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The organizations, their authors and their websites included on this page are not associated with CatNewsHeadlines.com in any way. Inclusion of their information in CatNewsHeadlines.com does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of any content contained within said websites. Information is presented here purely as a service to cat caregivers to enable people to find reliable information in addition to current news articles.

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VeterinaryPartner™ – (veterinarypartner.vin.com), powered by VIN

For veterinarians, by veterinarians – VIN unites more than 67,000 veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary industry partners in a truly interactive worldwide online community. VIN extends its commitment to the well-being of companion animals by providing the finest in online pet health information and resources in its client education website.

VCA Hospitals (vcahospitals.com)

VCA has over 1,000 neighborhood hospitals and over 6,000 Veterinarians. At VCA, your pet’s health is our top priority, and excellent service to you is our goal. We’re a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Our technicians and support team members are all animal lovers who treat pets with the compassion and respect that they deserve.

For more than 100 years, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) has been improving animal, human, and environmental health through teaching, research, veterinary care, service, and outreach. Pet Talk is a service of the CVM.

The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) are trusted leaders in feline health and welfare for the veterinary community and cat caregivers. They support their members in improving the health and welfare of cats through high standards of practice, continuing education, and evidence-based medicine.

The AAFP created Cat Friendly Homes to help you learn more about your cat’s natural behaviors, the importance of routine veterinary care, and providing care of your cat, as well as answer many common questions.

International Cat Care(icatcare.org)

International Cat Care is a charity founded in 1958 by a small group of very passionate cat lovers, who were compelled to do something about the dismal lack of information about cat health and welfare. Over 60 years later, we are still working hard to improve the health and wellbeing of all cats everywhere, working towards a world where each cat’s life experience will be as good as it can be.

Pet Health Network® – Brought to you by IDEXX – (pethealthnetwork.com)

Pet Health Network is for pets and their people. We’re dedicated to providing you with comprehensive and trustworthy information to ensure your four-legged family members enjoy the longest, healthiest, and happiest lives possible.

The American College of Veterinary Behaviorist is the certifying board for veterinarians who are specialty trained to advance the behavioral health of animals through clinical practice, research, and science-based behavior education.

Veterinary behaviorists are trained to address the relationships between an animal’s health, environment, experiences and its behavior.

They have extensive knowledge of psychotropic medications, their uses, potential side effects and interactions with other medications, and are licensed to prescribe them when indicated.

American Veterinary Medical Association – AVMA –  (avma.org)

The AVMA is the nation’s leading advocate for the veterinary profession. Representing more than 97,000 members, they protect, promote and advance the needs of all veterinarians and those they serve.

Companion Animal Parasite Council – CAPC – (capcvet.org)Pets & Parasites

The Companion Animal Parasite Council is an independent, non-profit organization that is dedicated to increasing awareness of the threat parasites present to pets and family members. By generating and disseminating credible, accurate and timely information for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic infections, CAPC works to educate pet owners and veterinary professionals.See disclaimer above.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) Animal Poison Control Center® (APCC®) is your best resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think your pet may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A consultation fee may apply.  

If you suspect your pet has eaten toxic foods, household products, human medications and/or cosmetics or toxic plants & flowers please note the amount ingested and contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at (888) 426-4435.

CatHealth.com includes veterinarian-written, veterinarian-approved articles for your cat.

Disclaimer pertaining to all individuals whose work is presented on this website:

The individual author contributors, the organizations, their authors and their websites included on this page are not associated with CatNewsHeadlines.com in any way. Inclusion of their information in CatNewsHeadlines.com does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of  CatNewsHeadlines.com or any content contained within the website.

Additional note: The individual authors whose work is presented here may not support or endorse any of the information from ‘Trusted Veterinary Information Organizations’ either. Often, their own information stands in stark contrast to anything supported by vets or vet information sources.

Information is presented here purely as a service to cat caregivers to enable people to find reliable information in addition to current news articles.

Individual sources include:

Mary Marseglia(mary marseglia)

Mary knows everything there is to know about the physiology of dogs and cats. For over 40 years she has studied and observed almost every single wild cat on the planet and knows the anatomy and physiology of wolves, all wild cats, and all domestic dogs and cats as well.

Mary is a Certified Pet Nutritionist – she became certified in the early 1990’s.

She is also a Certified Homeopath — a pet expert knowledgeable in proper, complete raw food feeding of both dogs and cats. She knows how to raise animals/pets Naturally without horrible vaccines; toxic heart worm pills; chemical flea, tick & mosquito products or de-wormers.

Madeleine Innocent Dip Hom, AHA, AROH – (madeleine innocent)

Madeleine’s training as a homeopath was with the Australasian College of Hahnemannian Homoeopathy in Victoria, Australia. She graduated with a Diploma in Homoeopathy in 2000. This was the highest level of training at the time.

She has  been in full time practice ever since, as a consultant homoeopath. She treats both people and other animals, as “we are really all the same. We just look a bit different. And speak different languages.”

Madeleine has also authored an important book for cat-caregivers. “Naturally Healthy Cats – Complete Health for Your Cat“. Madeleine’s website is Natural Cat Health .com

Professional Articles and News Stories

Professional Articles – Parasites: General Information

Links to College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (TA&M Pet Talk) articles:

Links to Companion Animal Parasite Council articles:

Professional Articles – Parasites: Bacterial Based

Links to VCA Hospitals articles:

Professional Articles – Parasites: Fungal Based

Professional Articles – Parasites: External

Professional Articles – Parasites: Internal

News Articles – Parasites: Internal

Parasites: External Becoming Internal

(Technically speaking external parasites can be ingested by your cat and can then become internal parasites. For example, an ingested flea may contain tapeworm segments. A cat may rub up against a previously infected cat and then lick their own hair during grooming, ingesting a parasite.)

News Articles – Fleas and Ticks

News Articles – Worms

News Articles – Parasite Avoidance

News Articles – Other Parasite Info

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