[Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help

2009-11-18 Thread Crystal Proper
Hi, my name is Crystal.  My husband and I rescued three kittens that were 4 weeks old at the time, (now 14 weeks), from an old building.  We tamed them as well.  About 6 weeks ago we found out that they were all FELV positive.  Two of them are fine and doing great.  The runt, Nibbler, isn’t. 

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help

2009-11-19 Thread Crystal Proper
happy life. Blessings to you, your husband and the kittens. On Nov 18, 2009, at 5:21 PM, Crystal Proper wrote: Hi, my name is Crystal. My husband and I rescued three kittens that were 4 weeks old at the time, (now 14 weeks), from an old building. We tamed them as well. About 6 weeks ago we

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help

2009-11-19 Thread Crystal Proper
...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Crystal Proper Sent: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 5:22 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help Hi, my name is Crystal.  My husband and I rescued three kittens that were 4 weeks old

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help

2009-11-19 Thread Crystal Proper
Hi Belinda- All 3 kittens, Nibbler, Brillo and Desmond all got antibiotics when we got them at 4 weeks old.  Brillo and Desmond kicked the upper resp after a couple weeks but Nibbler hasn't.  He was on them for another 6 or 7 weeks after that but we had to take him off about 2 weeks ago because

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help

2009-11-19 Thread Crystal Proper
and compassion. She is the only one who has not given up on my leuk positive cat. I'd be happy to send you her name if it's a trip that you could make. Amy --- On Thu, 11/19/09, Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com Subject: Re

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help

2009-11-19 Thread Crystal Proper
. Amy  --- On Thu, 11/19/09, Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kitten Problems - Please Help To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 3:43 AM Hi Diane- I am not sure how much my vet

[Felvtalk] Interferon And Other Medicine Questions

2009-11-23 Thread Crystal Proper
Hi everyone.  My vet and I have been talking about putting my asymptomatic FeLV + kitten, Nibbler, on Interferon.  However, she said the only kind she can get information on is the newer formula and it costs about $50 per month.  Also, since its so new she doesn't know how well it works.  Does

[Felvtalk] Nibbler Has Gone On - Please Add To CLS

2009-11-25 Thread Crystal Proper
Just wanted to let everyone know we had to let Nibbler go today. It was the hardest thing I have ever done. I'm not sure how I am going to get used to him not greeting me every morning and getting to say goodnight to him in front of the fireplace. Thanks everyone that has helped with my

Re: [Felvtalk] Nibbler Has Gone On - Please Add To CLS

2009-11-25 Thread Crystal Proper
Thank you everyone. You all are truly very wonderful and caring people. Nibbler made it to 16 weeks.  He took a turn for the worse a couple days ago.  Fortunately, he was purring and happy and we got to hold him as he went.  I know he is in a better place even though this is the worst broken

[Felvtalk] Shots For FeLV+ Kittens?

2009-12-03 Thread Crystal Proper
Just wanted to thank everyone again for the kind words about my baby I lost a week ago, Nibbler.  I have some questions about his two brothers Brillo and Desmond.  They are in great health with no symptoms.  Is it a good idea to get FeLV+ kittens their shots?  Also, in a month they will be old

[Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries

2009-12-09 Thread Crystal Proper
Hi everyone.  Anyone know of any cat sanctuaries in PA or OH for FeLV+ cats.  The mother and father cats of my kittens are semi-feral and not fixed.  I went to the vet today to make appointments to get them fixed and they want me to euthanize them instead to protect other cats.  However, I

Re: [Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries

2009-12-09 Thread Crystal Proper
it really isn't that transmissible within a healthy adult population. --- On Wed, 12/9/09, Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday

Re: [Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries

2009-12-10 Thread Crystal Proper
. --- On Wed, 12/9/09, Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2009, 12:52 PM Hi everyone. Anyone know of any

Re: [Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries

2009-12-10 Thread Crystal Proper
Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Crystal Proper crystal_pro...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] PA or OH FeLV+ Cat Sanctuaries To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2009, 12:52 PM Hi everyone. Anyone know of any cat

[Felvtalk] Caught The 2 Semi-Ferals!

2009-12-11 Thread Crystal Proper
Just wanted to let everyone know I caught the male and female semi feral FeLV+ that I was talking about in the sanctuary post.  Mama Cat and Dusty are now at the vet waiting to get fixed!  However, Dusty didn't like his cage much and cut his little nose, poor baby.

[Felvtalk] Anyone Near Harrisburg Or Philadelphia?

2009-12-14 Thread Crystal Proper
I know this is a long shot, but I got two FeLV+ stray cats on the waiting list for a cat sanctuary near Harrisburg.  She said she could probably take them in Jan or Feb.  My problem is I need someone to take care of them until they can go there.  The male got fixed today and female will be

Re: [Felvtalk] Lyttle Guy passed away

2010-01-25 Thread Crystal Proper
I am so sorry.  My little Nibbler will be there to guide him home. -Original Message- From: James G Wilson phaed...@charter.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, Jan 25, 2010 5:37 am Subject: [Felvtalk] Lyttle Guy passed away Lyttle Guy passed away in my arms at 4:18am this

[Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-21 Thread Crystal Proper
Hi everyone...haven't posted on her since I lost Nibbler in November...his brothers Brillo and Desmond are now both anemic.  My boys are both about 8 months now and were born with FeLV.  3 weeks ago I noticed Brillo eating his litter and I checked his gums and they were pale.  Took him to the

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-21 Thread Crystal Proper
She originally had Brillo on it for the first day 3 weeks ago.  She had him stop because he threw it up.  She also told me since it turned out to be non reg it wouldn't make a difference...I will call tomorrow and double check.  She didn't mention trying it for Desmond...I will ask about him

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Crystal Proper
Right now they are both on the pred steroids.  I called the vet today and she said they were both negative for the hemobartonella.  So when she orignally put Brillo on doxy for a day it was before she got the negative test result for the hemo and had me take him off because of that result and

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Crystal Proper
When I called they said they tested for the parasites that cause the hemo.  They didn't tell me the name of the test.  I looked at the paperwork and it says they did a Hematocrit (PCV) and Complete Blood Count (CBC).  All of these tests and information is new to me because my last vet gave up

[Felvtalk] RIP Brillo and Desmond

2010-03-24 Thread Crystal Proper
Both of my beautiful baby boys, Brillo and Desmond joined their brother Nibbler in heaven today. My heart is broken.  They will be missed more then words can describe. ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] RIP Brillo and Desmond

2010-03-25 Thread Crystal Proper
Thank you everyone for your kind thoughts and prayers about Brillo and Desmond.  Crystal ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] The Heavens Cried for Max Today

2010-03-29 Thread Crystal Proper
I am so sorry.  I am more sorry then words can describe.  Brillo, Desmond and Nibbler are there guiding your babies home.  3  Crystal - Original Message From: LauraM hingebacktorto...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 29, 2010 6:29:31 PM Subject: Re: