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Feta the Three Legged Cat

Feta Cat's Journey to Mobility

Feta the Three Legged Cat

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Feta Cat’s Water Training Continues

March 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Armed with some great ideas from friends, I have started getting Feta over her fear of the tub! We started trying the clicker training, but it was getting very complicated with the placement of the treats and cat and clicker, and she was very nervous about […]

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Clicker Training for Rehab Behaviors!

February 25th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Tripawds is a user-supported community. Thank you for your support!Feta Cat is continuing along about as before. Increasing her dose of Gabapentin has reduced her toe-biting tendencies (thank goodness), and we are continuing to work on heat therapy (quality time with a heating pad) and massage/stretching to loosen up her gimpy back leg. Talking to […]

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The Cheesecat Scoots Along

February 24th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Not too much new with Feta Cat lately! The gabapentin is doing a great job at reducing her toe-biting, and we’re continuing to do her leg-relaxation therapy. Every morning we do the same routine. Step one: Obtain cat, heating pad, and soft blanket. Put blanket on lap, followed by cat. Put heating pad under Gimpy […]

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Learning About Lasers (data nerds, read on)

February 12th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Feta Cat’s neurologist suggested that we need to get her leg muscles to relax and loosen up before she will be able to regain strength and, hopefully, use of her remaining back leg. Among many possible treatments, she suggested “cold laser therapy.” Being a pet owner on a budget, I wanted to know: is “cold […]

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Feta’s remaining leg is NOT paralyzed!!!! (probably)

February 10th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Uncategorized

Great news from the neurologist!!! I am so so so thrilled. It’s a bit premature to fully celebrate, but the news at our visit today was more than I had hoped for! The neurologist disagreed with my primary vet, and is quite certain that Feta has “deep pain” and sensation in her weirdly-stiff remaining back […]

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