Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-03-18 Thread Stefania
disease and we sent a sample of its abdominal liquid for a PCR. Does anyone have info about FIP? I have read a lot and discovered that it's very difficult to diagnose, so maybe he has another disease and it's better to treat him for them. I know that FIP has no cure. Stefania

[Felvtalk] R: Hello- new to the list.

2009-03-04 Thread Stefania
Hello, I also had my cat, Trudi, diagnosed with FeLV only recently, and she is almost 9. She was not tested as kitten, but she was alway vaccinated. I too don't know if she were positive as a kitten or what. Stefania __ Do You Yahoo!? Poco

[Felvtalk] R: Valentino Please add to the CLS :(

2009-02-16 Thread Stefania
I's so sorry for your losses! It's a pain, I can understand it very well. Hugs, Stefania Passa a Yahoo! Mail. La webmail che ti offre GRATIS spazio illimitato, antispam e messenger integrato. http://it.mail.yahoo.com

[Felvtalk] Trudi (was: PCR test reliability)

2009-02-16 Thread Stefania
, it seemed a bit better. In the places where she had lesions now she has crusts. But with this drops she becomes obsessed and bite and licks herself. Do you have any experience of something similar? Stefania Passa a Yahoo! Mail. La webmail che ti offre GRATIS spazio illimitato, antispam e

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-02-12 Thread Stefania
Hi Stefania!  Beautiful  pictures of Trudi, Natale and Babette.  I just love Babette's ID card!  I hope Trude is well now. :-) Natale is actually Christmas! :-)) My cats are Trudi, Miro, Ginny and Babette. I also have a visiting cat who I call Gigio, but you cannot touch him. About thyroid

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Stefania
CHRIS: Does the vet tell you what he thinks caused the dermatitis? No, the vet says that it could be amoxicillin but it could also be something FeLV related or even fleas. We tried to eliminate amoxicillin and fleas, first. The cat, however, keeps on licking herself bald. She does that on her

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Stefania
Did he do blood work for thyroid problems? They had her blood tested and I have all values, such as iron, proteins, cholesterol etc... Is there anything more specific for thyroid? Stef Passa a Yahoo! Mail. La webmail che ti offre GRATIS spazio illimitato, antispam e messenger

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Stefania
One of my cats, Misty, who is FELV negative went through a period of obsessive licking where she literally took hair off and had bald spots. Vet thought it might be nerves--she's a bit of a nervous nelly and is absolutely obsessed with food. Let me go back through my notes to see what we

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-02-10 Thread Stefania
if they're positive, so ... let's hope. Thank you all, I will write the news later. This list is a blessing. Stefania Passa a Yahoo! Mail. La webmail che ti offre GRATIS spazio illimitato, antispam e messenger integrato. http://it.mail.yahoo.com

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-02-10 Thread Stefania
Hi, Give them suppotive cats good food and lots of love. Yes, I already use good food of quality and in fact I have this infected cat since 2007 and he's living very well. I hope my older too will regain energy and be well again, even if I know that their destiny will be to develop something

[Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-10 Thread Stefania
Please, can anyone help me? My cat has dermatitis and she keeps on taking away her hair. I don't know what to think! My vet says we have to wait but the cat gets worse. Stefania ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-02-09 Thread Stefania
the results of PCR? I'm really upset and my vet thinks that the dermatitis has not been caused by the medication, but I cannot agree with that. Stefania Passa a Yahoo! Mail. La webmail che ti offre GRATIS spazio illimitato, antispam e messenger integrato. http://it.mail.yahoo.com

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-02-09 Thread Stefania
throat. How can she be Felv+ and have other problems? If you read my first message I described her current problem: saliva production + strange tongue (it seems smooth and not as a cat tongue has to be) + red and watery nose (but not as in a cold!, it's the nose itself that is wet). Stefania