My cat Fletch also spiraled downhill after being neutered. But honestly, they vaccinated him with core vaccines AND Felv, and I think that is what started him on his downward spiral. I didn't ask for that either. But I agree that it would have been much more stressful for him to stay intact.
Sent from my iPhone On Jan 2, 2012, at 11:42 AM, "Lynda Wilson" <longhornf...@verizon.net> wrote: > Sorry to say, but I had my kitten neutered at 6 mos. of age (at the time we > did not know he was positive because he actually tested neg for it when he > was much younger). He died at 9 mos of severe anemia & other complications > due to being FeLV positive. I don't know if getting him neutered triggered > this but now I'm wondering since you've mentioned this. Has anyone else > heard of this? > ----- Original Message ----- > From: dppl dppl > To: email@example.com > Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 11:25 AM > Subject: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat > > I still have Mitt, the kitten I found in October who tested positive. He > seems to be > healthy at this time and around 7-8 months old. I am thinking I should have > him > neutered but the local humane society refused to do surgery on a positive cat, > claiming surgery could trigger an immune system problem. Has anyone neutered > their positive cat after finding out it was positive and what was your > experience? > Thanks for any input. PS: Someone asked my in a prior posting why the vet give > vaccinations before getting blood work results that showed positive. She sent > the > blookwork to an outside lad since she said it would be less costly and that > same visit > when blood was drawn, she went ahead and did vaccinations. > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://fusion2.fusionhost.com/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://fusion2.fusionhost.com/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org
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