Feline coronavirus and its connection to feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is one of the most misunderstood relationships in the cat fancy. Infection with coronavirus is common in a contained population of cats, including those in catteries.
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is one of the most misunderstood diseases in veterinary medicine. Despite its name, FIP is NOT contagious, yet occasionally, a cattery or shelter will experience what appears to be an outbreak of FIP. This article discusses how and why this happens and how to deal effectively with the problem should it happen in your cattery.