Cat help needed now

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  1. jdre_124

    jdre_124 Super Dick

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    I know how much the board loves cats. I'm going to cut to the chase. We have a litter of kittens(as in 4-5 weeks old) and one is acting up. She doesn't want anything to eat nor drink. This just happend maybe an hour ago. We're bottle feeding them kitten formula and sometimes canned milk, since the mother cat was just spaided and according to the vet she is not supposed to breast feed. Either way this is the only kitten acting like this. She still kicks and meows when you pick her up but her feeding habits to change so fast is kinda freaking our family out. Anyone know what is going on??
     
  2. ErechOveraker

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    Could be something as easy as gas bubbles or something really bad. Go to a vet.
     
  3. Moonscream

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    GET TO THE VET!!!
    NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Prowl_Delta_31

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    Vet.
     
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    Deep fat fry it.
     
  6. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    hmm, survey says vet. and one deep frying it.
     
  7. Methos

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    Make sure when you are bottle feeding them that you ALWAYS hold them upright. Never feed them on their backs. If you have it's possible it could have milk in it's lungs. If so hang the little guy upside down to drain it out.
     
  9. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    It's been an hour. Stop freaking out.
     
  10. PeolesDru

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    You surprise me. I thought you'd recommend cocaine.
     
  11. dropped_71chevy

    dropped_71chevy Well-Known Member

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    Don't animals quit eating/drinking when they know they're going to die?
     
  12. Lance Halberd

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    That or deep-fried.

    Which I guess is death too, all things considered.


    A tasty, batter-coated death, mind you.
     
  13. dropped_71chevy

    dropped_71chevy Well-Known Member

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    That's the only way I'd want to go out atleast.
     
  14. CripNite

    CripNite That Whack Canuck Dude

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    This is a cat we're talking about. Besides eating and sleeping, they don't do much.

    As an aside, try offering it some lasagna. Or money.
     
  15. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    same here, but wrapped in bacon and injected with Velveeta before being deep-fried.

    That way, my final act would be to increase the chance of heart attack for any who dare feast on my corpse.
     
  16. atlianz

    atlianz TFW2005 Supporter

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    Make sure you get the kitten something like a medicine dropper for water so it doesnt get
    lethargic and dehydrated.
     
  17. Chaos Muffin

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    My mom bottle fed a kitten before, only took a few days before it started acting normal. Grew up to be fu8*ing nuts, psycho kitty
     
  18. jdre_124

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    Thanks for the tips guys. We have been watching her closely since and she's started eating and drinking again and is fine(she's climbing me leg as I type this). Looks like it was just a quick incident.
     

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