Re: Feline Leukemia
- --- In CatVet@yahoogroups.com, CatWoman <diana@...> wrote:
> It is routine to test first here in the US, so IIt was too late. He went down appallingly fast. I've buried him in
> don't know of any cats who recovered when they got
> vaccinated while positive.
> Otherwise - if it's looking like it's at endgame - I've
> been there. Lost 3 to cancer last year. Spoil them,
> give them what they want, cuddle them a lot, let them
> do what they want - and take a lot of photos.
my small garden, between the hydrangea bushes which fail to bloom
spectacularly every year. Ah, my poor sweetie. At least it wasn't
long, drawn-out and horrible.
His name was Cat o' Saurus, given him by two little American girls.
We just called him Cat, of course. It always set my Japanese friends
to giggling. "You have a cat named Cat?"
- Prescription 'weight loss' foods rarely help because
they are filled with carbs, and cats are Atkin's
originals - they need to be carb-free.
I got a couple of cats down using Natural Balance
dry (one only ate dry), but I don't recommend that
If you use canned, try a high-meat protein food like
byNature Organics - and add water. Don't free-feed
anything - give her some, and what isn't gone in half
an hour is taken up and put away - and next time give
Cats were also born to be hungry. They hunt a lot,
but a large portion of the hunt is not successful,
so they gorge, so they can be ready for no success.
So - leave just enough to eat in a short time, then
pick it up.
Also - exercise. Toys, laser pointer tag, another
cat - all can help.