Treating the Untreatable – FIP

Feline Infectious Peritonitis has for a very long time been a fatal disease.  The more acute and more virulent form of the disease, wet FIP kills within days to weeks of symptoms showing while the chronic form, dry FIP, may take up to even months. Traditionally FIP...

Dry FIP is all about correct DIAGNOSIS

A top researcher starts an article with the quote that more cats have been put down due to a positive coronavirus titre than FIP.  That’s scary!  How many unnecessary deaths does that equate to? When FIP Advisory and Care Group celebrated its third month on facebook a...

A swollen BELLY? It must be FIP…

FIP remains the one of the most challenging diseases to vets to diagnose.  In the past a cat presenting with a swollen abdomen was always thought to have wet FIP.  We now know that this is a misconception as there is more than a handful of other disease including...

Visiting a Cat Show? What to expect…

If you are a cat fancier or have been thinking about showing off your own feline friend or looking for a kitten to show, then you may be interested in attending a cat show to experience it beforehand.A cat show is a fun event for any feline enthusiast to attend –...

The myth, the monster… FIP in cats

Feline Infectious Peritonitis is a very real concern to all cat parents; it doesn’t matter if you’re a breeder, in rescue or just mom or dad to a moggie or two.  FIP in cats doesn’t discriminate.  For too long it has been seen as a scourge; as a disease that must be...

Finding Your Purrfect Kitten Part 2

The KZN Cat Club has put together a 5-part series on how to find your purrfect kitten, how to find a breeder, how to choose a breed and some helpful tips for preparing your home for your new kitten. Part 2 focuses on "What breed is right for me?". What cat breed is...

Finding Your Purrfect Kitten Part 1

The KZN Cat Club has put together a 5-part series on how to find your purrfect kitten, how to find a breeder, how to choose a breed and some helpful tips for preparing your home for your new kitten. Part 1 focuses on "Why do I want a kitten?". WHY DO I WANT A KITTEN?...