Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Gloria, I took in a blind and deaf cat a couple of years ago (I think she could 
see shadows, maybe)- she was 18, and her owner was moving to Chicago and 
didn't want to be bothered with her- she was going to be put to sleep if no one 
took her, so of course Crazy Cat Lady here came to the rescue. I kept Smudge in 
her own room for a couple of months, and then let her out in the rest of the 
house. She got around fine and none of my other cats bothered her (well, my 16 
year old cat Pokey would hiss at her. Of course, Smudge couldn't hear her 
hissing, haha). They usually moved out of the way when they saw her coming. She 
learned where the beds were and made herself right at home. 



From: Gloria B. Lane [mailto:gbl...@aristotle.net]
Sent: Sun 6/13/2010 9:11 AM
To: Feline Leukemia
Subject: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat



I just took in a blind-deaf cat, was one of 25 or so in a lady's 
house.  The lady became disabled, developed dementia, and our rescue 
took some of her cats.  This one first was taken to the city animal 
services, developed a URI, got about over it, was altered, tested and 
shots, and we pulled him.

He (?) was transferred to a different cage, then to my carrier, then 
to my home and a large cage.   He's not too friendly, although I can 
at times pet him on the head and scratch his ears.  We think it's just 
because of the changes in his life, that he just doesn't know what's 
going on and if he needs to defend himself.  I haven't had a blind or 
deaf cat before.

Does anyone know of a rescue that will take a blind-deaf cat?  I found 
one in North Carolina, but I'm in Arkansas.

Thanks very much,

Gloria

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Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread MaryChristine
you can post him on the www.handicappedpet.net boards, too--there's a fair
number of folks with deaf or blind or deaf/blind kitties there. you also
might want to talk with alana at the blind cat sanctuary in NC anyway, she
has lots of contacts there's another place, also in NC, i think, called
mr magoo's room--i'm not sure that i could find the link in my files (i
can't find anything lately!), but i think i found it in a search..

MC

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 Thanks for all the info!


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Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread Gloria B. Lane
LOL well it's practically a sanctuary here.  Thanks for the info  
though, if you know of any places for a cat like this let me know,  
I'll continue looking.


Gloria



On Jun 13, 2010, at 8:45 AM, Laurieskatz wrote:


Gloria,
I hope you will consider keeping him as he will do much better in a  
private

home than a sanctuary.
I have a blind cat and am going to take in a deaf cat so have been  
doing

lots of research.
He would be fine in one room of your house. He will learn his way  
around

that room and feel safe.

At first Frankie (who lost his vision at age 9) got upset when he  
would run
into the other cats unexpectedly. He is much better about it now (3  
1/2

years later and he is doing great). Once the other cats know a cat is
disabled they may pick on him and attack him. I don't think a group  
of cats
is the right thing for this boy. The vet told me Frankie would be at  
the
bottom of the totem pole once the other cats knew he was blind. He  
isn't but
he does stay to himself more than he used to. He does have run of  
the house

- he did before he lost his vision.

Frankie was a feral 5 month old kitten when I took him in. I could  
not hold
or touch him. With work I was able to touch him but not hold him or  
pick him
up. Then I had to start treating him for asthma and we both learned  
a lot
about going slow and trust. After he lost he sight he LOVES touch. I  
suspect
this kitty will love touch once he is familiar with his  
surroundings. Smell
is important and probably heightened. He may smell the other cats  
and be
overwhelmed and afraid right now. All he has is smell and touch.  
Wonderful
food will be a pleasure. Also you might rub your own scent on a  
towel and
give it to him to comfort him. Even better if you could get  
something from

his previous owner to give him.

Info I found on deaf cats:
http://www.ehow.com/how_2108978_happily-communicate-deaf-cat.html

If you are willing and able to keep this boy, you have a wonderful
opportunity to learn so much and to help others in the future. Not to
mention, enhance his life and let him live with grace and peace.

Thanks for helping him!
Laurie




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Lane

Sent: Sunday, June 13, 2010 8:11 AM
To: Feline Leukemia
Subject: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

I just took in a blind-deaf cat, was one of 25 or so in a lady's
house.  The lady became disabled, developed dementia, and our rescue
took some of her cats.  This one first was taken to the city animal
services, developed a URI, got about over it, was altered, tested and
shots, and we pulled him.

He (?) was transferred to a different cage, then to my carrier, then
to my home and a large cage.   He's not too friendly, although I can
at times pet him on the head and scratch his ears.  We think it's just
because of the changes in his life, that he just doesn't know what's
going on and if he needs to defend himself.  I haven't had a blind or
deaf cat before.

Does anyone know of a rescue that will take a blind-deaf cat?  I found
one in North Carolina, but I'm in Arkansas.

Thanks very much,

Gloria

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Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread Marnie Miszewski
Gloria I would be happy to take him into my sanctuary and work with him, but
I'm in SW Florida. I'm not sure that I would be closer to you than the one
in North Carolina. If you are interested, let me know. 

www.helpingpawsanimalsanctuary.com
http://www.helpingpawsanimalsanctuary.com/ 

 

We are accepting cats starting July 1st.

 

:0)

Marnie 

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Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread brooklynnative
I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more than happy to give him a home.  
I'm really not too familiar with how things are done here but I have a male 
that I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia and I keep him separated 
from my other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for the company.  Let me know 
if you think it might work.

Theresa Palumbo
 Marnie Miszewski marni...@embarqmail.com wrote: 
 Gloria I would be happy to take him into my sanctuary and work with him, but
 I'm in SW Florida. I'm not sure that I would be closer to you than the one
 in North Carolina. If you are interested, let me know. 
 
 www.helpingpawsanimalsanctuary.com
 http://www.helpingpawsanimalsanctuary.com/ 
 
  
 
 We are accepting cats starting July 1st.
 
  
 
 :0)
 
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2010-06-14 Thread brooklynnative
I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more than happy to give him a home.  
I'm really not too familiar with how things are done here but I have a male 
that 
I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia and I keep him separated from 
my 
other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for the company.  Let me know if you 
think it might work. 


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[Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-14 Thread brooklynnative
I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more than happy to give him a home.  
I'm really not too familiar with how things are done here but I have a male 
that 
I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia and I keep him separated from 
my 
other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for the company.  Let me know if you 
think it might work. 

Theresa Palumbo

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Re: [Felvtalk] Losses

2010-06-14 Thread Lorrie
Thank you Sharyl. This morning I had to take my old sweetie to 
the vet to be put to sleep.  He was 17 years old and had been 
dealing with kidney failure for over a year. As all of us know,
making the decision to put a pet to sleep is one of the most
difficult decisions we ever have to make, but my wonderful vet
helped me decide when he said keeping an old terminally ill cat
alive is more for the owner than for the cat, who has no quality
of life left.

Beezer was a stray when I rescued him in 1993 and he had a long
happy life, as an indoor/outdoor cat who had the best of both worlds.
Losing a special pet is always terribly hard, but I sincerely believe 
we will meet again at the rainbow bridge.

Lorrie

On 06-12, Sharyl wrote:

 Lorrie, I understand what you are going through with your CRF
 kitty.  It seems if a kitty lives long enough he develops CRF. 
 That is a tough chronic disease to manage.  I found lots of info
 and help at www.felineCRF.org   Hugs to your sweetie. Sharyl
 

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Re: [Felvtalk] Losses

2010-06-14 Thread Sharyl
Lorrie, I was saddened to read that Beezer has crossed the Rainbow Bridge.  I 
understand how hard that decision is but it is also the greatest gift we can 
give to a terminally ill furry friend.  With each kitty I have had a QOL guide 
to judge when it was time for that cat to cross over - them not me.  I am never 
ready.

I'll light a candle for Beezer tonight.
Sharyl

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 From: Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losses
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Date: Monday, June 14, 2010, 5:21 PM
 Thank you Sharyl. This morning I had
 to take my old sweetie to 
 the vet to be put to sleep.  He was 17 years old and
 had been 
 dealing with kidney failure for over a year. As all of us
 know,
 making the decision to put a pet to sleep is one of the
 most
 difficult decisions we ever have to make, but my wonderful
 vet
 helped me decide when he said keeping an old terminally ill
 cat
 alive is more for the owner than for the cat, who has no
 quality
 of life left.
 
 Beezer was a stray when I rescued him in 1993 and he had a
 long
 happy life, as an indoor/outdoor cat who had the best of
 both worlds.
 Losing a special pet is always terribly hard, but I
 sincerely believe 
 we will meet again at the rainbow bridge.
 
 Lorrie
 
 On 06-12, Sharyl wrote:
 
  Lorrie, I understand what you are going through with
 your CRF
  kitty.  It seems if a kitty lives long enough he
 develops CRF. 
  That is a tough chronic disease to manage.  I
 found lots of info
  and help at www.felineCRF.org   Hugs to
 your sweetie. Sharyl
  
 
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Re: [Felvtalk] Losses

2010-06-14 Thread dlgegg
Lorrie, your vet was right.  we  want to keep our ufrry friends and our family 
here with with us forever or at least as loong as possible.  sometimes that is 
not best for them.  irealized that when my fatherpassed at 92.  i wantd so for 
him to stay longer, but he was tired of figting the illness and the pain.  that 
is the point that we have to be brave for our loved ones and let them go.  we 
have beautiful memories to keep with us until we see them on the other side.  
dorlis
 Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com wrote: 
 Thank you Sharyl. This morning I had to take my old sweetie to 
 the vet to be put to sleep.  He was 17 years old and had been 
 dealing with kidney failure for over a year. As all of us know,
 making the decision to put a pet to sleep is one of the most
 difficult decisions we ever have to make, but my wonderful vet
 helped me decide when he said keeping an old terminally ill cat
 alive is more for the owner than for the cat, who has no quality
 of life left.
 
 Beezer was a stray when I rescued him in 1993 and he had a long
 happy life, as an indoor/outdoor cat who had the best of both worlds.
 Losing a special pet is always terribly hard, but I sincerely believe 
 we will meet again at the rainbow bridge.
 
 Lorrie
 
 On 06-12, Sharyl wrote:
 
  Lorrie, I understand what you are going through with your CRF
  kitty.  It seems if a kitty lives long enough he develops CRF. 
  That is a tough chronic disease to manage.  I found lots of info
  and help at www.felineCRF.org   Hugs to your sweetie. Sharyl
  
 
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Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-14 Thread dlgegg
Theresa, if you felv kitty is lonely, ask your vet about mixing him with your 
other cats.  my veet said that as long as hey are up on their shots, it is okay 
and mine have been mixed for 2 years now with no problems.  sure does make 
everyone happier.
 brooklynnat...@charter.net wrote: 
 I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more than happy to give him a home.  
 I'm really not too familiar with how things are done here but I have a male 
 that 
 I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia and I keep him separated from 
 my 
 other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for the company.  Let me know if you 
 think it might work. 
 
 Theresa Palumbo
 
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Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread dlgegg
you sound like me.  think maybe the word sucker is tatooed on your head.  had 
to tell my vet to keep an eye on me as i feel that 8 is enough and i don't want 
to become a hoarder.  but, i love each and every one of them and would rather 
eat less myself than give thm up.
 POTT wrote: 
 Gloria, I took in a blind and deaf cat a couple of years ago (I think she 
 could see shadows, maybe)- she was 18, and her owner was moving to Chicago 
 and didn't want to be bothered with her- she was going to be put to sleep if 
 no one took her, so of course Crazy Cat Lady here came to the rescue. I kept 
 Smudge in her own room for a couple of months, and then let her out in the 
 rest of the house. She got around fine and none of my other cats bothered her 
 (well, my 16 year old cat Pokey would hiss at her. Of course, Smudge couldn't 
 hear her hissing, haha). They usually moved out of the way when they saw her 
 coming. She learned where the beds were and made herself right at home. 
 
 
 
 From: Gloria B. Lane [mailto:gbl...@aristotle.net]
 Sent: Sun 6/13/2010 9:11 AM
 To: Feline Leukemia
 Subject: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat
 
 
 
 I just took in a blind-deaf cat, was one of 25 or so in a lady's 
 house.  The lady became disabled, developed dementia, and our rescue 
 took some of her cats.  This one first was taken to the city animal 
 services, developed a URI, got about over it, was altered, tested and 
 shots, and we pulled him.
 
 He (?) was transferred to a different cage, then to my carrier, then 
 to my home and a large cage.   He's not too friendly, although I can 
 at times pet him on the head and scratch his ears.  We think it's just 
 because of the changes in his life, that he just doesn't know what's 
 going on and if he needs to defend himself.  I haven't had a blind or 
 deaf cat before.
 
 Does anyone know of a rescue that will take a blind-deaf cat?  I found 
 one in North Carolina, but I'm in Arkansas.
 
 Thanks very much,
 
 Gloria
 


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Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-14 Thread brooklynnative
My vet totally discourages putting them together.  He said there is too much 
risk.  I have 7 other cats that are all healthy and I would love to be able to 
have them all be together but I'm afraid.  I wouldn't want the healthy ones to 
get sick.  I would feel so responsible.
 dlg...@windstream.net wrote: 
 Theresa, if you felv kitty is lonely, ask your vet about mixing him with your 
 other cats.  my veet said that as long as hey are up on their shots, it is 
 okay and mine have been mixed for 2 years now with no problems.  sure does 
 make everyone happier.
  brooklynnat...@charter.net wrote: 
  I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more than happy to give him a 
  home.  
  I'm really not too familiar with how things are done here but I have a male 
  that 
  I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia and I keep him separated 
  from my 
  other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for the company.  Let me know if 
  you 
  think it might work. 
  
  Theresa Palumbo
  
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Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-14 Thread Laurieskatz
Someone surveyed the group about a year ago and quite a few people do
co-mingle. Maybe you can check archives on co-mingling if you want to see
that information.

Because the FeLV+ cat has a compromised immune system, it is important to
protect that cat from anything contagious going on with the other cats (eg
URI).
L

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Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 6:39 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Cc: dlg...@windstream.net
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

My vet totally discourages putting them together.  He said there is too much
risk.  I have 7 other cats that are all healthy and I would love to be able
to have them all be together but I'm afraid.  I wouldn't want the healthy
ones to get sick.  I would feel so responsible.
 dlg...@windstream.net wrote: 
 Theresa, if you felv kitty is lonely, ask your vet about mixing him with
your other cats.  my veet said that as long as hey are up on their shots, it
is okay and mine have been mixed for 2 years now with no problems.  sure
does make everyone happier.
  brooklynnat...@charter.net wrote: 
  I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more than happy to give him a
home.  
  I'm really not too familiar with how things are done here but I have a
male that 
  I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia and I keep him separated
from my 
  other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for the company.  Let me know if
you 
  think it might work. 
  
  Theresa Palumbo
  
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Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-14 Thread Sharyl
A lot depends on the age of the negative cats.  Kittens seem more susceptible.  
I am one of those that has mixed positives and negatives for almost 3 yrs.  But 
my negatives were current on their FeLV vaccine before I started mixing and 
they get annual booster shots.

It really is an individual decision.  My 1st vet wanted to PTS Sissy and Rocket 
just because they were FeLV+. Then she wanted to notify AC to kill all the cats 
in the colony I rescued them from.  Told her no way were we going to kill Sissy 
and Rocket and no way was I telling anyone where the colony was.  PETA is 
another group intent on killing all FeLV kitties.  

Some never mix and some mix very successfully.  I my case I was bringing 
positive kittens into a home with vaccinated adult negatives.  7 of my 8 
positive kittens have now crossed the Rainbow Bridge and there has been to 
issues with my negative cats.
Sharyl

--- On Mon, 6/14/10, brooklynnat...@charter.net brooklynnat...@charter.net 
wrote:

 From: brooklynnat...@charter.net brooklynnat...@charter.net
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Cc: dlg...@windstream.net
 Date: Monday, June 14, 2010, 7:38 PM
 My vet totally discourages putting
 them together.  He said there is too much risk.  I
 have 7 other cats that are all healthy and I would love to
 be able to have them all be together but I'm afraid.  I
 wouldn't want the healthy ones to get sick.  I would
 feel so responsible.
  dlg...@windstream.net
 wrote: 
  Theresa, if you felv kitty is lonely, ask your vet
 about mixing him with your other cats.  my veet said
 that as long as hey are up on their shots, it is okay and
 mine have been mixed for 2 years now with no problems. 
 sure does make everyone happier.
   brooklynnat...@charter.net
 wrote: 
   I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more
 than happy to give him a home.  
   I'm really not too familiar with how things are
 done here but I have a male that 
   I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia
 and I keep him separated from my 
   other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for
 the company.  Let me know if you 
   think it might work. 
   
   Theresa Palumbo
   
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Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-14 Thread D.S.Louis
I have a 3 yr old male who is fine and Vet gave him shots...he is pals with my 
Female Fel+had to keep them away from each other for a month...but they are 
together now...Both are healthy and lively
 


 
A failure is just a stopover on the way to SUCCESS.

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From: Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Monday, June 14, 2010, 4:43 PM


Someone surveyed the group about a year ago and quite a few people do
co-mingle. Maybe you can check archives on co-mingling if you want to see
that information.

Because the FeLV+ cat has a compromised immune system, it is important to
protect that cat from anything contagious going on with the other cats (eg
URI).
L

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[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of
brooklynnat...@charter.net
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 6:39 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Cc: dlg...@windstream.net
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

My vet totally discourages putting them together.  He said there is too much
risk.  I have 7 other cats that are all healthy and I would love to be able
to have them all be together but I'm afraid.  I wouldn't want the healthy
ones to get sick.  I would feel so responsible.
 dlg...@windstream.net wrote: 
 Theresa, if you felv kitty is lonely, ask your vet about mixing him with
your other cats.  my veet said that as long as hey are up on their shots, it
is okay and mine have been mixed for 2 years now with no problems.  sure
does make everyone happier.
  brooklynnat...@charter.net wrote: 
  I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more than happy to give him a
home.  
  I'm really not too familiar with how things are done here but I have a
male that 
  I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia and I keep him separated
from my 
  other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for the company.  Let me know if
you 
  think it might work. 
  
  Theresa Palumbo
  
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Re: [Felvtalk] Losses

2010-06-14 Thread Laurieskatz
Lorrie, I am sorry to hear Beezer has moved on. He is lucky he found you and
it sounds like you were lucky, too.
When you can, I would love to hear the story behind his name - it's a great
name that I cannot say without a smile.
God bless you and God speed Beezer boy.
L

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From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lorrie
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2010 4:22 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losses

Thank you Sharyl. This morning I had to take my old sweetie to 
the vet to be put to sleep.  He was 17 years old and had been 
dealing with kidney failure for over a year. As all of us know,
making the decision to put a pet to sleep is one of the most
difficult decisions we ever have to make, but my wonderful vet
helped me decide when he said keeping an old terminally ill cat
alive is more for the owner than for the cat, who has no quality
of life left.

Beezer was a stray when I rescued him in 1993 and he had a long
happy life, as an indoor/outdoor cat who had the best of both worlds.
Losing a special pet is always terribly hard, but I sincerely believe 
we will meet again at the rainbow bridge.

Lorrie

On 06-12, Sharyl wrote:

 Lorrie, I understand what you are going through with your CRF
 kitty.  It seems if a kitty lives long enough he develops CRF. 
 That is a tough chronic disease to manage.  I found lots of info
 and help at www.felineCRF.org   Hugs to your sweetie. Sharyl
 

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Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-14 Thread trmckelvey
I couldn't agree more with you, Sharyl.   Lots of vets think PTS first with 
FeLV and FIV.   I often think they just don't know any better.  The first 
option my vet offered with my first FeLV+, a beautiful blue-eyed Ragdoll, was 
PTS, and my vet is very progressive.  I also said no way, Selena had already 
wrapped me around her little paw :-), we'll find other options.  I found out 
about LTCI via websearch, got my vets on board, and now my vets are believers 
after using it to save an FIV positive male they were pretty sure wasn't going 
to make it.  They wouldn't have known to try it if I hadn't pushed it in the 
first place.

Terry
 Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com wrote: 

=
A lot depends on the age of the negative cats.  Kittens seem more susceptible.  
I am one of those that has mixed positives and negatives for almost 3 yrs.  But 
my negatives were current on their FeLV vaccine before I started mixing and 
they get annual booster shots.

It really is an individual decision.  My 1st vet wanted to PTS Sissy and Rocket 
just because they were FeLV+. Then she wanted to notify AC to kill all the cats 
in the colony I rescued them from.  Told her no way were we going to kill Sissy 
and Rocket and no way was I telling anyone where the colony was.  PETA is 
another group intent on killing all FeLV kitties.  

Some never mix and some mix very successfully.  I my case I was bringing 
positive kittens into a home with vaccinated adult negatives.  7 of my 8 
positive kittens have now crossed the Rainbow Bridge and there has been to 
issues with my negative cats.
Sharyl

--- On Mon, 6/14/10, brooklynnat...@charter.net brooklynnat...@charter.net 
wrote:

 From: brooklynnat...@charter.net brooklynnat...@charter.net
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Cc: dlg...@windstream.net
 Date: Monday, June 14, 2010, 7:38 PM
 My vet totally discourages putting
 them together.  He said there is too much risk.  I
 have 7 other cats that are all healthy and I would love to
 be able to have them all be together but I'm afraid.  I
 wouldn't want the healthy ones to get sick.  I would
 feel so responsible.
  dlg...@windstream.net
 wrote: 
  Theresa, if you felv kitty is lonely, ask your vet
 about mixing him with your other cats.  my veet said
 that as long as hey are up on their shots, it is okay and
 mine have been mixed for 2 years now with no problems. 
 sure does make everyone happier.
   brooklynnat...@charter.net
 wrote: 
   I live in Black Mountain NC and would be more
 than happy to give him a home.  
   I'm really not too familiar with how things are
 done here but I have a male that 
   I rescued from outside that has feline leukemia
 and I keep him separated from my 
   other cats.  I'm sure he would be happy for
 the company.  Let me know if you 
   think it might work. 
   
   Theresa Palumbo
   
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