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Overweight and obesity (O&O) is a risk factor for several health conditions and can result in a shorter lifespan for cats. The objectives of this study were to investigate (a) cat owners' attitudes towards feline O&O and their associations with O&O in their cats; and (b) the risk factors for feline ...

Author(s)
Teng, K. T.; McGreevy, P. D.; Toribio, J. A. L. M. L.; Dhand, N. K.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 6,
Abstract

Obese dogs have been shown to have a diminished quality of life; however, there is less evidence characterizing the impact of obesity on the quality of life of cats. A cross-sectional survey study was conducted among cat owners with either healthy weight cats (body condition scores of 4-5/9) or...

Author(s)
Hanford, R.; Linder, D. E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2021, 8, 2,
Abstract

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
Abstract

Feline asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lower respiratory airways that has shown an increased incidence in the past decades, aside with human asthma. It is also important to acknowledge that human and feline asthma are very similar in their pathophysiology, being the housing...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, J.; Carolino, N.; Nunes, F.; Duarte, S. C.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2020, 71, 4, pp 2559-2568
Abstract

As in humans, obesity and its associated diseases represent the most significant threat to the health of veterinary populations. Previous human studies have provided insights into the risk factors of obesity, complex pathogenesis of obesity-associated diseases, and their life-threatening...

Author(s)
Okada, Y.; Kobayashi, M.; Sawamura, M.; Arai, T.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2017, 4, February, pp 17
Abstract

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
CAB ReviewFull Text

There is increasing awareness of obesity and diabetes mellitus in cats that parallels the 'epidemic' of obesity and type 2 diabetes in humans. Likewise, understanding of the pathophysiology and management of feline obesity and diabetes has developed alongside and draws from human medicine. As in...

Author(s)
Lewitt, M. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 017, pp 1-10
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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.
Abstract

Resistin, one of the adipokines that has a cycteine-rich C-terminus, is considered to relate to the development of insulin resistance in rats. However, in cats, there is little knowledge regarding resistin. In this study, we cloned the feline resistin cDNA from adipose tissue by RT-PCR. The feline...

Author(s)
Takashima, S.; Nishii, N.; Kato, A.; Matsubara, T.; Shibata, S.; Kitagawa, H.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2016, 78, 1, pp 23-28
AbstractFull Text

A cross-sectional study aimed to estimate the prevalence and to investigate the characteristics of overweight/obese cats visiting an animal hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. Electronic medical records of feline patient visiting the Small Animal Teaching Hospital, Chulalongkorn University between...

Author(s)
Hunprasit, V.; Tanrattana, C.; Pengpis, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 49, 2, pp 107-111

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