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4/8/2020 "Dental radiography has taken the world by storm as a revolutionary diagnostic for cats impacted by dental disease or periodontal disease. I am hoping that this post will encourage more veterinarians to incorporate dental radiography with the dental procedures that they routinely offer if they wish to improve their reputation." - PoC
2/15/2020 "Dr. Bert Dodd, a clinical professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, says oral diseases have serious repercussions on a cat’s well-being and that the prevention of developing these, and similar conditions, should be the main goal of dental care." - Chron
11/2/2019 "A newborn kitten normally has no teeth but yes, cats have baby teeth which begin to erupt when kittens are about 21 days old. They are fully in place by 5-6 weeks of age. The 30 permanent teeth erupt when kittens are 4 months of age. They are complete at around 7 months of age." - PoC
4/10/2020 "Q: My cat Harry is very special at age 14, a little flame point Siamese. He suffers from an eye condition that became much worse several months ago..."
Dr. Nichol: "The photo you posted on my Facebook page shows a gorgeous white kitty with beautiful blue eyes. The red membranes under Harry’s eyelids, called conjunctiva, are inflamed. That discharge is teaming with organisms." - AlbuquerqueJournal
2/29/2020 "Coventry veterinarian Simon Pudsey had never seen it before he said; a one-year-old cat with an ‘entire’ claw stuck in one of her eyes. The cat, Rey, was at the veterinary clinic for flea treatment, deworming and a checkup and Rey’s owner, Matt, asked Simon to have a look at his cat’s eye because he said it was slightly sore." PoC
11/14/2019 "Q: I recently adopted a handsome orange male tabby cat named Henry. At night, his eyes are luminescent, reflecting a variety of bright colors.Is he unusual, or do all cats' eyes shine in the dark? What causes this magic?" - Reading Eagle
3/9/2020 "Don’t be alarmed because it is appears to be infinitesimally rare but cats can give humans ear mites causing otitis externa. ‘Otitis externa’ means an inflammation or infection of the external part of the ear canal, the part from the ear drum to the outside." - PoC
1/5/2020 "Can a cat be predisposed to chronic ear problems?" "Chronic otitis in the ears of cats can be a troubling and challenging condition." - BostonHearld.com
11/24/2019 "Ear infections in dogs deservedly get a great deal of attention since they are one of the more common reasons for a visit to the veterinarian and tend to be a recurring problem throughout many dogs’ lives. However, cats also are affected by ear problems that often have a different underlying cause and the symptoms are not as obvious given their fastidious nature." - The Blade
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