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  1. Cats
    i have just acquired a newborn kitten. Mama cat abandoned the litter. The kitten i have is the only one left. I am not sure about her age. I have been feeding her with a bottle every 2-3 hours, keeping her warm in a crate with blankets and an electric blanket on low. she seems to be doing...
  2. Cats
    Hi, I am a huege lover of cats and would like 2 kittens. Where would be the best place to get a kitten (in North Carolina) And a place that has pictures of the kittens, and where i can get the kitten for free.
  3. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Hi Everyone! I am new to this site and think that its great! I would like to know if anyone has information about Puppy Mills in Manitoba and how I can get on board to SHUT THEM DOWN!!! As a dog lover, it hurts me to my core to see animals in such despair and hellish conditions :mad2:.... Can...
  4. Dogs
    My 9 yo German Shepherd is running a fever and seems to have trouble walking. I was layed off and do not have enough money to take her to the vet. What can I do to reduce the fever? I have some antibiotics - for human use Amoxicillin - can that be given to her? I also have some motrin that I...
  5. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Alright, well it is quite a story! Here we go. Yesterday at school, a boy in my class brought a rat to school for no apparent reason, just for fun. There's nothing wrong with this of course, my little girl Eclipse loves being in my hoodie pocket when i go for an excursion to the mall! Tehe But...
  6. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    :angel::angel::angel:my jonaa buddy got caught in a mouse trap today....................:(:(:( I need to know if any of you live near frankfort il. cause if you do does Alsip Home And Nursery Superstore carry dwarf hamsters???I need to put a new animal in my heart...............
  7. The Water Cooler
    I have decided to start volunteering at our local animal shelter. I need to get out of the house more and this will be a perfect way. I can't have a job because of how time consuming my school work it but volunteering is perfect because if I can't go in one day it's okay.
  8. Guinea Pig Discussion
    My parents have recently given me the 'ok' to get a guinea pig on Feb. 1st, and I want to know where i can get one in good shape. Our local animal shelter doesn't have any Guinea pigs, and I'm weary about getting one from "PetsUnlimited" because the two rodent we got their on separate occasions...
  9. Rabbit Discussion
    He Jumped From On Top Of The Sofa And Landed On His Bottom Now He's Limping And Not Running Around As Usual, What Do I Do...he Doesnt Want To Put Weight On It...he's Also Hiding From Us, Is It Bad??
  10. Dogs
    Sad news first: The company that my fiance works for has decided not to renew his contract, because they've lost several customer accounts recently. He is now out of work, and we are living on my $11/hour 32 hour/week job. His dad is temporarily taking over our car payments and car insurance...
  11. Cats
    Is there any OTC cat dewormer I can buy? My brothers cat hasnt been to the vet yet and I kind of refuse to take him. I wanted to treat him for fleas and worms...so is there any OTC worm stuff?
  12. Introductions
    Hey everyone! Even though I'm not technically new, I haven't been on since February and wanted to share our news about our newest addition lady!! Shes about 5 years old they think, we rescued her from the local animal shelter. She looks mainly Pit bull and maybe some boxer (I think) Shes...
  13. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Hey everyone :) It's only a thought, I'm not completely sure about it yet, and I need to discuss it with my boyfriend and our flatmates. BUT, I'm thinking about adopting an elderly rat. I know rats are sociable creatures and are better kept in pairs, like most rodents - however, in one of our...
  14. Dogs
    This is a bit of a weird post, please don't see it as a drama starter. I don't want anyone to argue, I'm looking to get rid of a prejudice and cure a phobia underneath it all. Due to some experiences as a child I have quite a bad prejudice against pitts and staffs. I recognise that it is...
  15. Dogs
    OK I’ll try not to write a book with this lol. Mom pulled me out of school one day and said I had to go and see the Doctor :(. I was in the 6th grade and didn't want to go. However she took me to this animal shelter where they had this miniature black poodle named Billy. The minute I saw him he...
  16. Introductions
    Hello :) My name is Fae and i've just opened up a home based rescue, I've been wanting to do this for a long time and have been emailing other rescues and rat breeders to get information such at vet bills how much they spend on food what type of forms i need to what and everyone has been so...
  17. Debate Forum
    Why Animals Do Not Make Good Gifts Animals are not toys. They are sentient beings who, like us, require love and proper care to flourish. Although people who give animals as gifts invariably have good intentions, it is unfair to give an animal to anyone unless you are absolutely certain that...
  18. The Water Cooler
    Every year Ashley signs up for a ton of volunteer work and of course I go with her, since she was 8 she has been doing this, passing out food at the shelters, making food boxes at the community food bank...well this last Saturday we made boxes for thanksgiving at the community food bank and they...
  19. Dogs
    I am looking for a puppy thats cheap to buy or going to a free home can any one help me i live in the uk .. cardiff wales so if there is any one from the uk that knows any one thats got a pup going for free or cheap can they help but i dont have any trainsport to pick up so i would like it too...
  20. General Animal Discussion
    Not sure if I should put this here or in the venting section... today we went and donated a bunch of childrens clothes and toys to our local SPCA thrift store...so while we were there we decided to go in and see the animals...it was a huge mistake! First we went in and saw the large...
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