Feline AIDS is a viral disease that affects the immune system of cats. It should not be compared to HIV in humans because it cannot be transmitted to humans. Also called FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus), it is specific to felines. In our little four-legged companions, transmission occurs mainly through bite. The virus is present in the animal’s saliva. These are often large males that fight and bite deeply at each other. And then, streaming can also be done. from cat to kittens during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding. Finally, it is also during sex between cats the virus can be transmitted. If feline AIDS is not directly implicated in cat mortality, complicationslinked to the virus, it may be more serious. “A lot of cats with FIV can live relatively normal lives for several years after diagnosis especially if they stay healthy and protected from other possible infections“says the veterinarian interviewed by our colleagues from yahoo news. On the other hand, the infected cat will tend to develop other diseases. Therefore, it is important to follow your cat.
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