Felipedia

Archive - August 2018

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...