Re: Angel Wings FELV+ cats UPDATE

2005-06-28 Thread felv
Newest info on Angel Wings: TEN more cats were turned over before the case was finalized, all tested negative for everything, NO FELV+ cats recovered yet. The official update: "Yes, we got a few more.Still just the one FIV+ boy [email me privately if interested in adopting him [EMAIL

Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread Kat
Hi All, Athena, the little blind kitty, and her sister Artemis went to the vet yesterday. My vet says Artemis weighs 12.5 oz and Athena weighs 11.5 oz. Both got dewormed (strongid) and are too young (only 5 weeks old) to be tested or vaccinated, so they'll go back in about 3-4 weeks. My vet

Re: Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread Belinda Sauro
Here's a direct link to the album of these absolutely adorable babies :)) -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens http://adopt.bemikitties.com FeLV Candle Light Service

Re: Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread Nina
Kat, Thank you so much for keeping us up to date about your little angels Athena and Artemis. Thanks for the pictures, (just proves the fact that a kittens first job is to be adorable!). Bless you, bless you, bless you! Nina Kat wrote: Hi All, Athena, the little blind kitty, and her

RE: Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Totally adorable. Lucky kits to have found you, Kat. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kat Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 10:14 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Update on the little blind kitten Hi All, Athena, the little blind

RE: Off topic going off line

2005-06-28 Thread Doljan, Joan
I did not go off line from the list. I suspect you should email James. For other yahoo lists (for instance) you can go no mail. Also, you can go on the tool bar and go to the out of office assistant. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday,

Re: Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread Sheila208
In a message dated 6/28/2005 11:13:06 AM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://albums.bemikitties.com/ They are precious. Thank you so much for taking them both. It will be such a comfort for Athena having her sister with her. You are a very special person and will be

Re: question bout kittens....

2005-06-28 Thread felv
Whoo-Hooo! My dream job! If only I was disabled enough to not have to work (I have asthma but not bad enough to be considered "disabled"). My mom is in the same boat as you, except she's allergic to cats, so she spends all her time tending her garden and making crafts. Wish I lived closer

RE: Update on the little blind kitten question

2005-06-28 Thread EWagner7701
Hi all! Those little babies are SO adorable! Thank you, Kat, for the pictures!! Just a question for you all... I checked the website for a vet that actually knows something about FeLV (unlike our current one), but the closest 2 are at colleges 2 hours away. Fine for sometimes, but not all the

Kerry - blood tests and at home vets

2005-06-28 Thread Nina
Hi Kerry, I pasted the following exchange from my IBD list and thought it might be an option for keeping Flavia out of the vet's office. How is she doing? Nina He hates to go to the vet and it is very traumatic for him. I had a vet come to the house but I have more confidence in the vet that

RE: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message Wishing you a peaceful last day with Ling, Terrie. I'm glad he willhave youwith him. That's the most important thing--that he knows he is truly loved till the end, and beyond. Big hugs to you both Kerry -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Nina
Aww Terrie, I'm sorry it's Ling's time, but so glad he found you. Many blessings to you both. It never gets easier, even when we know it's the right decision. I'll be thinking about all of you. Blessings to Ling on his journey to be with his human love that has passed. Nina [EMAIL

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamesee...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Joan Doljan
Terrie, Thank you for taking such good loving care of Ling and taking on the hardest of all tasks. Joan[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good morning all, Remember the Senior Siamese that was willed to me? Well, I'm going to be taking him to the Vet today to send him off to the bridge. He is in the

RE: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Good luck to you both Terrie, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Cherie"MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wishing you a peaceful last day with Ling, Terrie. I'm glad he willhave youwith him. That's the most important thing--that he knows he is truly loved till the end, and beyond.

Re: blood test and at home vets

2005-06-28 Thread Nina
What about actually taking the vial(s) of blood to the vet? Too late for this visit, but maybe in the future you could set it up to run the blood to the vet that gets the results back the same day. I'm so nervous for you. My prayers and good wishes are always with you, but I'll be

Re: OT, going off line (setting to NO MAIL - detailed instructions for everyone)

2005-06-28 Thread felv
Here are the instructions for setting your account to "no mail" on this type of list. Everyone might want to save this, as it may come in handy someday! Go to this page: http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/Felvtalk_felineleukemia.org Scroll down to the bottom, and see where it has

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Lernermichelle
Have you been doing subcutaneous fluids? Forgive me if you have been doing this already, but it makes the hugest difference with kidney failure. Cats can live for years, until quite old, with kidney failure on fluids. There is a really helpful yahoo group for CRF with cats who have lived for

Re: Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread Mari Kolbe
The babies are absolutely beautiful. While all cats and kittens are beautiful, there is something truly beautiful about our disabled and special needs furchildren - I look at her little face and the only thing I see is her beautiful soul shining through. We have four blind furchildren, so feel

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Best wishes Terri, He's had a good life. I'll be thinking of you - Gloria At 11:03 AM 6/28/2005, you wrote: Good morning all, Remember the Senior Siamese that was willed to me? Well, I'm going to be taking him to the Vet today to send him off to the bridge. He is in the final phase of

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...CRF website info

2005-06-28 Thread tamara stickler
Here are the addresses for two WONDERFUL support groups. I used them when my cat was diagnosed with CRF (chronic renal failure). Many of the cats on these sites have lived 5 and more years with the CRF and are still doing well today. You will learn more than the vet can tell you...and often

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread TatorBunz
Yes, I have done that. He also is Hyper-T was on meds for that. I'm surprised that he has made it this far. He was in such poor shape when I got him that my Vets ask me if I was sure about this. I forgot to mention too, all his teeth were bad and if we would have put him in surgery to have

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread felv
May peace be with Ling on his journey. My thoughts are with you Terrie! Jenn http://ucat.us http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Anti-Virus. Version: 7.0.323 / Virus Database: 267.8.5/32 - Release Date: 6/27/2005

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Terrie, I second what Michelle has said, cats in very bad shape have come back and lived years with daily subq's -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens http://adopt.bemikitties.com FeLV

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Belinda Sauro
Untreated Kidney failure is very hard on cats and they won't eat because they are nauseated, but once the subq's start making them feel better they get their appetites back, also pepcid would help with the nausea and tummy acid. The subq's really need to be done daily if the kidney failure

Re: question bout kittens....

2005-06-28 Thread TenHouseCats
doing it this way is PERFECT--all the kittens belong to rescue groups, so i don't have to worry about placing them myself at all. i get all the joys of kittens, without having to go insane til they grow up! yeah, i have a lot of folks who come by to satisfy their kitten urgings. they're so

Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Thanks so much Nina and Hideyo for all of your help!!! The vet was pleased with the results of Sebastian's blood work. I still can not figure out what is causing the weakness in his hind legs. He is falling all of the time now and he laid down in the litter box today when he was trying to use the

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Lernermichelle
There is NO way that his weakness is the direct result of his leukemia virus, because all the leukemia virus does is weaken the immune system to other diseases. So if it is the result of a disease, it is some other disease-- which he may have gotten due to having a compromised immune system

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Nina
I meant to say Internists and Orthopedists! Nina Nina wrote: Jennifer, Who are you taking Sebastian to? They are ignorant about FeLV. This is not a symptom of the disease. You need to find a veterinary specialty clinic, (one that has board certified Internists and Cardiologists), to

RE: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Hi, Jennifer, B-12 is still going to be helpful it absorbs more appropriately in the body that other V-B (I give it to Ginger every day, too) so please feel free to do so. V-B is safe, any extra they may take, it will get washed out from the body, dont worry at all about overdosing .

RE: Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thank you, Kat for the pictures - they are just so precious and I am so happy to see them under your care, and it's making me cry - please keep us posted as how they are doing !! PS I wish I could hold them both!! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

RE: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Did you say that you have done the X-ray already to see she has not spinal cord or disk problem or anything?? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Hideyo Yamamoto Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 3:27 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE:

Re: Urgent: need a home for two healthy cats

2005-06-28 Thread Nina
I'm in CA and now I have the two Chow/Husky fosters at my house, so I couldn't do it right now anyway. I hope someone comes through for these girls. Nina Hideyo Yamamoto wrote: There isn’t much time, and I don’t know if anyone can help – but I am praying for a hope. I have a situation

OT - 2 things

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
Hi all, I have a question some of you might have some advice on. Some of my cats are continually urinating in inappopriate places. They are not spraying, but they will go in 2 different corners of my bedroom and my sofa! :( I now put down puppy pads on top of the carpet in my bedroom and fold an

RE: OT - 2 things

2005-06-28 Thread stany petrov
1-st thing I think there are lots of reasons for the urinating. From my personal experience, I know that cats use to do this if they don't like some recent changes you had made in the house. Jersey used to urinate onto my bed. This was when my ex-roomate moved and he liked her. If you have

Re: Urgent: need a home for two healthy cats

2005-06-28 Thread Belinda Sauro
Prayers that you find a solution ... -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens http://adopt.bemikitties.com FeLV Candle Light Service http://www.bemikitties.com/cls HostDesign4U.com (affordable

RE: OT - 2 things

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
Thanks Stan, This has been going on for at least 2 years. The sofa started this past year. So I don't know of any changes. I do notice that they usually do it when I'm not home a lot and do it less when I'm home more on vacation. Although I have seen them do it right in front of me at times! The

blind siamese if anyone has contacts

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
Cathy Saye [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED],[EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED]From: Cathy Saye [EMAIL PROTECTED]Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 18:37:40 -0700 (PDT)Subject: [kittycityrescue] Blind Siamese cat needs some help in KY I am crossing this post of Blind

Re: non profit status

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
I agree, although in Georgia anyway, you can have a one person organization I believe. tTenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: as far as i am concerned, the advantages FAR outweigh thedisadvantages. you have to do real bookkeeping, keep records, have aboard of directors, have quarterly meetings,

RE: non profit status

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
Hideyo, First you need to find the website for your state and look up nonprofit incorporation. On that website it should give you the info. you need to get started. You would need to apply as a nonprofit corporation first and then get your tax exempt status. I know it's different in every state,

RE: non profit status

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
If you're not going to fundraise or ask for donations the only benefit would be that the money you spend would be tax exempt. I don't know what it costs to keep your tax exempt status year to year. I know here it costs approx. $200 to get incorporated then it costs about $200 more to get tax

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread Sheila208
I'm so sorry Terri, it is hard to say good-bye to these precious old ones. You've been a good Mom and He knows you love him. I'm sure he is thanking you for releasing him from a frail and painful body. God bless you. Sheila

Re: Update on the little blind kitten

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
That's great news, Kat!!Kat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All,Athena, the little blind kitty, and her sister Artemis went to the vetyesterday. My vet says Artemis weighs 12.5 oz and Athena weighs 11.5 oz.Both got dewormed (strongid) and are too young (only 5 weeks old) to betested or vaccinated, so

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
Terrie, I hope things go peacefully for Ling at the vet's. He was fortunate to have a loving home for his senior years. Bless you for taking him in and taking such good care of him. tonya[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good morning all, Remember the Senior Siamese that was willed to me? Well, I'm

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good :(

2005-06-28 Thread catatonya
Once you reach a certain point though, the subq's don't help anymore and you have to go to iv fluids. I thought that was what she meant when she mentioned iv feeding? When I lost Willie he had been on subq's, but then they weren't enough. We then moved to iv, but then that didn't help either.