Re: [Felvtalk] Anemic Leukemia Positive Cat

2012-11-08 Thread Christy Buchin
We did a blood transfusion on our cat started him on Prednisone. He also went on LTCI injections. Sent from my iPhone On Nov 8, 2012, at 11:38 AM, Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: I am fostering one of my former colony cats. My friend is now feeding the colony, which was hers to

Re: [Felvtalk] Anemic Leukemia Positive Cat

2012-11-08 Thread Christy Buchin
http://homelessnomore.webs.com/ From: Christy Buchin cstet...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, November 8, 2012 2:01 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Anemic Leukemia Positive Cat We did a blood

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread Christy Buchin
My cat Gray Kitty was diagnosed with FeLV and severe anemia. Thank you for a specialist we found, our family vet, Interferon, LTCI, steroids, two blood transfusions, splenectomy, etc., he tests negative is almost off steroids. UC Davis now has asked to use him in their study the specialist is

Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION

2012-06-01 Thread Christy Buchin
I have a raccoon that thinks he's a cat! The mom cat comes to eat in the mornings when I open my back patio door, the cat comes running then the raccoon comes running! lol Sent from my iPhone On Jun 1, 2012, at 6:56 PM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: I actually had a baby opossum that

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Sylvia

2012-04-28 Thread Christy Buchin
I have been where you are! Unexplained fever for months, fluids weekly, anemia, steroids, (which we are now weaning after 3 years), weekly CBC's, splenectomy, bone marrow aspirations, chemo drug, LTCI injections, Interferon.for the last 2 years, he has tested negative. Sent from my iPhone

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Re: [Felvtalk] Casper is positive

2010-03-09 Thread Christy Buchin
Gray Kitty was diagnosed in 2007 as FeLV +. He now test negative, however, we are dealing with Steroid Responsive Regenerative Anemia. He has been on a high dosage of Pred for a year. We are looking into alternatives such as Cyclosporin. From: fs...@roadrunner.com To:

Re: [Felvtalk] First Doses of Imulan For Murphy Rosie

2009-09-21 Thread Christy Buchin
Gray Kitty just turned 2 years old on September 6th. He was diagnoses on his 1st birthday. Up until about 3 or so months ago, he still tested positive with both types of tests. He has had two blood transfusions and two bone marrow biopsies. The second biopsy confirmed the FeLV had gone

Re: [Felvtalk] Imulan - a t cell lymphocytic immunomodulator

2009-08-25 Thread Christy Buchin
I have shared this information here before. However, our cat, Gray Kitty, was diagnosed with FeLV on September 6, 2008. At that time he has a hematocrit of 9%..very near death. We have used LTCI since his second blood transfusion, which has been many, many, months ago. We also use

Re: [Felvtalk] Difficult decision

2009-08-11 Thread Christy Buchin
Lorrie, I am so sorry for your heart ache. Is there any time for a blood transfusion? When I had asked my family vet about anemia, (my cat was down to a HCT of 9 at one point), he said they become very lethargic and just get tired and weak and eventually pass. I wish you the very best!! I

Re: [Felvtalk] Please add Jonathan to the Bridge list

2009-04-02 Thread Christy Buchin
Anne, I am from Jackson. I currently live in California, but visit there twice a year to see family. Facebook is very easy to use, once you get the hang of it! ha ha Hope to see you there. From: anne.ann...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 00:14:16

Re: [Felvtalk] Please add Jonathan to the Bridge list

2009-03-30 Thread Christy Buchin
Anne, I am so sorry to hear about Johathan!! I too am from Michigan! I am currently living in California. Are you on face book? If so, look for Christy Stetler. Thanks! :o) From: anne.ann...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 13:54:02 -0400 Subject:

Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone else on Facebook?

2009-03-26 Thread Christy Buchin
I am on face bookunder Christy Stetler Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 02:15:54 -0500 From: moonv...@gmail.com To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Anyone else on Facebook? I'd love to add you if so. -- Rescuties - Saving the world, one cat at a time.

Re: [Felvtalk] elevated liver enzymes

2009-03-26 Thread Christy Buchin
My Gray Kitty has had increased liver enzymes as well. His went into the 3,000! It was due to the high steroid dosage. As soon as we reduced it, it has since gone into the 300's. He too was acting normal throughout. Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 11:44:25 -0400 From: fs...@roadrunner.com To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Shots for Felv/Re Testing for Non Felv Cat

2009-02-19 Thread Christy Buchin
We decided to by pass the vaccines for our FeLV cat. We figure his body has been through enough, so we did not want to subject him to the exposure. Our Vet agreed with that decision. Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 13:59:20 -0500 From: mian...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject:

Re: [Felvtalk] Assisted Feeding

2009-02-19 Thread Christy Buchin
Dawn, I am not sure what State you live in, however, the first transfusion for a cat can be from any donor cat. After that however, you need to have the correct type. Because our cat has B blood, which is very rare, we searched and found a animal blood bank that was within driving distance

Re: [Felvtalk] Assisted Feeding

2009-02-18 Thread Christy Buchin
Hang in there! With a blood transfusion it could really help. They are a little costly but so worth it. Our Gray Kitty's Hematocrit was at an all time low of 9! They had no idea how he was still alive. With the blood transfusion it brought his Hematocrit back within the normal range and

Re: [Felvtalk] Elevated liver enzymes

2009-02-16 Thread Christy Buchin
I know our Gray Kitty's liver enzymes went up using some of the herbal meds. Once we backed off from some of them, they stabilized. We do blood work every 2 weeks to monitor all levels. Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 10:26:18 -0500 From: fs...@roadrunner.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject:

Re: [Felvtalk] Anemia

2009-01-22 Thread Christy Buchin
Yes, the Hi Vites were recommended by our Vet for our anemic cat, which we give twice daily along with all his other meds. Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 09:26:27 -0500 From: furrygi...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Anemia Hi Vite drops are a good iron supplement,

Re: [Felvtalk] Anemia AZT

2009-01-22 Thread Christy Buchin
The leukemia has reach the bone marrow of our cat Gray Kitty as well. We were told in November by the University of California Davis that he had weeks to live. He is still fighting to live. We have him on Interferon, LTCI Injections weekly, high doses of Steroids as well. Date: Wed, 21 Jan

Re: [Felvtalk] (Fwd) Blood transfusion on Felv+ cat

2009-01-22 Thread Christy Buchin
We transfused our cat Gray Kitty twice now. The lowest his hematocrit ever went was 9. After each transfusion he went up to around 30-35 which is in the normal range, then dipped down to 18-20 where he remains. From: phaed...@charter.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wed, 21 Jan

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI-Imulan

2009-01-12 Thread Christy Buchin
Yes, currently my Gray Kitty receives those injections weekly and it does help boost their immune system. Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 05:56:14 -0600 From: lisap...@aol.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] LTCI-Imulan Hi, Has anyone tried LTCI by Imulan? Four days ago I

Re: [Felvtalk] Sick FelV kitten

2008-12-17 Thread Christy Buchin
Gary, I am sorry to hear that! Gray Kitty had his second blood transusion last week. We know we can not sustain him this way, but we are trying to buy time. His Hematocrit went down to 9 when he was first diagnosed. He had the first transfusion and it ended up going in the normal range of

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon use?

2008-12-17 Thread Christy Buchin
My Gray Kitty just started Interferon with good results. He completed the first 7 days with no problems. However, he has been off it now for the second day and this morning he vomitted many times. I was worried about it and may take him to the doctor. From: souther...@aol.com Date: Tue,

Re: [Felvtalk] Sick FelV kitten

2008-12-17 Thread Christy Buchin
about any condition. The anemia group is pretty active. Sharyl --- On Wed, 12/17/08, Christy Buchin cstet...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Christy Buchin cstet...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sick FelV kitten To: Feline Leukemia Website felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, December 17

Re: [Felvtalk] B. B. died - please add to the Candlelight service (do we still have one?)

2008-12-03 Thread Christy Buchin
I am so sorry to hear about B.B., my sympathies to you. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 14:16:05 -0600 Subject: [Felvtalk] B. B. died - please add to the Candlelight service (do we still have one?) One of my FELV kitties, B.B., died in the early

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI Response

2008-12-02 Thread Christy Buchin
. It is almost impossible but I have learned from Mai Mai PG, the Royal Princess Kitty Katt, and my wonderful Dixie Louise. Please try to learn and love without fear. On Dec 1, 2008, at 12:59 PM, Christy Buchin wrote:Amber, Thank you for your kind words. I totally understand about the what

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI Response

2008-12-01 Thread Christy Buchin
Amber, Thank you for your kind words. I totally understand about the what if. My husband and I are always saying, what if we would have tested him when he was a kitten and got to this sooner. The Vet did not think we needed to test the kittens because their Mom tested negative. I am so

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you everyone!

2008-11-28 Thread Christy Buchin
Amber, We have been using LTCI on our little Gray Kitty. However, since his diagnosis on September 6 of this year, the disease has progressed to his bone marrow. At this point we are not sure if anything will help him. We have not run into another situation such as ours. We took in a stray

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzz is gone

2008-11-25 Thread Christy Buchin
I am so sorry to hear that!! I know the day is coming for us and our kitten Gray Kitty. I can imagine your heart ache and wish NO pet or pet owner should have to go through that. My sympathies to you! From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 16:20:28 -0500

Re: [Felvtalk] Weight loss with no other symptoms

2008-11-25 Thread Christy Buchin
Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Christy Buchin Sent: Friday, November 21, 2008 12:53 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] High Fever My cat Gray Kitty, was diagnosed with FeLV on his first birthday, 9/6/08. He and his two

[Felvtalk] High Fever

2008-11-21 Thread Christy Buchin
My cat Gray Kitty, was diagnosed with FeLV on his first birthday, 9/6/08. He and his two brothers were born in our home to a stray we took into our home. She had tested negative for the virus. His two brothers have also continue to test negative for the virus. His two brothers are also

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet

2008-11-19 Thread Christy Buchin
someone was paying $85. Either Imulan has gotten very greedy or your vet is making a handsome profit for giving a shot. Gary - Original Message - From: Christy Buchin [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 8:52 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet

2008-11-18 Thread Christy Buchin
We just started our cat, Gray Kitty, on an holistic medication called Ashwagandha drops, as well as, Bioplasma tablets. These are supposed to help rebuild their Red Blood Cells. They were recommeded by our family Vet. Also, we have him on a weekly regiman of LTIC, Immulan injections. Our

Re: [Felvtalk] Trish Please add to the CLS :(

2008-11-18 Thread Christy Buchin
I am very sorry for your loss!! Our Cat, Gray Kitty, is only 1 year old. He and his two brothers were born in our home on September 6, 2007. The mama cat had tested negative for Feline Leukemia and his two brothers have continued to test negative. We also had his two brothers blood typed

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet

2008-11-18 Thread Christy Buchin
! On Tue 18/11/08 1:45 PM , Christy Buchin [EMAIL PROTECTED] sent: We just started our cat, Gray Kitty, on an holistic medication called Ashwagandha drops, as well as, Bioplasma tablets. These are supposed to help rebuild their Red Blood Cells. They were recommeded by our family Vet. Also, we have

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet

2008-11-18 Thread Christy Buchin
- Original Message - From: Christy Buchin [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 12:45 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet We just started our cat, Gray Kitty, on an holistic medication called Ashwagandha drops, as well as, Bioplasma