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Feature August 2016 Issue

Cancer Treatments for Cats

While cancer in cats is less prevelant than in dogs, feline cancer tends to be more aggressive and fewer cat owners seek treatment.

Cancer Treatments for Cats

They include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, and are much more manageable than many pet owners believe. The cat's quality of life is the primary concern.

Cancer. The word alone evokes high emotions when we hear its diagnosis, whether the disease involves a family member, friend or beloved pet. Our thoughts tend to run from astonishment to guilt and fear as we grapple to come to terms with it, and what to do next. Like humans, our pets are also living longer these days and that fact alone contributes to the increasing likelihood of some of our cats one day developing cancer.

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