LYNDHURST, Va. (AP) — Cats are being quarantined at the Shenandoah Valley Animal Services Center in Lyndhurst following a panleukopenia outbreak.
Media outlets report that the shelter isn’t accepting any new cats until Oct. 21. Dogs are still being accepted.
The shelter is being disinfected.
Panleukopenia is a feline disease caused by a parvovirus that destroys white blood cells. Symptoms include fever, diarrhea and dehydration.