This last year has been a milestone in the fight against FIP. While an FDA approved drug protocol has not been forthcoming, with the desperate cat groups around the world, channels have been created between FIP affected cats' owners and several Chinese makers of GS-441524. GS has proven to be an effective potential cure for FIP. What veterinarians must know, how they can direct owners and most importantly what they cannot do will be discussed.
Understand the pathophysiology of FECV and FIP
Diagnose FIP accurately using existing methods
Know and use appropriate aids to treatment of FIP
Know and act on appropriate veterinary behavior to help cure individual patients of FIP