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K Shadow May'10 Vote A Kuce #7387 Dec.COTM!

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Hi! My name is K Shadow May'10 Vote A Kuce #7387 Dec.COTM!

I am Domestic Shorthair from Maynard, MA

Nicknames: big boy, handsome, Shad

Age: 8 years old

Gender: M

Coat: short haired

Education: Oct.12 2014 COTD-Thank you for this honor.I'm sharing with my sister Dame Terri
Aug.2013 awarded Her Majesty's Support Medallion by Queen Angel Yum Yum.
Oct 12,2012-COTD & CROTD-Thank you!!!! Thank you Boo Kitty's Mom for the picture!!
June 3,2011 inducted into the MHL Hall of Fame
April 11,2011 3rd COTD-Thank you!!! (Thank you to Felicity for the COTD frame)
April 11, 2011 2nd RCOTD-Thank you!!
March 2011 Commander of the Feline Empire
MHL All Star Team Kelsee 01/30/2011
CROTM July 2010-Thank you!
COTM May 2010-Thank you!
COTD 4/11/2010-Thank you!
COTD 04/10/2009-Than- k you!
MHL Kitty Avalanche Team Manager
He talks a lot; he can jump from tall cat trees in a single bound
Plays for Kitty Avalanche in MHL
Kitty Litter Lottery Winner! 05/23/09
April 2007 Pet of the Month at Especially for Pets Sudbury MA store

Q Lady Dolly-thank you for vote #7900

My favorite tricks and treats are: He can jump from the top of the 7' cat tree straight down to the floor; if mom doesn't play the laser light game with him, he'll get up on his hindlegs & touch mom's shoulder with his front claws,(usually when she's on the computer!)
I drive mom crazy wanting to be downstairs when she's on the computer & Terry wants to be upstairs and
loves catnip :) and almost any kind of dry treats

Where I hang out: I like to nap under mom's bedspread, cat condo in bay window, love seat sofa in living room
I like to stay down in the living room

My favorite grubs: Fancy Feast-chicken appetizer, Friskies Indoor Delight Salmon; Indoor Delight Beef & Salmon

My pet peeves: Doesn't like to be disturbed when he catnaps; doesn't like loud noises(doorbell- , telephone) or the front door to open.

What I love about my owners: She gives me lots of food, water, toys & love.

My cat hobbies: I love Beauty!!!!!
I like to sleep, chase Terry,& look for bugs flying up in the ceiling; chase the laser light; reach up & knock off the toy balls placed on the bannister

Pet motto: Black Cats Rule!!
FRIGHT NIGHT is at hand
CATS of BLACK roam the land
You can't run & you can't hide
You're better off to stay inside!
{Author Unknown}. Thank you Angel Shadow #28988

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Shadow's mom was a feral cat. They were rescued one cold April morning in 2006. The entire litter and mom were very shy. His mom was spayed & released. Shadow was put in a foster home for 6 months where he met Terry, a small outgoing feral kitty the same age. The rescue group would only let them be adopted as a pair. A very shy frightened kitty, he was taken to his adopted forever home Oct.11, 2006. His new mom knew he'd be a challenge. Although he remains shy,after more than two years, he lets his human mom pet him at certain times and lets her hear a deep low soft purr

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hi again shadow!
sorry, mummy just get in! 1st CC game is cc/phi, it scheduled by casey, 2nd game is cc/car(carolina), we win it so casey said i can use long as i not use on real busy night. mummy gonna eat, then we head over hockey, heeeee! and mummy really wanna get meet your mummy, she say after holidays maybe she can come down, you only bout hour from us. love QUINCY

Come visit me, luke-kuce(7387)4 cotm!, CHUBBIE CUBBIES!, dame quincy ♥ leo! & sammy ♥ kara!.

12/12/2014 03:38.27 PM Report This Comment
hi capt.shadow!
wow, i lika you picture, that cool! capt. quincy here, i ask you it ok post 2 games for CC insteada one, casey tell me if kitty win it ok, and there only 6 games if i has both mine play. i ask dean post, i learning how do on tablet but it tricky, think gremlins living in there, heeeee! see you tonight, have a happy day! love QUINCY

Come visit me, luke-kuce(7387)4 cotm!, CHUBBIE CUBBIES!, dame quincy ♥ leo! & sammy ♥ kara!.

12/12/2014 09:03.05 AM Report This Comment
QUEEN KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon Kitties. I hope you all had a peaceful night! Today's topic is: VOMITING!

Sure, it's a dog-eat-dog world out there. But it's also a dog-eat-garbage & cat-eats-dead-mouse world. While dogs and cats usually vomit because of dumpster-diving, eating too much or eating to fast can upset their tummies.

GIVE HIM FAST RELIEF: When your pet is vomiting, his stomach needs a time-out. Don't give him food for 24-hours. A short fast may be all it takes to get his tummy back to normal...if he is still vomiting after 24 hours, call your vet.

FILL THE WATER BOWL: Once the worse is over, encourage your pet to drink water during his fast. The last thing you want is a dehydrated pet.

LET HER LICK ICE: If water makes them queasy, give him an ice cube. He will lick it slowly and it usually stays down. Put the ice cube in your pets bowl or on the floor, make sure the water stays down, then you can give him a cube every 15 minutes.

KEEP THE LID DOWN: To prevent your pet from drinking too much, keep your toilet lid down, especially if you use chemical fresheners, or your pet could walk away with a tummy full of bacteria.

MAKER HER MENU BLAND: After fasting for 24 hours, your pet may be ravenous for food. Start with a bland diet to gently work his system back into digesting. You can mix 2 parts of cooked white rice with one part cottage cheese or boiled skinless breast. Feed him small amounts every 4 hours, after a few days, if he holds it down, you can go back to his normal diet.

BRING IT BACK SLOWLY: After 2 days on the bland diet, you can start re-introducing his usual fare. Mix 1 part of the bland with his regular meal everyday for 4 days until he is back to normal.

CALM IT WITH KAOPECTATE: Even after the vomiting stops, your pet may not be feeling up to par. Kaopectate will soothe her tummy. Ask your vet for the recommended dosage for you pet.

DOGS ONLY: GET IN THE PINK: Giving your dog Pepto-Bismol will help soothe his tummy just as it does yours. Give 1 teaspoon for every 20 pounds of dogs weight.
NEVER GIVE Pepto-Bismol to cats. It contains ingredients cats don't metabolize well, so it can make them sicker.

WHEN TO SEE THE VET: If your pet is lethargic, disoriented & stumbling around like he's drunk, and throwing up a lot more then usual, call your vet immediately...your pet may have consumed a poisonous plant or gotten into some anti-freeze.

TOMORROW: DENTAL PROBLEMS!

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

12/11/2014 11:10.14 AM Report This Comment
8268 >>*<< KNIGHTLY NEWS & UPDATES >>*<<
EUGENE, OREGON WEATHER REPORT:
The temperature was High 55 & Low was 38 this morning, now it's 55 with humidity 82% & wind is 0 MPH. Tuesday's suppose to be T-Storms & High 54.

~...>*<...~♥~...>*<...~♥~ FAMILY NEWS ~♥~...>*<...~♥~...>*<...~

♥ Mom had to go to Wal*Mart this morning to get a few things dad needed mostly plus return a pair of boots for a refund.

♥ The Power company guys came back today to change the security light they put up last week with a different one. Yippee!!!! This light worked when they tested it so now the back yard will shine like it was daylight!!!! Tehehehe!!!!

♥ Mom and dad went asking neighbors if Mysteanah-Gre' belonged to them which mom did show them a picture. No one knew about the girl. Mom decided to go ahead and treat her with Revolution also.

♥ Whyskrs #10378 got in trouble about 4:00 this morning for pouncing on me. He tries that often trying to get me to play fight, but I don't like it as he plays way too rough!!!!

~...>*<...~♥~...>*<...♥ COMMUNITY NEWS ♥...>*<...~♥~...>*<...~

♥ BOO KITTY #154855 is scheduled for her right kidney surgery & biopsies on Thursday, 12/11. She will stay with Dr. O'Reilly all day after the surgery then she will be transferred to the Emergency Clinic for at least one night so they can monitor her.
We are keeping this precious girl & worried Aunt Jane in our furry little hearts♥ & prayers for complete success!!!!

ADOPTIVERSARIES & FOREVER SLEEP ANNIVERSARIES:
NONE LISTED FOR 12/09/2014

You can read our messages on the CMR page 46883 as we try to make it a point to post one there everyday.

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♥ COTM CANDIDATE ON CC FOR DECEMBER 2014 IS:
.~:*:~. RBB KUCE #7387 ~:*:~. on CC.

♥ DOTM CANDIDATE ON DC FOR DECEMBER 2014 IS:
.~*~. BINGO #246177 .~*~. on DC.

We Thank You for the card we received in the mail today!!!!

Here's a Knight Gang™ vote for you.

Kitty Kisses,

(((*RHOAMIN KNIGHT #2921*))){COTM King ~ 7/2008}
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Come visit me, Q. Pappoose "Forever Sleep 4-10-2006 to 4-24-2012", BABY KNIGHT July 18, 1998 to May 20, 2010, Patch Girl Knight (OG) #12767 Photo: 7/02/2014, Suezee Knight - Photo: 7/13/2013, WHYSKRS KNIGHT #10378 Thankx COTD #4 on 12/12/2014, SASSEE "Forever Sleep 5-01-2004 to 10-02-2014", SIX Knight (Sweet Memories 5/15/01-7/03/06), Ebbonny Knight Forever Sleep 8/14/2000 to 3/9/2011, Sweet Pea ~ Forever Sleep 5-15-2001 to 2-25-2011, Tipper Claflin-Knight (7/15/1989 - 7/23/2008), BAHNEETAH KNIGHT #10641 PHOTO: 6/02/2014, Charr ~ In Loving Memory 8/14/2000-9/19/2008, Jazpyr Knight #10428 Photo 1/19/2014, Sissee Knight (OG) #11531 Photo: 3/29/2013, RHOAMIN KNIGHT "JULY KING 2008" Photo: 9/21/2014, Velvet~Sleep My Black Beauty 5-10-2002 to 7-7-2012 & Sylvester #11567 ♥ 5/15/2001 - 6/28/2013.

12/08/2014 05:18.51 PM Report This Comment
Hi K Shadow
How was your weekend? We had a pawsome time. Caturday I “helped” Mommy wrap Christmas presents. We had tons of fun! She said that I am the bestest little helper ever. Yesterday we played with my Santa wand toy and Mommy put out our Christmas food mat. Today I am resting while Mommy went back to work. I miss her.

Hope your Monday is meow-velous. Thank you for the pretty Christmas card.

Purrs to you,
K Casper Todd
             

Come visit me, ♥ K Casper Todd ♥, ♥ Q MerryBelle ♥ (with my IV fluids) & ♥ Q Sissy ♥.

12/08/2014 12:57.50 PM Report This Comment
Thanks, K. Shadow & the TISK Team!
Wow, I am really humbled to be in the special window the day after such a noble kitty as Angel K. Thomas! Thank you for coming to help me celebrate my 2nd COTD badge! I was just a little baby last year when I got my first one, and would you believe I was kind of afraid of it? I was such a goofball kit!

So for my COTD, Mom said I could choose any ornament I wanted from the tree she put up yesterday, and take it down to play with it. Well, she didn’t actually SAY that, but that’s what I heard and today I captured my very first tree ornament. Mom made me let it go. Darn!

But what she doesn’t know is that I have a secret stash of Christmas tree balls and candy canes. I’ll set up the goal nets and we can play hockey. Gingerbread men are in goal, and when the game’s over we get to eat them with hot chocolate! Come on over, let’s have as much fun as we can before Mom catches us! -- Mojo Blackbear

Come visit me, Family Scrapbook~Vote A. Kuce #7387 daily in Dec!, ~ Angels Jezebel & Pierre ~, K Mike ♥ Q Lady Dolly, Mojo BB ~ stalking the wild Christmas ornaments, Angel Mallow ♥ Oscar Jon, Angel Smokey ~ Welcoming all new Angels & Evie ♥ A. Shai ~ It's the season of light ~.

12/07/2014 03:59.34 PM Report This Comment
QUEEN KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon kitties!! Today's topic is: SHEDDING!!!

Whether you have a short-haired calico{like me} or a long haired collie{like Lassie}, the coming of Summer means there are more then just pollen in the air. Your pet can drop 1000's of hairs a day when she's shedding her winter coat.

GIVE HIM THE BRUSH OFF: If you're going to do one thing when your pet is shedding, you should brush brush and more brush...not all brushes are the same..you will need one that's suited for your pet..something that works for a long haired coat will not work well on a short haired coat.

GO DEEP: For brushing to be effective, you need to use firm, deep strokes. Short strokes are better then long ones cause they penetrate the coat more thoroughly.

RUB HER THE WRONG WAY: After brushing your pet from head to tail, reverse direction and go against the fur. This will help loosen hair you may have missed the first time.

DON'T GIVE HER ANY STATIC: Brushing against the fur will occasionally be a shocking experience for you and your pet. Her coat can build up a static charge and you can spark her. To prevent this, use a static-free brush.

SWITCH TO A COMB: After giving your pet a thorough brushing, you can pick up loads of additional hair by switching to a comb.

CONDITION HIS COAT: Occasionally applying a small bit of conditioner will make her coat smoother and easier to brush {especially for long haired pets}.

FOR CATS ONLY:
PUT ON PROTECTION: While some cats love to be brushed, others hate it, and will try to claw you, so putting on a pair of gloves will help save your hands and arms from scratches.

GET A GRIP: Holding Fluffy firmly by the scruff of the neck will help control her wilder instincts during grooming.

TOMORROW: ALLERGIES!!!

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

12/07/2014 01:28.02 PM Report This Comment
QUEEN KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good evening kitties. Today is moms birthday so she got a cake from her co-workers. Happy birthday to my mom.

Today's Topic: BITES!!!!

They don't call it a dog-eat-dog world for nothing. Big dogs bite little dogs and vice versa. Dogs chase cats, and cats fight back. Even squirrels, skunks and other critters will occasionally throw their hats into the ring. Any bite is potentially dangerous, so if your pet gets bitten, see your Vet ASAP!!!!

START WITH A MUZZLE: It's natural for an animal in pain to lash out. To protect yourself, wrap your pets mouth before treating him. If you have no muzzle you can improvise by wrapping gauze, panty hose or even a length of twine or rope several times around your pets mouth. Then pull the ends together and tie behind their ears.

WRAP HER UP: If FLUFFY OR FIDO are too small for a muzzle, protect yourself by wrapping her head with a towel before starting treatment.

GET IT CLEAN: Trim the hair around the wound to make it easier to clean. Flush for at least 5 minutes with warm water. If the bite is ore than 24 hours old, bacteria may have already taken hold. Scrub the wound carefully with an antibacterial soap, then flush it with warm water.

ADD EXTRA PROTECTION: After washing & drying the bite, apply an OTC triple antibiotic ointment such as Neosporin. Then bandage the area with gauze to keep it clean...to keep gauze in place you can use clear first-aid tape.

KEEP IT LOOSE:When applying and taping a bandage to a wound, leave enough room to get your finger underneath. Anything tighter can interfere with your pets circulation.

ENCOURAGE HER INPUT: Once the bandage is removed, it's natural for a pet to lick their wounds. In most cases this isn't a problem. In fact, licking helps speed the healing process.

KEEP UP WITH SHOTS: Rabies is a viral disease that without treatment is almost always fatal--to both pets and people. Keep your pets vaccinations up to date.

WHEN TO SEE THE VET: Look for these danger signs.
If touching the area around the wound causes Fido or Fluffy to jerk away, the wound could be infected. Severe blood loss. Bites to the abdomen or to the throat, injuries in these areas can cause damage to the windpipe or internal bleeding. If a wild animal bites your pet, it could be rabid so get your pet to the vet right away.

Tomorrow: SHEDDING.

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

12/06/2014 02:18.56 PM Report This Comment
Hi K. Shadow and gang
Thanks for coming by to help me celebrate my day in the spotlight. I was very proud and honored that I earned another COTD badge.
I have to say that it wouldn't be possible without friends like you.
Thanks again for joining the celebration. It was an awesome day

Come visit me, Zoe Monique, On the road again.......

12/05/2014 08:15.56 AM Report This Comment
QUEEN KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good evening kitties..today's topic is: FEVER!!!

You always knew your pet was 'hot-stuff', but today he really does seem to be over heating. Worse, he's moping around and doesn't even want to eat. What's turning up the heat??

It could be a virus...take your pets' temperature...the NORMAL body temp for dogs and cats is between 100.5* - 102.5*, if the thermometer registers over over 103* you can bet they are getting sick.

PRESS AWAY THE HEAT: One soothing way to lower your pets temperature is with cool water compresses. Soak a washcloth in cold water and wring it out and gently pat your pets belly. You can also use isopropyl alcohol...alcohol evaporates quickly from the skin.

RUN A COOL BATH: {I say run for the hills and hide} If your cat will hold still for it, putting her in a cool {NOT cold} bath for 10 minutes will help bring down the fever.

GIVE HIM A WRAP AROUND: To lower fever in a cat or a small dog, just place a towel soaked in cool water around him. Most will enjoy the coolness.

KEEP THE WATER BOWL FULL: A pet with a fever runs the risk of dehydration, so it's important to keep his water bowl full of fresh cold water at all times. If he doesn't want to drink, give him an ice cube instead.

ASK ABOUT ASPIRIN: While many vets are cautious when it comes to giving human medication to pets, aspirin can sometimes be used to help bring a fever down. Ask your vet before giving any aspirin to your pet and he will recommend the correct dosage.

DOES THE NOSE KNOW: just as we check a childs temp by feeling his forehead, we check our pets noses when they are feeling ill. While dogs and cats appreciate the attention, the nose is not an accurate gauge of temperature .

WHEN TO SEE THE VET: While most fevers are caused by minor viral infections, they can also be a sign of something more serious, such as hepatitis, pneumonia or Lyme Disease.

TO CHECK PETS TEMP: Lightly coat a rectal thermometer with petroleum jelly, holding the thermometer in one hand, your pets in the other, gently slide the thermometer two-thirds of it's length into the rectum. If the temp is over 103*, call your vet immediately.

TOMORROW: HEARTWORMS!

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

12/02/2014 02:25.30 PM Report This Comment
Dear friend K Shadow and family, It's me Angel
Maggie, Thank you so very much
I can’t tell you how much this COTD badge means to me and my family. It means that you have kept me in your hearts and memories. My dad says that so long as we hold our loved ones in our hearts they are never really gone. Your visits and votes show us that you remember me and still share your love. I’ll be around watching over you and your family.
Lots of purrs and hugs.
Angel Maggie

Come visit me, Talley COTD 01/02/2009, Ms Murphy COTD July 6th 2009, Angel Lucy-Fur COTD 10 18 2008, Pete COTM March 2011, Angel Maggie COTD March 7, 2013, Raven COTD 5/6/2009 & Angel Sylvia Seville (COTD June 12 2008).

12/01/2014 06:43.53 PM Report This Comment
KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good evening kitties: Today's topic is "The Treed Kitty"..never been up a tree, pursonnaly, but Jesse has!

Rather he's chasing birds, escaping from dogs, or simply catching a high-altitude snooze, one of the cats favorite activities is climbing trees.

DON'T RALLY 'ROUND THE TREE: Just because your cat is out on a limb doesn't mean he needs your help. In fact, he'd probably prefer it if you'd go away and leave him alone.

GIVE HER TIME: While it's not impossible for a cat to be truly stuck in a tree, chances are he just hasn't gotten around to coming down yet. Most cats are fully capable of coming down by themselves....if kitty doesn't come down by dark, you may need to go get her as she may be attacked wild animals like a raccoon.

TEMPT HIS TASTE BUDS: Even cats in trees get hungry, and putting some of his favorite food where he can see and smell it may get him down.

MOUNT A RESCUE MISSION: If your cat is tyoo scared to come down on his own, the easiest thing to do is climb the tree and get him. If the tree is not easy to climb, get a ladder.

DON PROTECTION: A treed cat is a scared cat, and many people have been bitten and scratched trying to rescue a scared cat. Wear heavy gloves and a jacket to protect your hands and arms.

GO FOR THE NECK: When grabbing a scared cat, it's best to catch the skin on the back of her neck, This is the same place mom-kitty uses when she carries kittens...most cats will go limp once grabbed by the scruff of the neck.

MAKE IT COUNT: When grabbing a treed cat, make sure you don't miss. If you miss and don't get a good grasp, chances are he will climb higher.

CALL THE PROS: If kitty has been in the tree fort more then 24 hours and still doesn't come down and your efforts failed, it's time to call the pros....call your local Humane Society or Animal Rescue.

BUILD A STAIRCASE: If your cat frequently get 'stuck' in the same tree, you can make life easier for both of you by nailing up a few boards, this will give your climbing feline something to grab when climbing or descending.

KEEP HIM AWAY: If kitty only seems to have trouble getting down from one tree, you can try to barricade the tree, try surrounding the tree with wire mesh, just make sure it's high enough so kitty can't jump over it.

TOMORROW: DEHYDRATION

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/30/2014 02:34.10 PM Report This Comment
Hi, K Shadow and TISK: Thank you so much for coming to visit on my COTD. I had a wonderful day with visits from all my friends. Hugs from Kaylin

Come visit me, Princess-Countess Wan-Lea Kaylin - Christmas!, Queen Angel Wan-Lea Wendy Avalon - Christmas!, Queen Angel Wendy - July, 2014, at the Castle & Princess Angel Mei Li - Merry Christmas!.

11/29/2014 03:41.26 PM Report This Comment
KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good evening Kitties!! Today's topic is: RINGWORM!!

Just because your pet is getting bald, doesn't mean he is getting older. His coat is looking a lot like an 18-hole golf course, this is caused by a fungal infection called Ringworm!

TAKE A LITTLE OFF THE TOP: Trimming her fur around the bald spots will help prevent the fungus from spreading and also make the area easier to treat.

HAUL AWAY THE HAIR: Since Ringworm thrives on hair both on and off the pet, be sure to clean up well after giving your pet a haircut.

WASH IT WELL: To keep the "RINGS" clean and infection-free, wash them daily with an OTC antiseptic soap containing povidone iodine. This will help prevent minor fungal problems from turning into a more serious infection.

SPREAD ON PROTECTION: There re a number of OTC anti-fungal creams, liquids and ointments that are very good at controlling ringworm. For treatment to be effective, rub a small amount of the medication into the skin twice a day. Ask your vet which medication will work best for your pet.

PRACTICE PREVENTION: To eliminate ringworm and prevent it from spreading, wash your pets with anti-fungal shampoo. This not only kills any fungus that's already present, it will also prevent further infection. Get pet wet with warm water, pour on shampoo, work up a lather and leave on 15 minutes to give it time to work, then rinse pet well with warm water.

KEEP HER BRUSHED: To prevent ringworm from spreading, regular grooming is very important.Brushing your pet at least once a day will help remove fungal spores before they cause infection.

PROTECT HIS PALS: Since ringworm is readily spread from pet to pet, it's a good idea to keep the infected pet away from his buddies until the "RINGS" clear up.

VACUUM OFTEN: Since ringworm survives even on hair that's not on your pet, vacuuming your home often will reduce the risk of re-infection.

WHEN TO SEE THE VET: Many pets with ringworm experience nothing worse than a bald spot or 2, sometimes the infection can spread over the entire body causing large, red weepy sores..if this happens..SEE YOUR VET RIGHT AWAY. he will recommend a course of treatment for your pet.

Tomorrow:" THE TREED KITTY.

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/29/2014 02:43.06 PM Report This Comment
Hi K Shadow
The blog I got from the MEWSROOM today informed me the Coronation will be on page 271826..called THE EVENTS PAGE..it is on the same acct as the CMR!!

TIME: 2pm EST, Monday December 1st.

Lady K

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/28/2014 06:04.55 PM Report This Comment
KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon Kitties. I trust you all had a pawsome Thanksgiving! Today's topic is: MANGE!!

It sounds like a disease associated with junkyard dogs, but even pampered pets can get mange, and it doesn't make for a pretty pet. Mange causes small red hairless areas on pets body that causes oozing!! Mange occurs when mite burrow under the skin, so here are a few tips to help your pet!

DOUSE IT WITH A DIP: Pets with scabies often get intensely itchy. It's like having mosquito bites on top of mosquito bites. Soaking your pet in a lime/sulfer medication, such as Lymdyp, diluted with water will kill the mites and help relieve itching. This dip is available at: Kennel Vet, PO Box 835, Belmore, NY 11710. Dip your pet for 10-15 minutes..do not rinse and do not towel dry. The dip must stay on your pets fur in order to work.

DON'T NEGLECT OTHER PETS: If you have more then one pet with scabies, chances are good your other pets may get it, too. You have to assume they've been exposed so you should treat them.

DO THE LAUNDRY: While mites spend their entire lives on the host animal, some might slip off and return to cause trouble another day. Be sure to wash your pets bedding or any area in which she sleeps.

FIGHT IT WITH FAR: Fatty acid supplements are fairly popular to use on skin disorders. Supplements are available at Pet stores nationwide.

KEEP HIM CLEAN: Regular grooming will help remove scaly skin and scabs caused by mange. Done regularly, it can also keep your pet mange-free.

FEED HER WELL: Since mange often affects pets that are poorly nourished, giving your pet a quality food can help provide protection, a better diet mean a healthier pet.

FORGO MOTOR OIL: Pouring motor oil on your pet is a passed-down home remedy for mange and it does NOT work. In fact, since pets will lick the oil, it can be harmful. So leve the motor oil in garage.

WHEN TO SEE HER VET: If your pet sudden;y starts going bald because of mange, it means he has a serious problem. When you notice those red, balding area's on your pet, take him to the vet for treatment.

Keep them suggestions coming in, tomorrow: RINGWORM!!!

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11/28/2014 02:00.41 PM Report This Comment
Hi K Shadow and TISK,
Thank you for the visit and congratulations on being COTD yesterday. My family and I had a fun day with family and friends over for Thanksgiving dinner. All the rest of my furry siblings hid but I made a few appearances.

Thanks again for the congrats and wishing you and your family a nice day and happy weekend. Purrs, Alexi ♥

Come visit me, Beloved Angel Sienna ♥, Beloved Angel Winslow ♥ Boo Kitty & Alexi.

11/28/2014 08:14.05 AM Report This Comment
Happy Thanksgiving K Shadow
And to your Family! Instead of the REMEDIES blog today I will do a Thanksgiving Blog. Tomorrow we shall continue with "MANGE".

We all want to take this time to give thanks to our many friends here on CC. We feel honored and blessed to have so many pawsome friends to share with.

You mean the World to us and we are thankful everyday for the sharing, thoughtfulness and caring displayed throughout this amazing community!!!

We hope CC will be around forever {wishful hoping on our part}. This is the best place on the Internet!

Mom is thankful for all the friends she has made here as well. Our humans go through a lot together and have shared happy times, sad times and amazing times. Thank you!

It's been a very sad couple of weeks here on CC with the illnesses and passing of both dad's and furfriends alike. Today we would all like to say a prayer for Angel Sabrina and her mom, Debra. Angel Sabrina will be truly missed. RIP sweet Angel!

WE hope you all have an amazing blessed day and enjoy being with your families and friends.

Now go and beg for that Turkey!

Purrs & Pawhuggz
The HT Kitties
{Jesse, Kelsee, Sheba, Winston & Kali}
Mom Linda, too!

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11/27/2014 09:42.32 AM Report This Comment
KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon kitties. Today's topic is: DEPRESSION!!!

No one greets you at the door. The rattle of the leash goes un-noticed. Even the scent of food doesn't get Fido or Fluffy coming. It's not uncommon for pets to come down with depression! Causes might be from illness, loneliness, losing a friend or seasonal.

MAKE EVERY DAY A PLAY DAY: Throwing yourself into some wholehearted play with your pet is perhaps the best way for her to take her mind off her troubles. Get on the floor, tickle her tummy and just be silly.

INCLUDE HIM IN YOUR FUN: If you've recently had a new baby, don't separate the baby from the pet, instead include him in the fun, allow your pet to sniff baby and lay with baby. If you pay too much attention to baby and ignore pet, you are asking for problems.

PLANT SURPRISES: Try hiding some of her favorite treats so she has to 'hunt' for them, this will give Fido or Fluffy to do instead of sitting around moping.

CALL HOME: Dogs and cats may feel lonely when left home alone all day. To perk up your pet, periodically call home and leave a message on the answering machine..hearing your voice will do wonders.

CHEER HER UP WITH MUSIC: Both Dogs and Cats often enjoy music and are less likely to feel depressed when something pleasant is playing. Try leaving the radio on if you are gone all day!

GIVE HIM TIME TO MOURN: It's not uncommon for pets to mourn when they lose a companion....in some cases, they can suffer deep depression. Pet's demonstrate a deep love for one another, just as people do. There is no instant cure for grief, give your pet plenty of time to mourn, give him plenty of love and attention as soon he will bounce back!

BRING HOME A NEW FRIEND: While it's not possible to 'replace' a friend, many pets will feel better when another furry friend joins the home, it will give them another companion to play with.

FOR CATS ONLY:
GIVE A ROOM WITH A VIEW: Without a lot of stimulation, many cats get bored and depressed. To help Fluffy stay entertained, make sure she has a window sill or a cat perch. She can watch birds, butterflies and even people and kitty will be entertained for hours.

FOR ADDED ENTERTAINMENT: Put a bird feeder outside her fave perching window, many kitties will watch the ongoing show for many hours.

TOMORROW: MANGE

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11/26/2014 03:27.52 PM Report This Comment
Hi K. Shadow
We are pawing by to wish you & your family a Happy Thanksgiving, may you have a safe and wonderful day.
We are leaving you a little funny we thought you might enjoy!!

May your stuffing be tasty. May your turkey plump, May your potatoes and gravy. Have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious, And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner stay off your thighs! ~Unknown Author~


Hugs & Kitty Kisses,
K. Tucker, Mouse & Dot

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11/26/2014 04:45.21 AM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good evening kitties. Today's topic: FIGHTING. Suggested by my sister, KALI!

Every night your cat goes out looking for trouble--and comes back looking he tangled with a blender. While fighting is scary to watch and dangerous for the combatants, it's extremely common!

DON'T GET IN THE MIDDLE: Dogs and cats in the heat of battle aren't discriminating about what or who they bite. Many owners have been mauled while trying to break up a fight, so keep your hands clear. If you feel you must break up a fight, throw a blanket over them, this will protect your hands.

GO DEEP & LOUD: When you see a fight brewing, interrupt the aggression with the loudest, deepest "NO" you can muster. Pets associate a low-pitched voice with a threatening growl and will take it more seriously.

GIVE THEM A BLAST: If the squabble occurs in the vicinity of a garden hose, turn it on your fighting pets...this will "cool" them off.

SIT OUT MINOR BRAWLS: When dogs or cats meet, you can expect a certain amount of posturing, hissing, growling, or tussling. In most cases it is their way of getting acquainted. Even if they start squabbling, chances are the ruckus will calm down in a minute or 2.

FOR CATS ONLY!!

GIVE THEM SEPARATE QUARTERS: Bringing a new cat into the family can raise tension for both the newcomer and the the resident cat. To keep fights to a minimum, provide separate litter boxes, and feed them in separate rooms til they get used to each other.

PROVIDE AN EASY EXIT: When bringing 2 cats together for the 1st time, make sure there is an escape route. This will help prevent them from feeling trapped.

GET THEM IN TWOS: If you want to have 2 or more cats, get them at the same time as kittens. Cats that grow up together are less likely to fight then those they meet later in life.

KEEP THEM INDOORS: If you really love your cat[s] keep her indoors...if you must put them outdoors, build an outdoor enclosure or kitty playground!

TOMORROW: DEPRESSION!

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/25/2014 03:03.59 PM Report This Comment
KELS KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon kitties!!! Today's topic is "EYES" have it, part 2: VISION PROBLEMS!!!

Your pet has always been a sure-footed beast, but lately she's been bumping into things and looking lost. For some reason your pet's sharp vision has faded.

DON'T PLAY MUSICAL CHAIRS: Moving furniture can confuse dim-sighted animals and even cause injuries. if your cat is playing and barrels into a table leg for example, put your furniture back where it was.

SHOW HIM AROUND: If you do move your furniture around, lead him around on a leash for a day or two to help him find his way. It is also a good idea to confine him to one room until he knows it well. Once he is familiar with the layout, switch him to a different room, most pets love to be around people, so be sure you stay in the room an hour for a few times daily so your pet doesn't feel alone.

BE PREDICTABLE: Stability is important for poorly sighted animals. Leaving their food and water in the same place will help give her a sense of order and security. The same goes for her litterbox, bed and toy box. The less you change things the better.

GIVE HER A LEASH ON LIFE: If your pet has even the slightest trouble seeing, do not allow her to be outside alone without a leash, she will be scared and frightened and may run away or get hit by a car.

IF YOU HAVE A POOL: Pools can be dangerous for pets that can't see where they are going. I have seen blind people fall into pools, so guard your pet by putting a fence around the pool or keep her on a leash.

TRY A NEW HAIRDO: If your pet has vision problems and her hair is in her eyes, trim them away. Too much hair can hinder their vision.

WHEN TO VISIT THE VET: Animals have the uncanny ability to adapt to a new world, they have fine-tuned senses, if their sight goes, their sense of hearing magnifies.

If your pet suddenly doesn't sleep on your bed, or is bumping into furniture, or slow to move when called, however, her vision may be impaired. Call your vet to make an appt. and he will run vision tests to see how advanced the vision problem is and recommend treatment.

KEEP them suggestions coming in!!! TOMORROW: UTI's!

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/21/2014 12:30.01 PM Report This Comment
Good morning Shadow
I see you are hosting FRI night and there are only 3 games...would you mind too much if I added this awesome pawsome KCK game??

We beat the stuffing out of Columbus 5/0 and would like to have it played if it is alright with you!

Let me know, so I can let Evie know to send out game reminders and I will post the edit on the Office Page!

Thanks again
Kapt Lady K

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11/19/2014 09:19.13 AM Report This Comment
Hi Shadow
Thanks for pawing by to celebrate with me on being COTD.I appreciate your friendship. Its means alot to me that my friends on CC gave me this honor.Heres a bag of goodies with a catnip filled mouse to enjoy.Thanks for this honor.Hugs Brina

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11/17/2014 01:31.56 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today's topic: Itchy FLEAS. This one is really long, so I will do it in 2 parts..PART 2 will be on the CMR ONLY!!! Sorry!

See that itsy flea on your itchy pet? Well, you ain't seen nothin' yet. Within a month, that 1 flea you see can turn into 250,000, infesting not only your pet, but also your home.

These little pests are incredibly difficult to get rid of. In fact, you may never be able to eradicate them 100% from your home or yard. But you can prevent your pet from getting 'buggy'.

BEGIN WITH A BATH: If your pet is willing to climb into the bathtub{What?? Willing?? Give me a break!}, washing his coat with a gentle, non-medicated shampoo will send many fleas right down the drain. If your pet is still scratching after the bath, try again using a flea shampoo.

KEEP HER HIGH & DRY: As an alternative to bathing, try using a 'dry' shampoo, one that foams without water. It's better for your pet if he will tolerate a real bath, but any bath is better then no bath. Never use a flea shampoo intended for dogs on cats, be sure it says you may use use product on kitty.

USE HERBS: Mixing a few drops of Eucalyptus oil in your pets shampoo will help repel fleas. Pennyroyal oil may also be used. UNDILUTED pennyroyal oil can be toxic, so it should never be used full-strength.

GIVE HER A GOOD GROOMING: Pulling a flea comb through your pets coat once a DAY WILL HELP KEEP CRITTERS AWAY. In between strokes, dip the comb in soapy water, this will drown any critters hanging on.

CHOOSE COLLARS CAREFULLY: Traditional flea collars impregnated with insecticides can't handle heavy infestations. They can also be irritating to your pets skin. A better bet might be to buy a collar that contains a synthetic flea-controlling hormone like 'methoprene'. They are virtually non-toxic to animals.

SPRAYS & POWDERS: Treating your pets coat with sprays will quickly wipe out any visitors that may be dining in. There are a variety to choose from. BE sure never to spray into the animals face or eyes, ears, nose or mouth.

Powders are not as effective as sprays, but they can play an important role in flea control. Powder your pet from her neck to her feet and don't forget her tail.Work the powder down close to the skin with a comb...avaoid getting in pets eyes and nose.

GO FOR A DIP: More potent than sprays or powders, flea dip--an insecticide solution in which you immerse your pet--can provide long-lasting protection. Use dips with caution..follow label instructions carefully. BE sure you buy a dip especially for cats, cause dip make for dogs can be deadly for cats.

BRING IN THE HEAVY ARTILLERY: When fleas are showing up in record numbers, you may need to treat the entire house with a house fogger. He recommends using foggers containing methoprene or fenoxycarb, another flea controlling hormone.

PART 2 ONLY ON CMR.

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11/17/2014 11:12.24 AM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today we are discussing DEAFNESS. I can hear well, and I sure hope all of you can as well, but in case you have a hard time!!!

Some cats {and dogs} are born deaf. Others lose their hearing with age or chronic ear infections. Fortunately, with a little extra care, your pet can manage well.

Do they perk up their ears at the sound of their name, can they hear the doorbell, the sound of a can opening, if you notice any of these signs that used to get kitty{or doggie} running and all of sudden, nothing...your worst fear has been has been confirmed, she is not being stubborn, she is deaf.

GIVE HER A LEASH ON LIFE: Always take a deaf pet outdoors on a leash. They cannot hear predators or traffic noises, but you can, so leash her up to avoid any trouble or danger!

PRACTICE PATIENCE: Living with a deaf pet can be a challenge. They're often harder to train and may not play with you as often. You really need to show kindness and patience and it will pay off. Realize that you deaf pet wants to make things normal as much as you do, so be will willing to work gently to help her out.

TRY A NEW LANGUAGE: Your pet cannot hear your commands, but it is possible for them to see them. Hand signals are an excellent way to work with deaf dogs, Even cats that are deaf can benefit from a little signal training. Your vet can recommend a trainer to work with you and your pet.

LEAD HIM BY THE NOSE: Both dogs & cats have a keen sense of smell. In many cases you can summon them by creating olfactory waves---waving fish nibbles or a piece of dried liver through the air. Once your pet gets a whiff, he will realize you want him to come and will be right there.

BE ON TAP: To get your pets attention when she's sleeping or not looking in your direction, walk in front of her and tap her gently. A Deaf animal cannot hear the normal cues that someone is approaching. DO NOT run in the direction of the animal without warning, you will scare her.

SHOW HIM THE LIGHTS: At night, flashing the lights can help get your pets attention.As soon as she looks up, give her the hand signal that tell her what you want her to do {sit, stay, etc}. Then after the pet does what you want, reward her with love or a treat. Eventually your pet will come to realize when you flash the outside lights it is time to come in.

GET A COMPANION: Even if your deaf pet can't hear a stranger at the door, she can get clues from a companion. Dogs for instance will see the companion running to door and will follow. A deaf cat may watch her companion to see when it's time to eat or if someone is coming into the room...companion pets can be invaluable.

TODAYS Part 2 will be posted on the CMR ONLY! It is "When to see the VET"
Keep them suggestions coming in.
Tomorrow: FLEAS!!!

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11/16/2014 02:32.09 PM Report This Comment
Hi Captain K Shadow!
Thanks for the schedule and you are very sweet to thank me; I haven't done much; A Mallow is covering but I am glad to back up any time I can. It is nice to be on such a great team and we like to be a part of making hockey a fun place to be.

Hope your mom had fun at the party; gosh our game was pretty bad. I think we need to spend some time in the film room. Our defense needs beefed up. We sure do miss the big guy; hope you can be playing again soon. I see the Bruins have a game this afternoon; hope they play well

Have a super day! Go Bruins! Big hugs!

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11/15/2014 09:57.22 AM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Today's topic: BAD STINKY BREATH!!!

ATTACK THE PLAQUE: Think about how your mouth would smell if you didn't brush your teeth for a few days, much less a few years.
Brushing twice a day would be ideal, but twice a week is sufficient.

START 'EM YOUNG: Brushing your cats teeth may sound like a scene in a horror flick, but if you begin when kitty is just a few months old, the experience can quickly become a pleasant one.

HOW TO BRUSH: Begin by gently handling and stroking your cats mouth for a few minutes a day. After a few days, lift up her lip on one side and with a piece of gauze on your finger, begin brushing in a circular motion on the outer surface of a few teeth. Do this each day by adding more teeth and eventually you will be able to use a miniature brush available in pet stores..be sure it is soft bristled and designed only for pets.

TICKLE THEIR TASTE BUDS: Some pet toothpastes come in flavors like poultry, beef or malt to make the experience more palatable for your pet. DO NOT USE HUMAN TOOTHPASTE THAT FOAMS! Pets cannot spit, and if they swallow the foam, it gives them upset stomachs.

REACH FOR A SPRAY: If your cat doesn't take kindly to having his teeth brushed, reach for a spray. Many pet stores sell mouth sprays for pets which do the same as minty sprays humans use. They are purely cosmetic.

CAN THE CANNED FOOD: Switching to a dry kibble may help to improve mouth odor, because it scrapes the surface of the teeth.

RICE TO THE OCCASION: Whole grains, like cooked brown rice, can help food move along the digestive tract more readily. Better digestion plays a role in better breath. We recommend adding a small portion of rice to your pets regular diet on a daily basis.

SCRAP THE SCRAPS: Breath often reflects the diet, if you're feeding your cat things like leftover spaghetti flavored with garlic, you have found the source of the stinky breath.

GO FOR GREEN: Chlorophyll tablets, available in pet stores, can aid digestion and sweeten your cats breath.

TOMORROW: BEGGING!!!

PS..we won't be there either. Mom is xtill sick and now she hurts from cleaning the mess the windows installers left, so mom said no HT kitties tonight. Only the FF play anyway from our teams.

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11/14/2014 02:54.23 PM Report This Comment
hello K. shadow and family
THANK YOU! i appreciate you coming by help me celebrate this wonderful special COTD honor!
i am dedicating this special badge to all of CC..
sammy

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11/14/2014 02:35.23 PM Report This Comment
Hey Captain Shadow!
No worries, A Mallow and I already meowed about the game tonight. She is covering the edit. A Mallow will cover Wed games and I'll be extra back up if needed. Tonight's should be fun; mom watched it. Wow that shot that Seth Griffith made was incredible!

Have a super evening! Thanks for the schedule! HUGS!

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11/12/2014 04:12.35 PM Report This Comment
Hi K Shadow
OMC..I final;ly see what is happening to your mom. here I am trying to post my blogs and all of a sudden CC starts it's magic of slowness, and then after 5 minutes I got "timed out", then mom restarted Chrome and came back on CC onlt to have the page FREEZE up on us...that is the 1st time that has happened to us. usually it is just slow and we get timed out messages or the meow page or more error pages...YIKES!!! What else can go wrong?

To top it off, our poor mom is sick today. Came on yesterday, she woke up all stuffy and congested and achy...felt worse as the day progressed and even "tossed her cookies" a few times..why was mom eating cookies when she is sick??

So, while CC is being 'demonized' for the moment, I am taking a break and mom is going to lay down!!

Lady K

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11/12/2014 12:38.43 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today we are discussing TAPEWORMS. Nobody suggested it, so I just decided to do it. Had to go online and research this.

WHAT ARE TAPEWORMS: Tapeworms are the most common internal parasite in adult cats. They live in the small intestines, and vary in length from less than 1" to several feet. The scolex {head} of the parasite fastens itself to the wall of the gut using hooks and suckers. The body is composed of segments that contain egg packets. To eliminate tapeworm infection, the head must be destroyed. Otherwise the worm will regenerate.

The body segments containing the eggs are passed in the feces. These are called proglottids. Fresh moist segments are capable of moving. They are about . long. Occasionally, you might see them in the fur around your cat's anus or in her stool. When dry, they resemble grains of rice.

TAPEWORM SPECIES: There are 2 common species found in cats; both are transmitted by an intermediate host. DIPYLIDIUM CANINUM is acquired from fleas or lice that harbor immature tapeworms in their intestines. These insects acquire the parasite by eating tapeworm eggs. The cat MUST bite or swallow the insect to become infested. The tapeworm TAENIA TEANIAFORMIS is acquired by eating rodents, uncooked meats, raw freshwater fish, or discarded animal parts.

TREATMENT: Praziquantal is one of the most effective medications for both common specials. Other suitable treatments are Fenbendazole and Espiprantal. Use only under Veternary guidance. Deworming must be combined with control of fleas and lice, in the case of DIPYLIDIUM CANINUM, and by preventing roaming and hunting in the case of other tapeworms.

TOMORROW: CLAW PROBLEMS. Keep them suggestions coming in.

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11/11/2014 02:33.51 PM Report This Comment
ps shadow
team page #273320, and watch mail, mummy sending special cards too

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11/11/2014 06:16.29 AM Report This Comment
Too warm for snow, Shadow
We hit 60* today with mild winds and clouds..thought it was gonna rain, but it did not. We did get to go outside though...thanks to Winston who was constantly meowing at the back door til mom gave in and opened it.

By the weekend we are due to have cold weather and "S" flurries...we will let you know....tomorrow will be 58*.

Lady K

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11/10/2014 06:52.54 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Hi kitties. Today my topic is on DANDRUFF. Suggested by: LUKE & CASER

TAKE THE PLUNGE: Since dandruff is a sign of flaky skin, giving your cat regular baths will help wash the flakes away before the accumulate.To bathe your pet, use warm{NOT hot} water. Use a mild shampoo like baby shampoo and massage it well into your pets skin. Rinse thoroughly and dry him well.

FOR CATS: The BIG struggle isn't getting rid of the dandruff, it's getting them into the bath in the 1st place..{How true} For tips on bathing kitties.....OK..this will be part 2 today!

GO FOR MORE POWER: If baby shampoo doesn't help, try using a pet dandruff shampoo that contains sulfur or salicylic acid. Leave the later in place for about 5 minutes to the give the active ingredients time to work. You can buy medicated pet shampoos at most Pet store retailers. DO NOT use medicated shampoos intended for humans because they can be harmful for pets.

ADD OATMEAL TO BATH: The same colloidal oatmeal{Aveeno} that people use for dry skin can also relieve flaking skin in pets. Aveeno is marvelous for pets with dandruff because it moisturizes dry skin.

GIVE HIM A SPRITZ: If you live in a dry climate, spraying your cat's coat with an oil rinse will help lubricate the skin and lock in moisture. This is available in most pet stores.

GIVE KITTY THE BRUSH OFF: Grooming your cat regularly helps distribute natural oils evenly over dry skin, which will help keep dandruff down. Choose a brush that is not too harsh.

CHECK THE OIL: Sometimes we'
ll see dandruff when animals aren't getting enough fat in their diets. Giving your kitty fish-oil supplements will help improve metabolism of fats in skin tissue. Try mixing 1/2- 1 tsp of fish oil into your cats food daily. You can also use sunflower oil.

UPGRADE HER DIET: Some generic pet foods do not provide the full range of vitamins and minerals your pet needs to maintain healthy skin.

PART 2-HOW TO GIVE KITTY A BATH is only posted on the CMR. {Thanks}

TOMORROW: TAPEWORM. Keep the suggestions coming in.

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/10/2014 12:54.52 PM Report This Comment
a PURRfect week to all!
We are starting the week with a grateful heart. Thank you for always making us feel loved and truly special. I had the most wonderful 9th birthday and COTD celebration. Mom and Dad got me two cakes, one decorative sweet one which I dont eat and one yummy seafood kitty cake which is my favorite. It was such a happy day for all kitties as I shared my birthday with all my rescue siblings, Yak, Tong, Bullie-Boo and Angel Bait. We mark their birthdays on the same week as mine and it was so much fun for all as we got to eat lots of treats and wet food more than usual. Thank you CC family for making every birthday a memorable one. We love you all!!!

May your day be filled with love and sunshine.

xoxo

p.s. Mom took photos of our week long fun and posted Halloween and birthday celebration photos in my gallery. Please drop by and view them all.

Come visit me, Hami.

11/09/2014 10:45.19 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Today we are talking about CAT FLU..yes, it is that time of year. We can get sick, too!!

FIGHT IT WITH FOOD: While a sick cat is rarely a hungry cat, it's still important to encourage her to eat. A Good diet will help keep her immune system strong, making her better able to fight off infection. To stimulate her appetite, try giving her a warm meal..add warm water to kibble to make a gravy or just pop her food in the microwave for a few seconds.

ORDER SOMETHING ODORIFEROUS: Since your cat probably has a stuffed-up nose, you can tempt her taste buds by giving her something with BIG flavor--and smell. Canned tuna is always good. You can place some on a plate or mix it with her regular food.

Cats also like high-protein foods like cottage cheese{Yummy}, cheese, scrambled eggs and chicken. Pop a skinless boneless chicken breast in the microwave and then cut it up real fine. Most cats will eat something like that.

LEND A HAND: If your finicky feline just sniffs your offerings and walks away, try dabbing a little food on her nose or paw.

GIVE HIM A HANKIE:Cats with flu often get an uncomfortable buildup of mucus around the eyes and nose. To help your kitty breathe better and feel more comfortable, keep the eyes and nose clean is important. Dampen a soft washcloth or a cotton ball with warm water and gently swab away the secretions. You can also use pre-moistened baby towelettes which contain soothing ingredients like lanolin and also vera.

SOOTHE WITH SALINE: If your cat is having difficulty breathing, giving him saline nose drops will thin the sticky mucus and help clear his nose.

HOW TO ADMINISTER: With the dropper in one hand, tip kitty's head back with your other. Place one or two drops in each nostril, then keep her head elevated for a minute to give them time to work. You can repeat this twice a day.

GIVE EYE RELIEF: You can also use saline drops to help relieve sore, weepy eyes.{if you use the same dropper, wash with warm water between uses} Just put a drop or 2 in each eye, repeat 3-5 times a day. Or you can use over-the-counter eyedrops containing boric acid.

HELP WITH HUMIDITY: Putting extra moisture into the air with a humidifier will help ease congestion and improve breathing.
Another alternative is to take your cat into the bathroom when you bathe or shower.

TAKE PROTECTIVE MEASURES: Vets often recommend a vaccine that's very effective at preventing cat flu. While it doesn't work 100% of the time, it will dramatically improve your cats chances for staying healthy.

WHEN TO SEE THE VET: Cat flu is generally no more serious among the feline crowd then the common cold is for humans...if your kitty has a temperature over 101* for more then 24 hours, see the Vet, as it can lead to pneumonia, anemia or dehydration.

TOMORROW: Diarrhea. KEEP those suggestions coming in.

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/08/2014 02:34.27 PM Report This Comment
Greetings!
Thanks for pouncing by to help me celebrate my COTD! Who would have thunk that,huh. I DO appreciate sharing the day with all my furiends.

XOXO~S~

Come visit me, ~ K.Steve~ Offline weekends & ~Sir Ernie ~ offline weekends.

11/06/2014 03:14.15 PM Report This Comment
Hi Coach Shadow!
I am loving every minute of the games and thought I would drop by with a vote for you. I see that Kelsee is running for COTM, and I will vote for and support her!
Have a great November!
With love, hugs, and purrs,
Dame Daisy #16

Come visit me, DAME DAISY~RIP Miss BFF LLucy & Angel Pongo (DC) ..

11/06/2014 03:00.06 PM Report This Comment
KELSEES KAT REMEDIES
Good afternoon. Today we are discussing excessive meowing or caterwauling. Today's suggestion by: LEGEND & CASER}

SHOW 'EM THE DOOR: Some cats, like people, can never make up their minds. When they are inside, they want outside, and when they out, they want in. Put in a kitty door. Pet stores stock these by the dozen's ranging from $25. They are simple to install yourself in most cases.

FEED HER REGULARLY: Rather than feeding your cat only when she cries for food, try feeding her at the same time each day. Once she understands her feeding schedule, she will be less inclined to give you reminders. {we eat at 5:30pm daily and let mom know when she is late}

EXTEND DINNER HOUR: If you trust kitty not to over-indulge, try keeping his food bowl full of dry kibble. If he starts putting on the pounds, however, you may have to try a different strategy.

GIVE OUT EXTRA STROKES: Frequent meowing is often a gambit for more attention. Spending a little more quality time with your kitty--petting him or even playing with him or going for walks, will more then likely keep him quiet.

DRAW THE LINE: While most cats will cool the chatter once they get what they are asking for, others are rarely quiet. Whatever you do, do not encourage the chatter. Even if you hold out as long as you can but then respond, what he's learned is that the longer her meows, the more likely it is he will get your attention. Be strong and ignore him.

REWARD GOOD BEHAVIOR: Just as it is important to ignore her when she is talking, you will want to praise her when she is quiet. Try giving a treat when she is quiet or say "Good kitty" and give extra pets.
It is important to wait until she is quiet before giving treats.

TAKE TOUGH ACTION: The next time your chatty kitty goes into his meow cycle, try giving him a blast from a squirt bottle. They will soon realize it is no fun to meow if each time they open their mouth they get squirted.

HELP HER RELAX: Constant meowing in cats could be a sign of boredom or stress. Try introducing her to new toys, preferably the kind that will challenge her mind. A Cat track with an enclosed ball is always a good choice. You want to make her life more interesting.

WHEN TO SEE YOUR VET: While most meowing is a cry for attention, in some cases it means your cat is sick or in pain and needs to see his Vet.

Note what kitty is doing when he cries and that can provide valuable information for the Vet. EXAMPLE: if he is meowing by the litterbox, it could mean kitty is constipated or having trouble urinating. Listen for different tones in your cats meow..it could mean upper respiratory or lung problems or signs of illness.

Come visit me, QUEEN KELSEE ~Vote A Kuce--COTM~, K-WINSTON ~~Happy Holidays everyfur~~, KALI ~~Wishing you a Merry Catmas~~, WINSTON'S PIZZERIA~*since 2008*, SHEBA~~Merry Christmas~~, JESSE ~~VOTE A Kuce for COTM~~, KCK: 2014/2015 TEAM PAGE~~Go KCK!!! & Angels Jinx & Shadow~~Happy Holly Days~~.

11/06/2014 10:56.19 AM Report This Comment
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