Yes, I'm very lucky our shelter has access to a lot of meds. He is over the 
URI, but back to not eating.


Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter!

 From: Margo <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 4:20 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Healing thoughts for Bubba


Hi Beth,
>                All healing energies headed your way for Bubba. 
>                Most URI's are viral, and the most common is herpes. Have you 
>tried famciclovir? Has done wonders for my boys.
>                You're very lucky to have access to doxy, now that it is so 
>expensive and scarce, most places don't have it. Hope it does the job. If you 
>can trade the prednisone for prednisolone, it will be more bio-available for 
>                The capstar should knock out the fleas if you can keep him 
>from re-infesting. Fortunately Advantage still seems to be effective for me, 
>Frontline never did work.
>Wishing him a swift and complete recovery,
>All the best,
>---Original Message----- 
>From: Beth 
>Sent: Jun 12, 2013 3:51 PM 
>To: FeLV Talk 
>Subject: [Felvtalk] Healing thoughts for Bubba 
>Hey guys need some positive energy for one of my FeLV fosters - Bubba. He had 
>been battling a URI. Tried a couple different antibiotics, and finally, after 
>a week the URI cleared &  he started eating on his own last Sunday. Well as 
>soon as I took him off the Doxy he started going down again. 
>We went to the shelter this afternoon & thankfully they had a wonderful vet 
>volunteering who has experience in FeLV kitties.
>We're wondering now if he has Hemobart since he starting going down after 
>withdrawing the Doxy. His gums were pink, though. I've had a constant battle 
>with fleas. Advantage was no longer working so I switched  Frontline, but that 
>doesn't seem to be working well either.
>He got fluids, more Doxy, Prenisone, Cyproheptadine, Capstar & AD. 
>On top of that it looks like he has a cat bite o his tail. Poor baby. Going to 
>go home tonight & spend some one-on-one time with him.
>Just being able to talk to you guys about these babies really helps. At least 
>I feel like someone understands how helpless I feel sometimes.
>Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter!
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