I hope I will never hve to use it, but Missouri University just established an animal cancer treatment center less than 1 hour from me. Now, if something comes up, it is a shorter drive than going all the way to Columbia. Nice to have something like that so close by.
---- Christiane Biagi <ti...@mindspring.com> wrote: > My romeo developed very labored breathing very quickly. Then fluid in lyngs > was found n when they analyzed fluid n took xrays, they found lymphoma. Not > to asume the same w this cat, but things went very bad w. Romeo very quickly. Sent from my Samsung Epic™ 4G vixen...@verizon.net wrote: >Hello Everyone, >I've been away from the list for a very long time, but of course we >always come back when we have a baby in trouble. Hideyo called me and >asked if I would contact you to help with research on how to help a >friend of her's felv+ Tortie girl name Pistachio. > >Pistachio is two years old and before this she's had no symptoms and >been very healthy and happy. For the last couple of weeks she's lost >weight and recently they found out she was building up fluid in her >chest cavity. They removed 100cc of fluid last Friday 13th, it was >rather clear. They don't know what's causing (waiting for reports), so >right now the only thing she's on is abx (I asked Hideyo which abx, and >she said she couldn't remember the name, but had never heard of it >before). They don't know what's causing it, but of course because she's >felv+ they are just blaming that. After the fluid was removed, she >returned to her happy self and began eating and acting normal. She's >still okay now, but her breathing is more labored then it would be >normally, (faster respiratory rate). > >So, here's the question... What do you wonderful experienced people >usually suggest first when there is fluid build up? Are there any >success stories, or does this usually mean the beginning of the end? >Her friend is of course a little panicked and needs help! > >Hideyo had wondered about Lasix, but the vet didn't want to use it >because something to do with the location of the fluid deposit (she's a >little vague about exactly why). Hideyo was thinking Interferon, >Imulin, some sort of diuretic herb, Rutin (sp?)... What should they do? > >I'm writing for Hideyo and her friend because Hideyo's can not get >online until tomorrow at work. Could you please cc any response >directly to Hideyo's email address until she can re-join the list? >Thank you guys, bless you and your babies, >Nina > > > > >_______________________________________________ >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