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smoogatz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-14-07 03:36 PM
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15. A friend of mine has a cat with diabetes.
He has to give that frickin' cat an insulin shot twice a day--been doing it for eight years. It's cost him thousands, at this point. I'm like, dude, it's a frickin' cat. It's broken. Get a new one. He won't listen.
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  -$250 to get my damn cat's teeth cleaned LynneSin  Mar-14-07 01:29 PM   #0 
  - Seriously?  pdx_prog   Mar-14-07 01:34 PM   #1 
  - Seriously -  LynneSin   Mar-14-07 01:35 PM   #2 
  - from what I've seen  MissMillie   Mar-14-07 01:35 PM   #3 
  - Yes, it is.  Fenris   Mar-14-07 01:36 PM   #4 
  - Save money. Bring her to your human dentist and introduce her as your child.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-14-07 01:36 PM   #5 
  - I thinking for $250, Evita should get fricking Kitty Grillz for her teeth  LynneSin   Mar-14-07 01:39 PM   #7 
  - Yep  dropkickpa   Mar-14-07 01:39 PM   #9 
  - They sedate cats and dogs and a lot of times they have to pull some teeth  Maraya1969   Mar-15-07 01:59 PM   #36 
  - Well! Guess you can forget those shoes.  ohiosmith   Mar-14-07 01:38 PM   #6 
  - Why in god's name would I do that  LynneSin   Mar-14-07 01:39 PM   #8 
     - I'm with you there. Let the cat deal with it's own teeth. By the way, just how did  ohiosmith   Mar-14-07 01:41 PM   #10 
        - They ate raw food which didn't cause tooth decay  femmedem   Mar-15-07 08:17 PM   #55 
           - some still do!  toadzilla   Mar-16-07 12:51 PM   #61 
  - My husband went to the dentist yesterday  Rosie1223   Mar-14-07 02:58 PM   #11 
  - spent $325 to get one of the dogs done last week  seemunkee   Mar-14-07 03:18 PM   #12 
  - Biggest scam in Vet med  Rambis   Mar-14-07 03:25 PM   #13 
  - It's not really about life threatening illnesses, as much as dental hygiene and comfort.  philosophie_en_rose   Mar-14-07 09:52 PM   #17 
  - With so many owners not even bothering to give  China_cat   Mar-15-07 06:33 AM   #21 
  - Totally agree with you. Cash cow...  48percenter   Mar-15-07 06:34 AM   #22 
  - Yeah, I recall paying close to $600 for our two, just about  bullwinkle428   Mar-14-07 03:27 PM   #14 
  - A friend of mine has a cat with diabetes.  smoogatz   Mar-14-07 03:36 PM   #15 
  - My dog has diabetes, too  BattyDem   Mar-14-07 09:41 PM   #16 
  - Awwwww  TheCentepedeShoes   Mar-15-07 06:05 AM   #19 
  - I've had 2 diabetic cats.  China_cat   Mar-15-07 06:28 AM   #20 
  - " It's broken, get a new one"?  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 10:08 AM   #25 
  - Sort of.  smoogatz   Mar-15-07 12:03 PM   #28 
     - Oh well, to each his/her own.  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 12:51 PM   #29 
        - What makes you think I don't have a cat?  smoogatz   Mar-15-07 01:34 PM   #30 
           - And who are you to judge my cat-having credentials?  China_cat   Mar-15-07 01:48 PM   #34 
           - Entirely disposable.  smoogatz   Mar-15-07 02:16 PM   #37 
           - Smoogatz, you answered your first question to  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 03:01 PM   #43 
           - China-cat, I get what you're saying.  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 03:13 PM   #44 
              - I was hoping this was a 'devil's advocate' type of thing.  China_cat   Mar-15-07 05:04 PM   #47 
                 - I will never understand people who view animals as mere things.  ocelot   Mar-15-07 05:08 PM   #48 
                 - That's so true, ocelot!  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 07:17 PM   #51 
                    - A human who thinks it's OK to abuse or discard an animal  ocelot   Mar-15-07 07:34 PM   #52 
                       - Amen, Ocelot!  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 08:05 PM   #53 
                 - I know, and it's very upsetting to say the least.  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 07:13 PM   #50 
           - My dogs  Coyote_Bandit   Mar-16-07 12:31 PM   #59 
  - chewing on a nice raw chicken wing once or twice a week  toadzilla   Mar-15-07 01:46 PM   #31 
  - oops  toadzilla   Mar-15-07 01:49 PM   #35 
  - Okay, STOP DOING THAT. You've been very lucky so far.  seawolf   Mar-15-07 02:24 PM   #38 
     - cooked bones splinter, raw do not  toadzilla   Mar-16-07 11:11 AM   #56 
     - Toadzilla is correct about the raw chicken bones.  femmedem   Mar-16-07 10:56 PM   #62 
  - Some people consider the animals in their lives to be part of their...  I Have A Dream   Mar-16-07 11:26 AM   #58 
  - So... now is not the time to tell you that brushing her teeth is a lot cheaper?  politicat   Mar-15-07 12:12 AM   #18 
  - Ok, if you ever saw my arms, legs and even breasts you'd think I was a cutter  LynneSin   Mar-15-07 09:57 AM   #23 
     - My Vet gave me a toothbrush and toothpaste...  Raven   Mar-15-07 10:02 AM   #24 
     - I think if you start them when they are kittens it might be feasible however  LynneSin   Mar-15-07 10:10 AM   #26 
     - Have you tried trimming their toenails (NOT DECLAWING).  madinmaryland   Mar-15-07 02:36 PM   #41 
     - Ooo... I'm sorry!  politicat   Mar-15-07 04:21 PM   #46 
  - It's damn uncomfortable to have plague buildup  Kajsa   Mar-15-07 10:18 AM   #27 
  - Abbott might do that but Evita won't  LynneSin   Mar-15-07 01:47 PM   #32 
  - Christ.  whoisalhedges   Mar-15-07 01:48 PM   #33 
  - Where the hell have you been  LynneSin   Mar-15-07 02:26 PM   #39 
     - I'm also sexually transmitted.  whoisalhedges   Mar-15-07 02:45 PM   #42 
  - I spend that much on my little dog last month  tandot   Mar-15-07 02:30 PM   #40 
  - We have to take one of our 7 cats in  mockmonkey   Mar-15-07 03:13 PM   #45 
  - Spent $375 on my cat's teeth last year...  NC_Nurse   Mar-15-07 07:00 PM   #49 
  - You see you could've avoided this if you let me kill her and trade her to matcom  sasquatch   Mar-15-07 08:16 PM   #54 
  - Wow! Thank God the e-coli didn't kill you! Otherwise, Evita  Midlodemocrat   Mar-16-07 11:18 AM   #57 
     - This is NOT normal kitty breath  LynneSin   Mar-16-07 12:32 PM   #60 

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