Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-21 Thread Lee Evans
From: Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 5:31 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice Katherine, I understand your feelings.  For reasons of ethics I don't enjoy

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Beth
Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's the case, then why do dogs who retain

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
or not, spayed. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org http://www.furkids.org/ -- *From:* Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Sent:* Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread KG BarnCats
not getting my cats, FeLV or not, spayed. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Lee Evans
relatives and nasty neighbors too! From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 11:15 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice I'm not going to start an argument over one study

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread janine paton
The stress of an unspayed female is great, I think much greater than the spaying itself. And it may be true that pyometria is more common in dogs, but boy have we seen plenty in outside cats, even young ones. One couldn't have been more than a year old and we had no idea her slightly swollen

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Bonnie Hogue
: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice The stress of an unspayed female is great, I think much greater than the spaying itself. And it may be true that pyometria is more common in dogs, but boy have we seen plenty in outside cats, even young ones. One couldn't have been more than a year old and we had

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Beth
: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's the case, then why do dogs who retain their ovaries live a third longer?There's more to the overall story than just local stresses

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread dlgegg
. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's the case, then why do dogs who retain

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
. ** ** *From:* Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] *On Behalf Of *janine paton *Sent:* Tuesday, November 20, 2012 6:27 PM *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice ** ** The stress of an unspayed female is great, I think much greater than

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-19 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Ulomi ava...@gmail.com wrote: Hello everyone, We are looking at possibly spaying Kitty, our 5 months old FeLV rescued feral baby. She is currently on the lysine and living large in her own room, isolated from our other two cats, since she posted positive but we are retesting her at 6months

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-18 Thread Beth
everyone, We are looking at possibly spaying Kitty, our 5 months old FeLV rescued feral baby. She is currently on the lysine and living large in her own room, isolated from our other two cats, since she posted positive but we are retesting her at 6months, which should be in December. Should we retest

[Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-15 Thread Maryam Ulomi
Hello everyone, We are looking at possibly spaying Kitty, our 5 months old FeLV rescued feral baby. She is currently on the lysine and living large in her own room, isolated from our other two cats, since she posted positive but we are retesting her at 6months, which should be in December

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-15 Thread Lee Evans
ball covered with tabby fur. I don't see any danger in spaying your kitty either before or after testing but if you want to do it at the same time, it will save you a drive to the clinic and a second visit for the cat.   Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty

[Felvtalk] spaying and neutering

2009-06-12 Thread dlgegg
was just on one of my bead websites and someone had asked what colors of Swarovski crystals to use to represent the different cancers (awareness ribbons). i checked it out from curosity and found that the orange ribbon 2 or 3 cancers plus CAT SPAYING AND NEUTERING. we have a ribbon to put

Re: [Felvtalk] spaying and neutering

2009-06-12 Thread MaryChristine
it out from curosity and found that the orange ribbon 2 or 3 cancers plus CAT SPAYING AND NEUTERING. we have a ribbon to put on our cars for our furbabies. dorlis ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] spaying and neutering

2009-06-12 Thread Kelley Saveika
the different cancers (awareness ribbons). i checked it out from curosity and found that the orange ribbon 2 or 3 cancers plus CAT SPAYING AND NEUTERING. we have a ribbon to put on our cars for our furbabies. dorlis ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying/neutering of FelV cats

2009-02-10 Thread Lorrie
I have had two FelV pos. kittens neutered at 6 months with no problems, but of course a spay is a much more invasive proceedure. I will be interested in knowing what others on the list have done. Lorrie On 02-10, Marci Greer wrote: Hi All, I have a FELV+ kitty, Maddie 3 yrs old who came

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying/neutering of FelV cats

2009-02-10 Thread TANYA NOE
My vet said that most FELV cats do fine after spaying. There is some risk but there is some risk for all spays. She said they are more likely to have problems from not being spayed than from the spay itself. Tanya --- On Tue, 2/10/09, Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com wrote: From: Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying/neutering of FelV cats

2009-02-10 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I've had no problem with it - Gloria On Feb 10, 2009, at 4:08 PM, Lorrie wrote: I have had two FelV pos. kittens neutered at 6 months with no problems, but of course a spay is a much more invasive proceedure. I will be interested in knowing what others on the list have done. Lorrie On

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying/neutering of FelV cats

2009-02-10 Thread Chris
/72157603921945483/ -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 7:59 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying/neutering of FelV cats I've had

Re: spaying

2008-06-30 Thread catatonya
Lynne, I know it's scary because of what's happened. I would still go ahead and spay though. t Lynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here I go again, waffling about neutering my cat. I need some honest advice here. Don't just tell me what I want to hear but what I must hear.

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-24 Thread Marylyn
- Original Message - From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 1:16 AM Subject: Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS! Just want to repeat this, folks - BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT SPAYING PERSIANS! Small airways, more risk of death. As I

Re: spaying

2008-06-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Message - From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 8:46 AM Subject: Re: spaying Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Sharyl
and Rocket --- On Sun, 6/22/08, dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: spaying To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, June 22, 2008, 7:13 PM Lynne, I can undrstand your feelings, especially with what you have gone through. Kelley is right

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
Kelley, spaying is part of the contract. That is why I would speak with the foster mom first if I had any misgivings about doing it. This agency doesn't give the cats up for adoption without neutering but an exception was made here because supposedly I'm a responsible enough person to carry

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
Thank you Dede. I'm gonna do just that, talk to the vet about everything. Lynne - Original Message - From: dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 7:13 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I can undrstand your feelings, especially with what

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
, 2008 8:46 AM Subject: Re: spaying Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus - but is she has an outbreak, that's different - you might just want to get her on some Lysine , and make sure

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 1:16 AM Subject: Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS! Just want to repeat this, folks - BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT SPAYING PERSIANS! Small airways, more risk of death. As I understand this is a Persian! Check with the vet

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its equivalent do it. There is supposed to be less bleeding and less stress. I am not saying spay or not, but check this out. On Jun 21, 2008, at 9:42 AM, Lynne wrote: Here I go again, waffling about neutering my cat. I need some honest

RE: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Sue Frank Koren
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 1:59 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: spaying If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its equivalent do it. There is supposed to be less bleeding and less stress. I am not saying spay

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
. They end up with so much less stress when they are altered. Sue From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] ] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 1:59 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: spaying If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Gloria Lane
Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus - but is she has an outbreak, that's different - you might just want to get her on some Lysine , and make sure she's in good shape before any

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
One more thought: consider starting her on colostrum and leaving her on it for a good period after her recovery. It has wonderful abilities to aid in repair and recovery. On Jun 22, 2008, at 7:46 AM, Gloria Lane wrote: Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Lynne, I would check the contract you have with the agency from which you adopted her. It is likely the adoption is conditional on you getting her spayed - this is why we do not adopt out unspayed animals btw. Unless there is some severe underlying health issue, which the vet should have

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread dede hicken
Mosiah 2:17 --- On Sun, 6/22/08, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: spaying To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, June 22, 2008, 6:19 PM Hi Lynne, I would check the contract you have with the agency from which you adopted

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-22 Thread Gloria Lane
Just want to repeat this, folks - BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT SPAYING PERSIANS! Small airways, more risk of death. As I understand this is a Persian! Check with the vet first - and check the vet out - make sure they've spayed Persians before, know what they're doing, will intubate, etc. Don't let

spaying

2008-06-21 Thread Lynne
Here I go again, waffling about neutering my cat. I need some honest advice here. Don't just tell me what I want to hear but what I must hear. I haven't owned too many cats in my life, 3 to be exact because they all lived very long lives. Then came BooBoo and all the tragedy associated with

Re: spaying

2008-06-01 Thread Jane Lyons
: Friday, April 25, 2008 3:45 PM Subject: Re: spaying Thanks Dede, I realize I'm concerned about a procedure that is routine but I was still worried about her little pushed in nose and having difficulty in breathing while under but the technician I spoke to told me that she would

RE: spaying

2008-06-01 Thread Laurieskatz
I get messages on a very on and off basis,too. ?? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jane Lyons Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 8:41 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: spaying hi guys this seems to be the last post I have rec'd from

Re: spaying

2008-04-26 Thread Lynne
I will mention that to him when I take her in, but for some reason I believe the technician told me they would be doing that. Lynne - Original Message - From: laurieskatz [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 9:45 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Sharyl
but there are also risks not spaying her. The incidence of mammary cancer is higher in kitties that have not been spayed. We'll keep our fingers and toes crossed for her. Sharyl Sissy and Rocket Lynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I haven't posted in a while but have been

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Lynne
Kelley, this rescue does the same thing, neuters or spays before the animals are released BUT I so bugged these people about Snowy and practically begged for her, the foster mom and the vet let us have her with the agreement we would bring her in for spaying in April. Dumb me, should have

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Lynne
Thank you Sharyl. I've written this down and will definitely ask him when I see him about pain meds and the anesthesia. Lynne - Original Message - From: Sharyl To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 5:43 AM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Sue Koren
that if we had not had BooBoo neutered he may have fared better. I truly believe that it hastened his demise. I hope I'm wrong about this and even though we have always had our cats neutered, I realize spaying is a little more complicated. The vet assured us she would be fine but if we lost

Re: spaying ~ bllood work, lysine and meditation

2008-04-25 Thread laurieskatz
7:47 PM Subject: spaying Hi all, I haven't posted in a while but have been reading all the emails. I guess this is a little off topic but I need some reassurance. This coming Thursday we are taking our Snowy in to be spayed. It was part of the contract I signed when we adopted her

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread laurieskatz
They are going to use Buprenex for Frankie. I won't use metacam on my cats. - Original Message - From: Sharyl To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 3:43 AM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know it is scary. My Rocket was just spayed Tuesday and came

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread dede hicken
of your God Mosiah 2:17 --- On Thu, 4/24/08, Lynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Lynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: spaying To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, April 24, 2008, 9:47 PM Hi all, I haven't posted in a while but have been reading all the emails. I

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Lynne
Message - From: dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 5:14 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know how you feel. Your new little one is healthy. If you go to a capable vet that uses iso for anesthesis, and does monitoring, she'll be fine. I

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread laurieskatz
Subject: Re: spaying Thanks Dede, I realize I'm concerned about a procedure that is routine but I was still worried about her little pushed in nose and having difficulty in breathing while under but the technician I spoke to told me that she would be carefully monitored during the procedure. After

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Marylyn
, 2008 5:14 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know how you feel. Your new little one is healthy. If you go to a capable vet that uses iso for anesthesis, and does monitoring, she'll be fine. I have seen the proceedure done many times. We waited almost a year to do our Dusty because she has

spaying

2008-04-24 Thread Lynne
hope I'm wrong about this and even though we have always had our cats neutered, I realize spaying is a little more complicated. The vet assured us she would be fine but if we lost her I don't think we'd ever recover. She is an amazing precious little girl. We haven't had a younger cat

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread catatonya
I would spay. I think your vet would tell you if there were any problem and would persuade you not to spay. Spaying dramatically increases your cat's risk of cancer. The stress of going into heat is also bad for a positive cat. I have had both my positive cats spayed. tonya Lynne

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread catatonya
seemed everything went downhill rapidly after he was neutered. I'm just a little paranoid these days. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread Sharyl
I think Tonya meant to say that spaying decreases the risk of cancer. I'm about to have my 2 FeLV+ females spayed per the vets recommendation. One has already gone into heat. Her appetite was affected and she seemed pretty stressed out. There is a risk to any surgery. You just have

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread janine paton
. Both cats survived. But that's another reason to tip the spay or not scale. Janine --- Sharyl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think Tonya meant to say that spaying decreases the risk of cancer. I'm about to have my 2 FeLV+ females spayed per the vets recommendation. One has already gone

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
male neutered. Although he was pretty far advanced leukemia wise, I truly believe his neutering caused him many additional problems that hastened his death. As we know, spaying is a much bigger procedure than neutering. If she is going to be an indoor cat only and you are willing to go

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Kathy Dillard
would never have had my positive male neutered. Although he was pretty far advanced leukemia wise, I truly believe his neutering caused him many additional problems that hastened his death. As we know, spaying is a much bigger procedure than neutering. If she is going to be an indoor cat

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She was just checked by the vet and she has gianed weight (6 lbs) and the vet said she seems very healthy. The vet said that cats that are not spayed have more problems with cancer. She has been in heat twice now and it does

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Kathy Dillard
. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She was just checked by the vet and she has gianed weight (6 lbs) and the vet said she seems very healthy

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
@felineleukemia.orgfelvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She was just checked by the vet and she has gianed weight (6 lbs) and the vet said she seems very healthy. The vet said that cats that are not spayed have more problems

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
little girl. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:33 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten The last time she was at the vet was for shots and the vet told us to bring her back in three weeks

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread laurieskatz
Isabella gets interferon 7 days on/7 days off. - Original Message - From: Lynne To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 7:51 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten No, I wish I had known my cat was positive a year ago and I would have put him

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
That was our plan too but he only had 2 shots and had to be put down because of complications with FIP and his leukemia. - Original Message - From: laurieskatz To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 8:59 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread laurieskatz
Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten That was our plan too but he only had 2 shots and had to be put down because of complications with FIP and his leukemia. - Original Message - From: laurieskatz To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 8:59 PM

Pippin tested negative on her IFA test --- plus questions about Spaying

2006-11-09 Thread Gina WN
Pippin tested negative on her IFA test for FeLV and FIV. We waited 22 weeks between the first test (ELISA) test and the IFA. The vet says shefeels confident in the resultsforseveral reasons: becausePippin was 7 weeks old when she had her first test and she was a faint positive on the ELISA at that

RE: Pippin tested negative on her IFA test --- plus questions about Spaying

2006-11-09 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
I would personally recommend that you wait to spay her for a little longer I dont know how long she is.. but unless its absolutely critical she does (i.e. she is pregnant already), I really need to ask you to wait for a several different reasons.. especially, now she is tested negative

RE: Pippin tested negative on her IFA test --- plus questions about Spaying ... Hideyo

2006-11-09 Thread Gina WN
Hi Hideyo,How old do you think Pippin should be before I get her spayed? She will be 7 months old on the 25th of this month. I don'twant to rush her, but I didn't know if I should do it before she starts going into heat? Your advice is very much appreciated :)Gina Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL

Re: Pippin tested negative on her IFA test --- plus questions about Spaying

2006-11-09 Thread wendy
Gina, Congrats on the negative test!!! Yea!!! I think the anesthetic you are talking about is ISO gas, but someone here might correct me. Also, fluids before, during, and after the spay more specifically. The vet will tell you to confine her for a few days, so your room might be a great idea.

Information re: Pippin's spay and more questions about spaying

2006-11-09 Thread Gina WN
I called my vet to ask more questions about the spaying procedures they use. This is what they said:*The anesthetic usedis "Isofourane" gas. That is the only anesthetic theyoffer for spay; they feel it is the safest *A full blood panel (when requested)isdonein the morning before t

Re: Information re: Pippin's spay and more questions about spaying

2006-11-09 Thread kelly
it, Prophylactic antibiotics issomething I like to see used. Kelly I called my vet to ask more questions about the spaying procedures they use. This is what they said: *The anesthetic used is Isofourane gas. That is the only anesthetic they offer for spay; they feel it is the safest *A full blood panel (when

Re: Information re: Pippin's spay and more questions about spaying

2006-11-09 Thread Gina WN
out if they moniter her Oxygen while she is under, Ask for desolving sutures. I think having an IV line and fluids running is grea and then you have IV access should you need it, Prophylactic antibiotics issomething I like to see used.Kelly I called my vet to ask more questions about the spaying

Re: Information re: Pippin's spay and more questions about spaying

2006-11-09 Thread Jennifer Phaewryn O'Gwynn
Just make sure you let them know that they are authorized to perform all means necessary to pull her through if she crashes. Some vets do not "try" to "bring them back" like you expect with humans. Most vets don't even HAVE automatic respirator units or defibrillators. Sad, but true. I

Re: Pippin tested negative on her IFA test --- plus questions about Spaying

2006-11-09 Thread Nina
Hooray! Congratulations on the neg IFA result! I haven't been able to keep up on the list and just read the entire thread. I suspect, since you had Pippin tested at 7 weeks that the faint pos was from her mother's antibodies and not really an felv infection at all. She's been healthy and

Pippin, spaying

2006-10-16 Thread Gary Murphy
Hi Gina, Happyto hear that Pippin is doing well! I am kind of learning as I go, so others might have better advice on spaying. I'm going to write Nina next to ask her advice myself. I think the most important thing is to make sure and have the pre-op blood work done. And to make sure they use