viruses

New feline viral disease discovered in Vancouver

VANCOUVER: Veterinarians and scientists have decided that a brand-new feline disease has become evident at the SPCA's animal centre in…

1 month ago

Another virus originating in China is killing millions of rabbits. Is it zoonotic?

The Times newspaper this morning reports on a highly contagious virus that originated in China (as did Covid-19) and which…

2 months ago

Feline Foamy Virus (FeFV) – high levels across the USA

As a concerned cat owner, have you heard of feline foamy virus (FFV or FeFV)? It is not listed in…

5 months ago

WSAVA says cats should be kept indoors until coronavirus peters out

This advice by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) applies to any country. Dr Michael Lappin the chairman of…

5 months ago

Vet explains basic difference between FeLV and FIV (audio)

Dr. Diane Delmain of Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine explains the basic differences in an interview by WLTZ First…

5 months ago

How do indoor cats get colds?

Full-time indoor cats can get colds because the virus that produces the cold can get inside the house where the…

3 years ago

Feline panleukopenia puts hundreds of cats from Central California SPCA at risk including at PetSmart

Hundreds of kittens and cats that have passed through the Central California SPCA (some to PetSmart) are at risk of…

4 years ago

Animal Adoption Centre and Animal Shelter Screw Up Resulting in the Death of 12 Cats

An animal adoption centre failed on this occasion to vaccinate the cats at their centre. They imported, from a rural…

4 years ago

Can I Catch A Cold From My Cat?

No, you can't catch a cold from your cat and neither can your cat catch your cold. The reason is…

6 years ago

Best Disinfectant for Feline Viruses

Thirty-five commonly used disinfectants were tested in a study published on Europe PubMed Central. They were tested for their "virucidal…

6 years ago