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Old 03-12-2011, 06:42 PM
 
Location: In a cat house! ;)
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SweetRay,
If you are currently feeding dry, change to a quality wet food. (Don't let the vet "up-sale" the carp sold in his/her office either.)
Anyway... Cats need water WITH their food. Check out these websites written vets that are educated in feline nuitrition:
Feeding Your Cat: Know the Basics of Feline Nutrition :: healthy cat diet, making cat food, litter box, cat food, cat nutrition, cat urinary tract health
and
Feline Nutrition
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Old 03-12-2011, 06:47 PM
 
Location: Coastal Georgia
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What they said...OR have you changed litter brands lately? We had a very unfortunate episode when we swithed to Feline Pine, which came highly recommended, however one of our cats started peeing into my shoes.
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Old 03-18-2011, 07:54 PM
 
Location: Somewhere around here...
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No, haven't changed litter.

She's doing a lot better. I notice her 'attitude' is now back to normal. Before the vet and getting on meds, she wasn't cuddly anymore and didn't give anymore kisses either. (She did that ALL the time, haha) and she seemed kinda... 'witchy', if ya know what I mean, lol. But now, she's loving, meows more, cuddles and the kisses have returned.

But also, she's now sneezing, which she's never done before. Been sneezing the last 3 days. Not sure if it's a little side effect from the meds or what.
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Old 03-19-2011, 06:53 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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No, haven't changed litter.

She's doing a lot better. I notice her 'attitude' is now back to normal. Before the vet and getting on meds, she wasn't cuddly anymore and didn't give anymore kisses either. (She did that ALL the time, haha) and she seemed kinda... 'witchy', if ya know what I mean, lol. But now, she's loving, meows more, cuddles and the kisses have returned.

But also, she's now sneezing, which she's never done before. Been sneezing the last 3 days. Not sure if it's a little side effect from the meds or what.
So glad that Tinkerbell is feeling better.

I don't know what the sneezing is from either, as long as she doen't seem sick otherwise, I would wait till she is off the meds and see if the sneezing goes away.

How is the litter box issue going? I wouldn't worry about getting a new brand of litter just yet, but I would thoroughly clean the boxes she has now and put in fresh litter......just because she did have an infection.
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Old 03-19-2011, 07:22 PM
 
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Could she have picked up an upper respiratory infection at the vet? They clean between every patient, but stuff happens. If it is it should resolve itself in a week or 2 like a human cold.
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Old 03-21-2011, 11:52 PM
 
Location: Somewhere around here...
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So glad that Tinkerbell is feeling better.

I don't know what the sneezing is from either, as long as she doen't seem sick otherwise, I would wait till she is off the meds and see if the sneezing goes away.

How is the litter box issue going? I wouldn't worry about getting a new brand of litter just yet, but I would thoroughly clean the boxes she has now and put in fresh litter......just because she did have an infection.
Yeah she doesn't seem sick, just the sneezing. I talked to my aunt the other day about it and she said that her cats do that when they are on meds for an infection and that it typically goes away after a while of being off of the meds. So I think I'm gonna wait till we're done with them and see how it goes.

She's using the cat box, from what I can tell anyways. Haven't noticed anymore 'pee' smells on our stuff, so that's good!

I did clean the cat box. Just used really hot water and let it soak cause I didn't want to cause anymore irritants by using soap just yet. Our other cat, Blackberry, uses the same box and she's been doing just fine.
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Old 03-21-2011, 11:53 PM
 
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Could she have picked up an upper respiratory infection at the vet? They clean between every patient, but stuff happens. If it is it should resolve itself in a week or 2 like a human cold.
Hmm, I'm not sure. Never thought about that. I know when we were there, they cleaned the area pretty well. So I have no idea. I just hope it goes away soon so she'll stop sneezing all over me when laying in my lap. Haha
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Old 03-22-2011, 12:48 AM
 
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Our other cat, Blackberry, uses the same box and she's been doing just fine.
One rule I learned long ago is to have the same # of litter boxes as you have cats. That won't mean that each box is for one specific cat, but rather that each cat has enough options. To avoid potential problems in the future I'd strongly suggest having two litter boxes in two different locations if you have two cats.
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Old 03-22-2011, 06:31 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Yeah she doesn't seem sick, just the sneezing. I talked to my aunt the other day about it and she said that her cats do that when they are on meds for an infection and that it typically goes away after a while of being off of the meds. So I think I'm gonna wait till we're done with them and see how it goes.

She's using the cat box, from what I can tell anyways. Haven't noticed anymore 'pee' smells on our stuff, so that's good!

I did clean the cat box. Just used really hot water and let it soak cause I didn't want to cause anymore irritants by using soap just yet. Our other cat, Blackberry, uses the same box and she's been doing just fine.
I have never had that happen, but it is good to know in case it ever does happen with one of my kitties! Thanks for the info!

Soooo glad Tinkerbell is using her litter box and is happy and healthy once again.......and no more "surprises" for you!

To a happy ending.
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Old 09-27-2013, 01:34 PM
 
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Hope this works I will call the vet also
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