[Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
Whimsy - (the outdoor, used to be feral FeLV little boy who had a scary jerking/twitching episode a few weeks back you might recall) - had his check up and everything was normal.  His bloodwork and stool came back normal too.  His skin has been his only issue - he was bald on the left side,

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-15 Thread Laurieskatz
This sounds very good. Did the vet ever suggest demodex mite as the cause of the itching and fur loss? My vet says it's almost impossible to test for ringworm. He doesn't even test anymore. He tends to treat small patches with human fungal cream and larger patches with an oral medication. Whimsy

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
yes, and I brought up demodex too, but they said it wasn't that.    I brought my gentian violet to show the vet and she said 'why not'  - she's a great dr, because she is open to new ideas.    he is a survivior :)  and it's an honor to care for him:)   --- On Thu, 4/15/10, Laurieskatz