Re: spaying

2008-06-30 Thread catatonya
Lynne, I know it's scary because of what's happened. I would still go ahead and spay though. t Lynne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here I go again, waffling about neutering my cat. I need some honest advice here. Don't just tell me what I want to hear but what I must hear.

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-24 Thread Marylyn
- Original Message - From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 1:16 AM Subject: Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS! Just want to repeat this, folks - BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT SPAYING PERSIANS! Small airways, more risk of death. As I

Re: spaying

2008-06-24 Thread Gloria Lane
Message - From: Gloria Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 8:46 AM Subject: Re: spaying Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Sharyl
and Rocket --- On Sun, 6/22/08, dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: spaying To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, June 22, 2008, 7:13 PM Lynne, I can undrstand your feelings, especially with what you have gone through. Kelley is right

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
the next week as I'm on vacation and would want to be here with her during her recovery. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kelley Saveika To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 6:19 PM Subject: Re: spaying Hi Lynne, I would check the contract you have

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
Thank you Dede. I'm gonna do just that, talk to the vet about everything. Lynne - Original Message - From: dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 7:13 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I can undrstand your feelings, especially with what

Re: spaying

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
, 2008 8:46 AM Subject: Re: spaying Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus - but is she has an outbreak, that's different - you might just want to get her on some Lysine , and make sure

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-23 Thread Lynne
PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Monday, June 23, 2008 1:16 AM Subject: Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS! Just want to repeat this, folks - BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT SPAYING PERSIANS! Small airways, more risk of death. As I understand this is a Persian! Check with the vet

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its equivalent do it. There is supposed to be less bleeding and less stress. I am not saying spay or not, but check this out. On Jun 21, 2008, at 9:42 AM, Lynne wrote: Here I go again, waffling about neutering my cat. I need some honest

RE: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Sue Frank Koren
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 1:59 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: spaying If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its equivalent do it. There is supposed to be less bleeding and less stress. I am not saying spay

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
. They end up with so much less stress when they are altered. Sue From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] ] On Behalf Of Marylyn Sent: Sunday, June 22, 2008 1:59 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: spaying If you do, consider having a vet who uses laser or its

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Gloria Lane
Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the spay because of that. Many cats have been exposed to and carry the Herpes virus - but is she has an outbreak, that's different - you might just want to get her on some Lysine , and make sure she's in good shape before any

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Marylyn
One more thought: consider starting her on colostrum and leaving her on it for a good period after her recovery. It has wonderful abilities to aid in repair and recovery. On Jun 22, 2008, at 7:46 AM, Gloria Lane wrote: Does she have an outbreak of Herpes right now? If so, wait on the

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread Kelley Saveika
Hi Lynne, I would check the contract you have with the agency from which you adopted her. It is likely the adoption is conditional on you getting her spayed - this is why we do not adopt out unspayed animals btw. Unless there is some severe underlying health issue, which the vet should have

Re: spaying

2008-06-22 Thread dede hicken
Mosiah 2:17 --- On Sun, 6/22/08, Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From: Kelley Saveika [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: spaying To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Sunday, June 22, 2008, 6:19 PM Hi Lynne, I would check the contract you have with the agency from which you adopted

Re: spaying - BE CAREFUL ABOUT PERSIANS!

2008-06-22 Thread Gloria Lane
Just want to repeat this, folks - BE VERY CAREFUL ABOUT SPAYING PERSIANS! Small airways, more risk of death. As I understand this is a Persian! Check with the vet first - and check the vet out - make sure they've spayed Persians before, know what they're doing, will intubate, etc. Don't let

Re: spaying

2008-06-01 Thread Jane Lyons
: Friday, April 25, 2008 3:45 PM Subject: Re: spaying Thanks Dede, I realize I'm concerned about a procedure that is routine but I was still worried about her little pushed in nose and having difficulty in breathing while under but the technician I spoke to told me that she would

RE: spaying

2008-06-01 Thread Laurieskatz
I get messages on a very on and off basis,too. ?? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jane Lyons Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2008 8:41 PM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: spaying hi guys this seems to be the last post I have rec'd from

Re: spaying

2008-04-26 Thread Lynne
I will mention that to him when I take her in, but for some reason I believe the technician told me they would be doing that. Lynne - Original Message - From: laurieskatz [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 9:45 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Sharyl
Lynne, I know it is scary. My Rocket was just spayed Tuesday and came thru with flying colors. You can ask the vet what type of anesthesia they use. My vet used isoflurane. Sevoflurane also puts less strain on the cat. Be sure to tell the vet you do not want Metacam given as a pain med.

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Lynne
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 12:50 AM Subject: Re: spaying Hi Lynne, I know it is scary - I used to be scared to death every time I did it...that's why our rescue does it for people so they come already spayed:) But really it is a very safe procedure..try

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Lynne
Thank you Sharyl. I've written this down and will definitely ask him when I see him about pain meds and the anesthesia. Lynne - Original Message - From: Sharyl To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 5:43 AM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Sue Koren
Hi, Lynn, Anyone who knows from this list all that you did for BooBoo also knows that Snowy is a lucky kitty to have you. I'm so glad to hear things are going well for her and you. Is she ending up being your cat? Best wishes for her next Thursday. So many cats get spayed all the time with

Re: spaying ~ bllood work, lysine and meditation

2008-04-25 Thread laurieskatz
Lynne, I understand. I always insist on blood work up as that will tell you if everything is normal, no matter what the age of the cat. Some vets only want to do this on older cats. I would give her L-lysine twice a day, 500 mg each time until she goes in and for a few days after she gets

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread laurieskatz
They are going to use Buprenex for Frankie. I won't use metacam on my cats. - Original Message - From: Sharyl To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 3:43 AM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know it is scary. My Rocket was just spayed Tuesday and came

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread dede hicken
Lynne, I know how you feel. Your new little one is healthy. If you go to a capable vet that uses iso for anesthesis, and does monitoring, she'll be fine. I have seen the proceedure done many times. We waited almost a year to do our Dusty because she has a hypoplastic trachia, and asthma.

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Lynne
Message - From: dede hicken [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 5:14 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know how you feel. Your new little one is healthy. If you go to a capable vet that uses iso for anesthesis, and does monitoring, she'll be fine. I

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread laurieskatz
Subject: Re: spaying Thanks Dede, I realize I'm concerned about a procedure that is routine but I was still worried about her little pushed in nose and having difficulty in breathing while under but the technician I spoke to told me that she would be carefully monitored during the procedure. After

Re: spaying

2008-04-25 Thread Marylyn
, 2008 5:14 PM Subject: Re: spaying Lynne, I know how you feel. Your new little one is healthy. If you go to a capable vet that uses iso for anesthesis, and does monitoring, she'll be fine. I have seen the proceedure done many times. We waited almost a year to do our Dusty because she has

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread catatonya
to be in excellent health, stress free etc before I'll even consider it. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 10:18 AM Subject: re spaying my kitten My female kitten Foxy is about 8 1/2 months old. She has

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread catatonya
seemed everything went downhill rapidly after he was neutered. I'm just a little paranoid these days. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread Sharyl
29, 2008 10:18 AM Subject: re spaying my kitten My female kitten Foxy is about 8 1/2 months old. She has tested positive for feline leukemia and is currently on a daily dose of interferon. My vet has recommended having her spayed . Please advise and discuss pros and cons. I feel very

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-04-08 Thread janine paton
even consider it. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 10:18 AM Subject: re spaying my kitten My female kitten Foxy is about 8 1/2 months old. She has tested positive for feline

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
before I'll even consider it. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 10:18 AM Subject: re spaying my kitten My female kitten Foxy is about 8 1/2 months old. She has tested positive for feline leukemia

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Kathy Dillard
to be in excellent health, stress free etc before I'll even consider it. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 10:18 AM Subject: re spaying my kitten My female kitten Foxy is about 8 1/2 months old. She has

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She was just checked by the vet and she has gianed weight (6 lbs) and the vet said she seems very healthy. The vet said that cats that are not spayed have more problems with cancer. She has been in heat twice now and it does

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Kathy Dillard
. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She was just checked by the vet and she has gianed weight (6 lbs) and the vet said she seems very healthy

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Gloria B. Lane
@felineleukemia.orgfelvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:14 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten She was just checked by the vet and she has gianed weight (6 lbs) and the vet said she seems very healthy. The vet said that cats that are not spayed have more problems

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
little girl. Lynne - Original Message - From: Kathy Dillard To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 6:33 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten The last time she was at the vet was for shots and the vet told us to bring her back in three weeks

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread laurieskatz
Isabella gets interferon 7 days on/7 days off. - Original Message - From: Lynne To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 7:51 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten No, I wish I had known my cat was positive a year ago and I would have put him

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread Lynne
That was our plan too but he only had 2 shots and had to be put down because of complications with FIP and his leukemia. - Original Message - From: laurieskatz To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 8:59 PM Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten

Re: re spaying my kitten

2008-03-29 Thread laurieskatz
Subject: Re: re spaying my kitten That was our plan too but he only had 2 shots and had to be put down because of complications with FIP and his leukemia. - Original Message - From: laurieskatz To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 8:59 PM