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Issue number 33.2 Date Published 30/08/2023

Topics in feline medicine

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Topics in feline medicine


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Issue number33.2 Published 30/08/2023

Continuous glucose monitoring in diabetic cats

Recent technological advances now make it possible for the clinician to easily access continuous glucose monitoring in diabetic cats, as this article describes.

By J. Catharine Scott-Moncrieff

Issue number33.2 Published 06/09/2023

Unexplained weight loss in the cat

The “Shrinking Kitty” is a common presentation in the small animal clinic; this article offers a logical approach to the cat with unexplained weight loss.

By Audrey K. Cook

Issue number33.2 Published 13/09/2023

How I approach The vomiting cat

Vomiting, alone or in combination with other clinical signs, is a common presenting complaint in cats; in this paper the authors share their recommendations for a systematic clinical approach for both acute and chronic vomiting cases.

By Ivan Montanes-Sancho and Silke Salavati

Issue number33.2 Published 20/09/2023

Feline hepatic lipidosis

Hepatic lipidosis in the cat is a common and life-threatening condition, but a considered approach can often result in a positive outcome.

By Ran Nivy

Issue number33.2 Published 27/09/2023

Feline toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is now known to have a worldwide distribution, and although the cat is the sole definitive host, the parasite can have significant implications for both human and animal health.

By Christopher Fernandez-Prada and Victoria Wagner

Issue number33.2 Published 06/10/2023

House soiling in cats

House soiling in cats is an all-too-common problem for many owners; this paper offers a holistic approach to help clinicians advise their clients

By Kelly A. St. Denis

Issue number33.2 Published 20/10/2023

Early diagnosis of feline osteoarthritis

OA in cats remains underdiagnosed and undertreated, despite its widespread prevalence; this paper looks at how we can surmount the challenge of early diagnosis, leading to better treatment interventions.

By Lauren M. Meneghetti and Karen L. Perry

Issue number33.2 Published 03/11/2023

A friendly approach to the senior cat consult

Cats are living longer and better lives; how can we ensure that the healthcare we offer them is optimal? This article offers some hints.

By Sarah M. A. Caney

Issue number33.2 Published 17/11/2023

Coping with mistakes in an effective way

Mistakes happen to all of us in veterinary practice; this article looks at how different people react in different ways when things go wrong and – importantly – discusses how we can best cope with mistakes.

By Marie K. Holowaychuk

Issue number33.2 Published 30/11/2023

Petfood: how to prevent insect infestation

Insect contamination of petfoods is a potential problem in tropical countries; this paper offers an overview of the situation and how the risks can be minimized

By Maiara Ribeiro