Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-09 Thread Beth
Eating any kind of litter. And, yes. It's called PICA. They really aren't sure 
exactly why cats do it with anemia, except that they probably feel they are 
missing something. Same reason people do it, I guess. It somehow replaces 
something they are lacking.Mine would also lick the cement  brick fireplace 
surrounds in my house. 

I had to replace to litter with shredded paper. That they would not eat.
Once I see them doing that now I don't keep them going. I just don't want them 
suffering.

Beth

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Sent: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 3:24 PM
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Eating what kind of litter indicates anemia, per Beth?

BTW, I use Yesterday's News.


On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 4:51 AM, GRAS g...@optonline.net wrote:

Eating clumping litter that contains sodium bentonite can be lethal because it 
can solidify in the intestines, if inhaled, can cause lungs to fill, can also 
block urethras. If the instructions on litter say “do not flush down the 
toilet” because it will cause blockage, it contains sodium bentonite, and will 
do the same to a cat.  They are not required to say so on the package, why?  I 
don’t know.
Was that your question?
Natalie
 
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What kind of litter?
On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 6:14 AM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote:
Eating litter is a classic sign of severe anemia. Most of my FeLV's died from 
anemia. At this point it's probably too late for interferon. That is a good 
preventative to boost the immune system, but it takes a while to start 
working. 
I euthanized all mine at the point they started eating litter, but that is a 
choice that only you can make.
My thought are with you  your baby. I know how hard it is to see them suffer.
Beth
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Subject: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but 
tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't 
see my darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-08 Thread GRAS
Eating clumping litter that contains sodium bentonite can be lethal because it 
can solidify in the intestines, if inhaled, can cause lungs to fill, can also 
block urethras. If the instructions on litter say “do not flush down the 
toilet” because it will cause blockage, it contains sodium bentonite, and will 
do the same to a cat.  They are not required to say so on the package, why?  I 
don’t know.

Was that your question?

Natalie

 

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What kind of litter?

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 6:14 AM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote:

Eating litter is a classic sign of severe anemia. Most of my FeLV's died from 
anemia. At this point it's probably too late for interferon. That is a good 
preventative to boost the immune system, but it takes a while to start working. 

I euthanized all mine at the point they started eating litter, but that is a 
choice that only you can make.

My thought are with you  your baby. I know how hard it is to see them suffer.

Beth

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Subject: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger


My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but tried 
to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't see my 
darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-08 Thread dlgegg
My gys have never eaten litter, but I use Worlds Best which is  ground corn 
cobs and corn because it is biodegradeable, can be composted in its own compost 
bin anb is  lightweight and has the same texture as clay .  It is not as dusty 
as clay also and the cats love it.


 Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com wrote: 
 What kind of litter?
 
 On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 6:14 AM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote:
 
  Eating litter is a classic sign of severe anemia. Most of my FeLV's died
  from anemia. At this point it's probably too late for interferon. That is a
  good preventative to boost the immune system, but it takes a while to start
  working.
  I euthanized all mine at the point they started eating litter, but that is
  a choice that only you can make.
  My thought are with you  your baby. I know how hard it is to see them
  suffer.
  Beth
  Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org http://www.furkids.org/
 
 
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  *Subject:* [Felvtalk] News about Ginger
 
  My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is
  already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but
  tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I
  can't see my darling suffer like this! Marinda
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-08 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
Yes, I used to use it until I realized that all corn not marked ``Organic''
is GMO.


On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 4:59 PM, dlg...@windstream.net wrote:

 My gys have never eaten litter, but I use Worlds Best which is  ground
 corn cobs and corn because it is biodegradeable, can be composted in its
 own compost bin anb is  lightweight and has the same texture as clay .  It
 is not as dusty as clay also and the cats love it.


  Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com wrote:
  What kind of litter?
 
  On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 6:14 AM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote:
 
   Eating litter is a classic sign of severe anemia. Most of my FeLV's
 died
   from anemia. At this point it's probably too late for interferon. That
 is a
   good preventative to boost the immune system, but it takes a while to
 start
   working.
   I euthanized all mine at the point they started eating litter, but
 that is
   a choice that only you can make.
   My thought are with you  your baby. I know how hard it is to see them
   suffer.
   Beth
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 http://www.furkids.org/
  
  
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   *Subject:* [Felvtalk] News about Ginger
  
   My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects
 leukemia is
   already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food
 but
   tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I
   can't see my darling suffer like this! Marinda
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Terri Brown
First -- I'm sorry you had to find us, but I'm glad you're here.

Please try to remain as calm as possible and don't panic.  Ginger will pick up 
on that -- he might get stressed out if you're freaking out and that won't help 
him.  (hugs)

Only you can decide if it's time to let him go.  No one can make that decision 
for you -- you and Ginger kitty have to decide that.  If he's ready to go, you 
will know.

Try something smelly -- anchovy paste maybe.the juice from a can of 
tuna..see if he will take that.  If he continues to refuse food, he could 
get worse.  More than 72 hours without food and the damage could be 
irreversible.

My very first experience with FeLV: my cat was diagnosed on 10/25/1999 and I 
had to put her to sleep the very next day.  That's how I came to find this 
list.  She was so sick with the anemia that to keep her alive would have been 
cruel.  But some cats pull out of it -- some don't.  Depends on the cat.  My 
one FeLV+ cat lived to be 9-1/2 years old.  So some of them have a good life.  
I don't give up on them until the kitty tells me that they are tired and are 
ready to go.  If you think Ginger wants to fight, then give him the chance.

We have ALL been where you are.  This is an ugly disease.

Hoping with you that Ginger pulls out of this

=^..^= Terri, Siggie the Tomato Vampire, Guinevere, Travis, Dori, Kimiko and 6 
furangels: 
Ruthie, Samantha, Arielle, Gareth, Alec, Salome and Sammi =^..^=

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  My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but tried 
to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't see my 
darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Lynda Wilson
Amen, Terri! That's the best advice to give. And yes, we have all experienced 
this horrible disease. Same happened to my kitten I adopted through my local 
humane society. He never showed signs of being sick (except for some very loose 
stools sometimes) and tested negative (but I think they tested him too early). 
Anyway, one day he was fine, and the second day I was putting him to rest. He 
was in very bad shape and I could see it in his eyes. He was only 9 mos old. 
Next month will be a year since he was laid to rest. He was an orange flame 
kitten, long - haired and beautiful!!! 

Again, only you can decide if it's Ginger's time, but please do not let him 
suffer.

My heart aches for both of you!
Lynda
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  First -- I'm sorry you had to find us, but I'm glad you're here.

  Please try to remain as calm as possible and don't panic.  Ginger will pick 
up on that -- he might get stressed out if you're freaking out and that won't 
help him.  (hugs)

  Only you can decide if it's time to let him go.  No one can make that 
decision for you -- you and Ginger kitty have to decide that.  If he's ready to 
go, you will know.

  Try something smelly -- anchovy paste maybe.the juice from a can of 
tuna..see if he will take that.  If he continues to refuse food, he could 
get worse.  More than 72 hours without food and the damage could be 
irreversible.

  My very first experience with FeLV: my cat was diagnosed on 10/25/1999 and I 
had to put her to sleep the very next day.  That's how I came to find this 
list.  She was so sick with the anemia that to keep her alive would have been 
cruel.  But some cats pull out of it -- some don't.  Depends on the cat.  My 
one FeLV+ cat lived to be 9-1/2 years old.  So some of them have a good life.  
I don't give up on them until the kitty tells me that they are tired and are 
ready to go.  If you think Ginger wants to fight, then give him the chance.

  We have ALL been where you are.  This is an ugly disease.

  Hoping with you that Ginger pulls out of this

  =^..^= Terri, Siggie the Tomato Vampire, Guinevere, Travis, Dori, Kimiko and 
6 furangels: 
  Ruthie, Samantha, Arielle, Gareth, Alec, Salome and Sammi =^..^=

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Subject: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger


My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but tried 
to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't see my 
darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Marcia Baronda
I know this sounds completely off subject, but there is a ton of information on 
Tanya's CRF website about what to do for cats that aren't eating. This info, 
although is provided for cats with CRF, can be used for any cat that isn't 
eating. I would also recommend a b complex supplement. It will stimulate 
appetite, and cats lose b vitamins during times of stress. What did your vet 
say concerning euthanasia? Some won't say anymore. I will be thinking of you 
and Ginger. My heart goes out to you 3

Marcia



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 already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Beth
Eating litter is a classic sign of severe anemia. Most of my FeLV's died from 
anemia. At this point it's probably too late for interferon. That is a good 
preventative to boost the immune system, but it takes a while to start working. 

I euthanized all mine at the point they started eating litter, but that is a 
choice that only you can make.
My thought are with you  your baby. I know how hard it is to see them suffer.

Beth

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Subject: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger
 
My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but tried 
to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't see my 
darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Holly Shelton
Tanya's CRF site is awesome. It really helped me turn my renal cat around.  I 
can't access my list of things to feed when cats refuse to eat right now.  Off 
the top of my head: a plain McDonald's hamburger patty, all meat baby food, 
boiled chicken, cheese, lunchmeat, smelly fish food.. I am just learning 
about Felv.  My prior experience with cat issues is with diabetes and renal 
failure.  Sending you good thoughts.  Holly



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My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but tried 
to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't see my 
darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Marcia Baronda
Hi
I just have to be totally honest here so that you and Ginger don't go through 
what my little Fletch went through. I didn't make it to the vet on time. Fletch 
died in his crate while I was racing to get him there to stop his suffering. He 
died a horrible death, and I will never ever forget it. Now, none of us can see 
your kitty, or what kind of shape it is in, but please, don't wait to long. 
It's a hard decision because there IS hope for Felv cats. It's a fine line to 
walk. And I think it's very hard, anymore, to find a vet who will actually tell 
you to euthanize. My thoughts are with you. I'm so sorry you and Ginger have to 
go through this.

Marcia

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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Marcia Baronda
Beth, I had no idea. That is a very good piece of info. Thank you!

Marcia


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On Feb 7, 2012, at 9:14 AM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote:

 Eating litter is a classic sign of severe anemia. Most of my FeLV's died from 
 anemia. At this point it's probably too late for interferon. That is a good 
 preventative to boost the immune system, but it takes a while to start 
 working. 
 I euthanized all mine at the point they started eating litter, but that is a 
 choice that only you can make.
 My thought are with you  your baby. I know how hard it is to see them suffer.
 Beth
 Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org
  
 
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 Subject: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger
 
 My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
 already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but 
 tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Wendy
I have just signed up for felv talk and truly appreciate finding this group!  
After fostering three kittens, our family decided to adopt them when we 
received the results that all three were positive for feline leukemia.  We kept 
all three and have one cat still with us who will turn five years old in May.  
I tell you this to let you know that I have been where you are with Ginger 
twice...in both situations, our kitties had severe anemia.  The first time, I 
know that I let our little one suffer too long due to my difficulty letting her 
go.  The second time, I knew when it was time to euthanize and was able to say 
a peaceful and gentle goodbye.  I listened closely when our vet presented the 
options.  As Marcia said, it's a fine line to walk because you want to do all 
that you can do for your baby but you do not want to see him suffer.  I will 
keep you and Ginger in my good thoughts and am so sorry about the situation.
Wendy

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From: Marcia Baronda marciabmar...@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 1:30 PM

Hi
I just have to be totally honest here so that you and Ginger don't go through 
what my little Fletch went through. I didn't make it to the vet on time. Fletch 
died in his crate while I was racing to get him there to stop his suffering. He 
died a horrible death, and I will never ever forget it. Now, none of us can see 
your kitty, or what kind of shape it is in, but please, don't wait to long. 
It's a hard decision because there IS hope for Felv cats. It's a fine line to 
walk. And I think it's very hard, anymore, to find a vet who will actually tell 
you to euthanize. My thoughts are with you. I'm so sorry you and Ginger have to 
go through this.

Marcia

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On Feb 7, 2012, at 5:39 AM, botha.marin...@gmail.com wrote:

 My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
 already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but 
 tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I can't 
 see my darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Beth
I had the same experience, Wendy.

I pulled out all the stops with my first FeLV, only to see her suffer. I won't 
do it any more.

Beth 

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 From: Wendy speechie1...@yahoo.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
Sent: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger
 

I have just signed up for felv talk and truly appreciate finding this group!  
After fostering three kittens, our family decided to adopt them when we 
received the results that all three were positive for feline leukemia.  We kept 
all three and have one cat still with us who will turn five years old in May.  
I tell you this to let you know that I have been where you are with Ginger 
twice...in both situations, our kitties had severe anemia.  The first time, I 
know that I let our little one suffer too long due to my difficulty letting her 
go.  The second time, I knew when it was time to euthanize and was able to say 
a peaceful and gentle goodbye.  I listened closely when our vet presented the 
options.  As Marcia said, it's a fine line to walk because you want to do all 
that you can do for your baby but you do not want to see him suffer.  I will 
keep you and Ginger in my good thoughts and am so sorry about the situation.

Wendy

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From: Marcia Baronda marciabmar...@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 1:30 PM


Hi
I just have to be totally honest here so that you and Ginger don't go through 
what my little Fletch went through. I didn't make it to the vet on time. 
Fletch died in his crate while I was racing to get him there to stop his 
suffering. He died a horrible death, and I will never ever forget it. Now, 
none of us can see your kitty, or what kind of shape it is in, but please, 
don't wait to
 long. It's a hard decision because there IS hope for Felv cats. It's a fine 
line to walk. And I think it's very hard, anymore, to find a vet who will 
actually tell you to euthanize. My thoughts are with you. I'm so sorry you and 
Ginger have to go through this.

Marcia

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On Feb 7, 2012, at 5:39 AM, botha.marin...@gmail.com wrote:

 My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is 
 already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but 
 tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I 
 can't see my darling suffer like this! Marinda 
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Re: [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

2012-02-07 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
What kind of litter?

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 6:14 AM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote:

 Eating litter is a classic sign of severe anemia. Most of my FeLV's died
 from anemia. At this point it's probably too late for interferon. That is a
 good preventative to boost the immune system, but it takes a while to start
 working.
 I euthanized all mine at the point they started eating litter, but that is
 a choice that only you can make.
 My thought are with you  your baby. I know how hard it is to see them
 suffer.
 Beth
 Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org http://www.furkids.org/


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 *Subject:* [Felvtalk] News about Ginger

 My vet ordered Interferon and Cyproheptadine. The vet suspects leukemia is
 already in  kitty's bone marrow. Ginger kitty refuses to eat his food but
 tried to eat his cat litter last night. What should I do? Euthanasia? I
 can't see my darling suffer like this! Marinda
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