Archive for the ‘Spike’ Category

Toshi and Spike Are Pals

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Spike & Toshi Cuddle TimeI was not expecting this so soon but it seems Spike has got over himself and accepted Toshi into the fold.

Spike no longer spits and growls if Toshi comes close to him, and Spike has actually started jumping up and sleeping next to Toshi. They have even had a couple of wrestling matches, they don’t last very long because Spike realises he is playing and then runs off spitting LOL

Anyway, I am pretty sure the play sessions will now get longer and the growling less often, it is great to see I have to say :)

I have also put together another video for you to check out, unfortunately the tube seems to have learned my little trick for confusing the copyright detection system and has flagged this video for containing copyright music so you may have the inconvenience of an advert popping up, I am working on another method for fooling the system so with a bit of luck future videos will be ad free again.

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Toshiaki Has Arrived

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Toshi - 27/06/2010Towanreef Prince Toshiaki (Toshi) arrived home on Friday 25th June 2010, waaahooo.

The journey back to Paisley from the other side of Aberdeen was a noisy one, Toshi was not at all happy about being confined to a carrier and constantly let us know. After about 30 minutes on the road we let him out of the carrier to see if that would settle him but it really made little difference.

We stopped off for a bite to eat 2/3 of the way home and let Toshi explore the car, he did settle a bit better after that but still regularly complained.

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Spike visits Barshaw Park for the first time

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Spike's first visit to Barshaw ParkWhile Spike has been serving 3 months solitary confinement for smuggling corona virus I decided to make him a walking jacket harness and take him outside on a leash, he cannot go out unsupervised because he has absolutely no road sense what so ever and the last time he was out got ran over.

Well he took to the leash quite well, starting off in the back garden within 10 minutes of first putting the jacket on and lately I have been taking him just up the street to a children’s play area. He wont walk up the street but now he has got used to the play area he walks quite nicely round there.

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Spike gets a ‘Get out of jail free card’

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Spike's first visit to Barshaw ParkI took Spike and Loula to the vet on Wednesday to have another Corona Virus serum test done. I had both tested despite Loula being negative at the first test just in case she contracted the virus in the week or so before having them tested.

I got the results on Friday and it was great news, both of them are now sero negative with a Corona Titre of zero, needless to say I had the bedroom door open and Spike back into the living room before the vet even finished speaking.

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Spike has Feline Corona Virus

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Spike At The ParkPoor Spike has contracted feline corona virus :(

He almost certainly picked it up from Clawdius before Clawdius developed FIP, but Spike is a fit & healthy adult cat so the risk of him developing FIP are quite small.

When Clawdius was confirmed to have FIP I decided I needed to get Spike and Loula tested for corona virus because obviously I don’t want Toshi to end up getting infected – Kittens are at particular risk of CV mutating to the form which causes FIP and especially when they are stressed such as after being re-homed.

So I bundled them both into carriers and took a trip to the vet to get bloods taken. Loula wasn’t really that bothered about the procedure, although I felt a little uncomfortable seeing them having blood taken straight from the jugular :O

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