I do not know any shelters in your area, but I want to tell you that you are an angel for these kitties!!
Thank you for all you do.
Kat (Mew Jersey)
Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 at 6:26 PM
From: "Pam Doore"
There is a shelter in Harrisburg PA called Best Little Cat house in PA. they
take FELV and FIV cats.
From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of kat
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2017 7:18 AM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Leukemia rescue
While you are away from home, you could place pillows or soft mats around his
favorite up high places in case he falls and block off stairs. This way he
could still be free to roam. I hope you will find some meds for him and he can
be close to you when the time comes. As for not getting
Thank you for loving him so hard during his last days. It will undoubtedly
be difficult to see him go but it's the price we pay to give them the
quality of life they deserve.
My Mo was on buprenorphine in his last week. It was in little syringes that
went right on the gums/tongue, maybe it would
Bob - one thing to also consider is that you might get some reprieve by
reducing the size of the tumour or more correctly, the swelling (edema) around
the tumour, through the use of predisone/prednisolone and/or other meds like
mannitol or decadron.
The medication I mentioned ( Suboxone) is the brand name for
Buphenorphine ( which I could not recollect at the time of my note) I
have a LOT of experience with _ Buphenorphine_ from my months with my
Little Yogi who was plagued with Uveitis... He was on it quite a
I'm a little confused at this point there are many condolence notes
here but thte last that I read Annie wasn't doing well but her blood
work did not suggest that she was likely to pass in the next few days..
Has there been any change?? If she did die I am of course VERY sorry..
but I am
My latest boy Gilbert... who is not FeLV but does have a Cancerous
Tumor behind his Right eye that is extending into his jaw and mouth, is
beginning to show signs of pain ( periodically bats at his jaw with his
paw and rubs his eye and jaw repeatedly against objects...eating is off
The doctor said she felt the one kidney was enlarged and firm. She got so
stressed from the bloodwork that she was given oxygen for 5 minutes. They also
gave her fluids and I brought a bag home to give her more every 3 days. By the
time I got home, she had perked up and ate a small can of
(a well funded operation in Upstate New York) and
Aslanscats also in the Northeast
Are the only ones that come to mind at the moment... Also you might
give a look at Seer Farms in Lakewood NJ. These
Bob - my vets get buprenorphine in a transdermal cream which gets applied to
the inner ear. The cream is specially compounded by a vet compounding pharmacy
they use. I find it very effective and certainly helps not having to give it
orally when the mouth hurts.
Thank you, Bob. I will be in touch with the two that you mentioned.
Before I adopted my momma and her two boys I was looking for rescues to
take them. I found two; one required $1,000 surrender fee and the other
was a $3,000 surrender fee. Unfortunately though, and I understand the
I am planning to send my babies to Rustic Hollow in Iowa when I pass away.
They do ask a fee, but my guys are on special food and this has to cover vet
bills also since they will be there for the rest of their lives. All things
considered, it is not too high for me to be sure my babies will
Buprenex/buprenorphine. It is what I have used in many cats, it's very
effective, dose is easily adjusted for each cat, and it's simple to give. I get
it from Diamndbackdrugs;
For my girl with the oral cancer, it seemed to help that it was given right at
the source of the pain. We got a curved tip syringe and it was tiny at the end.
Just slipped between her lips without seeming to cause pain. The injectible was
much slower to show effect, as was the transdermal.
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