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Objectives: The objectives for this study were to compare the body composition of adult indoor neutered domestic cats with outdoor intact cats with an ideal body condition score using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, and to report the body composition findings of free-roaming cats, as this has not ...

Author(s)
Cline, M. G.; Witzel, A. L.; Moyers, T. D.; Kirk, C. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 6, pp 459-464
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Feline obesity is a highly prevalent disease that poses an urgent and serious challenge. Attempted treatment by weight reduction is often unsuccessful; a new preventative approach that focuses on the role of the owner may be helpful. This study used data collected from an international survey of ...

Author(s)
Wall, M.; Cave, N. J.; Vallee, E.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, August, pp 266
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Objectives: Present-day diagnosis of hyperthyroidism is often established in the early stages where clinical signs and physical examination findings typically associated with the disease may not yet be present. The purpose of this study was to investigate thyroid palpation score (TPS), total...

Author(s)
Wehner, A.; Koehler, I.; Ramspott, S.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 8, pp 741-749
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To evaluate the owner's ability to identify body condition in cats, based on questionnaire and scores, as well as to obtain others' information about the cat and the owner that may be related to the body condition. Seventy-seven owned cats, aged above 11 months, were evaluated. Initially,...

Author(s)
Peron, L.; Rahal, S. C.; Castilho, M. S.; Melchert, A.; Vassalo, F. G.; Mesquita, L. R.; Kano, W. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2016, 31, 3, pp 122-124
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This study compared the subcutaneous adipose tissue thickness between aging cats and young adult cats to confirm the suitability of ultrasonography for measuring feline adiposity. Body weight, body condition score (BCS), head and body length, length from the top of patella to the end of the...

Author(s)
Iwazaki, E.; Hirai, M.; Tatsuta, Y.; Nade, T.
Publisher
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 66, 4, pp 273-279
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Objectives: Feline otitis externa is a multifactorial dermatological disorder about which very little is known. The objective of this study was to map the prevalence of external ear canal disorders and the pathogens causing otitis externa in stray cats roaming around the region of Ghent, Belgium....

Author(s)
Bollez, A.; Rooster, H. de; Furcas, A.; Vandenabeele, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 2, pp 149-154
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Feline obesity is a frequent problem and has become a major concern in veterinary medicine. Obesity is defined as excessive accumulation of body fat. The purpose of this prospective observational clinical study was to determine the main risk factors related to obesity in cats with emphasis on...

Author(s)
Gomes, Í. D. S.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Avaliação do manejo alimentar e ambiental de gatos obesos e não obesos: identificação dos fatores de risco , 2017, pp 100 pp.
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This study aimed to evaluate feline body mass index (FBMI) and associate this parameter with body condition score (BCS) and leptin hormone serum levels. This study was conducted in a private Veterinary Clinic exclusively dedicated to feline care in the neighborhood of Botafogo, city of Rio de...

Author(s)
Barbosa, R. C. C.; Botelho, C. F. M.; Alves, R. S.; Souza, H. J. M. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, pp 1576
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Obesity is a condition of positive energy balance and excessive adipose tissue formation with direct effects on morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to investigate body condition in a population of cats within the "Brazilian reality", identifying the prevalence of overweight and...

Author(s)
Alves, R. S.; Barbosa, R. C. C.; Gheren, M. W.; Silva, L. E. da; Souza, H. J. M. de
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 39, 1, pp 33-45
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Identifying potential risk factors for urethral obstruction in male cats may help in disease prevention. The aims of this study were to assess whether breed, pedigree status, age, bodyweight and body condition score (BCS) are risk factors for urethral obstruction in castrated male cats using a...

Author(s)
Jukes, A.; Lui, M.; Morton, J. M.; Marshall, R.; Yeow, N.; Gunew, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2019, 244, pp 7-12

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