Iva, you have already received some great advise. All any of us can do is
relate our experiences. I've had 6 indoor positive kitties mixed with my
negatives who had their FeLV vaccine and booster. My negatives get an annual
FeLV vaccine. My positives are rescues born with FeLV. I've lost
Hi, Iva --
I'm so sorry you lost little Kiera. But that sounds like the right decision
to make for her.
But for Becca -- you are absolutely right not to kill a healthy cat. You've
taken the proper precautions with the other kitties. Others on this list
have discovered too late that one of
regardless of how becca became infected, everyone in the house has
already been exposed to her by now, and euthanizing her is like the
proverbial shutting the barn door.
as others have said, adults cats have a very high level of immunity to
the virus--suggest that your vet read
Rebecca, Thank you for this valuable information.
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaryChristine
Sent: Monday, August 03, 2009 2:03 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk
Many cats are naturally immune to FeLV. We each have to make our own
decisions, but if I were in your situation I would not put Becca down and
would let her continue to live with the others. I think it quite unlikely -
especially after being vaccinated - that they would contract FeLV. Of
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