Should I adopt a cat with FHV?
In cats, the feline herpesvirus is a virus affecting primarily the upper respiratory tract and the structures of the eye. Transmission occurs between cats by direct contact with infected oral, nasal, or eye secretions. Within 24 hours, a newly infected cat can transmit the feline herpes virus to other cats, so it’s important to seek veterinary care immediately. If you want to adopt a cat with FHV, you must treat it.