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: firstname.lastname@example.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. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org