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Case summary: A rescued stray cat with an unknown history was examined for non-ambulatory paraparesis in the hindlimbs. Survey radiographs revealed typical findings of hypervitaminosis A, characterised by vertebral exostoses and extensive osteophytes, mainly in the cervicothoracic spine. CT...

Author(s)
Yu, Y.; Sugiyama, A.; Kuniya, T.; Hasegawa, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2021, 7, 1,
Abstract

In the past 20 years, the incidence of feline idiopathic hypercalcaemia has grown in prevalence. "Idiopathic" hereby describes increased levels of ionised blood calcium in patients in which even extensive diagnostic workup cannot indicate any of the other known differential diagnoses (e.g. chronic...

Author(s)
Harder, S.; Wurmsee, M.; Großmann, E.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H, Schaper Gmbh, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2021, 66, 6, pp 334-346
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Rationale: The excessive intake of vitamin A in the form of vitamin concentrate, supplement or vitamin-rich liver can result in hypervitaminosis A in man and animals. Although osteopathologies resulting from chronic vitamin A intoxication in cats are well characterized, no information is available...

Author(s)
Guerra, J. M.; Daniel, A. G. T.; Aloia, T. P. A.; Siqueira, A. de; Fukushima, A. R.; Simões, D. M. N.; Reche Júior, A.; Cogliati, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2014, 16, 3, pp 243-248
Abstract

Background: Calcium disorders are common in small animals, but few studies have investigated the etiology of ionized hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia in large populations. This study aimed to determine the incidence of ionized calcium disorders in dogs and cats treated at a tertiary referral clinic...

Author(s)
Coady, M.; Fletcher, D. J.; Goggs, R.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, August, pp 276
Abstract

Case series summary: This case series describes two young sibling cats and an additional unrelated cat, from two separate households, that developed hypercalcaemia associated with hypervitaminosis D. Excessive vitamin D concentrations were identified in a natural complementary tinned kitten food...

Author(s)
Crossley, V. J.; Bovens, C. P. V.; Pineda, C.; Hibbert, A.; Finch, N. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2017, 3, 2, pp 2055116917743613
Abstract

Nutrition is one of the most important factors influencing health status. Special attention should be given to the adequate dietary vitamins intake. Vitamin A deficiency can cause many health disturbances, inter alia, vision disorders. Offal, cod liver oil, eggs and milk fat are the main dietary...

Author(s)
Mirowski, A.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2014, 89, 6, pp 497-499
Abstract

Parathormone, calcitone, and D vitamine are involved in the regulation of calcium in the body. To the most common differential diagnoses of hypercalcemia belong idiopathic hypercalcemia, chronic renal failure or malignant neoplasm. Hypervitaminosis D, granulomatous disease or primary...

Author(s)
Načeradská, M.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2017, 67, 9, pp 683...688
Abstract

Extending laying cycle is a tendency in hen breeding, but egg quality declines as laying hens age. The present study was conducted to investigate the interactive effects of vitamins A and K3 on laying performance, egg and tibia quality, and antioxidative status of aged Roman Pink laying hens. In a...

Author(s)
Guo, S.; Niu, J.; Xv, J.; Fang, B.; Zhang, Z.; Zhao, D.; Wang, L.; Ding, B.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal, 2021, 15, 6,
Abstract

Raw food is currently popular and many dog and cat owners are convinced that it is healthier than commercial feed. However, this has never been proven. On the other hand, risks of raw food are well documented - for example gastrointestinal obstructions, secondary nutritional hyperparathyroidism, ...

Author(s)
Šimerdová, V.; Hájek, I.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2016, 66, 1, pp 19-22
Abstract

Two siblings, a 6-month-old sexually intact male weighing 2.5 kg (cat 1) and a sexually intact female (cat 2) British Shorthair cat weighing 2.3 kg, were examined because of a 3-week history of polyuria, lethargy and laboured breathing. One year previously, another sibling (cat 3) had been...

Author(s)
Wehner, A.; Katzenberger, J.; Groth, A.; Dorsch, R.; Koelle, P.; Hartmann, K.; Weber, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 8, pp 730-736

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