Re: OT: sick 6 mo kitten follow-up

2008-01-01 Thread Marylyn
Unasked for advise: I know you know this but I have to repeat it. Be very careful when you are close to the face of a feral/barn/alley/unknown cat. I had a very small cat bite and break a finger costing me two surgeries, the possibility of losing part of the finger etc. I was at the ER and

Prayers Please

2008-01-01 Thread Lomaxturtle
Hi everybody Unfortunately I've returned fo rno so good reasons. Xmas day my Buddy (4.5years) cams down sick. She would hardly eat and was hiding most of day. she seemed to want to lick food but was too sore to swallow so she couldn't bear it - and she was gulping like when we have a

Re: Prayers Please

2008-01-01 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry to hear about your Buddy. Have you tried low dose oral interferon? Dont know, might help though - especially since it might be easy to give (syringe) orally and the contact with the throat tissue might be good (again don't know here, just a thought! Prayers and good wishes

Re: Prayers Please

2008-01-01 Thread laurieskatz
Prayers just offered. Can you get her to an internal medicine specialist? Sounds like infection? Is her throat swollen? Is she licking her lips? (nausea). So sorry to hear this. Keep looking for answers! Important to keep her eating (see yahoo group feline assisted feeding for more info about

Buddy

2008-01-01 Thread Lomaxturtle
I have been pushing sanctuary to help fund interferon but they try to hold off it cos of the cost as the omega in UK is expensive. That's why I went to stamp my feet and demand they help cos they tell you to act fast and say they help with vets and then don't allow you to look after the

Re: OT: sick 6 mo kitten follow-up

2008-01-01 Thread MaryChristine
(oh, it's been a long year already... i know what you MEANT, marylyn, but i have this image in my head of all these cats and dogs lining up at caroline's door, as CLIENTS. really, she SWORE she was spayed! well, yeah, i DID bite him, but you would have too!. and them paying her in

Re: Prayers Please

2008-01-01 Thread Belinda Sauro
I know I've said this a million times ... but syringe feeding as stressful as it is won't kill her, not eating or getting enough food and by that I mean at least a can a day will. period. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties http://bemikitties.com Post Adoptable

Re: OT: sick 6 mo kitten follow-up

2008-01-01 Thread MaryChristine
aw, sounds like you're exactly what this little one needed to help bring him around! to answer your question about how/why a conventional vet could even consider FIP in a cat who doesn't have a positive FeCoV titre, two options: 1) the titre is useless, as has been mentioned before, as it

Re: OT: sick 6 mo kitten follow-up

2008-01-01 Thread Marylyn
Or lots of mice, nice juicy mice. If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who

OT Vick

2008-01-01 Thread Sally Davis
On the news tonight they said half of Michael Vick's seized dogs are being transferred to Best Friends in Utah. I think that is great new for these dogs. Sally -- Sally, Eric (not a cat),Junior, Speedy, Grey and White, Ittle Bitty, Little Black, Lily, Daisy, Pewter, Junior Junior (newest) ,

Re: OT Vick

2008-01-01 Thread Kelley Saveika
I don't know. I used to be a fan of BF, but due to some actions on their part regarding me, I'm not so much anymore. Hopefully the dogs will be taken care of though. On Jan 1, 2008 10:03 PM, Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On the news tonight they said half of Michael Vick's seized dogs

Re: OT Vick

2008-01-01 Thread Sally Davis
Kelley Sorry..I did not know. I think the dogs will be ok with them. Sally On Jan 1, 2008 11:06 PM, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't know. I used to be a fan of BF, but due to some actions on their part regarding me, I'm not so much anymore. Hopefully the dogs will be taken