Re: Please talk to me/Angela

2007-08-21 Thread TatorBunz
Angela, I'm so sorry to hear about your boy. Had he been re-tested recently for Felv? Normally, it is the secodary illnesses that take our Felv kids. Such as different cancers. Due to their weak immune systems. Did he have a biopsy done prior indicate what kind of cancer he had? How old was

Re: Please talk to me/Angela

2007-08-21 Thread laurieskatz
Angela, I am so sorryfor your loss, your pain and the uncertaintyI unexpectedly lost Keisha 5 weeks ago. I didn't even know she was sick (not feline leukemia+). Now another of mine has a similar heart problem (not related and not contagious)somedays I am overwhelmed...I try to know

Re: Please talk to me/Angela

2007-08-21 Thread Angela Lewis
Laurie, Thank you for your encouraging words. Midnight being sick was such a shock! He was the one who would take toys from the other two and play! He was/is absolutely beautiful. I know he is in kitty heaven. I think that when we were in the vets office last night he became visually worse,

Re: Please talk to me/Angela

2007-08-21 Thread glenda Goodman
Laurie, I just have a couple questions: Did Squeaky and Stripes have the FeLV virus for many years and survive? If so maybe both were just carriers? The fact Stripes lived to age 16, even with illnesses during that time, is still amazing. As for the heart problems you have been facing: Many

Re: Please talk to me/Angela

2007-08-21 Thread wendy
Hi Angela, I am really sorry to hear about your sweet Boy. It sounds like you did the right thing to pts with the information you had at the time. He was probably anemic, because of the white gums, and anemia is a really hard battle to fight. A lot of times, we don't see cats survive once