kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Hello everyone, A while back I joined this list after trapping 5 kittens who tested positive. Luckily, all 5 have been placed. One little guy named Emmet went to a home as a companion to another positive cat. The adoptive mom's vet said Emmet's glands are swollen and doesn't give this

Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread gblane
So the mom is FELV+? Where are you located. One possibility is to find a rescue that will take (feral) FELV cats. Gloria At 09:31 AM 8/28/2005, you wrote: Hello everyone, A while back I joined this list after trapping 5 kittens who tested positive. Luckily, all 5 have been placed. One

Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Yes, she tested positive with the IFA test. We are primarily a small TNR group and don't always test, but she was so thin and run down, we had her tested. The other adults looked OK. Many of the 14 kittens, positive and negative, had health issues, which we're getting through. We are

Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Our website is www.adoptapet.org - we have a ways to go with the site, but if you take a look, Emmet, the positive kitten with the swollen glands, is on our home page. Even tho he's been placed, the picture is so cute we thought it might help people realize positive cats need homes too. Janine

Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread gblane
Regarding Emmet, My guess would be that's not necessarily so (that he's dying). Could be fighting it off. They can do that. Could be fighting something else off, like a uri. Or on the other hand would be developing lymphoma. WOuld require a vet check. Might start giving him interferon

Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread janine paton
Gloria, Thanks for that 2c. I got the feeling the vet was leaning towards euth'sia and I didn't want to argue the point when I don't really know what I'm talking about. Janine --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Regarding Emmet, My guess would be that's not necessarily so (that he's dying).

Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat

2005-08-28 Thread maimaipg
Subject: Re: kitten with swollen glands and positive feral mom cat Gloria, Thanks for that 2c. I got the feeling the vet was leaning towards euth'sia and I didn't want to argue the point when I don't really know what I'm talking about. Janine --- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Regarding