Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Sharyl
I understand your concern.  With my sweet Albert, CRF, CHF, HCM, I had the vet follow this protocol when he had to have dental surgery. http://www.felinecrf.org/related_diseases.htm#dental_problems It is a good protocol to use for any surgery but especially for a kitty at risk.  Sharyl Sissy

Re: looking for advice re kitty prozac

2008-06-23 Thread Belinda Sauro
Baytril can be given as an injection, it is an inter-muscular injection thought, not sure on the clavomox, it does come in liquid though if that is easier. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties http://www.bemikitties.com HostDesign4U.com [affordable hosting web

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
Gloria, I spoke with my vet today and was assured that extra precautions are taken with cats like Persians. The anesthetic used is Isoflorine and she will be intubated. Lynne - Original Message - From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 22,

Re: looking for advice re kitty prozac

2008-06-23 Thread Barb Moermond
was the foaming during or immediately after pilling?  gelcaps and a pill gun could fix that - I don't know about the other forms ssri's come in (fluoxetine is an ssri) e.g. pill, capsule, injection etc  Barb+Smoky the House Puma+El Bandito Malito My cat the clown: paying no mind to whom he

Re: OT - sorta

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
I think the cat is being given a chance at a decent life right now. It just isn't affordable for the average person to give these cats access to all the treatments. If the kittie has a happy household, good food and access to medical care when necessary, what more could you ask for. Of

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
Thank you so much Gloria. I am going to print the article below and take it to our vet. I've decided to have her checked out thoroughly by our vet before having the spay. I realize the importance of having the surgery. I'm a huge advocate of sterilizing and feel a bit of a hipocrit for not

Re: OT - sorta

2008-06-23 Thread Kelley Saveika
All rescues are struggling financially right now I think:( I live near Jack's owner and asked today how he was adjusting to being inside. They say he loves it. So he is happy right now... On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 6:34 AM, Lynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think the cat is being given a chance