Determing the stages of FeLV

2005-09-24 Thread gary
Hello All, First, my heart goes out to those whose little ones recently passed. I am new to the list and new to dealing with FeLV, I now have 3 fosters that have tested positive. Fortunately, no are sick at this time. I was wondering how you determine what stage of FeLV they are in? Gary

Re: Home Testing

2005-09-25 Thread gary
Unless there is one they claim can be done without a blood draw I would think it is the same as the vet uses and all you need for that is the snap test kit and a blood draw. The snap tests aren't by Rx so I believe you can buy them from a vet supply place. The needles for blood draw might

FeLV diet

2005-09-25 Thread gary
Does anyone have any recommandations for a commercially available food? Gary

Re: Kittypoo

2005-10-02 Thread gary
there, you might try getting some Bach Flower remedy call Rescue Remedy (available at many health food stores) and put a few drops in her water. Taking it directly is unpleasant for cats as it is alcohol based. Gary - Original Message - From: Lohna Esteb [EMAIL PROTECTED

wormers

2005-10-07 Thread gary
. Gary

Re: wormers

2005-10-07 Thread gary
the product. Just can't get a break. Gary - Original Message - From: TenHouseCats To: FeLVTalk Sent: Friday, October 07, 2005 3:40 PM Subject: Fwd: wormers hee hee--i've removed the identifying info to protect the innocent, but here's the response i got i know

Re: Kittens tested positive

2005-10-14 Thread gary
. They don't develop their own antibodies until they are about 6 months old. FIV is much less contagious than FeLV and the most common means of transmission is by bite wounds and not by sharing dishes, etc. Gary - Original Message - From: Tad Burnett To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: Sorry Guys, just can't help myself :)

2005-10-15 Thread gary
for them to develop their own antibodies if they really have FIV. Testing much before 6 months cannot show a true positive. I think it was a report from Cornell University that said the passing of FIV from mother to kittens was rare and that FIV is almost always passed by a bit wound. Gary

Re: felv-fiv slight positive 3 week old kittens

2005-10-15 Thread gary
it to kittens that young. If someone else on the list knowsif it's ok to give it to them I would be interested just for my own future reference. Gary - Original Message - From: Lori To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 2:48 PM Subject: felv-fiv

Re: I have a sick kitty, help...Immuno-regulin

2005-10-15 Thread gary
Some people write a 4 in roman numerals as instead of IV. The notation might then mean a murmur rated at 4 to 5 and that would be a fairly serious one as 5 is the worst. I have no idea why anyone would write this in roman numerals, if that is what this means - Original Message

Re: Wrongful death of cat

2005-10-19 Thread gary
information. I emailed the executive director and voiced my opinion of this type of action, so far, no reply. Gary - Original Message - From: maimaipg [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 9:20 AM Subject: Re: Wrongful death of cat The way I

A few questions

2005-10-21 Thread gary
young kittens? Thanks, Gary

Re: herbs in powder form

2005-10-24 Thread gary
Try www.betterlife.com they have powdered sodium ascorbate (Vc) and lysine,pretty good prices too. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 7:37 PM Subject: herbs in powder form Hey I

Importation of drugs

2005-11-01 Thread gary
a 3 month supply for your personal use but I assume this requires you to fill out paperwork about your condition, etc., and probably a Rx. Gary

Re: Importation of drugs

2005-11-01 Thread gary
a broad spectrum antibiotic. It also had a positive effect on lymphocyte depletion which recombinant interferon does not. I could attach a copy of if the list allows attachments (176kb pdf file) or I could send it to you directly if you are interested. Gary - Original Message - From

Re: Importation of drugs

2005-11-01 Thread gary
'Glenda, I don't know how much Interferon Omega costs but the natural interferon I got the pricing on (Multiferon manufactured by Veragin) works out to $70 for a 3 million unit vial and if my math is correct that should make 100,000 30 unit doses. That is enough for 274 cats for a year if

Re: Importation of drugs

2005-11-02 Thread gary
would guess the procedure would be the same for importing the natural human interferon for animal use. Gary - Original Message - From: wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 1:47 PM Subject: Re: Importation of drugs Gary, Thanks

Re: Importation of drugs

2005-11-02 Thread gary
you import Multiferon for personal (on yourself) use but he says he has no information about the FDA regs for importing for use on animals. That is all the info I have except the pricing which was $350 for a box of 5 vials with 3 million units each. That's enough to do about 1500 cats for a y

Re: Importation of drugs

2005-11-02 Thread gary
what their website said. Gary - Original Message - From: Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2005 11:47 AM Subject: Re: Importation of drugs Gary, The reason importing the Feline Interferon Omega is such a hassle is because it's

Re: Importation of drugs

2005-11-02 Thread gary
Oops, the contacts name is CRAIG Olson, not Craif - fat fingered the wrong key. - Original Message - From: gary To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2005 9:40 AM Subject: Re: Importation of drugs Hi Nina, The interferon I'm

Re: Importation of drugs

2005-11-09 Thread gary
Nina, Have you heard anything from your Internist's office about importing Multiferon? Thanks, Gary - Original Message - From: Nina To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 12:35 PM Subject: Re: Importation of drugs Hi Gary,My

Re: Gary and Multiferon

2005-11-16 Thread gary
than enough to do many more cats for a year than any of us have. Thanks, Gary - Original Message - From: Nina [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 11:27 AM Subject: Gary and Multiferon Hi Gary, You still out there? I haven't seen

bloody nose

2005-11-18 Thread gary
is very nervous about it. Made the mistake once of moving to quickly when I picked him up. He is not aggresive and has never tried to bite but I don't think an exam would be casual. Unlike his sister, Sweet Pea, who is just that. Gary

Re: Test Results

2005-11-25 Thread gary
I think this site may be helpful in reading test results. http://home.gci.net/~divs/disease/lab_tests.html Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, November 25, 2005 3:30 AM Subject: Test Results I have never gone into blood

Re: Test Results

2005-11-25 Thread gary
Here are a couple of more links on tests. http://www.thepetcenter.com/pha/cp.html http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?cls=0cat=1474articleid=989 Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, November 25, 2005 3:30 AM Subject

Re: Blind Kitten at Coweta/Newnan Shelter-here is the latest I have

2005-12-10 Thread gary
the floor. I'd say there isn't much see can't do except see. Gary - Original Message - From: catatonya To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, December 10, 2005 10:43 AM Subject: FYI: Blind Kitten at Coweta/Newnan Shelter-here is the latest I have cpqcpq6

Re: I have a cat with FIV

2005-12-21 Thread gary
If a cat has had the vaccine it will test positive for FIV. I'm trying to remember if there is a test that can tell the difference, if there is one, it is not any of the regular tests. Gary - Original Message - From: erin moody To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

litter question

2005-12-23 Thread gary
it was by Dr. Dianne Addie but I don't see it on her web site, has anyone seen this article? Gary

Re: litter question

2005-12-23 Thread gary
Kat, The table on Dr. Addie's site is the one I was looking for although I would have sworn the one I saw was a much fancier version of that one. Thanks very much for the info. Gary - Original Message - From: Kat [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday

Re: Ewok update!

2005-12-30 Thread gary
They are the same drug, Lomustine. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 1:33 PM Subject: Re: Ewok update! Jen, I am so glad he is doing well! Dex is really an amazing drug

Re: opinion?

2006-01-01 Thread gary
, how does that square with infected cats dying in a few months? Gary - Original Message - From: janine paton [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 9:50 PM Subject: opinion? http://critteradvocacy.org/content/view/35/75/ Hopefully this link

Re: Need advice on trapping sick feral

2006-01-11 Thread gary
or carrier. Hope you have a vet that is willing to treat him. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 9:40 AM Subject: Need advice on trapping sick feral Hi. My mom has been feeding

Re: FeLV + test results

2006-02-18 Thread gary
common strain of FIV in the US. Gary. - Original Message - From: Karolyn Lount [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL

Re: Feliway cost?!

2006-03-16 Thread gary
You can find both at many places online, I think I bought mine (the diffusser) from http://biovets.com for 29.95 minus a 10% discount if you use the code VET10 when you check out. There may be places a dollar or 2 cheaper on the net, be sure to check on what they charge for shipping. Gary

Transportation question

2006-04-17 Thread gary
and you can't fly animals without one. Gary

Re: Transportation question

2006-04-18 Thread gary
Is Tucson FeLV+? I have 2 cats who are positive and the certificate I got for our dog so we could take her on vacation (flying and they never asked for it) states that she is free of contagious and infectious diseases, can't see how you could get one for a FeLV+ or FIV+ cat. Gary

Re: hemobartonella question, from another list

2006-04-19 Thread gary
is known as Cat Scratch Disease or Cat Scratch Fever. A Google search on hemobartonella and another on bartonella will have many results with lots of info on both. It would appear that Hemobartonella is much more serious. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Some good news--and thanks to Nina Hideyo!!

2006-04-29 Thread gary
Kerry, What vaccine are yoou referring to below and what special equipment is needed to administer it? Gary - Original Message - From: Kerry MacKenzie To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, April 30, 2006 12:57 AM Subject: Some good news--and thanks

Re: appropriate calorie in take for a kitty

2006-05-04 Thread gary
100cc is just slightly over 3/8 of a cup, not really a LOT. Gary - Original Message - From: Hideyo Yamamoto [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 2:24 PM Subject: RE: appropriate calorie in take for a kitty Hi, Belinda, thank you so much

Re: Subject: OT - Flower Essences (diatomaceous earth forflea control)

2006-05-19 Thread gary
) and then the worms die of dehydration (while swimming in a wet environment). If the earth is sharp enough to cut the worms, why wouldn't it cut the intestines? Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 12:38 PM Subject: Re

Re: Check out Shelter kills five puppies by mistake |TheNewsTribune.com | Ta...

2006-05-23 Thread gary
real no-kill shelter and we hardly ever put an animal down except in extreme circumstances. Of course, we are always broke and Tacoma has 7 million dollars. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ; [EMAIL P

Free microchip readers

2006-05-26 Thread gary
info: Number of scanners requested Name of organization Address (no PO Box numbers) Phone Name and position of person making request Gary

Re: Pilling made easy

2007-01-08 Thread gary
Below are links to 2 views I found of a clamp. Gary http://www.campbellpet.com/product.aspx?func=viewprodID=114 http://www.campbellpet.com/product.aspx?func=viewprodID=114img=alt - Original Message - From: Belinda [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday

Re: me - ever the sport - on the taste of pet-tinic (yes, I tried it).

2007-03-14 Thread gary
Clavamox tastes like bananas to me, probably not a favorite with cats. Gary - Original Message - From: Kelley Saveika To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 1:15 PM Subject: Re: me - ever the sport - on the taste of pet-tinic (yes, I tried it). I can't

Re: me - ever the sport - on the taste of pet-tinic (yes, I tried it).

2007-03-14 Thread gary
I've given it to a lot of cats and never had one gag on it. I wouldn't say they enjoyed it though. As I remember it has an orange flavor. Another one that is not high on the cat favorites list. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent

Re: Questions on Interferon

2007-03-18 Thread gary
I believe Island Pharmacy (where many people get their Interferon) says the final dilution - 30units per dose - shouldn't be frozen and should last 90 days in the fridge. Some people say it lasts longer, I personally don't know. Gary - Original Message - From: C J To: felvtalk

Re: Questions on Interferon

2007-03-18 Thread gary
It could be they just want you to keep ordering. Supposedly, if diluted to only 3000 units, it will keep frozen indefinately. Unfortunately, if you do it that way, you have to do your own dilution to 30 units when you thaw some. Gary - Original Message - From: Susan Tillman [EMAIL

Re: Mama Kitty - back from the vet's just now

2007-03-22 Thread gary
I think you are confusing 2 words, necrotized and necropsied. Necrotized means dead, necrotized tissue is dead tissue. Necropsied means to have performed a necropsy, which, is the same as an autopsy, an examination of a dead body. Gary - Original Message - From: wendy [EMAIL

Re: Re: Update on Chief

2007-03-29 Thread gary
Keep in mind that some airlines (Southwest for one) do not allow the transport of live animals. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 10:07 PM Subject: Re: Re: Update on Chief MC, It's my understanding

Re: Ages please

2007-04-12 Thread gary
. Gary - Original Message - From: Kelly L [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2007 6:26 PM Subject: Ages please Would anyone mind sharing me the ages of your FELV cats and age of diagnosis. Thanks so much Kelly

Re: vaccine schedule and mixing negatives and positives

2007-04-15 Thread gary
My understanding is that about 70% of adult cats are immune to FELV so it is quite possible to mix UNvaccinated adult cats with a positive and have no problems. It is also possible, if you have one of the remaining 30%, for it to be transmitted even by saliva. Gary - Original Message

Re: OT- Cheap source of Zithromax?

2007-05-07 Thread gary
of the others. Funny though, when I went to fill another one awhile later it was $15 more expensive and I didn't have the receipt to prove they sold it to me cheaper before. When your on the phone, get the price and the persons name and keep your receipt. Gary - Original Message - From

Re: Does anyone know if this is true?

2007-07-08 Thread gary
Here is a later update from the person who originally posted the warning. Gary Dear Diana and Franny, We have been in contact with Natural Balance and they have offered the following explanation: evidently the canned food they donated to us was good despite the UPC label code being listing

Re: 2007 WSAVA Proceedings ALREADY Available

2007-08-21 Thread gary
There are 5 blank spaces in that link, try this one: http://www.vin.com/proceedings/Proceedings.plx?CID=WSAVA2007O=Generic Gary - Original Message - From: Pat Kachur To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 4:18 AM Subject: Re: 2007 WSAVA Proceedings

Re: Advantage/FrontLine

2007-09-04 Thread gary
dose. For Frontline Plus a cat dose is .5 mg or .5 cc. so a vial for the largest dog does 8 cats. Also, if you want to do this one a regular basis, buy it online from Austrailia and it is much cheaper. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk

Re: need medicine

2007-09-10 Thread gary
What in the world are they going to do for $250? That's an outrageous price for a simple office visit. Gary - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, September 10, 2007 10:50 PM Subject: need medicine Yeah i know the cat

Re: seeking placement for three feluk positive kittens

2007-10-01 Thread gary
. This usually clears away by 4 to 6 months so, testing kittens for FIV before that doesn't give a true indication. Gary - Original Message - From: Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 3:22 PM Subject: Re: seeking placement for three

Re: Interferon Question

2007-11-14 Thread gary
First time I've ever heard of that protocol. Mostly I've heard 7 days on and seven days off because they can develop an immunity to the human interferon alpha. Can't see why it would harm a diabetic cat. However, that's just a guess on my part. Gary - Original Message - From

Re: Amoxicillin vs Cephalexin for URI?

2007-11-19 Thread gary
I think my first try would be the amoxicillin. If you are using the stuff you can buy for fish without a script be careful to dose it down, usual dose for cats is 50mg a day of amoxicillin for 5 to 7 days. If there is no improvement in 5 days, it isn't working. Gary - Original Message

Re: Amoxicillin vs Cephalexin for URI?

2007-11-19 Thread gary
in water. Here is a link to pfizer with dosages of their Amoxi-tabs. http://www.pfizerah.com/PAHimages/compliance_pdfs/US_EN_A5_compliance.pdf Gary - Original Message - From: Kelley Saveika To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 10:22 AM Subject: Re

Re: Amoxicillin vs Cephalexin for URI?

2007-11-19 Thread gary
(or cc) of water, shake well and give .5ml. The capsules are cheap enough to just throw away the leftover mix if you don't want to bother keeping it. Gary - Original Message - From: Caroline Kaufmann To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 12:40 PM Subject: RE

test please ignore

2008-03-27 Thread gary
test

test2 please ignore

2008-03-27 Thread gary
My apologies for the extra messages in everyone's inbox.

Re: I really need some advice

2008-04-02 Thread Gary
weeks apart so, the vaccine is not fully effective for about 4 weeks. Gary - Original Message - From: Rosenfeldt, Diane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 8:34 AM Subject: RE: I really need some advice I forgot to mention, even though your vet

Re: accidental pos/negs interaction

2008-04-04 Thread Gary
I think it is quite unlikely that this brief and peaceful encounter will put your negatives in any real danger. Take a look at these articles on viral diseases, there is one specifically for FeLV. http://maxshouse.com/viral_diseases.htm Gary - Original Message - From: Lance [EMAIL

Moducare dosage

2008-04-27 Thread gary
Does anyone know the Moducare doage for cats? Thanks, Gary

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-next problem

2008-07-19 Thread gary
I've never had a problem with any cat by crushing amoxi tablets in food. Had one cat on tapazole crushed in food with no problem. I doubt it would work with the aspirin, pretty bitter stuff. Gary - Original Message - From: catatonya To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-next problem

2008-07-19 Thread gary
What is he eating? Gary - Original Message - From: catatonya To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, July 19, 2008 3:03 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] ot-next problem He won't come to me to eat canned food anymore. :( t gary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV therapy

2008-07-21 Thread gary
Hi Herbert, I think my vet mentioned that he had been sent SPA some time ago to try. He said there were positive results with anemia in FeLV+ cats. The next time I see him I will ask if he has any more specific information. Gary - Original Message - From: hebert ferrarezzi

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv Testing Interval for kittens

2008-07-25 Thread gary
What, exactly, is the question? Do you want to know why you can test for FeLV at any age? Gary - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 12:01 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Felv Testing Interval for kittens i've

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv Testing Interval for kittens

2008-07-25 Thread gary
you snatch them away as soon as they are born so they don't get it from milk or grooming? Hope that helps. Gary - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, July 25, 2008 1:19 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Felv Testing Interval

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv Testing Interval for kittens

2008-07-26 Thread gary
Robin, Time now for a Western Blot test, that is the confirmation test for FIV. If you want to discuss FIV and what to so with this kitty, contact, me off list and we can talk about it. There are some things about it that make it better than the kitty having FeLV. Gary - Original

Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements

2008-08-02 Thread gary
how to get Moducare into the cats without pilling and without cholesterol, please let me know. Transfer Factor. I don't have any experience with this one so I won't comment on it. Lactoferrin, I know people using this on their FIV+ cats. And I am sure there are many others. Gary

Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements

2008-08-02 Thread gary
the others yet. Gary - Original Message - From: Jennifer To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 3:58 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Supplements Thanks Gary. These are veterinarian prescribed, or they can be purchased OTC at PetSmart or something? Ash sees his vet

Re: [Felvtalk] a decision

2008-08-02 Thread gary
they said was true. Gary - Original Message - From: Lynne To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 1:01 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] a decision I've just called three vet places and none of them carry Feliway. I also called a PetSmart and they told me

Re: [Felvtalk] OT: feliway availability

2008-08-02 Thread gary
I guess it just depends on the cat(s). When I put up the plug-ins my chief pee'er peed on them. Gary - Original Message - From: MaryChristine [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2008 7:04 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] OT: feliway availability

Re: [Felvtalk] my Cole, help!

2008-08-12 Thread gary
Kim, Let's wait and see what the vet says before thinking about what to do. There are many things that could cause Cole's symptoms, some serious and some not so serious. I have lost a few of my FeLV+ babies and I know how you are feeling, hang in there. Gary - Original Message

Re: [Felvtalk] New Here

2008-08-16 Thread gary
it as a supplement and it is well tolerated by cats so there is no harm in giving it. If anyone knows of a study that shows l-lysine is a general immune booster, please give me the link, I would be very interested in reading about it. Thanks, Gary - Original Message - From: wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine added to dry food?

2008-08-21 Thread gary
dissolved it. Gary - Original Message - From: Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 1:31 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] Lysine added to dry food? My felv+ foster Manny is going to his new home tonight (with lots of instructions

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon question

2008-08-22 Thread gary
You probably want to be giving 30 IU not 30 ml. Interferon is usually dosed down to 30 IU per ml. You would give 1 ml a day. $70 is a lot for a 30 day supply. Gary - Original Message - From: Jane Lyons [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, August 22, 2008

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread gary
I hope everything turns out OK for the little guy. Will Bandfield take him and not exclude anything to do with pre-existing conditions? Will they take a FeLV+ cat at all? I would guess they wouldn't cover him but would be very happy to hear they would. Gary - Original Message

Re: [Felvtalk] New member

2008-09-19 Thread gary
is not for many clinics. I have three positive cats that are kept in their own area but I still vaccinate all of my negatives even though I think the chance of infection from my positives is pretty low. Gary - Original Message - From: Sabrina [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] ot-another fip Q

2008-11-03 Thread gary
Might also want to check out http://www.dr-addie.com/PreventionS1.htm scroll to the bottom of the page for a list of cat litters that kill the FCoV. Lots of other great info on FIP on Dr. Addie's site. Gary - Original Message - From: Beth Noren [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet

2008-11-18 Thread gary
they were seeking cats for a 30 day trial of LTCI, I'm not sure a 30 day trial will yield a valid result about the drug. Gary - Original Message - From: Christy Buchin [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 12:45 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet

2008-11-18 Thread gary
very greedy or your vet is making a handsome profit for giving a shot. Gary - Original Message - From: Christy Buchin [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 8:52 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Holistic vet Gary, I will ask my husband where he

Re: [Felvtalk] Sick FelV kitten

2008-12-17 Thread gary
on yahoo. Gary - Original Message - From: Lorrie felineres...@kvinet.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 6:32 AM Subject: [Felvtalk] Sick FelV kitten One of our FelV kittens is very anemic. Has anyone ever tried iron suppliments? We went back

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon use?

2008-12-17 Thread gary
The 7 on - 7 off is because some cats develop and immunity or a reaction to the interferon if given every day. Some people think this is too long to be without the interferon so they use every 3 days and sometimes every other day. Gary - Original Message - From: Gloria B. Lane gbl

Re: [Felvtalk] anyone know how to make an Oxygen tank?

2008-12-29 Thread gary
Welders use tanks of oxygen and you can rent or buy them, just don't know if the oxygen in them would be considered safe to breathe. Gary - Original Message - From: Cougar Clan maima...@duo-county.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, December 29, 2008 9:48 PM Subject: Re

Re: [Felvtalk] Imulanmessage-mailto:de4e9a820901120431l12499b62i55b69d750ff92...@mail.gmail.com

2009-01-17 Thread gary
Maybe I'm misunderstanding something here. You say her blood count continues to fall but she is not anemic. Isn't a low RBC count what anemic means? Or are you talking about her white count? Gary - Original Message - From: nancy denison nancydeni...@fpunet.com To: felvtalk

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

2009-02-09 Thread gary
that shows that it does. But, since it won't do any harm, I suppose giving it couldn't hurt. I would suggest buying the 1 lb. jar of powdered lysine made by NOW, a lot easier to use and less expensive than capsules. The jar contains 822 500mg doses. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine as a supplement

2009-02-09 Thread gary
again. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of patricia.a.elk...@gsk.com Sent: Monday, February 09, 2009 10:32 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Lysine as a supplement My vet

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

2009-02-10 Thread gary
spayed with no problems. We can never know for sure but the odds are in kitty's favor. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Marci Greer Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 1:37 PM To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Assisted Feeding

2009-02-17 Thread gary
and there is no guarantee. It is really hard to win against a fast moving anemia. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of mdgallo...@aol.com Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2009 3:04 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Transfusion

2009-02-22 Thread gary
only help for a very short time. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of mdgallo...@aol.com Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2009 8:59 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] Transfusion To all

Re: [Felvtalk] Hello- new to the list.

2009-03-02 Thread gary
Hi Amy, Welcome to the list. You say you hope you will have at least a few more months with him. Besides being FeLV positive, what is wrong with him? Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amy

Re: [Felvtalk] Lymphocyte T-Cell Immunomodulator

2009-03-03 Thread gary
I believe there may be some people on this list (maybe it was another list) who have used it. Some say it is working and some say it didn't work. Your vet is correct, there has hardly been any testing done at this point. They recently started recruiting people for a trial, but it was only going

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

2009-03-06 Thread gary
of granulated and some of mine don't like the feel so I dissolve it in a tiny bit of water. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 8:42 PM To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Devastated and Ignorant-Confused-New Diagnosis in Multiple Cat Household

2009-03-21 Thread gary
and if they were going to get it they already have it. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of spertus...@aol.com Sent: Saturday, March 21, 2009 1:04 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: spertus...@aol.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccines

2009-03-30 Thread gary
believe one had had a cat that lived to be 22. I don't think there is any hard evidence as to whether it helps or not, but it won't hurt them. I'm sure you will hear from others who do it. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun

Re: [Felvtalk] Vaccines

2009-03-30 Thread gary
their FeLV cats .5ml of Immuno Regulin sub-q every month. I asked their vet why and you will never guess what he said. They do it because that was what was being done when he got there. Gary -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun

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