Modified live vaccination usage for feline panleukopenia virus protection

Feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) is a common, highly infectious pathogen associated with a high mortality rate. Modified live vaccination is highly protective against this condition. However, vaccination can lead to shedding of the modified virus in the faeces. Jacobsen et al1 collected faeces from 37 shelter cats that were considered to be clinically free from … Read more

Airgun injury in a cat

Although since 2006-7 the number of recorded air weapons offences dropped by 81% in Scotland and 67% in England and Wales1the press is still flooded with headlines involving airgun attacks on animals – and there is nothing more real than when those headlines have a face. Lucy, a two-year-old domestic long-haired cat (Figure 1), was … Read more