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(Click On Detroit)   A tiny, severely ill kitten found in the snow is saved after a plea for help is posted on Craigslist. Caturday approves   (clickondetroit.com ) divider line
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2013-01-24 06:59:40 PM  
Awwwww, poor Snickers. I hope he recovers and lives a long, healthy life.
 
2013-01-24 07:28:17 PM  
Poor kitty!  Lucky he was found and taken to help!
 
2013-01-24 07:33:13 PM  
Jeez, what is wrong with people? One of the cats of my childhood came home with oe of our other cats. Dring one of the worst snow storms in Cincinnati. Poor kitteh had frostbitten toes, and ears..He lived with us for 15 yrs.
 
2013-01-24 07:33:29 PM  
Years ago, found a kitten beside the road covered with slush..close to frozen.. she thawed out in the van, was named Catastrophe.. no ill effects from her ordeal.. lived to be 18 and passed away in her sleep.. will have to scan a picture of her and post it...
    Hope the kitten heals up soon, and doesn't lose the eye.....
 
2013-01-24 08:15:59 PM  
Yay! We haz Caturday!
 
2013-01-24 08:18:02 PM  
Oh my! Poor little thing :(

I hope the wee beastie lives.
 
2013-01-24 08:19:29 PM  
i415.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 08:20:31 PM  
I found George on the side of the road when I was going to work. Drove right past him at first until it finally registered it was a kitten. So he went to work with me (thankfully my boss is an animal love too) and took over the office for the time being.

As I type this, the ingrate is sitting on the back of chair so proud of himself.
Happy George

i1210.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 08:24:40 PM  

The Ice Queen: I found George on the side of the road when I was going to work. Drove right past him at first until it finally registered it was a kitten. So he went to work with me (thankfully my boss is an animal love too) and took over the office for the time being.

As I type this, the ingrate is sitting on the back of chair so proud of himself.
Happy George

[i1210.photobucket.com image 850x478]




That is a very happy looking kitteh! Mine is Merr-uping at me from the floor..no idea what he wants. I don't think he knows either!
 
2013-01-24 08:29:51 PM  

The Ice Queen: I found George on the side of the road when I was going to work. Drove right past him at first until it finally registered it was a kitten. So he went to work with me (thankfully my boss is an animal love too) and took over the office for the time being.

As I type this, the ingrate is sitting on the back of chair so proud of himself.
Happy George

[i1210.photobucket.com image 850x478]


That's so adorable. :-)
 
2013-01-24 08:30:17 PM  
Hi guys!
i211.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 08:32:22 PM  
farm6.staticflickr.com
 
2013-01-24 08:35:51 PM  
Just went to the 4 Paws 1 Heart Facebook page to see if I could find any more information on Snickers. He survived and is thriving. The jury is still out regarding his left eye. Couple of pictures posted; he's turned into a cutie.
 
2013-01-24 08:39:26 PM  

tigerose: The Ice Queen: I found George on the side of the road when I was going to work. Drove right past him at first until it finally registered it was a kitten. So he went to work with me (thankfully my boss is an animal love too) and took over the office for the time being.

As I type this, the ingrate is sitting on the back of chair so proud of himself.
Happy George

[i1210.photobucket.com image 850x478]

That is a very happy looking kitteh! Mine is Merr-uping at me from the floor..no idea what he wants. I don't think he knows either!




Mine's lying on the floor in front of the wood stove warming his fuzzy kitteh belleh.

farm5.staticflickr.com
/closest pic I have to his current position
//little shiat runs when he sees a camera - won't cooperate at all
///sorry for the messy hearth
//slashies
 
2013-01-24 08:40:41 PM  
Nice to hear he is doing better..sending healing thoughts.
 
2013-01-24 08:43:15 PM  
Here's a recent picture of Snickers. One of the updates said he'll be going to a rescue group soon so they can find him a furever home.

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2013-01-24 08:45:22 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: Here's a recent picture of Snickers. One of the updates said he'll be going to a rescue group soon so they can find him a furever home.

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Yeah, he's going to lose that eye most likely but the other one looks great!
 
2013-01-24 08:45:42 PM  
I love this update: 4 Paws 1 Heart He found out what cat nip is yesterday, and turned into "psycho kitty"! lol. We r going to stick to the mouse toy for now:)

They are also planning to sedate him so they can examine his left eye more thoroughly.
 
2013-01-24 08:46:27 PM  
Aww :)

Good luck, Snickers.
 
2013-01-24 08:47:54 PM  
Yay! Caturday! Yay for little Snickers!
 
2013-01-24 08:49:34 PM  

Pleased Leepj was able to find some good news re Snickers.


i.imgur.com
This is an Iberian Lynx, said to be the most endangered feline species in the world.
Came from imgur Virals grid. Willna give ID used by she who posted this first on reddit,
as Not Safe For Polite Company. But this is such a good lookin' cat, tho wild & bitey.

 
2013-01-24 08:49:39 PM  
farm6.staticflickr.com
Crystal lost the tip of her ear to frostbite

We got another in today, haven't gotten pictures of her yet. Cats don't do well when it's -10 out.
 
2013-01-24 08:52:37 PM  
farm9.staticflickr.com
Popeye is going to a new home this week. He came to us with a chronic eye infection that we treated and treated but it wouldn't heal. He does well, except when he falls off the counter,
 
2013-01-24 08:52:37 PM  
Bathia_Mapes I can understand why snickers would not want anyone to mess with that eye. It looks painful.

We had a one eyed cat. He could jump a good 5 feet in the air, and land on a tiny windowsill in the basement. And he hunted! I still miss him sometimes. (His name was Porky). He was a very large cat!
 
2013-01-24 08:54:45 PM  
farm9.staticflickr.com
And this kitty is completely healed now. Not sure where the infection came from, but it was a nasty one. It was opened surgically and stitched back up. To see her now you'd never know she had a sore. She should be finding a new home soon too.
 
2013-01-24 08:58:43 PM  
farm4.staticflickr.com

This kitten and her brothers and sisters were dumped in a cardboard box next to a barn in the middle of winter, again when the temps were around zero. She didn't make it but the three other kittens did
 
2013-01-24 08:59:14 PM  
Cretinbob...LOVE the kitteh pics!! Poor babbies!!! Hope they find good forever homes!!
 
2013-01-24 09:00:59 PM  
Hi guize!! After all the phone calls...visits,and cooking dinner, I finally got to show up! YAY CATURDAY!!!! :D
 
2013-01-24 09:02:23 PM  
And of course, Lily is now in front of me....rubbing, licking and petting my face trying to get attention! Poor girl....never gets any lovin'!
 
2013-01-24 09:02:33 PM  
This was Grey, my first cat (1976-1994). Loss of his left eye made no difference at all in his hunting ability. Nothing was safe.
i211.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:04:08 PM  
i.imgur.com
At least he's only wet...not frozen!
 
2013-01-24 09:04:12 PM  
farm9.staticflickr.com
We just lost this little girl. Same as in TFA. Her eyes were completely crusted shut and she had pneumonia. Lots of antibiotics and care, but in the end she just wouldn't eat.
Sometimes we are only able to make the short time they have comfortable.
 
2013-01-24 09:04:42 PM  
Some new pictures of our heathens:

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I think they were waiting to be beamed up by the mother-ship!

i49.tinypic.com


These guys really crack me up!

i48.tinypic.com
Left to right: Zuma (15 lbs), Abby (9 lbs) and Charlie (12 lbs)
 
2013-01-24 09:07:39 PM  
i.imgur.com
"shamelessly stolen"...
 
2013-01-24 09:08:36 PM  

cretinbob: [farm9.staticflickr.com image 500x455]
We just lost this little girl. Same as in TFA. Her eyes were completely crusted shut and she had pneumonia. Lots of antibiotics and care, but in the end she just wouldn't eat.
Sometimes we are only able to make the short time they have comfortable.


Awwww.....crap! :(
 
2013-01-24 09:10:54 PM  

cretinbob: [farm9.staticflickr.com image 500x455]
We just lost this little girl. Same as in TFA. Her eyes were completely crusted shut and she had pneumonia. Lots of antibiotics and care, but in the end she just wouldn't eat.
Sometimes we are only able to make the short time they have comfortable.


Poor baby...  at least she knew kindness in her last days, which is likely more than she'd ever had before...   This is why you and domari are my favorite super heroes...
 
2013-01-24 09:14:40 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-24 09:18:38 PM  

cretinbob: [farm4.staticflickr.com image 500x375]

This kitten and her brothers and sisters were dumped in a cardboard box next to a barn in the middle of winter, again when the temps were around zero. She didn't make it but the three other kittens did


This is the same little girl that Mr T confronted the adult kitty on right? I was thinking there was a pic?
 
2013-01-24 09:19:50 PM  
My 1-eyed beast, all 20# of him....

i1210.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:23:37 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-24 09:24:02 PM  
Poor Snickers.  I hope she heals well.  :o)

cretinbob: [farm9.staticflickr.com image 500x455]
We just lost this little girl. Same as in TFA. Her eyes were completely crusted shut and she had pneumonia. Lots of antibiotics and care, but in the end she just wouldn't eat.
Sometimes we are only able to make the short time they have comfortable.


Shiat shiat shiat.  :o(
 
2013-01-24 09:25:02 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-24 09:26:13 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-24 09:27:29 PM  
i.imgur.com
"WHEEEEEE!!"
 
2013-01-24 09:28:45 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-24 09:33:14 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:36:08 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:37:06 PM  

The Ice Queen: My 1-eyed beast, all 20# of him....

[i1210.photobucket.com image 850x478]


What a gorgeous cat!
 
2013-01-24 09:38:02 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:39:09 PM  

The Ice Queen: I found George on the side of the road when I was going to work. Drove right past him at first until it finally registered it was a kitten. So he went to work with me (thankfully my boss is an animal love too) and took over the office for the time being.

As I type this, the ingrate is sitting on the back of chair so proud of himself.
Happy George

[i1210.photobucket.com image 850x478]



That is one happy kitty!
 
2013-01-24 09:39:25 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:40:52 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:41:06 PM  

The Ice Queen: My 1-eyed beast, all 20# of him....

[i1210.photobucket.com image 850x478]




What a beautiful fuzz butt! Maine Coonies rock!
 
2013-01-24 09:42:52 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:42:59 PM  
lilyspad:
"WHEEEEEE!!"

reneau.smugmug.com

Welcome to Caturday everbuddy!!!
 
2013-01-24 09:44:30 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:45:28 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: lilyspad:
"WHEEEEEE!!"

[reneau.smugmug.com image 607x640]

Welcome to Caturday everbuddy!!!


Hahahaha!! Hi Q_J!!! :D
 
2013-01-24 09:47:04 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:51:34 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:54:54 PM  
Mr. Quantum_Jellyroll, I have a favor to ask. Did you, by any chance, save the pic you made for me about "going Comando" when posting pics a while back? When I got my new computer, I lost all my pictures that were in my inbox, and that was f*cking awesome! If so, could you please send it to me??? If not, that's okay. Thank you!! :D
 
2013-01-24 09:56:08 PM  
Well if we're going for blind in one eye cats - I've already posted him before, but here's Mickey from Christmas:

img259.imageshack.us

Like most cats with one bad eye, he lands every jump like a Panzer tank falling off a cliff even though he barely weighs seven pounds.  He also goes down stairs butt-first and sideways because of several mishaps while he was learning to negotiate them when he was young.  He figured out something that worked for him and stuck with it.  I'll try to get video the next time I'm at the in-laws.

One-eyed cats are the best, though, when they look at you.  Since they always favor the side they can see out of, it always looks like they are really interested in you even if they aren't.  They can't do "bored cat."

Bored cat:

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Extremely pissed off cat (got a skin infection and had to be shaved):

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2013-01-24 09:56:14 PM  

Welcome to Caturday, everbuddy!


i415.photobucket.com


/ sorry, but it seemed to be appropriate
// paws crossed that snickers' eye will get better
 
2013-01-24 09:56:39 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 09:58:28 PM  
Hi Sherpa!!! Hope your week is better so far!!! :D
 
2013-01-24 09:59:48 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 10:00:08 PM  

lilyspad: [i1286.photobucket.com image 697x1024]


DAY-um! AWEsome pic!
 
2013-01-24 10:00:46 PM  
Okay...I have to go nom...bbl.
 
2013-01-24 10:01:39 PM  

John Buck 41: lilyspad: [i1286.photobucket.com image 697x1024]

DAY-um! AWEsome pic!


I know......that's what I thought too!! :D
 
2013-01-24 10:02:46 PM  

lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 612x612]


lulz

WTF?
 
2013-01-24 10:03:03 PM  
lilyspad:
Mr. Quantum_Jellyroll, I have a favor to ask. Did you, by any chance, save the pic you made for me about "going Comando" when posting pics a while back?

To be honest...
I'll have to go back and look through the archives.
My memory is such a wasteland recently, your description isn't ringing any bells.
BRB
 
2013-01-24 10:04:46 PM  

Snork snork, esp at q_j's captionation.
Time for me to say GoodyNight already. Go see an MD tomorrow in hopes of ridding self of what I caught last Caturday when I was in Indpls singing, rather than here where I sorta belong.

i.imgur.com
Fetchment in Nov past by our favourite AlienDandelion, who did just receive the Soft Kitty toy I was able to order for her. Discount just about made up for postage to Up Yonder.
She sounds OK tho overly busy, spending too many late hours at hospital.

 
2013-01-24 10:05:51 PM  
Hey, all... Yay for Caturday... glad to be here... just fed the crew.. Fred was waiting for me at the front door, and raced me to the utility room. He won. found out that he figured a way to burrow under the top layer of the blanket on his bed.. the heating pad is four layers down.. now three.. and he is actually under a layer now... and demanded that I change his litterbox.. did it two days ago... was doing the happydance as I prepped his food...  I wish you could have seen him last year at this time.. couldn't get near him.... he used to come for food with mud and fiberglas insulation in his fur... knew that he was sleeping under houses... I close him up in the utility room at night..Raccoons were raiding his food bowl.. seems to like it.. security... I presume that he had to put up with company under those houses...
   We had about an inch of snow last night, more is expected tonight and tomorrow...  and it is COLD out there.. about 20 degrees right now.. 15 for the night.. I guess that when you get older, it gets to you quicker...
     Time for ZZZ,s ...   I will snap some pics of work soon.. have the new glycol piping completed,  start tomorrow on water and air lines to the keg washer.. working 20 feet up, on the scissorslift.... and it,s warm up there !     Night, All...
 
2013-01-24 10:06:05 PM  
Are you referring to this one?

reneau.smugmug.com
 
2013-01-24 10:06:33 PM  
Love the big cat in the tree pic. Somehow I don't think he needs to be coaxed down with a tin of Tuna...
 
2013-01-24 10:26:57 PM  

laulaja: Snork snork, esp at q_j's captionation.
Time for me to say GoodyNight already. Go see an MD tomorrow in hopes of ridding self of what I caught last Caturday when I was in Indpls singing, rather than here where I sorta belong.

[i.imgur.com image 480x320]
Fetchment in Nov past by our favourite AlienDandelion, who did just receive the Soft Kitty toy I was able to order for her. Discount just about made up for postage to Up Yonder.
She sounds OK tho overly busy, spending too many late hours at hospital.


Hope you feel better soon!!  ((HUGS))
 
2013-01-24 10:27:45 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: Are you referring to this one?

[reneau.smugmug.com image 700x525]


YES!!!!!  Thank you so much!!!  When you posted that, it really made my day!!! :D
 
2013-01-24 10:31:56 PM  
i1286.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 10:33:58 PM  
Oh man, you guys! I am wiped out!! Really long week so far...tgif tomorrow! That means I get to sleep in for a couple of days! :D
See you all in the morning!!! Have fun tonight!!!
 
2013-01-24 10:35:27 PM  

laulaja: Snork snork, esp at q_j's captionation.
Time for me to say GoodyNight already. Go see an MD tomorrow in hopes of ridding self of what I caught last Caturday when I was in Indpls singing, rather than here where I sorta belong.

[i.imgur.com image 480x320]
Fetchment in Nov past by our favourite AlienDandelion, who did just receive the Soft Kitty toy I was able to order for her. Discount just about made up for postage to Up Yonder.
She sounds OK tho overly busy, spending too many late hours at hospital.


Thanks for the update on Ms. AlienDandelion. Hope she knows how many folks are rooting for her.
 
2013-01-24 10:41:37 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 612x612]

lulz

WTF?


I did a double take because it looked like a cat 'shooped onto a Skyrim background.  But that cat clearly hasn't taken an arrow to the knee...
 
2013-01-24 10:42:03 PM  

The Ice Queen: cretinbob: [farm4.staticflickr.com image 500x375]

This kitten and her brothers and sisters were dumped in a cardboard box next to a barn in the middle of winter, again when the temps were around zero. She didn't make it but the three other kittens did

This is the same little girl that Mr T confronted the adult kitty on right? I was thinking there was a pic?




This picture, yes

farm4.staticflickr.com
 
2013-01-24 10:42:37 PM  
OlderGuy:  We had about an inch of snow last night, more is expected tonight and tomorrow...  and it is COLD out there.. about 20 degrees right now.. 15 for the night.. I guess that when you get older, it gets to you quicker...

We've been in the deep freeze here all week. It was almost 40 late Sunday night then dropped like a rock and was in single digits Monday morning. Havn't seen the teens since.

Some people are miserable in heat and humidity. Not me, but this shiat? It totally saps my energy and drive. I hate it with the passion of a thousand suns.
 
2013-01-24 10:48:46 PM  

cretinbob: The Ice Queen: cretinbob: [farm4.staticflickr.com image 500x375]

This kitten and her brothers and sisters were dumped in a cardboard box next to a barn in the middle of winter, again when the temps were around zero. She didn't make it but the three other kittens did

This is the same little girl that Mr T confronted the adult kitty on right? I was thinking there was a pic?

This picture, yes

[farm4.staticflickr.com image 500x375]


For some reason I thought it was Mr T and not the tiger kitty. Getting old sucks, too many dying brain cells....
 
2013-01-24 10:49:00 PM  

Leepj: laulaja: Snork snork, esp at q_j's captionation.
Time for me to say GoodyNight already. Go see an MD tomorrow in hopes of ridding self of what I caught last Caturday when I was in Indpls singing, rather than here where I sorta belong.

[i.imgur.com image 480x320]
Fetchment in Nov past by our favourite AlienDandelion, who did just receive the Soft Kitty toy I was able to order for her. Discount just about made up for postage to Up Yonder.
She sounds OK tho overly busy, spending too many late hours at hospital.

Thanks for the update on Ms. AlienDandelion. Hope she knows how many folks are rooting for her.


I meant to also to send YOU get well wishes, too. Boo hiss, derpy goldfish memory.

farm9.staticflickr.com
 
2013-01-24 10:50:34 PM  

laulaja: Snork snork, esp at q_j's captionation.
Time for me to say GoodyNight already. Go see an MD tomorrow in hopes of ridding self of what I caught last Caturday when I was in Indpls singing, rather than here where I sorta belong.

[i.imgur.com image 480x320]
Fetchment in Nov past by our favourite AlienDandelion, who did just receive the Soft Kitty toy I was able to order for her. Discount just about made up for postage to Up Yonder.
She sounds OK tho overly busy, spending too many late hours at hospital.


Hope she's feeling better.
 
2013-01-24 10:53:58 PM  
Here is the kitty with the neck wound now that it's all healed

farm9.staticflickr.com

Fur still needs to grow back
 
2013-01-24 10:55:35 PM  

The Ice Queen: For some reason I thought it was Mr T and not the tiger kitty.


The black cat's name is Mr. Thumbs, so close


The one thing I don't like about the new camera is that everyone blinks when the flash goes off

farm9.staticflickr.com
 
2013-01-24 10:57:22 PM  
cretinbob:
The one thing I don't like about the new camera is that everyone blinks when the flash goes off

What gear are you using?
 
2013-01-24 11:37:06 PM  

akimbotoo: These guys really crack me up!


Me too!  They're such a funny little trio.  :)

Now is the time on Caturday when we dahnce!
i870.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 11:39:51 PM  

akimbotoo: I think they were waiting to be beamed up by the mother-ship!


Reminds me of this one I made a looong time ago... but the resemblance to your cats is uncanny!  :)

i870.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 11:42:51 PM  

The Ice Queen: Happy George


i870.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-24 11:43:26 PM  

The Ice Queen: My 1-eyed beast, all 20# of him....


What a good looking cat!
 
2013-01-25 12:00:18 AM  

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2013-01-25 12:02:57 AM  

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2013-01-25 12:06:03 AM  
i.qkme.me
 
2013-01-25 12:21:40 AM  

spinach gunk: akimbotoo: These guys really crack me up!

Me too!  They're such a funny little trio.  :)

Now is the time on Caturday when we dahnce!
[i870.photobucket.com image 350x344]



Thanks! I was hoping you could do that with these pictures! That is absolutely hilarious! (((((((hugs)))))))
 
2013-01-25 01:01:27 AM  

reigning.cats.and.dogs: cretinbob: [farm9.staticflickr.com image 500x455]
We just lost this little girl. Same as in TFA. Her eyes were completely crusted shut and she had pneumonia. Lots of antibiotics and care, but in the end she just wouldn't eat.
Sometimes we are only able to make the short time they have comfortable.

Poor baby...  at least she knew kindness in her last days, which is likely more than she'd ever had before...   This is why you and domari are my favorite super heroes...


Thanks for thinking we're super heroes. My cape is getting tattered and worn. Super heroes are supposed to be strong, right?

This little girl we named Bradlea. She was around 6 months old.  I was so pissed off when I saw her the first time.  I wish I took photos of what she looked like when I picked her up but I needed to get her straight to the vet. Her lungs were so congested I could hear her breathing from several yards away.Her nose was completely plugged.  Her eyes and face had so much black crusty gunk on them they were crusted shut and it was all stuck to her face down to her chin. The vet had no clue when the last time her eyes were open. One of her eyes was trashed, sunken in, the other she could still barely see out of. The vet tech soaked the face with warm wet cloths and used a flea comb to gently pick all the gunk off Bradlea's face. Bradlea was so good while the tech was treating her, she laid there and purred. That was more attention than she was given in a long time.

Bradlea was a  kitten being fed by a woman who fed strays. I asked the woman why she waited so long to do something, she said she tried to clean her face and gave her antibiotics, which was bullshiat. I asked why the kitten didn't go to the vet, she said she didn't have time or money to bring her there. Instead, Bradlea lived outside in the frigid cold and snow like that for weeks.

We tried cleaning her up the best we could, the skin on her face was raw from drainage from the eye infection. In the photo you can see the mucus on her chin that drooled out of her mouth. We gave her antibiotics and put ointment in her eyes, We tried to get her to eat, but if cats can't smell or breathe, they can't eat. Every couple hours I tried putting babyfood meat, KMR or prescription food in a syringe so she could have several mouthfuls at a time, she wanted nothing to do with food. Eventually she gave up, clamped her mouth shut and wouldn't even swallow what I gave her. Nothing more I could do, she was just too sick, the damage was done before we took her in. Her body couldn't fight it.

But the entire time she was here all Bradlea wanted was attention, she was so snuggly and cuddly.  She was too weak to maintain her body temperature. So we kept her in our room with a heater and let her sleep with us to keep her warm. She was very content being wrapped in a blanket and sleeping snuggled up close to us. We'd lie in bed watching tv during the day, trying to feed her and keep her comfortable. She liked sleeping on Cretinbob, around his neck with her face in his beard. He pulled up the covers and let her sleep like that. She hated the food but loved the attention. She purred so loudly, it masked the sound of her gurgly lungs.

I was very sad that Bradlea died. I was so mad that her death was caused by human neglect just like most of the other deaths we've had to deal with. This sweet little girl could have been alive and happy if only someone took the time to bring her to the vet when they first saw she was sick and not let her get to the point of no return.

Her last days were spent very much loved, she died indoors, warm and snuggly, not outside in a foot of snow when it was -5 degrees out. That doesn't make it any better, she's dead, this could have all been prevented.

 I often swear I'm not going to do this anymore. Too much neglect, too many deaths. I'm tired. Not enough hours in the day.  My health sucks.  I'm broke. Just too much other crap going on.

So today I took in an approximately 8+ year old cat someone found in her basement a few days ago. Skinny with a belly bloated with worms, rotten teeth, and frostbite on her ears. Otherwise she's in pretty good shape, not sick, she eats well. Another very lovable friendly cat. What was I supposed to do, ignore her like others have? Should I look away and pretend she doesn't exist?

How do we make this ever stop???
 
2013-01-25 01:52:08 AM  

cretinbob: The Ice Queen: cretinbob: [farm4.staticflickr.com image 500x375]

This kitten and her brothers and sisters were dumped in a cardboard box next to a barn in the middle of winter, again when the temps were around zero. She didn't make it but the three other kittens did

This is the same little girl that Mr T confronted the adult kitty on right? I was thinking there was a pic?

This picture, yes

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2013-01-25 01:54:37 AM  
I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.

/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.
 
2013-01-25 02:51:15 AM  
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2013-01-25 03:18:27 AM  
And while I'm still up, I decided to give you all some more reasons to think about what can be done to make this world a kinder, gentler place for animals.  This isn't easy to watch, but please watch it all.


Nation Earth
EARTHLINGS is a powerful and informative documentary about society's treatment of animals, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix with soundtrack by Moby. This multi-award winning film by Nation Earth is a must-see for anyone who cares about animals or wishes to make the world a better place.
http://earthlings.com/?page_id=32
 
2013-01-25 03:38:58 AM  
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2013-01-25 06:01:13 AM  
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2013-01-25 06:34:37 AM  
Good Meowning! Happy Friday everybuddy.
laulaja I hope you feel better. That upper respiratory thing is awful.

I just want to say, for every story of neglect and abuse, there are 10 stories of kindness and care. It is just that we don't hear as much about that. It is a lovely, quiet thing that we all do, not to garner praise, but to do what is right. The world wide presence of the Caturday family exemplifies this philosophy.

Yes?

Take care of yourselves today.
 
2013-01-25 06:59:56 AM  
Good morning! I sure wish I could twist like this!
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Heated cat bed in front of the heat duct. We know where the horking we heard overnight was!

We made the kitties so happy last night! Mrs Snuffybud's son bought a house back in December, he's been fixing things before he moved, and he's been packing stuff and storing it in the family room at the same time. Well, he made the move earlier this week and we can get to the fireplace now! It was the first fire of the season, which means it was the first fire ever for Desi, Jack and Cisco! The three of them were fascinated at this warmth giving thing, Desi spent the evening in a chair facing the fire just sucking up the heat!
 
2013-01-25 07:01:12 AM  
Gentle Caturdayians, I have a terrible story to tell you. I'm honestly not sure if the GoGo Beastie tried to kill me with a passion she's never displayed before or if she has at least temporarily saved my life. I honestly don't remember what happened, but considering Go's habit of trying to take me out (and knocking me down several times, including down the stairs in the past), there's no doubt in my mind she did at least help take me out. I'll try to keep it brief.

My entire US based family lives in this one house, so there's no shortage of us about. My Mom was getting ready to go to bed and heard this loud "BOOM!" and immediately ran for my Gran's room, thinking she'd fallen. My Gran was sitting in her recliner, reading, and was obviously just fine. When my Mom started heading back to her room, she glanced down the hallway and saw me laying flat on my back in the kitchen, not moving. I then apparently started vomiting blood. She flipped me on my side, started screaming for my Sis and they called 911.

The last thing I remember was heading for the kitchen to get my 10PM snack of fresh fruit, a nightly ritual for me. The next thing I remember was being wheeled through the ER. I was given a CAT scan for my head and neck (everything looked OK, except the huge bump on the back of my poor noggin), an ultrasound to look for some sort of intestinal bleed and lots of blood tests. Oh, and pain medication and fluids.

When my blood work came back, it turns out all of my electrolytes were so out of whack I ended up with two IVs full of all kinds of electrolytic goodness (my magnesium was, and still is, especially bad). Then they discovered my hemoglobin was so low, I needed a blood transfusion. Which turned into 8 of them over three days. I didn't even know I had room for that much blood in me.

This happened on the 15th. I got out of the hospital on the evening of the 22nd. I am also now on more medications than my 90 year old grandmother.

I have never in my adult life had health insurance as that's not something that chefs for small, independent restaurants are usually offered. I have no idea how I'm going to pay for all of this or even maintain my medications if I have to stay on them long-term (write the manufacturers, I guess?). The hospital doc also wants a home health nurse checking in on me at least three times a week, but that has to go through a primary care physician, which I do not have. I now get the joy of trying to apply for some sort of aid for the first time in my life to get the primary care physician so I can get the home health nurse.

They never found out why I started vomiting blood or why I went down like a lead zeppelin in the kitchen when I felt just fine. I like to think my beloved, bratty GoGo Beastie knew somehow that something was seriously wrong and knocked me down so I'd be hauled off by ambulance for a week of hell in a hospital. At least I was in a private room though. I bet that's going to cost me extra as well, but since I'll never be able to pay for all of this without some serious help from the state (if I'm eligible), I suppose it doesn't matter much.

So I guess to GoGo Beastie, Wegie Extraordinaire, it's either "nice try, ya little biatch" (which wouldn't explain all the other issues) or "thank you for bringing my apparent very poor health to the attention of my family and local medical personnel."

/according to my family, GoGo cried the whole time I was in the hospital and would aimlessly wander the house searching for me
//so did my Grandma, just without the wandering the house part, because she can't wander the house
///thanks for letting me whine

Now, a Cat!
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2013-01-25 07:19:25 AM  
RWDA..... OMG!! Woman, I am so sorry! I was wondering where you had gone off to! I just firgured you got arrested for breaking into a skate park, or something!
Sending (((HUGS)))
 
2013-01-25 07:20:20 AM  
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2013-01-25 07:52:01 AM  
Good morning! My husband managed to scare the shiat out of me this morning. Since he's not working right now (thanks, winter) and it's been so cold, he's been staying up most nights to keep the fire going in the wood stove to keep the house warm. This morning he came to bed around 4:30, slept for maybe half an hour then woke up because he had to use the restroom. He went, then as he was going to wash his hands - he passed out right there at the sink! I heard a thud, got up and ran to the bathroom to make sure he was ok. Once he got back to bed he was just lying there in a cold sweat, but he said his heart wasn't racing and he didn't feel bad, didn't want to go to the ER, etc. By the time I left for work, he said the cold sweat had stopped and he was fine. He said he just needed to get some sleep. I think when I get home I'm going to give him a hug and a kiss, then I'm going to beat hin for letting himself get that run down!
 
2013-01-25 07:52:44 AM  
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2013-01-25 07:54:15 AM  

professional_vampire: Good morning! My husband managed to scare the shiat out of me this morning. Since he's not working right now (thanks, winter) and it's been so cold, he's been staying up most nights to keep the fire going in the wood stove to keep the house warm. This morning he came to bed around 4:30, slept for maybe half an hour then woke up because he had to use the restroom. He went, then as he was going to wash his hands - he passed out right there at the sink! I heard a thud, got up and ran to the bathroom to make sure he was ok. Once he got back to bed he was just lying there in a cold sweat, but he said his heart wasn't racing and he didn't feel bad, didn't want to go to the ER, etc. By the time I left for work, he said the cold sweat had stopped and he was fine. He said he just needed to get some sleep. I think when I get home I'm going to give him a hug and a kiss, then I'm going to beat hin for letting himself get that run down!


JEEZ! Sure hope he's okay! I'm sure you will call him elebenty times today!!!! :D
 
2013-01-25 07:55:10 AM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians,


I am so sorry for what you're going through.

It looks like you live in California and you probably already know about the California Rx Card Link, you get discounts on lots of prescription drugs. It's run by the state for anyone who is a resident and it's free. We have it here and sometimes it's made it possible for me to get meds I couldn't afford otherwise.
 
2013-01-25 08:08:12 AM  
lilyspad: RWDA..... OMG!! Woman, I am so sorry! I was wondering where you had gone off to! I just firgured you got arrested for breaking into a skate park, or something!
Sending (((HUGS)))

There will be no climbing fences into skate parks or skating at all for quite a while for me. I am so unstable on my feet still, I've not left the house at all since I got out of the hospital. GoGo Beastie and I have been looking up new (to us) heavy metal bands with female growlers/shriekers as leads on YouTube, watching cartoons, documentaries and indie flicks and taking lots and lots of naps. This upsets me greatly as I am the only person in the house that seems to be able to pick out decent fruits and veggies from the market, but falling out in the produce department doesn't seem like the best idea to me, so I just explain to my Sis -again- how to check for the perfect kiwi, why you should check the bottom of a head of garlic and why I need more than one kind of apple and how to tell them apart. She's trying, but still has a long way to go.

Too bad I can't send this little guy to go produce shopping for me.
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The French are just as picky as I am when it comes to teh yummies fuds!


/thanks for the hugs, btw
//needs lots of 'em right now, 'cuz this is kinda scary stuff
 
2013-01-25 08:09:46 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:11:41 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:15:29 AM  

predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians,

I am so sorry for what you're going through.

It looks like you live in California and you probably already know about the California Rx Card Link, you get discounts on lots of prescription drugs. It's run by the state for anyone who is a resident and it's free. We have it here and sometimes it's made it possible for me to get meds I couldn't afford otherwise.


I had never heard of that at all. Thanks for the link! I'm definitely going to create myself a card right now. I'll probably  have to pay cash for the doc appointment I have on Tuesday, but any break I can get on meds is definitely going to help. I've never in my life had to apply for any kind of help, so I really am not sure what resources are out there for people. Animals, sure. I can always  find help for a critter. People though, including myself? Not so much good at  that.
 
2013-01-25 08:17:45 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:28:20 AM  
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Those cats haz too much of teh kewl to be hanging out with those dweebs.

Hahahaha! Single ferret mosh pit!
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2013-01-25 08:34:38 AM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians,

I am so sorry for what you're going through.

It looks like you live in California and you probably already know about the California Rx Card Link, you get discounts on lots of prescription drugs. It's run by the state for anyone who is a resident and it's free. We have it here and sometimes it's made it possible for me to get meds I couldn't afford otherwise.

I had never heard of that at all. Thanks for the link! I'm definitely going to create myself a card right now. I'll probably  have to pay cash for the doc appointment I have on Tuesday, but any break I can get on meds is definitely going to help. I've never in my life had to apply for any kind of help, so I really am not sure what resources are out there for people. Animals, sure. I can always  find help for a critter. People though, including myself? Not so much good at  that.



I work in home health care so would love to help but I'm afraid I couldn't handle the commute.

Have you talked to someone at the hospital, most hospitals have a patient representative that helps people with this and could be a great source for any available help. Also most hospitals will reduce costs for people without insurance.

When you do see the doctor if you get any really expensive meds ask if there are any comparable less expensive ones, a pharmacist may be some help with this too, but of course you would have to talk to the doctor about any changes. Sometimes doctors use the 'latest and greatest' when there is something that's been around a while and is generic that's a lot cheaper.

Dr. Lucy would help but unfortunately she lost her medical license because she kept hiding from all her patients

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2013-01-25 08:44:35 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:47:42 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:48:51 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:49:40 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:50:45 AM  
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2013-01-25 08:55:24 AM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians, I have a terrible story to tell you. I'm honestly not sure if the GoGo Beastie tried to kill me with a passion she's never displayed before or if she has at least temporarily saved my life. I honestly don't remember what happened, but considering Go's habit of trying to take me out (and knocking me down several times, including down the stairs in the past), there's no doubt in my mind she did at least help take me out. I'll try to keep it brief

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That's quite a tale. I hope you continue to get better and take it easy/care of yourself.
 
2013-01-25 08:59:13 AM  
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2013-01-25 09:10:05 AM  
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2013-01-25 09:12:18 AM  
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2013-01-25 09:27:29 AM  

predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians,

I am so sorry for what you're going through.

It looks like you live in California and you probably already know about the California Rx Card Link, you get discounts on lots of prescription drugs. It's run by the state for anyone who is a resident and it's free. We have it here and sometimes it's made it possible for me to get meds I couldn't afford otherwise.

I had never heard of that at all. Thanks for the link! I'm definitely going to create myself a card right now. I'll probably  have to pay cash for the doc appointment I have on Tuesday, but any break I can get on meds is definitely going to help. I've never in my life had to apply for any kind of help, so I really am not sure what resources are out there for people. Animals, sure. I can always  find help for a critter. People though, including myself? Not so much good at  that.


I work in home health care so would love to help but I'm afraid I couldn't handle the commute.

Have you talked to someone at the hospital, most hospitals have a patient representative that helps people with this and could be a great source for any available help. Also most hospitals will reduce costs for people without insurance.

When you do see the doctor if you get any really expensive meds ask if there are any comparable less expensive ones, a pharmacist may be some help with this too, but of course you would have to talk to the doctor about any changes. Sometimes doctors use the 'latest and greatest' when there is something that's been around a while and is generic that's a lot cheaper.

Dr. Lucy would help but unfortunately she lost her medical license because she kept hiding from all her patients
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Yeah, my brain is still a bit "off" (well, more so than usual), so my Mom, who apparently loves me very much, has been filling out paperwork. She also found out I may be eligible for at least temporary disability through the state, which would give me Medi-Cal, so she's either getting or already has picked up, the papers to apply for that.  I just know that I now have a huge file of stuff she keeps  asking me to sign. Everyone in this house has at least one drawer in Mom's filing cabinet just for their important documents and each one of us has one red folder in  the very front of our drawer with a list of meds and a brief medical history. If  something happens to one of  us, that red  folder is the one you grab as you race out to the hospital. My Mom is so organized it is scary. It's a very good thing, but still scary in a way. How did she get supreme organizational skills while I got the ADHD? 'Tis a mystery.

Dr.  Lucy shouldn't hide from her patients! She can then sneak up on them, sedate them and snuggle up all comfy like without fear of them bothering her one bit.

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2013-01-25 10:17:46 AM  

Finally crawling to ft of pg 2, Fang Q ing those who wish me Gute Besserung from this seasonal bug, wishing dire imprecations on those who murdered wee Bradlea & so many others thru their indifference & neglect told above by domari, also Summer Glau's Love Slave's neighbour who ought not to be able to keep cats to kick for leaving pawprints.  But if they'd run away, where would they go besides there, causing Feline Overload?  I'd ask to help with the windscreen oiling a) if I thought I could get there, b) if I wasn't too ill right now. Need to Clean Up for MD appt after lunch.


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Good Meowning provided by yobbery on Dec 1.

 
2013-01-25 10:24:45 AM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians, I have a terrible story to tell you. I'm honestly not sure if the GoGo Beastie tried to kill me with a passion she's never displayed before or if she has at least temporarily saved my life. I honestly don't remember what happened, but considering Go's habit of trying to take me out (and knocking me down several times, including down the stairs in the past), there's no doubt in my mind she did at least help take me out. I'll try to keep it brief.

My entire US based family lives in this one house, so there's no shortage of us about. My Mom was getting ready to go to bed and heard this loud "BOOM!" and immediately ran for my Gran's room, thinking she'd fallen. My Gran was sitting in her recliner, reading, and was obviously just fine. When my Mom started heading back to her room, she glanced down the hallway and saw me laying flat on my back in the kitchen, not moving. I then apparently started vomiting blood. She flipped me on my side, started screaming for my Sis and they called 911.

The last thing I remember was heading for the kitchen to get my 10PM snack of fresh fruit, a nightly ritual for me. The next thing I remember was being wheeled through the ER. I was given a CAT scan for my head and neck (everything looked OK, except the huge bump on the back of my poor noggin), an ultrasound to look for some sort of intestinal bleed and lots of blood tests. Oh, and pain medication and fluids.

When my blood work came back, it turns out all of my electrolytes were so out of whack I ended up with two IVs full of all kinds of electrolytic goodness (my magnesium was, and still is, especially bad). Then they discovered my hemoglobin was so low, I needed a blood transfusion. Which turned into 8 of them over three days. I didn't even know I had room for that much blood in me.

This happened on the 15th. I got out of the hospital on the evening of the 22nd. I am also now on more medications than my 90 year old grandmother.

I have never in my a ...


Wow, that's scary. I hope you're ok now. Make sure to follow up and find out the cause of this.
The hospital will make payment arrangements and most of them have some sort of assistance for paying off bills. They wind up writing it off as a loss because this country is filled with people without insurance.
 
2013-01-25 10:27:58 AM  

professional_vampire: Good morning! My husband managed to scare the shiat out of me this morning. Since he's not working right now (thanks, winter) and it's been so cold, he's been staying up most nights to keep the fire going in the wood stove to keep the house warm. This morning he came to bed around 4:30, slept for maybe half an hour then woke up because he had to use the restroom. He went, then as he was going to wash his hands - he passed out right there at the sink! I heard a thud, got up and ran to the bathroom to make sure he was ok. Once he got back to bed he was just lying there in a cold sweat, but he said his heart wasn't racing and he didn't feel bad, didn't want to go to the ER, etc. By the time I left for work, he said the cold sweat had stopped and he was fine. He said he just needed to get some sleep. I think when I get home I'm going to give him a hug and a kiss, then I'm going to beat hin for letting himself get that run down!


He probably should have gone to the ER. I hope he's getting some rest and doesn't try that again.
 
2013-01-25 10:31:21 AM  

predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians,

I am so sorry for what you're going through.

It looks like you live in California and you probably already know about the California Rx Card Link, you get discounts on lots of prescription drugs. It's run by the state for anyone who is a resident and it's free. We have it here and sometimes it's made it possible for me to get meds I couldn't afford otherwise.

I had never heard of that at all. Thanks for the link! I'm definitely going to create myself a card right now. I'll probably  have to pay cash for the doc appointment I have on Tuesday, but any break I can get on meds is definitely going to help. I've never in my life had to apply for any kind of help, so I really am not sure what resources are out there for people. Animals, sure. I can always  find help for a critter. People though, including myself? Not so much good at  that.


I work in home health care so would love to help but I'm afraid I couldn't handle the commute.

Have you talked to someone at the hospital, most hospitals have a patient representative that helps people with this and could be a great source for any available help. Also most hospitals will reduce costs for people without insurance.

When you do see the doctor if you get any really expensive meds ask if there are any comparable less expensive ones, a pharmacist may be some help with this too, but of course you would have to talk to the doctor about any changes. Sometimes doctors use the 'latest and greatest' when there is something that's been around a while and is generic that's a lot cheaper.

Dr. Lucy would help but unfortunately she lost her medical license because she kept hiding from all her patients
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In NY we have a surcharge for people without insurance!
 
2013-01-25 12:21:34 PM  
I have huge anxiety issues when it comes to medical personnel - medical or dental anything, really - because of a very bad car accident when I was 13, so if things don't work out with the new potential primary care physician on Tuesday, I've already got my next potential picked out.

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A rather dignified looking fellow, don't you think? He also obviously has excellent taste in men's ties.

I will pay him with the finest albacore money can buy. Well, the finest my money can buy.
 
2013-01-25 12:43:55 PM  

domari: professional_vampire: Good morning! My husband managed to scare the shiat out of me this morning. Since he's not working right now (thanks, winter) and it's been so cold, he's been staying up most nights to keep the fire going in the wood stove to keep the house warm. This morning he came to bed around 4:30, slept for maybe half an hour then woke up because he had to use the restroom. He went, then as he was going to wash his hands - he passed out right there at the sink! I heard a thud, got up and ran to the bathroom to make sure he was ok. Once he got back to bed he was just lying there in a cold sweat, but he said his heart wasn't racing and he didn't feel bad, didn't want to go to the ER, etc. By the time I left for work, he said the cold sweat had stopped and he was fine. He said he just needed to get some sleep. I think when I get home I'm going to give him a hug and a kiss, then I'm going to beat hin for letting himself get that run down!

He probably should have gone to the ER. I hope he's getting some rest and doesn't try that again.


I was going to say that.  Passing out and a cold sweat can be indicative of arrhythmia, tachycardia, or even a heart attack.  He should get an EKG.
 
2013-01-25 12:44:21 PM  

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What a fine picture! Made me smile.
 
2013-01-25 12:45:07 PM  
Summer Glau's Love Slave:
I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.

/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.


As a black-belt, professional troublemaker, may I recommend a bead of this applied along the
leading edge of the windshield blades. Amazingly impossible to remove.
Almost makes buying a new Lackofpeener-mobile the only practical solution.
 
2013-01-25 01:01:50 PM  
Talked to hubby - he's awake and OK. Told him if he doesn't make a cardiologist appointment today, I will on Monday!
 
2013-01-25 01:11:37 PM  

To temp threadsend just in time to read quantum_jellyroll's Highly Approved Subby-stitute for windscreen oil. Also just about in time to vamoose for med appt.
Best Wishes to all others who ail, either like me or in other ways, especially Real Women. Mayhap some concerted efforts/pleas/applications might get Dr Lucy's licence re-instated?


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Recovery furr-vently wished blankie fetched by our fave AlienDandelion
along about US Thanksgiving.

 
2013-01-25 02:01:17 PM  
Sacred Feces! There's a lot of fall-down-go-booms going on this Caturday.
Sending lots and lots of healing vibes for everyone.

*leaves a roll of bubble wrap for those who need some extra protection against gravity*
 
2013-01-25 02:58:39 PM  
Yeah, I try not to talk about the dark side of doing this . Caturday isn't the place but it's a reality and not talking about it isn't really healthy.

Anyway, I've been watching Trailer Park Boys again thanks to Netflix. I only ever saw the first two seasons on BBCA.

While looking at stuff I found this video which is about the character who would later become Bubbles.
It's interesting that they developed him first. As you would expect , there are several four letter words that some people have problems with, but it's worth watching.

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2013-01-25 03:54:21 PM  
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2013-01-25 04:26:41 PM  
Finally home from work! Yay! Eli greeted me at the door. He was out of crunchies.

RWDA holy cats! Good thing GoGo had the sense to "take you down". And that there were people around to get to you quickly. Hope they find out what is going on, and fix it!

Professional_Vampire stubborn hubby should at least call his doctor and tell him what happened. There is a condition, where guys will faint after relieving themselves. It's a blood pressure thing. Hubby did it, landed in the bathtub! Not injured by whew! scary. Doc might want to do a blood draw. Good thing you can do it for him! :)

laulaja how did your doctor appt go? Was it for your illness? So much nasty crud going around! One of my co workers was looking absolutely green by the end of the day. Hopefully I won't catch what she has.
 
2013-01-25 04:27:04 PM  

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Home at last, after a little delay. Neither of these 2 supervise us, but floor may resemble this remark
next time somecat kicks over a rubbish basket.  Posting credit, undated, to Day_Old_Dutchie.
Wasna given anything for mine, as symptoms aren't as bad as were (cough not as deep nor hacking,
nose no longer runs like faucet, fever's gone
-- keep forcing fluids & gulping aspirin).

 
2013-01-25 04:27:34 PM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: I have huge anxiety issues when it comes to medical personnel - medical or dental anything, really - because of a very bad car accident when I was 13, so if things don't work out with the new potential primary care physician on Tuesday, I've already got my next potential picked out.

[3.bp.blogspot.com image 850x1133]

A rather dignified looking fellow, don't you think? He also obviously has excellent taste in men's ties.

I will pay him with the finest albacore money can buy. Well, the finest my money can buy.


Indeed he looks quite trustworthy.
 
2013-01-25 04:37:37 PM  
Tigerose - yup, vasovagal syncope. It's also triggered by having blood drawn and lots of other things, so I have seen it and do suspect that's what it was. He's got a cardiologist appointment for Friday the 1st - it was time for him to make one anyway to get a new script for his BP meds. Men! So stubborn about seeing the Dr.
 
2013-01-25 04:39:36 PM  
http://www.care2.com/greenliving/cat-gives-wake-up-call-video.html  runs 1:27Jan 19 on Care2

January is National Train Your Dog Month!

Speaking of which, meticulously groomed & cared for black Lab seeing eye dog on duty where I went for my MD appt. Also excellently well behaved. Limited praise to words for dog's mistress who said "Yes, she is a good girl, thanks." Was lucky not to need to sneeze.

Another linkie:

http://www.care2.com/causes/cute-animal-video-of-the-day-cat-fed-w ith- chopsticks.htmlon 1-17-13, runs 1:17.
 
2013-01-25 05:10:43 PM  
Poor Snickers.  :-(

My cat was a year old when I adopted him from the streets....some piece of shiat had abandoned him when he was only a year old.

Here he is stealing a sip of Czech Budweiser:

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2013-01-25 05:15:46 PM  

The_Sponge: Poor Snickers.  :-(

My cat was a year old when I adopted him from the streets....some piece of shiat had abandoned him when he was only a year old.

Here he is stealing a sip of Czech Budweiser:

[i22.photobucket.com image 240x320]


Good lookin kitteh! And Welcome! What kinda cookies did you bring?
 
2013-01-25 05:20:01 PM  
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2013-01-25 05:25:47 PM  

professional_vampire: Men! So stubborn about seeing the Dr.


The problem, if you're a man, is that after a certain age there is always the possibility that the doctor wants to shove something up your a**.  Even if you like that sort of thing, you don't like your doctor doing it, so we men avoid doctors if at all possible.

Also, there is the stink of defeat coupled with every doctor's visit.  It says, "I wasn't man enough to beat this on my own."
 
2013-01-25 05:35:23 PM  

tigerose: The_Sponge: Poor Snickers.  :-(

My cat was a year old when I adopted him from the streets....some piece of shiat had abandoned him when he was only a year old.

Here he is stealing a sip of Czech Budweiser:

[i22.photobucket.com image 240x320]

Good lookin kitteh! And Welcome! What kinda cookies did you bring?



1) Thanks.  :-)

2) Er....um......saltine crackers.
 
2013-01-25 05:41:11 PM  

Lsherm: professional_vampire: Men! So stubborn about seeing the Dr.

The problem, if you're a man, is that after a certain age there is always the possibility that the doctor wants to shove something up your a**.  Even if you like that sort of thing, you don't like your doctor doing it, so we men avoid doctors if at all possible.

Also, there is the stink of defeat coupled with every doctor's visit.  It says, "I wasn't man enough to beat this on my own."


ahhh..so that's it..I've often wondered! :)

Hubby going in for check up on Monday. You know, lift the hood, check the oil..make sure the pipes are clean.
 
2013-01-25 05:43:29 PM  

The_Sponge: tigerose: The_Sponge: Poor Snickers.  :-(

My cat was a year old when I adopted him from the streets....some piece of shiat had abandoned him when he was only a year old.

Here he is stealing a sip of Czech Budweiser:

[i22.photobucket.com image 240x320]

Good lookin kitteh! And Welcome! What kinda cookies did you bring?


1) Thanks.  :-)

2) Er....um......saltine crackers.


Ohh! I like saltines! The cookie thing is cannon, btw. What is your kitteh's name?
 
2013-01-25 05:57:38 PM  

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Apropos for dinnertime which has already been here. haidweiob3 orwhatever was typed
for fetcher to imgur from reddit says this his fave cat pic of all time!

 
2013-01-25 06:15:51 PM  
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2013-01-25 06:25:14 PM  
Hello everybodeee!

 ^-^
='.'=

Bookmarking for later...
What a week. Thank Bast for Caturday and the Caturday folk...both human and otherwise.
 
2013-01-25 06:36:35 PM  

lilyspad: RWDA..... OMG!! Woman, I am so sorry! I was wondering where you had gone off to! I just firgured you got arrested for breaking into a skate park, or something!
Sending (((HUGS)))


I was going to say arrested to teaching sister's significant other a lesson :p
 
2013-01-25 06:41:17 PM  

predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: predle: Real Women Drink Akvavit: Gentle Caturdayians,

I am so sorry for what you're going through.

It looks like you live in California and you probably already know about the California Rx Card Link, you get discounts on lots of prescription drugs. It's run by the state for anyone who is a resident and it's free. We have it here and sometimes it's made it possible for me to get meds I couldn't afford otherwise.

I had never heard of that at all. Thanks for the link! I'm definitely going to create myself a card right now. I'll probably  have to pay cash for the doc appointment I have on Tuesday, but any break I can get on meds is definitely going to help. I've never in my life had to apply for any kind of help, so I really am not sure what resources are out there for people. Animals, sure. I can always  find help for a critter. People though, including myself? Not so much good at  that.


I work in home health care so would love to help but I'm afraid I couldn't handle the commute.

Have you talked to someone at the hospital, most hospitals have a patient representative that helps people with this and could be a great source for any available help. Also most hospitals will reduce costs for people without insurance.

When you do see the doctor if you get any really expensive meds ask if there are any comparable less expensive ones, a pharmacist may be some help with this too, but of course you would have to talk to the doctor about any changes. Sometimes doctors use the 'latest and greatest' when there is something that's been around a while and is generic that's a lot cheaper.

Dr. Lucy would help but unfortunately she lost her medical license because she kept hiding from all her patients
[farm8.staticflickr.com image 640x480]


You might want to see if the hospital has a Hill-Burton program (I'm thinking its national but it might just be an Ohio thing). Its bases your bill on your income and what not, kind of like a sliding scale. if you're below a certain amt, they waive almost all of the bill (might be a copay but $100 is a lot better than $10000).

Also mention to the MD you will be paying cash on Tuesday. Some MDs are now offering discounted rates to those who agree to pay the entire bill in cash up front instead of having to mess with insurance and billing.
 
2013-01-25 06:55:40 PM  

tigerose: Ohh! I like saltines! The cookie thing is cannon, btw. What is your kitteh's name?



Buddy.  I didn't have a name for him when he first moved in, and after saying "Hey buddddy" a few times, the name stuck.
 
2013-01-25 07:02:33 PM  

Lsherm: professional_vampire: Men! So stubborn about seeing the Dr.

The problem, if you're a man, is that after a certain age there is always the possibility that the doctor wants to shove something up your a**.  Even if you like that sort of thing, you don't like your doctor doing it, so we men avoid doctors if at all possible.

Also, there is the stink of defeat coupled with every doctor's visit.  It says, "I wasn't man enough to beat this on my own."


TMI time:
We have family history of prostate cancer from dad. I started getting checked back in my mid 40's. Just shy of my 50th b'day, got the bad news. Had surgery that July, and have been clear for almost 5 years now.
Say what you will about doctors shoving things in painful places, the alternatives aren't worth it.

And now, Toby taking a blood sample:
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2013-01-25 07:08:29 PM  

Headline of the week. likely not: singer Tina Turner exchanging her US citizenship for Swiss.  Been living in Conventio Helvetica for ~15 yrs now, sez she loves it & "Je ne regrette rien".

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Not Moving North anytime soon, but xyliana posted this first to reddit thence to imgur Virals as a
T shirt big enough for all of British Columbia (methot) at once! Title is lines 1 & 2.
Well, by 1867 the US Civil War was over except for Residual Leftovers & Carpetbaggin'
that continued for decades afterward .....

 
2013-01-25 07:39:36 PM  
 
2013-01-25 07:49:40 PM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: I have huge anxiety issues when it comes to medical personnel - medical or dental anything, really - because of a very bad car accident when I was 13, so if things don't work out with the new potential primary care physician on Tuesday, I've already got my next potential picked out.

[3.bp.blogspot.com image 850x1133]

A rather dignified looking fellow, don't you think? He also obviously has excellent taste in men's ties.

I will pay him with the finest albacore money can buy. Well, the finest my money can buy.


For the past 30 years coontil 2010) I made it a point to get complete yearly physicals. The last physical I had was March 2010 which led to this...
i211.photobucket.com
Three days after my last physical I got a call at 10:00pm from my doctor telling me that something showed up on x-ray that she was nearly positive was lung cancer. The risk of collapse from biopsy was too risky and they were so sure it was cancer that they decided to just remove it along with roughly a third of my right lung. Fortunately it turned out to be scar tissue from a rare form of pneumonia I didn't even know I had. Thinking of physicals since then just gives me anxiety, and I've been (stupidly) putting it off.

I recently had a pre-op chest x-ray for my jaw surgery that was clear, so I figure it's a good time to get back into the yearly physical routine. I see my doc on February 7th and the only anxiety I have now is regarding the scolding she's going to give me for not seeing her since my lung surgery (and for the 30 pounds or so that I've gained.) At least she can no longer biatch at me for smoking.

/The picture above was taken at home three days after my surgery. Coughing was very painful for the first four days or so, but other than that it was surprisingly painless (the pain meds did their job!).
//Never had any breathing problems until they did this. Now I get an annoying wheeze every once in a while.
 
2013-01-25 07:56:53 PM  
This one hacked up a ginormous hairball today. He seems OK now but we're watching closely.
This.Must.Stop!
i211.photobucket.com
He's been out of his cone since Tuesday and we've been brushing and combing him like crazy. Nothing seems to remove hair from this guy like his own tongue.
 
2013-01-25 07:57:39 PM  

Well now that my electric is back on, and I have finally managed to restore everything, it's time to play catch-up... and what is the Boobies that the white boy sees?

OlderGuy: Fred found out that he figured a way to burrow under the top layer of the blanket on his bed.. the heating pad is four layers down.. now three.. and he is actually under a layer now...


Yup, now Dragon wants to know where his heating pad is. I tried explaining to him that we had no heat since the electric was out, the heating pad would not work either. He was... displeased.


i415.photobucket.com

 
2013-01-25 08:03:20 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: Summer Glau's Love Slave:
I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.

/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

As a black-belt, professional troublemaker, may I recommend a bead of this applied along the
leading edge of the windshield blades. Amazingly impossible to remove.
Almost makes buying a new Lackofpeener-mobile the only practical solution.


Use that stuff a lot.. if you are working with aluminum wire, you better be using it... will do a job on glass..   he would at least have to replace the windshield and wipers... '' ah likes de cut 'o' yer jib".. personally, I would have to leave a 'loaded' bag in his front seat.. ( balloon with oxy and acetylene in it, and a 30 second fuse).. hey, look !  a roundcab pickup !!.. I guess similar to a smartcar after hushpuppies.. :o)
 
2013-01-25 08:06:27 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: Summer Glau's Love Slave:
I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.

/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

As a black-belt, professional troublemaker, may I recommend a bead of this applied along the
leading edge of the windshield blades. Amazingly impossible to remove.
Almost makes buying a new Lackofpeener-mobile the only practical solution.


Or...if you want to be less destructive and drive him nuts, just pour 1/2 quart of oil under his truck every other day.
We did this to a co-worker after he got his car out of the shop. He took it back to the shop three or four times before he caught us. His mechanic thought is was a great prank...him, not so much.
i211.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-25 08:06:47 PM  
Luckily I don't have any health care horror stories. I just got my bill for my recent colonoscopy, $2800 of care for a $75 co-pay. 5 years ago I had spine surgery, that was only a $100 co-pay for what ended up being a 4 day hospital stay. I'm glad I can afford decent insurance!

Now as for why we're here - cats. Jack and Cisco just had a catnip moment together, they are now under the dining room table playing whack'em.

i380.photobucket.com
Lasers fully charged!
 
2013-01-25 08:08:36 PM  

yobbery: Real Women Drink Akvavit: I have huge anxiety issues when it comes to medical personnel - medical or dental anything, really - because of a very bad car accident when I was 13, so if things don't work out with the new potential primary care physician on Tuesday, I've already got my next potential picked out.

[3.bp.blogspot.com image 850x1133]

A rather dignified looking fellow, don't you think? He also obviously has excellent taste in men's ties.

I will pay him with the finest albacore money can buy. Well, the finest my money can buy.

For the past 30 years coontil 2010) I made it a point to get complete yearly physicals. The last physical I had was March 2010 which led to this...
[i211.photobucket.com image 360x480]
Three days after my last physical I got a call at 10:00pm from my doctor telling me that something showed up on x-ray that she was nearly positive was lung cancer. The risk of collapse from biopsy was too risky and they were so sure it was cancer that they decided to just remove it along with roughly a third of my right lung. Fortunately it turned out to be scar tissue from a rare form of pneumonia I didn't even know I had. Thinking of physicals since then just gives me anxiety, and I've been (stupidly) putting it off.

I recently had a pre-op chest x-ray for my jaw surgery that was clear, so I figure it's a good time to get back into the yearly physical routine. I see my doc on February 7th and the only anxiety I have now is regarding the scolding she's going to give me for not seeing her since my lung surgery (and for the 30 pounds or so that I've gained.) At least she can no longer biatch at me for smoking.

/The picture above was taken at home three days after my surgery. Coughing was very painful for the first four days or so, but other than that it was surprisingly painless (the pain meds did their job!).
//Never had any breathing problems until they did this. Now I get an annoying wheeze every once in a while.


Oh...OWOWOW!!!!!! Dang....that looks like it hurt! (bet you have some cool scars though!) :D
 
2013-01-25 08:09:28 PM  

yobbery: This one hacked up a ginormous hairball today. He seems OK now but we're watching closely.
This.Must.Stop!
[i211.photobucket.com image 480x640]
He's been out of his cone since Tuesday and we've been brushing and combing him like crazy. Nothing seems to remove hair from this guy like his own tongue.


Sounds like it's time for the "shave". :(
 
2013-01-25 08:09:52 PM  
cretinbob, domari ... I can't even begin to express my admiration (and appreciation) for what you two do - please don't give up! You guise are truly special.


i415.photobucket.com

 
2013-01-25 08:16:14 PM  

professional_vampire: Tigerose - yup, vasovagal syncope. It's also triggered by having blood drawn and lots of other things, so I have seen it and do suspect that's what it was. He's got a cardiologist appointment for Friday the 1st - it was time for him to make one anyway to get a new script for his BP meds. Men! So stubborn about seeing the Dr.


This is apparently common when relieving ones self after being constipated. My mom was hospitalized twice from this when she was going through treatments. I've heard some doctors say it's no big deal and others that say that it can be extremely dangerous.

i211.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-25 08:16:54 PM  
WHEW!! Finally got caught up...
Laulaja...hope you feel better soon, Honey! Poor thing...there's some nasty new stuff going around
P_V...Hope your hubby is going to get the tests he needs! Cold sweats and passing out is not good!
And finally, Q_J!!!! WHERE do you come up with with this stuff????? Anti-seize on a windshield?????? Did you stumble across that by accident, or was it researched?? :D (I'm still giggling about the whistle in the tailpipe!)
 
2013-01-25 08:18:56 PM  

sherpa18: cretinbob, domari ... I can't even begin to express my admiration (and appreciation) for what you two do - please don't give up! You guise are truly special.

[i415.photobucket.com image 345x236]


An enormously huge THIS !     ( domari haz mail)
 
2013-01-25 08:21:58 PM  

Lsherm: professional_vampire: Men! So stubborn about seeing the Dr.

The problem, if you're a man, is that after a certain age there is always the possibility that the doctor wants to shove something up your a**. Even if you like that sort of thing, you don't like your doctor doing it, so we men avoid doctors if at all possible.

Also, there is the stink of defeat coupled with every doctor's visit.  It says, "I wasn't man enough to beat this on my own."


I see a female doctor for two reasons.
1. If anyone is going to sail the moon river I prefer it be a female.
2. Smaller fingers.
 
2013-01-25 08:22:27 PM  
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"Ceiling Cat, please place your paws on all of the hoomans who are in discomfort and ailing, and all the kittehs who need some extra scritches!!! Can I get an AMEN????"
 
2013-01-25 08:23:53 PM  

lilyspad: WHEW!! Finally got caught up...
Laulaja...hope you feel better soon, Honey! Poor thing...there's some nasty new stuff going around
P_V...Hope your hubby is going to get the tests he needs! Cold sweats and passing out is not good!
And finally, Q_J!!!! WHERE do you come up with with this stuff????? Anti-seize on a windshield?????? Did you stumble across that by accident, or was it researched?? :D (I'm still giggling about the whistle in the tailpipe!)


not really antiseize.. it,s an antioxidant compound to use on aluminum wire.. prevents oxidation of aluminum wire, which can lead to big electrical problems...  and it will etch !!
 
2013-01-25 08:24:49 PM  
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2013-01-25 08:26:33 PM  

vudutek: Had surgery that July, and have been clear for almost 5 years now.


Congrats on approaching the five year mark!!!
That's awesome!
i211.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-25 08:26:34 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-25 08:28:18 PM  
i.imgur.com
These crack me the f*ck up!!! :D
 
2013-01-25 08:30:07 PM  

Summer Glau's Love Slave: I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.
/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.


People (and I use the word lightly) like that need a taste of their own medicine.

i415.photobucket.com

/ baseball bats are also good
 
2013-01-25 08:31:17 PM  
I'm in a silly mood today....maybe because it's Friday, and I have the weekend off. So I'm going to apologize in advance if I post anything tonight that might offend someone.... :D
 
2013-01-25 08:32:07 PM  

sherpa18: Summer Glau's Love Slave: I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.
/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

People (and I use the word lightly) like that need a taste of their own medicine.

[i415.photobucket.com image 270x184]
/ baseball bats are also good


LOVE THAT!!!!! :D
 
2013-01-25 08:32:42 PM  

lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 427x640]
These crack me the f*ck up!!! :D


Me also.. and the 'knock knock' one causes ROFL....
 
2013-01-25 08:33:24 PM  
lilyspad:
And finally, Q_J!!!! WHERE do you come up with with this stuff????? Anti-seize on a windshield??????

It's not anti-sieze. It's an oxidation inhibiting compound. It's used on aluminum wire, especially large
service entrance cables in electrical service panels.

Aluminum will oxidize if it's exposed to air for long periods. On service conductors, that
increases their resistance and causes them to get warm and expand. When the load drops,
the exposed cable contracts and will eventually result in sparks and possibly a fire.

When I worked as an electrician for my dad and uncle right out of high school, all the
guys working on a project do their very best to mess with the other workers. You either get
with the program or you get run over and end up being the victim of a lot of practical jokes.
Survival of the fittest in action.
 
2013-01-25 08:33:34 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-25 08:34:57 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: lilyspad:
And finally, Q_J!!!! WHERE do you come up with with this stuff????? Anti-seize on a windshield??????

It's not anti-sieze. It's an oxidation inhibiting compound. It's used on aluminum wire, especially large
service entrance cables in electrical service panels.

Aluminum will oxidize if it's exposed to air for long periods. On service conductors, that
increases their resistance and causes them to get warm and expand. When the load drops,
the exposed cable contracts and will eventually result in sparks and possibly a fire.

When I worked as an electrician for my dad and uncle right out of high school, all the
guys working on a project do their very best to mess with the other workers. You either get
with the program or you get run over and end up being the victim of a lot of practical jokes.
Survival of the fittest in action.


Got it....I just read it wrong when I looked at the link! :D
 
2013-01-25 08:36:29 PM  
i.imgur.com
Baby sloth with a toy giraffe...awww...
 
2013-01-25 08:36:44 PM  

lilyspad: Oh...OWOWOW!!!!!! Dang....that looks like it hurt! (bet you have some cool scars though!) :D


Actually, the surgeon used some sort of glue. Only two of those left a scar that is barely visible now.
Same for the lung...At my 10 week followup I was told that they could hardly tell I had surgery.

As for the pain, my recent jaw surgery gave me more trouble. The worst part of the whole fracas was the chest tube...that thing creeped me out!
If you ever want to know what it's like to be a dolphin......
 
2013-01-25 08:37:54 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-25 08:39:37 PM  

yobbery: vudutek: Had surgery that July, and have been clear for almost 5 years now.

Congrats on approaching the five year mark!!!
That's awesome!
[i211.photobucket.com image 200x202]


That cat is totally shredding.
 
2013-01-25 08:40:32 PM  
lilyspad:
Got it....I just read it wrong when I looked at the link! :D

Nonetheless, it is a perfect solution for the situation at hand.

and a cat...

reneau.smugmug.com
 
2013-01-25 08:41:06 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: Summer Glau's Love Slave:
I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.

/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

As a black-belt, professional troublemaker, may I recommend a bead of this applied along the
leading edge of the windshield blades. Amazingly impossible to remove.
Almost makes buying a new Lackofpeener-mobile the only practical solution.


Your evilness is impressive and creative!
 
2013-01-25 08:41:20 PM  

sherpa18: Summer Glau's Love Slave: I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.
/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

People (and I use the word lightly) like that need a taste of their own medicine.

[i415.photobucket.com image 270x184]
/ baseball bats are also good


At least that .gif has a happy ending. Hopefully the little snot learned his lesson.
i211.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-25 08:41:48 PM  

sherpa18: Summer Glau's Love Slave: I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.
/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

People (and I use the word lightly) like that need a taste of their own medicine.

[i415.photobucket.com image 270x184]
/ baseball bats are also good


Wow. That is military-grade cool.
 
2013-01-25 08:43:40 PM  
i.imgur.com
Yeah...more like the 70's , but whatever.
 
2013-01-25 08:45:10 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-25 08:45:49 PM  
Anyone heard from Salem Witch, or did I miss the memo???? :D
 
2013-01-25 08:46:35 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-25 08:48:11 PM  
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Wish I could sleep with that much commitment!
 
2013-01-25 08:49:11 PM  
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2013-01-25 08:49:57 PM  
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2013-01-25 08:51:19 PM  
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2013-01-25 08:52:32 PM  
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2013-01-25 08:53:24 PM  
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2013-01-25 08:55:17 PM  

sherpa18: cretinbob, domari ... I can't even begin to express my admiration (and appreciation) for what you two do - please don't give up! You guise are truly special.

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This, this, and furthermore THIS!
I've been meaning to send in another donation, but lately it seems that the universe prefer that I fork over all my cash to the nearby veterinary hospital.
Maybe I can provoke others to send you a little something-something. Hmmmm? How about it people?...
 
2013-01-25 08:57:42 PM  
I had a little fun at work today before I left. Our paint computer has all kinds of stuff on it that can be changed, so I switched the "language" to Japanese...I really hope my boss's wife will go over there to mix paint for someone, and be all WTF????? I know she will panic, because she won't know how to change it back. But, I DID tell another person how to fix it, so it won't be too bad. I just like to f*ck with her once in a while..... :D I'll probably hear about it on Monday.
 
2013-01-25 08:58:01 PM  
cats!
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2013-01-25 08:59:34 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:00:08 PM  
*whew*...thought I posted that last one earlier in the thread.
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2013-01-25 09:00:53 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:01:40 PM  
lilyspad:
I switched the "language" to Japanese...I really hope my boss's wife will go over there to mix paint for someone, and be all WTF????? I know she will panic, because she won't know how to change it back. But, I DID tell another person how to fix it, so it won't be too bad. I just like to f*ck with her once in a while.....

My, my, my...
Who's a little nerd? Why *you're* a little nerd!
Yes you are!
Yes you are!!!
 
2013-01-25 09:02:21 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:06:43 PM  

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I see an empty keyboard.. balance might be an issue....
 
2013-01-25 09:08:18 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:10:01 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: lilyspad:
I switched the "language" to Japanese...I really hope my boss's wife will go over there to mix paint for someone, and be all WTF????? I know she will panic, because she won't know how to change it back. But, I DID tell another person how to fix it, so it won't be too bad. I just like to f*ck with her once in a while.....

My, my, my...
Who's a little nerd? Why *you're* a little nerd!
Yes you are!
Yes you are!!!


This is easy to do if you have an older HP that you can configure via telnet. We'd do stuff similar to this on random printers at work, then sit and wait for the call.
i211.photobucket.com
I imagine this trick exists on other printers as well. Nobody *ever* resets the admin password, so access is a no brainer.
 
2013-01-25 09:10:13 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: lilyspad:
I switched the "language" to Japanese...I really hope my boss's wife will go over there to mix paint for someone, and be all WTF????? I know she will panic, because she won't know how to change it back. But, I DID tell another person how to fix it, so it won't be too bad. I just like to f*ck with her once in a while.....

My, my, my...
Who's a little nerd? Why *you're* a little nerd!
Yes you are!
Yes you are!!!


Not really....but it's easy to mess with her. If more than 5 people walk into the store at one time, she calls for "all customer service"!!! I don't want to piss her off too much...she sleeps with my boss! :D
 
2013-01-25 09:11:15 PM  
I tried the German first...that was pretty funny, actually.
 
2013-01-25 09:13:02 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:14:03 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:14:15 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:14:19 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:15:02 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:16:43 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:17:09 PM  
yobbery:
This is easy to do if you have an older HP that you can configure via telnet. We'd do stuff similar to this on random printers at work, then sit and wait for the call.
i211.photobucket.com
I imagine this trick exists on other printers as well. Nobody *ever* resets the admin password, so access is a no brainer.


I installed a big Compaq server in a high school library/computer lab and I boogered with the system messages.

I set the default to "My name is HAL, let's be friends"
Another was "Anal insertion voids warranty"

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2013-01-25 09:17:17 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:21:27 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:22:15 PM  

I_fling_poo: Sacred Feces! There's a lot of fall-down-go-booms going on this Caturday.
Sending lots and lots of healing vibes for everyone.
*leaves a roll of bubble wrap for those who need some extra protection against gravity*


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I too wish to extend get well wishes to all who are ailing .... and I would include more pics if photofarkit would cooperate.

/ as in get rid of that stupid infinite scroll that sucks up memory and bandwidth and serves no purpose at all
// meanwhile, they can shove it where the sun don't shine and DIAF
 
2013-01-25 09:22:46 PM  
 
2013-01-25 09:24:00 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:24:00 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:25:49 PM  
Sherpa...photobukkit is working okay for me...had to switch from imgur 'cuz it locked up!
 
2013-01-25 09:26:56 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: yobbery:
This is easy to do if you have an older HP that you can configure via telnet. We'd do stuff similar to this on random printers at work, then sit and wait for the call.
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I imagine this trick exists on other printers as well. Nobody *ever* resets the admin password, so access is a no brainer.

I installed a big Compaq server in a high school library/computer lab and I boogered with the system messages.

I set the default to "My name is HAL, let's be friends"
Another was "Anal insertion voids warranty"

[reneau.smugmug.com image 408x600]


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2013-01-25 09:27:07 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:27:28 PM  

yobbery: quantum_jellyroll: Summer Glau's Love Slave:
I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.

/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

As a black-belt, professional troublemaker, may I recommend a bead of this applied along the
leading edge of the windshield blades. Amazingly impossible to remove.
Almost makes buying a new Lackofpeener-mobile the only practical solution.

Or...if you want to be less destructive and drive him nuts, just pour 1/2 quart of oil under his truck every other day.
We did this to a co-worker after he got his car out of the shop. He took it back to the shop three or four times before he caught us. His mechanic thought is was a great prank...him, not so much.
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I've heard of all kinds of things to do to cars, but that's funny, expensive, annoying and really doesn't do damage. One of the mild pranks I liked was to get in someones car and turn everything on, the radio volume to full blast, heat blower on high, wipers on.

When I was younger we did more damage. We put valve grinding compound in gas tanks, super glue in door key holes or ignition so the key wouldn't go in. Not an inexpensive repair.

One time we masking taped an car until it was completely covered. Then laughed our butts off watching the guy try to get in his car in the morning, in the pouring rain when he had to go to work.

Dead fish on the motor or even better, cut up and dropped down the defroster. Canned mackerel or sardines smells pretty nasty after a while. Fish under the backseat  in the summertime, best done while someone is at work and the car sits out in the hot sun all day.

Rearranging the spark plug wires could easily ruin someone's day. We did this to a guy who was cheating on his wife and he couldn't move the car before the other woman's husband got home from work. Explain that car stuck in the driveway mister!!

 I took all four valve stems out of an ex boyfriends car tires so he was stranded.  That one backfired when he called the girl he was cheating on me with to pick him up and take him home. That's ok, then I sold his 68 Camaro convertible  that he wanted back in the worst way.

Dirty deeds done dirt cheap!!
 
2013-01-25 09:28:23 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:29:14 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:31:53 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:34:09 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:35:55 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:36:38 PM  

domari: I've heard of all kinds of things to do to cars, but that's funny, expensive, annoying and really doesn't do damage. One of the mild pranks I liked was to get in someones car and turn everything on, the radio volume to full blast, heat blower on high, wipers on.

When I was younger we did more damage. We put valve grinding compound in gas tanks, super glue in door key holes or ignition so the key wouldn't go in. Not an inexpensive repair.

One time we masking taped an car until it was completely covered. Then laughed our butts off watching the guy try to get in his car in the morning, in the pouring rain when he had to go to work.

Dead fish on the motor or even better, cut up and dropped down the defroster. Canned mackerel or sardines smells pretty nasty after a while. Fish under the backseat in the summertime, best done while someone is at work and the car sits out in the hot sun all day.

Rearranging the spark plug wires could easily ruin someone's day. We did this to a guy who was cheating on his wife and he couldn't move the car before the other woman's husband got home from work. Explain that car stuck in the driveway mister!!

I took all four valve stems out of an ex boyfriends car tires so he was stranded. That one backfired when he called the girl he was cheating on me with to pick him up and take him home. That's ok, then I sold his 68 Camaro convertible that he wanted back in the worst way.

Dirty deeds done dirt cheap!!


Whoa! I'm staying on your good side. ;-p
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On second thought I may just donate my 'protection' money a bit sooner. :o)
 
2013-01-25 09:38:40 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:39:08 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:41:25 PM  

yobbery: Real Women Drink Akvavit: I have huge anxiety issues when it comes to medical personnel - medical or dental anything, really - because of a very bad car accident when I was 13, so if things don't work out with the new potential primary care physician on Tuesday, I've already got my next potential picked out.

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A rather dignified looking fellow, don't you think? He also obviously has excellent taste in men's ties.

I will pay him with the finest albacore money can buy. Well, the finest my money can buy.

For the past 30 years coontil 2010) I made it a point to get complete yearly physicals. The last physical I had was March 2010 which led to this...
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Three days after my last physical I got a call at 10:00pm from my doctor telling me that something showed up on x-ray that she was nearly positive was lung cancer. The risk of collapse from biopsy was too risky and they were so sure it was cancer that they decided to just remove it along with roughly a third of my right lung. Fortunately it turned out to be scar tissue from a rare form of pneumonia I didn't even know I had. Thinking of physicals since then just gives me anxiety, and I've been (stupidly) putting it off.

I recently had a pre-op chest x-ray for my jaw surgery that was clear, so I figure it's a good time to get back into the yearly physical routine. I see my doc on February 7th and the only anxiety I have now is regarding the scolding she's going to give me for not seeing her since my lung surgery (and for the 30 pounds or so that I've gained.) At least she can no longer biatch at me for smoking.

/The picture above was taken at home three days after my surgery. Coughing was very painful for the first four days or so, but other than that it was surprisingly painless (the pain meds did their job!).
//Never had any breathing problems until they did this. Now I get an annoying wheeze every once in a while.


Shiat,  Yobbery! That looks painful as all hell. My pain was mostly the result of landing flat on my back (apparently) and a plethora of old injuries (which cause me varying amounts of pain all the time anyway) all combined with the world's most uncomfortable hospital beds. I'll probably never  get  over the medical anxiety thing I got goin' on, but I do have to admit to a certain grudging respect when I was refusing the blood transfusions, (I was scared and not convinced) and I got tag teamed with a social worker, a shrink type person and two doctors, all trying to reason with me.  One of the docs lost his patience and and said  "You are dying. You will have your blood transfusions and rest and you will go home when I say you can go home because otherwise you're leaving this room under a sheet  with a toe tag." At  least that's pretty close to what he said to me. I obviously got the transfusions. I think someone had to be mean to  me to really make it sink in though.

I think it sounds like the pneumonia you had is the same kind my dad had. They had to remove part  of one of his lungs as well, but  he died of post surgical complications a couple days before he was supposed to come home. I never even knew there were that  many types of pneumonia. I think I always considered the term a way of saying "farked up lung or lungs". This would make me kind of the medical equivalent of people who think aioli and mayonnaise are the same thing. Ummm, no. We can't all know everything, though. I'm glad you turned out OK with your lung surgery and hope your jaw surgery goes well if you've not yet had it done.

Caturdayians. We can be a sickly bunch sometimes, can't we? Think I should hug my cat.  That makes everything better.
 
2013-01-25 09:42:33 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:42:46 PM  
...some good internet finds out there this week. Someday I'll get my captioning mojo back. I've just been zoning out after work lately.
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2013-01-25 09:44:25 PM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: Caturdayians. We can be a sickly bunch sometimes, can't we? Think I should hug my cat.  That makes everything better.


Yes.....yes it does! :D
 
2013-01-25 09:45:29 PM  

professional_vampire: Tigerose - yup, vasovagal syncope. It's also triggered by having blood drawn and lots of other things, so I have seen it and do suspect that's what it was. He's got a cardiologist appointment for Friday the 1st - it was time for him to make one anyway to get a new script for his BP meds. Men! So stubborn about seeing the Dr.


His episode sounds like a sudden drop in BP. Lemme know if he is not comfortable with the cardiologist - despite my white coat syndrome, and general reluctance about going to see a doctor, my guy is all sorts of awesome. And yes, we are stubborn.

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2013-01-25 09:45:33 PM  

sherpa18: cretinbob, domari ... I can't even begin to express my admiration (and appreciation) for what you two do - please don't give up! You guise are truly special.

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Thanks Sherpa. That means a lot.
I don't want to give up, so much to do out there. It's just difficult, we need a place to do this and it's just not happening. I'm trying but don't know what to try next. Winning the lottery hasn't happened, but I never buy tickets anyway.
If you have any rich animal loving friends or relatives who can hold a small mortgage, let me know.  (not the rich uncle from Nigeria, he contacted me already)

The other problem with a certain person has quieted down a bit, but hasn't ended. Hell has a chair with their name on it.
 
2013-01-25 09:45:55 PM  

vudutek: TMI time:
We have family history of prostate cancer from dad. I started getting checked back in my mid 40's. Just shy of my 50th b'day, got the bad news. Had surgery that July, and have been clear for almost 5 years now.
Say what you will about doctors shoving things in painful places, the alternatives aren't worth it.


Glad you are doing OK.  I've been getting the prostate check since 35, and I've dreaded going to the doc ever since.

When I was in my 20's I lived in China and I had, uh, bleeding that turned out to be the result of eating - I'm not making this up - a piece of wood.  I had eaten at a questionable restaurant in western China and I literally had a stick in my ass (not up it - in it).  I had to find a doctor, and the best I could find was a British doc who was doing charity work 55 kilometers away.  She had some kind of terrible utensil that involved a hollow tube, a flashlight, the world's oldest fiber optic camera cable, and a girl who I think was probably her daughter.

Here are words you never want to hear in that situation, ever:  "The Vaseline is mucking up the image.  Give me a cotton swab and hold this open for a minute."
 
2013-01-25 09:47:51 PM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: One of the docs lost his patience and and said  "You are dying. You will have your blood transfusions and rest and you will go home when I say you can go home because otherwise you're leaving this room under a sheet  with a toe tag." At  least that's pretty close to what he said to me. I obviously got the transfusions. I think someone had to be mean to  me to really make it sink in though.


Had you been ill before this all happened??? Like, did you have the flu, or a bad cold, or anything?? I'm just curious as to why you were so low on blood and stuff. Do you have a history of anemia? Just wondering...
 
2013-01-25 09:51:22 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:53:38 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:54:37 PM  
Lsherm:
Here are words you never want to hear in that situation, ever: "The Vaseline is mucking up the image. Give me a cotton swab and hold this open for a minute."

*o_O*
 
2013-01-25 09:55:13 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:57:44 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:59:17 PM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: I think it sounds like the pneumonia you had is the same kind my dad had. They had to remove part of one of his lungs as well, but he died of post surgical complications a couple days before he was supposed to come home.


I'm sorry about your dad. Unfortunately it *is* major surgery. I think my denial of that fact and just wanting that lump out of me is what got me through it OK. The relief of it not being cancer also helped.

I was in a deep morphine haze when I spoke with the surgeon right after I woke up. She said the lesion was caused by 'BOOP' and while she was in there she fixed two 'BLEBS'. I'm thinking at this point that I'm simply too high to hear her clearly, but it turned out these are real medical terms. I thought I was at Dr. Seuss hospital for a brief moment.

BOOP was the form of pneumonia and BLEBS are common blister like areas.
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2013-01-25 09:59:31 PM  
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2013-01-25 09:59:52 PM  
Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!
 
2013-01-25 10:01:55 PM  
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2013-01-25 10:03:36 PM  
Okay guize.....I gotta bail for tonight. Been fun! See y'all in the morning!
 
2013-01-25 10:06:28 PM  
I'll leave the "baka scary sick" pics from a few years ago on the sidelines...

Now on with the Pogo!

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2013-01-25 10:09:52 PM  

Lsherm: vudutek: TMI time:
We have family history of prostate cancer from dad. I started getting checked back in my mid 40's. Just shy of my 50th b'day, got the bad news. Had surgery that July, and have been clear for almost 5 years now.
Say what you will about doctors shoving things in painful places, the alternatives aren't worth it.

Glad you are doing OK.  I've been getting the prostate check since 35, and I've dreaded going to the doc ever since.

When I was in my 20's I lived in China and I had, uh, bleeding that turned out to be the result of eating - I'm not making this up - a piece of wood.  I had eaten at a questionable restaurant in western China and I literally had a stick in my ass (not up it - in it).  I had to find a doctor, and the best I could find was a British doc who was doing charity work 55 kilometers away.   She had some kind of terrible utensil that involved a hollow tube, a flashlight, the world's oldest fiber optic camera cable, and a girl who I think was probably her daughter.

Here are words you never want to hear in that situation, ever:  "The Vaseline is mucking up the image.  Give me a cotton swab and hold this open for a minute."


Ahhh...the Chinese Elector Set. Did it look like this?
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Glad you're ok. :o)  ...so many bad jokes, so little time....
...and a cat
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2013-01-25 10:17:37 PM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: One of the docs lost his patience and and said "You are dying. You will have your blood transfusions and rest and you will go home when I say you can go home because otherwise you're leaving this room under a sheet with a toe tag." At least that's pretty close to what he said to me. I obviously got the transfusions. I think someone had to be mean to me to really make it sink in though.


Yeah, Sometimes they need to drive the point home in a nasty way. Thank whomever you pray to that they did so and weren't apathetic about it.
 
2013-01-25 10:22:22 PM  
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2013-01-25 10:23:25 PM  
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2013-01-25 10:32:58 PM  
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2013-01-25 10:35:07 PM  

lilyspad: Real Women Drink Akvavit: One of the docs lost his patience and and said  "You are dying. You will have your blood transfusions and rest and you will go home when I say you can go home because otherwise you're leaving this room under a sheet  with a toe tag." At  least that's pretty close to what he said to me. I obviously got the transfusions. I think someone had to be mean to  me to really make it sink in though.

Had you been ill before this all happened??? Like, did you have the flu, or a bad cold, or anything?? I'm just curious as to why you were so low on blood and stuff. Do you have a history of anemia? Just wondering...


I had been ill off and on pretty much all year, but nothing too terribly serious. I had a flu that laid me out for about a week, but that was the worse. I was usually just feeling a bit  run down and tired, but that's to be expected when you're working full time (which I'm not doing anymore - the restaurant closed), running my part of our household and being one of my Grandma's primary caregivers. You figure you're just tired is all and take a day trip or two every few months  for a bit of a rest, even if you're just sacking out at the Youth Hostel downtown.  It don't think it occurs to anyone to think "Gee, my hemoglobin may be horrifically low and all of my electrolytes are probably so off where they're supposed to be that  I'm lucky to be alive". They  have no idea thus far why this has happened, but I'm definitely going to have to be monitored for a long time, I guess. (Oh, and now both my legs and feet are huge swollen, so no idea what's up with  that, either. Just know I'm going to take another Vicodin 10 cuz it hurts like hell and then hobble out to make a strawberry shake to split with my Grandma for our dessert.)

yobbery:I'm sorry about your dad. Unfortunately it *is* major surgery. I think my denial of that fact and just wanting that lump out of me is what got me through it OK. The relief of it not being cancer also helped.

I think what helped me the most when my dad died was I had just spoken to him on the phone that morning before heading out to job #1. Told him I loved  him and would make him whatever he wanted to eat when he got home in a couple days, even  if I had to call in sick to both jobs. That made him happy, we were being cut  ups on  the phone with each other and having  a nice  conversation. It's always made me feel better I got to say "I love you" and make him laugh and be happy before he  died. I miss him all these years later, but still treasure that last conversation we had together.
 
2013-01-25 11:05:38 PM  
laulaja: Another linkie: cat-fed-with-chopsticks...

or we could just cut to the chase...  :o)

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2013-01-25 11:09:58 PM  

F Flat: Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!


It couldn't hurt, especially if he's used to being with someone. However, its important not to rush into a decision. It never hurts to look and the right kitty will choose you and Buddy, you just have to let him/her tell you they are the one :)
 
2013-01-25 11:21:46 PM  
HELP!!!!

Ok, that said... It's not me that needs the help, it's an internet friend.  She has 2 wonderful kittehs (Mia is a 5 month old female black kitteh & Leo is a 4 month old male Siamese mix).  She rescued both of them not too terribly long ago and nursed both of them through some pretty rough medical stuffs & both are now completely healthy.  Now for the needing help part... she's currently living with family while she goes through nursing school & her niece has developed an allergy to the cats.  She's trying to figure out whether someone in her area would be willing to foster the two kittehs until she graduates the first part of May.  All expenses will be paid (food, litter, vet if necessary, etc.) and she will send along the stuff they have.  She's located in Houston, TX in the Spring Branch area (wherever that is... lol).  If anyone has ideas on how she can handle this it would be all sorts of wonderful!  Thank you for ideas!!  If anyone wants pics, I'll ask her whether I can share... though I'm sure she'll be fine with it.
 
2013-01-25 11:22:20 PM  

F Flat: Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!


So sorry to hear about Rascal. :(
Cats form close bonds and they mourn when one of them goes away. Just like we do.
Buddy will mourn for a while, give him a lot of extra love and attention while he's going though this sad time. It will help you both cope with the loss.
 Did you let him spend some time with Rascal's body so he could see that there was no life left in Rascal? I've heard that helps.
Here's an article that explains pet grief better than I can.  http://www.fabcats.org/owners/euthanasia/bereavement.html

We're going through a similar situation right now. Last month we took in two brothers almost 2 years old. They're are very closely bonded. We planned on putting both cats up for adoption, they're beautiful white cats which would find homes quickly
When I brought them to the vet for routine check-up the vet discovered the short hair cat has a grade 4 heart murmur. He's at risk for dying a sudden early death. The vet said we can do a cardiac work-up on the cat but it's very expensive and heart conditions in cats are difficult to manage. For now she said to just give him 1/2 baby aspirin every 4 days to help try to prevent clots and taurine supplements might help.
The long hair brother is very healthy.
. My dilemma is what to do with them as far as adoption goes. I want them to stay together and be adopted together. But adopting a cat that has a heart condition and limited lifespan isn't going to be easy. Of course we have no clue how long the cat will live, 5 months, 5 years, longer? No clue.
Separating them now and adopting out the long hair cat seems just plain cruel, it's obvious they love being together.
I'm hoping I can find some very wonderful person to adopt them both and give them a good life together, even if one life will be a shorter one.

After your Rascal was diagnosed with the murmur, what did your vet recommend to do to keep him healthy for as long as possible? Did you try the baby aspirin? Did you have a cardiac workup done or just wait and see what happened. Did they give you any idea of how long Rascal would enjoy life with you?
 
2013-01-25 11:22:26 PM  
Off to bed. 'night all.
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2013-01-25 11:29:43 PM  
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"Really? You just had to take my photo? Geez."
 
2013-01-25 11:31:30 PM  

mousiebelle: HELP!!!!

Ok, that said... It's not me that needs the help, it's an internet friend.  She has 2 wonderful kittehs (Mia is a 5 month old female black kitteh & Leo is a 4 month old male Siamese mix).  She rescued both of them not too terribly long ago and nursed both of them through some pretty rough medical stuffs & both are now completely healthy.  Now for the needing help part... she's currently living with family while she goes through nursing school & her niece has developed an allergy to the cats.  She's trying to figure out whether someone in her area would be willing to foster the two kittehs until she graduates the first part of May.  All expenses will be paid (food, litter, vet if necessary, etc.) and she will send along the stuff they have.  She's located in Houston, TX in the Spring Branch area (wherever that is... lol).  If anyone has ideas on how she can handle this it would be all sorts of wonderful!  Thank you for ideas!!  If anyone wants pics, I'll ask her whether I can share... though I'm sure she'll be fine with it.


If I could I would...
Call the local rescues and they might have some foster homes to help out.
 
2013-01-25 11:34:12 PM  

Managed to Do All Needed for Feline Overlords & -Ladies, including test Ginger's b.g. Little bit higher than needed, so he got a shot & a small cat-chow snackie. Plumbicon's still out with a do this eve at Harmony Lodge for the ContraDancers. I gonna go crash warmly with Piiki, CU in daylit daylight.


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Bathia_Mapes fetched this in today, so highly apropos it's sure to become A Classic!
Purrsonally give it 3 days to achieve that --

 
2013-01-25 11:35:32 PM  

Lsherm: "The Vaseline is mucking up the image.  Give me a cotton swab and hold this open for a minute."


Some people pay extra for that....
 
2013-01-25 11:35:35 PM  
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2013-01-25 11:36:44 PM  
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2013-01-25 11:37:24 PM  
My week:
Missed a day of work last week to the pain of 'TMJ'. Turns out it wasn't TMJ after all...I had a zombie tooth and it was harboring bacteria...enough eventually to get down into my jaw and cause MAJOR pain.
How major? I couldn't wait for the dentist to give me the 'numb you up' shot...RELIEF!
Zombie Tooth: apparently the nerve for the tooth died quite some time ago...so the tooth itself didn't hurt. There was just all sorts of 'referred pain' all over the left side of my face...and my ear...salivary gland...tongue...

Dentist cleaned out most of the infection (I chose 'root canal' rather than 'extraction'...kinda shy of teeth on that side of my mouth- don't want to lose any more), put me on an antibiotic...
then decided that I should step up the dose. Did so...and was unable to sleep last night due to ITCHING. Benadryl did not help.

Ruh-roh...last time this happened was because I was having a histamine reaction to a med I had just started.
Called dentist, informed him. He switched antibiotics so hopefully I won't have to resort to the hydroxizine (sp?).
It works...IF you equate 'being totally knocked for about 14 hours...but at least you're not scratching' as 'working'...

Using a combination of my regular pain meds...as well as a witch's brew of tylenol, ibuprofen and naprosyn (Dentist's suggestion).
It does help...just hope my liver is still speaking to me when this is over and done with.

Today:
My nagging finally paid off...ABBEY WENT TO THE VET AND GOT SPAYED!!! YAAAAY!
Talked fast and persuasive, so they included Abbey's son Frisky on the 'get fixed' field trip.
Yeah, I'm picking it up...but one of the vet's assistants runs a no-kill sanctuary (whom I've helped out a bit in the past). They are donating $40 toward these surgeries! At least this little 'good deed' won't take my entire paycheck.

Got them their 1-yr rabies shots as well.
First thought "Damn it, THIS IS NOT MY RESPONSIBILITY!"
...then remembered that there's a new baby in the house. In no time flat he'll be "KITTY! (grab...chomp...yank)" ...wherewith Frisky and Abbey will let him know in no uncertain terms 'That's NOT how we treat the kitty'.

Yeah, I'm paranoid...but we did have a rabies quarantine last year...and we've had WWW of cat fights here lately.
Worst case scenario, and probably won't happen...but it doesn't hurt to make SURE.
Explained to neighbors that they'd need their 3-yr shots next year about this time. Since it relates to the health and safety of the little 'un, they'll probably remember.
 
2013-01-25 11:37:53 PM  
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2013-01-25 11:51:56 PM  

F Flat: Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!


Hard to say. Is Buddy normally a friendly cat? If so, yeah, i would suggest getting Buddy a buddy.
 
2013-01-25 11:53:22 PM  
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*runs away, hides*
 
2013-01-26 12:14:08 AM  

domari: F Flat: Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!

So sorry to hear about Rascal. :(
Cats form close bonds and they mourn when one of them goes away. Just like we do.
Buddy will mourn for a while, give him a lot of extra love and attention while he's going though this sad time. It will help you both cope with the loss.
 Did you let him spend some time with Rascal's body so he could see that there was no life left in Rascal? I've heard that helps.
Here's an article that explains pet grief better than I can.  http://www.fabcats.org/owners/euthanasia/bereavement.html

We're going through a similar situation right now. Last month we took in two brothers almost 2 years old. They're are very closely bonded. We planned on putting both cats up for adoption, they're beautiful white cats which would find homes quickly
When I brought them to the vet for routine check-up the vet discovered the short hair cat has a grade 4 heart murmur. He's at risk for dying a sudden early death. The vet said we can do a cardiac work-up on the cat but it's very expensive and heart conditions in cats are difficult to manage. For now she said to just give him 1/2 baby aspirin every 4 days to help try to prevent clots and taurine supplements might help.
The long hair brother is very healthy.
. My dilemma is what to do with them as far as adoption goes. I want them to stay together and be adopted ...


Hello domari, thanks so much for your kind words and help.
I left out a little bit of the story, mainly that Rascal's heart murmur was the least of his heath problems.  Rascal's heart murmur was just a grade 2. When he was 6 months old, we also found out that his red blood cells were really low.  The vet gave him some steroids and said that we should make him comfortable, he would probably pass in the next week or so.
Well, 3 1/2 years later, we still had a happy cat and his blood cell count was normal. (We gave him a pill every day and he went in for blood tests ever month, plus a blood transfusion when he was seriously low)  After he passed, I did read that we could show Rascal to Buddy, and that would help, but it was so sudden, we just weren't prepared.
Buddy has gotten lots of attention in the last few days.  He seems really confused, and as I said before, I'm worried about him.
I understand your concern about your two kitty brothers, Buddy has always been very healthy, and I think he knew that Rascal was fragile. (But Rascal could always run faster.....)
I've never posted this much to Fark.  Don't know how to share a picture, but I'll try to figure it out.  They are handsome boys.
Thank you again.
 
2013-01-26 12:25:27 AM  

The Ice Queen: F Flat: Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!

It couldn't hurt, especially if he's used to being with someone. However, its important not to rush into a decision. It never hurts to look and the right kitty will choose you and Buddy, you just have to let him/her tell you they are the one :)


Thanks so much Ice Queen.  I do know that we'll have to find the time to find the right companion.  I'm going to go talk to the vet that has taken care of Rascal (he's had other heath problems) to see what we should do.  And yes, I am proud that they picked me.  They seem to have trained me very well.
 
2013-01-26 02:10:01 AM  

lilyspad: I had a little fun at work today before I left. Our paint computer has all kinds of stuff on it that can be changed, so I switched the "language" to Japanese...I really hope my boss's wife will go over there to mix paint for someone, and be all WTF????? I know she will panic, because she won't know how to change it back. But, I DID tell another person how to fix it, so it won't be too bad. I just like to f*ck with her once in a while..... :D I'll probably hear about it on Monday.


I had a Saab back in the 90s, it had a lcd screen with the radio that also displayed messages. I took it to see a friend in Atlanta when I had only had it a few weeks, and we were driving down Peachtree Street and all of a sudden this alarm sounded and messages in Swedish started flashing on the screen. We pulled over, got out the manual, and about 15 minutes later figured out how to change the setting from Swedish to English. Turns out the windshield washer fluid was low. My husband had changed the settings as a joke. We were both so mad at him, it scared us -- I was 400 miles from home with a new car and just knew something major was wrong. It's funny, now.


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2013-01-26 02:11:41 AM  

Real Women Drink Akvavit: story


Holy crap!

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Thank goodness you're going to be OK.  Take it easy!

Good luck with the health insurance thing, hope you can get a respectable deal.

*Hugs*
 
2013-01-26 02:18:03 AM  

sherpa18: cretinbob, domari ... I can't even begin to express my admiration (and appreciation) for what you two do - please don't give up! You guise are truly special.


QFT.
 
2013-01-26 02:27:36 AM  
Holy Ceiling Cat, so many owies and owie stories in this thread!!!

Hugs for everyone!!!  And for your loved ones!!!

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xoxox
 
2013-01-26 02:45:05 AM  
 
2013-01-26 02:46:00 AM  
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2013-01-26 05:28:36 AM  
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2013-01-26 08:08:30 AM  
Oh god this thread is making me tear up.

My cat (before I adopted him) was found in a trashcan with an eye infection, a UTI and a gash over his nose. I adopted him knowing that he might lose the eye. He didn't and now, six years later, is a ten pound fluffball of an attention whore.
 
2013-01-26 08:10:41 AM  
Our youngest baby was found in a deserted house, underweight and with a severe respiratory infection. She'd apparently been abandoned by the mother. She was taken to a no-kill shelter and nursed back to health over the course of a couple of months. She lost an eye in the process, and she was pretty feral when we first adopted her. We've had her for a year and a half now, and she's become very affectionate and is doing just fine these days.

We donate to that shelter twice a year now, and it will be the source any any future pets we get.
 
2013-01-26 08:34:11 AM  

sherpa18: Summer Glau's Love Slave: I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.
/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

People (and I use the word lightly) like that need a taste of their own medicine.

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/ baseball bats are also good


Awesome video, kid deserved a face full of angry feline.....
 
2013-01-26 08:48:22 AM  

quantum_jellyroll: cretinbob:
The one thing I don't like about the new camera is that everyone blinks when the flash goes off

What gear are you using?


My Canon S3 finally died, and due to budget restraints I picked up an A3400, which is a point and shoot. It's nice, a step up in some respects, but a drop down in others. There's no control over aperture and shutter speed for instance. There is a CHDK version for this, but I haven't tried it yet. Working on it right now. Mostly I just need to get used to it.
 
2013-01-26 09:04:37 AM  
I lost my sweet, cantankerous Fat Cat on Monday. We believe he had a heart attack sometime during the night on Sunday. Monday morning, he was breathing heavily, and could not get comfortable anywhere. He would lie down for a few minutes, then suddenly pop up, and make his way to another spot. The vet said he had a lot of fluid in his chest, and being 15 and a half years old was not making it easy. She said that it was unlikely that he would make it through a chest tap. So we said our goodbyes.

I've never had a cat that lived beyond 6 or 7 years, so this was very hard. I've had Fat Cat since he was about 3 days old, eyes not opened, abandoned by mama under a bush in the yard. He fit in the palm of my hand, and lived long enough to make it all the way to a whopping 27 pounds at one point. (Finally got him back to a healthier 14 pounds over the last two years. Pop was a Maine Coon that roamed the neighborhood and loved the ladies, and his Mom was a tiny stray little black cat that was probably too young to raise a litter in the first place. We never saw her again.)

And poor Gomez, his "brother from another mother", is wandering the house, yowling and staring. I feel so bad for him.

But in a few days, we will be hitting the local shelter. Hubby, who has NEVER liked cats and only tolerated mine as they were a package deal, has admitted that his heart has a hole that might only be healed by another kitty. So there's that.
 
2013-01-26 09:05:20 AM  
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Grayman, neighborhood stray.
 
2013-01-26 09:05:52 AM  

F Flat: Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!


My perspective: different cats have different personalities. We have a tortie, and they tend to be very shy. We adopted another cat when she was six so that she'd have a companion. It was horrible. We had to use gates to keep them separated for six months. Rusty is an ordinary cat who just wants to socialize and play. Maggie screamed and howled, hid, and stopped eating. So the gates went up.

Things are more or less normal now, but Maggie still hates Rusty, who still pesters her. Of course, we adore him. I work at home and they both follow me around like puppies.

If you can get a "trial period" of 3-4 days, it might go a long way toward indicating if it's a good match. I wouldn't expect them to become buddies that quickly, but if they're still hissing and howling, maybe not a good idea.
 
2013-01-26 09:06:23 AM  

cretinbob: quantum_jellyroll: cretinbob:
The one thing I don't like about the new camera is that everyone blinks when the flash goes off

What gear are you using?

My Canon S3 finally died, and due to budget restraints I picked up an A3400, which is a point and shoot. It's nice, a step up in some respects, but a drop down in others. There's no control over aperture and shutter speed for instance. There is a CHDK version for this, but I haven't tried it yet. Working on it right now. Mostly I just need to get used to it.


I have a similar situation. Mrs. Buck got me a Nikon CoolPix 810 for Xmas. Love it but there sure are a lotta bells and whistles to figure out.
 
2013-01-26 09:07:59 AM  
This thread made it dusty in here.

Here's my saved kitty, her name is Toki (yes, Wartooth)

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She got stepped on by a horse and got a busted femur and hernia at her umbilical cord. I took her 2 weeks after the incident. She could walk, but it looked really labored and preferred lying around. Her spirits were high, always trying to play like a good kitten should. We took her to the animal hospital where x-rays showed the top of her femur was almost sheared off. They performed an FHO (Femoral Head Osteotomy), where they remove the head of the femur and let the muscle tissue fill in the blank over time.

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Now she's tear-assing around the house with the other cat and living the kitten dream. Yea it wasn't cheap, but she's so affectionate it was easy to drop $800 to save a young life.
 
2013-01-26 09:14:53 AM  

aevorea: Oh god this thread is making me tear up.

My cat (before I adopted him) was found in a trashcan with an eye infection, a UTI and a gash over his nose. I adopted him knowing that he might lose the eye. He didn't and now, six years later, is a ten pound fluffball of an attention whore.


Very good work there !.. You are indeed one of the good people.. welcome to Caturday..  we have to deal with the sads as well as the happies, but that is part of life, and we make the best of it...
 
2013-01-26 09:16:57 AM  
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2013-01-26 09:19:02 AM  

markfara: Our youngest baby was found in a deserted house, underweight and with a severe respiratory infection. She'd apparently been abandoned by the mother. She was taken to a no-kill shelter and nursed back to health over the course of a couple of months. She lost an eye in the process, and she was pretty feral when we first adopted her. We've had her for a year and a half now, and she's become very affectionate and is doing just fine these days.

We donate to that shelter twice a year now, and it will be the source any any future pets we get.


Feral cats are special.. you have to earn their trust, and you are giving them a life that they have never known.. and they like it.. Congratulations, and welcome to Caturday...
 
2013-01-26 09:32:29 AM  

cretinbob: quantum_jellyroll: cretinbob:
The one thing I don't like about the new camera is that everyone blinks when the flash goes off

What gear are you using?

My Canon S3 finally died, and due to budget restraints I picked up an A3400, which is a point and shoot. It's nice, a step up in some respects, but a drop down in others. There's no control over aperture and shutter speed for instance. There is a CHDK version for this, but I haven't tried it yet. Working on it right now. Mostly I just need to get used to it.


I have an Olympus D-370 I bought in 2001.. 1.3 mp.. still works great.. was doing a job on some large furnaces: needed before and after shots of certain stages of the job.. request of the property owners.. everything previous had been film type cameras..
 
2013-01-26 09:33:44 AM  
Hellooooo!

My two cats had their yearly check ups a couple days ago. Both now qualify as 'seniors', 8 years old and 6 months.

Barbossa, long hair black cat, he's at 15 pounds, he had lost two pounds we found out and is healthy for a cat with bad teeth. I'm trying to get my bills paid so I can get them taken care of. He's beginning to have white hairs in his coat, and he sleeps...alot.

TC, is my demon child. He's a former grey Floridian feral (oh, that explains it), weighs at 16 pounds ( he lose a pound since his last visit) and is diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and we found out last year that he is positive for FIV. But, he acts like a possessed two year old. Though, he have been having a strange hacking/wheezing thing going lately about once or twice a week. The vets want to watch this incase he has kitty asthma. He has been my money drain...he went in some time ago to address his self imposed, licking induced bikini waxing. He was literally naked from the base of his tails down to his kitty balls. We found out he is sensitive to the pinesol I've been using on my floors.

And the couple weeks before that when he ate my two pet mice when he got trapped in their room....it all passed fine... though I was upset at the loss of Mix and Match. They were such sweet girls...oh well. No small critters while TC rules the roost. And trash bags. And bed. And food dishes...a month before that he was at the vets to get six rotted and broken teeth pulled....

I think now you know why I call him a demon. But I love him, and his 'Brother'. Barbie is my rescue from a local shelter, and TC was an adoption from a friend who was moving but couldn't take him. She was working as a vet tech in Florida when he came in about four years old, and the woman who brought him in was warning her not to touch him, that he's a vicious tomcat (that was how he got his name. TC, Tomcat). My friend said she rubbed his ears and he went nuts for loving. The vet said the cat should be put down dued to the injuries he had, that being some deep scratches and a massive abcess on his neck that ran to his ear, however my friend said she'll take the costs and adopt the cat. He did great evidently, and still does fantastic at the vets, though they are always curious about the massive bald patch of skin on his neck and the fuzzy spot in his eye, I figured another scratch from a fight.

I'm still shocked that this feral, a Floridian, is damn near the perfect indoor lap cat. His only fault? Stinky trash and small wriggling mammals. Oh, and don't bother trying to sneak open a can of tuna. That mouthy beast will raise hell until he gets to lick the can clean.

Hmmm...I think I'm babbling now. Well...those are my critters, next week, I'll go into Barbossa and HIS annoying habits!
 
2013-01-26 09:38:22 AM  

spinach gunk: akimbotoo: These guys really crack me up!

Me too!  They're such a funny little trio.  :)

Now is the time on Caturday when we dahnce!


Count......OFF!

One!
Two!
Three!
 
2013-01-26 09:51:47 AM  
Good Meowning, and welcome to all the mewbies! I am sorry for the sads, but thrilled that so many cats have had such loving homes.

It has taken me nearly an hour to catch up on the thread! My you guize were busy last night! We had family movie night, and after several glasses of wine I fell asleep in my chair. Gee think I was tired? Lol!

I pulled out Eli the Bitey's fav toy last night..da bird. We just finished a play session, now he is tired and lounging in the windowsill. Happy kitteh!
 
2013-01-26 09:51:52 AM  
Good morning!
Woke up to more snow...yipee!
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2013-01-26 09:55:22 AM  
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This is Lucy-Fur. I got her in 1999, having answered a newspaper ad about kittens born in a backyard. She was always a heathy cat until a few years ago, when she started forming bladder stones. Diet changes, spoonfuls of yoghurt, nothing really helps, so every year or so, she cuts her tummy chopped up. :(
Here she is modelling the 'closeted congressman' look.
 
2013-01-26 09:58:51 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:00:16 AM  
I don't normally post in these caturday threads, Usually I'm late to the party or don't feel I have anything significant to add, but I regularly visit them and makes me happy usually at the stories and laugh at the pics. Everyonce in a while though, the thread takes a very sad turn. There area lot of sad stories this week, my condolences to all. I have manly water in my eyes. Since I never have, please allow me to share my feline stories.

I've had plenty of cats, but three stick out to me.
Smokey - The neighborhood gray tabby watch cat. Would stick her tongue out (like with her mouth closed but tongue still out and walk around like that) and had a penchent to come up and sniff when you patted the ground. She was a beast, took getting her leg run over by my g'ma like a champ. a few months in a cast, and she was back on the streets!

Cat - You know the story, there is a cat in the neighborhood. there's the neighborhood cat. There is the cat that sleeps on my mom's car (and my mom secretly feeds). There is the cat we feed in the backyward. there is the cat we feed in the house (we had a pet door). So, he is ours, his name is Cat. Wouldn't have anything to do with anybody, except me (probably cause i fed it). slowly it became our house cat, and quite loving (and tolerant) of other beings outside of just me. I was in Japan when we lost him. I was incredulous at first, but when I happened across that pic of the all black cat (like Cat here)standing at the pearly gates and St. Peter saying, "Well... In or out?" I about lost it. Many tissues were lost that night. But he was a great cat. I love that anytime I see a cat I'm reminded of him.

Conan - My current rambunctious scamp. orange with a white belly, very well behaved except for needs remininding not to bite now and again (he's still just less than a year). We got him by accident, a rescue, he was brought into my GF's family as her brother's kitten, but when he didn't really take care of it and serious drama started happening between my gf and her family, she and I took the cat and made sure it wasn't going to end up in the streets. Something i wouldn't put past her family. he's mostly a house cat and we take him out on a leash (i live in an apartment complex so no pet door) at least every other day weather permitting. he's super sweet, if only a bit energetic. I love him though, and would devastate anyone who hurt my kitty. A feeling we all share for our pets I'm sure.

To those of you with sad stories, if you didn't know the bad how would you know the good? And remember, if you lost a loved pet, take time time to mourn but after that your heart isn't full without a pet to warm it.

I don't know when I'll get to post in a timely manner in a Caturday thread next, so thank you all for what has been thus far 6 years of warming my Saturdays, sundays or mondays whenever I got to the thread. I love all pets.

Good day all.
 
2013-01-26 10:00:41 AM  

sherpa18: Summer Glau's Love Slave: I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.
/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

People (and I use the word lightly) like that need a taste of their own medicine.

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/ baseball bats are also good


Strong acids will etch glass....a Q-tip dipped in a rust remover makes a great windshield pencil, if you get my drift...
 
2013-01-26 10:04:09 AM  
Free to a good home: One rather older, female spayed cat. Tabby with long fur(whatever you call that; I thought it was tabby), calico, mostly brown. Likes just about any seafood flavored cat food. Good with the liter box. Fat to about 1/2 of Garfield size. Answers to Ms Kitty. Between Houston and Galveston. Seriously folks, if you are interested, REALLY interested in this animal, please post a reply here on this thread to "Hey Neo" and I'll see if I can make up a bs email address so you can we can try and get together. Basically I inherited this cat from my "then step daughter" but she does not want Ms. Kitty and no one else in the family wants Ms. Kitty. I am soon to be divorced and I plan on MOVING and I do not want to have to put it with the Shelter if I can help it.

Oh and in referrence to this thread, Ms. Kitty is a well liked, well manored, non abused in any way cat. Just a cat I don't want, but did have the heart to say no too.

Hell, I'll even give you the cat and 20 dollars to take it away
 
2013-01-26 10:06:53 AM  
Morning everybuddy! Lots of lurkers last night....good to see you all! I hope all your fur-babies will get better, and be with you all for a long time.
Sorry for anyone who has lost a family member....it get better with time. BTDT.
Now, back to your regularly scheduled Caturday....... :D
 
2013-01-26 10:11:23 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:13:17 AM  
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Snow dog
 
2013-01-26 10:15:20 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:16:21 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:16:54 AM  

Nontentional: I don't normally post in these caturday threads, Usually I'm late to the party or don't feel I have anything significant to add, but I regularly visit them and makes me happy usually at the stories and laugh at the pics. Everyonce in a while though, the thread takes a very sad turn. There area lot of sad stories this week, my condolences to all. I have manly water in my eyes. Since I never have, please allow me to share my feline stories.

I've had plenty of cats, but three stick out to me.
Smokey - The neighborhood gray tabby watch cat. Would stick her tongue out (like with her mouth closed but tongue still out and walk around like that) and had a penchent to come up and sniff when you patted the ground. She was a beast, took getting her leg run over by my g'ma like a champ. a few months in a cast, and she was back on the streets!

Cat - You know the story, there is a cat in the neighborhood. there's the neighborhood cat. There is the cat that sleeps on my mom's car (and my mom secretly feeds). There is the cat we feed in the backyward. there is the cat we feed in the house (we had a pet door). So, he is ours, his name is Cat. Wouldn't have anything to do with anybody, except me (probably cause i fed it). slowly it became our house cat, and quite loving (and tolerant) of other beings outside of just me. I was in Japan when we lost him. I was incredulous at first, but when I happened across that pic of the all black cat (like Cat here)standing at the pearly gates and St. Peter saying, "Well... In or out?" I about lost it. Many tissues were lost that night. But he was a great cat. I love that anytime I see a cat I'm reminded of him.

Conan - My current rambunctious scamp. orange with a white belly, very well behaved except for needs remininding not to bite now and again (he's still just less than a year). We got him by accident, a rescue, he was brought into my GF's family as her brother's kitten, but when he didn't really take care of it and serious drama started ha ...


Thank you for sharing with us.. we all have to deal with all aspects of being an animal owner, good and bad.. but we do it .. they enrich our lives, we try to enrich theirs.. makes the day go so much better....come by again soon... we have a very large family....
 
2013-01-26 10:18:44 AM  

shotglasss: sherpa18: Summer Glau's Love Slave: I need this - something warm and fuzzy and heartwarming. This afternoon, I caught my piece of shiat next door neighbor kicking his cats because they left paw prints on his F-350 Lackofpeener-mobile.
/Called the cops.
//They laughed at me over the phone.
///Might be time to oil the F-350 windshield.

People (and I use the word lightly) like that need a taste of their own medicine.

[i415.photobucket.com image 270x184]
/ baseball bats are also good

Strong acids will etch glass....a Q-tip dipped in a rust remover makes a great windshield pencil, if you get my drift...


Corrupting our morals.. for shame ! :o)
 
2013-01-26 10:19:55 AM  
F Flat, domari's the acknowledged expert on what to do re Buddy. Purrsonally would vote for a buddy for him as soon as he's ready; it's his choice. At least you were able to care for both the late loved Rascal & Buddy together for as long as could be.

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Type at ft of pg 6 to go to 7

 
2013-01-26 10:20:03 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:20:55 AM  

OlderGuy: cretinbob: quantum_jellyroll: cretinbob:
The one thing I don't like about the new camera is that everyone blinks when the flash goes off

What gear are you using?

My Canon S3 finally died, and due to budget restraints I picked up an A3400, which is a point and shoot. It's nice, a step up in some respects, but a drop down in others. There's no control over aperture and shutter speed for instance. There is a CHDK version for this, but I haven't tried it yet. Working on it right now. Mostly I just need to get used to it.

I have an Olympus D-370 I bought in 2001.. 1.3 mp.. still works great.. was doing a job on some large furnaces: needed before and after shots of certain stages of the job.. request of the property owners.. everything previous had been film type cameras..


Somewhere around that same time I also bought my first digital. It's a Fuji Finepix 3800. Great camera and easy to use. I can get good quality without much futzing, but the digital viewfinder is practically useless indoors. I still have it and call it my 'point and hope'
It started acting funny a couple of years ago, so on recommendation I bought a Nikkon coolpix L100. It's an OK camera for a novice but it's not nearly as user friendly as the Fuji. The idiot mode on the Nikkon is not very good at all. If I take the time to set up the shot it's decent, but the cats seldom wait around for that. I wish I would have done a little more research before the purchase.
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2013-01-26 10:22:08 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:25:02 AM  
Dancing cats, you say?

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2013-01-26 10:29:19 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:35:15 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:40:26 AM  
So it has been a little over a week since we got Marvin, which is Winston's new friend. It only took about two days for them to be like best friends, that is if you don't count the fact that Winston is a grappler. Just took this picture like 10 minutes ago:

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2013-01-26 10:40:47 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:54:10 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:56:08 AM  
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2013-01-26 10:59:02 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:01:12 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:02:37 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:06:06 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:19:14 AM  
lilyspad:

I want to thank you for all of the fun pictures you post, I look forward to them when caturday rolls around,

And to everyone who share their fun pics and their stories, funny, sad and the 'Oh mi god. I can sooo relate'.

I'm finally home, and both cats are tearing up the place in celebration :) My old boys!
 
2013-01-26 11:29:32 AM  

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2013-01-26 11:44:27 AM  

Dezilith: lilyspad:

I want to thank you for all of the fun pictures you post, I look forward to them when caturday rolls around,

And to everyone who share their fun pics and their stories, funny, sad and the 'Oh mi god. I can sooo relate'.

I'm finally home, and both cats are tearing up the place in celebration :) My old boys!


My pleasure!  Glad you are home, and able to enjoy our little bit of the world!! :D
 
2013-01-26 11:47:10 AM  

Lots of downers this week. Hugs to all who need them...

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2013-01-26 11:51:13 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:52:11 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:52:56 AM  

yobbery: Good morning  Woke up to more snow...yipee!


Yep, me too...
 
2013-01-26 11:53:25 AM  
Gus
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Spooky
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Both belong to my Aunt. Gus is semi-feral & a barn cat. Spooky is mostly tame & an indoor cat.
 
2013-01-26 11:53:27 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:54:32 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:55:21 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:56:03 AM  

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2013-01-26 11:58:53 AM  

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2013-01-26 11:59:00 AM  
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2013-01-26 11:59:52 AM  

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2013-01-26 12:00:59 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:01:04 PM  
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Lily said I have to post a picture of her before I go off to be productive....
 
2013-01-26 12:03:07 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:06:04 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:12:03 PM  
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2013-01-26 12:12:58 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:16:04 PM  
Oh noes, another Caturday haz started, I cannot escape this embrace... HALP!

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2013-01-26 12:17:05 PM  
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2013-01-26 12:20:56 PM  
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2013-01-26 12:23:07 PM  
I went out to do some shoveling and take some pictures of Jack in the snow.
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I slipped on the steps and fell down and banged up my left knee and ankle while the camera was running.
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Jack came running over to see if I was alright.
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I am now stretched out on the couch with my knee and ankle wrapped with frozen peas on my ankle and mixed vegetable on my knee.
Gremie is keeping on eye on me just in case his dish gets empty.
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2013-01-26 12:24:02 PM  
Hi ya sexy, why don't you make yourself a drink and stay awhile :)

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2013-01-26 12:25:13 PM  
The next morning :)

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2013-01-26 12:26:09 PM  
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2013-01-26 12:26:59 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:27:53 PM  
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2013-01-26 12:29:28 PM  
I work better when I have my think cat on :)

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2013-01-26 12:30:52 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:33:51 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:35:33 PM  
The secret behind the Keystone XL pipeline, Canada plans to ship all itz kitties to invade the USA :)

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2013-01-26 12:36:58 PM  
Iz so cold, I see Jack Frost has touched everything

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2013-01-26 12:37:17 PM  

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#2 [TotalFark]
2013-01-26 12:37:50 PM  
Just here to wish y'all a Happy Caturday!
imageshack.us

Last Post!!!
 
2013-01-26 12:39:50 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:40:14 PM  
Gremlin1 ouch! Take some type of anti-inflammatory as well as icing down your limbs. I have whacked my knee like that, and it is quite stunningly painful. I hope it feels better soon. ((Hug))
 
2013-01-26 12:43:16 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:43:41 PM  
More morning after images :)

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2013-01-26 12:44:29 PM  
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2013-01-26 12:44:49 PM  

F Flat: Hello Caturday folks!  I'm a regular lurker, but I hope you can give me some advice.
We lost my first furry friend on Tuesday morning.  (Never had a pet to call my own before.)
We brought home brothers Buddy and Rascal 4 years ago.  After the first exam when they were kittens, we found that Rascal had a slight heart murmur.  It didn't seem to bother him much. He was a very active cat, but he died from a blood clot right by his heart.
Here's the thing.  I'm worried about Buddy.  He keeps looking for Rascal, and now is home alone all day.  Should we start looking for a buddy for Buddy?  Any advice you could give would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!


Yes, you should. If you get a kitten, Buddy will even lose any extra weight he's got! But if you get two kittens, they will just play with each other and ignore Buddy.
 
#2 [TotalFark]
2013-01-26 12:45:19 PM  
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2013-01-26 12:45:31 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:51:13 PM  

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#2 [TotalFark]
2013-01-26 12:51:33 PM  
From yesterday's "Odd Dessert" Photoshop contest, seems somewhat appropriate now.....
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2013-01-26 12:52:14 PM  
Lazy, your doing it wrong :)

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2013-01-26 12:52:51 PM  

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2013-01-26 12:53:44 PM  
yesterday I started my 62nd orbit of the sun.
it's been a long, strange trip.
Caturday makes it bearable.
thank you.
 
2013-01-26 12:54:29 PM  

yobbery:
This is easy to do if you have an older HP that you can configure via telnet. We'd do stuff similar to this on random printers at work, then sit and wait for the call.
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I imagine this trick exists on other printers as well. Nobody *ever* resets the admin password, so access is a no brainer.


I laughed so hard, my dog almost fell off the bed.
 
2013-01-26 12:58:17 PM  
No time to catch up on the thread, I'll do that later. Right now it's a hit-and-run posting, it's Desi cat in one of his favorite places - up on my shoulders!
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2013-01-26 12:59:03 PM  

valnt9: yesterday I started my 62nd orbit of the sun.
it's been a long, strange trip.
Caturday makes it bearable.
thank you.



 i415.photobucket.com

 
2013-01-26 01:00:20 PM  
Sherpa, what perfect timing :)

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2013-01-26 01:00:28 PM  

valnt9: yesterday I started my 62nd orbit of the sun.
it's been a long, strange trip.
Caturday makes it bearable.
thank you.


Wow. For some reason I had you pegged as a 30 or 40something. Happy Birthday!
 
2013-01-26 01:01:43 PM  

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2013-01-26 01:04:18 PM  
Happy birfday Valnt9

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2013-01-26 01:05:45 PM  

tigerose: Gremlin1 ouch! Take some type of anti-inflammatory as well as icing down your limbs. I have whacked my knee like that, and it is quite stunningly painful. I hope it feels better soon. ((Hug))


Due to youthful injuries(broken ankle and dislocated kneecap) I've been down this road before many times and will be again. I've learned if I'm going to fall I always land on the left knee first because it's the weakest and goes out first, I try not to but sometimes I can't twist enough to stop it. Someday the knee will get replaced but I keep putting it off.
Jack is attached to me like velcro when I get up to limp anywhere and he makes sure that Gremie can't get underfoot and trip me.
I do have some drugs around the house and I have taken some. I'm just glad I already did my grocery shopping otherwise I'd be limping around the store 'cuz we were almost out of cat and dog food.
 
2013-01-26 01:06:14 PM  
Happy Caturday everyone, and may the Force be with you :)

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2013-01-26 01:06:42 PM  

John Buck 41: valnt9: yesterday I started my 62nd orbit of the sun.
it's been a long, strange trip.
Caturday makes it bearable.
thank you.

Wow. For some reason I had you pegged as a 30 or 40something. Happy Birthday!


yesterday I was telling people it was my 26th--er, no, make that 62. dyslexic I am.
 
2013-01-26 01:07:45 PM  

in2it: Sherpa, what perfect timing :)


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2013-01-26 01:09:39 PM  

valnt9: yesterday I started my 62nd orbit of the sun.
it's been a long, strange trip.
Caturday makes it bearable.
thank you.


i877.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-26 01:14:46 PM  

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2013-01-26 01:17:34 PM  

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/not the white boy
 
2013-01-26 01:19:35 PM  

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2013-01-26 01:20:50 PM  

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2013-01-26 01:23:05 PM  

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2013-01-26 01:23:32 PM  

SkerriNinja: I lost my sweet, cantankerous Fat Cat on Monday. We believe he had a heart attack sometime during the night on Sunday. Monday morning, he was breathing heavily, and could not get comfortable anywhere. He would lie down for a few minutes, then suddenly pop up, and make his way to another spot. The vet said he had a lot of fluid in his chest, and being 15 and a half years old was not making it easy. She said that it was unlikely that he would make it through a chest tap. So we said our goodbyes.

I've never had a cat that lived beyond 6 or 7 years, so this was very hard. I've had Fat Cat since he was about 3 days old, eyes not opened, abandoned by mama under a bush in the yard. He fit in the palm of my hand, and lived long enough to make it all the way to a whopping 27 pounds at one point. (Finally got him back to a healthier 14 pounds over the last two years. Pop was a Maine Coon that roamed the neighborhood and loved the ladies, and his Mom was a tiny stray little black cat that was probably too young to raise a litter in the first place. We never saw her again.)

And poor Gomez, his "brother from another mother", is wandering the house, yowling and staring. I feel so bad for him.

But in a few days, we will be hitting the local shelter. Hubby, who has NEVER liked cats and only tolerated mine as they were a package deal, has admitted that his heart has a hole that might only be healed by another kitty. So there's that.


I'm so sorry :(
 
2013-01-26 01:26:10 PM  

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2013-01-26 01:29:33 PM  

cretinbob: [farm9.staticflickr.com image 500x455]
We just lost this little girl. Same as in TFA. Her eyes were completely crusted shut and she had pneumonia. Lots of antibiotics and care, but in the end she just wouldn't eat.
Sometimes we are only able to make the short time they have comfortable.


QFT.

We took in a litter of kittens from someone on Craigslist who claimed they "found" them, said they were 8 weeks old. We got them and they were 6 weeks tops, probably less. We had the for a couple weeks, found them all good homes, except for one, a little orange & white boy. He never ate as much as the others, wasnt as active. When my wife took the last couple to a new home he got real weak. When she got home with him he was almost completely limp. I got a blanket and reclined in my chair, wrapped him up and sat with him on my chest. I sat there and talked to him, he purred until he couldnt anymore, then he passed away. It was the saddest thing I have ever seen. I dont know how his life started, but he was cared for and loved at the end of it...

It was about 2 years ago and still brings tears to my eyes just thinking about it. What made it even worse is we had decided to keep him since he was the last without a home...
 
2013-01-26 01:36:31 PM  
Alright, I haven't posted here in a while, but I have some sad news. We put Zeus to sleep last week. (Last Caturday, actually, although I wasn't really in the mood to post anything about it then.) He'd had urinary tract blockage, and couldn't really go to the bathroom without the help of the vet. It was a difficult decision, but we decided to do it rather than put him through the daily ordeal of have the catheter put in.

He was 13, and we'd had him since he was 6 months old. He didn't always get along with the other cats we'd had during that time, and in fact he used to pick on them although he did that less as he got older. He was very affectionate, and of course loved to get in the middle of whatever you were doing.

Here are some pictures from a year or two ago:

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Here is one from last week, just before we took him in:

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I'm going to miss seeing him when I come home now. But, we were lucky enough to have him for 13 years. As you all know it's never easy, and my thoughts/prayers go out to everyone who's lost someone this week. Now go and hug your family, feline, human, or whatever.
 
2013-01-26 01:44:02 PM  
Anybody seen this: Kitty shell game
Cat finds the ball 3 times out of 3, apparently without training.
Is this their superior visual processing and prey tracking at work?

/someone please opine. my whole family is wondering.
 
2013-01-26 01:44:23 PM