Ben, thank you very much, and I'm very sorry that you lost Dexter. I'm sure he 
is in your heart and will be forever.
Marcia

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On Aug 30, 2011, at 10:58 PM, Ben Williams <drsiebl...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Definitely try to get some LTCI.  We put dexter on it for the last few weeks 
> of his life and I feel that if we had started sooner, he might have lived a 
> bit longer.  LTCI is only available from the manufacturer: www.tcyte.com - if 
> your vet will order it, they will overnight the medication to the vet.  I was 
> paying roughly $60 per dose at 1 dose every three days. It is possible to be 
> more aggressive with the treatment and administer it daily. The other up-side 
> to this medication is that it is administered via sub-cutaneous injection - 
> immunoregulin, on the the other hand, is via IV injection.  The IV injection 
> will stress the kitty out about 1000 times more than a sub-q injection. 
> Immunoregulin also made Dexter spike a fever after each dose - something he 
> didn't need and quickly wore him out.  Tcyte can also slow the inevitable 
> appearance of dreaded lymphatic cancer.  Many benefits with this stuff.  
> Please call the tcyte folks tomorrow - they are very helpful and will give 
> you all the info you need.
> 
> -- My iPhone told me to send this message. --
> 
> On Aug 30, 2011, at 10:43 PM, Marcia Baronda <marciabmar...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi everyone
>> I really need some help.
>> fletch is really not feeling well. His fever is back and he hides in the 
>> basement. Two times now he has missed doses of his antibiotic because i 
>> cannot find him anywhere. It seems like I can feel more of his backbone and 
>> his hipbones even though he continues to eat, but not as well. I don't know 
>> what to think. I feel so bad for him, he seems miserable.He acts like the 
>> base of his ear hurts when I touch him but the vet said he had never seen 
>> such clean ears. I think I need a different antibiotic, this amoxi isn't 
>> working, or doees it take longer to work? There seemed to be a teensy bit of 
>> improvement, but now I feel like he looks as bad as the day I took him to 
>> the vet. What about this LTCI. Is this something I should discuss with my 
>> vet? Is it better than immunoregulin. I just feel like my poor little cat is 
>> wasting away here fast and there's something else I can be doing for him 
>> What do I do????
>> Natalie, are you and all of your babies OK?
>>  
>> Thanks so much
>> Marcia
>> 
>> On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 3:42 PM, HIDEYO YAMAMOTO <hideyo.yamam...@msn.com> 
>> wrote:
>> Where do you guys get LTCI?
>> the distributor that my vet uses now only carry 3 vials set - they used to 
>> have 10 vials as it is much chepaer that way- could you tell me where is the 
>> best place to get LTCI?
>>  
>> hideyo
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>> humans. They have the same right to exist as we do."  Don Hamilton DVM
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