8 Ways to Protect Your FIV Cat from Opportunistic Infections

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How to Protect Your FIV Cat from Opportunistic Infections Most FIV cats are capable of living normal, healthy lives for years. However, since their immune function isn’t as strong as it was during their pre-FIV days, a few preventative measures will need to be put in place to make sure they stay in good condition. […]

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Does Your FIV Cat Have Pink Eye?

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Does Your FIV Cat Have Pink Eye? Generally, with proper nutrition and regular vet visits, FIV cats can live normal, healthy lives for several years without showing signs of illness. However, they do tend to be more vulnerable to infections. That’s why most FIV cat parents keep their feline companions under close supervision in case […]

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7 Ways to Keep Your Indoor-Only FIV Cat Stimulated

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7 Ways to Keep Your Indoor-Only FIV Cat Stimulated If you have an FIV cat, then you’ve probably been told by a friend, a shelter staff, or perhaps your veterinarian that it’s best to keep them indoors. It’s true! Although most FIV cats are capable of living normal, disease-free lives for years, they’re still more […]

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Say Ahhh! FIV Cats May Be At A Higher Risk For Dental Problems

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Does your cat have a mouthful of teeth that are causing extreme discomfort and a lack of appetite?  That constant pain may be caused by relentless bacteria as a result of the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), an auto-immune disease that affects cats worldwide.  While the virus can be slow-acting and a cat may not show […]

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How to Make Your FIV Cat Feel More Comfortable

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How to Make Your FIV Cat Feel More Comfortable If you’re an experienced FIV cat owner, then you’re probably familiar with the three stages of FIV and the health issues involved with each one. Since FIV attacks the immune system, it doesn’t have a specific set of symptoms. Instead, it makes an FIV cat vulnerable […]

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Should FIV-Positive Feral Cats Be Released After TNR?

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Should FIV-Positive Feral Cats Be Released After TNR? Lately, there’s been a lot of mixed opinions about whether or not it’s right to release feral cats after they’ve tested positive for FIV while undergoing TNR. Although not everyone who does TNR is in favor of FIV testing, some are, and well, depending on that person’s […]

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The Most Common Skin Infections in FIV Cats

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The Most Common Skin Infections in FIV Cats The Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, better known as FIV, is a virus that attacks the white blood cells of infected cats, weakening their body’s defense system and making them more vulnerable to diseases and infections. However, FIV is a slow-acting virus and it takes several months, even years, […]

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Your FIV-Positive Kitten Probably Doesn’t Have FIV

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Your FIV-Positive Kitten Probably Doesn’t Have FIV The Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, FIV for short, causes a viral disease in cats which weakens the immune system by attacking the white blood cells. However, it’s a slow-acting virus that has three stages of infection, one of which is the latent phase, which is when it lies dormant […]

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Choosing The Right Diet for Your FIV-Positive Cat

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Choosing The Right Diet for Your FIV-Positive Cat Trying to figure out what to feed your FIV-positive cat can be quite a challenge, especially if you’re a first-time owner. Yes, they’re pretty much like any other cat, but since they have a weaker immune system, they’re more vulnerable to infections and diseases. However, that doesn’t […]

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6 Reasons to Keep Your FIV Cat Indoors

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6 Reasons to Keep Your FIV Cat Indoors It’s pretty common for cat owners to feel bad about keeping their feline friends strictly indoors. If you’re used to allowing your FIV-positive cat to wander outside anytime they want, then you may also be hesitant to suddenly take that freedom away from them. Indoor-only does sound […]

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