My pride doesn't like them.  Maybe if I left them out and open, they would come 
to think of them as bags and boxes.  I have boxes all over the house.  When I 
get a new one, I cannot let it lay for 5 seconds.  If I do, it becomes a bed or 
hiding place for them.
---- Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote: 
> Our cats love carriers - when I try to take any cat to the vet, others jump
> right in before I have a chance to place the cat into it....They love
> carriers as much as they love boxes and paper bags(handles cut apart or
> removed).!
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG
> Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 7:47 PM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives & negatives
> 
> On that note, Copper and Thomas go into their carriers when they want  
> to be alone or are pissed off.  They even close (not latch) the  
> doors.  They eat on a bench they started eating on as tiny kittens.   
> Carriers are wonderful if they are safe places.  My boys traveled from  
> the day they came out of the pine thicket and, until they got grown, I  
> took them on rides and visited people with them.  Carriers are sources  
> of adventure and fun.  I have served the boys for almost 3 years and  
> they travel with me to Louisville, to various other places with no  
> trouble....no fighting to get them in their carriers or searching for  
> them for hours.  They have a dog carriage (big baby carriage with  
> screens and very big all-terrain wheels) to ride around  
> outside....they love that too.  The crate idea is wonderful.  Same  
> principle as crate training a dog.  Bob came crate trained....he goes  
> there to rest from the cats, to eat or tell me it is meal time, when  
> he is wet etc.
> 
> 
> On Apr 15, 2011, at 6:34 PM, Pam Norman wrote:
> 
> > You all have been so helpful on my questions about Poppy I can't  
> > believe it!  Maybe I can return the favor a bit & help here.  Most  
> > of my 10 cats eat in their crates. I have them stacked in the  
> > kitchen & each cat knows which one is his & they go into them at  
> > meal times.  Otherwise I too would run out of rooms. I have one who  
> > also eats in the bathroom & one who eats in my pc room, but the  
> > others all eat in their crates in the kitchen. Sometimes they nap or  
> > sleep in them too since they have good connotations.
> >
> > Pam
> >
> > On 4/15/2011 5:12 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote:
> >> How do you keep feeding bowls seperate?  I have 7 and don't have  
> >> enough rooms to keep them out of each other's bowls.  Besides, each  
> >> one thinks that he other's food is diffeent and better than theirs  
> >> so the first few minutes of feeding is spent trading bowls just t  
> >> make sure I get the best food.
> >>
> >>
> >> ---- Sharon Catalan<scata...@gmail.com>  wrote:
> >>> Hello Pam,
> >>>
> >>> My 3 cats have been living together for 10 years now until my boy- 
> >>> cat was
> >>> just recently diagnosed with FeLV.  He may have contracted it 2  
> >>> years ago
> >>> when he ran outside and got into a fight with another cat.  We had  
> >>> the 2
> >>> other girl-cats tested and they're both negative.  We had the 2  
> >>> other
> >>> girl-cats vaccinated and currently, they are separated.  Doctor  
> >>> said that
> >>> they can be together 30days after the 2 other cats receive their  
> >>> 2nd shot of
> >>> FeLV vaccination.  Also, according to our doctor, it should be  
> >>> okay for them
> >>> to be together again as long as they don't bite/scratch each other  
> >>> or share
> >>> bodily fluids.  Just keep their feeding stuff completely  
> >>> separate.  My cats
> >>> never fight with each other although occasionally, the other cat  
> >>> will eat
> >>> someone's leftover and I think that is the reason that the 2  
> >>> others cats
> >>> never contracted it considering that the other one had FeLV for  
> >>> quite some
> >>> time now.
> >>>
> >>> Sharon
> >>>
> >>> On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Pam  
> >>> Norman<pam_nor...@charter.net>  wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I am trying to determine what to do with Poppy both now&  when  
> >>>> the IFA test
> >>>> results come in. I've been reading&  reading&  from what I can  
> >>>> gather, the
> >>>> old dictums about NEVER havinig positive&  negative cats even in  
> >>>> the same
> >>>> house has been abandoned.  From what I have read, the general  
> >>>> sense is that
> >>>> it's fine for positives&  negatives to be in the same home, but  
> >>>> should be
> >>>> separate so there is no chance of exchanging fluids such as with  
> >>>> a bite, but
> >>>> more importantly with mutual grooming.   But I know also that  
> >>>> some of you
> >>>> have both positives&  negatives really living together, not  
> >>>> separate. Right?
> >>>>
> >>>> What about if I put Poppy in her condo in the spare bedroom&  let  
> >>>> me cats
> >>>> visit, so at  least she SEES other cats.  What is she hisses&   
> >>>> spits?  Would
> >>>> that have a chance of infecting any of mine who were nosing  
> >>>> around her
> >>>> condo?  My feeling is that it would.
> >>>>
> >>>> Also how effective is the vaccine these days?  I know that some  
> >>>> years ago
> >>>> the figure was about 30% so I never  had any of my cats  
> >>>> vaccinated.  Has it
> >>>> been  improved?
> >>>>
> >>>> Right now we are still waiting for the IFA test for Poppy. And I  
> >>>> guess she
> >>>> needs retesting on that in at least a month. I do NOT want to  
> >>>> keep her alone
> >>>> until then.  We  have a sanctuary for her if she tests IFA  
> >>>> positive cause
> >>>> then we know that she is really positive. But the person who runs  
> >>>> it tells
> >>>>  me that regardless of how she tests on the IFA, she HAS  
> >>>> leukemia. Period.
> >>>>  And would go in with the positive cats. But my understanding  is  
> >>>> that if
> >>>> she is IFA negative, she has a chance of fighting it off&   
> >>>> putting her in
> >>>> with the positives is giving up.  I think she should only go in  
> >>>> with the
> >>>> positives if she tests IFA positive.
> >>>>
> >>>> Can anyone help me sort this out?
> >>>>
> >>>> Pam
> >>>>
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>> -- 
> >>> Sharon F Catalan
> >>> Cell: (408) 398-5647
> >>> Home: (408) 229-2298
> >>> Carpe Diem!
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