Re: Kitten Update

2007-10-08 Thread Kelley Saveika
Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia--is that one that isn't easy to find (ie, isn't in every sample?) i know that's the case with coccidia.. so far (keeping

Re: Kitten Update

2007-10-06 Thread catatonya
with antibiotics. I don't recall vets finding it in a stool sample...just that we've treated cats with diarrhea for it. Laurie - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-06 Thread catatonya
07:45:49 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten update Take 2 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org .ExternalClass DIV {;} Caroline, You're post made me LOL! You're funny! I am hoping you figure out soon what's going on with your guys, because I'm betting it's

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-01 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
to the Dr.) and she says that the kitties and I are all making each other sick!-- but she's crazy! -Caroline Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 07:45:49 -0700From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Caroline, You're post made me LOL! You're funny! I am

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-01 Thread Marylyn
with their fellow man. St. Francis - Original Message - From: Caroline Kaufmann To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, October 01, 2007 9:48 AM Subject: RE: Kitten update Take 2 The diarrhea contiunes but it's now

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-10-01 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
into unique personalities. It's kind of scary. -Caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 11:32:26 -0500 Caroline, This sounds so much like the problems Kitty had with food allergies and pancreas problems. I really think you

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-30 Thread catatonya
- Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 01:48:07 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten Update To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org In my experience though, coccidia gets really bad, really fast. i.e. the kittens are basically dripping diarrheaThey get it on their rear ends and back legs and have

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-30 Thread catatonya
with antibiotics. I don't recall vets finding it in a stool sample...just that we've treated cats with diarrhea for it. Laurie - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-30 Thread Kelley Saveika
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia--is that one that isn't easy to find (ie, isn't in every sample?) i know that's the case with coccidia.. so far (keeping lots and lots of paws crossed), i've never had giardia

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-30 Thread wendy
Caroline, You're post made me LOL! You're funny! I am hoping you figure out soon what's going on with your guys, because I'm betting it's what's wrong with Ensie. Keep us posted! :) Wendy Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread catatonya
first. -Caroline Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
antibiotic. They keep Albon in stock and I can get my hands on that to treat them with and may just end up doing that anyway. But I need to re-weigh everyone first. -Caroline Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
I think they are June babies, but don't know the dates for sure because I don't have their records with me and I don't think they are from the same litter. They all weigh over 2 lbs now. Yoda shot up from 2.4 at Labor Day when I took him in to 3.6 last Saturday when I weighed him. The two

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread MaryChristine
and take that in. Hopefully, we will have some answers soon. The smelly poo is driving me crazy! -Caroline -- Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 01:48:07 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten Update To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org In my experience though, coccidia

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 01:48:07 -0700 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Kitten Update To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org In my experience though, coccidia gets really bad, really fast. i.e. the kittens are basically dripping diarrheaThey get it on their rear ends

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread Kelley Saveika
don't recall vets finding it in a stool sample...just that we've treated cats with diarrhea for it. Laurie - Original Message - From: MaryChristine To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread catatonya
In my experience though, coccidia gets really bad, really fast. i.e. the kittens are basically dripping diarrheaThey get it on their rear ends and back legs and have to be bathed frequently, etcThey don't make it to the litterbox. That's what has been my experience with coccidia.

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-28 Thread laurieskatz
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 9:57 AM Subject: Re: Kitten Update kelley, remind me on giardia--is that one that isn't easy to find (ie, isn't in every sample?) i know that's the case with coccidia.. so far (keeping lots and lots of paws crossed), i've never had giardia

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Hi Caroline,I have never heard of them needing a sample straight from the cats butt to check for Giardia.I have left samples in the fridge at the shelter for it to be checked and it showed up in my Genevieves when I first brought her home.And thank goodness none of the boys caught it!! Sherry

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread laurieskatz
poor baby. could it be a food allergy? ibd? can you feed him an unusual protein to see if that helps? I had an ibd cat for 6 years. Finally, home prepared food did the trick. www.catnutrition.org has a great recipe. My best. So frustrating for ou and scarey for him. He must not feel very

Re: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Marylyn
. St. Francis - Original Message - From: laurieskatz To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 5:38 PM Subject: Re: Kitten update Take 2 poor baby. could it be a food allergy? ibd? can you feed him an unusual protein to see if that helps

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
hands then a sicky-poo! Hopefully, because of this history with him, I will be able to tell if/when he's starting to feel really crappy. -Caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2 Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 16:38:13 -0600 poor baby. could it be a food

RE: Kitten update Take 2

2007-09-28 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
hands then a sicky-poo! Hopefully, because of this history with him, I will be able to tell if/when he's starting to feel really crappy. -Caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Re: Kitten update Take 2 Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 16:38:13 -0600 poor baby. could it be a food

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues. evening, so they've had a day and a half of that and we're still having diarrhea/soft stools/cow pies (and stinky!). I don't know how long it

RE: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues. evening, so they've had a day and a half

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread Kelley Saveika
first. -Caroline Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 11:17:52 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand

Re: Kitten Update

2007-09-27 Thread MaryChristine
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: Kitten Update On 9/27/07, Caroline Kaufmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My three kittens are status-quo. I started them on a probiotic made by Eagle Brand on Tues. evening, so they've had a day and a half of that and we're still having diarrhea/soft stools/cow pies

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread Nina
Hi Leslie, I haven't been able to keep up with the list, I'm betting others with more knowledge than I have posted about potential FIP risks to Powder. From what I understand about it, there are genetic risks involved that take most of the protection against it out of our hands. All I can

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread elizamaggie
Leslie, How exciting! Will you keep her named Powder or rename her (or is it a him?)? I don't know anything about FIP. I wish I could give you answers as to how long you can expect Powder to be with you, but I'm afraid I just don't know. My girls are now 9 months and seem to be really strong and

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread Leslie
Hideyo, my heart goes out to you. You have done such an amazing job in caring for these cats, you haven't let one of them down for a second. All of my well wishes and Satch's naughty-cat energy will be pointed toward you and your cats. And Sherry, so sorry to here about Nya. It's true what the

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread Nina
I'm glad 'what's her name' will be coming home soon, (I'm sure she'll let you know soon enough what she wants to be called!). High hopes and prayers that she turns out to be one of the fortunate and lives a long, healthy life. I think we would all do better concerning ourselves with

To Leslie Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread wendy
Leslie, Congratulations on Powder's future adoption! Absolutely, there are kittens who throw off the virus and become healthy adults, and even if they don't, they can live with it for a long time. Many die before age 3, but some do not. My kitty Cricket lived to 4.5 years, and I truly believed

P.S. Re: To Leslie Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-08 Thread wendy
P.S. Please keep us posted on Powder's adoption. I would love to hear how Satchmo adjusts to her and the funny stuff that happens after you bring her home! :) Wendy --- wendy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Leslie, Congratulations on Powder's future adoption! Absolutely, there are kittens who

Re: Kitten update and FIP question

2006-08-07 Thread TenHouseCats
FIP is currently considered to be a MUTATED form of the common corona virus--up to 90% of cats who have been in a multi-cat environment will have been exposed to one of the corona virii. (the same percentage of humans show the same exposure rate!). there is some question about whether or not

Re: Kitten Update

2006-06-12 Thread wendy
LOL...I like your signature this past post. I like those kind of vets too! I am not sure I believe that vaccinating Freddie before you know for sure if he does/does not have it is a good idea. Some of us think that an unnecessary vaccine can kick the virus into gear. Maybe you can still