[Felvtalk] intro

2010-02-24 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi,   I just joined this group -  not sure how active it is, but I was thrilled to find the site.   I've been taking care of a feral turned 'could be housecat' for 6 months.  Finally I was able to trap Whimsy and got him fixed, etc.  He turned out to be FeLV positive, but seemingly

Re: [Felvtalk] intro

2010-02-24 Thread Emeraldkittee
PM, Emeraldkittee wrote: hi, I just joined this group -  not sure how active it is, but I was thrilled to find the site. I've been taking care of a feral turned 'could be housecat' for 6 months.  Finally I was able to trap Whimsy and got him fixed, etc.  He turned out to be FeLV

Re: [Felvtalk] intro

2010-02-24 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi Mary Christine,   Yes, he was given his basic shots, but I wasn't sure quite how/where Panleuk was covered. Someone mentioned it to me as being something I could transfer via clothing to my other guys, so it got me wondering.  He is completely difficult for the vets to handle, and would have

Re: [Felvtalk] intro

2010-02-24 Thread Emeraldkittee
Rescue Remedy and Feliway if you get him into the sunroom.and expect to spend some extra time therea nice recliner or other place for you to nap would be wonderful. On Feb 24, 2010, at 6:02 PM, Emeraldkittee wrote: ___ Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] intro

2010-02-24 Thread Emeraldkittee
, Emeraldkittee wrote: ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

[Felvtalk] ringworm

2010-03-03 Thread Emeraldkittee
just wondering if anyone had a FeLV baby with ringworm?  Whimsy is not inside yet, but has started to yank his own fur out - he's got a few red spots suddenly that look similiar to scraped knees in people.  I'm planning on doing a skin scrape per my vet's instructions but I'm concerned if a)

Re: [Felvtalk] Foster mom of FeLV+ cat

2010-03-03 Thread Emeraldkittee
I just wanted to say how much I commend you and your rescue group for not making euthanasia an option! that is soo heartening to hear!  I hope the perfect solution comes together for you both.   Shannon --- On Wed, 3/3/10, Trish Sebben trishseb...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Trish Sebben

Re: [Felvtalk] Casper is positive

2010-03-05 Thread Emeraldkittee
Might it be a false positive?  Will you confirm it with the IFA?   Obviously, this is terribly difficult and emotional, and I am so sorry you are dealing with this.  Your intent was always to provide a loving home for all your babies, and that you have and will.  I've heard of kitties having

[Felvtalk] Whimsy - twitching/jerking

2010-03-30 Thread Emeraldkittee
My dear Whimsy, little FeLV positive boy, is still in our yard.  You might recall I was trying to work on bringing him to our sunroom.  He developed a terrible ringworm (99% sure) which delayed that.  On the day I was to bring him in for a check up and treatment for ringworm (he used to be

[Felvtalk] PS Whimsy - twitching/jerking

2010-03-30 Thread Emeraldkittee
and gets hurt or attacked by a coyote (we had our first in the yard the other day)   Coming to grips with the fact that this is the first one I can't do everything for is very difficult.   Shannon --- On Tue, 3/30/10, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit

[Felvtalk] Whimsy update-acting normal today

2010-03-31 Thread Emeraldkittee
be worth trying to identify the cause of his behavior. Good luck on this one. Jenny On 3/30/10, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: I should also mention that he seems frantic too, and runs in bursts, jumps on fences, but nearly falls off.  He's been running in circles in the yard.   He

[Felvtalk] gentian violet for ringworm-how?

2010-04-02 Thread Emeraldkittee
some have mentioned using this or goldenseal as a natural treatment for ringwormI assume it comes in a tincture, like goldenseal can?  should it be diluted with water and applied with cotton?  I assume it's ok if they lick some of it off?   thank you.

[Felvtalk] Revolution - thoughts for FeLV?

2010-04-02 Thread Emeraldkittee
does anyone use Revolution for their FeLV babies? I don't like any toxic chemicals but wonder what the risks vs benefits might be?   I've gotten permission to use (try to!) a shed for Whimsy.  I'll put a cage in there initially, but he very likely will not like being confined all the time, so

Re: [Felvtalk] gentian violet for ringworm-how?

2010-04-03 Thread Emeraldkittee
, or lick (for a kitty). Gloria On Apr 2, 2010, at 6:45 PM, Emeraldkittee wrote: some have mentioned using this or goldenseal as a natural treatment for ringwormI assume it comes in a tincture, like goldenseal can?  should it be diluted with water and applied with cotton?  I

[Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
Whimsy - (the outdoor, used to be feral FeLV little boy who had a scary jerking/twitching episode a few weeks back you might recall) - had his check up and everything was normal.  His bloodwork and stool came back normal too.  His skin has been his only issue - he was bald on the left side,

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 6:35 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy Whimsy - (the outdoor, used to be feral FeLV little boy who had a scary jerking/twitching episode a few weeks back you

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-16 Thread Emeraldkittee
be triggered by just oneand of course, it could also be seasonal type allergies. Glad he is doing well! On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 9:24 PM, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.comwrote: yes, and I brought up demodex too, but they said it wasn't that. I brought my gentian violet to show the vet

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-17 Thread Emeraldkittee
Thanks, Mary Christine for all your tips and info!  Yes, Ring-around-the-worm is no fun! I've been using tea tree soaps, shampoos and the oil itself, and also taking lots of olive leaf just in case.  can't hurt! --- On Sat, 4/17/10, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: From:

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Whimsy

2010-04-17 Thread Emeraldkittee
On Apr 16, 2010, at 6:08 PM, Emeraldkittee wrote: thanks, Heather, yes I think it's looking like seasonal allergies since it was triggered when we had our first snow melt.  I didn't know him last Spring so I cannot tell what he went thru then.  good reasons to bring him in:) --- On Fri

Re: [Felvtalk] Dante has passed over the Rainbow Bridge

2010-06-09 Thread Emeraldkittee
Beth,   Oh I am deeply sorry about sweet Dante.  I have a feeling he might 'send' you someone special.  Thank God you were there to care for Dante before he became an angel with a tail.   Shannon --- On Wed, 6/9/10, Diane Rosenfeldt drosenfe...@wi.rr.com wrote: From: Diane Rosenfeldt

[Felvtalk] Whimsy update - happy news

2010-06-09 Thread Emeraldkittee
Just wanted to give an update on Whimsy, originally a feral I was going to TNR.  He went for another visit about 6 weeks ago to the vet and surprisingly everything was 'perfect'.  I know how things change quickly with these guys, but it was still a celebration.  Since then, he's been wayyy more

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet referral and FeLV treatment

2010-06-22 Thread Emeraldkittee
Thanks for rescuing this little guy!  I emailed my friend in LA to see if she recommends a vet who will work with you and determine if the guy is really positive. She also works with a rescue, so I asked her about any suggestions.   I agree, an IFA test would be a good bet, but I am not sure

[Felvtalk] Vet referral for Tommy/Fernanda

2010-06-23 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi Fernanda,   my friend wrote back this: This is a tiny kitten with a weak positive. I bet he will retest negative in a month. If she gets a negative Elisa test, she should confirm with an IFA. I would say Whiskers to Tails in Pasadena. Dr. Iberg is a cat only vet. She is amazing. Kitten

[Felvtalk] Fw: Re: Weakness in hind legs

2010-06-25 Thread Emeraldkittee
Two possibilities are: a clot (but if it's gone on for awhile, perhaps not) - has the kitty be screened for any heart issues, like HCM? they always tell me to watch for trouble with the back legs with this disease.   Also, I have a kitty who had his legs go out on him and he'd be dragging

Re: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010

2010-07-08 Thread Emeraldkittee
Ana   I am so so sorry.  Please talk to her, I know her little spirit is around you.    Shannon --- On Thu, 7/8/10, Ana Gutierrez ana...@gmail.com wrote: From: Ana Gutierrez ana...@gmail.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Beltza 2009-2010 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, July 8, 2010, 2:06

Re: [Felvtalk] Maggie - to Tanya/heart supplement

2010-07-13 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi Tanya,   my FIV boy has the exact same diagnosis (found by his going into congestive heart failure while in ear surgery) - he was diagnosed March 2009 with HCM.  I give him fish oil and also Only Natural Pets Heart Health formula.  (he is on 2 per day - he's 16 lbs - but only dose up with a

Re: [Felvtalk] Murphy Update-doing better!

2010-08-01 Thread Emeraldkittee
This is so fantastic to hear!  What a character, banging the cabinet doors to get mom's attention.  It's to your credit that you got him the treatment he needed, with a big ol' dose of love.  Give him a big hug from all his 'fans' here.   Shannon and Whimsy --- On Sun, 8/1/10, Alice Flowers

Re: [Felvtalk] Lost my FELV Stray dude

2010-08-03 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi Julie,   He sure was your kitty, and always will be!  What a heartache that you came to know him during his final weeks, but what a blessing for him - I can't imagine the anquish he would have felt suffering like that.  I am sure he's in heaven now, but he surely thought he was in heaven the

Re: [Felvtalk] Abigail Please add to the CLS :

2010-08-29 Thread Emeraldkittee
so sad to hear this, but it's comforting to know Abigail knew a real home.    bless you, lil' Abbigail! --- On Sun, 8/29/10, Sherry DeHaan sherryd...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Sherry DeHaan sherryd...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Abigail Please add to the CLS : To: Felvtalk

[Felvtalk] FeLV sweetie-needs foster (Northern IL/Chicagoland)

2010-08-30 Thread Emeraldkittee
I've been given permission by Save A Pet in Grayslake, IL to post about this special love bug kitty.  Her name is Fontana, a beautiful grey, short-haired feline.  Fontana is a tiny girl at 7 pounds, but possesses a huge capacity for giving and receiving love!  She is about 3 years old and is a

Re: [Felvtalk] Add my Chloe (FELV) to the Bridge list

2010-10-11 Thread Emeraldkittee
Gloria,   We are so sorry to hear of Chloe's passing.  How many happy reunions she will have with her siblings now;  and how many angels with tails you have watching over you.    Our hearts are heavy with yours.  Bless Chloe.   Shannon and Whimsy --- On Mon, 10/11/10, Gloria B. Lane

Re: [Felvtalk] Help.. need advice on fleas

2010-10-19 Thread Emeraldkittee
Claudia,   I'm so sorry about Chesire's passing - I too wonder about Revolution. I always hear it's one of the lesser toxic products, but with these guys, I suppose we question everything.   Shannon --- On Tue, 10/19/10, Claudia Veiga elisasta...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Claudia Veiga

[Felvtalk] how to make Whimsy an inside only?

2010-10-19 Thread Emeraldkittee
I would be interested in hearing others' stories of bringing inside an FeLV 'former feral' - to permenantly indoor.  I don't let out my kitties, but Whimsy has gone from a cagey feral to almost house cat status.  He has the sunroom to himself, and has been out in the daytime and with us some

Re: [Felvtalk] how to make Whimsy an inside only?

2010-10-21 Thread Emeraldkittee
Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 11:22 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] how to make Whimsy an inside only? I would be interested in hearing others' stories of bringing inside an FeLV 'former feral' - to permenantly indoor. I don't let out my kitties

Re: [Felvtalk] Murphy is gone.

2010-10-26 Thread Emeraldkittee
oh Alice,   I am so heartbroken to hear about Murphy's passing.  You fought the good fight for this dear boy and it angers me to the point of tears that you must go through this again, and that all our love cannot save them.  Unfairness aside, you know you did right by him, and to love these

Re: [Felvtalk] General Motor Please add to the CLS :(

2010-11-06 Thread Emeraldkittee
I am so sorry to hear this - what a darling name.  Your place sounds so special and I love the website with all the prescious faces - you do a wonderful job.  you must have so many angels with tails looking out for you!   Shannon and Whimsy --- On Sat, 11/6/10, Sharyl cline...@yahoo.com wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] waiting for Spanky's biopsy results

2010-12-01 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi Stacy   We are anxiously awaiting more news.  I admire your courage in forging ahead and covering all bases while waiting for results.  With Spanky's spunk and your care, I know you will carve out more wonderful time with this sweet baby.   You can try Denamarin for him for his liver - it's

[Felvtalk] planning for Whimsy's checkup-what to get

2010-12-05 Thread Emeraldkittee
Whimsy's check up is in a few weeks and wanted to get your opinions on what to get done.   We will likely have to have him under like before, as I don't see him being cooperative, but we'll see.  I'll be touching base with my vet to solidify 'the plan'.    I am going to have the snap test

Re: [Felvtalk] planning for Whimsy's checkup-what to get

2010-12-05 Thread Emeraldkittee
] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Sunday, December 05, 2010 5:29 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] planning for Whimsy's checkup-what to get Whimsy's check up is in a few weeks and wanted to get your opinions on what to get done.   We will likely have to have him under like

Re: [Felvtalk] planning for Whimsy's checkup-what to get

2010-12-06 Thread Emeraldkittee
: Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] planning for Whimsy's checkup-what to get To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, December 5, 2010, 10:04 PM Pumpkin?  Is that a toy or...a food? thx. B. - Original Message - From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Helping kitty with extreme congestion

2010-12-06 Thread Emeraldkittee
is your kitty on a grain free diet?  one of my babies get terrible eye gunk and sneezy congestion on grains. it might not be the answer, but something to consider.   Shannon --- On Mon, 12/6/10, Melinda Kerr msk...@me.com wrote: From: Melinda Kerr msk...@me.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Helping

[Felvtalk] how to know if your only needs a friend?

2010-12-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
Whimsy is adapting perfectly to being indoor only!  (someone here said 'you control the door', and it was that simple.  a few protests, an escape due to a foggy glass door, but overall very smooth transition)  I'm watching him closely to make sure he isn't lonely.   I did see him attack another

Re: [Felvtalk] how to know if your only needs a friend?

2010-12-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
.  For reasons unknown, I have been blessed with animals who accepted each other.  It hasn't mattered whether they were dogs or cats..I have been blessed.  Follow your heart and ask your cat. On Dec 15, 2010, at 7:28 PM, Emeraldkittee wrote: Whimsy is adapting perfectly to being indoor only

Re: [Felvtalk] how to know if your only needs a friend?

2010-12-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
thanks for sharing, Bonnie!  I wonder if it's just a female thing? I know there are laid back girl kitties, but I've always had tempermental, fussy ones, who I loved dearly.  We call our only female - the oldest at 15 - queen, too. :) --- On Wed, 12/15/10, Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net wrote:

[Felvtalk] Fw: Re: how to know if your only needs a friend?

2010-12-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
reposting, think this one was too big before, sorry. --- On Wed, 12/15/10, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] how to know if your only needs a friend? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010

[Felvtalk] Whimsy - check up results

2010-12-24 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi everyone,   Whimsy went for his check up yesterday and we didn't put him under this time.   However, he went into 'frozen' mode, and it stressed him greatly. He was very well behaved, just petrified.  He is very angry, depressed, scratching on his doors to get out today. He was yowling this

Re: [Felvtalk] Whimsy - check up results

2010-12-24 Thread Emeraldkittee
, at least for their (trapping) purposes. Best wishes and calming-down vibes for Whimsy, and have a great holiday. Diane R. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Friday, December 24, 2010 1:29

Re: [Felvtalk] Whimsy - check up results

2010-12-25 Thread Emeraldkittee
- Natalie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Friday, December 24, 2010 2:29 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Whimsy - check up results hi everyone,   Whimsy went for his

Re: [Felvtalk] strains?

2010-12-25 Thread Emeraldkittee
 I sometimes wonder what subgroup/strain they were, and what my present FELV's are.  I've got a great picture of them on a bed with my non-FELV, Shakespeare, just chillin and looking great     Hi Gloria,   Do you know if there is a way to test for the strain? I never heard of it at a regular

[Felvtalk] spoke to soon, Whimsy not eating again

2010-12-26 Thread Emeraldkittee
after a good morning yesterday, now Whimsy is refusing to eat again.  Tuna, sardines, treats, nothing - have to try KFC today.  He is having bursts of playing alot, wants to cuddle, then gets pissed off and kicks litter out of his box, paces around crying and begging to go outside.  He is

[Felvtalk] which kind of KFC to order?

2010-12-26 Thread Emeraldkittee
I'm probably the only person in the world who has never been to one, lol, do I get Grilled? or original?  I always stayed away from the rotisserie ones in the grocery store since i figured they had onion/garlic marinade.    thanks. ___

Re: [Felvtalk] spoke to soon, Whimsy not eating again

2010-12-26 Thread Emeraldkittee
...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Sunday, December 26, 2010 9:46 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] spoke to soon, Whimsy not eating again after a good morning yesterday, now Whimsy is refusing to eat again.  Tuna

Re: [Felvtalk] Whimsy not eating again

2010-12-26 Thread Emeraldkittee
@felineleukemia.org Shannon, I don't remember all the details about Whimsy, but it sounds like he may need Prozac rather than Cypro. Cypro is an antibiotic, and if he doesn't have an infection, but is merely upset and agitated I wondered why Cypro was suggested?? Lorrie On 12-26, Emeraldkittee wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] Good news

2010-12-26 Thread Emeraldkittee
I let my vet know about this story, too!!  --- On Sun, 12/26/10, Kerry MacKenzie kerrymacken...@ymail.com wrote: From: Kerry MacKenzie kerrymacken...@ymail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Good news To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, December 26, 2010, 11:56 AM Hi Tracey..yes, agree, I

Re: [Felvtalk] spoke to soon, Whimsy not eating again

2010-12-26 Thread Emeraldkittee
voices. But this little guy seems beyond that stage. After that, classical music is very soothing to cats. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Sunday, December 26, 2010 11:06 AM

[Felvtalk] all Whimsy wants is to go outside

2010-12-27 Thread Emeraldkittee
rights reserved. Original Message Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Whimsy not eating again From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com Date: Sun, December 26, 2010 10:05 am To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org hi Sharyl, Lorrie, and Terrie, Yes, I meant Cyproheptadine as an appetite stimulent

Re: [Felvtalk] Singing to Cats

2010-12-27 Thread Emeraldkittee
we do this too! :)  I also have one kitty who loves Pilates dvd workouts and watches them; another who loves the Three Stoges. --- On Mon, 12/27/10, Edna Taylor taylore...@msn.com wrote: From: Edna Taylor taylore...@msn.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Singing to Cats To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Boo not eating either

2010-12-27 Thread Emeraldkittee
Beth   I am so sorry to hear this, I totally feel your pain.  I wondered if they get so stressed at the vet they also clench their teeth and maybe some how hurt their tongue/mouth, so it hurts to chew?  It sounds silly, but I was trying to think of everything.  I am so glad the cypro is working

Re: [Felvtalk] all Whimsy wants is to go outside

2010-12-27 Thread Emeraldkittee
...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] all Whimsy wants is to go outside To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, December 27, 2010, 6:54 PM Can you fix an enclosure for him outside?  He could spend some time out there then come in? On Dec 27, 2010, at 7:40 AM, Emeraldkittee wrote: Thanks

Re: [Felvtalk] Singing to Cats

2010-12-30 Thread Emeraldkittee
yes!  Theme songs, exactly - and some have a few.  We have songs about all of them too.  Once at work I caught myself humming one of them - at least I didn't start singing it, because it's called Big Headed Stinky Pants :) --- On Thu, 12/30/10, Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net wrote: From:

Re: [Felvtalk] Singing to Cats

2010-12-30 Thread Emeraldkittee
. - Original Message - From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2010 12:05 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Singing to Cats yes! Theme songs, exactly - and some have a few. We have songs about all of them too. Once at work I caught

Re: [Felvtalk] Singing to Cats

2010-12-30 Thread Emeraldkittee
That's lovely Diane, all very great info.  We always talk about wishing they came with a 'baby book', because we have such a curiosity to know what their lives were like before us, what happened, what their story was.  We usually fill in the gaps.  For example, Whimsy is descended from the Czar

[Felvtalk] Whimsy update (happy news)

2010-12-30 Thread Emeraldkittee
After a stressful, scary week, Whimsy, aka the Whimzinator, is back and better than ever.  I knew all he wanted was to go out, so relunctantly, I took him in the yard with me for an hour in the cold, and he was thrilled.  he sniffed, walked around, and then ran back in. He was satisfied, had

[Felvtalk] LTCI injections

2011-01-01 Thread Emeraldkittee
I did search the archives, but couldn't quite find what I was looking for - just wanting to clarify if these injections are intravenous?  ie, they aren't intradermal.   thanks! Shannon ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

[Felvtalk] kitten vs. cat when adding a positive

2011-01-01 Thread Emeraldkittee
Would it be true that if a young kitten, 3 mos, is positive on an IFA that is more dire than a 2 yr old cat being confirmed on that test? It seems like the younger the diagnosis, the sadder the outcome?   I am asking because in considering a friend for Whimsy, I've heard about a local 3 mos old

Re: [Felvtalk] Spanky is an angel

2011-01-02 Thread Emeraldkittee
we are soo soo sorry to hear of Spanky's passing.  Thank you for giving him such love and care.   Shannon and Whimsy --- On Sun, 1/2/11, S Z szbigcatsr...@gmail.com wrote: From: S Z szbigcatsr...@gmail.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Spanky is an angel To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday,

Re: [Felvtalk] Mick (Mickerdoodles) Please add to the CLS :(

2011-01-02 Thread Emeraldkittee
I'm so sorry to hear this sad news :(  - I don't think there was a pic of him on Sid's site? I went to look at his sweet face there.    hugs Shannon and Whimsy --- On Sun, 1/2/11, Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net wrote: From: Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mick

Re: [Felvtalk] kitten vs. cat when adding a positive

2011-01-02 Thread Emeraldkittee
thanks, everyone.  I will go with what feels right.   I met the sweet kitten today - she currently has a URI; there was also confusion about her status - she won't be retested (ELISA) until the end of Jan; there were no plans there to get her the IFA, and they didn't seem to know about it.  No

Re: [Felvtalk] Boo is gone

2011-01-03 Thread Emeraldkittee
oh no, this is so sad Beth.  Bless both Boo and you.  We are so so sorry.   Shannon and Whimsy --- On Mon, 1/3/11, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Boo is gone To: FeLV Talk Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, January 3, 2011, 6:19

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI injections

2011-01-03 Thread Emeraldkittee
oh wow! thanks, Andy, sorry I misunderstood!  this sure could be something I could do then for Whimsy.  Also, for my FIV boy perhaps. thanks for helping me understand!   Shannon --- On Mon, 1/3/11, Andy Domek oxjake...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Andy Domek oxjake...@hotmail.com Subject: Re:

[Felvtalk] positives for adoption NJ

2011-01-06 Thread Emeraldkittee
I changed the title just in case anyone is looking in NJ - this makes TWO lovely NJ babies on the list for adoption - Zelda and Gino.   They are both so sweet.  I hope someone comes forward soon.   Shannon --- On Thu, 1/6/11, Trish Sebben trishseb...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Trish Sebben

[Felvtalk] observations from adoption process...

2011-01-08 Thread Emeraldkittee
Just wanted to share something I have encountered - we are considering a pal for Whimsy, and have been in touch with wonderful, amazing rescues, shelters, and fosters.  I have encountered many times kitties who have never had an IFA and sometimes only one ELISA.  Obviously, this doesn't sit

Re: [Felvtalk] observations from adoption process...

2011-01-09 Thread Emeraldkittee
- but as nice as some of them may appear, they are NOT - not in this area. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2011 6:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] observations from adoption process...

2011-01-09 Thread Emeraldkittee
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2011 6:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] observations from adoption process... Just wanted to share something I have encountered - we are considering a pal for Whimsy, and have been

Re: [Felvtalk] observations from adoption process...

2011-01-09 Thread Emeraldkittee
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2011 6:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] observations from adoption process... Just wanted to share something I have encountered - we are considering a pal for Whimsy, and have been in touch with wonderful

Re: [Felvtalk] cat testing + for feline AIDS

2011-01-09 Thread Emeraldkittee
I highly recommend you join the excellent yahoo group FIV health science -  it's a wealth of info, and helped me with my FIV boy.  It's very active, with case history, files, etc.   http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/fiv-healthscience/   thank you for caring for this baby.  Shannon --- On Sun,

Re: [Felvtalk] Xander Aloysious

2011-01-15 Thread Emeraldkittee
oh Sherry, we're so sad to hear this, but amazed  by the beautiful story of your extra 42 days with him.  Bless him what a kitty   Shannon and Whimsy --- On Sat, 1/15/11, Sherry DeHaan sherryd...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Sherry DeHaan sherryd...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Xander Aloysious To:

[Felvtalk] potential kitty tested negative

2011-01-18 Thread Emeraldkittee
I mentioned that one of the kitties we were going to look at for adoption never had an IFA test.  She’s been in a cage for a year at a shelter.  I had them do an IFA and she’s negative!  She’s a healthy, roly-poly adult, sweetie pie.   They actually thanked me for educating them and said they

Re: [Felvtalk] potential kitty tested negative

2011-01-18 Thread Emeraldkittee
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 11:52 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] potential kitty tested negative I mentioned that one of the kitties we were going to look at for adoption never had an IFA test.  She’s been

Re: [Felvtalk] Can Humans Make FELV+ cats sick?

2011-01-19 Thread Emeraldkittee
things like giardia are zoonotic, meaning that we can catch from them and vice versa - many parasites are like that.  But, exactly, not these retroviruses.  If you want to search you can google zoonotic diseases.  another example is rabies, obviously zoonotic.   --- On Wed, 1/19/11, Natalie

[Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-19 Thread Emeraldkittee
An acquaintance in rescue put me in touch with a person whose dying relative has a supposed double positive- FeLV and FIV.  She can't take him because of the amount of other pets the relative has and will add to her own bunch.  We've had a few conversations.  I have been told the following: the

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-19 Thread Emeraldkittee
- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 8:27 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt) An acquaintance in rescue put me in touch

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-20 Thread Emeraldkittee
is a rescue type person?  How did you come into contact? Wonder if any local rescues or shelters know of her. It is all odd, could just be emotional issues. Scent from my wireless handheld litterbox =^..^= On Jan 19, 2011, at 11:25 PM, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: thanks

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-20 Thread Emeraldkittee
claim are the ones with the problem (and they are, due to the people and all they've been through). Scent from my wireless handheld litterbox =^..^= On Jan 19, 2011, at 11:25 PM, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: thanks, Laurie, I appreciate you chiming in. yes, he is neutered, he

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-20 Thread Emeraldkittee
on fabric, etc. Natalie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 9:27 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-20 Thread Emeraldkittee
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt) To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 3:58 PM Isn't $600 a bit expensive??? Wow! Sent from my iPhone On Jan 20, 2011, at 1:04 PM, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com

[Felvtalk] Fw: Re: opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-20 Thread Emeraldkittee
--- On Thu, 1/20/11, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt) To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011, 6:43 PM Thanks guys!! you are all AMAZING

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-21 Thread Emeraldkittee
PM Wow, where do you live?!? That is freaking high! -Original Message- From: Emeraldkittee [mailto:emeraldkit...@yahoo.com] Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:49 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt) I think so

[Felvtalk] Azure-cat on borrowed time in TX

2011-01-21 Thread Emeraldkittee
  Anyone on this list know who posted this on bemikitties – kitty’s name is Azure?  Says the kitty is set to be euthanized.  They only gave the shelter number.  I thought it was a rescue group. The kitty only had a snap test. ___ Felvtalk

[Felvtalk] FeLV+siamese mix to be euth in Austin, TX

2011-01-21 Thread Emeraldkittee
hi all - been talking to this volunteer all afternoon.  I called this shelter and they won't work with me since I'm out of state.  Been trying to help get this kitty pulledhere's Sherri's email to another group.  Anyone in Austin on this list or know of any resources?  Kitty only had two

[Felvtalk] anyone used a pet transport service?

2011-01-21 Thread Emeraldkittee
just wondering if anyone has experiences with these services out therePet Airways doesn't have alot of hubs yet - but pet transport vans like Paws n Claws - what are your thoughts?  any recommedations? ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] anyone used a pet transport service?

2011-01-21 Thread Emeraldkittee
From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Fri, January 21, 2011 5:53:50 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] anyone used a pet transport service? just wondering if anyone has experiences with these services out therePet Airways doesn't have alot

Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt)

2011-01-21 Thread Emeraldkittee
wrote: From: Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] opinions on strange situation(kitty to adopt) To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: 'POTT, BEVERLY' p...@mailbox.sc.edu Date: Friday, January 21, 2011, 9:22 PM Emeraldkittee, any update on the boy cat? I know you met him

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+siamese mix to be euth in Austin, TX

2011-01-22 Thread Emeraldkittee
with APA?  Will they take the cat and xfer to you? On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 4:55 PM, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.comwrote: hi all - been talking to this volunteer all afternoon.  I called this shelter and they won't work with me since I'm out of state.  Been trying to help get this kitty pulled

[Felvtalk] response to Laurie, let's keep the list supportive

2011-01-22 Thread Emeraldkittee
  It will sort itself out by me getting him tested, and determining if he's really positive, continuing to work with this lady, and networking with some local fosters who care for FeLV and could possibly take him, of which two are already aware. How does this smack of 'the writer not

Re: [Felvtalk] response to Laurie, let's keep the list supportive

2011-01-22 Thread Emeraldkittee
Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Emeraldkittee Sent: Saturday, January 22, 2011 9:32 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] response to Laurie, let's keep the list supportive   It will sort itself

[Felvtalk] anyone try KLPP (probiotic)

2011-01-22 Thread Emeraldkittee
does anyone use this for their FeLVs? It's a probiotic enzyme designed for horses, but a holistic vet/teacher mentioned that FeLVs and FIVs should be on it and it's superior to most commercially available products.  thanks! ___ Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] response to Laurie, let's keep the list supportive

2011-01-22 Thread Emeraldkittee
embellished with each telling.    Most of us have limited time, dollars, or emotional stamina.  Lets try to use them wisely.   JMHO Sharyl    --- On Sat, 1/22/11, Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Emeraldkittee emeraldkit...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] response to Laurie, let's keep