Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV Positive Young Mom Cat Babies

2010-03-16 Thread Sally Davis
Lots of questions here. Some here may be better to answer I do not want you to think you will not get answers. This is a fantastic group. DO not do anything rash. Even though they are testing postive the kittens could throw off the virus. Also there is no way to know how long they will live. So

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-16 Thread Sally Davis
Laura, I am so sorry. She is joining her playmates in a happy place. Hugs Sally -- Sally(me), Eric (not a cat),Junior(angel), Tiny(angel) Fluffy(soul mate angel), Lionel(angel),Speedy, Grey and White, Ittle Bitty, Little Black(MIA), Lily, Daisy, Pewter, Junior Junior, Hotdog (newest)

[Felvtalk] When should Bridget be re-tested?

2010-03-16 Thread LauraM
Bridget is going back to the vet today for her 6th LTCI injection. My vet thought we could stop injections at a certain point and then retest, but when would be the best time? She is doing so well and has energy she's never had before. ___ Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-16 Thread Frank Sue Koren
I'm so sorry to hear about Baby Girl. She must have waited for you to get home from work to be with her in her last moments. It is so hard to lose each and every one of them. Hugs to you and Celery. Sue - Original Message - From: LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-16 Thread Cougar Clan
As painful as it is, you are blessed and so is Baby Girl. She got to leave this world the way she wanted to. The Royal Princess Kitty Katt got to leave on her own terms and so did Dixie Louise. I have learned so much from them about letting them leave on their ownnot to let them

[Felvtalk] Stanley and Interferon Question

2010-03-16 Thread Diane Tyler
Hello again, Stanley has suddenly taken a turn for the worse. In the last two weeks, he has gotten very lethargic and not eaten well. We've taken two sets of x-rays: the first showed all his organs well, then the second two weeks later his organs weren't even visible because of all the fluid

[Felvtalk] List working?

2010-03-16 Thread Frank Sue Koren
Hello everyone, is the list working? I have not been able to send or receive today. ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

[Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Frank Sue Koren
Hello all; Casper is my symptomatic cat that became positive because I mixed my positives and negatives. I wondered if somehow I had missed his vaccinataion last year. I asked the vet to double check and as I thought he was not even due for his next vaccination until April. Anyway, he is now

Re: [Felvtalk] Baby Girl has passed

2010-03-16 Thread Sara Kasteleyn
Laura.so very sorry to read your email this morning. My heart goes out to you. I have noticed others on the list mention lighting candles in memory of our precious ones that are now waiting for us at the rainbow bridge. There will be a candle in memory of your sweet Baby Girl this

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Hotmail Junk
When gray cat was first diagnosed his hct was at 9. He is currently on a very high dose of Pred a chemo drug called Chlorambucil. We are getting ready to take him off the chemo drug start cyclosporin once again try to slowly reduce his pred. We did interferon LTCI injections. He test

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Ashley Vanover
When Kong was first diagnosed his count was at 7 and he had two blood transfusions to get him back up to a healthy level. He has nonregenerative anemia. He's been on a gradually decreasing dosage of pred and a week on/week off schedule of 1ml of Interferon for the past 6 months. He gets

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread MaryChristine
sue, was casper ever double tested to make sure he was actually negative? a single negative test means no more than a single positive test does: unless we know for sure when the last possible date of exposure was, and do a final test 90-120 days after that, we cannot know that any cat is truly

[Felvtalk] Which probiotic did you use for kitty?

2010-03-16 Thread Claudia
Soemone on here mentioned using probiotics for kittys who have felv esepecially for tooth problems and stomach issues. Can someone give me the name of the for felv cats and where i may get it? My cat jsut finished an antibiotic and I know it would be good to give her a probiotic thanks,

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Hotmail Junk
Thankfully, my Gray Kitty, has been negative for over 7-8 months now. All specialists have said we can now stop testing him monthly. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 16, 2010, at 4:23 PM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: sue, was casper ever double tested to make sure he was

Re: [Felvtalk] Which probiotic did you use for kitty?

2010-03-16 Thread Jane Lyons
Hi Claudia I used Forti-Flora on MeMe. I had no idea that it would help her mouth, but after about three weeks I noticed that her mouth was greatly improved. It is made by Purina but my vet said it is a very effective product and I found that to be true. I bought it on Amazon (of all

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Frank Sue Koren
I can't remember now what the time frame was. He was tested at his first vet visit after I adopted him but I don't remember how long that was after I brought him home. Normally I take a newly adopted cat right in to be checked but it has been about four years... Today I called my vet back and

Re: [Felvtalk] Epogen? Interfuron?

2010-03-16 Thread Amy
Hi Sue, Just wanted to ask what Casper's HCT is right now? Does he have CRF? I have looked into Epogen as well and know some people swear by it. I don't want to contradict anything you've heard but just wanted to offer up another thing to consider. The specialist I talked to said all of

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit C therapy Sally Snyder Jewell

2010-03-16 Thread Laurieskatz
And I do a nasal saline spray (Ayr) since the netti pot and I don't agree. Also, warm salt water gargle. L -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 9:34 PM