Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated.

2011-04-02 Thread czadna sacarawicz
on the planet. Blessed Be czadna m Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:26:53 -0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I realize now that I did not address the concern you posted about. I felt the need to educate you about

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2011-04-02 Thread MaiMaiPG
-0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I realize now that I did not address the concern you posted about. I felt the need to educate you about the testing protocol for FELV because I would hate to see you cage a cat

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2011-03-18 Thread Maureen Olvey
@felineleukemia.org Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 18:39:13 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Generally spay/neuter is a good idea in most cases -- much less uncomfortable for the cat, since heat is usually excruciating for them. But this is a reason you should seek out a vet familiar

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2011-03-18 Thread Jacquelyn Gonzales
, Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, March 18, 2011, 2:27 PM Now I have a question and need advice. My rescue just took in a mama cat and 4 young

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2011-03-18 Thread Maureen Olvey
enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:40:00 -0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. If your vet did the FELV/FIV combo

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2011-03-18 Thread Jacquelyn Gonzales
Yes. Both tests are usually back in 24 hours. --- On Fri, 3/18/11, Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, March 18, 2011, 2:46 PM A, good point

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2011-03-18 Thread Sharyl
molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, March 18, 2011, 5:27 PM Now I have a question and need advice. My rescue just took in a mama cat and 4 young kittens

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2011-03-18 Thread Maureen Olvey
immediately. Sharyl --- On Fri, 3/18/11, Maureen Olive molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, March 18, 2011, 5:27 PM Now I have a question and need advice. My

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2011-03-18 Thread Jacquelyn Gonzales
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, March 18, 2011, 2:27 PM Now I have a question and need advice. My rescue just took in a mama cat and 4 young kittens that are still nursing.  Just our luck the mama cat tested positive for FeLV.  My

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2011-03-18 Thread Maureen Olvey
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Since it takes 2 to 4 weeks after exposure for the virus to circulate in the bloodstream, chances are that the kittens are infected if the mother cat is truly infected with the virus. You will not know if the mother is truly

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2011-03-18 Thread Natalie
, March 18, 2011 5:27 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Now I have a question and need advice. My rescue just took in a mama cat and 4 young kittens that are still nursing. Just our luck the mama cat tested positive for FeLV. My recommendation

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2011-03-18 Thread Jacquelyn Gonzales
: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 15:16:38 -0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Since it takes 2 to 4 weeks after exposure for the virus to circulate in the bloodstream, chances are that the kittens are infected if the mother cat

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2011-03-18 Thread Maureen Olvey
animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 15:35:20 -0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated

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2011-03-18 Thread dlgegg
is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 15:35:20 -0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated

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2011-03-17 Thread Natalie
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 5:31 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Find a feather...maybe at a hobby storetease her gently. Also try a catnip spray (forget the powdered stuff) and Feliway. Oh

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2011-03-17 Thread Natalie
: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. You're among like-minded people in this group - just this afternoon, I was sitting with a few cats in my lap, a dog next to me, watching the horrors happening in Japan.  I looked over at one of our cats who looks just like our old Houdini who die in November

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2011-03-16 Thread Lorrie
I recently had a FelV female spayed and she came thru the proceedure just fine. I too was afraid to do it, but I'm glad I did as she is a happier cat. Lorrie On 03-15, Diane Rosenfeldt wrote: Generally spay/neuter is a good idea in most cases -- much less uncomfortable for the cat, since

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2011-03-16 Thread TANYA NOE
our kids. Tanya --- On Tue, 3/15/11, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:37 AM I worked a hoarding case with 26 unvaccinated cats. 3 of them

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2011-03-16 Thread Bonnie Hogue
Jannes You will get (if you haven't already) loads of really great and helpful advice from this group. Personally, I would say, if you have a heart-connection with Amber (which it certainly seems you do) and you are willing to help her enjoy whatever life she had on earth, Go For It! You may

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2011-03-16 Thread Jannes Taylor
] Any advice appreciated. Jannes You will get (if you haven't already) loads of really great and helpful advice from this group. Personally, I would say, if you have a heart-connection with Amber (which it certainly seems you do) and you are willing to help her enjoy whatever life she had on earth

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2011-03-16 Thread Natalie
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Thanks, Bonnie, Yes, Amber and I have a connection now but I am very tender hearted and know it will be painful if her health gets bad.  We had to have our Great Dane put down five years ago and I STILL get teary eyed about that. He had

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2011-03-16 Thread MaiMaiPG
, 2011 3:12:40 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Jannes You will get (if you haven't already) loads of really great and helpful advice from this group. Personally, I would say, if you have a heart-connection with Amber (which it certainly seems you do) and you are willing to help

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2011-03-16 Thread Jannes Taylor
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Thanks, Bonnie, Yes, Amber and I have a connection now but I am very tender hearted and know it will be painful if her health gets bad.  We had to have our Great Dane put down five years ago and I STILL get teary eyed

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2011-03-16 Thread Maureen Olvey
: jannestay...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I can relate to that! I've had quite a few cats in my 52 years. You never really forget no matter how long it has been. Jannes From: Natalie

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2011-03-16 Thread Jannes Taylor
...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wed, March 16, 2011 5:24:52 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Alright you two - cut it out!  It's only been a week and two days since my two year old cat died so it doesn't take much right now to get me bawling like a baby. No, really

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2011-03-15 Thread Beth
Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Monday, March 14, 2011, 10:48 PM My FIV cat has never been vaccinated against FeLV which is why I assumed he would get it from the other

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2011-03-15 Thread Jannes Taylor
Thank You so much for your informative information. I really appreciate it!  Jannes From: Jacquelyn Gonzales jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 14, 2011 4:08:44 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Hi

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2011-03-15 Thread Jannes Taylor
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 14, 2011 4:26:53 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I realize now that I did not address the concern you posted about.  I felt the need to educate you about the testing protocol for FELV because I would hate to see you cage a cat for 3 months

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2011-03-15 Thread Jannes Taylor
her spayed since she can't get out.   Jannes From: Gloria Lane gbl...@aristotle.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 14, 2011 7:04:01 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I'd say don't worry about it. I

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2011-03-15 Thread Gloria Lane
14, 2011 7:04:01 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I'd say don't worry about it. I just don't think it's that contagious. I mix mine. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 14, 2011, at 6:59 PM, Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: I foster cats and kittens for my local

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2011-03-15 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
should ever her spayed since she can't get out.  Jannes From: Gloria Lane gbl...@aristotle.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 14, 2011 7:04:01 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I'd say don't worry about

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2011-03-15 Thread Natalie
back from the dead! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Diane Rosenfeldt Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 7:39 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Generally spay

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2011-03-15 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
, practically coming back from the dead! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Diane Rosenfeldt Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 7:39 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated

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2011-03-15 Thread Natalie
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Diane Rosenfeldt Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 8:43 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Sounds like you've got a great vet there. Congrats! Diane R. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org

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2011-03-15 Thread MaiMaiPG
: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:20 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I feel like I must be very cautious until I know for sure where we stand after the restesting. I do appreciate your story and do not feel as nervous about the situation as I did

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2011-03-15 Thread Maureen Olvey
it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 21:05:37 -0400 From: at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. My veterinarian is co-founder of AVAR (Association

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2011-03-15 Thread Natalie
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I love him already. Please tell me you live near Atlanta. If so, he's my new vet!!! I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results that are profitable to the human race or doesn't..the pain which it inflicts upon

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2011-03-15 Thread Maureen Olvey
enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 21:36:33 -0400 From: at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. No, sorry - we are in Greenwich

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2011-03-15 Thread Natalie
Of Maureen Olvey Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 9:43 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Ha, ha - for a vet like him it might be worth the move! I don't think my husband would like it though! I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results

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2011-03-15 Thread Maureen Olvey
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 22:12:34 -0400 From: at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I love that mark Twain quote! What would your husband have against Greenwich? It's beautiful here, great ferries to island beaches, beaches

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2011-03-14 Thread Katy Doyle
When I lived with my parents, my FeLV+ cat lived in my bedroom away from my parents healthy cats. (My cat tested positive at 5 weeks old and I was not going to put him down. P.S. He's almost 2 years old and still healthy!) They played under the door, my cat escaped a few times, but the Leukemia

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2011-03-14 Thread Jacquelyn Gonzales
Hi Jannes:   The FELV/FIV Combo SNAP tests can have a lot of cross-reactivity resulting in false positives.  IF you tested via the in-house FELV/FIV Combo test (the test they run in the vet's office) you should retest via the ELISA test that is sent to the lab. Alternatively, you could

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2011-03-14 Thread Beth
Jannes - I mix my FeLV fosters with my healthy, negative, vaccinated  cats. I have done this for years have my healthy cats re-tested many time - including about a month ago. They remain negative. They all share food, water, groom each other, etc. You might want to search the archives on

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2011-03-14 Thread Jacquelyn Gonzales
I realize now that I did not address the concern you posted about.  I felt the need to educate you about the testing protocol for FELV because I would hate to see you cage a cat for 3 months that may not even be infected with the virus.  You cannot consider a cat persistently viremic until they

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2011-03-14 Thread Maureen Olvey
further.” – Mark Twain Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:26:53 -0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I realize now that I did not address the concern you posted about. I felt the need to educate you about the testing

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2011-03-14 Thread Gloria Lane
...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I realize now that I did not address the concern you posted about. I felt the need to educate you about the testing protocol for FELV because I would hate to see you cage a cat for 3 months that may

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2011-03-14 Thread Maureen Olvey
of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:26:53 -0700 From: jgonza...@pacbell.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. I realize now that I did not address the concern you posted about. I felt the need

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2011-03-14 Thread create_me_new
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. Matter of fact, I have an FIV + cat living with me that hasn't contracted the FeLV. I'm not quite sure how that has happened because he should have gotten it right away. I'm going

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2011-03-14 Thread Maureen Olvey
: Re: [Felvtalk] Any advice appreciated. My FIV cat lived on and off for 10 years with FeLV cats never got it. Of coarse he was vaccinated. Beth Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -Original Message- From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com Sender: felvtalk-boun