the virus is very fragile outside the warm, welcoming body of a cat.
the recent research about the virus remaining active in dried secretions for
longer than was originally thought is interesting, but really doesn't mean
much: unless someone can explain how a virus in a dried secretion is going
At my work I always recommend that things like litter boxes, scratching posts,
and most toys not made of plastic be replaced regardless of FELV/FIV status.
These are things that should periodically be replaced anyway for sanitary
reasons. I recommend against plastic bowls for food and water as
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