Yes, she will be spayed regardless of the outcome, we've spayed/neutered all
FELV+ rescues in the past but wanted to wait till her restet, she is not
with any other cats so we will retest & spay her soon.

Thank you all for the input!!!

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Heather I went through this with my 1st FeLV. I was hesitant to spay her,
> but when she went into heat (I'd never seen ANY cat in heat before) I
> figured the stress of that was far worse than the stress of the spay. She
> needs to be spayed regardless of the outcome of the retest.
> Beth
> Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org <http://www.furkids.org/>
>
> --- On Fri, 8/27/10, Heather <furrygi...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> From: Heather <furrygi...@gmail.com>
> Subject: [Felvtalk] FIV/FELV teen awaiting retest, in heat--Do we spay?
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Friday, August 27, 2010, 12:15 PM
>
> Hello,
>
> Seeking input...we have a beautiful young Siamese rescue kitty who tested
> FIV/FELV positive (the FELV was that controversial "light" positive) and is
> awaiting retest, of course we did not want to stress her immune system so
> were waiting to spay her (just found her a couple of weeks ago) but I was
> worried this would likely happen, she is in heat.  I would guess that is
> also a stress to her system, but am not really sure what we should do.
>
> I am a rescuer & highly involved with feral cats/TNR so spay/neuter is
> always a priority but of course the hopes of clearing the FELV is right now
> the biggest hope for this little girl's life....any input is appreciated.
> I
> asked my vet and she really wasn't certain what to advise & is going to get
> back to me.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Heather
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