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Old 05-12-2007, 03:44 PM
 
Location: on an island
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35 day trip, no food or water (broken link)
They named the kitty China.
How could China survive for so long on no food and water?

"Usually we say that animals can only survive a few weeks without food and only a few days without water," said Raleigh veterinarian Michelle Misavage. "The theory is that cats have such good kidneys their bodies adjust to the lack of water and somehow they received small amounts of moisture from condensation."

Did anyone else see this?
To me, this is a remarkable story.
My old Pounce lived for years with kidney failure, but she had plenty of water available to her.
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Old 05-12-2007, 11:34 PM
 
Location: Jax
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35 days? This cat must have eaten some baggage handlers or something !
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