Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread Terri Brown
In my experience, if the cat is obviously jaundiced, it may be too late to reverse it. That being said, I am NOT a Vet or a Vet Tech, so I would recommend a trip to the Veterinarian ASAP. The Vet may have your friend try liver support/treatment. I had a FeLV negative though who became

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread Natalie
It may not be just jaundice, it could be hepatic lipidosis, which is very serious! Blood test is a must, and force feeding, fluids (sub-q), and antibiotics are required! I had a cat last summer that went down to 4.5 lbs, to the point where they wanted to insert a feeding tube through nose or

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread Beth
Vet. Immediately. Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: A friend of mine has two FeLV + cats, littermates about 8 months old, and one has developed jaundice. He has lost a ton of weight also. The last couple of days he doesn't want to eat although he's not laying around or lethargic.

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread Sharyl
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 9:50 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice It may not be just jaundice, it could be hepatic lipidosis, which is very serious! Blood test is a must, and force feeding, fluids (sub-q), and antibiotics are required! I had

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread molveywda
-Assisted-Feeding/ They have great files and will offer lots of help. It would be better if you friend joined so she could benefit directly. Sharyl From: Natalie at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 9:50 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread Sharyl
counts now is calories.   Sharyl  From: molvey...@hotmail.com molvey...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 11:23 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread Natalie
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice To build on what Natalie has written. Jaundice is a sign of liver issues. Hepatic Lipidosis is cured by food. Please tell your friend to get the kitty to a vet ASAP. Time is of the essence. She can either assist feed with a syringe

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread Diane Rosenfeldt
: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice Importance: High It may not be just jaundice, it could be hepatic lipidosis, which is very serious! Blood test is a must, and force feeding, fluids (sub-q), and antibiotics are required! I had a cat last summer that went down to 4.5 lbs, to the point where

Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice

2012-03-21 Thread KG BarnCats
: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Natalie Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 8:50 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kitty with jaundice Importance: High It may not be just jaundice, it could be hepatic lipidosis, which is very serious! Blood test is a must