Posts tagged "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 »

Heart Disease in Cats at Winn Feline Symposium

Heart Disease in Cats at Winn Feline Symposium
Heart disease in cats can be more devastating, maybe more so than previously thought. Based on his studies, veterinary cardiologist Dr. Philip Fox, of the Animal Medical Center in New York City, says that cats diagnosed with feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) face an approximately one in five chance of developing either heart failure or blood clots,... 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 »

Ugly Cat Dies of HCM

Ugly Cat Dies of HCM
The 12-year-old cat named Ugly Bat Boy was a fixture at Exeter Veterinary Hospital, where he would spend most of his time on a warm computer. He was bald over most of his body except for flowing fur on its chest. Ugly Bat Boy was discovered to have a heart condition last year, and veterinarian... Read more »
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Sniffing Dog Pee; Cat Heart Disease; Biting Kitty; lst Dog Book: Reader Questions Answered

Sniffing Dog Pee; Cat Heart Disease; Biting Kitty; lst Dog Book: Reader Questions Answered
Q: I must thank you for your informative radio show and your Facebook page. You mentioned once on the radio the information dogs gather from smelling pee. I’m wondering what that is! — J.N., via Cyberspace A: No one knows for sure what dogs can learn by sniffing one another’s urine because none of us... Read more »

Steve Dale's Partner Ricky Featured on Paul Harvey: Stories Touch the Heart

Steve Dale's Partner Ricky Featured on Paul Harvey: Stories Touch the Heart
Paul Harvey, legendary radio broadcaster, was featured on a touching Super Bowl spot about farmers. Harvey, who passed away in 2009, featured me twice on his the Rest of the Story rad io broadcast  Each time, I had no idea in advance that ‘the Paul Harvey treatment’ was coming. When Harvey told a story, it was... Read more »

Pet Predicts Hurricane Sandy; Seizure in Dog; Cat and Brain Damage; Where Cat Sleeps

Pet Predicts Hurricane Sandy; Seizure in Dog; Cat and Brain Damage; Where Cat Sleeps
Q: During Hurricane Sandy, our Labrador-mix acted agitated, crying at times, too. It was really our dog who convinced us to evacuate, which turned out to be a wise decision because our street and a small part of our home flooded. What did our dog know? Was the dog warning us? — V.D., Rehoboth Beach,... Read more »
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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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