Re: [Felvtalk] Which probiotic did you use for kitty?

2010-03-16 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Claudia I used Forti-Flora on MeMe. I had no idea that it would help her mouth, but after about three weeks I noticed that her mouth was greatly improved. It is made by Purina but my vet said it is a very effective product and I found that to be true. I bought it on Amazon (of all

Re: [Felvtalk] MeMe 2006-3-32010

2010-03-05 Thread Jane Lyons
thanks Laurie As I said to you yesterday, you are a great list mate and friend. I know you understand. Jane xxx On Mar 5, 2010, at 10:38 AM, Laurieskatz wrote: Jane, I am so sorry. I did not realize when we talked privately yesterday that MeMe took the 10PM flight to heaven just the night

Re: [Felvtalk] please remove my name

2010-02-28 Thread Jane Lyons
SHARON, PLEASE REMOVE YOURSELF AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. Thank you On Feb 28, 2010, at 8:01 PM, Laurieskatz wrote: Diane, My response exactly. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Diane Rosenfeldt Sent:

Re: [Felvtalk] Leftover LTCI?

2010-02-14 Thread Jane Lyons
Jayson I know that a former list member who lives in New Mexico inherited a shelter full off cats when the owner died suddenly. I also know that she has many Felv kitties and would probably be grateful for some doses. She has been buying LTCI from her vet and I am sure a few extra doses

Re: [Felvtalk] Sweet dreams little brother

2010-01-30 Thread Jane Lyons
So very sorry for your loss Jason. We all dread the grief you are feeling. Jane ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice please?

2010-01-26 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Avia I've heard about the five year mark and I've also heard the three year obstacle and I've learned from my cat that there are no guarantees for any of us. When I got my cat she was highly symptomatic (URI, swollen glands, stomatitis, diarrhea...you name it). I have had her for three

Re: [Felvtalk] Lyttle Guy passed away

2010-01-25 Thread Jane Lyons
so sorry for your loss James. May Little Guy rest in peace. Jane On Jan 25, 2010, at 12:26 PM, Sara Kasteleyn wrote: James...so sorry to learn of the loss of your precious Lyttle Guy. My thoughts are with you. He was so fortunate to have lived in the light of your love. Sara

Re: [Felvtalk] erythropoietin (i.e.,Epogen, Procrit) with LTCI

2010-01-23 Thread Jane Lyons
no Jason, but if you find that either help I would be open to researching it. Jane On Jan 23, 2010, at 9:29 PM, Jason Michael Canon wrote: Greetings, Does anyone have experience using either Epogen or Procrit concurrently with LTCI? Thanks

Re: [Felvtalk] Mozart Update

2010-01-16 Thread Jane Lyons
Dear Jason I am so sorry. We all live in fear of the sadness and loss you are experiencing now. Mozart knows your love and care and he will always be with you. I wish things could have turned out differently for all of you. Jane On Jan 16, 2010, at 3:05 PM, Jason Michael Canon

[Felvtalk] question

2010-01-14 Thread Jane Lyons
I've had MeMe for three years, this month. Considering the condition she was in when we got her she has done very well. There are two things that concern me right now and I was wondering if anyone on the list had any ideas. Her coat is in terrible condition. It is hard to describe but it

Re: [Felvtalk] question

2010-01-14 Thread Jane Lyons
] On Behalf Of Jane Lyons Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2010 9:02 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] question I've had MeMe for three years, this month. Considering the condition she was in when we got her she has done very well. There are two things that concern me right now and I

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI Veterinary Expert

2010-01-08 Thread Jane Lyons
I would love to know the answer to your question, too Jason. I am using LTCI now and have a vet who is willing to come to our house to give our cat the shot, but has no experience with LTCI. I cannot find one in our area who has any experience with it. I know that Laurie's vet has used it

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

2009-12-10 Thread Jane Lyons
I'm getting it from a friend (a former list member in NM who is getting it from her vet and sending it to me). Can you ask someone out of state to order it for you and send it to you directly. I cannot imagine that you would be penalized for excepting a package from out of state? It really

Re: [Felvtalk] Rosie and Murphy Update-LTCI

2009-11-22 Thread Jane Lyons
Alice I am so glad to hear this news. I have been thinking about you. I am splitting the first 10 dose supply with a woman who used to be on this list. MeMe has been stable for almost two years but I am heading your (and Jenny's) advise to act now and not wait until things go south. I am

Re: [Felvtalk] Raw Food

2009-11-19 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Lorrie It took me a long time to switch my cat (Felv+) to raw. She refused any raw that I first offered her and rejected cat food that had any raw in it. I have two dogs that I have fed raw to since they were puppies. I discovered that when I was preparing their food my cat would jump up

Re: [Felvtalk] Wolfie Update

2009-10-25 Thread Jane Lyons
. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Jane Lyons Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2009 5:51 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Wolfie Update Gary are their side effects to the Acemannan

Re: [Felvtalk] Wolfie Update

2009-10-24 Thread Jane Lyons
Gary are their side effects to the Acemannan? I have never heard about it from my vets, although they always seem the last to know. My cat is Felv but stable now although she has stomatitis. Do you think it might help? Thanks Jane On Oct 24, 2009, at 12:54 PM, gary wrote: Hi Belinda, Sorry

Re: [Felvtalk] New Here w/Questions

2009-10-13 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Ellie Keep Brie !! The thought of her being in that stressful situation of travel, moving to an unknown place and being on her own for 20 hour days is unbearable. It would be awful for a healthy cat. Please keep her. I know you will be very happy that you did. Jane On Oct 13,

Re: [Felvtalk] New to FLV and have a cat that just tested positive...

2009-10-05 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Anna I can identify with your devastation and can understand the fear and uncertainty around the diagnosis of a best friend. Most of us have been there. The statistics fluctuate, but it has been reported that 80% of cats have a natural immunity to FLV, and if you read the archives on

[Felvtalk] Interferon

2009-10-02 Thread Jane Lyons
Lorrie wrote: Thank you for asking people in the group to look into their hearts to see if these treatments are for the cat or for themselves because they want to keep the cat alive no matter what it has to endure. This is an unkind and sanctimonious remark, Lorrie. I hope you are kinder to

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

2009-10-02 Thread Jane Lyons
That is great news, Alice. It is wonderful that they are improving and that their blood work reflects the playfulness and energy they now have. Being proactive, rather than resigned to their slow and painful demise is real care in my estimation. I am following your results with a lot of

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

2009-09-29 Thread Jane Lyons
I've been agonizing about giving MeMe Interferon since I've read Michael's post. I have to honestly say that if she is feeling any side effects they are not apparent. We use one day on and one day off which may be a help. Since she has been on it, her appetite has increased dramatically

Re: [Felvtalk] eye (pupils) changes and transport

2009-09-28 Thread Jane Lyons
Lance, we'll keep Ember in our thoughts and prayers. When are you moving? Jane On Sep 28, 2009, at 6:28 PM, Lance wrote: Ember had a good vet visit. I wish I could convey everything that the vet said. He doesn't know what's causing the situation. We decided to send out for a toxo titer,

Re: [Felvtalk] eye (pupils) changes and transport

2009-09-28 Thread Jane Lyons
, 2009, at 6:10 PM, Jane Lyons wrote: Lance, we'll keep Ember in our thoughts and prayers. When are you moving? Jane On Sep 28, 2009, at 6:28 PM, Lance wrote: Ember had a good vet visit. I wish I could convey everything that the vet said. He doesn't know what's causing the situation. We

Re: [Felvtalk] eye (pupils) changes and transport

2009-09-24 Thread Jane Lyons
Lance it is great to hear from you. I realized that you were MIA a while ago and was hoping that Ember was ok. I've not had experience with the pupil anomaly but MC's advise about a vet check sounds right since her wbc was low. She might be fighting an infection. Also, Laurie's travel advice

Re: [Felvtalk] Autumn Update

2009-09-08 Thread Jane Lyons
, Sep 7, 2009 at 10:47 PM, Jane Lyons j.ly...@mindspring.com wrote: This is such great news about Autumn and hopefully good news for all of our kitties. Please keep us updated on her progress. I want to be able to keep these reports for my vet (about to be former vet) who has been so adamant

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2009-09-07 Thread Jane Lyons
Sally I hope Jenny sees this post. You might send another post with Jenny/ Autumn in the subject. I also hope that you can get your boy through this scary time until your vet opens on Tuesday. I hope you can get help for him. Jaane On Sep 6, 2009, at 1:37 PM, S. Jewell wrote: Hi, All,

Re: [Felvtalk] Autumn Update

2009-09-07 Thread Jane Lyons
This is such great news about Autumn and hopefully good news for all of our kitties. Please keep us updated on her progress. I want to be able to keep these reports for my vet (about to be former vet) who has been so adamant about the lack of testing and science and so hostile to the Imulan

Re: [Felvtalk] Imulan and Autumn update

2009-08-31 Thread Jane Lyons
Jenny it is wonderful to hear that Autumn is recovering. I am praying that TCLI will get her through this. We'll all be waiting for her progress reports. I know that many vets are suspicious of treatments outside of their parameters. My vet was turned off Imulan by their inability to give her

Re: [Felvtalk] Imulan

2009-08-30 Thread Jane Lyons
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 promise of Imulan. Each time this has happened I have asked my vet, then a friends vet, and then just last week I went back to my original vet with the

Re: [Felvtalk] IMULAN

2009-08-30 Thread Jane Lyons
I can really understand your desperation, Alice. I really hope the Imulan works. We'll be waiting for your updates and hoping that Rosie and Murphy live a very long life. Jane On Aug 30, 2009, at 1:54 PM, Alice Flowers wrote: After hearing about this product-I called our vet here in

Re: [Felvtalk] IMULAN

2009-08-30 Thread Jane Lyons
I've gotten MeMe past the three year hurdle using Interferon alpha, DMG and a raw diet. Considering how sick she was when we got her, every day is a miracle. Jane On Aug 30, 2009, at 3:18 PM, Gloria B. Lane wrote: I do that too - try things to see what works, when they sound possible and

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

2009-08-25 Thread Jane Lyons
I appreciate your input Jenny. I first heard about Imulan when I joined this list, two years ago, with a symptomatic Felv cat. At the time many of the list members were suspicious of the company that had recently purchased Imulan because they had terminated an on going, limited, research

Re: [Felvtalk] end of life decisions

2009-08-12 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Laurie I have been composing a reply to your post for a long time. It is so difficult to know what the right time is. I think MC's advise; a day too early, rather than five minutes too late is the best I have ever heard. I am still wracked with the incredible guilt I felt in treating my 18

Re: [Felvtalk] interferon alpha

2009-05-22 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Gloria I've been using it for about 6 months and have followed the directions given to me by Franck's Compounding, which is that it has a refrigerator life of 30 days for 60ml. I have been stretching that by giving it on one day and off the next. I wish I could help you, but I do know

Re: [Felvtalk] YIKES

2009-04-25 Thread Jane Lyons
to me the one time that I contacted them. Amy --- On Fri, 4/24/09, Jane Lyons j.ly...@mindspring.com wrote: From: Jane Lyons j.ly...@mindspring.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] YIKES To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, April 24, 2009, 4:41 PM thanks so much Laurie On Apr 24, 2009, at 4:08

[Felvtalk] why are my messages being held?

2009-04-24 Thread Jane Lyons
I just sent a post asking for 'life saving' information from the list. There was another post that was held by the moderator yesterday that again, had to do with the treatment and well being of a FELV cat. Please tell me what is going on. Jane Lyons

[Felvtalk] Fwd: Your message to Felvtalk awaits moderator approval

2009-04-24 Thread Jane Lyons
Begin forwarded message: From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org Date: April 24, 2009 8:32:29 AM EDT To: j.ly...@mindspring.com Subject: Your message to Felvtalk awaits moderator approval Your mail to 'Felvtalk' with the subject YIKES Is being held until the list moderator can review

[Felvtalk] Fwd: Your message to Felvtalk awaits moderator approval

2009-04-24 Thread Jane Lyons
Begin forwarded message: From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org Date: April 24, 2009 8:32:29 AM EDT To: j.ly...@mindspring.com Subject: Your message to Felvtalk awaits moderator approval Your mail to 'Felvtalk' with the subject YIKES Is being held until the list moderator can review

[Felvtalk] YIKES

2009-04-24 Thread Jane Lyons
I have been following the horror story about the 21 horses in Florida who died mysteriously before a polo match. It has been discovered that the cause of death was a 'supplement' given mistakingly by FRANCKS COMPOUNDING LAB in Ocala Florida. Not only is this tragic for the poor, innocent

Re: [Felvtalk] YIKES

2009-04-24 Thread Jane Lyons
: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Jane Lyons Sent: Friday, April 24, 2009 7:33 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] YIKES I have been following the horror story about the 21 horses in Florida who died mysteriously before

Re: [Felvtalk] YIKES

2009-04-24 Thread Jane Lyons
question. I will forward to another friend who gets it from another vet and ask her source. Laurie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Jane Lyons Sent: Friday, April 24, 2009 3:01 PM To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] I'm new here...

2009-04-23 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Judy We all know what a heartbreak a Felv diagnosis is, but as all of us on this list know, there is always hope. Have you tried Nutri-cal? Although I have never used it, I have heard it described as a highly caloric paste that is used to help cats maintain weight and also to stimulate

Re: [Felvtalk] I'm new here...

2009-04-23 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Karen I would be interested ( as would everyone on this list) in knowing about the success you have had in treating Felv. Are you representing or connected in anyway with Immulan ? Thanks Jane On Apr 23, 2009, at 6:32 PM, Karen Griffith wrote: Judy, Sorry to hear about your Wilson's

Re: [Felvtalk] Immulin

2009-04-22 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Kerry I think that MC and Lance know something about it. If you go to the other Felv group, Sheila Smith's husband is a vet in Austin,Tx and he has been giving it to his Felv cats for quite a while. He was available to talk to vets who were interested in using it. She would be able to

Re: [Felvtalk] Tora maybe got the beginnings of lymphoma

2009-04-14 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Amanda My kittie had very swollen glands when we first got her. It took quite awhile for them to return to normal. I do not remember exactly how long it took, but it must have been several months before they were completely normal. They were in her neck and were very enlarged (the

Re: [Felvtalk] Has anyone here used Vetricine for immune boosting

2009-04-14 Thread Jane Lyons
I noticed when we were giving MeMe interferon daily that she became lethargic and slept a lot. We are now alternating one day on and one day off and I think that is working very well. I would tend to believe your cat before your vet. Jane On Apr 14, 2009, at 8:34 PM, souther...@aol.com

Re: [Felvtalk] FelV Vaccines

2009-03-30 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Lorrie This is probably a controversial opinion, but if they are indoor cats I would not vaccinate them. I read the book 'Vaccinations for Dogs and Cats' by C Diodoti a few years ago (she is vaccine researcher) and I have become very cautious and conservative about vaccinations. If you want to

Re: [Felvtalk] Please add Bob to the bridge list

2009-03-25 Thread Jane Lyons
So sorry that you have lost sweet Bob, Gloria. He was lucky to have found you. May he rest in peace. Jane -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Re: [Felvtalk] Euthanizing FELV+ cats in shelters

2009-03-23 Thread Jane Lyons
As I type this, my male Scottie is lying flat on his back (legs straight up) in a pool of sunshine. My Felv+ cat is sitting on his chest washing her face. It is moments like these when I thank god that my vet was conscious and knew that this sick kitten stood a chance. That was two years ago

Re: [Felvtalk] Introduction

2009-03-22 Thread Jane Lyons
Thank you Jennifer (and your husband) for the work that you are doing and for joining the group. I know that hospice/rescues like yours are needed in every community in this country. It is wonderful that you are able to give love and care to these special cats. I am sure you have a unique

Re: [Felvtalk] Talkative Felv Cats

2009-03-12 Thread Jane Lyons
That is true for me, Sue. My positive is the most wonderful cat I have ever known. Not only is she sweet, she is fearless. She walks on a leash with the dogs and is the leader of the pack. Often we have to wait while she takes tree brakes (she can run up and down a tree with the agility of a

Re: [Felvtalk] Talkative Felv Cats

2009-03-12 Thread Jane Lyons
for hours I completely understand. Sue Jane Lyons j.ly...@mindspring.com wrote: That is true for me, Sue. My positive is the most wonderful cat I have ever known. Not only is she sweet, she is fearless. She walks on a leash with the dogs and is the leader of the pack. Often we have to wait

Re: [Felvtalk] Hurts to say no.

2009-03-09 Thread Jane Lyons
It is so sad Sue. It is especially sad that her owner will not give her a chance. Maybe your vet will find a place for her. Sending some angels your way. Jane On Mar 9, 2009, at 3:05 PM, Sue Frank Koren wrote: My vet just called me about a little kitty with anemia that was just diagnosed

Re: [Felvtalk] My Mickey

2009-02-26 Thread Jane Lyons
Dear Vicky What a heartbrake. I went through a hermangio sarcoma tsunami with a friend whose Scottie was diagnosed with it. It is the most dreadful and aggressive cancer and I can imagine how stressful the past 19 weeks have been for you and Mickey. I know what loosing a beloved cat feels

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

2009-02-19 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Maria There is a current, non profit research project being conducted by Dr. Jean Dodds DVM and Dr. Ronald Schultz called the Rabies Challenge (Google it). It is a seven year project in which they intend to prove that one rabies vaccination will protect an animal for its lifetime.

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

2009-02-18 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi I would think twice about vaccinating a positive kitten. I know that the vet that I use would not vaccinate a positive cat because vaccines can stress and assault a fragile and compromised immune system. Can you postpone the appointment and give yourself some time to do some research

Re: [Felvtalk] Trudi (was: PCR test reliability)

2009-02-16 Thread Jane Lyons
That is great news ! I had not heard about Orozyme for stomatitis. How is it giving? Will you tell me about it and how it is working? Many thanks Jane On Feb 16, 2009, at 11:55 AM, Stefania wrote: I have some good news: my two little ones, Ginny and Babette, are negatives and well. Ginny

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine as a supplement

2009-02-09 Thread Jane Lyons
I would bet on l-lycine. I tried everything that my allopathic vet recommended to get rid of a really bad upper respiratory. I cannot remember the antibiotics she tried but nothing worked. Someone on this list recommended l-lycine and although it took several weeks, it did work. I also think

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV survey, please take part, just a personal one to better undertsand FeLV.

2009-02-08 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Tonya Maggie's symptoms sound identical to the ones we were dealing with two years ago. We used so many supplements and remedies that I am not sure what did what, but two years later we have a kittie who seems happy and healthy with the exception of her mouth, which somedays seems

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV survey, please take part, just a personal one to better undertsand FeLV.

2009-02-07 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Sidney The General sounds like a fabulous cat. It is great that he persisted. Are you using l-lycine as a supplement? I was able to get rid of a really bad upper respiratory with it. I buy it in capsule form and mix the powder into cats food and my cat, who could be a forensic pathologist

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV survey, please take part, just a personal one to better undertsand FeLV.

2009-02-06 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Pat This is our story. We adopted MeMe as a one year old from a pretty horrible hoarding situation. She was pretty sick at the time ...very bad URI, diarrhea, swollen glands, stomatitis etc. Although the 'shelter' told us she was negative for Felv, our vet suspected she was positive

Re: [Felvtalk] testing the list

2009-02-03 Thread Jane Lyons
We're here. This is MeMe's second year with us and she is doing remarkably well considering the shape she was in when we got her. Paws crossed for all of us. Jane On Feb 3, 2009, at 5:26 PM, Alice Hanson wrote: I'm here too. Sophie and Miss Clara are healthy and happy. alice - Original

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: My Mother went to the Rainbow Bridge

2009-01-29 Thread Jane Lyons
Dear Terrie I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother sounds like a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Please take care of yourself. Jane On Jan 29, 2009, at 9:50 AM, Chris wrote: Im so sorry for your loss. Chris ti...@mindspring.com -Original Message- From:

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon use?

2008-12-16 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Sidney I have MeMe on interferon (we alternate days) and we have not had any stomach problems. Maybe you should hold off until you get General's stomach issues resolved. I hope your vet can help him recover quickly. Please keep us posted. Jane On Dec 16, 2008, at 9:34 PM,

[Felvtalk] research information on FIP from Hideyo

2008-12-12 Thread Jane Lyons
Hideyo, Here is an update from the meeting with Dr. Niels Pedersen. I wonder if we could share this with the FelV group? I suggested this to Carol and she thinks that would be a great idea. Are you still member of the FelV group? If not I can ask Caroline Kaufmann to crosspost

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

2008-12-03 Thread Jane Lyons
Thank you for loving and caring for him, Gloria. May sweet B.B. rest in peace. Jane From: Gloria B. Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, December 3, 2008 2:16:05 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] B. B. died - please add to the

Re: [Felvtalk] Donations

2008-11-23 Thread Jane Lyons
One thought Sue..the person who runs this list (James) has financed it pretty much on his own for several years. When he had difficulty with the servers and was able to get things back on line he mentioned that he would appreciate some help from the group. I think the help we all get from

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzz is gone

2008-11-21 Thread Jane Lyons
I am so sorry Sue. Buzz was so lucky to have found you. He knew he was loved and cared for. You are both so lucky to have connected and that bond is eternal. I know how much you miss him. Please take care. Jane Today I had to have my sweet little kitty Buzz PTS. I feel like a

Re: [Felvtalk] Weight loss with no other symptoms

2008-11-21 Thread Jane Lyons
Amy have their been any changes in his mouth? Leukemia kitties often have inflamed gums which can affect the amount of food they eat. Have his eating patterns changed? I have not heard of weight loss, without any other symptoms being a warning sign. Jane On Nov 21, 2008, at 6:40 PM, Amy

Re: [Felvtalk] 3 1/2 month old kitten with diarrhea

2008-11-14 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Lisa Forti-Flora will be fine for a kitten. I used it successfully with mine. I am rushing out and will write more later. Jane On Nov 14, 2008, at 12:55 AM, Lisa Borden wrote: I am so happy to have found this list. Two weeks ago, I took in a 3 month old kitten. He's a beautiful orange

Re: [Felvtalk] Romeo is gone....

2008-11-10 Thread Jane Lyons
I am so sorry Chris but so happy that Romeo knew what it meant to be loved and cared for. Thank you for his story and for loving and caring for him. Jane On Nov 10, 2008, at 4:54 PM, Rosenfeldt, Diane wrote: Chris, thank you for telling us Romeo's story. He's surely telling all the

[Felvtalk] How is Buzz?

2008-11-10 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Sue How is Buzz doing? Jane On Nov 10, 2008, at 5:56 PM, Sue Frank Koren wrote: Chris, I am so sorry to hear about your little Romeo. Thank you for sharing his story. Of all the cats it so often seems like the FeLV+ ones are the most special of all. Sue - Original Message

Re: [Felvtalk] How is Buzz?

2008-11-10 Thread Jane Lyons
!!! Anyway, thanks for asking about him. I'm sorry it isn't better news. Sue - Original Message - From: Jane Lyons [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 10, 2008 6:27 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] How is Buzz? Hi Sue How is Buzz doing? Jane On Nov 10, 2008

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzzy still has hemolytic anemia

2008-10-28 Thread Jane Lyons
Sue I talked with Hideyo (former list member) who said that she has heard of people who have had good results with Leukeran. She also said to caution you to be patient when going back on the full strength Predinisole. It sometimes does not work right away. Something is wrong with her computer

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzzy still has hemolytic anemia

2008-10-28 Thread Jane Lyons
again for your help, Sue - Original Message - From: Jane Lyons [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 5:29 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Buzzy still has hemolytic anemia Sue I talked with Hideyo (former list member) who said that she has heard

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzzy still has hemolytic anemia

2008-10-27 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Sue I sent your post to some former list members who might be able to give you some help. I know how scary it is. Hopefully they will contact you and will be able to share their experience with anemia or maybe someone on the list will. Hang in there ...we're rooting for Buzz. Jane

Re: [Felvtalk] Need suggestions help for 2 yr old leuk cat

2008-10-24 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Claudia I wish I could help you. I think that a good vet is your best hope at this time. I (we) can help you if your vet can get her stabilized and out of this crisis. I have been able to treat a very sick, Felv kittie with a variety of treatments, supplements and interferon alpha. I can

Re: [Felvtalk] So Happy!

2008-09-23 Thread Jane Lyons
What fabulous news ! On Sep 23, 2008, at 3:54 PM, Marylyn wrote: that is so wonderful. On Sep 23, 2008, at 2:48 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everyone! Tweezers tests came back and it is likely that all that is wrong with him (Besides being positive) is a secondary infection! No

Re: [Felvtalk] New kitty has arrived. Worried.

2008-09-17 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Sue When I picked up MeMe she was in really terrible shape. I did not know she was FeLV, but she was unusually small for a one year old, had a terrible upper respiratory, constant sneezing, runny nose, diarrhea, stomatitis, swollen glands, she was really miserable. It tool us 6 months to

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

2008-09-10 Thread Jane Lyons
Please tell Michelle that we are with her. It is heartbreaking. Jane ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org This electronic mail transmission and any

Re: [Felvtalk] Good News!

2008-09-02 Thread Jane Lyons
How great is that ! Hope Buzz will be feeling great forever. Jane /felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] chemotherapy

2008-08-22 Thread Jane Lyons
Dear Adrienne I really understand what you are going through and how difficult it is to make decisions with your head while your heart is punctured. I think of the line in the poem by I Townsend that reads We who choose to surround ourselves with lives more temporary than our own Live within

[Felvtalk] Interferon question

2008-08-22 Thread Jane Lyons
Gloria (thank you) sent me some great information about Interferon that someone called Tally put together for this list a few years ago. My vet has read it and is learning from Tally and any information I can give her. Is anyone using it now? The instructions are contradictory. One piece is

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon question

2008-08-22 Thread Jane Lyons
They gave me a choice of flavors, so I am hoping marshmallow will do it. Her mouth is inflamed so it is difficult to open it to squirt something in. The lab my vet used is charging 70.00 for a 30 day supply. (25.00 of that is overnight frio packing) Does that seem right to you? I'm doing 30

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon question

2008-08-22 Thread Jane Lyons
day supply. Gary - Original Message - From: Jane Lyons [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, August 22, 2008 4:15 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon question They gave me a choice of flavors, so I am hoping marshmallow will do it. Her mouth

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon Question-Jane,Lynne

2008-08-22 Thread Jane Lyons
, Jane, but I would be very interested in reading it and learning any more that I can. Good luck! Jody Today's Topics: 1. Interferon question (Jane Lyons) --- --- Message: 1 Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 12:36:34 -0400 From

Re: [Felvtalk] Patches update

2008-08-19 Thread Jane Lyons
We're thinking and praying for Patches and visualizing a quick recovery. Jane On Aug 19, 2008, at 11:09 AM, Rosenfeldt, Diane wrote: __ __ ansmission in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete the

[Felvtalk] Gloria/ question

2008-08-13 Thread Jane Lyons
Gloria I am going to follow your advice. My kitten is roughly 2+ years. She was highly symptomatic and recovered with the exception of mildly inflamed gums. Last week she had a relapse with some sneezing and a mild runny nose. Since we are facing that 2.5 to 3 year danger zone I thought I

[Felvtalk] no vaxes?

2008-08-08 Thread Jane Lyons
A titer is a blood test that measures the amount of disease fighting anti-bodies in the blood at the time the blood is drawn. Vets who try to protect animals from over vaccination use them in a variety of ways. Google The Rabies Challenge. There is a trial that is now being lead by Jean

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-07 Thread Jane Lyons
My homeopathic vet does very few vaccinations. She does rabies titers whenever possible. She would never vaccinate a positive cat. I would be very frightened of any vet who would. Years ago I had a negative cat who became positive after the FeLV vaccination. I would urge everyone to read

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-08-02 Thread Jane Lyons
Sally, Junior was so handsome. Funny, I always pictured him as a grey and white kittie. I'm happy to have finally met him. I can imagine how much you miss him. Jane On Aug 1, 2008, at 10:44 PM, Sally Davis wrote: JJ is adorable Sharyl --- On Fri, 8/1/08, Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-08-01 Thread Jane Lyons
Great photos Jennifer. Thanks for sending them. It's great to connect faces with names. They are beautiful. Jane On Aug 1, 2008, at 6:38 PM, Jennifer wrote: Hi everyone. Belinda posted pics of my kitties Morrison, Isobel and Ash. Check them out :) Thanks Belinda! Jennifer - PROUD

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-07-31 Thread Jane Lyons
I hope everyone who can will post photos. It is great to put a name with a face. I posted photos of my Felv positive MeMe to encourage anyone who is discouraged with a diagnosis. MeMe was highly symptomatic (severe diarrhea, runny nose, constant sneezing, giardia, stomatitis, swollen glands, no

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzz anemia update

2008-07-28 Thread Jane Lyons
It is so good to hear from you Sue. I've been hoping to see good news about Buzz. I'm praying that he can make a full recovery and that you can figure out a diet and supplement routine that will keep him stable. We're pulling for you. Please keep us posted. Jane On Jul 28, 2008, at

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzz might be sick

2008-07-25 Thread Jane Lyons
We're sending angels to you and Buzz. It's great he can be seen right away and hopefully he'll be treated and be feeling well soon. We're thinking of you. Jane n Jul 25, 2008, at 10:08 AM, Sue Koren wrote: Thanks, Sally, Buzz seems to be breathing fast, but I am not sure how he usually

[Felvtalk] question

2008-07-21 Thread Jane Lyons
Has anyone ever heard of a highly (FeLV) symptomatic cat who, with treatment, becomes asymptomatic and then retests negative? Jane ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] question

2008-07-21 Thread Jane Lyons
but still FeLV+. Laurie -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jane Lyons Sent: Monday, July 21, 2008 11:17 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] question Has anyone ever heard of a highly (FeLV) symptomatic cat who

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-15 Thread Jane Lyons
Marylyn I've been off this list since the server problem. I am so shocked and saddened to hear about Dixie. I know how much you loved her and can imagine how difficult it must be without her. She is so lucky to have felt safe and loved. I am so sorry. Jane On Jul 14, 2008, at 10:08 PM,

Re: spaying

2008-06-01 Thread Jane Lyons
hi guys this seems to be the last post I have rec'd from the list. Is something wrong? At one point I was asked to sign in, which I did, but that was a long time ago. I hope everyone is ok ...it feels so strange not being connected. If anyone can help, I would appreciate it. On Apr 25,

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