Mary, you can get your other cats the FeLV vaccine but it will have to be in 2 
separate shots - 2 weeks apart, then you will have to wait a period of time 
before the shots work. 

I hope the kitten clears the virus, there is that chance. 

Blessings to all -
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-----Original Message-----
From: Beth <>
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 21:59:46 
To: <>
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New FeLV Kitten

Thanks for taking this little one in. I mix all my FeLv positive cats with my 
negative cats. My negative cats are fully vaccinated. I've been mixing my cats 
for 13 years, on the advice of my former vet. I suggest you search the archives 
on "mixing" for more info.
Swollen glands could just mean a treatable infection. Don't assume everything 
is FeLV related. Treat illness like you would with any other cat.

Maryam Ulomi <> wrote:

>There is a cat who comes by my house and I have been feeding her for over 
>three years. I have tried to trap her previously but she stops eating as soon 
>as the trap appears so I gave up assuming she had been checked and spayed. 
>Last week, she came with a small kitten and I worked hard on trying to secure 
>a trap to catch the mom or kitten. I have been unable to get a trap to catch 
>the mom yet. Last Thursday morning, I caught the kitten and took her to the 
>vet, and she tested positive for feline leukemia. 
>I was so devastated because I guess we all agreed we would take this new 
>little gift on as she literally had landed in front of our door. She is so 
>lively and playful so we are hopeful. Our vet is really kind and good. He did 
>note that she might not live very long because she tested positive and has 
>enlarged glands but we are hopeful.  I am now emailing many groups who work 
>with feral cats about getting a trap to catch the mom and have her fixed.
>Regarding kitten, we are keeping her, we are very sad but we will take care of 
>her because she is so lovely and we want to offer her the best possible life 
>until she is sick. If she is sick, we have read many reports which note that 
>testing kitten for feline leukemia before 6months can usually show them as 
>positive but it's only because of the mothers milk, them. 
>We are also contacting groups to see if there is a person or a family with a 
>cat or cats with feline leukemia who would want this new little bundle of joy 
>just so she would have playmates. We feel awful because we have her in a 
>bedroom, she cannot come to contact with our two other cats who are not FeLV 
>positive. We have prepared the room for the kitten and have made a beautiful 
>place for her. Lots of toys, kitty condo, obstacle courses so she can play 
>My friend just told me about this group, so I am joining to find out more 
>about our options, what to do next regarding our other cats, and best ways to 
>take care of her.
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