Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) in cat

Common info

Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) in cats is a significant cause of early respiratory infections, causing inflammation in the sclera and cornea. Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) is only found in cats.


Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) was first found in 1958, in The United States of America. 


Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) in cats can spread through touching the secretions from the mouth, nose or eyes of infected cats and risky environments. When Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) in cats present, it may not show the symptoms in the upper respiratory tract, but it can be a carrier of Herpes virus type 1. Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) can also cause conjunctivitis and keratitis.


  • Conjunctivitis
  • Keratitis
  • Discharges from the eyes (watery to thick and purulent)
  • Nose secretion
  • Excessive blinking
  • Fever
  • Increased Blinking
  • Lameness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Redness eye
  • Blood congestion in the sclera

Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) in cats will cause conjunctivitis, keratitis, fever, depression, lameness, loss of appetite, nose secretions, Blood congestion in the sclera, swollen conjunctiva, discharges from the eyes (watery to thick and purulent), excessive blinking.

Treatment and Prevention

Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) in cats can treat by antibiotics to prevent further bacterial infections, eyes drop, or using anti-infective drugs to eradicate the germs in the house to prevent Viral (Feline herpesvirus type 1) in cats.

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