My vet did not mention "different " Felv vaccinations? And do they need them every year?
💜CHERI On Apr 19, 2013, at 7:08 AM, Lorrie <felineres...@frontier.com> wrote: > Your dilema is similar to mine. I have 15 cats at home who are all FelV > negative, and 12 cats in my shelter/sanctuary. Some of these cats are > FelV positive and are all together because I did not know they were pos. > when I took them in. Anyway, several of the young ones died at less than > a year old, but two are over 5 years old and no symptoms yet. These two > are totally feral, and hide so I cannot catch them to have them retested. > I have had several others retested and most are negative even tho they > have been with the FelV cats for many years with no vaccinations for > FelV. Older cats seem to have much less chance of acquiring the virus > than kittens, and I was very interested that your vet said there was > no point in vaccinating the others, and to test them only if needed. > > Lorrie > >> On 04-18, Margo wrote: >> First, I would like to offer heartfelt condolences to those who have lost >> their Fur kids. Even when you know it is inevitable, it is always far too >> soon. >> >> I have a problem which involves m FeLV boy. I'll try to keep it simple. >> Gribble has been with me for over a year. He lives with 6 other cats. >> When I first found him, he tested - for FeLV/FIV. He has recently tested >> positive (FeLV only) after a health crisis. At the time my Vet felt that >> there was no point in vaccinating the rest of the bunch he lives with, >> but will test as/if needed. > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org