Diseases in Cats

The following are the most common diseases found in cats in Spain:

Diseases Spread By Mosquitoes:

  • Heartworm

Diseases Spread By Ticks:

  • Lyme disease


  • Feline Parvovirus (FPV), also known as feline panleukopenia virus
  • Feline Leukaemia (FeLV)
  • Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)
  • Feline calicivirus
  • Feline herpesvirus


  • Chlamydiosis

Worm Infestation:

  • Roundworms
  • Tapeworms
  • Hookworm

All these diseases are preventable and can be treated. See the separate section for advice on prevention of diseases.

Fact sheets on each disease or condition and their treatment can be found in the "Fact Sheets" section.

Vets in the Axarquia

See a list of some of the vets local to the Axarquia

Reporting Abuse

If you need to report a case of cruelty please contact SEPRONA

If you find a stray ...

dog or cat abandoned in the Axarquia region, here's what to do