Lorrie, I understand what you are going through with your CRF kitty.  It seems 
if a kitty lives long enough he develops CRF.  That is a tough chronic disease 
to manage.  I found lots of info and help at www.felineCRF.org
Hugs to your sweetie.
Sharyl  

--- On Sat, 6/12/10, Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com> wrote:

> From: Lorrie <felineres...@kvinet.com>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Daisy
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Saturday, June 12, 2010, 6:53 AM
> 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
> 
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