Re: [Felvtalk] THEY'RE NEGATIVE!!!!!

2008-09-16 Thread Laurieskatz
Great news! No, FABULOUSE NEWS!! I AM curious about the liver as a rescuer here nearly killed 4 kittens feeding them liver. I took them from her and nursed them back to health. The vet told me kittens cannot tolerate liver...maybe it was the only thing she fed. I don't remember. (Too much Vitamin

[Felvtalk] Gracie (was RE: worried Mom seeking info)

2008-09-16 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
Janine, I'm so sorry Gracie had to leave you. I'm so glad you were there to help her go in peace and comfort. Gentle Bridge vibes to this feisty old girl. Diane R. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of janine paton Sent: Monday, September 15,

Re: [Felvtalk] THEY'RE NEGATIVE!!!!!

2008-09-16 Thread astatfeld
Wow. This is all incredible news and gives reason to always be hopeful. I'm the one who was fostering a mom with four kittens and two of the kittens tested positive. The vets I spoke to said it's likely that on retest the mom and the two that tested negative will eventually test positive,

[Felvtalk] Help with raw diet

2008-09-16 Thread April and Jay
Hello, I have been researching feeding my cats a raw diet. I found two different supplements Feline Instincts My Natural Cat and Instincts TC by feline future. I don't know which is better. Does anyone use these? Maybe someone with a better knowledge in cat diet can suggest which is better?

[Felvtalk] Help with Anemia questions...

2008-09-16 Thread Joey Dickens
Hey, I appreciate all the answers I've gotten thus far--I'm Oscar's mommy--the cat who has feline leukemia and severe anemia. Since I was still reacting to the news (i.e. crying) when the vet was explaining everything to me over the phone last week, I have decided to meet him for a

Re: [Felvtalk] Help with Anemia questions...

2008-09-16 Thread Sally Davis
Hi Joey I am sure you will get lots of help and answers. I can give you my experience. My Junior was diagnosed with anemia in 2006. The vet thought was sue to hemabartenella(sp). I know you say no fleas but as she explained it only takes one flea. He was put on antibiotics. In the meanwhile I

Re: [Felvtalk] Help with Anemia questions...

2008-09-16 Thread Sharyl
Joey, I'm sorry but I don't remember what you posted about Joey last week.  A lot depend on the type of anemia Oscar has.  If it it non-regenerative and his HCT is below the mid teens you can start him on epogen.   My CRF kitty, Albert, had non regenerative anemia that I managed with a combo of

Re: [Felvtalk] THEY'RE NEGATIVE!!!!!

2008-09-16 Thread Sabrina
I AM curious about the liver as a rescuer here nearly killed 4 kittens feeding them liver. Maybe that was all she gave them? I fed the kitties a balanced diet - organs, muscle meat, bone, a little bit of veg, etc., and about 1 tablespoon per kitty per day of liver Sabrina

Re: [Felvtalk] Help with raw diet

2008-09-16 Thread Sabrina
Hi April, If you are feeding a balanced raw diet, there will be no need for either of these supplements. Check out RawPaws: http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/rawpaws/ for more information on how to properly balance a raw diet. Sabrina www.Pet-Sitter-Pro.com www.LovingGraceRescue.org Orange

Re: [Felvtalk] THEY'RE NEGATIVE!!!!!

2008-09-16 Thread Laurieskatz
I believe it was all she was feeding them. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sabrina Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:17 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] THEY'RE NEGATIVE! I AM curious about the liver as a