Which diseases do we vaccinate against?
Feline herpesvirus and calicivirus are responsible for the majority of cases of cat flu. Clinical signs include fever and lack of appetite, respiratory tract problems such as sneezing, nasal discharge, coughing and even pneumonia, eye problems, mouth ulcers and, rarely, skin or joint involvement. In kittens or elderly cats or cats with other health problems the disease can be fatal. Although most patients survive, cat flu frequently becomes chronic leading to recurrent bouts of the disease. Additionally, cats can continue to spread the virus and thereby infect other cats. Read More →