Re: [Felvtalk] Cali - 7 month old kitten - Update

2011-06-25 Thread ckessel1
Hi Everyone: I took Cali to Dr. Wright here in Dallas as Lakewood Vet Hospital. He is very compassionate and took a lot of time trying to explain what was going on. He agreed that it was highly unlikely that Sasha would get the virus since Cali had probably had the virus from birth and

Re: [Felvtalk] Cali - 7 month old kitten - Update

2011-06-25 Thread Natalie
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2011 2:58 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cali - 7 month old kitten - Update Hi Everyone: I took Cali to Dr. Wright here in Dallas as Lakewood Vet Hospital. He is very compassionate and took a lot of time trying to explain what was going

Re: [Felvtalk] Cali - 7 month old kitten - Update

2011-06-25 Thread Heather
I could be way out there, but worry if she could have a fluid accumulation in the chest impacting her breathing. An X-ray or ultrasound would probably be needed to determine that. I am very sorry for what you and little Cali are going through, I know it is both painful and frustrating...and as

Re: [Felvtalk] Cali - 7 month old kitten - Update

2011-06-25 Thread Ben Williams
: [Felvtalk] Cali - 7 month old kitten - Update Hi Everyone: I took Cali to Dr. Wright here in Dallas as Lakewood Vet Hospital. He is very compassionate and took a lot of time trying to explain what was going on. He agreed that it was highly unlikely that Sasha would get the virus since

Re: [Felvtalk] Cali - 7 month old kitten - Update

2011-06-25 Thread Melinda Kerr
You should definitely have her chest X-rayed. Her symptoms sound a bit like my Fuji's. She has mediastinal lymphoma. With treatment, she is still very healthy almost year after being diagnosed! On the other hand, when VooDoo had a couple of bouts with the panting like breaths. I panicked,

Re: OT: barn kitten update

2007-12-31 Thread catatonya
Great news! Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY:Tahoma } Another success! My last barn kitten- the only one still holding out, finally crossed over- as I like to say! SHE PURRED!

Re: OT: 6 mo sick kitten update

2007-12-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hideyo is the BEST to look at blood tests. I would send it to her. On Dec 28, 2007 6:22 PM, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Okay, lots of developments. Anyone who's looked at blood tests more than me and wants to have a go at it, fine by me! The vet did call me around 4:00

OT: barn kitten update

2007-12-27 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
Another success! My last barn kitten- the only one still holding out, finally crossed over- as I like to say! SHE PURRED! We've hit all the other milestones: no longer freaking out and hissing and swatting at me when I reach for them: now playing/grooming/acting semi-normal IN FRONT of me;

RE: barn kitten update

2007-12-27 Thread Chris
Join Us Help Reunite Katrina-displaced Families with their Animals From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Caroline Kaufmann Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:59 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: OT: barn kitten update Another success! My last barn kitten

Re: OT: barn kitten update

2007-12-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
Ironically, these unsocialized barn kittens have been my easiest foster-cat challenge yet! caroline I've found that often the feral kittens tend to be healthier than those that have come through the shelter system. Congrats on your success:) They are fun, aren't they?:) -- Rescuties

Re: Kitten Update

2007-10-08 Thread Kelley Saveika
Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia--is that one that isn't easy to find (ie, isn't in every sample?) i know that's the case with coccidia.. so far (keeping

Re: Kitten Update

2007-10-06 Thread catatonya
with antibiotics. I don't recall vets finding it in a stool sample...just that we've treated cats with diarrhea for it. Laurie - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-06 Thread catatonya
07:45:49 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten update Take 2 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org .ExternalClass DIV {;} Caroline, You're post made me LOL! You're funny! I am hoping you figure out soon what's going on with your guys, because I'm betting it's

Re: OT: Kitten update

2007-10-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
Shoot, I said Melissa, but meant Caroline! Sorry about that. Is the medicine Metronidazole? Mine still have giardia:(:( I do have a lead on a foster for one more kitten though. I can't financially rescue any more, even if I could find fosters, because we are rapidly running out of money.

OT: Kitten update

2007-10-04 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
Since it has been so quiet, I will take the opportunity to update: My diarrhea Kitten Yoda is still at it. He was started Monday on medicine to treat him as if he has bacterial enteritis-- it starts with an M- I can't remember the name right now? He gets 1/4 a pill every 12 hours (thank god

RE: OT: Kitten update

2007-10-04 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
Yes, that's the med. Caroline Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 13:50:06 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT: Kitten update Shoot, I said Melissa, but meant Caroline! Sorry about that. Is the medicine Metronidazole? Mine still have giardia:(:( I do have

Re: OT: Kitten update

2007-10-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
That's what I give mine for giardia. They hate it. It is very bitter. On 10/4/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, that's the med. Caroline Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 13:50:06 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT: Kitten update

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-01 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
to the Dr.) and she says that the kitties and I are all making each other sick!-- but she's crazy! -Caroline Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 07:45:49 -0700From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Caroline, You're post made me LOL! You're funny! I am

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-01 Thread Marylyn
with their fellow man. St. Francis - Original Message - From: Caroline Kaufmann To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 9:48 AM Subject: RE: Kitten update Take 2 The diarrhea contiunes but it's now

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-01 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
into unique personalities. It's kind of scary. -Caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 11:32:26 -0500 Caroline, This sounds so much like the problems Kitty had with food allergies and pancreas problems. I really think you

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-30 Thread catatonya
- Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 01:48:07 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten Update To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org In my experience though, coccidia gets really bad, really fast. i.e. the kittens are basically dripping diarrheaThey get it on their rear ends and back legs and have

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-30 Thread catatonya
with antibiotics. I don't recall vets finding it in a stool sample...just that we've treated cats with diarrhea for it. Laurie - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia--is that one that isn't easy to find (ie, isn't in every sample?) i know that's the case with coccidia.. so far (keeping lots and lots of paws crossed), i've never had giardia

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-30 Thread wendy
it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~ Margaret Meade ~~~ - Original Message From: Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 4:34:45 PM Subject: Kitten update Take 2 I got the results of Yoda's fecal back and it's totally negative

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread catatonya
first. -Caroline Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
antibiotic. They keep Albon in stock and I can get my hands on that to treat them with and may just end up doing that anyway. But I need to re-weigh everyone first. -Caroline Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
I think they are June babies, but don't know the dates for sure because I don't have their records with me and I don't think they are from the same litter. They all weigh over 2 lbs now. Yoda shot up from 2.4 at Labor Day when I took him in to 3.6 last Saturday when I weighed him. The two

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread MaryChristine
and take that in. Hopefully, we will have some answers soon. The smelly poo is driving me crazy! -Caroline -- Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 01:48:07 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten Update To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org In my experience though, coccidia

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 01:48:07 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten Update To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org In my experience though, coccidia gets really bad, really fast. i.e. the kittens are basically dripping diarrheaThey get it on their rear ends

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
don't recall vets finding it in a stool sample...just that we've treated cats with diarrhea for it. Laurie - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread catatonya
In my experience though, coccidia gets really bad, really fast. i.e. the kittens are basically dripping diarrheaThey get it on their rear ends and back legs and have to be bathed frequently, etcThey don't make it to the litterbox. That's what has been my experience with coccidia.

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread laurieskatz
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia--is that one that isn't easy to find (ie, isn't in every sample?) i know that's the case with coccidia.. so far (keeping lots and lots of paws crossed), i've never had giardia

Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
I got the results of Yoda's fecal back and it's totally negative- even the flotation. Now I don't know what to do and I pretty much told the Doctor that (what do I do!?). He doesn't seem to think it's from the antibiotic. Yoda was the first started on it at Labor Day and he was on it 10

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Hi Caroline,I have never heard of them needing a sample straight from the cats butt to check for Giardia.I have left samples in the fridge at the shelter for it to be checked and it showed up in my Genevieves when I first brought her home.And thank goodness none of the boys caught it!! Sherry

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread laurieskatz
...sweet baby. prayers for you both. Laurie - Original Message - From: Caroline Kaufmann To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 3:34 PM Subject: Kitten update Take 2 I got the results of Yoda's fecal back and it's totally negative- even the flotation

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Marylyn
. St. Francis - Original Message - From: laurieskatz To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 5:38 PM Subject: Re: Kitten update Take 2 poor baby. could it be a food allergy? ibd? can you feed him an unusual protein to see if that helps

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
hands then a sicky-poo! Hopefully, because of this history with him, I will be able to tell if/when he's starting to feel really crappy. -Caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2 Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 16:38:13 -0600 poor baby. could it be a food

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
hands then a sicky-poo! Hopefully, because of this history with him, I will be able to tell if/when he's starting to feel really crappy. -Caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2 Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 16:38:13 -0600 poor baby. could it be a food

Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues. evening, so they've had a day and a half of that and we're still having diarrhea/soft stools/cow pies (and stinky!). I don't know how long it takes the probiotic to work though? I have talked to the

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues. evening, so they've had a day and a half of that and we're still having diarrhea/soft stools/cow pies (and stinky!). I don't know how long it

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues. evening, so they've had a day and a half

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
first. -Caroline Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread MaryChristine
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues. evening, so they've had a day and a half of that and we're still having diarrhea/soft stools/cow pies

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread Nina
to all our special needs loved ones and all those that have the courage to care for them! When does Powder come home? Nina Leslie wrote: Hello, it's Leslie again, So here's the FeLV+ kitten update from the Humane Society: I went to visit and play with both kittens last Wednesday and they were

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread elizamaggie
, So here's the FeLV+ kitten update from the Humane Society: I went to visit and play with both kittens last Wednesday and they were so cute. Incredibly active, curious, friendly. The volunteer and I talked about my situation a lot and we agreed that since they are together, it would be ideal to get

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread Leslie
Hideyo, my heart goes out to you. You have done such an amazing job in caring for these cats, you haven't let one of them down for a second. All of my well wishes and Satch's naughty-cat energy will be pointed toward you and your cats. And Sherry, so sorry to here about Nya. It's true what the

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread Nina
I'm glad 'what's her name' will be coming home soon, (I'm sure she'll let you know soon enough what she wants to be called!). High hopes and prayers that she turns out to be one of the fortunate and lives a long, healthy life. I think we would all do better concerning ourselves with

To Leslie Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread wendy
Leslie, Congratulations on Powder's future adoption! Absolutely, there are kittens who throw off the virus and become healthy adults, and even if they don't, they can live with it for a long time. Many die before age 3, but some do not. My kitty Cricket lived to 4.5 years, and I truly believed

P.S. Re: To Leslie Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread wendy
P.S. Please keep us posted on Powder's adoption. I would love to hear how Satchmo adjusts to her and the funny stuff that happens after you bring her home! :) Wendy --- wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Leslie, Congratulations on Powder's future adoption! Absolutely, there are kittens who

Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-07 Thread Leslie
Hello, it's Leslie again, So here's the FeLV+ kitten update from the Humane Society: I went to visit and play with both kittens last Wednesday and they were so cute. Incredibly active, curious, friendly. The volunteer and I talked about my situation a lot and we agreed that since

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-07 Thread TenHouseCats
the FeLV+ kitten update from the Humane Society: I went to visit and play with both kittens last Wednesday and they were so cute. Incredibly active, curious, friendly. The volunteer and I talked about my situation a lot and we agreed that since they are together, it would be ideal to get them a home

Kitten Update

2006-06-12 Thread Ashleigh Smith
I took the kitten to the vet, and the vet says he looks healthy. He did not test for FeLV because he said it would be a waste of as Freddie is too young to have built up a titer. He recommended isolating Freddie from Bella for 5-6 weeks until Freddie can get 3 FeLV vaccines in him, so that's

Re: Kitten Update

2006-06-12 Thread wendy
LOL...I like your signature this past post. I like those kind of vets too! I am not sure I believe that vaccinating Freddie before you know for sure if he does/does not have it is a good idea. Some of us think that an unnecessary vaccine can kick the virus into gear. Maybe you can still