Change of Email Address

2006-07-21 Thread Kelley Saveika
I unsubscribed with my [EMAIL PROTECTED] address and subscribed with [EMAIL PROTECTED] . Just wanted to let yall know. Thanks, Kelley-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty life!http://www.cafepress.com/austinsiamese

Re: Emergency aid for vet bills...

2006-07-23 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi there, These are the sites I am aware of: http://imom.org/fa/ www.aahahelpingpets.org www.thepetfund.com www.help-a-pet.org www.imom.org www.fveap.org (for cats) www.handicappedpets.com www.uan.org www.nysave.org http://www.angels4animals.org/ On 7/23/06, Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Good, but disturbing, documentary

2006-07-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi guys, Since this has been a quiet day on this list I thought I'd send this out as a test. I watched the following documentary last night : Rescue Me (http://www.rescuemedocumentary.org) It talks about the problem of homeless dogs and cats. If you know anyone you are trying to convince to

Re: Good, but disturbing, documentary

2006-07-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
with. The DVD should help a lot with our spay/neuter education. Also, the link you posted didn't work for me but I found it at: http://www.rescuemedocumentary.com/index.htm Roxane Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi guys, Since this has been a quiet day on this list I thought I'd send this out

OT: Looking for slogans/sayings

2006-07-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
About cat health and safety for a project I am working on. Thanks so much guys!-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty life!http://www.cafepress.com/austinsiamese

Re: OT: Looking for slogans/sayings

2006-07-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hehe, that's funny!:) On 7/28/06, TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: sorry, i can't resist: spay/neuter your neighbors! On 7/28/06, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: About cat health and safety for a project I am working on. Thanks so much guys! -- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue

Re: New to the List, Cats, and FeLV!!

2006-07-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Marissa, I'm really glad you found this list. Everyone here is great. I joined when I had a kitten test positive, and she did test negative later. I just stayed because everyone is so very nice here. Others will chime in with more advice, but I wanted to say welcome.-- Vist the Austin

Re: Some advice please-elderly cat...

2006-07-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 7/28/06, Chris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rita, from Purrever Ranch, asked me to post this as she can't seem to be able to post herself… Have a 16 yr old black cat that has tested VERY LIGHT positive TWICE. Her lifelong buddy has tested neg each time remains with her. I have to keep them

Re: Angel has gone to the bridge

2006-08-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so very sorry for your loss.-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty life!http://www.cafepress.com/austinsiamese

Lost Twinkletoes

2006-09-01 Thread Kelley Saveika
I lost my Twinkletoes this morning to complications of malabsorption (not FELV related). She was 5 months. She has a sister who is also very small, and I'm trying to do some research on this condition. Does anyone know anything about it? -- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty

Re: Lost Twinkletoes

2006-09-01 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Nina, My vet did a fecal on her yesterday. She was neg for coccidia and parasites. (She had continuous diarrhea). He gave her albon anyway, because he hoped that she might actually have coccidia anyway and it might have been flushed out of her system due to all the diarrhea. She was getting

Re: Lost Twinkletoes

2006-09-01 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Kerry, Her sister's name is Rory, short for Rorschach (the ink blot test)..she's a black and white... On 9/1/06, MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am so sorry, Kelley. That is so tough, losing your Twinkletoes at only 5 months. I'm sorry I don't know anything about

Re: Question about different FeLV tests

2006-09-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 8/31/06, Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Always remember, annual vaccinations are very convenient and easy way tomake money for most of the vets (a quote by vets).. so though it maybe required by state law normally, you really have to figure the benefitsand risks of giving it to your

Re: Lost Twinkletoes

2006-09-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/2/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm so sorry about Twinkletoes!Such a young furbaby. :(You are my thoughts and prayers. It is hard when you lose one that young. I have never had to deal with this problem in all the kitties I've hadhope I don't either. TAZZY'S

Re: Re: Lost Twinkletoes

2006-09-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/2/06, Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Kelley,I understand what you mean about hating kitten season.I'm so sorry forall the losses you've had to endure.I love all babies, but after being in rescue I can't look at any of them without a touch of sadness.Ihate that!The symptoms you describe

Re: my baby crackers

2006-09-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
I am sorry for your terrible experience, but it is absolutely not true that there are no false positives. I had a false positive on a kitten just a few months ago. The first thing I would do is to find a different vet. There are people here who will be able to give you more and better

Re: Re: Lost Twinkletoes

2006-09-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
As far as food, yes, most of them are on dry. I don't like it, but I feed about 80 pounds of dry per month, and I absolutely can't afford to feed them all canned. I did the math when I put Missy on Evo and it would be $600 per month to put them all on Evo, which is really what I would like to do.

Re: OT-Crosspost-TX FIV+ Kitties in Need of Homes

2006-09-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/4/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Everyone, This is another case of someone dumping their pets. I will never understand how these people live with themselves. These kitties are gorgeous! The shelter contact info is below. Yvonne Crosspost from Special Needs Rescue

Re: Lost Twinkletoes

2006-09-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/1/06, Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That's quite a story.That's one thing about this list, whenever I'mfeeling overwhelmed, I can be assured that there's someone out there with even more on their plate.All of us who take in rescues know thattheir chances of being healthy and strong are

Re: OT Food and IBD - Kelly

2006-09-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/2/06, Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I thought it was about time to change the subject line.I hear youabout the cost of canned food and quality dry.There's no way I could do it at my house for everyone either.I feed quality dry inside andthe best inexpensive cat food I can afford to the

Re: OT Food and IBD - Kelly

2006-09-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/2/06, kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 06:52 PM 9/2/2006, you wrote:my problem with litter is dumping it. We are limited to weight and the non clumping litters sure fills things up...luckily mine have the choice of litter or dirt and grass so I only go through aboyt 60 lbs a week ,,,I go

Re: Pics of my boys

2006-09-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/1/06, Gina WN [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Very precious boys! And, my favorite picture is of Maizee fishing in the bathtub. What a beautiful girl she was.Gina That was my favorite too...what a cutie.-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty

Re: Need prayers for my Spencer please

2006-09-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
Oh Nina, I am so sorry. You will both be in my prayers.-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty life! http://www.cafepress.com/austinsiamesehttp://astore.amazon.com/austinsiamese-20

Re: Toxoplasmosis - Spencer

2006-09-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/4/06, Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You might want to take him in just to be sure he doesn't have fluid in his chest. I say that because I have just gone through this with one of our FIV+ kitties. When I came home from work on Wednesday, my soul-kitty Wheezie was waiting for me

Re: Spencer update

2006-09-06 Thread Kelley Saveika
Oh Nina, I am so sorry you are in such pain. I am sure that Spencer would not want that. Hugs to you.

OT- Strange kitty behavior

2006-09-06 Thread Kelley Saveika
My soul-kitty, Missy, has been acting strange lately. She insists on being held when I'm using the restroom (which is fine, but a little odd). She also bites my nose, chin and lips when I take her to bed with me. So if I want to be able to sleep I have to shut her out of the bedroom. Then I

Re: OT- Strange kitty behavior

2006-09-06 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/6/06, Barb Moermond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: are they nibbles? have you tried to redirect her attention with scritching or brushing? how old is she? My Bandit used to ALWAYS curl up on my lap in my nightshirt when I was using the facilities - he doesn't as much these days, but hey, you're a

Re: OT- Strange kitty behavior

2006-09-06 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/6/06, Chris Behnke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When we brought Bruiser home, he did the biting thing. He has been with us a year now and the biting has stopped. The vet suggested he was doing it because he was insecure. It made sense. As to your other problem, one of my first kitties was

Re: crackers IFA was positive need help a.s.a.p.

2006-09-06 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/5/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am located in new jersey..south jersey..when i first found pokemon she was skinny but showed no sick symptoms at all...she had a pink collar on and was so friendly and her fur very long was clean and she smelled so good...she was hungry

Re: I'm glad you're sitting down - Spencer

2006-09-07 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so very happy for you and Spencer! Yay! This is such good news! On 9/7/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nina, I'm so glad he is home! He must have need some me time and is now ready to be cuddled and loved again! Maggie -- Original message -- From:

Re: OT - Zack (explanation of my situation)

2006-09-07 Thread Kelley Saveika
-- Original message -- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Well his OWNERS were going to kill him JUST for being FIV+, before I offered his LAST CHANCE to come here to join the FERAL colony OUTSIDE. I am happy to try the medication, a list member (bless you!) is sending me a

Re: Spencer and my talk with my Internist

2006-09-07 Thread Kelley Saveika
Don't you dare apologise for not keeping up with the list. Spencer is more important. You'll both be in my thoughts.-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty life!http://www.cafepress.com/austinsiamese http://astore.amazon.com/austinsiamese-20

Re: some progress in attitudes!

2006-09-08 Thread Kelley Saveika
Does anyone know what the new recommendations are? I know all about people in rescue freaking out. I've been trying to educate the people in my own rescue with no success. On 9/3/06, catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know this is from another rescuer, but most people in rescue still freak

Way OT: Starting a 501(c)3 for cat rescue

2006-09-11 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi all, Several of my group are wanting to strike out on own on and start a cat rescue, hopefully branching into other animals in the future. Does anyone who has been through this before have any tips? Thanks so much!-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty

Re: Way OT: Starting a 501(c)3 for cat rescue

2006-09-11 Thread Kelley Saveika
/StartingNonprofit.pdf Hope this helps you. On 9/11/06, Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BOY am I glad someone asked this question!!! My husband and I are in the middle of staring down the mountain of paperwork too... any tips would be appreciated Leslie =^..^= On 9/11/06, Kelley Saveika

Re: Way OT: Starting a 501(c)3 for cat rescue

2006-09-11 Thread Kelley Saveika
too... any tips would be appreciated Leslie =^..^= On 9/11/06, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Several of my group are wanting to strike out on own on and start a cat rescue, hopefully branching into other animals in the future. Does anyone who has been through

Re: Way OT: Starting a 501(c)3 for cat rescue

2006-09-11 Thread Kelley Saveika
what you think you''re going get and what obligations you take on in the process. TenHouseCats [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/501C3Help/ that should be it On 9/11/06, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That would be awesome, thanks you On 9/11/06

Re: Way OT: Starting a 501(c)3 for cat rescue

2006-09-12 Thread Kelley Saveika
points, so please keep playing devils' s advocate so tht I can do so with our group. On 9/12/06, Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Then perhaps a timeline and a business plan, with obtaining 501(c)(3) status part of the timeline rather than a starting point. Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Question re rabies vaccine

2006-09-12 Thread Kelley Saveika
My soul-kitty is Missy and she has a heart murmur too. I personally do not get her vaccinated against anything, on my vet's advice. Vaccinations are pretty dangerous for cats with heart problems. I have never given a thought to her biting anyone. She's never bitten anyone and isn't likely to

Re: I am asking for another prayer for Dharma - Naomi's sister

2006-09-14 Thread Kelley Saveika
Prayers from me too On 9/14/06, MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sending prayers for your sweet Dharma's speedy recovery, Hideyo. hugs, Kerryx -Original Message-From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Hideyo YamamotoSent: Thursday, September

Re: Welcome Beatrix!

2006-09-15 Thread Kelley Saveika
What a precious girl!:) On 9/15/06, Susan Franklin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good luck and much love to all of you! [EMAIL PROTECTED] 9/15/06 11:14:50 AM Good news, good news, I have good news!My vet gave the okay yesterday on bringing a new cat home - he saidthatSatch wasn't contagious and

Re: IBD and metronidazole

2006-09-17 Thread Kelley Saveika
I have an IBD kitty and flagyl almost completely stops her symptoms. She even starts going in the litterbox again. In her case, fiber has not helped at all. I expect they are all different. On 9/17/06, Marylyn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It did with Mai Mai for a while. The increased fiber did

Re: Kruncher

2006-09-19 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so sorry for your loss. On 9/19/06, catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sherry, I'm sorry. t Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am sorry to say that our sweet Kruncher has passed over the bridge yesterday,I will always remember that crooked head of his.Thanks for all the prayers

Re: Add my Dallas to the CLS

2006-09-22 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so very sorry for your loss. On 9/22/06, G. Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sweet little Dallas just passed on - please add him to our list andCandle Light Service.Dallas and his buddy Houston were trapped by Susan, also on this list, about 2 years ago, and they tested positive for

A very nice thing happened today

2006-09-23 Thread Kelley Saveika
I went to the feed store to buy Felidae and was talking to the owner about my cats. He GAVE me a case anda half of the big cans of Felidae that is expiring in NovemberI think I can use it all by then or come close. If not, some of my friends who feed ferals can use it. He would not even take a

Re: Dante'

2006-09-23 Thread Kelley Saveika
You and Dante will both be in my thoughts. On 9/23/06, kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 07:18 PM 9/23/2006, you wrote:Lots of good warm thoughts for Dante from all of us here. Please keep us informed.Kelly Hi all could I get a few prayers for our sweet Dante' he is feeling pretty crappy

Re: Pete To Bridge

2006-09-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so sorry for your loss:( Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty life!http://www.cafepress.com/austinsiamese http://astore.amazon.com/austinsiamese-20

Re: Prayers for my Dharma -- Please!!!

2006-09-29 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm new at this too but I have been sending light since yesterday. I need to be a little more careful though because I was concentrating on Dharma and almost wrecked my car while driving. So no more light while driving:(. On 9/29/06, Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you Diane,,

Have yall seen these - Felv/FIV guidelines for vets

2006-09-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
I was surprised when I read this. â–  Cats infected with FeLV or FIV may live for many years. A decision for euthanasia should never be made solely on the basis of whether or not a cat is infected. http://www.aafponline.org/resources/guidelines/Felv_FIV_Guidelines.pdf So maybe one of the questions

Re: Dodger Please add him to the CLS :(

2006-09-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so sorry for your loss, Sherry. On 9/29/06, Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am very saddened by the passing of our sweet old Dodger.He was one of the 5 that are extra special in my heart.When he was scared and hiding behind a chair when I first started volunteering there I took extra

Re: Pete

2006-09-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so sorry for your loss, Sheila. On 9/28/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks everyone for the kind wishes and prayers to light Petes way to the bridge. I am still in shock over losing him. He has always been my strong sturdy boy and it seems as if he became weak over night

Re: Felv and Feline Interferon

2006-09-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Sorry to hear about Moxy. I have the address of a really good kitty heart Yahoo group if you want it. It is almost as nice as this one, though no other list is QUITE like this one.:) On 9/30/06, Gary Murphy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone, I have been away from the list for 1-1/2 weeks, had

Re: Angel Peanut

2006-10-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Yvonne, I am so sorry to hear about Peanut. On 10/2/06, cindy reasoner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am so sorry to hear about your precious Peanut and Iam sorry you had to make that decision.You are in my prayers.Cindy--- [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I just wanted to thank everyone for their good

OT: Why is this list so nice?

2006-10-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi guys, I am starting my own rescue because I just couldn't take all the arguing and fighting any more. The rescue list is like a war zone compared to this list. By the way, I told them about you all and the fur flew as they told me how irresponsible yall were for mixing or considering mixing

Re: Hello Everyone, a not so brief update

2006-10-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Nina, I'm sitting here crying just reading your posts. I hope one day I am as brave as you. I can't write too much more since I cry too much at work anyway. Take care, Kelley On 10/2/06, Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey Michelle,I'm sorry that your sleep habits are as bad as mine, but it's

Re: OT: Why is this list so nice?

2006-10-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Belinda, I am planning to open an account on Petfinder. Right now all the kitties I have belong to another rescue group (the one I won't be working with any more). I am filing my incorporation papers with the state this week. Then I will start working on my 501(c)3. I have an initial website

Re: OT: Crackers wins the Oct 2006 Cute Kitty Contest!

2006-10-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hooray for Crackers! Such a cute kitty. On 10/2/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Congratulations Crackers ! You really are a cutie. Sheila-- Vist the Austin Siamese Rescue store and save a kitty life! http://www.cafepress.com/austinsiamesehttp://astore.amazon.com/austinsiamese-20

Re: OT Why is this group so nice

2006-10-03 Thread Kelley Saveika
Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in rescue who think that this is the way it is and we don't want to hear any differently. The group I was working with recently took in some FELV+ kittens. I tried to refer them here (which was probably a bad idea because when I mentioned that some people

Re: 5 mo old kitten

2006-10-04 Thread Kelley Saveika
First I would find a supportive vet. Seriously, that's the first order of business. If he was tested twice within a month, that is really too soon to tell anything. It is recommended to wait 6 months between tests, I believe. That gives them time to throw off the virus if they are going to.

Re: 5 mo old kitten

2006-10-05 Thread Kelley Saveika
have you believe. Take care, Kelley On 10/4/06, dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thank you for the info, Kelley.Ki was tested at 6wk. intervals, and it is a weak positive both times. I am going to ask for the IFA, or do you think he istoo young to do it?He is such a sweetie!Dede--- Kelley

Re: Another vet visit for Spencer?

2006-10-09 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Nina, You know Spencer best, and I know you will make the right decision for him. That being said, if Spencer was my cat, I'd take him to the vet. He'll only be poked and prodded for a few minutes. I don't think one vet visit will make all his remaining time on earth miserable. Then again, my

OT: Sneaky ways to feed ferals

2006-10-09 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi guys, I am not allowed (by my HOA) to have bowls, etc., on my porch. All pet food dishes must be kept inside. I am allowed to have plants outside. I have been just pouring the food out directly on my porch, which isn't the best method, but it works. I'm trying to figure out how to give them

Re: Sharing price information

2006-10-09 Thread Kelley Saveika
I think it is going to vary a lot by location. We have a lot of city subsidized services here. Since I live in the poor area of town I get free spay/neuter, rabies, and city registration. I have to take a day off work and get up at 5 am and wait in line. Supposedly we are limited to 3 animals

Re: OT:TEXAS - Carrollton AS - ITSY - gorgeous male Choc. Point

2006-10-10 Thread Kelley Saveika
I could have forwarded this to SR. I thought someone else was getting him. I don't know if SR pulls from that shelter or not. On 10/10/06, Susan Loesch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I sent this to the Siamese Rescue person in Memphis that we've been working with here in Little Rock. She is contacting

Re: My precious Tsubomi has now become free --

2006-10-11 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so sorry for your loss, Hideyo. On 10/11/06, Gina WN [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am full of sorrow for you Hideyo. Your losses have been so great over the past few months. Please know that I am thinking about you and you are in my prayers. Gina Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi,

Re: Please add Spencer to the CLS

2006-10-12 Thread Kelley Saveika
Nina, I'm so very sorry for your loss of Spencer Take care of yourself. Kelley On 10/12/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Nina I am so sorry about Spencer. I have been bawling my eyes out for 15 mins. As Leslie L stated I felt like I knew him. OH Nina you sweet woman. I am

Re: Weak positive kitty

2006-10-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
First suggestion - find another vet. 3-4 weeks is not long enough for her to throw off the virus if she is going to. My vet recommends 6 months between tests. Has the boy kitten been tested? There are a number of ways to boost the immune system, including high quality food and l-lysine. Others

Re: Dukee's Appt with new Vet

2006-10-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
Terrie, I'm so sorry about all you are going through. I hope you get good news from the vet. Kelley On 10/27/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Okay, I'm taking Dukee to a new Vet at 12:30 pm today. She will examine him to see what else may be going on. She will not euthanized

Re: Weak positive kitty

2006-10-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
one is tested and perhaps this is not such a good idea). From: Kelley Saveika [mailto: [EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 12:38 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Weak positive kitty First suggestion - find another vet. 3-4 weeks is not long enough for her

Re: Dharma:URI - stinky discharge

2006-10-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
All I know is that when I call my vet and tell him there is nasal discharge he asks the color. I have had one of my kittens more than 6 months but less han a year take baytril with no problems, but it didn't cure him either. How bad is it? If really bad I usually go straight to zithro. I don't

Re: Dharma:URI - stinky discharge

2006-10-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
Poor little girl. I hope the penicillin helps her feel much better. On 10/28/06, Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Nina--- I am now thinking that her loss of appetite might havesomething to do with URIs as it started a day or two days ago - it might be some type of bacterial infections

Re: Dukee...he is awake!

2006-10-29 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so glad Dukee made it through!

Re: Dukee has went to the Bridge... :(

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
I am so very sorry for your loss. Take care.

Re: Izzie threw off FELV!

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hooray for Izzie!:)-- Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty life!http://astore.amazon.com/rescuties-20

Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Well, we've got giardia. My vet is giving me enough meds to treat all 30 cats. I haven't brought a new cat in since...May, I think. How could they get this without exposure to new cats? He says I can get it too, yay.-- Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
increase, so it can take time to show up. Also, not all cats are equally susceptible. My vet doesn't want to treat the while group en masse but only those showing sypmtoms. (But them my vet also wanted me to bring them all in for fecals) Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, we've got

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Wendy, It is a parasitic infection. http://www.sniksnak.com/cathealth/giardiasis.html On 10/30/06, wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What the heck is Giardia?I thought you were talkingabout a cat at first.:PWendy--- Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, we've got giardia.My vet

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Yes, it is a little icky. I can also catch it, apparently, though I never have. On 10/30/06, Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: that causes major poopies!!! Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Wendy, It is a parasitic infection. http://www.sniksnak.com/cathealth/giardiasis.html

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
that are usually treated for it.You would think she would warn us. :) Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, it is a little icky. I can also catch it, apparently, though I never have. On 10/30/06, Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: that causes major poopies!!! Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED

People are crazy

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Some of my coworkers overheard me talking to my vet on the phone about the Giardia...they went to my boss because they are concerned I will catch it and then they will catch it from me...I explained that their risk of catching it is very low since it is spread throw feces... -- Vist the

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
that you have to treat the whole group of cats. I find that a daily check list of names helps to keep track of who I medicated while doing a group for that day. Good luck and happy pilling! Precious Pets --- Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Well, we've got giardia.My vet is giving

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Most of mine are not going in the litterbox:( They are going in the bathtub, in the laundry room, and in the hallway. On 10/30/06, Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I follow cats to litterboxesthey look at me like I'm crazy. Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, the little girl

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
Ok, he gave me Panacur. $11 for a huge bottle.-- Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty life! http://astore.amazon.com/rescuties-20

Re: People are crazy

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
I am actually a supervisor of technical support representatives.:) On 10/30/06, Jennifer Phaewryn O'Gwynn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: LOL... better tell them not to piss you off... they wouldn't want you throwing your feces at them. LMAO! Do you by chance work as a technical support representative?

Re: Giardia

2006-10-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
It says 100 mg/ml..is that 10%? It is a vet bottle, doesn't say how big, but considering they need .1 ml per day for 3 days, then a repeat dose in 3 weeks, it will easily last me until it expires in 2009, even with 30+ cats. It probably wasn't all that cheap, but it was a lot cheaper than the

Re: OT: Help - situation I have gotten myself into

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 10/31/06, Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If they are unwilling to shift some cats to another foster or to work with you on this, then I suggest that you start working on placing the ones who are adoptable. Really, if you are the foster, then ultimately the cats are the rescue's

Re: Vet Records

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
My vet says the medical records are the physical property of the practice and it is entirely up to the vet whether or not they want to release a copy. Of course my vet will if I want. I don't think it is right, but apparently it is the law. I wouldn't hesitate to change vets and let them know

Re: OT: Help - situation I have gotten myself into

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
expenses. And then do it. Where are you located? If you are near a major metropolitan area, craigslist.org is usually a pretty good resource for adoptions. Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi guys, I hope you will forgive this post. I am not sure who else to ask. I have 26 foster cats

Re: Giardia

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
I am my local animal rescue. Well, one of them, anyway:) On 10/30/06, Jennifer Phaewryn O'Gwynn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That would be the 10% dosage. You could even go .2ML safely, if my math serves me correctly. You could always donate part of the bottle to your local animal rescue... I'm sure

Re: OT: Help - situation I have gotten myself into

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
contract then they have, in my opinion, acted in bad faith and I would think that in a court you could win reimbursement if you were to take it that far. -- Original message -- From: Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] I don't think they want to take them off my hands. Most

Re: O/T Ginger

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
I'm so sorry for your loss. On 10/31/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sheila, I'm so sorry to hear about Ginger. Regardless of what I have been through on Dukee I still respond to postings of whether they are cat or dog. Remember beauty is in the eyes of the beholder so it

OT: Help - situation I have gotten myself into

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi guys, I hope you will forgive this post. I am not sure who else to ask. I have 26 foster cats right now for one rescue group. The foster agreement for this group states that they will pay for all medical, and the fosters pay for food and litter. Well, it turns out (after I get 26 cats) that

Re: OT: Help - situation I have gotten myself into

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
Well, I am in Austin, Texas, but they don't want to be stolen. They think everything is just fine the way it is. On 10/31/06, Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where are you located? I think I'd like to steal a couple of this rescue's fosters Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: Vet Records

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi there, I am in Texas. This is my vet's statement on medical records: http://www.staroftexasvet.com/pages/6/index.htm This is not because he will not release copies - he is explaining why a person may or may not be able to obtain copies from their previous vet. The emergency hospital here

Re: Help - situation I have gotten myself into

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
Heh. Well, let me tell you what happens in this rescue, which does not have a shelter, but is a network of foster homes. We have a Yahoo group. Pictures and bios of the cats are posted on the Yahoo group. If someone can take the cats they speak up. If no one can take the cats people will try to

Re: Help - situation I have gotten myself into

2006-10-31 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi, I'd really rather not say, that's why I took the name out of everything. Like it or not rescue is a small community, and if at all possible I'd rather things remain civil between their group and mine.I don't care for a lot of thethings they do, but they have rescueda very, very large number

Re: A story of a little miracle Dharma - Dharma has become an angel tonight..

2006-11-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hideyo, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart is breaking for you. On 11/2/06, dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hideyo,I am crying for you.I lost my preciousSmokey in July.My DH lost Midnight Moon duringsurgery in Sept.These were our very special ones...but aren't they all so very

Stress related hair loss?

2006-11-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi guys, I took my Ciara in to see the vet again yesterday. (She is my IBD? kitty). She had stomatitis and had 8 teeth removed to address that. She was diagnosed at that vet (not my regular vet) with IBD. Now we are wondering if it is actually Giardia, and not IBD, which would be a relief. She

High fiber food

2006-11-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi all, I'm looking for a decent food with at least 10% fiber. I have checked Felidae, Innova Evo, etc. Maybe such a thing can't exist because the fiber comes mostly from grain, which they shouldn't have? -- Vist the Rescuties store and save a kitty life!http://astore.amazon.com/rescuties-20

Re: High fiber food

2006-11-02 Thread Kelley Saveika
Sorry - I sent another post really early this morning, and it hasn't posted. Whenever it comes through it should give you a better idea, but it is to help with her chronic diarrhea. The vet recommended Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Hifactor Formula, which has 10% fiber. On 11/2/06, Nina [EMAIL

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