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Re: Cat Question


Kitty - Uncle Hugh sounds great.  I'd love to see that kitty burrito deal he
does.  Bet you'd have to put duct tape around it to keep Sugar in it though
- LOL.  She's real strong.

On 12/17/05, Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center <
4042N15@nationalhearing.com> wrote:
>
> I have the best vet around here;  Uncle Hugh is a calm, gentle, funny,
> easy-going guy who just loves animals.  He even has clients who drive 5
> hours for his services for their cat because of what Pam mentioned.  He
> cleans all of my cats teeth at least once a year with no anesthetic, no
> extra charge.  He is famous for his extra-snug "kitty burrito"; I wish he
> could teach me to do it right.  He just rolls them up nice and snug in a
> big
> towel and very rarely can a cat squirm out of it (I'm sure Sugar would
> give
> him a run for his money though).  And I am always in the room with my
> cats.
>
> You say your vet TRIED to do a FL test but needs to sedate the cat?  He
> sounds incompetent or he doesn't want your business.  This is a simple,
> straight-forward  procedure.  I don't think you need a specialist, just a
> vet who knows what he is doing and is comfortable with animals.
>
> Zem mentioned some vets who want to test for all sorts of diseases.  I
> think
> what has happened in recent years is that, because cats have outdistanced
> dogs now as favorite pets, more interest is being taken in their diseases
> and consequently more tests and vaccines are available.  Even so, many
> vets
> do not test for anything beyond the required problems.  I am thrilled that
> my vet tested for Bartonelosis (Cat Scratch Fever) as 3 of my 5 cats had
> it,
> were treated, and are now much better off for it.  Very few vets will
> bother
> with this. He stays on top of what's new, acquires new specialized medical
> equipment each year, spends time with you (always with a joke), and is
> understanding about what you need and what you can afford.
>
> I hope you can find an Uncle Hugh.
>
> Kitty
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2005 9:08 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cat Question
>
>
> > Chris, definitely time to look for a new vet.  Sugar was feral and is
> NOT
> > good at the vet.  I'm the only owner that comes in the exam rooms
> because
> > she is so hard to handle.  But w/ me holding her and talking soothingly
> to
> > her, we manage to get through the exam and s-h-o-t-s.  It's not easy,
> but
> > Dr. Lisa is very good w/ her even though she is very naughty.  And for a
> big
> > woman, she can jump real quick if a paw gets loose or she tries to bite.
> > The only thing they sedate her for is the teeth cleaning, but they
> sedate
> > all cats for that procedure.  As for a name, how about Oreo??  Keep us
> > posted.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 12/16/05, Chris Petersen <chris@widom-assoc.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Dear All,
> > >
> > > We took in a six week old abandoned kitten about a month ago. The vet
> > > tried
> > > to do the feline leukemia test today, but told my son that he needs to
> > > sedate the kitten to draw the blood.  I guess he tried, but wasn't
> > > successful.  I think that the vet is getting wary of cats.  Last month
> he
> > > "couldn't" vaccinate my older cat. I don't want to give my cats
> anesthesia
> > > just for simple procedures.  He told Jaron that he might have to keep
> the
> > > kitten over night! Time for a new vet?  What do you all think?
> > >
> > > Also, the kitten is black and white and needs a name.  My son wants to
> > > name
> > > him, but so far can't come up with any name that fits.  Any ideas?
> > >
> > > My husband doesn't want any more cats in the house. So far the kitten
> has
> > > been living in Jaron's room. He needs to be isolated from the other
> cats
> > > until he's tested anyway. We're hoping that the kitten will
> stay.  Jaron
> > > is
> > > 24 and "it" will be his cat.
> > >
> > > Chris Petersen
> > > Northport, Long Island, New York
> > > Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
> > >
> > > chris@widom-assoc.com
> > > My garden: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
> > >
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> >
> >
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> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
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