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Hey /an/, my cat keeps squatting everywhere but not peeing. He has managed to pee a little in the box though, but just a little.
He is also licking his genitals excessively and sitting in ways that don't put pressure on them.
How likely do you think this will turn out to be something minor like a UT infection vs. something serious like kidney stones?
I've got a vet appointment for him later today, but I'm a bit of a poorfag.
It'll probably take all of my disposable cash(and probably some of my utility bill money), but I should be able to afford the medicine for a UT infection. But there is simply no way I'd be able to pull together the $1000+ surgery bill if it is a stone.
Also, is a UT infection communicable? I've got three other cats to worry about as well.
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Pic not rabbit in question, but I'm at work and don't have photos to deal with.
My girlfriend has a rabbit with the (ridiculous, IMO) name of "Squeakelkins" Cute, affectionate, generally healthy, pretty normal rabbit.
However, a couple of weeks ago, I was over at her place, and I brought in some beer, and spilled it when I was having dinner. Rabbit almost instantly darts over to the puddle and starts lapping it up, and while we chased him away and wiped it up (I know that alcohol is bad for bunnies).
Well, since then, he seems to have figured out which bottles hold beer, and it's been a constant struggle to keep him away from the stuff. If we open the fridge, he tries to dart in and get to the beer bottles, if we leave them out he tries to open them.
Yesterday was the final straw. I put out a six pack to warm on the counter, and he (we think) went into the bedroom, knocked some stuff off the night-table, and when we ran over to check what the noise was, we see him darting back out, dashing to the kitchen. A second later there's a tinkle of glass breaking, and I ran back out to see him hoping down from the counter to get at the now liberated beer. Before you ask, I put it well away from the ledge, I know he pushed it. (I'm actually quite impressed with his cleverness)
This is all a long way of asking if there's a way to discourage him from wanting it, or am I going to have to figure out a way of storing and taking beer in a way that he can't get at it?
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So I have a 4-month-old mostly-Siamese kitten who's been around here for the past 4 weeks or so. He's super sweet, but has a severe food obsession problem. I've worked on him about not constantly harassing me while I'm eating, but absolutely can't get him to stop eating his own food so fast. He is also very food aggressive to the other (much smaller) kitten, and they have to be fed in separate rooms so he doesn't go after her food.
I've tried elevating the food dish (he simply stands in it), putting ping pong balls in the dish for him to eat around (he simply hoovers around them), and even hand feeding (he still practically sucks up the food without chewing). I can't even feed him wet food, because he throws up every time he eats it, since he eats so fast. I constantly hear his stomach making little indigestion-y noises as well.
I've been only feeding him Blue Buffalo dry kitten food, since this is the only thing that has consistently not made him throw up (although it still happens). He's been to the vet multiple times, but unfortunately my country-as-hell vet just kind of shrugged about this situation, and said he'd grow out of it.
Advice? Pic related, the little Siamese bugger is the cat in question.
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Do barn cats naturally generate anabolic steroids or something?
>live on large farm
>take in fair number of strays
>usually 1-2 house cats, 5-7 living in the barn
>house cats tend to eat meat at least once a day
>barn cats every 2-3 days
>dry food otherwise
>house cats end up with sleek, lean muscle builds
>barn cats look like the fucking terminator
>significantly taller, heavier, and stronger than the house cats
>thicker fur, giantass teeth and claws
>difference is even noticeable in siblings
What gives? It doesn't seem like the vermin population of your average barn/workshop would be able to sustain that kind of growth.
>nB4 there's weird-ass colour out of space meteorite in the barn well