DNA

The idea that a dog or cat year is equivalent to seven human ones is flawed

You might know this. The classic way of working out the human equivalent age of cats and dogs used to…

3 months ago

Lil Bub suffers from osteopetrosis, a rare bone disease

Lil Bub is probably the second most celebrated Internet cat after Grumpy Cat. Her name is a great success. Her…

12 months ago

Genetic testing of pets as a diagnostic tool requires caution

Genetic testing is a growing market. It is used to assess inherited diseases and the likelihood of a dog (or…

2 years ago

DNA Testing of Cats

DNA testing of cats and dogs and for that matter of ourselves has become a fad. There appears to be…

2 years ago

There Should Be DNA Mapping of Pedigree Cats to Eradicate Genetic Diseases

A long time ago, perhaps about seven years ago, I wrote an article about genetic diseases in purebred cats. It…

4 years ago

Murderer owned a ginger cat and that fact helped convict him

USA: The victim of a grisly murder was almost decapitated and he was severely beaten but he had a single…

5 years ago