Re: [Felvtalk] Insight Please

2010-12-11 Thread Hotmail Junk
Out of my 3 males from the same litter, only 1 tested positive. Their Mom has never tested positive. His brothers have always been negative. No doctor or specialist we have dealt with, can explain this. Sent from my iPhone On Dec 11, 2010, at 5:43 AM, Beth Noren maxgoodb...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI

2010-12-09 Thread Hotmail Junk
My cat was diagnosed 2 years ago with the same thing. He went on an aggressive therapy of Interferon and LTCI with good results. He now test negative, however, with being on Prednisolone, it may just be hiding. My story is a very long one, with a lot of history! You are welcome to email me at

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI reply for nephew's FELV + kitten

2010-11-29 Thread Hotmail Junk
I second that Andy!! It is a wonder drug! Sent from my iPhone On Nov 29, 2010, at 5:53 PM, Andy Domek oxjake...@hotmail.com wrote: Hi all, This is in reply to the poster who asked about anyone with recent successes with LTCI. My 6 year old FELV + (since birth) cat, Aggie, has been on

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank you for sharing Murphy's journey-we learned so much from all of you here!

2010-10-27 Thread Hotmail Junk
Alice, I too live in Sacramento you and I lots in common. Gray Cat goes to Akaal Pet Hospital in Carmichael. We have been fighting this for 2+ years. I call Gray my $30,000.00 cat, but I wouldn't trade one penny for the joy he his two brothers have brought into our lives! Sent from my

Re: [Felvtalk] Murphy is gone.

2010-10-26 Thread Hotmail Junk
Alice, I was very sad to read this, this morning! My heart aches for you!! I know someday I will be in that position with Gray Cat it makes me cry. Murphy was a very special kitty had someone that loved cared so well for him. I pray he is running around happy healthy up in heaven. Sent

Re: [Felvtalk] Murphy-still not eating or drinking

2010-10-21 Thread Hotmail Junk
Alice, I have missed your previous emails. If it is anemia, can you afford a blood transfusion? Also Prednisolone works very well! Sent from my iPhone On Oct 20, 2010, at 9:44 PM, Alice Flowers aliceflow...@sbcglobal.net wrote: He is still refusing to eat or drink on his own. I am using a

Re: [Felvtalk] Murphy-still not eating or drinking

2010-10-21 Thread Hotmail Junk
We do fluids for our cats too, it also helps. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 21, 2010, at 6:34 AM, Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com wrote: Natalie is right. It is very important to keep him eating, too. Cats can go into liver failure if they don't eat their normal amount of food. This can

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

2010-10-11 Thread Hotmail Junk
My heart hurts for you! My prayers are with you!! Sent from my iPhone On Oct 11, 2010, at 4:53 PM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: 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.

Re: [Felvtalk] Questions about FeLV

2010-09-28 Thread Hotmail Junk
We use prednisolone. Our cats hematocrit was 9%. we did a blood transfusion. We also used LTCI injections and Interferon. He now tests negative, although we still battle with anemia. Sent from my iPhone On Sep 28, 2010, at 12:24 AM, A D unspecifie...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, my cat was the

Re: [Felvtalk] Please add Rocket to the CLS 6/06 - 8/10

2010-08-16 Thread Hotmail Junk
I am so very sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers go out to you! Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2010, at 1:48 PM, Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com wrote: Rocket had a bad week. She had gotten another Immunoreglin shot last Monday. It didn't seem to help her at all. She just wasn't

Re: [Felvtalk] Murphy-PCV is up to 27-28 but has a fever

2010-08-07 Thread Hotmail Junk
Alice I am not sure of Murphy's history, but our cat ran an unexplained fever of 104 for a year. He has been on high dosages of Pred for 1.5 years. His temp is back to normal. There was never an answer for the temp. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 6, 2010, at 6:33 PM, Alice Flowers

Re: [Felvtalk] testing methods, and forms of leukemia

2010-07-09 Thread Hotmail Junk
Our Gray Kitty had it done at UC Davis in CA. Sent from my iPhone On Jul 9, 2010, at 2:17 PM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: i know that it is. that wasn't my question. On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: The bone marrow aspiration was

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

2010-06-29 Thread Hotmail Junk
My heart goes out to you!! God bless!! Sent from my iPhone On Jun 29, 2010, at 5:06 PM, Sherry DeHaan sherryd...@yahoo.com wrote: My heart is heavy yet once again.Bugsy (Bugaboo) lost his battle today.He was at the Sids sanctuary back when I started in 2005.He was a sweet quiet big black

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2010-06-27 Thread Hotmail Junk
We paid for it at my Vets office and as we needed it, he made a batch for us and we kept it in the fridge. It wad fine. Sent from my iPhone On Jun 27, 2010, at 11:13 AM, Stacy Zacher stacy_zac...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi: I received a bottle of interferon from my vet. He told me it was a

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet referral and FeLV treatment

2010-06-22 Thread Hotmail Junk
Our FeLV cat (who now tests negative), stays in his own room, which is my bedroom, cat tree, litter box and all. He is fine with it. We used LTCI with good results. Best wishes! Sent from my iPhone On Jun 22, 2010, at 1:51 PM, Fernanda Barreto fbarret...@hotmail.com wrote: Hello all:

Re: [Felvtalk] Please light a candle for Taj

2010-06-22 Thread Hotmail Junk
My prayers are with you!! Sent from my iPhone On Jun 22, 2010, at 3:23 PM, Sara Kasteleyn skastel...@cicresearch.com wrote: Dear friends, I had hoped to avoid writing this note for a very, very long time. Our blue-eyed bengal boy Taj is napping at the bridge this afternoon. He

Re: [Felvtalk] interferon storage/dilution

2010-06-15 Thread Hotmail Junk
Stacy, Our vet stored it in his refrigerator mixed a bottle for us as we needed I kept it in our refrigerator. We used both interferon and LTCI at the same time. We did not follow the standard protocol. So far he is testing negative for FeLV now. Because we have tried many different

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2010-04-27 Thread Hotmail Junk
I do know about the expenses! My cat is at $30,000.00, but well worth it! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2010, at 11:42 AM, Ashley Vanover ashley.vano...@gmail.com wrote: Nortina, There are many charities out there that can assist with vet bills. With the economy being what it is,

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk - introduction - Chewie and Stitch

2010-04-08 Thread Hotmail Junk
Joe, I am sorry to hear of your great loss! My Gray Kitty, who did test positive and currently test negative for FeLV, battles anemia. He has been on very high dosages of Pred for almost 2 years. This seems to keep his hematocrit in normal range. His story is a very long one someday, I

Re: [Felvtalk] Goodbye sweet Casper

2010-04-07 Thread Hotmail Junk
I am so very sorry!!! You are in my heart prayers!!! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 7, 2010, at 5:28 PM, Frank Sue Koren fs...@roadrunner.com wrote: ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget has sent me another cat

2010-03-20 Thread Hotmail Junk
That is AWESOME!! That gives me chills! Sent from my iPhone On Mar 20, 2010, at 4:25 PM, LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com wrote: First, thank you everyone for all your kindness and support over Bridget's passing. I appreciate it so much. But she's sent me another FeLV+ friend to help! On

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-17 Thread Hotmail Junk
Amy, Never give up and try everything you can. We were told our cat had 2 weeks to live that was 1.5 years ago! He is FeLV negative now, however we deal with the anemia. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 17, 2010, at 6:00 AM, Amy awilkin...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi Belinda, I do know Bailey's

Re: [Felvtalk] Bridget is dead

2010-03-17 Thread Hotmail Junk
I am so sorry Laura!!! I highly doubt it was the LTCI. You are in my prayers? Sent from my iPhone On Mar 17, 2010, at 1:45 PM, LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com wrote: Bridget is dead. I had her spayed today and apparently she died very quickly under anesthesia. She was my baby. I would

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Hotmail Junk
When gray cat was first diagnosed his hct was at 9. He is currently on a very high dose of Pred a chemo drug called Chlorambucil. We are getting ready to take him off the chemo drug start cyclosporin once again try to slowly reduce his pred. We did interferon LTCI injections. He test

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Hotmail Junk
Thankfully, my Gray Kitty, has been negative for over 7-8 months now. All specialists have said we can now stop testing him monthly. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 16, 2010, at 4:23 PM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: sue, was casper ever double tested to make sure he was

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-13 Thread Hotmail Junk
I am very sorry for your loss! It is heartbreaking! Sent from my iPhone On Mar 12, 2010, at 5:28 PM, LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com wrote: Baby Girl died tonight around 7:30. It feels so strange to write that; I've had her for two years, she's been symptom-free for two yearsand

Re: [Felvtalk] Hair Loss

2010-02-23 Thread Hotmail Junk
My Gray Kitty has had some hair loss too, however, his is due to his Prednisolone. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 23, 2010, at 6:24 AM, Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com wrote: Demodex mite is a possibility. Is he real itchy? The clumps and itching are what Coco had. It's hard to find the

Re: [Felvtalk] Lyttle Guy passed away

2010-01-25 Thread Hotmail Junk
I am SO sorry James!!! My prayers are with you!! Sent from my iPhone On Jan 25, 2010, at 2:37 AM, James G Wilson phaed...@charter.net wrote: Lyttle Guy passed away in my arms at 4:18am this morning. He had series of seizures and then gasped his last breath. He was truly loved and shall be

Re: [Felvtalk] Help - I can't get LTCI in Georgia! to Hotmail Junk!!!

2009-12-12 Thread Hotmail Junk
It sure is!! We don't live to far from American River College. Sent from my iPhone On Dec 11, 2009, at 5:34 PM, Alice Flowers aliceflow...@sbcglobal.net wrote: OK-I didn't realize that we are in the same area!! How crazy is that? I live in Rio Linda (Sacramento County) with my kitties,

Re: [Felvtalk] Help - I can't get LTCI in Georgia!

2009-12-11 Thread Hotmail Junk
Mine is Akaal Pet Hospital in Citrus Heights. They ordered it for my cat all the time! Sent from my iPhone On Dec 11, 2009, at 10:28 AM, Alice Flowers aliceflow...@sbcglobal.net wrote: I am shocked that your vet cannot order it. It's not even a drug per se. Perhaps your vet can contact

Re: [Felvtalk] Just got FIV+ diagnosis

2009-12-02 Thread Hotmail Junk
Has he had a CBC? He may need a transfusion if his hematocrit is too low. Using Prednisolone may help boost that as well. Talk to your Vet. My vet has gained experience with our cat I can supply his name number via email. Your Vet is welcome to comsult with him. Sent from my iPhone On

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon And Other Medicine Questions

2009-11-29 Thread Hotmail Junk
I had my cat on Interferon, LTCI, and Pred. He was given the death sentence by a University Vet, sent home to die. That was over a year ago. He is now FeLV negative, which we were told it was in his bone marrow. We are working on research and trials of different meds for anemia. The high

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon And Other Medicine Questions

2009-11-29 Thread Hotmail Junk
There has been no rhyme or reason as to why Gray Kitty has been through so much. He is such a fighter! We hope to use any succesful treatment we find, to share and educate. We work on the anemia right now and am going to try a new drug that has less side effects than the current high

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon And Other Medicine Questions

2009-11-29 Thread Hotmail Junk
unit dosage? How many LTCI shots did he have before turning negative? Thanks, Gary Hotmail Junk wrote: I had my cat on Interferon, LTCI, and Pred. He was given the death sentence by a University Vet, sent home to die. That was over a year ago. He is now FeLV negative, which we were told

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2009-10-04 Thread Hotmail Junk
I agree Jane!! We as pet owners are going above and beyond to HELP our pets!! If it was not for our vet and the specialist, gray cat would not be now testing NEGATIVE for FeLV! Sent from my iPhone On Oct 2, 2009, at 4:21 PM, Jane Lyons j.ly...@mindspring.com wrote: Lorrie wrote: Thank

Re: [Felvtalk] Whoo Hooo!! CBCs are in-Rosie and Murphy

2009-10-04 Thread Hotmail Junk
WONDERFUL! Sent from my iPhone On Oct 2, 2009, at 4:53 PM, Alice Flowers aliceflow...@sbcglobal.net wrote: Our vet just called-the blood tests results from this morning are back and they are both improving! Rosie's platelets are in the normal range too! She said there is a buzz in the

Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Hotmail Junk
What are the side effects? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 27, 2009, at 11:02 AM, Second Chance Meows secondchanceme...@yahoo.com wrote: I run a FeLV sanctuary here in the states and have found that the best treatment is love and attention. Having spent almost a year on interferon, I know

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI article in Cat Fancy

2009-09-23 Thread Hotmail Junk
I too am waiting for my copy Sent from my iPhone On Sep 21, 2009, at 4:19 PM, Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com wrote: I just got my copy today. Have not read it. L -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf

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

2009-09-20 Thread Hotmail Junk
-Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Hotmail Junk Sent: Saturday, September 19, 2009 8:01 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] First Doses of Imulan For Murphy Rosie I wish you

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

2009-09-19 Thread Hotmail Junk
I wish you the best! My cat uses the same medication has tested negative for leukemia for the last few months. We have no idea if it is the injections or what. He is also on Prednisolone has bi-weekly blood test to check levels. We just take one day at a time. Hang in there! Sent from

Re: [Felvtalk] Imulan and Autumn update

2009-08-31 Thread Hotmail Junk
Along with LTCI, we also use Prednisolne. Our cats HCT stays within normal limits, from 9% to 42% Sent from my iPhone On Aug 31, 2009, at 8:24 AM, jbero tds.net jb...@tds.net wrote: Hello everyone, I wanted to give you an update on Autumn and the TCLI injection (Imulan). When I brought

Re: [Felvtalk] Imulan

2009-08-30 Thread Hotmail Junk
Jane, Contact me at cstet...@hotmail.com, I will share my vets info. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 30, 2009, at 10:15 AM, Jane Lyons j.ly...@mindspring.com wrote: This is the third time, in the two plus years that I have been on this list, that people have come on to talk about the benefit and

Re: [Felvtalk] Imulan

2009-08-30 Thread Hotmail Junk
We have been using it for a while with good luck. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 30, 2009, at 10:44 AM, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: Would be interesting to hear from folks who have used Imulan - Gloria On Aug 30, 2009, at 12:15 PM, Jane Lyons wrote: This is the third time,