[Felvtalk] Fw: URGENT! FELV+ Persian

2010-10-15 Thread gary
I am just cross posting this. Contact info in the message below. Please help if you can. Thanks, Gary -- Subject: URGENT! FELV+ Persian There is a red Persian female, 3 years old, FELEUK POSITIVE BY SNAP, at Anti-Cruelty in Chicago, IL.

Re: [Felvtalk] Subject: Help- need advice on fleas

2010-10-15 Thread Natalie
It's important never to use any of the essential oils on cats, unless it is known not to be harmful to them - I haven't had a chance to read ASPCA piece yet because I'm kept rather busy, 24/7, bottle feeding a teeny kittens since it was one day old - now, 2 weeks old. However, there are some

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread Natalie
Vaccinating cats for anything when their immune systems are seriously compromised can be very dangerous! I have also known friends with cats that were routinely vaccinated against FeLV that developed all kinds of cancers - coincidence or not, it does happen. Natlie -Original Message-

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread Michelle Brockman
I know of several instances of the same thing happening Natalie in addition to two kittens I personally adopted devloping FIP after vaccines which is why I feel so strongly about vaccines. Also, there seems to be a higher occurance of injection site sarcomas when the felv vaccine is combined

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread Natalie
My veterinarian NEVER vaccinates cats at the time of surgery, illness...unlike many vets who insist on vaccinating no matter how ill the cats are.Cat owners do not bother finding out which vaccines to choose or not, depending on a cat's lifestylemany blindly accept a vet's vaccine

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccines

2010-10-15 Thread Michelle Brockman
I really like the way your vet thinks and wish more had the same protocols. Unfortunately mine doesn't so I direct him as to my wishes for my pets when they have ANYTHING done in the office now so I control what is done to them. Knowledge really is power and I just wish there weren't so

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread dlgegg
it isn't that bad, i don't spend as much as it sounds. mostly keep them healthy and you don't have too many vet calls. Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net wrote: Man, I bet the vets love us... - Original Message - From: dlg...@windstream.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent:

Re: [Felvtalk] Subject: Help- need advice on fleas

2010-10-15 Thread dlgegg
DEPENDS ON THE OIL, SOME LIKE TEA TREE OIL IS NOT SAFE IN ANY AMOUNT. JUST BEST TO CHECK FIRST BEFORE YOU BRING ANY OF THEM INTO YOUR HOUSE. I ONLY USE EUCALIPTUS, PEPPERMINT AND LAVENDER FOR MYSELF. NO PROBLEMS WITH THEM. Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: It's important never to use

[Felvtalk] treatment updates

2010-10-15 Thread gary
Unfortunately, these updates are not good news. ACEMANNAN: I used this to save several FeLV cats, it works. Sadly, the company that made it - Carrington Labs - went out of business and it is no longer available. On Saturday I will give the last of my Acemannan to a sick kitty and hope that