Cat heart murmur: symptoms and causes plus video of ultrasound testing

A cat with heart disease

It is worthwhile to have a quick look at the causes before setting out cat heart murmur symptoms as it helps to understand the symptoms. It is important to state that I am not a veterinarian. I do know a lot about cats and cat health. The latter information has all been gleaned from …

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I can feel my cat’s heartbeat

Loving a cat

It is quite normal to be able to feel your cat’s heartbeat by placing your hand at the right spot. If the heart rate is very slow it is called bradycardia and if it is too fast it is called trachycardia. When it’s too fast it may disturb the normal sequence of contraction and …

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Cat adopter with good references robbed elderly cat of happy last days

Corleone was robbed of happy last days by neglectful adopter from cat rescue

Corleone was saved from euthanasia at NY City ACC by Magnificat Cat Rescue and Rehoming. They did all they could to make sure he went to a good home. The woman they selected had good references and her veterinarian said she was a responsible pet owner. She had a dog and Corleone liked dogs. …

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Is Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy More Common Than Human Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

Yes, is the answer to the above question based upon my research but I will make a caveat by saying that it is quite difficult to find definitive information. The weakness in making a comparison is because although there is a considerable amount of research on cats, it is far less than the amount …

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Genetic Link Between Elvis Presley And The Bengal Cat!

Elvis was doomed to die young! The Bengal cat is not doomed to die young. However, some Bengal cats carry a genetically inherited trait that gives them a predisposition to a heart disease called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Research on one of Elvis Presley’s hair strands that was saved by his barber and which was …

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