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Potential New Treatment For Melanomas

Luckily, melanomas (cancers originating from pigmented cells) are rare in cats. They most commonly occur in the iris (colored part that surrounds the pupil)...

Cornell’s Genetics Study Provides Hope

A wide-reaching study that was done at Cornell University may provide hope for cats who suffer from hyperthyroidism, diabetes, and feline eosinophilic keratoconjunctivitis (a...

Cats’ Unique Evolutionary Adaptions

Cats have stereovision, according to a recent Psychology Today blog by Daniel Graham, Ph.D., associate professor of psychological science at Hobart and William Smith...

Genetic Profiling for Cats Has Benefits

Advertisements for doing genetic profiling on your dog flood the internet, claiming you can find out his breed (or breeds, if he’s a mix)...

Transdermal Opioid Pain Reliever Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the medication Zorbium (buprenorphine transdermal solution), the first transdermal buprenorphine animal drug intended to control...

Gabapentin for Veterinary Visit Anxiety

Most of us are on the lookout for ways to make veterinary visits easier on fearful and fractious cats. A recent study, conducted in...

We Own More Cats

According to a recent survey from the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association News (JAVMA), in 2020, 26% of households owned cats, up...

Happening Now…

Generous Donation—When Norman Nolan passed away at age 95 in April, he left all his assets to the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, particularly...

Happening Now…

Beloved Professor Passes—Alexander de Lahunta, DVM ’58, Ph.D. ’63, emeritus James Law professor of anatomy and de facto founder of veterinary neurology, died August...

Happening Now…

Glasses-Wearing Cat—According to CNN, an optician specializing in pediatric glasses has a cat who is very happy to wear glasses. She has 20 pairs...

AVMA/EveryCat Award for Viral Research

Dr. Brian Murphy, a professor at the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, was recently awarded the American Veterinary Medical Foundation/EveryCat Health Foundation...

Delta Variant in Lions

We already know that felines can be infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19. Recently, though, endangered Asiatic lions in a zoo in...