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27-year-old ‘Flossie’ crowned world’s oldest living cat
November 25, 2022Born in 1995, Flossie had her record verified on Nov. 10 at the age of 26 years and 316 days. The feline, who was born into a cat colony in Merseyside, England, and adopted as a young stray, lives with her current owner, Vicki Green, in the town of Orpington in London. The two were matched through U.K. feline welfare charity, Cats Protection. After living within the same family for nearly 25 years, Flossie was relinquished to the organization after outliving two of her previous owners.
Feline-friendly approach improves patient experience
November 15, 2022The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) have jointly published two guidelines detailing how veterinarians can best implement positive, respectful interactions with feline patients and reduce stress associated with the veterinary environment.
Feline interaction particularly therapeutic for emotional humans
October 26, 2022While cats are often not included in on-site animal therapy programs aimed at reducing human stress, a new study suggests feline interactions are particularly beneficial for those with strong and highly reactive emotions.
Perivulvar skin fold disease in obese cats
August 10, 2022Have you treated a female cat for recurrent bacterial cystitis? Was it an overweight to obese cat? If both are true, you may have noted severe dermatitis was present in the perivulvar and perianal areas. This group of findings is typical when an obese female cat has perivulvar skin fold disease.
Urinary tract obstruction in cats
August 3, 2022One of the most common emergency conditions managed in general veterinary practice is urinary tract obstruction (UTO) in cats. Despite this, there is controversy about many aspects of UTO management, and even widely accepted practices are often based on limited or poor-quality evidence.
Tempting cat owners into your clinic with technology
June 29, 2022A third of cats are expected to develop CKD in their lifetimes. The gift of an early disease warning creates a welcome opportunity for pet owners to get in front of disease, working with their veterinarians to applying early care interventions when they are most effective.