Re: coughing, sneezing allergies

2008-03-10 Thread catatonya
: Re: coughing, sneezing allergies I have wondered if Sneaker's sneezing/breathing problems could be allergy related. The vet seems to think it's herpes virus... I have started adding lysine to his food. t Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This sounds like what I am going through

Re: coughing

2008-03-02 Thread catatonya
Davis To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 5:33 PM Subject: Re: coughing This sounds like what I am going through with Junior. He is now off antibiotics and getting chlorpheneramine to relieve congestion. He is about the same after a month. I think his

Re: coughing, sneezing allergies

2008-03-02 Thread laurieskatz
yes. or asthma (which can be manifestation of allergies). - Original Message - From: catatonya To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 11:21 AM Subject: Re: coughing, sneezing allergies I have wondered if Sneaker's sneezing/breathing problems could

Re: coughing, sneezing allergies

2008-03-02 Thread catatonya
I have wondered if Sneaker's sneezing/breathing problems could be allergy related. The vet seems to think it's herpes virus... I have started adding lysine to his food. t Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This sounds like what I am going through with Junior. He is now off

RE: coughing

2008-02-25 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
] On Behalf Of Lynne Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 2:19 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: coughing We had to go out to visit my dad today Marylyn so I reluctantly left BooBoo alone sleeping. When we got home I went upstairs and lay down with him and even though he didn't open his

Re: coughing

2008-02-24 Thread Lynne
. Lynne - Original Message - From: Dorothy Noble To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 10:40 PM Subject: Re: coughing Sorry, just kind of joined the discussion on pills...I have always used a pill gun - I got mine from the vet. (It cost me $5.00

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Lynne
: Friday, February 22, 2008 10:24 PM Subject: Re: coughing Please remember that cats normally sleep around 75% of the time. We are supposed to sleep over 30%. He may just be doing what cats do. Please don't read too much into things. It will rob you of the pleasure of his company. I learned

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Marylyn
, February 22, 2008 10:24 PM Subject: Re: coughing Please remember that cats normally sleep around 75% of the time. We are supposed to sleep over 30%. He may just be doing what cats do. Please don't read too much into things. It will rob you of the pleasure of his company. I learned

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Lynne
think he's getting a high enough doseage of Lasix. There has to be something else to help him overcome this fluid accumulation. Lynne - Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 7:59 AM Subject: Re: coughing Perhaps

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Marylyn
, 2008 7:59 AM Subject: Re: coughing Perhaps he has to remind you that petting HIM is an honor and privilege to be earnedand not by waking him up all the tmie. How would you like it if someone insisted on waking you up in the middle of a dream where you were hunting mice? On Feb

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Lynne
. I'll give it a shot. I wish cats liked lavender because I have a lot of that and it is supposed to be calming for people. Lynne - Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 3:06 PM Subject: Re: coughing Try spraying

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Marylyn
- Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 3:06 PM Subject: Re: coughing Try spraying Rescue Remedy or Cat Nap around him a few minutes before you pill him. Check with a holistic vet if you are having trouble with the status quo

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Lynne
of Lasix today by putting it in a piece of salmon. Since he was so hungry he didn't notice it. Lynne - Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 3:35 PM Subject: Re: coughing Cat Nap not catnip...it is a combination

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Marylyn
: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 3:35 PM Subject: Re: coughing Cat Nap not catnip...it is a combination of essential oils that are appropriate for cats.so many are dangerous to them. I got mine from http://www.horizonvetserv.com/ because I know

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Lynne
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 5:09 PM Subject: Re: coughing Good job. Kitty acted like she swallowed pills--I found them days and weeks after she left this world. Cats are very sneaky. I suspect that hiding the pill or coating it will make it better

Re: coughing

2008-02-23 Thread Marylyn
. We're trying to keep his life as stress free as possible. Lynne - Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 5:09 PM Subject: Re: coughing Good job. Kitty acted like she swallowed pills--I found them days and weeks after she

Re: coughing

2008-02-22 Thread Sally Davis
This sounds like what I am going through with Junior. He is now off antibiotics and getting chlorpheneramine to relieve congestion. He is about the same after a month. I think his is herpes as well. He also has the eye crud typical of herpes. He has been receiving L Lysine for over a year. I can

Re: coughing

2008-02-22 Thread Lynne
to fill him up. Our other pig cat will eat anything you put in front of him, except this, fortunately. Lynne - Original Message - From: Sally Davis To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 5:33 PM Subject: Re: coughing This sounds like what I am

Re: coughing

2008-02-22 Thread Sally Davis
. Lynne - Original Message - *From:* Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Sent:* Friday, February 22, 2008 5:33 PM *Subject:* Re: coughing This sounds like what I am going through with Junior. He is now off antibiotics and getting chlorpheneramine to relieve

Re: coughing

2008-02-22 Thread Lynne
is. He's very tired though and sleeps most of the time. We don't expect a lot from him but he seems pretty content. Lynne - Original Message - From: Sally Davis To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 8:46 PM Subject: Re: coughing Hi Lynne It is one

Re: coughing

2008-02-22 Thread Sally Davis
- *From:* Sally Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] *To:* felvtalk@felineleukemia.org *Sent:* Friday, February 22, 2008 8:46 PM *Subject:* Re: coughing Hi Lynne It is one of several viruses that cause most kitty colds/flu it is : Feline rhinotracheitis virus (feline herpesvirus type 1 or FHV-1

Re: coughing

2008-02-22 Thread Marylyn
boy he is. He's very tired though and sleeps most of the time. We don't expect a lot from him but he seems pretty content. Lynne - Original Message - From: Sally Davis To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 8:46 PM Subject: Re: coughing Hi Lynne It is one

Re: coughing

2008-02-22 Thread laurieskatz
well said, Marylyn. - Original Message - From: Marylyn To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 9:24 PM Subject: Re: coughing Please remember that cats normally sleep around 75% of the time. We are supposed to sleep over 30%. He may just

Re: coughing

2008-02-21 Thread catatonya
I'm currently having similar problems with my Sneaker. His lungs are clear. He has had an upper resp. infection for weeks now, months really. they did a culture and found he had a staph infection, but that part is cleared up. He is on his 4th round of antibiotics. the vet thinks it's

RE: coughing

2008-02-15 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of laurieskatz Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 7:52 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: coughing Winston (I feel like I just keep pulling another cat out of my hat!) will occasionally vomit undigested food about 1/2 hour after he's eaten. He does

Re: coughing

2008-02-15 Thread laurieskatz
Kerry, Winston chews on cotton and licks my clothes (esp the underarms). Goofy kitties provide us lots of laughs! L - Original Message - From: MacKenzie, Kerry N. [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, February 15, 2008 9:13 AM Subject: RE: coughing Your

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread Lynne
10, 2008 1:32 PM Subject: Re: coughing I'd just watch him closely for the next few days to see if the cough changes in any way. If it's going away, or seems to happen less, then it might not be anything to worry about. Ember did this weird panting thing several weeks ago, and it hasn't

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread laurieskatz
Asthma can look like a hairball cough. There are many other things it can be, too, if not a hairball. Lung worm, heartworm, upper respiratory. An asthma kitty can also have a wet sounding purr. The hairball cough are what both Keisha and Frankie had. Both have/had asthma. Frankie's attacks

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread Lance
I'd just watch him closely for the next few days to see if the cough changes in any way. If it's going away, or seems to happen less, then it might not be anything to worry about. Ember did this weird panting thing several weeks ago, and it hasn't happened since. She may have had a

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread laurieskatz
that I can go to the worse case quickly. Not good for me or him! L - Original Message - From: Lynne To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 12:45 PM Subject: Re: coughing Thank Lance and Laurie for your advice. I definitely am going to start keeping

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread Belinda Sauro
Laurie, This really got my curiosity, my Joey has episodes where his purr sounds wet, rumbly and his breathing too, is how I would described it to my vet. She has checked his lungs when he is having one of these episodes and says his lungs are clear, that it is contained to his

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread laurieskatz
). A (finally) second opinion revealed asthma. (ps no we don't smoke...and yet had 3 cats with asthma). Laurie - Original Message - From: Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 3:27 PM Subject: Re: coughing Laurie

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread laurieskatz
- Original Message - From: Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 6:22 PM Subject: Re: coughing When Joey was about 5 months old he panted after playing, I took him to the vet and he sent me to a specialty place. They did

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Laurie, Joey has never coughed, it is the panting he did but only when he was 5 months old and then put on the heart meds stoppd that but he looked very unhealthy. When he was checked a year later he was taken off the meds and given a clean bill of health for the heart disease. He

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread Belinda Sauro
When Joey was about 5 months old he panted after playing, I took him to the vet and he sent me to a specialty place. They did lots of tests and said he was early HCM, this was in Missouri. Moved back her and a year later had him rechecked, he was on medication for his supposed heart

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread Belinda Sauro
Sometimes it is, he doesn't gobble his food though, I try to make sure they get food several times a day, 4 or 5 times a day. Is the vomit undigested food? If yes, is he gobbling his food? -- Belinda happiness is being owned by cats ... Be-Mi-Kitties http://www.bemikitties.com

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread Belinda Sauro
Hi Laurie, Why would they take her off the meds? Joey will be on them for the rest of his life. He hasn't had to increase them because his HCM is progressing slowly, his thickening is about the same but his arotic value has dilated slightly more so there is progression. He is failry

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread laurieskatz
: Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 6:53 PM Subject: Re: coughing Hi Laurie, Joey has never coughed, it is the panting he did but only when he was 5 months old and then put on the heart meds stoppd that but he looked very unhealthy

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread laurieskatz
am just watching it for now. I can't even fathom the idea that I would have FOUR asthmatic cats. Laurie - Original Message - From: Belinda Sauro [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 7:14 PM Subject: Re: coughing Hi Laurie, Why would

Re: coughing

2008-02-10 Thread laurieskatz
PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2008 7:16 PM Subject: Re: coughing Sometimes it is, he doesn't gobble his food though, I try to make sure they get food several times a day, 4 or 5 times a day. Is the vomit undigested food? If yes, is he gobbling his food

Re: Coughing Satchmo, Mindboggling Medication

2006-10-09 Thread Leslie Lawther
Leslie - so these are the herbs you are using for FeLV or for Satch's asthma? Do you find that these are helping? I know herbs are hard on a cat's system... so I'm really curious how this is working for Satch and how he is accepting them into his food. I'm VERY interested in how this works

Re: Coughing Satchmo, Mindboggling Medication

2006-10-09 Thread Leslie
From: Leslie Lawther [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Coughing Satchmo, Mindboggling Medication*Leslie - so these are the herbs you are using for FeLV or for Satch'sasthma?Do you find that these are helping?I know herbs are hard on acat's system... so I'm really curious how this is working for Satch