I agree with that, love is one of the most important things you can give them.
---- Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm> wrote: > I'm glad that Polli has your boyfriend. I really feel that love (which > is, in a way, the flipside of stress) helps fight the disease and gives > cats a reason to fight and live. I wonder if Convenia would help the > URI (it's just another abx). I've only used it once, so I can't vouch > for it too much, but it seemed ot help. Maybe another vet would be more > willing to try something different. > > > > You and Polli are in my thoughts and prayers. > > > > Lance > > > > > > On Wed, Jun 26, 2013, at 01:02 AM, Amanda K. Payne wrote: > > Thank you everyone!! As you can imagine, I'm a wreck over it. I'm > also housesitting at the moment and can't be with her at night. Though > she's with my boyfriend who loves her dearly, I feel awful that I'm not > there to comfort her. Over the last ten years, I've had my cats die > from FeLV, FIP and now Polli is also deathly ill with FeLV. None of > the cats ever met one another but it seems I'm a sucker for sick > kitties. The cats I rescue and I just can't seem to catch a break. > > > Lance, I haven't had the vet give her a transfusion. The vet we went > to (whom I don't care for) diagnosed her with non regenerative anemia > back in March. FeLV is wreaking havoc on her bone marrow and it's just > not producing enough red and white blood cells. A transfusion would > maybe give her a few more weeks, if that. > > Margo, I'm not sure if there is anything I can do. She was doing okay > before I brought home a nasty URI (I volunteer with several rescues and > must have somehow exposed her to it). She of course caught it. I gave > her Clavamox for two days before she just crashed. The Clavamox caused > her to poo herself for hours on end and she deteriorated after that. I > took her off Clavamox and decided to look for a better vet. My vet > doesn't seem interested in helping what she thinks is a lost cause. > > Watching her get sick just makes me start to doubt all my decisions. > Could I have done something better? Did I bring something home from the > shelters I volunteer at that may eventually kill her? I know it is > what it is but like many of you, I just can't help from wondering if I > could have done something differently that would prolong her time. > > I'll keep you all updated and thank you again for the support. > > Best, > -Amanda > > > > On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 2:06 PM, Margo > <toomanykitti...@earthlink.net> wrote: > > > We're here, Amanda. > > Please know that Polli is getting LOTS of positive > energy and hope sent her way. Are you able to do anything for her, > at this point? > > I know everyone wishes her (and you) the very best, > > Margo > > -----Original Message----- > > From: "Amanda K. Payne" > > Sent: Jun 25, 2013 2:09 PM > > To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > Subject: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts > > > > Hi everyone! > > Please send some good energy to my Polli. She's have a rough few days > and I'm not sure she'll come out of this. She was diagnosed with > severe anemia back at the beginning of March. She rebounded but not > completely. Recently, her breathing has become a bit more labored. We > also noticed she's pulling out her own fur andsome strange lumps on her > stomach. I'm really worried that the end is near for her and feel so > guilty that I couldn't do more. Please keep us in your thoughts. It's > going to be a tough few days. > > Best, > -Amanda > > > -- > "There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge" Bertrand > Russell > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.o > rg > > > > > > > -- > "There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge" Bertrand > Russell > > _______________________________________________ > > Felvtalk mailing list > > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.o > rg > > References > > 1. mailto:toomanykitti...@earthlink.net > 2. mailto:Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > 3. mailto:Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > 4. http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > 5. mailto:Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > 6. http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org