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Raindance Bobcat update. She is 22 and recently had some bad teeth removed. Now we are struggling to get her to eat. That skinny spot on her front leg is where she had been shaved for surgery recently. ... See MoreSee Less

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Rustie Alftcould try to puree her food so she can eat3 hours ago   ·  1
Sheri HuhnHope she feels better fast3 hours ago   ·  2
Kristi BrownYou all are so wonderful and you take such good care of all your cats . Thank you I wish I could help more than donating.3 hours ago   ·  1
Susan TeaysI know with our domestic rescues, teeth extractions is usually high on the list of things to do. Some of them manage just fine; some have problems regaining their appetite. You just have to keep trying and tinkering until you find the magic formula of food that they will like.3 hours ago   ·  1
Catie MarieYou could try a laser on the extraction sites to reduce inflammation and pain to induce eating.3 hours ago   ·  1
Lyn MorrisonSad to see this3 hours ago   ·  1
El BurkeI know I didn't eat for at least a day when I had two wisdom teeth removed. If she had any of her canines or front teeth done, maybe it hurts too much. Pain meds, as I know very well, don't always work properly. Hope she starts eating soon, poor ole girl. 💜3 hours ago   ·  2
Deborah Barclayif you give him pain killers he will eat3 hours ago   ·  1
Lyn MorrisonHope you lovey guys can help her back on her feet ❤️❤️3 hours ago   ·  1
Cyndi DunnHope she feels better soon and starts eating again.3 hours ago   ·  1
Catie MariePain killers inhibit appetite in cats. A shot of B12 can jump start appetite3 hours ago   ·  2
Jim ProkopWow. Didn't know they live so long. Impressive.3 hours ago   ·  1
Nancy VecchittoPoor little old lady! I can relate!!3 hours ago   ·  1
Kathy TeedAt 22 and all you have is bad teeth, you beautiful cat. You are well cared for. I know it's hard without the teeth, but you can get some soft food in you.3 hours ago   ·  3
Nora Quduswhen my cats were off their food after such things I would(do) make them soup from a pate canned food and warm water. Sometimes I would have to feed them with a big syringe a few times to get them to taste it, She may let you do that. I have mt 19 yr old ailing now.3 hours ago   ·  4
Joyce Hoag JohnsonI was surprised to see you actually in the cage with her.3 hours ago   ·  2
Gloria CraigWee pet3 hours ago   ·  1
Teresa RenekerCome on honey you gotta eat. Please get better soon. She's doing good for being blind and deaf, they learn to adapt just like we do. Good luck with her. Prayers going out. You guys do a great job!! Xxxxxxx3 hours ago   ·  3
Rebecca Friedgen WareSending out this beautiful kitten lots of healing energy!!! <33 hours ago   ·  1
Bobbee Consalvo-MarescaFeel better Raindance!! Thanks u guys for caring about her and all the cats u rescue God Bless u all!!3 hours ago   ·  1
Sarah RockwoodWe had one of our cats have a dental done, it took her a while to start eating and has only very recently started eating as much as she was before and it's been 3 months. She's young though and no teeth were removed. Hoping Raindance feels better and eats some food soon <33 hours ago   ·  1
Lesley SchultzI'm so sorry!! I know that when my old girl and boy kitties were ailing, they would often just lick the oils off the cat foods and not eat much at all, but the oils were helpful. Maybe some very oily fish or fatty chicken? Just to tempt her?3 hours ago   ·  1
Kelly L. HollowayWhen did she have her surgery? Would she still have a sore mouth? Or could it be her age, older people and animals can't bounce back as quickly!!3 hours ago   ·  2
Carole Malettebest wishes sweetie3 hours ago   ·  1
Reba WhiteAwww, poor Raindance; I hope she starts eating soon. Prayers <33 hours ago   ·  1

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