Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-12-03 Thread dlgegg
t; -Original Message- > From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Ardy > Robertson > Sent: December-03-17 12:00 PM > To: 'Margo'; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question > > Margo - I don't know much about FIV - is that f

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-12-03 Thread Amani Oakley
12:00 PM To: 'Margo'; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question Margo - I don't know much about FIV - is that fatal as often as FeLV? Thank you, Ardy -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Margo Sent: Thursday

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2017-12-03 Thread Ardy Robertson
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:29 AM To: Margo <toomanykitti...@earthlink.net>; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question Re: spay/neuter, First I give them 2 weeks for an owner to show up and then it is off to t

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2017-12-03 Thread Ardy Robertson
Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:34 PM >To: felineres...@frontier.com; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question > >Thank you Lorrie, > >So happy I joined this group. >I’ll keep the cat for a week, spoil him, not mix him with Other cat’s, And >clean well a

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2017-11-30 Thread Theresa O'Rourke
nds (or sexual contact, but all our animals are > altered...right?) > > Margo > > > > -Original Message- >> From: dlg...@windstream.net >> Sent: Nov 29, 2017 12:16 PM >> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question >>

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2017-11-30 Thread dlgegg
sday, November 23, 2017 6:34 PM >To: felineres...@frontier.com; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question > >Thank you Lorrie, > >So happy I joined this group. >I’ll keep the cat for a week, spoil him, not mix him with Other cat’s, And >clean well after,

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-30 Thread Margo
Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:34 PM >To: felineres...@frontier.com; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question > >Thank you Lorrie, > >So happy I joined this group. >I’ll keep the cat for a week, spoil him, not mix him with Other cat’s, And >clean well after, The

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-29 Thread Theresa O'Rourke
rom: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of > Theresa O'Rourke > Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:34 PM > To: felineres...@frontier.com; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question > > Thank you Lorrie, > > So happy I joined th

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2017-11-29 Thread dlgegg
never seemed concerned > about spreading it to the other patients. Ardy -Original Message- From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Theresa O'Rourke Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:34 PM To: felineres...@frontier.com; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject

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2017-11-29 Thread Ardy Robertson
] On Behalf Of Theresa O'Rourke Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2017 6:34 PM To: felineres...@frontier.com; felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question Thank you Lorrie, So happy I joined this group. I’ll keep the cat for a week, spoil him, not mix him with Other cat’s, And clean well

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2017-11-23 Thread Theresa O'Rourke
Thank you Lorrie, So happy I joined this group. I’ll keep the cat for a week, spoil him, not mix him with Other cat’s, And clean well after, The room will be left empty for 7 days after. However, I won’t do this again, Because I have other people’s cats in separate room and Won’t go through this

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-23 Thread Lorrie
This is my experience too. I've had FelV cats who lived to be 8 or 9 and one of my FelV cats is about 11 and still OK. These cats lived with many other negative cats. These were adult cats... I understand FelV is most dangerous to kittens whose immune systems are not fully developed. Lorrie

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread dlgegg
I have had feral and dump cats for over 40 years, including 4 FELV cats. I have never had to wash anything when one of them passed. None of my FELV negative cats ever contracted the disease and all have died of old age including Annie who was FELV and over 10 years. They eat from the same

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Theresa O'Rourke
Thank you, that is one of the best answers I’ve received. I won’t do this again, because I take care of other’s cats. However, for this time, the cat will be in his own room, he’ll have special toys I’ll throw out after, I’ll play with him, and brush him, poor thing. I’ll wash my hands and

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2017-11-22 Thread Gloria
Immune system plays a huge part-usually mature cats have a vibrant immune system, it’s the very young or older cats that would be more at risk, IMO. Also, the FeLV cat’s immune system is compromised, I believe, so contact with other cats would be something to consider for the health of the FeLV

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Amani Oakley
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Shelley Theye Sent: November-22-17 2:29 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question Actually, Feline Leukemia can also be transmitted through ‘friendly’ contact. Sharing food/water and grooming each other over a period of time

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2017-11-22 Thread Shelley Theye
Actually, Feline Leukemia can also be transmitted through ‘friendly’ contact. Sharing food/water and grooming each other over a period of time. The virus only lives for a few hours in the environment, so really just cleaning out the food/water bowls and litter box after the cat leaves should

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Theresa O'Rourke
Thank you! Sent from my iPad > On Nov 22, 2017, at 11:30 AM, marlene melpignano wrote: > > From what I read (scientific articles) the virus might stay in the room from > 2 to 7 days. No conclusive data on this, but be careful. Even if a bite is > surely the most common

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Theresa O'Rourke
Thank you! Sent from my iPad > On Nov 22, 2017, at 2:04 PM, Amani Oakley wrote: > > We had a FeLV cat who lived to age 7. No other cat in our house was infected, > despite the fact that our vet initially said that the infection would > decimate the house. (We had at

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Theresa O'Rourke
Thank you! Sent from my iPad > On Nov 22, 2017, at 11:03 AM, kresch...@mchsi.com wrote: > > My take on this disease is that FeL is transmitted by direct contact with > blood or saliva from the infected cat. The FeLV is transmitted primarily > through a bite. > - Original Message - >

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread Amani Oakley
We had a FeLV cat who lived to age 7. No other cat in our house was infected, despite the fact that our vet initially said that the infection would decimate the house. (We had at least 8 other cats.) That was the case event though we never isolated our FeLV little boy (it would have been fairly

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2017-11-22 Thread marlene melpignano
From what I read (scientific articles) the virus might stay in the room from 2 to 7 days. No conclusive data on this, but be careful. Even if a bite is surely the most common way to catch Felv Inviato da iPhone > Il giorno 22 nov 2017, alle ore 17:03, kresch...@mchsi.com ha scritto: > > My

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2017-11-22 Thread kresch831
My take on this disease is that FeL is transmitted by direct contact with blood or saliva from the infected cat. The FeLV is transmitted primarily through a bite. - Original Message - From: Theresa O'Rourke To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wed, 22 Nov

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2016-08-29 Thread Margo
Hi Marlene, Without more info, I can suggest starting DMG, if it isn't contraindicated with any of the other supplements you are using. My Mako fought so hard at a recent Vet visit (and this was new) that they decided not to stress him. My Vet said she had been reading about

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2016-08-29 Thread Kelley S
I personally do not do lysine AT ALL. It was only ever really recommended for herpes, there's recent evidence it doesn't even work for that, and it reduces something else they need (can't remember right now).

Re: [Felvtalk] Question for those with multiple FeLV+ cats (2 or more)

2014-12-29 Thread dlgegg
My Annie (+) occassionaly sneezes, but I have put it down to dust, especially because he sneezes when the furnace kicks on. Usually 2 or 3 times and then no more. You say heated area is 9' x 9', is he not allowed the run of the house? Annie usually starts from the east end and slides into

Re: [Felvtalk] Question for those with multiple FeLV+ cats (2 or more)

2014-12-29 Thread Marsha
Harley Brock have the run of an 850 sq. ft. garage/workshop that is attached to the house, but it is not insulated, therefore not heated, plus due to its size, heating would be difficult. I don't use it as a garage or workshop due to getting FeLV+ Milkdud 5 years ago. Some construction

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-26 Thread Lee Evans
. From: Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:39 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Hi, Thanks for describing your cats' histories. Can you explain what you mean in the last few

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-26 Thread trustinhim13
. From: Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:39 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Hi, Thanks for describing your cats' histories. Can you explain what you mean

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-25 Thread Shelley Theye
: Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:49 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Lee, Can you explain more about the 2 month period for the adults that you have that threw off the virus? Do you know when

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-25 Thread Shelley Theye
have all my negatives vaccinated. It has been over 3 years since my last FeLV cat died. All of my negatives are still with me and are fine Sharyl From: Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:03 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-25 Thread Shelley Theye
strength with physical therapy. Vaccines are not the perfect answer to everything. From: Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:03 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Hi Lee, Thanks

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-25 Thread Shelley Theye
, at 8:37 PM, Lee Evans wrote: From: Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 7:33 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing You are a good, caring and compassionate person. I don't feel

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread Lee Evans
I have had a lot of success with adult cats who threw off the virus in about 2 months and tested negative from then on. For kittens, they may or may not have been actually positive. Since their immune system is not fully developed, they might not throw off the virus as soon as adults. Too bad

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread Shelley Theye
Lee, Can you explain more about the 2 month period for the adults that you have that threw off the virus? Do you know when they were first exposed, in other words could they have had the FeLV virus for more than 2 months before they ever were tested? Shelley On Sep 24, 2013, at 11:15 AM,

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread Lee Evans
: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Lee, Can you explain more about the 2 month period for the adults that you have that threw off the virus? Do you know when they were first exposed, in other words could they have had the FeLV virus for more than 2 months before they ever were tested

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread trustinhim13
I agree with Lee completely. It angers me that someone can get through Vet school and still not be knowledgable about this disease. I rescued a male cat, two years old, and only then learned he was FelV+ after he was neutered. He has thrown off the virus twice. He is over 6 now. mingels with

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread Margo
. Margo -Original Message- From: trustinhi...@charter.net Sent: Sep 24, 2013 1:09 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing I agree with Lee completely. It angers me that someone can get through Vet school

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread Shelley Theye
and ended up as a little street stray. From: Shelley Theye ve...@bellsouth.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:49 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Lee, Can you explain more about the 2 month period for the adults that you

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread trustinhim13
: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Lee, Can you explain more about the 2 month period for the adults that you have that threw off the virus? Do you know when they were first exposed, in other words could they have had the FeLV virus for more than 2 months before they ever were tested

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread Sharyl
...@bellsouth.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 2:03 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Hi Lee, Thanks for explaining.  Not sure if there is hope for Leo to still turn negative.  He tested positive last July, when trapped and neutered

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread Lee Evans
, September 24, 2013 1:03 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Hi Lee, Thanks for explaining.  Not sure if there is hope for Leo to still turn negative.  He tested positive last July, when trapped and neutered, and then again in Nov.  I haven't retested yet, and am thinking

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing

2013-09-24 Thread dlgegg
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 10:49 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about FeLV/FIV testing Lee, Can you explain more about the 2 month period for the adults that you have that threw off the virus? Do you know when they were first exposed, in other words could

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2011-07-30 Thread dlgegg
@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 16:42:56 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question My very sweet little girl, Mi Tu, turned into a problem cat because of bladder stones. I took her to the vets several times. They checked her, did routine lab tests and everything they could think

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2011-07-30 Thread Natalie
Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 3:47 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question Almost forgot, they say that foods containing fish may be a contributor for sturivite stones. Maybe stay away from fishy things for a bit and see if that helps

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2011-07-30 Thread dlgegg
good to eat the prescription diet :( From: maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 16:42:56 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question My very sweet little girl, Mi Tu, turned into a problem cat because of bladder stones. I took her to the vets

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2011-07-30 Thread dlgegg
@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 10:15:17 -0700 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question I'm no expert here, but this doesn't sound to me as though it's related to FeLV. My first inclination would be to look for something causing painful elimination. Good luck to you, Sara

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2011-07-29 Thread Sara Kasteleyn
I'm no expert here, but this doesn't sound to me as though it's related to FeLV. My first inclination would be to look for something causing painful elimination. Good luck to you, Sara -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org

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2011-07-29 Thread Natalie
The poor cat may have been confused/scared, bullied or thought to have been bullied by another cat - is that possible? -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Joslin Potter Sent: Friday, July 29, 2011 12:55 PM

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2011-07-29 Thread Edna Taylor
SOunds like either stones or a bad URI because those are very very painful and a trip to the vet ASAP is in order. Edna From: skastel...@cicresearch.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 10:15:17 -0700 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question I'm no expert here

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2011-07-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
very painful and a trip to the vet ASAP is in order. Edna From: skastel...@cicresearch.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 10:15:17 -0700 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question I'm no expert here, but this doesn't sound to me as though it's related to FeLV. My first

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2011-07-29 Thread Edna Taylor
than 10 cats) then it was not doing her any good to eat the prescription diet :( From: maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 16:42:56 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question My very sweet little girl, Mi Tu, turned into a problem cat because of bladder

Re: [Felvtalk] Question

2011-07-29 Thread MaiMaiPG
(very hard to feed individually when you have more than 10 cats) then it was not doing her any good to eat the prescription diet :( From: maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 16:42:56 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question My very sweet little girl, Mi Tu

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-19 Thread Maureen Olvey
justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain From: longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2011 09:22:49 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives I always love to hear positive experiences with FeLV+ cats. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-19 Thread Lynda Wilson
was. Thanks for all the support from everyone and let's all still pray for Poppy :0) Have a great week! Lynda - Original Message - From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 1:29 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-18 Thread POTT, BEVERLY
I had a cat with FELV that lived to be 17. I never separated him from my other cats, they ate out of the same bowls, etc., and none of them ever contracted the disease. The other ones were vaccinated against it. I've also had 2 other positives living with my negative cats (one lived to be 4, the

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-18 Thread Lynda Wilson
AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives I had a cat with FELV that lived to be 17. I never separated him from my other cats, they ate out of the same bowls, etc., and none of them ever contracted the disease. The other ones were vaccinated against it. I've also had 2 other

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-18 Thread Lynda Wilson
Hi, Pamgo to this link again, it explains the testing under How is FeLV detected - Original Message - From: Pam Norman pam_nor...@charter.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 9:23 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Great

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-16 Thread Natalie
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 7:47 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives On that note, Copper and Thomas go into their carriers when they want to be alone or are pissed off

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-16 Thread Natalie
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives I read that too about the 85% that will live a max of 3.5 years. Someone in my feline asthma group said her cat lived until she was 16. Can you believe that? She said the cat lived indoors since a kitten and hadn't mixed

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-16 Thread dlgegg
...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 7:47 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives On that note, Copper and Thomas go into their carriers when they want to be alone

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-16 Thread Maureen Olvey
: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Sharon, I have read that some cats can be carriers of FeLV and test negative, but can transmit it to other cats. This is a crazy disease that has so many if's that it's confusing. Have you heard of this as well? Lynda - Original

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-16 Thread Lynda Wilson
Message - From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2011 4:29 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Even though this wasn't directed at me I thought I'd give my input (my husband says I do this all the time

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2011-04-15 Thread Sharon Catalan
Hello Pam, My 3 cats have been living together for 10 years now until my boy-cat was just recently diagnosed with FeLV. He may have contracted it 2 years ago when he ran outside and got into a fight with another cat. We had the 2 other girl-cats tested and they're both negative. We had the 2

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Lynda Wilson
Pam, I've done a lot of research myself and I asked my vet many questions. Here is a link that was very helpful to me and I had my vet review this in case she had a difference of opinion. This is very accurate information. I think it will answer many of your questions. Here is the link:

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Pam Norman
Sharon, What about grooming? I would assume that those cats, having lived together for 10 years, would mutually groom. That's sharing bodily fluids I would think would be potentially harmful to the negative ones. Pam On 4/15/2011 1:28 PM, Sharon Catalan wrote: Hello Pam, My 3 cats

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Pam Norman
Lynda, you wrote that Crash was FeLeuk negative last November. Did you mean positive? Or had he been positive prior to this? On 4/15/2011 1:59 PM, Lynda Wilson wrote: Pam, I've done a lot of research myself and I asked my vet many questions. Here is a link that was very helpful to me and

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Belinda Sauro
My Bailey lived with his housemates from the time he was 5 months old (tested positive then) until he passed of cancer at age 11 years, they slept, ate, groomed and on occasion had little spats, none of his vaccinated housemates ever became positive. I had them tested intermittently

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Sharon Catalan
Hello Pam, Yes, they did share everything for 10 years up until a month ago when we found out that the other one is positive. That is actually the biggest mystery - the 2 other cats never got infected. The doctor did say that we should test them again every 6 months. Sharon On Fri, Apr 15,

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Maureen Olvey
it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain From: longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 13:59:38 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Pam, I've done a lot of research

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Maureen Olvey
is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 13:07:42 -0700 From: scata...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Hello Pam

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Lynda Wilson
Message - From: Pam Norman pam_nor...@charter.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 2:24 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Lynda, you wrote that Crash was FeLeuk negative last November. Did you mean positive? Or had he been positive

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Lynda Wilson
him on? Lynda - Original Message - From: Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 2:29 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives My Bailey lived with his housemates from the time he was 5 months old

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Lynda Wilson
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 3:11 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Pam, I haven't had a chance to check out this link so it may cover everything I say but I wanted to share what I've learned about FeLV just in case it didn't cover everything. I've read

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Lynda Wilson
...@charter.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 2:24 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Lynda, you wrote that Crash was FeLeuk negative last November. Did you mean positive? Or had he been positive prior to this? On 4/15/2011 1:59 PM, Lynda

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Maureen Olvey
animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain From: longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 15:30:51 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Beth
Pam - I would search the archives on mixing. I have always mixed my positives negatives, on the advice of my vet. My negatives are vaccinated they have never gotten it in 10 years. I do NOT separate in any way. They share everything - food, water, litter, grooming... Beth Don't Litter, Fix

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Maureen Olvey
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 15:45:12 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives One more note, Crash my Ragdoll shared everything and groomed one another constantly since day one. This is why I am so concerned, but I have to remind myself that my cat

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Lynda Wilson
outcome is feline negative as well. Thanks for your input, Maureen! I'm so glad to be part of this chat. Lynda - Original Message - From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 4:12 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Lynda Wilson
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 3:07 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Hello Pam, Yes, they did share everything for 10 years up until a month ago when we found out that the other one is positive. That is actually the biggest mystery - the 2

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread dlgegg
Message - From: Pam Norman pam_nor...@charter.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 2:24 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives Lynda, you wrote that Crash was FeLeuk negative last November. Did you mean positive? Or had he been

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread dlgegg
How do you keep feeding bowls seperate? I have 7 and don't have enough rooms to keep them out of each other's bowls. Besides, each one thinks that he other's food is diffeent and better than theirs so the first few minutes of feeding is spent trading bowls just t make sure I get the best

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Christiane Biagi
First off, if she's neg on IFA I would go with that! Don't know why you wouldn't. Many of us mix pos/neg. I did that by accident when 1 of my cats tested pos 4 1/2 years after she tested neg on snap test. Never been outside so I assume she always had it. My other 3 cats were around her since

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Pam Norman
You all have been so helpful on my questions about Poppy I can't believe it! Maybe I can return the favor a bit help here. Most of my 10 cats eat in their crates. I have them stacked in the kitchen each cat knows which one is his they go into them at meal times. Otherwise I too would run

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread MaiMaiPG
On that note, Copper and Thomas go into their carriers when they want to be alone or are pissed off. They even close (not latch) the doors. They eat on a bench they started eating on as tiny kittens. Carriers are wonderful if they are safe places. My boys traveled from the day they

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Christiane Biagi
thinks I've put down 6 dishes of treats for him!!! -Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 6:12 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Belinda Sauro
Bailey was really very healthy until his last year, he started having teeth problems and we had to pull a lot of his teeth, then he was fine for about 6 months and then stopped eating and became very anemic and lethargic and had constant diarrhea. We did the bone marrow aspirate and they

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re positives negatives

2011-04-15 Thread Pam Norman
Great link, thank you, Lynda! Pam On 4/15/2011 1:59 PM, Lynda Wilson wrote: Pam, I've done a lot of research myself and I asked my vet many questions. Here is a link that was very helpful to me and I had my vet review this in case she had a difference of opinion. This is very accurate

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-30 Thread TANYA NOE
--- On Wed, 3/30/11, Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com wrote: From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 1:12 AM Hadn't heard about the vet jet.  I'll have to ask about

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-29 Thread TANYA NOE
I think that they are immune for life if they get and extinguish the virus. I do not believe that it is a mutating virus of any sort, at least not so far. The problem is you have no way of knowing for sure that you cat did this unless it was positive and is now negative. Cats develop some

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-29 Thread Sharyl
Maureen, I don't have links to the science to answer your question.  I do know there are at least 3 versions of FeLV.  Personally I wouldn't take the chance of mixing without 1st vaccinating any negatives in the house.  I have mixed negatives and positives but my negatives were always current

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-29 Thread dlgegg
My vet says I sould keep my negatives up to date on their felv vaccinations. It has been over 2 years now since I got my first felv pos baby and all are well, especially the felv pos ones. They are the sleekest, most energetic ones in the bunch. Annie especially has the shiniest fur and the

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-29 Thread Maureen Olvey
it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:49:28 -0700 From: sashacatgodd...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself I think that they are immune

Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself

2011-03-29 Thread Maureen Olvey
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question about the virus itself Maureen, I don't have links to the science to answer your question. I do know there are at least 3 versions of FeLV. Personally I wouldn't take the chance of mixing without 1st vaccinating any negatives in the house. I have

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle

2011-03-26 Thread MaiMaiPG
- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Bonnie Hogue Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 9:30 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle MMPG I used to sprinkle brewer's yeast onto the dog and cat food

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle

2011-03-26 Thread Bonnie Hogue
for them. ~B. - Original Message - From: MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, March 25, 2011 11:06 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle Don't know about garlic but onions can cause an irreversible anemia in cats and dogs. On Mar 25

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle

2011-03-25 Thread dlgegg
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle MMPG I used to sprinkle brewer's yeast onto the dog and cat food years ago. I think it helped with fleas. But lately (new cats) it isn't accepted as well. When we have movie night we make popcorn, put an olive oil

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle

2011-03-24 Thread Natalie
A veterinarian can probably be able to tell by palpating her stomach...I've had cats that were never very obvious, but when spayed, it was noticeable that they were in heat. Because Amber is FeLV+, build up her immune system with some good vitamin supplements before she is spayed. BTW, when she's

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle

2011-03-24 Thread MaiMaiPG
There are blood tests that can be run tooexpensive though. I took Dixie Louise Doodle Katt to be spayed. She had no scar. Apparently scars are becoming harder to see with self-absorbing stitches etc. I was convinced that she had been spayed.not sure why but an angel sat on my

Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle

2011-03-24 Thread Jannes Taylor
What vitamin supplement do you guys recommend?  Jannes From: MaiMaiPG maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thu, March 24, 2011 2:56:44 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Question re heat cycle There are blood tests that can be run tooexpensive

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