Marilee J. Layman (mjlayman) wrote,
Marilee J. Layman

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Spirit Ate!

She tried to sit with Shiva last night, who rejected her, and then came to sit with me for the first time, and she's literally skin and bones. I had the scale with me at the recliner because I was making balls out of nice skeined yarn (need them that way for the parts of the afghan) and I tried putting her on it, because I'm pretty sure she's less than five pounds, but she objected.

So today after taking trash and recycling out and getting my standing labs, I stopped at the PetSmart and bought three flavors of soft snackies from the same company the hard snackies came from, plus a box of the Whiskas pouches they used to eat. When I got home, I found neither of them like the soft snackies (I'll give them to the neighbors who took care of the cats while I was in the hospitals, maybe their cats will like them), but they both went after the pouch food.

Shiva ate more, and if I put him in a room or hold him away, Spirit won't eat. I think she's afraid I'll get her next. So I just have to let him have more. I'll give them another pouch later on tonight -- I don't want her to eat too much at first -- and I'll see about mixing the pouches with the wet food in a couple days since the canned food is better for them. Right now, though, it's important that Spirit eats.

I take her back to the dental vet tomorrow for her surgical follow-up and I hope that will be the last trip there.
Tags: cats

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