Cat health, diseases and Zoonoses

I. RABIES

Feline Rabies

Author:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Document:  Feline rabies

A Pilot study on Prevention and Control of Rabies by Animal Birth Control (ABC) in Raipura, Narsingdi, Bangladesh

Author:  Government of the Poeple's Republic of Bangladesh and the Institute of Allergy and Clinical Immunology of Bangladesh
Source: Bangladesh Anti Rabies Alliance (BARA)
Document:   Rabies_ABC_Study_Bangladesh[1]

Current situation and control strategy of rabies in China

Author:  Presentation by Tu Changchun, Military Veterinary Institute of Military Medical Sciences, Diagnostic laboratories of Ministry of Agriculture on rabies and wildlife and zoonosis.
Source: FAO, www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/…/Rabies_in_China.ppt
Document:  Rabies_in_China

How to eradicate canine rabies: a perspective of historical efforts

Author: Clifton M.
Source: Asian Biomedicine, 2011, Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp. 559-568
Document:  August_2011_Asian_Biomed_article

Rabies Vaccine Bank in Asia

Author: World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
Source: OIE website
Document: http://www.rr-asia.oie.int/activities/sub-regional-programme/hped/vaccine-bank-fmd-rabies/vaccine-bank-for-rabies/

Rabies: a looming threat to public health

Author:  Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website
Document: http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/news_archive/AGA_in_action/2010_rabies.html

Kenyan authorities tackle increase in rabies

Author: Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website
Document: http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/news_archive/aga_in_action/2012_Kenyan_authorities_tackle_increase_in_rabies.html

Rabies Control in Kisumu, Kenya

Author: Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website
Document: http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/news_archive/2011_Rabies_Control_in_Kisumu.html

Health Professionals Working Together to Control Rabies in Angola

Author: Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website
Document: http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/news_archive/2011_Control_Rabies_in_Angola.html

FAO develops rabies education package

Author:  Agruculture and Consumer Protection Deparment of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Source: FAO website
Document: http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/home/en/news_archive/aga_in_action/.html

Rabid surveillance and prevention, North Dakota, Recommendations for Veterinarians and Veterinarian Technicians

Author: Presentation by Carlson B. and Feist M.
Source: North Dakota Department of Health
Document: http://www.ndhealth.gov/disease/Rabies/Documents/RabiesSurveillanceandPrevention.pdf

Comparison of anamnestic responses to rabies vaccination in dogs and cats with current and out-of-date vaccination status.

Author: J Am Vet Med Assoc
Source: PubMed
Document: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25554936

 

II. ANTIMICROBIALS, CAT IMMUNITY, VACCINATION

AAFP Feline Vaccination Advisory Panel Report

Author: AAFP
Source: catvets.com

Document: 2013 AAFP Feline Vaccination Advisory Panel Report

How to use antibiotics responsibly: advice for companion animal owners”

Author: Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) in collaboration with the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) and the Bella Moss Foundation
Source: FVE website

Document: http://www.fve.org/uploads/publications/docs/fve_antimicrobials_pets_final_small.pdf

A web resource on DNA tests for canine and feline hereditary diseases.

Author: Slutsky J., Raj K., Yuhnke S., et al.
Source: The Veterinary Journal,2013, Vol.197, Issue 2, pp.182-187.
Document: Giger_paper (1)

Age and Long-term Protective Immunity in Dogs and Cats

Author: Schultz R. D., Thiel B., Mukhtar E., et al.
Source: Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2010, Vol. 142, Supp. 1, pp. 102-108

Document: age-and-long-term-protective-immunity_schultz

III. DENTAL HEALTH

2013 AAHA dental care guidelines for dogs and cats

Author: Holmstrom S. E., Bellows J., Juriga S., et al.
Source:  Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2013, Vol. 49, pp. 75-82.

Document: Dental_Guidelines

IV. FELINE DISEASES

Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Feline Infectious Peritonitis

 FIP treatment research: targeting viral replication

Author: Winn Feline Health
Source: Winn Feline foundation

Document: FIP treatment research: targeting viral replication

Feline Immunodeficiency

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Feline Immunodeficiency

Feline Leukaemia – FeLV

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Feline Leukaemia

Feline panleukopenia

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Feline Panleukopenia

Bordetella bronchiseptica infection in cats

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Bordetella bronchiseptica infection

Chlamydophila

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: chlamydophila

Feline Herpesvirus

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Feline Herpesvirus

Feline Calicivirus

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Feline Calicivirus

Feline Calicivirus

Author: Dr Alan Radford
Source: SAVSNET.co.uk

Document: Feline Calicivirus

Leishmaniosis felina: ¿anécdota o enfermedad emergente?

Author: Lluis Ferrer – Xavier Roura
Source: Argos

Document: Leishmaniosis felina: ¿anécdota o enfermedad emergente?

Feline Cowpox virus infection

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Feline Cowpox virus infection

Clues to the mystery of feline idiopathic cystitis

Author: Treutlein G, Dorsch R, Euler KN et al.
Source:  www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles

Document: Clues to the mystery of feline idiopathic cystitis

Liver diseases in cats

Author: International Cat Care.
Source:  International Cat Care

Document: International Cat Care

Feline infectious peritonitis: still an enigma?

Author: Kipar A; Meli ML.
Source:  Pubmed.gov

Document: Pubmed.gov

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) and FCoV Infection Treatment summary

Author: .Diane D.Addie
Source:  catvirus.com

Document: catvirus.com

ISFM consensus guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Feline Chronic Kidney Disease

Author: ISFM
Source:  Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Document: jfm.sagepub.com

V. PARASITES

Protozoal enteric infections: Tritrichomoniasis

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Tritrichomoniasis

Protozoal enteric infections: Giardiasis

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Giardiasis

Babesiosis

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Babesiosis

Dermatophytosis

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases

Document: Dermatophytosis

Insecticide/acaricide resistance in fleas and ticks infesting dogs and cats

Author: Tad B Coles and Michael W Dryden
Source:  parasitesandvecors.com

Document: Insecticide/acaricide resistance in fleas and ticks infesting dogs and cats

 

The seven deadly truths of heartworm disease in cats

Author: American Heartworm Society
Source:  American Heartworm Society

Document: The seven deadly truths of heartworm disease in cat

Specific anti-Leishmania spp. antibodies in stray cats in Greece

Author: Anastasia Diakou, DVM, PhD Elias Papadopoulos, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl EVPC; Kostantinos Lazarides, DVM
Source:  Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Document: Specific anti-Leishmania spp. antibodies in stray cats in Greece

ESCCAP Guidelines (regarding parasites and worms)

Author: European Scientific Counsel Companion Animals Parasites (ESCCAP)
Source:  ESCCAP

Document: http://www.esccap.org/page/Guidelines/6/#.VFOsAbGO6ZQ

One health: the importance of companion animal vector-borne diseases. Review.

Author: Day M. J.
Source: Parasites and Vectors, 2011, Vol.4, p. 49.
Document:  http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/4/1/49

Scientific Opinion on an assessment of the risk of tick introduction into UK, Republic of Ireland, and Malta as a consequence of abandoning National rules

Author:  Scientific Opinion of the Panel AHAW, European Food Security Agency (EFSA)
Source: The EFSA Journal, 2007, Vol. 469, pp. 1-102.
Document: 469

Canadian Guidelines for the Treatment of Parasites in Dogs and Cats

Author: Beck K., Conboy G., Gilleard J., et al.
Source:  Canadian Parasitology Expert Pannel, 2009.
Document: CPEP guidelines ENGLISH

Veterinary and public health aspects of Toxocara spp

Author: Overgaauw P. A. M., van Knapen F.
Source:  Veterinary parasitology, 2013, Vol. 193, Issue 4, pp. 398–403.
Document: Art. Vet Parasitol 2013

Current Canine Guidelines for the Prevention, Diagnosis,and Management of Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) Infection in Dogs (revised July 2014)

Author: Nelson C. T., McCall J. W., Carithers D. (Editor).
Source:  American Heartworm Society; 2014
Document: 2014-AHS-Canine-Guidelines

Anaplasma, Ehrlichia and Rickettsia species infestions in cats

Author: Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases (ABCD)
Source:  JFMS – Sagepub.com
Document: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1098612X17706462?journalCode=jfma

VI. PUBLIC HEALTH

Influenza virus infection in cats

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Document: Influenza in cats

Feline plague

Author: European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Source:  European Advisory Bureau on Cat Diseases
Document: Feline plague

Feral Cats and the Public—A Healthy Relationship

Author: Alley Cats Allies
Source:  Alley Cats Allies
Document: Feral Cats and the Public—A Healthy Relationship

Companion Animals as Sentinels for Public Health

Author: Schmidt P. L.
Source: Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice, 2009, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp. 241–250.
Document: companion_animals

Prevention is Better than Cure – the EU Strategy for Animal health

Author: EU Commission, 2007.
Source: ec.europa.eu
Document: http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/food_safety/animal_health/l67002_en.htm

Questions and Answers about Ebola and Pets

Author: Center for disease control and prevention, 2014
Source: www.cdc.gov/
Document: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/transmission/qas-pets.html

Pets and Human Health in Germany and Australia: National Longitudinal Results

Author: Headey B., Grabka M. M.
Source: Social Indicators Research January, 2007, Vol. 80, Issue 2, pp. 297-311.
Document: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11205-005-5072-z#page-1

Companion animals and human health: an overview

Author: Edney A. T. B., Robinson I.
Source: Waltham Focus, 1998, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 12-15.
Document:  Companion Animals and Human Health An Overview

CALLISTO Healthy and safe human-animals relationships in Europe

Author: Callisto Project.
Source: Callisto Project.
Document:  Callisto Project Brochure

Policy statement: Cats and toxoplasmosis

Author: The Cat Group.
Source: The Cat Group.
Document:  The Cat Group

Toxoplasmosis and Cats

Author: International Cat Care
Source: International Cat Care
Document:  International Cat Care

VII. OTHER

Pain Management Guidelines

Author: AAFP / AAHA
Source: Sage Journals

Document: Pain Management Guidelines 2015

Friends for Life: Caring for your older cat

Author: American association of Feline Practitioners
Source: catvets.com

Document: Friends for Life: Caring for your older ca

AAHA / AAFP 2013 Fluid Therapy Guidelines for dogs and cats

Author: Davis H., Jensen T., Johnson A.
Source:  American Animal Hospital Association, 2013

Document: Fluid_Therapy_Guidelines

The Rational Use of Screening Tests in Senior Wellness Programs

Author: Kiss C. M., Pierce B. J.
Source:  Diagnostics, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, 2010, pp. 13-16.

Document: Diagnostics_Geriatrics

AAHA Canine Life Stage Guidelines

Author: Joe Bartges, Beth Boynton, Amy Hoyumpa Vogt, et al.
Source: Journal American Animal Hospital Association, 2012, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 1-11.

Document: Canine_Life_Stage_Guidelines_

Respiratory Tract Illnesses During the First Year of Life: Effect of Dog and Cat Contact

Author: Bergroth E., Remes S., Pekkanen  J., et al.
Source: Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics; published online July 2012;

Document: Pediatrics-2012-Bergroth-peds.2011-2825

The European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Zoonotic Agents and Food-borne Outbreaks in 2011

Author: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
Source:  EFSA Journal 2013, Vol. 11, Issue 4, pp. 3129-3379.

Document: zoonoses-food-outbreaks-report-2011-ecdc-efsa

The European Union Summary Report on Trends and Sources of Zoonoses, Are cats (Felis catus) from multi-cat households more stressed? Evidence from assessment of fecal glucocorticoid metabolite analysis

Author: D. Ramosa, A. Reche-Juniora, P.L. Fragosoa, R. Palmeb, N.K. Yanassea, V.R. Gouvêaa, A. Beckc, D.S. Mills
Source:  Sciencedirect.com

Document: Are cats (Felis catus) from multi-cat households more stressed? Evidence from assessment of fecal glucocorticoid metabolite analysis

Acute and chronic pain in cats (part one)

Author: Winn Feline Foundation
Source: Winn Feline Foundation

Document: Acute and chronic pain in cats (part one)

My cat has arthritis but lives life to the full!

Author: Gill Carrick
Source: Google books

Document:  My cat has arthritis but lives life to the full!

Physical therapy and rehabilitation for cats

Author: Winn Feline Foundation
Source: Winn Feline Foundation

Document:  physical therapy and rehabilitation for cats

Feline lower tract disease

Author: Sarah M.A. Caney
Source: Veterinary Practice

Document:  veterinary-practice.com

Aging in cats: Common physical and functional changes

Author: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery
Source: SAGE Journals

Document:  JFMS

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