[Felvtalk] need some feedback on testing....

2010-03-12 Thread MaryChristine
this is going out to both the lists, and to some folks very involved in special-needs rescue. so if i'm telling you things you already know, i apologize! there has been, in the past couple of months, a grand increase in the number of cats testing positive on SNAP/ELISSA tests in shelter and

Re: [Felvtalk] need some feedback on testing....

2010-03-12 Thread Belinda Sauro
If it is the difference between life and death, absolutely do the IFA test. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... http://bemikitties.com http://BelindaSauro.com ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

[Felvtalk] Is anyone here familiar with The Honest Kitchen cat food?

2010-03-12 Thread Avia Rauscher
I came across a mention of this food on Catster, and checked it out online. The cat food, Prowl, is listed as dehydrated raw but when I asked if it was safe for a FeLV+ cat, the company responded that the chicken is essentially cooked and so should be safe. They sent me a nutrition

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-12 Thread dlgegg
I AM SO SORRY FOR YOU. BABY GIRL IS NOW SAFE AND FREE FROM PAIN, GETTING ALL THE NECK RUBS SHE WANTS. MY PRAYERS FOR YOU. DORLIS LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com wrote: Baby Girl died tonight around 7:30. It feels so strange to write that; I've had her for two years, she's been

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-12 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Laura,I am SO sorry Baby Girl has left.She was so lucky to have such a caring mom.Amazing that you said the lights flickered at the moment she passed.She was saying good bye.Hugs to you.And give Celery a scratch for me. Sherry We who choose to surround ourselves with lives more temporary than

Re: [Felvtalk] need some feedback on testing....

2010-03-12 Thread dlgegg
IS THERE NO WAY THEY CAN ISOLATE THE POSITIVES UNTIL TIME TO RETEST, PUT UP A TEMPORARY PARTITION IN THE CAT ROOM? WE KNOW THAT FELV DIES WHEN THE BODY FLUIDS FOR THE POS CAT IS DRY AND NO LONGER CONTAGIOUS SO IT WOULDN'T BE HARD TO PREVENT CONTACT. I HAVE 2 POSITIVES IN CONSTANT CONTACT WITH

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-12 Thread create_me_new
I'm so sorry you lost her, so soon after Frosty Paws. At least she didn't suffer for a long time. I'm hoping your house stays healthy for a while now. Beth Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -Original Message- From: LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010

Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm

2010-03-12 Thread dlgegg
WHEN I WAS VERY YOUNG A DR. USED GENTIAN VIOLET ON ME FOR RINGWORM. WORKED, HAIR IN THAT AREA HAS ALWAYS BEEN THICKER AND CURLIER. Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: Topically I've used Golden Seal for ringworm, and it works well. If that doesn't work I try Gentian Violet

Re: [Felvtalk] any advice

2010-03-12 Thread dlgegg
MY 2 BABIES HAD JUST BEEN SPAYED AND NEUTERED AND VET SAID DON'T GIVE FOOD OR LET OUT UNTIL THE AM. THEY WERE PRACTICALLY RIPPING THE CARRIERS APART AND SCREAMING TO GET OUT. SO I LET THEM OUT AND THEY STOPPED THE SCREAMING. ALL THEY WANTED WAS T SIT ON MY LAP AND SNUGGLE AND THEY FELT THEY

Re: [Felvtalk] Subject: vaccination questions

2010-03-12 Thread dlgegg
AH YES, EXPENSES. IT IS ALMOST TO THE OINT THAT I SPEND MORE ON THEIR FOOD THAN I DO ON MY OWN. GOOD THING I AM VEGETARIAN, CHEAPER THAN MEAT. Barb Moermond mr_mok...@yahoo.com wrote: Both of my babies are due for check-ups and I had them run estimates on titres and shots etc. I

[Felvtalk] FeLV Positive Young Mom Cat Babies

2010-03-12 Thread M C
Hello, I'm joining this list serv with a heavy heart. We rescued a young Mom cat and her 4 babies. They appeared healthy for all intents and circumstances. Mom just tested positive for FeLV, 2 babies also did (one slight positive, the other one was definitely positive), and 2 tested negative

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-12 Thread D.S.Louis
So sorry to hear of your lossI too have held them as they took their last breath.and rocked them     A failure is just a stopover on the way to SUCCESS. --- On Fri, 3/12/10, LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com wrote: From: LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk]