Veterinarians need a test to distinguish between bacterial and viral infections
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Veterinarians are using antibiotics in a precautionary manner when treating cats because they don’t have a quick test that can determine if antibiotics are really necessary. In short, there is a need with respect to both animals and humans to … please continue reading

Veterinarians are Bombarded with Conflicts of Interest
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In the USA, in 2016, a new USFDA policy will ensure that veterinarians play a key role with respect to the use of antibiotics by farmers. Whereas people doctors prescribe antibiotics, in the farming industry and in food companies they … please continue reading

Antibiotic For Cats That Can Cause Nerve Damage
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Fluoroquinolone antibiotics for cats can cause nerve damage. This is why there are reports of retina damage in cats who have been given this antibiotic1 (light falling on the retina triggers nerve impulses). Fluoroquinolone antibiotics are a group of antibiotics, … please continue reading

We Should Be Careful With Our Words
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This is a background problem for the domestic and feral cat. I don’t like overt or over zealous political correctness but sometimes we have to watch how we say things. We can gradually erode the status of something by constantly … please continue reading