Symptoms Of Felid
Subclinical or inapparent form of the disease is
common in cats. The disease is usually seen in young or
aged animals due to immunodeficiency. Since toxoplasma
can infect varieties of tissues, it is expected that a wide range
of clinical signs appear in clinically affected animals.
The common clinical signs of toxoplasmosis in cat
are respiratory distress, in-coordination of gait, tremors, ophisthotonus,
convulsions, and paralysis, besides non-specific signs such as pyrexia,
anorexia, depression, and discharges from eyes and nostrils (ocular
The common infected symptom toxoplasmosis is encephalitis
(Inflammation of brain). Even other important organs including liver,
heart and eyes gets affected with this zoonotic
In addition to this, this disease may also
transmitted to a pregnant women from infected cat, which is termed
as pregnant toxoplasmosis in human beings.