I was commenting based on this statement
'.........We administered fluids and metacam and benadryl.'

Sharyl

--- On Mon, 7/12/10, Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> From: Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT CAT VACCINE WARNING
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Monday, July 12, 2010, 2:03 PM
> I'm not aware of any of the cats
> being given Metacam. Metacam has to be very precisely dosed
> & not given for extended periods of time. I've used it
> many times with no problems.
> 
> Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   
> 
> --- On Mon, 7/12/10, Sharyl <cline...@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> 
> From: Sharyl <cline...@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT CAT VACCINE WARNING
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Monday, July 12, 2010, 1:09 PM
> 
> Thanks for the warning.  My house kitties get annual FeLV
> boosters since I have an indoor positive kitty.
> 
> Just a comment about the treatment given the sick
> kittens.  Please avoid using Metacam as a pain med for
> cats.  A single oral dose of Metacam can cause acute kidney
> failure in approx. 30% of cats.  A better choice for a pain
> med would be Buprenorphine.  Here is a link to more info on
> Buprenorphine.
> http://www.petplace.com/drug-library/buprenorphine-buprenex/page1.aspx
> 
> Please monitor these kittens for signs of acute renal
> failure.
> Sharyl 
> 
> --- 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.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > _______________________________________________
> > 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
> 


      

_______________________________________________
Felvtalk mailing list
Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Reply via email to