What Are The Symptoms of Feline Leukemia?

Q:
What are the symptoms of feline leukemia?

A:
Feline leukemia is a kind of deadly disease for cats. The feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is one of the leading causes of death in cats.

Cats infected with FeLV may exhibit the following symptoms:

  • Pale gums
  • Enlarged lymph nodes
  • Poor coat condition
  • Breathing problems
  • Stomatitis: A kind of oral disease that includes ulceration of gingiva
  • Sterility in unspayed female cats
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Progressive weakness and lethargy
  • Bladder infections, skin infections and upper respiratory infections
  • Weight loss
  • Appetite loss
  • Yellow color in the mouth and white color in the eyes

If the cats have symptoms above, bring them to veterinarians as soon as possible.

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