TAMU ANSC 210 - Cat Vaccinations and Noninfectious Diseases (6 pages)

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This lecture went over the various cat vaccines that are required and optional. We also covered which diseases the vaccines covered, their symptoms, and treatments, if any.


Lecture number:
23
Pages:
6
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Ansc 210 - Companion Animal Science
Edition:
2
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1nd Edition ANSC 210 Lecture 23 Outline of Previous Lecture Outline of Current Lecture I II III IV Recommended Cat Core Vaccinations Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis Feline Calicivirus Feline Panleukopenia Recommended Cat Vaccinations a Feline leukemia b Feline Immunodeficiency Virus c Feline Infection Peritonitis V Vaccination problems a Adverse reactions i Vaccine associated sarcoma from rabies feline leukemia and other vaccinations b Vaccination failure i Vaccinate the animal ii Animal stills gets the disease VI Know These Diseases VII Noninfectious Diseases a Hip dysplasia b Patella Luxations c Heart disease d Kidney Disease e Feline Urological Syndrome f Liver Amyloidosis g Cataracts h Glaucoma Current Lecture I Recommended Cat Core Vaccinations a Modified Life i Feline rhinotracheitis herpevirus 1 ii Calicivirus iii Feline panleukopenia 1 6 8 weeks and every 3 4 weeks after until 16 weeks old These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute II III IV b Killed Rabies at 4 months c Revaccinate for all at one year of age and then every three years after that Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis Feline Calicivirus a Upper respiratory virus spread by direct contact b Recovered cats are reservoirs for the disease c Symptoms most severe in kittens i Eye discharge ii Nose discharge iii Fever iv Anorexia d Symptoms last one week Feline Panleukopenia a Also called feline parvoviral enteritis b Highly contagious c Fecal oral transmission d Symptoms i Depression ii Vomiting iii Diarrhea iv Low white cells susceptible to secondary infections e Supportive treatments Recommended Cat Vaccinations a Feline leukemia i Cats living outdoors ii Lives with feline leukemia infected cat iii Two doses at 2 4 week intervals then annual iv Caused by oncovirus v Exposure of saliva of infected cats vi Symptoms 1 Fever 2 Enlarged lymph nodes 3 Depression 4 Anorexia 5 Vomiting 6 Diarrhea 7 Secondary infections 8 Cancer vii Tests available viii No treatment b Feline Immunodeficiency Virus i Feline AIDs ii Transmitted primarily by bites iii Outdoor aggressive male cats are most common V VI iv Over years the immune system weakens and becomes sick from other things v No treatment vi Vaccination protection is incomplete vii Best to protect cats from getting bites c Feline Infection Peritonitis i Caused by coronavirus ii Transmission cat to cat iii Symptoms 1 Many organs affected 2 Fever 3 Poor appetite 4 Distended abdomen 5 Respiratory distress iv No treatment v Fatal Vaccination problems a Adverse reactions i Vaccine associated sarcoma from rabies feline leukemia and other vaccinations b Vaccination failure i Vaccinate the animal ii Animal stills gets the disease Know These Diseases a DOG Respiratory Diarrhea Neurological Distemper early Parvovirus Distemper late Infectious Tracheabronchitis CAT Rhinotracheitis Rabies Panleukemia Feline parvovirus Rabies Calicivirus VII Noninfectious Diseases a Hip dysplasia i Poor conformation ii Young dogs iii Arthritic changes in the hip due to poor conditions iv Symptoms 1 Cartilage damage 2 Inflammation 3 Instability to bone spur growth v Radiology is how they diagnose vi Usually bilateral vii Dogs with high rates of hip dysplasia 1 Bulldog 2 Pug viii Prevent symptoms 1 Weight control 2 Exercise 3 Glucosamine chondroitin sulfate 4 Heat 5 Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs ix Surgery 1 Triple pelvic osteotomy 10 months 2 Hip replacement 10 months a 6 000 dollars for 60 lb dogs 3 Femoral head ostectomy b Patella Luxations i Dogs jump off of the sofa ii They appear to be lame iii The kneecap patella shifts off to the side iv Prevalent in toy breeds v Degenerative joint disease 1 Weight control 2 Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate 3 Heat 4 Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs c Heart disease i Cardiomyopathy 1 Prevalent in giant breeds 2 Prevalent in cats as well 3 Cardiac muscles fail 4 Heart enlarges 5 Fluids builds in lungs ii Symptoms 1 Weakness 2 Coughing 3 Fainting 4 Sudden death iii Heart fails to efficiently pump out blood iv Treatment 1 Drugs to slow heart rate 2 Lessen body fluids diuretic d e f g h 3 Eventually heart fails Kidney Disease i Really common ii Almost every older animal will have kidney disease iii Chronic renal failure iv Fail to concentrate urine v Nitrogenous metabolites build up in blood causing depression vi Restricted diet 1 Decrease protein 2 Decrease phosphorus vii Polyuria pee a lot viii Poydipsia drink a lot Feline Urological Syndrome i Feline lower urinary tract disease ii Crystals form in urine and irritate the bladder iii Prevent by decreasing Mg Ca P Ash Protein iv Treatment 1 Catheterization 2 Surgery Liver Amyloidosis i Cat specific ii Fatty liver disease iii Liver failure iv Cats quit eating v Liver accumulates fat and quits functioning vi Symptoms 1 Jaundice yellowing of the whites of the eye 2 Vomiting 3 Depression vii Treatment force feed protein Cataracts i Opacity in the lens ii Progressive iii Treatment 1 Surgery 2 Just like humans 3 Replace lens with synthetic lens Glaucoma i Common in older toy dogs ii Cornea is becoming opaque iii Painful iv Causes corneal opacity v Treatment 1 Eyedrops 2 Surgery vi Increase fluid pressure within the eye vii The eye is swollen and irritated


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