Current and emerging approaches to managing acute pancreatitis
December 27, 2018Fasting a dog or cat used to be step one in treating acute pancreatitis, but that’s no longer the case. It was thought feeding would stimulate pancreatic activity in an already inflamed organ, but increasingly, early intervention with nutritional support is seen as critical in cats and important in dogs.
Cats need to hunt, forage for meals, says AAFP
November 1, 2018Medical, social, and emotional problems resulting from the way most cats are currently fed and the best methods to appropriately feed them, are the principal topics addressed in Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to Improve Feline Health and Wellbeing, the American Association of Feline Practitioners’ (AAFP’s) newly released consensus statement.