Ask Dr. Richards

March 2007 Issue

Ask Dr. Richards: 03/07

My dear friend, Dr. Jean Holzworth, a lifelong devotee of cats and a veterinarian of immeasurable importance to feline medicine, passed away this January. She would have been 92 years old had she survived until March 26 of this year. Dr. Holzworth received her bachelorís degree, Masterís degree and PhD in Latin from Bryn Mawr College, but after a beloved catís death in 1943 from feline panleukopenia (for which no vaccine then existed), she turned from teaching at Mount Holyoke College to veterinary college at Cornell University, from which she received her DVM degree in 1950.

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