Posts in category "feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy"

Heart Disease in Cats, Conversation with Dr. Philip Fox

Heart Disease in Cats, Conversation with Dr. Philip Fox
Winn Feline Foundation President Dr. Glenn Olah interviews veterinary cardiologist Dr. Philip Fox of the Animal Medical Center in New York. Listen HERE. The most common type of heart disease in cats, feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), may be tough to detect since so many cats are asymptomatic. That is one good reason why visiting the... Read more »

Heart Disease in Cats, and Feline Infectious Peritonitis Vaccine

Heart Disease in Cats, and Feline Infectious Peritonitis Vaccine
NEW ORLEANS, LA — Feline heart disease (HCM) and a fatal illness called feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) are two of the most devastating diseases in cats. Either diagnosis can spiral a cat owner into a serious funk, as the outcome may not be good. Both were featured topics at the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation... Read more »

Cat Questions Answered at Winn Feline Symposium

Cat Questions Answered at Winn Feline Symposium
NEW ORLEANS, LA. — These cat questions were answered by Winn Feline Foundation board members attending the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium here on June 26. The foundation is a non-profit that supports funding for cat health studies. Much of what veterinarians know today about feline health, from understanding a myriad of feline diseases... Read more »
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Cat Health Studies Revealed: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium

Cat Health Studies Revealed: Winn Feline Foundation Symposium
The Winn Feline Foundation has been providing continuing education on cutting edge feline health issues to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, cat fanciers and cat lovers for 36 years in their annual symposium. This year’s is June 26 in New Orleans, from 4 to 6 p.m.and there are still a pawful of spaces remaining if you want... Read more »

Love Cats, Check Out the Winn Feline Foundation Update

Love Cats, Check Out the Winn Feline Foundation Update
Winn Feline Foundation update HERE: Dr. Lorie Huston earning the Winn Feline Foundation Media Award at BlogPaws. BlogPaws added more love with a generous donation to Winn. Interested in heart disease in cats and feline infectious peritonitis, you can learn more at the 36th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Symposium, June 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.  at... Read more »

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium, Heart Disease in Cats and Everything on Genetics

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The 34th Winn Feline Foundation Annual Symposium was held June 28 in Quncy, MA (just outside Boston). This event is arguably the first to bring experts on cat health to speak to veterinary professionals, cat breeders and enthusiasts. Often times cutting edge results of studies are announced. Speakers were geneticist Leslie Lyons  from the University... Read more »
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Winn Feline Foundation Symposium on Heart Disease in Cats

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium on Heart Disease in Cats
this question appears in my national newspaper column (syndicated by Tribune Media Services). Q: We lost our dear Gimli to HCM (feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) in February. He was only 7 years old. We miss him so much. We’ve Googled HCM research and think it’s wonderful that research is being done on how to prevent or... Read more »

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium, Heart Disease in Cats; Diving into Genes

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium, Heart Disease in Cats; Diving into Genes
Winn Feline Foundation 34th Annual Feline Health Symposium to benefit feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy research. Registration is now open for the 34th Annual Winn Feline Foundation Feline Health Symposium.  “Diving into the Gene Pool”, Thursday, June 28, 2012, 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Boston Marriott Quincy, in Quincy, MA. The speakers: Leslie Lyons, PhD, University... Read more »