Hi, I am not so active on this list because I am primarily doing rescue with only occassional positives. But, I have to say I would spay this cat so fast, pregnant or not. There are way too many kittens being born outside this year - back to back pregnancies it seems. And you don't need your girl to have problems giving birth either.
Janine, from CT, overwhelmed with kittens! --- Laura B <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi Jennifer, > > Even if FeLV were not a factor in this possible > pregnancy I would suggest a spay-abort. The kitten > season has been particulary bad this summer in > Jersey (and probably elsewhere) so if you can't keep > them they would have a VERY bleak future. I live in > central Jersey and if you're not too far from Toms > River (don't know how far south you are) you can > take her to a clinic there that does low cost S/N. > We take all the ferals we can TNR there, and they > have no problem doing spay-aborts. > > You actually have to go through ABC (Animal Birth > Control) which is a group based in Bayville (I > believe) NJ, they will give you a voucher or number > that will entitle you to a low cost S/N. If you > would like I can get the information for you, my > neighbor has it since she does TNR daily this time > of year. I help out financially when I can since I > work during the day (she doesn't work, cept for > sterilizing cat colonies for people). > > Laura > > --- On Mon, 8/11/08, Jennifer > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > From: Jennifer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is > pregnant...will the kittens be FeLV+?? > To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" > <email@example.com> > Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, 8:47 PM > > and the only possible father is my FeLV+ kitty, > Ash. Isobel is showing signs > of pregnancy (hard and protruding tummy as well as > pointy nipples). She's > going this Thursday to get tested for FeLV. My > question is, if she tests > negative (which my guess is she won't being that her > and Ash mated), will > the kittens be FeLV+ because their father is FeLV+? > Also, if Isobel is > pregnant and she is FeLV+, does that automatically > mean the kittens will be > too? I feel so horrible about not getting her fixed > sooner, but my money is > tight and I have to save up just to take them to the > vet. If she is pregnant, > I can't keep the kittens as we already have three > and my boyfriend is > allergic and says no way to any more cats in the > house, which I understand. If > I take them to a shelter and they're positive, won't > they put them to > sleep right away? I don't want that to happen. I > live in Southern New > Jersey...anyone want more kittens?? When I take her > to the > vet this week, I'll have them confirm her > pregnancy. > > Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN & LOCAL SPCA > VOLUNTEER. Be their voice. > ~ loving mama to ~ > Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000) > Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007) > Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed FeLV+ > July 28, 2008) > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > 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 > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org