SHE DOES HAVE CUTE ANIMAL VI\DEOS ---- Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com> wrote: > Definitely agree with you Margo. Even for humans. My mom used to toss all > sorts of herbal pills and capsules at me to improve anything and everything. > It improved mostly nothing. However, I do use echinacea on occasion when I > think I have been exposed to the flu or some other icky virus. However, there > is a holistic homeopathic/allopathic veterinarian in my area who has at times > treated a cat or two of mine with herbal medications, but under close > supervision and with the warning that if I see anything that worries me to > phone him right away. This is OK because he uses herbs just like he would use > any other medication. Incidentally I would not trust Dr. Becker to treat a > cockroach. Snake oil anyone?
>________________________________ > From: Margo <toomanykitti...@earthlink.net> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org >Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2013 6:22 AM >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm > > > > I avoid any and all essential oils for cats. Dogs and humans can >metabolize them, cats can't. They lack a liver enzyme needed to process the >oils. I get very annoyed seeing substances containing essential oils touted as >"safe" for cats because they're "natural". > > Cinnamon oil is particularly high in phenols, which are considered >harmful to cats. > >http://essentialoilworld.com/essentialoilreviews/pet-health/essential-oil-safety-with-cats > > This is from a site that SELLS essential oils, but states some are >not safe for cats. > > This is my favorite site addressing the use of essential oils around >cats, and again, they sell them... > >http://www.thelavendercat.com/ > > I use Advantage on my non-FeLV cats and their dogfriends, and it >seems to keep the flea population under control on everyone. > > It's up to each catslave what they choose to control those annoying >little bloodsuckers, but just thought I'd give another point of view. Natural >does not mean safe. > >Margo > > > >-----Original Message----- >>From: dlg...@windstream.net >>Sent: Aug 28, 2013 11:35 PM >>To: email@example.com >>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm >> >>I don't like the commercial flea drops at all. My cats have all had a >>reaction to them. I found an herbal one on Dr. Becker's site (Mercola site). >> It has cinnamon and other "natural" ingredients. The cats were not too >>happy with it at first, I think mostly because the cinnamon smell is pretty >>strong when it first goes on, but at least they have not had any adverse >>reactions to it. This includes my remaining FELV, Annie. >> >> >>---- trustinhi...@charter.net wrote: >>> I just wanted to share that I put Advantage-multi drops on my felv+ cat, >>Pookie, in june and a week later there appear 1 then 2 puffy lumps on >>his back between his spine. They disappeared after a few weeks after >>intense intervention with syringe feeding of vitamins and nutrients. He >>then went into a period of running a fever and not eating or drinking. >>He was placed on Baytril for two weeks. The fever left and he started to >>eat and drink, but then developed a mouth sore. So he wasn't eating or >>drinking again. I have learned to be very sure when pilling that the >>pill actually goes down. I suspect one was lodged under his tongue and >>may have caused the mouth sore. I finally took him to a holistic vet and >>she has been giving him acupuncture. Within 24 hours he was eating and >>drinking again. She said the toughest needle to get in was in his nose >>(controls appetite), but he went from running a temp to a cold nose in >>one day. I also gave him some "Clin drops" leftover from another cats >>mouth abcess for a few days. His mouth sore healed. He has had 3 >>acupunture treatments and is back to his old self. He is also getting >>some immune support herbs - one is called Wei Qi. He is 6 1/2 and has >>fought off the virus before when he was 2. I just want to caution others >>that these flea preps are strong and may not be good for Felv+ kitties. >>Carolyn >> >> >>On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Lee Evans wrote: >> >>> With FeLv+ cats or any cats for that matter, it's always good to get >>> the vet's opinion on what shampoo to use or not. Remember that some >>> residue of the shampoo may be absorbed through the cat's skin. If you >>> want to know more about cat diseases (or cattle, pig, horse, rabbit or >>> anything disases) you can go to www.merckmanuals.com and click on The >>> Merck Veterinary Manual. They list everything there. It's really >>> wonderful. If you want to know about a particular medication you are >>> told to use, go to www.drugs.com and type "cat medication" in the >>> search area. Everything is listed in alphabetical order. You will >>> discover that Malaseb is for dogs and horses. You might want to hold >>> off using this on a cat or kitten. Ketochlor and other shampoos that >>> begin with Keto- should be used only under the recommendation of a >>> veterinarian. This one forms a coating of the substance on the cat's >>> skin and lasts long after the shampoo has been used, according to the >>> information on drugs.com. >>> I'm not sure that shampooing a cat is for everyone. I tried it once or >>> twice. What I got was a mass of soap bubbles and foam with ears and >>> eyes, racing around the house, screaching and snarling. Getting a cat >>> to stand around for 5 to 10 minutes while the shampoo works, as >>> advised in the information, is sooo not realistic. If you do want to >>> shampoo, notify your next of kin first. Incidentally, it was a flea >>> shampoo I used on an adult cat who was usually Mr. Charming but turned >>> into a vampire the minute the water and soap hit him. This was before >>> I found out about Capstar and Frontline Plus, many moons ago. >>> >>> >>> >>> >>> >>>> ________________________________ >>>> From: Catherine Chang <changic...@gmail.com> >>>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Sent: Monday, August 26, 2013 11:48 >>>> PM >>>> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> Hi felv friends, >>>> >>>> I was away from emails for several days, so I am not sure whether >>>> bathing options has been mentioned in this thread about ringworm. If >>>> they been mentioned, please skip this email. If not, here they are: >>>> I know 2 shampoos can eliminate ringworm very effectively by just >>>> bathing the cat (or just his/her infected area) twice a week. >>>> 1. Malaseb shampoo: it contains 2% Miconazole which can treat >>>> ringworm very effectively. It is available on Amazon. 2. Nizoral >>>> Shampoo: it is a human dandruff shampoo made with Ketoconazole. The >>>> 1% version can be obtained in drug stores. Although taking >>>> Ketoconazole by mouth could make cat lethargy, such side effect is >>>> less seen when only using it by bathing as far as I know. There is >>>> also a pet version of 2% Ketoconazole shampoo, but you will need a >>>> prescription to get that. >>>> hope it helps. >>>> catherine >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>> >>> ------------------------------ >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> 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 >> >> >> >>_______________________________________________ >>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 > > > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org