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Sharde'

Savannah Super Cat
#1
My mom has finally come to her senses and is letting me get Zara fixed!

When i called my vet to make an app. I told her that they cant use ketamine in them. She asked me what breed i said savannah and she argued that they have used ketamine in mixed breeds and they come out fine and all the rumors are false so i didn't make an app. what should i do?
 
#2
Call another vet...? Did they refuse to use an alternative?

What generation is your girl? I have had vets that use it and other that don't and fortunately not had trouble either way. The drug causes hallucinations and it seems some cats, especially the earlier generations, are much more sensitive to it than others. I think the more progressive vets have moved away from Ketamine due to the potential side effects, but it is also very inexpensive so many continue to use it based on the economics.
 

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Paige
Staff member
#3
My vet uses it but as an induction, I believe...I have not had any issues. And as we have said a few times...if your vet is not comfortable using an alternative, then it is always safer to go with what the vet knows.
 

Sharde'

Savannah Super Cat
#4
I have 2 F2 baby girls. My mom is only agreeing to let me spay my Zara. Shes hell bent on breeding Lily and I think she's crazy.
Yes my vet refused to use the gas on her because they dont normally use gas on cats.
 

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Paige
Staff member
#5
As for your Mom...I don't know why she wants to breed Lily or what male she intends to breed her to, but quite frankly, it is ridiculous...why one and not the other? makes no sense to me.

As for ketamine, you can always find a new vet that uses isofluorane...

Are your girls indoor/outdoor?
 

Sharde'

Savannah Super Cat
#6
As for your Mom...I don't know why she wants to breed Lily or what male she intends to breed her to, but quite frankly, it is ridiculous...why one and not the other? makes no sense to me.

As for ketamine, you can always find a new vet that uses isofluorane...

Are your girls indoor/outdoor?
I think it is ridicules also. She claims to have read that when they have a litter they calm down more. It makes them a better pet and such. Zara is mine and I have control over what happens to her and i want her fixed i have no intentions of breeding her. I am worried that when I get her fixed it will alter her personality. I got a mutt kitten fixed and she went from this sweet loving kitten to this angry ragitha in a flash.

The reason for getting one fixed and not the other is Zara is high strung. She has been peeing and pooing all over the house. I think its because she dosen't like my parents or sister. She has NEVER peed or pooed on any of my things. Only there's. So my mom thinks that by getting her spayed it will help with that.

I am going to find a different vet that uses Isofluane.

Yes they are indoor/outdoor, they love to play outside and I sit out there and watch them.
 

Sharde'

Savannah Super Cat
#8
They just went through heat and it was HORRID!!! Crying and poking there butts up and such! I don't want to go through that again!

But from what i told you do you think i am right? She just dislikes my mom? Mom goes around calling her a little asshole and a hoe and a hussy. I think Zara can sense it and punishes my mom.

Who could NOT like that face??
 
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Dantes

Guest
#9
But from what i told you do you think i am right? She just dislikes my mom? Mom goes around calling her a little asshole and a hoe and a hussy. I think Zara can sense it and punishes my mom.
What on earth? Does she call *her* cat those things too?

Most likely Zara senses that you're upset at your mom for doing those things, but unless your mom is treating her badly in cat style (ie. physically attacking her roughly, or making aggressive eye contact) she probably has no idea what those things actually mean.

Some people are just plain mean and dumb. :down:
 

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Paige
Staff member
#10
IDK - what cat would like someone who obviously doesn't like her? If you don't mind me asking, where did you get your cats? perhaps the breeder can speak to your mom...