Re: [Felvtalk] MY LITTLE GIRL NOT EATING MUCH

2016-04-28 Thread Lance
chicken formula, as bad as I thought it was, stimulated appetite. Sometimes feeding in a different location worked for Ember. Agree with Amani that a CBC would be a good thing to have. I hope Kit feels better (and hungrier) soon. Lance > On Apr 28, 2016, at 2:46 PM, gidge...@aol.com wr

Re: [Felvtalk] Kit has Diarrhea

2016-02-10 Thread Lance
from it. Best to you and Kit, Lance > On Feb 10, 2016, at 7:11 AM, gidge...@aol.com wrote: > > Hello everyone, so far it has been all good news for Kit. Blood work > perfect. About > 4 days ago, she developed diarrhea. While she is not running to the > litterbox all > th

Re: [Felvtalk] Kit has Diarrhea

2016-02-10 Thread Lance
a shot. Lance > On Feb 10, 2016, at 9:36 AM, gidge...@aol.com wrote: > > Thank you Lance. Being new at this, I'm not sure what is good for a cat with > FeLV and what is not. > I did contact the vet and she asked me to start a probiotic, which I have > Mercola's "Complete Prob

Re: [Felvtalk] Kit has Diarrhea

2016-02-10 Thread Lance
That makes sense. I had a good working relationship with Ember’s vet, and I almost always deferred to her on any changes I made. It’s a good thing to have everyone on the same page. Keep us posted! Lance > On Feb 10, 2016, at 10:44 AM, gidge...@aol.com wrote: > > Lance, I just spoke

Re: [Felvtalk] Lymphoma

2015-12-20 Thread Lance
Hi Kelley, I’m sorry to hear that Simon is ill. If you’re not already a member, I highly recommend that you join the feline lymphoma list on Yahoo: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/feline_lymphoma <https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/feline_lymphoma> Best hopes for Simon. Lance &g

Re: [Felvtalk] My FeLV baby Kit

2015-12-19 Thread Lance
Congratulations! That’s great news! Merry Christmas to you and Kit. Lance > On Dec 19, 2015, at 5:44 PM, gidge...@aol.com wrote: > > Hi everyone, I just wanted to share some good news. Today made my day > and I know both Kit and I will have a perfect Christmas. Her blood was

Re: [Felvtalk] KIT

2015-12-05 Thread Lance
for Kit. Lance > On Dec 5, 2015, at 7:38 PM, gidge...@aol.com wrote: > > Hello everyone, update on Kit. Good news and not the best news. Good is > 24% HCT (was 20, then 22%), she continues to be happy, eating well and > playing like crazy. Not so good news is her neutrophils

Re: [Felvtalk] Kit

2015-11-30 Thread Lance
Hi Nancy, I’m not sure about the nodes. I guess it depends on what is causing the swelling. I’ve never heard of the Hardy RL test and a brief google didn’t yield results related to FeLV. What kind of test is it? Lance > On Nov 30, 2015, at 2:32 PM, gidge...@aol.com wrote: > > Ki

Re: [Felvtalk] Kit

2015-11-30 Thread Lance
I’m pretty sure that everyone on FeLV-Talk knows more about Winstrol than I do. I hope someone else will take a look at those questions. > On Nov 30, 2015, at 6:18 PM, gidge...@aol.com wrote: > > 5) Could FeLV cause itching? My own experience says “maybe”. Since it affects the immune system,

Re: [Felvtalk] Grieving, and need to understand about felv

2015-11-27 Thread Lance
to the virus, and they’re resistant. I hope you get good news about both cats once you get them in for their tests. Best, Lance > On Nov 27, 2015, at 12:00 PM, annetbur...@aol.com wrote: > > Hello. My name is Anne, and I just had to put my kitty, Sam, down on > Wednesday, due to his

Re: [Felvtalk] Upsetting notices

2015-10-29 Thread Lance
I’m not the list admin, but I’m curious to know if people getting the bounced messages warnings have chosen to receive individual messages or daily digests? I can’t be sure, but I’m doubtful that this could be related to a virus. > On Oct 29, 2015, at 10:56 AM, swacht1...@comcast.net wrote: >

Re: [Felvtalk] Stanozolol (Winstrol(R))

2015-10-22 Thread Lance
ice-guidelines/retrovirus-management-guidelines> AZT can cause non-regenerative anemia. More information in the PDF. Lance > On Oct 22, 2015, at 6:28 AM, Maya D'Alessio <mde...@gmail.com> wrote: > > He ate 1/4 cup of dry food on his own over night! I am so happy. I'll stil

Re: [Felvtalk] Stanozolol (Winstrol(R))

2015-10-20 Thread Lance
cause serious blood abnormalities in cats. I don’t think it’s often used in treating FeLV because of that. Lance > On Oct 20, 2015, at 3:49 PM, Maya D'Alessio <mde...@gmail.com> wrote: > > You've been plenty helpful, thank you. What I need to figure out how to do, > is ac

Re: [Felvtalk] Merlin has gone to the bridge

2015-09-27 Thread Lance
Oh no! I’m so sorry to read this, Kelley. You loved him and did your best for him. I think he knew this. Take care of yourself. Lance > On Sep 27, 2015, at 2:08 PM, Kelley S <moonv...@gmail.com> wrote: > > They say his heart gave o

Re: [Felvtalk] Very worried about Merlin

2015-09-26 Thread Lance
Healing vibes for Merlin. Please let us know what you find out. Best hopes and wishes, Lance > On Sep 26, 2015, at 6:27 AM, Kelley S <moonv...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Thanks. Dr Smith opens up at 8, so I'm waiting for it to be 8. > > On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 6:2

Re: [Felvtalk] Big Pharma

2015-09-22 Thread Lance
A temporary workaround might be to go to the Mail Archive on the website. > On Sep 22, 2015, at 12:09 PM, Kelley S wrote: > > I really wish I could see the initial posts..I've been complaining about this > for a while and not gotten any suggestions > > On Tue, Sep 22,

Re: [Felvtalk] Testing the list

2015-09-21 Thread Lance
It was a mistyping. It’s supposed to be lymphoma. > On Sep 21, 2015, at 5:11 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: > > I will keep you all in my prayers. Question: What is lythomy? > > simon95 wrote: >> My little bella is very sick she has lythomy in her kidneys she hasnt

Re: [Felvtalk] Testing the list

2015-09-21 Thread Lance
I’m so sorry to read this. Are you a member of the Yahoo! Feline Lymphoma group? They may have some ideas about steps you can take to help Bella and keep her comfortable. Best wishes for you and Bella, Lance > On Sep 21, 2015, at 10:37 AM, simon95 <simo...@onvol.net> wrote: >

Re: [Felvtalk] Testing the list

2015-09-21 Thread Lance
Message received. :) > On Sep 21, 2015, at 9:52 AM, James G Wilson wrote: > > Hey all, > > Just testing the list. There hasn't been any traffic in > awhile. Hope everyone and their little ones are doing well. > Best wishes. > > James G Wilson - phaedru...@comcast.net

Re: [Felvtalk] Winstrol Study Article

2015-09-21 Thread Lance
Hi Amani, Formatting broke James’ link, which works if you add a “3” onto the end. Here’s a shortened url that should work: http://bit.ly/1NHSV00 <http://bit.ly/1NHSV00> Best, Lance > On Sep 21, 2015, at 3:01 PM, Amani Oakley <aoak...@oakleylegal.com> wrote: > > When

Re: [Felvtalk] Winstrol Study Article

2015-09-21 Thread Lance
for that. Best regards, Lance > On Sep 21, 2015, at 2:54 PM, James G Wilson <phaedru...@comcast.net> wrote: > > Hi Amani, Kelley, and all, > > This list does not provide for posting pdf files or picture > images (jpg, gif, png, etc). It is a text-based information > re

[Felvtalk] Gloria Lane

2015-06-25 Thread Lance
Ember tested positive in 2006, and she kept responding when I’d post concerns. We will miss her. Rest in peace, Gloria. Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Take me off this mailing list..

2015-05-16 Thread Lance
Hi Michele, I didn’t read the subject of your email, and since there wasn’t text in the body, I assumed it was a misfire. Click the link at the bottom of any Felvtalk email to go the mailing list options. You can unsubscribe there. Lance On May 16, 2015, at 4:28 PM, Margo toomanykitti

Re: [Felvtalk] My Harley is gone

2015-05-15 Thread Lance
I’m so sorry to read that Harley is gone, Marsha. I’m glad that he had some good moments over the last few days. Difficult as it was, you made a choice to not let him suffer, and you made that choice with the same love you shared with him throughout his life. Take care. Lance On May 15

Re: [Felvtalk] Has anyone gone with radiation treatment for FeLV+ with cancer?

2015-03-15 Thread Lance
I’m so sorry to read this, Marsha. You might join the Yahoo feline cancer group and post your question there. Best hopes for Harley, Lance On Mar 15, 2015, at 3:36 PM, Marsha mar...@lynxe.com wrote: Harley had a CT scan on Monday, and needle biopsy Friday. Saturday (yesterday

[Felvtalk] OT: onion-how worried should I be?

2015-03-09 Thread Lance
this? What should we be looking for other than lethargy and weakness? Is this just about waiting it out and hoping we don’t have to take her in for a transfusion? Worried about our girl. :( Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-23 Thread Lance
Sidney may have had some brushes with another cat, but those have been fleeting. As far as I know, he hasn’t been bitten or scratched. Thanks for mentioning Plaque Off. I need to look into that. On Feb 23, 2015, at 4:47 PM, Kelley S moonv...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Lance, I've been doing

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-23 Thread Lance
for more than 24 hours. My vet put a note in his file. Marsha On 2/23/2015 4:27 PM, Lance wrote: The cats went in this morning. Sidney’s drooling and inappetence were almost certainly related to dental issues. His teeth were cleaned, and some teeth were pulled. Since he was under, they gave him

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-23 Thread Lance
vaccination. On Feb 23, 2015, at 4:57 PM, Kelley S moonv...@gmail.com wrote: Lance, I was referring to Callie...I'm assuming they have been vaccinated? I've only seen calicivirus in a shelter pull and that was a kittenit just seems odd they would be exposed to it. I wonder if it can lie

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-23 Thread Lance
The cats went in this morning. Sidney’s drooling and inappetence were almost certainly related to dental issues. His teeth were cleaned, and some teeth were pulled. Since he was under, they gave him nutrients. I’m a little concerned that they sent Metacam for Sidney. I would prefer my parents

[Felvtalk] Fwd: [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-22 Thread Lance
, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: FOR SURE, GET THEM ON BETTER FOOD, SOMETHING WITHOUT WHEAT, CORN OR SOY. I HAVE GONE TO BLUE BUFFALO AND THEY HAVE A RABBIT AND DUCK THAT MY CATS LOVE. Lance lini...@fastmail.fm wrote: I’ve wondered about food or water being the problem. They eat

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-22 Thread Lance
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. Neither cat is eating today, and neither will drink, either. They show some interest in these things, but decline. Sidney is behaving closer to normal, but Callie is slow, quiet, and staying more out of sight than normal. When my mom got a small amount

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-22 Thread Lance
- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: Feb 21, 2015 11:05 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats I’ve wondered about food or water being the problem. They eat Friskies canned and several kinds of dry food including Meow Mix. They’re my parents

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-22 Thread Lance
, I think. Marsha On 2/22/2015 1:01 PM, Lance wrote: Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. Neither cat is eating today, and neither will drink, either. They show some interest in these things, but decline. Sidney is behaving closer to normal, but Callie is slow, quiet, and staying

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-22 Thread Lance
Thanks Marsha and Margo. My mom has been getting water into Callie using a straw. She’s done it at least two times today and plans to do it in another hour and a half or so. I’ll have them check to see if Callie’s skin is tenting. On Feb 22, 2015, at 3:06 PM, Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-22 Thread Lance
back right away. If it stayed tented, I would get her in immediately. Marsha On 2/22/2015 2:08 PM, Lance wrote: Thanks again, everyone. Both cats are going at 7:30 tomorrow morning. We do have an emergency clinic, and I’m trying to figure out if I should push for Callie to go

[Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-21 Thread Lance
time. Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-21 Thread Lance
I’ve wondered about food or water being the problem. They eat Friskies canned and several kinds of dry food including Meow Mix. They’re my parents’ cats, and I’m advocating for getting better quality food. Another note: about four weeks ago, my dad’s 15yro shih tzu became very ill, and it

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] two sick cats

2015-02-21 Thread Lance
Sidney’s urine wasn’t tested. Unfortunately, he didn’t see the same vet that Callie did. That would have helped. I don’t think we have any indoor plants that are new or unusual. Sidney goes outside, but does not leave the fenced-in yard. Callie is an indoor cat. Since Sidney goes out, he does

Re: [Felvtalk] Donatello

2015-01-20 Thread Lance
Hi Amy, Yes, the email about Donatello did go out. Best regards, Lance On Jan 20, 2015, at 8:38 AM, Amy awilkin...@yahoo.com wrote: Can somebody just tell me if my email about Donatello went out yesterday? I got a response that my membership was disabled due to excessive bounces

Re: [Felvtalk] Happy Harley Home for Holidays

2014-12-24 Thread Lance
That’s great news! Hope you, Harley, and Brock have a great holiday, Marsha. On Dec 24, 2014, at 4:54 PM, Marsha mar...@lynxe.com wrote: His roommate Brock is a little less pleased. Brock got a lot of extra attention while Harley was in the hospital, and he isn't so overjoyed to see

Re: [Felvtalk] How long does URI last in FeLV+ cats?

2014-12-23 Thread Lance
How is Harley doing today? On Dec 20, 2014, at 3:37 PM, Marsha mar...@lynxe.com wrote: Harley is back in the hospital, where he has been for almost all of this week. Too much nasal discharge to get an NG tube back in at this time. I wish I hadn't taken him home last night. How do I

Re: [Felvtalk] How long does URI last in FeLV+ cats?

2014-12-23 Thread Lance
at the roller clamp on the IV line. I am hoping to bring him home tomorrow. Consistently eating on his own is the key. Marsha On 12/23/2014 9:41 AM, Lance wrote: How is Harley doing today? ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http

Re: [Felvtalk] Harley is in the hospital

2014-12-15 Thread Lance
You and Harley will be in my thoughts, Marsha. I hope he’s doing better today. On Dec 14, 2014, at 10:02 PM, Marsha mar...@lynxe.com wrote: Harley developed this cough, where sometimes he gags or sometimes it's like a whole-body hiccup. Much of the time he crouches or sits all the way up

Re: [Felvtalk] Harley is in the hospital

2014-12-15 Thread Lance
Glad to hear Harley is purring and affectionate. I take that as a good sign. I hadn’t heard of ECGs for cats, but it makes sense. It’s a good non-invasive test for heart concerns. Sounds like that’s not the issue, though. I hope Harley is even more improved tomorrow. Lance On Dec 15, 2014

Re: [Felvtalk] Viralys maple flavored gel

2014-11-05 Thread Lance
Ember did well with these: http://www.vetriscience.com/index.php?l=product_detailp=900743120 On Nov 5, 2014, at 9:25 PM, Marsha mar...@lynxe.com wrote: This is just a nutritional supplement, I wouldn't think it would taste or smell like medicine. I offered it like a treat. H, I'll

Re: [Felvtalk] Neutering

2014-10-27 Thread Lance
for the safety of other cats. Best hopes that he has a long life. Lance On Oct 27, 2014, at 9:57 AM, Debi Kraal dkr...@cableone.net wrote: I have a male 6 month old Felv + kitty. He's been to the vet for all the appropriate vaccines. I have 2 other cats. They’re all indoor/outdoor cats

[Felvtalk] OT: arthritis

2014-10-24 Thread Lance
friend knows about glucosamine and chondroitin, but these won’t really help with the pain. Does anyone know of alternatives for arthritic pain? Has anyone used Metacam to treat cats with arthritis? Thanks! Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: arthritis

2014-10-24 Thread Lance
, which is sometimes used in cats. Finally, she said that topical buprenorphine could help. Lance On Oct 24, 2014, at 8:58 AM, Lance lini...@fastmail.fm wrote: Hi all, This has nothing to do with FeLV, but the community is so knowledgeable about so many things feline that I wanted to ask

Re: [Felvtalk] Such a short little life

2014-10-22 Thread Lance
I am sorry to read this, Elisabeth. I’ve always loved the busy ones and mischief makers. You did all that you could for her. That’s clear from your first post. In her own way, Nanita knew this, too. Take care. Lance On Oct 22, 2014, at 2:50 AM, Elisabeth Eastley eeast...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] Light positive reading

2014-09-28 Thread Lance
I’d like to know more about this as well. I was told that Ember was a “weak positive” at her first test. She definitely had the virus (subsequent ELISAs were positive, and CBCs seemed to back those up in showing immunosuppression). On Sep 28, 2014, at 11:00 AM, Kelley S moonv...@gmail.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Blind positive cat

2014-09-25 Thread Lance
Awww, that’s great to hear. Thank you for taking him in. I hope he and your other cat continue to get along well. Lance On Sep 25, 2014, at 11:41 AM, Katherine K. kaths...@gmail.com wrote: Just wanted to let everyone know that I got the blind kitty. He's sper sweet. My other positive

Re: [Felvtalk] My Moe

2014-09-21 Thread Lance
tomorrow. Lance On Sep 21, 2014, at 6:20 PM, one23di...@aol.com wrote: I'm not sure if I am doing this posting properly or not, but here goes. Moe is my felv+ heart kitty. A few days ago I noticed he was sneezing, and of course my vet is on vacation. Started him on Amoxi-tabs (1 tablet

Re: [Felvtalk] Treatments

2014-08-12 Thread Lance
it in reserve at her vet’s in case she needed it. It isn’t expensive, and I don’t think it requires a prescription. Lance On Aug 12, 2014, at 11:06 AM, sweet2bcotasue sweet2bcota...@att.net wrote: Does anyone know or have experience with ImmunoReg (sp?)? Given as shot/IV. Susan Sophia

Re: [Felvtalk] New have question

2014-08-11 Thread Lance
dealing with any mouth pain. Best wishes for you and the calico kitten, Lance On Aug 11, 2014, at 9:06 PM, Susan Grimes sweet2bcota...@att.net wrote: Hi everyone, I have a 4 month old calico that just retested for a FIV+ original test and this week she tested FIV- and FeLV+. I have 7 other

Re: [Felvtalk] FELV contagious

2014-08-11 Thread Lance
for you and Merlot, Lance On Aug 11, 2014, at 4:24 PM, Maya D'Alessio mde...@gmail.com wrote: So, my one cat Merlot is clearly lonely. He is used to being second in command to our cat Yang who passed away. I work with a cat rescue, and the cats there all live communally until

Re: [Felvtalk] fvrcp vaccines- yes or no?

2014-08-11 Thread Lance
this. You’re being a good and protective cat parent. Best wishes for you and Leo, Lance On Aug 11, 2014, at 8:47 AM, Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net wrote: Hi All, I asked last year when Leo was due for his yearly check-up, about how everyone feels about vaccinating their Leukemia pos. cats

Re: [Felvtalk] Just tested positive

2014-07-26 Thread Lance
I think I might be in the same boat. My family has had many cats, and I loved them all, but Ember was *my* first and only cat. It’s so strange that’s she’s been gone for two months, and that everything at the end happened so fast. I’m sure I’ll adopt again, but Ember was special. Her loyalty,

Re: [Felvtalk] Just tested positive

2014-07-24 Thread Lance
fortunate for all the time we had together. Lance On Jul 24, 2014, at 2:12 PM, Maya D'Alessio mde...@gmail.com wrote: Hello everyone, My cat Merlot, just tested positive for FeLV yesterday afternoon. We had him tested, because my three year old cat Yang (female) started acting ill

Re: [Felvtalk] Positive to negative

2014-07-17 Thread Lance
to certain tissues are rare, and these infections also seem unlikely to result in FeLV-associated disease. Lance On Jul 16, 2014, at 8:29 PM, Marsha mar...@lynxe.com wrote: Note on going negative: sometimes the virus can become dormant and hide for a while. It can later reactivate

Re: [Felvtalk] Positive to negative

2014-07-17 Thread Lance
. Leona Foster runs it and is great. Leuk's Landing Leuk's Landing Non profit permanent home for kitties with Feline Leukemia (FeLV). View on www.leukslanding.org Preview by Yahoo Amy From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm To: Amy awilkin...@yahoo.com; felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Positive to negative

2014-07-16 Thread Lance
to result in FeLV-associated disease. Lance On Jul 16, 2014, at 8:29 PM, Marsha mar...@lynxe.com wrote: Note on going negative: sometimes the virus can become dormant and hide for a while. It can later reactivate and the cat will test positive again. Marsha

Re: [Felvtalk] Tested Positive Cat

2014-07-06 Thread Lance
despite extensive interaction with positives. Lance On Jul 6, 2014, at 8:48 PM, Grant, Mary A. mgr...@mofo.com wrote: Everything I've read about felv is that it's highly contagious not only from fighting, but from saliva as well. We kept our cats separated from our felv+ kitten for six weeks

Re: [Felvtalk] Charlie

2014-06-17 Thread Lance
of experience with cats and infectious diseases. Again, I’m very sorry. Best hopes for Charlie, including a rebound in wbc. Lance On Jun 17, 2014, at 3:34 PM, Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: Dear Emily, I'm sorry, I'm not getting the emails for some reason

Re: [Felvtalk] Popcorn

2014-06-12 Thread Lance
I am so sorry to read this, Ben. I hope Liberty can provide some comfort during this sad time. Take care. Lance On Jun 12, 2014, at 8:09 PM, Ben Bot taro...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Sorry, it's been an overwhelming week. It was pleural effusion, and the test came back positive for lymphoma

Re: [Felvtalk] Noisy purr

2014-06-04 Thread Lance
Right, an echocardiogram looks at the heart. However, I’m fairly certain that’s all it looks at. When Ember’s symptoms of labored breathing and pale membranes came up, the vet wanted to send her to a clinic for an ultrasound to look at her lungs/mediastinum/thorax and get a fine needle aspirate

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon Alpha,

2014-06-03 Thread Lance
for you and your tomcat friend, Lance On Jun 3, 2014, at 6:45 AM, Jetty Dijkshoorn jdidu...@gmail.com wrote: Good day to you, I am new to your forum. 2 weeks ago a sweet tomcat decided that he wanted to join our group of 6 cats. Since umber 7 seemed a bit too much I found him a new owner

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon Alpha,

2014-06-03 Thread Lance
with them and get a “second opinion”. Best regards, Lance On Jun 3, 2014, at 12:12 PM, Jetty Dijkshoorn jdidu...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Lance, thanks so much for your reply, very much appreciated. I checked on the internet and found 10 ug at eur 152,00 at a webshop. Is that a price which sounds

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon Alpha,

2014-06-03 Thread Lance
interferon alpha and is unsure about using it, that’s one thing. If your current vet is unfamiliar with interferon alpha or treating FeLV, that would encourage me to seek out someone with more experience and knowledge. Best wishes for Wally. Lance On Jun 3, 2014, at 3:04 PM, Jetty Dijkshoorn

Re: [Felvtalk] general list issue

2014-06-01 Thread Lance
Thank you, James. I really miss her. She was such a sweet, good friend. Also, thanks for looking into the list issues. Sometimes site migrations bring along a few hiccups. Lance On Jun 1, 2014, at 5:21 PM, James G Wilson phaedru...@comcast.net wrote: Hey all, Sorry for the delay. I

Re: [Felvtalk] 2 new felv kitties

2014-03-14 Thread Lance
(than you might want to know) in this PDF: http://www.catvets.com/public/PDFs/PracticeGuidelines/RetrovirusGLS.pdf Ember has been living with the virus for at least eight years—just another reminder that FeLV+ status is not a “death sentence”. Best hopes for the sister and brother. Lance

Re: [Felvtalk] Vitamins Recommendation

2014-01-24 Thread Lance
of those we’ve been consistent with is interferon. How are your cats doing, Kasia? Lance On Jan 22, 2014, at 10:28 PM, kasia mosko kasia...@yahoo.com wrote: Hello Group, I was wondering if anyone could recommend good vitamins for felv+ cats? Thank you so much, Kasia

Re: [Felvtalk] Prayers needed for Bear

2013-12-24 Thread Lance
Praying for Bear. Hoping that Christmas Day finds him feeling better. Lance 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 him

Re: [Felvtalk] Uneven pupils

2013-12-20 Thread Lance
thought that the pupil has gotten a bit smaller, but I’ve never seen a real change. Lance On Dec 20, 2013, at 9:44 AM, Katherine K. kaths...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, I just noticed my 10 year old FeLV cat, Krammer, has uneven pupils. He had a winky/weepy eye a couple of weeks ago

[Felvtalk] on another note...

2013-12-15 Thread Lance
, Callie had a normal poop, but in the same bowel movement, there was some watery stool on top of the normal stuff. If she’s positive, what could this be, other than lymphoma? If she ISN’T positive, then what might this be? Very odd that it happens every few weeks. Thanks, Lance

Re: [Felvtalk] on another note...

2013-12-15 Thread Lance
after 7 years. On Sunday, December 15, 2013 5:10 PM, Lance lini...@fastmail.fm wrote: The bite seems to be about the same as it was yesterday, though maybe a little less red where the actual teeth penetration occurred. Fortunately, no pink lines are other odd marks have showed up near

[Felvtalk] OT: cat bite

2013-12-14 Thread Lance
, Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: cat bite

2013-12-14 Thread Lance
Also: a) I had a tetanus shot in June b) I washed the bite wound with hot water and soap c) The bite hardly hurt after the initial teething into my flesh was completed. On Dec 14, 2013, at 6:08 PM, Lance lini...@fastmail.fm wrote: Hi everyone, During play, one of our cats bit me earlier

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: cat bite

2013-12-14 Thread Lance
the holidays are shaping up nicely for everyone and their feline friends. Lance -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lance Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2013 7:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] OT: cat

Re: [Felvtalk] research on feline interferon alpha

2013-11-12 Thread Lance
but honestly can't remember the difference without looking it all up again. Try searching the listserv archives. You can find out more about LTCI at http://tcyte.com/. On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net wrote: Thanks Katherine. So LTCI is the same thing Lance

Re: [Felvtalk] research on feline interferon alpha

2013-11-11 Thread Lance
, overnight cold shipping. Lance On Nov 11, 2013, at 4:08 PM, Jennifer Lewis blonded...@mac.com wrote: Has anyone tried any other the other meds out there, like Lymphocyte T-Cell Immunomodulator (LTCI)? Jennifer L, Munchkin and Brynn On Nov 11, 2013, at 12:54 PM, MaryChristine wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] research on feline interferon alpha

2013-11-11 Thread Lance
I think the de Mari feline recombinant interferon omega study was done with symptomatic FeLV+ cats. I think. If I already had interferon omega and Ember was symptomatic, I would definitely try it. I know very little about what is suggested with LTCI (symptomatic vs. asymptomatic for treatment).

Re: [Felvtalk] Best litter for FeLV?

2013-11-10 Thread Lance
+1 for Feline Pine. On Nov 10, 2013, at 2:05 PM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi Tina - SWeat Scoop also harden to a cement-like texture that is horribly difficult to get out . I had to take a hammer to it. You might want to try Feline Pine. Some cats don't like the texture, but it

Re: [Felvtalk] Best litter for FeLV?

2013-11-10 Thread Lance
I highly recommend a chest x-ray. If you have a vet that does digital radiography, that would be even better, as it should have a higher resolution than the old-style film x-rays, and the vet can store it digitally and easily compare to future scans, should your kitty need them. On Nov 10,

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

2013-11-09 Thread Lance
: 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

[Felvtalk] Fwd: dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-08 Thread Lance
. My vet is in southern Illinois if that helps. On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Lance wrote: Hi Carolyn, Was the pred given in tablet form? I haven’t had to use any steroids on any animal so far. Thanks, Lance On Nov 6, 2013, at 10:47 AM, trustinhi...@charter.net wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-06 Thread Lance
Hi Carolyn, Was the pred given in tablet form? I haven’t had to use any steroids on any animal so far. Thanks, Lance On Nov 6, 2013, at 10:47 AM, trustinhi...@charter.net wrote: Lance, My Bell had the same condition. She was an older cat and not FELV+. I tried the steroid shots several

Re: [Felvtalk] dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-06 Thread Lance
sent, and I’ll ask the vet about thyroid issues. We’re doing a blood test to check some other values, so maybe we’ll have an idea from that. Lance On Nov 6, 2013, at 7:03 AM, Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net wrote: Hi Lance, Sorry about Ember's skin problems. How old is she? I would

[Felvtalk] dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-05 Thread Lance
. Thanks, Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Bunny Passed Away This Evening

2013-10-31 Thread Lance
I’m very sorry to hear about Bunny. You did all you could for her. Adult cats are more resilient against infection than kittens, but we don’t really know just how much (a little or a lot). Since it doesn’t sound like the cats were constantly biting and fighting, I think it’s less likely that

Re: [Felvtalk] Gum redness

2013-10-30 Thread Lance
iPhone. On Oct 29, 2013, at 23:04, cer...@new.rr.com wrote: You can get DMG without a prescription at Amazon, and I imagine many other places. That's where I get it. Chris C. -Original Message- From: Lance Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 9:32 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Gum redness

2013-10-29 Thread Lance
and interferon. Best wishes for Kitty, Lance On Oct 29, 2013, at 9:16 PM, Avaykn ava...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Beth, Thank you so much, she gets : lysine 500mg a day a feline multivitamin, Tabby tabs, Missing link amino supplement Mush a powdery mix of mushrooms Is there anything else I might

Re: [Felvtalk] confusion re felv testing

2013-10-16 Thread Lance
Regarding shoes and clothes, do what you think is best. 99% of the time, I remove my shoes before coming into where my FeLV+ girl is isolated, only so I won't bring germs from the outside world in for her to deal with. Changing clothes is probably not necessary, unless you're getting sprayed

Re: [Felvtalk] virus has finally caught up with her :-(

2013-10-09 Thread Lance
feel amazingly better. Best wishes and hopes for your cat, Jennifer. Lance On Oct 9, 2013, at 6:27 PM, Jennifer Ballew balle...@gmail.com wrote: Well she is still drinking water for now, albeit not very much. So I guess that's something. Jennifer On Oct 9, 2013 6:07 PM, katskat1 katsk

Re: [Felvtalk] Ember-blood work concerns

2013-09-16 Thread Lance
Thanks, Shelley. I'll talk to the vet about diet changes. I'm looking up Weruva right now. Lance On Sep 15, 2013, at 11:33 AM, Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net wrote: Hi Lance, I just wanted to mention that my cat Jack, who does not have FeLV but does have heart disease and FLUTD

[Felvtalk] Ember-blood work concerns

2013-09-13 Thread Lance
to food, and that this might help with the lipase and triglyceride levels. Has anyone done this? Also, has anyone seen high BUN with normal creatinine and good specific gravity? Please let me know what you think. Thanks, Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Positive cat

2013-09-03 Thread Lance
To add to what everyone else is saying, many people vaccinate negatives and let them mingle with positives. Other than the possibility of bites, the virus requires close, persistent contact to be passed on even to an unvaccinated neg. Kittens that haven't had a chance to develop any immune

[Felvtalk] Long term storage of a lymphoma chemotherapy drug

2013-08-28 Thread Lance
MC pointed this out on the Yahoo! FeLV list. It may prove handy for anyone who is dealing with a kitty with lymphoma.

Re: [Felvtalk] IFA tests/PCR tests

2013-08-14 Thread Lance
everything with FeLV feels stuck in the status quo of 2005. Lance ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Tests advice

2013-08-06 Thread Lance
CBC if she's never had one. Otherwise, it probably depends on what the vet sees in her physical appearance. Have them check her teeth and gums, too. I hope Kitty is back to normal very soon. Lance On Aug 6, 2013, at 8:55 AM, Maryam Ulomi ava...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, I hope

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