Re: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-05 Thread Lernermichelle
If it is Stage V lymphoma there are only 2 things that could possibly help him-- chemotherapy and steroids. The combination gave Simon 2 months, most of which were good, and probably would have given him more if he had not developed an autoimmune reaction to the cancer. He had Stage V

Re: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-05 Thread Lernermichelle
Liver shake does not help anemia unless it is iron deficiency anemia, which is rare and is probably not what TeeCee has. It's good to use because they will sometimes eat it when they will not eat anything else, and it is nutritious. Michelle In a message dated 4/4/05 10:58:52 PM, [EMAIL

Re: allergies/overgrooming

2005-04-05 Thread Lernermichelle
Tonya, The Beandryl cream (compounded benadryl I put on the inside ear skin) DOES help Patches and does NOT make her drowsy, at least not so I can tell. She is less combative and pulls her hair out less, but still runs around. It only works in combination with a feloway diffuser though,

RE: ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Yes, it's like a knife in the gut every time you hear about it. I will definitely look at this later. Thanks Tonya. Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of catatonyaSent: Monday, April 04, 2005 9:30 PMTo:

RE: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-05 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Stephanie, I'm so sorry to hear about TeeCee and all the tribulations he's enduring. My Levi had mouth ulcers (Iand anemia), and the only thing he would eat (and eventually he stopped eating that too) was sour cream (thanks again Michelle for that suggestion). I didn't know at

Re: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-05 Thread Tad Burnett
I made a modified liver shake with Hills A/D which has liver and V-8... My kitty that had stopped eating did eat that all by herself... Any thoughts as to how it compares...Its much easier to make... Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Liver shake does not help anemia unless it is iron

Re: allergies/overgrooming

2005-04-05 Thread catatonya
Thanks, I'm going to ask about it again before I turn to pred. Do you know if she actually has allergies or if it's behavioral only? t[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tonya,The Beandryl cream (compounded benadryl I put on the inside ear skin) DOES help Patches and does NOT make her drowsy, at least not

RE: ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread Lewis Faye
Hi everyone. I am appy20, Faye Lewis from the board before. I have had email problems and subscription problems, time problemsand was unable to post. I did want to encourage all of you to fight dogfighting from a different angle. In your next election, find out WHO is running for district

Re: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-05 Thread catatonya
I think it sounds great. The main thing is to get the cat to eat SOMETHING. The good thing about the liver shake is that it's very nutritious. I have used it witha sick catbefore andshe was not anemic, just going downhill fast. Also, since A/D is recommended for cats in this situation I think the

For Faye ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Dogfighters are afraid of our county. Faye, which county is this? Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lewis FayeSent: Tuesday, April 05, 2005 10:47 AMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: RE: ot-dogfighting

RE: ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread catatonya
Thank you! Very good advice!!! tonyaLewis Faye [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone. I am appy20, Faye Lewis from the board before. I have had email problems and subscription problems, time problemsand was unable to post. I did want to encourage all of you to fight dogfighting from a different

Re: bartonella anyone?

2005-04-05 Thread maca cats
hi tonya, curious, just yesterday I was looking into this as well. Kurt, my elder (10 yo), is again suffering from swollen glands, lack of appetite, and a general bad condition. the blood test showed slight anemia, and hemobartonella, but that does not explain the swollen glands, and I tend to

Re: bartonella anyone?

2005-04-05 Thread catatonya
Hey Macarena, I've been searching the internet, and evidently it's relatively new that they've been associating the bartonella with diseases in cats. There's not a lot of information. Mostly what I've read said they've found that treating the bartonella has helped with chronic eye conditions

Re: allergies/overgrooming

2005-04-05 Thread TenHouseCats
well, at least three of us on the list have found benadryl quite helpful--if your vet thinks it won't help, i'd ask if it'd HURT--if not, there's nothing to lose and you can always go to the pred from there (depending on how severe it is, i will sometimes start out with a shot of dex, then

Re: For Faye ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread Lewis Faye
Our HS director said the success was due, almost, entirely to the DA's office. She said that in many places, people can make a complaint and nothing will be done about it. Our county got lucky. All of the counties that have dogfighting have far more people against dogfighting than for it but they

RE: ot-dogfighting legislation

2005-04-05 Thread Lewis Faye
I have found that local candidates are not hard to bend their ear either. Most of them WANT to talk. Some of them won't shut up. LOL Sometimes it does not take many people to make it happen, just set the stage and if the local HS can follow up on it, you have a really good chance of getting rid of

OT: UPDATE ON THOR

2005-04-05 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Hi All Ok Thor ate some yesterday and now is back to not eating, it is so spuratic I do not know what to think. There is no blood colored discharge from his mouth at all today, I was thinking maybe he is loosing a tooth, but he is still too young he is only 14 weeks old, I am just taking him day

Re: OT: UPDATE ON THOR

2005-04-05 Thread catatonya
I have a cat that does that because of allergies (ears). He is negative and usually gets pred. when it happens. tonyaCherie A Gabbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All Ok Thor ate some yesterday and now is back to not eating, it is so spuratic I do not know what to think. There is no blood colored

RE: OT: need advise again

2005-04-05 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
One of my corona virus positive cats, Simon who is about 7 or 8 years stopped eating since last Friday night all of sudden and he started hiding all of sudden with all of my corona virus positive cats with unknown cause of illness, the first place I go is usually oh my gosh, its FIP and

Re: OT: need advise again

2005-04-05 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Hideyo I don't have enough experience to know what may be wrong, but I am sending lots of positive healing vibes for Simon. Are you assist feedinghim? Or trying an appetite stimulant? Catnip isone appetite stimulant I believe, and I know there are others that have been mentioned on the

RE: OT: need advise again

2005-04-05 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thank you, Kerry. Simon and I appreciate your thought very much. If he doesnt seem to want to eat again tonight I will definitely try to assist feed him The vet gave him some V-B shot, hoping that it might help his appetite but I will try the cat nip also. I first thought it was

RE: OT: need advise again

2005-04-05 Thread Kathy Gittel
I had 4 corona virus+ cats. They all lived long and normal lives and never developed FIP, so I think you should stop worrying quite so much about all of that. Every once in a while, for no apparent reason, one of them would get far too quiet and stop eating. After trying many other treatments,

Re: OT: need advise again

2005-04-05 Thread Lernermichelle
Simon had a billirubin of 25 (!) and was very jaundiced when first diagnosed with lymphoma. He had it in his liver. You might want to get his liver ultrasounded. Before his diagnosis, they told me it was that or cholangiohepatitis, which is treatable with antibiotics. The ultrasound made