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Message 1400766 - Posted: 8 Aug 2013, 19:42:20 UTC - in response to Message 1400725.

Don't forget the:
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A raccoon named Spam?

Bacon, Spam and Ham. The three ameatos (amigos) :)
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Message 1400778 - Posted: 8 Aug 2013, 20:11:00 UTC - in response to Message 1400752.
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OK, just keep an eye on her.


I always got clues about my kids health by testing their
body temperatures. The body temperature of a cat is
between 38 and 39 °C. Try to do the pulse rate a couple
times to see if you can get an undisturbed rate.
A normal cat heart rate ranges from 140 to 220 beats
per minute, and is largely dependent on how excited
the cat is. For a cat at rest, the average heart
rate usually is between 150 and 180 bpm, about
twice that of a human (average 80 bpm).
Good luck with it.
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My resting heart rate has never gone over 70 BPM, ever!

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Message 1400878 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 2:09:01 UTC - in response to Message 1400778.
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OK, just keep an eye on her.


I always got clues about my kids health by testing their
body temperatures. The body temperature of a cat is
between 38 and 39 °C. Try to do the pulse rate a couple
times to see if you can get an undisturbed rate.
A normal cat heart rate ranges from 140 to 220 beats
per minute, and is largely dependent on how excited
the cat is. For a cat at rest, the average heart
rate usually is between 150 and 180 bpm, about
twice that of a human (average 80 bpm).
Good luck with it.
Aside:
My resting heart rate has never gone over 70 BPM, ever!

She's only sneezed once or twice today, I haven't seen Grace since Her dinner. Speak of the devil, here She is now, She's eating Her dinner.
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Message 1400879 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 2:16:17 UTC - in response to Message 1400878.

Very cool.

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Message 1400888 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 3:18:25 UTC

Grace seems ok now, She's not sneezing and She feels cooler too, sounds like She'd just gotten a feline cold when she went next door.
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Message 1400926 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 6:12:40 UTC

Tinkerbell had a feline cold and needed anitbiotics. Take Grace to a Vet. She is more important then Comp parts.
Money is not easy to comeby here, but none of the six will miss a Vet visit when needed.
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Message 1400949 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 7:30:45 UTC - in response to Message 1400888.

Grace seems ok now, She's not sneezing and She feels cooler too, sounds like She'd just gotten a feline cold when she went next door.



That's good news, Victor:)
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Message 1400957 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 7:42:55 UTC - in response to Message 1400926.

Tinkerbell had a feline cold and needed antibiotics. Take Grace to a Vet. She is more important then Comp parts.
Money is not easy to come by here, but none of the six will miss a Vet visit when needed.

Grace does not have a cold or whatever anymore, She is not sneezing and Her appetite is back with a vengeance, She also feels cooler than I felt Her on Wednesday, She emptied Her dinner bowl on Thursday, which the day before on Wednesday She did not do, I am not trying to buy anything right now, nor can I for that matter. I am not made of money Uli.
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Message 1401016 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 10:49:13 UTC

Glad to hear that Grace is better. Vic, Uli was just trying to be helpful, you know that.


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Message 1401100 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 16:31:09 UTC - in response to Message 1401016.

Glad to hear that Grace is better. Vic, Uli was just trying to be helpful, you know that.



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Message 1401177 - Posted: 9 Aug 2013, 18:27:47 UTC - in response to Message 1400778.

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My resting heart rate has never gone over 70 BPM, ever!

I usually take my bp first thing when I wake up. (It's been very good lately, almost worryingly low. I'll talk to the doctor about it soon.) The machine also gives the heart rate, of course, and that's doing nicely too, about 60 plus or minus a couple.

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Message 1401428 - Posted: 10 Aug 2013, 10:29:31 UTC

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Message 1401482 - Posted: 10 Aug 2013, 15:25:08 UTC
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Thank you, everyone, for all of the wonderful raccoon name suggestions. Five surviving kits is the biggest litter I've seen! At this point I cannot tell any of the babies apart, with the exception of one who has particularly light fur. Pilar waited a very long time to bring her litter by and chances are I will still be confused as to which raccoon is which when the babies are weaned.

I have therefore decided that the names most suitable for this litter are James Sotherden's entry: "Who, What, When, Where, and Why".

The light furred raccoon will be Who, because he's on first... er... uh... I mean he (she???) was identified first.

And of course, now I can pretend that Eric is calling raccoons for me when I head outside with grapes and Eric, with hands raised dramatically to the heavens, exclaims "Why???!!! Why???!!! Why???!!!"

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Message 1401487 - Posted: 10 Aug 2013, 15:31:27 UTC - in response to Message 1401482.

Sneaky, very sneaky Angela, If there was another name It could be: Wednesday(Adams)...
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Message 1401489 - Posted: 10 Aug 2013, 15:32:55 UTC - in response to Message 1401487.

Sneaky, very sneaky Angela, If there was another name It could be: Wednesday(Adams)...


There was a Wednesday in a previous litter, Vic. In fact, I believe you named her and were therefore her godfather.

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Message 1401508 - Posted: 10 Aug 2013, 16:17:44 UTC

Cut to the bone I am,
not a Spam in there.
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Message 1401537 - Posted: 10 Aug 2013, 18:31:56 UTC - in response to Message 1401489.

Sneaky, very sneaky Angela, If there was another name It could be: Wednesday(Adams)...


There was a Wednesday in a previous litter, Vic. In fact, I believe you named her and were therefore her godfather.

Oopsie, one of My problems, maybe I should have said Pugsley(Addams), oh well...
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Message 1401627 - Posted: 11 Aug 2013, 0:03:35 UTC

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