I'm sorry for your loss. I can relate to the heartbreak. My first
experience with felv was with tiny
babies too. Happily one of the 6 kittens was neg, so I got to keep my
special Timmy boy with me,
(he's over six yrs old and sitting on my lap as I type this).
The person who is fostering Sally has no idea what has become of her
Momma or her littermates.
I asked that question too. I'm hoping if Sally's test was a true pos
and her subsequent test is neg,
she might be safe from felv in a home with another pos kitten. I called
a veterinary Internist I have
used and asked the question. I'll let everyone know what they have to
say when they get back to me.
Fri, 01 Oct 2010 13:41:31 -0700
Nina, I don't want to give you any false hope. It is more likely that an adult
cat will throw off the virus than a kitten. There is always a chance the test
result was an error.
Do you know what became of Sally's littermates. My experience with kittens is
that all in the litter tested positive at 4 weeks of age and remained positive.
The Momma cat was also positive. It's great that you have a home lined up for
Sally if she remains positive. My four positive babies were adorable and I
loved every day I had with them.
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