My kitty Charles (felv positive) has not been feeling to well, 2 days now
almost everytime he eats he throws some of it up he is laying around a lot
too, it appears his lymph nodes(in this neck) are swollen as well. Its about
9:20 a.m. this morning, my vet has an opening at
I'm very sorry Charles is not feeling well. Make sure they do a complete blood
work when you go this morning.
Best of luck,
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On Aug 10, 2013, at 9:26, Marci Greer frecklescras...@hotmail.com wrote:
My kitty Charles (felv positive) has not
Hi Katherine, I have had no luck rehoming FelV kittens other than ONE
wonderful couple who took a kitten knowing he might die. They spent over
$1,000 trying to save his life, but he died at 1 1/2 years old. I have my
own no kill, cageless sanctuary, and most of the FelV kittens there have
Lee, if I knew Karen's physical address I could have PetFlow or another
Petfood company deliver several large bags of cat food to her. I wish
I could do more, but I have 30 cats of my own and a very expensive no
kill, cageless cat sanctuary building to keep up.
PLease keep us updated about
Hi everyone,We took Charles (felv+) to the vet this morning and they did an
xray of his chest, their is a lot of fluid in his chest cavity, she said it
could possibly be a tumor. She gave him a shot of cortisone and a shot of
Lasix, sent us home with Lasix pills as well. I am hoping that
I'll be praying for Charles!
Lets hope he is back healthy very soon!
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On Aug 10, 2013, at 14:40, Marci Greer frecklescras...@hotmail.com wrote:
We took Charles (felv+) to the vet this morning and they did an xray of his
chest, their is a lot of fluid in
I am sorry to say wet FIP is another possible cause of fluid in the chest.
There is no definitive test but there are suggestive bloodwork results,
also if fluid can be tapped off, it can be examined. FIP fluid is
typically yellowish and sticky. A Rivalta test can also be done on the
Sorry to hear Charles is having problems. In an FeLV positive boy, my first thought is lymphoma. While it isnt always FeLV related, the possiblity is there. I'd suggest joining the feline lymphoma list
and getting familiar with
With fluid only in Charles' chest I'd think FIP less likely, but this should help with evaluating what kind of testing might be in order.
I have been given an "FIP diagnosis" more times than I care to remember, and it was never found
I didn't get your original email, but did see Margo's response.
I seem to be having problems with only receiving some emails since recently
joining this list.
I don't have much experience with FeLV related illnesses yet, but I just wanted
to ask if they ruled out something like
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