Pulmonary Thromboembolism in Cats

A pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) is a blockage in the pulmonary artery or one of its branches in the lungs that is caused by an embolism, a substance which has travelled through the circulatory system from another part of the body. It can occur in cats of all ages, however, it is seen most often in […]

Zinc Poisoning in Cats

Zinc is a metal and an essential trace mineral which is necessary for many functions and is the second most abundant metal in the body after iron.  It can be found in many types of food such as beef, spinach, oysters, seafood and egg yolks (to name a few) and is vital for several bodily […]

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease

What is FLUTD? Formerly known as FUS (Feline Urologic Syndrome), FLUTD (feline lower urinary tract disease) is a group of conditions affecting the cat’s lower urinary system and bladder, including urolithiasis (stones in the urinary tract), cystitis (inflammation of the bladder), urinary tract infection and urethral obstruction. Approximately 1% of the cat population will experience […]

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