Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Amy
: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic Has both of them been put on prenisolone and doxocycline?  When my Bailey was anemic he was put on epogen and his anemia resolved, his bone marrow aspirate showed the virus in his bone marrow but the epogen brought his HCT from a low of 15% to 40

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Belinda Sauro
All kidney issue cats that become anemic are non regenerative and get epogen, it saves their lives. I know he isn't a kidney issues kitty but non regenerative is non regenerative!! -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... http://bemikitties.com http://BelindaSauro.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Belinda Sauro
Doxy is one of the best drugs for a kitty with possible hemobartonella which positive kitties seem very susceptible to. There are other drugs in the tetrocycline family but doxy is the one usually used. There is another one that is used, it starts with an *I*, I can't remember the name of

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Belinda Sauro
PS. Doxy tastes bad so you have to make sure they don't get a taste of it or they will be impossible to pill. It took me a while to get the hang of pilling my furkids, Fred was really bad and hard to pill, but one day I just stopped thought about how I have seen the vet do (always so easy

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Ashley Vanover
My Kong has nonregen anemia and the FeLV has spread to his bone marrow. He is 3, and was diagnosed about 6 months ago. When I first took him to the vet, his rbc count was 7%. He had two blood transfusions, which helped immensely. Depending upon what your finances are like, maybe you could check

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Crystal Proper
and because he was throwing it up. - Original Message From: Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 22, 2010 11:35:24 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic   Doxy is one of the best drugs for a kitty with possible

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Belinda Sauro
The hemobartonella test is very, very hard to get a positive result on, it has to be taken at the precise moment the bugs are acting up or it will give a negative result. I know more than one cat that was positive but tested negative 4 or 5 times before they finally caught it. Those cats

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-22 Thread Crystal Proper
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 22, 2010 3:31:10 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic   The hemobartonella test is very, very hard to get a positive result on, it has to be taken at the precise moment the bugs are acting up or it will give a negative result. I know more

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-21 Thread Belinda Sauro
Has both of them been put on prenisolone and doxocycline? When my Bailey was anemic he was put on epogen and his anemia resolved, his bone marrow aspirate showed the virus in his bone marrow but the epogen brought his HCT from a low of 15% to 40% in about 6 weeks. Most vets are scared to

Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic

2010-03-21 Thread Crystal Proper
tomorrow when I call tomorrow.  Thank you. - Original Message From: Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Mon, March 22, 2010 12:12:11 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Brillo and Desmond Are Anemic Has both of them been put on prenisolone and doxocycline