Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Sara Kasteleyn
Hi Julie.I hope you're feeling a little more upbeat this morning after the good advice from the list yesterday. We can certainly relate to your anxiety. We adopted a brother and sister at 12 weeks, and after overcoming some socialization issues, we took them to be spayed/neutered at 6

Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Heather
Hi, I think you are referring to Toxoplasmosis, I too wondered if perhaps Julie was misinformed and that was what she was referring to as I know of no reasons that any human being around an FELV+ cat is a problem. For anecdoctal value, I am somewhat immune compromised and have cared for a Toxo+

Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Heather
Oops, correction, people are often misinformed by their human doctors. My vet said she can't believe some of the things people tell her that their have doctors told them. On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Heather furrygi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I think you are referring to Toxoplasmosis, I

Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Julie Dalesio Gladnick
Thank you so much, Sarah and Heather- Everyone's posts have really helped me, though I am still so worried about both Max and Maggie. It seems like I'm hypervigilant to everything he does. He sneezed twice in 24 hours and I'm freaked out. It's amazing how attached we can get to these furry

Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Tad Burnett
Next time a doc warns you of some possibility of an off the wall disease that you could get ask him if the risk is greater or less than the risk of you getting hurt in an automobile accident while driving to his office He probably won't give you an answer but watch the expression on his

Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Gloria Lane
Good one! Sent from my iPhone On Jun 1, 2010, at 9:42 AM, Tad Burnett tadburn...@vermontel.net wrote: Next time a doc warns you of some possibility of an off the wall disease that you could get ask him if the risk is greater or less than the risk of you getting hurt in an automobile

Re: [Felvtalk] needing support

2010-06-01 Thread Julie Dalesio Gladnick
Hi everyone. Max has had really soft stool for the past 24 hours and Maggie had a little bit of diarrhea with blood on it this morning (she's the one who tested negative). They can't give Maggie the vaccination today bc of the diarhea but will test max with the ifa. I'm creaking out. I'm

Re: [Felvtalk] Immunity

2010-06-01 Thread jbero tds.net
Interesting question. I guess that answer would be, it depends. If he was exposed to the virus, and he probably was given the close contact litter mates have, it is possible he has developed an immunity. To the best of my knowledge, vets do not currently measure antibody titers to felv - not