Re: [Felvtalk] Bone Marrow Testing for FELV positive Cat?

2019-09-19 Thread Amani Oakley
Wendy I was going to comment on that issue earlier, but I thought you had already gone ahead with the bone marrow testing. I am not sure there is any other treatment, regardless of the outcome of the testing. I personally agree with you that I probably would choose not to put my cat through

Re: [Felvtalk] PLEASE HELP ASAP - VERY SICK FELV CAT

2019-09-19 Thread Amani Oakley
As others have mentioned in reply to your post, I have used a combination of Winstrol (Stanozolol), Doxycycline and Prednisone. The blood work seems to show that there is an affect on both the red cell lines and platelets. That suggests that this is a bone marrow depression, and in turn that

Re: [Felvtalk] Chablis - seeking advise about giving Pred/Doxy/Winstrol with low WBC

2019-07-26 Thread Amani Oakley
managing the list at felvtalk-ow...@felineleukemia.org<mailto:felvtalk-ow...@felineleukemia.org> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific than "Re: Contents of Felvtalk digest..." Today's Topics: 1. Re: Chablis - seeking advise about giving Pred/Doxy/Winstro

Re: [Felvtalk] Chablis - seeking advise about giving Pred/Doxy/Winstrol with low WBC

2019-07-25 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Deborah The CBC results are unusual. There is some anemia going on, and there is the low white cell count. There is also an elevated monocyte count. Most people are aware that white cells go up with an infection, but they can also go quite low with an infection – often if there is a focal

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-10 Thread Amani Oakley
, hoping the Stanizolol/Doxy/Prednisolone combo works for her. She has chosen her owners well, thank you for taking such good care of her. And thanks Amani for the good advice as always. Ardy From: Felvtalk mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org>> On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: Saturday

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-08 Thread Amani Oakley
to bring her now. Em sáb, 8 de jun de 2019 às 22:03, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> escreveu: Patricia I agree with you that it is too early to tell, but for sure it is good news that the haematocrit is moving in the right direction. Very good news on the rosy gingiva. Ro

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-08 Thread Amani Oakley
not eat. Blood work showed changes in neutrophils (bizarre core?), veternary says it can be from leukemia. The result of this transfusion was not as good as the other time :( i´ll talk to veterinary tomorrow morning again. thank you! Patrícia Em sex, 7 de jun de 2019 às 16:13, Amani

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-08 Thread Amani Oakley
sex, 7 de jun de 2019 às 16:13, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> escreveu: Still sounds more like a transfusion reaction than anything with the meds. Hang in there. See what the afternoon labs show. Amani From: Felvtalk mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org>>

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-07 Thread Amani Oakley
if it was icteric plasma on last one. I was hopefull she would come back home tomorrow, now i don´t know if it will be possible. Today she must have am echocardiogram too because x-ray showed an enlarged heart. Thank you! Em sex, 7 de jun de 2019 às 14:18, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-07 Thread Amani Oakley
de 2019 às 23:46, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> escreveu: I would be leery of the going the route suggested by the vet at this juncture. I seriously seriously doubt if the erythropoietin will help. See my earlier where I explain why. Amani From: Felvtalk mailto:felvtal

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-04 Thread Amani Oakley
poietin. Do you know if it can be used with stanozolol? Thank you, Patrícia Em sáb, 1 de jun de 2019 às 14:44, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> escreveu: Hi Patricia – I gave all the pills together, morning and evening, except for the metoclopramide which was given ½ or so before meal

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-04 Thread Amani Oakley
if it can be used with stanozolol? Thank you, Patrícia Em sáb, 1 de jun de 2019 às 14:44, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> escreveu: Hi Patricia – I gave all the pills together, morning and evening, except for the metoclopramide which was given ½ or so before meals. The rest

Re: [Felvtalk] New to Fel-V positive kitty

2019-06-03 Thread Amani Oakley
the two vets I have taken him haven’t really been forthcoming with treatment options. My husband is taking him back to the vet on Friday since we can’t seem to get the diarrhea/bloating under control. Have a great day! Kristy > On May 31, 2019, at 9:35 AM, Amani Oakley wrote: > >

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-06-01 Thread Amani Oakley
nk you! Patrícia Em qui, 30 de mai de 2019 às 20:52, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> escreveu: Sorry Patricia – after going on and on in my last email, I realized I hadn’t actually answered your question. I think you can probably use the stanozolol with the Doxycycl

Re: [Felvtalk] New to Fel-V positive kitty

2019-05-31 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Kristy The advice I repeat to everyone is that the best combination I found to treat a FeLV cat is with prednisone (prednisolone), Doxycycline and Stanozolol. I don’t know if you have run blood work to determine the haematocrit/red cell levels, but when a cat goes into crisis, it is usually

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-05-30 Thread Amani Oakley
Sorry Patricia – after going on and on in my last email, I realized I hadn’t actually answered your question. I think you can probably use the stanozolol with the Doxycycline, without the prednisone, but prednisone itself has properties which help to boost red cell production. Try it out, keep

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescued kitten felv +

2019-05-30 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Patricia The stanozolol works very well when combined with Doxy and prednisolone – at least in my experience. I used 1 mg twice a day of stanozolol, but I started at 2 mg a day with my very sick little boy, who also had a haematocrit of 5 originally before getting a blood transfusion. He

Re: [Felvtalk] Hyper thyroid in cats

2019-04-21 Thread Amani Oakley
have been open minded about alternative medicine. Hopefully they will be willing to supervise her treatment for me. downloading info from new vets for them. - Original Message ----- From: Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org<mailto:felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Hyper thyroid in cats

2019-04-20 Thread Amani Oakley
thing of who do the things no one can imagine." - Alan Turing From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:54 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org<mailto:felvtalk@felineleukemia.org> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Hyper

Re: [Felvtalk] Hyper thyroid in cats

2019-04-20 Thread Amani Oakley
And in your post, you indicated “In spite of our mostly good experiences with I-131, I would think hard before putting a FeLV cat through it”. I hadn’t seen a reference to the FeLV status of Dlgegg’s cat, and that is what I was referencing. You seemed to be suggesting that you had had good

Re: [Felvtalk] Hyper thyroid in cats

2019-04-20 Thread Amani Oakley
Did I miss something in the original post about FeLV? I don’t remember that being mentioned. Anyhow, I would reiterate my suggestion to look into CBD Oil if that is also a concern, given the lack of any side-effects reported with its use. CBD Oil could be used along with the Felimazole, as it

Re: [Felvtalk] Hyper thyroid in cats

2019-04-20 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi dlgegg I confess to not having had to deal with this yet in my cats. However, I did some research for you and see a few things that might be of interest to you. First, the radioactive treatment should not have resulted in any nasal bleeding. I couldn’t find that commonly described as a

Re: [Felvtalk] Abram and FELV

2019-03-25 Thread Amani Oakley
I also frankly think you may be dealing with FeLV plus FIV. That would explain the fast effect on the rest of the cats in the house (which I have not seen or heard of from others with FIV+ cats) and also that the blood work is "fine" despite effects on appetite and the presence of fever. If it

Re: [Felvtalk] Abram and FELV

2019-03-25 Thread Amani Oakley
Jennifer, if you've been reading the archives then you will know that I have suggested the use of Doxycycline + Winstrol (Stanazolol) + Prednisone. I don’t see that this has been tried by your vet, but it is the only thing I have found to work, and it works with other conditions as well. I

Re: [Felvtalk] HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO PASS FEDERAL ANIMAL CRUELTY BILL

2019-03-06 Thread Amani Oakley
Just signed! I agree. Very very important issue. Thanks Amani From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: March-06-19 11:35 AM To Subject: [Felvtalk] Fwd: HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO PASS FEDERAL ANIMAL CRUELTY BILL This is serious.

Re: [Felvtalk] Help please - felv positive kitten

2019-03-01 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Wendy Sounds like you have everything well under control. I think that the fact that he was put on four weeks of Doxy for the Bartonella will also help for FeLV, though my sense is that I would have kept him on it for another two weeks. Just keep an eye for any signs of anemia. Keep

Re: [Felvtalk] QUESTION

2019-02-23 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Nancy She could definitely be a carrier. I wouldn’t be concerned as long as her blood work is okay. Keep a close eye on her gums, inside of the ears, and pads to watch for any paleness which might signify anemia. I don’t think she NEEDS any help right now, but you might consider trying her

Re: [Felvtalk] Cleaning? Retesting?

2019-02-22 Thread Amani Oakley
I had my Zander for seven years, mixed with a dozen other cats. I never took any precautions at all. It was too late by the time we figured out he had FeLV. No other cat ever got the infection. Amani From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lorraine Johnston

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby's intro

2019-02-21 Thread Amani Oakley
From: Amani Oakley Sent: June-10-18 3:22 PM To: 'felvtalk@felineleukemia.org' Subject: RE: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 47, Issue 6 What a very sad story about your blind cat. I understand your heart break. I too have placed cats into what I thought were excellent homes, only to have a sad

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby's intro

2019-02-21 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Lorraine What I have suggested to many in this group, for treatment of FeLV, is the following combination of medications: Winstrol (Stanazolol) - 1 mg twice a day Doxycycline - 1/5 to ¼ tablet (100 mg) twice a day Prednisolone - ½ 5 mg tablet, twice a day If there are problems with the

Re: [Felvtalk] Shelf life for Winstrol

2019-02-19 Thread Amani Oakley
Could you please give the dosages used for Zander's Protocol? I know they must have been previously given, but I cannot seem to find them. Thanks, Gary On 9/16/2016 8:52 AM, Amani Oakley wrote: Hi Sherri I hope you got some good news today. However, as you know, my experience is that the Win

Re: [Felvtalk] Batman Felv Positive Having Neurological issues.

2018-10-18 Thread Amani Oakley
the messages, and just wanted to mention to Katy, just in case. Hopefully not that. Shelley On Oct 18, 2018, at 4:59 PM, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: Sorry Shelley – my email below should have read IT ISN”T prednisolone. . . Amani From: Felvtalk mailto:felvtal

Re: [Felvtalk] Batman Felv Positive Having Neurological issues.

2018-10-18 Thread Amani Oakley
Sorry Shelley – my email below should have read IT ISN”T prednisolone. . . Amani From: Felvtalk On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: October 18, 2018 4:57 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Batman Felv Positive Having Neurological issues. Hi Shelley. Are you speaking about

Re: [Felvtalk] Batman Felv Positive Having Neurological issues.

2018-10-18 Thread Amani Oakley
nother few days? I’m just not convinced he has cancer. Even though he is FeLV positive he is young to develop a cancer? Sent from my iPhone On Oct 18, 2018, at 12:54 PM, Amani Oakley mailto:aoakley@oakleylegalcom>> wrote: I actually had a few similar experiences. Once it involved two very yo

Re: [Felvtalk] Batman Felv Positive Having Neurological issues.

2018-10-18 Thread Amani Oakley
is very aggressive and has other side affects and would be a Hail Mary to buy him another few days? I’m just not convinced he has cancer. Even though he is FeLV positive he is young to develop a cancer? Sent from my iPhone On Oct 18, 2018, at 12:54 PM, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Batman Felv Positive Having Neurological issues.

2018-10-18 Thread Amani Oakley
I actually had a few similar experiences. Once it involved two very young kittens. Once it involved a cat about a year old. In my opinion, the two different experiences had two different causative agents, and at the risk of boring you silly, I will try to explain both. Neither, by the way, was

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv positive support urgent

2018-10-17 Thread Amani Oakley
makes any difference, tho’.❤️ Gloria -g  Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 17, 2018, at 4:10 PM, Amani Oakley wrote: > > Hi Sandy > > I will step in here, and repeat what I have told so many others on this > chatline. > > I am cutting and pasting from one of my first ever post

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv positive support urgent

2018-10-17 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Sandy I will step in here, and repeat what I have told so many others on this chatline. I am cutting and pasting from one of my first ever posts on this forum: I would like to share what I think is very important information with others who have cats diagnosed with Feline Leukemia. "I

Re: [Felvtalk] Spice didn't make it

2018-08-14 Thread Amani Oakley
Judith I am so sorry. It is heartbreaking, I know. I too wish the vet community would get cracking on finding a cure for this horrible disease, but my experience is that there is very little research or interest in looking into cat health, because too many people consider them disposable and

Re: [Felvtalk] Spice

2018-06-20 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Judith. I think that Diamondback had provided Winstrol in a liquid form to others on this chatline. I have no experience at all with that so I cannot comment. My vet uses a compounding pharmacy which makes the Winstrol in small 1 mg tablets which I find easy to pill. Amani From: Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Spice

2018-06-16 Thread Amani Oakley
Sorry – I should have answered about the duration of treatment too. No, she wouldn’t be on it forever. Monitor the blood work until the anemia is REALLY gone and monitor the blood work after you wean her off the Winstrol. Prepare to put her back on until she stabilizes. Expect an increase in

Re: [Felvtalk] Spice

2018-06-16 Thread Amani Oakley
Judy The Winstrol combo may help regardless of her age. I have had a 16 year old cat with a sarcoma on it, and it helped tremendously with things like appetite and better mood (playing more, etc.) I don’t know why Winstrol wouldn’t work to assist with the anemia just because of age. It

[Felvtalk] FW: Felvtalk Digest, Vol 47, Issue 6

2018-06-11 Thread Amani Oakley
Jennifer – I actually answered you yesterday, but the darned email was caught up by the FeLV filter which captures emails that have too long an email trail. I have cut out some of the earlier emails to enable the email to go through (hopefully). Amani From: Amani Oakley Sent: June-10-18 3:22

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 47, Issue 6

2018-06-09 Thread Amani Oakley
, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: Jennifer – from your area code, you are no where near me. You need to post where you are. Can I also suggest you get your vet to start him on doxycycline – 50 mg. daily, for an extended treatment period like 6 weeks. As long as he

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 47, Issue 6

2018-06-09 Thread Amani Oakley
eukemia.org> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Quentin Message-ID: <14d133e6-4407-4d32-9bb0-e90919acf...@icloud.com<mailto:14d133e6-4407-4d32-9bb0-e90919acf...@icloud.com>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8" Thank you, I appreciate this. Marlene Sent from my iPhone >

Re: [Felvtalk] Quentin

2018-06-08 Thread Amani Oakley
. And to your point and your experience with Zander, maybe now is the time for me to get this protocol going before something further or a worsening. Thoughts ? M Sent from my iPhone On Jun 8, 2018, at 3:04 PM, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: Hi Marlene I am no

Re: [Felvtalk] Quentin

2018-06-08 Thread Amani Oakley
Marlene Sent from my iPhone On Jun 8, 2018, at 1:21 PM, Amani Oakley mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: Hi JoAnne If this was my kitten, I would not want to just wait it out to see what might transpire. I did that with my kitten, and it was a mistake. My suggestion is that you sta

Re: [Felvtalk] Quentin

2018-06-08 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi JoAnne If this was my kitten, I would not want to just wait it out to see what might transpire. I did that with my kitten, and it was a mistake. My suggestion is that you start him on a long course (6 weeks) of Doxycycline. I don't know the dosing for such a small kitten. My guess would be

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV induced non-regenerative anemia treatment question

2018-05-31 Thread Amani Oakley
I think you’re low on the doxycycline. If you’re going to give it twice a day, stick to ¼ twice a day. Also, if Oliver has trouble keeping food down (as my Zander did when I put this “protocol” together) I added metoclopramide ¼ tablet a little before I would feed him. Amani From: Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Winstrol, Doxy and Prednisolone

2018-05-16 Thread Amani Oakley
Maribel, I think that is really an issue of comfort for you and for your cat. I personally prefer to do it all at once, because I prefer not to have to constantly be grabbing my cat, all day long, and giving her/him more meds. I therefore prefer to prolong the single session rather than break

Re: [Felvtalk] Reconstituted Doxy

2018-05-13 Thread Amani Oakley
e esophageal strictures. You can get >> compounded doxycycline is 50 mg/ml, so dose would be 0.4 - 0.5 ml >> twice a day. > > Do you foresee any issues with using the Doxy in liquid format? I > also wanted to get the Prednisolone in liquid as Flaqui is very > difficult to pill. &

Re: [Felvtalk] Anemia and Aranesp

2018-05-12 Thread Amani Oakley
issues with using the Doxy in liquid format? I also wanted to get the Prednisolone in liquid as Flaqui is very difficult to pill. Thanks Maribel "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated." -Mohandas Ghandi On May 10, 2018, at 11:02 PM, Amani Oak

Re: [Felvtalk] Anemia and Aranesp

2018-05-10 Thread Amani Oakley
6/2016 8:52 AM, Amani Oakley wrote: Hi Sherri I hope you got some good news today. However, as you know, my experience is that the Winstrol needs to be used long term before the red cells are back into the normal range. I continue to recommend use of the Doxycyline to interfere with vir

Re: [Felvtalk] Stomatitis and FeLV cats

2018-04-24 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Maribel Probably removing the teeth is the way to go. I don’t think it would hurt to have the Depo shot. Obviously, there is an infection and anything which might help to clear up the infection or reduce the swelling from the infection, would be beneficial. One other thing to suggest is

Re: [Felvtalk] Maynard-Tabby Boy

2018-04-23 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Mirna It is a bit difficult to determine why your little boy may be having seizures. With all the things he has on board (FeLV, possible worms, infection, not eating) I would contemplate that some of his levels (like calcium or magnesium) may be low. Try getting these things in liquid form

Re: [Felvtalk] Diarrhea...

2018-02-26 Thread Amani Oakley
? ~~@~@~@~@~@ Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me. — St. Patrick On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:48 AM, Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com<mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: Bob Just as a long shot, consider usin

Re: [Felvtalk] Diarrhea...

2018-02-26 Thread Amani Oakley
. > > > Bob in Warwick NY > > > > On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 06:28 PM, > felvtalk-requ...@felineleukemia.org > > wrote: > > >> Send Felvtalk mailing list submissions to > >> felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > >> > >> To subscribe or unsu

Re: [Felvtalk] FIV

2017-12-26 Thread Amani Oakley
:  -- > > Message: 1 > Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2017 18:25:58 + > From: Amani Oakley To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" Subject: Re: > [Felvtalk] Question > Message-ID: > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8" > >

Re: [Felvtalk] What are the dosages for

2017-12-25 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Pam Depending on how sick the cat is when you start the Winstrol – either 1 mg of Winstrol 2x daily or 2 mg of Winstrol 2x daily if you need a faster response (ie – no time to waste because the cat is doing very poorly). Along with the Winstrol: Doxycycline – 25 mg two times a day

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-12-03 Thread Amani Oakley
erience too. I've had FelV cats who lived to be 8 or 9 >> and one of my FelV cats is about 11 and still OK. These cats lived >> with many other negative cats. These were adult cats... I understand >> FelV is most dangerous to kittens whose immune systems are not fully >>

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Amani Oakley
As I said – I had a cat in with at least 8 other cats for 7 years with no transmission. They shared food and water bowls, beds, grooming, playing, biting, scratching - the whole nine yards. I don’t think it is particularly contagious with older cats. Amani From: Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Amani Oakley
We had a FeLV cat who lived to age 7. No other cat in our house was infected, despite the fact that our vet initially said that the infection would decimate the house. (We had at least 8 other cats.) That was the case event though we never isolated our FeLV little boy (it would have been fairly

Re: [Felvtalk] Grieving for K

2017-11-06 Thread Amani Oakley
Katherine The pain in your heart is so clear for everyone to see. I am so very sorry for the wrenching loss you suffered with the loss of Krammer, and also for the terrible loss of one kitten after another and then Jazz as well. There is just nothing that will soothe the soul-searing loss,

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-11-06 Thread Amani Oakley
Close Ardy - Stanozolol. Amani -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Ardy Robertson Sent: November-04-17 7:28 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help Hi

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-11-06 Thread Amani Oakley
.ardy -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help Hi Ken I couldn’t

Re: [Felvtalk] Compiled info on Winstrol

2017-11-04 Thread Amani Oakley
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Compiled info on Winstrol Hi Amani, Yes, send what you have to kresch...@mchsi.com and I'll add them to our chat pieces and resend the whole "dossier" as an attachment to the chat line. Ken - Original Message ----- From: Amani Oakley <aoak...@oa

Re: [Felvtalk] Compiled info on Winstrol

2017-11-04 Thread Amani Oakley
I will email you directly with a bunch of other articles I have compiled, including the original scientific publication which appears to have started the whole hysteria regarding liver failure in cats being caused by Winstrol. I have highlighted and notated the study so you can see how very

[Felvtalk] FW: Stargate?

2017-11-02 Thread Amani Oakley
Sandy I cannot tell you how happy your post, below, makes me. Much of what is in the Drs. Fosters & Smith website, sounds like it was taken from my hundreds of posts, verbatim. I feel a little vindicated, because most of this stuff I worked out on my own by observation, lab testing,

Re: [Felvtalk] Winstrol....

2017-11-02 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Bob When I was treating Zander, all the vets were using prednisone on cats, so that is what I used on Zander. I don’t agree it is useless. I have used prednisone on other cats, with good result. However, I now understand that prednisolone is a derivative of prednisone and is better and

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-11-02 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Ken I couldn’t agree with you more, but I fear that the scientific/medical evidence is thin because of the really stupid study done a decade ago, which gave three cats massive doses of Winstrol (same levels as given to sled dogs) and reported the resulting elevation of liver enzymes. And

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-11-02 Thread Amani Oakley
Marlene, I should really say that I have never used the injectable form but it is injected intramuscularly and doesn’t last very long, and will be far less convenient to give than the pills. As I mentioned in a previous response, the effect on the liver appears to be transitory and fades after

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-11-02 Thread Amani Oakley
Pills. Amani -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of marlene melpignano Sent: November-02-17 6:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help Dear all, Good

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-11-01 Thread Amani Oakley
Marlene The suggestion of Winstrol/Doxy/Prednisone has been used repeatedly on cats with leukemia and lymphoma. Also, Winstrol is very helpful when a cat is not eating. Unfortunately, though there are other steroids, I am not certain you will get the same result if you use another steroid in

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-10-28 Thread Amani Oakley
Seriously - try the Winstrol. I had very good results with it, and several others on our chatline have had good results as well. If it is complicated to get the LTCI, then it may well be easier to get the Winstrol. By the way, I am in Canada, and we had to ship the LTCI from the U.S. Also, I

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-10-28 Thread Amani Oakley
Marlene - I should also have added to my last email, that you shouldn’t be surprised if you get an unusual response from your vet, to the suggestion of using Winstrol. Winstrol is an anabolic steroid, and has unfortunately been implicated in a number of athletic "doping" scandals and so it can

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator - help

2017-10-28 Thread Amani Oakley
Hi Marlene I methodically tried both the Immunoregulin and the LTCI. We gave weekly injections and performed weekly bloodwork, which showed no appreciable change in the haematology or other blood parameters. However, others on this chatline have had good results with those treatments. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Zorro and " Brian"

2017-10-17 Thread Amani Oakley
Sorry Bob - honest mistake. I am working on a case right now, going to trail in a few weeks, and one of my two clients is Brian. "Brian" on the brain. My apologies! -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of ROBERT CHAPEL Sent:

Re: [Felvtalk] He went on his own time. . .

2017-10-16 Thread Amani Oakley
Ken, I am very sad to hear about your loss of Zorro. FeLV is a terrible disease that robs us of our beautiful furbabies, far far too soon. I am thrilled, though, that there are people like you out there who care and take the necessary steps to make little lives worth living, and lets these

Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone There....

2017-10-16 Thread Amani Oakley
You know, Brian, I thought of you and Gilbert regularly. I was actually happy not to have heard from you, thinking that things must be fine. I am so sorry to hear of Gilbert's loss. It is wonderful that you were able to give him so much love in this world. Amani -Original Message-

Re: [Felvtalk] And now for some good news.....

2017-08-01 Thread Amani Oakley
Wonderful Ardy. Now to find the b@$1@r+ who did this to him so we can ensure that he doesn't ever do this again. Amani From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Ardy Robertson Sent: August-02-17 12:07 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] And now

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten tossed out of car

2017-07-31 Thread Amani Oakley
Ardy - generally, I am not supportive of the death penalty, but I would gladly make an exception for barbarians like those you describe, and I would just as happily be the executioner. This is not the first time I have heard this same hideous story. Several years ago in Toronto, Ontario, the

Re: [Felvtalk] 28 Cats..

2017-07-24 Thread Amani Oakley
Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: Monday, July 24, 2017 2:45 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] 28 Cats.. We were sure all sorts of bad things were going to happen after we found out that Zander was FeLV

Re: [Felvtalk] 28 Cats..

2017-07-24 Thread Amani Oakley
the FIV one. I feel so bad for him. He is alone and he hates the dog so he has no one but me. Thanks for telling me, I will try different things. -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: Monday, July 24, 2017 2:37 PM

Re: [Felvtalk] 28 Cats..

2017-07-24 Thread Amani Oakley
te: >>> >>> It was part of a blood panel I had done on him. I get bloodwork >>> every 6 months and I thought it was odd too. >>> >>> -Original Message- >>> From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On >>> Behalf O

Re: [Felvtalk] Checking in.....

2017-07-20 Thread Amani Oakley
DDS Timonium Sent: July-20-17 12:06 PM To: 'felvtalk@felineleukemia.org' Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Checking in. Ok thanks, wasn’t sure if I was giving him too many treats. From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:50

Re: [Felvtalk] Checking in.....

2017-07-20 Thread Amani Oakley
It if were me, I would ignore the cholesterol. It is nonsensical in cats (and being called into question in humans too). Amani From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Armstrong-Brown, Sheila DDS Timonium Sent: July-20-17 10:37 AM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Gilbert

2017-06-25 Thread Amani Oakley
Bob I know you have had trouble with the clinic in terms of offering you medications, but if it were me, I would also want to try dexamethasone by injection if possible. It is much more powerful than the prednisone in reducing swelling and helping in reducing pain and neurological symptoms in

Re: [Felvtalk] Doxycycline

2017-06-25 Thread Amani Oakley
ses. Docs always say "it's a virus, it has to run its course" - well maybe not! Yet they aren't looking at obvious sources just because of its third cousin - "weed". Good grief! Rant over! Ardy -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemi

Re: [Felvtalk] Destiny

2017-06-24 Thread Amani Oakley
Marilyn I am so very sorry for your loss. I know you know how lucky Destiny was to have you caring so much for her. Amani -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Marilyn Knapp Litt Sent: June-24-17 12:34 AM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-23 Thread Amani Oakley
, your shared knowledge will save me from the agony of cold sores. Amy Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 21, 2017, at 12:42 PM, Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com> wrote: > > Cannabis is an absolutely amazing product. Do your own research. You will see > very solid scientific e

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-23 Thread Amani Oakley
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amani Oakley Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:42 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine Cannabis is an absolutely amazing product. Do your own research. You will see very solid scientific evidence that backs up the many positive effects

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-22 Thread Amani Oakley
before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me. — St. Patrick On Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 8:18 PM, Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com<mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: Huh?? Are you sure it is cannabis oil and not a derivative of hemp which

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-21 Thread Amani Oakley
wrote: Okay, I am convinced. Next question is where do you get the safe stuff. There are many sources out there and I don't want to buy from a shady seller. Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com<mailto:aoak...@oakleylegal.com>> wrote: > Amy, you could have knocked me over with a

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-21 Thread Amani Oakley
literally saved my cat's life, and maybe some day, your shared knowledge will save me from the agony of cold sores. Amy Sent from my iPhone > On Jun 21, 2017, at 12:42 PM, Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com> wrote: > > Cannabis is an absolutely amazing product. Do your o

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-21 Thread Amani Oakley
Cannabis is an absolutely amazing product. Do your own research. You will see very solid scientific evidence that backs up the many positive effects this substance has. In fact, I was pretty enraged when I did the research. It is clear that the decision to ban this substance was fraught with

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-20 Thread Amani Oakley
Actually, to be honest, what I found stopped my cold sore in its tracks and it has NEVER returned was cannabis oil. It was remarkable. The cold sore disappeared after I applied the oil to the sore overnight, and I have never had a reoccurrence since – I think it has been over a year or close to

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine

2017-06-20 Thread Amani Oakley
But Amy, I think that's what someone mentioned earlier. It is effective is holding the virus in abeyance, but not in killing the virus. I think if you are dealing with an aggressive virus, it may not be all that effective, but I agree that there doesn't seem to be any downside risk to using it,

Re: [Felvtalk] Life Gold and Nu-Pet Feline Antioxidant

2017-06-18 Thread Amani Oakley
Marilyn Sandy is referring to the combination of drugs which I’ve named Zander’s Protocol in honour of my sweet Zander who had FeLV. The combination of Doxycycline, Prednisolone and Winstrol (Stanazolol) pulled him out of a very serious downward spiral when nothing else had worked (including

Re: [Felvtalk] Gilbert and Pain Meds..

2017-06-11 Thread Amani Oakley
, as was the transdermal. But every cat and situation is different. I hope you find something that works for Gilbert Margo -Original Message- >From: Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com> >Sent: Jun 8, 2017 5:53 PM >To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <

Re: [Felvtalk] Gilbert and Pain Meds..

2017-06-08 Thread Amani Oakley
Bob - my vets get buprenorphine in a transdermal cream which gets applied to the inner ear. The cream is specially compounded by a vet compounding pharmacy they use. I find it very effective and certainly helps not having to give it orally when the mouth hurts. Amani -Original

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