Something ODD with Yahoo groups (sorry Michelle...)

2007-01-31 Thread Paolo
My deepest excuses to you all and especially to Michelle that is having an hard time with Lucy... tomorrow, at this precise time, will be my turn. I would ask to anybody subscribed to the Feline Anemia group of Yahoo, to check this issue. When you receive the Digest (if you are in digest mode),

Re: to Wendy

2007-01-31 Thread Paolo
Sorry again folks, this is the answer to Wendy's mail of yesterday, I am losing my pieces along the road... I hope this can be of some interest to everybody, of course. Is Rompi's surgery to remove the mass, or to just take a look? Wendy, Rompi's surgery would be (hopefully) intended to remove

Paolo - Re: to Wendy

2007-01-31 Thread BoardMailbox
I have experience with an orthopedic stockinette the shirt. It is so much better than the collar. Phaewryn posted a photo a while back...here is the link _http://ucat.us/Emily-postsurgery2.gif_ (http://ucat.us/Emily-postsurgery2.gif) Renee The second one is about the 10-days

Re: fever question

2007-01-31 Thread Lernermichelle
cats handle steroids better than humans and dogs do. and when they are terminal it can be the only thing that makes them feel better. And dexamethasone always seemed to bring Kerry's Bandy's fevers right down. Michelle In a message dated 1/30/2007 11:42:11 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,

Re: Something ODD with Yahoo groups (sorry Michelle...)

2007-01-31 Thread Sally Davis
I do not reveive the anemia group in digest form, but I do receive another group in digest form. I did as you said it took me to my group and I clicked post option on the menu to the leftand it did no ask for me to log in. I am logged into mail from last night for yahoo, but the groups have

Re: fever question

2007-01-31 Thread Lernermichelle
Yesterday she was laying around not moving much. So far this morning she has climbed a 6 foot tall cat tree, gone outside, gone on the kitchen table, and come upstairs for the first time in a week. That is the steroids. She has a very large belly even after draining and a back bone

Junior

2007-01-31 Thread Sally Davis
I now have Junior on Transfer factor Plus. Time will tell if it is helpful. I like to think it will help him. He is somewhat stable except for the eye problem. He sees very little right now. He is figuring his was around the house and venture out of my bedroom often. I take that for a sign he at

RE: Michelle and Lucy

2007-01-31 Thread dede hicken
Michelle, I just read your message, and it broke my heart. I will keep both of you in my prayers. I have never lost an FeLV cat, because I have never owned one. Now i do, Lord help me, I love this little guy so. Went through the draining thing with my beloved Smokey last July, He had fluid in

to paolo

2007-01-31 Thread TenHouseCats
the feline anemia list doesn't have a members list--joined yesterday to try to find you! also searched messages to see if you had posted, but nothing under paolo--if you can think of alternate names you MIGHT have used, let me know and i can try those. renee (?), phaewyrn's friend, just had

Re: Lucy update

2007-01-31 Thread Susan Loesch
I don't know the answer to that. I have had cats die from dry FIP but not wet. The conversation I had with my vet about the wet version was when I was at his clinic in the back - he was working off and on on some of our rescue group's cats and a kitty was brought back to have fluid drawn

Re: Something ODD with Yahoo groups (sorry Michelle...) - FOR Paolo

2007-01-31 Thread Belinda
Hi Paolo, I just saw this message posted by you this morning so you are still a member. The group is set up in a way so you can't see members. There is no member link there to click on. You can check which groups you are in on this page, you may have to log in to do it. It should list

RE: fever question

2007-01-31 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
I think Nina's spencer was that way - very weak but became very active due to steroid - Michelle - I don't mean to keep bugging you about this - but try not to focus on what you may not have.. but focus on what you have - Luch is still alive and here with you.. don't let fear or uncertainty take

Re: Something ODD with Yahoo groups (sorry Michelle...) - FOR Paolo

2007-01-31 Thread TenHouseCats
paolo, if this helps, under your email addy, it says lxpra--maybe that will help you recall your password On 1/31/07, Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Paolo, I just saw this message posted by you this morning so you are still a member. The group is set up in a way so you can't see

Now I am too much calm...

2007-01-31 Thread Paolo
I am probably going nuts, but now I am perfectly calm and I feel there is something wrong with this, sort of I am going to panic because I am not longer panicking... OK, later on this... i sent you an off-list email yesterday, with a link MaryChristine, sorry I didn't see it, yesterday I was

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Susan Hoffman
Ouch. I can buy 140 250-mg tablets for about the same price. I dissolve in a tiny bit of water and mix in pancake syrup to make it more palatable, then grab a 1 cc syringe and go find the cat to be medicated. I haven't had the best of luck with compounding pharmacies. The medicine

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
I have found that they like Zithromax much better when compounded with triple fish rather than cherry. I'm not sure Zithro even comes in tablet form. I want it so I can rub it into his ear, though. This cat is not going to be cooperative with long term pilling on a daily basis. On 1/31/07,

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Susan Hoffman
It does. It comes in tablets and capsules. Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:I have found that they like Zithromax much better when compounded with triple fish rather than cherry. I'm not sure Zithro even comes in tablet form. I want it so I can rub it into his ear, though.

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
I had no idea, I've always just taken it to the pharmacy and handed it to them. Last time I went to CVS, it was $50 and in cherry, which the cats hated. On 1/31/07, Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It does. It comes in tablets and capsules. *Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED]* wrote: I

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
Sorry, by it I meant the prescription. I've always ended up with liquid for whatever reason. On 1/31/07, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I had no idea, I've always just taken it to the pharmacy and handed it to them. Last time I went to CVS, it was $50 and in cherry, which the cats

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Susan Hoffman
I buy most basic meds through www.1drugstore-online.com (without a prescription) and, if it is foul tasting like zithromax or metronidazole, do my own compounding at home. Those two seem better suited to pancake syrup or maple syrup than anything fishy. Fish flavoring would just make it worse

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
You know what mine hate? Panacur...and it just seems kind of neutral tasting to me. Maybe a bit pasty. I give Missy l-lysine paste with maple. She still doesn't like it. On 1/31/07, Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I buy most basic meds through www.1drugstore-online.com (without a

Re: to Paolo

2007-01-31 Thread wendy
Hey Paolo, I'm so glad that Rompi is not anemic. I misunderstood your earlier email. It sounds like you are on top of the supplements. What you listed sounds good. I couldn't remember if you listed lysine (I deleted your message too soon), but that's a great immune system booster. I can't

Re: to Wendy

2007-01-31 Thread wendy
Hey Paolo, I'm so glad that Rompi is not anemic. I misunderstood your earlier email. It sounds like you are on top of the supplements. What you listed sounds good. I couldn't remember if you listed lysine (I deleted your message too soon), but that's a great immune system booster. I can't

Re: Now I am too much calm...

2007-01-31 Thread wendy
Paolo, Your email made me laugh. It sounded like the Abbott Costello Who's on First? routine (do they have Abbott Costello movies in Italy?) I am glad you are calm. That just lets you know that you aren't in control of things and that something bigger than you is, which is probably what's

Re: Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Nina
Just a note about compounding and flavoring... I read somewhere that instead of, or in conjunction with, fish flavorings, to use banana flavor in the compound to cut bitterness. I would never have believed it, but like Susan, I taste every horrid med that I give my kids too. The banana did

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line

2007-01-31 Thread Nina
I grind up the lysine pills and just put them in baby food. No one seems to object at all. I can't taste them either. I wonder if the paste you are using has a flavor? Or maybe she hates the maple syrup, it's not surprising that she'd wouldn't care for it. Cat's aren't big on sweet

Re: Getting cat prescriptions filled on line - MC's sense of humor

2007-01-31 Thread Nina
You're killing me MC. I just love your sense of humor. Thanks. N TenHouseCats wrote: the subject line of this thread just hit me. my doctor wants me to take two calicos, and call him in the morning. can you fill that scrip?

Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread lynette
Bandit is 3.5 yrs, -/- and used to be healthy. He previously had a round of fever for which no cause was identified (starting January 6), antibiotics were prescribed, and improvement was seen. Last Friday, he showed symptoms again; stiff gait, fever 103.2. We started him back on Clavamox. We

Re: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread Lernermichelle
Lynette, Right now I am hoping and praying, probably without reason, that Lucy has toxo rather than fip. So I have done A LOT of reading on toxo. Clindamycin is the treatment of choice and it usually takes 3 weeks for significant improvement, though some improvement should be seen

RE: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Lynette - please don't assume that your baby has FIP - ALL of FIP symptoms can mimic lots of other illness which are treatable - the fact that your kitty is 3.5 years old already decrease the possibility of your kitty having FIP - all of my kitties who had FIP were less than two years old or over

Re: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread Susan Hoffman
Toxoplasmosis is treatable with antibiotics. Clindamycin appears to be the antibiotic of choice, at least initially. http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?cls=1cat=1359articleid=770 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bandit is 3.5 yrs, -/- and used to be healthy. He previously had a round of fever

RE: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
I am re-reading you post and I think I misunderstood your question- I thought you thought Bandit had FIP instead.. regardless please post the blood work result if you can. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday,

Re: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread Lernermichelle
Titers for toxo do not necessarily tell you if a cat has toxo, but there are two that can help: IGM titer and IGG titer. Apparently the ratio between the two can strongly indicate toxo. Regardless of whether you do these tests, though, or their results I would start on clindamycin

Re: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread lynette
Titers for toxo do not necessarily tell you if a cat has toxo, but there are two that can help: IGM titer and IGG titer. Apparently the ratio between the two can strongly indicate toxo. Regardless of whether you do these tests, though, or their results I would start on clindamycin

Re: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread lynette
They get it from feces by getting it on their paws in the litter box and then grooming themselves. Good point. I wonder if a foster cat brought it in. When did he start on clindamycin? any improvement? He's had one dose. He was already greatly improved from the Clavamox he'd been

Re: Chris and Mylo

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
That's the thing. I didn't want to wonder what if and I don't. That's why I saw different vets and an oncologist. All of them said the same thing. The oncologist being the most informative. I did what I could for Mylo and I believe anything else would have just made him more uncomfortable. At

RE: Chris and Mylo

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
Thank you Diane. From: Diane Rosenfeldt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: Chris and Mylo Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 00:06:03 -0600 Chris, I'm sorry that Mylo is so sick. My heart goes out to both of you as you make these

Re: Chris and Mylo

2007-01-31 Thread elizabeth trent
You made a kind and unselfish choice. My heart breaks for you. elizabeth On 1/31/07, Chris Ramzy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's the thing. I didn't want to wonder what if and I don't. That's why I saw different vets and an oncologist. All of them said the same thing. The oncologist being

Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
Dear Belinda and Wendy, Mylo was given fluids by the vet through a needle and through IV. As well, I placed water in front of him until he drank and I shot water down his throat with a syringe. Hydrating Mylo was one thing but there were so many other diseases inside Mylo that he needed so

Re: Chris and Mylo

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
I agree. From: TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Chris and Mylo Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 11:52:30 -0500 GLOW for you and mylo. sometimes doing all that is medically possible is NOT the correct choice for the cat,

Re: Chris and Mylo

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
Again, I agree with your thoughts relating to these types of situations From: TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Chris and Mylo Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 12:40:34 -0500 i will do fluids in a heartbeat for a

RE: taking Lucy to get fluid drained

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
My heart goes out to you Michelle. I understand all of those feelings. Thinking of you and Lucy. Chris From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: taking Lucy to get fluid drained Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 14:05:17 EST I am taking

Re: Chris and Mylo

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
Thank you for your thoughts Gina. Mylo was already at the stage where he didn't move very much. Very sad. From: Gina WN [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Chris and Mylo Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 22:03:49 -0800 (PST) Love and

Re: Something ODD with Yahoo groups (sorry Michelle...)

2007-01-31 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
It depends of if your computer saved cookies or not, and if you clicked the remember me box last time you logged in. If you have a cookie set, then NO, you wont have to sign in if you click those links. If you didn't set a cookie then you will have to log in. This will vary depending on each

Re: Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread TenHouseCats
no matter how long they are with us, it is NEVER long enough. GLOW to guide mylo's journey to the bridge, and to heal your heart. now he's healthy again, and nothing hurts anymore, and everything works correctly--and he takes with him nothing but the memories of all the love you shared. fly

Re: to Wendy

2007-01-31 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Renee's girl Emily wore a shirt for this exact same purpose after her mastectomy surgery. See: http://ucat.us/Emily-postsurgery2.gif Phaewryn http://ucat.us Adopt a New England FIV+ cat: http://ucat.us/FIVadopt.html Special Needs Cat Links (and feline info library):

Re: Now I am too much calm...

2007-01-31 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
When you signup it automatically GIVES you a @ yahoo.com email address, BUT, you don't have to use it for your yahoogroups if you don't want to. You just make something up there, anything, you could be [EMAIL PROTECTED] if you want to. Once you get an account set up, you can add additional email

Re: Chris and Mylo

2007-01-31 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
You have my condolences Chris... it is hard to lose them. Phaewryn

Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
Thank you all for your support. I took Mylo to his vet appointment yesterday. I was nervous with a pit in my stomach. Mylo seemed subdued, almost like he knew why he was there and that he was ready to let go. His little frail body lay on a blanket on the metal table. His head still up. The vet

Re: Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread Barb Moermond
GLOW to light his path and ease your hearts. Our thoughts are with you. Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the clown: paying no mind to whom he should impress. Merely living his life, doing what pleases him, and making me smile. - Anonymous - Original

RE: Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
Chris, I'm so sorry Mylo had to go. You were his loving and compassionate friend. Gentle Bridge vibes to Mylo, and hugs to you. Diane R.

Re: Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Chris I am so sorry to hear about your sweet Mylo.He was lucky to have you to love him so much.My Maizee has been gone almost 15 months and I still have her stuffed lamb on my bed next to my head.She loved that baby as much as I loved her.Hugs to you in this sad time,hold on to all the good

2 very different positives Ross and Prince

2007-01-31 Thread janine paton
Hello, I'm with a rescue group and have questions about 2 different cats who have tsted positive. Ross - A family we connected with rescued a front declawed, orange 2 yr old male from an abandoned building 2 yrs ago. He test leukemia positive. Family did not give up on him and he has lived

RE: Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
Thank you Diane From: Diane Rosenfeldt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: Mylo's Passing Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 20:19:05 -0600 Chris, I'm so sorry Mylo had to go. You were his loving and compassionate friend. Gentle Bridge

Re: Mylo's Passing

2007-01-31 Thread Chris Ramzy
Thank you Sherry. Yes, I have to focus on the good memories. :) From: Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Mylo's Passing Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 19:08:31 -0800 (PST) Chris I am so sorry to hear about your sweet

Re: fever question

2007-01-31 Thread Kerry Roach
Bandy got dex injections in the beginning as often as twice a week, but then when we realized the fevers were going to be on going, I got the pills...which wasn't as strong as the injectable. They were worried he would develope diabetis, but I wanted him to be able to eat and feel good...the

RE: 2 very different positives Ross and Prince

2007-01-31 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
What a beautiful tiny girl. Diane R. Phaewryn http://ucat.us Adopt a New England FIV+ cat: http://ucat.us/FIVadopt.html Special Needs Cat Links (and feline info library): http://ucat.us/domesticcatlinks.html Declawing Creates SUFFERING, Please don't declaw! http://www.pawproject.com/kona.html

Re: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread PEC2851
Right now, I am (trying to) deal with my Puma's diagnosis - FIP (dry) AND toxo.. The vet I use I really like, and have much faith in him. He went over the specific test results, and, I kind of DO believe him... When I got home from hosp., my Puma was just not right... He

Re: fever question

2007-01-31 Thread Lernermichelle
so far, knock on wood, she is still eating, on the pred. She will only eat baby food, but I add stuff to it. She eats between 3 and 4 jars a day, which should be enough calories. I think she ate less today than yesterday, but I just ran out and she licked the last of it clean, so can't be

Re: Bandit: toxoplasmosis

2007-01-31 Thread Lernermichelle
Patti, If he is doing so much better, I think it is likely that he has toxo and not fip. It can be very hard to tell fip from toxo-- toxo can cause pretty much all the symptoms and lab work of fip. but it can be cured with clindamycin, and they are supposed to start feeling better