Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2010-04-27 Thread jbero tds.net
Nortina, My heart goes out to you. This is very possibly a manifestation of the disease. If you've been following this group you know what the results can be and that there isn't any 100% effective treatment out there. There's a lot of ideas in my head so I'm going to try to be as exact as I

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2010-04-27 Thread Ashley Vanover
Nortina, There are many charities out there that can assist with vet bills. With the economy being what it is, donations have gone down, but they may be able to help you fund treatment to keep McFluffins comfortable. Here is a link I used when my Kong first became ill to see what was out

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2010-04-27 Thread Hotmail Junk
I do know about the expenses! My cat is at $30,000.00, but well worth it! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 27, 2010, at 11:42 AM, Ashley Vanover ashley.vano...@gmail.com wrote: Nortina, There are many charities out there that can assist with vet bills. With the economy being what it is,

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight/Hemobart

2009-06-22 Thread Sue Frank Koren
maima...@duo-county.com wrote: From: Cougar Clan maima...@duo-county.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Saturday, June 20, 2009, 7:29 AM I would.  Otherwise, you will always wonder and doubt yourself. On Jun 19, 2009, at 5:53 PM, Amy wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight/Hemobart

2009-06-21 Thread Amy
experience to help us out? Thanks Amy --- On Sat, 6/20/09, Cougar Clan maima...@duo-county.com wrote: From: Cougar Clan maima...@duo-county.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Saturday, June 20, 2009, 7:29 AM I would.  Otherwise, you will always

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight/Hemobart

2009-06-21 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Amy, I sent this link to you this morning, I quoted some of the info there below but there is much more to read on the website: https://www.vetcentric.com/reference/encycEntry.cfm?ENTRY=88COLLECTION=EncycIllnessMODE=full *AffectedAnimals:* Essentially all cats have the potential

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-20 Thread Cougar Clan
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amy Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 5:11 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight Thanks Sharyl, Thanks for the info. My vet said they have never seen a case where a cat had pancreatitis and showed no signs

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-19 Thread Sharyl
, Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com wrote: From: Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, June 18, 2009, 9:35 PM Pancreatitis is a blood test (and/or ultrasound). They send the blood to Texas now. There is a yahoo group

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-19 Thread Amy
: Laurieskatz lauriesk...@mchsi.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, June 18, 2009, 9:35 PM Pancreatitis is a blood test (and/or ultrasound). They send the blood to Texas now. There is a yahoo group for feline pancreatitis

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-19 Thread Laurieskatz
-Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Amy Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 5:11 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight Thanks Sharyl, Thanks for the info. My vet said they have

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-19 Thread Amy
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight Thanks Sharyl, Thanks for the info.  My vet said they have never seen a case where a cat had pancreatitis and showed no signs of discomfort or being sick but that they are more than willing to test if that's what I

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-18 Thread Laurieskatz
, 2009 10:36 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight Amy, I don't know what to tell you. The only suggestion I have is to try and increase his daily caloric intake to see if that helps him gain wt. So may things can affect wt. including thyroid issues. I know

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-18 Thread Amy
He has been tested for hyperthyroid but not pancreatitis. Amy Has he been tested for pancreatitis? Hyperthyroid? Those are two conditions that result in weight loss. That is what we tested for. Laurie ___ Felvtalk mailing list

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-18 Thread Amy
Thanks for the ideas. Since I just bought some baby food for my other cat, I will definitely try adding stuff like that for calories. He really seems to eat fine so I'm stumped why he keeps losing weight :( Amy Amy, I don't know what to tell you.  The only suggestion I have is to try

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-18 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Amy, A regular T4 thyroid test sometimes won't give a high reading until it gets fairly high. Fred always tested normal but my vet could feel a small nodule on his thyroid and we kept an eye on it. When he went in for his physical a year later she felt it had gotten slightly bigger

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-18 Thread Laurieskatz
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight Thanks for the ideas. Since I just bought some baby food for my other cat, I will definitely try adding stuff like that for calories. He really seems to eat fine so I'm stumped why he keeps losing weight :( Amy Amy, I don't know what to tell

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-18 Thread Amy
: From: Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, June 18, 2009, 9:22 PM     Hi Amy, A regular T4 thyroid test sometimes won't give a high reading until it gets fairly high.  Fred always tested normal but my vet

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-17 Thread Laurieskatz
EVO dry took Bella from 8 lbs to 13 lbs! She also got canned Fancy Feast but the majority of her diet was/is EVO. Frankie (not FeLV but pancreatitis) gained 2 lbs on canned Fancy Feast Gourmet Salmon and Shrimp. Laurie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight

2009-06-17 Thread Sharyl
Amy, I don't know what to tell you. The only suggestion I have is to try and increase his daily caloric intake to see if that helps him gain wt. So may things can affect wt. including thyroid issues. I know you said blood work looked fine but has he has a T4 and free T4 test recently? If