Yes, one of my seized fosters had uveitis as well.  It is very hard to
treat.  I don't think it has a connection with FIP though, and cats can do
very well partially blind or even completely blind in one eye.

On Dec 25, 2007 5:42 PM, Sally Davis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Your description of the eyes sounds like uveitis, Junior had this after
> his initial symptoms from the FELV onset. Junior had this after he was dx
> with FELV. It is hard to treat and took a over a month to clear up. He was
> already blind in one eye but left the good eye partially blind as well. You
> can google for pictures but sounds like what you describe and terramycin
> will not clear it up. I have not dealt with FIP except I lost a cat
> many years ago which the vet said was FIP. This was way before testing. He
> went on symptoms alone. I was away at college and the cat went off to die.
> I will be crossing my fingers that the kitty is negative fro all these
> infectious diseases. I too would take FIV over FELV any day. Bless you for
> caring.
> Today is the anniversery of Tinys death. Bansy also died on this day. He
> too had uveitis and if Kerry is still on the gorup maybe she can give you
> more information as to treatment. Tiny and Bandy went to the rainbows bridge
> togetther.
> Sally
>  On Dec 25, 2007 3:02 PM, Caroline Kaufmann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > I can't access the Archives.  I keep trying and I keep getting an error
> > message.  It's not my internet service, obviously, or I wouldn't be able to
> > send this email.  Anyone else tried?
> >
> > I'd really like to get to the Archives because I took a cat into my home
> > that I took from the store on Sat. because he looked horrible and no one
> > else is doing anything about it (of course).  Took him to the doctor
> > yesterday (had to *fight* to get approval to even do that and the cat is
> > obviously sickly looking- I'm so frustrated), and the vet is very concerned
> > about "infectious disease."  Thank god- but I think he was shocked that the
> > cat hasn't been treated yet, so I made it very very clear that I just got my
> > hands on this cat and have been playing "clean-up duty" since the end of
> > Aug. on these orphaned Metro AC June babies and that the group I VOLUNTEER
> > FOR has made my self-appointed task of cleaning up their neglected messes,
> > very very difficult.  I didn't mince words.  It was Christmas Eve and I
> > spent 2 hours and 15 mins at the vets and NOT being able to work and I just
> > cracked I guess.
> >
> > The vet is suspecting- based only on the physical exam b/c we won't get
> > the blood tests (full panel) back on Wed. (hopefully)-- FIP, FIV, and/or
> > Felv in that order.  I am not so worried about Felv b/c I have dealt with
> > that before and I just don't think it's transmitted that easily in
> > non-fighting cats (my own opinion).  But I have never dealt with FIP and FIV
> > and this cat was mingled with my other fosters by the adoption agency I
> > volunteer for before I ever even took in any cats.  So basically I am
> > freaking out that I may have FIP cats on my hands and not have known it b/c
> > of course I am now wondering if that is what has been wrong with my weak
> > little Possum cat all this time.  I'm mad and scared and feel like I was
> > asked to take in cats yet not given the resources to deal with them
> > fully and protect them from each other; not to mention the caring for them
> > with 2 hands tied behind my back b/c to get approval to take them to a vet
> > (for the agency to pay for it) takes more arguing and hoop jumping-- the cat
> > has to be practically dying to be able to get approval without being told
> > things like "well, if it would make YOU feel better...but I think you are
> > overreacting."  And I spent literally hundreds of dollars premium food and
> > litter that I just don't have any money left over to rush cats out to vets
> > and pay for it myself.  I'm just sick over this.  I'm trying to care for
> > this little guy until we get the results back.  I have to give him fluids-
> > which I have never done and he's a fighter.  He got fluids yesterday at the
> > clinic, but he was still somewhat sedated from when they took his blood, so
> > I am sure my attempt today will not go half as smooth.  He's not happy about
> > being in a crate in a room by himself either and it breaks my heart.
> >
> > So I wanted to look through the archives because I know FIP and FIV have
> > been discussed before.
> >
> > Also, of my 3 barn kittens (totally separated from the other fosters- so
> > don't worry about that), I have one now who's little spay site seems a tad
> > oozy.  Nothing scary scary like blood or a lot of fluid, but it just doesn't
> > look totally right.  Not that I know what totally right looks like tho
> > because I've never had a kitten this young spayed and I wasn't really given
> > any follow-up care instructions- just been using my own common sense.  But
> > of course, I am worried.  And of course, it's Christmas and that makes it
> > very hard to call and ask anyone!
> >
> > Caroline
> >
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