They are going to have it independently tested.

Beth
Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   

--- On Mon, 7/12/10, gary <gcru...@centurytel.net> wrote:

From: gary <gcru...@centurytel.net>
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT CAT VACCINE WARNING
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Monday, July 12, 2010, 10:04 AM

If you still have some of that vaccine, don't throw it away, it needs to be 
tested.  I do not see how a supposedly killed virus vaccine would cause a 
positive on a restest.

Gary

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From: "Beth" <create_me_...@yahoo.com>
Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 8:39 AM
To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT CAT VACCINE WARNING

> I work with Furkids. My best friend & her family stayed there until 1am 
> giving fluids & taking temps. Luckily we didn't lose any of the kitties. 
> What's worse the cats were testing positive for FeLV when they were retested.
> 
> Beth
> Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org
> 
> --- On Mon, 7/12/10, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
> 
> From: Natalie <at...@optonline.net>
> Subject: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT CAT VACCINE WARNING
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Monday, July 12, 2010, 9:24 AM
> 
> PLEASE CROSS POST
> 
> Forwarded Message:
> 
> Received this warning from Furkids Rescue:
> 
> 
> 
> Date: Sunday, July 11, 2010, 3:43 PM
> 
> 
> 
> Dear Colleagues,
> 
> Furkids had an experience this week with Fort Dodge Leukemia vaccines that
> we want to share with you in hopes that no one else has this happen to their
> animals.
> 
> On July 7, we vaccinated 20 cats with Fort Dodge's Fel-O-Vax-Lv-K vaccine
> (167346B, exp. 2/20/11).
> 
> ALL 20 cats spiked high temperatures within a few hours of receiving the
> vaccine. We recorded temps over 105. We had to send six cats to emergency
> (one with seizures). We administered fluids and metacam and benadryl.
> Thankfully, the cats seem to be rebounding today. In our eight years, we
> have never seen anything like this.
> 
> Fort Dodge has offered no explanation. We will no longer be using the Fort
> Dodge products and wanted to pass along our experience with their vaccine in
> case any of you have the same lot. If you do, you should contact your rep
> and return them immediately.



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