I have a little 4.5 mo. old black kitten rescued as a stray who tests FeLV+ on
a snap test. They won't do an IFA until he's been separated for three months
(he lives in my bathroom currently), 9 mos. old would be better.
My vet is recommending we put the kitten on Interferon *now,* that she has
Impressive vet. Yes, there has been some varied opinions about it.
But I'd put her on oral Interferon - a very low dose. I think 30 units
is a standard for adult cats so would ask the vet how much she thinks -
c ertainly lower than an adult dose.
--- Original Message ---
I would definitely start something whether it be interferon or the LTCI
injections. They may not look sick when first diagnosed but they go
downhill quickly and you feel helpless. There is some suggestion of thymic
hypoplasia in these young cats with felv+. (the thymus is responsible for
Mail list logo