Re: [Felvtalk] Pet Armor

2011-06-01 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Even if you have indoor-only cats, they can get fleas. A vet once told me, If a squirrel runs through your yard, you can have a flea infestation in the house. True, dat. My college roommate and I had three indoor cats, and one summer they all became so infested we had to bomb the house... Twice.

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: request for counsel on BreAnne

2011-05-10 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Same here- I put the baby food in a bowl, and then run the hot water into the empty jar- fill it up, then dump it in the bowl and mix it up. -Original Message- From: [] Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 12:51 AM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-18 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I had a cat with FELV that lived to be 17. I never separated him from my other cats, they ate out of the same bowls, etc., and none of them ever contracted the disease. The other ones were vaccinated against it. I've also had 2 other positives living with my negative cats (one lived to be 4, the

Re: [Felvtalk] Husband has passed away..... :(

2011-04-04 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Oh no!!! I’m so sorry to hear that, Terrie L I’m sure that Taz and all the rest are taking good care of him… Keeping you in our prayers. From: [] Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 11:27 AM To: Subject: [Felvtalk] Husband

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat claws

2011-03-28 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Wow, what a bunch of D.A.s! Like my mama always said, Stupid people shouldn't breed. They should have found a GOOD home for the cats and euthanized themselves. -Original Message- From: Natalie [] Sent: Friday, March 25, 2011 11:50 PM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Keep Cats Indoors

2011-03-25 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Dr. Nicholas Dodman wrote an awesome book about cat personalities and problems, including aggression towards housemates and people. It's called The Cat Who Cried For Help, and addresses situations like yours. -Original Message- From: Diane Rosenfeldt [] Sent:

Re: [Felvtalk] Keep Cats Indoors

2011-03-23 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I guess the birds should have stayed dinosaurs, then... ;-) From: LauraM [] Sent: Tue 3/22/2011 7:56 PM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Keep Cats Indoors Yes, the number one cause of bird extinction is

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Keep Cats Indoors

2011-03-23 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Shoot, why send it privately? Put it up here for all to see. Name and shame! From: Natalie [] Sent: Wed 3/23/2011 5:28 PM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Keep Cats Indoors That's horrible, and many people

Re: [Felvtalk] facebook or twitter?

2011-03-17 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I block most of mine. ;-) That way, I only get the ones I WANT to see. From: Beth [] Sent: Thu 3/17/2011 9:28 AM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] facebook or twitter? Personally I am already drowning in

Re: [Felvtalk] anyone in PA area or anywhere take in a super lovey friendly FelV positive senior?

2011-03-16 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
My cat Bob shared the link on his Facebook profile, too... 3.1564571765 -Original Message- From: dana giordano [] Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 7:41 PM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Transport

2011-03-16 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Here's another one: -Original Message- From: Kelley Saveika [] Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 11:59 PM To: felvtalk Subject: [Felvtalk] OT: Transport Hi there, Does anyone know anything about transport? I am trying to

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-21 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Wow, where do you live?!? That is freaking high! -Original Message- From: Emeraldkittee [] Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:49 PM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt) I think so, but that's

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-20 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Wow, sounds like she has issues- what kind, who knows? See if your vet will give you an ace promazine (or something similar) to give the cat, so that you can get it in the carrier (provided the woman lets you take it anywhere!). Since he's stuck in a room, he can't really hide when the

Re: [Felvtalk] Cats not getting along

2010-12-20 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
There's a book by a Dr. Nicholas Dodman called The Cat Who Cried For Help that has a chapter on feline aggression- it may not be the absolute answer for Blizzard (or others), but it is informative and it may help... :-)

Re: [Felvtalk] Inegrating Positive and Negative Cats

2010-12-16 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Glad to hear it Alice! Thank you for taking the black kitty, too. I used to dream of having a house full of black cats, because I love them so much... Well, be careful what you ask for! The day before Easter I trapped a feral black kitty (under a year old), and of course it turned out to be

Re: [Felvtalk] Question About Inegrating Positive and Negative Cats

2010-12-07 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Sue, my brother and I both have had FELV+ cats that lived to be 17 -- and this was back in the day before the current treatments were available... -Original Message- From: Sander, Sue [] Sent: Monday, December 06, 2010 4:58 PM To:

[Felvtalk] OT- Homeless cat in NYC needs shelter for winter/ permanent home!

2010-11-08 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I don't know how many of you are on Facebook, but a friend of mine shared this photo album of a homeless tortie and white kitty in NYC:

Re: [Felvtalk] Questions about FeLV

2010-09-28 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Anndrea- try some Stage One baby foods (beef, chicken, ham, etc.) that just have meat in them- I mix a 3 ounce jar with 3 ounces of hot tap water, mix it up well, and they will lap it up. And with the canned food, try mixing it with hot water also. Mash it up good, so that it's all liquid. She

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: OdoBan

2010-09-27 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Thanks, y'all! -Original Message- From: Cougar Clan [] Sent: Friday, September 24, 2010 4:20 PM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FW: OdoBan I use it on oak and pine floors and have had no problem. On Sep 24, 2010, at 12:15 PM, POTT

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: OdoBan

2010-09-24 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Is it ok for hardwood floors? -Original Message- From: Cougar Clan [] Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2010 9:19 PM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FW: OdoBan There is a milky gallon bottle at Sams that is a concentrate for about $10.

Re: [Felvtalk] No way to treat a friend

2010-09-07 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Laura, give me her contact information and I'll tell her what you couldn't. I have a vocabulary that would make a sailor blush! From: LauraM [] Sent: Sat 9/4/2010 8:05 PM To: Subject: [Felvtalk] No

Re: [Felvtalk] Great story of taming feral cats Japanese style viatreehugger

2010-07-19 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Wow, I wonder how many people lost fingers trying to touch the cats through the cages! (haha) -Original Message- From: dana giordano [] Sent: Friday, July 16, 2010 5:44 PM To: Subject: [Felvtalk] Great story of taming feral cats

Re: [Felvtalk] hemobartonella and possible FeLV interested party in NY!

2010-07-19 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Rachel- my Felv cat had hemobartonella, and was put on doxycycline for a month- it has cleared up completely. -Original Message- From: [] Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2010 11:17 PM To: Subject: [Felvtalk] hemobartonella

Re: [Felvtalk] Introducing Beltza and myself

2010-07-07 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Ana, my cat Clara Bow also had (has) anemia (and is FeLV+). I took her in for a second opinion (and possible transfusion), and was told that she may have hemobartonella. A test confirmed this, and she was put on doxycycline. A week after the antibiotics were started, her hematocrit went from 13%

Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat

2010-06-22 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
LOL@ A JET WINDING UP FOR TAKE OFF! Too funny. -Original Message- From: [] Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 12:07 AM To: Cc: Gloria B. Lane Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Blind/Deaf Cat YOU MUST HAVE MY PRIDE'S

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: blind deaf cat

2010-06-14 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Gloria, I took in a blind and deaf cat a couple of years ago (I think she could see shadows, maybe)- she was 18, and her owner was moving to Chicago and didn't want to be bothered with her- she was going to be put to sleep if no one took her, so of course Crazy Cat Lady here came to the rescue.

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV cat available for adoption (via craigslist NJ)

2010-05-19 Thread POTT, BEVERLY Hope that works! -Original Message- From: MaryChristine [] Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 5:20 PM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV cat available for adoption (via craigslist NJ) so what's

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV cat available for adoption (via craigslist NJ)

2010-05-18 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
My cat Bob has a Facebook page, and just posted the link on there- he's got over 600 friends, and I'm pretty sure some of them live in that area :-) -Original Message- From: dana giordano [] Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 7:07 PM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Possible therapy for felv

2010-04-19 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
My cat Charlie would probably scarf it down... :-S -Original Message- From: Gloria B. Lane [] Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 11:09 PM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Possible therapy for felv Good luck feeding your cats dandelions with

Re: [Felvtalk] vaccinations

2010-03-05 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Hey Laurie- have you ever considered putting up bat houses? That may keep them out of the house :-) -Original Message- From: Laurieskatz [] Sent: Thu 3/4/2010 1:33 PM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] vaccinations

2010-03-05 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Well, maybe you could put it way out in the woods on a tree... (haha) Sorry to hear about the rabies shots- ouch! -Original Message- From: Laurieskatz [] Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 10:00 AM To: Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] vaccinations

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Virginia Clemans article regarding FelineLeukemiaViirus

2010-02-11 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
My brother and I have both had Feleuk+ cats who lived to be 17, and we never did anything special to prolong their lifespans- this was a little before the current options were made available to Joe Blow. Perhaps I should mail her as well... From: Elizabeth

Re: [Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries

2009-12-11 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Noodles and ninja stars- that's hilarious! Made me LOL for real. I've had a few like that in my day. And a female like that now. God forbid she should ever need pilling. =8-O -Original Message- From: Diane Rosenfeldt [] Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2009 6:37

Re: [Felvtalk] RIP Mattie 7/09 - 8/09

2009-08-14 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I'm sorry, Sharyl :-( -Original Message- From: Sharyl [] Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:42 PM To: Subject: [Felvtalk] RIP Mattie 7/09 - 8/09 I had to make that last vet trip with my dear sweet Mattie today. She lost the use of her

Re: [Felvtalk] Difficult decision

2009-08-14 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
Yes, my vet gives me the ace whenever it's that time... Before, I have had a few who would really perk up on the way to the vet's office, as if to say, I'm not sick, look at me! I can run circles around you! And THAT makes it really hard! My cat Benjamin (FeLeuk+) had been going slowly downhill

Re: [Felvtalk] Difficult decision

2009-08-13 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I have given cats ace promazine in situations like that, before I take them to the vet to be put to sleep. That way, they aren't stressed out from going there, and don't end up wasting away for days or weeks on end. I've often wished that a cat would pass away in his/ her sleep, so that I wouldn't

Re: [Felvtalk] Fleas and Ticks

2009-04-27 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I, too, live in SC, and have found that Revolution works wonders on my cats for keeping things under control... Unfortunately it doesn't kill tapeworms, but it does kill roundworms and hookworms. I am lucky enough to have a vet that will sell me the Droncit without seeing the animals. Beverly

Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone else on Facebook?

2009-03-26 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
My cat Bob is on there (haha)- Bob TheTomato is his name, is the email addresses he uses... P.S. My name is Beverly, btw- I've never contributed to the discussion, but I do get a lot out of reading it :-) From: Sally Davis