Do they have Care Credit in your area?  That is what I use.  Depending on the 
amount, you have 3, 6, 10 or 12 months to pay.  If you pay within the 
promoitonal period, you avoid interest charges.  Lot of times it is easier to 
pay $100 a month than $600 at one time.  

---- Emeraldkittee <emeraldkit...@yahoo.com> wrote: 
> I think so, but that's the norm around here.  
 
$105 total blood panel
$225 IFA
$225 Western Blot
$34 urine test/cystocentsis
$17 fecal
$50 exam
 
I think I just figured out why I don't get to Hawaii much....   ;)

--- On Thu, 1/20/11, W <wendy2...@yahoo.com> wrote:


From: W <wendy2...@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)
To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 3:58 PM


Isn't $600 a bit expensive??? Wow!

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On Jan 20, 2011, at 1:04 PM, Emeraldkittee <emeraldkit...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hey Natalie and everyone,
>  
> I know, just for me to take this guy and do everything it would be over $600 
> ($750 for a home visit) – and I just can’t do that with all my own special 
> needs babies.  I completely thought she was affiliated with a rescue group 
> and I could do this at a discount.   The $600 would be full blood panel, 
> exam, fecal, check urine, western blot and IFA.  I’m going to call the woman 
> who referred me and see if we can do something under her rescue group.  My 
> vet works with a group but they won’t let me process him under their name. 
> even with a donation.  
> 
> --- On Thu, 1/20/11, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> From: Natalie <at...@optonline.net>
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 7:53 AM
> 
> 
> First of all, instead of sedating the cat to use a carrier (can't be that
> bad), spray some Feliway into it about 1/2 hr before; add some catnip to the
> bedding, and maybe a treat or two.
> I suspect that the "problem" with vet(s) could be non-payment....that's what
> I usually come across with people who rescue on their own and don't get a
> price-break, getting themselves into a hole and switch vets all the time
> (unless it was an incompetent vet).
> I would just take the cat to a vet ASAP, that's the only way to get some
> definitive answers about the cat's health.  Is the cat neutered?  I bet he's
> not masturbating - it's probably something completely different - maybe
> sucking on fabric, etc.
> Natalie 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee
> Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 9:27 PM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)
> 
> An acquaintance in rescue put me in touch with a person whose dying relative
> has a supposed double positive- FeLV and FIV.  She can't take him because of
> the amount of other pets the relative has and will add to her own bunch.
>  We've had a few conversations.  I have been told the following: the kitty
> hasn't seen a vet in 2 yrs, hasn't had a check up in over 4, has always been
> very thin, gets overstimulated, masturbates on his bed (I mention because to
> me it's behavioral/lonely/frustrated); has escaped from the room he's in and
> never attacks the other cats.  The kitty is around 5 or 6 and has been in
> supposed perfect health.  There's never been an IFA or Western Blot.  
>  
> I don't feel comfortable bringing a kitty in without some knowledge of their
> health - I offered to pay for a check up and IFA, and said we could
> certainly use their vet.  She mentioned she no longer goes to that vet and
> didn't know 'who we could use' but knows some 'dr who can draw blood'. Today
> she said she doesn't want to make that dr mad (?) and wants her permission
> to do the IFA . I offered to send a home visit vet, but she 'doesn't know'. 
> It's not a problem with this home, because I am invited there.
> 
>  
> When I offered to take the kitty to a vet myself she said he doesn't like
> carriers and might need a shot to be sedated.  That wasn't mentioned the
> first few conversations.
>  
> Stating the obvious, this is not making sense to me.  I know this person is
> overwhelmed with alot of big life issues, and I can appreciate that. BUT.  I
> am going to meet this kitty to see how I can help/what the situation is, but
> why would someone resist this chance for care, even if it doesn't lead to an
> adoption?  She did agree it's possible he'd come up negative, but doesn't
> know about doing this.
>  
> I did meet another kitty I know I want to adopt but these illogical
> conversations and this cat have been weighing on my mind and I feel I need
> to see what's going on.  I got the impression there was a problem with the
> vet she originally used, like she can't go back. Most people this deep into
> rescue have a vet or two they know and use....so, what is the real story?
>  How can I best help...
>  
> Thanks, I really appreciate any opinions or guidance from all your varied
> experience.  
> 
> 
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