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1. Bartonellosis (Cat-scratch Disease)
Cat-scratch Disease (CSD), is a self-limiting bacterial infection in humans that most often occurs after prolonged contact with a young cat. When diagnosed in cats, it is called feline bartonellosis.
2. Blastomycosis in Cats
Blastomycosis is a serious systemic fungal disease caused by a fungus present in the soil of certain regions. Initially, a lung infection occurs and this is soon followed by multiple organ involvement.
3. Campylobacteriosis in Cats
Campylobacteriosis is a common cause of intestinal inflammation in man and several animal species, including dogs and cats. In many cases, dogs and cats are carriers of the organism, but show no clinical signs.
4. Cryptococcosis in Cats
Cryptococcosis is a fungal disease contracted by inhalation of spores, which may affect dogs, cats and people. The excrement of birds, especially pigeons, is the main environmental reservoir for the spores, although birds rarely become infected.
5. Cytauxzoonosis in Cats
Cytauxzoonosis is a disease caused by a parasite that is transmitted by ticks. After being bitten by an infected tick, the parasite affects red and white blood cells. Infected cats typically do not survive.
6. Ehrlichiosis in Cats
Ehrlichiosis is an uncommon tick-born disease of cats that is caused by one of several rickettsial organisms that belong to the genus, **Ehrlichia**.
7. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a viral infection that attacks the immune system of cats. FIV is not contagious to people; it is an infectious disease spread from cat to cat, primarily by biting.
8. Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a progressive and ultimately fatal disease of cats caused by a coronavirus. It infects cats and kittens and transmission occurs through contact with another infected cat or by body fluids of an infected cat.
9. Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is a viral disease of domestic cats that impairs immune system function and causes some types of cancer.
10. Feline Panleukopenia
Feline panleukopenia is a viral disease that usually causes a severe gastroenteritis. It is commonly called feline distemper. The virus may infect any susceptible animal, but kittens between 3 and 5 mouths of age are at higher risk.
 

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