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1. Developing Tests for Viruses that Cause Stomach Distress in Cats

(Web Page; Mon Nov 12 17:02:00 CST 2012)

D13FE-009Dr. James F. X. Wellehan, University of Florida

Description: Astroviruses are suspected to cause sickness in cats, especially young cats in shelters. This study looks for novel astroviruses in cats in order to identify associations between blood concentrations of the viruses and clinical signs, such as diarrhea, and to develop more rapid and inexpensive testing for these viruses. These tools will help veterinarians better diagnose and manage astrovirus infections in cats.

2. MAF backgrounder

(File; Fri Dec 02 09:18:00 CST 2011)

Morris Animal Foundation: Creating a Healthier Tomorrow for AnimalsMorris Animal Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps animalsenjoy longer, healthier lives. We advance health and welfare research forcompanion animal...

3. vetNEWS Winter 2013

(File; Mon Dec 09 09:40:00 CST 2013)

vetNEWSMorris Animal Foundation is a nonprofit organization that improves the healthand well-being of companion animals and wildlife by funding humanehealth studies and disseminating information about these studies.Veterinarian Founded, ...

4. AN 12.1

(File; Tue Feb 21 13:33:00 CST 2012)

volume12.1A HEALTHIER TOMORROW FOR ANIMALS®IN THIS ISSUESpecial Report: Cool Science Advances Animal HealthIN THIS ISSUE12.1OUR MISSIONMorris Animal Foundationimproves the health andwell-being of companionanimals and wildlife byfundi...

5. Thank You Cat Lovers

(Web Page; Fri Jul 01 08:50:00 CDT 2011)

Cat lovers, you helped us to meet our $500,000 matching challenge grant to improve the lives of shelter cats. Read more about the studies your gifts will fund.

6. Giving Shelter Animals Better Health

(Web Page; Wed Apr 30 12:11:00 CDT 2014)

Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! Morris Animal Foundation’s mission is focused on animal health, and we recognize that health and welfare are interconnected. That’s why we’ve invested in many studies that have...

Description: Today is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day! Morris Animal Foundation’s mission is focused on animal health, and we recognize that health and welfare are interconnected. That’s why we’ve invested in many studies that have improved the lives of animals in shelters.

7. Veterinary advances for cats

(Web Page; Mon Nov 26 08:37:00 CST 2012)

Since 1950, Morris Animal Foundation has invested in more than 300 feline health studies for a total of more than $9.5 million. Here are some of the significant health advances that have occurred for cats because of our funding. Dieta...

8. Foundation Tackles Homeless Cat Issue from All Angles

(Web Page; Thu Jan 15 14:30:00 CST 2015)

The Humane Society of the United States estimates there are nearly 50 million “feral” cats in the United States, although numbers vary widely. Some of these free-roaming cats have owners, yet spend most of their time outs...

Description: The Humane Society of the United States estimates there are nearly 50 million “feral” cats in the United States, although numbers vary widely. Some of these free-roaming cats have owners, yet spend most of their time outside. Others are what the Humane Society defines as community cats, those that have been abandoned and are homeless, but were socialized. Still others are truly feral, meaning they’ve never been socialized.

9. Sniffle, snort, sneeze - upper respiratory infections in cats

(Web Page; Fri Oct 30 10:56:00 CDT 2015)

If you’ve ever owned a kitten or gone to a shelter, you’ve likely seen the sneezing, runny noses and watery eyes typical of feline upper respiratory tract infections. Although most of these infections in cats are like col...

Description: If you’ve ever owned a kitten or gone to a shelter, you’ve likely seen the sneezing, runny noses and watery eyes typical of feline upper respiratory tract infections. Although most of these infections in cats are like colds in people – annoying, but not life-threatening – occasionally they become much more serious.

10. Effect of Cage Enrichment and Predictability on Healthy Outcomes of Shelter Cats

(Web Page; Thu Mar 14 06:19:00 CDT 2013)

D09FE-502Dr. Tony Buffington, Ohio State University Co-sponsors: Waltham Foundation; PetSmart Charities®; Edna B. Ellingson; Petfinder.com; PetSmart Charities; The Van Sloun Foundation; Rex and Nelle Jackson Foundation

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