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Old 04-03-2008, 10:46   #1
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advice for sick cat

got one who lays around and is not eating much.
he has eaten some wet food...small amount, and ate a few bites of a burger last evening.

he has been draggy for about 4-5 days. i had noticed he had vomited some stuff that was mostly liquid and kind of green brinie looking a couple of times before this started.
does he have a cold ?
i will take him to the vet if he doesent get better. just went thu a divorce and i am pretty much money drained but i dont want him to suffer

he is a bout 12 and doesent seem to be in pain. he has no energy.

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Old 04-03-2008, 14:18   #2
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I would take him to the vet NOW........
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Old 04-03-2008, 15:39   #3
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Needs to see a vet - ASAP.
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Old 04-03-2008, 19:44   #4
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Ditto. Let us know how he does.
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Old 04-03-2008, 20:42   #5
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Umm, yeah. If your child was dragging for 4-5 days, vomiting bile, and not eating well, would you wait a few more days before taking him/her to the doctor? He could be in renal failure, have a blocked urinary tract, have a string or hairball lodged in his intestines...the list of serious problems that could be behind this is pretty long. Sounds like he should go sooner rather than later.

Let us know how he does.
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Old 04-04-2008, 05:22   #6
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i agree...

he should go to the vet.
have an appt. this monday for him.

understand i love my pets as much as anyone could and have always taken care of him and all the rest.
i was looking for any advice to help him out if someone knew anymore than i did about animals.

note too..... i am down to spending the very last of any available $ i have so to say money is tight would be an understatement.
if a trip around the world costs one quater, i coulnt get out of sight...!

i have the whole household to run by myself , a demanding job to go to every day and all the animal care with just me to do it. lost a cat just last wek-end and still have 4 cats , all sweet as could be, and one 110 lb. wonderful dog to care for

i DO have too feed myself and pay all the bills and have been hit HARD with legal expenses. so i am doing all i can.

i will forge on and do the best for my animals as i possibly can.
your prayers and good advice IS appreciated...!

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Old 04-04-2008, 06:31   #7
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If it comes down to doing nothing for financial obligations, vs allowing the cat to suffer, I would humanely euthanize him. It will still cost some $$, but not as much as the various tests the vet is going to want (need) to run to determine what's going on. Animals do not look at the future like we do. They aren't looking ahead thinking, "Gee, if my owner had more money to treat this, I could've had another 4 years..." He will have had 12 wonderful years that you've given him, and if the end is peaceful that's all that really matters.
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Old 04-05-2008, 07:53   #8
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Hey there Wally. Have you checked with any of the cat rescue groups in your area as to maybe giving you a hand with the vet bill? Some groups have a special vet they use and may get you in quicker and with a slightly better rate than other vets. Explain your situation.

Sorry about the cat you recently lost and hope this one is better by now.
You and all your critters have a good weekend. Better times ahead.
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Old 04-05-2008, 12:37   #9
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got one who lays around and is not eating much.
he has eaten some wet food...small amount, and ate a few bites of a burger last evening.

he has been draggy for about 4-5 days. i had noticed he had vomited some stuff that was mostly liquid and kind of green brinie looking a couple of times before this started.
does he have a cold ?
i will take him to the vet if he doesent get better. just went thu a divorce and i am pretty much money drained but i dont want him to suffer

he is a bout 12 and doesent seem to be in pain. he has no energy.

thanks wally

Goodluck with your cat, hope all turns out well. Also... stop feeding them people food...
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Old 04-10-2008, 21:25   #10
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Old 04-21-2008, 05:27   #11
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thanks to all

he is doing pretty good now.
more energy, going outside some and eating good.

vet gave him some medication that I had to give him for some sores in his mouth, probably do to teeth. i checked his mouth a few days ago and it seems healed good.

my former beloved wife did all this kind of the animal care at our house but i have been divoreced for nearly one month so all is left up to me.
i am making do any getting by ok but DO miss her dearly...!!

life is strange and seems to get stranger at times.
i am giving all the cats (4) and our large 110 lb. akita dog all the care i have time for.
they are all well cared for and loved BUT they do miss her badly.

thanks to all who are concerned !

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Hang in there, brother. I know what that feels like.
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Old 04-21-2008, 07:34   #13
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I know this is of no comfort right at this minute, but it WILL get better.
Not maybe, but positively. Talk to your friends. They won't mind listening.
Glad your critters are doing well.
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I know this is of no comfort right at this minute, but it WILL get better.
That's so true...

The only thing that helped me was people being there for me and saying, "I understand." Anything else made me wants to punch them. Including "It will get better." But it is true. As you said, they just aren't comfortable words at the time!
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Old 04-21-2008, 18:42   #15
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thanks guys...!

for caring about my pets and me also.

i know this section is about pets, but if any of you would like to hear some of my divorce story......well sometimes i need someone to talk to.

i can go into an other forum or i can tell you in a personel mail ? or ?

pets are ALL loved and cared for to the best of my ability. i couldnt have done without them as much as my wife has done. she has been to visit them some but she is a changed person in some ways and i am sure some of you like obxemt and cllrtr know what i mean.

give me some imput and i will be back on line in 2-3 days.

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I posted about my experience in 2002 in the GNG section. Some jackasses posted, but for the most part, I received a lot of help and support.

As long as you can overlook the idiocy of the few, it might be helpful for you to post about it. People tend to forget that sometimes people just need someone to be with them, whether in person or online. That means that they don't have to give advice, and advice might not be desired.

If you need an ear, feel free to PM me, but you might get more support than just from me if you post it elsewhere.

You'll be in my prayers, brother. Hang in there.
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Old 04-21-2008, 20:12   #17
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Wally, feel free to talk in here about your divorce or anything else. Yeah, there are other forums that are technically better suited but this is where you post the most. It's your "home" on GT. Plus, this little corner is very homey and warm; rarely judgmental. Talk all you need. If you need to vent privately, PM me or obxemt and I am sure others will give you all the time you need, too.

Keep hanging in there.
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Obviously I've not been doing my job.

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Old 04-21-2008, 20:34   #19
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Hey there Mr. Wallyglock, hope you're feeling better.
You are quite welcome to PM me also along with the other fine folks that offered. Sounds as though quite a few here can relate.
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obxemt, cllrtr, misskitty5077.......

here is a little info......for now.

was married for 32 years. i got intangled with an other woman. wife found out and things went downhill first part of last november.
she filed right away and we lived together for about 2 months, got along very good but slept in seperate beds.
ate together and she took me out of town , even when she had moved, for hand surgery appts. several times.

i just COULDNT talk her out of the divorce !! she got the better car and a chunk of my retirement. i got the older vehicle, the house and my guns.
plus a large student loan to pay an all the responsibilities of the house upkeep and animal care/expenses.

am seeing the other lady i was with, but i still love my wife of 32 years as much as ever !!! she got hurt so badly she couldnt mend. our kids both live out of state and have not spoke to me at all. i love them SO MUCH and always tried to be a good father to them.
this hurts me so badly.

house is SOoooo empty and i am depressed a lot. am working daily and the animals help me get by a lot. i pray daily and will keep trying to have my x involved with me in some small ways, as long as she will except that.

will give more info later and now it is time to go to work.

thanks again for caring .......that is a help to know friends are standing near .

god bless wally
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Just so you know, Wally, I'm practicing what I preach and listening but not offering advice.
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I rarely post on things of this nature, but here goes...


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She MIGHT be able to forgive, but it might only be after some time apart AND after you do a few things...

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The first one is this. I understand right now this lady will help fill a void, but it won't come close to filling that void completely... it will only pacify. If you entertain the notion of ever getting what's most important to you back (wife of 32yrs and children) you'll have to get rid of what broke it all apart, completely.

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Next - This is something you will have reinforce to her, without pressuring. Give her space, let her know you understand it was your fault and you made a HUGE mistake and would never do it again because now you know and appreciate what it has cost you... and in no shape or form was it worth it. But, here again... don't pressure her, let her have the space. She has lost a great deal aswell, maybe she'll want her life back but it will take sometime.

The other thing you will have to consider, if things were to work out in your favor down the road, you'll have to except that things will never totally be the same.
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Old 04-23-2008, 16:23   #23
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Wally,
Hang in there. Things will get better. I have been where you are. Your pets will help. They know you are suffering and will do what they can to help you get better.
PM me if you need to talk.
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I think uz2 hit it right on the nose.
Hope you are doing better Wally.
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