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So little Leroux is on his medications that the vet gave us. He ate about 5 kibble last night of his food. :(

Before I gave him his morning dose of the medications, I syringe fed him about 3 pea size doses of a/d formula.

Since he isn't eating, how often do I need to syringe feed him and about how much?
 

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Sounds good. I will grab some of the Kitten Royal Canin on my way home from work. I will probably go home at lunch here, and try to give him a little a/d. He doesn't seem to even want to eat the a/d at all.. He fights me on it..
 

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So much better!!!!!!

*He has put on 5 grams.
*He wheeled last night (for the first time in about a week).
*He has been actively eating his Royal Canin Baby cat at night mixed with freeze-dried mealworms.
*We have managed to get him to down about 20-30 live/fresh mealworms a day.


He seems in great spirits still. He was exploring Daddy's lap when I left for work this morning. His quill loss has definitely gone down, but we still see about 10 a day falling off, rather than 20-25 a day. His skin seems to be getting slightly better... :)

Most important is he is eating. Yay!

Thanks for asking Peggy.

*edit Digital scale = fail. I went back to the non-digital because I didn't think he felt 20 grams heavier. We are up a mere 5 grams.
 

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Thanks for that input Snuffle. I think my little guy just doesn't like syringes.. and heck, I don't blame him after getting 4 doses of 2 different antibiotics a day. :roll:

Mister Leroux wheeled like a mad hog last night. His poo's are a dark dark mushy brown, but I know that just has to be the meds. I did get some of the probiotic (Acidphilus) caplets that have powder in them that I can sprinkle a tiny bit on his food at night. I am glad to have such a mess to wake up to on his wheel. Makes my heart happy.

We are still losing some adult quills and doing the "wet dog" shake about once every 20 minutes.

Ugh.. I am getting impatient waiting for this DMT-fungal to come back.. I have a whole week and 2 days before I hear anything.. :|
 
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