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?
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> > 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
> 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
> Amy Flemming
> Ravin (5 yo RCM kitty)
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