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Taurine deficiency in cats may induce cardiac dilatation and low systolic function of the left ventricle, leading to congestive heart failure. In this paper, we report two cases of taurine deficiency induced dilated cardiomyopathy in cats diagnosed by increased left atrial size and ventricular...

Author(s)
Baisan, R. A.; Turcu, C. A.; Vulpe, V.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
HVM Bioflux, 2020, 12, 1, pp 28-32
Abstract

A 6-year-old male domestic shorthair cat was referred to Gyeongsang National University Animal Medical Center for labored breathing. According to the patient's history, the client had fed him commercial dog foods. The patient's hematological, radiographic, and echocardiographic examinations were...

Author(s)
An SuJin; Jang HyoMi; Lee HeeChun; Jung DongIn
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2016, 33, 4, pp 205-209
Abstract

Taurine is an amino-sulfonic acid that is required in the diet of cats. Although cats can synthesize a limited amount of taurine from cystine, they require dietary taurine to maintain a variety of important metabolic functions. Without adequate dietary supplementation, the amount of taurine lost in ...

Author(s)
Stratton-Phelps, M.; Backus, R. C.; Rogers, Q. R.; Fascetti, A. J.
Publisher
American Society for Nutritional Sciences, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition, 2002, 132, 6, pp 1745S-1747S
Abstract

The clinical signs and pathogenesis of dietary taurine deficiency in cats are described.

Author(s)
Decome, M.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2017, 48, 381 (Part 1), pp 44-45
Abstract

Cardiomyopathies are the most common form of heart disease in cats. Cats with severe or advanced disease are more likely to die as a result of heart failure, sudden death or arterial thromboembolism. There is a dearth of peer-reviewed evidence to support the benefit of any therapy at any stage of ...

Author(s)
Dennis, S.; Loureiro, J.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2013, 43, 39, pp 28-29
Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this study was to determine if two raw feline diets were nutritionally adequate for kittens. Methods: Twenty-four 9-week-old kittens underwent an Association of American Feed Control Officials' (AAFCO) 10 week growth feeding trial with two raw diet groups and one cooked ...

Author(s)
Hamper, B. A.; Bartges, J. W.; Kirk, C. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 4, pp 424-434
Abstract

A 5-month-old castrated male Sphynx kitten presented with left hindlimb lameness shortly after adoption. Prior to adoption, the breeder had fed the kitten an exclusively raw chicken diet. Radiographs revealed generalized osteopenia and a left tibia-fibula fracture. Ophthalmic examination revealed...

Author(s)
Lenox, C.; Becvarova, I.; Archipow, W.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2015, 1, 1, pp 2055116915579682
Abstract

Taurine is an aminoacid that performs various physiological functions: the formation of bile acids, the regulation of cell volume, the intracellular elimination of carbonyl groups. It is present in various organs, in particular at the level of the heart, retina and leukocytes. Some animals, such as ...

Author(s)
Meineri, G.
Publisher
Point Veterinaire Italie s.r.l., Milan, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2020, 37, 3, pp 37-41
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate home-prepared maintenance diet (HPMD) recipes for cats and compare the nutritional profiles with National Research Council (NRC) recommended allowances (RAs) for essential nutrients for adult cats. DESIGN: Evaluation study. SAMPLE 114 recipes (obtained from books and online...

Author(s)
Wilson, S. A.; Villaverde, C.; Fascetti, A. J.; Larsen, J. A.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 254, 10, pp 1172-1179
Abstract

In this overview of success stories in veterinary clinical nutrition topics in cats and dogs reviewed include the dietary management of chronic kidney disease, dissolution of urinary tract uroliths by dietary modification, the recognition that taurine and L-carnitine deficiencies can cause dilated...

Author(s)
Davies, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 2016, 75, 3, pp 392-397

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