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Research Suggests Low Iodine Diets are Safe for Healthy Cats | petMD

19 Sep

Several years ago, it was found that an iodine deficient diet was just as effective as the traditional treatments for treating hyperthyroidism in cats.

via Research Suggests Low Iodine Diets are Safe for Healthy Cats | petMD.

AAFCO Protein Recommendations for Cat Foods Appear Insufficient | petMD

19 Sep

The minimum daily protein requirement for adult cats appears to be at least 5.2 g/kg 7.8 g/kg0.75 body weight, well in excess of current AAFCO and NRC recommendations.

via AAFCO Protein Recommendations for Cat Foods Appear Insufficient | petMD.

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: Deciding When to Euthanize

18 Sep

Calling this feline virus by the names of Feline HIV, Feline Aids, and Cat Aids leads people to believe there is a connection between HIV and FIV.

via Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: Deciding When to Euthanize.

10 Possible Reasons Your Cat Is Behaving Badly

18 Sep

But health problems have been eliminated and your cat is still acting out inappropriately, here are some possible explanations.

via 10 Possible Reasons Your Cat Is Behaving Badly.

Cat Diabetes and Glucose Fluctuations

18 Sep

Fluctuation in the blood glucose levels of a diabetic cat is normal, but there are many ways now to help regulate your cat.

via Cat Diabetes and Glucose Fluctuations.

FELINE HERPES

18 Sep

It is the norm that chronic feline herpes cats eat well, play hard, and in general are normal and happy.

via FELINE HERPES.

DAVIS FIP STUDIES

15 Sep

Your help is needed for FIP research at U. C. Davis. New tools and technology, coupled with sequencing of the feline genome, have provided an important window of opportunity to study a genetic basis for FIP susceptibility.

via DAVIS FIP STUDIES.

New 3-Year Non-Adjuvanted Rabies Vaccine for Cats Now Available – The Conscious Cat

15 Sep

In the meantime, the only thing cat guardians can do while still complying with local laws is to minimize the risk that comes with each rabies vaccine by making sure that their veterinarian only uses the non-adjuvanted Purevax vaccine manufactured by Merial.

via New 3-Year Non-Adjuvanted Rabies Vaccine for Cats Now Available – The Conscious Cat.

Common Household Items That Are Hazardous for Your Cat | petMD

2 Aug

Cats do tend to be curious creatures, choosing to play with or chew on things that perhaps they shouldn’t.

via Common Household Items That Are Hazardous for Your Cat | petMD.

FIV and probiotics | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation

1 Aug

Uninfected and FIV-infected cats were given Lactobacillus acidophilus orally and various parameters of intestinal structure and function were assessed.

via FIV and probiotics | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation.

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