Feline Hepatic Lipidosis - A cat rescuer describes her
treatment and success through herbs and homeopathy of four
severely ill cats who had developed this fatty liver disease.
Feline Ophthalmology - Symposium presentation on feline eye
Inka's Story - Study dealing with nonketotic hyperosmolar
syndrome. Information on the relationship of diet to the disease,
glucose charts, case history of this surviving feline.
Speedy - The amazing story of "Speedy", a kitten born without
a pelvis, and saved by a compassionate veterinarian and assistant
with the creation of a prosthetic mobile cart made from K'Nex
Eosinophilic Granuloma - Description of this feline allergic
skin disease including treatment and photos.
If your or a family member's allergies to your pets are simply miserable, but not life-threatening, take these five steps to reduce the symptoms.
Pawprints and Purrs
Bacillary angiomatosis - A comprehensive resource on Bacillary
angiomatosis, sometimes called 'cat scratch disease, from AEGIS.
Cat Scratch Disease - Article on history, care, and
Cat-Scratch Disease - Features cause, symptoms, complications,
diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
eMedicine - Bartonellosis - Article by Brian Edwards, MD.
Unraveling Mysteries Associated with Cat-Scratch Disease,
Bacillary Angiomatosis, and Related Syndromes - Research
article on Bartonella infections.
The Winn Feline Foundation - Cat Scratch Disease - Factsheet
on the disease.
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Vaccine Associated Sarcomas
Feline Fibrosarcoma - Overview of the condition from a
Fibrosarcoma In A Feline - Overview of the condition and
detailed photographs showing a tumor removal operation.
Fibrosarcoma in Cats - A veterinarian provides answers to pet
owners' questions about the condition. The cases discussed affect
the eyelid, spine, skin or leg of their cats.
Injection-Site Sarcoma - Detailed description of these cancers
including Chondrosarcoma, Fibrosarcoma, Histiocytoma, Liposarcoma,
Myxosarcoma, Osteosarcoma and Rhabdomyosarcoma. Includes sections
on diagnosis, treatment, preventative and home care.
Jack's Web Directory for Vaccine-Associated Sarcoma - Provides
information about this condition and links to other websites with
important information about this disease.
Treatment of Feline Fibrosarcoma with Lipopolysaccharide and
Cyclophosphamide; - Highly technical case report into the
treatment of the condition.
Vaccine Associated Feline Sarcoma Task Force - Formed in
response to the increased incidence of sarcomas occurring at
vaccination sites. Concerns for cat owners, vaccination risks and
benefits, task force reports, guidelines, and recommendations.
Congenital Deafness and Its Recognition - Highly technical
paper concerning congenital hearing loss in cats and dogs from a
Deafness in Dogs and Cats - Information about the condition,
including an article describing the association of congenital
deafness with white coat color.
Genetics and the White Cat - Several articles concerning
congenital hearing loss with a focus on the Norwegian Forest Cat.
The Pigment Parade - Discussion of the association of impaired
hearing with white inheritance and blue eye color.
Roy Robinson on White Cats - Article by the late Roy Robinson
on the association of congenital hearing loss with whiteness and
blue eye color.
Cornell Feline Health Center - Fact sheet about feline
diabetes including diagnosis, treatment, insulin, diet, home care
Feline Diabetes - Includes message board, care guides, the
"Diary of a Diabetic Cat," and photo gallery.
Feline Diabetes Community - Discussion forum for the owners of
diabetic cats providing support, advice, general chat and sharing
Gorbzilla - Message boards, feline diabetes information,
diabetic cat owner directory
Sugar Cat Simon - Personal account with information on
home-testing and injections.
Sugarcats - A slightly offbeat look at the disease of feline
Sugarpets.net - Personal accounts - injecting, blood testing,
ongoing monitoring and complications.
Vetinfo.com: Diabetes in Cats - A veterinarian provides
answers to pet owners' questions about diabetes, including home
testing, conversion factors for insulin, medications, neuropathy,
Cushings disease and xanthomas.
Cats and Heart Disease - Information on hypertrophic
cardiomyopathy, its symptoms and treatment.
Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy - Defines feline
hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the most common heart disease
in cats. Includes information about causes, diagnosis, treatment,
Feline Chronic Renal Failure
Feline Herpes Cat Flu FVR - Articles by Dr. Dennis Hacker and
Dr. Margaret Muns plus many links to feline herpes and anti-virals.
Feline Hip Dysplasia
Feline Hyperthyroidism - Also called thyrotoxicosis,
hyperthyroidism is one of the most common diseases of the
middle-aged and older cat. The Winn Feline Foundation describes
clinical signs, methods of diagnosis and treatment options.
Hypurrcat - A treatment center built exclusively for
radioiodine treatment of cats with hyperthyroidism.
Radiocat - Centers for the treatment of feline
hyperthyroidism. Discusses services and philosophy, the different
ways of treatment, hospital locations and phone numbers.
Thyro-Cat - A Long Island, New York based center dedicated to
the treatment of cats with feline hyperthyroidism, using I-131.
Veterinary Nuclear Imaging - A southern California based
veterinary facility providing diagnostic nuclear medicine and
magnetic resonance imaging for animals as well as radioiodine
therapy for feline hyperthyroidism.
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus
AAFP FIV Testing - FIV (Feline HIV) and FeLV (Feline Leukemia)
Bengal Cats and FIV - Provides a general definition of the
disease, some symptoms to look for and the means of transmission.
Bud's FIV Therapy - Describes the full range of experimental
therapies undertaken, as distinct from secondary diseases.
Includes information on HIV drugs, immunomodulators, wasting
therapies, promising botanicals.
Feline AIDS FIV - Information about Feline Immunodeficiency
Virus and treatments.
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus - Cornell Feline Health Center
provides a comprehensive fact sheet about this condition.
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) - Overview, Risk Factors &
Transmission - Description of this infectious disease,
including risk factors, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis,
prognosis and treatment. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)
causes an infectious disease in domestic cats and cheetahs similar
to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV infection) in humans.
Feline Infectious Anaemia
Feline Infectious Peritonitis
Chloe's Web: Feline Leukemia Virus - Variety of resources
relating to FeLV for vets, caregivers, researchers and pet owners.
Feline Leukemia FeLV Treatments - Information for owners of
cats with the disease but which are not responding to traditional
veterinary methods of treatment.
Feline Leukemia Virus - A comprehensive fact sheet about FeLV
from Cornell Feline Health Center.
Feline Leukemia Virus - Overview, Risk factors & Transmission
- Description of the condition including the different types of
FeLV and its incidence.
Fighting FeLV - Concise fact sheet on the disease that
describes its symptoms, prevention and treatments in layman's
Infectious Disease - Feline Leukemia - Information on FeLV
including, but not limited to, symptoms, mortality rates,
survivability and transmission methods.
Marley Fund - Non-profit organization dedicated to raising
funds for FeLV research, community education, and making life
better for affected cats.
Some Moore Cats - Feline Leukemia - Story about a cat called
Maxwell and his battle with FeLV and his chronic eye problems,
including corneal ulcers, entropion, and conjunctivitis.
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Mouth and Dental Conditions
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Defines three types of polycystic kidney disease and describes
its genetic origins, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, as well
as ongoing research.
Bordetella in Cats - Veterinary information about Feline
Bordetellosis and Bordetella bronchiseptica upper tract
respiratory infections in cats. Site is in English, French,
German, and Spanish.
Chronic Coughing in Cats - Detailed, three part article
describing the causes, diagnosis and treatment of chronic coughing
Feline Upper Respiratory - Description of what cats are at
risk from these conditions, the course of infection, treatment and
Feline Upper Respiratory Tract Disease - Cat Flu - Description
of the primary causes of the condition, symptoms to look for,
diagnosis, treatment, how infection occurs, prevention and control
Miss Nikki Have-A-Chat's Website - Information for cat owners
dealing with a cat ill with pyothorax.
Yahoo Groups - Feline Asthma and Respiratory Diseases -
Discussion group at Yahoo for owners of cats with these
Cat Fanciers' Association: Health Committee - Toxoplasmosis and
Pregnancy - Addresses the concerns of pregnant cat owners
about the disease.
CDC Division of Parasitic Diseases : Toxoplasmosis - Features
symptoms, fact sheet, laboratory tests, and articles.
Congenital Toxoplasmosis - Includes symptoms, diagnosis,
treatment, and prevention of this protozoal disease.
Congenital Txoplasmosis - Fact sheet about the disease in
eMedicine: Toxoplasmosis - Article by Joseph Sciammarella, MD,
FACP, FACEP, DABMA.
Handbook of Ocular Disease Management: Toxoplasmosis -
Information on the effects of the disease on the eye.
Kidshealth: Toxoplasmosis - Focus is on the disease in
children. Features signs, sypmtoms, prevention, and treatment.
MedicineNet: Toxoplasmosis - Doctor produceed consumer health
information on toxoplasmosis including cuases, symptoms, risk
factors, complications in babies and children, diagnosis,
treatment and prevention.
Medlineplus Medical Encyclopedia: Toxoplasmosis - Features
symptoms, prevention, treatment, illustrations, and prognosis.
Medlineplus: Toxoplasmosis - Includes articles and links.
Toxoplasma gondii - Photomicrographs of the stages of the
organism that causes toxoplasmosis.
Toxoplasmosis - Comprehensive information about Toxoplasma
gondii and AIDS-related conditions, from The Body.
Toxoplasmosis - Protozoan parasitic disease transmissible from
animals to people. Includes transmission routes, dangers to
people, prevention, and symptoms in cats.
Toxoplasmosis Facts - Includes cause, symptoms, risk factors,
diagnosis, complications, treatment, and prevention.
Toxoplasmosis in Cats and Humans - Cornell Feline Health
Center provides a comprehensive fact sheet about toxoplasmosis.