Vitamin recall, Kitten Adventure, and Feline Lukemia treatment

Posted by Cecil the Cougar: at 12:08 AM

Saturday, March 8, 2008

Today I am going to review two articles, but first I have to make sure that you are all aware that there is a vitamin recall! The Hartz company has recalled 739 bottles of Hartz Vitamin Care for Cats due to a possible contamination with salmonella. The bottles that are being recalled have the lot number of No. SZ 22771. It is very important that if you have a bottle with this lot number to have your human discard it and to report any sudden illnesses to your V E T.

Now I have a very happy article to report to you! The article is titled, "Kitten Survives Trip in Shipping Crate."

Image courtesy of The Associated Press

This little baby cat was packaged and shipped along with some spooled steel. The box was closed on Friday Feb. 4th and then shipped THREE days later. When the package arrived in Cleveland, the baby cat was discovered. Unfrtunately during the trip his Mom Cat and brothers and sisters went to the Rainbow Bridge. The good news is though that he is doing very very well!

The next article is one that has ignited much hope in my purring little heart. "Imulan Working on Treatment for Feline Lukemia." Vet Craig Woods has formed a company called TR Biosurgical LLC, and his company researches tissue-regenerating technology. He has formed a partnership with Imulan Biotherepeutics company which currently researches and creates treatments for kitty illnesses. Woods' company has created a second partnership with T-Cyte Therapeutics
who are currently researching and developing a new class of proteins that control stem cell functions. "These proteins enable animals to use their own adult stem cells to repair damaged or diseased tissue." Together these three companies are trying to develop a treatment for feline leukemia!!!

YAY! Let us cross our paws and purr that this will happen very soon!

Until tomorrow,

PS- Tomorrow I have a surprise! I am going to introduce you to someone very special to me!

13 opinions:

KC and the Giggleman Kitties said...

KC said...
This was a furry interesting reepurrt. That little kitten that survived is sure a cutie.
Purrs, KC

yuki, kintaro & tt said...

hi cecil! we has never visited yu before. yu sure are on top of things. lots of interesting articles and such. we are gonna haf to visit alot to stay informed.

yuki, kimiko, kintaro

admin said...

poor love...such amazing kitty!

Daisy said...

That kitten is adorable! And he is obviously a little fighter. I am glad he survived his terrible ordeal.

That sure is exciting news about a possible cure for feline leukemia!

Parker said...

That poor little kitty! I am glad he survived.

Monty Q. Kat said...

Oh my, what a little trooper that kitten is!

Zippy, Sadie, Speedy and M'Gee said...

We'z glad dat little guy survived and truly sorry his mom and siblings did not. Bless all dem scientific beans dat is working to make us all healthy!

Beau Beau & Angie Over the Bridge said...

Ohhhh Dat's it dat's it! We saw dat story bout dat kitten on Yahoo. Isn't dat awesome? It's da power of miracles. Lookit his little mustach. He am so cute.

Samantha & Mom said...

Yippee that the little kitty survived. He is a cutie! And wonderful news about Feline Leukemia.
Great reporting Cecil!

MaoMao said...

Oh, we are glad the sweet little kitty survived! He's so adorabble. And what superduper news about workin to find a cure fur Feline Lookeemia!

Kittyhugs and purrs from MaoMao!

Jimmy Joe said...

Fascinating report, buddy. That little kitten is one tough customer! He looks like Charlie Chaplin.
Your buddy, Jimmy Joe

L. Alida said...

I'm so happy that the poor little baby survived and I'm sad for his mommy and littermates. Feline Leukemia is a terrible disease. Finally a cure could be on the way. Animals need the benefit of medical science too! I hope you have a ver nice weekend with your mom Cecil. :)

Mr. Tigger in Cat-Lands said...

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