Re: mixing

2006-05-01 Thread TenHouseCats
for what it's worth, because it's not really definite, i just read on one of the health lists that the FeLV vaccination protocol is currently being revised, as was done for the other main vaccinations. don't know how long a process this is/will be, but will share anything i learn when i do!

Re: Some good news--and thanks to Nina Hideyo!!

2006-05-01 Thread TenHouseCats
i mentioned the new vaccine to a vet tech who cohosts with me at www.cathobbyist.com, and she's gonna look into it and see what she can find out--she knows that in her area they're using the nasal vaccine a lot i remember, tho, when the first FeLV vaccine came out and was considered so

my periodic reminders!

2006-05-01 Thread TenHouseCats
for everyone to add themselves to our FeLVTalk frappr map: http://www.frappr.com/felvtalk/ and to PLEASE list any veterinarians you know who work with FeLVs and FIVs! that makes it so much easier for new folks to maybe find competent, compassionate help when they are faced with the

RE: Prayers for Demetri again

2006-05-01 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Sherry, I will be praying for Demetri and sending him a healing energy! From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Becca DuBose Sent: Sunday, April 30, 2006 3:32 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Prayers for Demetri again Sherry, I hope

testing....

2006-05-01 Thread James G. Wilson
Sorry for the clutter, folks. Just testing the list. Thanks. James G. Wilson - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.felineleukemia.org

RE: Question about home test kits-esp Nina,lol

2006-05-01 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
How much are you paying for SNAP online? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, May 01, 2006 4:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Question about home test kits-esp Nina,lol Ok, here's the story in a

Lab Test Discrepancies

2006-05-01 Thread Marlene Chornie
Hi All, I took Pekoe for some follow-up blood work a couple of weeks ago. Both his vet and I learned something that neither of us knew before. The lab where we send the blood work to is located approx. 3 hrs. away, and the samples are sent on a daily basis by courier.The last couple of

Re: testing....

2006-05-01 Thread TatorBunz
I see ya! In a message dated 5/1/2006 12:29:09 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sorry for the clutter, folks. Just testing the list. Thanks.James G. Wilson - [EMAIL PROTECTED]http://www.felineleukemia.org Terrie MohrTAZZY'S ANIMAL TRANSPORTSSIAMESE COLLIE

Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread Rachel Martineau
I have the sweetest little FeLV+ lion in foster right now. Peanut came to me from a hoarder situation in terrible shape with another FeLV+ guy who we lost the same day to a ruptured bladder. He has improved a lot, but still has this nasty herpes conjunctivitis that just will not clear up! He's

Re: Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread FORGETMENOTPETS
Rachel, I used the human interferon directly in the eyes. believe it or not it works. Karen

Idexx seminar on FELV and FIV - May 6 Spokane, Washington

2006-05-01 Thread felv
Anybody local to this? I wonder if there's anything new being said there? How would we get the info from this seminar? http://www.idexx.com/animalhealth/education/seminars/ford_retro.jsp Jennhttp://ucat.us http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a cat from Little Cheetah (UCAT) Cat

Re: Idexx seminar on FELV and FIV - May 30 Englewood, Colorado

2006-05-01 Thread felv
And here's another one... different subject, still FELV and FIV, but more on new standards in care. There has to be a way for us to get the info from these things! http://www.idexx.com/animalhealth/education/seminars/little_retro.jsp Jennhttp://ucat.us http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html

Re: Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread Marylyn
My vet recommends Viralys (L-Lysine) for eye/virus problems. I don't know if it will help in your case or not but it has helped clear up eye problems (undiagnosed because the cats where untouchable ferals with one exception). If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures

Re: Heart Murmurs (was: mixing)

2006-05-01 Thread felv
Sandy, did your vet tell you what grade the heart murmur is? The Sphynx rescue list I am also on gets on the topic of heart murmurs periodically (I suppose it's a risk of the breed), most of the cats on that list with murmurs are doing really good though. You hear more about bad heart problems

Re: testing....

2006-05-01 Thread James G. Wilson
On 1 May 2006 at 21:27, TenHouseCats wrote: ah, but does he see US? Fortunately, I was able to create a temporary work-around so that I can now receive the list again. Unfortunately, I've not heard anything back from my ISP (Charter.net) yet. If anyone else ever has trouble getting FeLVTalk

Re: Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread TenHouseCats
lysine is great for herpes you can get the more-expensive vet-supplied stuff, or just get it in bulk from health-food stores. On 5/1/06, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My vet recommends Viralys (L-Lysine) for eye/virus problems. I don't know if it will help in your case or not but

Re: Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread Rachel Martineau
I've been giving him L-Lysine 500 mg for 3 weeks. I'll try bumping that up to 1000 mg and see how he does. I've never tried the Felivite 2, so I'll give that a try too. Thanks forall the suggestions and details Jenn! On 5/1/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My Greek sponsor cat (

Re: Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread Rachel Martineau
Really? I didn't realize you could give it directly in the eye. Hmmm, definitely something I'm going to suggest to the vet if upping the Lysine and adding Felivite don't show some improvement soon. Thanks Karen! On 5/1/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rachel, I used the human

Re: Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread Nina
I hadn't heard that either. Geeze Karen, who was gutsy enough to try that one?? Nina Rachel Martineau wrote: Really? I didn't realize you could give it directly in the eye. Hmmm, definitely something I'm going to suggest to the vet if upping the Lysine and adding Felivite don't show some

Re: Advice for Conjunctivitis Remedy?

2006-05-01 Thread PEC2851
We've had success using Lysine, andwith ordinary sterile saline solution 3-4X day. Also, believe it or not, Antirobe. Patti

Re: Question about home test kits-esp Nina,lol

2006-05-01 Thread PEC2851
Hideyo~ I REFUSE to pay the outrageous online prices for the kits online... Good god, they want almost $400!!! Highway robbery! The shelter gets the "Shelter Discount", less than $200... So, this is why I am in such a dilemma. I can draw the blood myself, saving vet fees, and if I had my

Re: Question about home test kits-esp Nina,lol

2006-05-01 Thread PEC2851
In a message dated 5/1/06 6:36:39 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: hmmm. now that i don't know--but wouldn't the shelter let you AT LEAST order the kits through them? if you handed them a check with the order (oh, i know, it may not) MC~ NOPE!!!

Re: mixing

2006-05-01 Thread Dudes
Hi Nina: The vet didn't say what grade murmur, but when I take her back to him, I will ask. Cricket was tested as a kitten and was negative. She received boosters every 3 years, since I am not a big advocate of just vaccinating for the heck of it for everything once a year, since my cats

RE: Question about home test kits-esp Nina,lol

2006-05-01 Thread Chris
You know, shelters can receive reimbursement for all those expenses.. including HW treatment. Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, May 01, 2006 6:08 PM To:

Re: Heart Murmurs

2006-05-01 Thread Tad Burnett
I think it was Callie Cat that had a murmur when she was 1st brought in in Tenn.. When she got here 3 weeks later my vet couldn't hear a murmur with her but did hear one in Winky who was also very anemic and died in his sleep a few weeks later... When Callie crashed in just a few hours time I

sweet small FELV+ one eyed female cat needs home

2006-05-01 Thread Jenn
Mia is the first cat on this page: http://ucat.us/FELVadopt.html She's living in Toronto, but transport may be able to be arranged. See the webpage for contact info and more about Mia. Jennhttp://ucat.us http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a cat from Little Cheetah (UCAT) Cat

Re: mixing

2006-05-01 Thread Nina
Sandy, From what I understood about vaccines, if Cricket was vaccinated even just once with a booster, than she should have been protected. Sorry to be a pest, but are you absolutely sure that her kitten vaccines included felv? Most of the vets I've used don't vaccinate for felv unless