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RE: [FH] Re: [CRF] Ozzie update, some questions

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  • Mike & Linda Irrgang
    our vet has a nice medicated shampoo that he gives us for max when his skin gets dry...it s very mild and for sensitive skin....it s called DVET.... linda ...
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 4, 2002
      our vet has a nice medicated shampoo that he gives us for max when his skin
      gets dry...it's very mild and for sensitive skin....it's called DVET....


      -----Original Message-----
      From: Helen [mailto:helenandcats@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 1:28 PM
      To: feline-heart@yahoogroups.com; elanonuevo@...;
      Subject: [FH] Re: [CRF] Ozzie update, some questions

      > Ozzie's poop is black and tarry and I read on
      > Tanya's website that is a symptom of the kidney problem. Well it is
      > all over everything! I'm not mad at Oz, he can't help it, and he's almost
      > embarassed about it anyway. But what can I do for his little butt?

      I'm afraid I don't recall writing this. It's not so much a symptom of CRF
      but may indicate bleeding somewhere in the digestive tract.

      > I read on a show cat site to bathe with Woolite because it's gentler than
      > commercial cat bathing products. I didn't put Oz in the bath, but used
      > Woolite suds on a washcloth to get most off it off. But the poor guy has
      > tons of hairballs that he's having to work on now (and he IS grooming, so
      > guess that's yet another good sign?). Any suggestions? He's got one bald
      > spot already! :(

      I don't think I'd risk using a commercial detergent like this on a cat,
      even though it's supposed to be mild. I'd just try warm water to start with.

      Helen, Harpsie, Indie and Karma, and Angels Tanya, George and Thomas
      Tanya's UK Feline Chronic Renal Failure Information Centre

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