My vet said that most FELV cats do fine after spaying. There is some risk but 
there is some risk for all spays. She said they are more likely to have 
problems from not being spayed than from the spay itself.
Tanya


--- On Tue, 2/10/09, Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com> wrote:

> From: Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying/neutering of FelV cats
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009, 5:08 PM
> I have had two FelV pos. kittens neutered at 6 months with
> no
> problems, but of course a spay is a much more invasive
> proceedure.
> I will be interested in knowing what others on the list
> have done.
> 
> Lorrie
> 
> On 02-10, Marci Greer wrote:
> > 
> > Hi All,
> >  
> > I have a FELV+ kitty, Maddie 3 yrs old who came as a
> stray to us in
> > October 2008, she is strictly indoors now, she is on
> interferon,
> > and she is eating well, gaining weight, playing,
> lovable, etc. She
> > has not been spayed, My vet who wanted to put her to
> sleep in
> > October just because she was positive, which of course
> I did not
> > do, told me not to have her spayed it could stress her
> and she
> > would die, another vet told me to have her spayed.  I
> don't know
> > what to do, looking at her you would never even know
> that she was
> > sick. Any advice? I love her so much and I don't
> want to do
> > anything that may harm her.
> 
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