Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread molveywda
Yep, both candidates are politicians and that already makes them suspect. It seems time spent in a government leadership position tends to have a negative effect on all of them. Plus most of what we hear about them and their policies is spin and the truth never fully comes out. Hard to make

[Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
One of the strangest problems I face with my FeLv+ and FIV+ cats is going to the vet for a simple health issue.  I bring in a fat, sleek cat with a URI and the vet asks me, in the course of treatment Is this one of  your FeLv+ or FIV+ cats?  Well, I have to say yes because we are at the

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread molveywda
Oh, sorry I haven't been involved with the list and FeLV kitties in a bit. I've lost several cats this year and haven't felt like dealing with more sad stories. A couple of those cats I lost were strays that didn't live with me but it still broke my heart to lose them. The last one I lost

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread Lorrie
It is true. On 10-04, Terri Brown wrote: I don't know where you heard that Lorrie, but it's not true. Terri ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: President

2012-10-05 Thread Lorrie
Good for you Natalie. I was wondering if anyone would bring that up. I can't imagine the horror and fear Romney's dog felt while his crate was on the top of his car! I'd like to strap Romney there!! Lorrie On 10-04, Natalie wrote: Actually very simple: Romney's dog on top of the

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread Terri Brown
This is why I don't think we should be discussing this on this list. - Original Message - From: Lorriemailto:felineres...@frontier.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgmailto:felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 6:59 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] President

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread GRAS
My vet actually treats those cats in a “special” way, knowing that their immune systems are compromised.. From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of molvey...@hotmail.com Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 8:57 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re:

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread Lynda Wilson
I’m grateful to have found a compassionate, and very knowledgeable vet. When we move, I’m still going to use her. Good vets are hard to find. From: GRAS Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 8:19 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive? My vet

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread Joslin Potter
When we found out Zoey was + with FeLV I automatically thought like what your describing, he was going to have to be laid to rest, however, my vet was very optimistic and caring. She assured me that things were going to be fine, different, but fine. Thye stood by my decision to keep him alive,

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
I've never been a list moderator or been a position to direct anything except to try to direct a bunch of cats to use the litter boxes.  However, let me just add a bit of wisdom or non-wisdom, however you want to view it.  Discussing politics and religion usually causes minor skirmishes and

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread Martha Walton
I have a cat question: I just bought some Advantage flea drops and whew, it's expensive. I have 5 cats, one of which has a horrible flea-bite allergy. Usually I only have to use the drops in the summer months. All the cats get the drops. Does anyone have any suggestions on cheaper flea drop

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
What I do is buy the Large Dog size Frontline Plus and break it into 0.05 doses.  Each tube that would treat one dog, treats seven cats.  Since I have a lot of cats, I buy the 6 pack, which costs me about $60 at Costco.  I can treat 42 cats.  It breaks down to about $1.45 a cat.  However, if

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv positive kitties

2012-10-05 Thread Lynda Wilson
You are correct, let’s get back on to the subject and help people that need to hear our experiences with this horrible disease. We need to get back on track and help people help their fur babies that they love so much. We know that it’s hard to find a vet that has the knowledge and is willing

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread Edna Taylor
All very valid points. Maybe I am one of those weird folks who just doesn't get angry or upset if someone votes a different way. I guess that is why I always thought it was odd that people get so mad about politics or religion, cause I just don't care one way or the other ;) Also, any

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv positive kitties

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
It has sadly gotten to the point where I delete 90% of the emails I get from this list without even reading them.   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Lynda Wilson longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday,

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
My current vet my previous vet all treat the symptoms like they would any other cat, but I know plenty who don't. Beth   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent:

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
This is why off-topic posts should be kept off list. I almost deleted this because the subject line said President The Advantage dosage I have used for years got from my vet is  .4 if the cat is 8lb or under .8 is over 8lbs Just remeber the dosage is different if you are using Advantage or

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
Of course you should ALWAYS ask a vet what the dosage is and what product is safe for cats.  If you look at the label of Revolution and of Frontline Plus, you will see that the ingredients are exactly the same for dogs as for cats but not the dosage.  So you have to get the dosage correct. 

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Kelley S
I have to agree - this list used to be such a positive influence in my life - I joined years ago when I had a kitten test false pos - and I stayed because the people were so wonderful. It has gone way, way downhill. On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 10:55 PM, Elizabeth Malone malon...@yahoo.comwrote: I

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Edna Taylor
REALLY? Y'all think so? I don't think anyone is being mean and hateful, but then again, I tend to see the positive side of most things :) Anywho, I'll ask again DOES anyone have any advice on things I can do to make SuzieQ more comfortable in her last days. She is 2-3 years old, was

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Natalie
I joined this list a few years ago when I got two adult FeLV cats, and I have absolutely no complaints - how can anyone think that this group has gone downhill with so many knowledgeable, wonderful and caring contributors just because we go off-topic once in a while? It usually happens when no

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Elizabeth Malone
My concern was that someone came for help and was concerned because of what was being said. I don't know that I would call it going downhill-it is difficult finding help when dealing with this virus and it is disheartening when someone comes and can't get help. I remember being in their place and

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Cindy McHugh
I understand the purpose of this group, but I think it’s up to the mod to decide of OT posts are permitted. I found the OT subjects interesting, but when I didn’t feel like reading any more, I used the magical delete key. I’d hate to see hurt feelings among a group of people who are united

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Kelley S
I think yall misunderstand. I don't care about off topic posts and we used to talk about everything under the sun. It's the JUDGEMENTALISM that has been creeping in for a long, long time. Declawing I don't do it, but one of our valued long term list members (at least I hope she is even still

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Maureen Olvey
Give SusieQ lots of pain meds and ice cream. Oh wait, that's my prescription. I guess all you can do is keep her happy and feeling good as long as possible. You just address each problem as it comes up. Anything specific going on right now? I know when the liver starts going it makes them

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Christiane Biagi
This group got me thru.that blind panic when my tucson was diagnosed w felv. And I know irs helped sooo many people! Christiane Biagi Sent from my Samsung Epic™ 4G Elizabeth Malone malon...@yahoo.com wrote: My concern was that someone came for help and was concerned because of what was being

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Edna Taylor
She does get nauseous a lot and we have her on some strong pain meds. She is losing so much weight but I give her Fancy Feast and love on her. Unlike dogs, cats are such picky eaters to begin with :( I wish she would eat burgers and fries. The vet who diagnosed her has been our vet for a

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Maureen Olvey
Also - don't get Advantage Multi for Dogs and break it down for cats. Regular Advantage for dogs is okay to break down for cats but don't use the Multi. Some extra ingredient in there is bad news for cats. Obviously the cat Multi is okay. “I am not interested to know whether vivisection

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Edna Taylor
My vet frowns on using any dog flea product on cats because she said even though it is the same ingredients, the portions of the same ingredients may be different. However, I understand that when we have many it is costly. Heck, we brought home a kitty that had walking mange (chewing lice -

[Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
In the middle of our chit-chat about politics and hunters and vegetarian diets, if someone had come in with the subject line: Cat Bitten by Cobra, we would have been off the chatty stuff in an instant and onto Google to look up what could be done for the cat while the caregiver was taking him

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
Oh great!. My vet said the Multi was OK.But it still isn't working   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 5, 2012 3:48 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk]

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Maureen Olvey
It's been a while since I read that about the dog Multi, however I doubt they've changed ingredients. I can't remember what ingredient it is in the dog multi that's bad for cats. I found the info online though so I know it's out there. Maybe what I read was wrong though. Find out what

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Maureen Olvey
Yeah, at the end even my dog didn't want to eat. And oh boy don't I know how picky cats are compared to dogs!!! Maybe she'd like sardines. My cats like canned chicken too. Of course chicken flavored baby food is always a hit. You've got to keep her eating something. If she's still happy

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Edna Taylor
Thanks for the info and advice, I just called the vet to ask about anti-nausea meds From: molvey...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 16:30:45 -0400 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again Yeah, at the end even my dog didn't want to eat. And oh boy

[Felvtalk] Fw: Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
Well I Googled before did again. The only thing I can find is that some cats are more prone to Moxidectin toxicity, which is why you have to be so careful about dosages. The Multi formula has meds for fleas - Imidacloprid heartworm larvae - Moxidectin Either way the dog Multi has bit had

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Lorrie
I don't understand why people don't change the subject line when the subject changes??? On 10-05, Beth wrote: This is why off-topic posts should be kept off list. I almost deleted this because the subject line said President The Advantage dosage I have used for years got from

Re: [Felvtalk] Deleting posts

2012-10-05 Thread Lorrie
On 10-05, Beth wrote: It has sadly gotten to the point where I delete 90% of the emails I get from this list without even reading them. I'm sorry you feel this way Beth. I LOVE this group. I'm a member of five yahoo cat groups and this one is my absolute favorite. Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Deleting posts

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
I'm sorry I have to. I don't have time to read all the off-cat-topic posts.I get hundreds of emails a day really the last thing I want to do in my free time is sit at a computer.   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
I'm not sure that fleas can become immune to meds.  The ones who are on the cat die.  The ones who hatch from the floor jump on the cat, die.  The ones who lay eggs are apparently still alive so how can they become immune to a product?  Unless Super Flea survives the treatment and goes on to

Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
I guess that is the problem - they are survivng the treatment. They are surviving in droves at my house. I have to flea comb every other day.   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Christiane Biagi
You can try gerber stage2 baby food...the meat kind (ham, beef, turkey, etc). Not all thw nutrition a cat needs but it gets them something. Christiane Biagi Sent from my Samsung Epic™ 4G Edna Taylor taylore...@msn.com wrote: Thanks for the info and advice, I just called the vet to ask about

[Felvtalk] Asking For Advice Again

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
Certain antihistamines that are given to cats are also an appetite stimulant.  Chlorpheneramine is one.  I think it's a little yellow pill if I remember correctly.  It's better than giving cortisone which also increases appetite but I believe would be contraindicated for a cat who has a

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Edna Taylor
I have been trying that, she eats just a smidge and then turns away :( Thank you :) Poor thing is just wasting away and I feel so helpless :( Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 17:58:20 -0400 From: ti...@mindspring.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
We probably should not. But it is in fact true, although it got taken off the table fairly early when the Dems realized it would never fly in that political atmosphere. So what we have is a slight improvement on the Republican health care plan. Diane R. From: Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking For Advice Again

2012-10-05 Thread Edna Taylor
Oh, I didn't even think of that, I have used it for my other cats for that very thing and forgot all about it THANKS :) I did the same thing with Miller, put him through horrible chemo, made his last few weeks here miserable and within three weeks of the first chemo treatment, he was gone :(

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking For Advice Again

2012-10-05 Thread molveywda
Just make sure to get her nausea taken care of. You hate to stimulate her appetite but she still won't eat because she's nauseous. Then she's hungry and nauseated. You can also try Pepcid. Just regular not Pepcid AC. I think the anti-nausea meds are better but you can try that until you

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking For Advice Again

2012-10-05 Thread Natalie
I use Cyproheptadine, which I used to take as Periactin liquid, samples from a doc friend, when I was a skinny teenager. I use 1/54 daily for our 18+ yr old CRF cat (he's huge!). From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Lee Evans Sent: Friday, October 05,

[Felvtalk] FW: Asking For Advice Again

2012-10-05 Thread Natalie
Sorry, I meant to write ¼ and NOT 1/54…my fingers just went crazy….. From: Natalie [mailto:at...@optonline.net] Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 6:51 PM To: 'felvtalk@felineleukemia.org' Subject: RE: [Felvtalk] Asking For Advice Again I use Cyproheptadine, which I used to take as Periactin

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Cindy McHugh
I bought Frontline for my foster cats last summer and it was completely ineffective. The next time I was at my vet’s office, I mentioned it (because that’s where I bought it). The vet on duty (not my regular) said she had recently heard many similar complaints and surmised that fleas in our

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
Thanks! I know Walmart is selling a brand that is the same ingredients as Frontline, but still much more than that! Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org wrote: I bought Frontline for my foster cats last summer and it was completely ineffective. The next time I was at my vet’s office, I mentioned

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Joslin Potter
Honestly, I found that a good old fashion bath with dawn dish soap and flea comb has been our best defense this year. ( along with a few house bombs) It sucks having to give everyone a bath but i like it more then putting greasy drops on my pets. From:

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
Thanks, Lee, I was about to say that I have never seen anyone not get responded to on this list in their time of need and emotional turmoil. Going offtopic is almost inevitable when you're on a specialized list like this. I think the OT discussion has been amazingly civil and respectful. As it

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
I'm not a big fan of spot-on flea meds, either, as it only makes scientific sense that some will survive and be resistant to the poison (as with bacteria and abx). I've only had to use them (Advantage, which my vet said is the safest for cats, but your mileage may vary) once when we had a flea

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread GRAS
Remember that there are some cats that you cannot bathe, no matter what! It is important to keep the soap on for about 5 minutes! Didsolve the little bugger’s waxy coating! Natalie From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Joslin Potter Sent: Friday, October

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Natalie
I agree, they have been very civil! Natalie From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Diane Rosenfeldt Sent: Friday, October 05, 2012 8:23 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject) Thanks, Lee, I was about to say that I have never

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Natalie
Has anyone used the friendly nematodes to spray around the house? That’s all we use – except for a new cat coming in with fleas – they get zapped with it only once, period! From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Kathryn Hargreaves Sent: Friday, October

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Beth
That would be a lot of baths.And a huge emergency bill for my wounds. Joslin Potter joslinir...@yahoo.com wrote: Honestly, I found that a good old fashion bath with dawn dish soap and flea comb has been our best defense this year. ( along with a few house bombs) It sucks having to give

Re: [Felvtalk] Asking for advice again

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
Another brain cell woke up and reminded me that there's also an antihistamine called Ciproheptadine.  I'm thinking that this is the one they use as an appetite stimulant. I just Googled it and sure enough, this is the one.  If you want more information on getting your cat to eat go to the

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
I just went to the home page.  WOW!  This is wonderful.  Per cat it comes out to be less than a dollar a dose.  I'm sending this page on to a rescuer who is not on this list but runs a rescued cat shelter and adoption center.  Thanks for mentioning it.   Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and

Re: [Felvtalk] Deleting posts

2012-10-05 Thread Sharyl
I have to agree with Beth.  I also delete messages with an OT subject line which lately has been most of the messages.  Only reason I checked this one is I thought a member was having problems deleting posts.   Sharyl From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
Find another vet like your old one. Keep looking until you find one. Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: My current vet my previous vet all treat the symptoms like they would any other cat, but I know plenty who don't. Beth   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org  

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
Non cat people just don't get it. I think they also are thinking more of themselves than the cat. They just do not want to go to the trouble and puting the cat to sleep is a way out for them. They can appear as caring, loving people. My 2 girls have been with me for 5 years now and are

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
Amen to that! My vet and I watch Annie and Nitnoy and they get a blood panel each year to be sure their immune system is where it should be. When something looks abnormal, then my vet said we can get at it before it becomes a problem. Lynda Wilson longhornf...@verizon.net wrote: I’m

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: FW: Bow hunting

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
According to the investigator for the Humand Society here in eastrn Missouri, when he is called to investigate a charge of animal abuse, he ends up reporting the people on child abuse. The 2 seems to go hand in hand. Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: Yes, definitely some people should

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread Lee Evans
Right now I'm sticking with my current vet because he's a good diagnostician and also gives me rescue rates. I think the problem with him is that he's afraid to miss a symptom that might actually be from FIV or FeLv so he keeps asking about the cats.  He knows that I rescue hard cases.  His

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
For some reason, my pride has not had a problem with fleas or ticks. Don't know if the extreme heat killed them off or what. Now that we are getting some rain, mosquitos are getting to be a problem at dusk and early am so the cats only go out at midday. When we are all out, the mosquitos

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
I would need a transfusion every time I tried to bathe my guys! GRAS g...@optonline.net wrote: Remember that there are some cats that you cannot bathe, no matter what! It is important to keep the soap on for about 5 minutes! Didsolve the little bugger’s waxy coating! Natalie

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
There seem to be a lot of questions about the flea meds. I am having enough problems in deciding to vaccinate or not. I have a couple who never go outside so are not exposed to critters that might infect them and 1 is 14 years old. I am afraid that vaccinating her at that age might do more

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread longhornfans
My cats have been prescribed Interceptor for heartworms caused by mosquitos. We get them inside our house occasionally - but it only takes one bite. Granted dogs get heartworms more often but vets are seeing an increase in cats. My question is do you think Interceptor is safe for cats? Thanks!

Re: [Felvtalk] Why Are You Keeping This Cat Alive?

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
If he is just being over cautous, then he is okay. I would rather answer a dozen questions and not miss a problem in the making than the other way. Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: Right now I'm sticking with my current vet because he's a good diagnostician and also gives me

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
Problem is that there are so many rumors floating around in print and cyber space that it makes it hard to discren the truth. Diane Rosenfeldt drosenfe...@wi.rr.com wrote: We probably should not. But it is in fact true, although it got taken off the table fairly early when the Dems

Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
I GOT rEVOLUTION ONCE AND IT CAUSED THEM TO LOOSE THEIR HAIR AT THE APPLICATION POINT. THEN THE HAIR CAME BACK IN SNOW WHITE. NOT TOO FOUND OF THAT. VET AGREED AND WE STOPPED IT. Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: I'm not sure that fleas can become immune to meds.  The ones who

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
yOU ARE RIGHT. Everything we do concerns our ability to care for ourselves and our cats. I was elieved when I got my electric bill today, only $66.00. It was not too high this summer as I am in the woods and get a good breeze, but I am afraid we are going to have a winter like our summer

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
When I started with the group, I got so many replys to my HELP cry that I lost my fear of this disease. So much positive information from people who know it from experience, not what they have read. THANK YOU to everyone for giving me the courage to keep my girls and giving myself and them a

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
But isn't it the different opinions and even judgementalism that sparks new ideas, makes people think? No, we should not get nasty, but especially declawing, that is so detrimental to the cat. Isn't it better to find a solution for the clawing on furniture, find out why the cat is doing it.

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
One thing I have heard that was negative, was about vets who want to put cats down because of FELV. i think many of them just are not up to date and sometimes they are afraid to try something new/different. If a vet says put them down, I just don't go back to him/her and look for someone who

Re: [Felvtalk] President

2012-10-05 Thread dlgegg
You sound like an intelligent person. You are right. I know people in my community who vote democrate or repoublican just because everyone in their family has always voted that way. They never stop to ask themselves if the candidate is right or wrong. I go for the guy who sees things as I

Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Joslin Potter
I agree, my girlfriend went to vet in dispair trying to find something to help her cats rid of the fleas and they offered her a discount for Revolution, once upon her cats they too began losing their fur at the site of application, what was worse some of them were fighting her to put on so it

Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Advantage is safer than is Revolution for cats, or so my then-vet said. On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 7:51 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: I GOT rEVOLUTION ONCE AND IT CAUSED THEM TO LOOSE THEIR HAIR AT THE APPLICATION POINT. THEN THE HAIR CAME BACK IN SNOW WHITE. NOT TOO FOUND OF THAT. VET

Re: [Felvtalk] SuzieQ (was President)

2012-10-05 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Either try a serum from Dr. Chachoua or give pain meds, if they would help. Is it in her lungs? If fluid is building up around them from the cancer, then have them tapped often enough so she is not in respiratory distress. Cats really do not handle that well. On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 9:14 AM,