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Yes, I’ve come to realise the importance of poo sampling.

If the rescue centres can’t do anything as they are full, a vet might be able to do the poo sample.

I’m not sure about this, my mum was going to ask her vet if they would do this in the future if need be and for what cost, but as I’ll be volunteering soon at a rescue centre, so I can take in poo samples in myself if need be next autumn.

With the food bowls, I’ve been washing them everyday, but I’ve ordered two more – so each morning I can swap them, then bring the dirty bowls in and drop them in two plastic ice cream boxes and put water from the kettle, then wash them later on as I would normally and leave to dry.

I probably don’t need to go to this extent, but it won’t put me out to do this, so might as well. I always have the kettle on anyway, as I’m a total caffeine addict, so it’s not an additional burden for me. I’m not going to the extent of buying sterilising tablets, or properly sterilizing them in a pan like you would jam jars.