Loading...
  • chronic
  • We found that most of cats, except for those with neurological disease, can be put into clinical remission quickly with antiviral treatment, but achieving long-term remission is challenging with chronic cases. (eurasiareview.com)
  • A resource for those with cats diagnosed with chronic renal failure. (dmoztools.net)
  • Message board for cat owners whose cats have feline megacolon or severe/chronic constipation. (dmoztools.net)
  • breeds
  • Certain breeds are prone to specific cancers, but cats with white ears and heads are particularly susceptible to skin cancer . (aspca.org)
  • Here are seven dog breeds at risk for heart disease. (petmd.com)
  • They're not simply something that hits an elderly cat or a disease that is particular to one or two breeds. (vetinfo.com)
  • bladders
  • The bladders of cats with neurological problems may become too full and stretch out, and the cats may eventually develop incontinence. (vetinfo.com)
  • GP-51, a specific glycosaminoglycan, lines healthy bladders of felines, where it prevents bacterial adherence and protects the bladder from the toxic properties of urine. (wikipedia.org)
  • influenza
  • Another fact sheet gives recommendations on the management of suspected avian influenza in cats. (vetweb.cz)
  • treatment
  • LSA is not curable, however, most cats respond well to treatment. (aspca.org)
  • Some cat owners opt for no treatment of the cancer, in which case palliative care, including pain relief, should be considered. (aspca.org)
  • Fortunately, you can help your cat recover with treatment from your veterinarian and the right nutrition. (hillspet.com)
  • This fatal viral disease previously had no effective treatment or cure. (eurasiareview.com)
  • It is greatly rewarding to see that our investment, and the hard work of the research team, is paying off in the promise of a life-saving treatment for our feline companions," said Dr. John Reddington, President and CEO of Morris Animal Foundation. (eurasiareview.com)
  • The disease usually resolves spontaneously, with or without treatment, in one month. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although some experts recommend not treating typical CSD in immunocompetent patients with mild to moderate illness, treatment of all patients with antimicrobial agents (Grade 2B) is suggested due to the probability of disseminated disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • A Long Island, New York based center dedicated to the treatment of cats with feline hyperthyroidism, using I-131. (dmoztools.net)
  • inflammation
  • An irritation or inflammation of the bladder muscle that expels urine can cause incontinence in cats . (vetinfo.com)
  • Cat-scratch disease is characterized by granulomatous inflammation on histological examination of the lymph nodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cats with interstitial cystitis (internal link), or inflammation of the bladder, excrete lower amounts of GP-51 along with other glycosaminoglycans, leaving the lining of the bladder exposed. (wikipedia.org)
  • humans
  • Humans occupy a special position for felines. (kittycathouses.com)
  • In an ideal, not infrequent situation, the relationship between cats and humans are intimate that it influences directly the health and well being of the animal. (kittycathouses.com)
  • This is a zoonotic disease, which means that the virus can be transmitted from animals to humans. (catbreedsjunction.com)
  • Called ringworm because of the ring-shaped lesions, these skin diseases are infectious, even to humans. (vetinfo.com)
  • As a consequence, a likely means of transmission of B. henselae from cats to humans may be inoculation with flea feces containing B. henselae through a contaminated cat scratch wound or by cat saliva transmitted in a bite. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dogs
  • In a landmark decision, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will prevent the sale of commercially raised dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet stores across the state. (petmd.com)
  • veterinarian
  • It is important to take your cat to your veterinarian if any evidence of disease is noted. (aspca.org)
  • Contact your veterinarian immediately if your cat shows any of the clinical signs mentioned on the list above. (aspca.org)
  • saliva
  • It is transmitted through the saliva, urine, and feces of infected cats. (kcbd.com)
  • A bite wound generally transmits the disease through means of the virus being shed in the saliva. (meow-cats.com)
  • susceptible
  • White, or light colored, cats are more susceptible to squamous cell carcinoma. (aspca.org)
  • Cats more than 1 year of age are most susceptible. (hillspet.com)
  • However, kittens, flat-faced cats such as Persians and those with weakened immune systems are more susceptible. (askariel.com)
  • neurological
  • Neurological diseases or injuries associated with the brain or spine may affect the major nerve that connects to the bladder, which can cause bladder control problems. (vetinfo.com)
  • Unfortunately, cats with neurological disease associated with FIP did not respond as well to the drug and did not achieve disease remission. (eurasiareview.com)
  • 2016
  • One of these studies, launched in March 2016 by Dr. Yunjeong Kim at Kansas State University and Dr. Niels Pedersen at University of California, Davis, was a small clinical trial to investigate whether a novel antiviral drug could cure or greatly extend the lifespan and quality of life for cats with FIP. (eurasiareview.com)
  • swollen
  • Cat-scratch disease commonly presents as tender, swollen lymph nodes near the site of the inoculating bite or scratch or on the neck, and is usually limited to one side. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vaccinate
  • The decision to vaccinate against a certain disease should be based on an individual risk assessment, taking into account the lifestyle, age, health status, and vaccination history of the cat, as well as the local disease incidence. (vetweb.cz)
  • fleas
  • If your cat suffers from fleas, using flea dips for cats is a great way to get rid of them fast and effectively. (meow-cats.com)
  • However, fleas serve as a vector for transmission of B. henselae among cats, and viable B. henselae are excreted in the feces of Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea. (wikipedia.org)
  • kittens
  • In the same family circle, the female cat shows great attachment towards her kittens and them towards her. (kittycathouses.com)
  • Kittens are more likely to carry the bacteria in their blood, and therefore may be more likely to transmit the disease than adult cats. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prevention
  • Prevention is the best approach to URIs-have your cat vaccinated. (kcbd.com)
  • The best prevention is to keep your cat indoors, up-to-date on vaccines, and away from strange animals. (kcbd.com)
  • The ABCD (www.abcd-vets.org) was set up to compile guidelines for the prevention and management of major feline infectious diseases in Europe, based on current scientific knowledge. (vetweb.cz)
  • parasites
  • Cats are natural predators, which makes them vulnerable to the parasites and toxins their prey may be carrying. (petmd.com)
  • clinical
  • The team conducted a clinical trial with 20 client-owned cats that presented with various forms and stages of FIP, treating them with the antiviral drug. (eurasiareview.com)
  • vaccines
  • This cat vaccinations schedule provides a guide to the cat vaccines available to your precious cat. (catbreedsjunction.com)
  • We are proud to be associated with this very practical tool and hope it will contribute to the health and welfare of cats and to enhancing the importance of the annual vaccination interview, added Pascal Fayard, Marketing Director for pet and equine vaccines EMEA* for Merial, the company committed to supporting the ongoing activities of the ABCD. (vetweb.cz)
  • virus
  • There are blood tests to determine if your cat may be carrying the virus. (kcbd.com)
  • FIP is another virus that is almost always fatal to cats. (kcbd.com)
  • It is a very species oriented virus so people and other animals won't contract the disease from an infected cat. (askariel.com)
  • immune
  • Supplements that strengthen the immune system and provide anti-viral support along with diet changes can be life-changing for a cat. (askariel.com)
  • adult cats
  • Behavior of adult cats between them is determined by strong tensions created by territory defense, rejection of opponents, rivalry or sexuality. (kittycathouses.com)
  • eats
  • Follow them carefully and make sure your cat eats and drinks sufficiently. (kcbd.com)
  • The food your cat eats plays an important role in her overall health and well-being. (hillspet.com)