I use PetTinic as a supplement. That's what I used with my last anemic cat, who was also on doxycycline. I think you have to be careful with iron supplements, use as directed by the vet. Best of luck with your 8 mo old baby!
Gloria On Dec 17, 2008, at 6:32 AM, Lorrie wrote: > One of our FelV kittens is very anemic. Has anyone ever tried iron > suppliments? We went back to the vet yesterday, and got her vitamins > and iron, and hope this will buy her a bit more time. > > She is 8 months old and only weighs 3 1/2 pounds. She didn't > actually lose the weight, she just never gained anymore weight > than that, as she is also a small cat. > > She recently lost control of her back legs and the vet isn't sure > this is caused by the FelV. He thinks it may be a neurological > thing...... This happened suddenly about a week ago. First she was > wobbly and then she got so she couldn't stand at all, and also lost > control of her bladder and bowels. She is still eating and does not > seem to be in any pain. Otherwise I'd put her to sleep. She is my > daughter's favorite cat, and she doesn't want to do this unless the > cat is in distress. I just wondered if any of you had ever seen this > lose of mobility in a FelV cat? Advice please. > > Thanks, Lorrie > > > _______________________________________________ > 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