Carrie: What to do?

2005-02-26 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Carrie, Thank you for caring so much for these kitties. They find their way to you because they know that when they find you, they also find kindness and love. You are a wonderful and generous soul whomakes theworld a better place. Would thatthere were more like you. I hope you are able to

how to best sterilize a kitty condo?

2005-02-26 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi all Can someone please tell me what the best way to sterilize a pre-used carpet-covered kitty condo would be? (It's the type that Petsmart/Petco sells, and it's tall---5'8 and totally carpet-covered.) I acquired it this morning, free, through freecycle.org (thanks so much Melissa for spreading

Re: Felv+ but white blood cell count normal...and beyond

2005-02-27 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Whatever my Purrki's true FeLV status may be, he is determined to live life to the fullest and won't have it any other way. I do hope he will be with me for years to come. He is a risk taker who likes living on the edge and it may very well be that some other hazard in life will claim him

off-topic: looking for suggestions re dying dog

2005-02-27 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi all I've been in close touch on a daily basis this week with my friend Judy whose sweet little shizu (sp?) dog, Moo Shui, was discovered very recently to have advanced cancer and who from everything she tells me today, seems to be at the point of departing. Judy may have a housecall vet come

Re: Loki Update

2005-03-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Steve I wanted to let you know I'm thinking of you and Loki. Like just about everyone else on the list, I know the pain you're going through watching Loki battle against all the odds, and I know the anguish you felt when you had the tests run. And you have already been through so much. (I

Re: Angel's Gate- My Felix

2005-03-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Title: AOL Email Dear Patti Your story of Felix moved me to tears. You are both of you such fantastically brave individuals. I hope your house sells soon and you get the chance to start anew too, just like youmade sure Felix did. He sounds such a plucky little kitty, and he was so very

Re: OT: need advise again

2005-04-05 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Hideyo I don't have enough experience to know what may be wrong, but I am sending lots of positive healing vibes for Simon. Are you assist feedinghim? Or trying an appetite stimulant? Catnip isone appetite stimulant I believe, and I know there are others that have been mentioned on the

Re: Brissle Update - Good News and Bad News

2005-04-07 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Yes we do love Michelle--she's just awesome! - Original Message - From: Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 10:14 PM Subject: Re: Brissle Update - Good News and Bad News Yea Michelle! (Don't you just love her?). Kyle, I'd forgotten we

Re: Michael, how are you and Stitches?

2005-04-16 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
That's great news, Michael. Big hugs to Stitches. Kerry - Original Message - From: Michael Cameron [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2005 6:31 PM Subject: Re: Michael, how are you and Stitches? I have good news. stitch is eating and drinking on

o/t blockage question

2005-04-17 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi all You may rememberI sent out an email last week about a bad vet clinic in Chicago, McKillips. I sentthe same emailto a PAWS counsellor in Chicago, and she left me a message saying she'd never had a"good feeling" about that clinic, and went on to say that people who had adopted a PAWS

Re: thinking of you

2005-04-17 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Steve, just wanted to say, as we come to the end of the the first warm weekend we've had for months in Chicago, you're in my thoughts. I hope you're doing ok, or as ok as can be expected at this difficult time for you. Sending lots of good wishes your way. take care, Kerry

Re: no postings

2005-04-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
well, i just got Hideyo's and Tonya's (and no others today)---so i guess it's working? kerry - Original Message - From: catatonya To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2005 7:34 PM Subject: Re: no postings only yours!Hideyo Yamamoto

Re: Turn for the worse

2005-04-24 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Lisa I know what you mean about emergency vets. I'm sending lots of healing thoughts for little Roxie, and lots of good wishesfor the visit toyour vet tomorrow. (Are you able to take her when they open in the am?) I'm so glad you didn't succumb to the pressure. You know your kitty

Re: Help! Vaccine Reaction?

2005-04-26 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Sharon I'm coming in late. Just wanted to say I'm very sorry about your mom. That's really tough. I'm glad Carolinaseems better. It's always so scary when they seem to be acting differently, and such a huge relief when they bounce back! all best wishes, Kerry - Original Message -

for Barbara (Baass) re unsubscribe

2005-05-07 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi Barbara I'm glad you found a good home for Tom. Like all kitties, he deserves the best. Thanks for looking out for the little furball. Many peoplewould havelooked the other way. (Will you be able to see him/check up on him again?) I just looked back the emails and found this posted to me

Re: Need prayers and advice for Ginger

2005-05-07 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle I'm coming in late, and I'm very sorry to hear Ginger is not eating--I know how panic-inducing that is. If it's any consolation, she does sound in much better shape (her test results so far, fact she's playing) than Levi was when he stopped eating. With the little experience I have,

Re: Need prayers and advice for Ginger

2005-05-10 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle I just logged on to ask you about Ginger, so I'm glad to find your update. Am praying as hard as I can that today's surgery does solve the problem, and she's able to start eating again as soon as her poor mouth recovers from the surgery. (I wonder how long that normally takes?) I

Re: cat sick

2005-05-14 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Sue, Buy skinless, boneless chicken breast now and broil it for your cat--a cat with diarrhea needs bland food and that is what vets recommend. Don't continue with the current diet until the diarrhea is gone. (That's what i did for my cat Snoball who had ongoing diarrhea last summer. He's over it

Re: cat sick

2005-05-15 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Sue, Wondering how your kitty is today. I also must apologize--I focused on the words diarrhea and vomiting in your post, not the words not eating. So, yes, getting her to eat anything nutritious would be good. If she hasn't improved overnight I hope you're able to get medical advice or attention

Re: cat sick

2005-05-15 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Sue, I looked up Anitra Frazier's book and diarrhea and vomiting can also be a sign of an impacted hairball. She recommends giving kitty half a teaspoon of plain petroleum jelly. (That's what I use; it's easily available from drugstores.) Really hoping that it's something as simple as that, keep

Re: Ginger ate a little (or at least licked at food)!

2005-05-15 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle Tough one. If it were me, I think I would keep the appointment to get it over and done with earlier rather than later, while doing everything possible to minimize the stress on Ginger. It IS very good news that she appears to be taking an interest in food--as you say it does

Re: Unsubscribe

2005-05-15 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
I believe this is the address--try it and see: http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org - Original Message - From: Barbara Carnahan To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, May 15, 2005 9:37 PM Subject: Unsubscribe I have

Re: I Think I'm Losing Digby .....

2005-05-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Marlene, I just want you to know I'm thinking of you and Digby and sending healing thoughts his way. Having been through similar trauma (sadly, like most on the list) I doubt very much that you and your husband "missed something" -- in my experience a FeLV kitty can seem fine one minute and

Re: Remember me

2005-05-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Jamie Just want to say I'm thinking of you and Franklin and sending positive vibes along with the hope that you at least get started on a diagnosis for him tomorrow at the vet. I know what a horribly worrying time this is for you seeing your little kitty go through this---please try to

Re: For Michelle ~ Your furkids

2005-05-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle You've been through SO much already, and now Pepsi, and Fern. I'm so, sosorry Michelle. Words are so useless at a time like this--I wish I could be there to give you a big hug, you are always here for everyone else with your superbly researched information andsolid adviceand

Re: Andy is gone

2005-05-23 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Jamie You've been through hell and high water today saying goodbye to your brave little Andy. After reading your heart-wrenching account I can safely say there are cat-people all over North Americaand probably worldwide crying with youtonight, me among them. In among all the horror of

Re: Sam is FOUND!

2005-06-04 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
That is just the best news, Gloria. I'm thrilled for you and the little scamp. Well done for all your efforts, which truly paid off! Thanks for letting us know tonight--esp. as you must be emotionally as well as physically exhausted! (But boy, you'll sleep well tonight.) hugs to you and Sam, Kerry

Re: For Hideyo: PLEASE can ANYONE help - Blind Kitten Very Sad

2005-06-14 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Your email made me laugh out loud, Nina--and we can do with plenty of that, right?! - Original Message - From: Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 3:10 PM Subject: Re: For Hideyo: PLEASE can ANYONE help - Blind Kitten Very Sad I'm thinking

Re: Sebastian

2005-06-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Jennifer Your email body text hasn't come through either time---hope Sebastian is OK? Can you try sending your message again? Kerry - Original Message - From: JENNIFER RATLIFF To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 19, 2005 4:29 PM Subject: Sebastian

Flavia not well, please send good wishes

2005-06-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi all I've been up most of night with Flavia. I noticed she wasn't moving much last night, and didn't appear to want to eat. When I tried coaxing her with a treat, she went into the box and ate some litter instead. Not good. Then she defecated outside the box 2 or 3 times. I stayed with her

Re: Flavia not well, please send good wishes

2005-06-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks Carla. - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 9:29 AM Subject: Re: Flavia not well, please send good wishes Kerry I will keep Flavia in my thoughts today and prayers tonight. Carla

Re: Flavia not well, please send good wishes

2005-06-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
will be just fine! Joan -Original Message-From: Kerry MacKenzie [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 10:24 AMTo: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgSubject: Flavia not well, please send good wishes Hi all I've been up most of night with Flavia. I

Re: Flavia not well, please send good wishes

2005-06-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks Gloria. Yes, I'm always amazed by badly behaved animal clinic people. I felt bad about taking poor Flavia there. It wasn't what I expected--at all. - Original Message - From: Gloria B. Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 9:40 AM

Re: Flavia not well, please send good wishes

2005-06-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
that other clinic, but at least now you know.. Once again, I'm so glad I have my vets - they aren't open on the weekends, but they are open at 730a with a vet getting there at 8. Good luck!Kerry MacKenzie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all I've been up most of night

Flavia update

2005-06-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dr Dodin called and said the hematocrit came back as 7.5. As I feared, it's nonregenerative anemia. She said we need to see how Flavia does tomorrow morning after the transfusion (she was also in an oxygen tent last time I saw her), and all being "well" will prescribe Depomedrol and

Re: Flavia further update

2005-06-23 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Wanted to let you all know how Flavia is, but first I apologize for not being able yet to replyto your kind individual emails--thank you so much--it's been a crazy two days. Flavia's hematocrit went from 6 (or 7.5 depending on which reading) to 17 with the transfusion. She had dep and dex

Re: latest on Flavia

2005-06-25 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Took Flavia for another blood test today, and her countis maintained at 21. So that's a relief, for today at any rate. Have scheduled another bloodwork appointment for Wednesday. (I have a suspicion that she is still craving litter--she was sniffing it this morning and may have eaten some.)

question re clinics' ability to meet emergency needs

2005-06-26 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Ok group, now the dust has settled, at least for today, re Flavia, more opinions wanted, please. I was surprised to find that my vet clinic, while telling me Flavia urgently needed a transfusion, did not have the facilities to do it. I wasamazed when I then took her to emergency services,

Re: question re clinics' ability to meet emergency needs

2005-06-26 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks Patti. Yes, agreed--i don't see how you can call yourself "emergency" if you don't have the wherewithal to provide for emergencies. I have no idea if it's unusual or not. I'm certainly going to be making enquiries. Kerry - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: question re clinics' ability to meet emergency needs

2005-06-26 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
I had no idea about the shortage. Thanks for that, Michelle, and for the suggestions. Kerry - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 26, 2005 1:50 PM Subject: Re: question re clinics' ability to meet

Anyone know how immuno regulin is administered?

2005-06-30 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi everyone Flavia's test was not so good last night--her hematocrit went down from 21 to17. I'm taking her again on Saturday for the same test. I wish so much that I wasn't going out of the country on Wednesday--it is such bad timing. Michelle had suggested I read the article on immunoregulin

Re: Anyone know how immuno regulin is administered?

2005-07-02 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Once again Michelle, I'm so very grateful to you. I sent the text of your and Kyle's emails to the vet, and I checked they got there before she left for the holiday weekend. (She said she had never used immunoregulin, so now she has something to read over the weekend!) Flavia's PCV count was

July 5 update on Flavia

2005-07-05 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi everyone I'm sorry I've been out of touch---I've been going kinda crazy over Flavia's current illness and the logistics ofher being cared for medically while I'm gone. Hideyo, I hope George and Angel are doing better? I'm sending lots of healthy and positive visualization for them. Also,

Re: July 5 update on Flavia/for Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Belinda--I'm sorry to hear about yr friend's bad experience. Awful, but it doesn't surprise me any more. I've used Drs Dodin and Dr Rovner for years and trust and like them both. They were at Higgins till recently and have both left (owner is a jerk-- tell your friend to avoid Dr Humphrey Roberts,

Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear all My sweet, gorgeous little girl Flavia is gone. It all happened so quickly. When I went in to check on her at 9.30am (she had seemed fine at 6am and later), she was hiding in the carrier, and seemed to be breathing more rapidly than the others. I also noticed than someone had vomited--a

Sally

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
A PS--welcome back Sally--we missed you and your wise replies. Kerry - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 10:51 AM Subject: Re: HELP...for Michelle L. Dear Michelle L.: Haven't been onlist for a while due to

Please add Snowball to CLS Belinda

2005-07-06 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
It's been a painfulday. I lost my gentle giant Snowball this afternoon. I never expected that. He was breathing rapidly when I got home from the clinic. I thought at first he was stressed because of losing his girlfriend Flavia. I couldn't take the risk, tho, so I rushed him to the clinic.

I'm back

2005-07-30 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2005 8:50 PM Subject: Has anyone heard from Kerry MacKenzie? Hi Everyone, Have I missed a post from Kerry MacKenzie? She was suppose to be back around the 23rd. Nina

Flavia Snowball

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
06, 2005 12:40 PM Subject: Re: Please add Flavia to CLS Belinda Kerry, I am so sorry. I know how much you cared for her and she sensed she could make you understand that it was time for her to leave. I know she is in a better place, not suffering, but missing you as well.

Re: Our boys' B-day!

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Happy (belated) birthday to your gorgeous boys! That is such great news to hear, Jen! - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 2:18 PM Subject: Our boys' B-day! I was going to wait to post on the actual day...but since

Re: Sad News-Katie Tetley

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Terri Even though I did not know (or know of) Katie, I feel it like a personal loss---such a tragicwaste of human and animal life. And devastating for her husband and the rescue world sheworked so hard for. My heart goes out to her husband and all her family. Kerry - Original

Re: Buck is Home

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
I'm catching up with list slowlySheila, I'm so sorry to hear you lost your dear Spanky. I can well imagine your fears about Buck right on the heels of your mourning Spanky, so it's great to hear the good news. Buck sounds such an amazing guy--and a ripe old age too--from everything you

Re: Adri

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Alejandra I'm behind with list, but wanted to say how very, very sorry I am to hear your news of Adri. I am glad that she knew what it was to be loved so much--many FeLV kitties do not have such care and love as you gave her. I'm also glad she experienced the trip to your/her new

Re: leaving_for_2weeks

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
That's awonderful idea, Stan. Good luck and keep us posted! Kerry - Original Message - From: stany petrov To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 5:20 PM Subject: leaving_for_2weeks Hello all, Nevertheless I don't write

Re: Brambles trip to the vet

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Michelle I'm still catching up on list, and have just been reading allyour latest news onBramble--what a hero that little guy is. You two are an amazing team in fact. I was extremely heartened to read that despite everything he's gone and is going through he still enjoys his food and wants

Re: CLS for belinda and all the group

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Macarena You have been through so much lately, losing both sweet Riso and your beloved Kurt. I believe I remember you saying earlier this year how devastated you would be if you lost your dear buddy Kurt. Losing our dear little friends is always so painful. Please know you're always in my

Re: Sweet Sebastian

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
I'm sorry to hear about Sebastian's continuing leg problems, Jennifer. Earlier this evening I filed the email below for my own future reference, from fellow listmember Laurie, sent on July 18, and I thought you might be interested in it with a view to the next step with Sebastian. I'm

please send prayers and positive vibes for lost kitty Georgie

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Hi everyone A co-worker, Nancy (I'm not met her physically; a mutual friend put her in touch with me), is grief-stricken since losing her cat Georgie. He was originally a stray who found her. Last night I gathered a bunch of your emails from the period when Gloria's Sam went missing from his

Belinda--is CLS for missing Georgie possible

2005-08-03 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Belinda I don't know (without risking crashing this computer again) if it's possible to post a CLS message for the safe return of Nancy's Georgie? Can you let me know--thanks, Kerry - Original Message - From: Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday,

Re: Animal Rescue SIte

2005-08-04 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks for the reminder---until I went away in July I clicked on 3 sites daily..since I got back it totally slipped my mind...until today. Kerry - Original Message - From: Brenda K. Smith To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 7:11 PM

for Belinda re missing Georgie

2005-08-04 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Belinda Sorry to be a pest, I know how busy you are--just whiz me a one-liner when you get this to let me know if/approx when you'll be able to add a message for Georgie's safe return home to the CLS section for Special Needs/Unusual Circumstances-- thanks!~~ Kerry

Re: Bramble update

2005-08-12 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle Great to hear that Bramble is enjoying his food---AND eating on his own now. He's obviously benefiting from your strength---I can't tell you how much I admire you, Michelle, for signing up for a parachute jump for the donkey sanctuary. ICAN tell you however that that's one of

CatCamp emergency

2005-08-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear all I must apologize for being way behind with my email. Please know that tho I've been largely out of sight you all have not been out of mind, andI am thinking and praying for all ofyour sick kitties, and sick family members. I've been looking locally for an FeLV companion for my

Re: [FPTRC] NewJerseyAnimalRescue] EMERGENCY! EMERGENCY! EMERGENC Y! CAT CAMP FOUNDATION!

2005-08-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Title: FW: [FPTRC] NewJerseyAnimalRescue] EMERGENCY! EMERGENCY! EMERGENCY! CAT CAMP FOUNDATION! Dear all I'm fwding Ruthie at CatCamp's email (below). It SOUNDS like the situation has improvedsignificantly since yesterday. There are still 12 feral catsneeding homes. Please send out

Re: Saying goodbye to Bramble

2005-08-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Oh, Michelle, I'm so, sosorry. My heart goes out to you and Bramble. Like everyone else on the list, I'm sure, I feel I've grown to know Bramble so well. He is such a sweet, plucky, gutsy little guy. You two have such a strong bond, and it's been such an intense and tough time for you

Re: My little man has gone to rainbow bridge

2005-08-21 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle I'm sitting here in floods of tears having just read your account of sweet Bramble's last hours. But I'm glad he's at peace now. You and he truly did everything you could to lengthen his stay on this earth, and he couldn't have wanted for a more devoted companion and

Re: Felvtalk Digest, Vol 7, Issue 95

2005-08-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Margaret, a PS to Michelle's email-- Revival's tel no is 800 786 4751. While I sadly did not order the Immuno regulin in time to be able to use it, the Revival people weregood to deal with and the IR arrived at both vet clinics thatI had it sent directly to when it was supposed to (ie

Re: housing/fostering of FeLV+ cats

2005-08-23 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
It's taking me forever to catch up on my email, and I feel very bad about that. I've been looking at mail for mid-July and I'm really REALLY sorry to see the lambasting that Karolyn got from Jenn after Jenn misread Karolyn's email. Karolyn said: .If you can get the cat to me I will take it

Re: Tater Tot

2005-08-23 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Julie I'm in tears for you, Julie, for you and Tater Tot---I'm so sad to hear about the little sweetheart--so very sad. You and he have been through so much recently and have both worked so hard together to overcome his illnesses. He was such a fun little fellow too, whichsurely makes

Re: Spanky - CLS

2005-08-23 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Sheila I just wanted to say how sorry I am that you lost your dear Spanky. What a dreadful shock for you. I can well understand your devastation in losing him---the suddenness and the unexpectedness of it make it so hard. I'm glad he was so very loved, and I hope the good memories you

Hideyo - OT

2005-08-28 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Title: Message Hideyo -wondering if you got any of my offlist emails in the last few days or whether (again) our computers/servers aren't communicating? Hoping you and your brood are ok~~please let me know~~Kerry

Re: Our Wonderful, Dedicated Belinda

2005-09-01 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks for that Patti---I couldn't agree more. Belinda is such a huge part of this group (as well as playing a huge part right from the beginning-as a relatively new member I didn't realize that until recently when James made special mention of Belinda's enormous contribution right from

Re: Adult cat resistance to Felv

2005-09-07 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks Nina. - Original Message - From: Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 7:36 PM Subject: Re: Adult cat resistance to Felv Lisa had brought up on my IBD list that adult cats are not susceptible to Felv the way kittens are.

Re: laser toy

2005-09-09 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks v. much for this Jenn! Kerry - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 9:26 PM Subject: Re: laser toy http://www.drsfostersmith.com/Product/NavResults.cfm?N=2002Np=1Ntt=remote;

Re: laser toy

2005-09-09 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
That's hilarious too! What a wonderful image--2 kits sitting on a stool in front of the TV waiting for mom to switch it on! - Original Message - From: maimaipg [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 3:29 PM Subject: Re: laser toy Ebony and

Re: petition to evacuate Katrina animal victims

2005-09-09 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Yes, thanks Tonya. It's heart-breaking to see how the animals have been abandoned and evenforcibly taken from their humans. Kerry - Original Message - From: Nina To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 10:11 AM Subject: Re: petition to

Re: Wonderful article on laser and other toys

2005-09-09 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks for that, Julie -- I found the laser toy article very helpful. I'll be getting one of those Da Birds! Kerry - Original Message - From: Julie Johnson To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 10:08 AM Subject: Wonderful article on

Re: laser toy

2005-09-10 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Yes, I got all 3 of your messages Karolyn. (So frustrating when messages don't go thru!) Kerry - Original Message - From: Karolyn Lount [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, September 10, 2005 3:37 AM Subject: Re: laser toy P.S. I kept playing around with

Re: location

2005-09-17 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Thanks Amy--I really do hope he got a home...I just worried that he'd been euthanized, for lack of transportation. I have no idea how much that happens--(does anyone know?) There's a delay re the NJ FeLV human-friendly cat I was going to take--handover was to happen last Wed but now we need to

for Hideyo

2005-09-17 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear HideyoHow is little Caesar? I hope the crisis is over?? And everything is ok with you and your furballs. I am way, waybehind with chores, emails, etc, and now also realize I can't find your address that you gave me (for mailing the promised pic, which is all set to go in the

Gracie

2005-09-17 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Nina I just got back home and I guess it's about 9.15 on Saturday night your time and I'm sitting here thinking about you and Gracie and praying that she rallies. It's just not fair that a little kitty has to fight so hard and so often, but thank-whoever-is-in-charge-of-these-things that she

Re: 8wk old felv pos needs home ASAP

2005-09-18 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
That's a great idea Nina--you're so right! And, yes, thumbs down to controlling partners. That's why I got my FeLV brood in the first place--the rescuer's husband wouldn't even *let* her keep one out of the 7! And she loved those cats. Feared it would *interfere* with his *leisure time*. (Now I

for Jennifer re Sebastian

2005-09-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Sending lots of healing vibes for Sebastian. Ipray the acupuncture--or the tests if you go that route--helps him. I think the fact he's enjoying eating is agreat sign---so oftenI've been desperate (in what turned out to be their last days) forminejust toshow some--any--interest in food, but

Re: Gracie

2005-09-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Nina Those signs that they're feeling a little better are so precious. (I know how often I've longed for them and they never came again.) Praying that dear little Gracie is able to give you many more of them--and it does sound like that's perfectly possible. love and hugs to you both,

Re: for Hideyo

2005-09-19 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Title: Message That's great that you have the written support already Hideyo. I hope this all blows over asap and he just quietly goes away. Please keep us posted when you have a moment. You know we're all here for you, Hideyo. big hugs, Kerry - Original Message - From:

Nina and Gracie

2005-09-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Nina Just wondering how Gracie's doing ...has she got stuck into that bowl of food yet? Thinking of you both and hoping she's come round a little...also hope you get some RR this evening, even if it's just watching TV with Gracie on your lap love and hugs Kerry

Jennifer re Sebastian

2005-09-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Just want to say you and Sebastian are in my thoughts, Jennifer. Hope the little honey is still enjoying his food. Did you have any further thoughts about trying acupuncture? Don't forget we'reall here for you and Sebastian...any time you need us. hugs to you both Kerry

Re: Pet friendly hotels in Arkansas--Rita evacuation!

2005-09-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
You take care, Jen--you and all your brood! And good luck -- we're thinking of you. BTW I'm in awe with the way you're dealing with this stuff. We don't have natural disasters on this scale in Britain (just bombs)Keep us posted when you get time--Kerry - Original Message - From:

for Hideyo :my battle

2005-09-20 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Hideyo, just wondering how things are playing out with the guy who's been hassling you re your brood -- has he backed off or no? Hope you're ok--just want you to know I'm thinking of you--we all are. I'm sending out positive vibes for this guy to get moved on too (like the good one

Re: Vet Visit

2005-09-21 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Michelle I can totally relate to the blubbering wreck business. (That's why I avoided going back to vet for Caramel and Levi's ashes and had them sent to me instead--I knew what would happen minute I walked thru the vet's door.) So believe me you're not alone! It would have been more

Re: for Kerry: update on my battle

2005-09-21 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Hideyo I'm praying for Hannibal. I hopethat it'sjust some minor illness he has...hope he recovers quickly. I think it's so wonderful (but not surprising knowing the love and empathy you have for your furballs,Hideyo) that the little soul has grown to trust you totally. That's an amazing

MacKenzie

2005-09-23 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Janine I'm so sorry to hear about your little MacKenzie, and just wanted to say you're in my thoughts at this horribly painful time for you. It sounds like you and your husband are totally attuned to MacKenzie's needs...he is surely a fortunate kitty to be so loved and cared for by his human

Nina and Grace

2005-09-23 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Nina It's late at night but wanted you to know you and Grace are constantly in my thoughts. I hope Grace is having a reasonably comfortable night, and I hope that when the time comes, it's as sweet a parting as can possibly be having a compassionate and sensitive vet who allows you to

for Gary: Determing the stages of FeLV

2005-09-25 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Yes,I remember this now, Gary! Re how you tell what stage they're at, I personally don't know anything other that what Sally has told us (Sally's been off-list for a while because of computer problems) and I havenot yetstudied Dr Pitcairn's book (tho I keep meaning to). He may or may not

Re: home needed - reply to Kerry

2005-09-25 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Kristi Thanks so much for your speedy response--- I'm thrilled that you found homes so quickly! Here's the situation: because my FeLV space is an approx 10 x 11 bedroom-turned-cat playroom, ie they don't have the run of the house or outside space, I only feel comfortable taking an FeLV kitty that

Re: Update on Sophie

2005-09-27 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Anne It's so good to hear that sweet Sophie is doing so well--you and she went throughsuch a lot together. To know that she's thoroughly enjoying life nowis just wonderful! Unfortunately I can't see the pix of her on this (old) computer right now but I'll look forward to seeing

Re: Jen

2005-09-29 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Good point. To my knowledge there's been no email to the list. Maybe someone's heard from her directly? Hope they're ok - Original Message - From: catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2005 8:52 PM Subject: Jen Has anyone heard

Re: Need advice quick please

2005-10-02 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Oh boy, Terri---what a worrying time---I hope Guinevere is ok? Please let us know when you have time. Kerry - Original Message - From: Terri Brown To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 11:26 AM Subject: Re: Need advice quick please

Re: Jen

2005-10-02 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Welcome back Jen---what an ordeal you guys have been through. It's great to know you're all safe and sound, and that your home is in one piece too. Hope little Ewok is doing okay. Good to have you back! Kerry PS: d'you literally mean you dodged a bullet or is that a dumb Brit Q?! - Original

Re: Mandy, Wink and Eduardo

2005-10-22 Thread Kerry MacKenzie
Dear Julie I am so happy for you and Eduardo--I was thinking about him just recently and wondering if there would be any good news soon. I am very sorry to hear the not-so-good news about Mandy and Wink but I know they couldn't be in a better place for all the loving and caring they need.

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