RE: O.T. - Help for my shelter

2005-03-04 Thread Doljan, Joan
Email them and make a good case. -Original Message- From: TenHouseCats [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 7:55 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: O.T. - Help for my shelter very interesting site sounds as if not ALL stories will be accepted; are

Re: Effie has her angel's wings

2005-03-04 Thread Julie Johnson
Dear Del, How sorry I am to hear that Effie has left you. We all know how hard it is; the hardest thing in life, it seems. She's free of pain and happy now, surely with your friend Liz. I'm sorry for your loss of Liz, as well, but I hope you can find comfort in knowing they are together and in

Re: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Can you let me know what you think of it? I am not sure if it can be used all the time, and if it has odor control? but right now I pay $10.00 for 21lbs and I use 3 of those a week...it all adds up CherieBarbara Lowe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: there's a website for the litter

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Our little Shitsu dog is coming home today from the disc surgery - they wanted to keep him at the hospital over the weekend because he does not have the bladder control right now. But I begged them to release him today as originally scheduled, as he was so depressed and scared there and he

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Hideyo, sending lots of positive healing vibes for Oreo---he is going to be SO glad to get home early, I'm sure that will speed his recovery. love and hungs for you and Oreo, Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Hideyo Yamamoto Sent:

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
I will keep Oreo is my thoughts, good luck to both of you, I hope and pray he will make a fast ful recovery. CherieHideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Our little Shitsu dog is coming home today from the disc surgery - theywanted to keep him at the hospital over the weekend because he does

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread Joan Doljan
Hideyo, I am sure with all your love, understanding and patience Oreo will do just fine. JoanHideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Our little Shitsu dog is coming home today from the disc surgery - theywanted to keep him at the hospital over the weekend because he does nothave the bladder

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread carlas
I will keep Oreo in my thoughts Carla

Re: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread Nina
Cherie, $10 for 2lbs? There goes the budget! I buy Jonny Cat at Costco ($9 for 50lbs) and add baking soda (also bought in the jumbo economy size) and Feline Pine. The Jonny Cat is cheap enough that I don't have to conserve litter when cleaning the boxes and sprinkling baking soda and Feline

Re: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread Nina
Hideyo, I'm sure that Oreo will be much happier at home under your care. Thank goodness your vet didn't argue with you! I am certain that bringing him home is the right decision, no one will be more diligent attending to his needs than you. I'll be thinking of you guys and sending lots of

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thank you, Nina. The one comforting factor is that, the surgeon (who did surgery on Oreo and JoJo) was very confident about his full recovery (he said something like 79%), the prognosis is good, whereas it as not so for JoJo, he had a pretty good chance that he might be paralyzed for the rest of

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thank you, Joan and everyone else who is praying for Oreo I will tell that hed better get better soon with all the positive thoughts!! You guys are the best!! Thank you! Hideyo Oreo -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Joan

RE: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Title: Message I think Cherie pays $10 for 21 (not 2) pounds! The Costco deal sounds good. I'm pretty happy withmy Petsmart deal -- $10 for 40 lb Exquisicat litter and it's actually one of the best I've ever used, as good as Arm Hammer which costs a lot more. (I don't have wheels, and

RE: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
You are right it is $10.00 for 21 lbs, and three of those I spend $30.00 a week in littler alone, not to mention other odor control items for my furr family. Cherie"MacKenzie, Kerry N." [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think Cherie pays $10 for 21 (not 2) pounds! The Costco deal sounds good. I'm

Re: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread Nina
I'm guessing that Arm and Hammer litter box deodorizer is more expensive than their regular baking soda. They've got to pay for the marketing and fancy packaging somehow, right? Try the regular baking soda and see if it works as well. I too have three cats and I don't have an odor problem.

Re: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread Nina
I just read my email, I have 7 cats, not 3. Where did that come from? Nina Nina wrote: I'm guessing that Arm and Hammer litter box deodorizer is more expensive than their regular baking soda. They've got to pay for the marketing and fancy packaging somehow, right? Try the regular

Re: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
Sometimes what we are thinking does not quite make it to our fingers in time. lol Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just read my email, I have 7 cats, not 3. Where did that come from?NinaNina wrote: I'm guessing that Arm and Hammer litter box deodorizer is more expensive than their regular baking

Re: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread TenHouseCats
see what happens when you let your cats have keys to the front door? they let all their friends in! hee hee counting to see if any new ones have appeared in my household lately MC

RE: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
I was trying to think of a suitable quip to Nina's multiplying cats--love it, MC! -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of TenHouseCats Sent: Friday, March 04, 2005 12:02 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: New cat litter will detect

Re: Thank you fm Del and Angel Effie

2005-03-04 Thread Del Daniels
Thank you to everyone who responded with sympathies to my huge loss of Effie. She was such a light in our lives and we miss her terribly. The "real" Effie gradually faded away and she became a more sedentary waif with less fur and less weight. At times her eyes were bright and interested in

Re: Thank you fm Del and Angel Effie

2005-03-04 Thread Susan Loesch
What a beautiful tribute to Effie and how lucky she was to be so very much loved. I am so sorry that you've lost her.Del Daniels [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you to everyone who responded with sympathies to my huge loss of Effie. She was such a light in our lives and we miss her terribly. The

RE: OT: please pray for Oreo

2005-03-04 Thread Julie Johnson
Dear Hideyo, Prayers and all good wishes on the way for Oreo! I know he'll have the best care and the most love at home with you. I hope his recovery is speedy! Love, JulieHideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Our little Shitsu dog is coming home today from the disc surgery - theywanted to

Re: Thank you fm Del and Angel Effie

2005-03-04 Thread Nina
Oh Del, We know how you feel. I held off vacuuming for as long as I could after losing Vixen. I complained about her shedding Siberian Husky fur all over the house while she was with me, but after I lost her, I just couldn't bring myself to clean it up, knowing it would be for the last time.

OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I work with Feline Rescue and Rehome(FuRR) here in Arkansas, and we're helping to raise money to spay and neuter a colony of feral/stray cats in North Carolina. If you can donate to help with this, go to http://www.teamfurr.org/www.teamfurr.org to contribute thru Paypal, and indicate that

Re: New cat litter will detect illness in cats

2005-03-04 Thread Cherie A Gabbert
just like bunnies, they always seem to keep multiplying ;-)) lolTenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: see what happens when you let your cats have keys to the front door?they let all their friends in! hee hee counting to see if any newones have appeared in my household latelyMC

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Nina
Oh Gloria good luck with very worthy cause! I am in constant need of donations myself :), so can't really part with any cash. Are there businesses in the area that might help once they realize how TNR works in maintaining a healthy, stable, non-growing colony? Maybe a fund raiser could be

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread BONNIE J KALMBACH
Gloria, Maddy's Fund has given a grant to a local organization here in Wisconsin similar to yours. Has anyone applied for one of these grants? http://www.maddiesfund.org/ Bonnie in WI - Original Message - From: Gloria B. Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Friday, March 4, 2005 1:13 pm

For Del (and everyone); hope you get a laugh.....

2005-03-04 Thread Julie Johnson
Dear Del, I was just reading your wonderful tribute to Effie. I had to smile when you described the great 'confetti' that can be made from unwatched paper towels and toilet paper. My tribe once did avariation on this theme (I guess they were really bored that day). I had given Luna an enema one

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Julie Johnson
Dear Gloria, Happy to help; I only wish I could afford more! Best of luck with this; I know how difficult fundraising is and grant proposals take time to write and time to process and there is no guarantee; meanwhile, kittens are being born. You might want to check out the 'humane

RE: Thank you fm Del and Angel Effie

2005-03-04 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Del you must know by I now I cry a lot and I am crying again reading your email because I feel so much of what you feel and please know that you are not alone. Like Nina, after Suzi died, I couldnt let go any of stuff with Suzi touched I put a huge padded rug under than bed so that

RE: Feral Issues

2005-03-04 Thread Hideyo Yamamoto
Thanks, Julie. I hear you loud and clear. I have a friend who feeds a few different colonies here, and one of the colonies she is having a real problem with the neighbor. This neighbor threatens her safety of cats if she continues to feed them, and throws the food away every time she put

Re: Effie has her angel's wings

2005-03-04 Thread S D
I am really sorry for your loss. It is so hard to lose a good friend. I noticed in another email you mentioned that it was like Effie was there with you. I do believe that those times that you see them out of the corner of your eye or sense them walk by -that they are really there with you in

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Thanks, Nina - she did do a yard sale here in Arkansas, but the weather hasn't been good an+d everybody's been sick, so it didn't go too well. Course we're in Arkansas, and the kitties are in North Carolina... so becomes an interesting spay/neuter project! Not sure if they'll find FELV or

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Gloria B. Lane
great idea! I'll check! Gloria At 01:47 PM 3/4/2005, you wrote: Gloria, Maddy's Fund has given a grant to a local organization here in Wisconsin similar to yours. Has anyone applied for one of these grants? http://www.maddiesfund.org/ Bonnie in WI - Original Message - From: Gloria B. Lane

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Great info!! Thanks Julie, you all are the best! Gloria At 02:11 PM 3/4/2005, you wrote: Dear Gloria, Happy to help; I only wish I could afford more! Best of luck with this; I know how difficult fundraising is and grant proposals take time to write and time to process and there is no

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Gloria B. Lane
That's totally weird... At 02:56 PM 3/4/2005, you wrote: just an fyi, I checked out how much the auction for naming that new species of monkey went for(saw it on ellen degeneres show)..$650,000!!! (money goes to charity) maybe i read it wrong...i've been having allergy attacks so eyes are

Re: OT - need help for North Carolina cats

2005-03-04 Thread Lernermichelle
I have not read all the emails on this thread, so sorry if someone has already suggested this, but she should contact Alley Cat Allies in Washington, D.C. They are a national advocacy group for TNR of feral cats, and they have resources (written, video, etc.) on trapping and have a network

Re: off-topic: do hospices for pets exist?

2005-03-04 Thread Wheezercat42
Niki's Felines Enjoying Lives of Value - F.E.L.V. rescue in NJ is a not-for-profit rescue/hospice/sanctuary for FeLV+ cats only. Where there's Life, there's HopeKathy"There is nothing so strong as gentleness, and there is nothing so gentle as real strength." ~ Sir Francis de Sates

Re: off-topic: do hospices for pets exist?

2005-03-04 Thread Nina
Thank you Kathy for letting us know about FELV. My husband has family in NJ, where is the rescue located? I have a hard time visiting Bruce's relatives, but if it were necessary, I might be able to take a FeLV in need from my area. I've talked to so many rescue groups about contacting me

Re: Effie has her angel's wings

2005-03-04 Thread Wheezercat42
Del, I'm so sorry to hear of your losing Liz and Effie. I'm sorry you've lost them, and happy they're free of the physical problems that led to their passing. This came to me in nearly finished format work a while ago - after comments made by a patient and another patient's granddaughter. I