am forwarding this to my vet.  he is open minded and could use this for other 
patients.  i have a couple who get respiratory infections off and on and want 
to try this for them.  it certainly is easier on them than antibiotics.  dorlis
---- Tower Laboratories Corporation <sa...@towerlaboratories.com> wrote: 
> Happy to help, Gloria.  If you need any information at all
> about the protocol, please keep my numbers (below) and call
> me any time.  You may have guessed by now that I am very
> passionate about this and beyond anxious to start seeing pet
> owners trying this safe and effective protocol for their own
> sick cats.  I hope to have a Web site with more information
> online soon.  
> 
> In the meantime, I can't tell you enough how important it is
> to read Dr. Fred Klenner's Clinical Guide to the Use of
> Vitamin C (full text available online at
> http://www.seanet.com/~alexs/ascorbate/198x/smith-lh-clinica
> l_guide_1988.htm), and Dr. Wendell Belfield's paper
> Megascorbic Prophylaxis and Megascorbic Therapy:
> A New Orthomolecular Modality in Veterinary Medicine (full
> text available online at
> http://www.seanet.com/~alexs/ascorbate/197x/belfield-w-j_int
> _assn_prev_med-1978-v2-n3-p10.htm).
> 
> I have seen IV vitamin C work a miracle for three of my cats
> with lymphoma, upper respiratory and recently FIP, and
> though far from an expert on the subject, I am certainly an
> expert at trying.  :-)  
> 
> 
> 
> Sally Snyder Jewell
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-
> > boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane
> > Sent: Friday, December 11, 2009 1:34 PM
> > To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Help - I can't get LTCI in
> Georgia!
> > 
> > Thanks again, Sally.  I'm a great believer in vitamin C,
> have taken
> > megadoses of it myself with good results.  I haven't used
> it
> > methodically in cats like you have, although I have used
> Belfield's
> > Vitamin C.  When I get another cat with early FIP or FELV
> like
> > you're
> > talking about, I'll see about finding a vet who'll do an
> IV drip  -
> > wish I'd done it with some of my cats who've now passed
> on.
> > 
> > Gloria
> > in Arkansas
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Dec 11, 2009, at 10:44 AM, S. Jewell wrote:
> > 
> > > Gary,
> > >
> > > I used the Mega C Plus on a feral FeLV cat for six
> months
> > > but ultimately he did not seroconvert because it was
> already
> > > in his bone marrow.  Had I the opportunity to start
> > > megadoses of oral vitamin C at the beginning stages of
> his
> > > virus he would likely still be alive, because like
> taking C
> > > for the common cold, timing is key in stopping the
> > > progression of viruses.
> > >
> > > Ascorbic acid is critical for prevention and optimal
> health
> > > in cats and dogs, but it is nearly impossible to get
> enough
> > > of it into a cat orally to eradicate an aggressive,
> > > life-threatening virus once well-established.  Cats and
> dogs
> > > make very little vitamin C in the liver compared to most
> > > animals, hence the reason they succumb to these
> diseases.  I
> > > talked with Wendell Belfield, DVM about his use of this
> > > protocol and he confirmed that if the
> > > infection/disease/virus is too advanced a more
> aggressive
> > > approach is necessary through sub-Q or IM injections or
> > > intravenous infusions.
> > >
> > > Though an excellent formula, his oral Mega-C Plus
> contains
> > > iron, which can limit the amount than can be used
> > > therapeutically.  Otherwise, there is no toxic limit for
> > > pure ascorbic acid and the more you can get into the cat
> up
> > > to bowel tolerance, the more beneficial.  When the body
> is
> > > under stress (animal or human) and fighting illness,
> more
> > > vitamin C is tolerated and necessary to eradicate the
> > > disease/virus.  The myths about kidney stones, peeing
> > > expensive urine, etc., are just that - myths, propagated
> by
> > > those who would stand to lose huge money were ascorbic
> acid
> > > widely accepted and used for eradicating disease.
> Vitamin C
> > > has been known to fight 30 major diseases for over 50
> years,
> > > and as Wendell Belfield DVM knew well and practiced from
> the
> > > 1960s on, it also cures cat and dog viruses, infection
> and
> > > disease.
> > >
> > > Giving high doses of sodium ascorbate intravenously to
> an
> > > FeLV cat in the early stages of the disease should
> > > permanently eradicate the FeLV virus as it did with FIP
> in
> > > my kitten, and in fact, ANY virus.  I am preparing to do
> > > just such a trial on the next newly diagnosed FeLV
> kitten
> > > that comes into my care.  The key is catching it early
> and
> > > administering enough to permanently destroy the virus.
> > >
> > > With my two FIP kittens, Chuckie was the first to become
> > > symptomatic.  We administered IV sodium ascorbate
> (vitamin
> > > C) at 1 gram per pound of body weight (5,000 mg daily)
> for
> > > five days.  We stopped the drips when he appeared
> better,
> > > though he soon took a nose dive and by the time my vet
> > > opened again he was too far gone from a neurological
> > > standpoint.  The virus had not been totally eradicated
> in
> > > those five days at that low dose, and when the C was
> stopped
> > > the virus replicated and killed him.
> > >
> > > When his sister Angelica began to manifest with the same
> > > chronic high fevers, weight loss, lack of appetite, and
> > > transient neurologic symptoms, a passage in Klenner's
> > > Clinical Guide to the Use of Vitamin C grabbed my
> attention,
> > > to wit:  ". . . failure to benefit from Vitamin C use is
> > > usually due to inadequate amounts being used for too
> short a
> > > period of time."  Newly armed with this information, we
> > > doubled Angelica's IV C to 2g per pound of body weight
> so
> > > that she was getting 10g daily.  We continued the drips
> > > daily and on day 7 her 105 fever came down.  We
> continued
> > > for 4 more days to make sure the virus was killed and we
> > > didn't have a repeat situation as with poor Chuckie.
> Her
> > > fevers remained down through day 11 and then we tapered
> her
> > > off of the C and gave it orally to avoid rebound scurvy.
> It
> > > has been 3 weeks and she is eating well, gaining weight,
> and
> > > totally asymptomatic.  Needless to say, she now gets C
> in
> > > her food every day.
> > >
> > > The difference between the two treatment scenarios is
> that
> > > Chuckie received too many immune-destroying antibiotics
> and
> > > steroids before his official FIP diagnosis returned and
> by
> > > the time we started the IV C drips he was terribly
> > > compromised, though he probably would have survived had
> I
> > > only realized that we were administering too little
> vitamin
> > > C for too short a time.  When Angelica became sick I
> went
> > > straight to the IV vitamin C as my first line of defense
> and
> > > apparently that, and the proper dosage amount and
> > > administration length, were the keys to curing her.
> > >
> > > I hope this helps some of you.  I posted much of this
> > > information before but it seemed to be dismissed a
> priori
> > > with few appearing to consider it legitimate or worthy
> of
> > > greater investigation.  This is sad, because while
> everyone
> > > continues to talk of what to do for these poor FeLV,
> FIV,
> > > FIP and other sick cats, with a little effort this
> treatment
> > > is available, safe, effective, and inexpensive compared
> with
> > > the typical outlay for these diseases.  Is it not worth
> > > trying for these cats before accepting that there is no
> > > viable cure?
> > >
> > > Personally, I would much prefer to attempt this protocol
> to
> > > eradicate a virus than to simply treat a cat's immune
> system
> > > just to give it a few extra months before the virus
> kills it
> > > anyway.  It's really a no-brainer.  You will do your vet
> a
> > > favor by asking him or her to undertake this for your
> cat.
> > > In fact, my vet now calls me to inquire about what other
> > > conditions she should be using the vitamin C treatment
> for
> > > and how much to use.  In turn, another vet I had spoken
> with
> > > is now implementing this treatment in his practice.  And
> > > even today as I write, a Mississippi vet is trying IV
> > > vitamin C for a cat with advanced histoplasmosis because
> his
> > > owner saw one of my posts and contacted me for the
> protocol.
> > >
> > >
> > > Skepticism and dismissal of oral, injectable and
> intravenous
> > > vitamin C as viable treatment options in dogs and cats
> with
> > > FeLV, FIV, FIP, panleukopenia, cancers, respiratory
> > > infections, parvovirus, urinary tract infections, etc.
> is
> > > costing them their lives.  For a decade I have witnessed
> the
> > > miracle of Linus Pauling's high dose vitamin C/lysine
> > > protocol for reversing coronary heart disease in very
> sick
> > > people who were willing and open-minded enough to try
> it.
> > > Can we afford to be any less willing and open-minded
> when it
> > > comes to our cherished animal companions who have no
> > voice?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Sally Snyder Jewell
> > > Tower Laboratories Corporation
> > > www.HeartTech.com
> > > 1-877-TOWER-LABS
> > > Practicing Medicine Without a License?  The Story of the
> > > Linus Pauling Therapy for Heart Disease, by Owen Fonorow
> > and
> > > Sally Snyder Jewell
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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