NCPAS aligns with the vast amount of scientific knowledge and data, proving that cats with FIV should not be prejudiced against, and are equally deserving of life, rescue, and adoption, with little to no emphasis placed upon their viral status.
Contagious Nature Fears
A multitude of respected, published studies document that risk of horizontal transmission in shelters, homes, or clinics is reduced to statistically insignificant in sterilized cats, even those who cohabitate with negative cats in multi-pet homes and in group housing in shelters.
Similarly, a multitude of respected, published studies document that there is no statistical difference in lifespan between viral positive and viral negative cats.
Quality of Life Fears
Again, ample studies exist proving that viral positive cats in the typical pet home are most frequently asymptomatic for the duration of their lives. Gathered data on comorbidities include manageable conditions such as gingivitis.
Armed with these facts
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