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37504Re: [FH] Loosing weight

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  • lorkatz2004
    Aug 31, 2009

      Hi Lynn

      my cats hate the taste of fish also..........but I will have to try your idea of .05 in a syringe. Did you start out with that amount or did you work up to it?

      What brand did you use??


      In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, Sue <susan@...> wrote:
      > Lynn,
      > When cats have heart disease, it changes their metabolism and they develop a
      > condition called cachexia or muscle-wasting. I found that by feeding my
      > girl salmon oil, it kept her weight up much better. I only gave her about
      > 0.5 cc daily. She didn't like fish so I gave it to her in an oral syringe.
      > Supposedly, the Omega-3 fatty acids help keep cachexia in control.
      > Sue & angels Pepper and Gandy
      > with Nicholai, Lola-Joy and Isabella
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "lkubiak1212" <lkubiak1212@...>
      > To: <feline-heart@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, August 28, 2009 4:15 PM
      > Subject: [FH] Loosing weight
      > > Hi, I took Buddy to the vet today because I thought he wasn't eating
      > > enough and loosing weight. Well he lost almost 2 pounds. He has to lower
      > > the meds to accommodate the weight.I am going out tonight and buying a
      > > scale. he gave him a blood test and I will find out tomorrow if there is
      > > anything more wrong with him. this is very upsetting, so much for only 9
      > > months. Lynn
      > >
      > >
      > >
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