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Feature July 2015 Issue

Vitamin D: an aid in recovery for cats?

A link between vitamin D and recovery for sick cats

According to a recent study from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, higher levels of vitamin D could potentially help the survival rate for hospitalized cats. Blood samples were obtained from 99 hospitalized cats with life-threatening conditions that were admitted to the University’s small animal hospital — and those with higher levels of vitamin D were more likely to still be alive a month after admission. …

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