I know that feeling all too well. You want to keep them with you but you do
not want to make them suffer. That is what happens when you rescue, you know
nothing about their past lives and illness and it makes it so hard to help
them. Watching Jackson Galaxy has taught me so much about my
You can't beat yourself up over what ifs. We have to make decisions on what we
know. We are not always right, but we try. Perhaps the loose stool is from
the stress of being bitten and will clear up soon. I hope so. In the meantime
all of you are in my prayers.
Could you describe the bite? How deep, where, and did it abcess, or
become infected?How many puncture sites did you find?
Just a thought, soft stool and blood can be indicative of stress. Is
Callie an intuitive girl? If she's picking up on _your_stress concerning
The bite did not abscess. I only found one small scab on her neck. It
was probably a territorial bite. I don't think Callie is close enough to
me enough of the time for her to intuit anything from my level of
She is not on immune boosters currently. I was reluctant to do
DMG was exactly what I was thinking of. I can only see it a a can't
hurt, might help option.
Did you witness the bite? Any chance it was claw rather than tooth?
I know that you will worry regardless, but what you describe doesn't sound like
a deep bite, so
Me too. I'm not trying to downplay your feelings at all. I just hate to see you
be so hard on yourself over this. I tend to do the same and I just need someone
to point it out. Give positive vibes, it will help her more than you being
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I am so sorry to hear about Bubba. He knew nothing but love and comfort in
his final days. Thank you for all you did for him. I'm sure he'd thank you
if he could =)
On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 4:18 AM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote:
I know that feeling all too well. You
Please send some good energy to my Polli. She's have a rough few days and
I'm not sure she'll come out of this. She was diagnosed with severe anemia
back at the beginning of March. She rebounded but not completely.
Recently, her breathing has become a bit more labored. We also
Keeping Polli and you in my thoughts. Please don't feel guilty, you have given
her plenty of love and care!!!
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On Jun 25, 2013, at 14:09, Amanda K. Payne amandak.pa...@gmail.com wrote:
Please send some good energy to my Polli. She's have a rough few days
So sorry Amanda -
The heavy breathing could be the anemia getting much worse. Keeping you Polli
in thy thoughts.
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From: Amanda K. Payne amandak.pa...@gmail.com
I'll be thinking of Polli, hoping for another rebound. She's been on my
prayer list for a little while. Has she ever had a transfusion? I know
the effects aren't permanent, but it might be able to buy you some time
to see what's going on and treat that. Take care of yourself, Amanda.
The hardest part is that this was preventable. Not all accidents are,
but when they are, they feel all the more tragic.
I'm talking to an alternative medicine vet at 3:30 to see if she thinks
DMG would be a good idea. I'd prefer to get the go-ahead from a
professional. Really, it's up to
Have you had her tested yet?
Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors
From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Callie
I know it's hard but I really wouldn't worry too much about it. Some of the
negatives I have were really sick and in the same small kennel for months with
sick FeLV's before I got them. Callie is also an adult so more immune to the
DMG is really good for cats with HCM but I
Loose stools are really not a sign of a cat going FeLv+. It could be just about
anything - from eating something different to stress to an unrelated bug that
you brought in with you from outside. Really Lance, you can't keep a cat in a
sterile bubble. I'm not saying that a bite from a positive
You and Polli are in my thoughts and prayers. Hope for the best and
appreciate your furry buddy.
From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 11:11 AM
You are second guessing yourself. What if's just drive you crazy with worry
and do not help the situation any. Also, She can pick up on your stress and
that can stress her out. There is an old saying, Let go and Let God. That
and continuing to give her lots of love, good food and shelter
Be kind to yourself and Polli. Is it humid where you are? My guys will not go
outside now because of humidity and the buffalo gnats. I don't go out because
of the humidity, I cannot breathe when half of what I breathe in is water, not
air. Something like gnats, mosquitos could have
We're here, Amanda.
Please know that Polli is getting LOTS of positive energy and hope sent her way. Are you able to do anything for her, at this point?
I know everyone wishes her (and you) the very best,
-Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne"
HOW is Ember doing?
Is this a congenital thing?
Lance lini...@fastmail.fm wrote:
My 11 year old FeLV+, Ember, was diagnosed with a congenital
peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia after CT scans and a consult
between a surgeon and a radiologist.
So far, her symptoms haven't
I will be praying for Callie and Ember. Just remember 70 % of cats already
have a built in immunity and are able to fight off the virus. No point in
beating yourself up. I know that we all do that.
On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 1:07 PM, Lance lini...@fastmail.fm wrote:
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