You might try things that calm him, Rescue Remedy in the water, Feliway spray, catnip (mine all prefer a plant or two or three so they can roll in it or have fresh snacks). He is anxious and fearful and is picking up on your anxiety and your fear. There are people on this list, myself included, who believe animal communicators can help. If you are one of these, perhaps you should have one talk to all your cats but this lovely gentleman particularly. You can put up an area for him to go out in (mine have dog kennels with toppers; one of them could be accessed by a pet door in a window and ductwork). So much depends on your situation. RR, Feliway and catnip are relatively inexpensive and may do the trick.
Good luck. On Sep 18, 2008, at 4:01 AM, catatonya wrote: > Since he has already been exposed to your cats, it's highly unlikely > that this will cause any problem. FeLV is not very contagious at > all (if at all) between adult, vaccinated cats. > tonya > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > Hi, my name is Jackie and I am seeking advice. A year ago I started > trapping and altering strays. The first male I caught settled down > quite a bit. I started letting him in now and then and eventually I > started keeping him in. I have 4 other cats (all strictly indoor). I > felt for this guy, he was a rough and tumble wild guy, but he was so > sweet after he was fixed. He recently tested positive for leukemia > and I have never had to deal with this kind of disease before. I > talked to the doctor some and she recommended we retest him in 6 > weeks, but I'm worried I'm endangering my other cats by having him > inside. They are vaccinated, but he is so dominating. I used to let > him out on occasion to let off a little steam. Now I can't do that > and he got into a scuffle with one of my other cats this weekend. I > don't want to euthanize him, but I don't know what else to do. I > would appreciate your opinions on my situation. > Thanks, > Jackie > > _______________________________________________ > 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