Cats with FIV require special consideration

11/30/2012 | WebMD

Some 2.5% of U.S. cats have the feline immunodeficiency virus, writes veterinarian Ann Hohenhaus. Although FIV-infected cats can have a normal lifespan, they are often plagued with oral and ocular disease, neurological problems, bone marrow malfunction and increased susceptibility to infectious diseases such as ringworm, toxoplasmosis and upper respiratory infections, adds Dr. Hohenhaus. Testing cats for FIV, keeping cats indoors and having at-risk cats vaccinated for FIV are some ways owners can help prevent the spread of the disease.

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