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Reprieve for feline immunodeficiency virus positive cats

A European organization is challenging advice that cats infected with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) should be euthanized. The European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases (ABCD) says that as FIV has a long latent or asymptomatic phase, lasting up to five years in some cases, infected cats in specific categories may have a good life expectancy and should not be put to sleep automatically.


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