I was on this list years ago, when I had my first FeLV cat, Denzel, and I
adopted my second, Saki Tofu, from a list member shortly after Denzel died
in 2009. Happy to report, Tofu is still going strong, but I havent been on
the list since then.
I currently work at a rescue facility and we
Glad to hear that Tofu is doing well. Do you do anything special for
him (supplements, food, environmental, medicine)?
Regarding your first question, you'll want to check out the AAFP
Retrovirus Management Guidelines paper, available here:
I've got two boy's that are alsoprone to URI's with runny eyes and both have recently responded reallywellto famciclovir. I've had diagnosed herpes among my cats, so while neither had been tested, we made an educated decision to try the anti-viral. $45 for 30 at CVS with GoodRX
I have used alpha interferon for her in the past, my vet had prescribed it
for another FIV kitty I had (remember, Saki Tofu has both). According to the
vet, he has seen the interferon provide some benefit with FIV but not much
with FeLV. But for the most part, she is not on anything regularly.
Ember's first post-test vet put her on interferon alpha. I'm not sure
that it does anything, but she's done so well that I have no plans to
stop giving it to her. Glad that Tofu is such a strong girl. I hope
she's staying cool right now. It's terrible in AR right now, though
we're supposed to get
Gribble and Mako are both on alternate week Interferon, andlLike Lance, I have no intention of stopping G. We have ImmunoRegulin at the Vet's just in case, but (knocking madly) so far, so good...
-Original Message- From: Lance Sent: Jun 28, 2013 3:22 PM
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