Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating - THANK YOU!!

2010-03-02 Thread Avia Rauscher
I just wanted to say thanks for all of the advice. Horus and Blackie had their check-ups yesterday, and I am very happy to let you know that they are still FeLV negative. They got their FeLV boosters, and I feel so relieved to know that they are both still virus free. I didn't realize how

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating - THANK YOU!!

2010-03-02 Thread Beth
Oh thank goodness. I am very happy for you. Beth Dont Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   --- On Tue, 3/2/10, Avia Rauscher a...@rauscher.com wrote: From: Avia Rauscher a...@rauscher.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating - THANK YOU!! To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating

2010-02-26 Thread Maria
It's probably just a matter of personal choice at this point, but we vaccinated our FelV- cat once a year and we decided not to re-test after the first year of exposure. Honestly, if they are adult cats, and they haven't become FelV+ within a year, its probably a slim chance they will ever become

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating

2010-02-26 Thread MaryChristine
re: rabies: i would suggest that you follow your state's recommendations. should a bat or other critter with high possibility of rabies get into your house, or your kitty get outdoors and be bitten, the odds are way too high that should it be rabies-positive, your cat will be PRESUMED to be, and

[Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating please?

2010-02-25 Thread Avia Rauscher
It's been about a year now since Cinder was pts due to advanced sarcoma caused by FeLV. 3 Months after learning of the cause of Cinder's cancer, Onyx tested FeLV+ (Elisa IFA), but Horus Blackie tested negative and were vaccinated. The vet (a great vet!) is recommending re-testing and

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating please?

2010-02-25 Thread Cougar Clan
If it would make no difference in what you will do and you are very sure that you will never look back with regrets don't do it. As far as rabiesperhaps you should check out titers. Make very sure you will not look back and question your decisions. On Feb 25, 2010, at 7:15 PM, Avia

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating please?

2010-02-25 Thread Sharyl
the only protection I am aware of with minimal risk. I do mix mine. Sharyl --- On Thu, 2/25/10, Avia Rauscher a...@rauscher.com wrote: From: Avia Rauscher a...@rauscher.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Advice on annual re-testing and vaccinating please? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday