[Felvtalk] for Homie and Annie, thanks

2008-10-09 Thread dlgegg
thanks to everyone who answered my call for help. i tried locking Annie in my father/s bedroom (he passed Aug. 17). she found out how to get the door open and when i got home there she sat. she is great at opening cabinet doors and now i know all doors. it is good to know others have mixed

Re: [Felvtalk] Piggee Piggee is gone

2008-10-13 Thread dlgegg
sorry to hear about Piggee. i recently lost my Snuggles to kidney failure. he was 19, so i know how you must feel. the most important thing we can do is love them and care for them. dorlis Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Caroline I am so very sorry. Youe Piggee sounds like

Re: [Felvtalk] Help my Mickey

2008-10-13 Thread dlgegg
i know the vets have to go with what they are trained to do, but has anyone thought of holistic meds. i have done some research on this and one thing i know is using aromatic oils is tricky with cats. maleucca is especially deadly. one whiff and your cat is dead. which leads to use of

Re: [Felvtalk] felv and my other cat

2008-10-13 Thread dlgegg
Tonya, sorry took so long to respond. still trying to get things straight following father's death (he was 92 and guess i thought he would live forever) and having to put Snuggles down following a battle with kidney failure. spent 2 days at vet in incubator with oxygen and fluids, but could

Re: [Felvtalk] Lost my Jack-Jack today

2008-10-15 Thread dlgegg
so sorry to hear about JackJack. My Sahdow had a tumor on his spine that paralyzed his back legs. he was in constant pain, so i had to make that decision. it is so hard and each time i say no more pets and then another one shows up at my door. what can you do? turn them away? the love

Re: [Felvtalk] Bijou,Cody,Murdoch and London

2008-10-16 Thread dlgegg
Hi, passed the word on to my church family. praying for them now. dorlis Laurieskatz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Done -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sherry DeHaan Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008 9:05 PM To: Felvtalk;

Re: [Felvtalk] Grumpy Gus is gone

2008-10-16 Thread dlgegg
Sorry to hear about Gus, but as so many have said before, he was for the time you had him, loved and cared for. no matter how short a time we have them, they have love and know that someone cares for them. all of my cats have been abandoned. still trying to figure out how someone can just

Re: [Felvtalk] raw food diet

2008-10-17 Thread dlgegg
just found out my Annie has it in her bone marrow. asked vet if should switch food and he said that might cause more problems because it could cause stress if she does not like it. said just feed good, high quality food. dorlis Saehwa Kang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I'm new to

[Felvtalk] holistic medicine/veterinarins

2008-10-17 Thread dlgegg
Help! gave all my info to vet and need names and contact info of holistic vets that do phone consultations. got results of Annie's confirmation test and she has it in her bone marrow. vet is willing to work with holistic treatments. thanks, dorlis

Re: [Felvtalk] please post this to the mailing list

2008-10-19 Thread dlgegg
just because you currently don't have cats is no reason to opt out of membership. these are great, caring people. never know, you may again have a cat and in the meantime you may be able to offer a word of advice or comfort to someone else. dorlis [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Felvtalk] My Little Leo

2008-10-19 Thread dlgegg
i too have my grave sites. in the 28 years i have been here, i have buried 2 dogs, one a dump dog so called because he was dumped by his people and 8 cats. cats were all dumps too. they just show up and you can't turn them away. one was a feral and it took me 8 months just to scratch his

Re: [Felvtalk] chemmo for Pupa

2008-10-20 Thread dlgegg
Hello, i don't know about cats, but i had perpherial t cell lymphoma and had the same chemotherapy you mentioned plus a couple of others. none of them did anything but make my hemoglobin drop to 3.4. at the end of 2 or 3 years of chemo, stopped treatments, did no good. then a year later i

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: HEMANGIO SARCOMA

2008-10-21 Thread dlgegg
Vicki, could not find any attachments to open. did i miss something? dorlis Viky Digangi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Viky Digangi Support Enforcement Officer II Monroe Regional Office 318-362-5280 ext 297 Fax 318-362-3363 ___

Re: [Felvtalk] update on Mickey

2008-10-21 Thread dlgegg
just be sure there is no alternative. maybe chemo for a few treatments and then if too hard for Mickey, stop. i've been there last year with Shadow and Shorty. i had to put them to sleep within a month of each other. Shadow had a tumor on his spine and he was 18 years old. by the time we

Re: [Felvtalk] chemmo for Pupa

2008-10-23 Thread dlgegg
i emailed Dr. Maier and got consultation form . you could contact her at www.horizonvetserv.com. maybe she could help you find a vet in Sao Paulo. worth a try. dorlis hebert ferrarezzi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am writing to thank you all. This is really an unique and interesting

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread dlgegg
looks like we need to start an adoption group for felv cats. i just adopted 2 cats and found one is positive. i wouldn't mind taking on 2 or 3 more, but Annie is having trouble accepting just one other cat in HER home. dorlis Susan Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Looks like it.

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread dlgegg
heart attack, that is a biggy. hope you are doing better. dorlis Tad Burnett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Susan Every one has orange kitties lately... I just brought home a young orange boy a couple months ago and discovered I was having a heart attack the next morning... 4 days in

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread dlgegg
only thing about not taking in more is it is so hard to say no. you know that if you don't what will happen to them. as for taking care of ourselves, i tend to put taking care of others before me and yes, it can cause problems. i realized that when my father was so ill and i got run down,

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread dlgegg
how true! dorlis Viky Digangi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think all of us cat people are constantly trying to find homes for abandoned kitties. I have spent $215 this week on one that was dumped on me. Thank God she is healthy at least since I am the owner of an felv cat who I am

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-23 Thread dlgegg
contact Alley Cat Rescue, they have instructions for building winterized boxes so they can stay outside. they use them for wild/feral colonies to stay in after they have been caught, spayed/neutered and ear tipped for identification. then they release them where were caught. caregivers then

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-24 Thread dlgegg
Felway is good. used it when i got my 2 girls. cuts down on the hissing and slapping a bit. because Mickey is not well, check with your vet first to be sure it is okay. dorlis Viky Digangi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm not familiar with Feliway spray.If Mickey wasn't sick I would

Re: [Felvtalk] Need suggestions help for 2 yr old leuk cat

2008-10-24 Thread dlgegg
leepup with your vet, but check out holistic vets in your area. vitaminscan help build up the immune system. dorlis Claudia [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I need your help!!!  I just joined this website.  I'm so glad something like this exists as a resource for people with feline leuk

Re: [Felvtalk] New member, advice needed please!

2008-10-24 Thread dlgegg
amanda, since you are using vets, acupuncture and holistic, that is about all we can do. try praying. God can work miracles if that is in His plan. at least, He can give you the strength to get thru this. dorlis amanda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi , my kitten ' 'Tora' aged about 5

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-24 Thread dlgegg
good for them. always glad to hear another good ending for kitties. dorlis Amy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: They both got picked up today by Habitat for Cats, a no-kill rescue that does well placing cats. Now I'm just waiting to hear test results. Hope they are healthy. Amy ---

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzzy still has hemolytic anemia

2008-10-28 Thread dlgegg
hi, glad you have a vet who will listen to all suggestions. you say Buzz snuggles with you, by any chance does he prefer legs? curious. my cats have always preferred to lay on top of my ankles or between my legs. hard to get out of bed in a hurry with 2 or 3 cats laying all over you. hope

Re: [Felvtalk] RECALL - MARS Special Kitty Cat Food

2008-10-28 Thread dlgegg
do the ingredients come from China? seems like everything from there is deadly. Auzzies are complaining about fish that is turned away from here is being shipped there for sale. dorlis MaryChristine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: here i am again, your voice of doom and gloom! MC

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzzy still has hemolytic anemia

2008-10-29 Thread dlgegg
question: what is reiki? since your deck isn't nice now, what about a sunny window. Buzz could lay in your lap, soak up the sun. i know what you mean about the weather. it is getting cold here in Missouri and we have the rain, sleet, snow and hail to look forwrd to. this is the hard part

Re: [Felvtalk] tests

2008-10-29 Thread dlgegg
RE; COST AND FINANCIAL HELP in Missouri, at least in Lincoln County, we have a thing called care credit. my vet holds charges until we reach $400.00 then puts it on my account with care credit. i can take up to 1 year to pay with no interest charged unless i go past the year limit. you can

Re: [Felvtalk] Stray Kitty I took in tests positive

2008-10-30 Thread dlgegg
when you get info on these courses, let me know, would like to try them myself. only was to arm yourself is to learn what you are up against. dorlis MaryChristine [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i just reread this--a bone marrow BIOPSY?? and actually, i'd like to see where something has

Re: [Felvtalk] seeking home for adult feluk positive

2008-10-30 Thread dlgegg
THAT IS SOMETHING THAT WORRIES ME. WHAT IF SUDDENLY CANNOT CARE FOR MY CATS OR I DIE, WHAT HAPPENS TO THEM? WORKING ON FINDING SOMEONE NOW SO THEY CAN BE TAKEN CARE OF. DORLIS catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm glad you're all right Tad. I've started saying no too. If something

Re: [Felvtalk] Seeking homes for cats after death

2008-11-01 Thread dlgegg
that is my problem, rural area about 2hrs drive from St. Louis, with no no kill sanctuary. i don't know about your area, but around here, a bullet is cheaper and easier than dealing with the animal is the general opinion. they all think i am nuts for taking in stray cats and dogs. ly take

Re: [Felvtalk] Essential oil for calming cats

2008-11-01 Thread dlgegg
hi, the aspca has some good information on essential oils and cats. their physiology is different form all others and they are extremely sensitive, especially tea tree oil. i have been trying to get defining research on the subject for a few years now. so far, aspca has best answer. dorlis

Re: [Felvtalk] Essential oil for calming cats

2008-11-01 Thread dlgegg
i would not even diffuse oils in a room where my cats spend time. i used to a diffuser for myself, but stopped it. i put oils on myself, but am careful that the cats don't lick or sniff at it. just too risky. my chiropractor uses oils all the time on her Tennessee Walkers, but not cats.

Re: [Felvtalk] Essential oil for calming cats

2008-11-01 Thread dlgegg
no, hydrosols are just as bad. see aspca info on that dorlis MacKenzie wrote: Thanks Sharyl-- I think I'll disregard oils and look at hydrosols instead. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Sharyl Sent: Friday, October 31, 2008

Re: [Felvtalk] Murdoch,Cody,Bijou and London

2008-11-03 Thread dlgegg
Hi, delay understood. our babies all come first. glad they are better. dorlis Sherry DeHaan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all,as you remember I sent out a prayer and good thought request for these babies.Well I am happy to report that all four seem to be doing very good right now.Bijou

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-sneaker fip?

2008-11-03 Thread dlgegg
no, not paranoid. i at least call my vet when i notice something new and in this case, would probably take him in just to be sure. better to go in and catch something in early stages than wait. so people think you are nuts, that is their problem. dorlis catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-sneaker fip?

2008-11-03 Thread dlgegg
i don't know if they have something like this for the antibiotics he is getting, but my vet gave Annie an injection that lasts for 2 weeks. she also is difficult to pill, give liquids and is super good at hiding. she can get lost in our house very easy. my Snuggles also hated pills, liquids,

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-sneaker fip?

2008-11-03 Thread dlgegg
sounds like he is Snuggles reincarnated. good luck with him. will pray for you both, YOU will need it. dorlis catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It doesn't feel like it's fluid. It doesn't sound like there's any fluid when he listened to his chest the last time. (I was thinking

Re: [Felvtalk] fungal infections? and What to feed?

2008-11-07 Thread dlgegg
that is what Snuggles did just before he passed. he had kidney failure. just in case, might want vet to check for it. dorlis amanda [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone know if this is fungal infection? My cat after eating seems to be licking his mouth as if he has a bad taste and

Re: [Felvtalk] Romeo is gone....

2008-11-10 Thread dlgegg
i know how you felt, you want to keep them just a little longer, but as you said, you look into their eyes and realize that it would be selfish of you to make them stay. for their sake you have to make that decision. i have done it 3 times in the last 2 yrs and it was just as hard each time.

[Felvtalk] felv kitties and their people

2008-11-10 Thread dlgegg
i think the best part of this group is everyone is so loving and caring. it really does help to know there is someone out there who understands and shares your love for our babies. grief is a little easier to bear when you can share it with someone. thank all of you for being there for

Re: [Felvtalk] Buzz is gone

2008-11-22 Thread dlgegg
have to keep the kleenix handy on this site.i thank God that my Annie si so far free from any symptoms. she is sleek and shiny and drives Homie crazy. gets on my nerves sometimes, but would rather have that than to not have her. Dorlis Sue Frank Koren [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] After Dental extraction - what to feed

2008-11-22 Thread dlgegg
hate to sound dumb, but here goes - what is kmr? dorlis Pat Kachur [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I agree with Chrisanything at all that she will eat. Have you tried Prescription Diet AD? I know that you have already tried baby food--but didn't say what flavor. I have found that ham

Re: [Felvtalk] After Dental extraction - what to feed

2008-11-25 Thread dlgegg
thanks for that info. not too good on abreviations. i got some of this for Homie because she is always trying to drink my glass of milk, almost knocked it over one day. she likes and now when i have a glass of milk, she has her milk. dorlis Pat Kachur [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is

Re: [Felvtalk] After Dental extraction - what to feed

2008-11-25 Thread dlgegg
i have used that many a time. at least they get some nutrition from it even if they don't eat the meat. dorlis SALLY NORDSTROM [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have had success mixing a can of tuna with a can of water, then they can lap it up. Yes we can! - Barack Obama   Sally  

Re: [Felvtalk] Donations

2008-11-25 Thread dlgegg
good idea. Jane Lyons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One thought Sue..the person who runs this list (James) has financed it pretty much on his own for several years. When he had difficulty with the servers and was able to get things back on line he mentioned that he would appreciate

Re: [Felvtalk] Donations

2008-11-25 Thread dlgegg
all the what if's can torment almost more than their dying. like you said, it never goes away, just is less painful. hopefully, some day they will find a cure for this and other horrible diseases. dorlis Lynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Sue, I am so sorry for your sadness but I

Re: [Felvtalk] LTCI Response

2008-12-01 Thread dlgegg
Kelly, it is the chat that makes it worth while if you have a positive cat , even if just curious, can learn a lot. dorlis Kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, How do i get off of this list? i thought i signed up for a newsleltter, not all the online chat conversations. :)   Any

Re: [Felvtalk] Lyphoma treatment options

2008-12-01 Thread dlgegg
Amanda, don't be too scared, i had perpherial t cell lymphoma in 2000 and they told me 3 months. went thru all chemos you listed and none worked. then tried Gemsar. it idin't work either and then i went into remission all on my own. been there for 5 years now. try prayer, it really does

Re: [Felvtalk] After Dental extraction - what to feed

2008-12-01 Thread dlgegg
when it comes to keeping track of blood/urine, i found a great litter box that makes it easy to check for this. it comes in 3 pieces. top which has safflower seed in it (like you feed the birds). the urine drains thru a 2nd layer which is slanted all sides to a hole where it drains into a

Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: Re: High Fever

2008-12-01 Thread dlgegg
how do i check archives? dorlis. Kerry Roach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- On Sun, 11/23/08, Kerry Roach [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Kerry Roach [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: High Fever To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Sunday, November 23, 2008, 4:23 AM Hi, I

[Felvtalk] pumpkin and yogurt

2008-12-01 Thread dlgegg
on 23rd i had a bout of diahrrea and vomitting. guess what? pumpkin and yogurt works on us too! was a rocky 12 hrs before could keep something down, but when things slowed down, tried it and it did the trick. dorlis ___ Felvtalk mailing list

[Felvtalk] Fwd: FW: Eagles, Communication, Love and Beyond

2008-12-08 Thread dlgegg
thought all of you would appreciate this story. dorlis From: Eileen Bone [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: ann walker [EMAIL PROTECTED], Carolyn Smotherman -Stichnote [EMAIL PROTECTED], Darlene Smith Whitson [EMAIL PROTECTED], Dorlis Rose [EMAIL PROTECTED], Ellyn Parker-Neal [EMAIL

Re: [Felvtalk] So now what?

2008-12-09 Thread dlgegg
sorry i am so late with my word of advice - been dealing with stomach flu and sinus infections of my own. keep your baby and don't lock him away from the others. it is too hard on them all. if you reduce stress, feed good quality food and pick up on anything new that could mean a problem and

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re: keeping them healthy

2008-12-09 Thread dlgegg
just saw article in AARP magazine about a new germ that only Clorox can kill it. it is popping up in hospitals all over. said that if go to hospital, make sure all coming into your room wash hands throughly with lots of soap and water. also bed rails, etc should all be washed down. seems

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: FW: Eagles, Communication, Love and Beyond

2008-12-09 Thread dlgegg
hey! i keep the Kleenix company in business. now if you want some more tears, join up on [EMAIL PROTECTED] dorlis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: thought all of you would appreciate this story. dorlis From: Eileen Bone [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: ann walker [EMAIL PROTECTED], Carolyn Smotherman

Re: [Felvtalk] B. B. died - please add to the Candlelight service (do we still have one?)

2008-12-09 Thread dlgegg
i am so sorry to hear about B.B.. at least he went suddenly. it saved him a lot of suffering. doesn't make it any easier for you though. if we can give these blessed creatures even 1 day of love and comfort, it is worth it. they don't ask us for any more than love and that is one thing we

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re: keeping them healthy

2008-12-11 Thread dlgegg
yes it is. story was about Grace Voros, 85 who took a minor fall. went to hospital for x-ray. no broken bones, but contracted c. diff and died. article was in aarp bulletin for november 2008. if someone will tell me how to copy article and attach to email, will do. dorlis catatonya

[Felvtalk] felv pos, neg and 2 alpha females

2008-12-14 Thread dlgegg
i have 1 pos (Annie who is an alpha type), Homey wo is felv neg, and 2 new girls Homey 2 and Casey who are both neg. big problem is that Casey is also an alpha so Annie is now experiencing some of the bullying that she has been visiting on Homey. Homey is now #3 in pecking order and poor

Re: [Felvtalk] Sick FelV kitten

2008-12-17 Thread dlgegg
Lorrie, this happened to my Shadow (felv neg) and we took him to Missouri University at Columbia. they did a n and found a tumor on his spine. he was 18 and in severe pain, so i couldn't justify keeping him alinve and in pain so put to sleep. have your vet check for tumors, since he is

Re: [Felvtalk] General didn't eat breakfast (catatonya)

2008-12-22 Thread dlgegg
Mackeral is even better when it comes to stinky. my boys always preferred it over tuna. dorlis nancy denison nancydeni...@fpunet.com wrote: I had a problem getting my cat to eat when she was sick. My vet said to try canned salmon or tuna. She said the stinkier the better because it

Re: [Felvtalk] General didn't eat breakfast

2008-12-22 Thread dlgegg
re: kids and food. Lane slipped on a pea once and fell. never has eaten them since. dorlis Cougar Clan maima...@duo-county.com wrote: It sounds like he is a cat. You might consider lean chicken for a snack. That might tempt him. On Dec 22, 2008, at 8:30 AM, souther...@aol.com

Re: [Felvtalk] felv pos, neg and 2 alpha females

2008-12-27 Thread dlgegg
i took the advise about a cat tree and ordered one from Foster and Smith. have gotten things from them before and they really do stand up to big cats. this is for Annie so she can get away. plan to put it by window so she can be safe ans still see thebirds and squirels outside. thank God we

Re: [Felvtalk] Homemade Kitty Treats

2008-12-27 Thread dlgegg
Dr. Pitcarin's book has some recipes for treats and food. dorlis grote Sue Frank Koren fs...@roadrunner.com wrote: Dawn, Darn! When I saw the subject line I thought YOU had the recipe. : ) Merry Christmas to everyone on this list, or Happy Holidays or whatever. Hope EVERYONE

Re: [Felvtalk] my cat died age 7, have anorther FeLV cat, please advise, (long)

2008-12-28 Thread dlgegg
Hello Amanda i don't think you could have done anything more for Chan. i had lymphoma and it is a fast acting, vicious disease. even human doctors don't know much about it. when i got it in 2000, there were only 2 known chemos that worked sometimes. i went thru both of them and when they

Re: [Felvtalk] Assist Feeding vs Force Feeding

2008-12-29 Thread dlgegg
Lorrie, you say he won't eat unless you sit with him and give him small bits of food. could it be that he likes the attention and doing tihs gets him even more? he doesn't feel good and wants mommy to give him comfort and attention. animals are like children, they know what buttons to push.

Re: [Felvtalk] Tweezer sneezing blood

2008-12-30 Thread dlgegg
Sally, where do you get Lysine in gel form? from vet or health fodd store? i don't need it now, but would like to be prepared if and when i do. dorlis SALLY NORDSTROM ms...@sbcglobal.net wrote: My vet gave my Lysine in a gel form. I put a little bit on their paws and they lick it

Re: [Felvtalk] Sidney, How is General?

2009-01-01 Thread dlgegg
i ordered a new food, Serengeti from Timberwolf. all organic, says closer to natural wild cat food, no dyes, etc. can reach at www.timberwolforganics.com. i got a small bag to see how my girls and boy liked it. when i cut it open, they almost pulled the bag out of my hand and have been

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2009-01-06 Thread dlgegg
another thing you have to watch for is SALT. human foods are loaded with it and it does not do the kidneys any good. that is why i cook most of my own food these days, i control what goes into it. dorlis Chris ti...@mindspring.com wrote: Ingredients off web site Chicken Breast Meat,

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2009-01-06 Thread dlgegg
another thing you have to watch for is SALT. human foods are loaded with it and it does not do the kidneys any good. that is why i cook most of my own food these days, i control what goes into it. dorlis Chris ti...@mindspring.com wrote: Ingredients off web site Chicken Breast Meat,

Re: [Felvtalk] General ~ tysons canned chicken breast nutrition facts

2009-01-06 Thread dlgegg
i think everyone makes that mistake at least once. we think that if it is safe for us, it should be safe for our babies, so don't put yourself down too much. we all learn as we go. personally, i am keeping a notebook on these emails so i will have to use as a refernece. i have learned so

[Felvtalk] Fwd: Your Inquiry on Beechnut.com/mh102079

2009-01-09 Thread dlgegg
FYI for all needing to assist feed their bbies. sorry, LIL bIT JUST JOINED ME. DORLIS From: mary...@beechnut.com Subject: Your Inquiry on Beechnut.com/mh102079 To: dlg...@windstream.net Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 12:13:57 -0500 Dear Ms. Grote, Thank you for contacting Beech-Nut. You will

[Felvtalk] Fwd: Fw: You are a good friend

2009-01-19 Thread dlgegg
this sort of sums up why we take in our babies in need. dorlis Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 13:07:39 -0800 (PST) From: ruth neal joyjoyjoyr...@yahoo.com Subject: Fw: You are a good friend To: Brenda Akers brendajak...@aol.com --- On Fri, 11/21/08, JOYCE BROWN joybrown1...@sbcglobal.net

Re: [Felvtalk] General seems to have a fever

2009-01-23 Thread dlgegg
right. when you explain to companies why you are asking, they (most anyway) are happy to help you with all information needed. as long as you are not implying that their product is defective in any way. since we have a special need, it helps get info. dorlis Belinda Sauro

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Puppy Mills in WA.

2009-01-23 Thread dlgegg
i have been unable to get to computer for a while so please forgive my tardiness in some of my answers. dorlis RE: puppy mills, i too believe that these people should be shot or better yet, made to live in same conditions they made these animals live in. another problem with these people is

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: Puppy Mills in WA.

2009-01-23 Thread dlgegg
all we or anyone can do is keep reporting and try to find an official who will forget his pocketbook and do what is right. dorlis tatorb...@aol.com wrote: Thanks Diane, I've had numerous phone calls and emails pertaining to this. All asking me if I seen the national news. In which

Re: [Felvtalk] (Fwd) Blood transfusion on Felv+ cat

2009-01-23 Thread dlgegg
transfusions work and they don't work. when my red count got to 3.4, the doctor ordered transfusions in addition to procrit. they did not work because the Gemzar was wiping out my bone marrow and it could not produce cells faster than the Gemzar was killing them off. the only solution was to

Re: [Felvtalk] (Fwd) Blood transfusion on Felv+ cat

2009-01-23 Thread dlgegg
hi, i think that would be the way i would go. sometimes, we want to do all we can for them and all we are really doing is causing more suffering. have 5 new babies (that is all i can afford financially and physically to support), 1 felv+. so far, all is well, Annie shows no signs of

Re: [Felvtalk] Thanks

2009-01-23 Thread dlgegg
i am printing them and starting a notebook since i know i can never remember all this. dorlis Graca Azevedo mg4...@yahoo.com.br wrote: Dear All,   I thank you all for the existence of this group and specially to Gloria, Heather, Jenny and Sally for answering my questions.  Now, I have to

[Felvtalk] Fwd: FW: Warning from Police

2009-01-27 Thread dlgegg
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2009 15:10:26 -0800 (PST) From: ruth neal joyjoyjoyr...@yahoo.com Subject: FW: Warning from Police To: Brenda Akers brendajak...@aol.com 'WARNING FROM POLICE THIS APPLIES TO BOTH WOMEN AND MEN BEWARE OF PAPER ON THE BACK WINDOW

[Felvtalk] locking your car safely

2009-01-27 Thread dlgegg
just got warning from friend. when locking your car at shopping centers, stores, etc, don't use your remote. thieves can pick up your code from transmitter to receiver and when you go into store, they open your car and steal it. instead, use the lock button on the door.

Re: [Felvtalk] For those who were interested in helping us help Tofu

2009-01-28 Thread dlgegg
RE: money for IFA, do you have Care Credit? we have here in Mo and it is great! the vet keeps adding on charges until reaches $300.00 minimum charge. then sends into Care Credit and they bill you small amount each month. you have 12 months to pay off without interest. i found out about

Re: [Felvtalk] 2 FELV+ cats for adoption Angel and Gracia

2009-01-31 Thread dlgegg
Karen, as long as you keep the neg's vacinated you should not have a problem. i have 1 pos and 4 neg's. my vet said just watch for any changes in pos cat so things don't go too far. he also said that as long as she isn't stressed, has good food, she might be able to live 10 or more years.

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk] testing the list

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
been a while since i logged in, but best way for more people to be educated is to tell everyone about this site. i talked to someone in Canada a week or so ago and got her hooked on it. dorlis nancy denison nancydeni...@fpunet.com wrote: Taz and I are still here. I look forward to this

Re: [Felvtalk] testing the list

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
never know when a felv baby will find you. you will be ready for them. dorlis Kat kathryn.mund...@baesystems.com wrote: Hi James, I'm still here too - even though I don't have any FeLV+ kitties anymore. So I just lurk for the most part these days. Kat (Mew Jersey) On Tue, 3 Feb

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

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
sorry to be late with this, been a while since i logged in. my Annie was diagnosed felv + at age 4 when i got her. her owner was dying with liver cancer and could not keep her. if the right home could not be found, she wanted put to sleep. she spent 21 days locked in her owners trailer

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

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
missed one of your questions - i feed Hills science diet, a mix of adult hairball and the new one feeline natural best ocean fish. is use revolution for fleas and ticks because it also takes out heartworm which is a growing problem around here, probably because we have had a flood here at

Re: [Felvtalk] Juno Please add to the CLS :(

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
i am sorry to hear about Juno, it is so hard to loose one you have grown to love. it only takes a day or two to loose your heart to them. however long she had with you, her life was better for having you. dorlis Sue Frank Koren fs...@roadrunner.com wrote: Sherry, I am so sorry to hear

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

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
don't be sorry, you are caring for her and she knows that and the vet and techs care for her. she may not like to be seperated from you, but she is still better off than she would be otherwise. dorlis nancy denison nancydeni...@fpunet.com wrote: I have seven cats, the youngest being Taz

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

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
last time, promise. have you tried mackeral, all of my cats past and present love it. it is stinkier than salmon. we like stinky food. dorlis nancy denison nancydeni...@fpunet.com wrote: I have seven cats, the youngest being Taz was diagnosed with FeLv when she started getting sick

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

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
Hi, have you tried mackeral? it is so smelly that you might fool him. General like my Bob, never met a person he did not like. likes to sleep draped over my neck. dorlis souther...@aol.com wrote: AT WHAT AGE DID YOUR CAT BECOME FeLV POSITIVE? WHAT TREATMENTS DID YOU DO/ARE

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

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
on the L-Lysine, my vet ordered an oral paste for me. no one is sick right now, but i give it as a preventative. name is Enisyl-F, made by Vetoquinol in Canada. each ml contains 250mgof L Lysine HCL in a bse of purified water, sorbitol, cod liver oil, zanthan gum, tuna flavor, soy lecithin,

Re: [Felvtalk] FELV Survey Answers and a question

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
laurie, maybe she is an alpha and you are not doing what she wants so she teaches you a lesson? sometimes, Annie will act like this. wish i could get inside their heads and then i could solve the problem. we need a Caesar for cats i think. dorlis Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
i agree with the others, sounds like thyroid. my Shalimar had hyper thyroid and she did the same thing. she also had a habit o spitting out the pills for it . had to give them, did radio active iodine which makes it necessary to supplement the thyroid. got so i had to hold her and rub down

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine as a supplement

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
you used my favorite word, ammeliorating. first job i had as secretary, my boss dictated a letter and he held the mic so close to his mustache, that i wasn't sure where to look in the dictionary to find it. i have never forgotten this word. dorlis patricia.a.elk...@gsk.com wrote: My

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
i think you owe it to others who adopt from this shelter and the shelter itself to tell them about this. maybe they don't realize that they should test all cat coming to them and maybe they are staffed by volunteers and don't have enough people to get everything done. hopefully, when you tell

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
my Lil Bit came from a rescue shelter. she is not pos, but she did have a persistant upper respiratory infection. when first antibiotic did not work i asked the vet to do a culture (saw that on elvtalk) and then she found out exactly which antibiotic Lil Bit needed . gave it to her and it

Re: [Felvtalk] PCR test reliability

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
re: vets. how true. i feel i am lucky that my vet has an open mind and if i tell him about something i have read about, he asks for a copy if it is something he is unaware of. i also put him onto this site and he is now a fan. great to have a vet who admits he doesn't know everything and is

Re: [Felvtalk] Felvtalk Digest, Vol 8, Issue 7

2009-03-06 Thread dlgegg
retest her. my vet and i agree that since Annie has a secure home now and is over the trauma of loosing her person that she might not be pos after all. since she was not pos before all this, it could just be that the trauma lowered her defences temporarily and now she is in a stable

Re: [Felvtalk] Hurts to say no.

2009-03-10 Thread dlgegg
we need to get the word out to others that these babies deserve a chance and it is okay to keep them with neg cats. maybe we could come up with stories for newspapers, etc. if we keep telling everyone we meet, maybe we can eventually get through to them. dorlis Jane Lyons

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