Posts tagged "FIP"

Grandfather of Feline Medicine Gaining on FIP

Grandfather of Feline Medicine Gaining on FIP
Dr. Niels Pedersen is unquestionably the grandfather of feline infectious disease, feline vaccines and feline health in general. He literally wrote the book on cat health – one of the first,  ”Feline Husbandry: Disease and Management in the Multiple-Cat Environment.” I am proud that I own a copy of this book, a copy of cat... Read more »

Fran Pennock Shaw Stands Up for Cats, Presented Winn Feline Foundation Media Award

Fran Pennock Shaw Stands Up for Cats, Presented Winn Feline Foundation Media Award
It’s not that anyone is questioning the Winn Feline Foundation’s decision to award Fran Pennock Shaw with their 2015 Media Appreciation Award at BlogPaws. READ her work, and I can assure you – you will understand why she’s one of the best technical pet writers in the U.S. This story is about feline infectious peritonitis or... Read more »

American Animal Hospital Association Conference Experts Answer Your Questions

American Animal Hospital Association Conference Experts Answer Your Questions
Your questions are answered by experts attending the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Conference here, March 12-15, and a meeting of the Winn Feline Foundation Board of Directors directly following the conference, both in Tampa, FL. AAHA is the only organization that accredits veterinary practices in the U.S. and Canada. To be AAHA-accredited, hospitals must... Read more »
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Winn Feline Foundation Bria Fund, Research for Feline Infectious Peritonitis

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Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) is one of the few diseases in a pet still not completely understood and considered fatal. At least that was the case just ten years ago. Through the Winn Feline Foundation Bria Fund, which raises money to support funding to better understand and even ultimately find a solution to FIP, definitive... Read more »

FIP Remains Fatal: Bria Fund Raises Money to Offer Hope

FIP Remains Fatal: Bria Fund Raises Money to Offer Hope
Q: My friend’s cat was recently diagnosed with FIP (feline infectious peritonitis). The Chinese (veterinarians) maintain this is a fatal disease. Can you help? – L.L., China A: The Chinese veterinarians are correct, although there is some good news on the FIP front: For the first time, there’s hope for some kitties to live longer... 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 »
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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 »

Might Understanding SARS Help Researchers to Better Understand FIP in Cats?

Might Understanding SARS Help Researchers to Better Understand FIP in Cats?
A decade after the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) pandemic, scientists have found the strongest evidence to date it originated in Chinese horseshoe bats.The 2002-2003 SARS pandemic was one of the most significant public health events in recent history. This is significant to cats because SARS is a product of a coronavirus. Feline Infectious Peritonitis... Read more »
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FIP is Topic on Ask the Doctor

FIP is Topic on Ask the Doctor
FIP or feline infectious peritonitis is the most dire diagnosis a cat owner can hear. Worse of all, it almost always occurs to kittens. I was honored to appear on the live broadcast of Ask the Cat Doctor Blog Talk Radio with Dr. Shelby Neely. After the live broadcast, you can you now can hear the interview, click here. In... Read more »