SPECIAL NEEDS KITTENS
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The kittens in this section have either been exposed to Feline Rhinotracheitis or caught it. This is a common disease in cats/kittens and one that we vaccinate for. In this case, I had given all of these kittens their first vaccination (and 2nd vaccination to a few) before they caught this upper respiratory infection.
I have graded it on a scale of 1 - 5 and expect that the "no symptoms" group of level 1 will not have reoccurances. Most likely, neither will level 2. The moderate level of 3 and the few more moderate/severe level of 4 are more at risk for future sneezing, watery eyes etc. NONE of these kittens became a level 5 with the ulcerated cornea and no scaring of the eye has occured in any of them. I beleive that this "light" infection was because of the first vaccination that was given.
If the kittens get "stressed", it can trigger a minor re-occurance. It is possible to spread this to other cats (not dogs or humans) because the vaccination that we give annually is not 100% effective.
Please take a look at the video for more information from an actual Vet and Expert on this disease.
Dr. Mulligan on Feline Rhinotracheitis