[Felvtalk] Weight loss

2009-07-28 Thread Amy
I've posted a lot about the weight my leuk pos has lost since I took him in. He's about 6 years old and has never shown any real symptoms other than red gums (which we've treated) and now the weight loss. He was 13.6 pounds less than a year ago and is 10.4 lbs today. He's not a petite cat

[Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread Helene R. Hand
Hi, You'all, I have not participated actively in a long time since my beautiful Sammy finally succumbed to FELV in 2006 and his mother Delilah in 2007.. For 7 years I kept him in remission, and this website was my guiding star...it supplied help, comfort, knowledge and

[Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread Helene R. Hand
Hi, You'all, I have not participated actively in a long time since my beautiful Sammy finally succumbed to FELV in 2006 and his mother Delilah in 2007.. For 7 years I kept him in remission, and this website was my guiding star...it supplied help, comfort, knowledge and

Re: [Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread Sander, Sue
Hi Helene, I'm new to this group and I have a SAMMIE with FELV - thank you for telling me that you kept your SAMMIE in remission for 7 years. This group has helped me and many have given me hope that Sammie can live for a number of years in remission. I just HAPPENED to get this stray kitten -

Re: [Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread Sue Frank Koren
Hello Helene, This is not exactly a website about aging cats, but it is a chat group that talks about anything cat related. Health issues, feeding issues, you name it. Sometimes it is a lot of fun, too. www.catforum.com They are not very knowledgeable about FeLV/FIV but there are some people

Re: [Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread Helene R. Hand
Oh, yes, Susan, I sure can and will...I am leaving the house for an exercise class, but will write back this afternoon..yes, you can do it!!! Helene -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Sander, Sue

Re: [Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread Helene R. Hand
Oh, yes, Susan, I sure can and will...I am leaving the house for an exercise class, but will write back this afternoon..yes, you can do it!!! Helene -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Sander, Sue

Re: [Felvtalk] Weight loss

2009-07-28 Thread Belinda Sauro
Some cats will get stomatitis and this is painful and they will eat less. Has your vet looked his mouth and throat over very carefully? Some of these pics are extreme and a cat doesn't have to have that bad of a case for them to eat less, Bailey had a mild case, his gums were just

Re: [Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread gary
There is a Yahoo group called geriatric-cats. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Helene R. Hand Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 11:13 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] websitefor

Re: [Felvtalk] websitefor aging kitties

2009-07-28 Thread Gloria B. Lane
Hey there Gary - Thanks, that's nice to know. Gloria On Jul 28, 2009, at 5:11 PM, gary wrote: There is a Yahoo group called geriatric-cats. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Helene R. Hand