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Background: This paper reports the significant prevalence of a presumed hereditary cataract in the Bengal cat breed in Poland. The nuclear part of the lens is affected and previous reports from Sweden and France for this type of feline cataract suggest that a recessive mode of inheritance is...

Author(s)
Kucharczyk, N.; Cislo-Pakuluk, A.; Stefanowicz, P.; Bedford, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 293, pp (14 August 2020)
Abstract

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a serious polysystemic viral disease caused by feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV), a mutation of feline enteric coronavirus (FECV). Cats aged 3 months to 3 years are reported to be more frequently affected (70% of the animals with the disease presents...

Author(s)
Canuto, F. J. C.; Vasconcelos, R. H.; Bezerra, W. G. A.; Costa, P. P. C.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2017, 11, 4, pp 426-432
Abstract

Objectives: Fertility and reproductive management were investigated, via questionnaires, in breeding establishments of Norwegian Forest Cats, Maine Coon, Persian and Bengal cats in Italy. Methods: Six Bengal, five Maine Coon, eight Norwegian Forest Cat and seven Persian breeders responded for a...

Author(s)
Romagnoli, S.; Bensaia, C.; Ferré-Dolcet, L.; Sontas, H. B.; Stelletta, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 12, pp 1188-1197
Abstract

A 1-year-old, female Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) presented signs of weight loss and dark brown-colored diarrhea. On fecal examination, numerous intact and broken red blood cells were found, but both parasites and inflammatory signs were absent. No significant findings were seen in serum...

Author(s)
Rhim HaeRin; Han JaeIk
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2018, 35, 5, pp 240-242
Abstract

Cat breeds differ enormously in their behavioural disposition, a factor that can impact on the pet-owner relationship, with indirect consequences for animal welfare. This study examined whether lateral bias, in the form of paw preference, can be used as a tool for assessing breed differences in...

Author(s)
Wells, D. L.; McDowell, L. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 9, pp 647
Abstract

Previous research revealed the feline skin bacterial microbiota to be site-specific and the fungal microbiota to be individual-specific. The effect of other factors, such as genotype and environment, have not yet been studied in cats, but have been shown to be potentially important in shaping the...

Author(s)
Older, C. E.; Diesel, A. B.; Lawhon, S. D.; Queiroz, C. R. R.; Henker, L. C.; Hoffmann, A. R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 7, pp e0220463
AbstractFull Text

Background and Aim: Leopard (Panthera pardus), leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris), and golden jackal (Canis aureus) are carnivores. Leopard and Bengal tiger are listed in the red list as vulnerable species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and...

Author(s)
Rajani, C. V.; Patki, H. S.; Patgiri Simanta; Kalaripparambath Surjith; Deepa, P. M.; Mampillikalam Pradeep
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2020, 13, 4, pp 827-832
Abstract

Feline panleukopenia (parvoviral enteritis) is a contagious viral disease caused by the feline parvovirus, and usually affects 3-5 month old kittens. Feline parvovirus is a DNA virus belonging to the family Parvoviridae, genus Parvovirus. FPV is a ubiquitous, extremely stable, highly infectious...

Author(s)
Buhin, I. M.; Zagradišnik, L. M.; Huber, D.; Stevanovic, V.
Publisher
Hrvatska Veterinarska Komora, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Hrvatski Veterinarski Vjesnik, 2019, 27, 5/6, pp 50-53
Abstract

Tritrichomonas foetus is a flagellate protist which commonly causes a waxing and waning large bowel diarrhoea in young cats. We report severe T. foetus infection of the colon, cecum and ileum with concurrent feline enteric coronavirus (FCoV) and feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) in a 3-month-old ...

Author(s)
Setyo, L.; Donahoe, S. L.; Šlapeta, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 267, pp 17-20
Abstract

Objectives: The Bengal is a relatively new hybrid breed, reported to develop hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The aim of this study was to determine reference intervals for echocardiographic measurements in Bengal cats. Animals: Sixty-six apparently healthy Bengal cats. Methods: The study included a...

Author(s)
Scansen, B. A.; Morgan, K. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2015, 17, Suppl. 1, pp S282-S295

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