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The recent extension of genetic tools to the domestic cat, together with the serendipitous consequences of selective breeding, have been essential to the study of the genetic diseases that affect them. Cats are increasingly presented for veterinary surveillance and share many of human's heritable...

Author(s)
Samaha, G.; Beatty, J.; Wade, C. M.; Haase, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 4, pp 319-325
Abstract

Background: Hyperthyroidism is very common in older cats, but the etiopathogenesis is poorly understood. Decreased risk of hyperthyroidism has been reported in certain colorpoint breeds, and this observation previously has been hypothesized to result from relatively greater tyrosine availability...

Author(s)
Crossley, V. J.; Debnath, A.; Chang, Y. M.; Fowkes, R. C.; Elliott, J.; Syme, H. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017, 31, 4, pp 1028-1034
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Author(s)
Hazuchova, K.; Gostelow, R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 183, 19, pp 601
Abstract

Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common endocrine disease of cats. The prevalence of DM in cats in England is not well-defined. Hypothesis/Objectives: To estimate the prevalence and identify risk factors for DM in a large population of cats attending primary-care practices. Animals: A cohort ...

Author(s)
O'Neill, D. G.; Gostelow, R.; Orme, C.; Church, D. B.; Niessen, S. J. M.; Verheyen, K.; Brodbelt, D. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2016, 30, 4, pp 964-972
Abstract

Records of 3498 cats with uroliths were evaluated for breed, sex, age and location of uroliths as risk factors for calcium oxalate and magnesium ammonium phosphate urolithiasis. Most uroliths were composed primarily of magnesium ammonium phosphate (2134, 61%) and of calcium oxalate (922, 26%). ...

Author(s)
Thumchai, R.; Lulich, J.; Osborne, C. A.; King, V. L.; Lund, E. M.; Marsh, W. E.; Ulrich, L. K.; Koehler, L. A.; Bird, K. A.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1996, 208, 4, pp 547-551
Abstract

In view of the increasing recognition of food allergies as a cause of skin diseases in dogs and cats, a literature review (Part I, pages 11-14 of this issue) and retrospective study of food allergies was undertaken. The retrospective study involved 86 cases of food allergy in dogs and cats...

Author(s)
Denis, S.; Paradis, M.
Citation
Médecin Vétérinaire du Québec, 1994, 24, 1, pp 15-20

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