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2005-06-02 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
.. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chris Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 10:52 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: RE: average lifespan Well, Tucson hovers between 16-17 lbs and I recently had to put her on a diet as her weight affected her breathing When

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2005-06-01 Thread Barbara Baass
: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Re: average lifespan Doesn't seem to be a long life span. Looks like maybe 3 to 5 or 6 years. I believe that Tom was born with this because it is in the bone marrow. He probably got it from his mother. It is a shame that we have to go through pain and suffering

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2005-06-01 Thread Barbara Baass
to concentrate on loving her more - I am going to continue to fight with Ginger no matter what.. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barbara BaassSent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 3:04 PMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Re: average lifespan Doesn't seem to be a long life span

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2005-06-01 Thread Chris
Of Barbara Baass Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 12:34 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: average lifespan Yes, this is very depressing. Tom was about a year and a half the vet said and I guess now he is 2 years old. I know now from what the group said what to expect of his life span

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2005-06-01 Thread Belinda Sauro
FeLV in the bone marrow is dormant until something sets it off as I understand it, that's why a cat that tests positive on the IFA is generally thought to be unable to convert to negative, because it is already in the bone marrow. I do remember a few years back though hearing about an IFA

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2005-06-01 Thread Tad Burnett
to be pos. Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Barbara Baass Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 12:34 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: average lifespan Yes, this is very depressing. Tom

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2005-06-01 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
How are they both doing? Are they asymptomatic? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Chris Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 11:28 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: RE: average lifespan Ive got a 6 + year old who tested pos last year though

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2005-06-01 Thread Chris
- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Hideyo Yamamoto Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 5:33 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Norton AntiSpam] RE: average lifespan How are they both doing? Are they asymptomatic? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

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2005-06-01 Thread Chris
] -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Tad Burnett Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 2:25 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Norton AntiSpam] Re: average lifespan A couple things to think about.Many many cats are POS but never

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2005-05-31 Thread Barbara Baass
Belinda, was this in the bone marrow? I thinkI have decided to keep "Tom." I have gotten too attached to him and here I am suppose to be a foster mom. Barbara BaassBelinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The three I lost back in the early 90's were age 5, 7 and 9 years old. Mikie (5) and Skeeter

Re: average lifespan - wish I knew then...

2005-05-31 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Oh do I relate to that - wish I knew then what I know now... Gloria Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The three I lost back in the early 90's were age 5, 7 and 9 years old. Mikie (5) and Skeeter (7) to cancer and Frankie (9) to anemia, I wish I had known then what I know now :( --

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2005-05-31 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Barbara, We never found out, his count was at 6 when I took him in, he was still acting fairly normal and eating pretty good, but his breathing was off and for a few days pryor he wasn't following his usual routine, so I knew something was wrong. His breathing had only started to

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2005-05-31 Thread Belinda Sauro
Barbara, If you were talking about did I do anything more than an Elisha test on all of them, no we didn't, I don't even know that my vet suggested it back then, we were her first experience with FeLV. I hadn't even really heard too much about it anf knew NOTHING about it. It was a

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2005-05-31 Thread Belinda Sauro
PS. Tom is in the best possible home, that's why he picked you :) -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens http://adopt.bemikitties.com FeLV Candle Light Service http://www.bemikitties.com/cls

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2005-05-31 Thread Belinda Sauro
Amen ... Oh do I relate to that - wish I knew then what I know now... Gloria -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable FeLV/FIV/FIP Cats/Kittens http://adopt.bemikitties.com FeLV Candle Light Service

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2005-05-31 Thread tamara stickler
hehehe...YEAH...my last FOUR animals were JUST fosters too! -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barbara BaassSent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 8:18 AMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Re: average lifespan Belinda, was this in the bone

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2005-05-31 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Barb, Snowball had it in his bone marrow, and regrettfully he bled to death...It was so horrid, but I would never have given him up or given him the love for the months that I had him, I am sure if I found this group first he might still be here with me. CherieBarbara Baass [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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2005-05-31 Thread felv
Isn't that horrible? When I first saw that tiny bit of blood on Moogie's nose I just lost it... that's why I had her euthanised rather than try to save her, because I didn't want to see her hemorrhage to death... just HORRIBLE! I HATE this stupid disease!

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2005-05-31 Thread Barbara Baass
What a terrible thing to have to go through Belinda. Tom's is in the bone marrow. What a terrible diseaseto have. I am not looking forward to this when the time comes. Barbara BaassBelinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Barbara,We never found out, his count was at 6 when I took him in, he was

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2005-05-31 Thread Terri Brown
/terrispage.html?1083970447350 - Original Message - From: Gloria B. Lane To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, May 30, 2005 11:44 PM Subject: Re: average lifespan Yo Jenn -My darling Calawalla Banana Boo-boo was 3 years old. (2004)My sweet Mittens was maybe 2.5

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2005-05-31 Thread Barbara Baass
://www.geocities.com/ruthiegirl1/terrispage.html?1083970447350 - Original Message - From: Gloria B. Lane To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, May 30, 2005 11:44 PM Subject: Re: average lifespan Yo Jenn -My darling Calawalla Banana Boo-boo was 3 years old. (2004)My sweet Mittens

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2005-05-31 Thread Barb Moermond
. Lane To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, May 30, 2005 11:44 PM Subject: Re: average lifespan Yo Jenn -My darling Calawalla Banana Boo-boo was 3 years old. (2004)My sweet Mittens was maybe 2.5 yrs. (2003)My baby Mr. Black kitty was FIV and FELV+ - vet said he was 18. I don't believe

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2005-05-31 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
with Ginger no matter what.. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barbara Baass Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 3:04 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: average lifespan Doesn't seem to be a long life span. Looks like maybe 3 to 5 or 6 years. I

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2005-05-31 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
marrow only. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Barbara Baass Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 3:04 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: average lifespan Doesn't seem to be a long life span. Looks like maybe 3 to 5 or 6 years. I believe that Tom

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2005-05-31 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
What does it mean? Does it mean that his blood test would not have shown as positive? From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Cherie A Gabbert Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2005 7:56 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: average lifespan Barb

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2005-05-31 Thread ferozar01
My current crew is Homer (4) Gretchen Matilda (11 months), and Val (14 months). I lost Tai Tai at 8 months to anemia. A friend of mine lost one at 6 moths the lymphoma yet currently has a 10 year old. All were born with it- I knwo that effects lifespan alot. Kristi No virus found in this

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2005-05-30 Thread felv
Well, my Moogie, who was born with FELV, lived 18 months, but it varies widely, and also,I did not take drastic measures to prolong her life. Had I done everything to the extreme, she may have lived to be 2 years old. I'm not really sure what the "average" life span of FELV+ cats is, but

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2005-05-30 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Yo Jenn - My darling Calawalla Banana Boo-boo was 3 years old. (2004) My sweet Mittens was maybe 2.5 yrs. (2003) My baby Mr. Black kitty was FIV and FELV+ - vet said he was 18. I don't believe it. Think he was a bit younger than that - 10 yrs maybe? (2002) Gloria Well, my Moogie, who

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2005-05-30 Thread Belinda Sauro
Bailey was tested positive at 5 months of age, he turned 10 years old in May. He has been healthy with no problems until last eyar when he was diagnosed with stomastisis. We pulled most of his teeth and he is eating good again and is doing very well. -- Belinda Happiness is being owned

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2005-05-30 Thread Belinda Sauro
The three I lost back in the early 90's were age 5, 7 and 9 years old. Mikie (5) and Skeeter (7) to cancer and Frankie (9) to anemia, I wish I had known then what I know now :( -- Belinda Happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties ... http://www.bemikitties.com Post Adoptable

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2005-05-30 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
My kitties lifespan was a wonderful loving fun filled 6 months old (Snowball) he had the virus for we are assuming 1 month and then when he was fixed the anesthetic actived the virus then it was only 1 more month of love. Amber on the other hand had in dorminate in her body she tested negative