older is girl, younger is boy, both bichons, we’re at home but busy and distracted all day

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  1. Jana

    Can you imagine being locked up like that all the time? Their quality of life is suffering to the extreme. Please consider solutions such as a dog walker, dog sitter or doggy day care. Perhaps also a trainer who will potty train your dogs if you don’t have time to do it.

  2. Robin Laybolt

    I know that it is very hard to let go of your pets because the are like family, but you have no time for them and they are suffering, and I’m sorry to say this but if you don’t take them out for walks how can they go anywhere else besides your house to the bathroom, its not there fault its yours. And also your being very selfish not to give those dogs away to someone that will take care of them. Your pets are suppose to be family so would you lock your children up all day and night or your mother or father. Please consider giving them to a better home and when you are more settled down then consider getting another pet at that time. Good luck.

  3. PK Dennis

    First thing you need to do is realize what a poor quality of life your dogs have.  Then you need to improve it.  Congratulations, you have taken the first step to a better future by asking help on this forum.

    How about a doggie room instead of the crates?  Is there one room in your house that you can allow the dogs to be out and about?  Usually the kitchen works for this since most people have no carpet in the kitchen.  This makes clean-ups easier.  So install baby gates to keep them in the selected room when you are not there to supervise.  

    If you have a yard outside the kitchen door then you want to put up a fence — you will find wire kennel fence and metal fence posts at any home improvement store (Home Depot, Lowes, Tractor Warehouse, etc).  You only need a small area for these small dogs.  Then install a doggie door in the kitchen door so the dogs can go in and out.

    Once all that is in place you need to focus for ONE WEEK!  Just one week will probably solve most of your problems.  First teach them to go in and out the doggie door.  Tie up the flap and get on the opposite side of the door from the dogs.  Lure them out with great treats (hot dogs!  chicken!  YUM!), keep doing this until they are willing to walk in and out the opening.  Next untie the flap but lift it a little so they can see the treat and the other side.  Encourage them to paw and push at the flap to get out to you and the treats.  If they refuse to push, lift the flap a little higher and try again.  Once you are getting them to use the doggie door on their own they are almost house broken!

    The way to get them house broken now that they have a way to let themselves outside is to encourage them to go outside every hour on the hour.  AND for 20 to 30 mins after they have a meal.  Go out with them and stand in the yard!  Celebrate when they pee and poop!  Give them 3 treats each time!  Let them know they are WONDERFUL pups for doing their business outside. Dogs do not like to soil where they live so their natural tendency will be for them to go outside once they understand they are living in the kitchen (or sunroom, or where ever you have given them space).  You just need to remind them to go out!  The focus of doing this for ONE WEEK is to get them in the habit of going out.  Their crates or beds should be in that room with them too.  But the only time they should be locked in the crates is when you are all out of the house.  This keeps them out of trouble and from being stolen out of the fenced yard.

    Which ever room you pick for them should be one that humans visit often during the day (another good reason to use the kitchen) so that the dogs get to visit with you.  They will still feel part of the family but in a controlled environment.

    Once they prove that they are not soiling the ‘dog room’ you can try giving them a little bit more freedom, say gating the dining room too.  Do this gradually and if there are any accidents in the second room go back to just allowing them one room.  They will slowly figure out that soiling a room puts it out of their reach. 

    So, do some thinking about what could be the “dog room”.  Invest in a few baby/dog gates (make sure they are ones with a swinging gate for you to get in and out of the room – $40 to $60 depending on length at Targets), a doggie door (as low as $25 from Petco) and some fencing (50 feet for under $40, plus 9 posts for another $40).  A modest investment of time and money to be able to enjoy your dogs and give them a better life.

    Do the right thing!

  4. Robin Laybolt

    I hate thinking of them poor dogs being locked up in there TINY LITTLE cages all day and night, it just breaks my heart when i think about them. 🙁