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Adopting A Cat With Feline Herpes

Viruses are contagious (to other similar animals feline herpes is contagious to other cats) but only when there is a full-blown outbreak.

I was told he had Feline Herpes virus, too. I was told I needed to give him doxycycline, but my question is that I want to get a Persian cat, either a kitten or adult, but I’m afraid I will cause the Persian to get feline herpes which is not what I want. I am thinking about adopting another kitten, but now with the possibility that Smoggy may have herpes, should I not adopt the kitten? I don’t want the little one to get sick. Question: Dr. Saenger, could you write a column about feline herpes? I do a lot of work with feline rescue and we occasionally foster a kitten that has had a bad upper respiratory virus, presumably herpes virus.

Feline Herpes Virus And Adopting Another Cat

Treating and preventing feline herpes virus infections is critical. Here’s how we learned how to avoid herpes outbreaks in cats. Feline herpesvirus (also called feline rhinotracheitis virus or feline influenza) is one of many upper respiratory infections your cat or kitten may likely experience. Nearly every cat is exposed to the herpes virus as a kitten. Because of this, most cats carry the herpes virus. She is also an adoption coordinator with a pet rescue agency. Foster spent nearly two decades as a newspaper reportereditor.

Tagged feline-herpes, FHV, herpes-flu like symptoms-cats, vet 101-herpesvirus. Heather, we hope brings you closer to your adoption decision. Good luck and let us know what happens. Can a new cat introduced to a household spread herpes to the established cat? 2 Meghan Lodge wrote about her experiences having been exposed to a cat with feline herpes. Had she failed to do her due diligence before adopting the new cat? Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (FVR) is an infectious disease and a major cause of upper respiratory disease in cats. Learn signs and treatment from VCA. Dr. Biros: Feline ocular herpesvirus, or FHV-1, is a very common virus in cats. I have had my rescue tortie for 10 years. she was in a terrible state when i got her, obviously had had much stress as was missing a leg and lost most of fur. Two of our Maine Coon cats have Herpes and we had them treated with Terramycin Opthalmic Ointment when diagnosed. I applaud you for adopting your pets and taking such good care of them.

Feline Herpes

We saw a rescue with kittens for adoption in a pet store so we played with a couple of them when Inoticed one had goopy eyes. Feline Herpesvirus (also known as Feline Rhinotracheitis) is a common cause of cat flu. Find out the causes, symptoms & treatment of herpes in cats. Home of 295, 768 adoptable pets from 12, 279 adoption groups. Most cats that have recovered from herpes will be carriers of the virus for life and shed it intermittently under normal conditions or during times of stress. I’m dealing with this Rhinotracheitis or feline-herpes virus thing with my adopted kitten. It is completely different from human herpes, it’s not contagious to people, and it’s not really a big deal. I know there is a lot about herpes on this site. but I need some opinions. But I need some opinions. My neighbor decided to adopt her. It’s hard to rehome cats where I live. If you believe a cat or kitten is sick, take it to the vet office immediately for an exam and treatment. Some cats who become infected with feline herpes are latent carriers. Free Pet Safety Pack: Order your free ASPCA rescue sticker and magnet today! The feline herpes virus also attacks owners’ sanity October 23, 2012 9: 42 AM. However, ever since adopting him my problem cat has been fighting flare ups of the virus in her remaining eye. Cats Cradle Rescue and Thrift Store. Rescue. We have kittens and cats in many colors, shapes and sizes. He has feline herpes whi. read more about Trey. Cat flu is not usually serious in adult cats, although they can be quite ill. All cats with symptoms of cat flu should see the vet. One is a type called a calicivirus, and the other is a feline herpes virus. The calicivirus exists in lots of slightly different forms, called strains. Seattle Persian and Himalayan Rescue. Persian cats are predisposed to upper respiratory infection due to their inherent facial flattening. A cat with herpes is contagious to other cats for a couple of weeks after a stressful event. Cats infected with calici are contagious for several months after infection but do not appear to have recurrences the same way cats with herpes do. Because cats can reproduce before they are five to six months old, many shelters and veterinarians concerned about the killing of millions of healthy animals in U. Back to Top Back to Healthcare Feline Infectious Diseases: FeLV and FIV FIP URI Parasites FelV and FIV Kittens are susceptible to respiratory diseases such as feline herpes virus and calicivirus.

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Adopting A Cat With Feline Herpes

Viruses are contagious (to other similar animals feline herpes is contagious to other cats) but only when there is a full-blown outbreak.

I was told he had Feline Herpes virus, too. I was told I needed to give him doxycycline, but my question is that I want to get a Persian cat, either a kitten or adult, but I’m afraid I will cause the Persian to get feline herpes which is not what I want. I am thinking about adopting another kitten, but now with the possibility that Smoggy may have herpes, should I not adopt the kitten? I don’t want the little one to get sick. Question: Dr. Saenger, could you write a column about feline herpes? I do a lot of work with feline rescue and we occasionally foster a kitten that has had a bad upper respiratory virus, presumably herpes virus.

Feline Herpes Virus And Adopting Another Cat

Treating and preventing feline herpes virus infections is critical. Here’s how we learned how to avoid herpes outbreaks in cats. Feline herpesvirus (also called feline rhinotracheitis virus or feline influenza) is one of many upper respiratory infections your cat or kitten may likely experience. Nearly every cat is exposed to the herpes virus as a kitten. Because of this, most cats carry the herpes virus. She is also an adoption coordinator with a pet rescue agency. Foster spent nearly two decades as a newspaper reportereditor.

Tagged feline-herpes, FHV, herpes-flu like symptoms-cats, vet 101-herpesvirus. Heather, we hope brings you closer to your adoption decision. Good luck and let us know what happens. Can a new cat introduced to a household spread herpes to the established cat? 2 Meghan Lodge wrote about her experiences having been exposed to a cat with feline herpes. Had she failed to do her due diligence before adopting the new cat? Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (FVR) is an infectious disease and a major cause of upper respiratory disease in cats. Learn signs and treatment from VCA. Dr. Biros: Feline ocular herpesvirus, or FHV-1, is a very common virus in cats. I have had my rescue tortie for 10 years. she was in a terrible state when i got her, obviously had had much stress as was missing a leg and lost most of fur. Two of our Maine Coon cats have Herpes and we had them treated with Terramycin Opthalmic Ointment when diagnosed. I applaud you for adopting your pets and taking such good care of them.

Feline Herpes

We saw a rescue with kittens for adoption in a pet store so we played with a couple of them when Inoticed one had goopy eyes. Feline Herpesvirus (also known as Feline Rhinotracheitis) is a common cause of cat flu. Find out the causes, symptoms & treatment of herpes in cats. Home of 295, 768 adoptable pets from 12, 279 adoption groups. Most cats that have recovered from herpes will be carriers of the virus for life and shed it intermittently under normal conditions or during times of stress. I’m dealing with this Rhinotracheitis or feline-herpes virus thing with my adopted kitten. It is completely different from human herpes, it’s not contagious to people, and it’s not really a big deal. I know there is a lot about herpes on this site. but I need some opinions. But I need some opinions. My neighbor decided to adopt her. It’s hard to rehome cats where I live. If you believe a cat or kitten is sick, take it to the vet office immediately for an exam and treatment. Some cats who become infected with feline herpes are latent carriers. Free Pet Safety Pack: Order your free ASPCA rescue sticker and magnet today! The feline herpes virus also attacks owners’ sanity October 23, 2012 9: 42 AM. However, ever since adopting him my problem cat has been fighting flare ups of the virus in her remaining eye. Cats Cradle Rescue and Thrift Store. Rescue. We have kittens and cats in many colors, shapes and sizes. He has feline herpes whi. read more about Trey. Cat flu is not usually serious in adult cats, although they can be quite ill. All cats with symptoms of cat flu should see the vet. One is a type called a calicivirus, and the other is a feline herpes virus. The calicivirus exists in lots of slightly different forms, called strains. Seattle Persian and Himalayan Rescue. Persian cats are predisposed to upper respiratory infection due to their inherent facial flattening. A cat with herpes is contagious to other cats for a couple of weeks after a stressful event. Cats infected with calici are contagious for several months after infection but do not appear to have recurrences the same way cats with herpes do. Because cats can reproduce before they are five to six months old, many shelters and veterinarians concerned about the killing of millions of healthy animals in U. Back to Top Back to Healthcare Feline Infectious Diseases: FeLV and FIV FIP URI Parasites FelV and FIV Kittens are susceptible to respiratory diseases such as feline herpes virus and calicivirus.

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