Re: [Felvtalk] vaccine

2009-02-05 Thread TANYA NOE
Hello, I am a veterinary Technician and I see a lot of reactions to the leukemia vaccine. Next time ask your vet about giving your cat an antihistamine an hour before the vaccine. Hope this helps Tanya --- On Wed, 2/4/09, Lynne menar...@cogeco.ca wrote: From: Lynne menar...@cogeco.ca

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV survey, please take part, just a personal one to better undertsand FeLV.

2009-02-08 Thread TANYA NOE
We adopted our cat Maggie when she was 8 weeks or so old. She was a happy healthy kitten until about 6-7 weeks later. She had gingivitis and diarrhea and her lymph nodes were the size of large grapes. We had he tested ( she was tested before we brought her home and she was negative) she tested

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying/neutering of FelV cats

2009-02-10 Thread TANYA NOE
My vet said that most FELV cats do fine after spaying. There is some risk but there is some risk for all spays. She said they are more likely to have problems from not being spayed than from the spay itself. Tanya --- On Tue, 2/10/09, Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com wrote: From: Lorrie

[Felvtalk] Our scare with Maggie last night 2-10

2009-02-14 Thread TANYA NOE
I'm not sure i my other went out or not. I included a pic of our Maggie and it got bounced. Never heard back about it. So here it is again. So we adopted a kitten back in early August named Maggie. About 6 weeks or so after we brought her home she began having some problems with

Re: [Felvtalk] FelV vaccine for FelV positive cats?

2009-02-19 Thread TANYA NOE
At the clinic where I work we only usually give positive cats the distemper portion. The FELV portion is of no value good or bad to a positive cat. In fact it is yet another vaccine component the cats body must deal with. Hope this heps. Tanya --- On Thu, 2/19/09, Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone else on Facebook?

2009-03-26 Thread TANYA NOE
Hello I am on facebook. Tanya Warner --- On Thu, 3/26/09, Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com wrote: From: Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone else on Facebook? To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, March 26, 2009, 12:13 PM I'm on facebook Kelley.

[Felvtalk] Advice on 9 month old FELV + kitty

2009-04-02 Thread TANYA NOE
I am sure you have covered this a thousand times but I haven't been on here all that long and am very far behind on reading the emails. I have a newborn and work and times get hectic, sorry. We adopted a kitten that after a neg test later turned out to be pos. We love her so we are

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on 9 month old FELV + kitty

2009-04-03 Thread TANYA NOE
Debbie and Heather, Thanks for the reply. Maggie has had several(5-6)fecals done and one sent away to a lab as a feline diarrhea panel which cost $160 and checked for fungus, parasites, etc. All of which were normal. She has diarrhea more than she doesn't anymore. She was born in June

Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on 9 month old FELV + kitty

2009-04-08 Thread TANYA NOE
Thanks for the advice MC. --- On Tue, 4/7/09, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: From: MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Advice on 9 month old FELV + kitty To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 10:07 PM my cats, negative or

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV+ but tested after the vaccinations were given

2009-04-09 Thread TANYA NOE
Kim, The Feline Leukemia vaccine cannot give cats leukemia and it does not give them a false positive. It doesn't affect the test at all. Some cats can test false positive so I would think about retesting or getting a IFA Hardy test that tells if it is in the bone marrow yet or not. Also

Re: [Felvtalk] OT - will kittens born to mom with URI have URI?

2009-04-12 Thread TANYA NOE
In my experience many times they do pick up the URI. URI's are very contagious. They can usually be treated with mild antibiotics a short time after birth though and are usually ok. All cases are different though. I hope they thrive and do very well. Tanya --- On Sun, 4/12/09,

Re: [Felvtalk] Introducing healthy cats into former FELV+ cat household

2009-06-14 Thread TANYA NOE
At my work I always recommend that things like litter boxes, scratching posts, and most toys not made of plastic be replaced regardless of FELV/FIV status. These are things that should periodically be replaced anyway for sanitary reasons. I recommend against plastic bowls for food and water as

Re: [Felvtalk] Re OT- Tiffany, blind DUMPED cat

2009-06-23 Thread TANYA NOE
Kelly, have you heard anything from your vet in regards to getting this poor girl on meds yet. I can't believe any vet would keep her waiting while he calculates for this long. I am at a loss for words. Each day that goes by there could be more damage occurring. Please keep us posted. Tanya

[Felvtalk] neurological problems?

2009-08-14 Thread TANYA NOE
Hello everyone, I am having some trouble with my FELV+ Maggie. She is just over a year old. Here's my problem: she is very aggressive sometimes. She will retaliate if you scold her or squirt her or even raise your voice to her. She will cock her head side to side and twitch, then she

Re: [Felvtalk] Urgent! FeLV cat -New Jersey- I need to find him a Sanctuary

2009-08-19 Thread TANYA NOE
In PA you can try looking up the best little cat house in Pennsylvania if you decide not to keep him. They take in FELV+ cats I believe. Good luck to you. Tanya --- On Wed, 8/19/09, Donna Hotz dhotz...@gmail.com wrote: From: Donna Hotz dhotz...@gmail.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Urgent! FeLV cat

Re: [Felvtalk] feline leukemia virus outdoors

2009-09-05 Thread TANYA NOE
Cindy, The FELV virus is not hardy and cannot survive long outside the body. There is still debate over whether it lasts for hours or days on dry surfaces (though most will say hours), and obviously it will last a bit longer on a wet surface. I personally would think that 2 weeks is more than

Re: [Felvtalk] rabies shot needed for transport?

2009-10-14 Thread TANYA NOE
I agree with MaryChristine. I believe it is a federal law that most states hold to strictly. We vaccinate many animals at the Vet hospital I work at for transport. It is rare that we are able to waive the vaccine. Unless there has been a previous reaction to the vaccine or your vet deems that

[Felvtalk] Maggie's not acting normal, advice is appreciated

2009-11-15 Thread TANYA NOE
Hello all, my Maggie now 1 year 5 months old has been Felv+ since birth. She is the kitten we adopted after testing her for everything under the sun to protect our 13 year old Sasha. She later became symptomatic (gingivitis, vomiting, diarrhea, swollen lymph nodes) and was retested and was

Re: [Felvtalk] Maggie's not acting normal, advice is appreciated

2009-11-15 Thread TANYA NOE
to treat with irrigation of the area and then antibiotics.  Would need to see the vet for irrigation. Good luck, Jenny On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 3:04 PM, TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.comwrote:      Hello all, my Maggie now 1 year 5 months old has been Felv+ since birth. She

[Felvtalk] update on Maggie's not acting normal, advice is appreciated

2009-11-18 Thread TANYA NOE
Well I took Maggie to the vets yesterday. Nothing out of the ordinary on physical exam other than she had a lot of stool in her and she was a bit dehydrated. Makes sense since she hasn't been drinking well. We gave her 200ml of fluids SQ and a Petema enema. She seemed a little better

Re: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT - Anesthesia Recall - Ketemine

2009-12-31 Thread TANYA NOE
Thank you for passing this info. along. I printed it and took it to my work! Tanya --- On Wed, 12/23/09, Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com wrote: From: Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com Subject: [Felvtalk] IMPORTANT - Anesthesia Recall - Ketemine To: Feline Lymphoma Group

Re: [Felvtalk] how to treat a cut in FeLV cat

2010-03-29 Thread TANYA NOE
If you are using Peroxide I recommend that you dilute it 50/50 with water. That is what we recommend to our clients at the Animal Hospital I work at. Peroxide can be damaging to tissue. Good luck! Tanya --- On Mon, 3/29/10, Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com wrote: From: Laurieskatz

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-18 Thread TANYA NOE
There is no evidence of the FELV vaccine causing a cat to turn FELV positive. There is truth however to the FIV vaccine causing cats to test positive. That is why my clinic requires either tattooing or microchipping if an owner wants the FIV vaccine. Hope this helps. Tanya --- On Sat, 4/17/10,

[Felvtalk] Maggie

2010-07-08 Thread TANYA NOE
Hello everyone,      It has been a while since I have been able to get on. I found out last month that my FelV+ Maggie who turned 2 years old 16 days ago was just diagnosed with a grade 4/6 heart murmur. She has seen many vets in her short life and has not had a detectable one previously not

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

2010-08-11 Thread TANYA NOE
Shannon, thanks for the suggestion. I will definitely look into that. I really appreciate everyone who has written in and made suggestions. This is such a great community and a great place to get information. Sorry it has taken me so long to send out this thank you. It has been hard

Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: New to Feline Leukemia

2010-09-16 Thread TANYA NOE
How old are your other cats? Cats develop some natural immunity with age. After the age of 1-3 they become less likely to develop FeLV. If vaccinated and over 3 the risk is there but small. How old is the cat that tested positive? If under a year there is a good chance the cats body can rid

Re: [Felvtalk] Murphy is gone.

2010-10-31 Thread TANYA NOE
Alice, I am so sorry for your loss of Murphy. You did so much for him. I was heartbroken to read your message and hear that his time had passed. You truly moved me. I am so glad you gave Murphy a loving home and then were able to let him go when the time was right. You and your family are

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

2011-01-05 Thread TANYA NOE
Shannon, I don't know whether or not there is a difference in the direness between the ages, however I know that typically they give a worse prognosis for young kittens who are already symptomatic. Every cat is different so it is really hard to make that call. I say go with your gut. Our

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV playing paws under door with non FeLV cats

2011-01-21 Thread TANYA NOE
Dana, FIV is primarily transmitted by sexual intercourse and bite wounds. How old are your kitties? As far as FeLV, Cats begin to develop a natural immunity as they age, after the first year of their lives. I would recommend keeping your kitties up to date with their FeLV vaccine. There is

[Felvtalk] not getting any emails

2011-01-25 Thread TANYA NOE
Hey everyone, I haven't seem any posts come to my in box in several days and was just wondering if I am for some reason now banned or if there just haven't been any at all. If anyone has gotten any the last couple of days or if they see this will they please respond? Thanks, Tanya

Re: [Felvtalk] not getting any emails

2011-01-25 Thread TANYA NOE
Thanks for your replies everyone. I have just never seen it so quiet! Tanya --- On Tue, 1/25/11, TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com wrote: From: TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] not getting any emails To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 1

[Felvtalk] FeLV + kitten needs help

2011-02-14 Thread TANYA NOE
Hello everyone, A girl I know rescued an approximately 18-22 week old kitten from a high kill shelters euthanasia list recently. The kitten has some corneal scarring but appears to still be able to see it also is FeLV +. It is a black and white female. She is very friendly, loves to cuddle

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV + kitten needs help

2011-02-14 Thread TANYA NOE
@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, February 14, 2011, 12:10 PM Maybe I missed it - what is the location? On Feb 14, 2011, at 8:19 AM, TANYA NOE wrote: Hello everyone,      A girl I know rescued an approximately 18-22 week old kitten from a high kill shelters euthanasia list recently

Re: [Felvtalk] A BIG THANK YOU

2011-02-18 Thread TANYA NOE
Wonderful news!!! --- On Fri, 2/18/11, Kelley Saveika moonv...@gmail.com wrote: From: Kelley Saveika moonv...@gmail.com Subject: [Felvtalk] A BIG THANK YOU To: felvtalk Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, February 18, 2011, 5:53 PM To Jenine for adopting the 3 FELV+ kittens in

Re: [Felvtalk] laser

2011-03-16 Thread TANYA NOE
the clinic I worked at in PA before we moved to NH last Aug. has been using laser for 1.5-2 years. It is great. Less bleeding because the laser seals vessels as it cuts, less bruising because it doesn't tear through the skin like a scalpel. The animals seem to be less painful and seem to

Re: [Felvtalk] Thank You for your Advice

2011-03-16 Thread TANYA NOE
I agree with Diane, any vet who recommends euthanasia because a cat is FeLV, and for that reason only is not only ignorant but very uneducated in the most recent research out there. A lot of the younger vets tend to be a bit more up to date and more sympathetic to FeLV cats. When we found out

Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated.

2011-03-16 Thread TANYA NOE
Cats do develop a type of natural immunity to FeLV after the age of one, so cats that are over 3 are less likely to develop FelV even if they are not vaccinated. Add the vaccine and they are even less likely to get it. This is most likely why so many of us have had such good lick with mixing

Re: [Felvtalk] Airline Health Certificate

2011-03-21 Thread TANYA NOE
I don't see why not. If you are flying within the US you do not usually have to have a health certificate. Are you flying kitty by commercial air? Tanya --- On Mon, 3/21/11, Melinda Kerr msk...@me.com wrote: From: Melinda Kerr msk...@me.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Airline Health Certificate To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Keep Cats Indoors

2011-03-22 Thread TANYA NOE
I was just going to say that Sam! --- On Tue, 3/22/11, SomeWhere Sam sin...@sbcglobal.net wrote: From: SomeWhere Sam sin...@sbcglobal.net Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Keep Cats Indoors To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 4:36 PM Sorry but that information is outdated

[Felvtalk] Fw: Re: FW: Keep Cats Indoors

2011-03-24 Thread TANYA NOE
--- On Thu, 3/24/11, TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com wrote: From: TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FW: Keep Cats Indoors To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 9:09 AM Personally I would never rather see a cat dead than see

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-29 Thread TANYA NOE
I think that they are immune for life if they get and extinguish the virus. I do not believe that it is a mutating virus of any sort, at least not so far. The problem is you have no way of knowing for sure that you cat did this unless it was positive and is now negative. Cats develop some

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-30 Thread TANYA NOE
I am not sure how long the Vet Jet has been around, at least a couple of years. I am hoping that where we are now in NH I can find a clinic that uses it. My 14 year old neg still gets the FeLV vaccine even though she is highly unlikely to get FeLV from Maggie as it is still possible. I think it

Re: [Felvtalk] Casanova aka Studs going over the rainbow bridge

2011-04-01 Thread TANYA NOE
Beth, So sorry to hear this. At least he had you even if it was only for a short time. Bless you, and gentle vibes over the rainbow bridge little one. Tanya --- On Fri, 4/1/11, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com Subject: [Felvtalk] Casanova aka Studs

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Poppy/IFA test

2011-04-18 Thread TANYA NOE
Positive on IFA means it has reached the bone barrow and there is no clearing the virus. If she is positive on the snap test again (and it has been at least 6 weeks since she last tested positive) then she is FeLV positive, but you need to wait the full 6 weeks to give her body time to clear

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Poppy/IFA test

2011-04-18 Thread TANYA NOE
] Update on Poppy/IFA test To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, April 18, 2011, 4:34 PM She is not positive on the IFA, she is negative.  An initial positive on the Elisa the another positive on the Elisa, but at the same time, a negative on the IFA. On 4/18/2011 1:09 PM, TANYA NOE

Re: [Felvtalk] Amber's Kitty Palace

2011-04-19 Thread TANYA NOE
Forgive me if this has already been said I haven't had time to read all the posts to this thread. The kitty palace is great! I don't know that I could have built something so nice. Have you thought about getting her a buddy? There are so many FeLV kitties in need of a home and she may get

[Felvtalk] coconut oil

2011-04-26 Thread TANYA NOE
I was wondering if anyone has heard of this, a woman on FB is claiming that coconut oil given for approximately 4 weeks will cure a cat with FeLV. I wrote to her and told her that there was in fact no cure and she told me to talk to a man named Mark McCandlish, though there are several so I was

Re: [Felvtalk] request for counsel on BreAnne

2011-04-26 Thread TANYA NOE
BreAnne, I am sorry, this time must be hard on you. My only advice is that only you can know when she is ready to go. The signs you have listed, to me sound like she is getting close but you know her now and how she was. If she does not seem to be suffering you can give her time and see if

Re: [Felvtalk] coconut oil

2011-04-26 Thread TANYA NOE
network using Mobile Email --Original Message-- From: TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 3:32:24 PM GMT-0700 Subject: [Felvtalk] coconut oil I was wondering if anyone has heard of this, a woman on FB is claiming

Re: [Felvtalk] coconut oil

2011-04-27 Thread TANYA NOE
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of TANYA NOE Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 6:32 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] coconut oil I was wondering if anyone has heard of this, a woman on FB is claiming that coconut oil given for approximately 4

Re: [Felvtalk] Coconut oil

2011-04-27 Thread TANYA NOE
This woman claimed that with approximately 3-4 months of use it would cure a cat, I haven't seen anything that suggests that anywhere. --- On Wed, 4/27/11, Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: From: Natalie at...@optonline.net Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Coconut oil To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] coconut oil

2011-04-27 Thread TANYA NOE
, Contact the lady again and ask how her how to get in contact with him. Lynda - Original Message - From: TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 6:57 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] coconut oil Michael,    Yes Sunny

Re: [Felvtalk] New Info found

2011-05-01 Thread TANYA NOE
Also remember that cats with age, do develop some natural immunity to FeLV as well as having the vaccine on board. Information changes all the time. One month I hear hours to days and another I hear days to weeks. There are also a lot of factors that go into that like sun, ph, how much FeLV was

Re: [Felvtalk] Questiions

2011-06-05 Thread TANYA NOE
And remember, even with FeLV neg cats we never know how long we will have them either. There are many people who lose their healthy cats to all kinds of things. I have seen many people's FeLV kitty outlive their neg kitty! :) Tanya --- On Sun, 6/5/11, Mark thecatresc...@yahoo.com wrote: From:

[Felvtalk] Felv kitty rescued from kill shelter in need of a home

2011-06-23 Thread TANYA NOE
Please see the attached link to Eli, he was rescued from the NYC kill shelter but has tested positive for FeLV. The rescue person who saved his life desperately wanted to keep him for herself as she has fallen hard for him but since he is pos and she has so many rescue kittens in and out of her

[Felvtalk] resend of NY kitty in need

2011-06-23 Thread TANYA NOE
Please see the attached link to Eli, he was rescued from the NYC kill shelter but has tested positive for FeLV. The rescue person who saved his life desperately wanted to keep him for herself as she has fallen hard for him but since he is pos and she has so many rescue kittens in and out of her

[Felvtalk] Kitty in NY

2011-06-29 Thread TANYA NOE
Please anyone in the NE US that could possibly take in this sweet, loving kitty check out this link: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=231562030201751set=a.176852409006047.38934.173293282695293type=1theater He needs a forever home to go to. thanks, Tanya

[Felvtalk] Rescued kitty in NY in need of forever home

2011-07-02 Thread TANYA NOE
My friend works with a rescue in NYC. They rescued this little guy. She fell madly in love with him and was going to keep him but he tested FeLV+. She fosters many kittens and cannot keep him now. She wants him to go to a great forever home. Please anyone that could possibly take in this sweet,

[Felvtalk] Elijah in NYC needs a home

2011-07-31 Thread TANYA NOE
ELIJAH is a very sweet, friendly kitty who is still being boarded at a veterinary facility since MAY (!) desperately needs to start really stretching his legs from his confinement interacting in a real home. Please consider adopting this darling boy who has come such a long way from his tough

Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Leukemia Question

2011-08-04 Thread TANYA NOE
I am a licensed vet tech (though for the last year a stay at home Mom) and I have never heard of a live FeLV vaccine. Nor have I ever heard of it making a cat show positive on a test. FIV and FIP are the only ones I have ever heard of causing a false positive on a test. I will check with a few

Re: [Felvtalk] Feline Leukemia Question

2011-08-04 Thread TANYA NOE
came up positive. repeate the tests a few days later all the tests were back to negative. I posted about it when it happened. we returned the rest of the vaccines to the mfg. TANYA NOE sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com wrote: I am a licensed vet tech (though for the last year a stay at home Mom

Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People!

2011-08-05 Thread TANYA NOE
Edna, can I steal that line for my FB as well. lets see how far it travels around the rescue community! --- On Fri, 8/5/11, Joslin Potter joslinir...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Joslin Potter joslinir...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] No Good Rotten People! To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

[Felvtalk] NYC ACC rescued cat felv+ and in need of home

2011-08-21 Thread TANYA NOE
Please read and go to this great girls link, if you know anyone who can give this girl a home please forward it on: New York NY - Jessica was relinquished to ACC by her colony caretaker because she wasn't eating well. She was one night away from death when she was pulled by a rescue group. It

Re: [Felvtalk] New needle-less vaccine for FeLV

2011-11-02 Thread TANYA NOE
The vet jet has been around for a while and I think is definitely safer than the old stand by needle. They had them at the clinic I interned at in 2008. I haven't seen a practice that didn't have one since. I would drive to another vet before going back to the needle. Tanya --- On Wed,

Re: [Felvtalk] New needle-less vaccine for FeLV

2011-11-02 Thread TANYA NOE
It can only be given by clinics, the vet jet is very expensive so it wouldn't be something that you would want to purchase on your own. Tanya --- On Wed, 11/2/11, Marcia Baronda marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: From: Marcia Baronda marciabmar...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New

[Felvtalk] 8 FELV kitties in NYC

2012-02-08 Thread TANYA NOE
A rescue friend in Queens NYC had a house fire recently putting her and a huge amount of rescue cats out of her home. She has found an apartment to stay in while the ins. has her home fixed but that will take months. She currently has 8 felv cats that are staying in the attic of a neighbor. The