Re: [Felvtalk] Missing Maizee

2008-11-15 Thread Marylyn
She is there but in a much different form. She is especially close when times are sad. Please talk to her. YOu will be surprised. On Nov 15, 2008, at 7:21 AM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: Three years ago today my Maizee Grace left this world. :( Sometimes it seems like yesterday that my

Re: [Felvtalk] So now what?

2008-11-15 Thread Marylyn
Please check with a holistic vet if that fits into your belief system and feed the absolute best diet you can. It does not have to be the most expensive, but one full of vitamins (C especially--grind up veggies and mix with the food). Avoid grains. Stick with this group. People don't

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

2008-11-14 Thread Marylyn
Check with a holistic vet in addition to your regular vet if you can. I credit Dixie's life to the cooperation between both types of vets here in Louisville. I have two boys now who are very healthy (thank God) and who have tested negative. I still use both types of vets with them.

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

2008-11-14 Thread Marylyn
Try Feliway spray to calm him and Rescue Remedy in his water. Believe it or not, pumpkin (not pie filling but plain canned pumpkin) mixed in canned kitten/cat food will help with the diarrhea. (Per several vets and personal experience with Copper and Thomas Cougar-Kitten). On Nov 14, 2008,

Re: [Felvtalk] New member, advice needed please!

2008-10-24 Thread Marylyn
Of course he has a chance. Please remember none of us are guaranteed any specific time on this earth. All we can hope/pray for is to be cared for and loved...Tora has that. Please do not focus on what may happen but care for Tora and enjoy his love. I do know what I am talking

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread Marylyn
And he should be. Perhaps someone on the list can advise how to introduce them. I've introduced a lot of cats without problems but not with the concerns you have. I can tell you that Feliway spray has done wonders for me. The plug ins do nothing but others have had different

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread Marylyn
me holding him. He punishes me. Viky Digangi Support Enforcement Officer II Monroe Regional Office 318-362-5280 ext 297 Fax 318-362-3363 Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] 10/23/2008 5:00 PM And he should be. Perhaps someone on the list can advise how to introduce them. I've introduced

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread Marylyn
RR is very helpful. So is some fresh catnip pots to share. If they like fresh catnip, they will be so busy rolling around, they will be too busy to fuss. I have a large (24+ inch diameter) goat food pan rollers. It is full of catnip plants. They can get up in the pan and enjoy them.

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Mickey

2008-10-21 Thread Marylyn
My typical comments on situations that look bad: see if you can find an alternative vet. Mine has increased the quality of life for four of my wonderful friends and the new kittens, Copper and Thomas, see one just to make sure they are getting everything they need (they came from a pine

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-18 Thread Marylyn
Try Rescue Remedy on her long before you take her to the vet. I am a fan of PetzLife's products. A couple of us have listed holistic vets who will consult by phone if you don;t have one locally. Do not fixate on what may happen. Focus on the present and the wonderful little friend you

Re: [Felvtalk] holistic medicine/veterinarins

2008-10-17 Thread Marylyn
Dr. Maier is wonderful. The other vet I mentioned was Dr. E. A Boswell..502.499.9663. Both are wonderful On Oct 17, 2008, at 12:55 PM, Caroline Kaufmann wrote: http://www.horizonvetserv.com/ Dr. Maier. She does phone and email consultations. She treated my Monkee in the last

Re: [Felvtalk] My Little Leo

2008-10-17 Thread Marylyn
On Oct 17, 2008, at 11:09 PM, Marylyn wrote: I am so sorry. I know how awful it is to lose one, especially one so young and wonderful. I still miss my Dixie and her sweet meows and cuddles at night. She sent me two little kittens to purr and nap with. When it is time, Leo may be so

Re: [Felvtalk] Bijou,Cody,Murdoch and London

2008-10-16 Thread Marylyn
Blessings to them and all who care about them. On Oct 16, 2008, at 9:15 PM, Laurieskatz wrote: Done -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sherry DeHaan Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008 9:05 PM To: Felvtalk; Felvot groups Subject:

Re: [Felvtalk] Grumpy Gus is gone

2008-10-16 Thread Marylyn
Bless you for loving Gus and giving him all the things all critters should have. On Oct 16, 2008, at 10:18 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The abandoned Former Grey Tom Cat that I took in and called Grumpy Gus or Gus for short, has passed on, this disease is horrible, the list of issues

Re: [Felvtalk] Lost my Jack-Jack today

2008-10-14 Thread Marylyn
This is so awful for you but Jack-Jack had a wonderful life because you cared. On Oct 14, 2008, at 5:48 PM, Wendy Griebel wrote: My little furbaby Jack-Jack crossed the bridge today. He had cancer and was not responding to treatment. We will miss him greatly. Wendy

Re: [Felvtalk] Piggee Piggee is gone

2008-10-13 Thread Marylyn
It is awful losing them. You are doing good though and you have to know that in your heart. On Oct 13, 2008, at 7:56 PM, Sally Davis wrote: Caroline I am so very sorry. Youe Piggee sounds like such a wonderful cat. He knows he was loved by you and your vet. He is now happy and whole.

Re: [Felvtalk] New to Group

2008-10-13 Thread Marylyn
The holistic vets I consult use a lot of vitamin C too. On Oct 13, 2008, at 8:52 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Puritan's Pride is a good source. i trust their products. L Lysine is good. also echinea, and my personal favorite is vitamin E. i use it for everything.

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 4, Issue 7

2008-10-12 Thread Marylyn
Bless you and him. I suspect he will give you a wonderful life. You are definitely giving him one. On Oct 12, 2008, at 8:01 AM, catatonya wrote: I would not worry about mixing in this situation. jmo based on my experience of over 10 years of dealing with mixing. tonya Carolyn

Re: [Felvtalk] Help my Mickey

2008-10-12 Thread Marylyn
PM, Viky Digangi wrote: Marylyn, No I don't think there is a homeopathic vet in my area but I will check into that. Thank you for responding. I have never regretted keeping Mickey. He has brought me so much pleasure and I thank God for every day I have with him. He is a little black

Re: [Felvtalk] Help my Mickey

2008-10-12 Thread Marylyn
is Dr. Mair's website. Dr. Boswell can be reached at 502.499.9663. You can tell either one that Dixie and I sent you. Again, blessings. On Oct 12, 2008, at 7:56 PM, Viky Digangi wrote: Marylyn, No I don't think there is a homeopathic vet in my area but I will check into that. Thank you

Re: [Felvtalk] Help my Mickey

2008-10-12 Thread Marylyn
! Laurie -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2008 8:09 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Help my Mickey If you don't have one I know of two that do phone consultations. I prefer

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-04 Thread Marylyn
Kiwi left this world cared for...Bless you for loving the little one. Try to find some peace in the comfort you gave Kiwi. On Oct 3, 2008, at 9:17 PM, Lynne wrote: My prayers go out to you and Kiwi Robin. I'm so sorry for your loss. You did your best and Kiwi loves you for it.

Re: [Felvtalk] Testing New Kittens - Need Help

2008-09-30 Thread Marylyn
Perhaps test one and see what the results are. If positive, test another or the rest On Sep 30, 2008, at 4:49 PM, Pat Kachur wrote: I believe that mostly it is true that testing just one kitten would be enough. I have read that if kittens were fathered by different males (one who

Re: [Felvtalk] So Happy!

2008-09-23 Thread Marylyn
that is so wonderful. On Sep 23, 2008, at 2:48 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everyone! Tweezers tests came back and it is likely that all that is wrong with him (Besides being positive) is a secondary infection! No liver stint. No blood parasites, no crystals, no micro cystosis.

Re: [Felvtalk] Letter from new member

2008-09-19 Thread Marylyn
I gave Dixie (FeLV+) colostrum in addition to a lot of other supplements, Primal Raw + organic veggies etc (I know there is a theory going around that they should not eat raw if they test positive--Dixie thrived on it and grain free foods). Her first trip, after testing +, was to a

Re: [Felvtalk] worried Mom seeking info

2008-09-18 Thread Marylyn
You might try things that calm him, Rescue Remedy in the water, Feliway spray, catnip (mine all prefer a plant or two or three so they can roll in it or have fresh snacks). He is anxious and fearful and is picking up on your anxiety and your fear. There are people on this list, myself

Re: [Felvtalk] worried Mom seeking info

2008-09-18 Thread Marylyn
anything to do with him. I will work on making him more comfortable. Thanks for the advice. I will keep you all posted. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2008 3:10 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Sharky

2008-09-14 Thread Marylyn
Blessings to Sharky and to all that have cared for him. What is done with love and care is not wrong. It may not work out the way we think it should but it is not wrong. On Sep 14, 2008, at 1:08 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: Hi all I am asking for prayers and good thoughts for our boy

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

2008-09-10 Thread Marylyn
I am so sorry. I know from experience how hard it is to have one leave this world. On Sep 10, 2008, at 8:16 AM, Rosenfeldt, Diane wrote: Oh, damn. Gentlest of Bridge journeys to Patches, and hugs to Michelle and everyone who loved Patches. Diane R. -Original Message- From:

Re: [Felvtalk] New Kitten is FeLV+

2008-09-09 Thread Marylyn
You will receive lots of really good advise here. The best thing I can tell you is to find an alternative/holistic vet to help you. The first stop I made after finding out that Dixie was positive was to Dr. Betty Boswell in Louisville. Dixie saw her frequently and I credit the alliance

Re: [Felvtalk] Can you please pray for Michelle's Patches

2008-09-07 Thread Marylyn
Blessings to her for loving and love and prayers to Patches. On Sep 7, 2008, at 5:37 PM, MacKenzie, Kerry N. wrote: Hi again all, Strangely I was just wondering this a.m. how Michelle's Patches was doing, and thinking I must email her, and then when I came into work, there was the email from

Re: [Felvtalk] ADMIN: testing

2008-08-30 Thread Marylyn
The two new kittens are doing well and are FeLV-. You should have seen the high fives at the vets' office when the results came back on both of them!! Have a good weekend. On Aug 30, 2008, at 12:28 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I see ya! James Been busy in the rescue world. I too

Re: [Felvtalk] Two kitties - names unknown - please add to CLS (non FELV)

2008-08-30 Thread Marylyn
The Humane Society in Louisville did the same thing to a wonderful little dog named Jackson. They knew I wanted him and that I was coming to get him that afternoon. One worker called to confirm and tell me Jackson was waiting. A while later another one called and told me they had killed

Re: [Felvtalk] Two kitties - names unknown - please add to CLS (non FELV)

2008-08-30 Thread Marylyn
friends killed for no reason. On Aug 30, 2008, at 8:26 PM, Kelley Saveika wrote: I'm sorry Marylyn. Too many broken hearts to go around. I've been crying all day. Even though we had not met these kitties we had made room for them in our homes and hearts. On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 8:24 PM

Re: [Felvtalk] New member here

2008-08-27 Thread Marylyn
) Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed FeLV+ July 28, 2008) On Jul 29, 2008, at 11:59 PM, Marylyn wrote: Dixie came to me as a grown throw away who had been on her own for a long time. She found her way to my Mom's where she hung out with the ferals who came for food, water

Re: [Felvtalk] Cole's last fight

2008-08-26 Thread Marylyn
of this list would say better a day too early than a second too late. When you are talking to him, as Marylyn has suggested, invite him to visit you. So many people have experienced what they feel is a visit from their departed pets -- maybe you're in bed and it feels like somekitty

Re: [Felvtalk] Cole's last fight

2008-08-25 Thread Marylyn
I know how awful it is to come home to a house without your friend..I had to do it when Dixie left this world. She moved into the house on the farm the minute I did and everything was hers. It gets better as time goes on but you know that. Right now cry and talk and generally do

Re: [Felvtalk] Duncan is gone

2008-08-20 Thread Marylyn
I am so sorry. May all the angels hug you and Duncan and all the others in both worlds. On Aug 19, 2008, at 8:32 PM, Laura Mostello wrote: Sadly, I had to have Duncan euthanized last night. He was suffering from a URI and getting Clavamox, and the URI was clearing up, but he was still

Re: [Felvtalk] Seizures and some fabulous non-related news!!!

2008-08-16 Thread Marylyn
Have you checked with Susan re the seizures? They could be vaccine related. On Aug 15, 2008, at 7:21 PM, Caroline Kaufmann wrote: Well, I guess the lord truly does giveth and taketh away in a good ways sometimes! Just as I am struggling to deal with my returned foster suffering from

Re: [Felvtalk] Urinary issues

2008-08-14 Thread Marylyn
See if you can find a holistic vet. There may be some supplements you can use. Somewhere I read had cosaquin stregthens bladder muscles.I have no personal knowledge but am a big fan of holistic medicines, especially when the regular vets are out of ideas. There are nice mattress

Re: [Felvtalk] Urinary issues

2008-08-14 Thread Marylyn
a difference. I will have to look into that for this problem. I believe one of the vets at the Cat Clinic is a holistic vet. --- On Thu, 8/14/08, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Urinary issues To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens be FeLV+??

2008-08-13 Thread Marylyn
It is so hard to deal with these things. Thank God they have people like you to care about them during their last while on earth. It is so much better to die in loving hands than in a cold cage. I don't know if they still use gas to kill in shelters or not but that was gruesome. Even

Re: [Felvtalk] Please pray for Michelle Lerner's Patches

2008-08-13 Thread Marylyn
May all the angels surround both of them. On Aug 13, 2008, at 10:22 AM, MacKenzie, Kerry N. wrote: Dear all I just had a request for prayers from former member Michelle Lerner for her sweet Patches. Patches has FeLV, FIV, diabetes and hyperthyroidism, and has survived many crises over

Re: [Felvtalk] New Here

2008-08-13 Thread Marylyn
I fed Dixie Louise Primal Raw mixed with organic veggies that were high in iron and/or vitamin C. From the China scare she never had food with grains. Until a very few days before she left this world she was very healthy and happy. She saw a holistic vet frequently and a regular vet as

Re: [Felvtalk] New Here

2008-08-13 Thread Marylyn
I am not sure how old Dixie Louise was when she left this world. She had lived with someone, had been spayed, had been thrown away (she showed up in the pine thicket behind my Mom's home where lots of cats are dumped/show up etc--they come to her home for food). She hung out at Mom's

[Felvtalk] testing kittens

2008-08-12 Thread Marylyn
Dixie Louise was grown when she came into my life. As you know, she left on June 12. On July 14 and 30 two young kittens (ferals) came into my life. Obviously I want to get them tested. The results make no difference in their futures. They will be indoor, cared for cats all their

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens beFeLV+??

2008-08-12 Thread Marylyn
And the life they lead before they are killed is rough. They are surrounded by awful noises, cold bars..and may or may not have a gentle death at the hands of people who cannot afford to love them. On Aug 12, 2008, at 8:12 AM, Heather wrote: Even with negative kittens, unless you find a

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens be FeLV+??

2008-08-12 Thread Marylyn
I wonder if you could spay her before you neuter him. The earlier the better for her sake. Putting him off, since she is already pregnant, shouldn't be an issue. On Aug 12, 2008, at 8:02 PM, Jennifer wrote: I was planning on spaying her after Ash gets neutered. I am still going to spay

Re: [Felvtalk] Healthy dry foods?

2008-08-11 Thread Marylyn
. The kittens she sent me love pumpkin mixed in their food. They are young and feral (they are indoor, cared for kittens now obviously) so we are working on diet issues. It takes time. On Aug 11, 2008, at 6:48 AM, Giselle de Grandis wrote: Many thanks to Laurie, Jennifer, Marylyn Sabrina for writing

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens be FeLV+??

2008-08-11 Thread Marylyn
Can you have them spay her even though she is pregnant? Anyway you look at it, the kittens have no future. Some people can do this and others just can't. Neither group is right or wrong. I guess the question is whether it is better to lose your life kindly and gently or, after you are

Re: [Felvtalk] Maizee Grace

2008-08-08 Thread Marylyn
Anniversaries are very hard. Talk to her. She will comfort you. On Aug 8, 2008, at 11:18 AM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: Today would have been my beautiful baby girls 3rd b-day.What georgeous girl she would have been. Missing her like it was just yesterday that she left me. Sherry

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-08 Thread Marylyn
: Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, August 8, 2008 1:30:56 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes? Kentucky accepts them. On Aug 7, 2008, at 10:31 PM, Sabrina wrote: Where are you that titers aren't accepted? Just curious. I *believe* that rabies titers

Re: [Felvtalk] Healthy dry foods?

2008-08-08 Thread Marylyn
Primal Raw is as easy as opening a can. The freezer bag contains small cubes of meats and some veggies. I added organic veggies that were rich in iron and/or vitamin c to it (Dixie loved vegetables). I am vegetarian and, while I have cooked for my critters, it is a lot easier to do the

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-07 Thread Marylyn
Where are you that titers aren't accepted? Just curious. On Aug 7, 2008, at 2:48 PM, Kelley Saveika wrote: On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 2:47 PM, Jane Lyons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My homeopathic vet does very few vaccinations. She does rabies titers whenever possible. We are not legally

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-07 Thread Marylyn
Kentucky accepts them. On Aug 7, 2008, at 10:31 PM, Sabrina wrote: Where are you that titers aren't accepted? Just curious. I *believe* that rabies titers are not accepted in lieu of the actual vaccine, as unnecessary as it may be, in any of the 50 states. Sabrina www.Pet-Sitter-Pro.com

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-06 Thread Marylyn
He most assuredly can be. I have had non-FeLV+ spayed (much more serious) without their vaccinations. Talk to the vet and if you can't do anything find another one. I just took LCK and LGK to the vet to be checked out (they came in from the pine thicket--long story). They went in at

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-06 Thread Marylyn
On Aug 6, 2008, at 8:43 PM, Marylyn wrote: Some vets honestly believe vaccinations are in the best interest of the pet and her guardian. Dixie received s rabies shot before her tests came back. There was no reason to suspect that she was FeLV +. She was full grown and appeared very

Re: [Felvtalk] Furry Laura update ?'s

2008-08-03 Thread Marylyn
I wish Dixie had been a little larger weight wise. She was so small that anemia and the resulting dehydration took her very quickly. A little extra weight might have helped. Unfortunately, Dixie was very good, as most cats are, at disguising health problems. And you are feeding a good

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
Some people, including me, contact animal communicators when faced with problems. If you are open to this, try it and what rings true to your heartnot your mind but your heart. On Aug 2, 2008, at 9:33 AM, Lynne wrote: I'm faced with another horrible decision. Our 19 year old should be

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
On Aug 2, 2008, at 12:17 PM, Marylyn wrote: Can you confine him to an area where he will cause no harm? Perhaps try some sort of sedatives or catnip or ? to relieve whatever anxieties he may have? I am a big believer in Feliway and Rescue Remedy. This is assuming he is having some

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
On Aug 2, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Marylyn wrote: You are listening to your heart. This is good. Try some fresh catnip now that he is having problems. Tastes change and a few leaves won't hurt a thing. On Aug 2, 2008, at 12:32 PM, Lynne wrote: Thanks again Marylyn. I had just sat down to do

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
On Aug 2, 2008, at 1:36 PM, Marylyn wrote: Be very careful with lavender. There is something in the essential oil that is poisonous to cats. Or so my holistic vet, who is an expert in cats, says. http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?url=search-alias=apsfield-keywords=feliwayx=15y=19

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: feliway availability

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
guess the state gave that little money- making scheme up. On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 2:44 PM, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Aug 2, 2008, at 1:36 PM, Marylyn wrote: Be very careful with lavender. There is something in the essential oil that is poisonous to cats. Or so my holistic vet

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
this on the table. Take what works for you and leave the rest. If none of it feels right to you, do not feel bad. We are all on our own paths and they are not the same. Good luck. On Aug 2, 2008, at 10:27 AM, Lynne wrote: Thanks Marylyn and Sally. I have never heard of an animal

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
, 2007, diagnosed FeLV+ July 28, 2008) --- On Sat, 8/2/08, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] a decision To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Saturday, August 2, 2008, 2:43 PM Some people, including me, contact animal communicators when faced

Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
Ferals will frequently get back in the cage..I have had to release the five who stay at my Mom's more times than I can count and so have her neighbors. On Aug 2, 2008, at 5:30 PM, Sally Davis wrote: There is this feral cat where I work. She has been fixed and her ear has been

Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements/lysine

2008-08-02 Thread Marylyn
Colostrum is wonderful as far as I am concerned for any stressed animal. The two feral kittens I have been adopted by are getting it daily. They had a hard beginning. I want them to have everything I can think of to help them overcome it. They are also getting probiotics, grain free

Re: [Felvtalk] Bring MM in the house

2008-07-31 Thread Marylyn
I really believe in using Feliway spray and Rescue Remedy when introducing/calming cats. Spray the area where they are and where they will be and put the RR in the water of all cats involved (and consider taking some yourself). Put washcloths, towels other such stuff that the cats have

Re: [Felvtalk] New member here

2008-07-30 Thread Marylyn
On Jul 30, 2008, at 6:26 AM, Marylyn wrote: It doesn't matter how old they are when they leave.it breaks your heart. However, he left loved and cared for. The comfort in that. And he added so much to your life. On Jul 30, 2008, at 2:20 AM, Karen Griffith wrote: Jennifer, I am

Re: [Felvtalk] New member here

2008-07-30 Thread Marylyn
for a very long time :) Jennifer ~ loving mama to ~ Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000) Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007) Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed FeLV+ July 28, 2008) --- On Wed, 7/30/08, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Marylyn [EMAIL

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzz anemia update

2008-07-30 Thread Marylyn
On Jul 30, 2008, at 11:28 PM, Marylyn wrote: It has been 10 years since I fixed it for Mai Mai. I got beef liver, lightly cooked it the grinded it up. I froze it in muffin pans so I fixed quite a bit at a time. I am vegetarian so I tried to do a week or so supply. They are saying

Re: [Felvtalk] New member here

2008-07-29 Thread Marylyn
This is a hard one but remember that there is nothing certain in this world and do not obsess over the diagnosis. Concentrate on the wonderful friends you have and enjoy your lives together. Give all the cats the best food you can and give them the supplements that seem right to you. If

Re: [Felvtalk] New member here

2008-07-29 Thread Marylyn
On Jul 29, 2008, at 11:59 PM, Marylyn wrote: Dixie came to me as a grown throw away who had been on her own for a long time. She found her way to my Mom's where she hung out with the ferals who came for food, water and shelter. For three years and 12 days she had everything a little cat

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzz anemia update

2008-07-28 Thread Marylyn
Try some liver. I gave it to a wonderful dog who was anemic and it helped. There are some vitamins (Pet Tinic comes to mind) that has iron in it too. Just ideas but sometimes we have to try whatever gives us any hope. Dixie developed anemia very quickly. It was regenerative but the

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2008-07-24 Thread Marylyn
Check with Alley Cat Advocates or any TNR group in your area. Consider them a feral colony. They will help you. Live trapping is easy. Just remember to be very careful. A feral bit my finger and broke it.and, two surgeries later, it is doing fine. Luckily I had good insurance.

Re: [Felvtalk] like seeing a ghost

2008-07-24 Thread Marylyn
Or Boo could have sent his son to help you recover from your grief. I, too, believe in signs. This little one is in your life for a reason. On Jul 24, 2008, at 7:18 PM, Sharyl wrote: Lynne, I don't know what to suggest. I believe in signs. Maybe BooBoo has sent his son to you for help.

Re: [Felvtalk] Any info on FIV cats and non FIV cats

2008-07-23 Thread Marylyn
Consider using Feliway (spray, not plug in) in the room you introduce them in and using Rescue Remedy in the water of all involved cats (and maybe yourself) for a couple of days prior. Also consider putting items he sleeps on (towel or maybe a wash cloth you have rubbed him with a lot)

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: Re: [feline-hyperT] OT Cat Litter

2008-07-21 Thread Marylyn
The blue crystals mixed with it contain an anti-bacterial substance that is a poison. I was doing some correspondence trying to get the place crystals (without the disinfectant) which are great. One company (can't remember which) almost acknowledged the problem saying they didn't cause

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-next problem

2008-07-20 Thread Marylyn
Time for another vet. On Jul 20, 2008, at 3:06 PM, Debbie Harrison wrote: Ok, to answer you then...she specializes in well animals!! LOL...she hates doing any surgeries, and probably should never have become a vet (my personal opinion). Debbie (COL) You gotta bloom where you're planted!

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-next problem

2008-07-19 Thread Marylyn
If you can crate him and cover his crate with a sheet sprayed with Feliway it might helpmaybe put Rescue Rememdy in his water. On Jul 19, 2008, at 10:26 AM, catatonya wrote: My cat Shaft has lost nearly half his body weight. Everyone here has been so sick I just didn't realize it until

Re: [Felvtalk] Admin: New website design

2008-07-17 Thread Marylyn
Is there a mailing address for those of us who don't do credit cards? On Jul 17, 2008, at 4:54 PM, James G Wilson wrote: On 17 Jul 2008 at 16:18, Gloria Lane wrote: It does load up faster, James - is that because of the new server or hosting co, or what? It's a combination of the new host

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-15 Thread Marylyn
of her days. This little one was born about the time Dixie was leaving and is a favorite color of Dixie's. This makes things easier. On Jul 15, 2008, at 8:11 AM, Jane Lyons wrote: Marylyn I've been off this list since the server problem. I am so shocked and saddened to hear about Dixie. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-14 Thread Marylyn
The first and really only thing I can tell you is to enjoy every minute you have with your wonderful friend while being alert for any infections/problems. Do not get hung up on the FeLV thing. Learn about it but do not let it ruin the time you have with your friend. That time may be

Re: Smokey update

2008-07-07 Thread Marylyn
Ebony was an adult feral when he moved in with me. I bought a 6x6x12 chain link dog kennel, put a top (very securely) on it and attached it to the house by way of a bathroom window. He went thru a dog/cat door into duct work then onto a landing and into the kennel. He loved it all his

Re: Melina Please add to the CLS :(

2008-07-03 Thread Marylyn
Blessings to you and peace to both you and Melina. On Jul 3, 2008, at 9:44 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: First of all I want to thank all of you for your prayers and good thoughts for this beautiful baby.The aweful disease was way too much for her this time.She was a VERY spunky little girl.My

Re: Prayers needed AGAIN

2008-07-02 Thread Marylyn
Blessings to her and to those who love her. This is the most awful disease. It robs us of the sweetest and most innocent. On Jul 2, 2008, at 7:04 PM, Lynne wrote: Prayers going up for Melina Sherry. Too many broken hearts this week. Lynne - Original Message - From: Sherry DeHaan

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-24 Thread Marylyn
Good idea. You would not forgive yourself if something happened and you didn't. If you have a holistic/alternative vet in the area you might consult them. If not, and if you would like, I have the website of one who will do telelphone consults. Carolyn has used her too. On Jun 23, 2008,

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its equivalent do it. There is supposed to be less bleeding and less stress. I am not saying spay or not, but check this out. On Jun 21, 2008, at 9:42 AM, Lynne wrote: Here I go again, waffling about neutering my cat. I need some honest

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
. They end up with so much less stress when they are altered. Sue From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] ] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 1:59 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: spaying If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
One more thought: consider starting her on colostrum and leaving her on it for a good period after her recovery. It has wonderful abilities to aid in repair and recovery. On Jun 22, 2008, at 7:46 AM, Gloria Lane wrote: Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the

Re: looking for advice re kitty prozac

2008-06-20 Thread Marylyn
Has she tried Feliway? And checked him beyond reason for UTI infections? On Jun 20, 2008, at 4:40 PM, MacKenzie, Kerry N. wrote: Dear all Has anyone ever used a kitty Prozac such as fluoxetine? One of my co-workers whose cat has always been a sprayer--and she's had him for YEARS, kudos

Re: Gustav Please add to CLS :(

2008-06-17 Thread Marylyn
I am so sorry. On Jun 17, 2008, at 8:41 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I am broken hearted once again.We lost this awesome guy today.He had S much personality that you could not help but to love him.I will miss my silly GOOF GOOF. :( Sherry ___

Re: Humphrey Please add to the CLS :(

2008-06-11 Thread Marylyn
I am so sorry he had to leave but so grateful he knew such love. On Jun 10, 2008, at 9:42 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I am saddened to say that we lost yet another sweet Sids kid.Humphrey was a trooper through it all,feeding tube,meds everything Dr. Jen could do to make him better.He lived with

Re: Little Man

2008-06-07 Thread Marylyn
Blessings to Little Man and all who care for him. He is a very lucky cat and he knows it. He is so loved. On Jun 6, 2008, at 9:38 PM, KATHY JARVIS wrote: Definitely Sherry, you are very blessed to have Little Man that long. I lost my little Peanut after only one year and I miss him so

Re: Hi again :)

2008-06-05 Thread Marylyn
Dixie has been with me three years now and is perfectly healthy. She was a show-up (thrown away) at my Mom's for several months before that and was probably 2-3 years old when she showed up there (best guess but full grown and spayed). There are no guarantees in life. I knew that when I

Re: Hi again :)

2008-06-05 Thread Marylyn
If you have ocassion to see the vet tech again, you might mention that life has no guarantees and that we need to enjoy every second with those we love..they may drop dead of a heart attach, cancer, accidents, be struck by lightening (yes, I know several people who have lost both

Re: Looking for a home for a Felv+ foster

2008-06-04 Thread Marylyn
Check with Dr. Maier and see if she knows someone. On Jun 3, 2008, at 2:27 PM, Caroline Kaufmann wrote: Hi everyone. I am looking for a home for a foster of mine. He's a 1 year old black and brown DSH named Manny and he's the sweetest, friendliest boy ever! I just love him. But since I

Re: Looking for a home for a Felv+ foster

2008-06-03 Thread Marylyn
Check with Dr. Maier and see if she knows someone. On Jun 3, 2008, at 2:27 PM, Caroline Kaufmann wrote: Hi everyone. I am looking for a home for a foster of mine. He's a 1 year old black and brown DSH named Manny and he's the sweetest, friendliest boy ever! I just love him. But since I

Re: Please add Tucker to CLS

2008-05-31 Thread Marylyn
I am so sorry. It is awful when they leave.there is such a hole in the heart. On May 31, 2008, at 7:53 PM, Sue Frank Koren wrote: This morning I had to have Tucker PTS. He was not FeLV+ but he had Stomatitis and all his teeth were removed last Nov. My vet though what was happening

Re: Kissinger and Zin Please add to the CLS :( :(

2008-05-29 Thread Marylyn
I am so sorry. It is sad when they leave. On May 29, 2008, at 8:38 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I found out tonight sweet beautiful Zin lost his battle.He was adopted by one of the volunteers and she told me tonight he left us.He was a flame point beautiful boy. Also we lost sweet Kissinger

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