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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

Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of the nucleoside analog GS-441524 for cats suffering from various forms of naturally acquired feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). Methods: Cats ranged from 3.4-73 months of age (mean 13.6 months); 26 had effusive or...

Author(s)
Pedersen, N. C.; Perron, M.; Bannasch, M.; Montgomery, E.; Murakami, E.; Liepnieks, M.; Liu, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 4, pp 271-281
Abstract

Objectives: The amino acid substitutions M1058 L and S1060A in the spike protein of feline coronavirus (FCoV) have been postulated to be responsible for the development of the pathogenic feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV), which causes feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). The aim of the...

Author(s)
Sangl, L.; Matiasek, K.; Felten, S.; Gründl, S.; Bergmann, M.; Balzer, H. J.; Pantchev, N.; Leutenegger, C. M.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 2, pp 133-142
Abstract

Practical relevance: One of the reasons why cats enjoy such a high level of popularity as domestic pets is the fact that they are clean. When there is a breakdown in this fastidious behaviour and elimination occurs outside of the litter box or tray, the strain on the cat-owner bond and on human...

Author(s)
Heath, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 3, pp 199-208
AbstractFull Text

Respiratory problems in cats have a multifactorial character. Therapy without the detection of pathogen is often ineffective. Our study was therefore focused on the detection of important feline respiratory bacterial pathogens such as Mycoplasma felis, Chlamydia felis and Bordetella bronchiseptica...

Author(s)
Lobova, D.; Kleinova, V.; Konvalinova, J.; Cerna, P.; Molinkova, D.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2019, 64, 1, pp 25-32
AbstractFull Text

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) are among the most common infectious diseases of cats and have a global impact on the health of domestic cats. Both viruses belong to the Retroviridae family and like other members of this family they are associated with lifelong ...

Author(s)
Perharić, M.; Starešina, V.; Turk, N.; Barbić, L.; Štritof, Z.; Hađina, S.; Habuš, J.; Stevanović, V.; Martinković, K.; Perko, V. M.; Milas, Z.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2018, 88, 3, pp 345-354
Abstract

The increasingly popular sport of feline agility animates human and feline bodies through the construction of rules, obstacles, technologies, and norms. Feline agility, then, involves the management and control of the lives and bodies of both species to meet the expectations of agility competition. ...

Author(s)
Bunyak, G.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Inc., Champaign, USA
Citation
Sociology of Sport Journal, 2019, 36, 3, pp 224-232
Abstract

The feline leukemia virus (FeLV) belongs to the family Retroviridae; it is the first feline retrovirus discovered and one of the agents that has a great impact on cats' health and the ecology of the feline population worldwide. It is associated with the occurrence of several syndromes of fatal...

Author(s)
Ortega, C.; Valencia, A. C.; Duque-Valencia, J.; Ruiz-Saenz, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2020, 12, 4,
Abstract

Objectives: Our objective was to determine if feline-specific music played in a veterinary clinical setting would promote lower cat stress scores (CSSs), lower mean handling scale scores (HSs) and reduced neutrophil:lymphocyte ratios (NLRs) in cats during physical examinations. Methods: Cats were...

Author(s)
Hampton, A.; Ford, A.; Cox, R. E., III; Liu ChinChi; Koh, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 2, pp 122-128
Abstract

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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