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It is often suggested that both latrining and spraying in the home are associated with increased stress in cats. However, the scientific evidence for this is weak. We therefore examined faecal cortisol metabolite (FCM) levels in subjects using a case-control design. Eleven spraying and 12...

Author(s)
Ramos, D.; Reche-Junior, A.; Fragoso, P. L.; Palme, R.; Handa, P.; Chelini, M. O.; Mills, D. S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 1, pp 117
Abstract

Objectives: Intradermal allergy testing can be difficult to interpret in cats. Studies have shown that intradermal testing leads to elevations in blood cortisol, which may be an explanation for weak wheal reactions in cats. The primary objective of this study was to determine whether utilizing...

Author(s)
Hudec, C. P.; Griffin, C. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 2, pp 138-145
Abstract

Personality is defined by characteristics of individuals and describes and accounts for temporally stable patterns of affect, cognition and behaviour traits. The study of cat behaviour and personality can minimize potential problems in the relationship between cats and their owners and decrease...

Author(s)
Fukimoto, N.; Melo, D.; Palme, R.; Zanella, A. J.; Mendonça-Furtado, O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2020, 224,
Abstract

Horse transportation for temporary relocation during rest periods is a common and widespread practice among horse owners, either from sport competition or working tasks. This study aimed to determine the effect of a relocation period and the multiple factors associated with a rest period on hair...

Author(s)
Gardela, J.; Carbajal, A.; Tallo-Parra, O.; Olvera-Maneu, S.; Álvarez-Rodríguez, M.; Jose-Cunilleras, E.; López-Béjar, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 4,
Abstract

Few studies consider the health benefits of pet ownership from a biopsychosocial perspective, and a paucity of studies investigate cat ownership. The current study was designed to determine if psychosocial factors (stress, loneliness, and depression), biological levels of stress and inflammation...

Author(s)
Branson, S. M.; Boss, L.; Padhye, N. S.; Gee, N. R.; Trötscher, T. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2019, 32, 2, pp 267-282
Abstract

Objectives: Alpha(α)2-agonist administration has been documented to increase blood glucose concentrations in many species. The aim of this study was to further describe the effect of dexmedetomidine on glucose and its regulatory hormones in healthy cats. Methods: A randomized crossover study using...

Author(s)
Bouillon, J.; Duke, T.; Focken, A. P.; Snead, E. C.; Cosford, K. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 4, pp 344-349
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The purpose of this prospective double blind clinical study was to evaluate the analgesic efficacy of meloxicam with/without a buprenorphine patch for pain management after ovariohysterectomy in cats. Cats were randomly divided into two groups: ten cats were treated with meloxicam s.c. after...

Author(s)
Heo, S. Y.; Kim, S. J.; Kim, N. S.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2018, 63, 6, pp 279-286
Abstract

A 13-year-old, female, neutered, domestic longhair cat was referred to the hospital with a two-month history of fluctuating weakness, lethargy, inappetence and intermittently soft stools. Physical examination noted variable mentation, mild tachycardia with poor pulse quality and a body condition...

Author(s)
Fowlie, S. J.; McKenzie, J.; Ramsey, I.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 1, pp e000565
Abstract

Case summary: An 8-year-old female spayed domestic shorthair cat was presented for evaluation of non-specific lethargy and pain. It was diagnosed with septic shock secondary to wounds on the dorsum and required treatment with multiple vasopressors for circulatory support. During the course of...

Author(s)
Casey, K.; Dickinson, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 1, pp 29-2055116919855539
Abstract

Cats with cholestatic liver disease experience significant morbidity and mortality when they undergo invasive procedures under anesthesia. Although inadequate adrenal response might account for these outcomes, adrenal function in cats with cholestatic liver disease has not been documented, to our...

Author(s)
Buckley, F. I.; Mahony, O.; Webster, C. R. L.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2017, 29, 1, pp 14-19

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