What Cat Owners Should Know About Feline Injection-Site Sarcoma


Bored catMany cat owners are aware that there has been a risk identified between the vaccination of their pet and the development of a specific type of tumor called a feline injection-site sarcoma (FISS). While there is much we still don’t know about this type of cancer, it is important for cat lovers to understand what we have discovered so that they are able to protect their pets.

Feline Injection-Site Sarcoma as a Tumor

We first became aware of feline injection-site sarcomas as a problem in the early 1990s. Initially they were correlated to rabies vaccination; however, more extensive studies have shown us that the potential for their development increases with any type of injection, not just vaccinations. Continue…