That is exactly what I thought when I just read this. I'd get him to a vet or emergency vet ASAP, time is definitely of the essence with toxins.
Please keep us posted. On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 11:06 PM, Laurieskatz <lauriesk...@mchsi.com> wrote: > Or if he got into poison of some kind, time is of the essence and could > mean > the difference between life and death for this kitty. > L > > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee > Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 6:22 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: [Felvtalk] PS Whimsy - twitching/jerking > > I should also mention that he seems frantic too, and runs in bursts, jumps > on fences, but nearly falls off. He's been running in circles in the > yard. He also just let out a bunch of sneezes. I hope I didn't give him > what my guys have, this has been a horrible time. > I always touched him w/ gloves, tied my hair back, etc. > > Is my only option??....I was so hoping we'd have him in during the Summer. > He's about 1 /12 yrs old. We cannot bring him in, all the extra spots are > quarantined and I won't be allowed and I don't own the house and I > understand wanted to protect the others (who nearly died this week - needed > fluids, temps over 105, and we are still closely watching our FIV/HCM boy > and lupus/HCM boy. This seems too cruel. He needs me now to hold him and > I > can't. > > I assume he will go down hill quickly? I want to know he doesn't get so > confused that he runs off and gets hurt or attacked by a coyote (we had our > first in the yard the other day) > > Coming to grips with the fact that this is the first one I can't do > everything for is very difficult. > > Shannon > > --- On Tue, 3/30/10, Emeraldkittee <emeraldkit...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > > From: Emeraldkittee <emeraldkit...@yahoo.com> > Subject: Whimsy - twitching/jerking > To: email@example.com > Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 5:57 PM > > > > > > > > My dear Whimsy, little FeLV positive boy, is still in our yard. You might > recall I was trying to work on bringing him to our sunroom. He developed a > terrible ringworm (99% sure) which delayed that. On the day I was to bring > him in for a check up and treatment for ringworm (he used to be feral but > now sits on my lap etc, but still needs sedation at vet) my indoor kitties > had a terrible outbreak of calici, and we are still dealing with it. We > have > immune suppressed kitties inside and to protect Whimsy I had to stop > touching him (even w/ my usual gloves). I know it hurt his feelings but I > still visited him. He has been energectic, bouncy, hungry, fun, etc. > Tonight he showed up, won't eat, is twitching, running, then laying down > and > twitching and jerking and chewing on his toes. He is coming up to all our > windows and meowing (he never did that, he still was a bit cagey). My > boyfriend figured I got the calici from him and brought it in, so I > can't interact with him. > > I keep telling him to hang in there and we'll figure it out we just need > time. But this twitching? And if he won't eat? Even if I suited up he's > not > a cat who can be syringe fed. I'm not used to considering 'no options'. > Is > this the end? > > :( Shannon > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org