Questions Answered

Q. What causes Feline Infectious Peritonitis?
Q: Is Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) contagious?
Q: Why are there clusters of FIP cases in one home or shelter?
Q: What can I do to minimize the chances of my cat developing FIP?
Q: What are the symptoms of wet FIP?  Dry FIP? Neurological/ocular FIP?
Q: Does spaying/neutering kittens cause FIP?
Q: How is FIP diagnosed?
Q: What treatments are currently available for FIP?
Q: What is ZenByCat’s stance on unregulated drugs (specifically GC-376 and GS-441524)?
Q: How can I help in the fight against FIP?
Q: Why should I donate to ZenByCat instead of directly to SOCKFIP or the Bria Fund?

About ZenByCat

ZenByCat is a 501(3)c nonprofit whose mission is to show how living with cats improves both human and feline lives and to raising both awareness and money to find a cure for Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP).  

We wish to reach all the cat lovers of the world and inspire each to give to FIP Research, even if the amount is a single dollar. All funds raised go equally to and The Bria Fund associated with the Winn Feline Organization. No donated money is used for our cats, no one in our non-profit is paid, and all costs for building and expanding our website are donated by me. If you would like to know more about our organization and how we administer our funds, please contact me at peter [at] zenbycat [dot] org. Join us in the fight against this deadly disease! If you have found this site to give you joy or support, please GIVE TO FIP RESEARCH now.


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