[Felvtalk] observations from adoption process...

2011-01-08 Thread Emeraldkittee
Just wanted to share something I have encountered - we are considering a pal for Whimsy, and have been in touch with wonderful, amazing rescues, shelters, and fosters.  I have encountered many times kitties who have never had an IFA and sometimes only one ELISA.  Obviously, this doesn't sit

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2011-01-08 Thread Natalie
You cannot believe how many people, when they find out that their cat is FeLV positive, ask the vets to immediately kill them! My vet, is the last one to ask - he will NEVER do it. But there are many vets who actually suggest to their clients that the kindest thing to do is to put them out of

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2011-01-08 Thread Kelley Saveika
You never know. This list works wonders. We had a double pos (FELV confirmed by the IFA test) and she got adopted by a wonderful lady named Emily in Waco. We would never kill a cat just because they are FELV+ We always really want to get them into a home, though. Having had a special needs

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2011-01-08 Thread Joslin Potter
Natalie, My vet is the same way, when we found out about Zoey I about had a emotional breakdown, she gave me a hug and said it was not a death sentence, just a different way of living. He has been symptom free since he got sick we found out, they are more than wonderful too as far as

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2011-01-08 Thread Second Chance Meows
there are places for FeLV cats. you just have to look real hard for them. most, like us try and keep a low profile so we can keep numbers to a minimum. that way the cats, that others wanted to kill, get the love and attention they deserve. Michael Johnson Founder/Owner Second Chance Meows A

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2011-01-08 Thread Joslin Potter
Call around to your local vets and have them take your name and number, that way the ignorant people whom think death is the only way to help a FeLV cat have another option... you... From: Second Chance Meows secondchanceme...@yahoo.com To: