Sharyl, I'm so sorry you lost Daisy. I've had several FelV cats who lost the use of their back legs, and this seems to be a very common thing. I don't know exactly what causes their legs to stop working, but it happens. If anyone in the group knows the actual cause I'd like to know.
Losing a cat, feral or pet is always terribly sad. I'm also very sad today as my 17 year old CRF cat is dying. I've had him since 1993 and I almost lost him in the spring of 2009, so he has lived longer than expected, but it is still terrible to see them go. He was totally feral when I found him, and it took me almost two years to gain his trust, but when I finally did, he turned into a big mush. He loved to be on my lap being petted and brushed, and I'll miss him terribly, but I believe they will all be waiting for us at the rainbow bridge. Lorrie On 06-11, Sharyl wrote: > I had to have Daisy, one of my yard ferals, PTS today. She had lost > the use of her back legs. I've had her in a cage for several days > trying to see if she would recover. The vet and I are guessing > complications from FeLV. I never had her tested but she was the > momma to Bright Eyes, Houdini, CJ and Mattie all of whom were > positive. Also from the same litter as Sissy and Rocket who did > test positive. > > Even though Daisy was a true feral - hissing at me till the end - > it still hurts to much when I lose them. Daisy has joined Mae, > Sissy, Bright Eyes, Houdini, CJ and Mattie my other positives at > the Rainbow Bridge. > > Sad night at the cottage > Sharyl _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org