Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-28 Thread dlgegg
the shelter I have selected - CW Rustic Hollow.  I've visited it in the summer and winter.  A great place. Sharyl    From: dlg...@windstream.net dlg...@windstream.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2013 4:15 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-27 Thread Lorrie
We always need to prepare for the time when we will no longer be able to have our cats because of our illness or death, but I would be concerned about your cats in a no kill shelter. Would they be spending their remaining years in cages?? On 04-24, dlg...@windstream.net wrote: You may have to

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-27 Thread Lorrie
What becomes of these FelV cats you foster? Do you do like I do and just keep them until they die or have to be euthanized? I lost three FelV kittens in 2 months and it was heartbreaking. Now the last of this litter just turned one year old and she seems fine, but I watch her every day and never

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-27 Thread Beth
One actually did get adopted last year, but mostly they just stay with me until they pass away. Beth Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com wrote: What becomes of these FelV cats you foster? Do you do like I do and just keep them until they die or have to be euthanized? I lost three FelV kittens

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-27 Thread dlgegg
The shelter I have selected does not keep them in cages, they have the run of 1. an old farmhouse complete with an outdoor enclosure they can go in and out at will. 2. They have built a new house and outdoor enclosure. They have furniture to sit and lie on and shelves on the walls. My cats

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering

2013-04-27 Thread Lorrie
Lee, It's very encouraging that you've had three adults with FelV throw off the virus. I've never been that fortunate, and having these FelV cats and kittens with a death sentence is absolutely devastating to me. I am the same as you said you were much too emotional. As I may have

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-27 Thread Sharyl
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth) The shelter I have selected does not keep them in cages, they have the run of 1.  an old farmhouse complete with an outdoor enclosure they can go in and out at will. 2.  They have built a new house and outdoor enclosure.  They have furniture to sit

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-27 Thread Sharyl
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth) The shelter I have selected does not keep them in cages, they have the run of 1.  an old farmhouse complete with an outdoor enclosure they can go in and out at will. 2.  They have built a new house and outdoor enclosure.  They have furniture to sit

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-24 Thread Beth
Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:13 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth) I had three FeLv+ cats throw it off. They all three were adults. Bunny was the youngest. She tested positive when she

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-24 Thread Lee Evans
, 2013 7:21 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth) I only have 3 cats of my own left. 2 are quite old 1 is FeLV positive. I do not take in more FeLV fosters unless one passes away. I do not take FeLV cats from individuals unless they agree that it is still their cat, just living

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-24 Thread dlgegg
...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:13 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth) I had three FeLv+ cats throw it off. They all three were adults. Bunny was the youngest. She tested positive when she was spayed

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg

2013-04-23 Thread Beth
@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, April 22, 2013 11:32 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg The protocol I was given is 1st vaccine followed by booster shot in 30 days Give the 2nd vaccine 30 days before mixing positives and negatives Follow up every 12

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-23 Thread Lorrie
Beth I didn't know you fostered FelV cats. Have you had any who eventually threw off the virus? All of the kittens I've taken in as FelV positive, who must have acquired the virus from their mother, have died within two years. However, from one litter of FelV kittens I have an male who is now 4

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-23 Thread Beth
to deal with kittens, which can be so much work. Beth   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 4:54 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth)

2013-04-23 Thread Lee Evans
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 6:07 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Fostering (Beth) No, I have never seen one throw the virus off. I think fostering the FeLV cats is probably easier than fostering healthy cats, actually. I have done that plenty of times, too. At least I don't have

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg

2013-04-22 Thread Beth
...@aristotle.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2013 2:15 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg I've mixed mine (adults) for years also - I dont worry about it unless the are aggressive bite, etc. Gloria From: Cheri Le cheri...@comcast.net To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg

2013-04-22 Thread Cheri Le
, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org From: Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2013 2:15 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg I've mixed mine (adults) for years also - I dont worry about it unless the are aggressive

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg

2013-04-22 Thread Sharyl
: Cheri Le cheri...@comcast.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, April 22, 2013 9:59 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg That is what I was worried about him eating out of there dishes

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg

2013-04-21 Thread dlgegg
Same here. I do vaccinate my negatives for FELV just in case, but no one ever bites, just slaps, growls and hisses. My vet says as long as the negatives re vaccinated, should be okay. Gloria B. Lane gbl...@aristotle.net wrote: I've mixed mine (adults) for years also - I dont worry

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FelV pos. neg

2013-04-20 Thread Lorrie
Many of us have done this, and the cats have a better chance at not getting the virus if vaccinated, but what is so amazing is a lot older cats (meaning not kittens) can be mixed with positives and still remain negative. I have seen this many times. Hang in there Cheri, It isn't always a death

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV non-FeLV cats

2013-04-19 Thread Beth
Yes, a lot of us mix our vaccinated cats with our FeLV cats with no problems. Beth   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Cheri Le cheri...@comcast.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 19, 2013

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative Vaccinated Cats

2012-05-24 Thread Beth
I mixed my vaccinated FIV cat for years with my FeLV cats. They were never separated in any way. He was re-tested several times over the years, including shortly before he passed away. He never got the FeLV virus, he was obviously immune supressed with the FIV. My former vet recommended

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative Vaccinated Cats

2012-05-22 Thread Beth
Lots of people here mix, some don't. I have done it for 10 years with no transmission. This is a common question. You will find a lot of info if you search the archives on mixing Beth   Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Jo

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative Vaccinated Cats

2012-05-22 Thread Marta Gasper
Well.. I don't think there is a definitive answer to your question(not just yours most of us came accross it at some point)..basically if negative cats don't come into contact with positives they won't get infected. Also infection results from long time exposure, ie if a negative licks a

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative Vaccinated Cats

2012-05-22 Thread HIDEYO YAMAMOTO
of they are adults cats - I am sure that kittens are more susceptible - and some of them are lving together for several years. Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 15:12:49 -0700 From: marta.gas...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative Vaccinated Cats

2012-05-22 Thread Holly Shelton
with 4 of my other cats and nobody has tested positive. Holly -Original Message- From: HIDEYO YAMAMOTO hideyo.yamam...@msn.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tue, May 22, 2012 3:18 pm Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative Vaccinated Cats I

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing FeLV Positve FeLV Negative Vaccinated Cats

2012-05-22 Thread Beth
I didn't think FeLVcpuldbe spread via sneezes, just saliva Marta Gasper marta.gas...@yahoo.com wrote: Well.. I don't think there is a definitive answer to your question(not just yours most of us came accross it at some point)..basically if negative cats don't come into contact with positives

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing pos and neg cats

2012-02-25 Thread GRAS
that isn't pasteurized! Natalie -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Beth Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 11:02 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing pos and neg cats I lnow

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing pos and neg cats

2012-02-24 Thread Marta Gasper
What hapens with giving them a dab of honey is that it boost the blood sugar so if they might start to eat. It is the sugar, not the texture. I've a rescue group and fosters , we always use honey in cases when a cat stops eating, specially with kittens and anemic cats. Rub honey or Karo on

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing pos and neg cats

2012-02-24 Thread Beth
I lnow someone who used Coke in an emergency. Hey it had sugar it worked! Marta Gasper marta.gas...@yahoo.com wrote: What hapens with giving them a dab of honey is that it boost the blood sugar so if they might start to eat. It is the sugar, not the texture. I've a rescue group and fosters ,

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread Natalie
- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of create_me_...@yahoo.com Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:16 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Yes, it can be. Stress can also be damaging was a big reason I chose

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread Michelle Brockman
with the rabies vaccine. fyi -Original Message- From: Natalie Sent: 10/15/2010 1:37:42 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Vaccinating cats for anything when their immune systems are seriously compromised can be very dangerous! I have also known friends

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread Natalie
Sent: Friday, October 15, 2010 11:03 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing I know of several instances of the same thing happening Natalie in addition to two kittens I personally adopted devloping FIP after vaccines which is why I feel so strongly about vaccines. Also

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-15 Thread dlgegg
: Thursday, October 14, 2010 6:46 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing MY VET ADVISED ME TO KEEP THE NEGATIVES SEPERATED UNTIL THEIR VACCINATION HAD TIME TO TAKE EFFECT. SINCE THEN, MY POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES ARE MIXED. COURSE, YOU HAVE TO KEEP UP TO DATE ON SHOTS FOR THE NEGATIVES, JUST

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread terrie
Melinda, Well, this is my opinion and experience with having FELV kitties in the past but don'tany now. My first personal experience was back in mid part of1999 I got a kitten that I named Taz was FELV and he died in January 2002. He had it in his bone marrow.He diedfrom secondary illnesses.

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Bonnie Hogue
a 21 year old cat who was an amazing kitty. May all our cats live to 21 -- or longer! ~Bonnie - Original Message - From: ter...@tazzys.org To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:30 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Melinda, Well, this is my

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Natalie
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing I would like to add that the vaccines are NOT foolproof and do not have 100% efficacy. I have personally had 11 cats that I rescued with FeLv die a terrible death and would never expose a healthy non-positive cat to the virus knowingly, regardless of how many

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Joslin Potter
why not? From: Natalie at...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thu, October 14, 2010 2:18:35 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing I think everyone must understand that ANY vaccine is at best only 80% effective! -Original Message- From

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Melinda Kerr
Thank you Tazzy for your positive story.  We are already so attached and I am so torn.  I certainly don't want to make this sweet baby sick! I believe that Shadow (our current name choice may change!) chose us for a reason!  My husband never would have considered another cat if this one hadn't

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Gloria Lane
I have to say my experience is pretty much the same as Terrie's. With my first FeLV kitties, Calawalla Banana Booboo and Mr Black Kitty, I was pretty paranoid. I think it was 2001. But even the vet reassured mr that the virus wasn't that contagious. I relaxed a bit. At some point I decided

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Beth
Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   --- On Wed, 10/13/10, Michelle Brockman teals...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Michelle Brockman teals...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 11:54 PM I would like

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Michelle Brockman
Over vaccinating can also be damaging in its own right. Please everyone remember that. -Original Message- From: Beth Sent: 10/14/2010 11:16:48 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing I mixed my cats on the ADVICE OF MY VET. She vaccinated my negatives

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Beth
...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010, 7:31 PM Over vaccinating can also be damaging in its own right. Please everyone remember that. -Original Message- From: Beth Sent: 10/14/2010 11

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread create_me_new
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgfelvtalk@felineleukemia.org Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Over vaccinating can also be damaging in its own right. Please everyone remember that. -Original Message- From: Beth Sent: 10/14/2010 11:16:48 PM To: felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread dlgegg
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.orgfelvtalk@felineleukemia.org Reply-To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing Over vaccinating can also be damaging in its own right. Please everyone remember that. -Original Message- From: Beth Sent: 10/14/2010 11:16:48 PM

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-14 Thread Bonnie Hogue
Man, I bet the vets love us... - Original Message - From: dlg...@windstream.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2010 6:46 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing MY VET ADVISED ME TO KEEP THE NEGATIVES SEPERATED UNTIL THEIR VACCINATION HAD TIME TO TAKE EFFECT

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Pat Kachur
When I adopted my Mandy, I had six other kitties. When I found (the day after I picked her up) that she was positive, I did keep her separated from the other six until I got all their vaccinations up to date. After that, per my vet's opinion/advice, I let them all interact. Mandy passed away

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Melinda Kerr
Thank you. I was hoping to hear it would be ok. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 13, 2010, at 6:19 PM, Pat Kachur katn...@charter.net wrote: When I adopted my Mandy, I had six other kitties. When I found (the day after I picked her up) that she was positive, I did keep her separated from the

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Beth Noren
I rescued a litter of 5, 1 tested positive and was quarantined, and died of FIP at 12 weeks old. One of the negatives became sick soon after, was retested, and he was now positive. He had no contact with his sick sister between tests. I began to get his negative siblings vaccinated, but did not

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Melinda Kerr
It all seems as though fate has hand, doesn't it? Thank you for the response. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 13, 2010, at 9:54 PM, Beth Noren maxgoodb...@gmail.com wrote: I rescued a litter of 5, 1 tested positive and was quarantined, and died of FIP at 12 weeks old. One of the negatives

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Sharyl
Melinda, mixing is an individual decision. I had negative kitties when I first started rescuing kittens in 2007. 2 of the first 3 were positive. Once the negative was current on the vaccine (original shot and booster 30 days later) I mixed mine with no ill effects. I had a total of 6

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Bonnie Hogue
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing I rescued a litter of 5, 1 tested positive and was quarantined, and died of FIP at 12 weeks old. One of the negatives became sick soon after, was retested, and he was now positive. He had no contact with his sick sister between tests. I began to get his negative

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Frank Sue Koren
I had 6 negative cats when Buzzy came to me. He tested positive in January of 2008. At that time Casper was about 4 years old. I had all my positive cats vaccinated and released Buzz into the general population in April of 2008. In July I took in another positive and in September still another

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Melinda Kerr
I'm sorry for your loss. I've only had my Fuji for a little over a year and every time I think about losing her it breaks my heart. Thank you for sharing. Sent from my iPhone On Oct 14, 2010, at 9:08 AM, Frank Sue Koren fs...@roadrunner.com wrote: I had 6 negative cats when Buzzy came to

Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing

2010-10-13 Thread Michelle Brockman
but could never imagine why anyone would want to risk endangering their other pets, vaccine or not. -Original Message- From: Melinda Kerr Sent: 10/14/2010 1:37:27 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Mixing I'm sorry for your loss. I've only had my Fuji for a little over

Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg

2009-02-24 Thread MaryChristine
On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 3:23 PM, MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.comwrote: i'll look it up in the morning, but i've NEVER seen a figure higher than about 6%--incidence of FIV is very low too. it's VERY misleading when they keep saying that FIV and FeLV are the most common fatal viruses

Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg

2009-02-23 Thread Lorrie
Thanks for your post Carmen. It was very comforting. Vets are entirely too quick to suggest euthanasia for FelV pos. cats. This fall I adopted out a FelV pos kitten to a wonderful couple who also had two other cats, not positive for FelV. The first vet at their cinic told them not to take the

Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg

2009-02-23 Thread MaryChristine
lorrie, thanks for this post. sometimes it may seem as if i'm anti-vet, when i most decidedly am NOT. i am against vets not keeping up with the research when presented with a positive test result. i know that it's totally unrealistic for every vet to be up-to-date on every species' problems, and

Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg

2009-02-23 Thread Gloria B. Lane
MC what is the incidence of FELV, do you have any info on that? Gloria On Feb 23, 2009, at 10:41 AM, MaryChristine wrote: lorrie, thanks for this post. sometimes it may seem as if i'm anti-vet, when i most decidedly am NOT. i am against vets not keeping up with the research when

Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg

2009-02-23 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hey MC, where are you moving to? -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... http://bemikitties.com http://BelindaSauro.com ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg

2009-02-21 Thread MaryChristine
thanks, carmen. you're much gentler than i in your evaluation of veterinary attitudes, and the damage they do. the more i find of old literature that says what we already know--bout it being bodily-fluids, not air, requiring close consistent contact, how many exposed cats either never become

Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg

2009-02-21 Thread Lynne
- Original Message - From: MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 21, 2009 11:29 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] mixing FeLV pos and neg thanks, carmen. you're much gentler than i in your evaluation of veterinary attitudes