The Feline Health Center

Veterinary Information Briefs:


Our Annual Report



"Swine Flu"
What's the skinny on my cat getting this virus? NEW! (PDF)
Can FeLV survive in the environment? (PDF)
Bird Flu: A Danger to Felines?
Concerns of Anthrax in Domestic Cats
Superbugs: Is there a Human-Cat Connection?
Mad Cow Disease and Cats
Easter Lilies Are Toxic to Cats
Pet Food Recall: Update 3/30/2007

The truth about cats

Americans own more felines than canines. "Why then," writes USA WEEKEND pet expert Steve Dale, "don't we treat them as well?" Steve Dale spoke at the 20th Annual Feline Symposium at Cornell. Read more of the article.

KNOW Heartworms Campaign

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has joined with the American Heartworm Society (AHS) in creating the KNOW Heartworms information campaign. "Heartworm prevention in cats is extremely important," noted the late Dr. James Richards, Jr., former director of the Cornell Feline Health Center, "because the dangers of heartworm disease are much more significant that we'd previously believed." < more >

Study Information:
fat cat studyFeline Aortic Thromboembolism Clopidogrel vs Aspirin Trial (FATCAT)
FATCAT is the first clinical trial examining the efficacy of clopidogrel (Plavix®) in preventing recurrence of feline aortic thromboembolism. The trial is based at Purdue University.

Articles from CatWatch:

Testing for FIV and FeLV
Bad Breath: Sign of Illness?
When Kitty Needs a Dentist
How Often Should You Feed Your Cat?
Diagnosis: Feline Infectious Peritonitis
On the Lookout for FIV
Fleas: A Source of Torment for Your Cat
A Hairy Dilemma
Holiday Hazards
Cats That Lick Too Much
Lung Ailments: A Widespread Source of Feline Woe
The More the Merrier?
Loving Care for Older Cats
Ways to Cat-Proof Your Home

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