Update on Chief

2007-03-29 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Well. My parents decided to keep Chief when it came right down to it. So, he's got a good, safe home as an only kitty. :D And, I am interviewing with the airlines to be a flight attendant!! I AM SO EXCITED!!! Steph

RE: RE: Need to place Chief ASAP

2007-03-17 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
in Hendersonville.) Let me know the town/city and I can check around to see what resources may be available. Stephanie E Caldwell wrote: st1\:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui) }st2\:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui) } Susan, I never said I can't afford to neuter him. I said I WOULD neuter him

RE: Need to place Chief ASAP

2007-03-16 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Susan, I never said I can't afford to neuter him. I said I WOULD neuter him if someone can take him. My other cat is very old and doesn't like him. He gets along fine. It's the FIV+ that's the problem. I'm in North Carolina and he has a vet appt that is paid for to be fixed. I can't afford

RE: Need to place Chief ASAP

2007-03-16 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
positive? is he safe with you for the next month while people work on finding him a place? MC On 3/16/07, Stephanie E Caldwell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Susan , I never said I can't afford to neuter him. I said I WOULD neuter him if someone can take him. My other cat is very old and doesn't like

RE: Need to place Chief ASAP/Foster

2007-03-16 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
and strength to you, Nina Stephanie E Caldwell wrote: I'll post him today. He's white with one blue and one yellow eye. He truly is a positive. He's safe with me, and I can take him back in November. If anyone wants the nitty gritty personal details email me privately. Suffice to say I'll be working 2

RE: RE: Need to place Chief ASAP

2007-03-16 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
to bring the family back together eventually. Prayers and strength to you, Nina Stephanie E Caldwell wrote: I'll post him today. He's white with one blue and one yellow eye. He truly is a positive. He's safe with me, and I can take him back in November. If anyone wants the nitty gritty personal

Constipated Kitty

2006-12-25 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
My FELV kitty has some constipation problems, what can I do to help him? I know we can try Pumpkin, but what about something like Metamucel? Thanks! Steph and TeeCee

Re: Constipated Kitty

2006-12-25 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Kitty is very picky and his diet isn't a good diet. Alot of chicken and fish. I've started supplementing Taurine and a multivitamin (starting that tomorrow). He just doesn't eat cat food, at all. When he was on cat food he got very skinny because he just wouldn't eat it, and I tried lots of

Re: Seeking a pal for L'il Abner

2006-12-25 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Where are you at Karen? Steph Karen Phil Masaoka wrote: Hi All, I'm Karen - I'm new here. I've been reading about poor Bandy Tiny have tears in my eyes. I feel so sad for you guys. We lost our baby, Mr. Spock, a week ago. He was just 6 months when we got him was FELV+ and had a great

Behavior Problems

2006-09-19 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Our FELV+ has developed a very bad habit of spraying around the house. Especially in shoes. He's also started urinating at our bedroom doors when we shut them to go to bed. He's intact because I don't believe in Neutering. (He's kept away from other cats, so please don't make that a huge

Re: Behavior Problems

2006-09-19 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
a long way to solving the problem Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Stephanie E Caldwell Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2006 11:47 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Behavior Problems Our FELV+ has developed

Re: Question about different FeLV tests

2006-08-31 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I just called my vet and the receptionist did not know what an IFA test was. I also have to postpone Pippin's rabies vaccine until I get back from vacation in two weeks. I assured her that my cats all my cats are strictly indoor cats. Her response was, Well there's always the chance that

Worms and Wormer Question

2006-08-22 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Can someone send me some links to some wormers and information on common kitty worms? Anything that is better tolerated in FELV+ and FIV+? Steph

Re: Safety first? - On my soapbox again

2006-06-21 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nobody I know has ever contracted rabies. I don't know of any pets personally who have gotten rabies either. I could probably let all my cats run free and they might never contract rabies. That, however, would be irresponsible - in my view - knowing the risk is

Wysong Food For free

2006-02-06 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I've got three unopened bags of the wheat/corn free Wysong that my cats won't touch. If someone wants it, pay shipping and it's yours! Steph

Re: Wysong Food For free

2006-02-06 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
There is 15lbs of food coming from Zip code 28052. I can't get to USPS to check the rate, but that should give you the info so you can. I just want the *!@ expensive food teh !@# cat won't eat out of my kitchen so it can quit being an eyesore! LOL Steph [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What is the

TeeCee is looking for a home...

2005-07-25 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
My FELV+ kitty is looking for a new home. I'm not in a position to give him what he needs. My family doesn't especially enjoy cats, and he'd be much better off with someone where he can socialize. He's healthy and doing great. He is an intact male and occassionally sprays, but other than that

Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I'm so sorry Kerry... My thoughts are with you Steph

Veterinary Questions

2005-06-24 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I have some questions about drugs and dosings, is there a rescue or vet who would be willing to help me? I have reason to believe that my vet tried to kill TeeCee back in April, but need an outside opinion before I go to them! Steph

Drugs given to TeeCee

2005-06-13 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I was wondering if anyone here can look at some picturse of the meds they gave TeeCee when he was so sick and see how much is in the syringes? I had some problems and this looks like way more drugs than he ws supposed to have. Steph

Re: I Think I'm Losing Digby .....

2005-05-21 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Gloria B. Lane wrote: Someone else may know - but seems like Doxy may be more irritating to the stomach than some of the other antibiotics. Also, you might try chicken or turkey baby food, and see if Digby accepts that. Something I have found really tempts my kitties when they're not

RE: TeeCee, for Stephanie

2005-04-09 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Thanks Sally, Cats who are FeLV+ should not be given any vaccines, as this represents a significant stress to the immune system for even a healthy cat, and a cat who has a compromised immune system cannot respond normally as is expected. My vet requires ferals and strays to be Rabies

Muscle Spasms in TeeCee

2005-04-08 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
TeeCee is getting BETTER!! He's up and walking around. Today I got a fish plate for lunch, he actually begged for some and at his first solid food in a week! But, he's having muscle spasms and right now I don't have a vet it's a long story. Can't find anything on the web about kitty spasms, y'all

RE: Muscle Spasms in TeeCee

2005-04-08 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Im thinking that its some kind of imbalance. The last four days Ive been on my own and treating TeeCee. All the vets gave up on him and told me there was nothing else to do. Steph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL

TeeCee Needs a Bath, what do I do?

2005-04-06 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
TeeCee hasnt groomed himself in the last week (due to the mouth ulcers?), how do I clean him? Hes on the liver shake, supplements, etc and has turned CARROT colored from the Carrot juice in the supplement. Hes also gotten just cruddy other places. Whats the least invasive way to

RE: TeeCee Needs a Bath, what do I do?

2005-04-06 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Thanks Michelle, I have some, but the carrot juice in the liver shake has stained his face, chest, paws, tummy, and my hands a carrot color. I'd love to get my white kitty white again! Steph -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL

TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-04 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Im not up to replying to all the wonderful mail Ive received. Since 5pm Friday Ive had a total of about 6 hours sleep. Tees been on liquid diet every hour and other meds, so Ive been cat napping. Its starting to take its toll on me, and Im not thinking very clearly. Thanks Nina for the

RE: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-04 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
by it. Try to keep positive thoughts. Sometimes things DO turn around. tonya Stephanie E Caldwell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Im not up to replying to all the wonderful mail Ive received. Since 5pm Friday Ive had a total of about 6 hours sleep. Tees been on liquid diet every

RE: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-04 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
. *Substitute rice water if the cat has diarrhea. Rice water is made by boiling white rice (2 Tblsp) with water (1 cup) for 30 minutes. This liquid aids digestion and assimilation and inhibits the symptoms of diarrhea. Stephanie E Caldwell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What is the Liver Shake

Update on TeeCee

2005-04-03 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Well, I ended up at the Animal ER tonight with TeeCee and the news was not good. He has a severly low white count and is severely anemic. He has the type of anemia where his bone marrow isnt producing red blood cells. Otherwise he looks fine on his blood work. I brought him home to pursue

RE: Update on TeeCee

2005-04-03 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
sorry for what the two of you are going through, but you're an angel on earth to come to his rescue and give him the opportunity to be loved. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Nina Stephanie E Caldwell wrote: Well, I ended up at the Animal ER tonight with TeeCee and the news was not good. He

Update on TeeCee

2005-04-01 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I spoke with the vet this morning on my kitty, TeeCee. His temp is still over 106. Theyre trying Interferon, thats the best thing the vets have on hand. If he doesnt get better today then the vet said were out of options and hell just send him home. Thanks guys, Steph

Need help with treatment options for FELV+ kitty and infections

2005-03-31 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I need some ideas for a kitty that adopted me. He was a 30lb white Tom Cat (AKA TeeCee), but in the past month has deteriorated to 9 lbs. He's got an infection in his left hind at the nail that he can't seem to kick. He's been on Bayitril for two weeks now @ 22.5mg 1x daily, it's having no

RE: Loki is at rest

2005-03-31 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
I will be morning his loss for a long time... I can't see a time when I will stop. I know my pain will ease eventually and I know there will soon be a time that I will no longer be exhausted from crying. I loved my little Loki like there was no tomorrow. I am so sorry Steve, I lost

RE: Need help with treatment options for FELV+ kitty and infections

2005-03-31 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Let us know if you want info on how to get them. Please do let me know... I don't want to let him just wilt away and die. Though he's a recent addition he's got a heart of gold and I'm attached. My kitty that passed away in December could be his double, except he's solid white and she had three

RE: Need help with treatment options for FELV+ kitty and infections

2005-03-31 Thread Stephanie E Caldwell
Stephanie E Caldwell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I need some ideas for a kitty that adopted me. He was a 30lb white Tom Cat (AKA TeeCee), but in the past month has deteriorated to 9 lbs. He's got an infection in his left hind at the nail that he can't seem to kick. He's been on Bayitril for two