If I ever have a positive cat again I would definitely consider this.  I'm 
wondering if it can be made into a trans dermal.  We found that this method 
worked really well for our dear old Lennie and his thyroid medication.

Lynne
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gloria B. Lane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2008 9:54 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon Question-Jane,Lynne


> Sorry, thought I sent it to the list, guess not.  Tally used to be on
> this list (maybe 2001?).  Guess that's when I got on this
> list.  Anyhow - This is her info on her web
> site:  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Pointe/9352/interferon.html
>
> Interferon used in this way, Lynne, is "oral low dose interferon
> alpha".  Not injected.   It can of course be administered in other
> ways, but this is intended to provide a gentle ongoing boost to the
> kitty immune system.  There's lots of undocumented, unresearched
> stuff about interferon, but this is the protocol that many
> use.  There's also a discussion of whether you do constant, or on-off
> (like 7 days on, then 7 off).  As I understand from Tally's info, the
> theory for the constant, daily dosage, is that the cat is low in its
> own natural interferon , and this is intended to supplement it.  Now
> mind you, I'm just saying what I recall, so don't have sources right
> now other than Tally's info.
>
> Gloria
>
>
> At 07:56 PM 8/22/2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>>  We've been using interferon with our two FeLV positive kitties for
>> over a year now.  Our vet said I could give it by mixing it into
>> food, but usually we administer the required dosage in a needless
>> syringe and the kitties just swallow it.  (I want to be sure they
>> get all their dose.)  So far, both cats are doing well.  Bo is
>> almost four now, and Seven is just over a year old.
>>
>>I don't think I have the list that Gloria sent to you, Jane, but I
>>would be very interested in reading it and learning any more that I can.
>>
>>Good luck!
>>Jody
>> >
>> >
>> > Today's Topics:
>> >
>> > 1. Interferon question (Jane Lyons)
>> >
>> >
>> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >
>> > Message: 1
>> > Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 12:36:34 -0400
>> > From: Jane Lyons
>> > Subject: [Felvtalk] Interferon question
>> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>> > Message-ID:
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>> >
>> > Gloria (thank you) sent me some great information about Interferon
>> > that someone
>> > called Tally put together for this list a few years ago.
>> > My vet has read it and is learning from Tally and any information I
>> > can give her.
>> >
>> > Is anyone using it now? The instructions are contradictory. One piece
>> > is that it
>> > cannot be given with food, while another suggests giving it with tuna
>> > juice.
>> > Since I cannot ask my vet, I am hoping someone out there is using it.
>> >
>> > I just received it and if I can figure out the correct method, will
>> > begin tonight.
>> >
>> > Here's hoping
>> > Jane
>> >
>> >
>> >
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