Re: [Felvtalk] New member here

2008-07-30 Thread Jennifer
That's such a touching story...brought tears to my eyes.  What is your new kitty's name?  Hopefully she's with you for a very long time :)  Jennifer         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born

[Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-07-30 Thread Jennifer
Is there a website where we can post pictures of cats?  It would be nice to share pics of the cats we talk about.  Jennifer         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed

Re: [Felvtalk] New member here

2008-07-31 Thread Jennifer
Thanks :)  I really hope my other test negative, but if they don't, I will love them just the same.  Jennifer         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed FeLV+ July 28

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-07-31 Thread Jennifer
Jane - Thanks to you your MeMe is doing great :)  I saw the pics of her, she's adorable!  I am going to post pics of my babies as soon as I can get good pics of them.  They're not very camera-happy!  Jennifer         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-07-31 Thread Jennifer
I just emailed you the pics.  They didn't turn out too great but that's because my kitties don't really like their pictures taken.  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-08-01 Thread Jennifer
Hi everyone.  Belinda posted pics of my kitties Morrison, Isobel and Ash.  Check them out :)  Thanks Belinda!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-08-02 Thread Jennifer
Sally, your Zoe looks like my Isobel!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed FeLV+ July 28, 2008

Re: [Felvtalk] Pictures of our kitties

2008-08-02 Thread Jennifer
Thank you!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed FeLV+ July 28, 2008) --- On Sat, 8/2/08, Jane

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Jennifer
I'm so sorry to hear that :(  It's really really tough when they get older.   Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born July

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread Jennifer
Do they really work?  I've heard really bad stories about pet psychics.  I'm sure animals can be tapped into because they have brains, they have feelings, they can think...but I don't know...the whole thing seems a bit hoaky.  I'd like to be proven wrong though.  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN

[Felvtalk] Supplements

2008-08-02 Thread Jennifer
What supplements can be given to a FeLV+ cat to keep them healthy?  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born July 11, 2007

Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements

2008-08-02 Thread Jennifer
Thanks Gary.  These are veterinarian prescribed, or they can be purchased OTC at PetSmart or something?  Ash sees his vet on the 14th so I am going to ask him just to be sure.  I just wanted to go in there with some supplement names to throw at him.  Thanks again!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN

Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements

2008-08-02 Thread Jennifer
Thank you so much for your help.  I appreciate it  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born July 11, 2007, diagnosed FeLV

Re: [Felvtalk] Need help-seeking forever home for feluk positive cat

2008-08-05 Thread Jennifer
boyfriend would go for another cat.  Maybe I can talk my dad into adopting her.  Would you be willing to travel to southern Jersey?  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat

Re: [Felvtalk] Need help-seeking forever home for feluk positive cat

2008-08-06 Thread Jennifer
.  My mom already has three dogs and two cats and her husband won't let her take in any more either.  I've asked all the people I can but they all say no :(  I'm sorry I got your hopes up.  I really hope she's adopted!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice

[Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-06 Thread Jennifer
So wait...my Ash is FeLV+ and getting neutered on the 28th, but he's going in for all his shots on the 14th.  He needs to be fixed because he's spraying and I can't have that.  He can't be fixed without his vaxes.  What should I do?  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER

Re: [Felvtalk] No vaxes?

2008-08-06 Thread Jennifer
are supposed to be animal advocates and do what's right by them, and surely they know that giving FeLV+ cats vaccines isn't the best thing to do for their immune system...yet they do it anyway!  It all comes down to the mighty dollar.  Ugh!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER

[Felvtalk] A bit of kitty humor...

2008-08-06 Thread Jennifer
There's a hilarious website dedicated to funny kitty pics and quotes...it's adorable.  Have a look, they update daily - http://icanhascheezburger.com/  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000

Re: [Felvtalk] Healthy dry foods?

2008-08-08 Thread Jennifer
I'd try and get another brand of food that's maybe the same nutrition-wise or a little better.  I use Eukanuba Naturals, but I don't know if that's available in Europe.  Eukanuba is classified as ultra-premium dry cat food.  Good luck in your search!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA

[Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens be FeLV+??

2008-08-11 Thread Jennifer
in Southern New Jersey...anyone want more kittens??  When I take her to the vet this week, I'll have them confirm her pregnancy.  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens be FeLV+??

2008-08-12 Thread Jennifer
and successfully impregnate her.  He can't even jump on the couch or bed because of his balance.  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens be FeLV+??

2008-08-12 Thread Jennifer
I was planning on spaying her after Ash gets neutered.  I am still going to spay her at the local SPCA since they do it cheaper than my vet would.  I am still considered doing a spay-abortion.  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama

[Felvtalk] Off to the vet...

2008-08-14 Thread Jennifer
vet about a possible spay-abort for Isobel's kittens.  Just please keep your fingers crossed and if you pray, please pray for Morrison and Isobel to test negative with a clean bill of health.  I will keep you all updated..  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice

[Felvtalk] Vet visit update

2008-08-14 Thread Jennifer
, or maybe even Walmart.  250 mgs a day.  I am going to look into other supplements as well.  I have names of some.  With the supplements and with periodic wellness visits, Ash should be fine for a while (I hope).  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet visit update

2008-08-14 Thread Jennifer
there before and it's a nice place, as far as shelters go.  I will do my homework.  Thanks.  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl (born Feb. 7, 2007)           Ash (born

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet visit update

2008-08-16 Thread Jennifer
Diane and Wendy - thanks for the advice on lysine.  I do have a GNC in the local mall.  I'll check it out there.  Thanks!  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000)           Isobel aka Fat Girl

Re: [Felvtalk] Vet visit update

2008-09-02 Thread Jennifer
I've found two homes for Isobel's kittens.  I hope she only has four.  Maybe I can talk my boyfriend into keeping the one that doesn't get adopted..  Jennifer - PROUD VEGETARIAN LOCAL SPCA VOLUNTEER.  Be their voice.         ~ loving mama to ~           Morrison (born Oct. 10, 2000

Advice for a Newbie Appreciated

2005-05-09 Thread Jennifer Korin
Hi! I hope it's okay to just jump in here. I found this mailing list while searching for information about FeLV. About three weeks ago, I adopted a 6 month old kitten who was tested FeLV negative by the rescue I got her from. Tessa started sneezing a lot after I got her, and I took her to the

Re: Advice for a Newbie Appreciated

2005-05-10 Thread Jennifer Korin
Hi Nina, Tessa sounds like a darling. I know it's tough to keep them separated, but you'll feel better about making sure you've taken the necessary precautions. Oh, we're definitely keeping them seperate until the vaccine kicks in, I was mostly wondering if it was safe after that, cause

Re: Advice for a Newbie Appreciated

2005-05-10 Thread Jennifer Korin
Thank you, Chris, that's very reassuring! Jenn K Well, she's been around my other 3 cats for all her life they were never vaccinated. They were all neg I vaccinate them every year mix everybody including Big Boy, the adult stray I brought in. I think that the pos are probably more at

Help

2005-06-02 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I need help with my 3 year old FELV+ baby Sebastian. Sebastian, I believe, was born positive. His life has been wonderful until recently. He has lost weight, hair, and has weakness in hishind legs. His eating habits are good. I just don't know what to do. I have taken him to three different vets

Sebastian needs help!!!!

2005-06-03 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I have just returned from the vet. Sebastian's hind legs are weaker and he has lost more weight. The vet just doesn't seem to want to work with me and do absolutley everything for my baby. When I asked her about the weakness in hishind legs she said that it could just be the disesase attacking

I need Names people!!

2005-06-03 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
If anyone knows of a great vet please give me their name and city. I will make an appointment and go there! What abouta vet who uses some of Plechner's techniques. I also want to thank everyone for all of their help it means so much to me.

Sebastian Update

2005-06-09 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Sebastian has been doing alot better. His hind legs are getting a little stronger. I am still looking for a good vet that has alot of exprience dealing with +kitties. I have tried to pull up the list on the kitties website, but I can't for some reason. I live in West Virginia. Also, does anyone

Seabastian

2005-06-10 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Does everyone give injections of Interferon themselves? Sebastian takes Interferon orally, on one week then off one week. What is the difference between Interferon Alpha or Omega? Should he be taking injections? Also his weakness in his hind legs are really bothering me. I suggested to the vet to

Med ?

2005-06-10 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Has anyone tries Periactin on there +kitties to increase their appetite?

Sebastian

2005-06-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF

Sebastian

2005-06-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF

Sebastian

2005-06-28 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Thanks so much Nina and Hideyo for all of your help!!! The vet was pleased with the results of Sebastian's blood work. I still can not figure out what is causing the weakness in his hind legs. He is falling all of the time now and he laid down in the litter box today when he was trying to use the

Sebastian

2005-06-29 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
A began to see a slight weakness in Sebastian's legs at the beginning of May. I took him to the vet for his regular Depo injections and the vet (the first vet) noticed that he had lost 1 pound and his coat was thinning. We then decided not to do the depo and check his blood work. the blood work

Sebastian

2005-06-29 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Sebastian's depo was orginally started because he has red, infected gums.His gumshavebeen a problem since he was born.

Flavia

2005-07-06 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
My thoughts and prayers are with you Kerry. I am glad you got to spend those last precious moments with your little angel.

Toxoplasmosis

2005-07-15 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Sebastian may have toxoplasmosis. We are still running tests, so we are not sure. Does anyonehave a FELV+ cat with this? What are the symptoms and treatments?

overwhelmed

2005-07-26 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I have not written anything for a while. I have been very overwhelmed with Sebastian's problems and I keep trying things that do not seem to work. I recently took Sebastian to Virginia Tech's Veterinary hospital (because of everyone's recommedations). I am so upset that he is getting sicker. I

Sebastian

2005-07-27 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Anemia has been ruled out for Sebastian. He recently had blood work done and everything looked great. I vets say it may be something in his spinal cord. I am very worried. Sebastian was put on Depo Medrol for a two year period because of mouth sores. It helped with the sores, but at the time I

Sweet Sebastian

2005-08-03 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I was finally able to get Sebastian in to see an internist and a nuerologist. The vet believes that the weakness in his back legs could be a mass on his spinal cord or lesions all along his spine. They would have to do more tests to be sure. Evenafter the tests there is no real treatment for

Sebastian

2005-08-04 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Thanks so much Kerry and Nina for your help. I do not know what I would without all of you. I feel bad sometimes because I only ask for advice. I don't feel that I have enough expierence to give any. Sebastian is my first FELV+ kitty. Nina, When was your dog diagnosed with DM? Could I give

Bramble

2005-08-07 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I am praying for Bramble!!! I hope all is well.

My ANGEL Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I have not written for so long because I feel that I have given up hope. Sebastian has not been doing very well. He can no longer walk and he relies on me to take him to the litter box and to feed him. He still has a good appetite. He seems so depressed now. I am so heart broken that I cry almost

Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
Yes, The doctors do believe that his problems may be neurological. He is not anemic that I know of. He had blood work done about two months ago and everything looked purrfect! He is happy when I am around and purrs alot. Ho does seem a little depressed though becuase he can't walk around.

Ceasar

2005-09-19 Thread JENNIFER RATLIFF
I am praying that all goes well Hideyo. Keep me updated. I would love the link for the carts. Sebastian does have feeling in his back legs. I will definately try acupuncture. Thanks, Jennifer and Sebastian

new diagnosis

2006-05-04 Thread Jennifer Ross
My 10 year old domestic short hair just got diagnosed with FIV and FELV last week. She was lethargic, not eating and drinking, etc which is why I brought her in and how we found out the diagnosis. She ended up with a 105.9 fever and was hospitalized for several days with IV fluids and antibiotics.

Re: appropriate calorie intake for a kitty

2006-05-05 Thread Jennifer Ross
I don't know the whole background of your cat, but my vet just recommended baby food to me. Apparently cats love it (go figure!) and it has alot of nutrition and also has some moisture in it. We just bought chicken and turkey flavor dinners and Allie loves them! My Allie hasn't really been eating

Re: new diagnosis

2006-05-05 Thread Jennifer Ross
Thanks for your advice and support. It's so nice not to be going through this alone! And all of you who have experienced this are the best sources of knowledge available. Hearing how many kitties are still thriving is reassuring, though my heart goes out to those that are suffering or have left

Re:Was appropriate calorie in take for a kitty - Now Bailey's Diagnosis

2006-05-05 Thread Jennifer Ross
I hope everything goes well for Bailey! I am an RN, so I am familiar with all these diagnoses for humans, but not as they pertain to our 4-legged friends. Treasure tonight with him and keep telling him how much you love him!Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That is such a scary diagnosis.

Re: Henry and Omar

2006-05-07 Thread Jennifer Ross
Sherry, So sorry to hear of the loss of you 2 little ones. I am thinking of you. JenSherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:This volunteering is getting so hard to do,We lost our sweet wonderful Henry and our beautiful blue eyed siamese manx to felv yesterday.Omar had the most beautiful aqua

Re: Bailey has gone home

2006-05-07 Thread Jennifer Ross
Belinda, I am so sorry to hear about Bailey. But it sounds like he was ready and it was his time. I sounds like you are already finding comfort in knowing he is in a better place now where there is no more suffering. We are all thinking of you! JenBelinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bailey left us

Re: Long Introduction

2006-05-07 Thread Jennifer Ross
Ashleigh,So sorry to hear about your little one. It is always difficult to our 4-legged friends, especially if it is unexpected. Take comfort in knowing that Pepper is in a better place with no more suffering and now is always with you.I, like you, am new to this group and to FELV. My

Re: new diagnosis (sub-q links)

2006-05-09 Thread Jennifer Ross
Thanks for the helpful websites. I am actually a nurse, so could probably get the supplies needed from work and this makes me more comfortable even considering doing the procedure, but our four-legged friends are very different than humans! So I appreciate seeing how easy (if Allie would stay

Re: Bailey has gone home

2006-05-09 Thread Jennifer Ross
In humans at least, fatty foods exacerabate pancreatitis but to my knowledge do not cause it. Pancreatitiscan be caused by steroids (so the Prednisone may have contributed to the development anddecreasing the dose was probably helpful). Pancreatitis may also be associated with biliary tract

Re: is vitamin C out?

2006-05-09 Thread Jennifer Ross
In humans regular vitamin C can help to boost the immune system (this is why it is often taken at the first sign of a cold, etc. because the virus often lasts a shorter time and is less severe). Again, not sure how well this transfers to cats, but as long as it is not harmful to the cat, I would

Re: VERY Important if you give L-lysine to your kitties

2006-05-10 Thread Jennifer Ross
Is L-lysine recommended for FELV cats? What does it do to help them? This is a new one for me... wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi guys,I just read in two different places so far that if youare giving cats L-lysine that is originally intendedfor humans, make sure it does not contain

Re: Please add Papoose to CLS

2006-05-10 Thread Jennifer Ross
So sorry to hear about your little one. I'm glad he didn't suffer, though I know it was a difficult decision to make. Take comfort in knowing he is now in a place with no more suffering and he is now always with you, watching over you. JENI RECA [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I put Papoose feluk

Re: OT: sedative before flying (ACE)

2006-05-11 Thread Jennifer Ross
I have never heard of ACE, but did have a friend who used Benadryl to transport a cat in the cabin of an airplane. She had to give it pretty early before the flight, but the cat was apparently OK during the whole flight (2-3 hours). Don't know the dose though, so I would check with your

Prayers for Allie

2006-05-11 Thread Jennifer Ross
Allie was back at the vet today with 105 fever- came down to 102.5 with Metacam (kitty NSAID) and sq fluids. I did get the vet to show me how to give the sq fluids, so I can administer them now if she stops eating and drinking and looks dehydrated, or if her temp goes up (I've been monitoring her

Re: Prayers for Allie

2006-05-12 Thread Jennifer Ross
t home. Cindy --- Jennifer Ross <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote: Allie was back at the vet today with 105 fever- came down to 102.5 with Metacam (kitty NSAID) and sq fluids. I did get the vet to show me how to give the sq fluids, so I can administer them now if she stops eating and drinki

Re: A new story of Gurfunkle

2006-05-12 Thread Jennifer Ross
That is a truly powerful and amazing story. You should be proud that you played such a special role in Garfunkle's life! He was blessed to have you love him so deeply.Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Some of you might remember about my beloved Garfunkle who crossed the

Re: Bella's Visit with a New Vet

2006-05-15 Thread Jennifer Ross
Interesting that Mississippi requires rabies annually-- PA and CT (the 2 states where I have had cats) only requires every 3 years for rabies. My vets have always stuck to that, but recommended annual distemper (?sp) and leukemia (a lot of good that annual leukemia shot did Allie!)Ashleigh Smith

Update on Allie

2006-05-15 Thread Jennifer Ross
I honestly never understood what you all meant by you will know when it is time, but it's true, our cats do have a way of telling us (this is the first sick cat I have ever cared for, so this is a totally new experience for me all around...). Allie has rapidly been declining over the past few days

Allie has said good-bye

2006-05-17 Thread Jennifer Ross
First of all, thank you all for all your prayers and good wishes. You are an amazing group of people and Allie and I are blessed to have had you in our lives. As you know from my last post, we made the decision to help Allie cross the bridge on Monday because she had declined so much over the

RE: 5 day old kitten -- please pray for her

2006-05-17 Thread Jennifer Ross
Poor baby! Bless you for taking in this little one and caring for her! I will be thinking of both of you!Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi, my neighbor found a two day old kitten a couple of days ago and I have been trying to hand raise this baby bottle feeding her every three

my first sign from Allie

2006-05-18 Thread Jennifer Ross
Well, Allie has already shown me her presence and that she is watching over me. When doing laundry today I was emptying out my husband's pants pockets as always and found a tiny scrap of paper. I sent it aside to throw away along with everything else. When I looked at it again a few hours later I

Re: Demetri

2006-05-18 Thread Jennifer Ross
I will be thinking of all your sweet babies, especially Demetri. I know just how you feel since I just lost Allie to the fight with FELV and FIV. The combo of these diseases is so stressful to our little ones and it is so heartbreaking to see them every time they get sick. I am hoping Demetri is

Re: The Photo Of Bailey I Was Talking About (my sign)

2006-05-19 Thread Jennifer Ross
What an amazing and inspirational picture! How wonderful to have had an opportunity to share that with Bailey (and to have a copy to cherish!) My husband saw it on the computer when I was looking at it and not knowing the story thought that it was beautiful. Of course, knowing the story makes it

Re: Questions

2006-05-22 Thread Jennifer Ross
I'm not sure about the licking surfaces, but I did notice that Allie would get lethargic, sleep more and get less playful when she spiked temps. Spiking temps can be a sign of a secondary infection. The diarrhea can also be a sign of some sort of infection. Watch out b/c if he does have a fever

Re: Good Report

2006-05-22 Thread Jennifer Ross
So glad to hear Mama Kitty's good news! Hope things continue to go well![EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Last week on Tuesday, MK (mama kitty)was diagnosed with FeVL+. She was very anemic and had lost 14% of her body weight (1 and 1/4th lbs). Her 3rd eyelids spanned about 1/2 of her eyes.That

Newbie question

2007-01-18 Thread Jennifer Madon
Hi everyone! Let me start by saying that my name is Jennifer. I am new to the whole feline leukemia situation. We had a stray cat adopt us right after Christmas. When he wouldn't go away, we decided to adopt him. He is so sweet and loving, I am so glad my husband said yes!! We took him

Re: Newbie question

2007-01-18 Thread Jennifer Madon
themselves but the all calm down and get very gentle when dealing with him. All they know is that he is sick and very special. Thanks again Jennifer Nina wrote: Hi Jennifer, I'm glad you found us and so very glad Midnight found you. I take it the antibiotics were for the abscess on his tail

Re: Newbie question

2007-01-18 Thread Jennifer Madon
lol that is funny. forgive the poor typing. i am one handed now, cuddle time. he loves to bite me and chew my fingers, is this like teething? [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Pizza crust wont hurt him if there's no garlic or onion on it. That's one of my cat's favorite treats! You can even leave

Re: Newbie question

2007-01-18 Thread Jennifer Madon
I have to tell you that one of your links puts a little running cat in the top right corner... I have to wait till later to check that site out because every time I pull it up, Midnight sticks his nose to the screen. It must be a girl cat! LOL [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Put his scratching

Re: Newbie question (running cats)

2007-01-18 Thread Jennifer Madon
LOL Midnight personally claims you as his best internet friend! [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://ucat.us/smallcat.gif this one? If he likes it, you can use it to entertain him anytime you want! I have a cheetah too: http://ucat.us/bigcat.gif Phaewryn http://ucat.us Adopt a New England FIV+

Re: Newbie question

2007-01-20 Thread Jennifer Madon
and my floor, it is coming in contact with something that tinges it pink. I am so relieved. I don't regret asking because I learned a lot of great things. Thanks to everyone and I hope to be able to stick around. Maybe one day I will even be able to help answer questions! Thanks again, Jennifer

Re: Midnight and the mysterious puddle (was Newbie question)

2007-01-20 Thread Jennifer Madon
be so diligent. I hope you stick around too. Thank you for letting us know the answer to the mystery. I'm so glad to hear it isn't coming from Midnight. He sounds like such a doll, and so do you. Nina Jennifer Madon wrote: Great news! I am a little embarrassed to admit this but, I found

midnight

2007-01-26 Thread Jennifer Madon
, spraying or something else? Thanks for all your help! Jennifer

Re: midnight

2007-01-26 Thread Jennifer Madon
, will that stop the spraying, if that is what he is doing? Thanks again, Jennifer -Original Message- From: Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 26, 2007 7:51 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: midnight Sounds like he is marking his territory. There may be female cats

Re: midnight

2007-01-27 Thread Jennifer Madon
not sure how I feel about this. He is not going out so I hate to give him anything he won't need. They didn't gibe him these shots the last time he was there because of his fever. Guess I have to do it though. Thanks again to everyone. Jennifer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My Doobie cat started

Re: Midnight - shots and neuter

2007-01-27 Thread Jennifer Madon
outside) by the neighborhood cats. In fact, his fever was from an abscess on his hind parts that the vet said was cat bites. Anyway, the search is on for a new vet. Jennifer Nina wrote: Hi Jennifer, Technically most state laws govern that a cat has to have rabies shots. I'd check your county

Re: To Jennifer re new kitty with FeLV

2007-01-28 Thread Jennifer Madon
Midnight is about 8 mo. He was a stray so I am unsure of his exact age. He peed on my kids in bed last night. I am going to take him to the vet Monday. I have got to get him to stop doing this. wendy wrote: Hi Jennifer, I have been reading about your new Kitty, and a few of the symptoms

Midnight is scheduled

2007-01-29 Thread Jennifer Madon
just incase we have any habits! :) Please pray for Midnight tomorrow. I am worried but he is a fighter. He managed to survive the cold before he found us 3 days after Christmas. He is tough, he will be fine but please pray. Thanks, Jennifer

Re: midnight

2007-01-30 Thread Jennifer Madon
on this? Jennifer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just make sure it's a NON-adjuvanted rabies and distemper vaccine, and that the distemper is not a combo vaccine that has Chlamydophila (also known as: Chlamydiosis, Chlamydia psittaci) in it, as it's an unnecessary vaccine with common side effects

Re: midnight

2007-01-30 Thread Jennifer Madon
blood cells in the urine usually indicate bacteria is present, thus a UTI. Curing this will most likely help with the peeing everywhere. Make sure they give you antibiotics to cure the UTI if the vet says that's what it is. :) Wendy --- Jennifer Madon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just called

Re: midnight

2007-01-30 Thread Jennifer Madon
of when I get home! Thanks for the prayers! Jennifer and Midnight -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Jan 30, 2007 3:09 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: midnight Probably a mind urinary tract infection... but they should probably send him

Re: On the brighter side

2007-02-03 Thread Jennifer Madon
Let me talk to my husband but I would be willing to foster him and possible give him a forever home, depending on how he gets along with Midnight. Jennifer dede hicken wrote: Bill Clark just called me (he does cat rescue here in Florida also) Anyone want a healthy FeLV cat? His name

Midnight again

2007-02-07 Thread Jennifer Madon
AAAGGG! I am sitting here and Midnight has started puking! He is still on his antibiotic for the UTI/possible renal failure. I don't know if he ate something or if he is sick. He just puked on the floor and jumped up in my spare office chair and went to sleep Jennifer

Midnight still peeing

2007-02-14 Thread Jennifer Madon
closed and not letting midnight in that room. Thanks in advance! Jennifer

Re: Need to place Chief ASAP

2007-03-16 Thread Jennifer Madon
We have a FeLV male and are not interested in providing a forever home to anymore FeLV cats at this time. But I may be interested if it is just a foster situation. Jennifer Nina wrote: Oh Stephanie, I'm so sorry about the rough spot you've hit. It sounds just heart wrenching. We've got

Re: Need to place Chief ASAP/Foster

2007-03-16 Thread Jennifer Madon
I will check with my hubby tonight and let you know. Having him fixed would be great because I do have a male cat. I also have children. Is that a problem for Chief? Also, what part of NC? Jennifer Stephanie E Caldwell wrote: Jennifer, I can take him back in November or December

Vet wants to put Midnight down?

2007-03-26 Thread Jennifer Madon
suggests we say our goodbyes and put him down. I do not have a clue what to do or how to respond to this. We have only had him since the week after Christmas when he found us. Any suggestions? Jennifer

Re: Vet wants to put Midnight down?

2007-03-26 Thread Jennifer Madon
? Is Midnight eating, responding to petting? How much water is he drinking? */Jennifer Madon [EMAIL PROTECTED]/* wrote: My vet says that the reason Midnight isn't responding to the antibiotics or the Feliway (he still pees not sprays everywhere) is because he is in renal

Re: Vet wants to put Midnight down?

2007-03-26 Thread Jennifer Madon
to respond to this. We have only had him since the week after Christmas when he found us. Any suggestions? Jennifer -- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.413 / Virus Database: 268.18.17/732 - Release Date: 3/24/2007

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