Advice on Pancytopenia

There have been a number of cases of Pancytopenia in cats. This has been thought to be linked to Fold Hill Foods cat food products.

The cat food brands affected are as follows:

  • Applaws
  • AVA
  • Sainsbury’s own brand

You can find the full list of product recalls here:

Pancytopenia is a very rare condition which can lead to serious illness in cats. Since April 2021 there have been approximately 130 reported cases nationally.

If your cat is being or has been fed any of the foods outlined in the product recall list, the current RVC advice is as follows:

If your cat starts to become unwell and has been eating the food on the recall list, please contact your vet immediately.

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