Re: [Felvtalk] Scoopable Litter: The Return of the Clump

2012-10-12 Thread Lorrie
Lee, I almost pissed myself laughing.. Been there with the solid block of concrete stuck to the bottom of the litter boxes! Lorrie On 10-11, Lee Evans wrote: This is a horror story. It's true. My cats will tell you it is. One day, several years ago, I decided to purchase clumping

Re: [Felvtalk] Scoopable Litter: The Return of the Clump

2012-10-12 Thread Beth
I had this same thing happen when I tried SweatScoop. It turned to cement at the bottom of the litter pan. I had to get a hammer to get it out. Beth   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Off topic: President

2012-10-12 Thread cindy reasoner
I disagree. Please can we just end all the political talk.   Cindy Reasoner       --- On Wed, 10/10/12, GRAS g...@optonline.net wrote: From: GRAS g...@optonline.net Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Off topic: President To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 2:10 PM I

Re: [Felvtalk] Scoopable Litter: The Return of the Clump

2012-10-12 Thread Natalie
Just imagine what it does to cats and kittens inside their bodies! Natalie My new email address is:atia@gmail.com From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Beth Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 8:44 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
I'm not quite sure how you arrived at the $9/day, at least not based on what I said. It seems too low. Yes, transition to raw is sometimes a slow one, at least for some cats. On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: It would be nice if I could do that but

[Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread Lisa Conner
Hi All, I think everyone was so hung up with this politcal debate, no one saw my 2 questions on Interferon and the length of years a Felv + cat has lived. Ok- so, I joined when my 9 + year old boy, Prancer became very sick..literally overnight. He breathing was extremely labored and I

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread Maryam Ulomi
Thank you for trying to bring everyone back on topic. I'm very new to this forum but would love to hear from anyone who can talk more about interferon. Maryam Sent from my iPhone. On Oct 12, 2012, at 13:48, Lisa Conner lisa.con...@syniverse.com wrote: Hi All, I think everyone was

Re: [Felvtalk] Scoopable Litter: The Return of the Clump

2012-10-12 Thread Lee Evans
The standard is NOT to use clumping litter with kittens under 8 months old. Kittens, like human children go through their new world tasting everything, whether it's food or not. Never leave string, thread, paper clips, thumb tacks, nails, even hairbrushes around where a kitten can get his/her

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Lee Evans
This is why my check register and my bank account never balance.  You're right.  It's more like $24 a day.  Back to the 36 pounds of corn meal and by-product powder in a bag.  Incidentally, a by-product can be anything that is not the main product of what is being produced.  So a by-product of

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread HIDEYO YAMAMOTO
Hi Just as FYI - what your kitty, Prancer had was mediastinal lymphoma - and it is actually one of the most tretable cancers of all - it's common among Felk positive kitties - steroid of will almost immediately get rid of fluid in chest cavity - and kitties with mediastinal lymphoma has a very

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread Terri Brown
I used interferon with Salome'. I started her on it when she was about 3 years old, and I gave it to her as often as I could get a hold of it. Salome' lived to be 9 1/2 years old, and she died from liver failure. Hope that helps! T =^..^= Terri, Guinevere, Travis, Dori, Kimiko and 8

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread Christy Buchin
My cat Gray Kitty was diagnosed with FeLV and severe anemia. Thank you for a specialist we found, our family vet, Interferon, LTCI, steroids, two blood transfusions, splenectomy, etc., he tests negative is almost off steroids. UC Davis now has asked to use him in their study the specialist is

[Felvtalk] Felvtalk Mailing list

2012-10-12 Thread Islay Mulcahy
Please remove my name and address from your mailing list. Thank you. -- If what you seek, you find not within, you will not find it without. Blessed Be. ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
i TRIED RABBIT FROM A NEIGHBOR WHO RAISES HIS ORGANIC FOR HIS OWN FOOD. THEY LOOKED AT IT LIKE IT WAS ALIEN, WOULD NOT EVEN TOUCH IT. I ONLY HAVE 7, BUT KEEPING ENOUGH MEAT FOR THEM WOULD BE A PROBLEM. i HAVE A SIDE BY SIDE AND THE FREEZER IS NOT THAT LARGE. AND GETTING IT OUT IN TIME TO

[Felvtalk] Ta ta for now

2012-10-12 Thread Natalie
It seems that this topic still isn’t closed, is it? There have been comments after the one you just responded to here. I joined because a friend recommended this group, and it has been helpful. I had 2 adult FeLV+ cats. One of the cats died of CRF, and the other was adopted by a

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
While we are on the subject of raw diet, don't they eat some of those things when they catch a mouse, rabbit or squirrel or bird? The only things my guys don't eat are the organs, especially intestines. Other wise, they eat the whole thing. Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Susan Hoffman
I tried raw with my 15 year old calico a few years ago.  She wouldn't touch it, wanted me to fry it up in some butter first. From: dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 1:09 PM Subject: Re:

Re: [Felvtalk] Scoopable Litter: The Return of the Clump

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
Sounds like you have my bunch. For the chewing, I keep lemon grass growing in a pot during the winter months. they love the tste and munch on it all the time. Yes, they do throw up after eating it. Seems to clear out their system and they are back to normal. Cat houses are not normal

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
Saw it, but so far I have been lucky and had no experience with it. Lisa Conner lisa.con...@syniverse.com wrote: Hi All, I think everyone was so hung up with this politcal debate, no one saw my 2 questions on Interferon and the length of years a Felv + cat has lived. Ok-

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Remember, rabbits don't produce Taurine the way cats don't, so if you feed rabbits again, add Taurine. Cats died in studies where they were only fed rabbit. I have forgotten to get meat out of the freezer, but put it in a plastic bag and float it in cold water. That defrosts it really

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Edna Taylor
Sounds like a girl after my own heart ;) Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:28:35 -0700 From: susan_hoff...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food I tried raw with my 15 year old calico a few years ago. She wouldn't touch it, wanted me to fry it up in

Re: [Felvtalk] Scoopable Litter: The Return of the Clump

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
I tried that once and then pitched the bag in the trash. Hated it and my cats would not use their boxes. They knew something I didn't. Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: Just imagine what it does to cats and kittens inside their bodies! Natalie My new email address is:

Re: [Felvtalk] Off topic: President

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
I WILL BE SO GLAD WHEN THE ELECTION IS OVER. TIRED OF TV ADDS, PHONE CALLS AND BILLBOARDS. cindy reasoner reasoner37...@yahoo.com wrote: I disagree. Please can we just end all the political talk.   Cindy Reasoner       --- On Wed, 10/10/12, GRAS g...@optonline.net wrote: From:

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
They do eat by-products when they eat the whole prey, but they are getting all the rest, too, which they don't get with just by-products (where the good stuff has been taken out for human consumption). By-products contain much less nutrition and are often indigestible. Note that cats also get

Re: [Felvtalk] The Price of Cat Food

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Yes, searing the raw meat is a good way to get the smell factor up. I had one cat that took six months to get off kibble and onto raw. On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Susan Hoffman susan_hoff...@yahoo.comwrote: I tried raw with my 15 year old calico a few years ago. She wouldn't touch

Re: [Felvtalk] Ta ta for now

2012-10-12 Thread Bonnie Hogue
Thanks for sharing the great information. Very helpful to me, as I seek to use the best products for my beloved furry friends. Sorry to see you check out – you have been very helpful, to me. Bonnie From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Natalie Sent:

Re: [Felvtalk] Ta ta for now

2012-10-12 Thread Edna Taylor
Sorry to see you leave the list Natalie :( You should stick around since the elections will be over soon ;) Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 16:12:57 -0400 From: at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Ta ta for now It seems that this topic still isn’t closed, is it?

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread Christiane Biagi
I’m not so sure how good the chances are. My Romeo died because of this type of lymphoma. For him, (semi-feral), treatment would have been a nightmare but oncologist was not that optimistic about his chances…. From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of HIDEYO

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Mailing list

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Islay, you can do that yourself. Click on the second link below and it will take you to the page where you can manage your subscription. On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Islay Mulcahy saarahstem...@gmail.comwrote: Please remove my name and address from your mailing list. Thank you. --

Re: [Felvtalk] Scoopable Litter: The Return of the Clump

2012-10-12 Thread dlgegg
LIKE I SAID WE MUST LOVE THEM TO GO THRU ALL THAT. i HAVE FOUND wORLD'S gREATEST and we all love it. I especially love the fact that it is much lighter than clay and is biodegradeable. I have a lite box compost pit to the east of the house and no smell from it all. It is a bit dusty but so

Re: [Felvtalk] Ta ta for now

2012-10-12 Thread Natalie
Thanks, just spread the word on it, post on FB, etc. – I did. It’s a shame that a company’s response would be “Buyer beware”….anything we buy for our pets should be safe without question! My husband got a catnip/fabric toy, made in China at PetSmart…I was about to let the cats use it, when I

Re: [Felvtalk] Ta ta for now

2012-10-12 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
They're still selling the from-China chicken breast doggie treats that killed/sickened lots of animals, only because the FDA can't figure out what's wrong with them. On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 1:32 PM, Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: Thanks, just spread the word on it, post on FB, etc. – I did.

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon

2012-10-12 Thread Beth
Wow! That's wonderful!   Beth Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Christy Buchin cstet...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday,

Re: [Felvtalk] Ta ta for now

2012-10-12 Thread Lynda Wilson
Nooo, don’t leave!!! From: Natalie Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 4:32 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Ta ta for now Thanks, just spread the word on it, post on FB, etc. – I did. It’s a shame that a company’s response would be “Buyer beware”….anything we buy