Did Your Flu Come From Your Cat?

They develop fevers and so much congestion that they cannot smell and do not want to eat. The other thing to note is that if cats weren’t exposed, we kind of give it to them when we give them Rinotraqueitis vaccine Rinotraqueitis is it’s just another nicer name for herpes. He is on L-Lysine every other day unless he gets stressed out and then he gets it every day. Since there is no cure for feline herpes, continued Cat L-Lysine supplementation can help fight against the virus and is available without a prescription. Dr. A healthy living environment with minimal stress is also advised. Maybe deep clean one room at a time?

old niece. I have a dsh 10 year old spayed female cat. Often a pregnant cat will abort the kittens if infected with Feline Herpes Virus. The problem withfeline immunodeficiency virus is that your cat can be asymptomatic for years (without symptoms) and then the virus gradually weakens the immune system. DMSO is a sulphur oxide that penetrates the skin very easily, as all sulphur will; (you’ll recall the ancients soaking their aching bones in sulphur and mineral-rich hot springs?) DMSO is the Vet’s favorite shin rub for race horses and is easy to get from equine doctors. A particularly virulent strain of calicivirus, commonly referred to as “hemorrhagic calici,” has appeared to “pop up” out of nowhere. It has also been strongly recommended that all kittens are vaccinated against FeLV on the basis that younger cats are more susceptible to this infection and it cannot usually be predicted what the risks for the cat would be as it grows up.

It is highly contagious between cats and can be fatal. Taming Feral Kittens The critical socialization period of a feral kitten is from two to seven weeks of age. Trends Parasitol. In the infected cat, Bartonella inhabits red blood cells, which are ingested by the flea and survive in its gut. This will cause them to feel ill and vomit. The only things I have to be cautious about is either her getting stressed and the virus acting up or her getting exposed to other illnesses. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-18.


Can kennel cough in a dog be passed to a cat? The most important thing to remember if your cat has a URI is to be patient. You may even use a childrens decongestant, check with your Veterinarian for proper dosage. His teeth looked fairly white. This disease cannot be transmitted from cats to humans. The recommended dosage varies from 250 to 500 mg each day. It is transmitted by contaminated trash and bowls or contact with infected fluids, such as saliva, nasal secretions and eye discharge water from cat to cat.

To prevent these diseases, a live-attenuated heterogeneous vaccine preparation, vOka, is used routinely in many countries worldwide. Find out the causes, symptoms and treatment of herpes in cats. , 2000 , Schumacher et al. FCV infection is best diagnosed by virus isolation – the veterinary surgeon sends a swab covered in the cat’s saliva, in viral transport medium, and the laboratory grows it on cell culture. Find out the causes, symptoms & treatment of herpes in cats. It is most readily spread by direct contact and exposure to bodily fluids. If you have herpes as well, it is likely from a different source.

It is also zoonotic, meaning humans can be infected too. I thought this owner was concerned about passing the herpesvirus to her cat. I thought this owner was concerned about passing the herpesvirus to her cat. Let’s get something straight right off the bat: Most forms of herpes are not sexually transmitted diseases. Not really. Feline herpes sounds scary, but it’s a manageable condition, and surprisingly common. Abandoned or neglected, feral cats are living without human contact, and so have developed a natural fear of humans similar to wild animals.

Cats that are in stressful environments or that have weak immune systems are more susceptible to the virus. Our custom generation service delivers antibodies in as little as 8 weeks with greater than 90% success. Hepatitis B or C can cause serious illness and can even result. Echinacea is given to cats during the active phase of a feline herpes virus infection to help lessen the duration and severity of the symptoms. Feline upper respiratory infection (URI) is perhaps the most frustrating illness facing shelter veterinarians, managers and staff, and has been identified as the number one disease concern for cats in shelters and after adoption Lord et al. I especially like the part where they sleep together, so sweet. Companion animals rarely get true influenza.

Feline herpes is totally unrelated to human herpes. A: Yes the airbourne mould spores from the mould can cause breathing problems, specially in Asthmatics/people with hayfever.