I think I would definitely get Peaches tested.  If all your cats are indoors 
only they really don't need to be vaccinated against FeLV.  Only if there's a 
chance they could get it.  But if you're not letting them out and you're not 
fostering other cats  then there's no risk of exposure to the virus so no real 
need for a vaccination.  If all your other cats have been tested and are 
negative also then Peaches wouldn't need the vaccination either.  So as long as 
her combo test is negative, then you really don't need to worry about Nibbles.  
It's totally up to you though.  Just my thoughts. Course if Peaches' test is 
positive definitely get Nibbles up to speed.  And I think he does need to do 
the series of two shots over again if you decide to get him current like Lynda 

Thanks for giving Peaches a home.  And kick that other lady in the butt for 
kicking Peaches out of the house just because she had a baby.


sent from my AT&T Smartphone by HTC

----- Reply message -----
From: "Martha Walton" <marthawal...@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Aug 4, 2011 11:52 am
Subject: [Felvtalk] Feline Leukemia Question
To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>

The family that owned Peaches found her abandoned outside a vacant
apartment.  Their neighbor moved out, but left the cat.  They took Peaches
to the vet to discover that Peaches already was spayed.  I don't know why
the Vet gave her Feline Leukemia vaccinations without testing her first.
They kept Peaches for almost 2 years and properly vetted her, wife had a
baby and they didn't want Peaches anymore.  That's how Peaches came to live

I am going to take her to the Vet to have her tested and will go ahead and
give Nibbles vaccinations.
I'll let you know what the vet says.
Thanks for all your help!!  It has been hard to get information about what
to do.

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Lynda Wilson <longhornf...@verizon.net>wrote:

> Martha, you will have to start over on Nibbles. Once you get the first
> shot, you have to get the second within 3 weeks of the first for it to be
> effective.
> It would be wise to have Peaches tested. Getting her the vaccination
> against FeLV will not show a positive test like the FIV would.  I would keep
> her separate from the others of course, until her worms are gone and she has
> had two FeLV tests that have the same result. Glad all the others are all
> current! Your a good momma to be cautious.
> I hope this helps, we all try to share our experiences and knowledge on
> this forum, but we are not experts :)
> Keep us posted.
> Thanks,
> L
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Martha Walton" <marthawal...@gmail.com
> >
> To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 2:17 PM
> Subject: [Felvtalk] Feline Leukemia Question
>  We have a new addition (Peaches) to my household, making a total of 4
>> cats.
>> Need advice on Feline Leukemia Vaccinations.
>> I have not introduced new cat (Peaches) to my other cats, as I want to
>> make
>> sure all are safe against feline leukemia. Peaches is up to date with all
>> shots, but waiting on vet to do fecal because I saw a tapeworm.
>> Peaches is sequestered to basement. Very comfy down there.
>> Here's the situation:
>> *Peaches* (New Cat)
>> Age: 4.5 yr
>> Current vaccination for Feline Leukemia, but *was never tested* before
>> vaccination.
>> Peaches was never tested for Feline Leukemia, she was given 1st & 2nd
>> feline
>> leukemia in 2009.
>> She also had a vaccination in 2010
>> I have 3 other cats:
>> All cats will stay indoors!
>> *Nibbles *(got from shelter when 1 yr. old)
>> Age: 2.5
>> Nibbles had 1st Feline Leukemia shot 3/23/11, but not 2nd Feline Leukemia

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