Felipedia

Suprelorin

Deslorelin (Suprelorin) is an anti-androgenic hormone used as an off-label treatment for anoestrus and other oestrus disorders in female cats. It has also been used in cats for conditions such as inappropriate...

Nocardiosis

Nocardiosis is not an uncommon bacterial disease in cats, caused by a genus of weakly-staining Gram-positive, catalase-positive, rod-shaped bacteria found worldwide in soil that is rich with organic matter. Most...

Asthma

Asthma is quite common in cats and can be as severe as it is in humans. Feline chronic bronchitis and feline asthma are two of the most common respiratory diseases in cats. Although clinical signs such as coughing...

Acid-base balance

Acid-base balance is critical when testing feline biochemistry to assess homeostasis. Acid-base balance is important for maintaining the narrow pH range that is required for various enzyme systems to function optimally...

Tonkinese

Once called the Golden Siamese, the Tonkinese is in fact a hybrid of Burmese and Siamese breeds. Initially developed in the United States in the 1930s, the blend of these two breeds resulted in a type which displayed...

Snowshoe

The Snowshoe Cat first appeared in the 1960s, as a result of cross-breeding a Siamese and an American Shorthair. The ears are large, with a triangular head that most often has black markings. The eyes are blue. The coat...