This is my experience too. I've had FelV cats who lived to be 8 or 9 and one of my FelV cats is about 11 and still OK. These cats lived with many other negative cats. These were adult cats... I understand FelV is most dangerous to kittens whose immune systems are not fully developed.
Lorrie On 11-22, Amani Oakley wrote: > We had a FeLV cat who lived to age 7. No other cat in our house was > infected, despite the fact that our vet initially said that the > infection would decimate the house. (We had at least 8 other cats.) > That was the case event though we never isolated our FeLV little > boy (it would have been fairly pointless as he had already been in > the house almost a year by then) and even though he played with and > groomed several of the other cats in the house. I have since read > repeatedly that it really isn???t that infectious, especially with > adult cats. It is more of a risk with young kittens. > > Amani > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org