Respectfully, I disagree. 


Quoting from this article,

"Some caretakers believe that placing cats that initially test positive for 
either FIV, FeLV or both, together is a viable option. It is important to keep 
in mind that the cats may be in the process of fighting off a virus. If one 
makes the decision to test, it is important to follow the AAFP testing 
guidelines and re-test. 
Even if a cat happens to be FIV+, Neighborhood Cats founder Bryan Kortis says 
"An FIV cat especially should not be around FeLVs, because an FIV cat could 
lead a very long life around other, non-FIV cats. But putting them around FeLV 
positives means they'll catch that virus too, being immune-compromised, and die 
And vaccinating already immune compromised cats? Hmm, it doesn't seem like such 
a good idea.
We must do what is morally and ethically right, rather than what is easy.

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> Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 13:30:06 -0400
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> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] PA Sanctuary
> fyi, there is no evidence that FIVs are any less able to throw off FeLV than
> are other cats--in fact, FIVs tend to be the healthiest populations in all
> sanctuary settings.
> while it might not be the optimum arrangement, until there are more places
> who are willing to take positive of both sorts in, it beats the alternative
> of just killing one or the other group.
> i don't know if best little cat house vaccinates their FIVs against FeLV,
> but if they do, that makes problems almost non-existent.
> -- 
> Spay & Neuter Your Neighbors!
> Maybe That'll Make The Difference....
> MaryChristine
> Special-Needs Coordinator, Purebred Cat Breed Rescue (
> Member, SCAT (Special-Cat Action Team)
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