Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-23 Thread Marcia
, 2013, at 6:07 AM, Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Dec 17, 2013 12:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc

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2013-12-21 Thread Margo
medicine. Sent from my absolutely outstanding iphone(: On Dec 17, 2013, at 6:07 AM, Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Dec 17, 2013 12:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am

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2013-12-19 Thread Gloria B. Lane
from my absolutely outstanding iphone(: On Dec 17, 2013, at 6:07 AM, Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Dec 17, 2013 12:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs

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2013-12-18 Thread KG BarnCats
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc. as they might report you for practicing medicine without a license. Unless one is charging for services, simply suggesting or selling a legal product probably presents no legal issue

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2013-12-18 Thread dlgegg
toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Dec 17, 2013 12:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc. as they might report you

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2013-12-18 Thread gbl...@aristotle.net
absolutely outstanding iphone(: On Dec 17, 2013, at 6:07 AM, Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Dec 17, 2013 12:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want

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2013-12-18 Thread gbl...@aristotle.net
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc. as they might report you for practicing medicine without a license. Unless one is charging for services, simply suggesting or selling a legal product probably presents

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2013-12-18 Thread Heather
: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc. as they might report you for practicing medicine without a license. Unless one is charging for services, simply suggesting or selling a legal product probably presents no legal issue. I've had mixed

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-18 Thread dlgegg
outstanding iphone(: On Dec 17, 2013, at 6:07 AM, Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net wrote: -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Dec 17, 2013 12:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs

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2013-12-17 Thread Margo
-Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Dec 17, 2013 12:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc. as they might report you for practicing medicine without a license. Unless

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2013-12-17 Thread Marcia
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc. as they might report you for practicing medicine without a license. Unless one is charging for services, simply suggesting or selling a legal product probably

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2013-12-16 Thread Lorrie
I use vet, bird, aquarium antibiotics frequently. They are exactly the same as human drugs and you save a bundle of money! Lorrie On 12-15, Jill Eisenbraun wrote: I recently had an abscessed tooth and treated it with aquarium antibiotics, the triple sulfa powder you can buy in any aquarium

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-16 Thread Lee Evans
Well, this is the real American Dream, to be able to treat yourself like a fish if you haven't any money while those who have money are keeping most of us from being treated like humans due to overpricing of medications and very little affordable health insurance.  AndI'm off my soap box

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-16 Thread Marcia
I use them too...you can type the number, color and type of pill it is ( round, oblong tablet or capsule. You will find that they are all generic human antibiotics. I have used them on my cats and dogs for years. And myself. But they must be used with respect.(-: Sent from my iPad On Dec 16,

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-16 Thread Marcia
Honestly the one thing that I use for infections most is Oregano Oil. Take it by mouth and use it on the wound. My son in law had MRSA on his arm. They cut it out and sent him home. My daughter started using oregano oil in his wound. And also upped his protein intake. At the next appt with the

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2013-12-16 Thread dlgegg
I am leary of drs. who want to see/know about herbs, etc. as they might report you for practicing medicine without a license. Marcia marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: Honestly the one thing that I use for infections most is Oregano Oil. Take it by mouth and use it on the wound. My son in

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2013-12-16 Thread dlgegg
What site do you go to for them? Marcia marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: I use them too...you can type the number, color and type of pill it is ( round, oblong tablet or capsule. You will find that they are all generic human antibiotics. I have used them on my cats and dogs for years.

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2013-12-16 Thread dlgegg
I get on that soapbox a lot. I use alternative meds and acupuncture more than modern medicine Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com wrote: Well, this is the real American Dream, to be able to treat yourself like a fish if you haven't any money while those who have money are keeping most of

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-06 Thread Beth
Last time i was bitten was at our shelter they insisted i go to the dr. AC never called me even though dr. Filled out the info. The vet actually said since i had been bitten so many times i was probably immune to cat bacteria by now. Jannes Taylor jannestay...@yahoo.com wrote: Last night I

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-05 Thread Natalie
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Christiane Biagi Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 1:36 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite She prob got iv antibiotics..maybe ceflex... Christiane Biagi Sent from my Samsung Epic™ 4G Natalie at...@optonline.net wrote: My mother had

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2011-06-05 Thread Natalie
: Lynda Wilson longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sat, June 4, 2011 12:43:38 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Thanks, good to know! - Original Message - From: Christiane Biagi ti...@mindspring.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 12

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2011-06-05 Thread Natalie
Taylor jannestay...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 1:14 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I just got back form the doctor and got two different antibiotics, and a tetnus shot. She wants to do an x-ray next week. Their x-ray machine was not working

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2011-06-05 Thread dlgegg
04, 2011 3:10 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Lynda, Yes, it is usually a very deep bite to require medical treatment. When Pootie bit me (don't know why, he was sleeping and it was about 3 am) he bit clear through to the muscle of my forearm. I couldn't even move my

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2011-06-04 Thread molveywda
Yes. Go get a tetanus shot if you haven't had one in the last ten years. It's just a safety precaution, but my Doc fussed at me recently for not doing it after I got bit. Be careful about giving him too much info about the cat. Tell him it was a friend's cat. Sometimes the Docs will say

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread molveywda
Oh, the red and swollen and pain is normal. When I got bit a couple months ago I didn't think it was that bad at first. But then it hurt like hell for a few days. Don't panic about it but I'd still go to the doc on Monday. sent from my ATT Smartphone by HTC - Reply message - From:

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2011-06-04 Thread Natalie
Cat bites can be very serious! If you have any antibiotics at home and antibiotic cream for the bite (hope you washed it and disinfected it really well) - use them immediately! Unfortunately, whenever there's a cat bite, the doctor may have to notify Animal Control, and the cat may have to be

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2011-06-04 Thread Natalie
Of molvey...@hotmail.com Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 9:40 AM To: Jannes Taylor; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Yes. Go get a tetanus shot if you haven't had one in the last ten years. It's just a safety precaution, but my Doc fussed at me recently for not doing

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2011-06-04 Thread Christiane Biagi
All the advice u got is got is good BUT if u start seeing red line going up to arm, get to dr right away. Have had many cat bites but one last dec required overnite in hospital for iv antibiotics to avoid sepsis. Something to do w bacteria in cats moiuth. Christiane Biagi Sent from my Samsung

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2011-06-04 Thread Sally Davis
Cat bites are serious. I know I have been bitten myself. Hopefully you have already seen a doctor by now. Sally ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread Lynda Wilson
I've read all the responses and everyone guided you well. If you don't have a rabies tag for her, then don't tell him it's your cat (like you were advised). In my opnion, I don't think they would let you quarantine her at home since you have other animals. It's not worth the risk. Please,

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2011-06-04 Thread Edna Taylor
10:09:43 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I've read all the responses and everyone guided you well. If you don't have a rabies tag for her, then don't tell him it's your cat (like you were advised). In my opnion, I don't think they would let you quarantine her at home since you have

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2011-06-04 Thread Edna Taylor
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite All the advice u got is got is good BUT if u start seeing red line going up to arm, get to dr right away. Have had many cat bites but one last dec required overnite in hospital for iv antibiotics to avoid sepsis. Something to do w

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread Natalie
, June 04, 2011 10:34 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite All the advice u got is got is good BUT if u start seeing red line going up to arm, get to dr right away. Have had many cat bites but one last dec required overnite in hospital for iv antibiotics to avoid

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2011-06-04 Thread Natalie
: Saturday, June 04, 2011 11:24 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite My cat Pootie bit me in March and it was infected within 12 hours. I ended up in the ER and they said had I not come in, it could have killed me. Get to the ER and when asked whose cat just tell them

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2011-06-04 Thread Susan Ang
Wash the wound with antibiotic soap and keep antibiotic ointment on it. Also treat with hot compresses. It will draw white blood cells to the area. The Dr told me to do this. Autumn bit the fire out of me when I was 6 months pregnant. My hand swelled up and was red and sore. I never developed

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread Maureen Olvey
it inflicts upon unconsenting animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain From: sea7...@gmail.com Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2011 11:43:40 -0500 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread Maureen Olvey
further.” – Mark Twain Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2011 12:41:01 -0400 From: at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite BTW - can you use one of the other cat's rabies certificate if you have to? Some cats look alike or maybe they don't describe them in some

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2011-06-04 Thread Lynda Wilson
AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite OMG - when I got bit a couple months ago I just ran inside and washed it out really good with soap and water. That was it. Guess I was lucky. I had read that soap and water are good enough as long as you wash it good so now when I get scratched I just use

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2011-06-04 Thread Christiane Biagi
ALL cats have a specific bacyeria in their mouth (begins w p; not jult felv Christiane Biagi Sent from my Samsung Epic™ 4G Susan Ang sea7...@gmail.com wrote: Wash the wound with antibiotic soap and keep antibiotic ointment on it. Also treat with hot compresses. It will draw white blood cells

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2011-06-04 Thread Christiane Biagi
: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Christiane Biagi Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 10:34 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite All the advice u got is got is good BUT if u start seeing red line going up

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2011-06-04 Thread Lynda Wilson
Thanks, good to know! - Original Message - From: Christiane Biagi ti...@mindspring.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 12:32 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Dont think it has to be deep. Cats have a specific bacteria in their mouth (begins w p) n

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2011-06-04 Thread Jannes Taylor
longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sat, June 4, 2011 12:43:38 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Thanks, good to know! - Original Message - From: Christiane Biagi ti...@mindspring.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 12:32 PM Subject: Re

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2011-06-04 Thread Lynda Wilson
jannestay...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 1:14 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I just got back form the doctor and got two different antibiotics, and a tetnus shot. She wants to do an x-ray next week. Their x-ray machine was not working this morning

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2011-06-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
Yes. Thank goodness it was an arm. A feral bit me hard enough to break my little finger. Two surgeries later. The second surgery was to straighten a nail (go figure). When they opened the finger up it was full of infection despite a lot of antibiotics and did not look

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
Tell the doctor it was a stray and you have no clue where it went otherwise your insurance company will have a field day refusing to cover it and demanding the name of the friend etc. You can refuse rabies shots. FYI: I was at the ER within 15 minutes of the broken finger, having the

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2011-06-04 Thread Jannes Taylor
From: MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sat, June 4, 2011 2:20:25 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Tell the doctor it was a stray and you have no clue where it went otherwise your insurance company will have a field day refusing to cover

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2011-06-04 Thread Edna Taylor
: longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Wow! Reading all of these messages with bad experience with cat bites, I consider myself VERY lucky. I've gotten bit a lot, but it sounds like it has to be a deep puncture type bite. Is this correct

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Thanks, good to know! - Original Message - From: Christiane Biagi ti...@mindspring.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 12:32 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Dont think it has to be deep. Cats have a specific bacteria

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2011-06-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
:( Edna Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2011 12:05:43 -0500 From: longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Wow! Reading all of these messages with bad experience with cat bites, I consider myself VERY lucky. I've gotten bit a lot, but it sounds like it has

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2011-06-04 Thread Lynda Wilson
hollered ouch! Yeah, he gets a little rough sometimes, and he is neutered. He needs a companion to get rough with! - Original Message - From: Edna Taylor taylore...@msn.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 3:10 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Lynda

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2011-06-04 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
watching TV. Diane R. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Jannes Taylor Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 1:14 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite I just got back form the doctor

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2011-06-04 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 3:31 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite This is the first bite I have had that concerned me...most have been nips with broken

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2011-06-04 Thread Sharyl
. -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 3:31 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite This is the first bite I have had that concerned me...most have been

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread Edna Taylor
Yes it got infected quickly. Pootie is not Feluk positive. He was abused so I stole him from a neighbor in our old neighborhood ;) Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2011 15:39:20 -0500 From: longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Edna, So sorry you

Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite

2011-06-04 Thread Lynda Wilson
earn nor deserve pets! - Original Message - From: Edna Taylor taylore...@msn.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, June 04, 2011 8:35 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Cat Bite Yes it got infected quickly. Pootie is not Feluk positive. He was abused so I stole him from