Re: [Felvtalk] Please help with testing confusion!

2013-10-16 Thread katskat1
Agree totally with you Beth. I have always mingled neg and pos as long as; A: The negatives are adult who have been vaccinated and given time for it to circulate thru their systems B. they aren't young kittens who haven't been thru full series of shots and given time for it to take. Young

Re: [Felvtalk] virus has finally caught up with her

2013-10-11 Thread katskat1
It kills a part of me every time I have to make that decision. Just today an elderly dog I cared for a great deal had to be helped across the Rainbow Bridge because he had lost all control of his hindquarters and could no longer pee or poop. Rowdy was only with our rescue a year or so after his

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: virus has finally caught up with her :-(

2013-10-10 Thread katskat1
Sub Q will work almost immediately if anything is going to work at all. Don't freak tho. It will show as a big scary malleable lump under the skin as the liquid drains from the IV bag. It is just the water under the skin and will dissipate within a short period of time but the rehydration starts

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: virus has finally caught up with her :-(

2013-10-09 Thread katskat1
Good info Margo. You definitely have to hydrate and keep hydrating quickly Jennifer and force feed if necessary. Keep Amoxcillan (sp) on hand at the very least but I suggest talk to your vet and buy/keep several different types on hand with his/her help on determining which to start and when.

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: virus has finally caught up with her :-(

2013-10-09 Thread katskat1
Rehydrate. Soon. On Wednesday, October 9, 2013, Jennifer Ballew wrote: Well she is still drinking water for now, albeit not very much. So I guess that's something. Jennifer On Oct 9, 2013 6:07 PM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'katsk...@gmail.com'); wrote: Good

Re: [Felvtalk] Meowko passed, and interferon alpha 2b available

2013-05-27 Thread katskat1
What a beautiful story! Well told and obviously from the heart. Meowko. What a sweet name. She is running free over the rainbow bridge. There is an American Indian legend that says the stars are windows in heaven that our loved ones look through to keep an eye on us. Meowko has her own

Re: [Felvtalk] The War on Cats

2013-02-02 Thread katskat1
AMEN! Kat On Saturday, February 2, 2013, Lee Evans wrote: There is so much nonsense, mythology and prejudice going around when it comes to diseases in general, whether cat, dog or human that it's a wonder any of us survive the ignorance rather than the disease. An acquaintance of mine was

Re: [Felvtalk] stray cat I took in has feline leukemia

2013-01-16 Thread katskat1
good. Sounds like you are being a great mom to Pumpkin, but if she isn't getting better, I would definitely err on the side of caution and have her seen or at least call your vet or the other vet. Best, Shelley On Jan 15, 2013, at 10:54 PM, katskat1 wrote: Some good suggestions! I am

Re: [Felvtalk] stray cat I took in has feline leukemia

2013-01-15 Thread katskat1
Some good suggestions! I am feeding mine Science Diet for sensitive tummies mixed with two teaspoons of canned food to keep her interested. She inhales it! Little miss Hoover. I am feeding 9 other cats and three dogs at the same time. One of the dogs gets sensitive tummy food along with

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-12-02 Thread katskat1
Another possibility I suppose but I don't notice any odor. I have to have that done to my dogs on occassion. Thanks K On 12/2/12, Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: Maybe clogged anal sacs?  I know this happens most often to dogs but my dad's cat Jerry used to get it also and it caused

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat proof furniture

2012-12-02 Thread katskat1
Never having seen a scorpion laughing, I am kindof sorry I missed that. Kat P.S. I am right on the cusp of libra and scorpio. October 23. I still would have squished the sucker. He attacked first! On 12/2/12, Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: Brown scorpions are the nasty type. 

Re: [Felvtalk] Leukemia Positive Cat

2012-11-28 Thread katskat1
Oh yeah, there is a saliva test. The vet takes a swab from inside the cheek of the cat, then puts it in a test tube with purified water and maybe something else, I don't know. If the swab turns blue within 5 minutes the cat is supposedly positive. Then, if it hasn't turned blue, she takes it

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Sitting cat wet the bed

2012-11-05 Thread katskat1
Just an FYI, just about any waterproof mattress cover you get will involve plastic/rubberized plastic in order to be - waterproof. You will find it reflects your body heat which is great in the winter but can sometimes be a bit warm in the summer! I even tried putting two fitted sheets on the

Re: [Felvtalk] Ozzy and Miss Kitty

2012-11-05 Thread katskat1
Thanks all. Surprisingly, Oz appears to have sprayed once and nothing since. When I brought him home from the vet his poor mouth hurt and all he did was drink water and sleep. Now he is up and about, tried leaving the bathroom once, and while the other cats hissed at him and the dog tried to

Re: [Felvtalk] Ozzy and Miss Kitty

2012-11-05 Thread katskat1
. Thanks everybody in this group for being so supportive to animals their humans. On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 12:18 PM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks all. Surprisingly, Oz appears to have sprayed once and nothing since. When I brought him home from the vet his poor mouth hurt and all he did

Re: [Felvtalk] Bedwetting Cat

2012-11-05 Thread katskat1
PandieAnn that is a great idea on the Joann's rubber sheeting but I don't see how you can buy it by the bolt! I checked on it and it is $15 for 1yd x 36 wide (3' x 3'). I have to drive over an hour for the nearest store but it I will probably go buy a couple of yards at least when my next SS

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: Waterproof sheeting

2012-11-05 Thread katskat1
So where can you get the 1/2 off coupons??? k On 11/5/12, pandie...@aol.com pandie...@aol.com wrote: From: pandie...@aol.com To: marthawal...@gmail.com Sent: 11/5/2012 1:10:55 P.M. Central Standard Time Subj: Re: Waterproof sheeting Rubber

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-30 Thread katskat1
on the map and it would have been much further to drive to the campground. Looks like you stay up late like me. It just seems like there is a lot to do at night(: Sent from my iPhone On Oct 30, 2012, at 12:41 AM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: That is even further for me as I am 2 hrs S/SW

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-30 Thread katskat1
, that's a lot of snow! Sent from my iPhone On Oct 30, 2012, at 8:44 AM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: Hillsboro has received about 4-6 of snow since last nite when we started this conversation. Don't know what the rest of the world looks like but it is nasty here. Did your brother make

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-29 Thread katskat1
On Monday, October 29, 2012, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: -If he has been on his own before, he should emember how to hunt. Is there on one at the camp all winter? soeone who could be persuded to give him some food.- -- Edna Taylor wrote: But if NO ONE is going to be there to feed him,

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-29 Thread katskat1
On Monday, October 29, 2012, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: On Monday, October 29, 2012, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: -If he has been on his own before, he should emember how to hunt. Is there on one at the camp all winter? soeone who could be persuded to give him some food.- -- Edna

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-29 Thread katskat1
Marcia I am in Hillsboro, Oh. Tell yor brother to take cat home and call me tomorrow. I am 2 hrs from COL and will meet him somewhere to pick up cat and add to the 8 I have and love. I will spay/neuter if necessary and give a good home. Surely he can keep his dog away from it for 1 day?

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-29 Thread katskat1
I sortof know where w jefferson is - dont think I have been there tho. What campsite is ur brothet at? Campsite might be closer for me than w jefferson? kat On Monday, October 29, 2012, Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: Hey, I'm no big proponent of churches and may those pastors go

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat in Ohio needs home

2012-10-29 Thread katskat1
Candlewood Lake. North of Columbus about 40 minutes. Thank you(: Sent from my iPhone On Oct 29, 2012, at 9:43 PM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: I sortof know where w jefferson is - dont think I have been there tho. What campsite is ur brothet at? Campsite might be closer for me than w

Re: [Felvtalk] Picked up Orlandos ashes today

2012-05-21 Thread katskat1
It is a rotten, terrible, filthy disease and unfortunately only one of several that take our fur-babies. God loves them all and takes care of them. We mortals just have to take care of them for him for a while til he tells them they have given us enough love and it is time to go. Thanks for

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: caboodle ranch - other side of the story links

2012-03-07 Thread katskat1
There are two sides - at least - to everything. There was an article published by a gentleman nearby in Florida who says he knew the Caboodle situation well, had visited often, had helped when he could. He said that many of the cats were simply dumped there not dropped off with $150 but dumped

Re: [Felvtalk] [FeLVPositiveCats] A Place For Us

2011-11-28 Thread katskat1
The angelbluemist site is absolutely gorgeous! You'll cry but it will help. Kat On 11/28/11, GRAS g...@optonline.net wrote: I am so sorry about Buddy! If you really want to talk to him, have you considered contacting a really good animal communicator? I have been in contact with Binkey last

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccination question

2011-11-19 Thread katskat1
Maureen- Maybe she will be one of the lucky ones who fights it off. Whether she does or not, I will always be ready to take her and love her for as long as she has. I am willing to bet she and Koko Kitty (the blind terror) would totally tear the house apart playing with each other. Add in the

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT-Transportation Available

2011-11-19 Thread katskat1
Can't/won't she mix them? I have mixed neg/pos for years with no problem as long as the negatives are up to date on the dreaded FeLV shots. Kat On 11/19/11, Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org wrote: The woman trying to help the cat on Chincoteague Island sent me some additional information, so

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccination question

2011-11-18 Thread katskat1
Maureen I have 3 grown dogs, 1 puppy and 9 cats. Of the cats, 1 is about 11 - 12 years old and in the final stages of FeLV having tested positive years ago. One of the others had her eyes removed at 4 weeks because of severe infections but is now 6 months old and the ruler of the house. Because

Re: [Felvtalk] new positive kitten

2011-10-08 Thread katskat1
I have 2 positives, one of them over 12 years old, the other about 2 or 3. Both of them have been intermingling with my negatives (currently 8 of them) for years. I keep the negatives up to date on vaccinations and haven't yet had one turn positive although I kept the very young cats away from

Re: [Felvtalk] pleasehelp

2011-10-03 Thread katskat1
There is NO WAY these kittens need to be aborted if it is FIV - not even if he was FeLV+ ! Way too late to do it safely for momma and each kitten would have to be killed individually. This vet has some very questionable ideas They should be find, momma should be fine. Get her 'fixed' after

Re: [Felvtalk] 12 yr old Janus cat

2011-10-02 Thread katskat1
I'm not sure, but a couple of locations list his name(s) as FrankenLouie. Macabre but cute sortof? On 10/2/11, Diane Rosenfeldt drosenfe...@wi.rr.com wrote: Oh, bless his little heart! Happy birthday, Frank and Louie, and many more! And to his human, brava! Diane R. From:

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccinating for FIV

2011-09-09 Thread katskat1
good nutrition, supplements, check their gums and teeth often, and at the slightest sign of a sniffle, immediately treat! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of katskat1 Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2011 1

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccinating for FIV

2011-09-08 Thread katskat1
for FIV, only FelV. Not only is the FIV vaccination questionable, but the cat will forever test positive for FIV just because of the vaccination. On 09-07, katskat1 wrote: Again, a large number of the people posting on this site MIX positives and negatives with the following caveat: 1

Re: [Felvtalk] Update/MY CAT NEEDS HOME WITH FELV

2011-09-07 Thread katskat1
I have mixed neg/pos for years now as long as neg is vaccinated AND NOT a youngster. The kittens/young cats are much more susceptible and I always keep them separate until they are older and are several months past both initial vaccination and boosters. Kat On 9/7/11, Terri Brown

Re: [Felvtalk] REPLY FROM DOT

2011-09-07 Thread katskat1
Again, a large number of the people posting on this site MIX positives and negatives with the following caveat: 1. Negatives MUST be fully vaccinated incl: FIV and FeLV 2. After initial vaccination in negative adults there should be a waiting period before mixing. I think it is 1 month or so

Re: [Felvtalk] reply

2011-09-07 Thread katskat1
As it appears you really don't want to keep this cat perhaps you can let us know where you live so we can try and help? Kat On 9/7/11, dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net wrote: I have been mixig felv pos and neg since 2008 and no problems yet. Everyone passed their physical with

Re: [Felvtalk] Biocoat - contains B12 and more

2011-09-05 Thread katskat1
Biotin? I take it myself and get it at Walmart. Same thing? On 9/4/11, Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: True - that was my worst worry, that windows might be smashed and cats could get out.. I slept dressed that one night, because I wanted to be ready should anything happen.can you

Re: [Felvtalk] where to purchase LTCI

2011-08-31 Thread katskat1
Is each vial an individual dose or are there multiple doses per vial? I am afraid this is way too expensive for my unemployment check but want the info if I have to try to find a way to obtain it. Thanks Kat On 8/31/11, HIDEYO YAMAMOTO hideyo.yamam...@msn.com wrote: Hi, I just ordered 10 vials

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Keep Cats Indoors

2011-08-26 Thread katskat1
Just add this to the consideration. To summarize, 'declawing' is a misnomer. When a cat is 'declawed' they are having their toes amputated at the first knuckle. Period. Now, think about you having all ten toes cut off at the first knuckle. Kat On 8/26/11, Gloria Lane gbl...@aristotle.net

Re: [Felvtalk] Being blunt

2011-08-24 Thread katskat1
Gee! Now you got me started on another topic. Speaking of Homer's Odyssey, I recently rescued a kitten less than 5 weeks old. Eyes and nose all gooey. Siblings either run over or died shortly after being taken off the road. The person who rescued her called me cause she knew I was a cat

Re: [Felvtalk] Being blunt

2011-08-23 Thread katskat1
I will be 63 next month and I have been telling people off about animals for several years now. Just did it yesterday to a woman who took her 4H'rs into McDonalds for a relaxed, air-conditioned treat while FIVE horses sat in direct sun in an enclosed trailer. One of the horses was neighing and

Re: [Felvtalk] Heartworm drugs

2011-07-22 Thread katskat1
to give my dog every month. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of katskat1 Sent: Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:13 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Heartworm drugs I live in Ohio

Re: [Felvtalk] Heartworm drugs

2011-07-20 Thread katskat1
I live in Ohio and watched one of my dogs die of heartworm - or technically she died of the reaction to the treatment for heartworm after she was found to have them. She had been coughing for months and a local vet said maybe kennel cough but not much was known about it and she was a free running

Re: [Felvtalk] Animal Wish List

2011-07-13 Thread katskat1
...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] DMG To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, July 11, 2011, 3:06 PM Go to groups.yahoo.com search for it. It is for individuals needing help with pets. No rescue groups. katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: Beth

Re: [Felvtalk] DMG

2011-07-12 Thread katskat1
Thank you On my way there now. Kat On 7/11/11, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: Go to groups.yahoo.com search for it. It is for individuals needing help with pets. No rescue groups. katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: Beth and Natalie Thanks for the ideas. I had heard of Chipin

Re: [Felvtalk] cat with rotten teeth

2011-07-11 Thread katskat1
: Reply to: felineres...@frontier.com In-Reply-To: CAArM-_-2ryAGGq9SY-77suew7TtR5qZS+jFj-UAbtGn7pr6A=q...@mail.gmail.com Thanks for taking care of Luke. It's very difficult taking care of a cat who fights your every effort to help her/hin. You are very kind. Lorrie On 07-09, katskat1 wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] DMG

2011-07-11 Thread katskat1
. katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks to all I have decided if I can find the $ I am going to take Luke to the vet and have some/all of her rotten teeth removed. She is obviously in discomfort and her breath has gotten progressively worse. She is ratty looking and apparently has been sickly

Re: [Felvtalk] DMG

2011-07-11 Thread katskat1
- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of katskat1 Sent: Monday, July 11, 2011 1:53 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] DMG Beth and Natalie Thanks for the ideas. I had heard of Chipin but not the Animal

Re: [Felvtalk] Dexter and Cali are together now

2011-07-09 Thread katskat1
Ben, I cried when you wrote about Dexter. He sounds like he fought til he just got too tired and did what he could to let you know it was time for him to move on. It is so hard to make that choice. Makes you feel like you are 'playing' God sometimes but I think He knows and gives us that

Re: [Felvtalk] Pet meds for humans

2011-07-09 Thread katskat1
Tee Hee... I will pretend I didn't get these emails. I will also pretend I have never done that kind of thing myself. What else can you do when the Government/FDA works so hard to protect ourselves from ourselves? (also known as make money) Kat On 7/7/11, Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com

Re: [Felvtalk] DMG

2011-07-09 Thread katskat1
Thanks to all I have decided if I can find the $ I am going to take Luke to the vet and have some/all of her rotten teeth removed. She is obviously in discomfort and her breath has gotten progressively worse. She is ratty looking and apparently has been sickly for a long time before I started

Re: [Felvtalk] Dexter and Cali are together now

2011-07-06 Thread katskat1
Where please and how do you purchase Amoxicillin in Mexico? I buy the powder from my vet at her cost which is outrageous so if I could get it from Mexico it would be a God send to the small rescue I am co-founder of and maybe to her too. And for my two FeLV+ kitties I have a vet that provides

Re: [Felvtalk] Ittle Bitty

2011-06-26 Thread katskat1
I know several dogs with similar symptoms who ended up having TICK PARALYSIS. I don't know if that happens with cats or not but you might want to check. As soon as the vet used a special tick collar called PrevenTix the dog that was completely paralysed was up and walking again. He is now a

Re: [Felvtalk] VooDoo is missing

2011-06-24 Thread katskat1
Next time he comes around - and he probably will if he can find his way - don't scare/chase him. Take his toy, the food he likes (he will be hungry) and SIT down somewhere where he can see and hear you. Talk to him, put the food out, rattle the toy, just talk like you did when he was home and

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Poppy/IFA test

2011-04-24 Thread katskat1
to you! Lynda - Original Message - From: katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, April 23, 2011 2:02 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Poppy/IFA test In reading thru all this info I see where someone says using tears/saliva to do the ELISA

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Poppy/IFA test

2011-04-23 Thread katskat1
In reading thru all this info I see where someone says using tears/saliva to do the ELISA test is notoriously inaccurate? My vet has ALWAYS done it with a swab on the inner cheek of the mouth Do I need to talk to her? Why so different if done with blood? Can the same test solutions

Re: [Felvtalk] New Member

2011-04-06 Thread katskat1
You go Charles! Sounds like you jumped in with both feet. This is a great place to get advice and just pass along information. FeLV + kitties can live good lives, some short, some long, some of them with few, if any symptoms. kind of like Typhoid Mary. I have one FeLV + that is about 12 - 13

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

2011-04-02 Thread katskat1
Terrie God has welcomed him. And Heaven isn't Heaven without our beloved animals so Taz and all the rest are purring their brains out in welcome too. Bless you Kat On 4/2/11, Elizabeth Malone malon...@yahoo.com wrote: I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you that in time the pain

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat claws

2011-03-28 Thread katskat1
Or people who like to invent stories trying to prove invalid points. On 3/28/11, MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com wrote: Amen. On Mar 28, 2011, at 2:36 PM, Debbie Bates wrote: LOLmy thoughts exactly. Debbie ~ When the world says, Give up, hope whispers, Try it one more time ~

Re: [Felvtalk] Money in trust for cats........

2011-02-28 Thread katskat1
and safety of my cats, but overseeing this is the huge problem. Lorrie in WV On 02-25, katskat1 wrote: I too had this concern as I run a small rescue as well as having several cats and dogs of my own. In my 60's, live along female. I finally talked to a lawyer while arranging my

Re: [Felvtalk] Money in trust for cats........

2011-02-28 Thread katskat1
. --- On Mon, 2/28/11, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: From: katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Money in trust for cats To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, February 28, 2011, 1:35 PM Some great ideas/questions! Thank you all and keep them coming. Right now I

Re: [Felvtalk] Money in trust for cats........Legal aid

2011-02-28 Thread katskat1
I am in South West Ohio about 1 hour north of Cincinnati. I am within 2 hours of Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton. kat On 2/28/11, Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com wrote: yes I would be interested in WA state to make everything nice and legal, I have relatives who may not be happy with my

Re: [Felvtalk] Sanctuaries

2011-02-25 Thread katskat1
I too had this concern as I run a small rescue as well as having several cats and dogs of my own. In my 60's, live along female. I finally talked to a lawyer while arranging my will and found the thing that makes me feel best. I allocated a certain lump sum per animal ($500/cat, $1000/dog as I

Re: [Felvtalk] Purrayers for our Rosie

2011-02-21 Thread katskat1
Comeon Rosie! We are all pulling for you! Listen to us and fight to stay healthy so you can play with your new siblings. Kat On 2/20/11, Alice Flowers aliceflow...@sbcglobal.net wrote: We thought she was the survivor-She is the last of the litter of 5 kittens we caught in Oct 2008. Her

Re: [Felvtalk] Leona Jean Yahmuna

2011-02-20 Thread katskat1
Megan, I am in Ohio so can't help you that way but would strongly recommend you get Leona Jean on L-Lysine. I cannot tell you exactly what it is or how it does what it appears to do but I am sure some of the others can fill you in. I have two cats that are FIV positive and have had them on

Re: [Felvtalk] Tweeze is gone.

2011-02-04 Thread katskat1
Besides the fact that he isn't hurting anymore he will never be scared again. Thank God. I believe you said you had taken him to a vet who hadn't been too helpful and were taking him to a vet you trusted today? If I am remembering correctly I would be very upset the first vet apparently hadn't