Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread fsftb
For what it's worth I just had Buzz, my FeLV cat neutered last Thursday. The vet said the stress of neutering would be much less then the stress they go though when they want to roam and mate. He came through it amazingly well, even that evening I could hardly tell he had the procedure done.

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Marylyn
Another thought: When Dixie was tested she was scheduled to be spayed. The vets, whom it trust beyond words, recommended that she be spayed at a later date when I had decided what to do with her and when she was less stressed and healthier (better fed, supplements whatever). The theory

RE: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
06, 2008 8:54 PM Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Dorothy, believe me, this is weighing heavy on my mind. He's scheduled to go in this Friday. The vet assured me he was healthy and up to it. If it were a spaying I probably would definitely be worried since I think it is a more complicated

RE: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
sure he doesn't want a poor result. Laurie - Original Message - From: Lynne To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 8:54 PM Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Dorothy, believe me, this is weighing heavy on my mind. He's scheduled to go in this Friday

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Marylyn
. We both like Hillary Clinton by the way. When she's on I swear he is totally intrigued. He just stares at the TV. Lynne - Original Message - From: Caroline Kaufmann To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:37 PM Subject: RE: fixing a leukemia kitty

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Marylyn
release, must be even worse for them, so if they can handle it, your boy who's asymptomatic, healthy now that he's with you, and getting love and affection, will be fine. caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2008 21

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Lynne
. Better go and make sure he's breathing!!! Lynne - Original Message - From: MacKenzie, Kerry N. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 5:07 PM Subject: RE: fixing a leukemia kitty with Boo's condition he wouldn't want him around any longer than

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Susan Ang
We just had Autumn spayed three weeks ago and there were no complications. She has reacted badly to vaccinations in the past so we were very nervous, but she came through with flying colors. The did a pre-op blood test for kidney and liver function. They also sent us home with 10 days worth of

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread laurieskatz
Me, too. Great idea re pre-op blood work, too. Prayers for Booboo and his humans tomorrow!! Laurie - Original Message - From: MacKenzie, Kerry N. To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 4:07 PM Subject: RE: fixing a leukemia kitty with Boo's

RE: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread MacKenzie, Kerry N.
anyway! He sounds a real sweetie! Kerry _ From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Lynne Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 3:51 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty I called the vet today and asked that they tell me the absolute

RE: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Caroline Kaufmann
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:37 PM Subject: RE: fixing a leukemia kitty If he's healthy now, then do it. Feleuk cats are prone to cancers- a lot of times, that is what gets them in the end, particularly lymphoscarcoma. Lymphosarcoma is the most common form of cancer in cats and dogs

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Lynne
, February 07, 2008 1:37 PM Subject: RE: fixing a leukemia kitty If he's healthy now, then do it. Feleuk cats are prone to cancers- a lot of times, that is what gets them in the end, particularly lymphoscarcoma. Lymphosarcoma is the most common form of cancer in cats and dogs- feleuk

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Kelley Saveika
it helped- like an extreme situation. gosh, sorry I'm such a downer lately! Just a rough few months you know? caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 16:38:59 -0600

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-07 Thread Kelley Saveika
such a downer lately! Just a rough few months you know? caroline From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 16:38:59 -0600 Caroline, What did your holistic vet say

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread Jane Lyons
I was also thinking of Lynne's kitty having surgery this week and was hoping that no vaccinations will be given to a kitty who is immune compromised and faced with the stress of surgery. (2 cents) Jane On Feb 6, 2008, at 9:36 PM, Dorothy Noble wrote: I was reading Lynne's postings

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread Lynne
Dorothy, believe me, this is weighing heavy on my mind. He's scheduled to go in this Friday. The vet assured me he was healthy and up to it. If it were a spaying I probably would definitely be worried since I think it is a more complicated surgery. I still have tomorrow to reconsider. I

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread Lynne
leukemia get non live ones? Lynne - Original Message - From: Jane Lyons To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 9:50 PM Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty I was also thinking of Lynne's kitty having surgery this week and was hoping

RE: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread Chris
@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Dorothy, believe me, this is weighing heavy on my mind. He's scheduled to go in this Friday. The vet assured me he was healthy and up to it. If it were a spaying I probably would definitely be worried since I think it is a more

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread laurieskatz
be inclined to do it. Afterall, I am sure he doesn't want a poor result. Laurie - Original Message - From: Lynne To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 8:54 PM Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Dorothy, believe me, this is weighing heavy on my mind

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread Lynne
. I'm sure that would change come breeding season. Lynne - Original Message - From: laurieskatz To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 10:33 PM Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Lynne, my friend has all her feline leukemia kitties altered. I

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread laurieskatz
@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 9:39 PM Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty Thank you Laurie for your input. My husband and I have been discussing this and he's of the opinion that the cat is healthy now so what would we wait for. Apparently when he lived at his previous

Re: fixing a leukemia kitty

2008-02-06 Thread Jane Lyons
if the regular immunizations are live viruses and perhaps cats with feline leukemia get non live ones? Lynne - Original Message - From: Jane Lyons To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 9:50 PM Subject: Re: fixing a leukemia kitty I was also thinking of Lynne's