[Felvtalk] new with questions

2009-10-20 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
Hi, I've just subscribed. My friend and I picked up a stray calico and planned to get her spayed and adopted out. We named her Patches. Patches was spayed last Thursday and tested for FIV/FeLV. She tested negative. We had her vaccinated with the basics, including FeLV. Thursday night

[Felvtalk] Leukemia questions

2009-10-21 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
Hi all, Thanks to Diana, Chris, Gloria, Laurie, Dorlis and Sheryl for responding to my questions. You are right, I was freaking out yesterday. I was expecting Kitty to test positive for FIV which was no big deal for the rest of the cats, and when it came back leukemia, I was stunned. I had

[Felvtalk] leukemia questions

2009-10-22 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
First off, how do I reply to a particular email on the list? I can't figure out how to do it without replying to the whole digest and editing. Hi Sharyl, Both the FIV kitty and FeLV+ kitty came from the same colony. We'd known about FIV before when 2 cats from that colony tested positive

[Felvtalk] Mystique

2009-10-23 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
Hi Sherry, I am so sorry for your loss. Why is it the sweetest ones seem to spend such a fleeting time in our lives? She was surrounded by love and I know loved you in return. She will always be with you in your heart. Merlin Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 03:33:12 -0700 (PDT) From: Sherry DeHaan

[Felvtalk] (no subject)

2009-12-04 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
Hi Natasha, Are all your other cats up to date on feline leukemia vaccinations? You should NOT get FIV vaccination for your cats. It isn't that effective and they will then test positive for FIV, even if they don't have it. I am really hoping Stump only has FIV because that is a lot easier

Re: [Felvtalk] OT:help w/post traumatic stress in cat?

2009-12-08 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
I'm with antianxiety meds too. It might also help with his aggression with your other cat. I have 2 on prozac for peeing issues. One of them also challenges my alpha cat. Putting him on prozac really just took the edge off of him. He still plays with his buddy cats, but he has stopped

[Felvtalk] Vit C therapy Sally Snyder Jewell

2009-12-14 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
Sally, In the interest of self-disclosure, you should mention that the company you work for, Tower Laboratories, pushes Linus Pauling products and Vitamin C therapy http://hearttechnology.com/ You yourself wrote a book on Vitamin C therapy for heart disease and the Pauling therapy.

[Felvtalk] Vitamin C research

2009-12-14 Thread mary (merlin) marshall
By the way, I am not against vitamin therapy. I take a handful of vitamins and minerals several times a day. I do think Vitamin C along with other things has helped reduce the number and severity of colds I get. But I don't believe it can cure feline leukemia or FIP. Show me if you can.