Re: OT: heartbroken

2006-05-12 Thread Gloria Lane
Sounds like a good plan Hideyo - I'm hoping and praying for this to be successful! Good luck - Gloria On May 11, 2006, at 2:42 PM, Hideyo Yamamoto wrote: I guess if I were going to try, I should try it asap before the mama forgets about her babies..huh? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: PAWS and the FeLV room

2006-05-12 Thread wendy
Kerry, What fantastic news! Another major step in helping educate the public on FeLV and it's valuable carriers!!! Thanks for the hard work! :) Wendy --- Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Belinda, Rebecca, Marylyn, Wendy, MaryChristine, Janine, Terri, Gloria, Becca, Karen and

OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Belinda
I'm alittle speechless at the moment ... I sometimes turn the news on sometimes I don't, this morning something told me to turn it on. I had sent a photo of my KC to use on the pet paws section they use on the weather forecast. They told me they would email and let me know when it would

URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread TatorBunz
Will find out location soon. This was a forward from another rescue group. Can anyone help this kitty? From: Becky McCaffery [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 2:48 PMTo: Susan Linker; Sarkosi,Diana A; Pet ProtectorsCc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!! Bert is a

Re: FeLV+ Kitten needs home in Dallas area

2006-05-12 Thread wendy
Hey Tonya, The guardian I spoke with said they they were together for two months before the test. I did your point to her when I first spoke with her, but her other concern is her young daughter, who they bought the kitten for. She said she does not want her daughter to have to go through

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread wendy
Wow Belinda! What an incredible sign!!! I am happy for you! You're going to be looking at the sky all the time now...lol. :) Wendy --- Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm alittle speechless at the moment ... I sometimes turn the news on sometimes I don't, this morning something

Re: Prayers for Allie

2006-05-12 Thread wendy
Jen, Don't give up hope! This virus is as unpredictable as it is heartbreaking, and your kitty could turn around in no time at all. It's ok to prepare for the worst, but don't expect it. I will definitely keep Allie in my prayers. Just love her as much as you can, spoil her rotten, and also,

Re: Katarina

2006-05-12 Thread Susan Loesch
I will keep you and Katarina both in my prayers. I hope she feels better by now.Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi all just need a few prayers for beautiful Katarina again,she is feeling abit under the weather and doc Jen is taking her to the clinic tomorrow.I did get to give her some

Re: Prayers for Allie

2006-05-12 Thread cindy reasoner
I am sorry Allie is having such a hard time. My cat Smokey was having these fevers every 2 to 3 days. I changed vets and the new vet is having me give Smokey injections of equistim twice a week. I know so far for Smokey he hasn't had anymore fevers since. I do give them to him subq. I hope

Re: Prayers for Allie

2006-05-12 Thread cindy reasoner
Please don't give up hope on Allie. Smokey's fevers got as high as 107. Ask your vet about the equistim. So far it really has helped Smokey to not get anymore fevers. I was having to take him to the vet every 2 to 3 days for a fever. Now I just give him the equistim injections at home.

Re: Prayers for Allie

2006-05-12 Thread wendy
Jen, Equistim is the same thing as ImmunoRegulin; Equistim is the generic. If your vet can't get it, you can order it online and have it shipped fast for about $50 including shipping (it might be less; I can't remember). I ordered Cricket's through Revival Animal Health. :) Wendy --- cindy

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread TenHouseCats
our cats are determined to make sure they take care of us, even once they're at the bridge--knowing as they do, that we can't possibly do so without them! On 5/12/06, wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wow Belinda! What an incredible sign!!! I am happy for you! You're going to be looking at the

Re: PAWS and the FeLV room

2006-05-12 Thread TenHouseCats
HIP HIP MEOW! (as they say in one of the odder places i hang out.) On 5/12/06, wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kerry, What fantastic news! Another major step in helping educate the public on FeLV and it's valuable carriers!!! Thanks for the hard work! :) Wendy --- Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL

RE: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Chris
like he was always smiling--and Bailey is! Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Belinda Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 10:31 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: OT: My Sign from Bailey I'm alittle speechless

Re: Katarina

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
Sherry, Thinking and praying for Katarina and you. N Sherry DeHaan wrote: Hi all just need a few prayers for beautiful Katarina again,she is feeling abit under the weather and doc Jen is taking her to the clinic tomorrow.I did get to give her some extra loving tonight,you just never know

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Sherry DeHaan
He surewas a beautiful boy and what a cool sign from him.My Maizee still visits me at times too.Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm alittle speechless at the moment ... I sometimes turn the news on sometimes I don't, this morning something told me to turn it on. I had sent a photo of my KC to

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Sheila208
In a message dated 5/12/2006 10:31:34 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.bemikitties.com/cgi-bin/photo/index.cgi?album=/Baileymode=viewpicturepicture=bailey2.jpg Bailey was (is) beautiful. What a wonderful sign.

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
Now that's a sign. Bailey doesn't do anything half way does he?? Talk about validation! Even the weather person acknowledged your sign from him. Isn't it great that you listened to that little voice that told you to turn on the news? I wonder who else, and in what other ways, he effected

Re: PAWS and the FeLV room

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
Fantastic news!! Hooray for you and a special thank you to Pookie! Way to make a difference Kerry!! I can't believe they're even going to pay medical bills for people who adopt them. Keep us informed, thank you Kerry! So, does everything happen for a reason, or are we just determined to

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Belinda
Nina, I wrote to the weather station and asked if they could send me a copy, probably not but it's worth a try. I grabbed my camera because they showed it a second time which I didn't expect, but they never showed it a third time so I didn't get it. -- Belinda happiness is being owned

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread Tad Burnett
I bet Switters would like a young boy.. Switters is almost a year old and super active... Don't let him be euthanized... If no one else will take him and he can get to Vermont we can make space here... Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Will find out location soon. This was a forward

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread TatorBunz
I have forwarded your request to the posters of the original email. Hope you get contacted soon! Thank you! Terrie Mohr-ForkerTAZZY'S ANIMAL TRANSPORTSSIAMESE COLLIE RESCUEOwner/DriverCheck sites for available Siameses for adoption!http://www.tazzys-siameses-collies.petfinder.org/Click Here

RE: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread Chris
Tad-youre amazing. Not only would Switters love itthe old guys would probably love for him to have somebody else to play withIm sure theyd be happy refereeing and watching! Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread clawsnpaws
Awww Tad, BLESS YOU!!! I wish there were more people out there like you! I have 3 adult FeLV+ and a whole litter of 8 week old kittens in rescue that need homes. Sometimes it seems like an impossible feat to find them homes, but seeing messages like this make my day. Purrs and headbutts

Answer to Nina's philosophy question

2006-05-12 Thread wendy
Everything does happen for a reason! And many times, it's apparent when you look back on the thread of your life and how it was woven. :) Wendy --- Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Fantastic news!! Hooray for you and a special thank you to Pookie! Way to make a difference Kerry!! I can't

RE: OT: heartbroken

2006-05-12 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
I am so sure that they are adoptable ---and I used to go to adoption clinic every single week a few years ago.. maybe I did adopted out a couple of them during that time.. (I was very very selective as to whom ) but considering the number that I have, considering the amount of time I need

Off list - Re: OT: heartbroken

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
I get it girl. You don't have to explain why you do what you do to me, or probably anyone else on the list. Just in case you were, don't take offense, they were just trying to help. I don't know how anyone deals with adoption. I have such a hard time letting go of anyone, which is why we have

Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread ACALA PET ISSUES
I wanted to thank everyone for the advise given last month regarding 12 month-old felv+ Chelsea who was suffering from severe anemia. She began responding to treatment fairly quickly and had noticeably improved within the first 2 weeks. Chelsea has now received 6 injections of immunoregulin

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread Susan Loesch
How wonderful that Chelsea is doing better!! What is the course of treatment your vet has used for the immunoregulin? I have seen different ones. How far apart and what dosage?Am getting ready to start one of my girls on that - my vet said .2cc per day for 4 days, then .2cc per week for 4

Re: Prayers for Allie

2006-05-12 Thread Jennifer Ross
What is the difference between ImmunoRegulin and Interferon- I'm assuming they are not the same? I am awaiting a consultation with a vet who does Interferon (I've learned a lot about Interferon from all of you- thanks!), but ImmunoRegulin is new to me...wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Jen,Equistim

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
Deanne, Thank you for posting about your success with Chelsea. I'm so pleased she's doing better!! I'd like to know the specifics of your protocol/dosage too. Is she getting the IR subq, or IV? A friend from the list that no longer posts (I'm sure most of you remember Sally from San Jose) is

Subject: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Carla Shoppe
Belinda I think it was a sign. I know I have always dreams or signs of a cat that has past. Somehow I think it' s their way of letting us know they are fine and happy. Carla Message: 3 Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 07:31:02 -0700 From: Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: OT: My Sign from Bailey To:

A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Some of you might remember about my beloved Garfunkle who crossed the bridge in November which seems so hard to believe.. it seems like just yesterday. I still miss and love him so very much. My sister who lives in Japan is a sort of psychic (I hate the term, but it speaks to the point

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread cindy reasoner
I am so glad that Chelsea is doing better. I would like to know the course of treatment your vet has chosen for immuno-regulin too. Smokey is on immuno-regulin but the vet hasn't said how long he will continue to get the injections. To be honest I thought he would continue to get 2 injections

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread wendy
Deanne, Congratulations on Chelsea's improvement!!! How exciting! I hope she is relishing feeling better again. Bless you for doing all you can to help heal her. She knows how much she is loved. Please keep us posted on her progress and I'm going to write down her specific treatment and add

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
Hi Cindy, It doesn't make much sense to me to continue with IR indefinitely. The way I understand it, it's a bacteria that is introduced to help the immune response wage an attack. The heightened immune response to the IR also takes care of whatever problem they were having in the first

Re: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Hideyo that is a very nice story of Garfunkle,he's a very special soul.I too still miss my Maizee that passed in November.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Some of you might remember about my beloved Garfunkle who crossed the bridge in November which seems so hard to

RE: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Oh.. Sherry, I can so relate to your feeling.. I have a feeling that Maizee is also right besides you . From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sherry DeHaan Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 2:50 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: A new story of

Re: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Jennifer Ross
That is a truly powerful and amazing story. You should be proud that you played such a special role in Garfunkle's life! He was blessed to have you love him so deeply.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Some of you might remember about my beloved Garfunkle who crossed the

RE: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Hideyo,I do think that I feel her jump onto the bed sometimes at night and I see her out of the corner of my eyee too.I believe she visits me often.I can't believe how heavy my heart is still,but I can now talk about her without crying.Although I am a bit right now.I do miss her so.Cattitude and

RE: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
I understand so well, Sherry --- when I go into the house, I call Garfunkles name all the time like I used to.. and no matter where he was, he would come running towards me .. so happy to see me.. and I pet his head and hold him and his ash box is sitting on the couch..and it makes me

Immuno Regulin and Interferon

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
Hi Jennifer, IR and Interferon are different things and work in different ways. I just gave a brief description about how IR works in my response to "Immunoregulin for Chelsea". Your vet might not be familiar with IR. There's a link to info on it on our list's homepage: www.felineleukemia.org

Re: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Belinda
Hideyo, That is so special that he picked you to help him renew his trust in people. You are a very special person to have this great honor ... -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties http://bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens

RE: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thank you, Belinda.. I also know that the bond that you have with Bailey is such a amazing and powerful gift given to both of you... -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Belinda Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 3:21 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: PAWS and the FeLV room

2006-05-12 Thread catatonya
Great work, Kerry!Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Belinda, Rebecca, Marylyn, Wendy, MaryChristine, Janine, Terri, Gloria,Becca, Karen and everyone --I heard some great news last night when I (finally) met up with the PAWSclinic director, Rochelle, to talk about my foster Pookie's

Re: Katarina

2006-05-12 Thread catatonya
Prayers for Katarina on the way. tSherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi all just need a few prayers for beautiful Katarina again,she is feeling abit under the weather and doc Jen is taking her to the clinic tomorrow.I did get to give her some extra loving tonight,you just never know if it

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Marylyn
If you contact the station they may be willing to provide a copy of the segment to you (maybe for a fee). Most stations I have dealt with will. You have to get to an editor or newsperson and keep at it. The first may say no but the second may not.

Re: OT: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread Marylyn
Try a phone call or two. It is harder to say no in person (visit the station if possible). Honest. If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and

RE: Katarina

2006-05-12 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
My thought and prayers are with you and Katarina baby Love, Hideyo From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of catatonya Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 4:04 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Katarina Prayers for Katarina on the way.

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread Pam Norman
What about that new place in Chicago that takes FeLV cats? Tenhousecats just posted about it a bit after you sent this one. Pam - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 7:31 AM Subject: URGENT-Bert

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!! GOOD NEWS!!!!!

2006-05-12 Thread TatorBunz
I wanted to let you Bert has a home!! Read below! Made my day even thought the rest of the week was crappy! In a message dated 5/12/2006 12:23:44 PM Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi, Thank you so very much for your help and concern. Luckily, yesterday Bert was transported

Mixing FeLv non FeLv

2006-05-12 Thread Pam Norman
I know that finally mixing FIV non FIV kitties is FINALLY being accepted but I am wondering as to what you all here think about mixing FeLv non FeLv kitties. My daughter adopted a kitten years ago that was not tested for FeLv until she was about 3 months old. When she was tested, it was

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread Pam Norman
Tad. Bless you! I hope the little guy is within easy distance but if he is not you can't figure out a way to get him toyou, let me know. JuneAmy got to me from NYC I am in Wisconsin so he might be able to get to you the same way. Keep me posted email me privately if you have problems

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!! GOOD NEWS!!!!!

2006-05-12 Thread Pam Norman
Oh my goodness, this is so totally wonderful! Made my day too! Pam - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 3:59 PM Subject: Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!! GOOD NEWS! Oh moI wanted to

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread felv
Pam, I once got a whole load of FELV+ cats to Tad up here in Vermont from TENNESSEE! It was hard work though to coordinate... I'm on about 50 different transport groups. I try NOT to get involved in coordinating, because it's a huge stress, but occasionally I help people get cats to

Re: My Sign from Bailey

2006-05-12 Thread felv
He's beautiful Belinda. That's a great picture. Phaewryn (was Jenn, changed name) http://ucat.us http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a cat from Little Cheetah (UCAT) Cat Rescue: http://ucat.us/adopt.html PLEASE DONATE TO THE TANGLE FUND: Tangle is a cat in Greece that was severely injured

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread ACALA PET ISSUES
Chelsea received 1/2 ml I-V injections of immunoregulin aprox every 4 days for about 3 1/2 weeks for a total of 6 doses. We're now cutting back to once a week injections for another 3 weeks, at which time we'll do blood work to determine how her anemia is doing. If she's in the normal

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!! GOOD NEWS!!!!!

2006-05-12 Thread Tad Burnett
Yes.. This is really good news... Maybe people are starting to realize these guys still have some good life left and the more people come on board with this the more pressure it will put on the medical people to come up with a cure... I am a little sad that Bert isn't coming here but it

Re: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread felv
When Moogie first left me, I used to lay in bed and cry myself to sleep every night. She was my bed buddy. Every night, I would get ready for bed, then get in bed and call out "Mommy's going to bed, who's coming to bed with Mommy?!" and Moogie would come right into the room, and jump up on

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread felv
I'm glad to hear she's feeling better, that's the important thing! Phaewryn (was Jenn, changed name) http://ucat.us http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Adopt a cat from Little Cheetah (UCAT) Cat Rescue: http://ucat.us/adopt.html PLEASE DONATE TO THE TANGLE FUND: Tangle is a cat in Greece that

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!! GOOD NEWS!!!!!

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
I hope you're right. Things do seem to be changing, of course, way to slow for my taste. Everyone of us who cares makes a difference, it's the ripple effect. I had to smile at your line about being a little sad about Bert not coming to live with you, oh how I understand how you feel! What a

Re: Immunoregulin for Chelsea

2006-05-12 Thread Nina
Thanks Deanne, I'm archiving the info and sent a forward to Sally. She lost her sweet baby Chrissy this afternoon, but the other kitty in trouble seems to be improving. I sent her the IR I had in my fridge and I'll let you know what happens if she decides to try it. I'm hoping that the