Re: [Felvtalk] more about Kia

2010-05-02 Thread Belinda Sauro
Are you suer he doesn't mean cancer and not FeLV? This is when he told me her lymphocytes have dramatically increased just since the last workup a couple weeks ago. He is convinced she has circulating leukemia/lymphoma. -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ...

Re: [Felvtalk] more about Kia

2010-05-02 Thread jbero tds.net
Janet, It sounds like you have been through alot. It also sounds to me like your little one has lymphoma although the specifics of the bloodwork would be more telling. Did your vet happen to do a feline leukemia virus test? This virus can cause lymphomas and leukemias but lymphomas and

Re: [Felvtalk] more about Kia

2010-05-02 Thread kia
Hello all, Thanks for the advice so far. My vet did not do a leukemia test that I know of. This last time I think he just did a CBC. Because her lymphocyte count had jumped from 25,000 to 38,000 I guess he assumes she has leukemia/lymphoma. He did send the blood to a university hospital but I

Re: [Felvtalk] more about Kia

2010-05-02 Thread jbero tds.net
Janet, One would think there would be treatment, but to be honest, most researchers aren't that interested in curing cat illnesses. Usually their discoveries are a result of trying to find cures in human medicine. Anyway, a lymphocyte count that high (38,000) is really suggestive of a lymphoma.