Yes, we have had 3 cases (2 rescues of mine, one a friend's so I don't know
his testing status, he could be FIV+ though, he was a big male brought in
from the streets) of full mouth extractions that resulted in a very sick
kitty soon becoming a 'brand new cat".  One is a year out from the
extraction, the other is 2 years out, both are doing so well!   Both of
those guys were negative.  My friend's kitty is doing wonderfully, too, and
his full mouth extraction was done by our humane society low-cost clinic for
a fraction of what my guys were done for--most low cost clinics probably
can't do that, though.

All 3 of these guys now also eat dry food, by their own liking, I couldn't
believe it.

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 10:53 AM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:

> Your cats had stomatitis?  And it helped having all teeth removed?
> The problem with doing this to a cat with immunodeficiencies is (ours is
> FIV+, which is better than FeLV+) obviously slightly more risky!  It does
> sound rather drastic, doesn't it?
> We have several old cats without teeth, and they look like they're chomping
> a way at dry food...they just swallow it and love it more than canned food
> at times.
> Natalie
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Heather
> Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:18 AM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] DMG
>
>  Hope the DMG proves to be helpful, but just thought I'd mention the 3
> we've
> had who had full mouth extractions were like new cats afterwards, and have
> done wonderfully ever since.  They were not FELV cats, though.
>
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:59 AM, Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote:
>
> > Has any vet ever suggested using DMG (N, N-DIMETHYLGLYCINE)for FeLV+
> cats?
> >
> > I AM USING IT ON A FIV+ CAT THAT HAS PAINFUL STOMATITIS IN THE MOUTH, TO
> > THE
> > POINT WHERE HE COULDN'T EAT; FIV/FeLV+ cats often get that condition, and
> > unfortunately, the only suggested and supposedly appropriate thing is to
> > have their teeth pulled by a specialist, with special emphasis on
> cleaning
> > out the areas extremely well.  My vet says that he doesn't like doing it
> > because often it doesn't help at all, so we are trying DMG.
> >
> > I am using the liquid form, but it apparently also comes in different
> > forms.
> >
> >
> >
> > It has many clinical uses and a variety of applications:
> >
> > http://www.goodsearch.com/search.aspx?keywords=N%2C+N-DIMETHYLGLYCINE
> >
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