When Homey's bladder infections come back, my vet has an antbiotic shot that 
lasts for 2 weeks.  It usually clears things up.  I also use a chinese herbal 
pill from Only Natural Pets.  It is great, small, round so easy to give her.  
Now I will have to add the acidophiolus and yogurt too.
---- Natalie <at...@optonline.net> wrote: 
> All you have to do when administering antibiotics is to use probiotics mixed
> into their food.  Just plain acidophiolus, will do, too.  And if the cats
> happen to like yogurt, even better - but make sure you get real yogurt with
> real acidophilus, not some fake sweetended yogurt.....
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Beth Noren
> Sent: Thursday, August 25, 2011 9:34 PM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Being blunt
> 
> Hi Marcia,
> I know popular opinion is to limit antibiotic use, because it can kill
> the good bacteria in the gut, but in my limited experience I prefer to
> leave immune-compromised kitties on it longer.  I had one little FeLV
> pos kitten with a URI that had a 10 day regimen of Clavamox.  She was
> vaccinated a few days later, as she seemed to have cleared the URI.
> Big mistake, I didn't know any better.  The URI was not cleared, just
> masked by the antibiotic, it came back, lost her to FIP a couple of
> weeks later.  When her positive brother started getting sick soon
> after, he got prednisolone twice for fever and was on clavamox for
> months (5, 6?) just in case.  He never had any bowel problems from it.
>  My vet finally said she couldn't in good conscious keep prescribing
> it for such a healthy cat.  Had I left his sister on it (and not
> vaccinated so young) I feel her immune system may have been less
> exhausted and better able to fight the corona virus that turned into
> FIP and killed her.
> 
> Best wishes,
> Beth
> 
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:47 AM, Marcia Baronda
> <marciabmar...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Terri
> ...He's om amoxicillin and they said he could stay on that
> > indefinitely. Do you agree? She also said we could try some prednisone.
> What
> > are you opinions??
> >
> > Take care everyone
> > Marcia
> 
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