[Felvtalk] kitten with FeLV

2009-07-03 Thread Sandra Brunner
Hi there, I'm new to this... looking for some advice. I took in a stray, she's about 7 months old. She tested positive for FeLV. I didn't know she had FeLV. I took her in as she was hanging out on the patio of a restaurant, near a busy street. The owners of the restaurant were going to take her

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat losing weight/question about Doxy

2009-07-03 Thread Amy
No diarrhea or vomiting that I've seen. He just seems hungry all the time and follows me around crying at me. We did some tests yesterday and are waiting for results. Amy --- On Wed, 7/1/09, Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com wrote: From: Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com Subject: Re:

Re: [Felvtalk] kitten with FeLV

2009-07-03 Thread Elizabeth Paz
Dear Sandra, My Kitty (his name) has FELV, we got him when he was 7 months from students. He was diagnosed with Felv when he was not quite two, he is now 8 1/2 and the felv has been kept at bay with the Prednisone. I also worried about my other cat Simba being exposed to him,

Re: [Felvtalk] kitten with FeLV

2009-07-03 Thread Chris
Sandra Welcome to this board==you'll get a whole lot of info here from folks with a whole lot of experience! About testing--there are 2 common tests: The snap Elissa test done right in the vet's office and the IFA where blood is sent to lab. If you only had the Elissa, try to get the IFA as

[Felvtalk] Adopted an FIV+

2009-07-03 Thread Belinda Sauro
This message is from Sue (address below), for some reason it got cut so I am forwarding it. Not sure if this is Sue's list email so if you reply you may want to CC her on it [fs...@roadrunner.com] to make sure she gets your reply. Subject: Adopted an FIV+ From: Frank and Sue Koren

Re: [Felvtalk] Adopted an FIV+

2009-07-03 Thread Sally Davis
Sue, This is an awesome group for information. Joel is the moderator. http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/fiv-healthscience/ He is into research and very technical stuff. Thanks for caring for this kitty. Sally On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 10:18 PM, Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.comwrote: This