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Old 04-25-2013, 05:27 PM   #1021
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Here is our Mandy in the new little Toad Camper we just picked up. Mandy travels South with us for the winter, then back again. She settled right in the first night camping on our way home.



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Old 04-25-2013, 06:42 PM   #1022
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I can't decide if she is a Russian Blue. I got her from another student at college who found her as a stray so no one knows her complete history. The student found Gabby a new home because Gabby was driving her other cat nuts wanting to play ALL the time. Now Gabby drives two humans crazy wanting to play ALL the time!

The vet guessed she was 18-24 months when she went for her shots and check-up. You'd think she was a kitten. She woke up from that nap and chased wadded up paper balls for 30 minutes. If we don't play with her she paces and cries. We had already played with her for at least an hour during the day and taken her on two walks, one of them 35 minutes. She's a handful!

Gabby is lucky she ended up with you!

Of course, if she is demanding too much play time, you know the cure for that - another cat for her to play with! No such thing as too many cats.
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Gabby is lucky she ended up with you!

Of course, if she is demanding too much play time, you know the cure for that - another cat for her to play with! No such thing as too many cats.
One cat and one husband or two cats and .......
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One cat and one husband or two cats and .......
Ahh, yes. One benefit to being single is that the only limit to number of pets is my budget and the "number of square feet/number of cats x personality quirks of said cats" equation. Used to have four, until the sweetheart in my avatar passed almost two years ago. Her son, a big orange tabby, is sitting next to me, and his two "adopted" sisters, also orange tabbies, are chasing each other around the house. Three is the perfect number for now.
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Ahh, yes. One benefit to being single is that the only limit to number of pets is my budget and the "number of square feet/number of cats x personality quirks of said cats" equation. Used to have four, until the sweetheart in my avatar passed almost two years ago. Her son, a big orange tabby, is sitting next to me, and his two "adopted" sisters, also orange tabbies, are chasing each other around the house. Three is the perfect number for now.
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We have just finished two weeks with our new girls - Madeline and Ramona. They are nine months old and we got them from the shelter in Norwalk, CT. They had been removed from an animal hoarding situation. They spent the first few days hiding under the funiture, but they appear to be adjusting quite nicely now. We can pet them both and hold one in the lap. We like them.
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We have just finished two weeks with our new girls - Madeline and Ramona. They are nine months old and we got them from the shelter in Norwalk, CT. They had been removed from an animal hoarding situation. They spent the first few days hiding under the funiture, but they appear to be adjusting quite nicely now. We can pet them both and hold one in the lap. We like them.

What sweet faces and beautiful markings they both have. Love to hear about happy adoptions of shelter kitties.
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The kids, Spike in the front and Sophie in the back. They are at doggie daycare and just kicking back.
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We have just finished two weeks with our new girls - Madeline and Ramona. They are nine months old and we got them from the shelter in Norwalk, CT. They had been removed from an animal hoarding situation. They spent the first few days hiding under the funiture, but they appear to be adjusting quite nicely now. We can pet them both and hold one in the lap. We like them.

We have a orange cat with the spot stripes.... I think they look nice.... he still does not like to be held after 4 months with us... but, he does like to be around us and will allow petting...


The other one looks softer.... bet she is the lap cat.....
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Gumby, I love the new kitties! Very pretty and good names!

And of course the pups are adorable, oldtrig and DFA!
I got a new foster dog, Rembrandt, this weekend, and he's a lovely boy.
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My kayak companion - Razz M Tazz. Yeah, he has to wear the lifevest, he sinks like a rock without it. I thought all dogs could "paddle" but not the Razz.
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OK, I need some help....

Our two cats have fleas.... We have used an Advantix generic (not sure if it is this one as I do not have the box with me) and also tried a pyrethrin based poison.... they still seem to be there...

My DW was expecting them to be dead within a day, but found about 5 hanging around one of our cat's nose.... the other is a Russian Blue, so you can not see anything even if she had them...

SOOO, what is the best thing to use? My DW wants to go to the vet, but I do not think they have anything we can not get...

Options? recommendations?
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Awesome, this is Kelsey which we had to put down a year ago....


This is the new one, Morgan......................

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OK, I need some help....

Our two cats have fleas.... We have used an Advantix generic (not sure if it is this one as I do not have the box with me) and also tried a pyrethrin based poison.... they still seem to be there...

My DW was expecting them to be dead within a day, but found about 5 hanging around one of our cat's nose.... the other is a Russian Blue, so you can not see anything even if she had them...

SOOO, what is the best thing to use? My DW wants to go to the vet, but I do not think they have anything we can not get...

Options? recommendations?
K-9 Advantix is lethal to cats.
Please tell me you meant Advantage.
I use Comfortis on my dogs with very favorable results. The cats are normally given brand-name Advantage a few months a year, but mostly the fleas prefer the dogs. You can get Comfortis for cats, but it will require a prescription from the vet.
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K-9 Advantix is lethal to cats.
Please tell me you meant Advantage.
I use Comfortis on my dogs with very favorable results. The cats are normally given brand-name Advantage a few months a year, but mostly the fleas prefer the dogs. You can get Comfortis for cats, but it will require a prescription from the vet.
I did not use anything for dogs... it even has a picture of a cat on the box... so it must be Advantage... as I said, I did not bring the box with me so I was going by memory (which does not seem to be as good as it was)...

OK, looked one up... it is
SENTRY FiproGuard_Flea_&_Tick_Squeeze-On_Treatment_for_Cats sold at Petsmart...

SENTRY® FiproGuard Flea & Tick Squeeze-On Treatment for Cats - Sale - Cat - PetSmart

I know there was another that we used, but will have to wait until I get home to see....
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Thank goodness. The Advantix has lots of warnings (the brand-name one anyway) about how even a drop of it can kill cats.
You might try Comfortis, but remember that cats are extremely sensitive to those topical treatments and I've heard quite a few horror stories about the drugstore/supermarket ones actually causing deaths. I economize on lots of animal related expenses, but I always go top shelf on flea meds. I have 5 cats at the moment.
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Awesome, this is Kelsey which we had to put down a year ago....


This is the new one, Morgan......................

Morgan has some big shoes, er, paws to fill, but seems well able to do so. Congrats on your puppy.
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We use K9advantix II on our dogs and Advantage II on our cats. Both are made by Bayer. K9advantix II kills ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, biting flies and lice. Advantage II only kills fleas.

We used to use Biospot on the dogs but, for whatever reason, it became ineffective.
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My kayak companion - Razz M Tazz. Yeah, he has to wear the lifevest, he sinks like a rock without it. I thought all dogs could "paddle" but not the Razz.
He is very handsome and looks at ease on the kayak.
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