Foxtails and Ragdolls, what do they have in common?
Purr Podcast
by Jolle Kirpensteijn
2w ago
Dr. Kelly and Dr. Jolle are back with an episode discussing recent articles. One article is about foxtails or grass awns in cats and the d-word. Most foxtails occur near the eye in cats! Another article discusses Ragdolls and specific blood values in this type of cats. Do we now have to have normal values for all breeds of cats ..read more
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Nine lives are not enough part 1
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
1M ago
We are so excited to offer you this podcast during the holidays! The fabulous Dr. Mary Gardner joins us to discuss her new book: Nine lives are not enough. This is the best holiday present you can buy for yourself and your loved ones. It is wonderfully illustrated and discusses everything you need to know about your aging cat. We love this book!! Happy holidays to all of you ..read more
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Core or Noncore (vaccines), that is the question!
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
1M ago
Dr. Kelly and Dr. Jolle discussed new articles this week. The first one discusses the use of non-core vaccines. There is quite a variation in coverage in the USA, and the article explains the possible why behind this. There are quite a lot of cats involved with this study! Another article discussed the student's attitudes toward working with cats. Dr. Jolle confesses his inaptitude with dealing with horses in general ..read more
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Acute pain and mental health in cats
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
2M ago
Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle discuss the new AAFP magazine focusing on feline pain and mental health. We love this new magazine, and it is available for AAFP members. So time to become a member @catfriendlyhomes @catvets ..read more
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AAFP publishes a new member magazine!
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
3M ago
Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle are back live from beautiful Kansas. We discuss a new magazine from AAFP, the American Association of Feline Practitioners. This new magazine will be available for all AAFP members for free and we also think about open access vs paid journal subscriptions ..read more
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Pharaohs, felines and DNA
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
4M ago
A great episode with Dr. Leslie Lyons. We talk about all genetics as she is the cat gene expert in the world! We start with the pharaohs and end with crispering news. Wow, what a replicated and exciting episode ..read more
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Cat allergies, crisper and are cats able to recognize each other or their owner?
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
4M ago
Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle discuss recent articles. The first one is deleting the gene that is responsible for the protein to which most people are allergic. A technique called Crisper was used to delete the gen out of cell lines. The second article talks about cats recognizing the other cat's name. If the wrong name was used, the cats were confused ..read more
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Travel Impostor syndrome, passport issues and lots of other travel tips
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
5M ago
Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle are back, and how! They have not done a podcast for a long time so this first one is an update about what is going on in their lives and yes we do talk about cats too! What else ..read more
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Most listened to podcast Part 2 Pancreatitis
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
5M ago
This is a repeat episode of our most listened-to podcast with Dr. Panos Xenoulis where we focus on feline pancreatitis, and the best news is that next week we will be back with a brand new episode to start our 5th year of podcasting ..read more
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Most listened to podcast part 1: Pancreatitis in cats
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by Jolle Kirpensteijn
5M ago
This is a repeat episode of a while ago with our amazing guest Dr. Panos Xenoulis. He is one of the world's most famous pancreas experts, especially when we talk about cats (and that is all we do!). Panos lives in Greece and did most of his graduate work in the US and worked at Texas A&M for more than 10 years. We discuss how cats are different in showing signs of pancreatitis and discuss the most common tests to diagnose this disease. Whoever thought that pancreatitis is not common in the cat, listen up! The topic was requested by a faithful listener, so thank you for that suggestion ..read more
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