Category Archives: Cats

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Pet food recall

11/09/2018 Natural Life Chicken and Potato Dry Dog Food Elevated Levels of Vitamin D Natural Life Pet Products
11/06/2018 Orlando Chicken and Chickpea dog food Elevated Levels of Vitamin D Lidl US
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Pet Food Recalls

11/02/2018 Natural Life Chicken & Potato Dry Dog Food Due to elevated levels of Vitamin D Natural Life Pet Products
11/02/2018 Nutrisca Chicken and Chickpea Dry Dog Food Due to elevated levels of Vitamin D Nutrisca

More talkative Tyler

I go back and forth on getting Tyler another feline playmate. Hubby is in the hard no category. No cat could replace his littermate sister Trinity for us, and I’m guessing for him either. When we are home, which is a lot of the time, I don’t think he’d appreciate another cat getting some of his attention. When we are out of the house and at night, I think he may like another cat in the house.

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Silver Star Brands, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Human and Animal Drug Products

Silver Star Brands, Inc., is initiating a voluntary recall of six products for humans (including four Native Remedies® and two Healthful Naturals™) and two PetAlive® products for pets for a total of eight products with lot numbers, see table below, to the consumer level. The products have been tested and found to contain microbial contamination

10/03/2018 Pet Alive, Native Remedies, Healthful Naturals Homeopathic Drug Products (liquid) Microbial Contamination Silver Star Brands, Inc.

Flea products and adverse neurologic events

I used to put Revolution flea products on both Tyler and Trinity because I was told I should, to prevent heartworm. Tyler didn’t like it but Trinity acted like you’d put something horrible on her for hours even after it dried.  She hated it. She acted weird. I regret ever using it.

I probably used it for no more than a year before deciding the potential of them getting heartworm being indoor-only cats versus the problems she had with it outweighed the benefits and quit. I wish I’d never put the first dose on my cats! Here is yet another reason to keep your cats inside – as they’re less likely to get fleas and need it for it’s intended purpose.

It was years later before she had her seizures and several years after we’d seen her last seizures before she passed away unexpectedly after a clean annual checkup.

They suspected a heart or brain problem for her death and today I read this.

https://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/ucm620934.htm?utm_campaign=9-20-2018-fleatick&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua&elqTrackId=50170C541232B201CF210067A01F9490&elq=b436d8fc64d1406eb98bed2144705697&elqaid=5155&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=4126