Introduction

2005-12-06 Thread Presto
Greetings. We are Presto and Everett. We operate a private, at-home sanctuary for cats who have either Felv or FIV. In addition, we have several ferals who could not be TNR'd to their original locations. They are isolated and fully vaccinated before being introduced to the colony. It's not

Re: Introduction

2005-12-06 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hello and welcome to the group! Always nice to meet someone who is rescuing the special positive babies. Where are you located? -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens

Re: Introduction

2005-12-06 Thread Nina
Welcome Presto and Everett! Could you tell us a little more about the way your kitties live? When you say "introduced to the colony" instead of "cattery" or "sanctuary" it conjures visions of more of a free roaming society set-up. Are the all the cats confined to some sort of habitat? Do they

I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
Dam this disease... We rushed my beautiful little dilute calico from AW to the vet early this morning...I found her lying on the floor this morning, cold and almost lifeless and did a terrible sick sounding cry when I picked her up...I wrapped her in a jacket and got her warmed up and she came

Re: Introduction

2005-12-06 Thread Nina
Presto, Hi again. I just re-read your post. I was confused because you wrote "death was the only alternative for all the cats we have". Did you mean that you release the ferals back to their own "wild" colony and do not take them into your sanctuary? Nina Nina wrote: Welcome Presto and

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
Prayers for Callie. It's good you found her when you did, and I hope she makes a full recovery. Michelle

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Nina
S**t Tad. Prayers for Callie's recovery, Nina Tad Burnett wrote: Dam this disease... We rushed my beautiful little dilute calico from AW to the vet early this morning...I found her lying on the floor this morning, cold and almost lifeless and did a terrible sick sounding cry when I picked her

RE: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Dear Tad, I'm sending prayers and healing vibes for Callie, that she will bounce back. At least you were able to lose no time in having her taken to the vet. Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tad Burnett Sent: Tuesday, December 06,

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread TenHouseCats
GLOW for callie coming from me and all the members of CaLiCo (Calico Liberation Coalition)! -- MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats MSN: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ICQ: 289856892

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
oh Tad sending love and strength to you bothTad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dam this disease... We rushed my beautiful little dilute calicofrom AW to the vet early this morning...I found her lying on thefloor this morning, cold and almost lifeless and did a terriblesick sounding cry when

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Many, many prayers for you an d Callie, Tad. My little Carla had episodes almost identical to what you are describing. For what is worth, Carla made it through probably half a dozen like that and thrived for many months.Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dam this disease... We rushed my

RE: Brooklyn

2005-12-06 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Rebecca, great to hear the good news about Brooklyn!! Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of veggiepugs Sent: Sunday, December 04, 2005 11:16 PM To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Brooklyn Hi Everyone...been so busy haven't been on

Re: Introduction

2005-12-06 Thread felv
That's great.Where are you located, and do you have a website? Jennhttp://ucat.ushttp://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.htmlAdopt a cat from UCAT rescue:http://ucat.us/adopt.html Adopt a FIV+ cat: http://ucat.us/AWrescue/FIV/Adopt a FELV+

Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Lomaxturtle
Tad I'm adding my healing thoughts to help Callie. I'm so please as you must be that you found her and was able to help and comfort her when she needed it most. Michelle, Buddy, Minstrel Angel Bramble

Re: Callie

2005-12-06 Thread TatorBunz
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OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Boy, do I hope someone has some experience or ideas with something like this. We have a rescue kitty, Sofia Pearl - came from a situation where she was an indoor kitty, saw one of her owners shot and killed and her other owner shot and paralyzed. Canine buddies on the property were shot. It was

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
A friend's cat, who died this summer at age 17, would get unexplained anorexia every few years and lose a lot of weight, refusing to eat. He would need supportive care at the vet and would ultimately start eating again, but there was never an explanation for it other than psychological. He

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Do you remember how long a period of time he would go before starting to eat? I just knew there had to be other cats "out there" with similar problems. Thank you.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A friend's cat, who died this summer at age 17, would get unexplained anorexia every few years and lose a

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
I emailed to ask her and will let you know when she replies. Michelle In a message dated 12/6/2005 12:51:58 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Do you remember how long a period of time he would go before starting to eat? I just knew there had to be other cats "out

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
This kitty might be associating regular cat food with her old home, a place of horrible trauma and pain. If at all possible, I would try to make sure that the kitty food you get is NOT the same flavor/brand as what she had been given. You may want to reintroduce her to itlittle by little, making

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Gosh, I never thought about it from that angle -- we've been trying so hard to replicate her home environment - even went back to where she'd lived several hours away and got her food bowl and a throw that had been across the back of her mom's couch for her to sit on in her foster home. Maybe that

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Thank you![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:I emailed to ask her and will let you know when she replies. MichelleIn a message dated 12/6/2005 12:51:58 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Do you remember how long a period of time he would go before starting to eat? I just knew

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Not to say at all that her parents didn't love her and give her a good home, but her last major memory from thatenvironment was awful. Does the foster mom have any of her companions from the previous home? That might be more helpful than objects etc.Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gosh,

Lucy and weight loss

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
Since a little before her bladder stone surgery, Lucy has been steadily losing weight. She went from 9.6 pounds about 3 months ago to 8.4 pounds today. The only problems I am aware of are that she had the bladder stone, and that switching diets to accommodate her urine problem and keeping

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Just thinking some more, any changes you do make should be done slowly because we all know how pattern oriented our little buddies are.Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gosh, I never thought about it from that angle -- we've been trying so hard to replicate her home environment - even went

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
I'm praying for her too - dilute calicos are such characters and so loving! Bonnie www.elephants.com - Original Message - From: Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005 10:05 am Subject: I Need Prayers for Callie To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Dam this

Re: Lucy and weight loss

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
The weight loss could easily be from a combination of the meds and the diet change. And unless the stools are black, I wouldn't worry about something more serious. Even fresh blood associated with soft stools is less worrisome, usually a sign of something likeclostridium perfringens etc

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
I wonder if the ring worm could be toxic to her ??? Also I have had great success with A/D food that you get from the vet and sometime mixing a little tomato juice with it...Baby food is OK for starters if it works but it doesn't have everything that a cat needs where as the A/D is specially

Re: Lucy and weight loss

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
Her stools are normal color, no blood. S/O is actually what started her loose stools. When S/D did not shrink her bladder stone, and thus we thought it was oxylate, she was put on S/O. She got diarrhea as soon as I switched her. I may have switched her too fast, but at this point if she

Re: Lucy and weight loss

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Hmm. well, you'd probably want to keep the ingredients simple - maybe California Natural or Innova EVO? Would have to check the pH output of them first tho.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Her stools are normal color, no blood.S/O is actually what started her loose stools. When S/D did not

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
We tried A/D and she ignored it like everything else - but will try again with tomato juice in it. We will try ANYTHING! Don't really know how the ringworm affects -- I know we held off on treatment as long as possible becausealmost all of itdepresses the appetite and is toxic to the liver. That

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Good idea. And she had so many changes all at once -- from totally indoors to outside after the shooting and on her own for a few days - the sheriff had tried to arrange for someone to feed the cats until we could get there but that fell thru and a couple were found dead as a result. From there

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
Does she like Nutrical? Have you tried giving that to her? Some cats adore it, and it is high caloric. Not an answer, but a stopgap. Also, have you tried mixing water with wet food to make it smoother and more like baby food consistency? The vet told me to do this with Patches to prevent

RE: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Dear Tad, Tad, I am praying so hard for your baby, Callie, what you described me reminded of how I found my baby Garfunkle.. he was find until the night before, and the next morning, I found him lying on the floor not moving so cold, so cold that the thermometer did not register and I

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
We've mixed Rebound with the baby food but I don't think any has been mixed with the canned food. Another good idea - as is the Nutrical. I actually intended to take some of that to her foster mom and forgot about it. Will definitely do. Thanks.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does she like Nutrical?

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
No, she doesn't have any of her companions. That may be something to try. We talked about moving her back to her temp foster home where about 6 of her companions are in a room together but the foster mom was afraid that another move would stress her more. I will ask if she will consider at least a

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
Rebound has its own flavor. If she does not like it, try mixing just water with the wet food. Michelle In a message dated 12/6/2005 1:37:24 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: We've mixed Rebound with the baby food but I don't think any has been mixed with the canned

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Marissa
Sending my thoughts and prayers as well! Marissa On 12/6/05, Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Tad, Tad, I am praying so hard for your baby, Callie, what you described me reminded of how I found my baby Garfunkle.. he was find until the night before, and the next morning, I found

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread TenHouseCats
there are appetite-enhancing meds--periactin? i'm sure you've tried everything--but yogurt? i agree with the issue about not having things around that remind her of her trauma: i knew a sweet (but not too bright) maine coon who was bitten by ants at one point, and wouldn't go NEAR his food bowl

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread TenHouseCats
http://www.assistfeed.com/FelineAnorexia.htm interesting site--found lots of hits by googling feline anorexia -- MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats MSN: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ICQ: 289856892

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Have not tried yogurt - and have tried other appetite-enhancing meds but not periactin. Our vet plans to try pred after Sofia Pearl is over the ringworm but we can't before. I actuallyhave never used periactin. Does it supress the immune system as pred does? I still would consider another appetite

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
I would try periactin before pred. It does not suppress the immune system, to my knowledge (although short-term use of pred shouldn't either, in low doses). When periactin works, it often works wonders quickly. Michelle In a message dated 12/6/2005 2:23:03 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Will definitely ask for it![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:I would try periactin before pred. It does not suppress the immune system, to my knowledge (although short-term use of pred shouldn't either, in low doses). When periactin works, it often works wonders quickly. MichelleIn a message

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread TenHouseCats
if anyone's interested, i'll post the story of friend, one of the FeLVs at the sanctuary--who insisted upon being force-fed A/D for more than 7 months there are all sorts of twists and turns with this darling--funny, but not really on-topic -- MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread TenHouseCats
one thing that worked, for no reason other than it made sense to the cat in question, was to pet her WHILE she ate--she did have lipidosis, so it was vital that she eat--as long as i'd start petting a certain part of her shoulder area when i first put food in front of her, she'd start and continue

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread PEC2851
Also, amitryptilline will help with weight. At the shelter our Blossom came in, background unknown, nothing but skin bones. She weighed about 5 lbs. She was constantly at vets, so vet put her on elavil since they did not find any obvious reason for her condition And our Blossom did

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Is there any way that the foster mom could take in one of her former companions? so she has someone there she knows - a visit might backfire in that the visit itself could be fab, but then she'd feel all the lonelier etc afterwards.Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Will definitely ask for

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
GOOD site. Well delve into it more after work. And also Google "feline anorexia". Thank you!TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://www.assistfeed.com/FelineAnorexia.htminteresting site--found lots of hits by googling "feline anorexia"--MaryChristineAIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCatsMSN: [EMAIL

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
so good to hear of a good result with this -- Pearl had her first pill last night. Fingers are crossed![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Also, amitryptilline will help with weight. At the shelter our Blossom came in, background unknown, nothing but skin bones. She weighed about 5 lbs. She was

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Weird. But then with Sofia Pearl this whole THING is weird. I know Gloria has an AC she has used - I am open to anythiing and everything. Thank you.TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: one thing that worked, for no reason other than it made sense to thecat in question, was to pet her WHILE she

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
I am definitely interested. Please do post.TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: if anyone's interested, i'll post the story of "friend," one of theFeLVs at the sanctuary--who insisted upon being force-fed A/D for morethan 7 months there are all sorts of twists and turns with

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Good point. There is one little "housemate" of hers, Silky, who might be just right and would fit in easily with her own two cats.Barb Moermond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Is there any way that the foster mom could take in one of her former companions? so she has someone there she knows - a visit

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
I've seen that a lot, actually-- they eat with attention. Michelle In a message dated 12/6/2005 2:30:17 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: one thing that worked, for no reason other than it made sense to thecat in question, was to pet her WHILE she ate--she did have

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
My Nina stopped eating when she had pancreatitis. Bonnie in WI www.elephants.com - Original Message - From: TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005 1:10 pm Subject: Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats?? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org there are appetite-enhancing

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Did you do anything to get her to eat again or did she just start on her own?BONNIE J KALMBACH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My Nina stopped eating when she had pancreatitis.Bonnie in WIwww.elephants.com- Original Message -From: TenHouseCats <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
It's probably been suggested already, but when one of mine stops eating, I syringe feed (a/d usually)and that usually jump starts the impulse to eat on their own. bonnie in WI www.elephants.com - Original Message - From: TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
Fed her lots of A/D. She had developed fatty liver disease too from not eating, but we pulled her through. Bonnie www.elephants.com - Original Message - From: Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005 2:13 pm Subject: Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats?? To:

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Way to go! And thanks.BONNIE J KALMBACH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Fed her lots of A/D. She had developed fatty liver disease too from noteating, but we pulled her through.Bonniewww.elephants.com- Original Message -From: Susan Loesch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005 2:13

Eating disorder

2005-12-06 Thread Lomaxturtle
Poor kittie - how awful to see all your buddies and owners shot and for those who got shot and killed or paralysed too- people are so cruel. Usually I'd suggest assist feeding but the kittie is obviously traumatised and so forcing food would probably just induce more stress. Have you tried

Re: I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Terri Brown
Sending positive, healing vibes your way. =^..^= Terri, Siggie the Tomato Vampire, Guinevere, Sammi, Travis, and 6 furangels: RuthieGirl, Samantha, Arielle, Gareth, Alec Salome' =^..^= Furkid Photos! http://mysite.verizon.net/vze7sgqa/My Personal Page:

Eating disorder

2005-12-06 Thread Lomaxturtle
Will she eat baby food with a vitamin supplement added and a taurine supplement - at least that way she is getting some of what she needs. Michelle, Minstrel, Buddy Angel Bramble

Eating disorder

2005-12-06 Thread Lomaxturtle
I have also used periactin with good results but have used it with not much effect to - it depends on the cat andcan be very good inmany cases. I am wondering about the amitryptilline though. I maybe thinking completely wrong here because I am going off how antidepressents work in humans -

Re: Eating disorder

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
well, I'm not a pharmacist, but I'm on nortryptiline for chronic atypical migraine and that is in the same class of drugs as amitryptilline - it's tri-cyclic antidepressant,and chemically, it's a neurotransmitter, and for reasons unknown to the establishment, they sometimes work to solve various

Just Ducky

2005-12-06 Thread Rachel
I haven't been online too much lately. My condolences to anyone who has lost a fur-kid and all the in-need furbabies are in my thoughts prayers all the time.Just wanted to tell everyone that on Wednesday (tomorrow), I will be giving a positive furbaby a forever home."Just Ducky" is her

Re: Just Ducky

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
Congratulations Rachel! And that's a fabulous name, I love it! What does she look like?Rachel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:I haven't been online too much lately. My condolences to anyone who has lost a fur-kid and all the in-need furbabies are in my thoughts prayers all the time.Just

Re: Just Ducky

2005-12-06 Thread Lernermichelle
Congratulations!

Belinda's Greeting; Our Location

2005-12-06 Thread Presto
Hi Belinda, thank you for your welcome. We live in Brimfield, Massachusetts. We're two hours west of Boston, and five miles west of Sturbridge. Everett works in Marlborough, which is an hour closer to Boston, and has been the source of many of our positive-testers and ferals. Where are you

Re: Belinda's Greeting; Our Location

2005-12-06 Thread Belinda Sauro
I'm clear on the other end in Washington state :) I have relatives in Worcester, Mass. last time I was in Boston was 12 years ago. -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens

Nina's Greeting and Question

2005-12-06 Thread Presto
Hi Nina, thank you for welcoming us. I'll describe our arrangements, and how we got started. Over three-hundred cats have come through my home, wherever it was, in the past twenty years. In CA, so many healthy cats are killed yearly because of overpopulation that I chose to have the

Nina's Question

2005-12-06 Thread Presto
Hi Nina, what I meant about "death was the only other option" was that there was nowhere else for the cats to go other than to stay with us. Let me give you an example. Last month, I received an emergency call about a small group of cats at the recycling center in a nearby town. The Public

Re: Nina's Greeting and Question

2005-12-06 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Presto, Sounds like your hands are full and that your kitties are all in good and loving hands. I have 6 furkids, Bailey is my positive and his housemates are all negative. They all eat, sleep, play, groom and occasionally rough house together. Bailey was 5 months old and positive

Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
She was so strong and well just yesterday morning that part of me wanted to believe that she would bounce back but when I found her this morning on the floor and she did a terrible cry when I picked her up I knew that something was terrible wrong with her... The blood test showed kidney function

Re: Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread PEC2851
Tad Marie~ I am so saddened by your news, I know your hearts are breaking. What a lucky little girl she was to be your "special one". Letting go is the hardest thing With sympathy, Patti

Re: Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread TenHouseCats
i just saw her photos on the other list, tad and marie--what a beautiful girl she is! thank you SO SO much for taking in all these special ones--what an incredible gift of love you've given them all. she was warm and loved and fed and cared for--that's what matters, whether it's for a day or for

General Thanks and Questions

2005-12-06 Thread Presto
Hi People, I've been astonished and thoroughy warmed by observing your interactions since I joined the site today. You people are wonderful. I have several questions, and only one suggestion. But first, Tad, I'm so terribly sorry. Words can't help much at a time like this. We all wish we

Re: Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
Tad, I am so sorry for what you and Callie have gone through. Her personality sounded so much like my dilute calico Nina. She was so lucky to have been loved so much, understood, and cared for by you and Marie. I believe she is still with you and loves you very much. tell her everyday how

Re: Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread Sherry DeHaan
I am so sorry for your loss,I feel your sadness,I am still mourning my Maizee.Just know that you loved her and that she knew that you did.Hugs SherryTad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: She was so strong and well just yesterday morning that part of mewanted to believe that she would bounce back

Re: Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread Barb Moermond
I'm so sorry Tad and Marie it's heartbreaking when that's the only loving option left. GLOW to light her way and ease your hearts Our thoughts and tears are with you. HUGSTad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: She was so strong and well just yesterday morning that part of mewanted to believe

Re: Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread felv
My sympathies go out to you Tad. She had so much love while in your care, and it was a blessing for her to not have to die at AW with no one there. I'm sure she appreciated everything you did for her. Jenn http://ucat.us http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a cat from UCAT rescue:

Re: Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread Marissa
Tad and Marie, My thoughts go out to you during this difficult time... Callie was very lucky to have you and although her time was short, she was comfotable and loved, and I'm sure she knew that you saved her. Calicos are special cats and I'm sure she will always have a special place in your

Re: General Thanks and Questions

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Presto I read your introduction today and it sounds like we live similar livesSomehow Marie and decided this was the way we wanted to spend our retirement years...I had 13 pos. after I brought the AW 6 home in the spring of this year..The loss of Callie brings me down to 9 now but I

Re: General Thanks and Questions

2005-12-06 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
Presto, Your 24 yer-old is getting taurine through other means then - in those Hi-vite drops? Bonnie, who has a 19 year old, Fu, who still has the cutest kitten face. www.elephants.com - Original Message - From: Presto [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2005 9:22 pm Subject: