That is my vets take on it.  He said keep them isolated to be sure they don't 
have any secondary  infections and to get my negatives up to date on FELV 
shots.  Then let them mix.  Course, I do not adopt out my bunch.  After I have 
had them a week I sm sunk, can't give them up.


---- Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com> wrote: 
> In the 10+ years I've been mixing I have never had a cat pass the virus. Not 
> even to my FIV+ cat. All my cats mix freely. This was on the advice of my vet.
> 
> 
> Beth
> 
> Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org
>  
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Lynda Wilson <longhornf...@verizon.net>
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2011 12:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] doubts on two FeLV positive kitties
> 
> Just so you know that the vaccination is only 80% effective. But it's a lot 
> better than 0% protection.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Beth" <create_me_...@yahoo.com>
> To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2011 8:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] doubts on two FeLV positive kitties
> 
> 
> Fighting doesn't matter with FeLV if the cats are vaccinated. It is passed in 
> the saliva. Fighting will pass FIV. I mix all my positives & negatives, too. 
> Have for years with no passing of the virus.
> 
> Beth
> 
> Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: john pollack <bucfa...@yahoo.com>
> To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 1, 2011 6:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] doubts on two FeLV positive kitties
> 
> My cat Tigger is FeLV Positive and has been for almost 5 years. None of my 
> others are, all vaccinated. They share litter boxes, water bowls and food! 
> They even sleep together! So yes, they can be integrated, as long as the 
> negatives are vaccinated, they do not fight or mate!!
> 
> 
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Ana Gutierrez <ana...@gmail.com>
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Sent: Monday, August 1, 2011 5:49 PM
> Subject: [Felvtalk] doubts on two FeLV positive kitties
> 
> Dear all,
> 
> It's been a while since I haven't posted to the list. Since my Beltza passed
> away, last year....
> I am still in debt with you guys for all the support you gave me with her.
> 
> I cannot remember if I told you that I run a very small cat shelter in
> Cuernavaca, México, where I live.
> 
> Recently, we rescued two kitties which turned out to be FeLV positive (on a
> triple SNAP test, FeLV, FIV and HW, Idexx brand). These two cats are not
> siblings, they come from different litters from different parts of México
> City.
> We are aware that they need to be retested in 3 months in order to be
> completely sure that they are FeLV positive.
> 
> However, I have a lot of doubts and this is the reason of why I am posting
> again...
> We want to find nice and responsible families for these two kitties. Does
> these kitties need to be adopted as the only cat in the house? Can they
> share their lives with other cats? FeLV negative as long as they have their
> vaccines up-to-date? Can we give them together in adoption? Can they share
> their lives with other FeLV positive cats?
> We are also aware of the huge responsibility that is in our hands at the
> time of giving these two furry ones in adoption, we know that we need to
> find homes that are well documented, and that intend to keep them indoors.
> We would greatly appreciate any advice you could give us in order to ensure
> a great life for these two little guys.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Ana
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