My advice would be to keep FeLv and non-FeLv cats separated. If you choose
not to, you have to understand there is a chance the non-FeLv cats could
Having said that, when my husband brought home a kitten that tested
positive for FeLV, I had to make that choice. We live in a small
My heart is breaking for you too. It is so unfair. I curse this stupid
virus. I hate the fact that there is not something more that can be done
with treatment and cure.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. Stay strong.
On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 7:26 AM, Sheri Burbridge
You are in my thoughts. Our little Ruthie died in my husband's arms. We
also have her ashes. I will never forget her. We only had her a short
time, almost two years. But she was very special. I hate FELV so much.
On Jun 9, 2016 7:50 AM, "Rachel Dagner"
Check Yahoo groups. They have groups for FIV.
On May 24, 2016 3:26 PM, "barbe berbes" wrote:
> Both of my babies have FIV, both adopted from shelter. Does anyone know of
> a support group I can join to better helpe to help keep my little one
> healthy as Iong as possible? I
First of all I'm very sorry for your loss.
I've been on both sides. Just recently, I was dealing with FELV cat. Very
anemic. I kept holding off on putting her to sleep, trying different
things. Ruthie had been maintaining. then started to go downhill fast.
The morning she passed, we were
so sorry Christine. This virus is a scourge, and it has robbed
> you of a beautiful soul. I just lost Merlot three days ago, so I understand
> your pain, and can say that it will lessen with time.
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2015 at 11:56 AM, Christine Dundas <
> I'm so sorry, Christine,
> Safe to the Bridge, Ruthie.
> Christine, her life was too short. But in those months I'm betting that
> she knew more love and joy than most cats see in 12-18 years.
> You did well.
Crossed over the bridge this morning. She was the sweetest cat. She had a
short life, 16 months. But it was a good life and she knew she was loved.
I hate this awful virus.
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So sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you. You were a
wonderful caretaker, compassionate and caring.
On Nov 17, 2015 7:59 AM, "Maya D'Alessio" wrote:
> Merlot left us yesterday morning. Thank you to everyone for your support
> over the month,
My FeLV cat, Ruthie, has nonregenerative anemia. She was started on Epogen
2 weeks ago. No improvement yet. I mentioned Winstrol to our Vet.She
didn't think it would be effective, and there is the concern for liver
problems. But she said she would give it a try
if I wanted to.
> Thanks for your kind response and thoughts. I feel a little better
> knowing there is a chance Ruthie might live for several years.I am
> still learning how this group email works, so bear with me. I guess there
> is no way to respond inline, on the board itself.
Ruthie is doing a
Hi All -
Ruthie is about a year and half. My husband found her on the side of the
road when she was a tiny kitten, and brought her home, since I work with a
cat adoption association. Unfortunately, she tested positive for FeLV, and
we just decided to keep her. She had been doing really well,
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