Our vet alters without vaccinating FeLV+ cats. We never vaccinate FeLV+ cats. We always alter them. L -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 8:50 PM To: Marylyn Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?
On Aug 6, 2008, at 8:43 PM, Marylyn wrote: > Some vets honestly believe vaccinations are in the best interest of > the pet and her guardian. Dixie received s rabies shot before her > tests came back. There was no reason to suspect that she was FeLV > +. She was full grown and appeared very healthy. That was the last > vaccination she received and that was with the blessing of her vets, > both the regular vets and her holistic vets. Check out the comments > and links by Dr. Maier at the bottom of the page: > > http://www.kentuckianapets.com/forum/topic/show?id=1246639%3ATopic%3A1517 > > We over vaccinate pets in our loving desire to protect them. > You are your friend's guardian and advocate. He cannot stand up for > himself. He is literally at your mercy. Do what your heart says is > best with the best information you can get. > > On Aug 6, 2008, at 8:13 PM, Jennifer wrote: > >> Really? I had no idea vets didn't need to vaccinate in order to >> neuter/spay. I guess it's their way of getting more money. I will >> run that by my vet and tell him I don't want Ash to get any shots >> because of his FeLV+ status, and see what he says. See, that's the >> thing that bugs me. Vets are supposed to be animal advocates and >> do what's right by them, and surely they know that giving FeLV+ >> cats vaccines isn't the best thing to do for their immune >> system...yet they do it anyway! It all comes down to the mighty >> dollar. Ugh! >> >> --- On Thu, 8/7/08, Marylyn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> From: Marylyn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes? >> To: email@example.com >> Date: Thursday, August 7, 2008, 12:30 AM >> >> He most assuredly can be. I have had non-FeLV+ spayed (much more >> serious) without their vaccinations. Talk to the vet and if you >> can't >> do anything find another one. I just took LCK and LGK to the vet to >> be checked out (they came in from the pine thicket--long story). >> They >> went in at different times. They are young (8 or so weeks) but at >> the >> age people start getting their shots. I made it very plain that I >> wanted nothing but worming, de-miting/fleaing etc and what they >> needed >> for their immediate health (one was dehydrated, vomiting etc). I >> want >> them to be older and better health before their system is assaulted >> with vaccines. The vets agreed to that and (unofficially) supported >> the decision. If he is not boarding the vet has absolutely no reason >> to vaccinate. >> On Aug 6, 2008, at 7:12 PM, Jennifer wrote: >> >>> So wait...my Ash is FeLV+ and getting neutered on the 28th, but he's >>> going in for all his shots on the 14th. He needs to be fixed >>> because he's spraying and I can't have that. He can't be >> fixed >>> without his vaxes. What should I do? >>> _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org