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Related Links


Some of our favorite links include those listed below. We credit the the American Association of Feline Practitioners (www.catvets.com), the CATalyst Council (www.catalystcouncil.org), and American Humane (www.americanhumane.org) for their efforts in making these links known to veterinarians.

General Cat Information

American Association Of Feline Practitioners - Cat health topics and resources for veterinarians and owners. Click on Cat Friendly Practice/Cat Owners for information and videos on the importance of using a Cat Friendly Practice.

CATalyst Council - It's All About the Cat! Cat owner, health care and media resources.

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) - Feline Resources, Site for collection of feline resources within AVMA.

WINN Feline Foundation - Health and welfare of all cats.

Veterinary Partner - Animal health information for cat/pet owners from the Veterinary Information Network (VIN).

Pet Health Network - Get answers to questions about your cat from veterinarians.

Environmental Enrichment/Transport to Veterinarian/Other Cat Issues

The Ohio State University Indoor Cat Initiative - Providing a safe and enriched, mentally stimulating environment for your indoor cat.

Advice Centre/International Cat Care - An insight into the feline world and why cats respond the way they do; multiple articles on cat health/behavior.

Cat Carriers - Carrier choice and transport.

Litter box issues and your cat - Review of litter box issues by Dr. Tammy Sadek, DVM, Board Certified in Feline Practice in Michigan.

Feline House-Soiling, Information for Cat Owners - Information about the causes, treatment, and management of feline house-soiling.

Environmental Needs Guidelines - Includes tips on feline environmental enrichment and needs developed by AAFP and ISFM.

Your Cat and New Baby Introductions - Tips on how to prepare your cat for the arrival of your new baby.

Feline Nutrition

Pet Food Recalls - Pet food safety recalls and alerts compiled by the AVMA from the FDA.

American College of Veterinary Nutrition - Links to veterinary nutrition information websites.

Hill's Pet Nutrition - Pet care and nutrition.

Royal Canin Feline Nutrition - Indoor or out. Long hair or short. Young or old. Cats vary greatly in their physical structures and lifestyles. Which is why when it comes to cat nutrition, one kibble does not fit all. From reducing hairballs to improving oral hygiene, Royal Canin knows cat breeds and needs. And we'd like to share our knowledge with you.

Feline Medical Care and Education

The Cat Community - A website for cat owners, authored by the American Association of Feline Practitioners, packed full of information about ‘everything cat’ (cat health, cat nutrition, cat behavior, travelling with your cat, polls, quizzes, and much more!)

Veterinary Oral Health Council - Periodontal disease in dogs and cats.

American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)-American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) - Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats, Pain management guidelines for dogs and cats.

International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management - Veterinary pain management.

National Animal Poison Control Center - 24/7/365 for any animal poisoning.

Cornell Feline Health Center - Provides information for improving the health and welfare of cats.

Cornell Feline Health Center - Pet Owner Education videos on a variety of feline medical topics.

FDA info on internet pharmacies - Video on precautions to take when ordering your pet's medications online.

Diabetic Cat Health - Information diabetes in cats, treatments, etc., written for the cat owner.

Chronic kidney insufficiency in cats - Topics, information, and treatments as related to chronic kidney disease in cats.

Feline leukemia virus, feline immunodeficiency virus, and feline heartworm - Includes discussion on when to test, vaccinate, disease incidence and info.

Have We Seen Your Cat Lately? - Excellent information on the subtle signs of sickness in cats.

Frequently Asked Questions About Animal Drugs - Learn the answers to these commonly asked questions by cat owners, provided by the FDA.

Parasite Prevention

Heartworm Disease in Cat - Information on heartworm disease in cats.

Companion Animal Parasite Council - Consumers, parasite prevention for cat owners.

American Heartworm Society - Cat Owner Information, feline heartworm disease.

Shelter and Welfare

Tree House Humane Society - Chicago's most progressive feline shelter, as well as the city's largest all-cat, cageless, no-kill adoption agency and subsidized feline spay/neuter clinic, with two locations on the city's north side.

Alley Cat Allies - Resource for protecting and improving the lives of cats with emphasis on feral cat issues.

Dumb Friends League - Premier adoption agency for the Rocky Mountain region, with excellent programs in feline behavior and environmental enrichment.

Pet Microchip Lookup, hosted by AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) - Find which pet recovery service's registry a microchip is registered with by entering the microchip ID number online.

2nd Chance 4 Pets - Non-profit providing important information for pet owners on estate planning for animals.

Anti-Cruelty Society - Non-profit cat/dog shelter in downtown Chicago.

PAWS Chicago/Lurie Family Spay/Neuter Clinic - Large non-profit Chicago adoption agency and spay/neuter clinic.

Feline Friends - A foster based, no kill cat rescue organization serving Chicago.

Pet Loss Information

The University of Florida offers a Grief Support Hotline plus some articles on coping with pet loss.

Tufts University offers a Grief Support Hotline and articles regarding the loss of a pet.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine's Pet Loss Support Hotline

The University of Illinois Grief Support Hotline

Traveling With Your Pet

Travelling with your cat by the Feline Advisory Bureau

Basic information on domestic and international travel of pets by the US Department of Agriculture


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