Re: [Felvtalk] Undesirable or just plain ugly cats

2013-08-15 Thread trustinhim13
I have to quote a humane society rescuer, I never meet a cat I couldn't love. Carolyn On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Bonnie Hogue wrote: Yep. We loves 'em cuz they're there. Hemi hisses at me when I come around a corner too fast startle her. Princess eats and sleeps all day. Will is

Re: [Felvtalk] ringworm

2013-08-28 Thread trustinhim13
I just wanted to share that I put Advantage-multi drops on my felv+ cat, Pookie, in june and a week later there appear 1 then 2 puffy lumps on his back between his spine. They disappeared after a few weeks after intense intervention with syringe feeding of vitamins and nutrients. He then went

Re: [Felvtalk] Positive cat

2013-09-02 Thread trustinhim13
I have a FelV+ cat who is 6 1/2. He has lived in a household with 13 other cats for over 4 years. He has not had any symptoms of disease in all those years except this summer. He was fighting off something, on antibiotics and acupuncture, and I isolated him. All my rescues were not tested for

Re: [Felvtalk] Update on Lucky

2013-09-11 Thread trustinhim13
Praying that Lucky heals. On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 6:46 AM, Bonnie Hogue wrote: We spent a lot of time (and almost $500) at the vet today. The great news is Lucky's blood work looks real good, as do his x-rays (he does have some arthritis in his back). He has no apparent blockages

Re: [Felvtalk] Healing thoughts for Bubba

2013-09-15 Thread trustinhim13
What is a hemobart? On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 2:05 AM, Beth wrote: He was not good last night when I got home. He barely lifted his head. I wasn't sure he would still be alive this morning. He seems perkier this morning. I'm home all day so we will see how it goes. dlg...@windstream.net

Re: [Felvtalk] Bad News

2013-09-15 Thread trustinhim13
Sorry Amanda. On Fri, Jul 5, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Beth wrote: So sorry, Amanda. Thank you for taking such good care of Polli. You both are in my thoughts. Beth Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net wrote: Amanda, so sorry to hear about Polli. I'll say a prayer for her, that her journey and transition

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread trustinhim13
I agree with Lee completely. It angers me that someone can get through Vet school and still not be knowledgable about this disease. I rescued a male cat, two years old, and only then learned he was FelV+ after he was neutered. He has thrown off the virus twice. He is over 6 now. mingels with

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread trustinhim13
Shelley.. I lost a cat to FL in the 90's. After that I panicked and faithfully vaccinated my next five cats every year. Then I rescued another FL cat. Separated him from the others while he was symptomatic. He threw off the virus. As fate would have it, other rescues came to my door. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-26 Thread trustinhim13
Lee makes a point, You probably do not want to mix a FL+ cat with others if that cat is a fighter. My Pookie is a total marshmellow. And he doesn't even like to mingle with the other cats. He'll be in the same room with them, but never grooms or lies next to them. Also this summer when he was

Re: [Felvtalk] remedy for feline UTI?

2013-10-08 Thread trustinhim13
Dotty, I can't say enough about accupuncture. You will need to find a holistic vet in your area. Not only do they cure the problems but they presrcibe immune system support as well as other herbs. Where do you live? Carolyn On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 5:42 PM, dot winkler wrote: Hi everyone out

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: virus has finally caught up with her :-(

2013-10-10 Thread trustinhim13
Jennifer, My Pookie was diagnosed when he was 2 years old, and the virus showed up after I had him neutered. I took him to a vet who told me his blood count was 4.5, that it was in his bone marrow, and he would not live out the week. Unable to stand, I brought him home and nourished him the

Re: [Felvtalk] Fwd: virus has finally caught up with her :-(

2013-10-10 Thread trustinhim13
And always use a syringe with a lot of liquid to the food. They will fight you, but anything you can get down is a plus. I used baby food mixed with non-flavored Pedialyte. Put her in her own room, on a bed away from the others. Go in every two hours to feed her some fluids. On Wed, Oct 9,

Re: [Felvtalk] virus has finally caught up with her :-(

2013-10-10 Thread trustinhim13
That is good. You can offer Pedialyte with the water. On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Jennifer Ballew wrote: Well she is still drinking water for now, albeit not very much. So I guess that's something. Jennifer On Oct 9, 2013 6:07 PM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote: Good info Margo.

Re: [Felvtalk] Pale gums

2013-10-30 Thread trustinhim13
Katherine, he may be slightly anemic? Have you ever used Pet-tinic? It is a liquid vitamin. Vets used to carry it. I got mine at a good price from Amazon. It's cheap. I think it is has iron in it. and it works for my FEV+ kitty who every now an then has pale gums. Carolyn On Tue, Oct 29,

Re: [Felvtalk] Pale gums

2013-10-30 Thread trustinhim13
also preservatives. On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 8:32 PM, Beth wrote: Watch the lunch meat. I didn't realize a lot of the stuff you get at the deli counter has onions or garlic added. Beth Amanda K. Payne amandak.pa...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Pet-tinic is a liquid supplement rich in iron,

Re: [Felvtalk] Bunny Passed Away This Evening

2013-11-01 Thread trustinhim13
Lee, SO, so sorry about precious little Bunny. It doesn't sound like there was anything you could have done. In my experience it is very difficult for a healthy adult kitty to catch the virus from a virus+ kitty. I have 13, one is positive (though not symptomatic). It's in his bone marrow.

Re: [Felvtalk] dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-06 Thread trustinhim13
Lance, My Bell had the same condit On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Lance wrote: Hi all, My Ember has had dermatitis for about two months now. A month ago, the vet gave her a Convenia shot, and that didn’t seem to change things much. I gave her 2mg of chlor trimeton twice a day for five

Re: [Felvtalk] dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-06 Thread trustinhim13
Lance, My Bell had the same condition. She was an older cat and not FELV+. I tried the steroid shots several times. It would clear up for a few weeks after and then back again. I finally found vet who knew how to treat her with prednisone -- a fairly strong dose, for over 2 weeks. It cleared

Re: [Felvtalk] dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-06 Thread trustinhim13
Yes, it was two tablets a day as I remember. She wasn't on then longmaybe two weeks. But it all cleared up beautifully. She had allergy issues so bad there were times when she was just raw all over. I am pretty sure it was prednisone or other steroid meds. My vet is in southern Illinois if

Re: [Felvtalk] dermatitis, steroids, and FeLV+ cats

2013-11-06 Thread trustinhim13
where do you get Vetericyn VF in gel form? On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 8:13 PM, KG BarnCats wrote: My FIV+ diabetic foster Boo came to me very skinny with the fur licked off his belly and back legs. The vet office where he had been office cat (until his FIV status was discovered) tried steroids,

Re: [Felvtalk] need home for FELV cat in Ft. Smith, Arkansas

2013-11-09 Thread trustinhim13
Praying someone takes this little one. FELV+ is not a death sentence. On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Lance wrote: I’m in Fort Smith, but I can’t take anyone in right now. I’ll do some checking with my limited contacts and see if I come up with an option. If the woman would like to talk to

Re: [Felvtalk] research on feline interferon alpha

2013-11-11 Thread trustinhim13
I took Pookie to the one of four vets in Wisconsin who has done LTCI injections, but Pookie was sick, running a temp, and not eating when he was seen. So he wasn't a candidate for the injection. Do the FELV+ kitties need to be symptom free before they administer this? Also is this the same

Re: [Felvtalk] research on feline interferon alpha

2013-11-12 Thread trustinhim13
Shelley, I have mentioned this before but I give my Pookie Wei Qi recommended by my holistic vet for immune support. I give him (and the other cats) one tea (tiny) pill a day for immune health. It is resonable in cost and there are 200 pills in the bottle, so it lasts a lot. It is an Eastern

Re: [Felvtalk] Topical Flea Control

2013-11-27 Thread trustinhim13
You don't have to put the full dose on the kitty to get some results. I also use program on some of my cats that I cannot put a topical on. Foster and Smith carries Program and you can order it online. I go to their outlet store in Rhinelander, WI and get it for a reduced price when some

Re: [Felvtalk] Said goodbye to Terence (and also got a bite!)

2013-12-16 Thread trustinhim13
so very sorry about baby terrence. On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 7:36 AM, Katherine K. wrote: We said good bye to one of our 8 month old FeLV kittens, Terence, yesterday. He had been declining for a couple of weeks and was very thin, and definitely not as active has his 3 siblings still are. We

Re: [Felvtalk] Uneven pupils

2013-12-21 Thread trustinhim13
I gave my Pookie Clin Drops (short for clin...something). Very economical. Works well for infections that are in the mouth or tissues. Very economical. I also took him for acupuncture. Carolyn On Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 12:29 AM, Jennifer Lewis wrote: Hi all, Off topic or a new one. My poor

Re: [Felvtalk] Uneven pupils

2013-12-22 Thread trustinhim13
I have given it to several of my cats from time to time (Clindanycin). I didn't know it was bad tasting. My cats tolerated it very well. And with mouth sores, I administer it on the side of the mouth with the sore. When cats have mouth sores, a liquid works better than pills. It hurts less to

Re: [Felvtalk] Uneven pupils

2013-12-22 Thread trustinhim13
praying fro Schmoo On Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 6:24 PM, Katherine K. wrote: We tapped Shmoo's lungs last night for fluid. Drew out about 90ml total. He had a rough night coming off the anesthesia but was better this morning. Still a little labored in breathing but not as bad as before the

Re: [Felvtalk] Stomatitis

2013-12-22 Thread trustinhim13
Pookie had his mouth sore on the side down next to his tongue. The vet saw it. I didn't. They won't let you look becasue it hurts for them to open the On Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 6:27 PM, Jill Eisenbraun wrote: Hi Jen, stomatitis isn't limited to older cats at all! It can have many causes, but

Re: [Felvtalk] Prayers needed for Bear

2013-12-28 Thread trustinhim13
Praying for your babies health. On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 6:15 PM, lernermiche...@aol.com wrote: Turns out it does not look like FIP, looks like hemolytic anemia, where he is killing off his own red blood cells, and the vet simply did not keep him on a high enough dose of immune-suppressants

Re: [Felvtalk] Vitamins Recommendation

2014-01-24 Thread trustinhim13
I give my cats Pet-Tinic, Wei Qi Booster, and Standard Process Feline Support. On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 11:03 AM, Lance wrote: Check http://onlynaturalpet.com. They should have a lot to choose from. Thorne Research seem to be a good brand (I’m taking one of their multivitamins), and they

Re: [Felvtalk] newly diagnosed woth non-regenerative anemia

2014-02-26 Thread trustinhim13
I don't know if it helps, but my FeLV+ kitty gets anemic from time to time and I ahve had wonderful results with Pet-Tinic. It is a liquid vitamin with iron. The vets all used to carry it, but I got my last bottle for Amazon and it is cheap. Carolyn On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 5:52 AM, Margo

Re: [Felvtalk] Too little appetite

2014-03-01 Thread trustinhim13
she might ahve a sore in her mouth. On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 7:15 PM, Maryam Ulomi wrote: Hello everyone, Kitty, our little 19 months old FeLV positive cat, has for the past three days been eating less than usual. I have tried all sort of new canned foods but she eats a little bit and then