Re: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-13 Thread laurieskatz
:53 PM Subject: RE: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping I had to come back to NY today but my father is continuing to try to trap. She does come when he calls and follows him around-BUT she still won't go in the trap. We rigged the trap so it won't spring put some

Re: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-13 Thread laurieskatz
can you get them to start putting out food in the AM too? That's what I did. Fed twice a day. - Original Message - From: Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 7:40 PM Subject: RE: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day

Re: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-11 Thread laurieskatz
Chris, I am assuming no luck? - Original Message - From: Chris To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 10:18 AM Subject: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping Last night mom and kitty were waiting and followed my dad to our

RE: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-11 Thread janine paton
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of laurieskatz Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 12:10 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping Chris, I am assuming no luck? - Original Message - From: Chris mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-11 Thread Chris
Families with their Animals -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of janine paton Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 6:21 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping Good source

RE: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-11 Thread janine paton
SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping Good source of information is yahoo groups - Feral_cats. For hard-to-trap cats, I bungee cord the trap open to get them used to the concept. It's just a little patience and most importantly, calmness. Act as if the bungeed-open trap

PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-09 Thread Chris
Last night mom and kitty were waiting and followed my dad to our door to get food. I know they were hungry! I managed to trap the little Munchkin who turns out is a girl. I got her to an e-vet at 10 PM and they tested her and put her in the big dog kennel for me. She's now sitting there sort

Re: PARTIAL SUCCESS! getting mama

2008-01-09 Thread laurieskatz
Great news! If you can't get mama, it was suggested to us that we put a kitten in carrier next to trap or tape kitten meowing and place tape recorder in or near trap. We did not try this. It took me 4 days to get the last of a litter of kittens after I trapped his mama nd 2

Re: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping

2008-01-09 Thread Pat Kachur
Great news!! Congratulations. - Original Message - From: Chris To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 11:18 AM Subject: PARTIAL SUCCESS! Advice on trapping...night v day trapping Last night mom and kitty were waiting and followed my dad to our

Re: Success with Rescue Cat- cat jackets

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
- From: Susan Dubose [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Success with Rescue Cat Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 14:58:49 -0500 Yes, and for some reason, I am thinking that they do not have the animal cruelty

Re: OT: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-25 Thread catatonya
Great news! Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Okay, since there's been lots of debate and dare I say, controversy, over the Malnourished Rescue Cat my mom and I took in and have been caring for, I wanted everyone to know that she is GOING HOME and we have successfully reunited

RE: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread Melissa Lind
, August 22, 2007 12:49 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: OT: Success with Rescue Cat Okay, since there's been lots of debate and dare I say, controversy, over the Malnourished Rescue Cat my mom and I took in and have been caring for, I wanted everyone to know that she is GOING HOME and we

RE: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: OT: Success with Rescue Cat Okay, since there's been lots of debate and dare I say, controversy, over the Malnourished Rescue Cat my mom and I took in and have been caring for, I wanted everyone to know that she is GOING HOME and we have successfully

RE: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread Melissa Lind
! Melissa _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Susan Dubose Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 2:15 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Success with Rescue Cat A, Caroline, you're GREAT! Good work,good work! They sound like good pet

Re: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread Kelley Saveika
- From: Melissa Lind To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 2:47 PM Subject: RE: Success with Rescue Cat Susan, I noticed that about England on a British cat chat site that I was once a member of. But they all had backyards that were very small with fences

Re: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread Jane Lyons
- From: Susan Dubose To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 2:58 PM Subject: Re: Success with Rescue Cat Yes, and for some reason, I am thinking that they do not have the animal cruelty problem there that we have here. I could be wrong. My cats actually seem healthier

Re: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread Jane Lyons
) screened and enclosed porch for all the kitties I will someday have. They get the best of both worlds that way! -Caroline From: Susan Dubose [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Success with Rescue Cat Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 14:58:49

Re: OT: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread wendy
~~~ - Original Message From: Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 12:49:03 PM Subject: OT: Success with Rescue Cat Okay, since there's been lots of debate and dare I say, controversy, over the Malnourished Rescue Cat my mom

Re: OT: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread glenda Goodman
Absolutely amazing! How absolutely cool! This is one lucky cat to have gotten so much help! I loved this story...Glenda --- Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Okay, since there's been lots of debate and dare I say, controversy, over the Malnourished

RE: OT: Success with Rescue Cat

2007-08-22 Thread Chris
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: OT: Success with Rescue Cat Absolutely amazing! How absolutely cool! This is one lucky cat to have gotten so much help! I loved this story...Glenda --- Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Okay, since there's been lots of debate and dare

Re: Success!

2007-08-14 Thread wendy
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 8:42:26 AM Subject: Success! Well, Friday, I went and got the “Pill Pockets”. (Chicken Flavored, my cats hate seafood, go figure), Went home, wrapped the Benedryl in it, and……WA LA! Down it went! I was SO happy!!! The lady at the pet store also told me

RE: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
53202-4497 E-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Beckie McRae Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 8:42 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Success! Well, Friday, I went

Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Beckie McRae
Well, Friday, I went and got the Pill Pockets. (Chicken Flavored, my cats hate seafood, go figure), Went home, wrapped the Benedryl in it, and..WA LA! Down it went! I was SO happy!!! The lady at the pet store also told me about these bath wipes so I got a pack of those. They're like

RE: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Melissa Lind
today-hope Iowa isn't as bad this week! Melissa _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Beckie McRae Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 8:42 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Success! Well, Friday, I went and got the Pill Pockets. (Chicken Flavored

Re: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread glenda Goodman
Beckie, What a great letter and bit of information...and you handled your vet perfectly! Good for you Beckie! I wonder how many vets peek in on this list? If I were you, I'd seriously be looking for a new vet, but not sure if you live in a larger or smaller community? Sometimes we are just stuck

RE: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
ook for these next time. One goes a long way so I think they are more cost effective than the flimsy wipes. -Caroline From: "Beckie McRae" [EMAIL PROTECTED]Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Success!Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 08:42:26 -0500 Well, F

Re: Success!

2007-08-13 Thread Taylor Scobie Humphrey
Yay, Becky! And what a lame vet! Jeez! Consciousness is Causal and Physicality is its Manifestation. On Aug 13, 2007, at 8:42 AM, Beckie McRae wrote: Well, Friday, I went and got the “Pill Pockets”. (Chicken Flavored, my cats hate seafood, go figure), Went home, wrapped the

Success!! (Was: [Fwd: [animalcommunication] Shelter Closing: Animals in Need ofImmediate Homes]

2006-01-31 Thread Kat
Hi All, Just got this email back from a friend... Kat (Mew Jersey) Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 09:37:20 -0500 From: Barbara Loch [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Kat' [EMAIL PROTECTED], 'Cathy Ford' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [Fwd: [animalcommunication] Shelter Closing: Animals in Need

Re: Success!! (Was: [Fwd: [animalcommunication] Shelter Closing: Animals in Need ofImmediate Homes]

2006-01-31 Thread Nina
Thank you Kat for letting us know! Very good news! Nina Kat wrote: Hi All, Just got this email back from a friend... Kat (Mew Jersey) Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 09:37:20 -0500 From: Barbara Loch [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Kat' [EMAIL PROTECTED], 'Cathy Ford' [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infectio...

2005-12-15 Thread PEC2851
Chandra~ When we have outbreaks of severe URI's at the shelter, we do use humidifiers/vaporizers in our Felv rooms. And it does seem to help. With one of my boys, who was prone to URI's, I would put him in my half bath with the steam vaporizer on. It really worked wonders for him, and having

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infections

2005-12-15 Thread TenHouseCats
i have never heard of any reason NOT to use a hudifier for a FeLV cat, nor for one with cancer--i'd think, speaking as a nonprofessional!, that having unobstructed airways could only be a benefit in any condition! what WAS suggested to me by a persian expert was to get a nebulizer rather than a

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2005-12-15 Thread Lernermichelle
Immuno-regulin helped two of my cats with URI-- one of them had pneumonia. It is an immune booster, you can get it through Revival online, and there are articles about it on the felineleukemia.org web page. Chemo is often very helpful to cats with lymphoma, though they say that doing

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2005-12-15 Thread chandra simms
I haven't tried a vaporizer yet. I did try taking him into the bathroom and letting it fill up with steam, but it didn't seem to help much. The vet gave me Euphorbium, which I have never heard of, but it seems to be a homeopathic nasal spray for humans. I was told to give him one squirt up

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2005-12-15 Thread Lernermichelle
Are you sure that it is a cold and not lymphoma in his nasal passage? That is one of the places that they get lymphoma. One of my cats who died of lymphoma (I think, it was never definitively diagnosed) had a stuffy nose the whole time he was sick and nothing helped and I feel pretty sure at

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infectio...

2005-12-15 Thread chandra simms
It could be. My husband actually suggested that it might be caused by the cancer and not an infection, but I don't think our vet ever said for sure. Maybe that is why she said that it would either respond to the meds or not. I was a little out of it when we took him in yesterday. Between me

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2005-12-15 Thread Lernermichelle
I am, unfortunately, very familiar with the feeling of only sleeping an hour or so due to checking constantly on a cat with cancer. I am sorry. It is horrible. Yes, I would think it would respond to the steroids too, but the steroids kept Buddy going for about 3 months and generally

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infectio...

2005-12-15 Thread TenHouseCats
with persians, stuffy noses are very often a problem--sometimes it's nothing more than their anatomy--if there was a tumor by his eyes, i'd almost expect sinus/nasal impingement that even with the tumor shrinking might persist. i'd go with the vaporizer, and nasal drops if, as michelle said, it

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infections

2005-12-15 Thread wendy
Hi Chandra, Thank you for sharing your story about Buddha. What a wonderful story. I hope that Buddha pulls through and will keep him in my prayers. I also live in the Dallas area-Rockwall. I looked up that clinic and have added the information to my favorites in case I need to take one of my

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infectio...

2005-12-15 Thread wendy
Chandra, I have a bottle of ImmunoRegulin that I ordered online in November. Cricket only had two doses of it before he passed and you are welcome to it if you want it. Let me know. :) Wendy --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Immuno-regulin helped two of my cats with URI-- one of them had

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infections

2005-12-15 Thread PEC2851
In a message dated 12/15/05 9:16:46 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: and if they're employed the sameway with cats as they are with humans, i'd think that'd be morestressful to a highly compromised cat I must agree. Nebulizers can be VERY stressful on

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infectio...

2005-12-15 Thread chandra simms
Wendy, Wow, that is so generous of you. You are so sweet. You know, I was just telling my husband last night that if Buddha has any meds left over when he passes, I would like to see if it is possible to donate them to someone else who is going through the same thing we are but who might not be

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infectio...

2005-12-15 Thread TenHouseCats
i always ask them if they're ready to go, and try really hard to listen to THEM, and not my own need to keep trying to help. i tell them to tell me when it's time; i pay great attention to whether they accept or fight treatment (fluids, force-feeding) i let them be by themselves if that's

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infectio...

2005-12-15 Thread Nina
Hello Chandra, As I was reading your post about Buddha's behavior, (responding to your husband better), I was thinking that he may be preparing himself for the transition, then when you said how uncharacteristic it is of him, and how his personality seems to have changed... My Grace did the

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2005-12-15 Thread Lernermichelle
Chandra, What you and Buddha are going through is very common, unfortunately, with cancer. All my babies who had cancer got that way when they did not feel well. Sometimes they even hid. They went up and down, though. Simon got so he did not want to be touched at all, would not touch

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2005-12-15 Thread TenHouseCats
nina, i know what you mean about them disconnecting--i've often felt that their spirits were gone before their bodies quite let go; i've also seen them go into what looks like a meditative state, as if they were making all their own preparations, regardless of their humans or other companions.

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2005-12-15 Thread wendy
Hey Chandra, I am sorry that Buddha isn't doing well this afternoon. That really stinks. Yes, the ImmunoRegulin has to be injected into a vein. I was totally opposed to that at first, because Cricket was what they call fractious, which means he could really act crazy at the vet. lol. But

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2005-12-15 Thread wendy
I so hope it's true that their spirits leave before their bodies give out. The thought of that makes me feel better about Cricket's passing. --- TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: nina, i know what you mean about them disconnecting--i've often felt that their spirits were gone before

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infections

2005-12-15 Thread catatonya
It sounds like Buddha is a real fighter. I had success using a holistic vet to get one of my positives through upper respiratory problems as a young cat. I lost her at about 8 years old.The humidifier will help. Just don't put any kind of eucalyptus smelling stuff in it or anything like

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratoryinfections

2005-12-15 Thread Lernermichelle
I have heard of that with humans, but have never seen it in cats. I have heard it referred to as a "euphoric" actually, as it usually produces a sense of well-being, at least in cats. My cats all seemed pretty happy when the stronger steroids would kick in. The longest I ever did this for,

Re: Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about UpperRespiratoryinfections

2005-12-15 Thread Dudes
I think that is a more accurate way to refer to it, Michelle. I remember oncemy hubby was on them for a bad case of poison ivy, and he was like the Tazmanian devil, he was a whirlwind of energy! On the flip side, he had terrible insomnia while on it.I also knew someone who took it foran

Buddha's 14 success story and a Question about Upper Respiratory infections

2005-12-14 Thread chandra simms
I have a few questions and hopefully some words of hope and comfort about sharing your life with an FeLV positive cat. My cat, Buddha, tested positive for FeLV 8 years ago. At the time I had him tested he was not sick or showing any signs that he might be FeLV positive. He had been vaccinated