[Felvtalk] New to group with 3 FeLV + 10 week old kittens
molveywda at hotmail.com
Fri Dec 30 19:58:15 CST 2011
The answer is yes. I would try to find adoptive homes but also look into sanctuaries. Obviously adoptive homes would be better and there's a chance. Not a very high chance they could get a home but at least being persian mixes they might can find a home with someone who has FeLV + cats. It will be hard finding them homes because most kittens (not all) that have FeLV will not live past 3 years old so finding someone who is willing to have their heart broken after just a short time will be hard.
Definitely test later on like Natalie said. Kittens normally can't get rid of the virus but it's always best to give them more time then repeat the test. In the mean time I would go ahead and put them up for adoption as a FeLV + kitten, if they're healthy right now that is.
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Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:36:40 -0500
From: chris at beyondbehaviors.org
To: felvtalk at felineleukemia.org
Subject: [Felvtalk] New to group with 3 FeLV + 10 week old kittens
I’m new to the group. I do Cat
rescue for a Northern
Virginia group and
took in 3 Persian Mix bottle babies (one female, two male) in November.
They were all scheduled for adoption at 8 weeks and the first one out tested
FeLV+. All adoptions fell through. They are gorgeous and
affectionate. They are now 10 weeks old. All are ELISA + and one tested
IFA +. It is assumed that they received FeLV from the missing mother. What
are the chances of finding adoptive homes for them? Or should I be looking for
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