Feline Leukemia in Cats: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

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A highly contagious viral infection which works to suppress the immune system. Cats may carry this disease without actually becoming infected by it. If untreated, this disease may be fatal, but many cats respond well to treatment.

Physical Symptoms

May not demonstrate symptoms for years. Abdominal tumors, anemia, swollen lymph nodes.


Contact with infected cats, body fluids, feces, or food and water bowl.


Consult your veterinarian. Symptoms may be treated but there is no cure.