Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet visit today

2014-03-21 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Wonderful, Kelley, glad to hear the good news, and great price. Wish she was closer to me. Gloria in Arkansas On Mar 19, 2014, at 4:40 PM, Kelley wrote: Hi everyone, Coco and I had our first visit to the holistic vet today. I was very excited. It was very different from a traditional

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vs traditional vets for felv

2014-03-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
options for assistance... On Mar 15, 2014, at 11:27 AM, Gloria B. Lane wrote: I think FB page for the kitties is a good idea. On Mar 15, 2014, at 1:25 PM, Kelley wrote: Yes that was just for whoever said the interest rate was low. It is not. But they do have a 6 month interest free

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vs traditional vets for felv

2014-03-15 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Good grief! 26% is beyond high. On Mar 15, 2014, at 12:47 PM, Kelley wrote: Just tried and was turned down which is what I figured. But I did try. Interest is 26% unless you pay it off in 6 months by the way. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 14, 2014, at 11:21 PM, lernermiche...@aol.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vs traditional vets for felv

2014-03-15 Thread Gloria B. Lane
to the vet. It is 35 dollars for the holistic vet with a discount on Wednesdays. I'm feeling better since I got the donation and am thinking of making a Facebook page for the kitties - what do y'all think? Sent from my iPhone On Mar 15, 2014, at 1:13 PM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net

Re: [Felvtalk] Prayers needed for Bear

2013-12-24 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Thinking of you Michelle, and sending healing thoughts and prayers for Bear! Gloria On Dec 24, 2013, at 6:15 PM, lernermiche...@aol.com wrote: Turns out it does not look like FIP, looks like hemolytic anemia, where he is killing off his own red blood cells, and the vet simply did not keep

Re: [Felvtalk] Ringworm.

2013-12-21 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Hey nice to know about Gary - On Dec 21, 2013, at 4:05 AM, gcru...@centurytel.net gcru...@centurytel.net wrote: I have always used the Walmart brand (Equate) cream for foot fungus and it has worked very well. Not messy and doesn’t smell bad and is cheap. Gary From: Margo Sent:

Re: [Felvtalk] Uneven pupils

2013-12-21 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Probably Clindamycin... I always keep it around. On Dec 21, 2013, at 12:12 PM, trustinhi...@charter.net wrote: I gave my Pookie Clin Drops (short for clin...something). Very economical. Works well for infections that are in the mouth or tissues. Very economical. I also took him for

Re: [Felvtalk] Uneven pupils

2013-12-20 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I have 2-3 methods I use 1) I started out giving a depomedrol injection periodically (once every 4-6 weeks or as needed). Seems like it's 1/2 cc depo. 2) Then someone suggested oral dexamethasone - so I give about 1/2 cc Dex orally, and it lasts a few days. Sometimes though they're quite

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-19 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I think it's safe to put coconut oil on kitty skin - a friend swears by it, uses for ringworm on cats. I usually use Golden Seal, but found the following re coconut oil: http://healthimpactnews.com/2012/pets-and-coconut-oil-an-experiment-with-two-cats/ Gloria On Dec 19, 2013, at 12:04 AM,

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: cat bite

2013-12-14 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Just had to add my 2 cents. Lance, I always prefer Augmentin, and it's always worked well for me. I usually clean the bite with cold water and hydrogen peroxide, and if I see the red lines creeping up my hand and arm, I head for the doctor (started to say vet) and get some Augmentin. One

Re: [Felvtalk] need home for FELV cat in Ft. Smith, Arkansas

2013-11-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
contacts and see if I come up with an option. If the woman would like to talk to an FeLV+ owner, I’d be happy to email or call. On Nov 9, 2013, at 2:30 PM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: A friend's mother has taken in an FELV cat in Ft Smith, Arkansas. They found out when she

[Felvtalk] need home for FELV cat in Ft. Smith, Arkansas

2013-11-09 Thread Gloria B. Lane
A friend's mother has taken in an FELV cat in Ft Smith, Arkansas. They found out when she was on the table being spayed. Her daughter talked her out of euthanizing the kitty. I told her I'd help look for a home for this kitty. Lance, are you still in that area? I know there used to be a

Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm

2013-08-31 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm on Digest version of this list, and it's not easy to reply... but I learned about Gentian Violet when I was a kid, and it worked great for ringworm - mine was on my hand. I've since used it on cats when appropriate and it worked. I generally use Golden Seal tincture (from the health food

[Felvtalk] Good morning from South America :)

2013-05-06 Thread Gloria B. Lane
In my experience, my kittens that have been born with FELV and kept the virus havent live much past 2-3 yrs of age. But sometimes their immune systems will throw the virus off and they'll test negative later. And my cats that have acquired FELV after birth can live a long time, and when be

Re: [Felvtalk] Is my kitten having his first FIV/FELV episode?

2012-02-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Hi Rashel, I think your kitty needs to see the vet asap. Can't tell of course, but he could have fluid in the abdominal area, or some other difficulty that really needs attention. Gloria - Original Message - From: Rashel Mereness To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday,

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT-Transportation Available

2011-11-20 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I mix my FELV's with my non-FELV's - have had no problem. Several on this list do. Also I have a friend who has 1 FELV and 1 non-FELV - she gives the FELV kitty oral interferon alpha, which is well known on this list. They're both 4-5 yrs old now, doing fine. FYI - Gloria On Nov 20,

[Felvtalk] retesting kittens

2011-11-03 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm a volunteer and foster for a local cat rescue, and I always wait and retest kittens when they test FELV positive. I don't deal with kittens that much anymore, and forget the time period for the wait, but somebody local has had some test positive and needs to know about retesting.

[Felvtalk] interferon alpha injected?

2011-10-09 Thread Gloria B. Lane
One of the vets here told someone with an FELV cat, that she could use interferon alpha as an injection. He didn't mention low dose ORAL interferon alpha. It's been my understanding that the interferon was absorbed in the back of the throat. Has anyone used interferon alpha as an

Re: [Felvtalk] Update/MY CAT NEEDS HOME WITH FELV

2011-09-07 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Same here. When I first got an FELV cat, I was paranoid. But that was in 2001. Many of us don't think it's as contagious as is presented. I've mixed mine with my others for several years, no problem. All mine are altered and sit around and eat and sleep. Some of what I've learned is

Re: [Felvtalk] where to purchase LTCI

2011-09-03 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I was thinking about that. I haven't been following all of this, but with anemia, that's what I did with Mittens (a long time ago). Some vets just aren't really willing or able to try and help a sick FELV cat - though they might be trainable :) You can of course give him sub- q fluids at

Re: [Felvtalk] where to purchase LTCI

2011-09-03 Thread Gloria B. Lane
nose is very pink and his gums are pink. Well that's all I know. Oh, I did just give him 500 mcg of methyl B12. It won't hurt! She also told me to give him 81 mg of baby aspirin 2X a week. Thanks you guys for listening(-: Sent from my iPad On Sep 3, 2011, at 10:02 AM, Gloria B. Lane gbl

Re: [Felvtalk] where to purchase LTCI

2011-09-03 Thread Gloria B. Lane
isn't high in b12. I also ordered wellness canned food. He has eaten twice today. I mix it with water for fluids. But I do have to stick it under his nose and hold the bowl for him (and I don't mind). (-: Sent from my iPhone On Sep 3, 2011, at 1:32 PM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net

Re: [Felvtalk] where to purchase LTCI

2011-09-03 Thread Gloria B. Lane
/10 of human dose. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 3, 2011, at 3:36 PM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: Which liquid human B's? I might like to get some - like from the drug store, etc? Gloria On Sep 3, 2011, at 2:30 PM, Marcia wrote: Gloria I got on a CRf site that I've used

Re: [Felvtalk] FELV+ Emergency in Austin, TX

2011-08-21 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Yup sounds weird, I'm curious too. Sounds like maybe he's getting sick and anemic from the FELV, but you never know, could just have something simple. Gloria On Aug 21, 2011, at 4:59 AM, gary wrote: Kelly, Please contact me off list about this kitty. I would love to know exactly what

Re: [Felvtalk] Please Share Thoughts on TNR Dilemma

2011-08-12 Thread Gloria B. Lane
If you put the kitty in a cage or secure porch or outbuilding for a couple of weeks, she will learn where she gets her food, where home is, and hopefully stay around. Course this depends on your having the right weather, or a porch with the right temperature and protection, etc. You

Re: [Felvtalk] Defying the Odds

2011-08-12 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I just do not believe that FELV is that contagious. We know FIV isn't that contagious except thru deep bite wounds. I kind of think it's the same thing with FELV. I've had the same thing happen - had a kitty die, had a necropsy, and she had FELV/FIV. None of the other cats got it. I knew

Re: [Felvtalk] coconut oil

2011-04-27 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I live in Arkansas. I know there are some quacks out there, but I always appreciate the folks who study and offer alternative treatments, as our environment in the USA isn't very supportive of that. Wish there was more research into this area. I've used a number of alternative

[Felvtalk] Husband's Obiituary

2011-04-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Thanks for posting, Terrie, what a lovely man, I appreciated reading the obituary. My heart goes out to you. Gloria From: ter...@tazzys.org Date: April 6, 2011 10:37:05 PM CDT To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Husband's Obiituary Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

[Felvtalk] Time to step down from rescuing for a time being

2011-03-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Dear Terrie, I'm so sorry, so sad for what you're going through. He sounds young to me. Been thru hospice with a boyfriend several years ago. I hope there are some sweet moments in the times you share together. Thinking about you and sending all kinds of good thoughts and wishes.

Re: [Felvtalk] Yet another question.....

2011-03-22 Thread Gloria B. Lane
One thought process that I've run into is that a healthy adult cat (FELV negative) has a hearty enough immune system to successfully deal with the FELV virus without acquiring it. I can't see that vaccinating them at this point would be of value. Just my 2c Gloria From: Maureen Olvey

[Felvtalk] Please add ChooChoo to the bridge list

2011-03-21 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Please add ChooChoo to the bridge list. She died on March 19. She was a Russian blue (with white) FELV kitty that I found at a farm in east Arkansas, in 2008. Moved her to my home in Little Rock, and found out she was FELV positive. She was a friendly kitty, had a mind of her own, seemed

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Transport

2011-03-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Where they going, Kelley? On Mar 16, 2011, at 11:16 AM, POTT, BEVERLY wrote: Here's another one: http://operationroger.rescuegroups.org/ -Original Message- From: Kelley Saveika [mailto:moonv...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 11:59 PM To: felvtalk Subject: [Felvtalk] OT:

[Felvtalk] MaryChristine

2011-03-12 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Just fyi, for those who know MaryChristine - she had heart bypass surgery on Monday, over yonder in New York State. The update from a friend of hers says that she's out of intensive care, now in a regular room, and doing well. Gloria ___

Re: [Felvtalk] Money in trust for cats........

2011-02-28 Thread Gloria B. Lane
You know, mine have very rarely needed dental work. I've had many cats and only 1 hyperthyroid, and he's 22 - not adoptable anyhow. Go figure. Gloria On Feb 28, 2011, at 9:10 PM, Susan Hoffman wrote: When I say senior I'm talking about cats in the 10-15 year age range and it seems they

Re: [Felvtalk] Scrappy Angel over the Rainbow Bridge today

2011-02-24 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm so sorry, Paola, I know how it is. All our bridge children are there with him, showing him the way. Gloria On Feb 24, 2011, at 10:26 PM, paola cresti wrote: My little Scrappy boy was coming to the end of his fight, I only had him for 8 months when he walked into my home and was

Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone experienced with transport?

2011-02-20 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I have to say, that's impressive, to have a help desk at the humane society.. Gloria in Arkansas On Feb 20, 2011, at 8:15 PM, Second Chance Meows wrote: you can contact the Nevada humane society at 775-856-2000 and ask for the help desk they can contact volunteers that might help in

Re: [Felvtalk] Peroxide therapy

2011-02-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Another possibility - a stroke. Good luck to him and you! Gloria On Feb 16, 2011, at 7:29 AM, Natalie wrote: That's why our shelter is at our house; they are home with us...we get covered with cats taking turns on our laps, sometimes there are three or four. I found out yesterday that

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV + kitten needs help

2011-02-14 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Maybe I missed it - what is the location? On Feb 14, 2011, at 8:19 AM, TANYA NOE wrote: Hello everyone, A girl I know rescued an approximately 18-22 week old kitten from a high kill shelters euthanasia list recently. The kitten has some corneal scarring but appears to still be able to

[Felvtalk] FELV cat in Takoma Park, MD, suburbs of Washington, DC

2011-01-26 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I saw this on Facebook, and am so impressed that the Takoma Park Clinic (outside of Washington, DC, in Maryland) is helping an FELV cat. The Takoma Park Clinic is at 7330 Carroll Ave, in Takoma Park, phone 301-270-4700. Meet Bandit! He is hoping that we can help him to find his forever

Re: [Felvtalk] Neutering males

2010-12-28 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I have to say, while our monthly clinic vet does pediatric spay/ neuter, I wouldn't trust every one to do it, and I understand the term chop shops. Compared with other local clinics, I think we do batter aftercare for cats in recovery than any of the others and that's so important. Can't

Re: [Felvtalk] Good news

2010-12-25 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Hi Kerry, I remember you from way back. So glad to see you out there and hear your story. I think I took in my first FELV cats in 2001 - Mr. Black Kitty and Calawalla Banana Booboo. Mr. Black Kitty was a double positive, and lived about a year. He was SOO skinny, but an energetic,

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about Interferon

2010-12-10 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I've never had a cat that had a problem with interferon - but I'm assuming you mean interferon alpha, not omega (which I've never used). I used daily interferon (1cc) Another protocol is 3 days on, 3 off, as well as the one you used, 7 days on and 7 off. Tally used to be on this list,

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2010-12-10 Thread Gloria B. Lane
A friend of mine has an FELV cat (along with another non FELV cat; they're buddies). She's had the FELV kitty on interferon alpha for several years - kitty has done extremely well. Gloria On Dec 10, 2010, at 1:05 PM, Andy Domek wrote: Aggie has had interferon every day of her life

Re: [Felvtalk] Helping kitty with extreme congestion

2010-12-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'd also like to put in a plug for Zithromax and Convenia. Zithromax - I buy it dry, divide it into 3rds, and mix a 3rd at a time. Sometimes 1 day 1 dose will do the trick, especially for kittens. We've also had miraculous results with Convenia too, but you get the vet to give an

Re: [Felvtalk] Helping kitty with extreme congestion

2010-12-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
just wanted to say also, maybe you could call the front desk at your vet, and find out EXACTLY what meds were giving to your kitty... it's good to know that. Gloria On Dec 8, 2010, at 9:56 AM, Gloria B. Lane wrote: I'd also like to put in a plug for Zithromax and Convenia. Zithromax

Re: [Felvtalk] Question About Inegrating Positive and Negative Cats

2010-12-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
The other thing is that among adult cats with healthy immune systems, it may not matter whether they're vaccinated or not. I'm of the camp that thinks it doesn't matter. I've seen articles about this but sorry don't have a reference right now - that healthy adult cats are going to throw

Re: [Felvtalk] Question About Inegrating Positive and Negative Cats

2010-12-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
The other thing is that among adult cats with healthy immune systems, it may not matter whether they're vaccinated or not. I'm of the camp that thinks it doesn't matter. I've seen articles about this but sorry don't have a reference right now - that healthy adult cats are going to throw

Re: [Felvtalk] Question on taking in kitten or not.

2010-12-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Since all your other cats are negative, I would not hesitate to start a process of integrating into the household. I assume you're asking since you once had an FELV positive at one time, but as I understand that virus is very fragile and doesn't survive long outside the body. Gloria On

Re: [Felvtalk] Question About Integrating Positive and Negative Cats

2010-12-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Rabies may be not be required by law for indoor cats, depending on your local. Even so, they're not going to come in your house to check on your house cats. For FELV, I've read quite a bit that healthy adult cats have a good immunity to it whether they're vaccinated or not. Gloria On

[Felvtalk] OT: 2 cats that desperately need a home

2010-12-07 Thread Gloria B. Lane
This is off topic, not FELV. We recently got this from a lady in New Jersey, near Manhattan. Our rescue is in Little Rock Arkansas. Any of you folks in the north east know of a way to help? Thanks very much, Gloria Begin forwarded message: From: Lindsay Mariconda

Re: [Felvtalk] Subject: Re: Spanky - fluid in chest - mediastinaltumor in chest

2010-11-28 Thread Gloria B. Lane
That's very interesting. Reminds me that there's a Wisconsin protocol, which alternates traditional chemo drugs. I noticed it after one of my FELV kitties, Mittens, was on Vincristine and prednisone. It extended his life, I think, but only a few months. The link I find is

Re: [Felvtalk] another passing

2010-11-27 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm so sorry Michael - sleep soft sweet Queen Lita, 18 years old. Gloria On Nov 27, 2010, at 1:24 AM, Second Chance Meows wrote: tonight we lost our queen, Lita. our very first FeLV cat, she was 18 yrs old. Lita started out as Pink at the SPCA. she was the house cat there for a few

Re: [Felvtalk] My Nephew's FeLV Kitten

2010-11-27 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Hi MaryAnne, I'm not as up on the current treatments as others, but have had FELV cats and been on the list for quite a few years, so thought I'd share some current thoughts and issues. I've have tried different things with mine, both eastern and western medicine. I've used interferon

Re: [Felvtalk] question on antibiotic

2010-11-22 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I luv Stonyfield Farms products :) Gloria On Nov 22, 2010, at 8:03 AM, Beth wrote: I always give my cats a pro-biotic with clavamox such as Stoneyfield Farms plain yogurt. Beth Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org --- On Sun, 11/21/10, Gloria Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] question on antibiotic

2010-11-21 Thread Gloria B. Lane
The probiotics might be a good idea - some good bacteria in the tummy/ gut, and certainly providing nutrients. Might try syringing some chicken/turkey baby food too. Sometimes just getting something into the belly helps. Good luck - sending good vibes for Spanky. Gloria On Nov 21,

[Felvtalk] Fwd: FELV persian near Missouri and Oklahoma

2010-11-21 Thread Gloria B. Lane
This is an FELV Persian, in Bella Vista, Arkansas, the northwest part near the Missouri/Arkansas border, toward Kansas, who doesn't have much time - any options? They say they're willing to transport... Any thoughts or takers? Thanks, Gloria Begin forwarded message: On Nov 17, 2010,

[Felvtalk] Add my Chloe (FELV) to the Bridge list

2010-10-11 Thread Gloria B. Lane
My Chloe died today - she's a gray and white FELV kitty, a lovely and sweet kitty. I got her in Sept 2005, from a lady in Oklahoma named Jennifer. Jennifer had been a vet tech, and had FELV cats, but when her baby developed serious problems and she needed to pass her specia needs cats on

Re: [Felvtalk] Add my Chloe (FELV) to the Bridge list

2010-10-11 Thread Gloria B. Lane
, and to honor your love for her. Sara -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane Sent: Monday, October 11, 2010 4:53 PM To: Feline Leukemia Subject: [Felvtalk] Add my Chloe (FELV) to the Bridge list My Chloe

Re: [Felvtalk] faint pos on snap test, neg on IFA

2010-09-02 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Got it - thanks Kelley! Gloria On Sep 2, 2010, at 2:09 AM, Kelley Saveika wrote: From what I've found light pos is either an error on the part of the tech or a bad test. The IFA is a much more conclusive test. On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 12:29 AM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.netwrote

[Felvtalk] faint pos on snap test, neg on IFA

2010-09-01 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I've been asked about a cat here in Arkansas - a Persian named Bicford, that is about 1.5 yrs old, and tested faint positive on the snap test (Elisa), but negative on the IFA. I gather that means that Bicford has been exposed, so has antigens, but doesn't have the virus in his blood? I'm

Re: [Felvtalk] faint pos on snap test, neg on IFA

2010-09-01 Thread Gloria B. Lane
+, but absolutely no symptoms and healthy as a horse! Natalie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2010 7:30 PM To: Feline Leukemia Subject: [Felvtalk] faint

Re: [Felvtalk] FIV/FELV teen awaiting retest, in heat--Do we spay?

2010-08-28 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Thanks, agreed here. We've always had such a great, supportive and informative list here on FELVtalk. And although there are some disagreements, this particular topic has been helpful. Gloria On Aug 27, 2010, at 4:41 PM, Barb Moermond wrote: I think that in order to keep this a civil

Re: [Felvtalk] hemobartonella and possible FeLV interested party inNY!

2010-07-19 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I had the same experience with a non FELV cat. Gloria On Jul 19, 2010, at 10:29 AM, POTT, BEVERLY wrote: Rachel- my Felv cat had hemobartonella, and was put on doxycycline for a month- it has cleared up completely. -Original Message- From: rache20...@aol.com

Re: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT CAT VACCINE WARNING

2010-07-13 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I mix positives and negatives also, and don't have problems. I am watchful about kittens though, but I don't often have kittens. Gloria On Jul 13, 2010, at 1:18 AM, Sharyl wrote: Paola, I mix my positive with my negatives in my home. I have had a total of 8 positives inside with my

Re: [Felvtalk] vets

2010-07-03 Thread Gloria B. Lane
But there's someone else, o great white brainey one... Gloria On Jul 3, 2010, at 12:45 PM, MaryChristine wrote: duh. i know that michelle is in NJ. i even know that she's in the part of NJ that's near NYC. putting those facts together, however, well -- Spay Neuter Your Neighbors!

Re: [Felvtalk] vets

2010-07-03 Thread Gloria B. Lane
, Jul 3, 2010 at 1:50 PM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: But there's someone else, o great white brainey one... Gloria On Jul 3, 2010, at 12:45 PM, MaryChristine wrote: duh. i know that michelle is in NJ. i even know that she's in the part of NJ that's near NYC. putting those

Re: [Felvtalk] vets

2010-07-02 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Well we've got a New Yorker on the list or did, now I forget who! Gloria On Jul 1, 2010, at 4:35 PM, CATHERINE DIDONNA wrote: Can anyone recommend a vet that cares about FELV cats in New York City? Thankyou --- On Wed, 6/30/10, Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Sharyl

Re: [Felvtalk] Bugsy Please add the the CLS :(

2010-06-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm so sorry, Sherry, you were fortunate to have each other. Your lovely boy will be welcomed to the Bridge by all of our lovely kitty angels. Gloria On Jun 29, 2010, at 7:06 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: My heart is heavy yet once again.Bugsy (Bugaboo) lost his battle today.He was at the

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2010-06-27 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Thanks, Gary! I looked at the Franck web site, not a great web site I might add, very disappointing. No link for veterinary products, none for interferon that I could find. I went to IslandPharmacy.com, and no interferon. Too bad they aren't available any longer. For those interested,

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2010-06-27 Thread Gloria B. Lane
treatments was very interesting. Gary -- From: Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net Sent: Sunday, June 27, 2010 8:42 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon Thanks, Gary! I looked at the Franck web site, not a great web

Re: [Felvtalk] Please light a candle for Taj

2010-06-22 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm so sorry Sara, he's welcomed at the bridge by all our dear kitties who have gone before. Calawalla Banana Booboo, Mittens, Mr. Black Kitty, Bob, Oliver, will all play happily with him. Gloria On Jun 22, 2010, at 5:23 PM, Sara Kasteleyn wrote: Dear friends, I had hoped to avoid

Re: [Felvtalk] was Blind/Deaf Cat - now FIV and vets

2010-06-19 Thread Gloria B. Lane
by the state - rabies! Natalie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane Sent: Friday, June 18, 2010 10:06 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] was Blind/Deaf Cat - now FIV and vets

Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-19 Thread Gloria B. Lane
You know, I'm surprised that the suggest even 'considering' vaccinating FIV- cats that live with FIV + cats... Even if they fight. My adult cats lay around and sleep all the time, and even if someone decides to fight, it's never anything that produces a deep bite wound, which is what it

Re: [Felvtalk] was Blind/Deaf Cat - now FIV and vets

2010-06-18 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I agree, totally. Hooray for your vet! On Jun 18, 2010, at 7:40 PM, dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net wrote: I WILL SAY IT AGAIN, THANK GOD FOR MY VET. HE SAYS IF YOU KEEP THE NEGATIVES HEALTHY AND UP TO DATE ON SHOTS IT IS OKAY AND HE IS WILLING TO READ/LISTEN TO ANYTHING I

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread Gloria B. Lane
live with grace and peace. Thanks for helping him! Laurie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane Sent: Sunday, June 13, 2010 8:11 AM To: Feline Leukemia Subject: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

[Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-13 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I just took in a blind-deaf cat, was one of 25 or so in a lady's house. The lady became disabled, developed dementia, and our rescue took some of her cats. This one first was taken to the city animal services, developed a URI, got about over it, was altered, tested and shots, and we

Re: [Felvtalk] Tommy is gone

2010-05-11 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I am so sorry, Lisa. Sweet dreams to our baby Tommy. Gloria On May 8, 2010, at 8:40 AM, Lisa Borden wrote: Just a note to let you know that Tommy lost his battle with FeLV on Tuesday. I still cannot believe how quickly it took over, and by Tuesday morning he was so weak and his eyes

Re: [Felvtalk] Possible therapy for felv

2010-05-10 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Impressive and interesting. On Apr 16, 2010, at 11:53 AM, jbero tds.net wrote: Okay, I am always questioning people that claim a cure, but here is a small study done that caused a man to patent the treatment concerning felv. This a group dedicated to looking into any avenue that may help

Re: [Felvtalk] fyi: pet food buyout

2010-05-06 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Oh no, I hate to read it. I'd just about forgotten about issues related to the quality of pet food. Gloria --- Original Message --- From: MaryChristine[mailto:twelvehousec...@gmail.com] Sent: 5/6/2010 10:28:17 AM To : FeLVTalk@felineleukemia.org Cc : Subject : RE:

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-17 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I have never heard this before and have had FELV cats since 2003, and read up on it, used to more than I do now. I seriously doubt if there's any truth to it at all. Perhaps they're getting mixed up with the FIV vaccine causing a cat to TEST positive for FIV (not turn positive though).

Re: [Felvtalk] on ringworm.

2010-04-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
HA Love it. Gloria On Apr 15, 2010, at 7:49 PM, MaryChristine wrote: re: ringworm, your vet is uncommonly wise. if you read all the professional literature, including the small print, it all boils down to: goes away with treatment in x number of months (depending on treatment); goes away

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Interesting. I'm always a believer in Gentian Violet for ringworm and skin problems as well as Golden Seal. I first learned about Gentian Violet because when my dad was burned in the mid 1940's they used on some of his skin problems. Then in the 1950's my grandmother said to use it on

Re: [Felvtalk] Possible therapy for felv

2010-04-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Good luck feeding your cats dandelions with cheese and jalapeno sauce... On Apr 16, 2010, at 4:20 PM, MaryChristine wrote: i realize that there are a group of folks who insist that FIV and AIDS are totally analogous; what i've found out is that the major researchers continuing in this line

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 22, Issue 5

2010-04-07 Thread Gloria B. Lane
specific than Re: Contents of Felvtalk digest... Today's Topics: 1. Phoenix/Tempe? (Gloria B. Lane) -- Message: 1 Date: Sun, 4 Apr 2010 12:17:44 -0500 From: Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net Subject: [Felvtalk] Phoenix/Tempe

[Felvtalk] Phoenix/Tempe?

2010-04-06 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Still looking know of any people to help or reputable rescues in the Phoenix/Tempe area? Gloria Begin forwarded message: From: Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net Date: March 29, 2010 4:12:23 PM CDT To: Feline Leukemia felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] off topic: need

Re: [Felvtalk] gentian violet for ringworm-how?

2010-04-02 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I have used Gentian Violet for many years for ringworm, and Golden Seal for not quite as long, and both seem to work well. No I don't dilute it, never thought of it, but you might try it. I always start with Golden Seal because it's not as , uh, purple as the Gentian Violet, ha! It's

[Felvtalk] off topic: need a temp stay and ride from Phoenix/Tempe area

2010-03-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Anybody in the Phoenix-Tempe , AZ, area? Someone who adopted from us (Feline Rescue and Rehome, Teamfurr.org) has financial problems, wants to give up his two cats. He adopted one from us, but they're buddies. Looking for temporary housing and a ride back to Little Rock, Arkansas!

Re: [Felvtalk] how to treat a cut in FeLV cat

2010-03-28 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I generally clean the cut with Hydrogen Peroxide, poured directly on the cut. Then either antibiotic ointment or an herbal, Golden Seal powder or liquid. Gloria On Mar 28, 2010, at 7:08 PM, Linda Sollberger wrote: Hello everyone, I've been on the list for several months but haven't

Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm

2010-03-04 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Topically I've used Golden Seal for ringworm, and it works well. If that doesn't work I try Gentian Violet (which is very purple and messy but has always worked well). Orally I've used Grisiofulvin once or twice. I have one FIV kitty with skin issues right now and am using Sebazole (sp)

Re: [Felvtalk] Bernie - Uveitis

2010-02-16 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm so sorry to hear that. Wonder if something else could be causing the diarrhea, like giardia or something? Just thought I'd mention it. Will sure be thinking of Bernie - best of luck, Gloria --- Original Message --- From: Maria[mailto:mian...@gmail.com] Sent: 2/16/2010

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Virginia Clemans article regarding Feline LeukemiaViirus

2010-02-10 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm looking for a link to the article... Gloria On Feb 10, 2010, at 9:33 AM, Laurieskatz wrote: If anyone is so inclined, might be good for them to hear from others. Laurie From: Estelle Munro [mailto:este...@bestfriends.org] Sent: Tuesday, February 09, 2010 6:38 PM To: Laurieskatz

Re: [Felvtalk] Li Won has passed on

2010-02-02 Thread Gloria B. Lane
AND to share with her now-deceased mama who had her for most of those years. What a ride... Thanks to everyone, always makes me feel better to post here. Gloria On Feb 1, 2010, at 3:07 PM, MaryChristine wrote: wow, what a wonderful ride she had! i'm sorry that she had to leave you and

Re: [Felvtalk] Sweet dreams little brother

2010-01-31 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Awww, I'm so sorry about your sweet Mozart. Gloria On Jan 30, 2010, at 7:45 PM, Jason Michael Canon wrote: At 7:45 tonight Mozart finally went to sleep. Keep a light on for me little brother. Love always, Jason ___ Felvtalk mailing list

[Felvtalk] Li Won has passed on

2010-01-31 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Li Won passed from my care about 2 days ago - she was 23 year old Siamese, not FELV. I've had her for at least a couple of years maybe 3 - she belonged to a friend's mother, who had cancer and died of it. She was a sweet, beloved kitty, liked to sleep and eat - and was certainly the

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice please?

2010-01-26 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I've never heard about 5 years being a time marker for FELV cats. I've heard that kittens born with it will tend to have more trouble living long lives than cats/kittens that acquire it after birth. All just stuff I've heard, of course, no proof. I have had several FELV cats die at around

[Felvtalk] Article at Bestfriends

2010-01-26 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I just saw an article at Bestfriends.org which I was surprised and disappointed about: http://www.bestfriends.org/theanimals/pdfs/cats/catfelv.pdf The author includes What happens to a cat who has contracted the virus? and says The virus adversely affects the cat’s bone marrow and immune

Re: [Felvtalk] Article at Bestfriends

2010-01-26 Thread Gloria B. Lane
, figured I'd get some good info on IR. WRONG!! The vet said they use it because that is what was being done when he arrived, I believe he doesn't have a clue. Gary - Original Message - From: Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, January 26

Re: [Felvtalk] Lyttle Guy passed away

2010-01-25 Thread Gloria B. Lane
So sorry, James - gentle bridge vibes for sweet Lyttle Guy. Lucky kitty to pass out of this world with such kind hearted love. Gloria On Jan 25, 2010, at 4:37 AM, James G Wilson wrote: Lyttle Guy passed away in my arms at 4:18am this morning. He had series of seizures and then gasped his

[Felvtalk] Bridge list - SnuggleBunny and Calico

2010-01-09 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Some for the Bridge List - Susan, a rescuer here in Little Rock, just lost 2 very dear FELV kitties during the last two weeks - first SnuggleBunny, then Calico yesterday(Jan 9, 2010). I lost some beloved kitties recently - Oliver, a 13-14 year old FELV from Oklahoma that I've had for maybe

[Felvtalk] Oh yeah - VOTE FOR ORANGE TABBY ALEX in the Bissell contest

2010-01-09 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Meant to include this! Please help if you can! Susan is a librarian at the Arkansas School for the BLind, and has a Library Cat who goes to school with her - hey! IF possible, please vote for ALEX- she's entered him in a Bissell contest, and if he wins it will benefit our rescue,

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