Don’t Let Feline Leukemia Sneak Up on Your Cat

Don’t Let Feline Leukemia Sneak Up on Your Cat

Credit: Zoetis Karen Stasiak, MSN, DVM, MSc(CMID) Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is an infectious disease of cats that suppresses their immune system, making them susceptible to infections. Because it can be easily spread from one cat to another, it’s one of the most common infectious feline diseases, affecting 3.1% of all cats in the United States. It’s a disease that can go undetected for quite […]

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Does My Indoor Cat Need Vaccinations? Yes.

We hear it all the time: “My cat stays indoors. Why does she need vaccinations?” It seems counterintuitive, doesn’t it? If cats don’t run the risk of encountering disease, why do they need core vaccines (or titers) every three years? Here are half-dozen good reasons your veterinarian wants you to keep your cat up-to-date on his or her vaccinations. 6 Reasons to Vaccinate Your cat could accidentally get […]

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Vaccinating Your Pets

  Vaccines help prevent many illnesses that affect pets. Vaccinating your pet has long been considered one of the easiest ways to help him live a long, healthy life. Not only are there different vaccines for different diseases, there are different types and combinations of vaccines. Vaccination is a procedure that has risks and benefits that must be weighed for every pet relative to his […]

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