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Offline Kay and Penny

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Re: arthritis
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2017, 18:22:36 PM »

the Thorpe book arrived today as well Kay!


then let me offer a hasty health warning - listening to it as an audio book cost me a great deal of sleep :tired:
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Offline Dawn F

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Re: arthritis
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2017, 15:59:45 PM »
I got some supplements but they are much too big to hide and as I say she is wary by nature, she isn't a treat eater either, yes I might contact Mark thanks!

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Re: arthritis
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2017, 15:44:15 PM »
Mark is the expert here so perhaps a pm to him?

I tried Tiffany, who walks stiffly these days, with several of the treat type supplements, but she only liked the ones containing green mussel extract, and she's allergic to fish - they did seem to be working though before I had to give up on them when she got sores above her eyes 
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Re: arthritis
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2017, 14:03:39 PM »
thanks desley, I've had a look, I don't think she will go for it but worth a try!!  she isn't good with new things but i'll try anything she just looks a bit sore

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Re: arthritis
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2017, 13:22:19 PM »
My vet uses J/D on her cat, quite a lot of senior dry foods do contain glucosamine/chondroitin. I would give Seraquin a try, I give Lucy them as treats, and she isn't easily tricked - they are meaty, so tend to go down well.
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« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2017, 11:39:03 AM »
has anyone used any of the joint care/mobility diets with any success?  Tilly, who is 12 this year, is starting to look like she is struggling a bit, she is hesitant about stairs and when she first wakes up looks like she feels stiff, I can't give any oral supplements and she won't be tricked into eating anything!

 


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