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  1. Cats
    It says right on the front of the bottle, "Safe for Carpets, OUT! Cat Spray & Urine Stain & Odor Remover - Effective on Cat Spray, Urine, Hairballs, Vomit, Blood, Feces and More!" DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT!!!!! If you have it, get rid of it immediately and please pass on the word to your...
  2. Cats
    August 24 we took one of our kitties, Sara to the vet for her vaccination & checkup. She'd hid from us when we took the other 5 a few days earlier. Someone had left 2 boxes of kittens on the vet's office doorstep with a total of 18 kittens in them. Several already had upper respiratory...
  3. Rabbit Discussion
    My rabbit, Jellybean, has been sneezing and his nose looks a little more wet then normal. There are no recommended rabbit vets in my area. I am not sure what to do. How severe can this condition be? Would a regular vet know how to treat him?
  4. Cats
    My cat Napoleon has chronic upper respiratory infections. He has only had one really bad infection, which was when he was a kitten (I think all the kittens in the shelter had it). Now he gets a bit congested from time to time but never anything bad. The only thing that persists is his dry nose...
  5. Animal Welfare & Legal Issues
    Kitten dumper to spend cold night in woods Woman should feel what abandoned animals experienced, judge says An Ohio woman will spend the night outside for dumping 33 kittens in the woods. The overnight temperature in the area tonight is expected to dip into the 20s. Michelle Murray, a former...
  6. Turtles & Tortoises
    Should i be worried if 1 of my turtles seem to always be out of the water?
  7. Degu Discussion
    I hope you remember my dilema about me wondering if the degu got pregnant or not during an introduction of what i thought(and told) was 2 males. So basically I need your help in helping me decide if she's pregnant or not. So I've been monitoring the female Hazel(it's been about a month now...
  8. Cats
    My little Tilly has runny eyes. My gf wipes it away but it just comes back. Is she ill?
  9. Guinea Pig Discussion
    i've been wondering if a guinea pig might be a better pet for me. a few questions: will a small animal high rise on top of a 10 gallon aquarium be too small? do guinea pigs get diseases that need vet care easily? like wet tail with hamsters? i already know about how they need fresh hay and fresh...
  10. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Hi, I just have a few questions about rats. I use to have 5 rats several years ago they were all male. Seems when they reached maturity they started dribbling urine on me so i wasn't interested in holding them too much any more. I want to get a rat again and I asked this lady who was suppose to...
  11. Chinchilla Discussion
    Humidity is high and fungus is lurking and hoping for an oportunity to infect our chinnies! As soon as you notice hair loss, broken fur or bald patches START TREATMENT! First apply 1 teaspoon of Captan 50 to one cup of chin dust, bath the chin daily until hair is starting to repair. If you...
  12. Turtles & Tortoises
    I'm getting a Greek Tortoise hopefully saturday...and I have a couple questions. First, **What's the best substrate to use?** Right now i have this commercial dirt bedding stuff...but it's a pain to dry out after you soak it (it comes like a brick..). So ..what else is good? As far as lifespan...
  13. Hedgehog Discussion
    Finding a Vet Although hedgehogs have been kept as pets in North America for about a decade now, it can still be hard to find a veterinarian who is familiar with hedgehogs. There are several options available for finding one. Hopefully, these hints will help you: 1) If there is a local...
  14. Chinchilla Discussion
    I've been looking for somewhere to buy antibiotics for emergencies with my chins, and I've finally found them, so I have a few questions for anyone who has experiance with this type of thing. 1. What is the difference between baytril and gentamyacin/ what are the differences in how they should...
  15. Chinchilla Discussion
    What's the best way to clean down inside the ears? Ami's are horribly dirty - I rubbed with a Q-tip but it's hard and stuck. I dabbed a little vaseline on it hoping that would loosen it up. Her fur is still yucky also - I think I'm gonna have to give her a water bath but I know she fights...
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