Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Hotmail Junk

What are the side effects?

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On Sep 27, 2009, at 11:02 AM, Second Chance Meows secondchanceme...@yahoo.com 
 wrote:


I run a FeLV sanctuary here in the states and have found that the  
best treatment is love and attention.  Having spent almost a year on  
interferon, I know the side effects of it very well, and would not  
wish them on any living being.( human or feline).
   spend time with them, show them that you really care about them  
when no one else did.  Let them spend hours in your lap, sleep on  
the bed, sun in the window just  as any other healthy cat would do.


just so you know Esther, my oldest cat here is about 16 and has had  
FeLV since birth, the rest are all about 3-6 yrs old and doing well


Michael Johnson
Founder/Owner
Second Chance Meows
A FeLV Sanctuary





From: Esther Jorda estherjo...@gmail.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 5:45:27 AM
Subject: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

I am new to this group. I live in Spain and have some language  
difficults, so, sorry for the faults.


I am an active member of a cat rescue group. In july I found a  
kitten in the street with the eyes seriously dammaged. We went to  
the vet and all was well, excep the positive result to FelV. A  
friend on mine is fostering her. She seems to be healthy and hapy. I  
want to give her an opportunity to live with good QOL as long as  
possible.


Unfortunately most vets does not share my opinion, and they think it  
is not worth.


I insist... I read all I can find.

I am giving Xana
L-Lysina (for her eye condicion)
Vetinmune (as inmunomodulator)

And I insist to put her on interferon. The vet said that -in that  
subclinic stadium- the alfa (humane) interferon is the election  
treatment. When symtoms appear, then it will be the moment to give  
the omega interferon...


My questions are:
1) HAVE ANYONE EXPERIENCE IN THE USE OF FELINE OMEGA INTERFERON WITH  
ASYMPTOMATIC CATS??  I know it can not clear the virus, but ... Can  
it to prevent the development of any of the illness related with  
FelV??


2) About propiobacterium acnes. I cant find it in Spain. The  
laboratory does not produce it anymore, and change it for a new  
product: Corynebacterium parvum (inmufort complex (R). It is used  
for cows. A colegue (that has a FelV shelter) wrote me to advice she  
is using it in her 8  FelV+ cats... she said is working well... her  
oldest cat is now 8 years old.


3) Xana has also chronic diarrhea, in spite I put her on intestinal  
diet, does no make solid faeces...



Any other non invasive tratment can be usefull???

Thanks for your atention

Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
I'm sure if Michael has had interferon himself it's a high dose and  
injected, and I certainly humbly respect his personal experience.  I  
have to say, I've used low dose oral interferon with several kitties,  
and never noticed any side effects, although there certainly could  
be.  The only thing I noticed was that when I stopped the interferon,  
like when I was on vacation and the person couldn't catch the cat -  
the cat got sick and died when I returned.  Kitty was about 3 yrs old,  
which is when I've seen several of mine die.


Gloria



On Sep 29, 2009, at 5:45 AM, Hotmail Junk wrote:


What are the side effects?

Sent from my iPhone

On Sep 27, 2009, at 11:02 AM, Second Chance Meows secondchanceme...@yahoo.com 
 wrote:


I run a FeLV sanctuary here in the states and have found that the  
best treatment is love and attention.  Having spent almost a year  
on interferon, I know the side effects of it very well, and would  
not wish them on any living being.( human or feline).
  spend time with them, show them that you really care about them  
when no one else did.  Let them spend hours in your lap, sleep on  
the bed, sun in the window just  as any other healthy cat would do.


just so you know Esther, my oldest cat here is about 16 and has had  
FeLV since birth, the rest are all about 3-6 yrs old and doing well


Michael Johnson
Founder/Owner
Second Chance Meows
A FeLV Sanctuary





From: Esther Jorda estherjo...@gmail.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 5:45:27 AM
Subject: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

I am new to this group. I live in Spain and have some language  
difficults, so, sorry for the faults.


I am an active member of a cat rescue group. In july I found a  
kitten in the street with the eyes seriously dammaged. We went to  
the vet and all was well, excep the positive result to FelV. A  
friend on mine is fostering her. She seems to be healthy and hapy.  
I want to give her an opportunity to live with good QOL as long as  
possible.


Unfortunately most vets does not share my opinion, and they think  
it is not worth.


I insist... I read all I can find.

I am giving Xana
L-Lysina (for her eye condicion)
Vetinmune (as inmunomodulator)

And I insist to put her on interferon. The vet said that -in that  
subclinic stadium- the alfa (humane) interferon is the election  
treatment. When symtoms appear, then it will be the moment to give  
the omega interferon...


My questions are:
1) HAVE ANYONE EXPERIENCE IN THE USE OF FELINE OMEGA INTERFERON  
WITH ASYMPTOMATIC CATS??  I know it can not clear the virus,  
but ... Can it to prevent the development of any of the illness  
related with FelV??


2) About propiobacterium acnes. I cant find it in Spain. The  
laboratory does not produce it anymore, and change it for a new  
product: Corynebacterium parvum (inmufort complex (R). It is used  
for cows. A colegue (that has a FelV shelter) wrote me to advice  
she is using it in her 8  FelV+ cats... she said is working well...  
her oldest cat is now 8 years old.


3) Xana has also chronic diarrhea, in spite I put her on intestinal  
diet, does no make solid faeces...



Any other non invasive tratment can be usefull???

Thanks for your atention

Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread S. Jewell
Has anyone been able to obtain or use Baypamun for FeLV?

Sally Jewell

 
 -Original Message-
 From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-
 boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Esther Jorda
 Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 11:56 AM
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?
 
 Dear Michael, Congratulations for your old kitty and
thanks for
 your
 sanctuary.
 
 Actually vets recommend me to put xana under  low dose of
 interferon (via
 oral)  ... they do not agree if human alfa or feline omega
some of
 them say
 one some of them the other...
 
 *Can you, please, give some advice aboud side effects??*
 
 You can be sure Xana has all my love. The problem is that
 actually she is
 not living with me. My home is a sort of urban shelter
where live
 24... too
 much cats... too much riscs... Xana needs a clean and
quite
 environment... A
 friend gave me the opportunity,  Xana is living in her
appartment.
 She has
 to go to work, and so do I...  So, Xana is alone all the
day... I go
 as
 often as I can... 1-2 times daily... I spend with Xana 2-3
hours
 every
 night... unfortunately she can not sleep with me... I must
go
 home, when
 others need me too...
 
 Speedy (my oldest baby) will be 20 y.o. He is at the end
of his
 life... with
 CRF, IBD... I want to care him until the end
 Best regards,
 
 Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread S. Jewell
Has anyone been able to obtain or use Baypamun for FeLV?

Sally Jewell

 
 -Original Message-
 From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-
 boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Esther Jorda
 Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 11:56 AM
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?
 
 Dear Michael, Congratulations for your old kitty and
thanks for
 your
 sanctuary.
 
 Actually vets recommend me to put xana under  low dose of
 interferon (via
 oral)  ... they do not agree if human alfa or feline omega
some of
 them say
 one some of them the other...
 
 *Can you, please, give some advice aboud side effects??*
 
 You can be sure Xana has all my love. The problem is that
 actually she is
 not living with me. My home is a sort of urban shelter
where live
 24... too
 much cats... too much riscs... Xana needs a clean and
quite
 environment... A
 friend gave me the opportunity,  Xana is living in her
appartment.
 She has
 to go to work, and so do I...  So, Xana is alone all the
day... I go
 as
 often as I can... 1-2 times daily... I spend with Xana 2-3
hours
 every
 night... unfortunately she can not sleep with me... I must
go
 home, when
 others need me too...
 
 Speedy (my oldest baby) will be 20 y.o. He is at the end
of his
 life... with
 CRF, IBD... I want to care him until the end
 Best regards,
 
 Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Second Chance Meows
my suggestion is to do some research on it.  Interferon is used to fight forms 
of cancer, and is considered to be chemo. side effects include:  loss of 
weight, nausea,hair loss, heart issues, pain, chills,temperature, and many 
others.
I  know your talking about low doses of it but anything that is placed into 
these little bodies that has the power to kill not only the bad cells BUT THE 
GOOD ONES TOO  can not be good for them.  their systems are compromised already.
JUST MY OPINION. before you make the decision to give this to the 
cat...look into your own heart and ask is this for the cat..or for yourself??   
will this really improve the quality of its life or just prolong the agony its 
going thru or create more agony,stress for it?

 Michael Johnson
Founder/Owner
Second Chance Meows
A FeLV Sanctuary





From: Esther Jorda estherjo...@gmail.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 8:56:10 AM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

Dear Michael, Congratulations for your old kitty and thanks for your
sanctuary.

Actually vets recommend me to put xana under  low dose of interferon (via
oral)  ... they do not agree if human alfa or feline omega some of them say
one some of them the other...

*Can you, please, give some advice aboud side effects??*

You can be sure Xana has all my love. The problem is that actually she is
not living with me. My home is a sort of urban shelter where live 24... too
much cats... too much riscs... Xana needs a clean and quite environment... A
friend gave me the opportunity,  Xana is living in her appartment. She has
to go to work, and so do I...  So, Xana is alone all the day... I go as
often as I can... 1-2 times daily... I spend with Xana 2-3 hours every
night... unfortunately she can not sleep with me... I must go home, when
others need me too...

Speedy (my oldest baby) will be 20 y.o. He is at the end of his life... with
CRF, IBD... I want to care him until the end
Best regards,

Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Belinda Sauro
   Bailey was on the 7 on, 7 off schedule and I noticed on the the 7 
days on he was lethargic and didn't eat as well, it took a few of the 
off days for him to bouncy back.  I took him off of it and he went back 
to his usual bouncy self.


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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
This is very very low dose - and has to be oral, apparently to hit the  
back of the throat.


I had good luck with it, but when it was withheld, like I said, things  
didn't go well.
My kitties showed no apparent side effects.  But many people have and  
are using

that protocol, someone oughta research it.

Regards

Gloria


On Sep 29, 2009, at 10:24 AM, Second Chance Meows wrote:

my suggestion is to do some research on it.  Interferon is used to  
fight forms of cancer, and is considered to be chemo. side effects  
include:  loss of weight, nausea,hair loss, heart issues, pain,  
chills,temperature, and many others.
I  know your talking about low doses of it but anything that is  
placed into these little bodies that has the power to kill not only  
the bad cells BUT THE GOOD ONES TOO  can not be good for them.   
their systems are compromised already.
JUST MY OPINION. before you make the decision to give this to  
the cat...look into your own heart and ask is this for the cat..or  
for yourself??   will this really improve the quality of its life or  
just prolong the agony its going thru or create more agony,stress  
for it?


Michael Johnson
Founder/Owner
Second Chance Meows
A FeLV Sanctuary





From: Esther Jorda estherjo...@gmail.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 8:56:10 AM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

Dear Michael, Congratulations for your old kitty and thanks for your
sanctuary.

Actually vets recommend me to put xana under  low dose of interferon  
(via
oral)  ... they do not agree if human alfa or feline omega some of  
them say

one some of them the other...

*Can you, please, give some advice aboud side effects??*

You can be sure Xana has all my love. The problem is that actually  
she is
not living with me. My home is a sort of urban shelter where live  
24... too
much cats... too much riscs... Xana needs a clean and quite  
environment... A
friend gave me the opportunity,  Xana is living in her appartment.  
She has
to go to work, and so do I...  So, Xana is alone all the day... I go  
as

often as I can... 1-2 times daily... I spend with Xana 2-3 hours every
night... unfortunately she can not sleep with me... I must go home,  
when

others need me too...

Speedy (my oldest baby) will be 20 y.o. He is at the end of his  
life... with

CRF, IBD... I want to care him until the end
Best regards,

Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Jane Lyons
I've been agonizing about giving MeMe Interferon since I've read  
Michael's post.


I have to honestly say that if she is feeling any side effects they  
are not apparent. We use one day on and one day off
which may be a help. Since she has been on it, her appetite has  
increased dramatically and she has gained 1.5 lbs
which is a lot for a 6 pounder. She seems to have the same level of  
energy and she seems content and craves
attention (which she gets, constantly). She does not have a fever and  
I don't think chills. I would think that if she

were nauseous that her appetite would be affected.

We've managed to bring her back from the brink, and I had thought the  
Interferon (in moderation) was helping her

maintain her gains.

You've caused me to rethink this protocol Michael, although since we  
have gotten her past the three year

hurdle I am reluctant to make changes.

Jane











On Sep 29, 2009, at 6:00 PM, Gloria B. Lane wrote:

This is very very low dose - and has to be oral, apparently to hit  
the back of the throat.


I had good luck with it, but when it was withheld, like I said,  
things didn't go well.
My kitties showed no apparent side effects.  But many people have  
and are using

that protocol, someone oughta research it.

Regards

Gloria


On Sep 29, 2009, at 10:24 AM, Second Chance Meows wrote:

my suggestion is to do some research on it.  Interferon is used to  
fight forms of cancer, and is considered to be chemo. side effects  
include:  loss of weight, nausea,hair loss, heart issues, pain,  
chills,temperature, and many others.
I  know your talking about low doses of it but anything that is  
placed into these little bodies that has the power to kill not  
only the bad cells BUT THE GOOD ONES TOO  can not be good for  
them.  their systems are compromised already.
JUST MY OPINION. before you make the decision to give this to  
the cat...look into your own heart and ask is this for the cat..or  
for yourself??   will this really improve the quality of its life  
or just prolong the agony its going thru or create more  
agony,stress for it?


Michael Johnson
Founder/Owner
Second Chance Meows
A FeLV Sanctuary





From: Esther Jorda estherjo...@gmail.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 8:56:10 AM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

Dear Michael, Congratulations for your old kitty and thanks for your
sanctuary.

Actually vets recommend me to put xana under  low dose of  
interferon (via
oral)  ... they do not agree if human alfa or feline omega some of  
them say

one some of them the other...

*Can you, please, give some advice aboud side effects??*

You can be sure Xana has all my love. The problem is that actually  
she is
not living with me. My home is a sort of urban shelter where live  
24... too
much cats... too much riscs... Xana needs a clean and quite  
environment... A
friend gave me the opportunity,  Xana is living in her appartment.  
She has
to go to work, and so do I...  So, Xana is alone all the day... I  
go as
often as I can... 1-2 times daily... I spend with Xana 2-3 hours  
every
night... unfortunately she can not sleep with me... I must go  
home, when

others need me too...

Speedy (my oldest baby) will be 20 y.o. He is at the end of his  
life... with

CRF, IBD... I want to care him until the end
Best regards,

Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-29 Thread Second Chance Meows
one of the things that needs to be remember is that as in humans, each animal 
is different and will react in a different manner. any side effects , will be 
in a general sense.
   

 Michael Johnson
Founder/Owner
Second Chance Meows
A FeLV Sanctuary





From: Jane Lyons j.ly...@mindspring.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 4:24:16 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

I've been agonizing about giving MeMe Interferon since I've read Michael's post.

I have to honestly say that if she is feeling any side effects they are not 
apparent. We use one day on and one day off
which may be a help. Since she has been on it, her appetite has increased 
dramatically and she has gained 1.5 lbs
which is a lot for a 6 pounder. She seems to have the same level of energy and 
she seems content and craves
attention (which she gets, constantly). She does not have a fever and I don't 
think chills. I would think that if she
were nauseous that her appetite would be affected.

We've managed to bring her back from the brink, and I had thought the 
Interferon (in moderation) was helping her
maintain her gains.

You've caused me to rethink this protocol Michael, although since we have 
gotten her past the three year
hurdle I am reluctant to make changes.

Jane











On Sep 29, 2009, at 6:00 PM, Gloria B. Lane wrote:

 This is very very low dose - and has to be oral, apparently to hit the back 
 of the throat.
 
 I had good luck with it, but when it was withheld, like I said, things didn't 
 go well.
 My kitties showed no apparent side effects.  But many people have and are 
 using
 that protocol, someone oughta research it.
 
 Regards
 
 Gloria
 
 
 On Sep 29, 2009, at 10:24 AM, Second Chance Meows wrote:
 
 my suggestion is to do some research on it.  Interferon is used to fight 
 forms of cancer, and is considered to be chemo. side effects include:  loss 
 of weight, nausea,hair loss, heart issues, pain, chills,temperature, and 
 many others.
 I  know your talking about low doses of it but anything that is placed into 
 these little bodies that has the power to kill not only the bad cells BUT 
 THE GOOD ONES TOO  can not be good for them.  their systems are compromised 
 already.
 JUST MY OPINION. before you make the decision to give this to the 
 cat...look into your own heart and ask is this for the cat..or for 
 yourself??   will this really improve the quality of its life or just 
 prolong the agony its going thru or create more agony,stress for it?
 
 Michael Johnson
 Founder/Owner
 Second Chance Meows
 A FeLV Sanctuary
 
 
 
 
 
 From: Esther Jorda estherjo...@gmail.com
 To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
 Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 8:56:10 AM
 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?
 
 Dear Michael, Congratulations for your old kitty and thanks for your
 sanctuary.
 
 Actually vets recommend me to put xana under  low dose of interferon (via
 oral)  ... they do not agree if human alfa or feline omega some of them say
 one some of them the other...
 
 *Can you, please, give some advice aboud side effects??*
 
 You can be sure Xana has all my love. The problem is that actually she is
 not living with me. My home is a sort of urban shelter where live 24... too
 much cats... too much riscs... Xana needs a clean and quite environment... A
 friend gave me the opportunity,  Xana is living in her appartment. She has
 to go to work, and so do I...  So, Xana is alone all the day... I go as
 often as I can... 1-2 times daily... I spend with Xana 2-3 hours every
 night... unfortunately she can not sleep with me... I must go home, when
 others need me too...
 
 Speedy (my oldest baby) will be 20 y.o. He is at the end of his life... with
 CRF, IBD... I want to care him until the end
 Best regards,
 
 Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-28 Thread Esther Jorda
Dear Michael, Congratulations for your old kitty and thanks for your
sanctuary.

Actually vets recommend me to put xana under  low dose of interferon (via
oral)  ... they do not agree if human alfa or feline omega some of them say
one some of them the other...

*Can you, please, give some advice aboud side effects??*

You can be sure Xana has all my love. The problem is that actually she is
not living with me. My home is a sort of urban shelter where live 24... too
much cats... too much riscs... Xana needs a clean and quite environment... A
friend gave me the opportunity,  Xana is living in her appartment. She has
to go to work, and so do I...  So, Xana is alone all the day... I go as
often as I can... 1-2 times daily... I spend with Xana 2-3 hours every
night... unfortunately she can not sleep with me... I must go home, when
others need me too...

Speedy (my oldest baby) will be 20 y.o. He is at the end of his life... with
CRF, IBD... I want to care him until the end
Best regards,

Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-27 Thread Second Chance Meows
I run a FeLV sanctuary here in the states and have found that the best 
treatment is love and attention.  Having spent almost a year on interferon, I 
know the side effects of it very well, and would not wish them on any living 
being.( human or feline).
spend time with them, show them that you really care about them when no one 
else did.  Let them spend hours in your lap, sleep on the bed, sun in the 
window just  as any other healthy cat would do.

just so you know Esther, my oldest cat here is about 16 and has had FeLV since 
birth, the rest are all about 3-6 yrs old and doing well

 Michael Johnson
Founder/Owner
Second Chance Meows
A FeLV Sanctuary





From: Esther Jorda estherjo...@gmail.com
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Sunday, September 27, 2009 5:45:27 AM
Subject: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

I am new to this group. I live in Spain and have some language difficults, so, 
sorry for the faults.

I am an active member of a cat rescue group. In july I found a kitten in the 
street with the eyes seriously dammaged. We went to the vet and all was well, 
excep the positive result to FelV. A friend on mine is fostering her. She seems 
to be healthy and hapy. I want to give her an opportunity to live with good QOL 
as long as possible.

Unfortunately most vets does not share my opinion, and they think it is not 
worth.

I insist... I read all I can find.

I am giving Xana
L-Lysina (for her eye condicion)
Vetinmune (as inmunomodulator)

And I insist to put her on interferon. The vet said that -in that subclinic 
stadium- the alfa (humane) interferon is the election treatment. When symtoms 
appear, then it will be the moment to give the omega interferon...

My questions are:
1) HAVE ANYONE EXPERIENCE IN THE USE OF FELINE OMEGA INTERFERON WITH 
ASYMPTOMATIC CATS??  I know it can not clear the virus, but ... Can it to 
prevent the development of any of the illness related with FelV??

2) About propiobacterium acnes. I cant find it in Spain. The laboratory does 
not produce it anymore, and change it for a new product: Corynebacterium parvum 
(inmufort complex (R). It is used for cows. A colegue (that has a FelV shelter) 
wrote me to advice she is using it in her 8  FelV+ cats... she said is working 
well... her oldest cat is now 8 years old.

3) Xana has also chronic diarrhea, in spite I put her on intestinal diet, does 
no make solid faeces...


Any other non invasive tratment can be usefull???

Thanks for your atention

Esther
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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-27 Thread Belinda Sauro

That's great news to hear Michael, you sure are doing something right!!

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Belinda
happiness is being owned by cats ...

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Re: [Felvtalk] Xana, FelV positive - interferon?

2009-09-27 Thread Lorrie
Michael, you are doing such a wonderful thing with your FelV
sanctuary, and I agree that love and a stress free environment are
what keeps them going.  I am not in favor of heroic measures, that
are extremely stressful and often painful for our fur babies.

Lorrie

On 09-27, Second Chance Meows wrote:

 I run a FeLV sanctuary here in the states and have found that the
 best treatment is love and attention.  Having spent almost a
 year on interferon, I know the side effects of it very well,
 and would not wish them on any living being.( human or feline).
 spend time with them, show them that you really care about them
 when no one else did.  Let them spend hours in your lap, sleep
 on the bed, sun in the window just as any other healthy cat
 would do.
 
 just so you know Esther, my oldest cat here is about 16 and has had
 FeLV since birth, the rest are all about 3-6 yrs old and doing well
 
  Michael Johnson
 Founder/Owner
 Second Chance Meows
 A FeLV Sanctuary

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