Wow, she's a light positive. I don't know how old she is, but I
have no doubt what I would do. I'd leave the kit with her mom and
bubba, and retest at some point. She's already with them, so they're
already exposed. Moving is stressful. Light Positive can mean that
the test results aren't correct and it needs to be redone; or that
she's been exposed to the virus and is mounting a defense against it,
or whatever. If she was an adult I'd start interferon, but
probably not as a kitten. I'm sure you'll get some other ideas too!
Best wishes, and thanks for rescuing the FELV positives...
At 11:27 AM 3/28/2008, you wrote:
OK- I volunteer for a rescue and care for cats in my home. I
already have my own two girls who live in the main home that our
FELV positive. I have been taking care of a mom and 2 kittens and
then one other cat. They live in a spare room I have converted into
a cat room full of toys, a cat tree, and everything they could
need. Yesterday, mom and kits had their big day at the vet. Here's
the dilemma. Jill, one of the kits, tested a light positive for
FELV. Her brother and mother didn't. The other cat was previously
tested. Mom and brother have been vaccinated and the other cat is
being vaccinated today. The kits are about 12 weeks old now- this
is estimated because they were dumped in the country. What do I do
w/ everyone? Do I keep people separate or since they are vaccinated
they are okay? I don't have immediate homes for anyone right now so
I am it. Do I let Jill down w/ my girls or what if she's
negative---I haven't had my girls retested...what if they are
negative? Any advice would be great! Thanks everyone!
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