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04-07-20, 06:16 AM
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Posted By RhainyC

Isaac, I'm with PABugman...interesting idea. I...

Isaac,
I'm with PABugman...interesting idea. I have no idea on how one would go about doing this, but...the sheet idea he suggest sounds scientifically sound... I would go out and use a butterfly...
03-09-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By RhainyC

Sadly the current "Rescue" trend is that many...

Sadly the current "Rescue" trend is that many charge such high prices that people simply cannot afford to take home a puppy/kitten or adult pet. In many cases it is actually more of a business,...
03-08-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By RhainyC

MarkSr, I'd definitely be trapping and...

MarkSr,

I'd definitely be trapping and removing if that's the way things continue to go...:cheshire:

After checking with the neighbors of course...or...not.:Wink:
03-08-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By RhainyC

I have to agree with the trap and relocate...

I have to agree with the trap and relocate suggestion if they don't belong to your neighbors, or the other option is trap/neuter/release(TNR) and adopt them(sort of) yourself. Once they're...
10-30-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By RhainyC

I have to agree, the vented wall heater is your...

I have to agree, the vented wall heater is your best bet. I'd actually suggest that perhaps a snake may not be the best pet, if you and your roommates are gone for long stretches at a time...they...
04-17-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By RhainyC

Dixie2012, I am so very sorry for your loss....

Dixie2012,

I am so very sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you...I know this pain all too well.

Personally I prefer to hear what the full outcomes are from those we try to assist here,...
04-16-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By RhainyC

Anniezar, Glad to hear they sorted her out....

Anniezar,

Glad to hear they sorted her out. I had a feeling that it was teeth. I have Chihuahuas and they have notoriously bad teeth...so know the signs.

I actually have a wee one, Little Bit,...
04-12-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By RhainyC

Anniezar, Gorgeous Pittie~!!!~ What I...

Anniezar,

Gorgeous Pittie~!!!~

What I was going to suggest was what DanZZ said, also instead of cold compresses, use warm ones to see if there is an abscess hiding under the skin.

I am...
03-02-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By RhainyC

Pilot Dane, has it pretty much right...they want...

Pilot Dane, has it pretty much right...they want to keep you tied to purchasing it from the vet.

One other point is the vet has been accustomed to the food and knows exactly how it works with...
10-11-18, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By RhainyC

I have to admit I was lucky I guess...or have...

I have to admit I was lucky I guess...or have been so far. All of my canids have taken basic old Human Fish Oil gels as treats from the time they were puppies. But I've had to give regular pills on...
10-10-18, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,051
Posted By RhainyC

Sorry you keep having issues giving Omega 3s and...

Sorry you keep having issues giving Omega 3s and other supplements to your dogs. I can honestly tell you they do work.

What I would suggest is checking on some of the "Pet Store" sites and...
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By RhainyC

XSleeper, We live in Wet-ern Washington...

XSleeper,
We live in Wet-ern Washington State...wetness is a definite problem here. Add that the house is almost completely shaded and that adds to the issues.

I do agree "dry rot" is the wrong...
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By RhainyC

MarkSr and XSleeper, His concern is the fact...

MarkSr and XSleeper,

His concern is the fact that the three layers that were there, were literally just floating on the decking because almost all the decking was dryrotted. Also many of the...
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By RhainyC

XSleeper, Yes and no. He is worried about...

XSleeper,

Yes and no. He is worried about what IS up there supporting the roof assembly, will not hold the weight of even the thinnest of plywood/OSB, felt and either shingles or rollout. That...
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By RhainyC

Ok, I have the exterior pictures now, hopefully...

Ok, I have the exterior pictures now, hopefully between all the pics we can find a way to fix the roof that will work for 3-5 years and not break the wee little piggy bank we have...
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Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By RhainyC

MarkSr, The replacement of most of the...

MarkSr,

The replacement of most of the boards will definitely be due to rain rot and a whole lot of give in many areas. The roof had no sort of barrier between the tongue and groove decking, and...
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By RhainyC

HEEEEELLLLLLPPPPPPP~!!!~ Please

Oh My...Gosh...I'm now in TEARS...:Crying:

Please see pictures to understand why...:Why:

So NOW...

Brother says we need to sister the trusses (which are NOT real trusses) AND sister in new...
06-07-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By RhainyC

Hopefully you're right and s/he won't want to be...

Hopefully you're right and s/he won't want to be on that hot roof again!!! :)
Replies: 13
Views: 715
Posted By RhainyC

Question What's the best option...?

Greetings All,

I have a brother who used to do roofing, so we won't be complete DIYers. Having said that, we need to reroof our cottage. With the knowledge the house will be demo'd in 5 years or...
05-08-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By RhainyC

Hal, Those are AWESOME!!! I'd do something...

Hal,

Those are AWESOME!!! I'd do something like that for my cats, but I'm not so sure many others would :)
05-08-18, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,787
Posted By RhainyC

I too like the idea of allowing the cat a ready...

I too like the idea of allowing the cat a ready way to get on and off the roof. Cats are naturally prone to wanting to be UP above things, hence the climbing and being on the roof, up a tree etc. ...
04-06-18, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By RhainyC

Cal, That's a really tough spot...I'd say...

Cal,

That's a really tough spot...I'd say used doubled chicken-wire with the meshed overlaid so they are half the size of the original openings...but this is definitely Not my game...

Hopefully...
03-16-18, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By RhainyC

Gorgeous shots considering...I love watching...

Gorgeous shots considering...I love watching raptors. :)
01-10-18, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By RhainyC

H3re2Learn, There are a lot of different...

H3re2Learn,
There are a lot of different parasites and tumors that can act the way you are describing. Perhaps "cyst" wasn't the right term to use in this incident.

Since they keep coming back,...
01-07-18, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,604
Posted By RhainyC

It sounds like it could be a fatty cyst if it...

It sounds like it could be a fatty cyst if it moves and is encapsulated. I'd say leave it alone and have your vet check it. It could be nothing but it could be something that needs biopsy.

Do...
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