Other than telling them they need to keep the cats indoors I'm not sure what
else you can do. They obviously love their cats. Jack has been neutered so
that should reduce the FIV risk.
Bless you for helping them put with their cats.
Sharyl Sissy and Rocket
Kelley Saveika [EMAIL
as we know, a loving, stress-free environment seems to be the most effective
treatment for FeLVs. good nutrition is important, but less so, in my
seldom-humble opinion, than the former.
see if http://www.petsfortheelderly.org/ have any suggestions--i seriously
doubt that your local shelter makes
Our volunteer forgot to get Star tested, so we dont' know her status. She
has been vaccinated and boostered.
I will check with the pets for the elderly resource, but this lady is not
elderly, she is handicapped. Not quite the same thing...
On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 1:29 PM, MaryChristine [EMAIL
What wonderful work you do Kelley. How old is Jack? Has he showed any
symptoms? I have little knowledge of this horrible disease, just my own
experience with my little guy who died, but I think if the lady is feeding him
well and he'd doing ok I wouldn't alarm her with this news. Maybe just
You know, there are probably thousands and thousands more undiagnosed cats
then diagnosed ones. What matters most for these little ones, at least in
my opinion, is the overall care and love they get. If they're safe, not
hungry, and in general good health-that's half the battle. The rest is
You're right. We probably shouldn't even have tested him, and normally I
wouldn't, but there is another cat in the house, Star. We had her spayed
and initial vacs for distemper, rabies and FELV 2 weeks ago, and she's going
to be boostered and tested tomorrow. I don't know exact ages on either -
A predicament indeed ... I would just explain that is they can afford
it they should get any negs vaccinated, do the best as far as food they
can afford and most important as far as I am concerned keep stress to a
The cats all live together already so have been
Be thinking negative thoughts for Starshe goes in to be tested tomorrow.
I really hate light pos results...
On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 12:15 AM, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Good advice. I would imagine his major stress is going to be transitioning
from an outdoor
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