Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Sweet thing....


Sometimes, cat go from "foster" to "project". 
That is what has seemed to happen with our Licorice girl.

We wish we knew her background. We know she was so very thin and covered in lice when mom found her. We know she purred like mad for the vet on that first visit. We know she didn't fight the bath but hated being medicated. Her toenails were down to the quick - it looked like from scratching on something. She will jump in mom's lap, but is still touchy about being pet in certain places.

However, after several weeks......

She seems to be feeling much better. She was spayed yesterday and got her teeth cleaned. Mom switched her from dry food to canned and was adding coconut oil to it. Mom did switch her back to dry at one point as Licorice seemed to have a case of the runs (ewww). She has one spot on her back where the fur is slowly growing back. And the big spot on her neck that she scratched raw seems to be healing.

And - no new spots!!!!

Licorice is a nice girl....though we suspect she would prefer to be in a home without other cats. She isn't agressive with us, but when we get to closer to her she growls softly to let us know to back the heck up. :)
 I hab a hangover....

Mom picked up Licorice after her surgery. She was kinda slow coming out of the drugs and even once mom got home she was VERY wobbly. They cleaned her teeth and even had to pull one. We don't think Licorice cares if the tooth fairy brings money so long as she brings the pain meds.

Once there is a spot up at Petco, mom will move her up there. She has been on Petfinder for a couple of weeks, but it is always easier to get cats adopted if people can see them in person.

30 comments:

  1. We hope Licorice can find the quiet forever home that she deseves. She's such a lovely girl!

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  2. Yay for no new spots! :) Did the coconut oil really help clear up the spots?
    Purring Licorice finds a lovely furrever home she so deserves.

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    1. we aren't sure what was working for her and what wasn't. mom is just happy that there haven't been any NEW spots in over a week.

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  3. We are sending healing purrs and hope she continues to do well and finds a loving forever home. xx

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  4. We really hope Licorice can find a forever home. She is such a pretty girl and really deserves one after everything she has been through. Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  5. We really hope that sweet lady can get her quiet and loving furever home quickly.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  6. Licorice is a very pretty kitty. She is lucky your mommy found her. We hope that she finds a very nice home!

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  7. Good luck to Licorice. The rescue group with which I work also has a few cats who would do well as only-cats - or who need to be only-cats. The trouble with that is that the sort of person who adopts cats usually already has one or more. But this is a small 'market' here.

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    1. yep - that is our problem too. we think she would be ok with another maybe older calmer cat that would give her space....but we are a little too much for her sometimes.

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  8. Sweet Licorice! We are glad you are safe now and are doing well with the tlc you so deserve. Rest and recuperate now and wishing you well with your journey to a new loving home asap! Thank you Random Felines mum for all that you do! Take care
    x

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  9. Yes, what a sweet think. We are going to share!

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    1. thanks.... she is in central ohio but mom would figure out transport for the right family

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  10. Glad she is getting a little better, poor thing. Hope she finds a nice home really soon.

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  11. We're glad she has her health issues resolved. Hope she gets her forever home soon!

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  12. Hoping Licorice finds a loving home soon.

    Sheba.

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  13. We sure hope that sweetie Licorice gets to go to her own forever home soon.

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  14. Licorice is so beautiful! Glad she's on the mend and hope she finds a forever home VERY soon!
    Play bows,
    Zim

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  15. Good luck to Licorice! It is nice to see that things are doing fine so far.
    Purrs

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  16. Poor thing. I hope she finds a good home

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  17. Purrs to Licorice - she has been through so much, some of which will always remain a mystery. I hope she finds a home very soon!

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  18. It sounds like things are looking up for sweet Licorice. We will purr and pray for her very own forever home!

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  19. Glad to hear Licorice is finally heading the right direction.

    Hang in there, kittie. Some where out there is a furrrever home just for you.

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  20. she is precious, love her name. I adopted my Cody from a Petco adoption drive in 2007....they sure have some special kitties there!

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  21. licorice....Bastet onlee noes waht kinda crazee nes ya wented thru bee for mewin out ta yur foster mom at her place oh employ; but we iz happee ya iz makin progress N we trooly wish ewe all de best...may bee if ya meow just rite ...ewe N ivy can take over de hole houz hold N dee clare it yur kingdom !!!

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  22. Made my eyes leaky. But in a good good way. Love to you for all you do.

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  23. Yup a quick change in foods (from dry to wet) will often cause the runs.. (as does wet to dry too but few people do that) and I'm sure the coconut oil didn't help. if you want her to eat wet, just go a little slower, start offering a small amount of wet and slowly increase it at each meal

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  24. We is purring for the best for Licorice and hope she finds her furever home furry soon!

    Sasha, Sami, & Saku

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  25. Oh Licorice! We purr that you find the purrfect home. You sure deserve it.

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  26. Wishing all the best for Licorice. So wonderful that you are caring for her and helping her get adopted.


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    Debby in Arizona
    http://homelesscatcare.blogspot.com/

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