October 2004 Issue
Short Takes: 10/04
Skin disease and your cat; the logical reason why stray cats like to roam
Eight New Skin Diseases of Cats Remember when dogs had skin problems and cats just had attitudes? Get ready for “Eight emerging feline dermatoses,” as chronicled by University of Tennessee veterinarians in the journal Veterinary Medicine (Vol. 99, Issue 5). In no particular order, the awful eight are: • Feline demodicosis from the tiny but contagious mite, Demodex gatoi. Itchy cats can expect six weeks of whole-body washes with lime-sulfur solution.
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