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Vet visit tomorrow

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by jo-pop, Nov 2, 2012.


  1. jo-pop

    jo-pop PetForums VIP

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    So Thomas is going for his booster tomorrow. First time at the vet for nearly a year (thankfully).
    I am wondering, at just over a year and 6.5kg are they going to say he is "overweight". I am really hoping that this vet turns out to have some common sense and doesn't bring out the dreaded age/weight chart which of course applies to EVERY cat :rolleyes::

    We shall see. :D

    I also wonder if I will be advised to feed Hills Dry... please lord no do not get me in to a nutrition conversation lol
     
  2. Cookieandme

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    Cookie wasn't well after her booster, don't know if you have thought about the injection site Jo. Cookie won't be injected in the scruff again.

    Hugs from me and Cookie for tomorrow.
     
  3. Kat86

    Kat86 PetForums Junior

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    Oh no, we've just took Luca for his first booster today and they did that in the scruff...what's the problem with the scruff? He only has the basic booster, never had leukaemia to start with as the breeder said some of her cats didn't react well so she never had that one...so we've just carried on with this for his first booster. So far he seems ok thankfully! How long did it take your cookie to go downhill afterwards?
     
  4. cuddlesmycat

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    Cuddles always has her booster in the scruff of the neck, Never had a problem. She gets a bit moody for a day or so but that's it really.
     
  5. hobbs2004

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    There is now a move towards using the leg as an injection site, just in case a vaccine-related tumour (sarcoma) develops at that site. It is very very rare but a leg is so much easier to lose than a neck.
     
  6. hobbs2004

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    Well, let us know! I have two big cats (6.5 and 7kg) and I have yet to meet a vet who has commented on their size. And, apart from an ill-appointed locum, so far I haven't had a vet talk diet with me unless I instigated it. They certainly aren't all of the same ilk :D
     
  7. Kat86

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    Oh dammit >_< Good to know for next time though, thanks Hobbs!
     
  8. spid

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    You are always able to nod etc and not say anything and carry on regardless! Stick to your guns lassie.
     
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