I really feel for you & the situation. Dealing with almost the same issues
here. I'm praying for you.
Jen

On Feb 9, 2017 3:14 PM, "Rebecca Pruett" <rpruettphotogra...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> The cat I rescued from my neighborhood September of last year is probably
> around 7-8 years old and just got a positive IFA for FeLV. She also has FIV
> and bartonella (which was treated with an antibiotic. She is missing many
> of her teeth and the rest need to be pulled. She has good and bad days. I
> feel so bad having to keep her quarantined in a bathroom but she isn't a
> fan of other cats and I don't want my cats exposed. I got her a cat tree so
> she can sit and look out the window and she seems happy I just wish I could
> find her a forever home. I've been trying for months with no luck. She's
> such a sweet cat.
>
> On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 4:07 PM Katherine K. <kaths...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> My cat was diagnosed at age 11. He's about to turn 15. His health has
>> been up and down since the diagnosis.
>>
>> My other cat (who is negative) gets vaccinated yearly since his
>> diagnosis. They were already living together so any risk of exposure had
>> already happened. After almost 4 years, she is still negative.
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 3:03 PM, Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Jennifer, how old are your other cats? Are they vaccinated for FeLV? I
>> would speak with your vet, but I have never ever had a cat spread FeLV to
>> another cat in my household. I might be more worried if your other cats are
>> just kittens, but if they are adults, just take the precaution of
>> vaccinating them.
>>
>>
>>
>> Amani
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] *On Behalf
>> Of *Jennifer Olson
>> *Sent:* February-09-17 2:58 PM
>> *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] age
>>
>>
>>
>> On Dec 22nd, 2016 an ADORABLE young male kitty arrived crying @ our home.
>> We already have 3 cats & a dog, so we tried to find him a home. After a
>> month, and having allowed him inside (kept seperate from our zoo) due to
>> lethally cold weather, we decided he was here to stay. I was DEVASTATED
>> when he tested positive for FeLV. My problem isn't whether to give him a
>> chance at as long of a happy life he may have ahead of him, but HOW !  We
>> can't keep him alone in the basement bedroom forever, there isn't even a
>> decent sized window for him & my heart breaks that the only time I can give
>> him is to sleep by him at night. The few times I check in on him during the
>> day are so brief! He has SUCH character, and is SO handsome. I don't know
>> how he ended up at our home, unless he was dumped or left a nearby farm.
>>
>> WHERE are the rescue agencies for FeLV+ cats ? ? ? Currently I'm treating
>> him for skin mites (has ear mites TOO) so he MIGHT be deemed "adoptable" at
>> a shelter that does try adopting out FeLV+ cats. The precautions necessary
>> to keep the mites, FeLV, oh yes- AND worms (had to treat EVERYONE) from
>> spreading is also wearing me out.
>>
>> CAN  ANYONE  HELP  US ?
>>
>>
>>
>> On Feb 8, 2017 5:12 PM, <dlg...@windstream.net> wrote:
>>
>> My Annie is now 9 years old and was diagnosed as positive when I got her
>> at age 4.  She recently started sneezing and had runny eyes so off to the
>> vet we went.  She gave her a shot of antibiotic and some more to take at
>> home.  She seems to be improving, no more sniffles or runny eyes.  So far
>> the discharges have been clear but I did not want to wait a few days to be
>> sure.  He other problem is a lame left front leg.  It is not broken and the
>> vet thinks she probably sprained it when jumping dow from high places,
>> which she does a lot trying to avoid Harley who is a real pest these winter
>> days.  If he cannot get outside, he is a terrorist on 4 legs, knocks things
>> down, over, stares at me.
>>
>> ---- Marlene Snowman <tessie1...@icloud.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Sheila, my little Bear is 1.5 years old and I've had her since she
>> was a little more than 1 month old. She was very ill and tested positive
>> from entry into my life. She appears healthy with good appetite with the
>> exception of a nasal infection that the vet has been unable to remedy.
>> >
>> > I have no other personal experience with Felv although I have work
>> colleagues who have cats that are 6 years old and appearing healthy.
>> >
>> > I'm hoping that all our fur babies have longevity and a quality of life
>> too.
>> >
>> > Marlene
>> >
>> > Sent from my iPhone
>> >
>> > > On Feb 8, 2017, at 4:22 PM, Armstrong-Brown, Sheila DDS Timonium <
>> sheila.armstrong-br...@ssa.gov> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > I am learning a lot about FELV cats since I found my Skylar.  Just
>> wondering about how old is the oldest cat that lived with it.  I had the
>> IFA test done and that is positive also even though he is perfectly healthy
>> at the moment.  He will be 2 years old this month, I found him a year ago.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > HOOT
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