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Feature October 2017 Issue

The Challenge in Treating IBD

A cat may be placed on an elimination diet for several weeks to see whether she may be harboring an allergy to an ingredient in her usual food.

The Challenge in Treating IBD

Chronic vomiting and diarrhea may signal the presence of this common feline disorder. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.

Until a few months ago, your eight-year-old cat Dotty has always been a healthy girl with a robust appetite, good eating habits and an apparently healthy digestive system. Moreover, Dotty has never ventured beyond the confines of your home, so her exposure to any disease that might be carried by other cats in the neighborhood has been virtually nonexistent.

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