I *saw* Floofy's pulse! - Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-15-2009, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
Premier Cat
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Monroe, GA
Posts: 13,145
I *saw* Floofy's pulse!

Everyone knows how to check their sleeping cats for breathing by watching their abdomen/ribs rise and fall...but I saw something interesting, last night!

Our computer desk has a hole cut in the top for the wires to come out to the desktop and it also lets heat out and warms the wood of the desk, so that is a PRIME napping spot. Last night, Flooter woke up and I could see the fur of his neck *pulsing* with his heartbeat! I checked and he wasn't purring, he was just breathing normally, but both sides of his neck had the 'pulsing' fur. It was very neat! I had just thought to time/count it and another cat made a noise in the other room that he had to jump up and investigate so I didn't get to take any notes...but I will be watching for that to happen again.
h



Heidi n Q is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-15-2009, 09:02 PM
Premier Cat
 
Leazie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 7,855
Re: I *saw* Floofy's pulse!

So cool!


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Molly Brown December 2006- January 9, 2013
Leazie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome