Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-06 Thread Lorrie
Very good news, Amanda, I never had any of my FelV cat PTS until they were no long active or playing or eating. I keep them going as long as I can. Lorrie On 05-05, Amanda K. Payne wrote: Thanks again for the responses. I'm not sure if my original reply has been posted yet or not.

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread cerwin
Do cats with this have problems with their anal glands? I'm sorry for your loss. Chris C. -Original Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Saturday, May 04, 2013 4:38 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten? I do know one

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread Amanda K. Payne
Thanks again for the responses. I'm not sure if my original reply has been posted yet or not. Fortunately, Polli decided she liked food again late Thursday night and has regained her appetite somewhat. She's extremely thin now but is active and assisting me with cleaning and gardening. She also

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread Margo
...@gmail.com>Sent: May 5, 2013 1:17 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten? Thanks again for the responses. I'm not sure if my original reply has been posted yet or not. Fortunately, Polli decided she liked food again late Thursday night and

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread Beth
Agreed. As long as they act like they want to keep going, that's a good thing. Beth Amanda K. Payne amandak.pa...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks again for the responses. I'm not sure if my original reply has been posted yet or not. Fortunately, Polli decided she liked food again late Thursday night

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread dlgegg
Watch the fridge, my guys have learned to open every door and drawer in the house. Right now Harley is helping me on the computer since it is raining and he cannot go out. .,,,/ signed Harley Amanda K. Payne amandak.pa...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks again for the

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread dlgegg
Message- From: dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Saturday, May 04, 2013 4:38 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten? I do know one thing, never trust a vet that says euthanize with no other alternatives. My vet is great, he tells you what

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread Cheri Le
How precious Amanda Thank you like all of us for taking on the trials of having a Felv kitty. It is heartbreaking at times but I would never take back bringing my baby into this house... I pray for you and pollis CHERI On May 5, 2013, at 4:52 PM, Beth create_me_...@yahoo.com wrote:

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-05 Thread Cheri Le
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten? I do know one thing, never trust a vet that says euthanize with no other alternatives. My vet is great, he tells you what could happen and then says it is up to you to keep them or not. My Annie is still going strong

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-04 Thread Margo
-Original Message- From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com Sent: May 4, 2013 8:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten? Amanda, I can tell you love Polli very much, but if the vet suggested euthanasia I think you should take his

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-04 Thread dlgegg
running down their chin.   Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty neighbors too! From: Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, May 3, 2013 7:16 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-04 Thread Lorrie
Margo, To clarify what I wrote I NEVER euthanize any of my FelV cats when they are diagnosed as positive. I keep them as long as they remain healthy and active, which is usually 10 months to a year. However, when they become anemic, sick, waste away, and my vet can no longer make their quality

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-04 Thread dlgegg
I do know one thing, never trust a vet that says euthanize with no other alternatives. My vet is great, he tells you what could happen and then says it is up to you to keep them or not. My Annie is still going strong at 8 years (she was 4 when I got her). Nitnoy gave up her fight for life

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-03 Thread Margo
Hi Amanda, I'm sorry you're having this problem. First, I'd join Feline assisted feeding; http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/Feline-Assisted-Feeding/ It is very omportant you address this immediately, to avoid liver problems. You will probably have to learn to syringe

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-03 Thread Lee Evans
! From: Margo toomanykitti...@earthlink.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, May 3, 2013 7:16 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten? Hi Amanda,       I'm sorry you're having this problem. First, I'd join Feline assisted feeding

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-02 Thread I-Chun C. C. Chang
Dear Amanda, Here is a list of food I have been trying with my very picky Felv+, CRF stage 4, 16 yrs old cat: Can food: Soulistic glee fish based cans (Petco store brand, the crf group finds that it generally works works well to make cats to eat again) AvoDerm TunaCrab Fancy Feast, Classic

Re: [Felvtalk] What to feed a finicky, sick kitten?

2013-05-02 Thread Christiane Biagi
Basically, try anything in your refrigerator! But things I've found that sometimes worked: Fancy Feast Classic Chicken White Rose canned tuna (people tuna) Yogurt Cottage Cheese Gerber Stage 3 baby food-ham or chicken or beef or turkey Tuna water (from canned people tuna in water) Liverwurst Ham