Natalie, I give my Pequita 30 mg of CoQ10 every day for her heart.  She is not 
FeLV+ but does have CRF and a heart murmur.  She has been getting her daily 
dose for 3 yrs now.  CoQ10 is highly recommended on the Yahoo Feline Heart 
group.  Don't see how it could cause blood clots.
Sharyl

--- On Fri, 6/25/10, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:

> From: Natalie <at...@optonline.net>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs (and nodding/bobbing head)
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Friday, June 25, 2010, 10:15 AM
> Has anyone been giving FIV/FeLV
> positive cats CoQ10 as a supplement?  I get
> the GNC vegetarian formula because it's powder in capsules
> which can be
> easily opened and sprinkled on their food (others are in
> oil form, not very
> easy to use, but can be done by sticking a pin into the
> gelatin capsule and
> squeezing it out into the food). I use 50mg for 4 cats once
> a day. 
> Could it possibly be a blood clot in the fork of the
> arteries to hind legs?
> However, normally that would mean not being able to use
> hind legs at all.
> Natalie
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org]
> On Behalf Of Laurieskatz
> Sent: Friday, June 25, 2010 9:22 AM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs (and
> nodding/bobbing head)
> 
> Coco's myonecrosis could only be diagnosed by muscle
> biopsies sent to Texas
> or California (I forget which) - it's a specialized
> process.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org]
> On Behalf Of Tracy Weese
> Sent: Friday, June 25, 2010 7:07 AM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org;
> felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs (and
> nodding/bobbing head)
> 
> 
> I, too have a FeLV+ cat that has been extremely healthy for
> her entire life
> (10+ years) and just recently started limping (favoring her
> right hind leg)
> and at times I would see her head bob or nod (it appears
> involuntary) --
> took her to vet and of course she refused to walk, just
> crouched down and
> wouldn't move (she is a shy kitty).  We ran complete
> blood panels to check
> for neuropathy, diabetes, etc., and the blood work
> indicated she was in
> excellent health as usual!  But, she keeps limping and
> bobbing/nodding.  So
> I am taking her back now for xrays, and whatever.  So
> I am particularly
> interested in what others have found out -- I will keep
> folks posted on what
> I find out about Vixen (my cat), too.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: Laurieskatz <lauriesk...@mchsi.com>
> >Sent: Jun 24, 2010 11:19 PM
> >To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs
> >
> >Ps Coco was diagnosed with myonecrosis via muscle
> biopsy.
> >L
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> >[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org]
> On Behalf Of Heather
> >Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:09 PM
> >To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs
> >
> >Hind leg weakness seems to come up somewhat frequently
> on the CRF group,
> >this website has a great index of symptoms &
> treatments A-Z,
> >http://www.felinecrf.org/symptoms_treatments_index.htm
> see W for "weakness
> >in back legs" and several things are listed, though I
> think most are things
> >that would have showed in the
> chemistry.   We had a feral kitty who was
> >paralyzed in her rear legs due to a lesion on her
> spine, but sounds like
> >you've covered that with the ultrasound (as much as it
> can be "covered"
> >anyway).   Do they think throwing a clot
> is a possibility?
> >
> >I hope you can figure out the cause, others might have
> some good input.
> >
> >Love & good thoughts to Wolfie!
> >
> >Heather
> >
> >On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:22 PM, Amy <awilkin...@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Just wondering what sort of experience people have
> had with leuk positive
> >> cats getting weak in the back legs.  My cat,
> Wolfie, is 8 and has been
> >> positive since we rescued him 6 years ago. 
> He's been pretty healthy
> other
> >> than the last year or so.  Last September he
> was diagnosed with
> >> non-regenerative anemia but has been fairly stable
> since then.  I
> recently
> >> took him to the vet as I noticed he was getting
> weak in his hind legs,
> >> walking differently and avoiding putting weight on
> them for long periods
> >of
> >> time.  His HCT is down, WBC and RBC are a bit
> lower than usual.
> Chemistry
> >> looks ok.
> >>
> >> I've had 9 cats die from this disease and only
> ever saw one with leg
> >> issues.  She woke up one morning and had lost
> all use of her back legs,
> no
> >> warning.  This is different from that
> situation and just wondering what
> >> could be going on.  We did an ultrasound
> today.  No sign of lymphoma or
> >> anything pressing on the spine.  No real loss
> of muscle mass on physical
> >> exam.  We are putting him on doxy/pred in
> case hemobart is causing the
> >> anemia.  The specialist at Cornell mentioned
> it could be something with
> >the
> >> leukemia affecting the muscle or nerves directly
> but she couldn't find
> any
> >> literature on this.  I told her I'd post here
> and see if anybody has had
> a
> >> similar experience or has anything to add on what
> could be going on.
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >> Amy
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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