I have to quote a humane society rescuer, I never meet a cat I couldn't
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
a corner too fast startle her. Princess eats and sleeps all day.
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
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
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
is Lucky's blood work looks real good, as do his x-rays (he does have
arthritis in his back). He has no apparent blockages
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.
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.
Bonnie Hogue ho...@sonic.net wrote:
Amanda, so sorry to hear about Polli. I'll say a prayer for her,
journey and transition
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
On Oct 9, 2013 6:07 PM, katskat1 katsk...@gmail.com wrote:
Good info Margo.
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,
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.
Amanda K. Payne amandak.pa...@gmail.com wrote:
Pet-tinic is a liquid supplement rich in iron,
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
Lance, My Bell had the same condit
On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Lance wrote:
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
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
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
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
his belly and back legs. The vet office where he had been office cat
(until his FIV status was discovered) tried steroids,
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
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
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
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
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
and definitely not as active has his 3 siblings still are. We
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:
Off topic or a new one.
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
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
had a rough night coming off the anesthesia but was better this
Still a little labored in breathing but not as bad as before the
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
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
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
I give my cats Pet-Tinic, Wei Qi Booster, and Standard Process Feline
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
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
she might ahve a sore in her mouth.
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 7:15 PM, Maryam Ulomi wrote:
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
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