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COVID-19 and Pets

Dogs get coronavirus. Cats get coronavirus. Cows get coronavirus. As do horses, goats and sheep. BUT, as far as we know today, only humans get COVID-19, also known as “new coronavirus” and “SARS-CoV-2.” As of today, we don’t even know whether other primates (monkeys, chimps, apes, etc.) are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2, although, it seems likely, […]

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The End Of FIP?

The End Of FIP?

Could it be over? In 1994 we lost our precious Sally to what her pathologists believed was FIP, Feline Infectious Peritonitis. Sally was only twelve when she fell ill after a dental prophylaxis (teeth cleaning). She had survived with flying colors. Three days later, she was gone. Feline Infectious Peritonitis is a disease caused by […]

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Feline Infectious Peritonitis Update

Feline Infectious Peritonitis Update

Feline Infectious Peritonitis, FIP, is a disease of cats causing a variety of illnesses. For new information on FIP, including treatment, click here. FIP is caused by a coronavirus, so-called because under an electron microscope it looks like a crown or “corona.” In its original form, enteric coronavirus, it has only the ability to cause […]

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