Category: FIP Articles & Reports

More Information Regarding the Successful FIP Antiviral Drug Trials from the December 2017 AVMA Publication

“A glimmer of hope for a fatal feline disease Controlling risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis is difficult, while new antiviral drugs show great promise”  The clinical trial drug that saved our precious Luna, and many others, discussed here in brief, in a newly published article: Luna has hit and passed her 10th month birthday (Nov. 9th).  She is… Read more →

Happy One Year FIP Survival Anniversary to Smokey!

This kitty gives hope for the future of cats diagnosed with dreaded Feline Infectious Peritonitis.  Smokey is one of the not only surviving, but thriving cats from the 2016 GC376 drug trial at UCDavis.  I am so happy to have gotten to know his wonderful owner, Peter, during the process of our Luna being part of the 2017 new drug… Read more →

With Permission, the Newest Publication on GC376 (Note: This is NOT the drug Luna was on)

The newest publication on GC376.  This is the trial drug that many cats received in 2016 at the UCDavis clinical trial.   Efficacy of a 3C-like protease inhibitor in treating various forms of acquired feline infectious peritonitis   To keep these trials going strong, please give to FIP research via one of the methods listed here: Visit my FIP donation… Read more →

FIP: Wet, Dry or Combination and Age of Cat Survey/Poll

I am doing an independent data collection/study to see which type of FIP is most common, wet/effusive, dry/neurological, or both wet and dry.  If you have/had a cat(s) diagnosed with FIP, please submit your response(s) below.  I will collect data for 30 days and post the results. Read more →

Summary of Dr. Pedersen’s Presentation at the Winn FIP Symposium July 20, 2017 (Reblog from Support FIP Research)

Summary of Dr. Pedersen’s presentation at the Winn FIP Symposium SUPPORT F.I.P. RESEARCH·THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017 Ending FIP, Is There Hope? – A summary of Dr. Niels Pedersen’s presentation to the Winn Feline Foundation Symposium in Chicago July 29th, 2017 by Carol Johnson DVM, Ph.D. and Heather Lorimer Ph.D. Additional information from literature articles written by Dr. Pedersen have been… Read more →

FIP New Drug Trial: Another Success Story – “Dempsey”

I’d like to introduce Dempsey.  With permission from his wonderful owners, Sherri and Chris, I’d like to share his FIP success story. Dempsey was ten months old when diagnosed with wet FIP, and ironically, Sherri and Chris learned of his diagnosis on the very same day as our Luna, in April 2017.  Dempsey and his two sisters were adopted by Chris… Read more →

Recap: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium on “Ending FIP, Is There Hope?”

Luna Goes to Chicago (Her 7th State) This is my personal recap of the information presented at the Winn Feline Foundation, “Ending FIP, Is There Hope” Symposium.  I took my own personal notes as as Dr. Niels Pedersen gave his talk about current FIP research.  It was awesome to hear so much of the overwhelming FIP data that we read… Read more →

FIP Journal Articles & Reports

The Savannah Cat Association with Dr. Niels Pedersen on Feline Infectious Peritonitis   A glimmer of hope for a fatal feline disease Controlling risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis is difficult, while new antiviral drugs show great promise – 12/15/2017   Niels Pedersen Podcast Part #1 & #2 from Winn Feline Foundation 2017 Symposium – Ending FIP, Is There Hope?… Read more →

Give to FIP Research – Donation Options

I wanted to share the various donation links that supply much of the funding for the clinical FIP trials at UC Davis.  As you can see, there are numerous ways to donate.  Why not set up a recurring monthly donation?  Any amount helps when we all pull together.  Let’s help the team nip this disease once and for all…we know… Read more →

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