Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV misconceptions

2010-09-26 Thread Natalie
I have never had to test kittens for FeLV, only for FIV. My vet says that under 10 weeks of age, chances for false positives are high. From my experience with FIV, one can tell if it's a true positive or maternal antibodies showing. I may have written it once in the past, but I have NEVER had

Re: [Felvtalk] BOB

2010-09-26 Thread Natalie
I am very sorry to hear about Bob - may he rest his little body, once again in good health, across the rainbow bridge! Natalie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of a h Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2010 1:51 AM

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV testing protocols

2010-09-26 Thread Beth Noren
Hi Georgetta, Yup, I understand how bitey an unsocialized singleton can be! My arms were SO scratched up from my first positive that lived in quarantine from 6-12 weeks. Others here may have better references, but I found one article that says that the time between infection and testing positive