Eating steel wool
Posted 02 June 2007 - 07:44 PM
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Posted 03 June 2007 - 08:25 AM
Edited by Mysticsol8, 03 June 2007 - 08:26 AM.
Posted 03 June 2007 - 10:38 AM
do you have that "Laxaire" stuff for dogs and cats at home? It's a perturlum based product, if dogs get constipated or to make sure cat pass hair balls in their stool. It coats the stool. Try giving a "healthy" dose of that stuff, hopefully it will prevent bloody stool, and possibly ripping up the intestines.
Get a vet appointment tomarrow
Posted 22 June 2007 - 10:40 AM
It wasn't the soapy steel wool so I think she mistook it for one of her fuzzy squeaky toys and tore into it. I am wiser and will not leave it in the bathroom from now on.
Posted 22 June 2007 - 05:42 PM
We lucked out as well Misty chewed up a 4inch styrofoam with red dyed feathers and plastic head bird...that ruined the value of a collector doll hmm!
My mom stayed over that night -Misty slept with her but mom didnt think anything of the crunching noise because she thought it was peanut my hamster. Misty pooped on our Living room rug because I (ahem) forgot to let her out one more time before I took a sleeping pill.
so she got upset and ripped the bird apart-the next day diahrea all day untill she popped out the plastic head. that stopped then she started thowing up out came a few feathers -she was fine-had she still acted funny I would have made an appointment but steel wool? peices can be trapped and still cause problems..talk to your vet at least. Maybe a lubrication as someone mentioned might be recommended just to play it safe.
Posted 23 June 2007 - 06:17 AM
Glad your situation remedied itself...I have called my vet when Winnie was pooping blood (red crayon), when Elliott ate a disposable razor, when one of them got a vial of frontline in their mouth, ripped apart a beanie baby that fell from a shelf (one of my toys) and didn't know how many "beads" were eaten, the tons of mulch I couldn't get out of their mouths and worried they would be pooping out a tree and many other incidents that are not in my mind right now.
It is easier to watch my granddaughters, all 4 of them including the twin girls than to watch one itsy, bitsy Cairn!!!
Posted 23 June 2007 - 11:09 AM
One side note, the kitty pushed the plants off the dryer for the puppy to help in the fun, not only ate the pepper plants, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, carrots and bell peppers. They had a regular salad.