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This blog was posted before our name change to For All Animals.

While I reached out to veterinarians I knew in the area, Jason (my husband) did his own research online. We were primary concerned with Hoppy’s persistent URI and figured FIV had something to do with its longevity.

Jason found a drug called LTCI - Lymphocyte T-Cell Immunomodulator – it’s a shot that is supposed to boost an FIV cat’s immune system. It was experimental and

This blog was posted before our name change to For All Animals.

We now had a feral cat in our basement—held in two dog crates, juryrigged together. It was going to be a long 14 days, for us and Hoppy. Reasonably, he was a bit displeased with us, and stayed hold up in his feral cat den the first day. We would leave food for him and leave, and when we returned it would be gone,

This blog was posted before our name change to For All Animals.

Due to the veterinary clinic, where we had made appointments for two feral cats, being closed because of the snow storm—we brought Hoppy and Big Guy to the Pet ER. The costs are typically higher at an emergency vet, so we avoid it if possible, but with the clock ticking we thought it was worth it to get the cats looked at asap.

To our

This blog was posted before our name change to For All Animals.

In February, on another assignment, Jason was in the neighborhood of the marina—where two years ago we had photographed a colony of cats. He decided to stop by and see if any cats were hanging around. It was very cold and there was still snow on the ground from a recent storm. Many of the cats were visible—including a black and white male, who

This blog was posted before our name change to For All Animals.

We first met Hoppy in February of 2012—though at the time didn't know his name. He was one of many cats we photographed in a feral cat colony located at a marina in Baltimore. We arranged a time to meet with his caregivers around feeding time, for the best chance of seeing the most cats.

The cats in this colony had all already been neutered

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