We all need to eat to survive. But for humans, eating can be much more than a simple task to be undertaken on a daily basis; our mealtimes allow us to rest and relax, and perhaps catch up with friends or family as we enjoy our food. But from a cat’s point of view, eating is not quite the same, as Jon Bowen explains.
When faced with a dog that has a severe problem it can be easy at times to overlook the significance that breed plays in susceptibility to a disease. Giacomo Biagi offers a brief overview of some common breed-related problems where diet can play a major role.
Feline miliary dermatitis
The cat with miliary dermatitis is often frustrating for both owner and clinician, in that failure to identify the underlying cause and implement appropriate treatment can lead to frequent recurrence. Here Catherine Milley takes us through the logical process of working-up these cases.