Feline Medicine Pandora Syndrome
LITTERBOX AVOIDANCE Consider Pandora syndrome as the diagnosis rather than feline idiopathic cystitis. Practicing Cat Friendly The articles presented by the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) focus on feline-specific information on cats’ unique behaviors; diagnosis and evaluation of disease and conditions; better approaches and techniques for cats; and strategies to decrease stress associated with …
Peritoneal Dialysis Following Urethral Obstruction and Acute Kidney Injury
What began as a routine condition and progressed to a dedicated, one-on-one nursing case, the case report outlines the importance of a thorough workup in managing a patient’s whole disease process and demonstrates the many aspects of renal care, management, and complications.
Becoming a “Cat-Friendly” Practice
Even though I am a dog and horse lover, I admit that becoming a cat-friendly practice is one of the best changes my clinic has made in the 22 years I have worked there.
How Being Cat Friendly Has Made a Difference in Our Practice
This article from the British journal Feline Focus describes one clinic’s experience in—and benefits from—making the effort to become “feline friendly.”
Taking the Bite out of Feline Mites
Besides fleas, lice, and ticks, a number of ectoparasites can affect cats. Veterinary technicians should be aware of the many ectoparasites that can cause skin disease in cats, be proficient in performing the necessary diagnostic tests, and understand the various available treatment options in order to educate cat owners.