Re: Whitey's Test Results

2007-10-20 Thread wendy
Wow Michael!  The things we do for our kitties!  I am so glad his test was 
negative!  It sounds like you are exstatic!  The only thing I am wondering now 
is if it's too soon to do his vaccines.  Is he feeling really good and not sick 
at all?  I worry about that because the vaccines make some kitties feel bad and 
if Whitey is already under the weather, it might not be a good combo right now. 
 Please keep us posted

:)
Wendy
 
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Subject: Whitey's Test Results


Whitey's FIP test came in today.  It was NEGATIVE! :)
 
He's one hell of a tough cat, let me tell ya :)
 
He's going in next week for a follow up visit to recheck his labs, get his 
FVRCP/FeLV/Rabies vaccines, Neuter, and dental work, if his labs are all ok.  
That poor fella is gonna have a rough week next week, he just doesn't know it 
yet. lol
 
We almost have his room remodeled.  I'm finishing up the floor today. :)
 
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Re: Whitey's Test Results

2007-10-20 Thread OfALegend
 
In a message dated 10/20/2007 11:24:21 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

Wow Michael!  The things we do for our kitties!  I am so glad  his test was 
negative!  It sounds like you are exstatic!  The only  thing I am wondering now 
is if it's too soon to do his vaccines.  Is he  feeling really good and not 
sick at all?  I worry about that because  the vaccines make some kitties feel 
bad and if Whitey is already under the  weather, it might not be a good combo 
right now.  Please keep us  posted


I've thought about that, Wendy.  Corky Romano said he was going to  check his 
labs first, and then if everything looks ok, proceed with the other  stuff.  
I'm thinking I may ask him to do the dental work, labs and  neutering, and 
wait off for a couple of weeks on the vaccines to make sure he's  up to it.  I 
know my other girls got terribly ill when they had all three  of their vaccines 
at once. The more I've thought about it, the more I think  that may be the 
best course of action.


~M



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Re: Whitey's Test Results

2007-10-20 Thread Jane Lyons
Michael I agree with Wendy. At his age and condition I would say no  
to vaccs for now.
Here is a link to some articles on vaccinations:  http:// 
www.dogshowjournal.com/AURA/vaccinate.htm


How were you able to post his photo to us?

Jane





On Oct 20, 2007, at 12:39 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

In a message dated 10/20/2007 11:24:21 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
Wow Michael!  The things we do for our kitties!  I am so glad his  
test was negative!  It sounds like you are exstatic!  The only  
thing I am wondering now is if it's too soon to do his vaccines.   
Is he feeling really good and not sick at all?  I worry about that  
because the vaccines make some kitties feel bad and if Whitey is  
already under the weather, it might not be a good combo right now.   
Please keep us posted
I've thought about that, Wendy.  Corky Romano said he was going to  
check his labs first, and then if everything looks ok, proceed with  
the other stuff.  I'm thinking I may ask him to do the dental work,  
labs and neutering, and wait off for a couple of weeks on the  
vaccines to make sure he's up to it.  I know my other girls got  
terribly ill when they had all three of their vaccines at once. The  
more I've thought about it, the more I think that may be the best  
course of action.



~M



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Re: Whitey's Test Results and vaccinations

2007-10-20 Thread laurieskatz
Hello. My vet does only one vaccination at a time and does them separately from 
the spay/neuter. He goes 2-4 weeks between each vaccination and the altering. 
Is there any point in vaccinating him for feline leukemia? I would be hesitant, 
I guess. Just my opinion. I only do the distemper series and rabies now. I am 
considering discontinuing all vaccinations for my immune compromised cats 
(allergies and asthma).  All my cats have had the feline leukemia in earlier 
years. None have been vaccinated for it since 2001.
Laurie
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  In a message dated 10/20/2007 11:24:21 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL 
PROTECTED] writes:
Wow Michael!  The things we do for our kitties!  I am so glad his test was 
negative!  It sounds like you are exstatic!  The only thing I am wondering now 
is if it's too soon to do his vaccines.  Is he feeling really good and not sick 
at all?  I worry about that because the vaccines make some kitties feel bad and 
if Whitey is already under the weather, it might not be a good combo right now. 
 Please keep us posted
  I've thought about that, Wendy.  Corky Romano said he was going to check his 
labs first, and then if everything looks ok, proceed with the other stuff.  I'm 
thinking I may ask him to do the dental work, labs and neutering, and wait off 
for a couple of weeks on the vaccines to make sure he's up to it.  I know my 
other girls got terribly ill when they had all three of their vaccines at once. 
The more I've thought about it, the more I think that may be the best course of 
action.


  ~M





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Re: Whitey's Test Results and vaccinations

2007-10-20 Thread OfALegend
 
In a message dated 10/20/2007 1:22:09 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

Hello. My vet does only one vaccination at a time and does them  separately 
from the spay/neuter. He goes 2-4 weeks between each vaccination  and the 
altering. Is there any point in vaccinating him for feline leukemia? I  would 
be 
hesitant, I guess. Just my opinion. I only do the distemper series  and rabies 
now. I am considering discontinuing all vaccinations for my immune  compromised 
cats (allergies and asthma).  All my cats have had the feline  leukemia in 
earlier years. None have been vaccinated for it since 2001.
Laurie



Laurie/Jane:
 
Laurie, I'm vaccinating him for FeLV because I do have two positive cats in  
the house.  Granted, he's isolated in a separate area, I'd still just feel  
better, considering his close proximity to the virus, having him  vaccinated.
 
Jane, I'm not sure what you're asking when you ask how I posted his  
picture??  The pic was taken in the vet's office with a camera phone, which  
Jeff sent 
to me.  I then inserted the pictures in an email and sent  them.  Whitey is 
living in my sunroom, so taking pictures isn't hard.   I'm sorry if I'm missing 
the point of what you're asking? 



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Re: Whitey's Test Results and vaccinations

2007-10-20 Thread Jane Lyons

I did not think it possible to send photos to the list.

On Oct 20, 2007, at 1:30 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

In a message dated 10/20/2007 1:22:09 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
Hello. My vet does only one vaccination at a time and does them  
separately from the spay/neuter. He goes 2-4 weeks between each  
vaccination and the altering. Is there any point in vaccinating him  
for feline leukemia? I would be hesitant, I guess. Just my opinion.  
I only do the distemper series and rabies now. I am considering  
discontinuing all vaccinations for my immune compromised cats  
(allergies and asthma).  All my cats have had the feline leukemia  
in earlier years. None have been vaccinated for it since 2001.

Laurie
Laurie/Jane:

Laurie, I'm vaccinating him for FeLV because I do have two positive  
cats in the house.  Granted, he's isolated in a separate area, I'd  
still just feel better, considering his close proximity to the  
virus, having him vaccinated.


Jane, I'm not sure what you're asking when you ask how I posted his  
picture??  The pic was taken in the vet's office with a camera  
phone, which Jeff sent to me.  I then inserted the pictures in an  
email and sent them.  Whitey is living in my sunroom, so taking  
pictures isn't hard.  I'm sorry if I'm missing the point of what  
you're asking?




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Re: Whitey's Test Results and vaccinations

2007-10-20 Thread laurieskatz
I would vaccinate for feleuk in that case
L
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  In a message dated 10/20/2007 1:22:09 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL 
PROTECTED] writes:
Hello. My vet does only one vaccination at a time and does them separately 
from the spay/neuter. He goes 2-4 weeks between each vaccination and the 
altering. Is there any point in vaccinating him for feline leukemia? I would be 
hesitant, I guess. Just my opinion. I only do the distemper series and rabies 
now. I am considering discontinuing all vaccinations for my immune compromised 
cats (allergies and asthma).  All my cats have had the feline leukemia in 
earlier years. None have been vaccinated for it since 2001.
Laurie
  Laurie/Jane:

  Laurie, I'm vaccinating him for FeLV because I do have two positive cats in 
the house.  Granted, he's isolated in a separate area, I'd still just feel 
better, considering his close proximity to the virus, having him vaccinated.

  Jane, I'm not sure what you're asking when you ask how I posted his picture?? 
 The pic was taken in the vet's office with a camera phone, which Jeff sent to 
me.  I then inserted the pictures in an email and sent them.  Whitey is living 
in my sunroom, so taking pictures isn't hard.  I'm sorry if I'm missing the 
point of what you're asking? 





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Re: Whitey's Test Results and vaccinations

2007-10-20 Thread OfALegend
 
In a message dated 10/20/2007 1:42:58 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
[EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:

I did  not think it possible to send photos to the list.


Laurie,
 
I'm not sure.  Possibly because I inserted the pictures in the email  instead 
of attaching them as files?  You might try that.  
 
 
~M



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Re: Whitey's Test Results

2007-10-19 Thread Pat Kachur
Wonderful news  One great thing about cats (or other animals) is that they 
don't worry.  You get to do all the worrying about next week.  :)
  - Original Message - 
  From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] 
  To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org 
  Sent: Friday, October 19, 2007 2:57 PM
  Subject: Whitey's Test Results


  Whitey's FIP test came in today.  It was NEGATIVE! :)

  He's one hell of a tough cat, let me tell ya :)

  He's going in next week for a follow up visit to recheck his labs, get his 
FVRCP/FeLV/Rabies vaccines, Neuter, and dental work, if his labs are all ok.  
That poor fella is gonna have a rough week next week, he just doesn't know it 
yet. lol

  We almost have his room remodeled.  I'm finishing up the floor today. :)

  ~M





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