Marlene - My Tigger had an active leukemia when I began Winstrol, based on his 
bloodwork..... and he also was not eating. I gave him an appetite stimulant 
called Mirtazapine, only a half of a 7.5 mg tablet, every 3rd day, and that 
boosted his appetite. I also fed him the canned cat food that they sell for 
after surgeries - it is very calorie dense but I don't remember the name of it. 
Sometimes I had to clip a towel around him and syringe feed him a little. I did 
not want to do that because he didn't like having me do that, but I made up my 
mind that if was going to make it, he had to have some food in him. I believe 
Amani knows the name of another good appetite stimulant. When he would not 
drink any water, I gave him clam juice (we called it his kitty cocktail)- he 
loved it. It is just shameful that Winstrol is not legal for this use - they 
hold a grudge against it because of the misuse of it by a few athletes. So our 
kitties have to suffer without the one thing that can help them. It is also 
important to combine it with the Prednisolone and the Doxycyclene because the 
Doxy has some property whereby it prevents the virus from replicating. Best of 
luck with his treatment!!

Ardy

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help

Don't apologize for questions, that is one way we learn.  I have had no 
problems, but am sure Amani and others do have answers for you

---- marlene melpignano <marl...@hotmail.com> wrote: 
> Dear All,
> Unfortunately last FNA of my cat showed that he has either a lymphoma or a 
> leukemia (in Belgium they are so bad that they cannot even have a conclusive 
> result). 
> My vet in Italy thinks I have to bring him to a university clinic to have a 
> bone marrow exam, in order to decide whether a chemotherapy is worth while.
> 
> Have you had any experience with lymphoma or leukemia in Felv cats? Have you 
> treated them or would be desperate and painful for the cat?
> 
> About Winstrol, the two vets were not against it, but it is illegal in Europe 
> and they would give me something similar in case I decide not to go for 
> chemotherapy. However, they would like to know whether your cats had already 
> a lymphoma or leukemia when you used it or were just Felv + and also whether 
> they had infections going on; otherwise they doubt about using doxycycline.
> 
> Sorry for all the questions, but I am afraid there is not much to be done, 
> and if I want to make it a last try I have to be fast. As of today he is not 
> eating ... 
> 
> Thanks for your help 
> Marlène  
> 
> 
> Inviato da iPhone
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