Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-30 Thread catatonya
I'm so sorry Sherry. t Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am saddened to say that we lost another one of our sanctuary babies. Sebastian was a sweet gray and white boy.On monday he was talking to me alot,maybe he was letting me know that he is leaving. :( I will miss that great

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-28 Thread Lynne
: Sally Davis To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 1:42 AM Subject: Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :( Sherry I am sorry to hear of Sebastian's passing. May his spirit fly free along with the rest of his angel buddies. Bless you for helping look after

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
these dear creatures give you lots of love but the amount of sorrow you must endure is beyond my imagination. Lynne - Original Message - *From:* Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Sent:* Tuesday, May 27, 2008 1:42 AM *Subject:* Re: Sebastian Please add

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-28 Thread Sharyl
Sherry, I was saddened to read that Sebastian has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We love them. care for them and in the end let them go. He is now happily romping in the green meadows chasing butterflies with all our angels. Sharyl Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am saddened

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-28 Thread Sherry DeHaan
- From: Sally Davis To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 1:42 AM Subject: Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :( Sherry I am sorry to hear of Sebastian's passing. May his spirit fly free along with the rest of his angel buddies. Bless you for helping

RE: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-28 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Oh Sherry, I'm so sorry. Sebastian sounds such a sweetie. I think you're probably right...he knew it was his time. I'm glad he knew you. Big hugs, Kerry From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sherry DeHaan Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 7:54

RE: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-28 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :( Sherry I am sorry to hear of Sebastian's passing. May his spirit fly free along with the rest of his angel buddies. Bless you for helping look after these cats. Sally Davis On 5/26/08, Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am saddened to say

RE: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-28 Thread Sherry DeHaan
: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 12:42 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :( Sherry I am sorry to hear of Sebastian's passing. May his spirit fly free along with the rest of his angel buddies. Bless you for helping look after these cats

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-27 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry, Sherry - Hope he had a gentle passing, and was greeted joyfully by all our babies at the Bridge. Gloria On May 26, 2008, at 7:54 PM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I am saddened to say that we lost another one of our sanctuary babies. Sebastian was a sweet gray and white boy.On monday

RE: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-27 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
Sorry, Sherry and all. Gentle Bridge vibes to Sebastian. Diane R. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sherry DeHaan Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 7:54 PM To: Felvtalk Subject: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :( I am saddened to say

Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-26 Thread Sherry DeHaan
I am saddened to say that we lost another one of our sanctuary babies. Sebastian was a sweet gray and white boy.On monday he was talking to me alot,maybe he was letting me know that he is leaving. :( I will miss that great boy. Sherry

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-26 Thread Hannahshopeorg
I'm so sorry for your loss. It always hurts. Brenda In a message dated 5/26/2008 10:45:21 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am saddened to say that we lost another one of our sanctuary babies. Sebastian was a sweet gray and white boy.On monday he was talking

Re: Sebastian Please add to the CLS :(

2008-05-26 Thread Sally Davis
babies. Sebastian was a sweet gray and white boy.On monday he was talking to me alot,maybe he was letting me know that he is leaving. :( I will miss that great boy. Sherry ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http

Terri's himmy, Sebastian

2007-09-06 Thread Kelley Saveika
did not make it.:( Poor guy. My vet said he just laid there and groaned and he could not stand to watch him suffer anymore. He just was not getting better. -- Rescuties - Saving the world, one cat at a time. http://www.rescuties.org Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty life!

RE: Terri's himmy, Sebastian

2007-09-06 Thread Melissa Lind
Poor Sebastian. My prayers are with him and his family. Melissa -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kelley Saveika Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 12:32 PM To: felvtalk Subject: Terri's himmy, Sebastian did not make it.:( Poor guy. My

Re: Terri's himmy, Sebastian

2007-09-06 Thread Kat
Oh Kelley Terri - I am so sorry to hear this! Sleep Soft, Dear Sebastian... You belong to the Angels now - They will love you deeply too. Kat (Mew Jersey) On Thu, 6 Sep 2007, Kelley Saveika wrote: Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2007 12:32:16 -0500 From: Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply

Re: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-21 Thread Julie Johnson
Dear Jennifer, My thoughts and prayers are with you and Sebastian; I know how hard this is. I hope the tests will give you the answers you need. Take care. Julie JENNIFER RATLIFF [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have not written for so long because I feel that I have given up hope. Sebastian has

RE: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-20 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of maimaipg Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 4:43 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: My ANGEL Sebastian Before you decide to do anything, and if it is right for you, find an animal communicator to talk to Sebastian. I decided

Re: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-20 Thread FORGETMENOTPETS
Jennifer, I have been there with my Baby C and a couple of others. You will know. Your heart will tell you. Bless you for loving him Karen

Jennifer re Sebastian

2005-09-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Just want to say you and Sebastian are in my thoughts, Jennifer. Hope the little honey is still enjoying his food. Did you have any further thoughts about trying acupuncture? Don't forget we'reall here for you and Sebastian...any time you need us. hugs to you both Kerry

My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I have not written for so long because I feel that I have given up hope. Sebastian has not been doing very well. He can no longer walk and he relies on me to take him to the litter box and to feed him. He still has a good appetite. He seems so depressed now. I am so heart broken that I cry almost

Re: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Lernermichelle
for so long because I feel that I have given up hope. Sebastian has not been doing very well. He can no longer walk and he relies on me to take him to the litter box and to feed him. He still has a good appetite. He seems so depressed now. I am so heart broken that I cry almost daily. I am not strong

RE: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Of JENNIFER RATLIFF Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 11:16 AM To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: My ANGEL Sebastian I have not written for so long because I feel that I have given up hope. Sebastian has not been doing very well. He can no longer walk and he relies on me to take him

Re: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread jenmeyer
...it sounds like Sebastian has enough strength for both of you...let that guide you so that you can get to the bottom of his illness. I know it's easier to kind of float about in denial out of fear of losing a loved one (I've done it several times myself), and while you can't control when a loved

Re: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Terri Brown
Jennifer, only you can decide what is best for Sebastian. If there is any way you can at least get blood work done, I would encourage you to do that. You can learn a lot from that. Sebastian will tell you what he wants. Just sit with him, and let him tell you. Sometimes they want us

Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Yes, The doctors do believe that his problems may be neurological. He is not anemic that I know of. He had blood work done about two months ago and everything looked purrfect! He is happy when I am around and purrs alot. Ho does seem a little depressed though becuase he can't walk around.

Re: Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Lernermichelle
and they can get joy and satisfaction in the other things they are still able to do. It sounds like the same is true for Sebastian. Is it just his hind legs? Have you looked into getting him a cart? Just thank god that Sebastian is a cat and not a horse, because he can still live, play, eat, and interact

RE: Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Have you tried accupancture --- If you are interested, I can send you the link to the website of kitty carts that Sebastian can use.. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of JENNIFER RATLIFF Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 1:04 PM To: Felvtalk

Re: Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Lernermichelle
treatments. Worth a try! Michelle In a message dated 9/19/2005 3:13:56 PM Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Have you tried accupancture --- If you are interested, I can send you the link to the website of kitty carts that Sebastian can use..

RE: Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
.. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, September 19, 2005 1:20 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Sebastian I second that. I have seen acupuncture do amazing things. The vet acupuncturist who does acupuncture

Re: My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread maimaipg
Before you decide to do anything, and if it is right for you, find an animal communicator to talk to Sebastian. I decided against serious/surgical testing for Kitty. Like you, I desperately want to know what is wrong with her but chose to have her consulted. I knew what I would want done

for Jennifer re Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Sending lots of healing vibes for Sebastian. Ipray the acupuncture--or the tests if you go that route--helps him. I think the fact he's enjoying eating is agreat sign---so oftenI've been desperate (in what turned out to be their last days) forminejust toshow some--any--interest in food

Sebastian

2005-08-04 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Thanks so much Kerry and Nina for your help. I do not know what I would without all of you. I feel bad sometimes because I only ask for advice. I don't feel that I have enough expierence to give any. Sebastian is my first FELV+ kitty. Nina, When was your dog diagnosed with DM? Could I give

Sweet Sebastian

2005-08-03 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I was finally able to get Sebastian in to see an internist and a nuerologist. The vet believes that the weakness in his back legs could be a mass on his spinal cord or lesions all along his spine. They would have to do more tests to be sure. Evenafter the tests there is no real treatment

Re: Sweet Sebastian

2005-08-03 Thread maimaipg
Louise. It is worth a shot. - Original Message - From: JENNIFER RATLIFF To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 6:41 PM Subject: Sweet Sebastian I was finally able to get Sebastian in to see an internist and a nuerologist

Re: Sweet Sebastian

2005-08-03 Thread Nina
to help him. Does what they think Sebastian is suffering from have a name? I did a search for DM for my Zevon on the web and came up with a couple of sites that talk about diet, medication, massage and exercise, (to keep the muscles in his back legs from atrophying). The things I'm doing

Re: Sweet Sebastian

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
I'm sorry to hear about Sebastian's continuing leg problems, Jennifer. Earlier this evening I filed the email below for my own future reference, from fellow listmember Laurie, sent on July 18, and I thought you might be interested in it with a view to the next step with Sebastian. I'm

Sebastian

2005-07-27 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Anemia has been ruled out for Sebastian. He recently had blood work done and everything looked great. I vets say it may be something in his spinal cord. I am very worried. Sebastian was put on Depo Medrol for a two year period because of mouth sores. It helped with the sores, but at the time I

Re: Sebastian

2005-07-27 Thread Lernermichelle
Again, look into Cushings disease, which can be brought on by steroid use long-term and can weaken hind legs. In a message dated 7/27/2005 11:42:29 AM Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Anemia has been ruled out for Sebastian. He recently had blood work done and everything looked

RE: Sebastian

2005-07-27 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Of JENNIFER RATLIFF Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 9:42 AM To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Sebastian Anemia has been ruled out for Sebastian. He recently had blood work done and everything looked great. I vets say it may be something in his spinal cord. I am very worried. Sebastian

Re: Sebastian

2005-07-01 Thread Lernermichelle
Hi. I remembered today that you should look into Cushings Syndrome. I do not know if cats get it, but dogs, horses, and humans do. It comes from too much cortisone (which depo is a form of). Sometimes people develop it from their bodies producing too much, and sometimes from having a

RE: Sebastian

2005-06-30 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Sebastian A began to see a slight weakness in Sebastian's legs at the beginning of May. I took him to the vet for his regular Depo injections and the vet (the first vet) noticed that he had lost 1 pound and his coat was thinning. We then decided not to do

Sebastian

2005-06-29 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
A began to see a slight weakness in Sebastian's legs at the beginning of May. I took him to the vet for his regular Depo injections and the vet (the first vet) noticed that he had lost 1 pound and his coat was thinning. We then decided not to do the depo and check his blood work. the blood work

Sebastian

2005-06-29 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Sebastian's depo was orginally started because he has red, infected gums.His gumshavebeen a problem since he was born.

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-29 Thread Lernermichelle
Do you give him CoQ10? It helps with gum problems. I give it to my positives every morning mixed in baby food with other supplements. Has the depo helped with it a lot? I would really take Sebastian to a board-certified internist about his problems. I really would think all these symptoms

Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
refuse to believe that. His blood work was good and I want to try every option to try and help his legs. Has anyone seen similar problems in their positive kitties? Sebastian was on a high dose of depo medrol for about a year and a half. This may be the cause of the weakness. I just need help. I feel

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Lernermichelle
There is NO way that his weakness is the direct result of his leukemia virus, because all the leukemia virus does is weaken the immune system to other diseases. So if it is the result of a disease, it is some other disease-- which he may have gotten due to having a compromised immune system

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Nina
I meant to say Internists and Orthopedists! Nina Nina wrote: Jennifer, Who are you taking Sebastian to? They are ignorant about FeLV. This is not a symptom of the disease. You need to find a veterinary specialty clinic, (one that has board certified Internists and Cardiologists

RE: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Subject: Sebastian Thanks so much Nina and Hideyo for all of your help!!! The vet was pleased with the results of Sebastian's blood work. I still can not figure out what is causing the weakness in his hind legs. He is falling all of the time now and he laid down in the litter box today

RE: Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
: Sebastian Hi, Jennifer, B-12 is still going to be helpful it absorbs more appropriately in the body that other V-B (I give it to Ginger every day, too) so please feel free to do so. V-B is safe, any extra they may take, it will get washed out from the body, dont worry at all about overdosing

RE: Sebastian

2005-06-24 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
can also get it at a regular vitamin store - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of JENNIFER RATLIFF Sent: Friday, June 24, 2005 11:25 AM To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Sebastian I took Sebastian to the vet to get some blood work done. I took

RE: Sebastian

2005-06-24 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Of JENNIFER RATLIFF Sent: Friday, June 24, 2005 11:25 AM To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Sebastian I took Sebastian to the vet to get some blood work done. I took the vet Dr. Plechner's book and we are running some of his tests. Sebastian's mood is good. He sleeps alot more than usual

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-24 Thread catatonya
Jennifer, I must have missed the message about what's going on with Sebastian. I think it's great you've got a vet willing to do some of Dr. Plechner's tests though. I hope you find out what's going on with Sebastian and he is better soon. tonyaJENNIFER RATLIFF [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I took

Sebastian

2005-06-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF

Sebastian

2005-06-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Jennifer Your email body text hasn't come through either time---hope Sebastian is OK? Can you try sending your message again? Kerry - Original Message - From: JENNIFER RATLIFF To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2005 4:29 PM Subject: Sebastian

RE: Sebastian Update

2005-06-10 Thread Doljan, Joan
Title: Message I find Pet Tinic works well. It is a liquid vitamin, high in iron and is an appetite enhancer as well. I hope Sebastian continues to improve. Joan -Original Message-From: JENNIFER RATLIFF [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 10:22 PMTo

Sebastian Update

2005-06-09 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Sebastian has been doing alot better. His hind legs are getting a little stronger. I am still looking for a good vet that has alot of exprience dealing with +kitties. I have tried to pull up the list on the kitties website, but I can't for some reason. I live in West Virginia. Also, does anyone

Re: Sebastian Update

2005-06-09 Thread Gloria Lane
What have you dont for Sebastion that's helped him, do you think? I'm SO GLAD that he's doing better. Gloria On Jun 9, 2005, at 9:21 PM, JENNIFER RATLIFF wrote: Sebastian has been doing alot better. His hind legs are getting a little stronger. I am still looking for a good vet that has

Re: Sebastian Update

2005-06-09 Thread felv
I'm glad to hear Sebastian is doing better! There aren't any vets on the website for W. Virginia, or even Virginia, so what you'll probably need to do is just call around to all of them in the phone book. A good opening question is "I have a cat with Feline Leukemia, what should

Re: Sebastian needs help!!!!

2005-06-06 Thread carlas
Jen I used immuregulin on fiv cat with anemia, Where do you live? My vet didn't know much and used a protcol book, found a vet who was very experienced with this and he helped me a lot. You may look up on felv archieve someone used it on a felv/anemia cat way back. Carla

Re: Sebastian needs help!!!!

2005-06-04 Thread Belinda Sauro
PS. Laurie - Just as a footnote to your post, cats should always get prednisilone not prednisone (note spelling), the prednisilone is MUCH easier on the liver. Prednisone is very hard on kitties liver. -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ...

Sebastian needs help!!!!

2005-06-03 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
his nervous system. She also stated, "I don't want to give up on him because he is FELV+." Givving up on Sebastian is the last thing that I am doing! I was not happy with that remark. I want her to do everything and anything to try and help him. I suggested drugs like Immunoreglin and

Re: Sebastian needs help!!!!

2005-06-03 Thread Lernermichelle
ve up on him because he is FELV+." Givving up on Sebastian is the last thing that I am doing! I was not happy with that remark. I want her to do everything and anything to try and help him. I suggested drugs like Immunoreglin and Acemannan and she had never used them and said she wasn

Re: Sebastian needs help!!!!

2005-06-03 Thread Lernermichelle
be the disesase attacking his nervous system. She also stated, "I don't want to give up on him because he is FELV+." Givving up on Sebastian is the last thing that I am doing! I was not happy with that remark. I want her to do everything and anything to try and help him. I suggested

Re: Sebastian needs help!!!!

2005-06-03 Thread Laurie B. Oliver
is what should be given to Sebastian. I am saying that if Sebastian were mine, I would find an alternative vet in my area who knows how to treat the disease. Everyone else might just be guessing and that can possibly be worse than doing nothing. During my search, I talked to anyone who would listen