Re: [Felvtalk] Bitzer Please add to the CLS :(

2010-01-22 Thread Sharyl
Sherry, I was saddened to read aobut Bitzer. At least he was loved and cared for. Gentle hugs Sharyl --- On Wed, 1/20/10, Sherry DeHaan sherryd...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Sherry DeHaan sherryd...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Bitzer Please add to the CLS :( To: Felvtalk

[Felvtalk] OT: Pleural Effusion

2010-01-22 Thread James G Wilson
Hi everyone, Three months ago, my cat, LG, was first treated for fluid buildup in his lungs. He went nine weeks before needing to have that fluid drained again. Now, it seems that we are having it done every four or five days. LG is on prednisolone and Salix (diuretic to help slow the

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Pleural Effusion

2010-01-22 Thread Belinda Sauro
hi Jim, Is he on any lasix or spirnolactone, he should be on one or both? -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... http://bemikitties.com http://BelindaSauro.com ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Pleural Effusion

2010-01-22 Thread James G Wilson
On 22 Jan 2010 at 18:15, Belinda Sauro wrote: Is he on any lasix or spirnolactone, he should be on one or both? He's on Salix- which is the same class of diuretic. Another member wrote off list about a combo of stuff that she used to get her young cat well after having the exact same

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Pleural Effusion

2010-01-22 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Jim, Fred's fluid build up was in his lungs I think pleural effusion is outside of the lungs. Fred's was congestive heart failure. He was on lasix alone at first and it didn't seem to be helping so I added the spirnolactone, that made all the difference almost immediately. Once I

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Pleural Effusion

2010-01-22 Thread Sharyl
James, here is the Readers Digest version of my sweet Albert's issues: 1/07 dx severe periodontal disease 2/07 dx advances CRF, anemia 3/07 went into CHF and dx with severe HCM He was getting daily sub q fluids for his kidneys and daily lasix (same as salix) for his heart. His various vets gave