Re: Melina Please add to the CLS :(

2008-07-05 Thread expressprintkm
I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Melina. I am new to this site and really know nothing of this terrible disease. I have recently (just bringing him home from the vets today) adopted the sweetest little boy who sadly has this virus. He showed up a few days ago as a stray. My husband

Re: Welcome, Kathryn

2008-07-05 Thread expressprintkm
Thank you all for the information. Right now he does have an eye infection and a little upper respiratory issue that we are dealing with . We don't know if it's the disease or if it's just from being neglected.? He really loves to sit on my lap and be petted and seems to be pretty relaxed. He

Re: Smokey update

2008-07-07 Thread expressprintkm
Hi Everyone, I had a real scare with Smokey over the weekend. I thought I was loosing him and I didn't even know if an emergency vet would treat him because of his disease. Do they?The good news is that I didn't need to find out, he's snapped out of it. I've been treating him for an upper

Re: Welcome, Kathryn

2008-07-07 Thread expressprintkm
Thank you for the information. I am taking Smokey back to the vet on Wednesday. I will ask about a herpes virus. It does appear that with the eye ointment I've been giving him he's getting better. I love to hear about these guys that are six and seven years old. It gives me hope. It really is

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

2008-07-15 Thread expressprintkm
I am so sorry to have to write this. We lost our sweet little Smokey cat. When I took him to my vet before we left on vacation she told us that the sores in his mouth were caused from the virus and that he was suffering. She said? there wasn't anything that could be done. I just couldn't

Re: [Felvtalk] New love at Sids

2008-07-16 Thread expressprintkm
I think it's wonderful that you are taking another little kitty. I really hope that you have years together. Kathryn alk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 8:11 am Subject: [Felvtalk] New love at Sids As you all know I have loved and losy many precious babies from

Re: [Felvtalk] crf-Belinda

2008-07-17 Thread expressprintkm
Not sure about cosequin for cats, but it's been around for years helping horses. It's one of the most popular supplements for horses out there.? I use Recover EQ for my horses because they have other issues, but many of my horse friends have used?cosequin for years and swear by it. Kathryn

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

2008-07-17 Thread expressprintkm
Thank you everyone for your kind words regarding Smokey. At least I know the sweet little guy is not suffering. Just about everytime I?think about me cleaning his mouth it? makes me cry a little, even right now. I'm way to soft were animals are concerned. I even worry about my pet squirrel,

Re: [Felvtalk] Sweet Buzz

2008-08-05 Thread expressprintkm
I am very? happy to hear that Buzz is going to be okay. It's great when there is good news. Kathryn -Original Message- From: Sue Koren [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FeLV Talk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 10:20 am Subject: [Felvtalk] Sweet Buzz Hi Judie, I just wanted to

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about a new kitty

2009-06-18 Thread expressprintkm
Hi Folks: You all were such a big help to me last summer when we rescued a little cat who was diagnosed with feline leukemia. Sadly, we lost little Smokey but?my husband?is now in the process of trying to tame and catch?a wild little kitten that is on?his job. He's?eating the?food he gives

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about a new kitty

2009-06-18 Thread expressprintkm
Thanks for the information, I'll check out the website. I appreciate everything you guys do to help out these cats. It's really wonderful. Kathryn -Original Message- From: Debbie Harrison dlh1...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thu, Jun 18, 2009 11:12 am Subject: Re:

Re: [Felvtalk] We caught the kitten

2009-07-02 Thread expressprintkm
Hi, folks: I emailed last week or so about a little stray kitten that we were trying to catch. We caught the kitten yesterday and he's currently being checked out at the vet. I am hoping and praying he's healthy.? He is not a feral kitty. He is about ten weeks and just as cute and sweet as can

Re: [Felvtalk] good news about the kitten

2009-07-02 Thread expressprintkm
I am very happy to report that the rescued kitten does not have feline leukemia. He's just been neutered and given all his shots. He?will be able to come home tomorrow. Other then worms and fleas, the vet thinks he's in good health.? Kathryn -Original Message- From:

Re: [Felvtalk] good news about the kitten

2009-07-02 Thread expressprintkm
Thank you all for?the information. You guys are really the best. If I have any further questions, I'll be sure to ask. I've never actually dealt with a frightened kitten but?I hope I will figure things out.?I will start by getting him his own crate which will be placed in a quite room away from

Re: [Felvtalk] How easy is it for a cat to get feline leukemia?

2009-07-04 Thread expressprintkm
Hi, everyone: I have an odd question. How easy is it for my new kitten to get feline leukemia.? Is it only transmitted through other cats or can it be transmitted through something the sick?kitty touched? It's been a year since we?lost Smokey.?I'm?probably being silly, but the kitten is in the

Re: [Felvtalk] How easy is it for a cat to get feline leukemia?

2009-07-04 Thread expressprintkm
Thank you all for the information. I was really worried about it. I can now put it to rest. The kitty is doing well though he's hiding under a chair and only comes out to eat and drink. Of course, he's using his cat box. He is so cute and purrs when we scratch under his chin even though he is