No it wasn't anaphylactic shock or the kitten would have died right away. She got sick the next day. She was so weak she just fell over and apparently the shot stressed her immune system too much. She must have been fairly far advanced with FelV, as she was always much more quiet than the other kittens.
On 02-19, Heather wrote: > Was it an anaphylactic shock reaction? I lost a 5 month old little feral > girl, she died right after having her rabies shot--she was not tested though > I'm guessing likely negative. > > On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com> wrote: > > > I had a 5 month old kitten die when he got his shots. I didn't know > > he was even positive for FelV until he got his shots, and when he got > > terribly sick I rushed him to the vet and he was FelV pos. I should > > add this was a kitten I planned to adopt out, and it was his second > > shot which I gave him. I usually give the shots because it is SO > > expensive to take kittens to the vet. I have given shots many times, > > which I'm sure a lot of you do, and this is the first and only time > > I had problems. After this I had to test all the rest of the kittens > > from that litter, and half were FelV pos and the rest neg. > > > > Lorrie > > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org