• Our cat was diagnosed with FELV but the tests showed negative for it being in his white blood cells. We have two other cats that tested negative. How likely is it that they will catch it? We have someone we can rehome the infected male with but he's family and an option I'd rather avoid. Is rehoming the best way to keep out other cats safe?

    Hi Bethany,
    I recommend that you call and talk to the veterinarian who diagnosed the FeLV infection about your questions. The risk to your other cats will depend on their age, vaccine status, and overall health. Since FeLV is usually passed via close contact with infected cats there may be a risk to your other cats no matter what. Your vet knows your unique situation and they can give you the best advice on how to keep your other cats safe.


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