Tag Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

Tips On Safe Cat Travel

Carol writes, “My daughter is taking her cat by car from New York City to Florida. What does she need to know to make this a smooth trip? Might a sedative be appropriate?” Great questions, Carol, and ones that are…

Why Cats Must Be Indoors

Cathy Freeman of Biloxi writes about her cat, Clarrie, with a burning question close to my heart. “I have a cat who is very dear to me. She has never been outside of our home. In three weeks we will…

Steps In Caring For A Stray

Little Bit is such a cute little stray dog. Little Bit gives us the opportunity to explain some special considerations about taking in strays. First, your mother is not going to believe you if you tell her she followed you…

Vaccinations For Indoor Cats

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate, that is the question for today. More and more cat owners elect to keep their cats indoors, which MyPetsDoctor.com heartily advocates. In fact, we practice what we preach, and our Martha is never allowed…

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is in the same family, Retroviridae, as Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV).  Therefore, they share certain characteristics, such as the ability to suppress a cat’s immune system and to initiate and allow the growth and spread of…