Kelly, have you heard anything from your vet in regards to getting this poor 
girl on meds yet. I can't believe any vet would keep her waiting while he 
"calculates" for this long. I am at a loss for words. Each day that goes by 
there could be more damage occurring. Please keep us posted.
Tanya  

--- On Tue, 6/23/09, Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com> wrote:

> From: Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com>
> Subject: [Felvtalk] Re OT- Tiffany, blind DUMPED cat
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 7:31 AM
> Kelly,  I'm alsp very concerned
> about this cat. She should have
> gotten her meds right away, and I also believe a vet who
> has been
> practicing for that long may not be up on current
> treatments.  All
> physicians and vets have to continue to read, and learn
> about new
> treatments for as long as they are in practice.  Some
> do and others
> don't. They just stick with whatever they learned in vet
> school or
> med school.
> 
> Lorrie
> 
> On 06-22, Sharyl wrote:
> > 
> > Kelly, I know you are waiting to hear from your
> primary vet but the
> > longer the kitty goes without meds the less chance she
> will ever
> > regain any of her sight.  To be honest it may be
> to late to save
> > her sight but the high BP needs to be addressed before
> any other
> > damage occurs.
> > 
> > Here is a link to some general info on high BP.
> > http://www.marvistavet.com/html/high_blood_pressure.html
> > 
> > There is a Yahoo heart group that has may be able to
> help with the meds and dose amounts.
> > http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/feline-heart/
> > 
> > You should be able to purchase the meds at your local
> pharmacy with
> > a Rx from a vet.  Usually the 1st choice for cats
> is Amlodipine for
> > high BP.
> > 
> > A vet who has been practicing for over 40 yrs may not
> be current on
> > what is now available for special needs kitty. 
> If possible she
> > needs to be seen by a specialist.
> > 
> > Hugs to her.
> > Sharyl   
> > 
> 
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