Re: Loki Advice: fleas, throwing up

2005-02-28 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Steve My 1st FeLV+ kitties that I brought home were loaded with fleas to the extent that there hair was falling out and dehydration...They got Advantage treatment before they were even tested... One was about 3 months old and the other was about 12 years and the older one was taking care of

Re: Please Help! Anakin is very sick

2005-03-08 Thread Tad Burnett
Michelle I also wish you would repost the recipe for liver shake... Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To get him to eat more, try making the liver shake. The recipe is in the archives or I can send it again if you can't find it. They will often eat this when they won't eat anything

Re: Please Help! Anakin is very sick

2005-03-08 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Anita Yes...I have a 14 year old FeLV+ that was so bad that the rescue people that I got her from didn't know if she would survive the 300 mile trip home..But she was going to be PTS if I didn't take herShe was loaded with fleas and that was the cause of her anemia... All I did was get

Re: OT:Check out Alliance for Animals: Action Alerts (Cat Hunting in WI.)

2005-03-12 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Michelle I suppose it stems from the "Bottom Line"...I had thought that it was 1000 animals per day that were PTS in shelters in the US...That would be just over 1/3 million per year...Last night I read a statement that it was between 12 million and 20 million...Thats like 35 thousand to

Re: OT:Check out Alliance for Animals: Action Alerts (Cat Hunting in WI.)

2005-03-13 Thread Tad Burnett
And I would think these hunters would be shooting themselves in the foot, so to speak if they pass this law, becouse a lot of farmers that alow hunting on their property won't want their barn cats shot...I have know serveral farmers with cats that live around the barn but the farmers are fond

Re: OT:Check out Alliance for Animals: Action Alerts (Cat Hunting in WI.)

2005-03-13 Thread Tad Burnett
to finish my thoughtthese farmers will post their property to protect their cats.. Tad BONNIE J KALMBACH wrote: I know some people involved in the Trap, Neuter, and Release progtram here. They are always advertising for homes for these ferals and many of them go to family farms.

Re: [kittycityrescue] 2 Feline Leuk + cats - looking for long term foster

2005-03-14 Thread Tad Burnett
I think there has been discusion of this...but isn't it posible for the FeLV vaccine which these kitties had, to cause a false pos for some short period of time...Can this be the case here ??? Tad catatonya wrote: Rebecca, I am forwarding this to a leukemia group where you can get

Re: Non-Wisconsin residents can vote on cat hunting....

2005-03-14 Thread Tad Burnett
And Wisconsin Cheese...NY and VT also make very good cheese...That might be their 2nd big product to not buy... Tad BONNIE J KALMBACH wrote: ...you have to be at the spring hearings in order to vote on this advisory issues. Anyone can sent in comments (please see below). I would suggest

Re: Loki is with my Baby Kitty

2005-03-31 Thread Tad Burnett
was a cuddler too! I know how much you wanted her to stay healthy and live a long, long time. Sweet little angel. Thank God you were there to fill the time she had with love and safety. How's her momma doing? Sending you love and sympathy, Nina Tad Burnett wrote: Steve It is so sad to loose

Re: TeeCee's Prognosis from the specialist

2005-04-05 Thread Tad Burnett
I made a modified liver shake with Hills A/D which has liver and V-8... My kitty that had stopped eating did eat that all by herself... Any thoughts as to how it compares...Its much easier to make... Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Liver shake does not help anemia unless it is iron

Re: need help - a negative, later positive - ?

2005-04-06 Thread Tad Burnett
I say "The Bottom Line" is what I just read on another listEvery 9 seconds an animal is put tp sleep becouse there is no one to care for it...And most of those are FeLV neg The bottom line is that we should encourage anyone to care for an animal however they are comfortable doing...If

Re: TOM

2005-04-09 Thread Tad Burnett
Barbara It would help a lot if you would give us a little more information about Tom... Where did he come from...How did you discover he is FeLV+... How old is he...Does he get along with other cats..Is he people friendly... There isn't a great line of people waiting to take FeLV+ kitties...

Re: TOM

2005-04-10 Thread Tad Burnett
Much of the time kittend arn't tested until they become sick and normal antibiotics don't work as expected...At this point the death rate is high...but many cats are positive but becouse they arn't tested they don't get put into the statistics...Thus keeping an FeLV+ cat really isn't as bad as

Re: Hello everyone, long time since I've been here

2005-04-14 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Jenn I live near Rutland VT and it fairly easy to get to Albany NY fron here if a transport coming uo I87 (NewYork Thruway) would be any easier to do I just brought home an FeLV+ from NJ a month agomakes 7... Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kitties are located in

My Baby Kitten DIED

2005-04-28 Thread Tad Burnett
Yes...My little feral FeLV+ kitten died on March 30th...The same day as Steves kitty... Her name was "Baby Kitten"I did post on here and I think 2 people replyed... She didn't make the CLS thoughMaybe I didn't come on here and cry about it enough...But I..Like Steve still think of her

Re: my two newest rescues

2005-04-30 Thread Tad Burnett
Perhaps this is a good time to ask a question that I have... People on this group have recomended the Liver Shake... Basicaly equal volume of liver and V8 tomato juice I gave it to Baby Kitten the last couple weeks of her life in the form of A/D and V8...1/4 juice and 3/4 A/D It seems

Re: Please read this response!! URGENT:DO NOT USE-KittyKind -CAT RESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread Tad Burnett
I am going to agree with Mia...If you believe in "Its the thought that counts" I believe the woman wanted to save the cats...However "You can't save them all"...Some people have a hard time understanding thisAnd most people don't have any idea how many cats are PTS every day becouse there

Re: Please read this response!! URGENT:DO NOT USE-KittyKind -CAT RESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread Tad Burnett
this doesn't happen with anyone else. Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am going to agree with Mia...If you believe in "Its the thought that counts" I believe the woman wanted to save the cats...However "You can't save them all"...Some people have a hard time understanding t

Re: Please read this response!! URGENT-KittyKind -CAT RESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread Tad Burnett
Have you watched the news latelyEvery day there is a new story of some terable thing that has happened to kids by their parents or foster parents... Tad Cherie A Gabbert wrote: I would love to, the only problem is, one voice does not amount to a hill of beans. As you can see from this

Re: Please read this response!! URGENT:DO NOT USE-KittyKind -CAT RESCUE-in Orange, NJ]

2005-05-24 Thread Tad Burnett
to know it before we can pass judgment... Tad Cherie A Gabbert wrote: How about 200 decaying kids in the back yard, would you say help that person out also? Cherie Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Mia She has a problem no doubt..to keep 200 decaying bodies outside where its bound

Re: emergency advice on starved cat needed: UPDATE

2005-05-26 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Jenn To get her to drink try different types of bowls...Becouse there is no smell for her to recognize she may be used to drinking out of a different container...She maybe used to drinking out of a colored plastic bowl which isn't the best but that's what a lot of people would use...or in

Re: average lifespan

2005-06-01 Thread Tad Burnett
A couple things to think about.Many many cats are POS but never tested and many of these will never be tested because they don't get sick...and these cats don't get put into the data base that we use to figure life expectance...So in reality the life span average may be longer than we

Re: Tad's Sammy

2005-06-02 Thread Tad Burnett
Thank you all for the kind words about Sammy... Sammy did have a full life and an interesting story... He originally came to me as SD named after the Suffuc Downs horse race track near Boston MA. where he came from...When feeding the ferals there there was one cat that came up to be patted and

Re: Angel Wings Sancuary [Very Bad if True] (all sorts of contact info)

2005-06-09 Thread Tad Burnett
I would like to point out a couple thingsI and others have heard of the Angel Wings on Long Island NYThis is not the same one that we have the pictures of in Tenn Please don't confuse the 2 as I believe the one on Long Island continues to be a very well run place...

Re: Angel Wings Sancuary [Very Bad if True] (all sorts of contact info)

2005-06-09 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Belinda.. Yes ..I did read the story and personally I can't see why anyone would send their pet to a place they couldn't visit before and after it went there...Perhaps the cats that come here are ones like mine...Last chance cats...Nobody wanted them and there lives were saved from the gas

Re: Angel Wings Sancuary [Very Bad if True] (all sorts of contactinfo)

2005-06-10 Thread Tad Burnett
Jenn Are you offering the safe environment and transportation for these cats You seem quit knowledgable but don't you know that a safe environment in these parts of the country means PTS I don't know where you got your information that these cats are suffering so much...Please give

Re: Angel Wings Sanctuary [Very Bad if True] (all sorts of contact info)

2005-06-10 Thread Tad Burnett
Jenn You may be right...I don't think these are the same pictures I looked at...I don't remember the inside at all...As somebody else said...Is anybody livibg there or have they been abandoned??? I would think those inside pictures would be enough to show to a local official and with rescue

Re: Angel Wings FELV+ cats

2005-06-11 Thread Tad Burnett
Jenn I just want to say that now I am very much behind this letter...This is the concern...A pos test is a quick death sentence and even for the negatives that are running free with the pos Have you any idea what kind of numbers we are talking about ?? Is Peaceful Kingdom a local rescue

Re: Angel Wings FELV+ cats

2005-06-13 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Jenn Yes..I am in VT too..Mt.Holly..About 15 miles SE of Rutland on Rt 103... My garage is connected to the house via a screened in breeze way and I keep the 7 FeLV+ cats in the room that connects to the breeze way so its not a big problem to use the garage during warm weatherThat

Re: Angel Wings FELV+ cats

2005-06-17 Thread Tad Burnett
Is there any update on status at Angel Wings ??? Tad Four Paws Trail wrote: I would be VERY leary about sending ANY cat to Angel Wings!! At 01:09 PM 6/13/2005, Tad Burnett wrote: Hi Jenn Yes..I am in VT too..Mt.Holly..About 15 miles SE of Rutland on Rt 103... My

Re: question re clinics' ability to meet emergency needs

2005-06-26 Thread Tad Burnett
The shelters are full of healthy adult cats that are on death row simply because they are adults I bet if you were to save one of their lives they would be more than willing to donate some blood from time to timeCheck with your vet if a blood test for compatibility could be done before

Re: FELV and FIV cats removed from Angel Wings yesterday

2005-07-01 Thread Tad Burnett
Jenn One of my 1st FeLV cats was also flea infested, bald and anemic... She was dosed with Advantage and made a full recovery... Tad PS..I will be away for the rest of today (Friday) but will be here the rest of the weekend and I still will foster the FeLV+'s for the summer.. Tad [EMAIL

Re: Current FELV and FIV cats up for euthansia - could these be yours?

2005-07-02 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Jenn Just got home from a big family get to gether supper... And reading your message... Sounds like I would be making a number of trips to my vet...Handeling open woonds isn't my favorit thing to do but my vet is very reasonable Are these woonds from scratching themselves becouse of

Re: Current FELV and FIV cats up for euthansia - could these be yours?

2005-07-02 Thread Tad Burnett
I suppose the bottom line...Do any of these cats have sponsers that would want to help with expenses should be a consideration and on the other hand its probably just as easy to transport 4 or 6 as it is to transport only 1 Tad Tad Burnett wrote: Hi Jenn Just got home from a big

Re: Current FELV and FIV cats up for euthansia - could these be yours?

2005-07-02 Thread Tad Burnett
shake) is a good way to ask Tad Tad Burnett wrote: I suppose the bottom line...Do any of these cats have sponsers that would want to help with expenses should be a consideration and on the other hand its probably just as easy to transport 4 or 6 as it is to transport only 1 Tad

Re: Current FELV and FIV cats up for euthansia - could these be yours?

2005-07-03 Thread Tad Burnett
Are my posts getting through??? Still waiting to hear anything on the fate of the FeLV+ cats... What do you think about my "will the eat??" test as a go / nogo test for the ones selected to be transported to Vermont??? Tad Tad Burnett wrote: I think it was Mary that sa

Re: Current FELV and FIV cats up for euthansia - could these be yours?

2005-07-03 Thread Tad Burnett
through so much already that I probably would let them go if they weren't eating. tonya Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Are my posts getting through??? Still waiting to hear anything on the fate of the FeLV+ cats... What do you think about my "will the eat??" test as a go /

Re: Current FELV and FIV cats up for euthansia - could these be yours?

2005-07-03 Thread Tad Burnett
I suspect that's it...Too bad we couldn't have snagged one of them to bring them to anywhere eastern half of NY..I would meet them there...They don't do well sitting in a strange cage Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tad, Your posts are coming through...probably most are on holiday

AW Cats/ MCMINNVILLE, TN TO RAMSEY, NJ / 1 DOG / SAT 7/9

2005-07-03 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Jenn Just saw this on another list...I wonder if there would be any chance of get any of our cats on board...I could get them from NJ... Maybe our contact in Tenn knows this shelter and could orange something Tad Original Message Subject:

Re: AW Cats/ MCMINNVILLE, TN TO RAMSEY, NJ / 1 DOG / SAT 7/9

2005-07-03 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Mary I cross posted that transport message before I read Jenn's link to the pictures ... Looks like we have 8 FeLV+'sAnd from the pictures they don't look any worse than several of the stray pos's that I have here when I got them and are doing fine now... Also looks like they have

[Fwd: Re: [kittyschatterbox] Angel Wings Sanctuary Closed]

2005-07-05 Thread Tad Burnett
lly The Stray Connection Joan Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The cats at Angel Wings Sanctuary in Tenn. have been abandoned and now brought into a shelter where they are getting care temporarly...If any one has animals there and wishes to claim them or look after their future they co

Re: cats and pregnant women

2005-07-06 Thread Tad Burnett
In all fairness to the docs...Even though the risk is very very small if you should be the unlucky one out of a million it can result in very sever brain damage to your baby... Ask your doc to compare the risk with the chance of brain damage from being in a car accidentYour doc will get a

Re: [kittyschatterbox] Angel Wings Sanctuary Closed]

2005-07-08 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Sally You could consider renting a car...Last time I did it was about $100 per day with unlimited milage...No ware and tare on your car...You may break even when doing a lot of miles quickly I bet the meezer will be glad to be home Tad Sally Quillian wrote: Hi Jenn

Re: [kittyschatterbox] Angel Wings Sanctuary Closed]

2005-07-08 Thread Tad Burnett
way to go Tad Sally Quillian wrote: That's a good idea, Tad . . .I'll call and check it out . . .Thanks for the suggestion . . . Sally - Original Message - From: Tad Burnett To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, July 08, 2005 10

Re: Bottom Lip/Cherie (rugs)

2005-07-12 Thread Tad Burnett
This conversation reminds meJenn stopped by my house the other day and I didn't think anything of it at the time but I am sure she must have noticed the litter box on top of the dresser in the window... For some reason my cat with both hind legs crippled doesn't like to use a litter box on

Re: Bottom Lip/Cherie (rugs)

2005-07-12 Thread Tad Burnett
Well...I was wondering if Jenn noticed it and didn't say anything...or like me didn't think anything of it Tad TenHouseCats wrote: and your point is? hee hee On 7/12/05, Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This conversation reminds meJenn stopped by my house the other

Re: Bottom Lip/Cherie (rugs)

2005-07-12 Thread Tad Burnett
She has never known anything else...When I 1st noticed when she was a day old I worried that she would get pushed away at the milk bar...7 in the litter...But when you think about it front paws are more effective at pushing others out of her way...At he end of the 1st week she was the fattest

Re: Tad's Special Needs Cat was: Re: Bottom Lip/Cherie (rugs)

2005-07-12 Thread Tad Burnett
I have pictures of her but none that show her handicap or her in action...As Jenn said she is a big love bug and I have a lot of pictures of her sitting and posing for the camera...When she does anything its just like any cat...1..2 and its done...no time to grab the cameraIts was a long

Re: Tad's Special Needs Cat was: Re: Bottom Lip/Cherie (rugs)

2005-07-12 Thread Tad Burnett
OK..Took a bunch of brand new pictures and put them on Aforeverhome Group... http://groups.yahoo.com/group/aforeverhome/ just click join if you haven't already and go to photos... The album is Tad's siamese...Look at them all if you want and start your own album too Tad Mari

Re: Tad's Special Needs Cat was: Re: Bottom Lip/Cherie (rugs)

2005-07-13 Thread Tad Burnett
bottle baby tortie need I say more? Thanks for sharing your pictures. Now I am going to go look at your rescues and the other photos in the group. On 7/12/05, Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK..Took a bunch of brand new pictures and put them on Aforeverhome Group

Re: Bramble can't eat - ideas please

2005-08-02 Thread Tad Burnett
Actually A/D is very similar to the meat part of Liver Shake that a lot of us have usedI have found that adding a little tomato juice to A/D seems to taste extra good to a cat that is not eating well... Tad Kerry Roach wrote: I have tried clam juice on top of his favorite food as

Re: (OT) anybody know anything about PK deficiency in cats? (and calling on NE USA cat lovers)

2005-08-07 Thread Tad Burnett
But are they helping to save lives or are they protecting the breed from probably inbreed cats... Nobody will tell me anything even though I am one of the closest and from what I can tell I was one of the 1st to try to respond to Dr. Bruce...I don't know if I am reading it right but it sounds

[Fwd: [masscats] RE: bengals in VT]

2005-08-07 Thread Tad Burnett
Original Message Subject: [masscats] RE: bengals in VT Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 17:30:22 -0400 From: Gita Devi [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: [Fwd: [masscats] RE: bengals in VT]

2005-08-07 Thread Tad Burnett
mail or call. Thanks, Jessica Morris Animal Services Director Rutland County Humane Society 802-483-9171 RCHS Shelter Hours Tues-Sat 12-6 Phone: 802-483-6700 If you can help, please contact Ms. Morris. Gita Devi Tad Burnett wrote: Original Message

Re: your kitty Cloud

2005-08-29 Thread Tad Burnett
Vitamins and good food are a good place to start Hills A/D... Lisa Ward wrote: Hello, The vet said he is very anemic, no energy, does not want to eat at all today.Do you know of anything that can be done for anemia, the vet says nothing can be done? Thanking you for your

Re: Leuk Positive Cat

2005-08-29 Thread Tad Burnett
It never rains but it pours...Just a few minutes after reading Amy's message (Hi Amy...CJ is doing good..) (Jenn...CJ is the big white and black cat that you meet..) I got a message from a person in north east Mass. that already has 50 cats in her house and rescued a friendly starving young

CLS for Marie Cat

2005-09-05 Thread Tad Burnett
Sadly my Marie Cat passed away quietly last evening..9/4/2005... She was a beautiful Russian Blue... She was my first FeLV+ cat..I brought her home almost 2 years ago to the day She was thought to be near 16 years old but she was picked up as a stray and we don't know for sure.. I rescued

Re: Another emergency!! - at home oxygen tank?

2005-09-11 Thread Tad Burnett
Don't take O2 too litely...It is a fire hazard..something of the same order of putting gasoline in your car We do that every day too...Don't smoke around it...but hopefully you aren't anyway Don't leave the tent closed while the animal isn't in it to use the O2...If the concentration

Re: {OT} FELV and FIV cats removed from Angel Wings yesterday

2005-09-28 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Gary Angel Wings was a sanctuary where people sent animals that they could no longer keep for one reason or another...FeLV and FIV and others... And then they were pretty much abandoned About 100 animalsThe rescue people there did a tremendous job ay finding homes for them... There

Re: {OT} FELV and FIV cats removed from Angel Wings yesterday

2005-09-28 Thread Tad Burnett
- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Tad Burnett Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 10:14 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: {OT} FELV and FIV cats removed from Angel Wings yesterday Hi Gloria Yes..These were in Tenn. Now in Vermont

Re: {OT} FELV and FIV cats removed from Angel Wings yesterday

2005-09-28 Thread Tad Burnett
to death row, and now they're doing great. :)What a lesson. Plus your offer (I remember it), which was taken up on, was truly wonderful -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Tad Burnett Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 10:50 AM

Re: Cat lover dying, 15 cats need homes ASAP New york area

2005-10-13 Thread Tad Burnett
Happy ending...These cats have all found homes... I had offered to help with a transport to a rescue group in Mass. that would take some if they couldn't find homes in NY...I just heard that they don't need the transport Tad catatonya wrote: The person with the cats is in new york.

Re: Cat lover dying, 15 cats need homes ASAP New york area

2005-10-14 Thread Tad Burnett
this motivate me to get on it. Do you have any more details about the homes? N Tad Burnett wrote: Happy ending...These cats have all found homes... I had offered to help with a transport to a rescue group in Mass. that would take some if they couldn't find homes in NY...I just heard

Re: Wrongful death of cat

2005-10-19 Thread Tad Burnett
The 1st time I brought a rescue in that tested POS my vet said that ethically he had to advise me to PTS...I didn't say anything for a minute and he said he would give me a few minutes and walked out of the room...When he came back I said I don't think I can do that...He knew I had a number of

Re: My Calico Kitty Angels

2005-10-29 Thread Tad Burnett
I have said this before and I will say it again... Do NOT leave untested kitties at a vet without his understanding what your wishes are if they test posAnd the same for any going to a new home...PTS for a pos test is almost automatic in many places... By the number of time that I have

Annie is gone

2005-11-10 Thread Tad Burnett
Sadly I have to report another FeLV+ has passed on today... Annie was a beautiful calico with a white milk mustache... She came to live with me about a year and a half ago... She was a stray who was brought into a shelter in NJ... She had a huge gash in her side probably from a car but she was

Re: New to FeLV (wendy)

2005-11-18 Thread Tad Burnett
Correct me if I am wrong...But I believe FeLV IS contacted primarily through saliva Maybe not urine and poop In saliva it dies as soon as it becomes dry, but what if it is in poop ??? Can that be carried on a shoe ???   The best defense against the disease is to keep cats healthy,

Re: pumpkin

2005-12-02 Thread Tad Burnett
Its high fiber which is good for both...And most cats like it Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can someone remind me, is pumpkin supposed to be a laxative, or a cure for diarrhea? Some people on the Sphynx rescue list are feeding it to their cats as treats, and I'm curious as to

Re: pumpkin

2005-12-02 Thread Tad Burnett
I guess its like peat moss is for garden soilsoaks up and holds extra moisture but keeps it from drying out and turning into cement...Probably more of a preventive than a cure...Some of us old people understand about the need for fiber If the problem is a bacteria or physical problem

I Need Prayers for Callie

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
Dam this disease... We rushed my beautiful little dilute calico from AW to the vet early this morning...I found her lying on the floor this morning, cold and almost lifeless and did a terrible sick sounding cry when I picked her up...I wrapped her in a jacket and got her warmed up and she came

Re: OT - Eating disorder in cats??

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
I wonder if the ring worm could be toxic to her ??? Also I have had great success with A/D food that you get from the vet and sometime mixing a little tomato juice with it...Baby food is OK for starters if it works but it doesn't have everything that a cat needs where as the A/D is specially

Callie...Its sad news

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
She was so strong and well just yesterday morning that part of me wanted to believe that she would bounce back but when I found her this morning on the floor and she did a terrible cry when I picked her up I knew that something was terrible wrong with her... The blood test showed kidney function

Re: General Thanks and Questions

2005-12-06 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Presto I read your introduction today and it sounds like we live similar livesSomehow Marie and decided this was the way we wanted to spend our retirement years...I had 13 pos. after I brought the AW 6 home in the spring of this year..The loss of Callie brings me down to 9 now but I

Now Prayers for Buffy and Questions

2005-12-07 Thread Tad Burnett
It never rains but it poursToday Buffy is not acting herself... She also came from AW and from early records she was pulled at the same day and very similar condition...Vet recommended PTSI even wonder if they are litter mates... Any way...A trip to the vet revealed fluid in the

Re: Now Prayers for Buffy and Questions

2005-12-07 Thread Tad Burnett
Jenn...I don't knowAre you suggesting that liquid in the lung cavity is not a symptom of FeLV+ ??? My vet thinks it isHow can I tell if its FIP ??? Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I hate to even suggest such a thing, but could it be FIP Tad? Is it IN the lungs, or in the abdomen? FIP is

Re: OT: HELP: PLS PRAY for my Hannibal

2005-12-09 Thread Tad Burnett
Yes...I went through the same thing with my vet...Didn't want to sedate because of his age...But his father had the same thing years earlier and ended up with cancer in the jaw and had to be PTSI didn't want to go through that again and said I would risk it to get the bad tooth out As

Re: Now Prayers for Buffy and Questions

2005-12-09 Thread Tad Burnett
tuxedo... Very pretty boy but not happy about being inside and not very friendly...Hope we can change that... Tad Nina wrote: Tad, How is Buffy doing today? N Tad Burnett wrote: It never rains but it poursToday Buffy is not acting herself... She also came from AW and from early records

Re: Moving overseas need advice FELV cat

2005-12-20 Thread Tad Burnett
Kevin Where are you located now ?? Kevin Blaisdell wrote: Due to a change in my employment I need to move to India for approx 1yr and am having trouble figuring out what options I have for my FELV cat. It is pretty clear to me that I cannot take her with me to India and have been asking

Re: Moving overseas need advice FELV cat

2005-12-25 Thread Tad Burnett
Kevin I have a large room with currently 10 FeLV+ cats... I am at a good limit, everyone gets along well, but in a pinch I could add one more if you think she would adjust to living with 10 others... One problem I am afraid of...I have an attached breezeway and on nice days I open the door so

Re: URGENT - Federico dies Friday - FeLV+ in Albany, NY

2005-12-29 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Pam We talked about Ricky, the old Siamese a couple weeks ago... Happily I heard you found a good home for him... I also have a large room for FeLV+ cats and I would be glad to give Federico a home... Let me know if he is still available Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After

Re: URGENT - Federico dies Friday - FeLV+ in Albany, NY

2005-12-29 Thread Tad Burnett
heard anything from Kevin in Chicago so I hope that means he found a place closer...I am about 1000 miles from there... Tad MacKenzie, Kerry N. wrote: Tad, you're a treasure. Kerry -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Tad Burnett Sent

Re: URGENT - Federico dies Friday - FeLV+ in Albany, NY

2005-12-29 Thread Tad Burnett
PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Tad Burnett Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 10:14 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: URGENT - Federico dies Friday - FeLV+ in Albany, NY WOW That's about the closest yet..time wise... I made contact with Pam and she will be holding him for me

Re: OT: Dreams

2006-01-17 Thread Tad Burnett
Hi Wendy I want to tell you what works for me... It may not work for you...That will have to be your call... Get another FeLV+ kitty !!! They say getting another pet to replace a lost one doesn't work and probably won't if you are planning on it but at least 3 times in my life I have really

CLS for Orange Julius (OJ)

2006-02-03 Thread Tad Burnett
Little OJ has gone to be with his best kitty friends Winky and Callie... Those 3 seemed to be close friends when they arrived here from Angel Wings and now they are all back together at the Rainbow Bridge.. Last Tuesday (Feb. 2,2006) we took OJ to the vet... He cried when we picked him up

Re: CLS for Orange Julius (OJ)

2006-02-03 Thread Tad Burnett
I got the date wrong...It was Tuesday but that was Jan. 31, 2006... He was a very special friend and I haven't been able to put his passing in writing until now and it still was very hard Tad Tad Burnett wrote: Little OJ has gone to be with his best kitty friends Winky and Callie

Re: Bailey Update

2006-02-03 Thread Tad Burnett
Belinda I know how you are feeling...I have been reading your posts about Bailey over the past few weeks and thinking how close they were to my OJ I have been hoping for a miracle for our kitties and I am still hoping for Bailey...And hoping that someday we will find the key to beat this

Re: One last URGENT plea for help...

2006-02-05 Thread Tad Burnett
Chris I could take him but I am way up here in Vermont... Is there any way you could get him as far as Albany or NYC or New England area I know there were several rescue people from Boston Mass. area that have been back and forth and brought some back with them Don't know if there is

Re: Spayed twice - Marylyn

2006-02-11 Thread Tad Burnett
If she can't come in contact with an intact male you can wait and see if she comes in heat Tad Nina wrote: Marylyn, A neighbor of mine rescued a kitty off the street and asked me to have her spayed. Of course, she had very little money so I asked a local shelter if we could do it

CLS for Buffy

2006-02-20 Thread Tad Burnett
Sadly my Buffy cat passed away early Sunday morning... She is the 4th of the Angel Wings 6 FeLV+ to go way too soon... She was always much closer to Marie than she was to me... I guess she had not been treated well by men before coming to us.. She had always been the sickly one, not very strong

Re: CLS kids for Belinda

2006-03-04 Thread Tad Burnett
Orange Julius (OJ) Jan 31, 2006 FeLV+ Buffy Feb. 19, 2006 FeLV+ Hi Belinda Thankyou for doing the list for our lost kitties..It does help to see them remembered... And we are all keeping our paws crossed here for Bailey.. May he make a recovery and have a good

Re: Jackson Co Shelter, MI selling pets for research?

2006-03-27 Thread Tad Burnett
Why do people think research is synominus with torture... >From Hollywood science fiction movies... With the scrutiny that research places are under today I guarantee you that most animals in a research place are much happier than those in no kill shelters... Think for a minute about Angel

Re: Jackson Co Shelter, MI selling pets for research?

2006-03-27 Thread Tad Burnett
PLEASE...Some specific eye witness examples that other can visit and bring attention to the local sheriff will do . What are they testing for What treatment are they doing that is so bad compared to being kept in a small cage with no outside windows for years...(many no kill shelters)

Re: Jackson Co Shelter, MI selling pets for research?

2006-03-27 Thread Tad Burnett
the fight stands now, and who is doing what--i'm sorry to say that i have NOT kept on top of it because i can only fight so many fights at one time. but i do have local contacts with far more information and expertise than i do On 3/27/06, Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: PLEASE

Re: mixing

2006-04-25 Thread Tad Burnett
I personally don't believe there is any predictable answer... I have two mother cats who came here with kittens.. The mothers tested negative but the kittens were positive... I have vaccinated the mothers but not retested because they are here to stay anyway but they are both very healthy...

Re: Alpha interferon for Hannibal?? for URIs

2006-04-28 Thread Tad Burnett
If I understand right. Interferon is a booster for the part of the natural immune system that fights yirouses..which URI is So it will probably work well... The side effect is that the body may become dependent on the interferon to maintain normal strength... That's why the usually do a

Re: Heart Murmurs

2006-05-01 Thread Tad Burnett
I think it was Callie Cat that had a murmur when she was 1st brought in in Tenn.. When she got here 3 weeks later my vet couldn't hear a murmur with her but did hear one in Winky who was also very anemic and died in his sleep a few weeks later... When Callie crashed in just a few hours time I

Re: sedative before flying (ACE)

2006-05-11 Thread Tad Burnett
Can you let kitty spend some time in the carrier at home, in and out to get used to it... Then a couple short trips in the car and if she doesn't freak I don't think she would know the difference of going off the ground... Also if she bonds with you and knows your voice she will be comforted

Re: sedative before flying (ACE)

2006-05-11 Thread Tad Burnett
also start feeding in the carrier to get her used to feeling safe in there. Nina Tad Burnett wrote: Can you let kitty spend some time in the carrier at home, in and out to get used to it... Then a couple short trips in the car and if she doesn't freak I don't think she would know the difference

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!!

2006-05-12 Thread Tad Burnett
I bet Switters would like a young boy.. Switters is almost a year old and super active... Don't let him be euthanized... If no one else will take him and he can get to Vermont we can make space here... Tad [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Will find out location soon. This was a forward

Re: URGENT-Bert needs HELP!! GOOD NEWS!!!!!

2006-05-12 Thread Tad Burnett
Yes.. This is really good news... Maybe people are starting to realize these guys still have some good life left and the more people come on board with this the more pressure it will put on the medical people to come up with a cure... I am a little sad that Bert isn't coming here but it

  1   2   3   >