Vaccination and Antibody Testing in Cats

Received: 9 June 2022 / Accepted: 19 July 2022 / Published: 22 July 2022
Abstract
Vaccines protect cats from serious diseases by inducing antibodies and cellular immune responses.

Calicivirus Infection in Cats

Received: 30 March 2022 / Revised: 24 April 2022 / Accepted: 25 April 2022 / Published: 29 April 2022
Abstract
Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a common pathogen in domestic cats that is highly contagious, resistant to many disinfectants and demonstrates a high genetic variability.

Vaccination of Immunocompromised Cats

Received: 30 March 2022 / Revised: 25 April 2022 / Accepted: 26 April 2022 / Published: 28 April 2022
Abstract
Immunocompromise is a common condition in cats, especially due to widespread infections with immunosuppressive viruses, such as feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukaemia virus (FeLV), but also due to

Influenza Virus Infections in Cats

Received: 29 June 2021 / Revised: 14 July 2021 / Accepted: 20 July 2021 / Published: 23 July 2021
Abstract
In the past, cats were considered resistant to influenza. Today, we know that they are susceptible to some influenza A viruses (IAVs) originating in other species.

Anthropogenic Infection of Cats during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

Received: 30 December 2020 / Revised: 19 January 2021 / Accepted: 21 January 2021 / Published: 26 January 2021
Abstract
COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) caused by a new coronavirus (CoV), SARS-CoV-2, which is closely related to SARS-CoV that jumped the animal–human species barrier and caused a

Pan-European Study on the Prevalence of the Feline Leukaemia Virus Infection – Reported by the European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases (ABCD Europe)

Received: 26 September 2019 / Revised: 26 October 2019 / Accepted: 27 October 2019 / Published: 29 October 2019
Abstract
Feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) is a retrovirus associated with fatal disease in progressively infected cats.

Owner personality and the wellbeing of their cats share parallels with the parent-child relationship

Published: 05/02/2019

During the last February a researcher team from the University of Lincoln (UK) and the Nottingham Trent University (UK) lead by Lauren R.

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2015 issue)

(Link to the 2015 issue)
This issue contains update articles of the 2009 and 2013 guidelines, and new recommendations for cats with different lifestyles, rescue shelter cats and breeding catteries – which we have called “Matrix vaccination guidelines”.

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2013 issue)

(Link to the 2013 issue)
This issue contains update articles of the 2009 and 2013 guidelines, and new recommendations for cats with different lifestyles, rescue shelter cats and breeding catteries – which we have called “Matrix vaccination guidelines”.

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2009 issue)

(Link to the 2009 issue)
This issue contains update articles of the 2009 and 2013 guidelines, and new recommendations for cats with different lifestyles, rescue shelter cats and breeding catteries – which we have called “Matrix vaccination guidelines”.

Evidence-based veterinary medicine

Published: 01/01/2009
Last updated: 13/09/2015
Last reviewed: 23/06/2022

The Evidence-based veterinary medicine article was first published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2009) 11, 529.

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a relatively new concept (created in the 1970s in human medicine), which aims to emphasise the

Vaccines and vaccination, an introduction

Published: 05/01/2008
Last updated: 13/09/2015
Last reviewed: 23/06/2022

The present article was first published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2009) 15, 530-537 by Marian C.