In humans regular vitamin C can help to boost the immune system (this is why it is often taken at the first sign of a cold, etc. because the virus often lasts a shorter time and is less severe).  Again, not sure how well this transfers to cats, but as long as it is not harmful to the cat, I would say why not try it- it may help!  Dosage would certainly be a concern as I'm certain it is different among cats and humans.  Vitamin C can cause GI distress at high doses, so this is another reason I would make sure the dose is correct.

I think there has always been a debate about this. Cats apparently, unlike humans, make vitamin c themselves, so many vets say it is totally unnecessary to supplement and just asking for GI problems. Others say it helps. I have no idea, myself.  I have given it when it has been included in other formulas, but don't right now because of Lucy's IBD and Patches recently had a bout with soft stool as well (not from vitamin c, but don't want to bring it on either).
In a message dated 5/8/2006 10:58:27 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
I don't thing megaC 'cures' or reverses felv.  Just my opinion.
My homeopathic vet put my positive on a 'regular' dose of vitamin c along with lots of other vitamins and things and my regular vet said 'it couldn't hurt' so I used it.
That was years ago though.  I believe vitamin c is in most 'cat vitamins' so it must have some value for them as for humans.......... I don't think it's any kind of cure though.

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