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Adverse food reactions in cats: 1000 cases

Wholesome nutrition is the key to maintaining a healthy immune system and resistance to disease. Commercial foods given to animals may not be truly balanced in major nutrients, minerals and vitamins, and some have chemicals added to

How do cats avoid small obstacles during walking?

Avoiding obstacles obstructing a walkway is a usual, but not a trivial motor task. A lot of work had been done so far to elucidate how biped humans solve this task, but only a few efforts were

An algal infection (protothecosis) in a cat

This case report describes a cat with inflammation caused by an infection with a particular type of algae named Prototheca. The evoked clinical disease is called protothecosis. Prototheca species and their occurrence in the environment. Prototheca species

Can use of a vacuum dressing reduce postoperative complications in dogs and cats?

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a therapeutic technique which uses a vacuum dressing to promote wound healing. An adhesive sealed dressing is used connected to an adjustable vacuum source which allows the controlled application of sub-atmospheric