Re: [Felvtalk] Neutering a positive cat update

2012-02-22 Thread Beth
If the IFA Elisa tests are both positive there is no reason to retest. The cat is infected. The cost you mention is in line with what I've paid. You may want to search the archives on mixing. Many on this list,including me, mix their positives negatives. Beth dppl dppl dppl1...@yahoo.com

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread GRAS
Stress definitely plays a role! From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of HIDEYO YAMAMOTO Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 6:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I would recommend

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread GRAS
they know if cats have had any reactions From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 3:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread Marcia Baronda
:* Tuesday, January 03, 2012 12:19 PM *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat ** ** Neutering won't do a thing to most FeLV+ but vaccinating will to all. It is most stressful being intact and no release. A + kitty should have at most the rabies

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread Beth
: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat My vet will not operate if the animal does not have vaccinations up to date and if tey are running a fevor, have open wounds, etc.  He treats the wounds, fevor first, then when they are healed, does surgery. Marcia marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: I have

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
-Original Message- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org ] On Behalf Of dlg...@windstream.net Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 9:26 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat My vet will not operate if the animal

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread MaiMaiPG
with not giving them rabies vaccines…who would know? From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org ] On Behalf Of Marta Gasper Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 12:19 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread Maureen Olvey
toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain From: maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 10:20:40 -0600 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat Interestingly, the vaccination is not retro

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread Maureen Olvey
enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain From: maima...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 10:21:48 -0600 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat Some vets seem to think enforcing a law

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread Maureen Olvey
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat When you do, get the 3-yr rabies; my vet says there’s no longer of any danger as there used to be. From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Wednesday

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread lernermichelle
to license i got a vet exemption letter due to health. Michelle -Original Message- From: Maureen Olvey molvey...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wed, Jan 4, 2012 1:16 pm Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I think I might have mentioned

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-04 Thread Maureen Olvey
it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.” – Mark Twain To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org From: lernermiche...@aol.com Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 13:22:35 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat the 1 year and 3 year shots are the same shot

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Marcia
My cat Fletch also spiraled downhill after being neutered. But honestly, they vaccinated him with core vaccines AND Felv, and I think that is what started him on his downward spiral. I didn't ask for that either. But I agree that it would have been much more stressful for him to stay intact.

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Marta Gasper
it is involuntary manslaughter, at least she'd lose her job if not her license, vet  clinic staff on the other hand..argh Marta   http://homelessnomore.webs.com/ --- On Tue, 1/3/12, Marcia marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: From: Marcia marciabmar...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
http://homelessnomore.webs.com/ --- On Tue, 1/3/12, Marcia marciabmar...@gmail.com wrote: From: Marcia marciabmar...@gmail.com Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 4:48 PM My cat Fletch also

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
I started making it very plain that I did not want the vaccinations at that time..and still had a vet give a rabies shot to a very sick cat. When I expressed my displeasure, the tech informed me that they had never had any trouble with... Given that most cats in this county,

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Marcia Baronda
] neutering a positive cat To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 4:48 PM My cat Fletch also spiraled downhill after being neutered. But honestly, they vaccinated him with core vaccines AND Felv, and I think that is what started him on his downward

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread GRAS
: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat My cat Fletch also spiraled downhill after being neutered. But honestly, they vaccinated him with core vaccines AND Felv, and I think that is what started him on his downward spiral. I didn't ask for that either. But I agree that it would have been much more

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread GRAS
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat Neutering won't do a thing to most FeLV+ but vaccinating will to all. It is most stressful being intact and no release. A + kitty should have at most the rabies vaccine and only that one. A FIV+ can have rabies and one another but not FIV

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread GRAS
3:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I started making it very plain that I did not want the vaccinations at that time..and still had a vet give a rabies shot to a very sick cat. When I expressed my displeasure, the tech informed me

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread HIDEYO YAMAMOTO
: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I rescue cats and I've have had many FelV positive cats neutered or spayed. If they are healthy at the time they come thru the surgery just fine regardless of their FelV status. Lorrie On 01-02, dppl dppl wrote: I still have Mitt, the kitten I found

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread MaiMaiPG
the surgery - I think she had lymphoma - but we did not even think of it as she was completely healthy - I was devastated. Hideyo Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 16:02:48 -0500 From: felineres...@frontier.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I rescue

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread dppl dppl
I can't wait until they perfect non surgical sterilzation of animals.  I suppose they will be other issues though as they always is with drugs, etc.  But maybe not. This site http://www.spayusa.org/main_directory/04-sterilization_methods/nonsurgical/index.asp   says they are working on non

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Marcia
are right, how would they know if cats have had any reactions From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 3:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Marcia
was devastated. Hideyo Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 16:02:48 -0500 From: felineres...@frontier.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I rescue cats and I've have had many FelV positive cats neutered or spayed. If they are healthy at the time

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Beth
Of Marcia Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 11:48 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat My cat Fletch also spiraled downhill after being neutered. But honestly, they vaccinated him with core vaccines AND Felv, and I think that is what started him on his

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Beth
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2012, 4:48 PM My cat Fletch also spiraled downhill after being neutered. But honestly, they vaccinated him with core vaccines AND  Felv, and I think that is what

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread dlgegg
have had any reactions From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of MaiMaiPG Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2012 3:08 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I started making

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-03 Thread Beth
and on death's door the next :( I miss him so! Bless all the sick furry babies... L - Original Message - From: Lorrie felineres...@frontier.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 3:07 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I really doubt

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread lernermichelle
I have. Have not seen any problem from it, but I do think it could trigger an upper respiratory infection or other problems like any stressful event. The thing is, remaining unneutered is a big source of stress, much bigger in my opinion than the surgery. Keeping an intact male from roaming

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread Lynda Wilson
Sorry to say, but I had my kitten neutered at 6 mos. of age (at the time we did not know he was positive because he actually tested neg for it when he was much younger). He died at 9 mos of severe anemia other complications due to being FeLV positive. I don't know if getting him neutered

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread Cindy McHugh
, but in our case, it didn't seem to. Good luck. Cindy - Original Message - From: Lynda Wilson To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 12:42 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat Sorry to say, but I had my kitten neutered at 6 mos. of age

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread Christiane Biagi
: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of lernermiche...@aol.com Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 12:38 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I have. Have not seen any problem from it, but I do think

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread MaiMaiPG
Females can be spayed via laser which is a lot less traumatic. I don't know about males. Personally I would want a private vet who experienced in FeL+ cats.MHO On Jan 2, 2012, at 11:38 AM, lernermiche...@aol.com wrote: I have. Have not seen any problem from it, but I do think it could

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread GRAS
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat Females can be spayed via laser which is a lot less traumatic. I don't know about males. Personally I would want a private vet who experienced in FeL+ cats.MHO On Jan 2, 2012, at 11:38 AM, lernermiche...@aol.com wrote

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread dppl dppl
Thanks for your replies. Lynda, sorry to hear about your cat.  That's what I fear.  But I do agree as he gets older and is not neutered, he will become very frustrated.  It is bad enough he can't be with other cats.  When I first called, I was told they won't do the surgery b/c of fear of

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread john pollack
From: dppl dppl dppl1...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, January 2, 2012 3:08 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat Thanks for your replies. Lynda, sorry to hear about your cat.  That's what I fear.  But I do agree as he gets

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread Lorrie
I really doubt it was neutering that caused his death. Anemia is one of the complications of FelV. On 01-02, Lynda Wilson wrote: Sorry to say, but I had my kitten neutered at 6 mos. of age (at the time we did not know he was positive because he actually tested neg for it

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread Lorrie
I rescue cats and I've have had many FelV positive cats neutered or spayed. If they are healthy at the time they come thru the surgery just fine regardless of their FelV status. Lorrie On 01-02, dppl dppl wrote: I still have Mitt, the kitten I found in October who tested positive. He seems

Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat

2012-01-02 Thread Lynda Wilson
, January 02, 2012 3:07 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] neutering a positive cat I really doubt it was neutering that caused his death. Anemia is one of the complications of FelV. On 01-02, Lynda Wilson wrote: Sorry to say, but I had my kitten neutered at 6 mos. of age (at the time we did