Re: [Felvtalk] Please light a candle for Taj

2010-06-24 Thread Lorrie
Sara, How sad to lose Taj at such a young age. Thank you for making his short life so happy, and I agree that heroic measures under the circumstances would have been unkind to Taj. As my vet told me last week when I had my CRF cat euthanized Heroic measures are often more for the owner than the

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 24, Issue 20

2010-06-24 Thread Marci Greer
Fernanda, I applaud you for taking Little Tommy. I have a FELV+ kitty named Maddie, she was diagnosed positive by both the Elisa test and the IFa test in 2008, I tried the interferon for her late 2008 and a little into 2009, Maddie did not do well with that at all, my vet wanted me to

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 24, Issue 20

2010-06-24 Thread Sara Kasteleyn
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Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 24, Issue 21

2010-06-24 Thread Marci Greer
Sara, We bought the powder form of the Mega C Plus, we give her just a pinch in her canned food every couple of days. Before I started her on it my vet warned me to start out giving her just a tiny pinch, that sometimes too much can give them diarrhea or mess with their kidneys. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 24, Issue 21

2010-06-24 Thread Marci Greer
Sara, I am so sorry to hear about Taj, that is too short of a life, I will light a candle for him tonight Marci Maddie _ The New Busy is not the too busy. Combine all your

[Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs

2010-06-24 Thread Amy
Just wondering what sort of experience people have had with leuk positive cats getting weak in the back legs. My cat, Wolfie, is 8 and has been positive since we rescued him 6 years ago. He's been pretty healthy other than the last year or so. Last September he was diagnosed with

Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs

2010-06-24 Thread Sharyl
Amy did they check Wolfie's potassium level? Low K can cause back leg weakness. Sharyl --- On Thu, 6/24/10, Amy awilkin...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Amy awilkin...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 10:22 PM

Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs

2010-06-24 Thread Heather
Hind leg weakness seems to come up somewhat frequently on the CRF group, this website has a great index of symptoms treatments A-Z, http://www.felinecrf.org/symptoms_treatments_index.htm see W for weakness in back legs and several things are listed, though I think most are things that would have

Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs

2010-06-24 Thread Laurieskatz
Check out myonecrosis. Coco (FeLV-) had this. Her back legs were weak and she was having trouble eating (tongue issues). There are several causes - one was toxoplasmosis, one was that she had gotten into some toxins and the third was nutritional. They attributed hers to a lack of Vitamin D,

Re: [Felvtalk] Weakness in hind legs

2010-06-24 Thread Laurieskatz
Ps Coco was diagnosed with myonecrosis via muscle biopsy. L -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Heather Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:09 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk]