That's what I've always read.  250-500 mg twice daily (for 1 cat).


At 10:34 AM 8/23/2008, wendy wrote:
>I think maintenance is 250 mg once or twice a day.  500 mg once or 
>twice a day for symptomatic kitties.  I would double-check this 
>though in the archives or elsewhere.
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>From: Caroline Kaufmann <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:31:02 PM
>Subject: [Felvtalk] Lysine added to dry food?
>My felv+ foster Manny is going to his new home tonight (with lots of 
>instructions, favorite toys, and probably some lingering anxiety 
>from me!).  Manny has been a finnicky canned food eater ever since 
>I've had him- which has sucked b/c that is how I like to get 
>supplements in him like lysine and added water.  But he loves loves 
>loves the Eagle Pack Holistic Dry (which I have all my fosters 
>on)--  LOVES IT.  As much I would like to convert all my cats to all 
>canned- they just love their Eagle Pack dry too much.  And they have 
>the most awesome coats- I get compliments on my fosters all the 
>time- how good they look, none are fat, no dander, shiny, soft 
>coats-- thus, I am very happy with the Holistic.  But all my fosters 
>also get Holistic canned everyday, with water and supplements added, 
>so I am sure that helps keeping them look great too.  Manny will 
>occasionally eat the Holistic canned, but he won't eat it in back to 
>back feedings or two days in a
>  row (he's nutty).  I originally tried to feed him a diet of 
> Wellness canned only and he just stopped eating it totally (waste 
> of expensive food)!  That is when I switched him to Eagle Pack.  So 
> as far as sending him to his new home with feeding and supplment 
> instructions, his new mom says she doesn't want to change anything 
> b/c he looks so gorgeous and his coat is so wonderful, so she will 
> keep him on the Holistic Dry.  I've asked that she occassionally 
> give him some canned Holistic, but warned that he won't eat it 2 
> days in a row.
>I'd like to send her with instructions to add powdered Lysine to his 
>dry food and was wondering if people thought this will work?  I have 
>done it a few times with him and he seemed to not notice/care, but 
>it hasn't been my primary way of administering lysine b/c I did keep 
>up with giving him canned food every few days.  I think it will work 
>tho b/c he loves his Holistic so much, I seriously doubt he won't 
>eat it due to the Lysine powder.  Also, what is a good maintenance 
>dose?  He is as healthy as a horse, so I just want to provide it to 
>them as a preventative measure.
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