Richmond Animal Care and Management protects sick kittens from lethal virus

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Animal Care and Management is celebrating victory after saving an already sick kitten from a lethal virus.

Hungama is three months outdated and had not solely examined optimistic for Feline Leukemia, however was just lately contaminated with Feline Panleukopenia Virus. It’s a extremely contagious virus that often impacts kittens and unvaccinated cats.

In keeping with Richmond Animal Care and Management, cats with this virus often don’t dwell lengthy, particularly not if they’re already sick like Roux. However Richmond Animal Care and Management was in a position to successfully deal with the kitten and he or she continues to be right here to battle for one more day.

Even with life-saving therapy, Ruckus is more likely to have a shorter lifespan because of leukemia. Richmond Animal Care and Management workers are actually turning their consideration to discovering her a contented residence for the time she left.

In keeping with the workers, a perfect perpetually residence for Ruckus would don’t have any different cat or every other feline leukemia-positive cat. If this sounds such as you, take a look at Ruckus’ profile and e-mail Christy.hemsworth@rva.gov.

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