How much is your cat at risk?

Disease

Prevalence

Significance

Viral cat ‘fluWidespreadExtremely unpleasant and highly infectious. Possibly fatal in young kittens, many infected cats will become carriers
Bacterial cat ‘fluWidespread, caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica (Bb)Can be fatal in young kittens, highly infectious and can be transmitted from dogs to cats and vice versa
Feline leukaemiaWidespread, relatively commonSevere disease, potentially fatal
Panleucopaeniafairly uncommon in the UKSevere disease, potentially fatal
RabiesNo cases in the UKSevere disease, always fatal. Vaccination required only for travel abroad
ChlamydiaLowSelf-limiting, mainly causing conjunctivitis