Allergies Prayers

2005-07-06 Thread lomaxturtle
If Your kittie does have allergies Gloria - we have a drug in UK called cyclosporin that is supposed to be the new up and coming drug for treating allergies and is supposed to be really good. I don't think it weakens the immune system as steroids do but I would need to double check on that -

Re: Question...for Shiela

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Shiela: Can understand your dilemma. Will Bubba allow you to comb him for fleas?? If so, use one of the fine-toothed metal flea combs (the plastic ones don't work as well) and a bowl of water with a bit of dish detergent to rinse the fleas from the comb...the surfacants in the

Re: question bout kittens...for MC

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Mary Christine: You surely get my vote for cat-mom this year! I would not worry too much about the liklihood of a healthy mom cat becoming postive from exposure to nursing a positive kitten, but her other kittens might be at some risk. You say the kittens are orphans...is it known how

Re: Veterinary Questions...for Stephanie

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Stephanie: If you e-mail the info to me, I can pass it on to Dr. Dana Gleason the vet who started our local Spay/Neuter project for ferals...I've found her to be very helpful with my own questions about drugs and dosages in that she realizes we who do rescue ferals are not able to take

Re: My Rescue Senior Siamese...not good

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Terrie: Bless you for making Ling's final months of life ones in which he was able to know love and receive the care he needed. There is a limit to what we can do, however, and when that time comes, sometimes the kindest thing we can do is help them across. Even if his previous guardian

Re: Drugs given to TeeCee

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Stephanie: I am not usually able to get pics on my old and ailing computer, and don't know how accurately one could tell from a photo as to size of syringe, etc. Do the syringes have no markings on them as to how many cc are in them?? It seems odd for a syringe not to have a scale

Re: Need advice - kittens...for Susan

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Susan: The fact the kittens tested a faint positive (an ELISA, right?) is probably an indication of exposure and some virus present (both the ELISA and IFA detect anitgen from replicating virus) but may still be an earlier stage of infection so there is a chance with good diet and immune

Re: July 5 update on Flavia/for Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Belinda--I'm sorry to hear about yr friend's bad experience. Awful, but it doesn't surprise me any more. I've used Drs Dodin and Dr Rovner for years and trust and like them both. They were at Higgins till recently and have both left (owner is a jerk-- tell your friend to avoid Dr Humphrey Roberts,

Re: sniffles-gloria

2005-07-06 Thread Lernermichelle
I missed what you sai about his eyes being allergy-like. Never mind what I said about lymphoma, because that would not cause this symptom. Michelle

Re: DD's allergies again....

2005-07-06 Thread Lernermichelle
Tonya, Yeast infections in ears do not smell, at least not to me. I did not smell anything with the two of mine who had them. Michelle In a message dated 7/6/05 12:56:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Thanks Michelle, I hadn't thought about a yeast infection, but I've

Re: St. Francis Medals--for ALL!

2005-07-06 Thread jenmeyer
Absolutely, Erika! I'd love to send one for each cat! This list is so wonderfully modest... :) I need to let everyone know that these medals aren't *just* for people! :) If you've got cats or dogs with collars, they'd fit right on there! I've even put one on each of the urns that hold the

Re: St. Francis Medals--for ALL!

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Jen, This makes me think of a couple of things, could I have 2 more medals? total of 4? I want one for Ninja's urn and one for Lucky's grave for my mom too. Thanks[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Absolutely, Erika! I'd love to send one for each cat!This list is so wonderfully modest... :) I need to

Re: St. Francis Medals--for ALL!

2005-07-06 Thread jenmeyer
You bet!! :) But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world; You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed... --Antoine de Saint-Exupéry If

Re: HELP...for Michelle L.

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Michelle L.: Haven't been onlist for a while due to computer problems and just getting to (trying to, anyhow) a ton of (900+) e-messages. Have you considered having Bramble evaluated by an accupuncturist to see if that might help mediate or clarify his neurological problems?? I don't

Re: Bones Bramble...for Michelle L.

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Michelle L.: You are so lucky to live where you can get the VO (feline-specific interferon)...is it as expensive in England as it is here? I am curious as to why you would want to obtain interferon-alpha (human type) when you can get the VO? I did not find the I-a to be of any benefit

Re: Felvtalk Digest, Vol 5, Issue 3...for Michelle L.

2005-07-06 Thread Skf95111
Dear Michelle L.: There is no point (and much risk) in vaccinating an immune-compromised cat who is FIV+ or FeLV+. Vaccinations are an assault of sorts to the immune system and can be detrimental to even a cat with a normal immune system. There is much good info about the risks of vaccines

RE: non profit status-- Hideyo

2005-07-06 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
I talked to a couple of people who has given me some helpful ideas, but I would still love to get referral if I can as I am still sort of confused for certain things. Thank you for asking! From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

RE: HELP...for Michelle L.

2005-07-06 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Hi, Sally, it's so good to see your postings, I have been thinking of you often and missing your postings. Will that AC happen to be Jasmine, Sally? Jasmine also sent healing energy to some of my animals in the past, whether it's due to that or not, both of my animals healed immediately after

Re: St. Francis Medals--for ALL!

2005-07-06 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Jen, Ok, if it isn't too much trouble, I'll take 4 total, my friend has two dogs that are slowly being poisoned by her neighbor (as are her and her hubby), he is constantly remodeling his house and he makes his own mortar and bricks and finishes and mixes paint and all kinds of

Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear all My sweet, gorgeous little girl Flavia is gone. It all happened so quickly. When I went in to check on her at 9.30am (she had seemed fine at 6am and later), she was hiding in the carrier, and seemed to be breathing more rapidly than the others. I also noticed than someone had vomited--a

Sally

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
A PS--welcome back Sally--we missed you and your wise replies. Kerry - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 10:51 AM Subject: Re: HELP...for Michelle L. Dear Michelle L.: Haven't been onlist for a while due to

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Joan Doljan
Kerry, I am so sorry. I know how much you cared for her and she sensed she could make you understand that it was time for her to leave. I know she is in a better place, not suffering, but missing you as well. Joan Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear allMy sweet, gorgeous little girl

Re: Allergies Prayers

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Hi Michelle, I'm pleased to hear Bramble is improving, and you too of course! Uggh, I can't believe you're having to deal with ringworm as well as his other health issues. How is his eyesight? How are the other two doing? Did they pick up the ringworm as well? Your comments about Bramble

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread TenHouseCats
oh, kerry, i'm so sorry! i haven't been posting much, but have been following everyone's story, and holding all in light i'm so glad you were able to hear her, and to be with her when she went on. GLOW to light her way, and for you to heal... -- MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Kat
Kerry, I'm so sorry Flavia is gone - I'm glad you were able to spend the last night with her, and that you were still here and the one who she told when she was ready, but it's so very hard to let them go - even knowing they will be made whole again, waiting for us at the Rainbow Bridge. Please

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread TatorBunz
Kerry, I'm so sorry to hear about your precious "Flavia" you did what any of us would have done to help our babies. She is now at the bridge healthy and running with the others. I might not have posted much but I do read the postings and felt she was right next door to me. You are in my

RE: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
, NOOO , Kerry, please tell me it's not true!! Kerry, I am sorry, but I can't deal with the fact that Flavia is gone, Kerry. I am so sad and can't barely think right now - oh my

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Kerry, I feel for your loss, I am sorry and I hope you will recover for Flavia. She is watching and missing you from the Bridge. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Cherie Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear allMy sweet, gorgeous little girl Flavia is gone.It all happened so quickly.

Re: OT - 2 things

2005-07-06 Thread TatorBunz
Me too...otherwise it will be marked! In a message dated 7/5/2005 7:55:10 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've just stopped using rugs. lol. I keep one in the bathroom for when I take a shower. But I leave it hanging over the shower curtain rod and only put it in the

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Kerry, I'm so sorry it was her time, but it sounds like she had a peaceful passing and was able to be with you. Our thoughts and tears are with you.. HUGSKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear allMy sweet, gorgeous little girl Flavia is gone.It all happened so quickly. When I went in to

Re: St. Francis Medals--for ALL!

2005-07-06 Thread TatorBunz
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Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Aw Kerry, I'm so truly sorry. I'm crying as I write this. It's just so heartbreaking. I'm glad she was able to trust you and had such lovely moments being stroked and comforted by you. I wish it could have happened sooner, but it's no less wonderful that it happened, even for such a short

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Kerry, I feel the same way as Hideyo. Do you have a picture of her to send to Belinda for the CLS page? I too would love to see the little girl we all fell in love with through you. Nina Hideyo Yamamoto wrote: ,

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I'm so sorry Kerry... My thoughts are with you Steph

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread jenmeyer
Oh, Kerry...I am so sorry...please know that you and Flavia are in my thoughts. I bet there's a shiney new angel at the bridge telling the other fur-angels all about her wonderful Mum here on Earth! Keep your heart open 'cause I bet Flavia will be sending you a sign that she's okay...although my

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread catatonya
Oh Kerry, I am SO sorry! I can't believe she went downhill so quickly. I know you must just be in shock. I know I am. I'm glad that if this was going to happen it was now while you were with her. And it does sound like she wanted that too. I am so terribly sorry. Maybe being away for a while will

Flavia

2005-07-06 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
My thoughts and prayers are with you Kerry. I am glad you got to spend those last precious moments with your little angel.

RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-06 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
I need a help I have a colleague who is trying to get rid of her two boy cats (declawed) sine she found out that she is pregnant she wanted to keep the cats since she has had them since they were babies (they are now 4 years old), but her husband is panicking over what her doctor said

Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
It's been a painfulday. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this afternoon. I never expected that. He was breathing rapidly when I got home from the clinic. I thought at first he was stressed because of losing his girlfriend Flavia. I couldn't take the risk, tho, so I rushed him to the clinic.

RE: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Kerry I just cant believe this is happening I have to re-read your postings about three times to see if I am reading it correctly I am so very sorry, sometimes I wonder if God exist this is not right, you cant lose Flavia and Snowball so suddenly so close to each other - the only thing

Re: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-06 Thread Sally Quillian
They can have their cats tested for toxoplasmosis . . .if they test negative, then there is nothing to worry about . . . - Original Message - From: Hideyo Yamamoto To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 6:22 PM Subject: RE: Pregnant women

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Kerry, I'm so very sorry - it sounds like just too much. My thoughts and prayers go out to you - Gloria At 06:26 PM 7/6/2005, you wrote: It's been a painful day. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this afternoon. I never expected that. He was breathing rapidly when I got home from the clinic. I

RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-06 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I always heard that cats only acquired it from eating raw meat (birds, mice, etc)... Gloria At 06:22 PM 7/6/2005, you wrote: I need a help – I have a colleague who is trying to get rid of her two boy cats (declawed) sine she found out that she is pregnant – she wanted to keep the cats since

Re: Please add Snowball and Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Del Daniels
Kerry, This is unreal and never fair to lose two precious lovebugs the same day. How awful. Big hugs, Del - Original Message - From: Kerry MacKenzie To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 6:26 PM Subject: Please add Snowball to CLS

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Her doctor's concern is probably over the danger of the cats shedding Toxoplasmosis in their droppings. If she really wants to keep her cats, all she has to do is bring them to the vet and find out if they have the damn disease. There's no danger to her, even if they have been exposed, if her

Re: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
I'm sorry I just replied to this question on Kerry's thread about losing her Snowball. Nina Hideyo Yamamoto wrote: I need a help – I have a colleague who is trying to get rid of her two boy cats (declawed) sine she found out that she is pregnant – she wanted to keep the cats since she has

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Dearest Kerry, I don't even know what to say. I'm dumbstruck. I can't imagine what you're going through right now. I'm walking around numb just thinking about you losing two babies on the same day. I'm so very sorry that this has happened. My deepest condolences to you, Momcat and Mickey.

cats and pregnant women

2005-07-06 Thread Kathy Gittel
: From: Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] : Subject: RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats : To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Here's one article. If you do a search on cats and pregnant woment, you'll come up with scads of information to give your friend. My suggestion is that she get

Pregnant women...response to Nina

2005-07-06 Thread TatorBunz
Me too...I would like to do the same thing! God what a crock of sh*t!!! I know this happens but there is such a thing as common sense. In a message dated 7/6/2005 6:14:05 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: There's no danger to her, even if they have been exposed, if her

Re: cats and pregnant women

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Thanks Kathy for the article. I guess education is a better idea than egging the doctor's house :). Nina Kathy Gittel wrote: : From: Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] : Subject: RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats : To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Here's one article. If you do

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread TatorBunz
Kerry, Oh my god...you are in my thoughts and prayers for losing two in a 24 hr period. My heart goes all out to you and the other furbabies you have. (Momcat and Mickey) Please care of yourself and we are here for you In a message dated 7/6/2005 4:25:58 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL

Sad News-Katie Tetley

2005-07-06 Thread TatorBunz
Some of you may not have known Katie Tetley, personally. Iam sending this to as many rescues as I could to be sure all would have this tragic news. Katie Tetley, along with numerous animals, died in her home yesterday as a result of an electrical fire. I believe her beloved "Cookie" was one

cats and pregnant women

2005-07-06 Thread Kathy Gittel
Oh, I don't know - I just don't think eggs make a strong enough statementburning cat feces comes to mind Kathy From: Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: cats and pregnant women Thanks Kathy for the article. I guess education is a better idea than egging the doctor's house :). Nina

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Kerry, I can only imagine what you are going through. I am so sorry it was his time and so close to Flavia's. Our thoughts and tears are with you and yours HUGSKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's been a painfulday. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this afternoon. I

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Oh Kerry, I can only imagine what you are going through. I am so sorry it was his time and so close to Flavia's. Our thoughts and tears are with you and yours HUGSKerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's been a painfulday. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this afternoon. I

Re: cats and pregnant women

2005-07-06 Thread Tad Burnett
In all fairness to the docs...Even though the risk is very very small if you should be the unlucky one out of a million it can result in very sever brain damage to your baby... Ask your doc to compare the risk with the chance of brain damage from being in a car accidentYour doc will get a

OT:getting flea topicals on a cat who doesn't like contact

2005-07-06 Thread AnnLmla2
Hi everybody, Just wondering if anyone had any ideas on how to get some Revolution on a cat (my boy, Simms, FeLV+ carrier) that doesn't like to be touched much. Simms has been scratching a lot lately. He is such a sweetheart but being tricky with me. I have actually gotten my hands on him twice

Sad News-Katie Tetley

2005-07-06 Thread TatorBunz
Some of you may not have known Katie Tetley, personally. Iam sending this to as many rescues as I could to be sure all would have this tragic news. Katie Tetley, along with numerous animals, died in her home yesterday as a result of an electrical fire. I believe her beloved "Cookie" was one

Re: transfer factor

2005-07-06 Thread Paul Jr
I vaguly remeber a website about Transfer Factor can someone point me int he right direction? Also what is the diffrence between giving an FELV+ cat Interferon vs. Transfer Factor? If anyone remebers I asked about Misha, my darling skinny calico, who is almost 7 years old and FeLV+ and on Science

Re: OT:getting flea topicals on a cat who doesn't like contact

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Hi Anne, I have a couple of ferals that let me stand very close to them while they eat. When it's time to dose them with flea meds I give them something extra special and squat next to them. Very casually, get the tube over their neck as close into the fur as you can to the skin and

RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-06 Thread EWagner7701
Hideyo, For your coworker who thinks she has to get rid of her cats. Oh dear!! Has she talked to her doctor? We had the 2 cats when I found out I was pregnant, and then we got the 3rd FeLV-FIV cat. The doctor was more concerned that I take good care of my kitties than of anything happening.

Re: transfer factor

2005-07-06 Thread Nina
Hi Paul, I do remember Misha. I answered your post pretty extensively and we never heard back from you. Did you get the info I sent? You should wean Misha off dry food. I know the vets are brainwashed about Science Diet foods, but they are very low in quality and terrible for a cat with

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread EWagner7701
Kerry, Oh my goodness... I am so sorry for both of your losses. I just stopped crying for Flavia, and here we go again. Prayers are coming for Mickey and Momcat, and you as well. It is unbelievable that this happened, but those 2 new angels will help you to be strong. I don't know what to say,

Re: cats and pregnant women

2005-07-06 Thread EWagner7701
Hideyo, Wow, I didn't read that closely enough. She needs a new doctor! I would hope that she loves those kitty babies enough to at least get a second opinion! That doctor sounds like he or she is not quite up to date on research. Maybe she can check WebMD for reassurance? Erika You may

Re: Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
My goodness Kerry..I am speechless, two in one day I feel for you, I am so sorry you are going through this, you are such a good mommy, just know that your babies love you and miss you already...my thoughts and prayers are with youextra big huggs coming your way CherieKerry MacKenzie

Re: OT:getting flea topicals on a cat who doesn't like contact

2005-07-06 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Well at least you made me smile, Simms is a smart one, (but aren't they all). One of mine does not like to be pet or touched so I wait until she is sleeping then I grab her favorite toy play with her a bit and then believe it or not I sit on her, I get her between my legs and grab the scruff of

RE: Pregnant women trying to get rid of her cats

2005-07-06 Thread Gloria B. Lane
If that's the case, wonder how her husband feels about changing diapers... :) Gloria At 10:58 PM 7/6/2005, you wrote: Hideyo, For your coworker who thinks she has to get rid of her cats. Oh dear!! Has she talked to her doctor? We had the 2 cats when I found out I was pregnant, and