feline distemper


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Recent Examples on the Web Cats can contract a different disease called feline distemper or panleukopenia, caused by the feline parvovirus; a combination vaccine is available for them too. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Mar. 2022 Cats can suffer from feline distemper, but that is a different virus and has not been reported in large numbers recently, Young said. Andres Picon, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Mar. 2022

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First Known Use of feline distemper

1942, in the meaning defined above

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feline distemper

feline panleukopenia

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“Feline distemper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feline%20distemper. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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