Feline plague: a common disease in cats

       Many parents feel that cat plague is far away from their own cats, or do not understand the disease at all. They think that the stray cats nearby are so dirty that there is no problem with the clean cats at home. This also leads to a large number of cases of cat plague, fast infection and high death rate. In the early stage of the disease, the owner didn’t pay attention to it, which led to the treatment of cat plague in the later stage. Therefore, it is suggested that the owner should observe the cat more in the maintenance process, and consult the veterinary doctor for help in case of abnormal conditions of the cat. Especially for some acute diseases, don’t hesitate to take the cat to the veterinary hospital for examination The cure rate for cats. Do not give up treatment for the sick cat owners, as long as according to the doctor’s instructions, continuous treatment will receive good results, giving up is disrespect for life.

       1¡¢ Introduction to etiology

       Cat parvovirus (FPV) antigen and canine parvovirus (CPV) have a certain correlation, so there may be a cross between immunity and infection, that is, cats may be infected by dogs. At this time, the detection rate of canine parvovirus test paper board will be higher.

       2¡¢ Epidemiology

       FPV can be transmitted by direct or indirect contact with infected animals and their secretions, especially feces. At the same time, FPV can survive in the environment for a long time, so the pollutants are very important. Due to the low immunity of young animals, the incidence of disease is higher, especially the 3-5 months old kittens.

       3¡¢ What are the symptoms

       The main symptoms of the disease are vomiting, diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms, and obvious leucopenia (less than 4000 cells / mm3). Other symptoms may be accompanied by fever, loss of appetite or disuse. According to the specific symptoms of different individuals will also be different. With the development of the disease, vomiting, diarrhea, severe dehydration, fever, hemorrhagic enteritis and other symptoms often occur. When the emergence of diarrhea or even hemorrhagic enteritis, often think that the disease and development to the late stage. We can also judge the condition by the number of white blood cells. If the number of white blood cells rises, it means that the condition is improved, otherwise the condition will be more serious. In natural cases, white blood cells decreased significantly to less than 8 ¡Á 109 / L in 2-3 days after the disease, and in severe cases, it decreased to 0.2 ¡Á 109 / L. if the number of white blood cells was less than 0.4 ¡Á 109 / L, most of them died.

       4¡¢ Diagnostic methods

       1. Vomiting, diarrhea and other clinical symptoms

       2. The number of white blood cells decreased significantly

       3. FPV virus test strip

       4. Sometimes CPV (canine parvovirus) detection board can be used to help group diagnosis

       5¡¢ Treatment methods

       1. Antiviral therapy: monoclonal antibody, serum, interferon and other biological agents.

       2. Supportive therapy: supplement fluid, correct electrolyte disorder and supplement nutrients.

       3. Symptomatic therapy: antiphlogistic, antiemetic, hemostatic, etc.

       6¡¢ Summary of feline plague

       Because of the strong patience of cats and the habit of spitting hair balls, the disease is often ignored in the early stage, thus missing the best opportunity for treatment. The disease is similar to small dogs, the course of disease in 5-7 days, if the change of time, tolerance in the past, the basic good. However, the damage to the gastrointestinal tract caused by the virus is still good, and it needs a longer time to recover.

       The harm of the disease is manifested in two aspects, the virus and the state of the body. On the one hand, the number of white blood cells can reflect the body’s ability to resist the virus. When the white blood cells are less than 0.2 ¡Á 109 / L, the disease is very serious. The other is the body’s tolerance to dehydration, bleeding, inflammation and electrolyte imbalance caused by the disease. The treatment plan is also based on these two aspects.

       In most cases, infectious diseases between dogs and cats do not infect each other, but small is an exception. So we must pay attention to prevent cross infection of this virus.

Folk prescription and self-made prescription can for treating cat plague

       Feline fever is a common acute infectious disease of cats. It mainly threatens the vaccinated kittens. As the saying goes, eating is good, and eating is enough can make the cat resistant. When a cat suffers from cat plague, it usually has no appetite. At this time, it depends on whether the food given by the owner can tempt the cat. The following is to teach you a few folk recipes for the treatment of cat plague and homemade prescription canned cats.

       1. Folk prescription for treating cat plague

       Prescription: mamialai (common medicine for infantile diarrhea), Yunnan Baiyao (powder, oral), glucose hydrochloride (available in hospital pharmacy), antibiotics (consult pet doctor).

       The order of taking medicine is: in the morning, antibiotics, anti-inflammatory and antiemetic; Mami love, to solve diarrhea; hydrochloric acid and glucose, to solve dehydration; Yunnan Baiyao, the main weapon against cat plague, must be taken. In the afternoon, mami love, hydrochloric acid, glucose, Yunnan Baiyao, antibiotics.

       Note: each medicine should be taken at intervals of two hours, and should be taken separately.

       Dosage: depending on the severity of the situation, severe cases (4-5 days): mummy love 1 – 1 , half a cup of water in a paper cup, two to three times a day. Yunnan Baiyao, a little bit at a time (about 1 ) of paper cup water, with syringe (needle removed), once or twice a day.

       2. Self prescribed canned cats:

       Raw materials: Chicken paste + chicken liver paste + fish paste (beef puree) + egg. (chicken liver should not be large enough)

       Method: several kinds of materials stir evenly, without any seasoning, steaming.

       Note: when feeding cats (at least 2 times a day is recommended), add 1 / 6 tablets of Xianfeng 6 and 1 piece of lactalbumin.

Can feline plague infect people?

       Cat plague can be said to be fatal to cats. If there are other pets in the family, you must isolate them from the infected cats to avoid infection. Some people will ask, cat plague can be transmitted to other animals, then can it be transmitted to human beings? The following is a summary of cat plague questions for you, hoping to answer your questions.

       Can cats infect humans?

       For pet breeders, sometimes pets will worry about being infected. Today, let’s know whether cat plague can be transmitted to people. What we know about zoonotic diseases mainly include rabies, Toxoplasma, avian influenza, etc. as for feline plague, no one has ever heard of it, so don’t worry about it.

       Although feline plague does not infect people, it can easily infect other healthy cats, and the damage caused by it is very clear. Therefore, cats suffering from cat plague should be isolated in the first time, and then treated.

       Cats have strong endurance and are not easily detected by their owners in the early stage of infection. But cats also show some abnormal behavior. For example, fever, mental depression, sudden high fever, stubborn vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration and so on. If you take your cat to a pet hospital for an examination, you will find that the white blood cells decrease sharply, far below the normal level.

       For our responsible parents, it is necessary to pay attention to the cat when finding these abnormal conditions. It is better to go to the cat for examination, just in case. No feline plague is to be congratulated, and other diseases should be treated in time. If the examination of cat plague, then the first isolation for treatment, which is very necessary.

       How to prevent cat plague

       No matter what kind of disease, it is very important and necessary to make accurate diagnosis before treatment. In clinical practice, doctors mainly make a diagnosis through various necessary examinations, and then make a diagnosis based on the examination results and comprehensive analysis of clinical symptoms, because in addition to cat plague, there are other diseases that can cause similar clinical symptoms with cat plague, so the necessary examination is very necessary. First of all, the doctor will ask the owner about the relevant medical history and clinical symptoms of the cat, and then will give the cat blood routine and blood biochemical tests to know whether the cat has anemia, liver, kidney and other visceral organ damage, but the most important and diagnostic value is to carry out the cat plague virus test to determine whether the cat has been infected with cat plague virus The developed cat plague rapid detection kit can make a more accurate diagnosis within 10 minutes, but the accuracy of this rapid detection kit is not 100%. Through the above examination, under normal circumstances, life can make a more accurate judgment, and then is how to treat and prevent the problem.

       Unfortunately, at present, there is no effective special drug in the treatment of cat plague. The main treatment principle and method is symptomatic treatment. First of all, because the cat vomits and diarrhea, the doctor will advise you not to feed the cat with water and feeding according to the actual situation of the cat at that time. At the same time, the doctor will give the cat antibiotics to control the secondary infection, give the cat infusion to prevent the cat from dehydration and supplement nutrition. For some cats with severe anemia due to bloody stool, the doctor will also give it blood transfusion. In addition, doctors will also use some antiviral and enhance the cat’s resistance drugs to help the cat through the difficulties. As the saying goes, three points of treatment and seven points of care, during the cat’s illness and treatment, the owner’s careful care is also very important. When the cat is cold, keep warm, vomit and diarrhoea make the body dirty, clean up the cat in time after getting wet. These are the keys to the smooth recovery of the cat.

       But for cat plague, treatment is not the most important, the key to deal with cat plague should be prevention. At present, there are feline plague vaccines for cats in foreign countries. As long as they are used in the right way, most cats can produce antibodies, which can effectively resist the invasion of cat plague virus. Generally, cats can be injected with feline plague vaccine after 8 weeks of birth. One injection is not enough. Generally, 2-3 injections are needed, and the interval between each injection is about 3 weeks. In the future, it is better to inject cats once a year to enhance the immune effect. After such measures, most cats will not be infected by feline plague virus. However, parents should be reminded that the above operations can only be carried out by trained pet doctors. Otherwise, accidents may occur to cats.

       At present, there are no targeted drugs for the treatment of cats. Therefore, it is necessary for the owners to protect the cats to prevent the cats from spreading the cat plague. They should take the cats out as little as possible and contact other cats who may be sick. Prevention is the fundamental treatment.

Cat plague is terrible. Can it be transmitted to people?

       Cat plague is terrible for many owners of cats. Xiaobian has also seen cats who have been infected with cat plague and failed to rescue them. But will the terrible cat plague infect human beings?

       In fact, our common zoonoses are rabies, anthrax, brucellosis, tularellosis, Salmonella, Toxoplasma, Japanese encephalitis and avian influenza. As for cat plague, it’s not zoonotic, so it’s not contagious.

       Cats have strong endurance and are not easily detected by their owners in the early stage of infection. But cats also show some abnormal behavior. For example, fever, mental depression, sudden high fever, stubborn vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration and so on. If you take your cat to a pet hospital for examination, you will find a sharp decrease in white blood cells, far below the normal level.

       Although feline plague does not infect people, it can easily infect other healthy cats, and the damage caused by it is very clear. Therefore, cats suffering from cat plague should be isolated in the first time, and then treated.

       For our responsible parents, it is necessary to pay attention to the cat when finding these abnormal conditions. It is better to go to the cat for examination, just in case. No feline plague is to be congratulated, and other diseases should be treated in time. If the examination of cat plague, then the first isolation for treatment, which is very necessary.

       Here I wish all cats healthy, happy and safe.