Amy Karon, DVM, MPH, MA
Hyperthyroidism in cats linked to PBDE exposure
Investigators recently reported in Environmental Science & Technology that cats with hyperthyroidism had significantly higher serum levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) than did euthyroid cats.
Some Feline Respiratory Infections Can Cross Species Lines
Cats can transmit several different respiratory pathogens to humans. Recognizing these diseases can help veterinarians appropriately treat feline patients and counsel clients about preventing zoonotic transmission.