[Felvtalk] Maggie

2010-07-08 Thread TANYA NOE
Hello everyone,      It has been a while since I have been able to get on. I found out last month that my FelV+ Maggie who turned 2 years old 16 days ago was just diagnosed with a grade 4/6 heart murmur. She has seen many vets in her short life and has not had a detectable one previously not

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: Felvtalk Digest, Vol 25, Issue 7

2010-07-08 Thread Barb Moermond
Here is some good information on FeLV and testing. The IFA is a different type of test. http://www.marleyfund.com/testing.aspx#selection Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the clown: paying no mind to whom he should impress. Merely living his life, doing what pleases him,

Re: [Felvtalk] Maggie

2010-07-08 Thread jbero tds.net
Hello Tanya, HCM is tough. In people it's often hereditary and treated with ACE inhibitors (like enalapril), beta blockers (sotalol, metropolol,etc.) and/or diuretics (lasix), and sometimes aspirin or other agent to inhibit blood clots. Transplants are used in certain situations. My

Re: [Felvtalk] Maggie

2010-07-08 Thread Natalie
The best thing you can do for her immediately, which many vets will NOT tell you, is give her CoQ10 - the easiest way is to buy it in powder form in a capsule, open and sprinkle into food. GNC's vegetarian formula is a good one - others come in gelcaps filled with oil. I routinely give it to all

[Felvtalk] Subject: Maggie

2010-07-08 Thread Stacy Zacher
Hi Tanya: I am so sorry about your Maggie.  My FELV+ kitty was diagnosed with Early HCM years ago but it never really progressed much beyond a certain thickness on one side. He also was diagnosed with a perfect valentine shaped heart - misshapen.  I used to give

[Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread Ana Gutierrez
Dear all, Thanks for being so supportive. Beltza left this morning. Fortunately, I spend all yesterdays afternoon with her, and had a chance to say good-bye. I'll miss her my whole life. Ana ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread Sara Kasteleyn
afternoon with her, and had a chance to say good-bye. I'll miss her my whole life. Ana ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org __ NOD32 5263 (20100708

Re: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread Barb Moermond
I'm so sorry. GLOW to light her path and ease your heart. You will remember her and what you have learned from having her in your life forever. Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the clown: paying no mind to whom he should impress. Merely living his life, doing what

Re: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread MaryChristine
may the blessings of light be with her, light outside and light within her. she will always be a part of you, from her comfy resting spot in your heart. -- Spay Neuter Your Neighbors! Maybe That'll Make The Difference MaryChristine Special-Needs Coordinator, Purebred Cat Breed Rescue

Re: [Felvtalk] Maggie

2010-07-08 Thread Sharyl
Good point MC. A good Yahoo heart group is http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/feline-heart/ My sweet Albert was dx with severe HCM on top of advanced CRF. He enjoyed another 1 1/2 yrs with help from this group before his little heart gave out. Sharyl --- On Thu, 7/8/10, MaryChristine

Re: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread Sharyl
Ana, I was saddened to read that Beltza has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We love them, care for them and in the end let them go. The loved you shared with Beltza will always be there along with your special memories. Sharyl --- On Thu, 7/8/10, Ana Gutierrez ana...@gmail.com wrote: From: Ana

Re: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread Sally Davis
Ana I am so sorry to hear about Beltza. You took good care of her and she knows that you loved her. Think all all the good times. She will always be with you. Sally On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Ana Gutierrez ana...@gmail.com wrote: Dear all, Thanks for being so supportive. Beltza left

Re: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread Emeraldkittee
Ana   I am so so sorry.  Please talk to her, I know her little spirit is around you.    Shannon --- On Thu, 7/8/10, Ana Gutierrez ana...@gmail.com wrote: From: Ana Gutierrez ana...@gmail.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, July 8, 2010, 2:06

Re: [Felvtalk] Introducing Beltza and myself

2010-07-08 Thread dlgegg
aNA, YOUR BAby has been through so much. it seems that you are right that all of her injuries must have at least contributed to this latest problem. will keep you and her in my prayers since i have no real expertise in this. i know prayer does work miracles sometimes. it did for me.

[Felvtalk] New kitten

2010-07-08 Thread Lisa Borden
It's now been just over two months since Tommy died. My heart is ready to welcome home a new kitten. My other two cats have tested negative for FeLV (yay!!). Is there anything special I need to do to make sure the virus isn't still on toys, bedding, etc? I did wash the bedding, and I'm going to

Re: [Felvtalk] New kitten

2010-07-08 Thread gary
Feline Leukemia Virus is rather fragile outside of the body and as the saying goes, when it dries, it dies, so it is extremely doubtful that any has survived for 2 months. Gary -- From: Lisa Borden tuckerandtes...@zoominternet.net Sent: