Posts tagged "feline leukemia"

Banfield State of Pet Health, 2014

Banfield State of Pet Health, 2014
So, what’s the state of pet health? Human health trends are monitored by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but there’s no comparable agency for pets. With 850 hospitals across America, Banfield the Pet Hospital’s database is a gold mine in veterinary medicine, as scrupulous records are kept on everything from the... Read more »

Did I Kill My Cat? My Cat Is a Bird Killer; Mandatory Microchipping; Snoring Pug

Did I Kill My Cat? My Cat Is a Bird Killer; Mandatory Microchipping; Snoring Pug
Q: I once lived in Highland Park, Ill., with a cat named Poco. We were inseparable. When he was diagnosed with kidney stones, I had to give him up; I just couldn’t afford treatment in 1987. I still miss Poco very much. How do I ask for forgiveness when he depended on me for everything?... Read more »

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?

Reader Questions Answered at North American Veterinary Conference: Overweight Cat, FIV Cat, Licking Dog, Can Cat Die from Tuna?
ORLANDO, FLA. — These reader questions from my Tribune Media Services newspaper column were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference , Jan.14-18. Q: We adopted a kitten from a shelter, and at only 7 months she already weighs 14 pounds. We feed her a half a can of canned food each morning... Read more »
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Maureen Walsh Named CEO of the Winn Feine Foundation

Maureen Walsh Named CEO of the Winn Feine Foundation
If you have a cat or know someone with a cat, everything from what the cat is fed to the vaccines and medical care the cat receive is a result of research funded by the Winn Feline Foundation. From learning decades ago about the then mysterious virus killing cats – which turned out to be... Read more »
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