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2013-05-01 23:00:55

Bayer Animal Health has created a superior double protection, quick release collar that can be purchased at Fetchrx.com. (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 Warm spring weather means flea and tick populations are booming. Spring is also the time when pet owners begin wondering about the best way to help their cats and dogs fight these pests. This spring a brand new, revolutionary flea and tick collar, Seresto, from Bayer Animal Health, offers pet owners a new line of defense against these nasty...

2013-04-08 23:02:20

Flea and tick season is here - just in time, Bayer has announced the latest innovation in flea and tick control with the Seresto collar http://www.petcarerx.com/catalog/productdetails.aspx?pid=24302&k=seresto-flea-and-tick-collar-for-dogs-8-month-protection, which offers dog or cat owners the performance they expect from monthly topicals in an easy-to-use, convenient collar. The collar is also effective for eight months, meaning no more monthly applications of topical products is needed....

2013-03-16 23:02:52

Fleas and ticks are troublesome for pet owners. Assisi wants to help educate the public on prevention and treatment of these insects during the month of March. Malverne, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 Fleas are small, biting, jumping insects that live in the fur of many different animals. Fleas are common and can cause many health problems for pets and their owners. Throughout the month of March, Assisi Veterinary Hospital is helping to educate their patients´ owners on proper treatment and...

2013-03-11 23:03:28

The team at SpiritDetox.com has launched another raw pet food recipe, this time for dogs. With the complementary pet food recipe, pet owners can give their pets the raw nutrition they need to be as healthy as possible. Bakersfield, California (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 The team at SpiritDetox.com is dedicated to the health and well-being of all living creatures, pets included, and to help highlight this dedication, they have added a new raw food dog food recipe to their online database of...

2013-03-05 23:04:27

VetSupplySource.com is urging pet owners to protect their pets from heartworms, fleas, ticks, and other common pet pests by using proper preventative treatments this spring. Wixom, Michigan (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 VetSupplySource.com is urging pet owners to protect their pets from heartworms, fleas, ticks, and other common pet pests by using proper preventative treatments this spring. If you live in an area that´s had mild winter weather, you may see flea and tick infestations earlier...


Latest Cat health Reference Libraries

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2011-01-11 13:56:53

Peritonitis (FIP) affects cats and is lethal. Some believe it is the cause of Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus (FIPV) which is a mutated form of Feline Enteric Coronavirus. The most common theory is that the normally benign FECV mutates into FIPV. This virus has the ability to invade and replicate in certain white blood cells. Due to immune response there is an inflammatory reaction in the tissues. Although fatal it is rare, it occurs roughly in one of every 5000 households. A nasally...

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2011-01-11 13:17:04

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV), a retrovirus that infects cats, is transmitted between infected cats through saliva and nasal secretions. If the cat's immune system does not take care of the disease then it can be lethal due to it being a cancer of blood cells called lymphocytes. Symptoms can vary from loss of appetite, to poor coat condition, infections of the skin, bladder and respiratory tract, oral disease, seizures, lymphadenopathy, skin lesions, fatigue, fever, weight loss,...

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2011-01-11 13:06:23

Feline calicivirus (FCV), in the Caliciviridae family, is one of two important viral causes of respiratory infection in cats. FCV can be isolated from around 50 percent of cats with upper respiratory infection. The various strains of FCV vary in virulence. Since it is an RNA virus it has a high elasticity of its genome which makes it more adaptable to environmental pressures. This causes the development of vaccines more difficult. In infected cats it has been shown that the gene for the...

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2005-09-08 11:45:51

PHOTO CAPTION: Scanning Electron Micrograph of a Flea (photo by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Janice Carr) Flea is the common name for any of the small wingless insects of the order Siphonaptera. Fleas are external parasites, living by hematophagy off the blood of mammals and birds. Some well known flea species include: Cat Flea (Ctenocephalides felis), Dog Flea (Ctenocephalides canis), Northern Rat Flea (Nosopsyllus fasciatus), Oriental Rat Flea (Xenopsylla...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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