Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance

2013-06-07 Thread Margo
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2013 6:32 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance Ember was four years old when she tested positive, but she must have had the disease prior to that. She might have been as young as two or three years old when the infection became

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-06 Thread kasia mosko
Lorrie, Yesterday I had the rest of the cats tested for FelV, and they all turned out to be positive. I  have 6 cats suffering from FelV and one has lymphoma; I feel like my life has just ended.  Kasia Kasia, I unknowingly mixed two FelV cats into my

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-06 Thread Margo
EUKEMIA.ORG>Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group Lorrie, Yesterday I had the rest of the cats tested for FelV, and they all turned out to be positive. I have 6 cats suffering from FelV and one has lymphoma; I feel like my life has just ended. Kasia Kasia,I unknowingly mixed two FelV cats

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-06 Thread Beth
: [Felvtalk] New To Group Lorrie, Yesterday I had the rest of the cats tested for FelV, and they all turned out to be positive. I  have 6 cats suffering from FelV and one has lymphoma; I feel like my life has just ended.  Kasia Kasia, I unknowingly mixed

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-06 Thread Lorrie
Oh Kasia, I am so sorry. You must be absolutely devastated. It is really unusual for older cats to become positive unless they were kittens at the time they were with the positive cats. I know you are shocked and frightened, but cats who test positive can still live long lives, but it is

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-06 Thread kasia mosko
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2013 4:23 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group Oh Kasia, I am so sorry. You must be absolutely devastated. It is really unusual for older cats to become positive unless they were kittens at the time they were with the positive cats. I know you are shocked

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-06 Thread Lance
and ready to go. From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2013 4:23 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group Oh Kasia, I am so sorry. You must be absolutely devastated. It is really unusual for older cats to become positive unless

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance

2013-06-06 Thread kasia mosko
Hi Lance, Are any of your FeLV+ cats showing symptoms?  ***Besides Jack, who has lymphoma, none of the other cats show any symptoms. Lance, when was your girl diagnosed with it? Kasia___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance

2013-06-06 Thread Lance
Ember was four years old when she tested positive, but she must have had the disease prior to that. She might have been as young as two or three years old when the infection became persistent. We still don't know how the virus got into the house, whether through Ember herself or a stray kitten

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance

2013-06-06 Thread cerwin
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance Ember was four years old when she tested positive, but she must have had the disease prior to that. She might have been as young as two or three years old when the infection became persistent. We still don't know how the virus got

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance

2013-06-06 Thread Lance
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group-Lance Ember was four years old when she tested positive, but she must have had the disease prior to that. She might have been as young as two or three years old when the infection became persistent. We still don't know how the virus got

Re: [Felvtalk] New To Group

2013-06-02 Thread Margo
Hi Kasia, So sorry that you are facing this dilemma. I recently faced the same scenario. Like you, the more I learned, the less I seemed to know. All I can offer is the decision I made. When Gribble was diagnosed in March, he had been with his clowder a year and 2 months. At that time,

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group with 3 FeLV + 10 week old kittens

2011-12-30 Thread GRAS
Chris, Since the kittens are now 10 weeks old now, how old were they when they were first tested? And how much time elapsed between the ELISA and the IFA tests? This might mean something...this might mean that maybe they're not really positive. Always a chance for hope. Finding homes, not so

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group with 3 FeLV + 10 week old kittens

2011-12-30 Thread Maureen Olvey
The answer is yes. I would try to find adoptive homes but also look into sanctuaries. Obviously adoptive homes would be better and there's a chance. Not a very high chance they could get a home but at least being persian mixes they might can find a home with someone who has FeLV + cats. It

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2009-03-10 Thread Sue Frank Koren
There is a man from a cat forum I belong to who lives in Guntersville, AL. There is a beautiful lake there that he posted a picture of once. I am so sorry your Pebbles is positive. It is such a shock to hear that diagnosis from a vet about your beloved pet. Everyone here will tell you that

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-21 Thread Debbie Harrison
[EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 6:44 pm Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New to group I just joined the group and got some good news this past Friday. Lola, the 6 month old feral kitten we resued tested positive on the ELISA

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-20 Thread Saehwa Kang
] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 6:44 pm Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New to group I just joined the group and got some good news this past Friday. Lola, the 6 month old feral kitten we resued tested positive on the ELISA test at 9 weeks, 11 weeks

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-19 Thread catatonya
I've been mixing *except kittens* for nearly 15 years now. I've never had it transferred. Your cats should not have a problem. Good luck! tonya Tracey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I have to say this is a very enlightening forum. I have learned so much from you all! I found a stray 2

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-19 Thread Chris
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of catatonya Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2008 1:17 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New to group I've been mixing *except kittens* for nearly 15 years now. I've never had it transferred. Your cats should not have a problem. Good luck! tonya Tracey [EMAIL

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-19 Thread Sue Frank Koren
I have three positives and four negatives. They have all been together since April. I will have them re-tested before I vaccinate for Feline Leukemia again in March, but to my knowledge they are all still negative. I lost my sweet Tucker in May but my vet assured me he was still negative

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-19 Thread Pat Kachur
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2008 2:01 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] New to group I have three positives and four negatives. They have all been together since April. I will have them re-tested before I vaccinate for Feline Leukemia again in March, but to my knowledge they are all

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-19 Thread Saehwa Kang
I just joined the group and got some good news this past Friday. Lola, the 6 month old feral kitten we resued tested positive on the ELISA test at 9 weeks, 11 weeks, Sent from my iPhone On Oct 19, 2008, at 10:17 AM, catatonya [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been mixing *except kittens* for

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-18 Thread Sally Davis
Tracey It is a very personal decision. In an ideal world with a perfect setup, I probably would not mix. However in a small house 10 cats and all of them were exposed before the diagnosis I mixed after vaccinating the negative cats. I wound up with 3 positives out of 11 cats and a cat that died

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-18 Thread Marylyn
Try Rescue Remedy on her long before you take her to the vet. I am a fan of PetzLife's products. A couple of us have listed holistic vets who will consult by phone if you don;t have one locally. Do not fixate on what may happen. Focus on the present and the wonderful little friend you

Re: [Felvtalk] New to group

2008-10-18 Thread Beth Gouldin
I have heard that Coenzym Q-10 can be very helpful with gum problems and heart problems.. I give to my kitties on a weekly basis (I take it myself as well) and also making sure that they get to chew on some raw bones (like thigh bones or wings or backs/necks) will help floss/brush those teeth

Re: [Felvtalk] New to Group

2008-10-13 Thread Marylyn
The holistic vets I consult use a lot of vitamin C too. On Oct 13, 2008, at 8:52 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Puritan's Pride is a good source. i trust their products. L Lysine is good. also echinea, and my personal favorite is vitamin E. i use it for everything.

Re: [Felvtalk] New to Group

2008-10-12 Thread Sally Davis
You Are at the right place for advice. It will vary from person to person. I am so glad you took Macy into your home. Lessening stress is important. Feeding a high quality diet the best you can afford. I say that bc the best that I could afford was different from what other folks feed. Immune

Re: [Felvtalk] New to Group

2008-10-12 Thread Susan Ang
One think that has really worked for Autumn has been brushing her teeth. When she was six months old she suddenly developed terrible breath-odor. I went out and got her a tooth brush from Petsmart the next day. She loves the tste of the toothpaste. It was easier when she was a kitten, but she runs

Re: [Felvtalk] New to Group

2008-10-12 Thread Sharyl
Dawn a lot will depend what the vet tells you.  Mine haven't had those symptoms.  I have 4 FeLV+ kittens I rescued.  They get Chicken Soup Kitten Lovers canned food with supplements, I am currently giving them Lactoferrin, DMG, Super B Complex, B12, folic acid,  L-Lysine and Brewers yeast.   No