feline diseases

Top Ten Worst Cat Illnesses (diseases)

This is a list of the ten worst cat diseases or illnesses together with some detail and links to more…

1 year ago

Feral Cats Are Healthier and Live Longer Than Thought

An extensive study published on September 13, 2013 on Plos One regarding the feral and stray cats of greater Chicago…

1 year ago

What is vertical transmission of pathogens in cats?

Whereas horizontal transmission of pathogens (germs) is between one cat to another both of whom are are not in a…

2 years ago

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…

3 years ago

Are feral cats a health hazard?

People ask: are feral cats a health hazard? I can answer the question in two ways. I can take a…

3 years ago

Parasitic Disease Carried by the Bobcat and Transmitted by the Tick is More Prevalent Than Believed

It appears that, in America, cat owners may have to reassess the possibility of their cat being infected by a…

3 years ago

Cat Walks in Circles. Causes

Here are the major reasons for a cat walking in circles: Nasal cryptococcosis - a yeast-like fungus. Cryptococcosis is the…

5 years ago

Feline Diseases With Hair Loss

A list of feline diseases which results in some hair loss. There is a page on hair loss in cats…

6 years ago

Bovine TB in Cats – a Zoonotic Disease

Cats could pass on bovine TB (tuberculosis) to people, we are told. Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection of the lungs.…

7 years ago