Re: [Felvtalk] Rosie's biopsy results-BAD

2011-02-26 Thread Cindy McHugh
I'm so sorry to hear this. I pray she will be comfortable for a long time to come. I just HATE this disease. Cindy - Original Message - From: Alice Flowers aliceflow...@sbcglobal.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, February 25, 2011 8:55 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] Rosie's

Re: [Felvtalk] Buddy left for the Rainbow Bridge today.

2011-03-08 Thread Cindy McHugh
Dana, I'm so sorry for your loss of Buddy. I looked at his photos and he's beautiful. I think it's wonderful that you're imagining conversations with him in heaven. Maybe he's somehow communicating with you - telling you he's okay now. I pray you find comfort in knowing that he is perfectly

Re: [Felvtalk] Husband has passed away..... :(

2011-04-02 Thread Cindy McHugh
of time. He's not gone... just one ahead. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Cindy McHugh ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Your Opinion would be GREATLY appreciated

2011-05-28 Thread Cindy McHugh
Wow, that's great news that she's tested negative. I'm so happy for you. For my own peace of mind, I would insist on an IFA test before integrating her into my household. If your vet won't do it, there's probably another vet around who will. Cindy - Original Message - From: Jannes

Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Pet Armor/Diatomaceous Earth

2011-05-31 Thread Cindy McHugh
I noticed a couple people have mentioned using Revolution intended for dogs on their cats. I thought this was extremely dangerous. I remember watching an episode of Emergency Vets or one of those shows on Animal Planet where a cat died because someone used a flea product intended for dogs on

[Felvtalk] Fleas

2011-06-20 Thread Cindy McHugh
I just realized our FeLV cat has fleas. Our other cats are housed separately and haven't shown any sign of them, so I'd like to nip this in the bud. I don't like using chemicals when I can possibly avoid them, but I have to do something. Can anyone recommend an effective flea treatment program

Re: [Felvtalk] Fleas

2011-06-21 Thread Cindy McHugh
Thank you all for your replies regarding treatment for fleas. I was concerned that mainstream flea applications could be harmful due to his FeLV+ status. We were able to get a hold of his vet yesterday and they recommended Frontline, so we picked some up and applied it last night. Hopefully,

Re: [Felvtalk] Fleas Hylands bioplasma tablets

2011-06-21 Thread Cindy McHugh
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:24 PM, Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org wrote: I just realized our FeLV cat has fleas. Our other cats are housed separately and haven't shown any sign of them, so I'd like to nip this in the bud. I don't like using chemicals when I can possibly avoid them, but I

Re: [Felvtalk] VooDoo's Home

2011-06-25 Thread Cindy McHugh
Oh, what wonderful news. I'm so happy for you and VooDoo! Cindy - Original Message - From: Melinda Kerr msk...@me.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2011 8:52 AM Subject: [Felvtalk] VooDoo's Home OK, so who says miracles and divine intervention do not

Re: [Felvtalk] Dexter

2011-07-06 Thread Cindy McHugh
that exists for it. I'm praying for a treatment and cure. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Cindy McHugh - Original Message - From: Ben Williams drsiebl...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2011 10:46 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Dexter I'd like

Re: [Felvtalk] Dexter and Cali are together now

2011-07-06 Thread Cindy McHugh
Dear Cathy and Mark, I didn't realize you lost your little Cali. I'm so sorry for your loss, but I'm glad that Cali got to know your love and kindess. As I said to Ben, I pray you find comfort in knowing she's now happy and healthy. And when you consider that you'll have eternity together,

Re: [Felvtalk] Dexter and Cali are together now

2011-07-06 Thread Cindy McHugh
ahead. Cathy and Mark.we'll make that two beautiful candles tonight in SoCal...one for Cali and one for Dexter. So sorry for your loss. Sara -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Cindy McHugh Sent

Re: [Felvtalk] Dexter and Cali are together now

2011-07-07 Thread Cindy McHugh
Hi Kat, I don't know about buying it in Mexico, but when I had an infected tooth recently, I did some research and ordered Fish Mox online. From everything I read, it's the same stuff that's prescribed by doctors and vets. Oddly enough, if my pets are sick, I won't take a chance and I take

[Felvtalk] UTI Question

2011-07-07 Thread Cindy McHugh
This is a little off topic, but please forgive me. My email is acting up and I've been unsubbed from my more general cat discussion list. I'm fostering a neutered male cat that is urinating outside of the litterbox. This was one of the reasons he was relinquished several months ago - and one

Re: [Felvtalk] UTI Question

2011-07-08 Thread Cindy McHugh
urine on carpets, beds, sofas, etc. I hope nothing is medically wrong with him. Good luck, and keep us posted :) Lynda - Original Message - From: Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 10:23 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] UTI Question

Re: [Felvtalk] UTI Question

2011-07-08 Thread Cindy McHugh
. Many vets like to do ALL of them at one time! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Cindy McHugh Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 11:24 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] UTI Question

Re: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =

2011-07-08 Thread Cindy McHugh
Oh my goodness! Thank you so much for sharing this information. I just checked both types of litter I have in the house and neither have an ingredient label. One is Fresh Step and the other is Premium Choice All Natural Unscented. I just found the Premium Choice at Pet Supplies Plus and

Re: [Felvtalk] Clumping litter =

2011-07-09 Thread Cindy McHugh
When I was caring for a feral colony, I got a bunch of the styrofoam coolers that steaks were shipped in, cut a small hole in one side, anchored the top, and put them out for shelters in the winter. The cats used them and they lasted a long time. Cindy - Original Message - From:

[Felvtalk] FeLV+ and Cigarette Smoke

2011-09-21 Thread Cindy McHugh
Hi, We have someone interested in adopting our FeLV+ boy and it sounds like a great home, but the gentleman smokes. Does anyone know if this would be a considerable risk for a FeLV cat? I know smoke isn't good for humans or cats, but I'm wondering if the FeLV would complicate matters. Other

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ and Cigarette Smoke

2011-09-22 Thread Cindy McHugh
+ and Cigarette Smoke From: Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org Date: Wed, September 21, 2011 9:02 am To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Hi, We have someone interested in adopting our FeLV+ boy and it sounds like a great home, but the gentleman smokes. Does anyone know

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet meds

2011-10-19 Thread Cindy McHugh
Lorrie, I'm late chiming in here. I can't help you with Acarexx, but look into FishMox for the clavamox. It can be ordered without a prescription and from what I was told, it's the same as clavamox. I even ordered it for myself once when I had an infected tooth. Cindy - Original

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet meds

2011-10-19 Thread Cindy McHugh
. A vet tech gave her this info. On 10-19, Cindy McHugh wrote: Lorrie, I'm late chiming in here. I can't help you with Acarexx, but look into FishMox for the clavamox. It can be ordered without a prescription and from what I was told, it's the same as clavamox. I even ordered it for myself once

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet meds

2011-10-20 Thread Cindy McHugh
, everyone be sure to know the proper dose for cats for any med you are giving and how to get that dose from the product you have. Gary -- From: Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 3:48 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] retest of Hope; Albon?

2011-10-23 Thread Cindy McHugh
I've never used Albon on cats/kittens, but I've had great success in using it with puppies. Cindy - Original Message - From: czadna sacarawicz To: feline leukemia list Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 4:07 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] retest of Hope; Albon? Hope, adult spayed

[Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT - Transportation Available

2011-11-18 Thread Cindy McHugh
I was contacted by someone whose friend has been feeding a stray cat that's living in a seasonal mobile home park on Chincoteague Island. The park closes at the end of November and the person who has been feeding it is going to live with relatives, where the cat is not welcome. The woman who

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT -Transportation Available

2011-11-19 Thread Cindy McHugh
, 2011 7:46 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT -Transportation Available is he good with other cats?? -- From: Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT-Transportation Available

2011-11-19 Thread Cindy McHugh
: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT-Transportation Available not sure what part of me is talking. just lost my felv boy Tigger yesterday -- From: Cindy McHugh ci...@furangels.org To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ Cat - Chincoteague Island - URGENT-Transportation Available

2011-11-19 Thread Cindy McHugh
The woman trying to help the cat on Chincoteague Island sent me some additional information, so I thought I'd share it here. He only has 11 days to find a home, foster, or rescue. Please feel free to crosspost. Thanks, Cindy Here's the info she sent: There is a resident population of feral

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread Cindy McHugh
One of our rescues tested positive at the time he was neutered. The vet went ahead and did the surgery. That was about a year ago. He was adopted in September and was fine at that time - and still is as of the last update I received. I'm not saying that neutering couldn't trigger a problem,

Re: [Felvtalk] Watch for this person In Wharton, El Campo, Richmond/Rosenberg, Sugar Land

2012-05-27 Thread Cindy McHugh
Charles, Please heed the thoughtful advice shared by others on this list and have your Bengals spayed and neutered before placing them in homes where they’re cherished. I do rescue and have two retired breeding Bengals. One took two years before she adjusted to life in a home. Sadly, the other

Re: [Felvtalk] Charles Adams - Breeding cats

2012-05-29 Thread Cindy McHugh
Regarding your statement, “I have all of these so called do good savior to the animal population offering to take a cat off of my hands. I wonder just how long it would be before someone else lined their pocket with money off of her and then she would have to be re-homed again. “ If you’re not

Re: [Felvtalk] FIV and oral cancer

2012-07-18 Thread Cindy McHugh
Amy, I don’t have any advice to offer, but I wanted to say I’m so sorry you’re going through this. You and your dear kitty are in my thoughts and prayers. Cindy From: Amy Sent: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 6:06 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] FIV and oral cancer I know

Re: [Felvtalk] (no subject)

2012-10-05 Thread Cindy McHugh
I understand the purpose of this group, but I think it’s up to the mod to decide of OT posts are permitted. I found the OT subjects interesting, but when I didn’t feel like reading any more, I used the magical delete key. I’d hate to see hurt feelings among a group of people who are united

Re: [Felvtalk] Flea Products

2012-10-05 Thread Cindy McHugh
I bought Frontline for my foster cats last summer and it was completely ineffective. The next time I was at my vet’s office, I mentioned it (because that’s where I bought it). The vet on duty (not my regular) said she had recently heard many similar complaints and surmised that fleas in our

Re: [Felvtalk] Introduction

2013-02-04 Thread Cindy McHugh
Hi Laura, I don’t have a lot of advice for you, as my experience with FeLV is somewhat limited. I joined the list when one of the ferals I was feeding tested positive when I had him neutered. He lived in our spare room until I found him a forever home 10 months later. During this time, he

Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm

2013-02-24 Thread Cindy McHugh
When we took in a cat with ringworm, the first vet prescribed an expensive oral medication (something like Griseofluvin). We sought the advice of a different vet who gave the cat a shot of antibiotics and recommended we use lime sulfur dips. It took a while, but it did clear up. The dips are