Lisa, I had a kitten come up positive for FeLV on a Snap test. When the others, plus mom, tested negative, my vet said she thought it was suspicious and that I could stop isolating her. Happily, she just tested negative and the vet's pretty sure it was a false positive.
Stick with this group! They are a wealth of information and inspiration, and you will know what to ask your vet when you go. You will also get a feel for if your vet is up to speed on leukemia by reading these posts. "Yes we can!" - Barack Obama Sally --- On Fri, 11/14/08, Jane Lyons <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > From: Jane Lyons <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] 3 1/2 month old kitten with diarrhea > To: email@example.com > Date: Friday, November 14, 2008, 6:06 AM > Hi Lisa > Forti-Flora will be fine for a kitten. I used it > successfully with mine. > I am rushing out and will write more later. > > Jane > On Nov 14, 2008, at 12:55 AM, Lisa Borden wrote: > > > > > I am so happy to have found this list. Two weeks ago, > I took in a 3 > > month old kitten. He's a beautiful orange kitten > and I've fallen in > > love with him. Yesterday I took him to the vet for his > vaccines, and > > we ran an FeLV/FIV "snap" test. It came back > positive for FeLV. We > > sent off the other test (IFA?) to the lab and I await > those results. > > > > I have two other cats - one is almost 4 (male) and > one is 2 > > (female). They have both been vaccinated against FeLV. > My male in > > particular has become close with the kitten. it proved > to be > > impractical to isolate the kitten as he just cried and > cried ... and > > escaped every time I opened the door. So I decided to > supervise them, > > make sure they don't fight, keep a clean > litterbox, etc. and I just > > let him back out with my other cats. From the couple > of posts I have > > read, I see I am not the only one. And my vet was so > adament about > > keeping the baby isolated. > > > > He does have diarrhea, and I was looking at > probiotics. Can > > something like Fortiflora harm him if he does have a > compromised > > immune system? I understand I would be giving him > "good" bacteria to > > balance things out. He was negative for worms. > > > > Thank you for any info, and I look forward to the > group, regardless > > of the test results. My kitten is active, and is a > LOVE ... and he > > isn't going anywhere! > > > > Lisa > > _______________________________________________ > > 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