Re: felv+ cat with adenocarcinoma

2007-10-07 Thread kris
Thank you so much Belinda!! I have only briefly looked this up, but I saw that it also has anti-nausea properties and that would also be a plus. I'll definitely be talking to the doctor about it tomorrow. Kris

Re: felv+ cat with adenocarcinoma

2007-10-06 Thread kris
Thanks for the link - I will definitely check it out. I am also hooked up with another pet cancer support group, but they, too, have little experience with the cancer. There is all kinds of info about lymphoma, but nothing on adenocarcinoma. The vets even said there is so little data out

RE: FeLV Help for a 5 year old male cat

2007-10-06 Thread kris
I am wondering what Whisper's RBC/packed cell volume is. I am also wondering if the drooling you are describing is thick, stringy saliva? If so, this is possibly an indication of dehydration. When we discovered our cat was felv+, she had the classic anemia leading to lethargy and

felv+ cat with adenocarcinoma

2007-10-04 Thread kris
I just realized I accidentally sent a copy of this message through my other address, so if this is a duplicate, I apologize, but I'm not sure the other one will go through since the address I use for this group. Anyway, I was wondering if anyone has any experience with adenocarcinoma? My cat

Re: Dukee has went to the Bridge... :(

2006-10-30 Thread Kris Kulak
I am SO sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. I know how much you tried and cared for him, and he knows it too. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I wanted to let you all know Dukee passed away this morning. I'm trying so hard to type this to you it is hard with the tears

Re: Losing Dukee...... :(

2006-10-27 Thread Kris Kulak
there for him. Stroke him gently. Whisper to him that you love him. Just be there. He knows you love him. Try to make some peace knowing that. Kris[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dukee is still with us. My eyeballs hurt and I'm exhausted. I'm not a young kit anymore. Used to be able to do all-nighters

Some good news since Luna

2006-10-21 Thread Kris Kulak
sweet is that? It's so nice to know that so many people care.I named him Gabriel after God's messenger angel. I felt the name was appropriate. I students were all angels and the kitty is a wonderful gift. Kris

My Little Luna

2006-10-15 Thread Kris Kulak
Hi Everyone,It's been awhile since I have posted, but I've been keeping up. I have two FeLV cats and 2 that aren't. From information I have gathered here, I learned that I should isolate the non-FeLV cats ffom the positives. They've been mixed for almost two years now. I've also learned about

Re: My Little Luna

2006-10-15 Thread Kris Kulak
. It is just an awful sound.It is terrible just watching him suffer. I appreciate all your help (more than you know). Thank you so very much.Kris Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bailey got epogen and his anemia was corrected, a transfusion would buy you time until you can find a vet how is willing

Re: My Little Luna

2006-10-15 Thread Kris Kulak
Thank you so much. THis makes me feel a little better. I'm taking him into the emergency clinic right now. I'm going to get him the transfusion and the medication. I'll keep you all posted.Thank you again.kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 09:38 AM 10/15/2006, you wrote:the transfusion

Re: My Little Luna

2006-10-15 Thread Kris Kulak
My Little Luna didn't make it. He died because I guess of all the stress. His levels had dropped even lower than Friday. He's at peace now. It was too much for him. God I feel awful.Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You may want to go ahead with the transfusion to buy time, the epogen can take up

Re: My Little Luna

2006-10-15 Thread Kris Kulak
] wrote:Oh Kris, I'm so so sorry. GLOW to light his path and ease your pain. Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito"My cat the clown: paying no mind to whom he should impress. Merely living his life, doing what pleases him, and making me smile." - Anonymous

Re: My Little Luna

2006-10-15 Thread Kris Kulak
Thank you so much. It's so hard right now.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:I am so sorry for your loss. Luna is happy now at the bridge. I'll pray that you find comfort till you can be together again. Sheila

Re: My Little Luna

2006-10-15 Thread Kris Kulak
Thank you. It means a lot to know so many care.Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Kristina,I am so sorry and understand your dilemma. I still question the decision I made about one of my cats. I think you will know in your heart when the time is right.Bless you,SallyAt 07:42 AM 10/15/2006

Re: About Anakin

2005-03-09 Thread Kris Kulak
I'm sooo sorry. I know it's hard. I hope all works out somehow. It sure sucks, doesn't it? I wish there was more we could do. Kristinacatatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anita, I'm so sorry. I hope Anakin recovers quickly or has a peaceful passing. tonyacatstevens [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: Anakin is gone

2005-03-09 Thread Kris Kulak
I'm so sorry. You did all you could and he loved you dearly. I'm sure he knew he was loved and he's at peace. I feel so bad for you. I know it's hard. Just try to remember that others are herethat care for you and feel your loss. Be at peace yourself and remember him as a happy and loved baby.

Re: New To List

2005-03-08 Thread Kris Kulak
Wow Sally, You are extremely informative and easier to comprehend than some sites I've been too. I greatly appreciate your response. I've had the older kitten tested IFA because he was so sick at the time, I wanted a complete check-up, never thinking this would happen since all of my cats are

Re: New To List

2005-03-08 Thread Kris Kulak
I'm just glad to know I'm NOT alone. Sometimes you get so overwhelmed that you forget this. Thanks.[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My partner Gray says the same thing about me. And it may be killing me, I am not sure. I know that I am really anxious and miserable each time they are sick, and Simon's

Re: OT:Check out Alliance for Animals: Action Alerts (Cat Hunting in WI.)

2005-03-08 Thread Kris Kulak
I live in Wisconsin and was totally shocked and mortified when I heard this. I started crying.I'm becoming an emotional wreck.Here I am trying to fight for the health of my own kitties who've just recently tested positive for FeLV,and there is some moron out there who thinks this is somehow

Re: New To This

2005-03-07 Thread Kris Kulak
Right now, I've split the cats up. But I think it will be only a temporary thing; at least until I have the other cats vaccinated and retested. I attempted to call my vet today to see her, but she is off until Wednesday. She thinks I should keep them separated permanently. I don't think she's got

Re: New To This

2005-03-07 Thread Kris Kulak
They've done the in lab test on 4 of my cats. The one that was the sickest was sent to a lab. Thor, the sick kitty, is getting better it seems, I don't want to jinx anything. I do plan on having all my cats retested in about a month. Luna, the littlest guy who we suspect is the carrier, seems

Re: New To This

2005-03-07 Thread Kris Kulak
My vet is dead set against it. I'm glad. I'm just having a difficult time deciding what to do. So many people have stated that they've mixed their cats back up, but I haven't read one study that recommends that. As-a-matter-of-a-fact, they're all against it. I guess I need more input from people

Re: New To This

2005-03-07 Thread Kris Kulak
That I don't know. I want to talk to my vet, but she's off until Wednesday. "Gloria B. Lane" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey Kristina - I'm wondering what's the diagnosis for Thor - do you know? is it anemia, lymphoma or what? Maybe I missed it -GloriaMy vet is dead set against it. I'm glad. I'm just

Re: New To This

2005-03-07 Thread Kris Kulak
w how long that will be. And I know it is hard to say for sure. Little Luna seems to be super normal. He's keeping Thor company. They're actually sleeping together right now. Does this help?[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Kris!I also just wanted to welcome you to the list (as bittersweet as that welcome is)! This is a

Re: New To This

2005-03-06 Thread Kris Kulak
Thanks s much for checking. I just can't believe hopw many people seem to care sooo much. It is making me feel so touched. I've heard from s many people since I wrote that this afternoon. I will do just that. Thank you again.Barbara Lowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i just did a google on

Re: New To This

2005-03-06 Thread Kris Kulak
Thanks again for your response. It is s much needed. They are my babies! catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Kristina, I'm sorry you had to find us. The list is slow on weekends, but you'll get lots of good info. As per your questions, I've never heard of retrovir, so I'm no help there. It