Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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27 July 2014
22 February 2013
HAHAHA!😂🤣😂🤣 Loooove this!!!! And love that our little RockStar Kitty Mona has trained you on how to properly feed a tripawd kitty😎
Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!
25 April 2007
18 October 2009
I tried a raised bowl for Tri-Pug Maggie. She looked at me like I had lost my mind and refused to approach her bowl until I put it on the floor where it belonged.
Karen and the Spirit Pug Girls
3 August 2019
hahahaha.. that picture is classic!!! My Fuzz only drinks water from my Labrador’s raised bowls and he stands up on his hind legs to access. As far as eating goes because he is a front leg amputee, he prefers to almost lay down and eat his food and since he now will mainly only eat 3-4 cans of moist food (spoiled brat) per day he gets fed off disposable paperplates… he also likes to hold them down when he licks every last morsel off with his remaining paw/leg as he is literally lounging to eat. My other cats don’t use elevated food/water bowls either.. they are weird.. they eat from their normal food bowl and again off paperplates when it wet food time, then for water I have one who literally only drinks out of a utility sink.. when you can’t find her look there- she is sitting submerged and licking the faucet or after using the sink she is there licking the water or watching it drip for a bit. My other cat will only drink from his designated water bowl. On occasion I have seen them in toilets and that resulted in the lids always being down now! Cats are weird for sure.. but depending on the actual tripawd would warrant special feeding stations.. for mine, not so much….