Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-21 Thread Lee Evans
From: Lee Evans moonsiste...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 5:31 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice Katherine, I understand your feelings.  For reasons of ethics I don't enjoy

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Beth
Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's the case, then why do dogs who retain

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
or not, spayed. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org http://www.furkids.org/ -- *From:* Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Sent:* Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread KG BarnCats
not getting my cats, FeLV or not, spayed. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Lee Evans
relatives and nasty neighbors too! From: Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 11:15 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice I'm not going to start an argument over one study

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread janine paton
:09 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice Amen to that sister. My cat Cookie, long ago, was borderline diabetic. The vet didn't want to subject her to anesthesia because he said she was an older cat and might develop full blown diabetes since she was on the edge. So I didn't have her

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Bonnie Hogue
:09 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice Amen to that sister. My cat Cookie, long ago, was borderline diabetic. The vet didn't want to subject her to anesthesia because he said she was an older cat and might develop full blown diabetes since she was on the edge. So I didn't have her spayed

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Beth
: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's the case, then why do dogs who retain their ovaries live a third longer?There's more to the overall story than just local stresses

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread dlgegg
. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: Kathryn Hargreaves khargrea...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:41 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice If that's the case, then why do dogs who retain

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-20 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
. ** ** *From:* Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] *On Behalf Of *janine paton *Sent:* Tuesday, November 20, 2012 6:27 PM *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice ** ** The stress of an unspayed female is great, I think much greater than

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-19 Thread Kathryn Hargreaves
If that's the case, then why do dogs who retain their ovaries live a third longer?There's more to the overall story than just local stresses: http://www.gpmcf.org/respectovaries.html American vet schools do not teach any sterilizations other than spay/neuter. On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 5:34

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-18 Thread Beth
My vet said being in heat is more stressful than the surgery. I would wait for the retest, though. If still positive have a full bloodwork panel done to make sure she is healthy, just as you would for a senior kitty. Hope all goes well. Beth Maryam Ulomi ava...@gmail.com wrote: Hello

Re: [Felvtalk] Spaying advice

2012-11-15 Thread Lee Evans
When Percy tested positive for FeLv, I waited 90 days, (3 months) then had him retested when he was finally neutered.  He had had other health issues too - slight anemia, fur problems and he is also FIV+ but that's not an issue since I have a small FIV+ colony in a separate indoor area.  So now