[Felvtalk] Anyone in or near California want a very sociable companion for their FeLV+ cat?
khargreaves at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 17:47:07 CST 2012
I'm not a huge fan of vaxes, but what about an intranasal vax or vaxing in
the leg (which you can at least amputate if you have to)?
On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 2:33 PM, Shanda Robertson <shanda at well.com> wrote:
> Thank you everyone for your replies. I had this set on digest so I
> didn't see them. I am just learning about FeLV, and I have heard
> everything from a cat can catch it from walking across a surface a
> positive cat touched days ago, to it being very difficult to transmit
> even with direct contact.
> My first concern is to protect my existing cat. 2 different vets
> advised me against vaccinating him for FeLV because of sarcoma risk
> (he is an indoor cat). I'm considering it anyway but haven't made a
> decision. One vet told me that the PureVax non-adjuvanted vaccine was
> no better in preventing sarcoma.
> I'm considering getting my cat vaccinated anyway but haven't made a
> decision. Keeping them separated inside my small home is not
> possible. Ideally I'd like to find somewhere for this stray kitty with
> an enclosed outdoor area because she's apparently used to being an
> indoor/outdoor cat. I think she'd do ok indoors as long as she had
> other cats for company.
> >> From: MaiMaiPG <cougarclan2 at gmail.com>
> >> To: felvtalk at felineleukemia.org
> >> Cc:
> >> Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 08:20:26 -0600
> >> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Anyone in or near California want a very
> sociable companion for their FeLV+ cat?
> >> If you can't mix and I understand your concerns, consider keeping the
> cats separated until you can find her a real home. The most loving cat I
> ever had rescued me when she came in from a pine thicket. She was FeLV+
> and had a wonderful life.
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