FeLV-infected cats are fund worldwide

What is feline leukemia virus (FeLV)?

What is feline leukemia virus (FeLV)? Feline leukemia virus (FeLV), a retrovirus, so named because of the way it behaves within infected cells. All retroviruses, including feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), produce an enzyme, reverse transcriptase, which permits them to insert copies of their own genetic material into that of the…

Hope For Cats with FeLV & FIV

One of the toughest things about loving and rescuing cats is coping with the specter of Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). It would often turn out that some of the sweetest cats were the ones whose lives were drastically shortened by one or both of these dreaded retroviruses. Like HIV/AIDS in humans, FeLV…

Household dangers to cats

You may think you live in an environment free from cat dangers, but every home is a potential minefield of hazards for your cat. Here are some common household dangers to watch out for… Rat bait Most people know that rat bait can also poison cats, but many don’t realise eating a poisoned rat can be…