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Pancytopenia: ‘Heartbreaking’ alert for cat owners as hundreds of pets die from rare illness

Pancytopenia: ‘Heartbreaking’ alert for cat owners as hundreds of pets die from rare illness

The Independent

By Ella Glover

July 2, 2021

A number of cat food brands have been recalled as a precaution after a rise in cats dying from a rare and unexplainable illness.

Some 443 cats have been recently diagnosed with Pancytopenia 284 of who sadly died, ITV News reported.

Pancytopenia is a disease that occurs when a cat has very low white and red blood cell counts and may be caused by anaemia, bleeding, clotting, sepsis, blood cancer, bone cancer and immune system disorders, among other things.

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