Re: [Felvtalk] Plans for cats when we die

2019-04-25 Thread Lorrie
ill. 78 seems young to me. I am 86. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Hyper thyroid in cats

2019-04-19 Thread Lorrie
dine and my vet said there was no other treatment. My thoughts go out to you. I am 86 and not in good health. I lost my husband of 43 years just 3 months ago, as well as losing two other old cats. It is was heart breaking to lose all of them. I send you a hug, Lorrie _

Re: [Felvtalk] FelV

2019-03-01 Thread Lorrie
> > ~~@~@~@~@~@ > > *Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, > Christ beneath me, Christ above me. **St. Patrick* This is a group for feline leukemia, not a religious group. > >

Re: [Felvtalk] Diarrhea...

2018-02-26 Thread Lorrie
This made me wonder if he has IBD. This causes weight loss and diarrhea. My 15 year old cat has has this. He was diagnosed with this 3 years ago and is on prednisolone and B-12 shots.Lorrie On 02-24, Pam Doore wrote: > Hi Bob, My friend's cat I mentioned was a shelter cat who was trea

[Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 44, Issue 1

2018-02-26 Thread Lorrie
I agree, I will NOT put my cats through painful invasive proceedures, but I see so many people in my cat groups who will do ANYTHING to keep a cat alive, even a very old cat whose time is up. Lorrie On 02-23, Pam Doore wrote: > Thank you Ardy. I absolutely believe in supportive comfort c

Re: [Felvtalk] Diarrhea (for Bob)

2018-02-25 Thread Lorrie
(no taste) but of course the cat will protest as they alwayss do :-( Pet shops or Swanson Viamins carry both products. Lorrie and ten rescued cats at home. On 02-22, Ardy Robertson wrote: > Hi Bob, > > If all else has failed to cure Jerry's diarrhea, you might try an > extremel

Re: [Felvtalk] not receiving e-mails

2018-02-21 Thread Lorrie
Hi Sandy, I noticed the total lack of messages.. Hopefully this means none of us are having any problems with our cats at this time. Lorrie On 02-21, Sandy wrote: > Looks like I have not received any e-mail contact since November 2017. > >

Re: [Felvtalk] FIV

2017-12-27 Thread Lorrie
I've not seen any posts for weeks, until a few days ago. I hope this means all our cats are doing well. BTW - FIV is not at all as dangerous a FelV. I hope more people adopt these FIV cats, but unfortunately the average person, who is not well informed, is is just as afraid of FIV. Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-23 Thread Lorrie
This is my experience too. I've had FelV cats who lived to be 8 or 9 and one of my FelV cats is about 11 and still OK. These cats lived with many other negative cats. These were adult cats... I understand FelV is most dangerous to kittens whose immune systems are not fully developed. Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Compiled info on Winstrol

2017-11-04 Thread Lorrie
I'm not on the chat line. Can this be sent to my personal e-mail as a pdf file? Lorrie On 11-04, wrote: > Hi Amani, > Yes, send what you have to and I'll add them to our chat > pieces and resend the whole

Re: [Felvtalk] Redundant posts, an experiment

2017-11-04 Thread Lorrie
Bob, I also use reply but then I delete the redundant posts, and they never come back. I don't understand why they are coming back in your posts. Perhaps this is because I use a very powerful, text operating system - LINUX, not Microsoft. Lorrie On 11-02, ROBERT CHAPEL wrote: > After implor

Re: [Felvtalk] erasing redundant posts...

2017-11-02 Thread Lorrie
if it is difficult with Microsoft, which most people use, or are people just too busy, don't bother, or what? Lorrie On 11-02, ROBERT CHAPEL wrote: > PLEASE folks... > A lot of us could be missing important information while leafing through > 20 previously posted messages and not noticin

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunoregolin or Lymphocyte T-cell immunomodulator -

2017-10-28 Thread Lorrie
Marlene, Please try the Winstrol. It works amazingly well for FelV cats with anemia. I have not heard the same about Immunoregolin or any other drugs used for FelV. Some of us in the Felv group have found Winstrol online. Lorrie and 42 rescued cats - 12 cats at home, and 30 in my private

Re: [Felvtalk] Lucky

2017-08-02 Thread Lorrie
On 08-02, Sandy wrote: > Karma - somewhere - sometime - the unhuman will be "rewarded" Ah yes, Karma in either this life or the next since Reincarnation makes sense to me. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleuk

[Felvtalk] A suggestion that could make it easier to keep up with posts...

2017-07-26 Thread Lorrie
containing all the past stuff. I do not know why people do this. I hope the post from Robert will help everyone to remember to delete when necessary. Lorrie On 07-26, wrote: > good idea! will do this from now on. Dorlis > > ROBERT CHAPEL <bcha...@optonlin

Re: [Felvtalk] Pain Meds for Gilbert....

2017-06-14 Thread Lorrie
I will be very interested in hearing about this. Perhaps I missed some of your posts. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] People who don't care about animals...

2017-05-29 Thread Lorrie
, these killers move on to children and other people. > > Amani Excellent idea and one I will remember and use. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Amani

2017-05-29 Thread Lorrie
Thank you Amani. This was such a wonderful story. Lorrie On 05-26, Amani Oakley wrote: > I took home a little girl last year, who also had a diagnosis of > cancer. The shelter where she had been staying, was closing down > and she was obviously not adoptable. Someone at the sh

Re: [Felvtalk] Canna-pet (CBD)

2017-03-17 Thread Lorrie
I'd love to know how this works. BTW it is not addictive as they'd have you believe. All my kids used it in high school and college and turned out just fine. They never tried hard drugs. I personally think it should be legal. Lorrie On 03-17, wrote: > The only th

Re: [Felvtalk] Food, Bad Jokes, Good Vets

2017-03-16 Thread Lorrie
is always braised or baked. It must be working as my blood work is perfect at age 84, but I still got arthritis and it's VERY painful. I figure I'll live to be 100 and be in pain the entire time :-( Well I have to outlive all these cats so I'll deal with it. Lorrie On 03-11, ROBERT CHAPEL

Re: [Felvtalk] Fluid in Airway

2017-03-08 Thread Lorrie
Hey Robert, you almost gave this poor old lady a heart attack :-) Lorrie On 03-08, ROBERT CHAPEL wrote: > Funny you should mention that Jen because I DID have several recordings > last season when the problem was substantially worse... Of course I > couldn't locate them when I br

Re: [Felvtalk] confirm 9c17a7de9b1bc412f6f94e8a84e39c1d5b5894fa

2017-02-17 Thread Lorrie
these automated threats. I hope James will disable this automated system, not us! Lorrie On 02-17, Margo wrote: > > This is getting annoying. I usually just delete things that come > thru looking like this. Next time I will probably just let

Re: [Felvtalk] Being Dropped..

2017-02-03 Thread Lorrie
remember "the good old days" when it was text only, and I still write in ascii text, as to me it is much better and does not use as much memory. Lorrie On 02-03, ROBERT CHAPEL wrote: > Listserve Technology is rather hard to decipher without a Help file... > and I n

[Felvtalk] Being dropped

2017-02-02 Thread Lorrie
reconsider If not then goodbye to everyone here. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Finding money for Vet Tx...

2017-01-21 Thread Lorrie
This sounds like a wonderful idea, Robert. We live in a community of rather affluent people who treasure their pets. I'm sure your services would be needed here. Where do you live? Lorrie On 01-20, Amani Oakley wrote: > Robert > > Can I make a suggestion which is something I wou

[Felvtalk] FelV kitten

2016-12-24 Thread Lorrie
is now 8 years old, and she has never been sick. You never know what will happen. If you had started your little guy on Winstrol a few weeks ago it might have saved his life, but it is probably too late now. I just wanted to tell you I am so sorry, and I know what you are going thru. Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] No Mail

2016-09-14 Thread Lorrie
I've not had any mail from the group in about a month. I hope this means you and your kitties are all doing well. However I wonder if I've been dumped by the automatic system that claims I have bounced mail, which I do NOT. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Bloody Stool

2016-08-16 Thread Lorrie
and spoil him as much as I can. I try not to think about the possibility of Lymphoma. BTW, did your vet suggest B-12 injections? I give these to Sooty at home, once a week. Tiny needle - sub Q Lorrie On 08-15, Sandy wrote: >Robert more natural - like pumpkin or yogurt - is wise. I k

Re: [Felvtalk] Blood in Stool

2016-08-13 Thread Lorrie
(transdermally) to keep this under control. He also gets B-12 shots once a week. I hope Yogi does not have this, as it is not curable, only managable. Sooty still enjoys life, but cannot gain weight no matter how much he eats. Lorrie assume you've had him checked for paras On 08-12, ROBERT CHAPEL wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] Our cats

2016-06-16 Thread Lorrie
t home some days are pretty rough. I love them all, but I'm old and tired, and having so many rescued cats is very difficult at my age! Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] What happens to our cats when we are gone

2016-06-16 Thread Lorrie
. Rustic Hollow was mentioned and sounds good, but it's in Iowa or someplace far from us in WV. Lorrie > I am actually thinking that next time around I will adopt a more > senior cat. My age is getting to be more "senior" in nature, > and I worry that if my pets outlive m

Re: [Felvtalk] Tucker

2016-06-09 Thread Lorrie
extended, purring and ready for love, you'll get the kind of cat you need and want - Go for it! Lorrie On 06-09, Rachel Dagner wrote: >I picked up Tucker's ashes yesterday. I was really worried as I didn't >know if it would make me feel better or worse. I haven't eaten

Re: [Felvtalk] different types of Felv

2016-06-08 Thread Lorrie
euthanize a FelV cat. Some positive cats can live long lives in spite of having the virus. - It is encouraging to know that FelV is NOT a death sentence with every cat. Usually if is fatal with kittens however, as their immune systems are not fully developed.

Re: [Felvtalk] SC woman

2016-06-04 Thread Lorrie
Robert, I am glad this SC woman has received monetary help, but I too worry about the future care she and her cats will need. I think there is a lot more to worry about and the money she has received now is not going to be much help for her future needs. Lorrie - On 06-04, ROBERT CHAPEL wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] FIV groups

2016-06-01 Thread Lorrie
It is the vaccination for FIV, not FelV, that causes a cat to test positive for FIV, and you are certainly right about the tests for FelV being a crapshoot. Lorrie On 05-31, Ardy Robertson wrote: >That stress thing I believe is a big factor. Tigger, who apparently had >FeLV si

Re: [Felvtalk] Eagle foster cat

2016-05-28 Thread Lorrie
I still cry over special cats I lost 20 or even 30 years ago. The pain never goes away, but in time it lessens enough to be bearable. Lorrie On 05-28, Amani Oakley wrote: > Roxanne, the pain is unbearable, I know, but it is so much better > than he was with you and he felt your love bef

Re: [Felvtalk] Availability of Winstrol

2016-05-20 Thread Lorrie
Thank you very much Ardy. Now to get my vet to comply. Lorrie - On 05-19, Ardy Robertson wrote: > Hi Lorrie, > > I found Winstrol (Stanozolol) at a compounding pharmacy called Diamond Back > Drugs in Arizona. They offered it in other forms besides liquid, I can't > remember

[Felvtalk] Rescuing cats

2016-05-20 Thread Lorrie
in children also if I had the > money and the law would allow an old woman to take them in. - I've said "no more cats" many times, but I cannot say NO to abandoned, needy cats either, and there never seems to be an end them. Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Cats with FelV

2016-05-20 Thread Lorrie
ow we test for FelV and yet the tests are still inconclusive. - Lorrie On 05-19, Ardy Robertson wrote: > Wow - I am blown away by all of really no test is reliable. My > vet told me you test once and it may be unreliable so you test again 30 days > later to be sure! Apparen

Re: [Felvtalk] clever medicating tip

2016-05-20 Thread Lorrie
Wow,I LOVE this suggestion. Some of my 13 cats at home are good about taking meds, and others turn into tigers. This is the solution to my problems! Thank you SO MUCH..Lorrie - On 05-20, Marsha wrote: > Very clever! The never-ending ingenuity of determined pet pare

[Felvtalk] Winstrol

2016-05-18 Thread Lorrie
Amani, I just found the answer to my question in a former post you sent. I am happy to know Winstrol does not compromise the immune system, and now I intend to find some, somewhere, somehow! ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Winstrol

2016-05-18 Thread Lorrie
Does anyone know (Amani probably will) if an anabolic steroid also compromises the cat's immune system as steroid like Prednisolone does? Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Cats with FelV

2016-05-18 Thread Lorrie
time", as sadly "most' don't. I don't think anyone really knows why some cats can live with the virus, others can convert, and some die. It's an awful virus, and I'm sorry your Tigger was one of the cats who didn't make it. Lorrie - On 05-17, Ardy Robertson wrote: >Hi Lorrie - if

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Sanctuary

2016-05-16 Thread Lorrie
HOW WONDERFUL.. Thanks to all of you who do rescue work. It can be heartbreaking at times, but it is so rewarding to save cats who are injured, abused or starving. I wish we could help every cat in the world. Lorrie On 05-16, simon95 wrote: >Hi Guys > >I am

Re: [Felvtalk] Amani thoughts for Winstrol

2016-05-16 Thread Lorrie
My vet never tried to talk me into euthanizing a FelV cat either. On 05-16, wrote: > GOOD VET! > > Rachel Dagner wrote: > > When I brought Tucker home from work he had an infection on his > > leg and I took him to get treated, he had a chip so

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Sanctuary

2016-05-15 Thread Lorrie
> >Lorrie, > >Do you have pictures? I would love to see what you've done! > >Kat (Mew Jersey) Hi Kat, I was born in Morristown, "Mew" Jersey. I only have photos of the outside of my sanctuary and the grassy lot next door where I have a small,

Re: [Felvtalk] Keeping strays - was Tiffany

2016-05-14 Thread Lorrie
ise for cats, with cat posts, window perches, wall walks, tunnels and tall cat condos. All are neutered or spayed of course! I'm sure many of you know this so I won't go into more details. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list h

Re: [Felvtalk] Tiffany

2016-05-14 Thread Lorrie
bills to keep their own cats or dogs alive and yet they would not help a stray cat or dog. I have seen so much of this during my long life and it really upsets me. Lorrie On 05-13, Amani Oakley wrote: > Lorrie > > Perhaps you have had a bad experience wherever you went, but it > see

Re: [Felvtalk] Amani thoughts for Winstrol

2016-05-14 Thread Lorrie
Great idea Rachel. I hope Amani can tell us where to get Winstrol, as my vet is totally against it. - I got a chuckle out of your idea of becoming a Winstrol drug dealer, and having Amani defend you! Lorrie On 05-14, Rachel Dagner wrote: >Good Morning Amani, > >I

Re: [Felvtalk] Tiffany

2016-05-13 Thread Lorrie
the Epogen helps Tiffany, but if not, please don't let her suffer. - Lorrie and many cats On 05-12, Roxanne Smith wrote: > >In the last two weeks my poor Tiffany has had three blood transfusions. >Vets and nurses all feel she has a will to live. We just need to get >over th

[Felvtalk] Testing

2016-02-24 Thread Lorrie
I've not had any posts from this group in quite awhile. Just testing to see if everything is alright. They keep threatening to drop me, for "bounces" and I cannot understand why this is, so I want to be sure I am still enrolled as a membe

Re: [Felvtalk] help /advice - testing age of kittens

2016-01-25 Thread Lorrie
is? Hopefully he will test negative. Lorrie On 01-25, Anna Summers wrote: > Hi , I live in spain in a very rural are & last year I lost 2 cats > who were felv + , they were not in contacted with my house cats but > one of them ( 9yrs old ) is latent positive DNA with a low reading > of t

Re: [Felvtalk] cat fountains

2016-01-12 Thread Lorrie
their portion of dry food. This way I am sure they get enough water. I have to watch them tho, as three of them are pigs and they try to steal each others food. I couldn't do this if I was still working, but I'm home all day now and I can portion out the food according to the weight of each cat. Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Tigger

2016-01-11 Thread Lorrie
Very true Ardy, I have FelV pos. cats who have lived to be 8 years old and still seem fine. Good luck with Tigger. Lorrie and 14 rescued cats at home On 01-10, Ardy Robertson wrote: >My vet told me the other day that it is possible that Tigger can live a >complete lif

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

2015-11-28 Thread Lorrie
s and years of rescue work and seeing cats and kittens suffer from FelV I think it is kinder to put them to sleep when they begin to show symptoms of sickness with this horrible virus. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list http://felin

Re: [Felvtalk] Winstrol

2015-11-20 Thread Lorrie
You are fortunate, my vet absolutely refuses prescribe it for me, and acted like it was a bad drug to use. On 11-20, Amani Oakley wrote: > >I never asked my vet, but I know she is quite comfortable with me using >Winstrol now for all kinds of conditions. I do know that at the outset, >

[Felvtalk] Here we go again!

2015-11-19 Thread Lorrie
I get this *&^% about every three weeks. Really maddening. Is anyone else getting them? - Forwarded message from - From: To: Subject: confirm 7579823abf69cc7df247d10a1045a7f9bb329b17 Date:

Re: [Felvtalk] Merlot

2015-11-18 Thread Lorrie
they might be, as wonderful as we could. So many cats never know love, the warmth of a home and food. I only wish I could save them all. Lorrie with 14 rescued cats at home and 32 in my shelter. On 11-17, wrote: > I have lost 14 due to FELV and old age. Be it FELV or old

Re: [Felvtalk] Lymph nodes

2015-11-15 Thread Lorrie
You got that right! I can tell they hate it that I am so knowledable about cats, as it shows them up. Experience is the greatest teacher. Lorrie On 11-14, wrote: > Vets and doctors soon learn it is useless to argue with us. > Sometimes our experience is bette

Re: [Felvtalk] pilling

2015-10-30 Thread Lorrie
I dissolve the pill in chicken broth and then syringe it down. This works for me. Lorrie On 10-30, Marsha wrote: > Easiest one I ever had was getting prednisolone to shrink his mast cell > tumor. I would hold up the pill, hidden between my fingers and ask him > if he wanted a treat

[Felvtalk] Upsetting notices

2015-10-29 Thread Lorrie
my password (see below) this is NOT my password. Can someone please help me with this problem. I have to keep reinstating my membership. Lorrie - Forwarded message from - From: To: Subject

Re: [Felvtalk] Upsetting messages

2015-10-29 Thread Lorrie
This is the 3rd time this has happened to me. I can't understand it. I get individual e-mails not the digest. What a relief to know I'm not the only one getting these warnings. Lorrie On 10-29, Lance wrote: > I'm not the list admin, but I'm curious to know if people getting > the b

Re: [Felvtalk] Cats as "property"

2015-10-25 Thread Lorrie
last year I found a calico kitten about 8 or 9 weeks old. She was walking down the street right in the middle of town and this creep saw her at the same time and wanted to feed her to his "pet python". Well you can be sure he didn't get this poor baby. She is stil

Re: [Felvtalk] Scotchy

2015-10-25 Thread Lorrie
ole > body they could do it without my $700. (I paid the $100 and tried > not to think about what was going to happen.) - How awful for you. I'm sorry you lost Scotchy and went thru that ordeal. Did he die due to a reaction from his rabies vaccination? Lorrie ___

Re: [Felvtalk] Coco update

2015-10-24 Thread Lorrie
Good for you Ardy. Please update us on what your vets say. - Lorrie - On 10-23, Ardy Robertson wrote: >I called both of my vet offices today. One was too busy to talk but >they said they would call me back tomorrow morning. The other one >talked to me and I was quite fi

Re: [Felvtalk] Merlot

2015-10-19 Thread Lorrie
are going to lose Merlot, but this is what I've experienced with Felv pos. cats. Lorrie On 10-19, Maya D'Alessio wrote: >Merlot was admitted to the vet hospital this morning. His fever is >persisting and we still have no idea as to cause. Last night they >tested for pan

Re: [Felvtalk] FelV positive or negative

2015-10-05 Thread Lorrie
not show up in the blood test yet. - Lorrie > I have many cats. They live in groups, and occasionally one crosses > from one group to another, or at least they did. All cats in my > house have been FeLV tested at least twice (a minimum of 45 days > apart), and all tested negative by Elis

Re: [Felvtalk] Little Girl Coco

2015-09-30 Thread Lorrie
die. However, I have 10 adult cats who have been with two FelV pos. cats for 5 years and none of them have become positive. FelV is not easily transmitted to adult cats, even when they share food and water bowls. Lorrie n 09-29, Kelley wrote: > By the way, various vets have told me regard

[Felvtalk] Capstar/Nytenpyram

2015-09-28 Thread Lorrie
Nytenpyram is excellent stuff. Much less expensive than Capstar. My daughter has 27 rescued cats and she also buys it from Little City Dogs. - I never have a severe flea problem as I vacuum every day, use Advantage 2, have flea traps in every toom, and use flea combs. Lorrie On 09-28, Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] Merlin has gone to the bridge

2015-09-28 Thread Lorrie
FelV cats lived. Most of them die at 8 to 10 months of age. - Lorrie On 09-27, Kelley S wrote: >I failed him. I did not notice his symptoms in time. Now I have his >"sister" (not blood related" by herself. She is going to be >miserable,she does not l

Re: [Felvtalk] Plan for Coco

2015-09-28 Thread Lorrie
months, but one made it to a year and a half.. - Lorrie On 09-27, Kelley S wrote: >Hi all, >Coco is FELV+ kitty #2. My plan for her so she doesn't feel so alone >until I can bring myself to mix (all other kitties have tested >negative, some multiple times) is to buy

Re: [Felvtalk] Big Pharma

2015-09-22 Thread Lorrie
native salve and tonic. > Can't say I blame you for being negative. Big Pharma is in it for the almighty dollar! Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Leukemia How Contagious?

2015-07-02 Thread Lorrie
. Lorrie On 07-01, wrote: I am beginning to wonder if FELV is as contagious and the vets claim. My cats are all ferals, dump cats and I have had 2 who were declared FELV positive. One did pass in 2 years of something else. Annie has been with me over 4 years now

[Felvtalk] Positive cats

2015-05-28 Thread Lorrie
of a vet visit will affect their immune systems. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vs traditional vets for felv

2014-03-15 Thread Lorrie
Kelley, I can certainly understand your dilema. Some FelV cats never get sick, but if they do you will have a lot of veterinary expense. Our lost cost clinic isn't cheap either, and if you are struggling just to buy cat food and litter I hope you can rehome the FelV cats. Lorrie On 03-15

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vs traditional vets for felv

2014-03-15 Thread Lorrie
. Care Credit account to keep her from having to pay that interest. She has 20 rescued cats. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Too little appetite

2014-03-02 Thread Lorrie
several trips to a vet to try to help them feel better and live a little longer. I am so sorry you are experiencing this. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-28 Thread Lorrie
immature to fight the virus. My last rescued litter of 4 FelV kittens died at 7 months 9 months 11 months and one made it to a year old. Older cats seem able to fight it off sometimes. Lorrie From: Susan Loesch To: Sent: Tuesday

Re: [Felvtalk] Suzy's Zoo in SC

2014-01-05 Thread Lorrie
. Lorrie On 01-04, Heather wrote: Hello, wondering if anyone has been to or has experience with this sanctuary? A friend may contact them about a kitty she rescued. ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Euthanized Shallie Marie, yesterday

2014-01-04 Thread Lorrie
I am so sorry. I have a FelV section in my private cat sanctuary and I've euthanized so many. All but one died from a FelV pos. litter I took in last year. The remaining cat Blueberry still remains fine. Lorrie On 01-04, czadna sacarawicz wrote: * six that tested positive in March 2010

Re: [Felvtalk] Turning neg. then pos.

2013-12-25 Thread Lorrie
any explanation for what happened with your cat? Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Stomatitis

2013-12-21 Thread Lorrie
, which is quite costly. Howvever since you mention this jaw/lymph connection I'd definitely get another opinion. It may not be her teeth at all. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Uneven pupils

2013-12-20 Thread Lorrie
One of my cats has uneven pupils, but he is not FelV positive. He was hit on the head by some low life bastard before I rescued him. Lorrie On 12-20, wrote: The only ones I've had with uneven pupils are Felv cats, and then only a couple

Re: [Felvtalk] Soap box (Lee)

2013-12-17 Thread Lorrie
Hi Lee, I love it whenyou get up on your soap box because you and I are always on the same page! You and your kitties have a wonderful Christmas. Love Lorrie, and 26 furry beasties. On 12-16, Lee Evans wrote: Well, this is the real American Dream, to be able to treat yourself like

Re: [Felvtalk] TESTING

2013-12-16 Thread Lorrie
Lee, all you have written is SO true. Testing is never definitive and being positive or negative for FelV is very iffy. How are Sampson and Deliliah after the exposure to Callie? Lorrie On 12-15, Lee Evans wrote: With Callie's weird stools, I don't feel it would be lymphoma. More

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-16 Thread Lorrie
I use vet, bird, aquarium antibiotics frequently. They are exactly the same as human drugs and you save a bundle of money! Lorrie On 12-15, Jill Eisenbraun wrote: I recently had an abscessed tooth and treated it with aquarium antibiotics, the triple sulfa powder you can buy in any aquarium

Re: [Felvtalk] on another note...

2013-12-16 Thread Lorrie
I can understand your mom's reluctance to have Callie retested, but I'd rather know one way or the other. However, I have had extensive experience with FelV pos. cats and I have never seen diarrhea as a symptom of the virus. Lorrie On 12-15, Lance wrote: The bite seems to be about

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: cat bite

2013-12-15 Thread Lorrie
Excellent advice. I do the same if it is one of my cats. I also keep Augmenten, the antibiotic of choice, for deep bite wounds on hand, just in case..Lorrie On 12-14, wrote: This looks like nothing to me, especially since it was your own cat. You know it's

Re: [Felvtalk] Topical Flea Control

2013-12-05 Thread Lorrie
I am having the same problem.. Nothing is working as the fleas have built up immunity against our flea products. I use flea combs, flea traps and vacuum often. Lorrie On 12-04, Beth wrote: Neither Frontline or Advantage has worked for me this year. Just vacuuming flea combing

Re: [Felvtalk] Adopting

2013-11-27 Thread Lorrie
they are a year old. Lorrie On 11-26, Kristi Stringer wrote: I just found out that the cat i am adopting has Felv but have decided to give her a loving home anyway Working with retrovirises is part of my job {in humans } so i feel like i could provide her with the love and care she needs. Any

Re: [Felvtalk] Please help with testing confusion!

2013-10-15 Thread Lorrie
. If they don't know each other you will have to do the introduction thing. Lorrie On 10-14, wrote: I'm confused and hope people can help me to understand this. I have two cats who have tested positive for felv. One, Moe has tested positive twice on the ELISA, and the tests

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

2013-10-11 Thread Lorrie
they are dying I let them go. Thank you for making the brave decision you made. You will miss Sasha terribly, but you did the kindest thing you could for her. Hugs for you from Lorrie On 10-10, Jennifer Ballew wrote: Put Sasha down today. I think it was time

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

2013-10-11 Thread Lorrie
allow this. Lorrie On 10-11, Jennifer Ballew wrote: Lorrie- Thank you for the kind words. I debated back and forth, and after a lnng discussion with the vet I decided putting her down was the best thing for her. I did what you did: gave her the best life I could

Re: [Felvtalk] a question

2013-09-30 Thread Lorrie
With FelV cats you don't wait around. Get her to the vet! Lorrie On 09-30, wrote: My FeLeuk girl has been pretty asymptomatic for quite a while. Now she is starting to wet the bed. Has that happened to any of your guys, and if so, what does it mean

Re: [Felvtalk] Chicken feathers, etc

2013-09-17 Thread Lorrie
and a big attic. My cousins and I could play hide and go seek and not find each other for hours! You and I are both fortunate to have had such wonderful grandparents. Mine have been gone for many many years, but I still miss them. Lorrie On 09-15, Lee Evans wrote: This was a long time ago

Re: [Felvtalk] Hemobart

2013-09-16 Thread Lorrie
with feline Leukemia. Lorrie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Chicken feathers

2013-09-15 Thread Lorrie
Egads Lee, I'm sure you were not eager to visit granny!! On 09-14, Lee Evans wrote: Not kidding about the chicken feather soup. She also specialized in coffee boiled with milk and coffee grounds. Then after a while, it would form a leather skin on top and we had to cut through to the

Re: [Felvtalk] OT - using humans

2013-09-14 Thread Lorrie
Great idea. Love the names of that cat food Lee. On 09-13, Lee Evans wrote: Yum! And the choices for Population Control Pate can be Burglar Beef in Gravy, Rapist Shreds and WifeBeater Bits all formulated for nutritional balance by Friskems Criminal Cat Food Company. And for the

Re: [Felvtalk] Chicken feathers

2013-09-14 Thread Lorrie
Well, feathers are protein, but I sure wouldn't want to eat them. Are you kidding about your grandmother's soup?? Lorrie On 09-13, Lee Evans wrote: Did someone mention that Royal Canin grinds up chicken feathers as the protein source in their very expensive cat food? Sheesh! Well

Re: [Felvtalk] OT - using humans

2013-09-12 Thread Lorrie
What a great idea, and not just naturally deceased humans for cat food, but child molesters, rapists, etc. Entirely too many humans are degenerates who would make excellent cat chow!! On 09-11, wrote: and when do they start using deceased humans as an acceptable source

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