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Re: odd eats for pets!!

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] odd eats for pets!!
  • From: Cathy Carpenter cathy.c@insightbb.com
  • Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 22:14:05 -0500
  • In-reply-to: <000501c5c29b$3e73e7f0$0da8a8c0@GTG.BZ>
  • References: <000501c5c29b$3e73e7f0$0da8a8c0@GTG.BZ>

The dog was lucky. Persimmons have a tremendous amount of fiber. I  
have heard of horses and people who have had intestinal blockage  
after consuming an excessive amount of persimmons.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Sep 26, 2005, at 8:07 AM, Lynda Young wrote:

> When we took our new puppies to the vet Saturday for their booster
> shots, we loved on an English bulldog who was recovering from  
> surgery to
> remove 75 persimmon pits from his stomach!  The owner needs to keep  
> him
> away from that tree when it is fruiting :).  Poor guy was doing well
> post surgery, tho.
>
> Lynda
> Zone
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 6:02 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] odd eats for pets!!
>
>
> Bulldogs, while loveable, are not the brightest critters.  They  
> tend to
> gnaw rawhide until it is a nice flexible rope and try to swallow it
> whole.  They can choke to death on rawhide.  And with their powerful
> jaws, toys are at least $12-18 and only last a year or so at that.   
> They
> really have to be as indestructible as possible.  The only thing that
> lasts longer is a Kong.
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Pam Evans
> Sent: Sunday, September 25, 2005 10:29 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] odd eats for pets!!
>
> When I had dogs I kept bags of rawhide chewies around for the 'chew
> factor', do y'alls dogs not like those??
>
> On 9/25/05, hodgesaa@earthlink.net <hodgesaa@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> I think it's more the chewing than the taste that's appealing. I had
>> to chase Lennox down the hall earlier to grab a clean pair of  
>> socks he
>>
>
>
>> had stolen from the laundry pile.
>>
>> Andrea H
>> Beaufort, SC
>>
>>
>>
>>> [Original Message]
>>> From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Date: 9/25/2005 9:59:19 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] odd eats for pets!!
>>>
>>> cd's & electrical tape?? that is bizarre,since they can't possibly
>>> taste good!
>>>
>>> On 9/25/05, hodgesaa@earthlink.net <hodgesaa@earthlink.net> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> We need to see some pictures of Otis I think. Mine have also eaten
>>>>
>> things
>>
>>>> like cd's, electrical tape, several harnesses and leashes, and
>>>> most of
>>>>
>> my
>>
>>>> shoes have teeth marks on them.
>>>>
>>>> Andrea H
>>>> Beaufort, SC
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> [Original Message]
>>>>> From: Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>> Date: 9/25/2005 8:48:32 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] odd eats for pets!!
>>>>>
>>>>> Otis is the new dog addition I got in June. He is getting very
>>>>> big
>>>>>
>> and
>>
>>>> can
>>>>
>>>>> pull me down. I think I have masochistic tendencies. zem
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>> Sent: Sunday, September 25, 2005 7:25 PM
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] odd eats for pets!!
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> OH MY, Zem, is Otis a dog or cat?? Geesh, I can't imagine the
>>>>>>
> lure
>
>> of
>>
>>>>>> those
>>>>>> items. Seems our new puppy, Trixilee, eats anything and
>>>>>>
> everything
>
>>>>>> edible.....but has a fond affection for chewing on anything
>>>>>>
> with
>
>> flesh
>>
>>>>>> attached.....ours or her fellow pets. Surprisingly the dogs
>>>>>>
> and
>
>> even
>>
>>>> the
>>>>
>>>>>> cats, as well as
>>>>>> the bunny and guinea pig put up with it, but will let her
>>>>>>
> know,
>
>>>> gently,
>>>>
>>>>>> when
>>>>>> she's gone to far. I just can't imagine their patience,
>>>>>>
> especially
>
>> if
>>
>>>>>> she
>>>>>> chews on them as hard as she does us.....despite not having
>>>>>>
> any
>
>> front
>>
>>>>>> teeth at
>>>>>> the moment.
>>>>>> Noreen
>>>>>> zone 9
>>>>>> Texas Gulf Coast
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In a message dated 9/25/2005 5:53:00 PM Central Standard Time,
>>>>>> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> You are lucky, Bonnie. Otis likes cds, lamps, watering cans,
>>>>>>
>> wrenches
>>
>>>>>> and
>>>>>> electical tape. At least so far...
>>>>>> zem
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Pam Evans
>>> Kemp TX
>>> zone 8A
>>>
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