See note below from Natalie - need help with felv mama and babies in Connecticut .
Gloria Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: > From: Natalie Jarnstedt <ati...@gmail.com> > Date: November 21, 2010 11:05:19 AM CST > To: "'Gloria Lane'" <gbl...@aristotle.net> > Subject: FeLV question > > Gloria - I am in Mexico right now, am receiving all felvtalk mail but cannot > post replies because my email address is not being accepted by the felvtalk > monitor.....unfortunately, they just notified me....the question below is of > the utmost importance and I was hoping to get some feedback on it for my > friend with the problem (see below). > > Could you kindly post it for me. Thank you so much - Natalie > > P.S. Although it clearly says that my e-mail is sent from the correct > address, it actually goes out as "gmail" from here (not listed as member of > felvtalk!) > > -----Original Message----- > From: Natalie Jarnstedt [mailto:at...@optonline.net] > Sent: Friday, November 19, 2010 8:36 PM > To: 'email@example.com' > Subject: FeLV question > > Hi, > I hope that someone might have some advice for a fellow animal rescuer in CT > who has a problem, with which I cannot help her because I haven't had much > exposure to FeLV over the years - please see her note below; any help would > be much appreciated! Natalie > > > "Help. Do you guys have ANY ideas on what to do? > > I rescued a mom cat and her 7 12-week old kittens. They have been boarded > and cared for at the vet hospital for one month, where mom was spayed and > everyone received shots, deworming, etc. > > Mom has tested negative for FeLV three times. The last two times using the > IFA test. Three kittens first tested borderline on the Snap test, then one > month later tested positive on the IFA test. One who originally tested > negative ended up positive on the IFA test. Everybody has been tested > multiple times using both tests. This leaves: > > Mom - negative > 2 kittens - negative > 4 kittens - positive > > The veterinarians are all baffled. Recommend to retest in 6 months, and to > treat the negative ones as though they would be turning positive. I still > think the negative ones should be kept away from the confirmed positive > ones. > > The catch is that I need to get them out of the vet, hopefully by Monday, > and that I have no place to go with them now. I am possibly looking at > having to have them all put down which I don't know if I could bring myself > to do it BUT I don't know of any other options. Hard to believe in 25 years > this has never happened to me. I cannot bring them to our cat house, and I > cannot bring them into my house. I have NO place to isolate. > > Do you guys have ANY suggestions, ideas, resources, etc???? I am without > options and running out of time....." > Claudia > straysandoth...@optonline.net > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org