Bonnie, I add 1/4 tsp to each qt. of water.  For the ferals I add 1/4 tsp for 
each 5.5 oz of canned food I put out for them. 
Here is the link again for the L-Lysine powder
http://www.iherb.com/Now-Foods-L-Lysine-Powder-1-lb-454-g/653?at=0

Sharyl

--- On Sun, 10/3/10, Bonnie Hogue <ho...@sonic.net> wrote:

> From: Bonnie Hogue <ho...@sonic.net>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Avis treatment plan (BIG thanks to Alice, Sharyl & 
> Natalie!!)
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 11:06 PM
> Sharyl
> I perked up reading your message about L-Lysine and
> herpes.  I have my mother's dear cat, Lucky, who
> recently got a positive FeLV and has, since we've had him
> (12 years?) had an occasionally "runny eye" that one vet
> diagnosed as herpes.
> So, how do you get the L-lysine in them?  Just put in
> water?  Can you put in canned food?  I'm currently
> putting Pet Rescue Remedy in the water as Lucky is still "in
> quarantine" until gets retested and/or my 3 healthy house
> cats get vaccinated.
> Thanks.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sharyl" <cline...@yahoo.com>
> To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
> Sent: Sunday, October 03, 2010 1:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Avis treatment plan (BIG thanks to
> Alice,Sharyl & Natalie!!)
> 
> 
> > Sounds like a good plan.  The diff. between
> Pet-Tinic and NutriVed is the NutriVed contains folic
> acid.  On the 'how bad do they taste' scale NutriVed
> may taste a little worse.  If you go with Pet-Tinic you
> can always added folic acid.  I prefer either powdered
> supplements or those in a capsule.  Easier to mix in
> food or water than grinding up a tablet.
> > 
> > Something we haven't talked about in a while is
> L-lysine.  It is available as a powder on line.  I
> buy it by the lb and add it to the water for my house
> kitties and the 2 groups of ferals I feed.  Seem to
> help keep herpes infections at bay which most rescues
> have.  I also add it to the canned food I put out for
> the feral colonies.  Figure they need all the help they
> can get.
> > Hugs to Avis
> > Sharyl
> > 
> > --- On Sun, 10/3/10, nise...@yahoo.com
> <nise...@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > 
> >> From: nise...@yahoo.com
> <nise...@yahoo.com>
> >> Subject: [Felvtalk] Avis treatment plan (BIG
> thanks to Alice, Sharyl & Natalie!!)
> >> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> >> Date: Sunday, October 3, 2010, 2:24 PM
> >> After pondering the excellent advice
> >> of Alice, Sharyl and Natalie, and scouring
> >> the FeLV archives, I think I've come up with a
> reasonable
> >> treatment plan to
> >> propose to my wonderful, open & supportive
> vet. Any
> >> comments would be much
> >> appreciated.
> >> 
> >> Recap: Avis is an approx 21 month old neutered
> male,
> >> rescued from an Avis
> >> parking lot when he was about 9 months, bounced
> around for
> >> about 8 months,
> >> living with us the last 4 months. A 9/27 CBC prior
> to
> >> a minor eye procedure
> >> requiring general anesthesia revealed
> non-regenerative
> >> anemia: HCT at 21%, RBC
> >> at 4.37, Retic < 1%. The subsequent 9/28
> FeLV/FIV
> >> test was positive. Beyond
> >> somewhat pale gums and a little lower energy
> compared to
> >> other young cats (no
> >> wild acrobatics for Avis!) he is physically fine
> right now.
> >> 11 lbs & eats like
> >> a champ, uses litterbox regularly, keeps his
> glossy soft
> >> coat perfectly groomed,
> >> chases Max the Dog all over the house, spends
> hours
> >> twitching his tail at the
> >> squirrels on the other side of the window.
> >> 
> >> Treatment Plan:
> >> 1. Diet - continue with daily 5.5 oz can of
> Wellness Wet
> >> Food and a 1/3 cup of
> >> California Naturals Chicken & Brown Rice dry
> food.
> >> After 4 months of trying to
> >> wean Avis off his dry food addiction, this is the
> balance
> >> we've mutually agreed
> >> to! He eats it all up and hits the water bowl
> pretty good
> >> once or twice a day.
> >> 
> >> 2. Treats - about 8 pieces of Greenies baked dry
> cat treats
> >> each day, he LOVES
> >> them and they do seem to have some vitamins
> added.
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 3. Supplements - either Pet-tinic or NutriVed.
> Still
> >> researching.
> >> 
> >> 4. Immediately start LTCI injections. Given that
> results
> >> from only a few formal
> >> studies are currently available, I view the LTCI
> regime as
> >> sort of an unofficial
> >> phase II clinical trial. But given Avis'
> prognosis, it
> >> is definitely worth
> >> trying.
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 5. Immediately start on 2x daily Interferon Alpha
> (unless
> >> there is some way I
> >> can get Interferon Omega from Europe).
> Anecdotally, this
> >> seems to help some
> >> cats, and has been safely given to FeLV+ cats for
> several
> >> years. Again, well
> >> worth trying.
> >> 
> >> 6. Keep the big guns like Epogen &
> Prednilosone in
> >> reserve for when the HCT goes
> >> below 20% or he starts to feel weak and lose
> appetite.
> >> 
> >> 7. Stable, stress free environment and lots of
> love.
> >> 
> >> That's it! Thoughts from the FeLV community?
> >> 
> >> 
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