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Feline Pine Announces National 'Take Your Cat to the Vet Day' August 22

... by Feline Pine, America's best-selling natural cat litter, more than one-third of respondents ... in Chicago, to establish National Take Your cat to the Vet Day . The inaugural event will be August 22, 2009 . "Although your cat may appear perfectly healthy, it's still very ...

Cats Purrfect at Getting Needs Met, Study Shows

... July 13 (HealthDay News) -- It's 6 a.m. Your cat has jumped up on the bed and, as he does every ... seems to have caught on throughout the domestic cat world. According to McComb, the cry-purr appears ... standard meow ("I think that is likely to get the cat ejected from the bedroom"). McComb also ...

Fears About Pregnancy and cats Should not stop Those who want to Adopt a cat

... Veterinary neurologist allays fears about cat toxoplasmosis infections for those considering cat adoption during June, which is ... Prospective pet owners who are looking to adopt a cat during Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat-Month in June should ...

Top 10 Most Unusual Dog and Cat Names of 2009

... year in a row to find the 10 most unusual dog and cat names in the United States. VPI employees selected 50 unusual cat names and 50 unusual dog names from the company's ... For the full lists of 50 unusual dog and cat names, pictures of pets who made the Top 10, and ...

Veterinarian Talks Vaccines: What Every Cat Owner Needs to Know

... in Newburyport, MA. She will share the questions cat owners should ask their veterinarians and the ... vaccines and informs the public the questions cat owners need to ask their veterinarians. She ... based on lifestyle and the risks associated. cat owners will walk away with a better understanding ...

New Health Research Will Improve Life and Health for Cats Waiting to be Adopted - June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

... Anonymous cat Lover Will Match Donations to Morris Animal ... respiratory disease and support MAF's shelter cat research at www.research4cats.org . ... Help Cats is part of MAF's Happy Healthy cat Campaign , an unprecedented effort to raise ...

Sarasota Veterinary Neurologist Offers Free pet First aid Guide

... basis in my neurosurgery practice. Sometimes the cat or dog emergency involves seizures, paralysis ... includes instructions for dealing with a dog or cat emergency such as vomiting, fractures, choking ... gives instructions for pet heart massage if the cat or dog is not breathing and provides contact ...

PurinaCare(R) Pet Health Insurance Now Helping Protect Dogs and Cats in California

... plans that are designed to help dog and cat owners in California take advantage of the latest ... without Preventive Care plan insures your dog or cat against the unexpected. It covers treatment of ... for all covered claims. While all dog and cat owners and their four-legged friends can benefit ...

America's #1 Companion Gets Respect: The CATalyst 2009 Top 10 Cat-Friendly Cities

... hopes to call attention to how much the cat is loved and cared for in these cities, and set ... 25 standard metropolitan areas for such data as cat ownership per capita, level of veterinary care, ... exist. This makes it even more important for cat owners to visit a veterinarian on a regular basis ...

Animal Lover Memorializes Beloved Bulldog Who Loved Cats - Makes Gift to Improve Feline Health

... Her Bulldog Loved Cats, Dog Would Want to Improve cat Health through the Happy Healthy cat Campaign DENVER, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ... a beloved dog through a donation to improve cat health may seem unusual. Yet Florida resident ...

Celebrity Chef Cat Cora Announces First Pregnancy

... cat and Partner Carry One Another's Child NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef cat Cora ( www.catcoracooks.com ), star of Food ... and the fourth child for the Cora family. cat and her partner, Jennifer, have two sons and ...

Protect Your Cats From Fleas All Year Round With New Vectra for Cats(R)

... is a dermatology specialist at the Berkeley Dog & cat Hospital in northern California, "The weather ... have brought fleas from the outside, or the cat could have gotten fleas from walking past the ... to release the adult flea. It is important that cat owners pick up a flea product that has an IGR so ...

The Wellness(R) Core(R) Family Continues to Grow With New Higher Protein, Grain-Free Canned Varieties for Cats and Dogs

... to promote overall health, CORE Canned Dog and cat Food accompany the currently available Wellness ... with appropriate mineral levels. CORE Canned cat Recipes follow the foundation of the bestselling Wellness CORE Dry cat diet, providing a complete and balanced offering ...

Cat People vs. Dog People ... They Really are Different

... SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- cat people worship felines like pharos; dog people ... there are some interesting differences between cat owners and dog owners," says James Flanigan, head ... show that single people are more attracted to cat ownership, while dog owners are married with ...

Purina(R) Cat Chow(R) Brand Cat Food Partners With Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)

... cancer and those who are survivors, Purina(R) cat Chow(R) brand Cat Food is lending a paw in the ... celebration of the loving support cats provide, cat Chow will donate $175,000 to Susan G. Komen for ... additional $50,000. During the month of October, cat Chow will be available in a pink, limited edition ...

Morris Animal Foundation Receives $1 Million Donation From Hill's for Cat Health Research - Cat Lovers Have Reason to Celebrate

... for Veterinarians, Enhancing cat Health DENVER, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris ... has been at the forefront of efforts to advance cat health, and in November 2008, MAF will launch a ... capabilities to prevent and treat a wide range of cat ....

Pet Doors Opening at Assisted Living Centers

... were skeptical when they saw she had brought her cat along. The woman, in the early stages of ... around, when they saw all the benefits that the cat conferred on the residents, Carson, a registered nurse, said. "The cat grounded her," she explained. Brooke Grove is ...

CATalyst Council Forms to Address Feline Health Care

... CATalyst is a national initiative to champion the cat in light of troubling statistics released by the ... Medical Association that show an increase in the cat population coupled with a decline in veterinary ... veterinary practices, brand the cat and produce a consumer awareness campaign. The ...

Cats Can Trigger Eczema in Some Infants

... Babies with a genetic mutation and a cat at home were more likely to develop skin ... are more likely to develop eczema if there is a cat in the home, a new study suggests. The idea ... year of life. Those with the mutation and a cat in their home from the time of their birth had a ...

Spinal Surgery and Determination Save Lioness

... ) Luckily for Olla, the non-profit Big cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, which rescued ... ground pools. Kay Rosaire, founder of the Big cat Habitat, is optimistic about Olla's recovery. ... old, but does not know her entire history. Big cat Habitat, which is licensed by the U.S. Department ...

Revised: Morris Animal Foundation Searches for America's Best Vet With 'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(SM)' Contest

... by Hill's Pet Nutrition and DOG FANCY, cat FANCY and Veterinary Practice News Magazines ... sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition, and DOG FANCY, cat FANCY and Veterinary Practice News magazines, ... issues of Veterinary Practice News, DOG FANCY and cat FANCY magazines. All nominees will receive a ...

Warmer Weather Reminds Cat Owners to Protect Against Worms

... many dog owners are aware of the risks, U.S. cat lovers may not realize protection ... medications remain the best way to protect a cat against parasites including heartworms, which are transmitted to a cat through a mosquito bite. Becker cautions that ...

Study reveals link among childhood allergies, asthma symptoms, and early life exposure to cats

... Mailman School of Public Health, shows that cat ownership may have a protective effect against ... five, the same children who had grown up with a cat were then found to be less likely to have wheeze. This finding suggests that prolonged cat ownership and early life exposure to cats may ...

Morris Animal Foundation Searches for America's Best Vet With 'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(SM)' Contest

... by Hill's Pet Nutrition and DOG FANCY, cat FANCY and Veterinary Practice News Magazines ... sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition, and DOG FANCY, cat FANCY and Veterinary Practice News magazines, ... issues of Veterinary Practice News, DOG FANCY and cat FANCY magazines. All nominees will receive a ...

US Companies Aid Chinese Earthquake Victims

... effort in their communities. Caterpillar The cat Foundation has made an initial gift of $50,000 ... China and will also match cash contributions from cat employees, retirees, and Cat dealer employees to ... of skilled equipment operators. Caterpillar and cat dealers in China are poised to mobilize even more ...

Woman and Cat Shared 'Super Bug'

... Eventually, they discovered that the family cat was harboring the dangerous bacteria, sometimes ... was carrying the same strain of MRSA. Once the cat was decolonized and both the cat and woman were retreated with antibiotics, all ...

Cats Help Shield Owners From Heart Attack

... Whether it's a frisky kitten or a tubby tabby, a cat at home could cut your heart attack risk by ... survey, 2,435 of the participants either owned a cat or had owned a cat in the past, while the remaining 2,000 had never ...

CATalyst Summit Declared a Success: It's All About the Cat!

... agreed there are alarming statistics about the cat that need to be addressed and, as a result, ... Cat-Friendly Veterinary Practices -- Brand the cat -- Produce a Consumer Awareness Campaign A ... Sourcebook, which showed an increase in the cat population coupled with a decline in veterinary ...

Landmark Articles Published by QualityMetric Scientists Report Improvements in Short Form Health Status Measures and Establish Criteria for Future Development

... proof in the JCE article series that our cat software is a more practical and precise way of ... regarding the practical application of cat in healthcare," offered Ware. "We are gratified ... innovation agenda, which includes development of cat measurement systems for all of the eight domains ...

Change for the better back with third edition

... the latest theories and developments in cat practice, there are new case studies, as well as ... to achieve lasting change. The strength of cat is its integration of already well researched ... to what the patient can use and this means that cat can be offered in many different clinical ...

MedImmune Expands Scientific and Engineering Leadership

... biologics, including the acquisitions of both cat and MedImmune. Dr. Stageman has served on several ... at MedImmune's Cambridge site. Prior to joining cat in 1992, he held a number of academic posts ... vice president, development, Cambridge, joined cat in 1998 as director of pharmaceutical sciences ...

Domestic cat genome sequenced

... and comparative analysis of the domestic cat genome ( Felis catus ). The DNA of a 4-year-old Abyssinian cat named Cinnamon, whose well-documented lineage can ... the feline genome. The similarity between the cat genome and six recently completed mammalian ...

Cat's Genome Map Purrfected

... have sequenced the genome of the domestic cat ( Felis catus ), an advance they say will lead to ... for human disease. A four-year-old Abyssinian cat named Cinnamon, whose lineage can be traced back ... of the genome sequencing by scientists with the cat Genome Project, based at the U.S. National Cancer ...

Fort Dodge Animal Health and the American Association of Feline Practitioners Launch Educational Web Site for Cat Owners - www.healthycatsforlife.com

... may be normal or a sign of sickness in a cat and can be addressed by a veterinarian. ... certified in feline practice. "Studies show most cat owners consider their pets to be family members. ... when to call their veterinarian, keeping their cat more comfortable and healthy." About Fort Dodge ...

New national study links asthma to allergies

... 30 percent of those cases attributed to cat allergy. It has long been debated whether ... of the United States. Sensitization to cat appears to be a strong risk factor for asthma in ... if you suspect that you or your child might have cat allergies or get asthmatic-like symptoms, you ...

Quantum light beams good for fast technology

... dinger, proposed that a large object such as a cat could be simultaneously alive and dead. ... known to be extremely hard to generate Schrdinger cat states, particularly with traveling light, Dr ... Even though one could generate such Schrodinger cat states, it would be extremely hard to observe ...

Search for America's Best Veterinarian Continues With Third Annual 'Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet(R)' Contest

... in the January 2010 issues of Veterinary Practice News, DOG FANCY and cat FANCY magazines. All nominees will receive a nomination certificate. ... contest is co-sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition and DOG FANCY , cat FANCY and Veterinary Practice News magazines, published by ...

Bladder Cancer No Longer a Death Sentence

... from 90% to 40%. Despite an aggressive chemotherapy program, his next cat scan revealed three new tumors in his liver. He now was stage IV. At ... painless and there were no side effects. When I finished the program, my cat scans were absolutely clear and my blood work was normal. I continue to ...

Help Us Raise $1,500 in 5 Days to Improve the Health of Shelter Cats!

... ) A generous cat lover will match every dollar given to this program up to $500,000, for a ... This shelter-health initiative is part of MAF's Happy Healthy cat Campaign , an unprecedented global effort to increase funding for feline ...

Cat Food-Linked Illness Yields Clues to MS

... disorder, researchers say FRIDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- cat food could be the unlikely inspiration for important insights into ... could not be classified. Duncan, who was not involved in the original cat food study, said the exact cause of the cats' condition was not ...
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