Middle Grade Doctor with special interest in cardiology
My kitten is nearly 10 wks, had her first jabs on friday.
She's been fine up until now. Today she has been more sleepy, not keen on playing, miowing for no real reason. In the past hour she has started limping, holding her front paw in air. I've managed to get her to eat a little today and she has drunk a little water but im concerned not as much as usual but she is peeing and pooing ok. I have exams until 5pm tomorrow, is it ok to take her to the vet then or shall i try to a)get her to emergency vet tonight or see if a friend can take her to vets earlier tomorrow?
Thanks for advice!2 AnswersCats9 years ago
I got a new kitten one week ago. Of course I found she had fleas. I treated her the next day with spot on flea treatment, I also sprayed all the bedding, furniture and carpets with flea spray and combed her out.
2 days later, we had a check and she still had a couple of fleas hopping around in her fur. So I placed some more spot on in her ruff. And again treated all the furnishings.
Its been another 2 days now and a recheck has shown reduction in amount of flea dirt and she is scratching less but there are still a couple hopping around!
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I have Morty (7 months) and Riley (4 months) and they've been really fantastic until the past month or so.
-They have torn a massive hole on the underside of the sofa, regularly climb into the sofa and wreak everything inside. Despite numerous repairs (they broke through x2) and barriers (which they can destroy)
-They regularly jump up on the counters in the kitchen, climb into the fridge, cupboards, even onto the hob and yes Riley has singed a paw by stepping on a cooling down hot-plate!
-They pull all the toilet roll off and scrap it all up the bathroom
-They climb into the toilet and make wet paw prints everywhere
-Riley scratches and climbs the wall paper, climbs curtains
-They jump into laundry baskets, and destroy my housemate's tights
-They scratch shoes and bags
-They miow and scamper throughout the night waking me up at least every 2-3 hours, they wake me at 5am every morning without fail
-They chew wires, they've wrecked 2 sets of headphones...
- They jump under the duvet and attack my feet most mornings
-If placed anywhere to try and stop naughty behaviour they completely wreck the carpets
anyway you get the point
The boys have 3 scratching posts, one in each room which they happily use regularly
I have covered key scratching areas with 'paws away' sticky tape, sprayed with bitter apple
I have sprayed cables/wires across the house with bitter apple, and then smeared with vaseline
I have consistently said NO! or ah ah ah to them when doing naughty things such as sofa/counter problems
I have recently started using a water spray to discourage the sofa/counter issues
I play with them for several hours a day give them lots of cuddles and kisses etc, Morty is adorable and plays fetch etc etc
They are always well fed, watered and cared for
They carry on regardless! They LIKE the bitter apple and vaseline, they LIKE being sprayed in water etc I have no idea what to do with them!! Nothing will stop my crazy cats!
The only option I feel left with is to put them outside for a few hours a day, I am reluctant to do this because Riley is still little, and there are train tracks and light car traffic about 800 yards out the back. The naughty behaviour is only when I am in the house, so if I put them outside I wont get to see them or play with them much at all.
If there are any suggestions please help!
The main issues are
Toilet roll (costing a fortune)
Waking me up at night
Thanks for any suggestions!
PS Morty has had the snip, riley is still too young but will be snipped as soon as he turns 5 months!
PPS I trim their claws regularly9 AnswersCats1 decade ago
I have had a male kitten for a week (he's now 8 weeks) he settled in fine, has always been a rough player, likes to pounce and attack hands/feet etc which was fine, mostly!
However, my housemate has just got a female kitten. We were told she was 7 weeks but looking at her we think must be about 5/6 weeks, she's about half the size of the male.
We've tried to introduce them gradually but everytime they meet the male taps her on the head and back (no claws) leaps on top of her, holds her down 'bites' her neck and ears and kicks her with his back legs.
She tries to fight back but is so tiny he completely crushes her! She makes growling mewing noises and hisses. She tries to escape him for a bit but as soon as they are reintroduced he goes at her again!!
Im not sure if they are play fighting as neither use claws but he seems to be so rough on her and I dont know if her growling is normal or a noise of distress (she's quite noisy and growls normally anyway...)
Oh ive tried clapping at them and sprinkling water on the male but he CANNOT be distracted from harrassing her!
I dont know whether it's best to let them continue, and sort their issues out and just hope he doesnt hurt her, but equally i dont know whether she's getting too stressed or even if she 'wants' to play with him as she cries if they're kept separated!! argh!!!
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