No, he said it was no big deal at all.  I just worry.  This is my first FELV 

From: Felvtalk [] On Behalf Of Pam 
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2017 8:21 AM
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Sheila did your vet seem concerned about the higher cholesterol?
On Jul 21, 2017 7:44 AM, "Armstrong-Brown, Sheila DDS Timonium" 
<<>> wrote:
It was part of a blood panel I had done on him.  I get bloodwork every 6 months 
and I thought it was odd too.

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From: Felvtalk 
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Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 6:57 PM
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I have never had anyone tell me my cats needed cholesterol tested.
i was beginning to wonder if the list was still there, had not heard anything.

---- Amani Oakley <<>> 
> It if were me, I would ignore the cholesterol. It is nonsensical in cats (and 
> being called into question in humans too).
> Amani
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> Of Armstrong-Brown, Sheila DDS Timonium
> Sent: July-20-17 10:37 AM
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> My son Skylar is doing well and his 6 month bloodwork came back great.  High 
> cholesterol is all.  No idea why that would be. He is now 2 1/2 years old, I 
> hope he is around a long time.
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> Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:28 AM
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> Things have been very quiet on the group lately...OR... I am once again not 
> getting group mail....
> Has there been activity I've missed??
> My Hospice Boy ( Gilbert) is doing quite well for the moment but ( as we all 
> know with such things it could change any I'll just enjoy it 
> while it's happening)....    Wondering if any of you have experience with 
> Higher dose Prednisolone administered chronically ( say above 7.5 mg QD)...  
> When I agreed to Foster Gilbert it came with the proviso that I would follow 
> their directions ( Which I will hold to unless I feel they are killing him 
> unnecessarily quickly)  His Tumor does not appear to have gotten any larger 
> and his pain appears to be pretty well controlled.... Just wish I knew 
> specifically what is helping the most so I could cut down on superfluous 
> drugs....currently he's on Gabapentin( .4 cc BID if pain is up.. QD if doing 
> OK).. for pain, prednisolone ( 10 mg QD administered via syringe dissolved in 
> milk, Venus Fly Trap SubQ BID ( interesting substance... bears closer 
> scrutiny...  supposed to have anti tumor activity) Two other " alternative " 
> medications !
 which I h
 ave suspended only because the poor boy screams bloody murder every time I 
have to give him something..... with a tumor invading his oral cavity I want to 
keep anything PO to a minimum....
> Seems that the cats I've had that are _ supposed_ to ( clincally) die
> don't and the ones that that aren't Hope everyones buddies are doing 
> reasonably well ( as reasonably well as FeLV Kitties can do)...  Gilbert, as 
> I mentioned, had a traumatic brain injury which has left him with poor 
> balance... but lately he's been insistent on expanding his range and even 
> tried running this AM...  Wasn't in anything resembling a straight line but 
> the spirit in this guy is enough to make you weep...  Guess that's part of 
> why I am such a fan of animals.... they simply do what they have to and do it 
> without complaint  ( Sure glad they can't speak...perhaps I'd like them less 
> if their inner thoughts were more like ( Why ME??  I'm a more thoughtful 
> caring cat than Mittens over there; why did _ I_ have to get hit by a car and 
> THEN get cancer!!... and there's that jerk Mittens running around all 
> carefree and happy...where's the Justice I ask you!!!!)...
> Bob
> Bob

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