Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 20, Issue 11

2013-03-20 Thread Margo
, for a URI that keeps hanging on. He will start ImmunoRegulin next week, I think. Sadly, I'm currently away from him so can't say first hand how he's doing, but he has improved since his diagnosis. All the best, Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 20, Issue 12

2013-03-21 Thread Margo
. Very Thin 8 year old cat (Susan Hoffman) 3. Re: Off Topic. Very Thin 8 year old cat (Lance) 4. Re: Off Topic. Very Thin 8 year old cat (MaiMaiPG) 5. Re: Off Topic. Very Thin 8 year old cat (Christiane Biagi) 6. Re: Off Topic. Very Thin 8 year old cat (KG BarnCats) Margo, Did you

[Felvtalk] Dilemma

2013-04-18 Thread Margo
appreciated. He's been thru so much that I'd really like him to have a good life. While I'd much prefer to keep him, for his sake, I have offered him for adoption through my Vet. Thanks, Margo and the gang Original Message- From: felvtalk-requ...@felineleukemia.org Sent: Apr 18, 2013 1:00

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 21, Issue 6

2013-04-19 Thread Margo
, yes, I am waiting for answers. I guess it's not a regular question, becuase all the practices have to get back to me. Appreciate the help, Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 21, Issue 6

2013-04-19 Thread Margo
anyway, but I'll do it myself. I think the $40 per cat could be better spent in this case. Any cat with unclear symptoms will be tested. I'll keep looking and asking, and if I come up with anything substantial, I'll report back. Thanks, Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 21, Issue 6

2013-04-19 Thread Margo
to make the right one(s). Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

[Felvtalk] FeLV vaccines, Conventional killed) FeLV vs rFelv (recombinant)

2013-04-24 Thread Margo
. The cat I am most concerned in vaccinating has already lost one leg, so I need to choose this vaccine, as he cannot lose another. The trouble has been finding it. Here's an explanation; https://www.navta.net/press/new-molecular-technology-provides-improved-potency HTH, Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] For Chang......Cat dying at home

2013-04-27 Thread Margo
interewsted in what others think. This is all new to me. In 30+ years of rescue, I've never had a cat test positive for FeLV. Still trying to get my head around this. Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http

Re: [Felvtalk] For Chang......Cat dying at home

2013-04-28 Thread Margo
t. I can just do what I can do. Margo -Original Message- From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>Sent: Apr 28, 2013 3:15 PM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <FELVTALK@FELINELEUKEMIA.ORG>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] For Chang..Cat dying at home You could drive yours

Re: [Felvtalk] For Chang......Cat dying at home

2013-04-29 Thread Margo
to this time. Usually it's just one major challenge at at time, this time there are two. I will adjust, with time, and when I finally decide I've learned all I can, and made the best decisions I can, I be more philosophical. Thanks for the input :) Nice to know I'm not alone. Margo -Original Message

Re: [Felvtalk] Meowko and FelV

2013-04-29 Thread Margo
the house right now. The circumstances and choices are different for all of us. We have to take many things into consideration, and the ultimate choice I make may be wrong for someone else's situation. Regards, Margo -Original Message- From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-03 Thread Margo
in the household. You might want to check and see if the anemia has returned, that might be somewhere to start with treatment. Gribbs is on Interferon and DMG, but that's it right now. All the best to you both, Margo -Original Message- From: Amanda Payne amandak.pa

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-04 Thread Margo
you what to do, and such decisions are never wrong. I will support whatever choice you make, hard as it may be. All the best, Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread Margo
Hi Amanda, That's what I washoping to hear big smile. We all know that our FurKids are likely to be with us far less time than we would wish, but we do the best we can. Good for you, Polli! All the Best, Margo -Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" <amandak.pa

Re: [Felvtalk] Substrains of FelV

2013-05-08 Thread Margo
Try these; http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/44/8/3512.full.pdf http://abcd-vets.org/guidelines/guidelines_pdf/1201-FeLV_Guideline.pdf http://vet.sagepub.com/content/39/5/536.full.pdf HTH, Margo -Original Message- From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com Sent: May 8, 2013 8

Re: [Felvtalk] inconsistent results from the snap and IFA tests

2013-05-11 Thread Margo
I'm afraid it's a an exercise in futility. All the best, Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Diarrhea

2013-05-12 Thread Margo
for diarrhea that doesn't self-limit. I will think more about it :) HTH, Margo -Original Message- From: gcru...@centurytel.net Sent: May 11, 2013 5:35 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Diarrhea This really is not about FeLV+ cats. I have 2 adult kitties

Re: [Felvtalk] Ember

2013-05-12 Thread Margo
I've seen it listed at Chewy.com; http://www.chewy.com/cat/wet-food-389/tiki-cat and at Wags; http://www.wag.com/cat/p/tiki-cat-king-kamehameha-luau-variety-pack-146352 Too much fish for my FLUTD guys. ^..^ -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: May 12, 2013 3:22 PM

Re: [Felvtalk] metacam and prednisone

2013-05-19 Thread Margo
reach an understanding with your Vet(s) that can keep Ember comfortable and happy. All the nest, Margo -Original Message- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: May 19, 2013 8:58 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] metacam and prednisone Hi

Re: [Felvtalk] Ketoprofen, metacam and prednisone

2013-05-20 Thread Margo
http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/143/7/185.abstract I have only used the injectible. HTH, Margo -Original Message- From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com Sent: May 20, 2013 12:16 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Ketoprofen, metacam

Re: [Felvtalk] Introduction

2013-05-20 Thread Margo
expensive. Through a Vet it seems to be much less. HTH, Margo -Original Message- From: Betheny Laubenthal <bailleyspetc...@gmail.com>Sent: May 20, 2013 2:37 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Introduction Hi. My name is Beth. I run a feral cat rescue. That's how I

Re: [Felvtalk] Introduction

2013-05-20 Thread Margo
so it can be documented. Cost is high, but if I want them to get good homes, it's needed. I have also looked into the T-cyte, but Gribble also is young, so I went elsewhere. I'm now re-thinking that, but for now, we're using Interferon. All the best Margo -Original Message- Fro

[Felvtalk] Vaccines

2013-05-22 Thread Margo
). You could even ask your Vet for a rabies waiver for the older cats. Some will, some won't, and in some places it's not legal, but it's worth asking :) I would avoid vaccinating the + cat.HTH,Margo p.s. Sorry, somehow I missed the part about little contact with strays, so I'd be comfortable

[Felvtalk] FeLV vaccines, Conventional killed) FeLV vs rFelv (recombinant)

2013-05-22 Thread Margo
This is a repost, maybe it will help? From: Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net Sent: Apr 24, 2013 2:51 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org, felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: toomanykitti...@earthlink.net toomanykitti...@earthlink.net Subject: FeLV vaccines, Conventional killed) FeLV vs rFelv

Re: [Felvtalk] campaign to get an felv cat to sanctuary

2013-05-26 Thread Margo
Not to be a downer, but this screams scam to me. There is no specific sanctuary who has agreed to accept Alan (and surely they could get a decent picture of him?), nor any details. Way too nebulous. I sincerely hope I'm wrong, but no, I wouldn't contribute to this .-Original Message-

Re: [Felvtalk] campaign to get an felv cat to sanctuary

2013-05-26 Thread Margo
That's why I'm not condemning outright. I think a scam would be better organized, but who knows. Whatever the truth, I hope that Alan finds Sanctuary. Maybe the years have just made me reluctant to trust, but experience can be a bitter teacher. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Lee

Re: [Felvtalk] Meowko passed, and interferon alpha 2b available

2013-05-28 Thread Margo
for us to love,for life. Author Unknown My thoughts are with you. Margo -Original Message- From: "I-Chun C. C. Chang " <changic...@gmail.com>Sent: May 27, 2013 10:43 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Meowko passed, and interferon alpha 2b availabl

Re: [Felvtalk] Meowko passed, and interferon alpha 2b available

2013-05-28 Thread Margo
till have a very good chance. Please try as much as you can, and please never give up hope. It is the most important lesson I learned from Meowko and from the members here.Thank you all very much again. (And particularily, Margo, your words for us had encouraged us to go through the tough times.

Re: [Felvtalk] Ember exam

2013-05-28 Thread Margo
Dear Lance, I hope that you will find something treatable. My Mako also has a mass, and we keep going back and forth with how to proceed. My thoughts will be with you and Ember, hoping for a good result. Please let us know how it goes... Margo, Mako

Re: [Felvtalk] Sweet double pos orange tabby boy needs a home

2013-05-28 Thread Margo
, or other fosters. I hope you can find him a home. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: lernermiche...@aol.com Sent: May 28, 2013 3:19 PM To: felt...@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Sweet double pos orange tabby boy needs a home I can't put him in with the other

Re: [Felvtalk] Sweet double pos orange tabby boy needs a home

2013-05-28 Thread Margo
Hi Lee, Just a caution, 18 months ago I had no FeLV positive cats. I now have two. The same cats. The infection can apparently sequester in the bone marrow, and resurface with immune suppression and/or stress. That's why I say my "mixing" was inadvertant :( Margo -Origin

Re: [Felvtalk] Ember exam

2013-05-29 Thread Margo
much effect on this disease. Hoping everything goes wonderfully, we're crossing fingers, toes, paws and whiskers, Margo and the Kids -Original Message- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: May 28, 2013 6:26 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Ember

Re: [Felvtalk] Ember exam

2013-06-02 Thread Margo
and whiskers, as well. All the best to Ember, and to you. Margo -Original Message- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: Jun 2, 2013 10:42 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Ember exam Glad to hear that Gribble is doing well. It's amazing how easy it is to take normal

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-02 Thread Margo
have done that, make the best choice you can for your circumstances. Please let us know if there are specific questions, as someone here may have been in the same position, and will have some insight to offer. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: kasia mosko <kasia...@yahoo.co

Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

2013-06-05 Thread Margo
it should happen again. Chances are Callie will be fine, FeLV is not that easily transmitted. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm>Sent: Jun 5, 2013 9:55 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day Thanks for t

Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

2013-06-05 Thread Margo
, they are contagious. Take with a grain of salt. I am also going through this dilemma. 18 months ago, all negative cats. Now, 2 are positive. And it remains to see if there will be more in the future. sigh Margo -Original Message- From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 5, 2013 11

Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

2013-06-05 Thread Margo
they don't report that _one_ case, well, the results could be tragic. Margo -Original Message- From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 5, 2013 11:35 AM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <FELVTALK@FELINELEUKEMIA.ORG>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] a tough an

Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

2013-06-05 Thread Margo
Hi Lance, Unless the script says something about an animal bite, I'd just go get the cheap tetanus shot. Even then, I doubt anyone will think twice about it, they're usually way too busy to care why you need it. Tetanus anti-toxin is given for so many things G. Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

2013-06-05 Thread Margo
Beth, I'm very glad you're still with us!! You've been exposed to rabies, and not been treated? I've had the pre-exposure series, butI sure wouldn't mess with it if I thought I'd tangled with apositive critter.g. Margo -Original Message- From: Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com&g

Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

2013-06-05 Thread Margo
was tryinng to do was weigh her. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 5, 2013 4:38 PM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <FELVTALK@FELINELEUKEMIA.ORG>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day I've not been exposed to rabies

Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

2013-06-05 Thread Margo
VBG I keep Clavamox, which of course is the Veterinary version of Augmentin. Just more convenient :) Margo -Original Message- From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com Sent: Jun 5, 2013 6:48 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] a tough and sad day

Re: [Felvtalk] treatment before symptoms

2013-06-06 Thread Margo
there are other immune boosters you might try. I think I'll see what I can find. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: Jun 5, 2013 9:20 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] treatment before symptoms I'm wondering if anyone has ever attempted

Re: [Felvtalk] Clavamox aka Augmentin

2013-06-06 Thread Margo
Hi Lorrie, Yes, I know, my point was that I always have Clavamox (and other Abx) on hand for the critters, so don't feel the need to keep the human form :). Since I get most of my drugs by the bottle, I often find that what I'm giving is actually labeled for human use. Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-06 Thread Margo
will make their lives as wonderful as I can, and as comfortable. I will try to make wise decisions, though there are no quarantees. Basically, I will do the best that I can. Again, I'm so very sorry that this has happened. Margo To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <FELVTALK@FELINEL

Re: [Felvtalk] Clavamox aka Augmentin

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
the animal. They were expensive, I thought. Margo -Original Message- From: Betheny Laubenthal <bailleyspetc...@gmail.com>Sent: Jun 6, 2013 9:39 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Clavamox aka Augmentin I buy fish antibiotics for my feral cats (my vet knows thi

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
ood for my FLUTD/FeLV boys. I confess that I feed some "lpw-end" foods, simply beause I like the ingredient lists better than some of the high end ones. It's all a choice :) HTH Margo -Original Message- From: cer...@new.rr.com Sent: Jun 6, 2013 9:53 PM To: felvtalk@felineleuk

Re: [Felvtalk] treatment before symptoms

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
didn't live long enough to try it, so I can't comment. I will look into the others. I doubt I'd ask to use them, but I still want to know. Thanks! Margo -Original Message- From: Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm>Sent: Jun 6, 2013 10:14 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Fe

Re: [Felvtalk] struggling tonight

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
? It might be worth asking what s/he would suggest There are drugs like Cerenia that could help if the vomiting continues. Please keep us up to date on Cole, we'll be pulling for him :) All the best, Margo .-Original Message- From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun

Re: [Felvtalk] Homemade food for FeLV cats

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
, I'm feeding that bunch canned. I'm sure there are good cooked recipes out there, and you have motivated me to look for them:) All the best, Margo .-Original Message- From: Maryam Ulomi <ava...@gmail.com>Sent: Jun 7, 2013 8:04 AM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Getting myself ready for the battle

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
I use Lysine as well, to keep herpes infection at bay. 250 mgs per cat, twice a day(in food)for prevention, 500 for an outbreak. I don't think it helps with much other that herpes, but it's on my can't-hurt-might-help list :) Margo -Original Message- From: Beth <create_

Re: [Felvtalk] Getting myself ready for the battle

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
p everything on hand, and most of it will likely go to waste. Maybe your Vet would supply you with enough of something like Clavamox to get you through a weekend when they might be closed, if you asked? I'll see what else I can think of that might help, Margo Original Message- From: kasia mosko

Re: [Felvtalk] Getting myself ready for the battle

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
Hi Kasia, .I forgot to mention ImmunoRegulin. I have that at my Vet's, should we decide to try it. It is discussed on the website, and is actually available OTC. The catch is that it needs to be given IV, which is tough to do at home. You might check into that, as well. Margo On Jun 7

Re: [Felvtalk] Clavamox aka Augmentin

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
Hi Lee, I have Clavamox in 250 mgs and 375 mgs, as well as the 62.5 mgs that are for the cats. Augmentinseemsto be 250, 500, and 875. I can figure that :) Margo -Original Message- From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 6, 2013 10:16 PM To: &qu

Re: [Felvtalk] New Member

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
completely. This is no help, I know. I wish there were more I could tell you, but I'm struggling to understand it, myself. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Deborah Adams <auntiede...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 6, 2013 4:14 PM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" &l

Re: [Felvtalk] Getting myself ready for the battle

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
Hi Beth, Could you point me towards more information about that? While I've heard it mentioned, I haven't foundanything to supportit, and am very interested. I use the Now L-Lysine powder, about $13 per pound. Margo -Original Message- From: Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com>Sen

Re: [Felvtalk] Getting myself ready for the battle

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
Dear Beth, Okay, thanks. I'll keep looking. Margo -Original Message- From: Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 7, 2013 3:34 PM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <FELVTALK@FELINELEUKEMIA.ORG>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Getting myself ready for the battle I've

Re: [Felvtalk] Getting myself ready for the battle

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
I bought the Optixcare L-Lysine chews. Labeled L-Lysine Nutritional Supplement for cats and kittens. The dogs like them :(( Margo -Original Message- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: Jun 7, 2013 4:54 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Treatment Protocols

2013-06-09 Thread Margo
. All my cats are currently on L-Lysine for the herpes, but it is not always 100% effective with the immune compromised ones. Does seem to help, though. I hope others will be able to add more. HTH, Margo -Original Message- From: kasia mosko <kasia...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 9, 2013 12

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-09 Thread Margo
for me, I'm afraid. Margo -Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" <amandak.pa...@gmail.com>Sent: Jun 9, 2013 4:57 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence Hi Everyone! I have two questions today regard

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-09 Thread Margo
Oh Dear ! I forgot about Polli. I apologize for that, I meant to include it. What Is Polli eating? Drinking? Meds, supplements? ^..^ -Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" Sent: Jun 9, 2013 4:57 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk]

Re: [Felvtalk] Treatment Protocols

2013-06-10 Thread Margo
don't treat? Because FeLV isn't often diagnosed in cats that are healthy enough to warrant treatment? I don't know. I'll try to remember to ask my Vet today. I don't know that she's ever tried to treat FeLV before. Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-10 Thread Margo
ky cat.Are you in a position where you could offer adifferentdry food, a littlenext to her Blue Buffalo?Perhaps a different canned? Obviously another soap-box for me g Margo -Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" <amandak.pa...@gmail.com>Sent: Jun 9, 2013 9:10 PM To: f

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread Margo
, and never considered it. They were always kept seperately, and I asked my foster homes to do the same. Maybe we were unusual? All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" <amandak.pa...@gmail.com>Sent: Jun 11, 2013 8:19 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread Margo
. For canned I use everything from WalMart Special Kitty (yup, that one) to Hounds and Gatos. I use FF classics, and certain Friskies/9 Lives pates, (those that have ingredient lists I can stomach) Evo 95%, BG, and Triumph Turkey.. I do hope you can find a way to limit the problem :) All the best, Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] Where to buy Interferon Alpha

2013-06-12 Thread Margo
to them. The RR staff is very helpful, and have helped mealter dosing on several things. Your Vet will need to call it in, and I think has the option of adding a surcharge, which is why they won't quote over the phone (speculation, but that's how it usually works). HTH, Margo -Original

Re: [Felvtalk] feline leukemia tests

2013-06-12 Thread Margo
now, after treatment, he's symptom free. As is Gribble. (Knocking madly on wood). Not much help, huh? Margo -Original Message- From: Karen Harshbarger <harshbargerka...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 12, 2013 1:33 PM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <FELVTALK@FELINELEUKEMIA.

Re: [Felvtalk] feline leukemia tests

2013-06-12 Thread Margo
Hi Lance, Thanks! I don't know if I have that or not, but it sounds interesting G. And it does give me some hope. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm>Sent: Jun 12, 2013 1:55 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk]

Re: [Felvtalk] feline leukemia tests

2013-06-12 Thread Margo
cancer. But, my FeLV+ was isolated, and the few accidental meet-ups that they'd had were always quick and easily curtailed, so putting Callie at risk of the sarcoma didn't seem right. I'm regretting that now. On Jun 12, 2013, at 2:20 PM, Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: Hi Lance, Thanks! I

Re: [Felvtalk] Healing thoughts for Bubba

2013-06-12 Thread Margo
recovery, All the best, Margo ---Original Message- From: Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 12, 2013 3:51 PM To: FeLV Talk <FELVTALK@FELINELEUKEMIA.ORG>Subject: [Felvtalk] Healing thoughts for Bubba Hey guys need some positive energy for one of my FeLV fosters - Bubba.

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia

2013-06-14 Thread Margo
't be easy, but you'll research and weigh the alternatives. And you will hold Ember's best interests first and foremost. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm>Sent: Jun 14, 2013 10:21 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk]

Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia

2013-06-15 Thread Margo
with that, they seem to have access to the local best-of-the-best. We'll be thinking of you, Margo -Original Message- From: Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm>Sent: Jun 14, 2013 3:31 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] [OT] congenital peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia Tha

Re: [Felvtalk] Healing thoughts for Bubba

2013-06-19 Thread Margo
a tender belly, are there symptoms that lead you to suspect a tumor? I'm sorry he doesn't seem to be improving, will keep the positive energies flowing his way, Hoping for better news soon, Margo -Original Message- From: Beth <create_me_...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jun 18, 2013 10

Re: [Felvtalk] Callie

2013-06-25 Thread Margo
her, it might affect _her_ health. Do you have her on immune boosters? Sorry, I can't seem to get back to the previous messages, to find out. Wishing Callie a clean bill of health, Margo -Original Message- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: Jun 24, 2013 8:12 PM

Re: [Felvtalk] Callie

2013-06-25 Thread Margo
probably less likely to transmit the virus than an injury that involves deep penetration. Has Ember been tested recently? ^..^ -Original Message- From: Lance lini...@fastmail.fm Sent: Jun 25, 2013 10:59 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Callie Hi Margo, The bite

Re: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts

2013-06-25 Thread Margo
We're here, Amanda. Please know that Polli is getting LOTS of positive energy and hope sent her way. Are you able to do anything for her, at this point? I know everyone wishes her (and you) the very best, Margo -Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" <amandak.pa

Re: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts

2013-06-26 Thread Margo
, Best of healing energies to Polli, Margo -Original Message- From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com Sent: Jun 26, 2013 6:43 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts Amanda, My thoughts are with you, because I have had many FelV cats

Re: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts

2013-06-26 Thread Margo
if it helped, or he got better in spite of my efforts. Famciclovir seemed very helpful with both my boys recently, but there's no literature on using it with an FeLV positive cat, and it's basically only effective against herpes. HTH Margo -Original Message- From: ance <l

Re: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts

2013-06-26 Thread Margo
to encourage and support Amanda, but since Polli has been confirmed as severely anemic (HCT 10-15, I believe) and no treatment is planned, then yes, euthanasia is probably best. I had thought that the anemia related to FeLV was less well understood. I'll keep researching. I'm so sorry. Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts

2013-06-27 Thread Margo
Just to start with the simplest first, what is Casey eating? Margo -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Jun 26, 2013 11:30 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Please keep Polli in your thoughts My problem isn't URI but on and off diarrhea

Re: [Felvtalk] Latent infections and FeLV strains

2013-06-28 Thread Margo
coupon, probably less at WalMart.Might be worth discussing with your ve. Another set of guidelines; http://abcd-vets.org/guidelines/guidelines_pdf/1201-FeLV_Guideline.pdf About subtypes; http://cancerres.aacrjournals.org/ HTH Margo -Original Message- From: Lance <lini...@fastmail

Re: [Felvtalk] Saki Tofu, was Re: Latent infections and FeLV strains

2013-06-28 Thread Margo
Gribble and Mako are both on alternate week Interferon, andlLike Lance, I have no intention of stopping G. We have ImmunoRegulin at the Vet's just in case, but (knocking madly) so far, so good... Margo -Original Message- From: Lance <lini...@fastmail.fm>Sent: Jun 28, 2013 3

Re: [Felvtalk] charlie has a uri

2013-07-16 Thread Margo
putting him in a small bathroom with a ht shower runnung, sometimes the steam will help clear the enough to get them to eat. Try strong smelling foods, or sardines, tuna, or try meat baby food. Margo -Original Message- From: michael devitt <villagem48...@yahoo.com>Sent: Jul 16, 2013 12

Re: [Felvtalk] charlie has a uri

2013-07-17 Thread Margo
kely want try a single dose to gauge any reaction before giving that, I think it's a great option. Margo ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Desperate Rescuer

2013-08-08 Thread Margo
You could set her up on Go Fund Me; http://www.gofundme.com/ A good friend is struggling in her 501c3 dog rescue, and has turned to this alternative. So far, it's going well. Margo -Original Message- From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>Sent: Aug 8, 2013 12:22 PM To: &qu

Re: [Felvtalk] Desperate Rescuer

2013-08-08 Thread Margo
Hi Lee, I tried to send you a private email, but I guess it went astray. If you could email me privaely with Karen's full name and a delivery address, I can help with food. Margo -Original Message- From: Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com>Sent: Aug 8, 2013 12:22 PM To: &qu

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 25, Issue 6

2013-08-10 Thread Margo
/owners/cancer/lymphoma.html I will hope that it turnsout to be something simply remedied, and not a tumor, but better to be prepared with what kind of treatment you are interested in, if any. All the best Margo -Original Message- From: Marci Greer <frecklescras...@hotmail.com&g

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 25, Issue 6

2013-08-10 Thread Margo
condition which results in the accumulation of thoracic fluid, and can be treated, and even resolved. There was a recent thread about that, I'll see if I can find out which list had it, and link. HTH Margo -Original Message- From: KG BarnCats <kgbarnc...@gmail.com>Sent: Aug

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 25, Issue 7

2013-08-12 Thread Margo
Hi Marci and Charles, Glad to here the good news, and hope the improvement continues :) Please keep us updated! Margo -Original Message- From: Marci Greer <frecklescras...@hotmail.com>Sent: Aug 12, 2013 1:57 PM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org" <FELVTALK@FELINEL

Re: [Felvtalk] Charles

2013-08-14 Thread Margo
I'd sure prefer a diagnosis of lumphoma as opposed to FIP. Lymphoma is treatable, and can be survivable. Margo -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Aug 13, 2013 9:39 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Charles Hope it isn't Lyphoma, I had non

Re: [Felvtalk] Charles

2013-08-14 Thread Margo
Sorry. LYmphoma. Not lUmphoma... -Original Message- From: Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net Sent: Aug 14, 2013 7:23 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Charles I'd sure prefer a diagnosis of lumphoma as opposed to FIP. Lymphoma is treatable, and can

Re: [Felvtalk] IFA tests/PCR tests

2013-08-14 Thread Margo
of FeLV. So they'll stay. And I quit rescuing, fostering and re-hab. Maybe I'll learn more (or someone else will) and change my mind. JME Margo -Original Message- From: Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net Sent: Aug 14, 2013 9:57 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] IFA

Re: [Felvtalk] IFA tests/PCR tests

2013-08-14 Thread Margo
numerous. But the current crew is safe. They stay. ^..^ -Original Message- From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com Sent: Aug 14, 2013 3:15 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] IFA tests/PCR tests Margo, I rescue too, and I've reached the same conclusion as you have

Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm

2013-08-27 Thread Margo
How to Bathe Your 1) First …. dress for the occasion. A 4-ply rubber wet suit is suggested, along with a helmet, face mask and welders gloves. 2) A Bathtub with a glass enclosure is preferred to the one with a shower curtain. A frenzied cat can shred one of these in about 3.5 seconds. 3) Have

Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm

2013-08-29 Thread Margo
to control those annoying little bloodsuckers, but just thought I'd give another point of view. Natural does not mean safe. Margo -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Aug 28, 2013 11:35 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm I don't like

Re: [Felvtalk] diarrhea

2013-09-04 Thread Margo
rate that level on L-Lysine. I think it's something else. I hope it either resolves quickly on it's own, or turns out to be something simple. All the best, Margo -Original Message- From: laurak...@aol.com Sent: Sep 4, 2013 12:51 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] diarrhea

Re: [Felvtalk] Male Cat Urinary Crystals

2013-09-11 Thread Margo
the uroeze, there are other brands that may be more palatable. Try different kinds. Wishing you both the best, Margo -Original Message- From: Bonnie Hogue <ho...@sonic.net>Sent: Sep 10, 2013 11:37 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Male Cat Urinary Crystals <ZZZ!--[if 9]

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Lucky

2013-09-11 Thread Margo
pretty much what I use for everyone. Canned is altogether better than dry for any cat. Hope all the meds make him feel much better, soon. Margo -Original Message- From: Bonnie Hogue <ho...@sonic.net>Sent: Sep 11, 2013 2:46 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk]

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Lucky

2013-09-11 Thread Margo
of stones/crystals in some cats. Margo -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Sep 11, 2013 3:16 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Lucky WATCH ROYAL CANNIN, THEY LIST AS FIRST INGREDIENT CHICKEN MEAL WHICH THEIR CEO SAID ON TV INTERVIEW

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Lucky

2013-09-11 Thread Margo
, and thought that the contention was that their chicken meal is made of feathers. Thanks for clearing that up :) Margo p.s. My feralcats often eat worms... -Original Message- From: Susan Hoffman <susan_hoff...@yahoo.com>Sent: Sep 11, 2013 4:18 PM To: "felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Lucky

2013-09-11 Thread Margo
Hi Bonnie, Since there was no evidence of crystals, Id just go for a high meat canned food (like the EVO 95% varieties), without the acidifiers. Using that could incline him towards oxylate stones, which are much more difficult to deal with. Margo -Original Message- From

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