Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread Amanda K. Payne
Beth, Everyone I've spoke with tests with the exception of some of the rescues I work with. I'm going to approach the folks in charge about testing. One of them recently told me that scientists not longer believed FeLV was transmissible through saliva (sharing water bowls, ect) so foster cats

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread Amanda K. Payne
, a little next to her Blue Buffalo? Perhaps a different canned? Obviously another soap-box for me g Margo -Original Message- From: Amanda K. Payne ** Sent: Jun 9, 2013 9:10 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread Lance
If you saw that list recently, maybe it was this? http://www.naturalcatcareblog.com/2010/12/the-7-best-natural-commercial-cat-foods-so-far/ On Jun 11, 2013, at 7:30 AM, Amanda K. Payne amandak.pa...@gmail.com wrote: I remember seeing a list of healthy foods that was circulating this email

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread Margo
.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence Beth,Everyone I've spoke with tests with the exception of some of the rescues I work with. I'm going to approach the folks in charge about testing. One of them recently told me that scientists not longer believed FeLV w

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread Margo
. .:-Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" <amandak.pa...@gmail.com>Sent: Jun 11, 2013 8:30 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence Margo, I like to think of the soapbox as more of a passion and I l

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-11 Thread dlgegg
: Jun 9, 2013 9:10 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence Margo, I agree with you. I think every rescue and shelter should test prior adopting a cat out or placing it in a foster home where it will mingle

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-10 Thread Margo
elvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence Margo, I agree with you. I think every rescue and shelter should test prior adopting a cat out or placing it in a foster home where it will mingle with resident cats. Unfortunately, Los Angeles Anima

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-10 Thread Beth
Our shelter tests on intake on the snap test. Positives are immediately re-tested to make sure there was no error. If retest is positive we do an IFA. If the IFA is negative we wait retest on the snap In an ideal world all rescues that tested negative would be quarantined for 3 months rested

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-09 Thread Margo
Hi Amanda, I've been involve in rescue for more than 30 years. I've always tested, and always will, but I no longer trust the negatives to stay negative. I think all it's really demonstrating is that the cat/kitten does not have an active infection, and is therefore not contagious _at that

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-09 Thread Margo
Oh Dear ! I forgot about Polli. I apologize for that, I meant to include it. What Is Polli eating? Drinking? Meds, supplements? ^..^ -Original Message- From: "Amanda K. Payne" Sent: Jun 9, 2013 4:57 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk]

Re: [Felvtalk] Rescuing Kittens and Positive Kitty w/ Flatulence

2013-06-09 Thread Amanda K. Payne
Margo, I agree with you. I think every rescue and shelter should test prior adopting a cat out or placing it in a foster home where it will mingle with resident cats. Unfortunately, Los Angeles Animal Services (LAAS) and many other cat rescues feel it's unnecessary. I'm going to try to find