Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread Beth
Most of my FeLV cats have died from anemia. Your other cats may be ok.if he has been positive for all this time there's no reason to separate them now. Our shelter had a hoarding case a few yrs ago where some of the cats were FeLV positive but most were not remained negative after a lengthy

Re: [Felvtalk] New FeLV Kitten

2012-09-09 Thread dlgegg
Please think twice before isolating her. I have 2 positives and they have the run of the house just as my negatives do. My vet said that as long as the others have been vaccinated for FELV, it is okay. We have been a mixed family since 2008 and no problems. Maryam Ulomi

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread Don
Hi Beth, His HCT was 28% (2% below normal). Thanks. On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 6:38 AM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: Most of my FeLV cats have died from anemia. Your other cats may be ok.if he has been positive for all this time there's no reason to separate them now. Our shelter had a

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread Lorrie
Don, It is amazing that Oliver has lived to be 15 with a FelV+ status. Most of my FelV+ cats either die of anemia or they lose the use of their back legs due to tumors on the spine. If Oliver has made it this long I'd just keep him happy and and give him plenty of TLC. 15 is about the end of

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread GRAS
How are Oliver's kidney values? -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lorrie Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2012 9:58 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread dlgegg
I agree, he has had a long and happy life with you. God has blessed you and Oliver. My Shadow passed at 18 with tumors on his spine, but he had lived a long life and enjoyed basking in the sun on the deck. Keep him comfortable . Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com wrote: Don, It is

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread Don
His BUN and Crea are normal. His HCT has dropped from about 30% to 28% since July. Otherwise everything else is normal. On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 1:29 PM, GRAS g...@optonline.net wrote: How are Oliver's kidney values? -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread Natalie
What about thyroid? Why the Tapazole? My new email address is:atia@gmail.com From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Don Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2012 4:44 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re:

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread Don
His thyroid is normal as well (the vet did check it in July as he noted an slightly enlarged thyroid). I don't recall mentioning tapazole. He got a shot of Covina and a steroid at the vet but that is all he is on. Thanks. On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: What

Re: [Felvtalk] Need advice for our cat Oliver

2012-09-09 Thread GRAS
Sorry, I could have sworn that you did..don't have time to go back to see all the mail! Kitties awaiting me to medicate them. natalie From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Don Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2012 6:43 PM To: