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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
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Urinary tract diseases are considered to be common affections in cats. Cats are usually suffer from urinary diseases such as urolethiasis, poly cystic kidney disease (PKD) and interstitial cystitis, so this study was performed to determine the impact of those diseases on the clinical, hematological ...

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Ebrahim, Z. K.; Gameaa, S. M.; Metwally, A. M.; Elsayed, M. S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2020, 63, 1, pp 10-17
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Cats (either house cat or stray cat) were the main species in the cycle of Toxoplasma gondii infection, regardless the proportion of excreting oocysts. Two hundred and forty cats; 84 stray cats and 156 household cats brought to the Animal Reproduction Research Institute (ARRI) Laboratory from...

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Sherif, H. R.; Gerges, A. A.; Elsify, A.; Hadad, G. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2020, 63, 1, pp 26-30
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Detection of lameness in cats can be very time-consuming and frustrating. Feline studies have shown that the success of treatment can be evaluated by measurement of the ground reaction force (GRF). However, the possibility of multiple limb involvement or the presence of a compensatory mechanism has ...

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Schnabl-Feichter, E.; Tichy, A.; Bockstahler, B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 4,
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Thyroid disease is common in cats, but little is known about the biologic variability of serum thyroid hormone concentrations and its impact on diagnostic utility in either healthy cats or cats with thyroid disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the biological variation, index of...

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Prieto, J. M.; Carney, P. C.; Miller, M. L.; Rishniw, M.; Randolph, J. F.; Lamb, S. V.; Place, N. J.; Peterson, M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, New York, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2020, 71,
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Cats are prolific breeders, and if most cats were desexed prior to puberty, numbers of unwanted cats and kittens, and hence numbers entering shelters, would be expected to decline. Although traditionally in Australia it has been reported that 90% of veterinary clients' cats are desexed, there are...

Author(s)
Paterson, M. B. A.; O'donoghue, M.; Jamieson, P.; Morton, J. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
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Animals, 2020, 10, 5,
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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...

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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
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The most common pancreatic diseases in cats are pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). Non-invasive methods, such as serological quantification of feline pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity (fPLI), are often used in the diagnosis of pancreatitis. Previous studies have compared...

Author(s)
Törner, K.; Staudacher, M.; Tress, U.; Weber, C. N.; Stadler, C.; Grassinger, J. M.; Müller, E.; Aupperle-Lellbach, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2020, 174, pp 63-72
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Global importance: Leptospirosis is the most widespread zoonosis worldwide. Mammals (eg, rats, horses, cows, pigs, dogs, cats and aquatic species, such as sea lions and northern elephant seals) can all be infected by leptospires. Infection in animals occurs through contact with urine or water...

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Murillo, A.; Goris, M.; Ahmed, A.; Cuenca, R.; Pastor, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 3, pp 216-228
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A total of 214 cats with signs of feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) were assessed in this study. There were 81.30% males (82.20% of them neutered) and 18.70% females (80.00% of them spayed) with an age range from 9 months to 17 years (mean 5.1 ± 3.7). Most of the cats (111; 51.90%) were...

Author(s)
Kovarikova, S.; Simerdova, V.; Bilek, M.; Honzak, D.; Palus, V.; Marsalek, P.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2020, 65, 3, pp 123-133

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