I am talking about "genuine" wildcats not feral cats. We more or less know that feral cats suffer from the same illnesses as domestic cats but more often and they go untreated and so often kill the cat and make their lives very miserable.
But what of the genuine wildcats, cats such as the cheetah, the lion and for example the serval?
There is nothing in the index of the best book on wild cats anywhere (see advert) about wildcat health problems and illnesses! Surprising.
There is nothing on the internet that sits up and says, here is a list. I cannot find anything on a fairly decent search.
The truth is we don't know. In fact we know relatively little about the wildcats except that our presence on the planet is killing them off and pushing them out.
See also: Cat Colony Diseases
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