Meaning : Feline Leukemia virus
Category : Veretinary science
Sub Category : Infectious diseases
What does FELV mean or stand for ?
FELV is a viral infection that affects cats and can be deadly.It is infectious and passes on from one animal to another through bodily fluids and secretions.The FELV weakens the immune system of the cats just in the same way the HIV does to humans.This compromised immune system is now an easy target for other types of bacterial and viral infections that further deteriorate the health of the animal.