Many of your know that I run an orphan kitten rescue called the Lazarus Rescue Foundation with my friend. We can't always take a kitten in, whether they aren't close enough, or we are just simply out of space. A couple months ago an online friend need some help, her vet wasn't in and tube feeding was her only option. She didn't know how so I made a quick video to show her how. Now excuse the mess it was not meant to go on the Web but I don't currently have any kittens to make a new video with and I have been getting requests for it :) remember please do not attempt tube feeding without discussing it with your vet first. You must have the appropriate supplies available and there can be no short ends. Please sterilize your supplies before every use, these babies have enough struggles. If the video does not load you can view it HERE!
We all love summer but as the weather gets warmer the flies get worse and worse. We have a bush out front of our house that I swear just attracts every fly in town! I wanted to get rid of them but I didn't want to kill all the wonderful butterflies it also attracts. So I went about finding a new way to kill them all. I had some empty Tazo tea bottles I simply poked a pen sized whole in the top, added 1/2 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of dish soap, and 1 tablespoon of syrup.Now I do find that these work better if you place them in the sun :O) If you want to use a bigger container simply multiply the ingredients. Make sure your hole is only about the size of a pen cap! Then they can't seem to get back out.lol