Hi Lynne,
 I am so sry about your BOOBOO. I only had The Trixster not quite a year and it 
was devastating to lose him. I had also just rescued a siamese persian, we call 
her Tink and she was also bitten but has tested Negative so far will test again 
in 3 mos. No matter what the results she will be with me until whenever.
 I wont tell you what to do but maybe BOOBOO's son was sent to you for a 
special reason. The love these special babies bring to my life is immeasurable 
and I wouldnt have missed 1 min of the time I had with the Trixter. 
Warm Regards, Sharon

--- On Thu, 7/24/08, Lynne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

Subject: [Felvtalk] like seeing a ghost
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Thursday, July 24, 2008, 3:20 PM

Most of you know about my experience with BooBoo, the Felv positive who died 
after owning him for only a month.  It was without a doubt the most tragic 
thing I have ever been through in my life..  Not long after that we got a 
rescued persian Snowball who was neglected and in foster care for 4 months 
because she was so ill.  She has feline herpes virus, not active and is 
absolutely thriving now.
Tonight my husband calls me out to the front yard, and who is sitting there?  
BooBoo's son.  I don't know if he is Felv positive or not.  Just as BooBoo was, 
he has sores on his head, matted fur, dirty ears and most likely fleas.  I feel 
like I'm experiencing our tragedy all over again.  If I knew he was not 
positive, I would take him inside right now and those despicable people would 
never see him again.  Odd how he has chosen our house to hang around.  The 
owners were warned about taking care of their cats and I know all I have to do 
is call this field worker at the humane society and he will come and pick him 
up.  I just don't know what to do.  I could never subject Snowball to any harm, 
not after what she went through prior to living with us but I don't want to see 
this little guy suffer either.  If this kitty is Felv positive, perhaps a 
rescue would take him.  I simply could not afford the emotional and financial 
devestation we
 experienced watching BooBoo die.  I'm totally confused right now.
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