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Feline Infectious Diseases

Feline infectious diseases include some of the most dread diseases, such as FIP, FeLV, FIV, Giardia, and feline distemper (feline panleukopenia). Learn more about these diseases: their causes, prevention, and treatments, to keep your home free of feline infectious diseases.
  1. FIV - Feline Immunodefic...
  2. Feline Leukemia - FeLV

FeLV (Feline Leukemia) Virus
FeLV is a serious virus in cats, ultimately fatal, however, it is preventable under certain cirumstances. Learn more about the Feline Leukemia Virus.

Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia
Cerebellar Hypoplasia, aka Cerebral Hypoplasia, is a condition often developed in kittens before birth, either by the mother cat contracting panleukopenia (feline distemper), or receiving panleukopenia vaccines during pregnancy. Other congenital causes include injury or poisoning. Kittens who survive birth will show almost immediate signs of CH....

Bartonella henselae in Cats
Feline upper respiratory infections (URI) can be baffling and frustrating, but sometimes are very curable, especially if the cause is a bacteria called Bartonella henselae. Guest article by Tina Camporeale.

Feline Panleukopenia (Feline Distemper)
Feline Panleukopenia is an extremely contagious virus with a high mortality rate that often targets kittens. Find out more about how feline panleukopenia is transmitted, its symptoms, and treatment and prevention of feline panleukopenia.

Giardia - Profile of a Gastrointestinal Parasite in Cats
Although giardia is only found is a small number of cats, it can wreak havoc within shelters, catteries, and other areas where cats have close contact. Find out more about giardia, the symptoms of giardiasis, and its diagnosis, and treatment.

Toxoplasmosis in Cats and Humans
Although toxoplasmosis rarely causes serious illness in cats, it can raise havoc with humans and other animals. Read this article to learn more about toxoplasmosis in cats and people.

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