Sheilah A. Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVA, DECVA, CVA, MRCVS
Veterinary medicine has come a long way in caring for its purring patients recently, including new drugs and a different approach to fluid therapy
Stress: Are you focusing on this one of the five basic freedoms for cats in your care?
Can you spot the subtle signs of postoperative pain in cats?
In people, pain is what the patient says it is. But in animals, it's what we say it is. To better recognize acute pain in cats, observe patients for the behavioral changes described here.
Our understanding and treatment of pain in cats has lagged behind that in dogs.