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Friday 19th of January 2018


General information on Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis in cats is generally caused by the bovine bacilli. It is a rare disease which can infect cats that drink contaminated cow's milk or eat uncooked beef.

Symptoms of Tuberculosis

The most common symptoms of Tuberculosis in cats may include sores that drain, lumps that do not heal, swollen lymph nodes especially under the chin, coughing, difficulty breathing, weight loss and bloody sputum.

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Treatments for Tuberculosis

Your vet may begin a treatment with an anti tuberculosis drug. The drug treatment consists of an initial phase that can last for two months. Once the initial phase has been completed, a continuing phase of drug treatment may begin that can last for up to nine months.

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Remember, this information is for reference only. Always contact your vet or pet profesional for advice.


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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a feline medical symptom or medical condition.

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