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I SAVE FELV CATS

WHO AM I?

I save Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) cats from euthanization

Unfortunately information about the FeLV virus is very skewed and misunderstood. Due to this, FeLV cats are not successfully adopted. And a lot are euthanized for no reason. It is a false belief that these cats are in pain and will live a life of suffering. This is an absolutely false statement!

I do not work with volunteers and I fund everything myself.



WHAT I HAVE DONE SINCE 2017


CATS SAVED SINCE 2017

MONTHLY CAT FOOD COST

VET COSTS 2019

DID YOU KNOW?

It is estimated that 30% of sick cats are at high risk of infection compared to 2% of healthy cats infected by the FeLV virus.

FeLV is diagnosed through a screening tool called ELISA, which is used to detect a protein component of the virus – P27.

The FeLV vaccine is only 85% effective. This is why FeLV cats should not be placed with healthy cats.

CHECK OUT MY BLOG

Learn more about the FeLV cat

The FeLV Cat

Learn about FeLV, what it is, how it is transmitted, what type of symptoms cats can have once they have FeLV.

WANT TO FOSTER INSTEAD?


Maybe you want to foster instead? Fostering is very helpful because it helps me to build a team that will care for the cats. In addition a lot of our cats come from bad backgrounds and they have not had any socializing and fosters can definitely help to socialize these cats. Unfortunately, I don’t also have the time to give each and every cat the one-on-one they need, because I spend most of my days cleaning litter boxes, washing blankets, driving the cats to the vet, feeding. I do however make sure to give them some playtime each and every day. Play time is so important to stimulate their senses, and provide them with exercise, especially since they cannot go outside.

SNOW, FEMALE, 2 YEARS OLD
SWEET PEA, FEMALE, 2 YEARS OLD

If you would like to foster an FeLV cat, you can be guaranteed that I will support you every step of the way. Normally fostering is for a short period, because they need to be brought back to the shelter so that they do not forget their environment and their playmates. If they are away for too long, they will not be able to be reintegrated into the shelter. However even if it is for a short period, I do see a lot of improvement in my cats when they come back. It is so important to introduce cats to new environments and new people, because they will regress into scared cats, and this is especially not good for FeLV cats because stress in these cats will lower their immune system and put them at risk for health issues.

Check out my cats that are in need of fostering.

GO TO FOSTER PAGE

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