Re: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-28 Thread Susan Loesch
is not suffering.  Beth Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Susan Loesch pipercat...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:56 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia Hello, folks

Re: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-28 Thread Susan Loesch
nonregenerative due to lymphoma i the bone marrow, dexamethasone or prednisone will help for a while. Michelle -Original Message- From: Susan Loesch pipercat...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tue, Feb 25, 2014 12:56 pm Subject: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non

Re: [Felvtalk] HCT vs PCV? newly diagnosed non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-28 Thread Susan Loesch
Must read where some vets test for the HCT rather than the PCV...and we found HCT on DeeDee's bloodwork. It is 24.1. Does that change any of your suggestions/input? -- On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 10:37 AM CST Susan Loesch wrote: We took a copy of her bloodwork

Re: [Felvtalk] HCT vs PCV? newly diagnosed non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-28 Thread Susan Loesch
Must read where some vets test for the HCT rather than the PCV...and we found HCT on DeeDee's bloodwork. It is 24.1. Does that change any of your suggestions/input? -- On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 10:37 AM CST Susan Loesch wrote: We took a copy of her bloodwork

Re: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-28 Thread Susan Loesch
Message- From: Susan Loesch pipercat...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tue, Feb 25, 2014 12:56 pm Subject: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia Hello, folks...I haven't had any Felv kitties in a while but now have a positive who is close to a year old

[Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-25 Thread Susan Loesch
Hello, folks...I haven't had any Felv kitties in a while but now have a positive who is close to a year old. She was just pulled from a local shelter...she had begun eating litter and wasn't going to get any vet care. She had been tested when she came to the shelter a few months ago and they

Re: seeking placement for three feluk positive kittens

2007-10-02 Thread Susan Loesch
Ditto on testing for feleuk. Generally if you wait 2-3 months and retest there is a good chance the result will be negative for feleuk. Have seen it happen several times. gary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't heard of the SNAP test being any more inclined toward false positives on young

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
sorry that this awful thing happened. Consciousness is Causal and Physicality is its Manifestation. On Aug 29, 2007, at 2:02 PM, Susan Loesch wrote: My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last week asking about the ulcer/tumor on his eye had

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
My feleuk babies are MY angels! Such precious lives - I know everyone here feels that way, which is such a comfort when I lose one. I fear that he was in major pain when the eye exploded but it wasn't but a couple of minutes after I found him before he was sedated. I haven't

Re: Nova Please add to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
Sherry, I am so sorry. Maybe one day - hopefully in our lifetime - we won't have to say goodbye to our precious babies because of this disease. Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well poor Nova has now crossed the bridge.will this aweful disease ever cured? Only in our

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
love. Kat (Mew Jersey) On Wed, 29 Aug 2007, Susan Loesch wrote: Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 12:02:04 -0700 (PDT) From: Susan Loesch Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Please add Jingles to the CLS My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
was so traumatic. Best to you and all your other babies. - Original Message - From: Susan Loesch To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 3:02 PM Subject: Please add Jingles to the CLS My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
Thanks, Sherry. And many hugs back to you - I know you are hurting, too, with your loss. Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: susan I am so sorry to hear about your Jingles.How aweful for you to see him like that.He was lucky to have you.Hugs to you. Sherry Susan

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
Tennent - Original Message - From: Susan Loesch To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:02 PM Subject: Please add Jingles to the CLS My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last week asking about the ulcer/tumor

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
Tennent - Original Message - From: Susan Loesch To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:02 PM Subject: Please add Jingles to the CLS My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last week asking about the ulcer/tumor

RE: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:02 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Please add Jingles to the CLS My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last week asking about the ulcer/tumor

RE: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
. - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 9:07 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS Thanks, Susan. I is truly horrible. Susan Dubose

RE: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
Thank you. He was very sweet, very quiet and calm. A total joy! Stray Cat Alliance [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma }I'm so sorry! Jingles sounds like a sweet little angel.

RE: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-30 Thread Susan Loesch
And boy, do I ever need it often! Rosenfeldt, Diane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I hear ya. I'm 58 and it's nice to have an excuse when needed ;-) - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent

Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-29 Thread Susan Loesch
My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last week asking about the ulcer/tumor on his eye had to be euthanized Saturday night. He was fine Friday night and I'd planned to take him to the vet the first part of this week. He was eating and cuddling up with me then. Sat.

RE: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-29 Thread Susan Loesch
about his past. I hope you can find comfort in your good times with him. Prayers and thoughts your way… Melissa - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:02 PM To: felvtalk

Re: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-29 Thread Susan Loesch
- From: Susan Loesch To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2007 2:02 PM Subject: Please add Jingles to the CLS My sweet little Jingles boy - who I wrote about last week asking about the ulcer/tumor on his eye had to be euthanized Saturday night. He was fine

RE: Please add Jingles to the CLS

2007-08-29 Thread Susan Loesch
Thanks, Diane. I love knowing that he is healthy now and feels good. Would sure rather, tho, that he could have been just as healthy and good-feeling and in my bed at night. Than Rosenfeldt, Diane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm so sorry, Susan. Hugs to you and a gentle

Question about eye ulcers

2007-08-24 Thread Susan Loesch
One of my feleuk babies, Jingles, who is about 5 and was most likely born positive, has been going downhill over the last couple of months -- pretty much the typical course of a failing feleuk+ kitty. But he has a new problem right now and it is one I have never seen before. His eye

Re: Typical course of a dying FELV kitty?

2007-08-24 Thread Susan Loesch
Hi, Beckie - I have my own idea for what is a typical course -- it is not the kitties who have a major, identifiable problem, such as lymphoma or anemia. It is the ones who seem generally fine and then just begin to go downhill -- lose weight, become lethargic - and continue to go downhill.

Re: To Anita: RE: Killing cats who pee on RUGS*****

2007-05-29 Thread Susan Loesch
And also Prozac and Buspar Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've also know some folks use Valium. One source on the internet praised Prosac. I don't know much about it from personal experience. Gloria On May 29, 2007, at 10:28 AM, Kelley Saveika wrote: I have heard Elavil works well

Re: ot - Ever ubiquitous pee

2007-05-22 Thread Susan Loesch
How funny you should mention a jobMy Big Footsie used to pee at home a lot. When I started bringing him to school with me as my Head Library Cat it totally stopped. Not only did he not once ever even wiggle his tail at a wall here at school, the peeing stopped at home, also. He

Re: ot - Ever ubiquitous pee

2007-05-22 Thread Susan Loesch
two prop me up? On 5/22/07, Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How funny you should mention a jobMy Big Footsie used to pee at home a lot. When I started bringing him to school with me as my Head Library Cat it totally stopped. Not only did he not once ever even wiggle

Interferon in Massachusetts?

2007-05-11 Thread Susan Loesch
Hi, guys -- is there anyone out there in Massachusetts? I just took some interferon to my vet (Little Rock, AR) for him to send to someone with a feleuk kitty in MA. He said that his client found it difficult to locate interferon there and incredibly expensive when they did find it. Here

RE: Interferon in Massachusetts?

2007-05-11 Thread Susan Loesch
] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Friday, May 11, 2007 10:46 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Interferon in Massachusetts? Hi, guys -- is there anyone out there in Massachusetts? I just took some interferon to my vet (Little Rock, AR) for him to send to someone with a feleuk kitty in MA

Re: New Member - Deb and mixing

2007-05-09 Thread Susan Loesch
Hey, Deb - I also mix my negatives and positives -- and don't isolate anyone who is coughing, etc. I figure that everyone has been exposed anyhow and it is probably viral -- and strict isolation isn't possible at my house. I've never been sorry that I've done it this way. Deb Stockbridge

Re: VitterVits

2007-04-13 Thread Susan Loesch
Hi, Sherry - I have been mixing for about 4 years. And I don't mean one feleuk baby at a time -- I usually have at least 6 at any given time who are positive. I started mixing based in part on the experiences of people on the list that I read about. I have been very happy with the results.

Re: Lucinda Please add her to the CLS

2007-04-04 Thread Susan Loesch
I'm so sorry about Lucinda. I'll bet Mini and Max are glad to have her with them again. Gussies mom [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So sorry about your sweet baby. Beth Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am typing this through tears,I just recieved an e-mail from Dr. Jen that she

RE: Need to place Chief ASAP/Foster

2007-03-16 Thread Susan Loesch
Stephanie - you aren't by any chance in or near Houston are you? I saw below about your horses. We (in Little Rock) adopted a cat to a girl outside of Houston who has a horse rescue group. Stephanie E Caldwell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: st1\:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui)

Re: OT: My visit to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary - IMMUNOREGULIN DOSAGE

2007-03-15 Thread Susan Loesch
Linda, do you know if their protocol just starts the cats out on monthly doses or if they do something like daily for some time then weekly, finally going to monthy?This is the way Immunoregulin is done if administered IV or subQ. I really like the IM idea -- probably works better than

RE: ovaban

2007-03-09 Thread Susan Loesch
Ovaban goes way back -- about 25 years ago is when I first used it - it was prescribed as a behavior modifier for a cat who peed everywhere -- back before the days of amitriptylline and Prozac. The downside was that it could cause breast cancer; and that it did, in my little April. Now it

RE: 14 cats going to be tested

2007-03-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Good luck, Debbie. Your furry gang is lucky to have ended up with you. Debbie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;font-size:9pt;background-color: #ff;color: black;} not looking forward to taking them all in, but we felt we should know.

Re: Please add Lucy to the CLS

2007-03-02 Thread Susan Loesch
Maggie, I am so sorry. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't been on the list for several months but I wanted to let you know that I lost Lucy on Tuesday morning. It was quick and she didn't seem to suffer. She was cuddled up in my arms and we were sitting on the sofa. She was only sick

Re: Debbie's multible testing need

2007-03-01 Thread Susan Loesch
AMEN!! I have probably 6-8 feleuk+ cats and kittens at any given time. Mix 'em freely with my vaccinated cats - who are negative. Everyone I have retested who was neg to begin with has been still neg! Even my vet is aware of what I am doing and is fine with it -- but he is pretty

Re: OT - Looking for inexpensive scratching post

2007-02-16 Thread Susan Loesch
You know, what my cats like best is just the corrugated cardboard scratching pads that they stand on to use. They are inexpensive compared to the actual posts you buy. Once they've scratched the heck out of the top surface I take that part out and turn it over and let them have at the

Re: OT - Looking for inexpensive scratching post

2007-02-16 Thread Susan Loesch
I've known that to happen, too!! TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: mine like those too--except ONE of my little brats likes to, um, relieve herself on them, which renders them somewhat soggy. On 2/16/07, Susan Loesch wrote: You know, what my cats like best is just the corrugated

RE: Please add to CLS and Special Needs List

2007-02-15 Thread Susan Loesch
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Monday, February 05, 2007 8:42 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Please add to CLS and Special Needs List This has not been a good weekend at my house. I have a little 4-cat feral colony I have fed daily for a year -- we've had

Re: Lucy

2007-02-14 Thread Susan Loesch
Please let Michelle know how sorry I am . Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi Everyone, Michelle wanted everyone to know Lucy passed yesterday afternoon with help from the vet. She had the vet come to the house. I think it would be appropriate to add her to the CLS. I am so sad. I

RE: another addition to the CLS list: bob

2007-02-14 Thread Susan Loesch
I am so sorry about Bob - I know you wish you could have had him longer. I am glad his passing was easy. Diane Rosenfeldt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It sounds like Bob had a peaceful and contented Bridge journey. I'm sorry you didn't get to know him better, but I'm sure he appreciates your love

Re: Please add Ricky Rick to the CLS

2007-02-13 Thread Susan Loesch
So sorry about Ricky Rick. He sounds wonderful! Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri Feb 9, 2007 Ricky Rick was helped to end his suffering from lymphoma and FeLV... Ricky was a big old black and white tux tom cat when he was brought into the shelter... He tested pos but he was such a

Re: add sweet Houston to the CLS 2/8/2007

2007-02-09 Thread Susan Loesch
Houston and Dallas both were wonderful. I'll never forget trapping them. Dallas got into the first trap - this fluffy little gray and white ball. Then I waited...and waited and waited. Houston would come closer and go away - come closer, then back to the edge of the woods. I was trapping

RE: add sweet Houston to the CLS 2/8/2007

2007-02-09 Thread Susan Loesch
:That's a great background story, Susan. Thanks to you and then Gloria, these little souls got lucky for the rest of their all-too-short lives. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Friday, February 09, 2007 1:21 PM

Re: more praying for Lucy and Michelle, please

2007-02-07 Thread Susan Loesch
Consider it done. Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi, everyone, I would like to ask you all to pray for Lucy and Michelle – Michelle is thinking of helping her cross tomorrow afternoon and if she gets better, she is planning to cancel the appointment. Please continue

Please add my Leader to the CLS

2007-02-06 Thread Susan Loesch
Just as I had feared, my little miracle man, Leader, was dead when I got home yesterday evening.I'd given him a kiss and he'd meowed me a little good bye before I left him -- all wrapped up in the sweatshirt I'd slept in and cuddled warm on my bed with some of his buddies staying close.

RE: Please add my Leader to the CLS

2007-02-06 Thread Susan Loesch
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2007 9:47 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Please add my Leader to the CLS Just as I had feared, my little miracle man, Leader, was dead when I got home yesterday evening.I'd given him a kiss and he'd

Please add to CLS and Special Needs List

2007-02-05 Thread Susan Loesch
This has not been a good weekend at my house. I have a little 4-cat feral colony I have fed daily for a year -- we've had pretty bad weather lately and I've put mounds of food out -- and haven't seen Buddy and Sissy, two little longhaired tabby littermates in over a week. Hoped that they were

Re: Lucy and unsubscribing

2007-02-05 Thread Susan Loesch
Ditto, Michelle. We all have different feelings and opinions -- and nobody is trying to tell you what to do. What is right for one person isn't right for another. One thing I like about the list is the way we play devil's advocate for one another -- sometimes asking hard questions. Then

Re: Bandit is NEGATIVE

2007-02-02 Thread Susan Loesch
YEA!!! [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Completely bloodwork just came in. He's negative for everything. Vet's best guess now is a very tough URI. He'll stay on the Clindamycin and steroidal eye ointment for a total of 10 days and of course we will be watching him closely after that for any signs of

Re: what would you do?

2007-02-02 Thread Susan Loesch
Don't panic, Michelle. Since she began to eat again after the last dex shot just assume she will start again after this one. Give her a hug from me. Will continue prayers. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:.5 cc. It is not giving her so much energy-- she is still just laying in the cat

Re: what would you do?

2007-02-02 Thread Susan Loesch
Well, darn. I misunderstood. It is so frustrating when we so want them to eat and they just won't. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:The last dex shot actually made her eat MORE the next morning, despite the congestion, not less. Since I wrote she ate a little more baby food. But,

Re: Please send more prayers for Lucy

2007-02-01 Thread Susan Loesch
My prayers for you both will continue, Michelle. Give Lucy a hug; I am so glad she seems to be comfortable and calmer. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It seemed to help so much last time. Yesterday morning she had such a spike in energy from getting extra steroids the day before--

Re: Mylo's Passing

2007-02-01 Thread Susan Loesch
I'm so, so sorry about Mylo. Nothing ever makes it easier to lose one of our precious babies. He was lucky to have you. Chris Ramzy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you all for your support. I took Mylo to his vet appointment yesterday. I was nervous with a pit in my stomach. Mylo seemed

Re: Lucy update

2007-01-31 Thread Susan Loesch
I don't know the answer to that. I have had cats die from dry FIP but not wet. The conversation I had with my vet about the wet version was when I was at his clinic in the back - he was working off and on on some of our rescue group's cats and a kitty was brought back to have fluid drawn

Re: Lucy update

2007-01-30 Thread Susan Loesch
As I understand it, with wet FIP unless fluid is continually drained it will begin to accumulate in the abdominal cavity and begin to squeeze out the lungs so that breathing becomes harder and harder -- and the cat essentially suffocates. I think that is why all wet FIP kitties are

OT - pet psychics/animal communicators

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
Has anyone had any experience with Judi Byers in,. I believe, North Carolina? I know a couple of years ago when Gloria and I were searching for one of our rescue group's cats, Sam, who'd gotten away from his foster home, there were several recommendations from people on the list.One of

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
Thanks, all for your input! Belinda, I have forwarded the web site - know that will be helpful. Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:MaryChristine, Does she have a website? I'm looking for an AC for Missy. I would like someone who is good but reasonable in price if such a

Re: animal communicator link

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
Thank you so much. TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: here's the links to the transcripts from her two chats: (i appear as the queue-keeper, in my alternate identity as PHCatByte!) http://www.cathobbyist.com/articles/TranscriptMartaWilliams.html

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
to send specific prayers out for his return. Please let us know how it goes. Nina Susan Loesch wrote: Has anyone had any experience with Judi Byers in,. I believe, North Carolina? I know a couple of years ago when Gloria and I were searching for one of our rescue group's cats, Sam, who'd

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Nina

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
a package of dry food around that time? Since other's have been trapped, it sounds like traps are being set where he went missing. How fortunate for the ones that have been/will be helped. Thank you Jack, now COME HOME! Nina Susan Loesch wrote: Nina, thank you so much. Please do send prayers

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Kelley

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
traps are being set where he went missing. How fortunate for the ones that have been/will be helped. Thank you Jack, now COME HOME! Nina Susan Loesch wrote: Nina, thank you so much. Please do send prayers Jack's way. He disappeared on Jan. 1st and there hasn't been a day, hardly

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Nina

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
in. I had to blink twice to make sure I wasn't imagining her there. She was in great shape, not even hungry, that also made me suspect someone was trying to keep her as their own. Nina Susan Loesch wrote: Jack's personality is such that he never meets a stranger - human or feline. If he has

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Nina

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
perceive animal rights is crazy, but they seem to smile on my efforts anyway. It's very frustrating, but I keep trying to educate. Nina Susan Loesch wrote: Wow, that is encouraging. Know what you mean about people thinking you are nuts! We don't venture far into some parts of the neighborhood

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Nina

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
, and your's too, it seems to be a never ending uphill battle. Nina Susan Loesch wrote: Most of the dogs we have come across are strictly for protection - and we wonder how well cared for. The search team yesterday came across several yards full of what we think is fighting dogs in training -- we

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Nina

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
good for you guys! The icing on the cake would be for Jack to come home! Nina Susan Loesch wrote: Animal Control is -- better than it used to be. We haven't been able to get them to round up the pack of dogs running in the area but in a miracle of a turn of events just a little while ago we

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Nina

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
to get involved. Where do you live? I wish I had such wonderful like-minded people to join forces with. Nina Susan Loesch wrote: We are literally in shock because it is such an unexpected thing. What a wonderful idea to microchip tnr cats! So far what we have been able to work out with AC

Re: OT - pet psychics/animal communicators - Kelley

2007-01-22 Thread Susan Loesch
I will -- we WILL find him! Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm glad it helps. I so hope you find him. Let us know when you do:). On 1/22/07, Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you!We've located lost cats after 4-5 weeks -- it really helps to hear about one found

Re: urgent-- anyone have feline interferon (omega)??

2007-01-19 Thread Susan Loesch
Hideyo - thank you for sending to her. Fingers crossed and many prayers for both Michelle and Lucy. Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for letting us know. I sure hope it helps Lucy. I also hope it helps Michelle to know that some is coming. I hate being at that point where you don't

Re: Lucy--what to do?

2007-01-19 Thread Susan Loesch
Wow Michelle - that is a hard one. My gut feeling is that there is no reason not to start the interferon, for sure. I don't know anything about the kind of reactions you get with epogen, but the times I have used the cat has seemed to feel better. Will be interested in seeing what the

Re: Lucy--what to do?

2007-01-19 Thread Susan Loesch
He seemed to perk up within 24 hours. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:How soon did the cat feel better from epogen? In a message dated 1/19/2007 11:07:32 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Wow Michelle - that is a hard one. My gut feeling is that there is no reason

RE: Lucy--what to do?

2007-01-19 Thread Susan Loesch
but to use epogen as otherwise you would lose a cat from anemia.. my Ayumi is on epogen.. it does not make her feel better directly, but her PCV is slowly going up because of it. - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan

RE: Lucy--what to do?

2007-01-19 Thread Susan Loesch
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Loesch Sent: Friday, January 19, 2007 10:36 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: Lucy--what to do? Hideyo - you are way more knowledgeable about epogen than I am -- I thought my Valley perked up within a day of having it; I guess that isn't

Re: Prayers needed for Lucy-- very serious

2007-01-18 Thread Susan Loesch
Good luck, Michelle, with Lucy's visit to the other vet. Many many prayers coming your way from my house. I know what you mean about loving her more -- that is the way I felt about my Daisy who died in Oct. Sometimes one kitty will just be -- for lack of better terms, a soulmate. Give her a

Re: Prayers needed for Lucy-- very serious

2007-01-18 Thread Susan Loesch
Michelle, do give her a little while to recover from this morning. She has been through a lot, being poked and prodded and tested. Unless you get a gut feeling that she's definitely going downhill think about giving her 24 hours. I think that is what I would do if she were mine -- but being

RE: Please add Jimi Too Cool to the CLS

2006-12-21 Thread Susan Loesch
Anne, what a great picture of Jimi Too Cool - his pic fits his name. I am so sorry you lost him. It is always too soon. Rosenfeldt, Diane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What an adorable picture, Anne! Thanks for sharing it. He really does look just Too Cool. Diane R.

RE: New member introduction/questions

2006-12-13 Thread Susan Loesch
Did you give the IR subQ or IM? G. Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What dosage? At 06:27 PM 12/13/2006, you wrote: Junior's gingivitis cleared up with the immunoregulin treatments. I would say within two weeks. Update The URI seems better and I am able to put the erythromycin ointment in his

Re: urgent help-fip cat going to be pts tommorow...help!!!

2006-12-12 Thread Susan Loesch
I just forwarded it TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is there someone on the list who can crosspost this onto the FIP list, please? that's about the best chance right now, because trying to educate people at the last minute isn't gonna do a whole lot of good. On 12/12/06, Kelley

Re: RE: Recall: Do you have room for 2 FeLV kitties - Kansas CityS iame se Rescue cats

2006-12-06 Thread Susan Loesch
the attachment message. Can anybody take these FELV babies (presently in Kansas City) or transport to Arkansas? Gloria - Original Message - From: Susan Loesch To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2006 2:05 PM Subject: Fwd: RE: Recall: Do you have

Fwd: RE: Recall: Do you have room for 2 FeLV kitties - Kansas City S iame se Rescue cats

2006-12-05 Thread Susan Loesch
revolves around cats! -Original Message- From: Drew Merry [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2006 9:24 AM To: 'Susan Loesch'; Drew Merry Cc: Alisa M Sacco (E-mail); 'Alisa Sacco' (E-mail) Subject: RE: Recall: Do you have room for 2 FeLV kitties - Kansas City S iame se Rescue

Thank you from Valley's mom

2006-11-28 Thread Susan Loesch
Thanks all of you who wrote after Valley's death. Am just now getting back to a computer and going through email. I appreciate each and every message - your support means so much - as we find out all too often. You guys are the best support system in the world.

Re: Please add to the CLS - and HELP - long, sorry

2006-11-17 Thread Susan Loesch
He is better and I am so grateful. Thank you. catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Susan, So many losses. I'm so sorry. I hope Valley recuperates. It's tough with positive cats. We can only do the best we can. t Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please add my sweet

Re: Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-16 Thread Susan Loesch
He has improved on the Epogen alone. My vet - who I have 100% trust in -- and I discussed a transfusion. He said he'd seen a transfusion kill a cat with a low crit -- and based on that and on Valley's overall condition even with the low crit we decided against. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: another prayer for my ayumi and need suggestion

2006-11-16 Thread Susan Loesch
Many prayers coming from me and my gang, Hideyo. You have a hard choice to make. I don't know enough to give you good imput but I know others on the list do. Good luck. Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: st1\:*{behavior:url(#default#ieooui) }It seems that –

Re: Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-16 Thread Susan Loesch
Thanks! I am so proud of him! wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Susan, Great to hear this!!! Go Valley!!! :) Wendy --- Susan Loesch wrote: My big flamepoint Siamese, Valley, who had the 7 hematocrit, is much better!! Thank you all for your prayers, good vibes and input. He has now had

Re: One year ago today

2006-11-16 Thread Susan Loesch
I really like that - memories will warm the heart rather than break it. That time is still to come for so many of us -- my Bessie and Daisy -- it will be a while. But one of my kids here at school was talking to me about Daisy, who was one of our Library Cats - and he said something I just

Re: for all the sick kitties - kind of OT

2006-11-16 Thread Susan Loesch
How very special!!! wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: VERY COOL!!! :) Wendy --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just want you to know I'm running a marathon today. People sometimes dedicate every mile to someone different - I've got 25 kitties names I've taken from the list (some sick, some

Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-15 Thread Susan Loesch
My big flamepoint Siamese, Valley, who had the 7 hematocrit, is much better!! Thank you all for your prayers, good vibes and input.He has now had two shots of Epogen. Last night he came into the kitchen to drink water with the other kids rather than my taking a bowl to hiim. He came into the

RE: Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-15 Thread Susan Loesch
Thanks. I am trying to be cautiously thrilled!"Rosenfeldt, Diane" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm so happy for you and Valley! Way to go, dude!Diane R. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan LoeschSent: Wednesday, November 15, 2006 12:50 PMTo:

Re: Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-15 Thread Susan Loesch
The thanks goes to everyone on the list!! I got such good advice and input and Valley, I know, profited from all the prayers and good vibes.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:This is very good news! Thankyou for letting us know.elizabeth *Save the earth. It's the only planet with chocolate.*

Re: Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-15 Thread Susan Loesch
Thanks. I was so sure Sunday that he was dying - gave him the 2ndEpogen shot Monday morning. No improvement Monday night or Tues morning - but last night -- I almost couldn't believe my eyes!"G. Lane" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Susan! That's wonderful!!! Wow!GloriaAt 12:49 PM 11/15/2006, you

Re: Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-15 Thread Susan Loesch
It is really a mixed emotion, isn't it -- so thrilled that he is better but afraid to really enjoy the feeling. Living in the moment is definitely the way to go. I visualize Valley strong and healthy and back here at school with me and the kids in the library here!Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Oh

Re: Update on Valley - and thank you

2006-11-15 Thread Susan Loesch
It really is, isn't it! Hope he continues to be my "good news kid"~![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: YAY!!! For Valley...nice to have some good news for a change!Terrie Mohr-ForkerTAZZY'S ANIMAL TRANSPORTSSIAMESE COLLIE RESCUEDonations accepted

Re: Prayers needed for Gus and Evander

2006-11-10 Thread Susan Loesch
Lots of prayers and good thoughts both - coming their way. I hope they do better soon.Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi ,I was hoping for some prayers and good thought for these 2 great guys.They are not doing so well and are at the clinic.Thank you all so much. Sherry Cheap Talk?

Re: OT Help, I am so embarrassed

2006-11-10 Thread Susan Loesch
I think, too, that it is hard for people to come to you and tell you that you smell bad -- I was told by the person who has been my best friend for 20+ years -- and she said it was one of the hardest things she'd ever done. I am just very appreciative of her doing it! It was kind of funny once --

Re: OT Help, I am so embarrassed

2006-11-10 Thread Susan Loesch
Maybe we should keep that little gem of information to ourselves!!! TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:hey, susan, should we tell everyone that "smelling like cat urine" is one of the criterion for defining possible hoarders? :fleaing -- Spay Neuter Your Neighbors!Maybe That'll

Re: OT Help, I am so embarrassed

2006-11-10 Thread Susan Loesch
And I have Leader, who is really my little miracle boy -- he was born feleuk positive and is almost 5 yrs old -- having outlived all his littermates by a lot. I call him my little "squat and squirt" boy -- he has recurring diarrhea that I don't think I am ever going to clear up. He just walks

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