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The following documents have been produced solely for vets and nurses providing care to cats in the care of Cats Protection (CP).

COVID-19 advice for shelters and shelter vets

Here is some general guidance for vets who work in shelters about the issues around Covid-19. It has been written by the chief vets of the major charities including Cats Protection.

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The guidance applies veterinary shelter medicine principles to issues not infrequently faced by CP. The guidance is not a substitute for specific clinical judgement and veterinary advice for individual cats, as it is appreciated that all cases are different. The guidance and protocols do not translate to owned cats, where husbandry, infectious disease risks and feline stresses can differ significantly.

Vets may also find other sections on the website of specific interest, such as the neutering section and our public ‘essential’ and ‘veterinary’ guides.

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