Well, the point for me is that this cat is not our cat.  We have to shut
things off somewhere.  Donations are not to where we can pay for things like
that.

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Gloria B. Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
wrote:

> DIfferent vets sell it at different prices.  If you get the right vet
> to sell it to you,  you can indeed afford it.    I get  a large
> bottle - maybe quart or more mixed - for $15.  I freeze it in
> individual containers.  Lasts a long time.  I was wondering if it was
> viable after freezing, a long time ago I asked the question on this
> list - and the answer was yes. So can only say that's my
> understanding.  But $15 for even a month or 2 or 3 is pretty darn good.
>
> I'm not using it at this point, so can't tell you the details of the
> concentration, sorry, it's escaped my memory.
>
> Gloria
>
>
>
>
> At 05:56 PM 6/24/2008, you wrote:
> >We definitely can't afford Interferon Alpha for someone else's
> >cat.  I so wish we could afford to take care of everyone's cat that
> >needed it, but we just can't.
> >
> >He is happy right now....
> >
> >On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 6:15 AM, Gloria Lane
> ><<mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >I had double pos a few years back - Mr. Black Kitty (MBK) -  course
> >he was kind of scraggly and off the street when I got him.  I did no
> >special medical treatments, but did use special food at some point
> >to stop diarrhea, worked great.  He broke one of his frail legs, but
> >the vet couldn't set it because it was so thin.  I'm trying to
> >remember - think I wrapped it with a "splint" so he could walk
> >better.  But he died suddenly after about a year, no signs of
> >problems prior to that, ate well too, just died one night.
> >
> >I have 1 double pos now, B.B.   He came to me in a pretty healthy
> >state, and he has no problems.  He's about 5 yrs old, have had him
> >for a year, I think.  All my feleuks are doing well now.
> >
> >With the feleuks I've had that died, I've used pretty conservative
> >treatment on, figured why torture the kitties.  Just try to keep the
> >stress down, and deal with symptoms and keep them comfortable.  Have
> >had some chemo, some blood transfusions for anemia. If they're under
> >3 yrs, I use Interferon Alpha (which I can get cheaply) as a way to
> >boost the immune system.
> >
> >Gloria
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >On Jun 22, 2008, at 7:20 PM, Kelley Saveika wrote:
> >
> >>Hi guys,
> >>
> >>The off-topic part:  We are trying to think of "catchy" names for
> >>our new service where we take the pets of low-income people for
> >>basic vet care (I.e. spay/neuter, rabies shot, etc).
> >>
> >>The on topic part of this:  as some of you read, one of the kitties
> >>we had neutered through this program turned out double pos.  So my
> >>question is:  How far should we really go with this cat?  He has a
> >>home, the owners cannot afford special care for him, I'm not sure
> >>it makes any difference if he is really + or not.  We got the other
> >>cat in the household vaccinated and boostered.  The problem is that
> >>the more we do for any individual cat, the less we can do for other cats.
> >>
> >>As a nonprofit we can get a discount on SNAP tests, but not (that I
> >>know of) IFA tests.
> >>
> >>I wish we could do everything for every cat, but clearly we can't do
> that...
> >>
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