Re: [Felvtalk] Having two Feline Leukemia cats

2011-09-11 Thread Gloria Lane
Convenia shot perhaps... Sent from my iPhone On Sep 11, 2011, at 8:09 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: When Homey (6 years) had a URL, Dr. R gave hr an antibiotic sot that lasts for 2 weeks. She has had 2 bouts and each tmeit works. Better than trying to give her a pill or liqud each

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccinating for FIV

2011-09-08 Thread Gloria Lane
Right, the FIV vac makes them test positive for FIV. And once their neutered they are not going to fight and give deep bite wounds so no danger of transmitting. Worthless vaccination just makes money for the company and the vet. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2011, at 6:43 AM, Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-08 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm kindly pondering how to do that. Any web sites that address that I wonder? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:00 AM, MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com wrote: I've provided for the care of my critters (dogs and cats and whatever may show up) in my will. Everything is in trust to be used

Re: [Felvtalk] reply

2011-09-08 Thread Gloria Lane
colors this year. Agai, I think giving quality food, love, a stable home and lots of exercise and clean water (I use fountains) is the key. This way, thei immune systems are operating at peak and bette able to resist infections. Gloria Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: It's

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-08 Thread Gloria Lane
I have godparents for some cats, a rescue for others. - but still a problem- what's the rescue gonna do? You gotta have place, a location. Perhaps use of your house for a period of time. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2011, at 5:43 PM, Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com wrote: I have

Re: [Felvtalk] reply

2011-09-07 Thread Gloria Lane
It's certainly personal choice, I certainly understand. Like I say, I've mixed for several years and never had problems. I mix w FIV cats too. FIV cats seem to have some problems with uri and gingivitis, never had one get Felv. I think vets don't have much experience w FIV or Felv cats except

Re: [Felvtalk] Sadly, Black Tom crossed the rainbow bridge last week

2011-09-07 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry Kelley, as u know it's so hard to lose our sweet kitties. Blessings. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 7, 2011, at 11:03 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: When you take the time to help, never blame yourself for what you did or did not do. You tried and that is morethan others did.

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccinations

2011-08-26 Thread Gloria Lane
That's pretty much why I do... Sent from my iPhone On Aug 26, 2011, at 4:50 PM, Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com wrote: It's very bad practice to vaccinate cats while they are having surgery, but vets do it, so now I write out instructions not to vaccinate, and put it on the cat's carrier

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Keep Cats Indoors

2011-08-26 Thread Gloria Lane
Problem is declawing is so harmful to adult cats- painful, hard to adjust to, it can ruin them. Not right for kittens, but for adults it's just mean, torturous. Just not a good thing to do. There are places that allow cats w claws but folks may not think bout that till the last thing. But then

Re: [Felvtalk] Being blunt

2011-08-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Sounds good to me! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 24, 2011, at 10:47 AM, Marcia Baronda marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: Terri I know this sounds crazy, but 20 years ago, after watching City Slickers where Billy Crystal saved Norman the calf from the rapids, I turned to my husband and said

Re: [Felvtalk] Being blunt

2011-08-23 Thread Gloria Lane
I love it! Hood for you. Can't believe shed leave horses in the sun and heat. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Aug 23, 2011, at 9:48 PM, Marcia Baronda marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: Really.eat in the truck. On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 6:30 PM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: I will be

Re: [Felvtalk] Please Share Thoughts on TNR Dilemma

2011-08-13 Thread Gloria Lane
Well clipping the ear is for ferals, so not for domestics that folks are taking constant care of. Regular vets prob don't deal w that much. There are only certain vets that we can take ferals to, others won't deal with them. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Aug 13, 2011, at 7:08 AM, Diane

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank You for your Advice

2011-03-16 Thread Gloria Lane
That's a good point about vets - some vets are not into cats so don't know much about them aNd dont keep up. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Mar 16, 2011, at 9:05 AM, Jannes Taylor jannestay...@yahoo.com wrote: Actually it was a young (early twenties) vet who didn't even know what an IFA

Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated.

2011-03-15 Thread Gloria Lane
spayed or wait until after the restesting? My husband questions whether we should ever her spayed since she can't get out. Jannes From: Gloria Lane gbl...@aristotle.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March

Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated.

2011-03-14 Thread Gloria Lane
I'd say don't worry about it. I just don't think it's that contagious. I mix mine. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 14, 2011, at 6:59 PM, Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: I foster cats and kittens for my local humane society. Last week a 2 year old kitty died. She tested positive

Re: [Felvtalk] MaryChristine

2011-03-12 Thread Gloria Lane
Not that I know of, Sharyl, but think we'll hear from her as soon as she's able to email. She said she has a little netbook that she took with her. Thanks! Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Mar 12, 2011, at 3:35 PM, Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com wrote: Thanks for the update Gloria. MC is a real

Re: [Felvtalk] MaryChristine

2011-03-12 Thread Gloria Lane
That's very much appreciated, I know! I know her from this and other lists, but for quite a few years now. She's in New York, I'm in Arkansas. So nice connecting w folks all over. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Mar 12, 2011, at 3:30 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: Just know Mary Christine

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

2011-02-28 Thread Gloria Lane
We provide the same vet care to all adult cats regardless of the age. I don't find the seniors to cost more, but of course most folks don't want to adopt a pet that has a clearly limited short lifespan. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Feb 28, 2011, at 3:54 PM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] Sanctuaries

2011-02-26 Thread Gloria Lane
They creep me out too. Heard about them taking cats/kittens in North Carolina and Virginia, saying they'd find them homes, then euthing them and tossing in the garbage. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Feb 26, 2011, at 3:01 AM, dana giordano giordano.d...@gmail.com wrote: I like hearng about

Re: [Felvtalk] PETA

2011-02-26 Thread Gloria Lane
I agree. I do think they serve a useful purpose on other areas. Guess they like flies. But with cats, they're crazy folks. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Feb 26, 2011, at 7:33 AM, Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com wrote: Kelley, Thanks for reminding us about PETA. I used to give them

Re: [Felvtalk] Sanctuaries

2011-02-25 Thread Gloria Lane
Certainly not all sanctuaries are in the bad category and good folks start them with good intentions and plans and can be successful. But any place your cats move, they will have to make an adjustment. They're probably not used to quantities of cats. Check out the options in your local

Re: [Felvtalk] Neutering males

2010-12-27 Thread Gloria Lane
We neuter young I think it's 3 pounds. Not all vets do that though. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Dec 27, 2010, at 10:29 AM, Peggy Verdonck jetalitosunnys...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Just a quick question. At what age do you guys have your male kittens neutered. I have a 10 to 12 week old

Re: [Felvtalk] Neutering males

2010-12-27 Thread Gloria Lane
Right our vet does 2 lb 2 mo for boys also and later for girls. We never have problems with the early neuter but like someone said *not all vets do it* - not all are experienced at doing it. So probably good to get one who's done it before and you trust. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Dec

Re: [Felvtalk] strains?

2010-12-25 Thread Gloria Lane
I've never heard of a test for subgroups but they just have it.. Hey from my baby Shakespeare! He's a sweetie ! Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Dec 25, 2010, at 2:03 PM, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: I sometimes wonder what subgroup/strain they were, and what my present

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLv alternative treatment

2010-12-13 Thread Gloria Lane
Thanks that's interesting , glad to know that. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Dec 13, 2010, at 9:26 AM, Heather furrygi...@gmail.com wrote: On the cancer list I heard of a product called ES Clear, it has Slippery Elm, Chinese Rhubarb and a couple of other ingredients. Several have

Re: [Felvtalk] Newbie

2010-12-13 Thread Gloria Lane
Also wonderful to know about-thanks! Sent from my iPhone On Dec 13, 2010, at 10:14 AM, MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com wrote: Betty Boswell is my all time pick. 502-499-9663. She is in Louisville. Susan Maier (Horizon) is in Simpsonville. Susan studied under Betty. Both have DVM's but

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI

2010-12-09 Thread Gloria Lane
Impressive! I'd like to know more. Thanks for posting your info Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Dec 9, 2010, at 9:48 AM, Hotmail Junk cstet...@hotmail.com wrote: My cat was diagnosed 2 years ago with the same thing. He went on an aggressive therapy of Interferon and LTCI with good results.

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

2010-12-06 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm writing this on my phone so limited on what I can write. But everyone of course follows their own heart on this. I've been mixing mine for a few years As others do with no problem. I think they hype up the contagion something terrible. I just don't think it that contagious. Gloria Sent

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: FELV persian near Missouri and Oklahoma

2010-11-22 Thread Gloria Lane
No have not- can you take possibly? Will work on transport if so. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Nov 22, 2010, at 2:54 PM, Second Chance Meows secondchanceme...@yahoo.com wrote: have you had any replies to this cat? Michael Johnson Founder/Owner Second Chance Meows A FeLV Sanctuary

Re: [Felvtalk] question on antibiotic

2010-11-21 Thread Gloria Lane
of Feliway. I hesitated to get this, is expensive and only had reviews by people who had tried it to go on, but as bad as she was, i figured i had nothing to loose. Gloria Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: Clavamox can be kind of hard on the digestive track sometime. I know nothing about

[Felvtalk] Fwd: FeLV question

2010-11-21 Thread Gloria Lane
See note below from Natalie - need help with felv mama and babies in Connecticut . Gloria Sent from my iPhone Begin forwarded message: From: Natalie Jarnstedt ati...@gmail.com Date: November 21, 2010 11:05:19 AM CST To: 'Gloria Lane' gbl...@aristotle.net Subject: FeLV question Gloria

Re: [Felvtalk] Second Chance Xmas Fund Raiser

2010-11-20 Thread Gloria Lane
Well it doesn't give a location ... Sent from my iPhone On Nov 17, 2010, at 4:28 PM, Mike Finch jpact...@yahoo.com wrote: Forgive me... but can anyone vouch for this organization? I apologize in advance for my skepticism, but this comes across as a classic scam. Mike From: Second

Re: [Felvtalk] question on antibiotic

2010-11-20 Thread Gloria Lane
Clavamox can be kind of hard on the digestive track sometime. I know nothing about neoplasene salve. I dint know, i might try some other abx, if it were me, like amoxicillin or azithromycin . Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Nov 20, 2010, at 6:07 PM, Stacy Zacher stacy_zac...@yahoo.com wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] What to do after they die?

2010-11-07 Thread Gloria Lane
Im so aorry for your loss. My vet said the virus lasts only a short while outside the body, a minute or so. Healthy adult cats have good immunity to it anyhow. I have lost several felv cats, and never do any extraordinary cleaning or waiting when they pass away. In my opinion don't worry

Re: [Felvtalk] Bonnie

2010-10-21 Thread Gloria Lane
If it isn't drool and it is pee, and doesn't smell, that could imply urinary tract problems. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Oct 21, 2010, at 10:49 AM, Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net wrote: The bed was wet again this morning, near where he was laying last night. I put my hand on it and it

Re: [Felvtalk] L-Lysine Reaction

2010-10-16 Thread Gloria Lane
Might add the lysine to chicken broth and syringe it. Or add to food. It can taste pretty yukky just plain. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Oct 16, 2010, at 8:31 AM, Tracey Shrout dtshr...@gmail.com wrote: Bonnie, I have been using L-Lysine for almost 2 years now with absolutely no problem.

Re: [Felvtalk] treatment updates

2010-10-16 Thread Gloria Lane
Thanks Gary! I don't have any sick Felv cats right now but have had plenty and wondered about and tried various treatments. Glad to get your info. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Oct 16, 2010, at 12:45 AM, gary gcru...@centurytel.net wrote: Unfortunately, these updates are not good news.

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Gloria Lane
I have to say my experience is pretty much the same as Terrie's. With my first FeLV kitties, Calawalla Banana Booboo and Mr Black Kitty, I was pretty paranoid. I think it was 2001. But even the vet reassured mr that the virus wasn't that contagious. I relaxed a bit. At some point I decided

Re: [Felvtalk] Foster cat with FeLV

2010-09-28 Thread Gloria Lane
Might also check out http://www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc/brochures/felv.html Regarding the two stages of viremia, and what the elisa test and the Ifa test are for. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Sep 28, 2010, at 11:10 PM, Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com wrote: Rachel, check with the vets to see what

Re: [Felvtalk] Transfactor plus

2010-08-03 Thread Gloria Lane
Well I usually assume it's someone eying to send something other than a text message, and it just doesn't get handled right. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Aug 3, 2010, at 6:29 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: I HAVE HAD A FEW OF THOSE. ANYONE KNOW WHAT CAUSES IT? Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2010-06-27 Thread Gloria Lane
So Island doesn't sell it anymore? There's also 3 on 3 off protocol. I used to do daily tho. Gloria Sent from my iPhone On Jun 27, 2010, at 4:45 PM, gary gcru...@centurytel.net wrote: According to Island Pharmacy - they use to compound a lot of interferon, but no longer do it - it was not

Re: [Felvtalk] Please add Onyx to the CLS

2010-06-19 Thread Gloria Lane
In so sorry Avia. May she rest in peace. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 19, 2010, at 8:16 PM, Avia Rauscher a...@rauscher.com wrote: Onyx lost her battle with FeLV tonight. Please add her to the CLS Avia ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Gloria Lane
Good one! Sent from my iPhone On Jun 1, 2010, at 9:42 AM, Tad Burnett tadburn...@vermontel.net wrote: Next time a doc warns you of some possibility of an off the wall disease that you could get ask him if the risk is greater or less than the risk of you getting hurt in an automobile

Re: [Felvtalk] faint/weak positives on SNAP/ELISA tests

2010-05-29 Thread Gloria Lane
Wonder what in the blood causes it to be weak or strong. Sent from my iPhone On May 29, 2010, at 3:53 PM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: as with pregnancy, it's a true-false question. http://www.idexx.com/view/xhtml/en_us/smallanimal/inhouse/snap/common/technology.jsf

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-18 Thread Gloria Lane
Nope don't know about that list mc but interested. I'll check it out. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 18, 2010, at 11:00 AM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: this is an old myth that continues to make the rounds. the FeLV virus does not, and cannot, cause a cat to become

Re: [Felvtalk] Possible therapy for felv

2010-04-17 Thread Gloria Lane
Well actually dandelion has some nice therapeutic benefits. And they MIGHt consent to cheese. But I've never had one consent to hot sauce! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 16, 2010, at 11:20 PM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: c'mon, gloria, tell me you wouldn't try it, too, if

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccine

2010-03-27 Thread Gloria Lane
There's also some thought that adult cats have enough natural immunity that they don't easily get felv. Gloria On Mar 27, 2010, at 10:29 AM, Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com wrote: I'm sure different vets have different opinions I like the one your vet has. With 14 cats it's

Re: [Felvtalk] Article at Bestfriends

2010-01-27 Thread Gloria Lane
That's great. I love it! Sent from my iPhone On Jan 27, 2010, at 7:08 AM, Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com wrote: Good letter! I'll send one too. Lorrie On 01-26, Laurieskatz wrote: Here is what I wrote to this address: edi...@bestfriends.org Dear Editor: The article about Feline

Re: [Felvtalk] stomatitis

2009-12-14 Thread Gloria Lane
Yes that's one standard way that vets treat it. But when it gets bad you can't just increase steroid dosage without some other risks. Sent from my iPhone On Dec 14, 2009, at 9:59 AM, Debbie Bates dlh1...@hotmail.com wrote: Just wondering...when my sister's cat was having a flair up, they

Re: [Felvtalk] stomatitis

2009-12-13 Thread Gloria Lane
What treatment did your alternative vet use? Sent from my iPhone On Dec 13, 2009, at 7:03 PM, Cougar Clan maima...@duo-county.com wrote: I can't say enough for the alternative vet who has helped me with numerous four-legged friends including Dixie who was FeLV+. She was fine until a

Re: [Felvtalk] New - how to preserve the health of Healthy FELV+ kittens

2008-12-23 Thread Gloria Lane
I give interferon alpha once daily till they are past 3 or 4 yrs old, to boost the immune system. Gloria On Dec 23, 2008, at 7:14 AM, patricia.a.elk...@gsk.com wrote: I have been fostering for a big city shelter and although I almost always tested new cats when they came to me and kittens

Re: [Felvtalk] fungal infections? and What to feed?

2008-11-08 Thread Gloria Lane
Thanks, I didn't know that, about the licking. I've also used Zantac for my CRF kitties, about 1/4 tablet. Gloria On Nov 8, 2008, at 8:29 AM, Sally Davis wrote: Hi Belinda Thanks for the answer. You may be right with my Daisy. She has always had stomach issues occassional vomiting

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-sneaker fip?

2008-11-03 Thread Gloria Lane
Hey Tonya, I might try some Azithromycin. It's become my latest discovery to try for the unknown. I've used it mostly in cats/kittens with problem eyes. I've read that some abx are said to affect Herpes, because of the relationship between the two amino acids lysine and arginine. The

Re: [Felvtalk] my kittens!

2008-11-02 Thread Gloria Lane
I've got two that are over 10. I have 3 that are under 4. I'm giving the ones under 4, daily oral interferon alpha - hopefully help them make it past 3 yrs. Gloria On Nov 2, 2008, at 4:54 PM, catatonya wrote: I'm sure you've had many responses by now, but the answer is a big no.

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten chronic loose stool

2008-11-01 Thread Gloria Lane
Kerry, I've used one of Dr. Pitcairn's recipes for diarrhea, quite a few years ago - had rice in it, and some other ingredients I dont recall. I used it for Mr. Black Kitty, who was FELV/FIV positive. IT worked really well. I didn't use it exactly, used canned chicken rather than raw,

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-26 Thread Gloria Lane
What state do you live in now, Tad? Gloria (in Arkansas) On Oct 22, 2008, at 11:41 PM, Tad Burnett wrote: Hi Kelley Funny thing about the heart I knew my blood pressure was high for 15 or 20 years but never did anything about it... I was probably in better shape half way through my

Re: [Felvtalk] Lost my Jack-Jack today

2008-10-16 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry, Wendy - He has lots of friends at the bridge... May he be happy and forever young. Gloria On Oct 14, 2008, at 5:48 PM, Wendy Griebel wrote: My little furbaby Jack-Jack crossed the bridge today. He had cancer and was not responding to treatment. We will miss him greatly.

Re: [Felvtalk] Updates and Latest videos and info on kittens

2008-10-10 Thread Gloria Lane
Hi Pamela, I don't know how old your kittens are, but please remember that if they test positive, they can go negative, so you have to test again in several weeks. You may have already done this, so forgive me not reviewing former emails first. And if they test positive, you may be able

Re: [Felvtalk] Updates and Latest videos and info on kittens

2008-10-10 Thread Gloria Lane
consumers! sigh I called the Pet Food Company and they said their foods are 100% safe On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 8:13 PM, Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Pamela, I don't know how old your kittens are, but please remember that if they test positive, they can go negative, so you have

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten returned

2008-09-28 Thread Gloria Lane
Just wanted to say I'm so very sorry that Zing Zing lost a home, because of this vet's ignorance and lack of compassion. It is indeed difficult for people to decide to mix pos and neg. Vets in general seem so un-knowledgeable about FELV and FIV, except for a little book learning. Gloria

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - Sad

2008-09-28 Thread Gloria Lane
I know it's a difficult situation, but there are rescues and rescuers that take FELV cats/kittens. And if he chooses to keep him, would be such a gift. What I do to boost the immune system - and it works well - is to give 1cc interferon once daily to my FELV kitties that are less than 3

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

2008-09-24 Thread Gloria Lane
What a beautiful kitty - I'm so sorry he didn't make it to live longer. Gloria On Sep 23, 2008, at 3:55 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: Well he was going to get to go home with his foster parents when he was well enough to,but he had worsen very quickly. We lost him on the 18th. He was a

Re: [Felvtalk] Note from MC

2008-09-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Absolutely - thanks for passing this on to us. Gloria On Sep 24, 2008, at 9:20 PM, Belinda Sauro wrote: Hi All, Got a note from MC about a former very active member of the list, some may remember Mari, the screen name she used was spiritcat. She lives in the Houston area and was hit

Re: [Felvtalk] Michelle's Patches is an angel

2008-09-09 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry - thanks for letting us know. Gloria On Sep 9, 2008, at 11:30 PM, Belinda Sauro wrote: I'm sorry to let you all know, Michelle's Patches passed away yesterday at the hospital, her body just wasn't physically strong enough to handle anymore treatment ... they are

Re: [Felvtalk] Two kitties - names unknown - please add to CLS(nonFELV)

2008-08-31 Thread Gloria Lane
Problem is, if you turn these shelter people in, and you're a rescuer, these folks may take it out on you and your pets/rescues. Gloria On Aug 31, 2008, at 3:38 AM, Alice hanson wrote: Kelley, that is one of the worst things I have ever heard!!! That place ought to have their license

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Another remedy - our rescue normally does a drop or two of Revolution on the back for kittens - can get fleas and internal parasites. I also buy Panacur for $8 at the Farmers store, and give a little bit (1/4 cc) to kittens for parasites. I buy homeopathic anti-diarrhea tincture in a

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so glad you joined this group - I remember when I found my little kitten Calawalla Banana BooBoo, in 2001, and she looked so darned healthy - so lively, and she tested positive for FELV and I just didn't know anything about it. Fortunately, I had a vet who didn't sugggest euth. and

Re: [Felvtalk] chemotherapy

2008-08-22 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry - I agree, I have little faith in chemo for cats. And this is such a personal decision to make. There is some chemo that has helped in situations I've had with lymphoma cats, but it seems to be in shrinking lymph nodes temporarily. I've had fluid drawn out of chest areas

Re: [Felvtalk] chemotherapy

2008-08-22 Thread Gloria Lane
Yup, I remember using Prednisone too - and it did help. I'm not sure, but I think it not only suppresses symptoms, but suppresses the inflammation, so guess less fluid collecting in the chest area (or whereever). Gloria On Aug 22, 2008, at 10:04 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you,

Re: [Felvtalk] Duncan is gone

2008-08-20 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry to hear that, Laura. All our kitties will welcome Duncan and your other baby to the Bridge where they will no longer have suffering. Sleep soft, sweet Duncan. On Aug 19, 2008, at 8:32 PM, Laura Mostello wrote: Sadly, I had to have Duncan euthanized last night. He was suffering

Re: [Felvtalk] Seizures Update

2008-08-19 Thread Gloria Lane
That's wonderful, Caroline!! Gloria On Aug 19, 2008, at 10:16 AM, Caroline Kaufmann wrote: Here's an update on my adopted/returned foster cat with alleged seizures: By the time his appt rolled around yesterday with the vet of my choice, I knew it was going to go well. The more

Re: [Felvtalk] Seizures?

2008-08-15 Thread Gloria Lane
I too have little experience with seizures. I have heard of using steroids, rather than phenobarb, for seizures, but dont know anything about it.. I've recently been around a kitten that moved in a tight circle, we suspected brain injury, so appreciate that info Michele.. Best of luck,

Re: [Felvtalk] Gloria/ question

2008-08-14 Thread Gloria Lane
Hey Jane - ]]\ I haven't used it in a year or two, so I'll have to check my dosage. I used instructions from the vet I got it from and used Tally's instructions at http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Pointe/9352/interferon.html In fact it was originally Tally who promoted it's use here.

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens beFeLV+??

2008-08-11 Thread Gloria Lane
I don't know the groups in Southern New Jersey (although I lived there many years ago) - but some group will gladly help you with testing and s/n. Yes, the kittens would most likely be euthanized at a shelter, if FELV +.Good chance they'd be euthanized even if negative. BTW, some vets

Re: [Felvtalk] Need help-seeking forever home for feluk positive cat

2008-08-06 Thread Gloria Lane
I know that the party line is that they shouldn't be vaccinated, and I've always understood that. But I know of a vet in Oklahoma who *did* advocate vaccinating FELVs as a part of enhancing the immune response. Surprised me, but the cats I got were from that project were 10 years old and

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-06 Thread Gloria Lane
Agreed here - they're completely separate -kitty doesn't need vaccinations prior to spay/neuter. Gloria On Aug 6, 2008, at 7:30 PM, Marylyn wrote: He most assuredly can be. I have had non-FeLV+ spayed (much more serious) without their vaccinations. Talk to the vet and if you can't do

Re: [Felvtalk] Need help-seeking forever home for feluk positive cat

2008-08-05 Thread Gloria Lane
Tabby's Place perhaps? http://www.tabbysplace.org/ Gloria On Aug 5, 2008, at 6:34 PM, JENI RECA wrote: Hi, Need help-seeking forever home for feluk positive cat. Female, young (between 1-3 years old), tabby, will be spayed and up to date on vaxes before rehomed. The cat was

Re: [Felvtalk] Need help-seeking forever home for feluk positive cat

2008-08-05 Thread Gloria Lane
Might call and ask them who does...? Gloria On Aug 5, 2008, at 8:43 PM, Debbie Harrison wrote: I know they take FIV and many other health concerns, but I don't think they do Felv.. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 20:17:26 -0500 Subject:

Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements/lysine

2008-08-02 Thread Gloria Lane
Lysine counters the Arginine that Herpes needs to replicate - ...from veterinarypartner.com... • Oral Lysine Herpes viruses as a group are highly dependent on the presence of an amino acid called arginine. Without arginine, Herpes cannot reproduce. The amino acid lysine is taken up

Re: [Felvtalk] Any info on FIV cats and non FIV cats

2008-07-22 Thread Gloria Lane
I have had FIV cats mixed with non-FIV cats for 4 or 5 years. No problems. I know others in my area who do that too. Our vet supports it. My FIV cats stay pretty darn healthy, like the other cats. So no problem! Hope this helps - Gloria On Jul 22, 2008, at 8:01 PM, April and Jay

Re: [Felvtalk] Admin: New website design

2008-07-17 Thread Gloria Lane
It does load up faster, James - is that because of the new server or hosting co, or what? Great job - Gloria On Jul 16, 2008, at 9:12 PM, James G Wilson wrote: Hey all, I've finally gotten around to updating our FeLV website (with Belinda's help). You can check it out at:

any contact in Houston, TX?

2008-07-08 Thread Gloria Lane
Anybody have any contacts in Houston, TX? There's an FIV cat down there that I'd like to find a home for. Looking for possible contacts in rescue, and/or at one of the universities, etc. Thanks, Gloria ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: Prayers needed AGAIN

2008-07-02 Thread Gloria Lane
Prayers coming for Melina! Gloria On Jul 2, 2008, at 3:56 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: Please can we get ALL the prayers and good thoughts for beautiful sweet Melina.Dr.Jen took her home with her to try and get her feeling better.She thinks that she may becoming septic.So she has started

Re: spaying

2008-06-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Message - From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 8:46 AM Subject: Re: spaying Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus

Re: OT - sorta

2008-06-24 Thread Gloria Lane
I had double pos a few years back - Mr. Black Kitty (MBK) - course he was kind of scraggly and off the street when I got him. I did no special medical treatments, but did use special food at some point to stop diarrhea, worked great. He broke one of his frail legs, but the vet couldn't

Re: I must be nuts!

2008-06-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Congrats! That's wonderful, Sue. My personal baby is a flame point mix who's over 10 - not FELV, but he used to hang out with 2 of my FELV babies who are not gone to the bridge. So I have a soft heart for flame points. Gloria On Jun 24, 2008, at 8:06 AM, Sue Koren wrote: Hi Everyone!

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Gloria Lane
Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus - but is she has an outbreak, that's different - you might just want to get her on some Lysine , and make sure she's in good shape before any

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-22 Thread Gloria Lane
just any vet spay a Persian. I lost a kitty this way. See the article below. Gloria --- On Jun 22, 2008, at 7:46 AM, Gloria Lane wrote: Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because

Re: Prayers needed for Michelle's Patches

2008-06-16 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry - prayers coming for Patches! Gloria On Jun 16, 2008, at 9:50 AM, MacKenzie, Kerry N. wrote: I don't know if this will go through as I don't seem to be getting regular email from the list. But if it does could you please send prayers for former listmember Michelle's (Lerner)

Re: Humphrey Please add to the CLS :(

2008-06-10 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry, Sherry - sleep soft sweet Humphrey... Gloria On Jun 10, 2008, at 9:42 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I am saddened to say that we lost yet another sweet Sids kid.Humphrey was a trooper through it all,feeding tube,meds everything Dr. Jen could do to make him better.He lived with

Re: Re:

2008-06-07 Thread Gloria Lane
OK Thanks, MC! On Jun 7, 2008, at 10:11 AM, MaryChristine wrote: try www.neuterspay.org under low-cost resources but give the database time to load--it's BIG. plus, i'll send it on to a feral friend in the area. wait, that didn't come out right.. or maybe it did. On Fri,

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-27 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry, Sherry - Hope he had a gentle passing, and was greeted joyfully by all our babies at the Bridge. Gloria On May 26, 2008, at 7:54 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I am saddened to say that we lost another one of our sanctuary babies. Sebastian was a sweet gray and white boy.On monday

Re: Cornell update on virus survival in a dry environment

2008-05-22 Thread Gloria Lane
I think James needs to change the default so that the REPLY goes to the list not the individual. Gloria On May 21, 2008, at 8:59 PM, Chris wrote: I have a feeling that the difference is that you now have to “reply to all” to reply to the list—otherwise the mail just goes to the person

Re: Cornell update on virus survival in a dry environment

2008-05-18 Thread Gloria Lane
Hmmm, this is what I get out of it. What they seem to be saying is that there are 2 kind of viruses, enveloped viruses and non-enveloped viruses. The enveloped ones break down more easily. FELV is an enveloped virus, as are FIPV, FIV, and HIV. They did some tests with other enveloped

Re: Remove name from list

2008-05-06 Thread Gloria Lane
Think you can unsubscribe yourself by using the form at the bottom of this page - http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org Gloria On May 6, 2008, at 7:35 PM, Sally Davis wrote: Diane I am surprised that this group is clogging your email box. I have to

Re: Hobbs, May 4, 2008

2008-05-05 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry to hear about sweet baby Hobbs. He was very fortunate to have such loving care during his lifetime, and as he was declining - a great blessing. I'm wondering how old he was. Sleep soft sweet Hobbs... Gloria On May 5, 2008, at 1:47 PM, Heather Wienker wrote: I am very

Re: my poor snowy

2008-04-26 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry, but glad they found it. I've had that experience, with an emergency vet being completely uncaring, or seeming to be. It's a pain, a real stresser. I try never to go back to those guys, once I find out what they're like. Bless you - hang in there. Gloria On Apr 26,

Re: Today is test day

2008-04-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Sue, thoughts and prayers coming for Buzz - Best of luck, GLoria On Apr 24, 2008, at 7:25 AM, Sue Koren wrote: Hello everybody, Today after work I will take Buzz to have his first re-test since he was diagnosed positive for FeLV. I am trying not to hope too much, but there is a bottle

Re: Please add Inky to CLS

2008-04-22 Thread Gloria Lane
Kerry, I noticed that the reply I sent about Inky didn't make it to the list. I send all my sympathy in your loss of sweet Inky - So amazing to make it to almost 22 years, what a guy. It's hard to lose someone after so long, who's really become a part of you - I know he'll stay in your

Re: test

2008-04-19 Thread Gloria Lane
Sometimes the hosting companies get a lot of spam coming from them, for whatever reason. Like the company that felineleukemia.org resides on. If that possibly happens, they get on a black list, and other companies will bounce all the email. I dunno, but a possibility. It's happened to

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