Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-23 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
Dear all, Some potentially very useful information from Nina, a former longtime member and prolific and hugely knowledgeable contributor to the list: This is interesting. My sister just called to tell me she heard on the radio about a study indicating that yogurt consumption aids in reducing

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-07 Thread Rosenfeldt, Diane
Robin, I'm so sorry you lost Kiwi. He knows you did everything within your power. Gentlest of Bridge vibes to him, and hugs to you. Diane R. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 9:04 PM To:

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-05 Thread April and Jay
Dearest Robin, I lost my sweet baby Fluffie two weeks ago. The hurt is still so strong. You work so hard to save them and yet sometimes they still have to leave us. It's so fustrating. I send you love and know I feel your pain. I am hurting too but you are not alone. We are all here for you.

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-04 Thread Marylyn
Kiwi left this world cared for...Bless you for loving the little one. Try to find some peace in the comfort you gave Kiwi. On Oct 3, 2008, at 9:17 PM, Lynne wrote: My prayers go out to you and Kiwi Robin. I'm so sorry for your loss. You did your best and Kiwi loves you for it.

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-04 Thread TatorBunz
Robin, I'm so sorry for your loss of Kiwi. Bless you for giving him the love and care he needed in his short stay here. He is at the bridge romping with others that are there. Where there is no illnesses and everyone is happy. I'm sure he has met my Taz by now. BTW...I love that name. I will

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-04 Thread wendy
Robin,   Prayers going out for your peace and comfort.  I'm sorry about little Kiwi.  We're here for you if you need to vent/talk.   Wendy   Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~ Margaret Meade

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-03 Thread Lynne
My prayers go out to you and Kiwi Robin. I'm so sorry for your loss. You did your best and Kiwi loves you for it. Lynne - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 10:04 PM Subject: [Felvtalk] Kiwi Kiwi is with God now.

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-03 Thread Sally Davis
I am so sorry and I do understand. May your heart find peace in your wonderful memories of Kiwi. Hugs sally On 10/3/08, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kiwi is with God now. I'm to upset to say anything else right now. Robin ___

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-03 Thread Sherry DeHaan
Robin I am so sorry you lost your sweet Kiwi(I love the name).Hugs to you. Sherry --- On Fri, 10/3/08, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Felvtalk] Kiwi To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, October 3, 2008, 10:04 PM Kiwi is

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-10-03 Thread Sharyl
Dear Robin, I am so sorry.  Kiwi is now romping in the green meadows chasing butterflies. Sharyl --- On Fri, 10/3/08, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Felvtalk] Kiwi To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Friday, October 3, 2008,

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - Sad

2008-09-30 Thread catatonya
Robyn, You and Kiwi are in my thoughts and prayers. tonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have not posted for a while about kiwi. I think the last one I told you that my son was going to put him on a Bandfield Plan. He never did. Before that I tried to find a rescue who would take him, but

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-09-29 Thread Lorrie
If Kiwi hasn't eaten or had much to drink for awhile it will take a few hours for him to need to use his box. Just keep an eye on him. It sounds like he is making good progress. Lorrie On 09-28, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I gave Kiwi water and some pumpkin via a syringe. He did ok. He has

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - Sad

2008-09-29 Thread wendy
Robin,   My heart goes out to little Kiwi, and to your family as well.  It's never easy.   Wendy  Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world - indeed it is the only thing that ever has! ~~~ Margaret Meade ~~~ - Original Message From:

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - sad

2008-09-29 Thread wendy
Robin,   Sharyl gave you great info.  The babyfood worked wonders with one of my kitties who had issues with her stomach so bad she stopped eating.  I thought we were going to lose her, but more than twice she came through with the help of the baby food, pepcid ac, and chicken broth and boiled

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - Sad

2008-09-28 Thread Gloria Lane
I know it's a difficult situation, but there are rescues and rescuers that take FELV cats/kittens. And if he chooses to keep him, would be such a gift. What I do to boost the immune system - and it works well - is to give 1cc interferon once daily to my FELV kitties that are less than 3

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - Sad

2008-09-28 Thread Sharyl
Robin, I don't know if Kiwi is crashing from the FeLV or for another reason.  I understand you are limited with funds.  One idea would be to feed him meat baby food (no onion or garlic).  Gerbers 2 Chicken and Gravy is a favorite in our house.  If he can't eat it on his own you can assist feed

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-24 Thread Alice hanson
Have you tried giving them canned pumpkin? Whenever my kitties start to get diarrhea, I give them that. They love the stuff!Alice Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2008 00:51:21 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-24 Thread Sharyl
terramycin salve to clear up the eye.  Supplementing with L-Lysine couldn't hurt.    Sharyl   --- On Sat, 8/23/08, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Saturday

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi ~ urgency imo

2008-08-24 Thread Laurieskatz
Diarrhea is a serious problem. It can result in death. It can be from something as simple as parasites and as serious as intestinal cancer. Can be from food allergies or IBD. More info here: http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-diarrhea.html http://cats.suite101.com/article.cfm/diarrhea_in_cats Most

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Another remedy - our rescue normally does a drop or two of Revolution on the back for kittens - can get fleas and internal parasites. I also buy Panacur for $8 at the Farmers store, and give a little bit (1/4 cc) to kittens for parasites. I buy homeopathic anti-diarrhea tincture in a

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Chris
Good for you for taking care of Kiwi--he sounds like a spunky little guy. Whatever you do for him is more than most would have done and we all just try to do the best we can depending on our circumstances. I have 2 FELV + and one, Romeo, absolutely freaks out if I have to take him to vet. I've

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Laura Mostello
: [Felvtalk] Kiwi To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, August 24, 2008, 10:37 AM Another remedy - our rescue normally does a drop or two of Revolution on the back for kittens - can get fleas and internal parasites. I also buy Panacur for $8 at the Farmers store, and give a little

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Gloria B. Lane
--- On Sun, 8/24/08, Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, August 24, 2008, 10:37 AM Another remedy - our rescue normally does a drop or two of Revolution on the back

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Gloria B. Lane
--- On Sun, 8/24/08, Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, August 24, 2008, 10:37 AM Another remedy - our rescue normally does a drop or two of Revolution on the back

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Chris
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi I have a friend who's had good luck with Wellness for other things - Gloria At 10:03 AM 8/24/2008, you wrote: One of my fosters (FeLV negative) is an older cat who always had diarrhea problems, no matter what food I used. Finally I put him on Wellness and he

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Gloria B. Lane
: Sunday, August 24, 2008 12:19 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi I have a friend who's had good luck with Wellness for other things - Gloria At 10:03 AM 8/24/2008, you wrote: One of my fosters (FeLV negative) is an older cat who always had diarrhea problems, no matter

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Gloria B. Lane
: Sunday, August 24, 2008 12:19 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi I have a friend who's had good luck with Wellness for other things - Gloria At 10:03 AM 8/24/2008, you wrote: One of my fosters (FeLV negative) is an older cat who always had diarrhea problems, no matter

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Laurieskatz
PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi My friend is using the dry only - his 2 cats won't eat the wet. But one cat had hair coming out- little spots - and after switching to Wellness dry, those have gone away - lovely silky fur. THey don't like it as well, but eat

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Laurieskatz
Wellness is cat food. Check out www.catinfo.org for info about canned wellness. It's sold by Mother Hubbard ~ you can buy at retailers or order online. I recommend chicken or turkey canned. Best to avoid fish and any with grains. Parasites that live in the intestine will not be killed by

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi

2008-08-24 Thread Kelley Saveika
It is Revolution that claims to kill roundworms and hookworms (and ear mites, and protects against heartworms). Tapeworms you need a different dewormer for. On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 3:10 PM, Laurieskatz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wellness is cat food. Check out www.catinfo.org for info about

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi ~ vet input re Revolution

2008-08-24 Thread Laurieskatz
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Kelley Saveika Sent: Sunday, August 24, 2008 3:29 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi It is Revolution that claims to kill roundworms and hookworms (and ear mites, and protects against heartworms). Tapeworms you need

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi ~ vet input re Revolution

2008-08-24 Thread Kelley Saveika
My primary concern is heartworms. I use strongid or panacur (both otc) for regular worms, and tapeworm tablets (now otc as welL) for tapeworms. I can say that I have never had any earmites since starting to use Revolution,w hich is at least 3 years ago. Since my cats don't go outside fleas are

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread r_pine
My son found kiwi beside his dead sibling in the woods. Kiwi was actually very healthy. We cleaned him up and gave him kitten formula. The next day we took him to our local vet who thought he was between 2 1/2 to 3 weeks old. He would not suck on the kitten nipple bottle so we feed him

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread wendy
] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 8:44:44 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat My son found kiwi beside his dead sibling in the woods.  Kiwi was actually very healthy.  We cleaned him up and gave him kitten formula.  The next day we took him to our

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread Gloria Lane
I'm so glad you joined this group - I remember when I found my little kitten Calawalla Banana BooBoo, in 2001, and she looked so darned healthy - so lively, and she tested positive for FELV and I just didn't know anything about it. Fortunately, I had a vet who didn't sugggest euth. and

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread Lynne
be checked out as well. Best of luck to you and your Kiwi. Lynne - Original Message - From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 9:44 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat My son found kiwi beside his dead sibling

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread Laurieskatz
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lynne Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 10:20 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat Wendy, I am certainly no expert but have experienced life with a felv positive cat. If your Kiwi is acting fine, maybe

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread gary
- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 8:44 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat My son found kiwi beside his dead sibling in the woods. Kiwi was actually very healthy. We cleaned him up and gave him kitten formula. The next

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi our felv one year old cat

2008-08-23 Thread Kelley Saveika
There is a new product for diarrhea (Purina?). Maybe someone else remembers what it's called. May need a vet to provide it. Not sure. I wouldn't sit on either problem. Good you are acting. Prayers for Kiwi. L Iowa You do not need a vet to provide Fortiflora, if that is what you are

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-15 Thread catatonya
You will get lots of advice here. How old is your other cat? Odds are that if your other cat didn't contract felv from kiwi from the time they were together he won't ever contract it. There is always a small risk. But I have mixed at least 13 negative cats with up to two positive cats over

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-15 Thread Debbie Harrison
Robin, what a wonderful story. All of my cats came to me much the same way you found Kiwiorphaned or abandoned...sometimes right after birth. Love him all you can and enjoy his little antics...sometimes their time is very short! Good luck! Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 21:48:29 -0400 From:

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-15 Thread Jane Lyons
Marylyn I've been off this list since the server problem. I am so shocked and saddened to hear about Dixie. I know how much you loved her and can imagine how difficult it must be without her. She is so lucky to have felt safe and loved. I am so sorry. Jane On Jul 14, 2008, at 10:08 PM,

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-15 Thread Marylyn
Thanks. She had the best of everything and was very happy and loved. I miss her so much. Right now I am looking at a little 4 week old (?) copper kitten that came from the same pine thicket Dixie came from. After a day of talking, assuring and reassuring her, she allowed me to snatch

Re: [Felvtalk] Kiwi - feline Luk positive

2008-07-14 Thread Marylyn
The first and really only thing I can tell you is to enjoy every minute you have with your wonderful friend while being alert for any infections/problems. Do not get hung up on the FeLV thing. Learn about it but do not let it ruin the time you have with your friend. That time may be