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Recognising and treating Cat Flu

Most people who have worked with cats have seen cats with runny, pusy eyes and noses, sneezing and sometimes being quite unwell. This is ‘cat flu’ (picture 1). 80% of cases are caused by either Feline Calicivirus (FCV) or Feline Herpesvirus (FHV) or both together. Cats with poor immune function will be more seriously affected […]

Understanding Cat Flu – Full Article

Most people who have worked with cats have seen cats with runny, pusy eyes and noses, sneezing and sometimes being quite unwell. This is ‘cat flu’ (picture 1). Despite a short name it is a complex disease process as it is not caused by just one bug. 80% of cases are caused by either Feline […]

The truth about FIV

A new study in The Veterinary Journal written by Annette L. Litster of Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences presents Lister’s conclusions about FIV positive and negative cats living together based on research of the cohabitation of cats living in separate rescues. In the one rescue, Litster discovered that FIV was not passed between […]