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Feline Diseases And Disorders

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Feline Diseases And Disorders game quiz
"How well do you know about diseases that cats can get? Take this quiz and see how much you know. Good luck!"

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1. This disease is a condition in which antibodies attach to the host's red cells, resulting in immunologic destruction of the cells and there by in anemia. In most cases this destruction occurs in an organ, such as the spleen, with no indication of jaundice. What is the name of this disease?
    Pemphigus
    Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Polyarteritis Nodosa


2. A cat usually gets this virus when the disease enters the cat orally. The infection occurs primarily in the lymphoid tissues of the tonsillar area and the intestines. What is the name of this virus?
    Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
    Feline Leukemia Virus
    Feline Panleukopenia Virus
    Feline Infectious Peritonitis


3. This disease is contracted primarily through bite wounds, although cats can get this disease by sharing the same litter box, eating out of the same bowls, and licking each other. Kittens can contract this disease from their mothers by nursing and during birth. The outcome of this disease is often fatal. What is the name of this disease?
    Rabies
    Babesia
    Feline Infectious Peritonitis
    Feline Immunodeficiency Virus


4. This disease is caused by a bullet shaped virus that attacks the central nervous system, and eventually the brain. The incubation period can be a few days to a year depending on the location of penetration. What is the name of this disease?
    Answer: (One Word)


5. In most cases, this disease occurs in cats less than three years of age. Clinical signs include: Intermittent loss of appetite, depression, weight loss, and fever. An accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity is probably the most common clinical sign. What is the name of this virus?
    Feline Infectious Peritonitis
    Nocardiosis
    Cat Scratch Fever
    Streptococcal Infection


6. A prime source for this disease are infected rodents. Another source of infection is an infected tick or deer fly. Clinical signs may include no appetite, vomiting, and sudden weight loss. What is the name of this disease?
    Lyme Disease
    Salmonellosis
    Pasteurellosis
    Tularemia


7. This disease can be found in the intestinal tract of many wild and domesticated cats. The infected animals excrete the bacteria in their feces. What is the name of this disease?
    Salmonellosis
    Campylobacteriosis
    Pasteurellosis
    Nocardiosis


8. This disease is caused by an overproduction of thyroxine. Clinical signs include: weight loss, increased appetite, restlessness, increased fluid intake and urination, vomiting, diarrhea, and muscle weakness. What is the name of this disorder?
    Hyperthyroidism
    Hyperparathyroidism
    Hypothyroidism
    Hypoparathyroidism


9. With this disease there is an increase of the total red cell mass of the blood, and the plasma volume is decreased. What is the name of this disease?
    Septicemia
    Polycythemia
    Arteritis
    Pericardial Disease


10. This disease is an infection with a predilection for the central nervous system. Cats can contract this disease from inhaling the organism that causes the disease. Clinical signs include: sneezing, snuffling, heavy breathing, and a thick nasal discharge. What is the name of this disease?
    Aspergillosis
    Histoplasmosis
    Blastomycosis
    Cryptococcosis


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Compiled Jun 28 12