Mysterio Please add to the CLS :(

2008-02-13 Thread Sherry DeHaan
I am sad to say that we lost sweet little Mysterio.He and his sister melina came into us about 3 weeks ago.The man that rescued him found him on his front porch almost dead.Then he brought him and Melina into Dr. Jen and she helped him through and he became the most beautiful fluffy black baby

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
Ah Sherry, I'm so sorry for your loss. Lynne - Original Message - From: Sherry DeHaan To: Felvtalk Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 5:47 AM Subject: Mysterio Please add to the CLS :( I am sad to say that we lost sweet little Mysterio.He and his sister melina came into

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2008-02-13 Thread Marylyn
I am so sorry but so glad he knew love before he left this world. He is very grateful to the man who rescued him, to the doctor and to you. His sister needs something warm and fuzzy to curl up by. On Feb 13, 2008, at 4:47 AM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I am sad to say that we lost sweet little

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2008-02-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Oh Sherry, I'm so, so sorry. What a beautiful description you've given of this sweet little soul. What a blessing he found you and Dr Jen and at least knew that he was loved before he passed. You and Dr Jen are just the best. Melina is in great hands. hugs, Kerry _ From: [EMAIL

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2008-02-13 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
I'm so sorry, Sherry. I'm glad the man found him and Melina in time to give Mysterio a few weeks of love and care. Give Melina a hug for me, and give yourself and Dr. Jen one as well. Diane R. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of

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2008-02-13 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so sorry Sherry, for your loss of this beautiful cat - sleep soft sweet Mysterio. Gloria On Feb 13, 2008, at 4:47 AM, Sherry DeHaan wrote: I am sad to say that we lost sweet little Mysterio.He and his sister melina came into us about 3 weeks ago.The man that rescued him found him on

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2008-02-13 Thread laurieskatz
I am so sorry for you, Melina and Mysterio. I am glad he knew love in his final weeks. Laurie - Original Message - From: Sherry DeHaan To: Felvtalk Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 4:47 AM Subject: Mysterio Please add to the CLS :( I am sad to say that we lost sweet

Mysterio Please add to the CLS

2008-02-13 Thread Lomaxturtle
So sorry to hear of Mysterio going to the bridge - Mysterio will a fluffy cushion and be happy and healthy - I'll ask my angel Buddy and Angel Bramble to give Mysterio an angel kiss xxx

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
I'm sorry for not being knowledgeable of this, but what is CLS and the bridge you folks refer to? I've been busy trying to find some ray of hope for my BooBoo. I showed his blood work to the doc next door at work, who is a dog lover, not a cat but he interpreted it as being pretty bad. He

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2008-02-13 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
Briefly, the CLS is the Candlelight Service, for pets and people who have died, are sick or in need; the Bridge is the Rainbow Bridge between Earth and Heaven, where, it's nice to believe, our pets who pass away before we do wait for us. ;-) Diane R. From:

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
Thank you Diane. - Original Message - From: Rosenfeldt, Diane To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 4:36 PM Subject: RE: CLS Briefly, the CLS is the Candlelight Service, for pets and people who have died, are sick or in need; the Bridge is

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2008-02-13 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Dear Lynne, No one can say with certainty how long any of us are going to live. That includes BooBoo. My view is that, just as my FeLV colony were lucky to find me, BooBoo was very lucky to find you. His life has improved a hundredfold since he became part of your family. Whatever you do,

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2008-02-13 Thread Marylyn
I'll let others address your specific questions but I'll put my two cents worth in. Look at homeopathic/alternative/complemtary vets, especially if conventional vets are not meeting your needs. Enjoy the time you have together. If you spend it thinking about the possible future you will

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
Thanks Kerri for your kind words. I will contact Revival about the immuno regulin as soon as I get the ok from this vet in Detroit. Have other FelV cats on the group had anemia and next to no platelet counts? This is BooBoo's predicament. I did find out today that he will be 5 years old

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
I am taking all this advice to heart. Thank you Marilyn. Lynne - Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 4:42 PM Subject: Re: CLS I'll let others address your specific questions but I'll put my two cents

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2008-02-13 Thread Pat Kachur
Lynne - the vet (NOT my regular one) who I took Mandy to when I first got her to have her tested told me that leukemia positive cats live only about 6 months after diagnosis. Well, Mandy is 6+ years old and who knows how long she has had the virus. I've had her for more than six months

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2008-02-13 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
Someone on another cat list I'm on just lost a cat he says was FeLV+ and it was THIRTY years old! Now, I'm not too sure how well-versed he is on FeLV, and I'm thinking maybe he's mistaken in that. What he said was that the cat was infected with FeLV when a kitten and had to have both eyes

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2008-02-13 Thread Tad Burnett
Lynne Have you asked about interferon ??? If you can find a vet that will keep a big supply of it on hand in his freezer it isn't very expensive... I believe its made for humans but does help for many animals as well... Its has no taste and given orally... Some people mix it with food or

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
I've done some reading about it Tad and it does sound like an alternative. I'm waiting til I have a response from the Vet in Detroit and then I'll start looking for a vet that will work with me. I'll see Boo's regular vet again and see what he's willing to do and if he isn't all that

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
Hmm, 30 years old. I'm not so sure even the healthiest of cats on the planet can accomplish that feat Diane, but hey, anything's possible I suppose. Lynne - Original Message - From: Rosenfeldt, Diane To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 5:45 PM

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2008-02-13 Thread Lynne
Well that certainly picks up my spirits. I swear some of these vets, like doctors, have a set of numbers they use to label everyone or every cat in this case. Lynne - Original Message - From: Pat Kachur To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 5:36

Re: CLS ~ my cats lived LONG lives with FeLV

2008-02-13 Thread laurieskatz
ok time for me to chime in again. Squeaky lived to age 22 and Stripes lived to age 16. They were both feline leuk positive. Stripes was sick on and off and Squeaky was healthy except his final 3 weeks. HOPE reigns! So little was known about FeLV at that time. I did NOTHING special for them

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2008-02-13 Thread Sue Koren
Lynn, this is the story of the Rainbow Bridge: RainbowsBridge.com Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so

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2008-02-13 Thread Jane Lyons
Lynne I think my cat (MeMe) feels so loved and cared for (she was thrown from a moving truck onto the shelter's front porch) for the first time in her life that she doesn't intend to check out anytime soon. We have 'bliss therapy sessions' which consists of lap time for loud, trilling

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2008-02-13 Thread wendy
The Siamese at Best Friends in the FeLV Unit was 22, and that was last Feb. If she's still alive, she'd be 23 now! :) Wendy Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~ Margaret Meade ~~~ -

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2008-02-13 Thread wendy
Lynne, The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (one of the biggest and most well-known in the country) gives all their FeLV kitties Intra-Muscular (not IV or SubQ) injections of ImmunoRegulin every two weeks! My Cricket got a few IV injections but it was already too late for him; his anemia was so

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2008-02-13 Thread wendy
Hey Lynne, My name is Wendy. I've been active on this site for over 2 years now, although not as active lately. There are lots of good people here and it looks like you've been given some great advice. I just wanted to say a few things that came to mind as I read the posts regarding Boo

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2008-02-13 Thread Marylyn
Something that may have already been addressed: Feed the absolute best you can...no grains if possible. Dixie eats organic and Primal Raw + finely chopped carrots, spinach etc. One of my holistic vets recommends vitamin C. There are lots of good supplements. Dr. Susan Maier at the

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2008-02-13 Thread Beth Gouldin
Hi Wendy I just saw on your last post that you are in Dallas - I'm in Denton. I just joined this group about a month ago after the loss of one of our babies to FeLV and now we are dealing with it in our almost 7 month old female manx. It's nice to know someone is near by - is there a particular

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2008-02-13 Thread Sheila208
Hello everyone I haven't posted in a while ,but I have been reading everyday so I can keep up with what is happening . I just have to say that when I was a child I had a neighbor who had a calico girl who lived to be 30 years old. She was blind and deaf but till the day she died everyday

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2008-02-13 Thread Tad Burnett
Hill's A/D is a good tasting recovery food loaded with vitamins and minerals... I buy it by the case for my guys... You probably have to buy it from your vet but it could help... In the archives or files for this group there are directions for liver shake which is about the same thing... Tad

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2008-02-13 Thread Sally Davis
Hi Lynne I thought I sent you a couple links to check with for the IR one was in Canada. I think it could only be ordered by a vet. Goes by the name Equistim(big vial bc it for horses). Also looks like Revival would ship you would have to call them for specifics. Good luck. Sally On Feb 13,