I am beginning to think that I have weird cats.  They DO NOT like salmon in 
canned or dry food.  Not even Blue Buffalo goes over with them.  Their all time 
favorite is Duck.  I wish they had a turkey food because they like that when I 
boil turkey thighs for them.


---- Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote: 
> It's available at PetSmart: 
> http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3159399 - I like that it
> comes in Wild Salmon flavor, cats definitely prefer that!
> I also heard that stomatitis may be related to rodent ulcers in cats.
> Natalie
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Tracey Shrout
> Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 8:29 PM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Abbey
> 
> Mary Lou, it's been a few days since you posted, but here's what I do for my
> negative with stomatitus. She is an older cat (Allie) who had it when I
> acquired her. The few times I've taken her to the vet, she was given an oral
> antibiotic (because I can't pill her at all) to help with the bacteria and a
> steroid shot. The antibiotic was Convenia. The steroid shot helps
> tremendously with their appetite. I also hate to give them any steroids, but
> the dr. let me know how much pain she may have been in, so I let him give it
> to her. I have read a possible relationship with it compromising the immune
> system, so I probably wouldn't give it to a + cat.
> 
> Now what I do personally for her is give her Petzlife Oral Gel. It is only
> when I stop giving her the gel that she has problems with the stomatitus. If
> I stop for a while, thinking she is fine, she will suddenly stop eating and
> sometimes throwup a yellow or green liquid. So, I have learned to keep up
> with the gel, and currently I am giving it to her every night, putting a
> little on my finger and rubbing it on her top front teeth. I am just amazed
> how this stuff works! It has grapefruit seed extract in it that helps keep
> the bacteria down. I buy it online, just google it. It is less than $20, and
> lasts a long long time. This stuff also helped my felv+ kitty who had a
> terrible mouth when I got her.
> 
> I didn't know lysine would be good for stomatitus, have doubts about that,
> but I have heard of the bovine lactoferrin. Actually my vet is currently
> looking into that for me as far as cost goes and as a last resort in case
> the oral gel stops working for her in the future. So please try the
> Petzlife, it works for Allie!
> 
> Good luck,
> Tracey
> 
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Mary Lou <jerseydevil1...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > Okay guys we need your help big time.  Abbey is felu and fel imun
> positive.
> > She has stomatitis. Had 14 teeth, roots and all removed 2 wks ago. Mouth
> > greatly improved but not all - in the back between upper and lower still
> > red.  Not on any meds for now. She will not lick lysine. Am going to try
> to
> > water down lysine and get it in her or spread pill powder and mix in food.
> > Would mixing bovine interferon maybe help? I am frantic to help her. She
> > does not deserve this. Cannot pill. Feeding watered down a/d or baby food
> or
> > fancy feast. She has a great appetite until she hits her sore area with a
> > piece of food.  She has 10 days til she goes back to the vet. He is
> thinking
> > about steriods.  Any ideas of what to do? I really don't want to put her
> on
> > steriods unless nothing else to do.  She is the baby that was dumped by my
> > great neighbors and they moved leaving her outside with no food or water
> or
> > anywhere to sleep unless she crawled under the slab of their house.
> >  Abbey is the sweetest loving black cat. We apreciate any help you can
> > offer. Thank you.
> >
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