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2007-11-19 Thread Leslie Lawther
Please unsubscribe me to this group. -- Leslie =^..^= To leave the world a better place - whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or an improved social condition - that is to have succeeded. That only one life breathed easier because you lived - that is success. ---Ralph Waldo Emerson

Re: Pics of Genevieve

2007-08-28 Thread Leslie Lawther
Sherry... I was eating my lunch and thought I'd go look at the pictures. I only saw the first one... but OH MY GOODNESS!! That picture could have been taken at MY house!! The one on the right (long hair tortie) looks like my Riley, the one closest to the front of the picture (orange) looks like

Re: fleas arhhhhh

2007-08-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
I have not been keeping up with this thread... but I saw heartworms and decided to read more. *Everyone: Please don't be naive about heartworms!* Take it from someone who has been heartbroken over losing a kitty that was misdiagnosed with Asthma (when it was heartworms - diagnosed by necropsy).

Re: Ki is an Angel

2007-06-30 Thread Leslie Lawther
*DeDe... we are all so sorry for your loss. * *Leslie =^..^=* On 6/30/07, dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is with the heaviest of hearts that I let you know Ki left this world at 10 this AM. It was sooo hard for me. I noticed last night that his belly looked really full. The way

Re: Something is killing my cats, please help me

2007-06-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Oh dear God Kelley... I'm so sorry you are dealing with all of this. I can imagine how frantic you must be. Are you feeling sick at all? Are you using any cleaning supplies that might be causing illness? Are you living in an older house that might have issues like this? I wish I had some

Re: Something is killing my cats, please help me

2007-06-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Do they use arsenic in pressure treated lumber still today?!?* On 6/27/07, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Check for arsenic as in treated lumber...decks, play areas etc. Even wood used in a basement. If you have men who will

Re: Letting go-written for those who have lost a beloved furbaby

2007-06-22 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Wendy, Thank you for sharing this... it's so beautiful.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 6/22/07, wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Note: forwarded message attached. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~

Re: Update:Re: OT: Regarding a freak accident to my hubby..it is long...sorry!

2007-06-17 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Terrie - you are both in our prayers... * **hugs** *Leslie =^..^=* On 6/17/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *Hi all,* *I wanted to update you all of what's been going on with my husband.* *My husband is on a lot of pain meds and is cantankerous. He isn't a happy camper.* *I

Question about FIV/FeLV+ Mom and Kittens

2007-05-14 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Okay, here's our situation - we have a double positive mom with four kittens. Two tested light positive for FIV, the other two tested positive for FeLV (one light, one strong... whatever that means). The kittens are only 8 weeks old, and we understand the results are meaningless at this point.

Re: Question about FIV/FeLV+ Mom and Kittens

2007-05-14 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Tampa, Florida * On 5/14/07, MaryChristine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: where are you? On 5/14/07, Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *Okay, here's our situation - we have a double positive mom with four kittens. Two tested light positive for FIV, the other two tested positive for FeLV

Re: OT- Cheap source of Zithromax? - fleas

2007-05-10 Thread Leslie Lawther
*I had a similar situation with Frontline. Threw my boy Alex into liver failure. When the vet looked at his CBC he looked baffled and all he could say was This is a train wreck! - He explained that all he could do is start with the most important organs and work his way up. Thought we would

Re: OT- - fleas/ Leslie

2007-05-10 Thread Leslie Lawther
*We did not lose our big ole-sweetheart-polydactyl Alex... THANK GOODNESS!! He struggled for a few months though! * ** *Have you noticed how it burns them terribly to put Frontline or Advantage on them?! I sincerely hate using it... but have to. We are in Florida and are seeing a lot of

Re: Update Junior

2007-04-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
*What absolutely WONDERFUL news on Junior!! Thank you for sharing!! We all need the pick me up of happy things!! How awesome for Eric and Junior to help each other... animals are amazing therapy.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 4/27/07, Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Everyone Yesterday

Re: Stamp went to the bridge

2007-04-17 Thread Leslie Lawther
*FIP is such a horrid disease... I'm so, so sorry for your loss. The Orion Foundation used to have beautiful pins to support FIP research and to wear in memory of those lost to FIP. I have one for both Gabby and Albert (siblings lost to FIP) and wear it all the time - It's a wonderful way to

Re: Purina cat foods

2007-04-11 Thread Leslie Lawther
*We have not seen anything on these foods either... but our rescue has pulled all the foods with wheat gluten until further information on what is causing this problem with the wheat gluten is. Looks like in the wet food... all the loaf type foods don't seem to have the wheat gluten in them...

Re: suspicious email

2007-04-11 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Doesn't sound like anyone I'd adopt to!* *Leslie =^..^=* On 4/11/07, Melissa Lind [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I have posted two cats (Ashley and Cassidy) on petfinder.org and Cassidy on the FeLV adoption site. I have to borrow a digital camera since my flash broke, then I'll have

Re: More Recalls

2007-04-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
*These were on the recall list last week...* *Leslie =^..^=* On 4/9/07, Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *FDA issues alert after salmonella found in locally-made dog chew* http://www.komotv.com/news/6927487.html -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ...

Re: More Recalls

2007-04-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Hard to say... but if you go to http://www.howl911.com/#foods the FDA shows those as recalled on 4-05-2007. This site seems to have the most current information.* -- Leslie =^..^= To leave the world a better place - whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or an improved social

OPINIONS - FOR OHIO

2007-04-04 Thread Leslie Lawther
Tell your friends in Ohio to go to this website http://www.animal-outreach.org/spay.html It lists spay/neuter clinics in Ohio. Depending on what county they are in, they could call the county clinic listed and probably get more info for where they live. If you find out where in Ohio they live, I

Re: Cassidy is a boy!

2007-04-04 Thread Leslie Lawther
*We had Katie and never had HER fixed because she had VSD (which is a very serious heart condition). The specialist vet did ultrasounds and other extensive diagnostics on this kitty... convinced he was a she. Until one day she was having a bath with her back leg raised above her head and...

Re: satine

2007-03-29 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Jenna, I'm very sorry for your loss... it is never easy. Please know that your house is safe... the virus does not live very long outside the body. Leslie =^..^=* On 3/29/07, Jenna [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I joined this list because my kitty died on Sunday from feline lukemia she also had

Re: Good Bye Mama Kitty

2007-03-28 Thread Leslie Lawther
*I think I missed something... wasn't she having seizures? Did you find out what caused them? * ** *I'm sooo sorry Elizabeth... When I read about the seizures I felt so bad... I went through that with our Tikki (double positive) last year. We never did find out what was causing them. * *I'm

Re: Slinky - Sad News

2007-03-26 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Marissa... every loss on this list feels like I've lost one of my own! I'm so, so sorry... hugs to you and to Slinky* *Leslie =^..^=* On 3/26/07, MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Marissa, Your Slinky is truly amazing, a walking miracle, defying all the odds. Enjoy

FeLV Kitten with Pneumonia

2007-03-15 Thread Leslie Lawther
*In our rescue we adopted out a kitten, who came back to us FeLV+. When our volunteer went to pick him up, he had been kept outside and now has pneumonia. He is a sweet little six month old orange tabby. He's eating on his own, but breathing heavily and she said she can hear that his chest is

Fwd: Questions and concerns

2007-03-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
*This message came from Kathleen Bowers... she is trying to join the group, but in the interim I wanted to forward her email so she can start getting responses. I told her she found the best group around!!* *Leslie =^..^=* -- Forwarded message -- From: KATHLEEN BOWERS [EMAIL

Re: Questions and concerns

2007-03-08 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Glad someone brought up Amitriptyline! I have a few very nervous cats and they were prescribed Amitriptyline. I have taken them off the medication because it makes them too tired to be nervous! Has anyone ridden out the side effects to see if they do, in fact, go away after some time?? I

Re: Questions and concerns

2007-03-08 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Mine is fear aggressive. They growl and strike out of fear... which causes everyone to pick on her more... and as a result there is nothing I can do but separate her which isn't fair either. But I agree, being tired is better than being so frightened that you won't come out to eat or pee...*

Re: Questions and concerns

2007-03-08 Thread Leslie Lawther
*LOL... sorry, not funny, but I couldn't figure out what you meant at first! I find lots-o hair balls under the bed - been lucky enough to not have cats who mistake for a litter box (yes, knocking on wood!)... always a fun task to clean under there. yuck.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 3/8/07, Susan

Re: Fluids at home

2007-03-07 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Someone had posted a clothes-pin trick... does anyone have that link still?! Sounds like this would do the trick for this little one...* *Leslie =^..^=* On 3/7/07, Del H. Daniels [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *Years ago I gave my Felipe fluids/sub-Q at home and he just sat there, no

Re: Fluids at home

2007-03-07 Thread Leslie Lawther
* **Leslie =^..^= * On 3/7/07, Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *Someone had posted a clothes-pin trick... does anyone have that link still?! Sounds like this would do the trick for this little one...* *Leslie =^..^=* On 3/7/07, Del H. Daniels [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *Years ago I

Re: Fluids at home

2007-03-07 Thread Leslie Lawther
you Leslie :) Lots of info there for me.* ** *Del* - Original Message - *From:* Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Sent:* Wednesday, March 07, 2007 2:45 PM *Subject:* Re: Fluids at home *Found it! ** http://www.felinecrf.org/giving_sub-qs_syringe.htm

Re: 14 cats going to be tested

2007-03-06 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Good luck Debbie... but please don't beat yourself up if one or two are positive... those cats are lucky little souls to have found you! I agree... I wouldn't trade the relationships I've had with my kitties either... every one is special in his/her own way. * *Leslie =^..^=* On 3/6/07,

Re: Wendy

2007-02-28 Thread Leslie Lawther
*We have a cat in our rescue right now that looks JUST likeToshi too!* *Leslie =^..^=* On 2/28/07, Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is it possible for you to send me a pic of the close up shot of Toshi?? I want to show my friend at work.? THanks Sherry --

Re: I'm back

2007-02-21 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Okay, I guess I haven't been around long enough... but do tell about the parachute jump for the donkey sanctuary!* *Leslie =^..^=* On 2/21/07, MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Michelle, I'm naturally sorry for the reason you're back, but it's so good to hear from you-I

Re: Chocolate cat needs a name

2007-02-19 Thread Leslie Lawther
*I wanted to say that too... I like Ruben. But then I like unusual names... real names.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 2/19/07, tamara stickler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Aw...I LIKE Reuben. Afterall, hasn't he gone through enough already without having to learn a new name that his new owners (when he

Help with Stomatitis

2007-02-15 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Someone in our group has a lovely cat (negative for FIV and FeLV) with terrible Stomatitis. He has had his teeth pulled (except canines) and she said his poor mouth looks like ground beef. She is very concerned... and to make things worse, this boy who's favorite pastime is eating, is now

Re: Respiratory Distress

2007-02-13 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Sorry, a lot of us are still at work. I agree with Kelley... the Feline-Heart group was S, SO helpful to me. It's a wonderful group. * *Leslie =^..^=* On 2/13/07, Lora [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kelley, Thanks so much replying to my email, for you have been the ONLY one to respond

Re: add sweet Houston to the CLS 2/8/2007

2007-02-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Gloria, so sorry for both of your losses in the past few months... * *Leslie =^..^=* On 2/9/07, Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My sweet Houston died last night. He came to me from Susan, who worked hard to trap him and bubba Dallas out west of Little Rock. Houston and Dallas tested

Re: Please add my Leader to the CLS

2007-02-06 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Susan, my heart is just breaking for you. I lost my soul-kitty Wheezie on Saturday... and it was one of the most difficult losses I've ever had to cope with. He was the love of my life... so I can imagine a bottle baby you've had from so young. We feel so helpless sometimes... Wheezie had

Re: Leslie and Wheezie

2007-02-06 Thread Leslie Lawther
you to know I get it and I'm so very sorry. Prayers that soon you'll be smiling through your tears at all the wonderful memories of your beloved Wheezie. With love, Nina Leslie Lawther wrote: *Susan, my heart is just breaking for you. I lost my soul-kitty Wheezie on Saturday... and it was one

Re: Please add to CLS and Special Needs List

2007-02-05 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Susan, I'm so sorry for your horrible weekend... and the possible loss of your colony kitten. We care for several colonies as well... and know how sad it is when you suspect something has happened to one of them. * ** *Prayers for your little Leader too... * **hugs** *Leslie =^..^=* On

Re: Junior

2007-01-26 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Good luck Sally we're all thinking of you and Junior (and Daisy too... poor baby)!* **hugs** *Leslie =^..^=* On 1/26/07, Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone, Just a brief update on Junior. His Right eye still looks like it is budging with a definite cataract. He does not

Re: Asia

2007-01-23 Thread Leslie Lawther
*CONGRATULATIONS!! What wonderful news for you and for Asia!!! * *We can always use a shot of good news! Thanks for sharing!!* *Leslie =^..^=* On 1/23/07, Dianne K Perry, Ph.D. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Asia is still in remission! (from lymphoma) Dianne -- Leslie =^..^=

Re: urgent-- fever advice needed

2007-01-16 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Personally, I think I would take her to the ER. My Sarah ended up with vision problems from a fever that high. 99.5 - 102.5 are considered normal range.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 1/16/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I got home and Lucy felt warm. I took her temp about 20 minutes

Re: urgent-- fever advice needed

2007-01-16 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Michelle, I looked up a few things and found this on * http://cats.about.com/library/howto/httaketemp.htm: *Tips:* 1. This project will be much easier if you have someone to hold the cat and pet it while you lift her tail and insert the thermometer. 2. A temperature of 105°F is a

Re: bald spots

2007-01-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
*It's always something! Let us know when you have them...* *Leslie =^..^=* On 1/9/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, the photos are on my computer but my Juno program is down. I will have to call Juno to fix it, then hopefully can send pics soon. aggghhh Chelsea

Re: ot: Antonio

2007-01-08 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Your Antonio will be in our thoughts and prayers... * *Leslie =^..^=* On 1/8/07, elizabeth trent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Poor Antonio - I was up much of the night with himhe slept by my pillow with my arm around him. He has some blood in his urine and possibly a kidney stoneplus,

Re: OT - Help, aggressive cat

2007-01-08 Thread Leslie Lawther
*I think using enough... or more than enough in the plug-ins is the answer. We had 10 -12 running at any one time in our 3,000 square foot house. So I would say 4 is good for your space... but certainly too little defeats the purpose (so I'd run heavy rather than light). We noticed a HUGE

Re: O/T

2007-01-08 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Here's the site that tells about them: http://www.bachcentre.com/centre/remedies.htm* *Leslie =^..^=* On 1/8/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've used the remedy stuff before for Mr. Kitten and myself. The place I got it was just a regular nutrition store so I figured it was

Re: Ki's big day

2007-01-04 Thread Leslie Lawther
*SO glad to hear your new perspective on FIV and FeLV!! If every person could just tell one person... then maybe all the senseless deaths could be avoided! How wonderful that your vet is supportive too... we need more vets like that.* ** *Wishing you and Ki well...* *Leslie =^..^=* On

Re: OT - Help, aggressive cat

2007-01-03 Thread Leslie Lawther
*YEEES! Plug-Ins are great... that is what has worked for us. Especially if she's in a room by herself. That gives her a constant flow of pheromones. I'm sure you can use the spray as an additional boost. You just have to be sure that you don't let the plug-in run dry and stay plugged in.

Re: OT - Help, aggressive cat

2007-01-03 Thread Leslie Lawther
*She's gorgeous!!! Thanks for sharing pictures...* -- Leslie =^..^= To leave the world a better place - whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or an improved social condition - that is to have succeeded. That only one life breathed easier because you lived - that is success. ---Ralph

Re: OT - Help, aggressive cat

2006-12-31 Thread Leslie Lawther
*She sounds like one we got many years ago... we affectionately called her Shasta McNasty - Now she's just Shasta. She was THE nastiest cat I'd ever encountered! She finally came around and now is a love... but it took a while. I think those difficult ones tend to be extra special when you do

Re: OT: food allergic cat

2006-12-31 Thread Leslie Lawther
*One of our cats Madison had horrible food allergies. She would projectile vomit... it was terrible. One time she twisted her intestine she was so sick (the twist actually required surgery to correct)! We took her and had allergy testing done... it was not much money considering what we've

Re: OT: food allergic cat

2006-12-31 Thread Leslie Lawther
. elizabeth On 12/31/06, Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *One of our cats Madison had horrible food allergies. She would projectile vomit... it was terrible. One time she twisted her intestine she was so sick (the twist actually required surgery to correct)! We took her and had allergy

Re: OT - Help, aggressive cat

2006-12-30 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Does the Benadryl have to be compounded? What is the dosage... do you know? We've got one that pulls his hair out and I'd like to try it!* *Thanks!* *Leslie =^..^=* On 12/30/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you are able to touch her ears, I would ask the vet to prescribe

Re: OT - Help, aggressive cat

2006-12-29 Thread Leslie Lawther
*I agree with Diane... but you might also try Feliway or Comfortzone in the bathroom with her. I have had success with both of those products. You can also try Rescue Remedy in her water. We take in feral cats, and my advice would be to go in the bathroom with her... sit on the floor (get down

Re: How do yall do it?

2006-12-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
*What a diabolical liberty!! My... that just gets my blood boiling... We have quite a few cats ourselves, luckily in our county there are no limits imposed (yet). HOWEVER, I take issue with this... because there is NO law about how many children people can have!! We have a ton of room... we

Re: Bandy is an angel now

2006-12-25 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Kerry, I'm so, so sorry... my heart is crying with you.* **hugs** *Leslie =^..^=* On 12/25/06, Kerry Roach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bandy passed away around 4pm TX. time at home with me..This as you all know is so hard to write, but I wanted you to know..You all have been so good to us the

Re: Tiny passed

2006-12-25 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Sally,* *So much sadness today... I'm so sorry to hear about Tiny ... * **hugs** *Leslie =^..^=* On 12/25/06, Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sally I am so sorry about your sweet Tiny,bless you and your.Hugs to you. Sherry *Sally [EMAIL PROTECTED]* wrote: I am so sorry to tell

Re: Seeking a pal for L'il Abner

2006-12-25 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Karen, bless you and your husband for opening your hearts to another FeLV kitty! * *Leslie =^..^=* On 12/25/06, Karen Phil Masaoka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Near Denver CO -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Stephanie E Caldwell Sent:

great adopter seeking Leuk+ orange young cat

2006-12-13 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Does anyone know of a FeLV+ orange kitty? Sounds like this would be a great home!! We're in Tampa, Florida...* *Thanks!* *Leslie =^..^=* ** *Leslie I know a great adopter who is looking for an orange cat as companion to their other cat. It needs to be young, orange and FeLuk+. It's a vet tech

Re: great adopter seeking Leuk+ orange young cat

2006-12-13 Thread Leslie Lawther
*I put in my email Tampa, Florida I don't know about travel.* On 12/13/06, Phaewryn - Controversy Queen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Any particular continent, country, state, or city? Or will they travel any distance? Phaewryn Please save Whitey! http://ucat.us/Whitey.html VT low cost

Re: great adopter seeking Leuk+ orange young cat

2006-12-13 Thread Leslie Lawther
*GOODNESS GRACIOUS!!! Thank you so much to taking your time to do this!! I have forwarded your links and told them how wonderful you are for going the extra mile to find perfect matches! I'll keep you posted!! AND THANK YOU!!!* *Leslie =^..^=* On 12/13/06, Phaewryn - Controversy Queen

Re: urgent help-fip cat going to be pts tommorow...help!!!

2006-12-12 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Jeni, are you sure you mean FIP??? FIP cannot be diagnosed except through necropsy. Just because a kitten was exposed to the Corona Virus does not mean the kitten has FIP... * *Leslie =^..^=* On 12/12/06, JENI RECA [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Everyone, Urgent help, looking for home for

Re: Uveitis

2006-12-01 Thread Leslie Lawther
*We're all thinking about you and Junior... and you will be in our prayers.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 12/1/06, Kelly L [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 06:55 PM 12/7/2006, you wrote: What are you using in his eyes Kelly L Poor Junior's eye is so sore. He has been through so much this year. He is

South Korea

2006-11-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
*Have any of you seen this or heard about this? Isn't this complete hysteria? Is there anything we can do? Email campaigns? Anything?* http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=202453266p=zxz45397z -- Leslie =^..^= To leave the world a better place - whether by a healthy child, a

Re: Stamp/Anemia/Litter suggestions

2006-11-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
*I had someone once tell me she swears by chicken crumble that you get at the feed store! We couldn't use it... but we tried it! I think it would work for someone who only has a few cats. The Worlds Best litter is good though ... I always use that for kittens.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 11/27/06,

Crosspost - Lost cat from auto accident

2006-11-17 Thread Leslie Lawther
Please cross post to everyone you know. She has been missing since Sept. 22nd, maybe someone took into to rescue. Ohio winters are real cold. Anyone who knows anyone in that area to please keep your eyes open. I can't imagne not knowing my fur baby was safe or had crossed that bridge. Please

Re: Moses tested FeLv+ and FeLv- I'm confused!

2006-11-14 Thread Leslie Lawther
Every time I click on this link it won't connect. Is the link okay? Leslie =^..^= On 11/14/06, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: UC Davis does this test and it is very inexpensive (relatively). I think this is the link.

Re: Lucy very sick again

2006-11-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
Some vets don't like to use Zithromax... we have to get it at our pharmacy, but it works great! Well worth a try if nothing else has worked. Clavamox is notorious for upset tummies... Leslie =^..^= On 11/9/06, Leslie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Michelle, I'm so sorry to hear this. Deep breath.

Re: What is FIP?

2006-11-08 Thread Leslie Lawther
Dr. Addie used to recommend 6 months before bringing in another cat or kitten.But, I believethere are many different strains of FCoV... so one strain is not necessarilylike another. Leslie =^..^= On 11/8/06, TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i've also seen that 3 weeks is a long enough time

Re: To Leslie Re: anal sacks

2006-11-07 Thread Leslie Lawther
hasn't hada problem in months.I just try to keep ahead of it.:)Wendy--- Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: *Apart from how she found out Antonio needed anal sacks expressed, how do you know if your cat needs this done?Just curious.* *Leslie =^..^=* On 11/6/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL

Re: ot: Antonio

2006-11-06 Thread Leslie Lawther
Apart from how she found out Antonio needed anal sacks expressed, how do you know if your cat needs this done? Just curious. Leslie =^..^= On 11/6/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I went home totake Antonio to the vet's...he went in the laundry room - turned his back end

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Leslie Lawther
Oh my... that sounds like a load of fun! On 10/30/06, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Most of mine are not going in the litterbox:( They are going in the bathtub, in the laundry room, and in the hallway. On 10/30/06, Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I follow cats to

Re: SAMe (Denosyl) for Dukee

2006-10-29 Thread Leslie Lawther
SamE is time-released andcannot becrushed.The dosage for Dukee would be 100mg (whichcan be difficult to find). I bought mine for Goliath at: http://www.virtuvites.com/Now_Foods/SAM-e_100mg.htm - I saw a link for it on Petmeds.com but I have never ordered it from them. NatureMade is a good

Re: UPDATE:Dukee's Vet Appt

2006-10-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
SamE (100mg daily). SamE is a time-release supplement... so it CANNOT be cut in half. I have a FIV+ cat that was sent home to die by our vet with liver failure... I fed him every two hours and dosed SamE and Milk Thistle and he's alive and well today. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE GET SAM-E OR THE

Re: Add my Mishka to the CLS

2006-10-23 Thread Leslie Lawther
So sorry for your loss... she was a lucky girl to have found you... *hugs* Leslie =^..^= On 10/23/06, Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My Mishka died yesterday (Sunday Oct 22). She was such a prettylittle black and white kitty.She was abandoned at PetCo by someone, and accepted into our

Re: Max Please add to the CLS :(

2006-10-18 Thread Leslie Lawther
Sherry, I'm so sorry for your loss... Leslie =^..^= On 10/18/06, Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am sorry to put this in the middle of all the good news.But out sweet little Max left us today.He was my boyfriends favorite little boy.I have yet to tell him.Thanks for the prayers. Sherry

Re: What I learned

2006-10-18 Thread Leslie Lawther
Leslie, so thrilled for you... and I second that Amen on the list of things you've learned. I think we've ALL learned from your experience!! *hugs* Leslie =^..^= On 10/18/06, Kat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Leslie,You can (sort of) microchip your car - it's called LoJack.

Donation for Reward - Leslie's Cats

2006-10-17 Thread Leslie Lawther
What if we all band together to donate money for Leslieto use as a reward? Surely there are enough of us on here to come up with a reasonable amount? Thoughts? -- Leslie =^..^=To leave the world a better place - whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or an improved social condition - that is

Re: Need immediate thoughts for Satch and Beatrix

2006-10-16 Thread Leslie Lawther
OH LESLIE! HOW AWFUL!! I'm so sorry you're going through this!! It is absolutely unimaginable!! You're poor, poor scared cats!! What kind of jerks... oh, don't get me started. Please keep us posted... I'm so sorry. Leslie =^..^= On 10/16/06, Leslie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please bear with

Re: Please add Spencer to the CLS

2006-10-12 Thread Leslie Lawther
Nina, I know I'm not alone in saying that we all felt like we knew Spencer. I'm truly sorry for your loss... *hugs* Leslie =^..^= On 10/12/06, Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Belinda and All,I'm so sad and numb this morning.So completely worn out, I know youall understand how I'm

Re: When is a sneeze more than a sneeze?

2006-10-11 Thread Leslie Lawther
that Leslie Lawther recommended, but am hoping that I can work it into a Christmas present. If it's an emergency, I'll spring for it now, but am hoping that it's not. Any ideas? Could it be a food allergy? I would think that sneezing would be an odd manifestation of that, but that's the only thing

Re: Another vet visit for Spencer?

2006-10-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
I know this is a stretch... but could he be eating at a neighbors house? We feed all the neighbors cats... in the neighborhood and at our property. I get told by people all the time What are you feeding those guys! They obviously like it better here than what I feed them!. So... is that a

Re: Coughing Satchmo, Mindboggling Medication

2006-10-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
Leslie - so these are the herbs you are using for FeLV or for Satch's asthma? Do you find that these are helping? I know herbs are hard on a cat's system... so I'm really curious how this is working for Satch and how he is accepting them into his food. I'm VERY interested in how this works

Re: OT: Sneaky ways to feed ferals

2006-10-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
What about cutting the back out of a pot for a plant? Do likeKelly said and make it a fake plant and then you'd have the whole inside of the pot where the dirt would be. You'll be like James Bond soon... We live in a deed restricted community too... I'm lucky no one has said anything about me

Fwd: Persians

2006-10-07 Thread Leslie Lawther
Group: Here is one of the emails going around about the Persians. I do not know Penny, but she is a member of Cat Call here in Brandon. I'm sure she can give more information. If any of you do call and find out more... please keep me posted! Leslie =^..^= -- Forwarded message

Persian Rescue in Florida Closing - Many FeLV+

2006-10-06 Thread Leslie Lawther
Everyone: I had gotten some emails in the past month about a woman who was a Persian breeder who was closing... there were apparently more than 45 Persians who needed homes. I didn't really pay attention to the emails because pure bred Persians will have no problems finding a home. Turns out, at

Re: Persian Rescue in Florida Closing - Many FeLV+

2006-10-06 Thread Leslie Lawther
haven't seen her on the list lately, but she might be able to steer you towards help for these poor babies. Bless it, the need never ends. Prayers that they find help soon,Nina Leslie Lawther wrote: Everyone: I had gotten some emails in the past month about a woman who was a Persian breeder who

Re: To Kelley: Re: Have yall seen these - Felv/FIV guidelines for vets

2006-10-05 Thread Leslie Lawther
THAT'S SO COOL TOO! Dr. Edwards (on the Advisory Panel) is one of our vets! She's awesome... if any of you live in the Largo, FL area... she is one of the best vets I've ever found! Leslie =^..^= On 10/5/06, wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kelley,Wow!Thanks so much for this information!It'sreally

Re: Kathi and the hard decisions (was timing on felv + test)

2006-10-04 Thread Leslie Lawther
Unfortunately money is no judge of compassion... that is one BIG lesson I've learned in rescue. There have been people who I *know* could afford care... but just won't provide it. Also, just because people have money doesn't mean they will love the cat like you will... so there is so much more to

Re: Peanut/Special Needs List

2006-09-28 Thread Leslie Lawther
Yvonne, Please do ask about SamE... but you will probably have to tell your vet Zentonil (he will recognize that name). If he doesn't recommend it... I will give you a website you can order 100mg SamE... I swear by that stuff. If you have any questions or when you get Peanut home please feel free

Re: Peanut/Special Needs List

2006-09-27 Thread Leslie Lawther
We also turned Goliath around from liver failure... the vet said he was sending him home to die that there was nothing he could do. He said he was one of the worst cases he had seen (Goliath was almost completely yellow). We fed Goliath every 2 hours for almost 2 months... he got SamE (or the

Re: Smokey and food

2006-09-21 Thread Leslie Lawther
How do you get your cats to eat that stuff?! Mine turn their noses up as if I've put sprouts in front of them! On 9/21/06, wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wysong is supposed to be good too.:)Wendy--- cindy reasoner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I didn't know that you could get Innova Evo in can my vet

Re: Partners' reactions to FeLV+

2006-09-21 Thread Leslie Lawther
Leslie, We have both FIV and FeLV (not together) and my husband is very supportive. The way we look at it is thatthey arelives... and every life is worth saving. I would not trade one single moment with one of the wonderfulcats or kittens we have lost over the years for the pain we sufferedwhen

Re: $$$ or Kitty Talk

2006-09-19 Thread Leslie Lawther
Oh my you cracked me up! Your house sounds exactly like ours! And the thought of them huddling around the computer togetherin the dark of nightposting themselves on Petfinder just threw up a hysterical image in my mind!! Thanks for the laugh! I needed it!! Leslie =^..^= On 9/19/06, TenHouseCats

Re: Question re rabies vaccine

2006-09-18 Thread Leslie Lawther
Your Animal Control come out and do head counts?! Leslie =^..^= On 9/18/06, Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Gina,I live in CA and the rabies vaccine is required in my county.My Ursulais licensed.She was meowing in the window when the AC guy was out doing head counts in the neighborhood.I tried to

Re: Feliway spray versus diffuser

2006-09-15 Thread Leslie Lawther
We do rescue so we have a lot of cats come and go... and we swear by the diffusers. It takes a while for them to work and the change is very subtle... but when our big boy Rudy gets nasty, my husband and I look at each other and say The Feliway is out! and sure enough... 99.9% of the time it's

Re: Feliway spray versus diffuser

2006-09-15 Thread Leslie Lawther
box (added for Smoky's comfort and convenience) Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We do rescue so we have a lot of cats come and go... and we swear by the diffusers. It takes a while for them to work and the change is very subtle... but when our big boy Rudy gets nasty, my husband and I look

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