FIP is not caused by a retrovirus but by a type of coronavirus. One of the reasons FIP is such a problem for vets is because there may be no way to differentiate an FIP virus from certain other viruses. Current thinking is that FIP is caused by a mutation of the Feline Enteric CoronavirusContinue reading So what *is* FIP?
People often use the “it’s like AIDS” phrase to describe a number of illnesses in the animal (and human) community with the idea that most people know so much about AIDS that this analogy is useful. Unfortunately most people don’t know much about AIDS and the resulting effect is to scare people out of theirContinue reading I’ve heard FIP is like AIDS. Can I catch AIDS or anything else from it?
The purpose of this FAQ is to answer frequently asked questions about Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), which is one of the most difficult diseases in the feline community today. This FAQ is divided into two parts, the first is general information about the disease, and the second is about management of FIP in a multi-catContinue reading What is the purpose of this FAQ?