Clinic Blog

  • FVRCCP

    Fri Dec 30 11:41:44 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    What's this? Alphabet soup? Actually, it's veterinary "shorthand" for a very important vaccine for cats and kittens:

    "F" stands for Feline. In other words, this vaccine and the diseases it protects against are of concern to cats only.

    "V" sta (read more)
  • FIV

    Fri Dec 30 11:38:06 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) causes an infectious disease in domestic cats and cheetahs similar to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV infection) in humans. It attacks and weakens the body’s immune system, making the animal susceptible to infections a (read more)
  • FIP

    Fri Dec 30 11:31:59 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    What is FIP? FIP stand for Feline Infectious Peritonitis, a disease caused by a coronavirus infection. Many different strains of coronavirus are capable of infecting cats, but most do not produce serious disease. FIP-producing strains are distinguished by (read more)
  • Feline Leukemia/Feline FIV Testing

    Fri Dec 30 11:28:03 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    Feline Leukemia/Feline AIDS Combo Test

    What is a Feline Leukemia Virus/Feline A.I.D.S. Virus test?  FeLV/FIV testing of your pet is easy and almost painless; it involves acquiring a small sample of blood (3 drops!).  The blood sample is th (read more)
  • Fecal Testing / Intestinal Parasite Screening

    Fri Dec 30 11:26:02 EST 2011 by: CTAMC Tag:

    All pet owners, and most pets, ask the same question:

    What's this fascination with my dog/cat's poop?  Why do we have to keep checking it?  What's the big deal if we don't check it?  These are very valid questions, because acquiring a (read more)