Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-15 Thread dlgegg
re medicating: wouldn't it be lovely if we could talk to them and explain why we are doing this. then they would not consider us the most horrible living creature ever and fight us so. i have 2 like this and they both have candida in their ears. i have found that sitting in a chair with a

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-15 Thread dlgegg
love spay and neuter your neighbors, maybe that will amke a difference. got more than a few i would love to try it on. dorlis MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: just to chime in, have been using vitamin-b-complex for years now. if you are also hydrating, you can inject 3ccs

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-15 Thread dlgegg
love spay and neuter your neighbors, maybe that will amke a difference. got more than a few i would love to try it on. dorlis MaryChristine twelvehousec...@gmail.com wrote: just to chime in, have been using vitamin-b-complex for years now. if you are also hydrating, you can inject 3ccs

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-15 Thread dlgegg
may be a tiny sting, but the trick is to get them to hold still and allow you to stick them. i have to that go balistic when i pick them up for meds. they know what i am up to and start running when they see me. even tried doing it at different times of the day. dorlis Belinda Sauro

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-14 Thread Amy
   Hi Amy,   Wolfie's HCT at 29% isn't horrible, Epogen isn't given until the HCT drops to 20% or lower. Yeah didn't plan to start Epogen til it drops to 20 or lower. Just trying to do my research and prepare since I've never had one stop dropping once the HCT starts going down. Since

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-13 Thread Amy
...@bemikitties.com wrote: From: Belinda Sauro ma...@bemikitties.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, July 12, 2009, 10:57 PM PS.  You can give the injections yourself.  They usually give them once a week, any extra vit b is peed

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-13 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Amy, Wolfie's HCT at 29% isn't horrible, Fred who I get the vit B for, his HCT hangs around 24% to 26%, he is CRF and some cats with CRF if they live long enough with it will slowly develop anemia and at some point if they live long enough some will eventually need Epogen. Epogen

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-13 Thread Belinda Sauro
PS. The Nutrived does contain more iron and a little more of some of the other ingredients, you could always buy a bottle of folic acid, I did that too and the capsules are tiny and you would only need a tiny bit of that, so you could open the capsule and sprinkle a tiny bit on his food, it

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-13 Thread MaryChristine
just to chime in, have been using vitamin-b-complex for years now. if you are also hydrating, you can inject 3ccs into the port in the bag and just add it to them that way. -- Spay Neuter Your Neighbors! Maybe That'll Make The Difference MaryChristine Special-Needs Coordinator, Purebred

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-12 Thread Belinda Sauro
PS. You can give the injections yourself. They usually give them once a week, any extra vit b is peed out it is a water soluble vit and extra is peed out. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... http://bemikitties.com http://BelindaSauro.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-12 Thread Belinda Sauro
Be careful with the iron injections, cats don't need much iron, maybe go with the vit b injections and the pet tinic for now and see how he does with that and the pred and doxy. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... http://bemikitties.com http://BelindaSauro.com

Re: [Felvtalk] Vit. B-comp/B12/Iron injections

2009-07-12 Thread Belinda Sauro
Yes I do give my cats vit b injections, in fact I have a bottle at the vets that I forgot to pick up today. Sometimes they notice sometimes they don't, it is said to sting but the tiny needle you use they can barely feel and you inject such a small amount by the time they notice a sting, if