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Re: CoQ10 Questions - also BARF feeding

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  • Linda
    Thank you so much for this great information. We all want to do the best we can for our little ones. What is BARF feeding? Linda
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 28, 2005
      Thank you so much for this great information. We all want to do the
      best we can for our little ones.
      What is BARF feeding?
      Linda

      --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, Flemming Farms
      <flemmingfarms@y...> wrote:
      > > From: "Linda" <lovesmainecoons@y...>
      >
      > > My question is: How much do you give your cats and
      > > in what form?
      >
      > I got some 50mg gel filled pills - Kroger brand (a
      > grocery store). It is an orange color and smells
      > pretty good. It has an oily consistency to it. I
      > give it to him once a day.
      >
      > I then take the pill and poke it with a needle (a 12
      > gage, I think - hubby's a body piercer so we have tons
      > of them) and squeeze it onto the tip of my finger. My
      > RCM boy just licks it right off my finger (he tried to
      > eat the capsule, but just couldn't chew it). I
      > usually give him his three pills at night and then
      > follow up with the CoQ10. Then he gets about a
      > tablespoon full of milk (his favorite) and some sort
      > of treat.
      >
      > > And do you need to get your Vet's or Cardiologist's
      > > approval for
      > > giving this?
      >
      > I asked my regular vet about it, and she had heard of
      > people giving it to cats, but didn't know very much
      > about it. So I called Ravin's cardiologist. He told
      > me that he hadn't heard any real wonderful things
      > about it, nor had he heard bad things about it. He
      > told me it would be safe to give my RCM cat.
      >
      > I would call your vets and ask, as all of our cats are
      > on different meds and levels. Plus, your cardiologist
      > and vet should know if you are giving your cats
      > anything. It could be really helpful information for
      > him/her.
      >
      > Good luck, and let us know what you decide to do.
      >
      > Also - anybody out there feed BARF? Also, has anybody
      > switched to feeding BARF while there cat was being
      > treated for a cardio problem? Have you found that it
      > helped?
      >
      > Thanks.
      >
      > Amy Flemming
      > Ravin (5 yo RCM kitty)
      >
      >
      >
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