Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens beFeLV+??

2008-08-12 Thread Heather
Even with negative kittens, unless you find a strictly no kill shelter and keep them yourself until they are 8 weeks, they'd probably be put to sleep anyway without even being tested...and even a no-kill shelter will euthanize the positives. I know it sounds sad to terminate but unless you will

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens beFeLV+??

2008-08-12 Thread Marylyn
And the life they lead before they are killed is rough. They are surrounded by awful noises, cold bars..and may or may not have a gentle death at the hands of people who cannot afford to love them. On Aug 12, 2008, at 8:12 AM, Heather wrote: Even with negative kittens, unless you find a

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens beFeLV+??

2008-08-12 Thread Heather
Exactly, well put. Whenever someone asks me for help with a cat or kitten saying otherwise they'll have to take them to a AS/AC, I tell them that if they care about the cat at all they should take it to the vet to be put down themselves rather than subject them to such a fearful, cold

Re: [Felvtalk] I think my girl kitty is pregnant...will the kittens beFeLV+??

2008-08-11 Thread Gloria Lane
I don't know the groups in Southern New Jersey (although I lived there many years ago) - but some group will gladly help you with testing and s/n. Yes, the kittens would most likely be euthanized at a shelter, if FELV +.Good chance they'd be euthanized even if negative. BTW, some vets