My vet did not mention "different " Felv vaccinations? And do they need them 
every year? 


On Apr 19, 2013, at 7:08 AM, Lorrie <> 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.
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