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    I am so sorry that Slippery has this problem. I...

    I am so sorry that Slippery has this problem. I have a few ideas, not sure if they help or not...

    Is Slippery an outdoor cat now? If so, is it possible he has been bitten by a tick or other...
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    You're welcome! Glad I could help!

    You're welcome! Glad I could help!
  3. Only caterpillar toys I can think of are...

    Only caterpillar toys I can think of are Scatterpillar (sp?) and Giggle Wiggle. Maybe one of these?
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    Not sure if this is the correct vinyl, but I...

    Not sure if this is the correct vinyl, but I found this online: https://www.discogs.com/sell/release/2288572?ev=rb
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    Speak to your family Dr. to see if they feel a...

    Speak to your family Dr. to see if they feel a referral to a therapist who specializes in fears/phobias would be your best choice. The good news is, with proper treatment you should expect a complete...
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    I would bring/send her a wonderful bouquet...

    I would bring/send her a wonderful bouquet (unless she's allergic!) with a note telling her something like: "All I really wanted to do for your birthday is make you feel like you are the most loved...
  7. Wanted to add a third place that one of my...

    Wanted to add a third place that one of my contacts told me about that specifically addresses the legal aspects: Home

    Hope this helps!

    Hugs, Didi
  8. I haven't been involved with Grandparents Raising...

    I haven't been involved with Grandparents Raising Grandparent's groups for a long time and most of my experience has been in Canada, however here are 2 resources for you. One is: ...
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    Judging from the OP's history of posts, I don't...

    Judging from the OP's history of posts, I don't think any of her posts should be responded to. She's wasting everyone's time with nonsense.
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    I agree with the above posts. You MUST take your...

    I agree with the above posts. You MUST take your dog to the vet immediately!
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    Make sure that cataracts is a veterinary...

    Make sure that cataracts is a veterinary diagnosis, not a self-diagnosis because your dog could have glaucoma. Also, I feel it is important to have your vet monitor your dog's eyes on a regular basis...
  12. Question: Fish question

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    Sadly, it sounds like Malawi Bloat. Do a Google...

    Sadly, it sounds like Malawi Bloat. Do a Google search for it for more information.
  13. Tell the pet sitter you will pay for the tarp......

    Tell the pet sitter you will pay for the tarp... and mean it. Otherwise, all you can do is wait... or perhaps the humane society could get them out with a cat pole.
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    Not sure, but this might be the right one... ...

    Not sure, but this might be the right one...

    http://www.outdoordistributors.com/pdf/Murray/MURRAY-MODEL-46901X92B-LAWN-TRACTOR-(1996)-PARTS-LIST.pdf
  15. You can view the manual online at:...

    You can view the manual online at: https://www.scribd.com/doc/233648980/Scotts-Mower-Manual-L2048

    Go to page 44 for the beginning of "Installing or Removing Mower Drive Belt at Engine Drive...
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    You may have shut the mower off while it was...

    You may have shut the mower off while it was still in gear. Try starting it in each gear to see if that helps. :) A lot of mower repair businesses make good money every summer from that issue.
  17. I can think of a few breeds that would meet your...

    I can think of a few breeds that would meet your needs. Some have a bit longer hair, but require little grooming and have minimal shedding.

    1. Brittany Spaniel;
    2. American Water Spaniel;
    3....
  18. My Chocolate Lab and my Golden Retriever as well...

    My Chocolate Lab and my Golden Retriever as well as my Lab/Husky mix many years ago ALL shed quite a bit and required ongoing grooming to keep the shedding to a manageable amount. Size wise, as...
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    Possibly you are thinking about some Wishnik...

    Possibly you are thinking about some Wishnik Trolls.

    Hope this helps,
    Didi
  20. Pyometra is a possibility. It is imperative that...

    Pyometra is a possibility. It is imperative that the dog receive immediate medical attention to rule this out. It is most common in older, unsprayed dogs and, if not treated immediately may result in...
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    Sounds like he may be bored. If you rule out any...

    Sounds like he may be bored. If you rule out any medical issues then I'd suggest some vigorous exercise together twice a day. :)
  22. You should speak to someone in customer service...

    You should speak to someone in customer service about your Hampton Bay products. They should be able to provide you with information, replacement parts, etc. If the person you speak to can't help you...
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    Is it possible that she is not happy with the...

    Is it possible that she is not happy with the area her little box is in? As she is taking him back to the litter I wonder if she wants to be closer to you. I think you should spend some time...
  24. Question: Poop problem?

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    There could be many reasons for this, some of...

    There could be many reasons for this, some of them already discussed. My Chocolate Lab was like this if he wasn't getting enough exercise and would compensate by adding "roughage" to his diet - in...
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    So sorry to read about your beloved "fat little...

    So sorry to read about your beloved "fat little buddy". :) I'm sure there is much comfort in the thought that he won't be suffering anymore. It takes a lot of strength to make the decision to...
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    If your dog is afraid to eat she may know...

    If your dog is afraid to eat she may know something isn't right with her food. Try baby food and see if she will eat that. If she eats that and has no problems with it get a new small bag of your...
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    Thanks to everyone for their kind words re: my...

    Thanks to everyone for their kind words re: my recent loss. I didn't mean to hi-jack the thread... it just came out. Rainbow Bridge is something I chose to believe in many, many years ago and now I...
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    That's very sad, Alty. I also lost our Chocolate...

    That's very sad, Alty. I also lost our Chocolate Lab the other night. He just cried out a bit, stiffened up and stopped breathing within 20 or 30 seconds. I cried and talked to him, saying, "Oh...
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    I live in miniscule-town, Nova Scotia, Canada. I...

    I live in miniscule-town, Nova Scotia, Canada. I moved here from top-dollar city in Ontario, Canada. I pay, on average, about 40% more for most veterinary care that I received in Ontario from a very...
  30. If he doesn't eat for another day try him on a...

    If he doesn't eat for another day try him on a new bag of his regular food. He could be sensing there is something not quite right with the bag you have. I had a dog that absolutely refused to eat...
  31. I think you should research each breed very well,...

    I think you should research each breed very well, including the health issues of each. For instance, Bengals are extremely prone to serious heart issues. I had a Bengal and 2 part Bengals that I...
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    Yes, I do know that. Having worked for 3...

    Yes, I do know that. Having worked for 3 veterinarians as well as the Humane Society and being a foster parent to the more difficult to place dogs I also know that liver and kidney disorders can...
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    It is most important that the dog drinks, but you...

    It is most important that the dog drinks, but you could try putting some tuna or baby food on his paw and he may lick it off. If his medication is making him feel sick he may require an antacid. If...
  34. The symptoms you are describing could indicate a...

    The symptoms you are describing could indicate a heart problem. This is even more suspect because she is overweight. It is important that she receive medical treatment and advice as soon as possible....
  35. Close the door on this relationship and move on....

    Close the door on this relationship and move on. It's not a healthy one and you have no lasting future together. You have to let go to be happy and realize it's for the best. Cheating, arguing,...
  36. Yes, I agree with Lucky098. Please check the...

    Yes, I agree with Lucky098. Please check the colour of his gums and pull down his lower eyelid gently and see if it looks pale inside there. It should be pinkish or even red. If it's pale and whitish...
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    Hi buthinah, I wonder if your cat is overly...

    Hi buthinah, I wonder if your cat is overly attached to someone in your family and "defending" them when she attacks someone who yells. Also, I know she is spayed but if that was recent, could she...
  38. Question: Dog anus

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    He could have an infection in the anal gland...

    He could have an infection in the anal gland actually caused by expressing it or another issue. I agree with Alty... take the dog back to the vet to get checked out. I presume the issue isn't fleas,...
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    I think that you should always go with your gut....

    I think that you should always go with your gut. If you don't feel comfortable with your vet's opinion, definitely go for a second opinion elsewhere. I personally would ask for a full blood work-up...
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    Seems high to me, but I live in an area where I...

    Seems high to me, but I live in an area where I can take 2 extra large dogs for a bath and nail trim for $80. :) What I'd do is call around to other vets/groomers for a price. I sometimes do...
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    Yeah, that's part of the problem. My husband...

    Yeah, that's part of the problem. My husband doesn't have a copy of his policy... perhaps lost during the first marriage and his younger years; or his four moves since then.



    Well, at least if...
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    The policy is a very old policy and for some...

    The policy is a very old policy and for some reason they won't let us pay annually. I'm not really about where to put the money. If I can roll it into a spousal Canadian retirement account then we...
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    I definitely will do that, but I was hoping for...

    I definitely will do that, but I was hoping for some unbiased input first. I'm sure the insurance people's prime interest is in making them money, not me. As such, I am pretty confident they would...
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    Questions About Life Insurance

    My husband has had a life insurance policy he took out in 1969. He turned 65 in April 2012. The face value of the policy is $5000. It has an accidental life feature for what we assume is an...
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    I would take your dog in for a vet check...

    I would take your dog in for a vet check immediately. It sounds like your dog is trying to tell you something. Let's rule out medical issues first. Take a stool sample with you.

    The second idea...
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    If a cat is showing pain then you can bet that...

    If a cat is showing pain then you can bet that they are in excrutiating pain. It's in their nature not to show pain, especially to people, because it is an indication of a vulnerability. In the...
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    It certainly seems that your cat appears to be...

    It certainly seems that your cat appears to be distressed for some reason and without a thorough examination and history it's difficult to be sure of a diagnosis. Regardless, I do think your cat...
  48. Thank you, Alty. I appreciate that you have...

    Thank you, Alty. I appreciate that you have respect for me. To clarify, my issue wasn't with the alternatives that were (or were not) offered. It was the manner in which they were offered.


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  49. While I agree, I think that before jumping you...

    While I agree, I think that before jumping you might want to actually check out the one website I recommended (...
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    I am aware of a couple of reliable websites. ...

    I am aware of a couple of reliable websites.

    You can check by entering your last name in the Unclaimed Pension box on the bottom left of the page at Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp - PBGC Protects...
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