Virus

Feline infection kills four at shelter

Feline infection kills four at shelter

Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter quarantined all cats in their care last week and halted intake and adoptions after a sudden death of an adult feline. Since then three other cats have died from sudden cases of feline panleukopenia (FP) said shelter veterinarian Megan Westfall. Read the full article in the Feb. 7 issue of […]

Santa Rosa Animal Shelter suspends feline intake due to virus

Santa Rosa Animal Shelter suspends feline intake due to virus

From Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter: Effective immediately, the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter is suspending its intake and adoption of cats and kittens for a minimum of two weeks after a cat tested positive for feline panleukopenia (FP). Additionally, the drop boxes located outside the facility are closed until further notice. Persons who are […]

As flu season approaches, you can help yourself and others

As flu season approaches, you can help yourself and others

It’s the beginning of October, and the cooler temperatures of fall are in the air for most other places in the country. Pumpkin-spice flavors are back on the menu in coffee shops and neighbors are beginning to wipe the dust off of their creepiest Halloween decorations. In addition to statues of ghosts and goblins however, […]