Re: Success with Rescue Cat- cat jackets

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
I must have missed some posts because I don't understand how these 'jackets' work tonya Jane Lyons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well done, Caroline. You and your mother must be both saddened and relieved at once. I'm sure you will miss her, but knowing that she is going home to a place

RE: OT: Houston we have a problem (HELP!)

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
maybe she's upset that you're trapping her kittens and just being maternal tonya Stray Cat Alliance [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma }Wow, I'm having a similar problem with a stray I took in. She was

Re: New to group; Questions

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
This is true, but when the saliva dries the virus dies. The virus is very fragile. When I brought in my first positive cat I didn't know she was positive and she was mixed with about ten other cats. One was a kitten that was for all purposes her 'littermate'. They groomed each other

Re: New to group; Questions

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
I guess that is a better safe than sorry route to take. But I take my leukemia positive cat to the vet's office and all they do is throw a towel over her cover so that she doesn't sneeze on anyone. The rule of thumb has always been when the virus dries, it dies. This means that it only lasts

Re: OT: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
Great news! Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Okay, since there's been lots of debate and dare I say, controversy, over the Malnourished Rescue Cat my mom and I took in and have been caring for, I wanted everyone to know that she is GOING HOME and we have successfully reunited

Re: To Michael Re: Update

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
You could put them on interferon. Some people have had success with this. also transfer factor if that hasn't been mentioned. tonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for the info. I'll definitely look into better foods. Do you all think its ok to mix in their morning and nightly Fancy

Re: Update 08/24/07

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Ahhh, thanks so much, Michael, for the great update! Yes, they will eat less of the Evo because it has a higher content of meat. Grains are pretty much just fillers,especially for cats. As for the Elegant Medleys, I think they are good for the Missing Link due to they have the veggies in them,

Re: Question about eye ulcers

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
I would go to the vet. I know it's stressful, but you have no way of knowing how to treat something like that without seeing the vet and possibly an eye specialist... I hope Jingles pulls through this. My first leukemia kitty pulled through pneumonia and herpes at about 1 year old

Re: Typical course of a dying FELV kitty?

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
What are his symptoms? tonya Beckie McRae [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think the Moeman is dying. I’m just trying to keep him comfortable as possible now. No more pokes and prods, etc. He’s content I think. I’m just wondering if you guys could tell me the typical course of

anemia

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
Try pettinic. It's an iron supplement you can get from your vet. I don't know anything about giving a human iron supplement to a cat. I've never heard of anyone doing it. I wouldn't give my cat anything like that without checking with the vet first. tonya glenda Goodman [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: my enclosure

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
I live in Austin, Tx., but I actually have friends that have nicer enclosres than me. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at

Anyone have any FeLV cats ...NY area

2007-08-25 Thread dede hicken
Since i have moved here in April, I have been at a sanctuary in Franklin, NY It is run by a judge and her husband from NYC...wonderful place. They had 2 + cats. One died. She is looking for a couple more to keep the one remaining one happy. Anyone know of any friendly cats? They have a vet

Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread Tracy Weese
My giant (well, he used to be) ol' farm cat died this morning at home. Sylvester came off a farm where I take care of a dwindling (thanks to TNR) cat colony. He got very sick about 2 years ago and I took him to the vet...of course it was more than being sick, he had FeLV+. So he came home

Re: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread Sally Davis
Hi Tracy I am so very sorry. Thanks for taking care of Sylvester. His time with you on earth were his best. Now he is free and healthy again. Bless you Sally On 8/25/07, Tracy Weese [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My giant (well, he used to be) ol' farm cat died this morning at home. Sylvester

RE: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
Tracy, I'm so sorry, but it sounds like he had a good life with you and a peaceful passing. Gentle Bridge vibes to him, and hugs to you. Diane R. _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tracy Weese Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2007 8:12 AM To:

Re: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread glenda Goodman
Tracy, I'm so sorry. It never fails to make me cry when I read these posts...It seems like each one of the little guys has their own special way of saying goodbye to us and it always seems like they are also thanking those people who stuck by them and loved them so much. I know he was special.

Re: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Tracy I am so sorry about your sweet Sylvester.He was near the one who loved him in his last moments.Hugs to you Sherry Tracy Weese [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My giant (well, he used to be) ol' farm cat died this morning at home. Sylvester came off a farm where I take care of

Re: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread wendy
Tracy, I'm saddened to hear of Sylvester's passing this morning. He was so very lucky to have you and bless you for caring for him and his colony. Where would they have been without you? Sylvester wouldn't have had the wonderful year and a half he had with you had you not taken care of him.

Re: OT: Best Friends-found photos

2007-08-25 Thread wendy
I have heard they have a rescue training for people wanting to open a rescue and I think I heard about $1500, but not sure. I think Melissa has this info. They had a lot of cute ideas for 'resting' areas and up high areas. And they were SO clean. I wish I could keep my house that clean!

Re: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread Kelly L
At 06:11 AM 8/25/2007, you wrote: I am so very sorry.It hurts, but it is good to know he was well happy and very loved until her crossed Kelly My giant (well, he used to be) ol' farm cat died this morning at home. Sylvester came off a farm where I take care of a dwindling (thanks to

Re: double pos. (Kerry)

2007-08-25 Thread Kerry Roach
Hi Susan, Yes, I am a member of the fiv group..I never posted much there, but I read alot..there is alot of info in the archives there. You have to be approved and give your kitties complete history. It is well worth it though.. Bandy was on all the things you mentioned + many more..I

Re: T-cyte.....?

2007-08-25 Thread Belinda
Susan, Fred gets subqs daily for his CRF, I buy the fluids at my local Fred Meyer, a box of 12 for 38.00 way cheaper than the vet sells them (12.00 a bag), he gets 150cc a day. Most vets will write a prescription for you and have a tech show you how to do it. It isn't hard unless the

Re: Yahoo! Photos is closing September 20th-need to transfer your photos if you have them there

2007-08-25 Thread Belinda
I found a good place to store your photos, it has no banners that's why I like it and it's free. I set this up for a client of mine. You can pick a template and colors and like I said no banners or obligations to buy photos like some of the others have, its easy to set up too, here is my

Re: Anyone have any FeLV cats ...NY area

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Theyc an always apply for someof the FLOCK cats, through Best Friends. It is my understanding that they will fly them via a volunteer pilot to their new homes. 39 out of 400+ tested felv+, so far. Not sure how many more need to be tested, or whether they are friendly. It was set up as a feral

Re: OT: Best Friends-found photos

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Don't feel bad, my vet's wife, Sheila, has a housekeeper 5 days per week @ 6 hours each day, (and it's just the 2 of them) and 2 cat care staff 7 days per week. All floors are mopped twice per day. I don't think I could ever get used to that many people around me. Susan J. DuBose ^..^

Re: Typical course of a dying FELV kitty? long letter- sorry butplease indulge

2007-08-25 Thread Belinda
I used epogen (same thing as procrit) when my Bailey was anemic along with prenisolone because we suspected the virus was in his bone marrow supressing his immune system and interfering with blood building. We reversed his anemia with this combo. Procrit used in humans is at a much, much

Re: T-cyte.....?

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Ok, stupid question, what does CRF stand for? Thanks! Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait,

Re: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
I am sorry, Tracey, for your loss. But it sounds like he had a wonderful home, and you are right, he knew it was time to go.. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state,

Re: Typical course of a dying FELV kitty?PLS READ

2007-08-25 Thread laurieskatz
I have experienced BOTH having a feleuk positive cat die at home and a feleuk positive one I thought was dying survive. The difference? The one who I thought was dying (it was Isabella who is doing GREAT NOW) continued to eat. She wasn't eating as much but still defecating and eating SOME. She

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2007-08-25 Thread dede hicken
Thank you Susan. I had been reading about the Flock cats. I will work on it Mon. The address for the Sanctuary is loveandhopeforanimals.org It is an amazing place, and they are truly dedicated. Dede --- Susan Dubose [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Theyc an always apply for someof the FLOCK

Re: T-cyte.....?

2007-08-25 Thread Kelly L
At 01:09 PM 8/25/2007, you wrote: not stupid at all chronic renal failure as opposed to A.R.F (acute renal failure) Ok, stupid question, what does CRF stand for? Thanks! Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net

Re: Yahoo! Photos is closing September 20th-need to transfer your photosif you have them there

2007-08-25 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Hmmm - when I went to photos.yahoo.com, this is the message I got: Welcome Back Notice Anything New? While you were out we were working hard on the New Yahoo! Photos, and here it is. Don't worry - even though it looks different, all your

Re: Sylvester died at home this morning

2007-08-25 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Tracy, what sad news. I know you will miss him. Sounds like he was blessed - to have you, to be cared for, and to be able to pass away gently and where he felt safest. What a wonderful, lucky cat. I am truly sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers coming for Sylvester. Gloria On

Re: Yahoo! Photos is closing September 20th-need to transfer your photosif you have them there

2007-08-25 Thread wendy
If you go to the Yahoo! main page, and click on 'Photos' under More Yahoo! Services, you will see at the side Have you heard the news?. That's where it says they are closing. Plus, my husband got an email telling him they were closing. If you have photos embedded INSIDE one of your Yahoo!

Re: Sylvester changed to Boots

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
This probably is a bit off topic, but since we are discussing when cats pass away, I thought it would be of interest. I have a client that is a Buddhist,and he is also a Hospice caregiver. He tends to the dying,of course, and is there to hold their hand in their final hour. Anyway, he was

Re: T-cyte.....?

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Thanks, Kelly! My Kelly Kay Bear (she's 15years) would have CRF then. She is on Calcitriol SID and Missing Link. Perhaps I shall look into fluids for her, I amsure she will hate it... Belinda, do you warmup the fluids for Fred? Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com

Re: Sylvester changed to Boots

2007-08-25 Thread TatorBunz
Thank you for sharing this great story! In a message dated 8/25/2007 4:03:24 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This probably is a bit off topic, but since we are discussing when cats pass away, I thought it would be of interest. I have a client that is a

Re: Question about eye ulcers

2007-08-25 Thread Belinda
Michael, I found Bailey at 5 months of age, positive then. I lost him last May at 11 years of age. He had just turned 11 years old 5 days before he passed. He wasn't sick his whole life except for the last 6 months when he became anemic and quit eating. We fixed the anemia but he

Re: Anyone have any FeLV cats ...NY area

2007-08-25 Thread Belinda
These are on the adoptable listing but have been there a while so not sure they are still available: In Elmsford New York http://www.bemikitties.com/felv/cgi-bin/suite/classifieds/classifieds.cgi?request=detailid=11685 In NY, NY

Re: T-cyte.....?

2007-08-25 Thread Belinda
Chronic Renal Failure, he has reduced kidney function. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties http://bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens http://adopt.bemikitties.com FeLV Candlelight Service http://bemikitties.com/cls HostDesign4U.com

Re: Sylvester changed to Boots

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
I am so fortunate to have some really really great clients. I really liked this guy because he was such a warm, caring compassionate person. And he did so much for his cat. And he did so much for a cat that was his ex wife's. How many ex husbands would do that? Being a petsitter has helped

Re: Sylvester changed to Boots

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
There is a good book out called Grave Matters. It tells you exactly what is allowed and what is not,what is required and what is pushedon people in the most critical time of their lives, when they are grieving. Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org

Re:

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Thanks, Dede for the link. I will check it out. I love seeing what other people are doing for the animals, makesmefeelso not alone... Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state,

loveandhopeforanimals.org

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Wow,Dede, what a cool kitty room! So bright and cheerful.. It lookslikethey have just started building their website, I bookmarked it so I can watch it develop.. Thanks for sharing ! Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net

Re: double pos. (Kerry)

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Yes,Kerry, we are in Austin, Tx. I joined fiv last night, lots to read already... Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her

Re: T-cyte.....?

2007-08-25 Thread Susan Dubose
Do you warm them in a saucepan of water? Thanks! Susan J. DuBose ^..^ www.PetGirlsPetsitting.com www.Tx.SiameseRescue.org www.shadowcats.net As Cleopatra lay in state, Faithful Bast at her side did wait,

Re: Sylvester changed to Boots

2007-08-25 Thread Marylyn
Also: different things are allowed in different areas. Some rural areas are more understanding. If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and

Re: Sylvester changed to Boots

2007-08-25 Thread laurieskatz
Thanks! I will get a copy... :L (I also have the ashes from a buck who lived here and died after being shot by a poachernot sure WHAT the rules will be for him!) - Original Message - From: Susan Dubose To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2007 7:48 PM

Add Keisha to CS?

2007-08-25 Thread laurieskatz
Belinda, can Keisha be added to the CandleLight service list, please? She was not feline leukemia positive Died 7.14.07 Thanks, Laurie - Original Message - From: Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2007 1:10 PM Subject: Re: Typical course

Re: T-cyte.....?

2007-08-25 Thread Belinda
I warm them in the sink. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties http://bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens http://adopt.bemikitties.com FeLV Candlelight Service http://bemikitties.com/cls HostDesign4U.com [affordable hosting web design]

Neville Please add to the CLS

2007-08-25 Thread Sherry DeHaan
I am sorry and saddened to say that Jen had to let poor Neville go tonight.I got to say good bye to him earlier.He was one of our Hurricane Katrina cats. My nick name for him was Slim Shady.He was a very odd and exotic looking boy. Also could you add Nova to your prayers,she is having problems