Today’s post focuses on information about the structure and function of the feline immune system. We will tell you about the general structure of the immune system, how the immune system works in cats, common diseases that affect the immune system, and common diagnostic tests performed in cats to evaluate the immune system.
The immune system is a complex network of specialized cells and organs designed to defend the body against bacteria, viruses, toxins, parasites and any foreign material that invade the cat’s body. Millions of different types of immune cells pass information back and forth, which results in a protective system that is always ready to produce an immune response that is fast and effective. The immune system is also a component of the lymphatic system. READ MORE