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2010-04-13 Thread Twisted Princess
georgetta, what a heart warming story! from what i understand, many if not most rescues never even give a cat who produces a positive result on the fist test even a chance to be tested with the confirmation test. in fact many pet owners don't either. with the pet owners it is possible that the

Re: [Felvtalk] on shelters and rescues

2010-04-13 Thread Beth
Thank you for all you do for Georgia, Laura. Our rescue pulls from many Animal Controls in GA. We don't euthanize for FIV or FeLV. In fact we have an entire house we rented to house all the FIV kitties. One of our volunteers nicknamed it The House of Love. We have adopted some of them out. We

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2010-04-13 Thread Kelley Saveika
Not all rescues act the way you described in your first paragraph. We had a cat come up double positive (FELV/FIV) , did a confirmatory IFA test, and adopted her out to someone on this list:) On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Twisted Princess twistedprinces...@yahoo.com wrote: georgetta,

[Felvtalk] second chance meows sanctuary

2010-04-13 Thread Twisted Princess
georgetta, what a heart warming story! from what i understand, many if not most rescues never even give a cat who produces a positive result on the first test even a chance to be tested with the confirmation test. in fact many pet owners don't either. with the pet owners it is possible that

Re: [Felvtalk] on shelters and rescues

2010-04-13 Thread LauraM
You have taken FeLV+ elderly cats from us! Our diabetic cat went to rescue yesterday. --- On Tue, 4/13/10, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] on shelters and rescues To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 1:14

[Felvtalk] New to the FELV+ kitty group

2010-04-13 Thread Stacy Zacher
Hi: We are new to the group. My (approximately) 13 year old male kitty has been diagnosed with FELV via a SNAP test.  I found him as a stray when he was about age 1-2 and I did have him tested then. The test came back negative and I proceeded to vaccinate him for FELV with yearly boosters as

Re: [Felvtalk] New to the FELV+ kitty group

2010-04-13 Thread Barb Moermond
Here's the link for the American Association of Feline Practitioners: http://www.catvets.com/ If nothing else, this will give you a compact list of places to call with questions. The search function is pretty good:) Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the clown: paying no