Great news about Charlotte.  

So sorry about the adopted cats.  So may vets recommend PTS when a cat tests 
positive without even telling the person about the possibility of a false 
positive or the fact that may positive kitties live long happy lives.
Sharyl

--- On Fri, 4/24/09, Laura Mostello <hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Laura Mostello <hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com>
> Subject: [Felvtalk] Cautiously optimistic about Charlotte, plus a little 
> venting
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Friday, April 24, 2009, 5:53 PM
> 
> Charlotte returned to the vet today as scheduled. Her PCV
> is up to 19% versus 9% a week ago. The CBC should be back
> tomorrow. Both the vet and the vet tech noticed how much
> better she looks. She'll be back for a recheck in a couple
> of weeks.
> And if I may vent a little:  we adopted out 2 cats at
> the shelter to one person. The adopter called today and said
> that she had both cats euthanized because one was FeLV+ and
> one was FIV+. I am really ticked off. We've had good luck
> getting these cats out to rescues - we've never euthanized
> one who tested positive for either disease - and instead of
> calling us beforehand she just had them put down. We would
> have taken the cats back and found places for them to go.
> It's very upsetting, especially after going through all this
> with Charlotte, and knowing how much effort, time and money
> the people on this list spend on their positive cats. What a
> cop-out.
> Laura
> 
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