Is this unusual cat aids behavior?

My cat has feline aids it has been hissing and attacking anyone who comes near it is this normal behavior given it has the disease.

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    By: Erika Raines El Segundo, CA

    Replied on 04/19/2011

    Feline AIDS, usually caused by the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), can cause behavioral changes. This is not one of the more common effects of the virus, but due to the abnormal changes occurring in your cat's body signs related to the nervous system can be seen. These signs can include seizures and behavior changes. It may be due to some other factor in the environment as well. You can obtain a Feliway feline pheromone room diffuser from your veterinarian and use it in the room your cat is in most frequently. This may help to calm your cat and increase his or her quality of life.

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