Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-18 Thread TANYA NOE
, Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: From: Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 5:00 PM I have never heard this before and have had FELV cats since 2003, and read up

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-18 Thread Frank Saverese
- Original Message - On Apr 17, 2010, at 3:42 PM, Emma Lively wrote: Is it true that the felv vaccine can cause a cat to turn positive in the future? Impossible. The virus used in the FeLV vaccine is a killed virus. The only vaccines that have a *remote* potential to cause disease

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-18 Thread MaryChristine
this is an old myth that continues to make the rounds. the FeLV virus does not, and cannot, cause a cat to become positive. in fact, there is anecdotal evidence on this list, that vaccinating a truly positive FeLV increases their lifespan! (anyone on this list also on Fan-H? gloria, maybe? there

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-18 Thread Gloria Lane
Nope don't know about that list mc but interested. I'll check it out. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 18, 2010, at 11:00 AM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: this is an old myth that continues to make the rounds. the FeLV virus does not, and cannot, cause a cat to become

Re: [Felvtalk] Felv vaccine and booster

2010-04-17 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I have never heard this before and have had FELV cats since 2003, and read up on it, used to more than I do now. I seriously doubt if there's any truth to it at all. Perhaps they're getting mixed up with the FIV vaccine causing a cat to TEST positive for FIV (not turn positive though).