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14 hours ago, NYCat said:

I just need to try different varieties of food to tempt him.

My four year old cat Belle has tooth problems.  Two were extracted awhile back, and she's now edgy with food.  Friskies packets seem to be her favorite, and she's turning up her nose at cooked ground chicken.  I suspect she had FIV, but can't get her tested for that here, but she was bitten and had a resistant skin infection (now cleared up.   Friends had an FIV cat who lived a reasonable life. So kibble and soft food packets, and maybe just soft food packets after the SS raise.

 

Does yours have kidney failure?  My cat in Philadelphia had that.   People trying to urge me to do subcutaneous hydration but a neighbor who was a hospice nurse said that sometimes, it's time.   I realized it was time when the cat went and laid down in front of a dog who'd chased him in the past.   Dog was freaked out and my cat looked disgusted.   Cat was from the Patrick County, Virginia, pound and lived to be 14.

 

Maude still is missing, so either she found new people or something or someone got her. 

 

Lola the mostly cocker spaniel is eager to eat the cooked ground chicken if the cat isn't.   It's cheap enough (50 cordobas, roughly a dollar and a half per pound), but if Belle doesn't eat it, not worth having.

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7 hours ago, gvallee said:

My $114 sale was refunded today 😪

Oh dear, I know the feeling, two refunds this month, but for much smaller amounts and one resold for few cents less. There is a chance that yours will also reappear, fingers crossed !

 

Once upon a time,  when prices were a good deal higher, I made a $$$$ sale, and rushed out and bought a new lens. These days, should it ever happen again,  I would wait until the sale cleared.

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8 hours ago, Rebecca Ore said:

My four year old cat Belle has tooth problems.  Two were extracted awhile back, and she's now edgy with food.  Friskies packets seem to be her favorite, and she's turning up her nose at cooked ground chicken.  I suspect she had FIV, but can't get her tested for that here, but she was bitten and had a resistant skin infection (now cleared up.   Friends had an FIV cat who lived a reasonable life. So kibble and soft food packets, and maybe just soft food packets after the SS raise.

 

Does yours have kidney failure?  My cat in Philadelphia had that.   People trying to urge me to do subcutaneous hydration but a neighbor who was a hospice nurse said that sometimes, it's time.   I realized it was time when the cat went and laid down in front of a dog who'd chased him in the past.   Dog was freaked out and my cat looked disgusted.   Cat was from the Patrick County, Virginia, pound and lived to be 14.

 

Maude still is missing, so either she found new people or something or someone got her. 

 

Lola the mostly cocker spaniel is eager to eat the cooked ground chicken if the cat isn't.   It's cheap enough (50 cordobas, roughly a dollar and a half per pound), but if Belle doesn't eat it, not worth having.

 

Possum's blood work was all OK. He always drank lots of water so I think that helped with the kidneys. He's just fading away and, so far, it's easier than what got my other cats...

 

Paulette

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18 minutes ago, Bryan said:

First frost of the year, cold miserable misty start with roofs white.  Should have cut back the dahlias earlier 😒

 

You too.  Ours around Lincolnshire is more of an air frost although I have not been out into the countryside to see if there is a ground frost.

 

Allan

 

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The keyboard on my Dell XPS15 (the machine where my LR and PS are installed) has stopped working, but it's more fundamental than that because I tried a USB keyboard and that doesn't work either. And I can't log in because the keyboard doesn't work, so I can't look at any settings.... And I can't afford a new laptop. All the Google fixes I've read so far require being logged in 🤦‍♂️

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Just now, Steve F said:

The keyboard on my Dell XPS15 (the machine where my LR and PS are installed) has stopped working, but it's more fundamental than that because I tried a USB keyboard and that doesn't work either. And I can't log in because the keyboard doesn't work, so I can't look at any settings.... And I can't afford a new laptop. All the Google fixes I've read so far require being logged in 🤦‍♂️

Bad news indeed, but is there a local repair shop that might take a look? 

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1 minute ago, Bryan said:

Bad news indeed, but is there a local repair shop that might take a look? 

 

I might need to have a look, yes. It's starting to look like a hardware problem. The ease of access virtual keyboard doesn't seem to be working either.

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3 hours ago, Steve F said:

The keyboard on my Dell XPS15 (the machine where my LR and PS are installed) has stopped working, but it's more fundamental than that because I tried a USB keyboard and that doesn't work either. And I can't log in because the keyboard doesn't work, so I can't look at any settings.... And I can't afford a new laptop. All the Google fixes I've read so far require being logged in 🤦‍♂️

You do know Microsoft has an on-board onscreen keyboard? Windows help.

 

wim

 

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5 minutes ago, wiskerke said:

You do know Microsoft has an on-board onscreen keyboard? Windows help.

 

wim

 

 

Yes, I tried that afterwards. But it was corrupting and half the keys disappeared. Pretty sure it's a hardware problem. Machine is in repair shop now. Guess this is a good time to look back at old keywording 😝

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37 minutes ago, Ed Rooney said:

Ohmygosh -- I had a Cuban sandwich for lunch today, not realising today was Thanksgiving. A Communist meal on a big American holiday. I don't feel so good. 🥵

 

You've made a turkey very happy. 🦃

 

¡Viva la revolución!

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