Hi Lance, I have thought of you recently. I remember you kindness when I was dealing with this awful disease. All infected cats are at the Rainbow's Bridge. I will keep Ember in my prayers.
Sally On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 10:08 PM, Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > A few of you may remember me from years ago. My Ember tested positive for > FeLV almost exactly seven years ago, in 2006. She was four years old then. > There have been a few minor illnesses since that wouldn't have been unusual > for a non-FeLV cat, but she's otherwise been very healthy. > > Ember's white blood cell count has been persistently low. Other than when > she's had a few colds (when it shot up to around 7 to 7.5), it's been > around 3.75 to 4.15. She went to the vet two days ago for a regular > checkup, and her count is only a bit over 3. Ember's vet prescribed > Clavamox, I assume, as a prophylactic against infection. > > Needless to say, this is scary news. Ember is almost 11, and we're > probably heading toward a time when any cat's immune system would cease to > be as efficient as it once was. For a FeLV+ cat, that's obviously > dangerous. I'm wondering if anyone has had recent experience with any > treatments that help stimulate white blood cell production. Please let me > know what you think. > > Best wishes to all of you and your cats, > > Lance > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org >
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