Vaccination in Cat Shelters Is Absolutely Essential

A recent article by Elisa Black-Taylor about an outbreak of feline panleukopenia (aka feline parvovirus, feline distemper) at the Hartnett County Animal Shelter got me thinking. The outbreak resulted in the euthanasia of all the cats in the shelter in … please continue reading

Stubborn feline herpes infection? Add Lactoferrin in addition to Lysine

Lactoferrin is another one of the alternative treatments for a chronic herpes virus infection which can be combined with L-lysine. L-lysine is fairly well known as a supplement to give to cats to help them overcome or control a chronic … please continue reading

Is it correct to euthanize shelter cats exposed to panleuk?

WATAUGA COUNTY, N.C. — A deadly cat, feline panleukopenia (panleuk – feline distemper) virus has forced a North Carolina shelter to make a life and death decision concerning the cats in their care. The Watauga Humane Society is euthanizing dozens of … please continue reading