RE: Information

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
Hi Niki! I'm glad you found the list. You'll get lots of support and advice! First of all congratulations on your new baby! The good news is that if Ziggy is only 8 weeks old he could still fight off the virus (which it sounds like you've already learned). I'm not sure what the total time you

Bramble

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
Michelle, I am so glad the transfer factor is making a difference. I'm not sure what all you've tried so far. It seems to me that if it were a reaction to the flea med. there would have been some sort of antecdote. I hadsomething similaronce happen with an ear mite treatment. Also, it seems it

Re: Please Help!! 2 17y old healthy cats...NY/TONYA

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
I don't have the original message because both of the people who replied, you and Joan, deleted the original from your replies.(which is highly unusual that I would get 2 replies and neither had the original)I normally delete originals, and if I get a reply I deal with it then because I go

Re: Please Help!! 2 17y old healthy cats...NY/TONYA

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
Susan, Did you email the man directly? I have lost his email addy. tSusan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't sent any of the other ideas but I emailed with an offer to take them - into FuRR (Feline Rescue and Rehome), my rescue group - with me as the permanent foster. I usually take any

earmite med reaction - Tonya

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Hi Tonya, You probably caught the thread about my feral and the earmite problem. What earmite medication did your (cat?) have a reaction to. More details please! Nina catatonya wrote: Michelle, I am so glad the transfer factor is making a difference. I'm not sure what all you've tried

Re: Please Help!! 2 17y old healthy cats...NYTanya

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
Where are you taking a cat from??? I've had quite a few heartbreakers this week. We rarely hear though, when they get rescued! Who are you getting? From Spalding? t[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In a message dated 6/10/2005 10:33:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: That's

Re: Please Help!! 2 17y old healthy cats...NY/TONYA

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
NO! MY face is red! I really didn't expect any replies and didn't save the message as you'll see if you're up reading late! I'll get it figured out if Susan hasn't already. t[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In a message dated 6/10/2005 10:29:26 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Has

Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Hi Everyone, This may be premature, but I tend to get very anxious whenever Grace doesn't feel well. Most of my cats have been feeling a bit off lately, just not quite right. They all go outside in the backyard and my ferals travel through my yard as well, and GG the feral with the earmite

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread TatorBunz
In a message dated 6/10/2005 11:57:18 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Prayers and good energy would greatly be appreciated. I'm sending alot your way! All your furbabies are in my thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery! Terrie MohrCheck site for available Siameses

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Thanks Terrie. I forgot to write, there's been some sniffling going on, but no fevers. Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In a message dated 6/10/2005 11:57:18 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Prayers and good energy would greatly be appreciated. I'm sending

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
Good luck from me too. I think I would give it just a day or so and then try something new. Lysine? vitamin c? the interferon? something for a boost. And the ear mite cat could use it too. You know my feral cat NEVER got earmites or URI's when my entire household would get cases of them. The vet

Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Hi Everyone, This may be premature, but I tend to get very anxious whenever Grace doesn't feel well. Most of my cats have been feeling a bit off lately, just not quite right. They all go outside in the backyard and my ferals travel through my yard as well, and GG the feral with the earmite

bramble

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
I've never heard of seizures being associated with fiv. period. Is the vet saying that he/she read and administered the revolution according to the wrong directions and now they have been changed on the packets So according to your vet this is the fault of Pfizer??? I find it hard to believe

Re: Seabastian

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
Hi Jennifer, I'm not sure if anyone answered, but if you're in the u.s. and use the alpha interferon it's given orally like you're doing. The Omega interferon you have to get your vet to import (at great expense). I think it's injected. How old is Sebastian? I really don't know about the depo.

Ginger eating with periactin

2005-06-11 Thread Lomaxturtle
So good that Ginger is eating. My last cat Tidge had periactin to stimulate her appetite it worked a treat for her too. Hope she continues to be well. Michelle L I have to nip out now but am going to read the rest of the FeLV group updates when I return and update on Bramble. Thanks

RE: Interferon and seizure meds

2005-06-11 Thread Barbara Baass
Hideyo, yes, could you please make me a copy and send it or fax it to me? My number is 512-835-2484.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ask your vet to contact Michelle Rose - the number is 805-339-2290 (Nina’s vet) – I also a received a packet, if you want me to make a copy for you,

Re: sanctuaries: open to the public?

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria Lane
I've wondered where folks get the idea that they donate cats to our group also ... Gloria On Jun 10, 2005, at 12:24 PM, TenHouseCats wrote:... we were NOT asking people to donate their cats to us (tho people would call and say they wanted to do just that; funny, cats was NEVER on our

RE: Admin: Gentle reminder

2005-06-11 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Dear James, You are absolutely right in every point--I am certainly a guilty party and needed to be reminded--thank you for reminding us, and for doing it so nicely! I was just thinking on the way to work this morning what a fabulous group this is AND what a fabulous administrator we have in you.

RE: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Kathleen A. Berard
I'm not nearly as well versed in cat diseases as I am dog diseases, as I have only had one FIP kitty in the past. Could this be some sort of respiratory infection that is evidenced partly by eye involvement? Or even just allergies, since they go outside? Fingers crossed for all of them that it's

Barbara B - Interferon Alpha vs Interferon Omega

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Barbara, I think you may not understand the difference between the interferon prescribed for humans, and some of our cats, (Interferon Alpha), and feline interferon, (Interferon Omega, also talked about as VO, or Virbagen Omega, its brand name) which is for use in animals only and NOT

RE: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Dear Nina I'm sending tons of positive healing vibes for Grace and all your brood. I know if I were in your shoes I'd be doing the same--planning to take Grace for a check-up today on an emergency walk-in basis--being in a constant state of red alert is something we've all learned to do only too

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Have you used Lysine? You can tell in a day or two if that makes it better. Sorry, I haven't been reading all the posts - been busy - but 250-500 mg in food or syringed twice a day. Gloria At 09:40 AM 6/11/2005, you wrote: Hi Kat, Yes, it could be a URI, (upper respiratory infection), but

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Thank you Kerry, It is such a tight-rope walk isn't it? I've been doing my best to quit being so hyper-responsive to every little sniffle. Then I remember my sweet Jazz and how I was consciously trying not to be a reactionary with her symptoms... I just took Grace in for a check up not too

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Hi Gloria, Yes, I use Lysine on a regular basis. I used to give it every day, along with Vita C, and Co-Q10. Now I just add supplements periodically, or when there's a hint of a symptom. Everyone's been getting sups lately, along with Transfer Factor, stress formula. I'm out of Interferon

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Right, those are the sups I use, except I've ordered some laterly from Dr. Belfield. It gets hard to give lots of supplements, sometimes. Gloria At 10:01 AM 6/11/2005, you wrote: Hi Gloria, Yes, I use Lysine on a regular basis. I used to give it every day, along with Vita C, and Co-Q10.

Angel Wings FELV+ cats

2005-06-11 Thread felv
Dear directors at Peaceful Kingdom Rescue, Hi, I don't know if we have spoken yet (I'm trying to reach the person who is making all the decisions), but I have been speaking to Kara and Holly a bit. I am a member of the largest FELV support group in the country (probably the world), and

Re: Please send good energy Grace's way

2005-06-11 Thread felv
LOL! "Readers Digest Syndrome" I think my mom has that! They used to call it hypochondria (or something like that). Bones is doing great, thanks for asking. I should have some pictures by late next week. Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html

Re: sanctuaries: open to the public?

2005-06-11 Thread TenHouseCats
we even had people wanting to take a tax deduction for their donation. um, so you let your expensive, purebred cat out to get FIV/FeLV, and now you want to claim someone else's taking care of it for the rest of its live on YOUR taxes -- MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats MSN:

Re: sanctuaries: open to the public?

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria B. Lane
You've got to be kidding - AHGG. Gloria At 10:33 AM 6/11/2005, you wrote: we even had people wanting to take a tax deduction for their donation. um, so you let your expensive, purebred cat out to get FIV/FeLV, and now you want to claim someone else's taking care of it for the rest of its

Re: Supplements - Grace

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I ordered Belfield's Vitamin C, which is actually a combination of C with other nutrients. And ordered his B complex liquid- initially to try with a friends Diabetic cat, but haven't done that. I use PetTinic, but it has a bunch of sugar in it. Also ordered a liquid supplement form Dr.

Re: Angel Wings FELV+ cats

2005-06-11 Thread Tad Burnett
Jenn I just want to say that now I am very much behind this letter...This is the concern...A pos test is a quick death sentence and even for the negatives that are running free with the pos Have you any idea what kind of numbers we are talking about ?? Is Peaceful Kingdom a local rescue

Re: Supplements - Grace

2005-06-11 Thread Nina
Thanks Gloria, do you know if the B complex liquid was really unpleasant tasting? I like to sup my IBD cat Gypsy with B and it tastes so awful that she won't eat anything it's mixed in. I do have the injectable, but I hate the shots as much as she does. Can I find the sups your talking

RE: Bramble, questions and Grace

2005-06-11 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Michelle This is just a short email in relation tothe fear you expressed about Bramble possiblybecoming blindit's a short quote from Anitra Frazier's The New Natural Cat (page 33): "For us, the sense of sight is Number One; to a cat, smell and hearing are much more

RE: AC Kat - How can you tell?

2005-06-11 Thread Kathleen A. Berard
Thanks, Nina, I'm enjoying being here. I'll stay with the list a few days yet if that's okay. Then I need to jump off so I can prepare for a workshop in Dallas next weekend. Yes, the questions of how to handle health issues, do they want additional assistance, what might be helpful, how far do

Re: Supplements - Grace

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria Lane
Go to http://www.belfield.com/home.html and click on the magazine link. He has links for products and that's where they are. Gloria On Jun 11, 2005, at 11:49 AM, Nina wrote: Thanks Gloria, do you know if the B complex liquid was really unpleasant tasting? I like to sup my IBD cat Gypsy

Re: VO Interferon Omega - new info

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria Lane
Well, that's not what I've heard - have heard that IO is more of a match for the natural cat's interferon. Course you probably know that you can't always trust your vet 100% of the time, even if you generally like him/her. But - Tally was always a big supporter of IA and I've come to

Re: Please Help!! 2 17y old healthy cats...NY/TONYA

2005-06-11 Thread Gloria Lane
So what's the status of the two 17 yr old healthy cats? Gloria On Jun 10, 2005, at 9:35 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In a message dated 6/10/2005 10:32:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Didn't notice where he is located but could possibly arrange to fly to get. In

Re: Vitamin C questions

2005-06-11 Thread Del Daniels
I understand Vitamin C can cause diarrhea in cats ... what is a starting mg to hopefully avoid that side effect ... and how gradual can it be increased ... and the maximum dose during an URI? Del - Original Message - From: Gloria Lane To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: Information

2005-06-11 Thread Nicholena Rushton
Hi Tonya: Thanks you so much for the information. Any suggestions on food that I should be giving him? Right now I am giving him Iams Kitten Formula and catmilk (I think by Wiskas) every once in a while as a treat. Should I start vitamin C and the interferon now? If so what would the

RE: Information

2005-06-11 Thread Chris
You know, I have had 3 of my cats since they were young kittens NONE liked the Iams Kitten Food. They all like the regular Iams, dry wet---try to get Ziggy on wet food. Also, my vet game me 3 supplements whose brand was RX Vitamins for Pets---a liquid B complex multi-vitamin, Immune

Re: Information

2005-06-11 Thread catatonya
Niki, I'm not the best one to give advice on the supplements as I'm not using them right now on any of my own. I have read a lot about transfer factor, but have never used it myself. If I were in your position I think what I would begin with is interferon. I would call the vet and ask if it's ok