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Flatulent cats, part 2

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phoenix Tue 14-May-19 21:03:45

Evening all,

I can barely type this for laughing!

Some of you may have seen my previous thread on this topic, so hopefully it will make some sense to some of you!

Well, dainty little Minnie, while making herself comfortable on Mr P had a "windy pop" (as he refers to them).

It was so bad, we lit a scented candle, which helped.

A short while later she moved to the other end of the sofa, and had another "emission".

The candle was still burning, but I remembered a tip that I read on a GN thread about odours in lavatories, and struck a match in the vicinity of Minnies nether regions.I

Mr P watched with interest, before saying "I don't think trying to set lights to her farts will help"


aggie Tue 14-May-19 21:11:45

Tears streaming as I read this , thanks phoenix

sodapop Tue 14-May-19 21:14:41

That's funny Phoenix love it grin

phoenix Tue 14-May-19 21:18:20

aggie we almost had tears streaming, but probably for a different reason!

Dreading Oliver Sprout coming, as he had the same food, but is twice the size of Minnie, hopefully he has got rid of his "windy pops" outside!

There may be several small mammals that were hiding for fear of being caught, but have now been gassed instead!

phoenix Wed 15-May-19 09:22:05

We think we have worked out that it is one particular flavour within the mixed pouches, although further research will have to be carried out!

If our guess is right, then I will be trying to persuade my cat owning neighbour to engage in a bit of trading!

Doodle Wed 15-May-19 17:56:42

I knew as soon as I saw the title of this thread that it would be another of your gems phoenix grin
Re Oliver Sprout - if you call him that, what do you expect in the windy pops department 🤢

phoenix Wed 15-May-19 19:42:14

Doodle he came to us from Cats Protection just called "Sprout"!

We added the "Oliver" in an attempt to bestow some dignity on him!

phoenix Wed 15-May-19 19:46:40

Forgot to ask, Doodle, did you see part one?

Doodle Wed 15-May-19 20:10:11

Yes I think I did but with my memory being a bit wonky I can’t remember what was said. I now under stand about dear Oliver. He was lucky that you came along to rescue him. Surely he wouldn’t repay your kindness with windy pops.......would he 😀

Doodle Wed 15-May-19 20:13:48

Just tried to search GN on flatulent cats part 1 to remind myself and apparently, if you are interested, Amazon do a good deal on Flatulence. if your running short of windy pops you know where to go 😊

Doodle Wed 15-May-19 20:19:57

phoenix if the smell persists you could always try Rosina’s remedy in her thread How to have an aromatic home 😊

Slowcookervegan Wed 15-May-19 20:55:33

Fell off the sofa laughing. Thank you smile

phoenix Wed 15-May-19 21:08:34

Doodle the extent of the stench makes me think that sloshing copious amounts of fabric softener around the room might not quite mask it, and anyway, Rosina did say it was very hard to clean up. (I have visions of my sitting room being as slippery as a skating rink, although the entertainment value of watching the cats try to negotiate their way across it could be quite high!)

Slowcookervegan (and this is the only time I will type your name in full! smile hope you had a soft landing!grin

phoenix Wed 15-May-19 22:42:20

Yep, it definitely (well, most likely) seems to be chicken one! confused

She did again, Mr P came over all of a doo dah and left the room! He also left instructions that she was NOT to be allowed into the bedroom until she was flatulence free!

If anyone can tell me how to ascertain that particular state of affairs, without actually sitting up for hours on end, within the line of fire, so to speak, I would appreciate it!

agnurse Wed 15-May-19 22:44:17

My FIL lit his farts on fire once.

It resulted in some minor burns to his hand. He's lucky it wasn't worse.

I would not recommend that approach.

In all seriousness, you might need to try changing her food. There may be something in what she's eating that's making her more...erm...fragrant, shall we say, than she has been.

Margs Thu 16-May-19 11:47:51

I once had a most beautiful snow-white cat who made the most awful stink (a silent killer!)

I could hardly believe that such a terrible stench could emanate from a creature so lovely.

She had two names: Lupin (none fart days) & Pong-Whiffy (farty days).

Glammy57 Thu 16-May-19 12:47:23

Haha, Phoenix - glad I had a wee before reading your post!! 😂😂

Annaram1 Thu 16-May-19 12:54:56

agnurse, did your father in law actually admit to this?
Lighting farts with fire is dangerous in the extreme. Don't do it.

Merryweather Thu 16-May-19 13:12:21

I think you need to change their diet!

I recommend royal canin vet care range. Definitely less flatulence, although Lord Charleston does burp on occasion.


agnurse Thu 16-May-19 16:56:01

My husband told me about it. He saw it happen.

BonnieBlooming Thu 16-May-19 18:27:22

We have a very farty elderly labrador! He comes into a room, plops down and farts as he does so! Exit us almost fainting with the smell 😞

phoenix Thu 16-May-19 18:35:45

My late boss had 2 Labradors, and I loved taking them for a walk, (or in the case of the older one, trundle) at lunch time.

The old chap (the dog, not my boss) would trot happily through the orchard, tail wagging and farting loudly at every step!

Happy days!

AlisonKF Thu 16-May-19 18:38:10

Feed the cats with almost entirely protein meat and fish. Cats should not be eating vegetables or grains- often used to bulk up cheaper foods. High protein foods cost more but are kinder to your cats.

Nannylovesshopping Thu 16-May-19 19:10:25

My spaniel asleep somewhere else, jumps up next to me
on sofa, silently farts, as the aroma arises, turns to me and
then jumps off as if it’s me, it isnt😂

phoenix Thu 16-May-19 19:18:06

AlisonKF are there any that you can recommend? It would be apprece