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Feline Foamy Virus: What Is It and Why Does It Cause Arthritis in FIV Cats?

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What Is Feline Foamy Virus (FeFV)? Feline foamy virus (FeFV) is a retrovirus, just like FIV, that infects cats; oftentimes, without causing any signs of illness. However, some strains of the virus are known to cause lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that defend the body from harmful foreign matter, to burst and therefore, weaken […]

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How to Deal with Feline Stomatitis in FIV Cats

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What’s Feline Stomatitis? Feline stomatitis is a severe and painful disease that causes a cat’s gums and mouth to become inflamed and excruciatingly painful. In most cases, it also triggers the formation of sores in various structures inside or outside the mouth, including the lips, tongue, gums, and the back of the throat. While there’s […]

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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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