Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon Thoughts??

2009-10-09 Thread Alice Flowers
Hooray for you and your vet! I think it's a good idea. We began losing our kittens at around 7 1/2 months old. We lost 4 littermates before they hit a year old-well, the last was exactly a year old. They were a feral litter and must have been born with the virus. We began Interferon when they

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon thoughts?

2009-10-09 Thread mitchell
look into LTCI from IMULAN. There have been great sucesses with this treatment. On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Jeff Mills jeffkmi...@yahoo.com wrote: I have a little 4.5 mo. old black kitten rescued as a stray who tests FeLV+ on a snap test. They won't do an IFA until he's been separated for

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon thoughts?

2009-10-09 Thread dlgegg
Welcome to the group. i have not had to use Interferon or anything elso so far. my 2 positives are fat, sassy and healthy as can be. so i am waiting until something rears it's ugly head. i do have all my babies on L Lysine to boost their immune system. my vet came back from a conference

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon thoughts?

2009-10-08 Thread Gloria B. Lane
--- From: Jeff Mills[mailto:jeffkmi...@yahoo.com] Sent: 10/8/2009 2:05:16 PM To : felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc : Subject : RE: [Felvtalk] Interferon thoughts? I have a little 4.5 mo. old black kitten rescued as a stray who tests FeLV+ on a snap test. They won't do an IFA until

Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon thoughts?

2009-10-08 Thread jbero tds.net
Jeff, I would definitely start something whether it be interferon or the LTCI injections. They may not look sick when first diagnosed but they go downhill quickly and you feel helpless. There is some suggestion of thymic hypoplasia in these young cats with felv+. (the thymus is responsible for