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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 ...
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      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

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Helen [mailto:helenandcats@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 1:28 PM
      To: feline-heart@yahoogroups.com; elanonuevo@...;
      feline-crf-support@yahoogroups.com
      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
      getting
      > 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
      the
      > 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
      I
      > 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
      http://www.felinecrf.org





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