OT - Help cat crying at night

2007-03-19 Thread lomaxturtle
Unfortunately your crowded little house probably made him feel more secure. He will have been aware of the other cats and could even be crying to try and communicate with the other cats and be distressed because they are not there. He is obviously distressed and I feel like everyone else needs

Re: Felvtalk Digest, Vol 26, Issue 28

2007-03-19 Thread Lori S
I have to agree with the people who say that feeding them whatever you can is better than them starving! Look around the world, there are millions of humans starving, eating out of dumpsters right here in America, kids living on nothing but off brand hot dogs and macaroni and cheese, do you

Re: OT - Help cat crying at night

2007-03-19 Thread Kelley Saveika
You know I agree with you and I wish all adopters would go to the sometimes great lengths that some of us do for our furbabies. The problem is that whether or not we think it has not been long enough, SHE feels it has been long enough. I think if he weren't so affectionate and sweet during the

RE: Slinky is Home...but Feverish again

2007-03-19 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Dear Marissa I'm so happy for you and Slinky that you have him at home now. Have a wonderful day with Slinky. Enjoy every moment you have with him! Sending zillions of prayes and healing vibes, hugs, Kerry PS: I wrote you last night but my server wdn't release it from the outbox. You'll prob get

Re: Slinky is Home...but Feverish again

2007-03-19 Thread Nina
Hello Marissa and Slinky. I just wanted you to know that, like everyone else on the list, I'm praying for Slinky and you. It is no small thing that your family and friends have rallied around you in your time of need. Everything seems to have fallen into place to give Slinky the best

Re: Whitey is close to the BRIDGE

2007-03-19 Thread Nina
Kelly, You just posted about losing a fur kid on Sat. I take it it was Whitey? I'm so sorry for your loss. When you are able, would you like to tell us a little more of Whitey's story? You are such a good human to open your heart and home to so many in need Kelly. Each and every one is

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread tamara stickler
He's suffering from separation anxiety. Even tho his person is there...when she sleeps...she leaves him. Its not uncommon for animals who have suffered a tramatic event (house burgler...fireabandonment) to go through this..(sometimes just moving from one home to another can do it).

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread Kelley Saveika
She is going to buy Feliway. I also found a local source of Rescue Remedy. She is not willing to medicate him. I guess I can understand that (well, not really, I have all kinds of cats on all kinds of meds) but it isn't a physical problem, and I guess some people do not believe in medicating

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread Kelley Saveika
She has not called me back. I have no idea what that means. Maybe he is fine now. Maybe it was so bad she had to call in sick to work and she'll be on my doorstep when I get home. On 3/19/07, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: She is going to buy Feliway. I also found a local source

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread Kelley Saveika
I finally called her back again. She says he did better last night. She is going to give him until the end of the week and see how he does. On 3/19/07, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: She has not called me back. I have no idea what that means. Maybe he is fine now. Maybe it was

RE: Latest Slinky Update

2007-03-19 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Melissa, I just sent you an email offlist on IR -- let me know if it doesn't reach you. hugs, Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marissa Johnson Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 12:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Latest Slinky

Immuno Regulin - DOSAGE???

2007-03-19 Thread Marissa Johnson
Hi all. I said this in my last update but thought changing the subject would help. Slink's fever still isn't quite down. I'm considerinng trying IR (if I can afford it) and could order it without a scrip. I have a vet tech here this week so we could even administer it here. ButI

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread TenHouseCats
i think maybe someone needs to point out that two to three WEEKS is not an abnormal adjustment period for ANY cat, in ANY home -- Spay Neuter Your Neighbors! Maybe That'll Make The Difference MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats MSN: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ICQ: 289856892

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread Kelley Saveika
I think she is likely to give him the time she needs as long as she can sleep at least a little. And I am grumpy as heck when I get no sleep. I stayed with some friends of mine years and years and years ago who had a newborn. I think that is when I decided I didn't want children. Oh my LORD

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread TenHouseCats
if she has to, for her own health and safety, she can always get earplugs and shut him out of her room til he gets the message. not the best option, perhaps, but sleep-deprivation isn't a good way to begin a relationship, either. On 3/19/07, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I

Re: Immuno Regulin - DOSAGE???

2007-03-19 Thread Kelly L
At 10:38 AM 3/19/2007, you wrote: I used .753/4 cc IV per dose, The recommendation was for1/2 to 1 cc so I setteled on the middle of that,..,,Make sure the vet gives it IV not sub q or IM,, I gave it twice a week but this was on a healthy FELV cat, Ask those who have used it on

RE: Latest Slinky Update

2007-03-19 Thread Marissa Johnson
I got it. Thanks Kerry! M MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Melissa, I just sent you an email offlist on IR -- let me know if it doesn't reach you. hugs, Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marissa

Re: OT - HELP, Cat crying all night long.

2007-03-19 Thread Pam Norman
I would still want her to leave a light on somewhere near her bedroom. Bathroom maybe, or even another bedroom. Pam TenHouseCats wrote: if she has to, for her own health and safety, she can always get earplugs and shut him out of her room til he gets the message. not the best option,

Dilemma - Consistent slight positive felv test results

2007-03-19 Thread dmhvalentina
I am looking to the group for experiences on dealing with a cat whose scenario is as written below. I would very much like to hear from anyone who may have experienced, or be currently experiencing, this same thing. Advice and guidance is sought. Here is the dilemma: I have a kitty I rescued at

Junior update-not Lymphoma

2007-03-19 Thread Sally Davis
Hi Everyone I called the vet today regarding the needle aspiration of the lymph nodes. She is confident that it is not Lymphoma. He has fatty tissue and nutrophils indicating inflammation from infection. The Baytril will help with the infection. She gave him a months supply. I reordered his

Best way to give Vitamin C?

2007-03-19 Thread C J
The vet gave me some liquid Vitamin C to give Tomi, but it's horrible tasting stuff (I tried it). Very acidic/sour and chemical tasting. He absolutely hates it, and even gags afterwards, though he hasn't actually vomited anything up yet. I tried buying Vitamin C powder to see if he would eat

Re: Junior update-not Lymphoma

2007-03-19 Thread elizabeth trent
VERY encouraging -- thanks for the update! Prayers still going up for you and Junior. elizabeth On 3/19/07, Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Everyone I called the vet today regarding the needle aspiration of the lymph nodes. She is confident that it is not Lymphoma. He has fatty

Re: Junior update-not Lymphoma

2007-03-19 Thread Sally Davis
Hi Elizabeth, Yes I am relieved, although he is fighting an infection. So we do need your prayers. He seems to be feeling better after 4 days of baytril. Thanks, Sally and Junior On 3/19/07, elizabeth trent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: VERY encouraging -- thanks for the update! Prayers still

Re: Dilemma - Consistent slight positive felv test results

2007-03-19 Thread wendy
Donna, A lot of us here mix our positives and negatives, mainly because we did not know we had a positive initially. But once most of us found out, we felt separating the kitties would be more stressful than risking a positive contracting the virus. I don't think many here, if any, have had

cat food recall

2007-03-19 Thread Lori S
These are the wet cuts in gravy kind. They should all be off the shelves by now but check your cupboards. I can't believe those varied brands are made by the same company. My cats don't eat any of these but check for yours. Americas Choice, Preferred Pets 2. Authority 3. Best Choice

Re: Slinky is Home...but Feverish again

2007-03-19 Thread wendy
Hi Marissa, I loved reading your post. I'm so glad that Slinky is home again. Did you ask the doctor about Epogen and when will they start it? :) Wendy --- Marissa Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all!!! Just wanted to give you all the latest update. I brought Slinky home this

Re: Dilemma - Consistent slight positive felv test results

2007-03-19 Thread Beth Noren
Hi, Just a quick point, it is probably safe to mix VACCINATED negatives with your positive. There is at least one list member who had 3 unvaccinated cats turn positive after unknowingly mixing with an felv+... Regards, Beth On 3/19/07, wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Donna, A lot of us here

Re: Latest Slinky Update

2007-03-19 Thread wendy
Marissa, I can't remember what dose I gave Cricket of the IR, but I did order it from Revival Animal Health and it cost me about $50 with shipping. It came pretty fast, but I might have paid extra to have it emergency shipped. I think it's listed as EqStim; that's the generic version. You

Re: Dilemma - Consistent slight positive felv test results

2007-03-19 Thread wendy
This is assuming that the unvaccinated cats were not already born with it or carrying it; we seem to never be able to say for sure that that wasn't the case. This virus is SO frustrating sometimes!!! :) Wendy --- Beth Noren [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Just a quick point, it is probably safe

Re: Latest Slinky Update

2007-03-19 Thread Marissa Johnson
Thanks Wendy!! I did ask the doctor about Epogen...she said if he was regenerating some, we could look at Epogen to increase it. I moved our appointment to Wed. night so I'm sure we'll talk about it then. I'll talk to her about the IR then too. He actually seems a bit better today.

Re: Best way to give Vitamin C?

2007-03-19 Thread Marissa Johnson
Hey. I've been trying to get Slinky to take his C and Lysine as well. I was mixing the powders with a little water and some dried chicken powder (I used to have somme Halo Dinner Party Chicken and Herbs food enhancer) and syringe feeding it. That went down fairly well...he LOVES that chicken

Re: Dilemma - Mixing (was consistent...)

2007-03-19 Thread Gloria Lane
Just wondering who out there has mixed and had negatives turned positive? Thanks... Gloria On Mar 19, 2007, at 9:34 PM, wendy wrote: This is assuming that the unvaccinated cats were not already born with it or carrying it; we seem to never be able to say for sure that that wasn't the

Re: cat food recall

2007-03-19 Thread Lora
Thanks Lori. I cannot believe I am saying this, but this might be the first time where it was okay to feed your cat Friskies. Although Friskies IS a commercial brand that is neither high quality nor contains human grade meat, I do not see any of their products on this list; which is a plus in my