Coronavirus In Cats Fip. What are the signs of fip? It has two different forms:
Cornell university has found a set of spiked proteins and the genes that code them unique to fip. Sick cats are more likely to experience mutation of feline coronavirus to fip if they are exposed to it. Cats are facing a pandemic of their own:
It arises as a mutation of feline coronavirus (fcov) and leads to a fatal systemic disease that progresses over weeks to months.
Feline enteric coronavirus that infects the intestines and feline infectious peritonitis virus that causes the disease feline infectious peritonitis. Cats are facing a pandemic of their own: Feline enteric coronavirus strains can mutate to the more harmful type of virus and cause fip disease. The disease is most common in young cats aged six weeks to two years old.