Veterinarian-written / veterinarian-approved articles for your cat.

H3N2 Flu Virus Found in Cats

An outbreak of flu in dogs in Chicago continues to spread throughout the US, and a group of cats has now been found to be infected. Learn what you need to know about H3N2 flu virus in cats.

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Bubonic Plague: Cats are Highly Susceptible

Cats are quite susceptible to developing plague and can transmit it to humans. Find out the cause, signs, treatment, and prevention of plague in cats.

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Cats and Ebola

With the Ebola virus now on American soil, pet owners may be prompted to wonder, can pets contract Ebola? Can they transmit it to people?

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Information on rabies and how it can be passed from cats to humans.

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Zoonoses: Things Cats Can Spread to Humans

A zoonosis is defined as a disease of animals shared with man. Learn about the diseases that can pass between humans and felines.

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Deep Fungal Infections

Information on infections caused by fungal diseases.

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Skin and Bite Wound Infections

Information on how infections can be spread via skin and bite wounds.

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Digestive System Infections

Information on the four most common feline digestive system infections.

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Feline Lower Airway Disease

Information on Feline Lower Airway Disease (FLAD).

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Upper Respiratory Conditions

“Kitty Colds,” as they used to be referred to, are the sneezing, runny nose/eyes, cough, and fever that accompany upper respiratory infections (URI’s).

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FIP: Feline Infectious Peritonitis in Cats

FIP is a serious, fatal illness that cats can spread to one another. Learn more about its symptoms, cause, and treatment here.

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FIV: Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

How cats catch the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV).

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Feline Leukemia Virus

Cats are prone to catching a number of infections. Of particular interest is the number of chronic viral infections to which they are susceptible. Feline Leukemia Virus or FeLV is one of the most notorious.

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