Re: [Felvtalk] OT: cat bite

2013-12-14 Thread MaiMaiPG
I had a little girl break my finger (my fault). They (hand surgeons) put me on doxy. Obviously this was a very deep bite. I have had zillions of nips that I watch very carefully, wash extremely well and pack with antibiotic cream. Salt added to the water will make soaking less

Re: [Felvtalk] Feeding strays ferals

2013-04-21 Thread MaiMaiPG
Why can you feed birds and squirrels outside but not cats? Or outside dogs? On Apr 21, 2013, at 7:28 PM, Bonnie Hogue wrote: I would imagine TNR orgs have dealt with this type of thing. Sure seems it ought to be something to be appealed to the city council, or ? Maybe someone can offer a

Re: [Felvtalk] Feeding strays ferals

2013-04-21 Thread MaiMaiPG
Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2013 5:37 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Feeding strays ferals Why can you feed birds and squirrels outside but not cats? Or outside dogs? On Apr 21, 2013, at 7:28 PM, Bonnie Hogue wrote: I would imagine TNR orgs have dealt

[Felvtalk] Off Topic. Very Thin 8 year old cat

2013-03-20 Thread MaiMaiPG
I realize this is not a FELV+ question but this group has such wide experience and helped so much with Dixie, I just have to try. I have a very thin 8 year old cat who is almost impossible to vet. She has lived in Mom's garage since she was a day old. Recently she has gotten thin and

Re: [Felvtalk] Off Topic. Very Thin 8 year old cat

2013-03-20 Thread MaiMaiPG
it helps. You could also add NeutroVed to her food. It's a liquid iron and vitamin compound for cats. Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors too! From: MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:44

Re: [Felvtalk] stray cat I took in has feline leukemia

2013-01-17 Thread MaiMaiPG
Every feral I have ever known has refused a closed box..the odors must be upsetting like a port-a-let that has been well used. On Jan 15, 2013, at 9:54 PM, katskat1 wrote: Some good suggestions! I am feeding mine Science Diet for sensitive tummies mixed with two teaspoons of canned

Re: [Felvtalk] stray cat I took in has feline leukemia

2013-01-17 Thread MaiMaiPG
Try tennis balls or baseballs then. On Jan 16, 2013, at 1:19 PM, katskat1 wrote: OMG! If I put golf balls in my dogs food they would swallow them and keep right on going! On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Shelley Theye wrote: Hi Tricia and All, I recently joined this group after finding out

Re: [Felvtalk] stray cat I took in has feline leukemia

2013-01-16 Thread MaiMaiPG
I got my dog to eat slower by putting golf balls in a pie pan with his food. He was forced to pick around the balls to get to the food. On Jan 15, 2013, at 7:29 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: Tricia My Nitnoy lived a little over 4 years along with Annie who is also positive and 5 others

Re: [Felvtalk] stray cat I took in has feline leukemia

2013-01-13 Thread MaiMaiPG
Sometimes cats just want to be alone ... like people. Other times they don't feel safe. What kind of litter are you using? My former outside cats like the pine pellets. No perfumes, scent reminds them of the pine thicket they lived in etc. Also extremely easy to dispose of in the

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-12-12 Thread MaiMaiPG
Amen On Dec 12, 2012, at 8:54 AM, dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net wrote: Thids kind is always the greatest lover once they learn to trust. When they look into your face they are the most beautiful cat ever becuse of thelove on both sides. Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-12-12 Thread MaiMaiPG
Carpet tape A couple of bricks...one on each short end On Dec 12, 2012, at 12:09 PM, Lee Evans wrote: A couple of comments: any cat with URI will have teary eyes and it may last for almost a month, unless treated with antibiotic ophthalmic drops or ointment. So it really doesn't

Re: [Felvtalk] Bedwetting Cat sofa advice?

2012-12-10 Thread MaiMaiPG
Consider Bitter Apple for chewing issues and Feliway for anxiety issues. I have some metal outdoor chairs in my sunroom and they are very comfortable. I had different cushions fixed for looks but the frames are wonderful and they swivel which is extremely great in this room. Suggest

Re: [Felvtalk] Litter box with lid

2012-12-09 Thread MaiMaiPG
Try a large Rubbermaid tote . If jumping in is an issue, cut a hole or u-opening on a short side. I like the 18 gallon or larger totes. Very easy to clean and the litter stays put. On Dec 9, 2012, at 8:03 PM, Maryam Ulomi wrote: Hello everyone, One of my cats, Kitty, who is FeLV

Re: [Felvtalk] Suggestion for Cat (or foot) Warmers

2012-12-02 Thread MaiMaiPG
Snuggle Safes work great too. On Dec 2, 2012, at 4:12 PM, Bonnie Hogue wrote: Taking off on your idea for cat beds: My mom used to make little “rice bags.” They are about 12”x10” but I think you could make other sizes. Create a bag, fill it with rice, leave room so it is “squishy” rather

Re: [Felvtalk] Bedwetting Cat sofa advice?

2012-11-14 Thread MaiMaiPG
Bitter Apple seems to work on chewing issues. On Nov 14, 2012, at 5:04 PM, Lee Evans wrote: You could buy small area rugs to put near places where she jumps up and falls down so the tiles won't hurt her old bones. Most of the smaller rugs are washable. You can get some inexpensive ones at

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Sitting cat wet the bed

2012-11-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
There are lots of good waterproof mattress pads. None of mine have an issue but I use them anywaythey aren't the plastic crinkledy type and are very comfortable. Odo Ban is my favorite. On Nov 5, 2012, at 9:35 AM, Martha Walton wrote: The kittens were recently wormed for round worms.

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: Waterproof sheeting

2012-11-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
I got a water proof mattress pad from WalMart. On Nov 5, 2012, at 2:42 PM, Lee Evans wrote: I think they have them online. I deleted all the ads from JoAnn stores because I don't sew but didn't realize they sell rubberized sheeting. Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird

Re: [Felvtalk] Bedwetting cat solution

2012-11-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
I put a break away collar on Mi Tu. She got her paw hung in it. It did not break away and, had I not been close by, she would have strangled herself fighting to free herself. I don't put collars on cats any more. On Nov 5, 2012, at 8:36 PM, Marcia wrote: The Sentry calming collars work

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
straw/pine needles etc are better than towels that will get wet and freeze when he comes in after a rain/snow. On Oct 29, 2012, at 3:07 PM, Edna Taylor wrote: Better a shelter than left to freeze and/or starve to death :( Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:04:23 -0700 From: westnint...@yahoo.com To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
I don't agree at all. Cats are very oriented toward survival. I have a feral colony and have had numerous ferals as companions. Cats revert to ferals quickly. No life won't be easy but this is a last minute call for help and killing a cat just doesn't work for me. No, I do not

Re: [Felvtalk] I found something that works great on the FA and FL,

2012-10-20 Thread MaiMaiPG
How do you make CS? On Oct 19, 2012, at 11:48 PM, Toni Probst wrote: I found something that works grat however I doubt seriouly you would even put the word out that it did work, but it was simple, it is called colloidal silver, and I also give them Limu now also to keep them healthy. It

Re: [Felvtalk] Breathing issues

2012-10-16 Thread MaiMaiPG
My boys chirp when they see birds close up. On Oct 16, 2012, at 7:25 AM, Maryam Ulomi wrote: Thanks, I do try to keep her happy and healthy. I really hope the breathing issues are not some upper respiratory issues Sent from my iPhone. On Oct 16, 2012, at 8:19, Terri Brown

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccinations

2012-10-06 Thread MaiMaiPG
I might give them rabies simply because of law enforcement issues but you should be able to get a waiver for that. I don't vaccinate sick/ immune compromised animals. On Oct 6, 2012, at 5:52 AM, Lorrie wrote: What are your opinions on vaccinating FelV positive kittens?? They are 5 months

Re: [Felvtalk] DNR order - OT

2012-09-26 Thread MaiMaiPG
Sure is and one that can be exercised without the assistance of another person. On Sep 26, 2012, at 5:25 AM, Lorrie wrote: On 09-25, MaiMaiPG wrote: With those beliefs, please check into a Do Not Resuscitate Order. LWs are great but stopping something once it is started is difficult

Re: [Felvtalk] Deciding-when-a-pet-has-suffered-enough

2012-09-25 Thread MaiMaiPG
With those beliefs, please check into a Do Not Resuscitate Order. LWs are great but stopping something once it is started is difficult. A DNR can help keep measures from being started. On Sep 25, 2012, at 2:51 PM, Lorrie wrote: Absolutely Edna. It is positively cruel to keep people

Re: [Felvtalk] 2 Darling Devils..

2012-09-18 Thread MaiMaiPG
Try Facebook. On Sep 18, 2012, at 11:41 AM, Linda Demiri wrote: Hello Everyone, I am writing to you all in hopes that I may reach a broader group of wonderful people. Over 6 months ago I rescued 2 kittens that are both negative for fiv/felv but had the calisi virus and were scheduled for

Re: [Felvtalk] outdoor cats plight/free food?/reply

2012-08-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
On that note, talk to some of the small groceries and or meat shops. I get a lot of quick sale meat...still very good...for my guys. I got a pound and a half + of sirloin tip for $2 today. That will make 8 meals for the two inside cats + 4 meals for the dog. I add green beans and other

Re: [Felvtalk] outdoor cats plight

2012-08-28 Thread MaiMaiPG
Wonder about checking with local vets re people who do the same thing? On Aug 28, 2012, at 9:45 AM, Beth wrote: Do you have any local animal rescue web talk boards? I helped a lady out who posted about needing a feeder for her feral colony over Christmas. Also check with local rescues. Most

Re: [Felvtalk] outdoor cats plight/free food?

2012-08-28 Thread MaiMaiPG
my lone self feeding the 7 cats. (they are all neutered except 2 by someone else) I have spent so much money on them each week. Money I don't have. It is getting to be a bad situation for me. From: MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, August 27, 2012

Re: [Felvtalk] outdoor cats plight/free food?

2012-08-28 Thread MaiMaiPG
Or expired food. It is still good. On Aug 28, 2012, at 6:31 PM, GRAS wrote: You can always go to a large pet supply store and ask if they have any torn/damaged bags of dry food – most will gladly donate them. That’s right, chip in is a GRRREAT idea, Beth! Go to www.chipin.com – you’d be

Re: [Felvtalk] outdoor cats plight

2012-08-27 Thread MaiMaiPG
Dozens of years re feeding. We trap, s/n and release. That is the price of free food. I would not feel right about abandoning my wild friends. When I moved to care for my mother, I got neighbors to take care of the one feral at that house. I visited when I could and furnished the

Re: [Felvtalk] Louisville, KY 12-14 wk. old kitten tested positive

2012-08-26 Thread MaiMaiPG
Please check with the vets at Middletown Animal Clinic; Dr. Betty Bosewell (Nova) and Dr. Susan Maier in Simpsonville. They were all totally wonderful with my Dixie and may well have ideas. Remind Dr. Maier of Monkee and Carolyn. This may give you more options. On Aug 26, 2012, at 4:18

Re: [Felvtalk] FelV positive kittens

2012-08-21 Thread MaiMaiPG
Does it make a difference to how you love him? On Aug 21, 2012, at 6:59 PM, McKenna's wrote: We have a bot, belonged to the ahole neighbors who did not take care of him. We have known him since he was about 4-5 months old. Very long story short, we have him. Took him to the vet to get a

Re: [Felvtalk] FelV positive kittens

2012-08-21 Thread MaiMaiPG
they and all the rest have been in. It is a personal judgment call. On Aug 21, 2012, at 8:51 PM, McKenna's wrote: I'm not sure I understand your question. We want to be able to put him with our other 3 cats if possible. -Original Message- From: MaiMaiPG Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 8

Re: [Felvtalk] Section 1983

2012-07-01 Thread MaiMaiPG
People find entertainment in so many awful things. You might find it interesting to Google whether animals have souls or not. There is quite a bit of information that indicates a lot of religions believe that they do...people have just found it convenient to ignore those teachings. On

Re: [Felvtalk] RenAvast for cats

2012-06-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
Can you advise what the costs are and where it can be obtained? I have some older ferals who are not touchable. This might be of interest. Thanks. On Jun 3, 2012, at 6:03 PM, dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net wrote: Wonder if this would help my Homey - she has sturvite

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION/REPLY

2012-06-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
and finished it off. From: MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, June 1, 2012 9:20 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FW: RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION Door on a timer? However, my bet is on the coons. On Jun 1, 2012, at 7:37 PM, dot winkler wrote: Hi - well, I

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION

2012-06-01 Thread MaiMaiPG
many people call ACOs when they see raccoons during the day, wrongly assuming that there's something wrong with them, like rabies, distemper. From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 10:17 AM

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION/placing the stray cats

2012-06-01 Thread MaiMaiPG
. From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2012 10:17 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION They are and they are a royal pain. On May 29

Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION

2012-06-01 Thread MaiMaiPG
Possums don't bother me but the coons do. I have trapped and relocated both (not during baby season) because they were raiding my mother's house, threatening her ferals and endangering themselves thanks to the problems they were causing neighbors. They were relocated to a farm I own. I

Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION/reply

2012-05-31 Thread MaiMaiPG
Do they have battery operated radios that have timers? Be aware that coons can destroy about anything. If this is one coon or maybe two, can you trap it and relocate it? On May 31, 2012, at 6:32 AM, dot winkler wrote: Hi Martha - I don't live nearby. I live in the next town over. I

Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION/reply/reply

2012-05-31 Thread MaiMaiPG
weeks of not putting it out. I'm afraid to trap it - it may have babies somewhere. I'd feel bad. I read coons can't jump or climb but also had some feedback that, yes they can. Wondering about this. Dotty From: MaiMaiPG cougarcl...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday

Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION/reply/reply

2012-05-31 Thread MaiMaiPG
. I read coons can't jump or climb but also had some feedback that, yes they can. Wondering about this. Dotty From: MaiMaiPG cougarcl...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2012 7:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION/reply Do

Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION

2012-05-31 Thread MaiMaiPG
I just put up a lot of chain link panels so my guys could safely spend time outside. The area is big enough that I go out and read, work on the computer etc too. The panels are less than half the cost of installed fencing. I am considering chicken wire to screen in the porch. Ceiling

Re: [Felvtalk] RACCOON GETTING INTO CAT STATION

2012-05-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
They are and they are a royal pain. On May 29, 2012, at 8:55 AM, Beth wrote: I have the same problem with opossums. I have started feeding the ferals in a different place putting dry food out for the Opossums. Also I feed the ferals during the day the Opossums eat at night. I'm not sure

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: FACEBOOK Online Auction for one of TAZZY'S CH Kitties in need more surgery!

2012-05-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
Showing as unavailablesorry. On May 29, 2012, at 1:49 PM, ter...@tazzys.org ter...@tazzys.org wrote: ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] please add Sylvia to the CLS

2012-05-22 Thread MaiMaiPG
Sylvia will always be with you. She lived a wonderful life and you showed your love by staying with her to the end. Don't be surprised if she sends you little ones to lighten your grief. Dixie sent me two. Blessings to you. It is so hard. On May 22, 2012, at 8:17 PM, Beth wrote: You did

Re: [Felvtalk] Tanya's CRF Site

2012-03-22 Thread MaiMaiPG
Dripping water and/or a water fountain may help with water consumption. On Feb 7, 2012, at 12:59 PM, Val Green wrote: Thanks, Natalie and all who responded. I've got Manny on prescription K/D dry food, baby food meats and lots of water dishes all over the house. He's probably close to 15

Re: [Felvtalk] Ginger

2012-03-11 Thread MaiMaiPG
Maybe this will help: From a cat When humans die, they make a will To leave their homes, and all they Have to those they love. I too would make a will, if I could write. To some poor, wistful, lonely stray I'd leave my happy home, My dish, my cozy bed, my cushioned chair, my toy, The

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: TNR

2012-03-11 Thread MaiMaiPG
Plastic rubbermaid totes will help too. If you cut a hole toward the end on one of the long sides and leave the lid on top, you can stuff it with a little hay or pine needles (no cloth please, it holds water). Cutting the hole this way lets them get further out of the weather and feels

Re: [Felvtalk] Ginger

2012-03-11 Thread MaiMaiPG
for posting it - Natalie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2012 9:07 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Ginger Importance: High Maybe

Re: [Felvtalk] S'Matter Please add to the CLS :(

2012-03-11 Thread MaiMaiPG
Bless you for loving and caring...That is all that matters On Mar 11, 2012, at 5:33 PM, dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net wrote: It does seam that the most memorableons to come into our lives are dropped into our lives by others who will never know the love they have

Re: [Felvtalk] caboodle ranch - other side of the story links

2012-03-08 Thread MaiMaiPG
I lost two feral females three days after they were spayed. They were kept up, safe and cared for. They were fine when I checked them the night before. Two wonderful girls, unrelated, spayed at different times by different vets, seemingly very healthy. It is bad enough that they died.

Re: [Felvtalk] Pet Sitters

2012-03-07 Thread MaiMaiPG
Check with the vet techs at the vet/vets you frequent. On Mar 6, 2012, at 9:08 PM, Katie Marie Armijo wrote: Hi All, I was wondering if anyone one knew of a good pet sitter near Thousand Oaks, CA. We have 3 cats, one who is 6 months and has FELV. Starting next month we will be traveling a

Re: [Felvtalk] Off topic but if anyone can help with info? fluid in lungs

2012-03-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
Talk to a holist vet (MHO). Kitty and Dixie, feral similar to yours, did wonderfully with the care of both a holistic vet and a regular vet. I know, I am blessed to have both and they respect each other. Also, if possible, find another regular vet. Killing a cat without symptoms and

Re: [Felvtalk] Off topic but if anyone can help with info? fluid in lungs

2012-03-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
(it’s quite potent) – all that should calm the cat. From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org ] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2012 6:19 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Off topic but if anyone can help

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat vomiting, FeLV? was.. (no subject)

2012-02-23 Thread MaiMaiPG
I haven't followed this line but ...he may just need a course of pepcid. I have perfectly healthy cats who need this at times. And I have had to change their diets because the food was too rich or there was something that just didn't agree with them. If someone put me down every

Re: [Felvtalk] Oliver has an eye infection

2012-02-17 Thread MaiMaiPG
I'm a big fan of Standard Process products thanks to my holistic vet and my regular vet. On Feb 17, 2012, at 5:05 PM, Kathryn Hargreaves wrote: How about using Standard Process Feline Immune System Support (and Feline Whole Body Support) instead of Pet-Tinic, which has a lot of

Re: [Felvtalk] Dublin woke up from surgery blind

2012-02-15 Thread MaiMaiPG
What do you mean boxed down? On Feb 15, 2012, at 2:58 PM, Kathryn Hargreaves wrote: I agree on the Ketamine. I always ask for gas, and for ferals to be boxed down. On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Doxy

2012-02-12 Thread MaiMaiPG
I use colostrum for a lot of the ferals (get it from a farm store for calves). I can't know if it helps but these guys have lived a lot longer than most ferals. On Feb 12, 2012, at 10:46 AM, Marcia Baronda wrote: And how about some immune system builders, like colostrum, etc. Sent from my

Re: [Felvtalk] Tanya's CRF Site

2012-02-07 Thread MaiMaiPG
One of my vets tells of cats who drink local city water who develop this problem. My guys all drink bottled spring or distilled water because we travel and it is easier to do the bottles than to change from one city water to another (yes, there is a difference...big time). On Feb 7, 2012,

Re: [Felvtalk] My heart is broken

2012-02-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
And even if they don't, they can live a marvelous loving life. My Dixie did. Her life was far too short but she was happy and healthy until she left this world. On Feb 5, 2012, at 2:27 PM, john pollack wrote: is she eating, using box and drinking ok??. not all cats that have FeLV

Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone in or near California want a very sociable companion for their FeLV+ cat?

2012-01-15 Thread MaiMaiPG
If you can't mix and I understand your concerns, consider keeping the cats separated until you can find her a real home. The most loving cat I ever had rescued me when she came in from a pine thicket. She was FeLV+ and had a wonderful life. On Jan 15, 2012, at 5:27 AM, Sharyl wrote: You

Re: [Felvtalk] Rabies vaccine

2012-01-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
To make matters worse, raccoons get canine distemper which a lot of people assume is rabies and... On Jan 5, 2012, at 11:31 AM, GRAS wrote: Sorry, in my haste to write, I made a mistake: I meant VIRGINIA! They hunters did that in the late 80s, so the big rabies outbreak in the East

Re: [Felvtalk] Rabies vaccine

2012-01-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2012 3:13 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Rabies vaccine To make matters worse, raccoons get canine distemper which a lot of people assume

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 3:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I started making it very plain that I did not want the vaccinations at that time

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
Some vets seem to think enforcing a law that puts the burden of vaccination on the owner is the vets responsibilitynot so. On Jan 4, 2012, at 8:38 AM, Marcia Baronda wrote: My daughter took her cat to the vet in Ohio to get dental work done. The cat is 13, was bottle raised by her, and

Re: [Felvtalk] [FelineLeukemia] Fwd: Los Angeles, CA -- UPDATE: Chipin! Possible Felv+ kitty with bad eye growing every day needs foster/adopter by January 4th [1 Attachment]

2012-01-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
These decisions are so difficult and so personal. I am not sure anyone can tell another what to do unless she is involved with the friend in question. I've let one die on her own and was/am very sure it was the right thing to do. I've had one die a few minutes after we left the vets'

Re: [Felvtalk] Rabies vaccine

2012-01-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
You do the best you can do with the information you have and the circumstances and know that what you do is done with love. I have ferals that have been with each other for long periods of time. I can't isolate those with problems and, even if I could, they would all have been exposed. I

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
Some jurisdictions accept a vet's letter that an animal is not well enough to receive rabies vaccinations. My vet did this when I had a dog with auto-immune issues. If that doesn't work, the vaccination does not have to be done at the same time as the neuter. My current cats are very

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
I started making it very plain that I did not want the vaccinations at that time..and still had a vet give a rabies shot to a very sick cat. When I expressed my displeasure, the tech informed me that they had never had any trouble with... Given that most cats in this county,

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
I had two females. One was treated as a regular cat, spayed, came home and was kept up and checked on regularly. She was fine, eating and.well fine when I checked her on the second/third night. She was dying in my arms the next morning. A very few months later I had another female,

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread MaiMaiPG
Females can be spayed via laser which is a lot less traumatic. I don't know about males. Personally I would want a private vet who experienced in FeL+ cats.MHO On Jan 2, 2012, at 11:38 AM, lernermiche...@aol.com wrote: I have. Have not seen any problem from it, but I do think it could

Re: [Felvtalk] FELV Community

2011-12-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
Don't forget to check into holistic vets. My regular vets sent me to a holistic vet to supplement treatment (I had been to her numerous times with dogs' neck, back etc issues). The combination was marvelous. Dixie lived a wonderful life until very close to the endthen she died a

Re: [Felvtalk] urine odors

2011-12-17 Thread MaiMaiPG
Consider using rubber maid or knock off totes that are larger than standard litter boxes. I really like Odo Ban for odor removal and have had wonderful luck with it. I use vinegar in regular cleaning--- less toxic than many cleaners. On Dec 17, 2011, at 8:38 PM, Lee Evans wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] please add tigger to list

2011-11-18 Thread MaiMaiPG
You gave him so much and he is very grateful. On Nov 18, 2011, at 3:01 PM, john pollack wrote: I lost my little Tigger today, 1 month short of his 5th birthday. FeLV+ since birth. God speed, lil Tigger ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Autumn the cat

2011-11-08 Thread MaiMaiPG
Autumn left this world as a precious, loved and cared for being. That is so wonderful. She remains with you even though you can't see her and will visit you when the time is right. It may be as you sleep, when you are the most open to her, but don't dismiss it as a dream and enjoy

Re: [Felvtalk] stray kitten positive any advice for me

2011-11-07 Thread MaiMaiPG
There are holistic remedies for the gum issues. That was the only sign Dixie showedask questions and seek information. A lot of emails get chopped because they are too long to post---someone else can explain this. On Nov 7, 2011, at 7:33 PM, dppl dppl wrote: thank you all for

Re: [Felvtalk] Hunters

2011-09-16 Thread MaiMaiPG
...@felineleukemia.org ] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2011 3:49 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Hunters How horrible. On Sep 15, 2011, at 10:03 AM, Natalie wrote: It’s legal for some, like the hired guns, sharpshooters; they bait the area for weeks

Re: [Felvtalk] Hunters

2011-09-15 Thread MaiMaiPG
They call it baiting in Ky and it is illegal here...doesn't keep people from doing it though. On Sep 14, 2011, at 9:22 PM, Marcia Baronda wrote: thats entrapment, and i think it's illegal as hell! On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 6:02 AM, Lynda Wilson longhornf...@verizon.net wrote: It just breaks

Re: [Felvtalk] Hunters

2011-09-15 Thread MaiMaiPG
to respect or even like these guys! From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org ] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2011 4:20 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Hunters They call it baiting in Ky

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-13 Thread MaiMaiPG
That was my impression. From the cats' point of view, they are a lot better off--safer, fed, sheltered. I hope they are s/n. On Sep 13, 2011, at 4:36 AM, molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: I haven't read all the literature or watched the videos about his place but I was under the impression that

Re: [Felvtalk] Miller

2011-09-13 Thread MaiMaiPG
On Sep 13, 2011, at 5:43 PM, MaiMaiPG wrote: I do not know anything about the AC listed but I really believe in it. My guys have the opportunity to talk to ACs when there are important things going on. Luckily, I have some friends who do this. I encourage you to consider AC. You may

Re: [Felvtalk] Hunters

2011-09-12 Thread MaiMaiPG
Yupbut feel a lot better about hunters who kill for food than for factory farmers. On Sep 12, 2011, at 3:07 PM, dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net wrote: I would have to be very hungry before I could look into those big brown eyes and then pull the trigger. Haveto make it on

Re: [Felvtalk] BreAnne left today

2011-09-12 Thread MaiMaiPG
I am so sorry it was difficult.just know that she understands and loves you for all the caring you gave her. On Sep 12, 2011, at 5:21 PM, Natalie wrote: I am so sorry about BreAnne- Natalie From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org ] On

Re: [Felvtalk] Declawing - list of countries where it is illegal!

2011-09-12 Thread MaiMaiPG
And brag about poaching? On Sep 12, 2011, at 3:05 PM, dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net wrote: Around here, they are just good ole boys having some fun and since most are good ole boys, like doctors they all stick together and nevr point the finger at one of our own.

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-11 Thread MaiMaiPG
For the present it looks like a good alternative for the cats...don't know about the future. The cats who hang out at Mom's don't get the medical care my guys get because they have to be trapped and that can take days or even weeks. They get good food but not specialized and they

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-11 Thread MaiMaiPG
] Living forever :-) That is what really worries me. I am in pretty god shape, but accidents do happen. That is why we have to have everything worked out now, including the woever gets my cat(s) to let them know about thir prsonality, food, etc. MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com wrote: Amen On Sep 9

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-09 Thread MaiMaiPG
Amen On Sep 9, 2011, at 4:55 PM, Natalie wrote: We don't have to be older to check out, we could be hit by a bus any dayyoung or old - therefore all of us should have a serious contingency plan for emergencies! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-09 Thread MaiMaiPG
I can hear all the justifications...she wouldn't want...they aren't happy...we just can't...we are allergic (suddenly)...they are shredding the furnitureshe wouldn't want the farm to go to wastewe just can't..the hopes/plans are that my friend will be able to hire and supervise

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-08 Thread MaiMaiPG
. On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:17 AM, Gloria Lane wrote: I'm kindly pondering how to do that. Any web sites that address that I wonder? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:00 AM, MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com wrote: I've provided for the care of my critters (dogs and cats and whatever may show up

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-08 Thread MaiMaiPG
There are some books out but I don't know titlesmaybe google for providing for pets after death? On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:17 AM, Gloria Lane wrote: I'm kindly pondering how to do that. Any web sites that address that I wonder? Sent from my iPhone On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:00 AM, MaiMaiPG

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-08 Thread MaiMaiPG
and love. I will not go to my grave and be at peace until I know my babies are taken care of. Lorrie On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:00 AM, MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com wrote: I've provided for the care of my critters (dogs and cats and whatever may show up) in my will. Everything is in trust to be used

Re: [Felvtalk] Living forever :-)

2011-09-08 Thread MaiMaiPG
with no traffic. It is a paradise for my cats, and I just wish someone could let them continue the happy life they know and love. I will not go to my grave and be at peace until I know my babies are taken care of. Lorrie On Sep 8, 2011, at 8:00 AM, MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com wrote: I've

Re: [Felvtalk] Biocoat - contains B12 and more

2011-09-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
FYI: I have left cats behind locked doors with signs and promises as to what would happen if any one let a cat outI have had people, especially construction and cleaning people, find a way to unlock the door and totally disregard what they were toldwe had to...we were

Re: [Felvtalk] Hemy has a home

2011-09-05 Thread MaiMaiPG
You have done goodHemy is home and your aunt was able to leave this world knowing her beloved friends were safe, sound and loved. On Sep 5, 2011, at 12:31 PM, Bonnie Hogue wrote: Just an update on that little “feral” cat I took from my dear aunt’s house…. After going to Forgotten Felines

Re: [Felvtalk] Renters

2011-08-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
Check the law before you set age limits, kid limits, etc. It may differ from place to place and situation to situation On Aug 29, 2011, at 5:54 AM, Lorrie wrote: On 08-28, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: That sounds like a good idea. RE: rental, have you had good luck with the people you

Re: [Felvtalk] Declawing - list of countries where it is illegal!

2011-08-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
On Aug 29, 2011, at 3:36 PM, MaiMaiPG wrote: Education can get people to look for alternatives...the more education, the harder (hopefully) they will look. I really believe that there are times it is best for the cat--sorry, I know a lot of you disagree--and my boys have their claws

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccinations

2011-08-27 Thread MaiMaiPG
Some do...at least to a degree. One vet I asked charges almost $250 for a rabies titer and it has to be repeated yearly. On Aug 27, 2011, at 10:43 AM, Natalie wrote: I wish that states would accept a titer, and allow vaccinations accordingly. But I sup[pose [people may not want to pay the

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Keep Cats Indoors

2011-08-27 Thread MaiMaiPG
metal is great too. Porch furniture can be used inside too. On Aug 27, 2011, at 8:20 AM, Natalie wrote: The best furniture is wooden futons..and bentwood chairs, that's what we have in the kitchen and the TV room, where most cats are. -Original Message- From:

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