HI laurie

This is the same dose he has received in the past and from different vet
hospitals.

I will check into it.

Sally


On 10/10/07, laurieskatz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>  Sally, this is a very high dose of Baytril.....have you asked your vet
> about it?
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Sally Davis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>  *Sent:* Wednesday, October 10, 2007 6:51 PM
> *Subject:* Re: Whitey's Update
>
>
> HI Michael
>
> I am way behind on emails, but I will respond to the Baytril question.
> Junior is currently on Baytril it kills all the good bacteria in the gut and
> gives him diarreah. So As soon as he gets on this I get him on probiotics.
> He has not had any diarrhea. His dosage is 22.7mg per day. I have read
> some about the dangers, but he is already mostly blind from an infection he
> had in the early stages of his FELV infection.
>
>
> By the way everyone. Junior had his one year anniversary of on 10/6. He
> tested positive a year ago on that date. He is currently battling a URI.
>
> I will go back and read Whitey's story.
>
> Sally
>
> On 10/10/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > Ok, guys, here's an updated on "Whitey" (Ugh, I hate thatname, but Jeff
> > won't let me change it now), 24 hours into the "intervention" ;)
> >
> > I've done a lot of thinking, and soul searching.  And I've decided I'm
> > not gonna put him back outside, or make any effort to contact his "owners."
> > I've decided they don't deserve animals, and I even seriously considered
> > reporting them to the humane society, but figured I'd best just get him
> > better and leave it alone as long as they don't make a fuss over it.  He
> > still has a long road to recovery, but once we get him better, I'm either
> > gonna keep him in the sunroom (and figure out a way to make an "outside"
> > area for him, or hopefully find him a good home.  Jeff is trying to convince
> > his mother to take him.  Its a very quiet house with no other animals, and I
> > know he'd be taken good care of there, and Jeff would see him often.  We
> > don't know if she'll say yes, but right now we're just focused on getting
> > him healed.  I even offered to provide his food and litter to sweeten the
> > deal :)
> >
> > Anyway, I spoke with the vet and Jeff yesterday when I got home and got
> > a bit more details.  Apparently not only does he have hyperthyroidism, a
> > benign tumor on his thyroid, severe gingivitis, teeth needing pulled, severe
> > ear infection, and a grade 3 heart murmur, but he also has mouth ulcers. :(
> > The vet said he's surprised the fella can even eat.  But let me tell you,
> > that boy eats :)  He's been eating Sheba and drinking catmilk as fast as I
> > can give it to him, several times a day.  He's just acting completely at
> > home in the sunroom!  He's not once yeowled or tried to get out.  He's found
> > his "spot" out there, and he's been quite content!  I've been paying closer
> > attention to the fella, and I do believe he's hard of hearing. I don't think
> > he's completely deaf, but I do believe he has hearing problems.  For
> > starters, Jeff was vacuuming the indoor/outdoor carpet out there, and he
> > just laid there and slept.  You can open the door and call him in a low
> > voice and he doesn't respond, but if you yell, he looks up.  He's also using
> > the litterbox.  Hallelujah!  lol  I was afraid he'd never figure it out
> > after being outside so long.  Jeff set up a webcam out there so we can keep
> > an eye on him while we're in the house :)  (I'll send you guys a link if
> > Jeff ever figures out how to connect it to the internet and not just our
> > personal wireless network.) I think cleaning out his ears as helped some
> > with the imbalancing.  He's still wobbly, but seems much better than he
> > was!  I swear, he just amazes me.  I can't imagine what a rough life this
> > little guy must have had up to this point...and for him to be so calm, and
> > loving, after living through such hell, it just says he's a very special
> > boy.
> >
> >
> > A couple of questions now....
> >
> > 1. The vet put him on Baytril for the infection/mouth ulcers.  I know
> > you guys are familiar with it....what are the side effects, what do I need
> > to look for?  Is that the broad spectrum antibiotic that kills the good
> > intestinal bacteria as well?  do I need to get some yogurt and/or
> > probiotics? :)
> >
> > 2. How long should he go before I get concerned about the litterbox
> > use?  He's peed in it, but so far hasn't had a bowel movement.  He's not
> > been out there even 24 hours yet, so I'm not too terribly concerned, but how
> > long do you guys think I should wait before I start to worry?
> >
> > Michael
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