Hello,

Do you use dr. Lisa Pearson or Dr. Pitcarns recipes for homemade food for cats?
I'm planning on starting to feed homemade food to Kitty, 11month FeLV positive 
girl
I rescued . Any suggestions?
I have their recipes but any other suggestions are welcome,

Thanks,

Mally and Kitty

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On Jun 7, 2013, at 7:17, Margo <toomanykitti...@earthlink.net> wrote:

> 
> Hi Chris,
>  
>                It's very possible to make your own cat food, and I have/do. 
> It isn't as simple as chicken + a cat vitamin, but it isn't that difficult 
> either. Google "Home prepared cat food" and start reading recipes. I use no 
> grain and very few (if any) veggies and fruits. Essential are taurine and 
> calcium, unless you're feeding raw with bone, then you can skip the Ca.
>  
>                I liked the list, as well, as it gave me new foods to look 
> into, but I was disappointed in most of them when I looked at the 
> ingredients. The only one I use from there is Hound and Gatos. The other 
> canned varieties seem to have too many extraneous ingredients, and I don't 
> feed raw to the FeLV group, not even my own preparation. Tiki is way too 
> expensive for  me to even consider (I think the Hound and Gatos is too high, 
> as well, but I do keep it in the mix) and most varieties have fish, which may 
> not be good for my FLUTD/FeLV boys. I confess that I feed some "lpw-end" 
> foods, simply beause I like the ingredient lists better than some of the high 
> end ones. It's all a choice :)
>  
> HTH
>  
> Margo
>  
>                -----Original Message----- 
> From: cer...@new.rr.com 
> Sent: Jun 6, 2013 9:53 PM 
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance 
> 
> That’s a great site-thanks!
> 
> I’ve been feeding mine Tiki Cat, and I was wondering...in
> looking at it and reading the ingredients list, wouldn’t it be
> a lot cheaper and just as good to boil some chicken and add
> a cat vitamin?
>  
> Chris C.
>  
>  
> From: Lance
> Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:32 PM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance
>  
> Ember was four years old when she tested positive, but she must have had the 
> disease prior to that. She might have been as young as two or three years old 
> when the infection became persistent. We still don't know how the virus got 
> into the house, whether through Ember herself or a stray kitten my parents 
> took in who was later euthanized due to symptoms a year and a half later.
>  
> About lymphoma, please join the feline lymphoma Yahoo! group. The support 
> there is amazing, and a vet frequently comments there.
>  
> I'm glad that the others aren't showing symptoms. My Ember has thankfully had 
> very few issues with the virus. Her main symptoms are: low white blood cell 
> count, anisocoria (one pupil is fully open all the time), and some very minor 
> bouts of diarrhea (not in the last few years) and upper respiratory 
> infections. For the most part, she gets sick like a normal cat.
>  
> You may want to check this blog post that covers cat food:
>  
> <http://www.naturalcatcareblog.com/2010/12/the-7-best-natural-commercial-cat-foods-so-far/>
>  
> Ember eats Tiki Cat these days, which is the priciest stuff, but other brands 
> like Hound & Gatos and Great Life Essentials are more affordable.
>  
> On Jun 6, 2013, at 5:33 PM, kasia mosko <kasia...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Lance,
>>  
>>  
>> Are any of your FeLV+ cats showing symptoms?
>> ***Besides Jack, who has lymphoma, none of the other cats show any symptoms.
>> Lance, when was your girl diagnosed with it?
>> Kasia
>>  
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