Cats
T. gondii parasite employs a sophisticated manipulation to suppress host's immune response  NEWS MEDICAL · 11 minutes
Toxoplasma gondii is best known as the parasite that may lurk in a cat's litter box. Nearly a third of the world's population is... more
With a protein 'delivery,' parasite can suppress its host's immune response  PHYS.ORG · 44 minutes
Toxoplasma gondii is best known as the parasite that may lurk in a cat's litter box. Nearly a third of the world's population is believed to... more
Jewel beetles' sparkle helps them hide in plain sight  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Bright colors are often considered an evolutionary tradeoff in the animal kingdom. Yes, a male peacock's colorful feathers may help it attract a mate, but they also make it more... more
Catnip: What do we know about the feline drug?  MNT · 2 days
Catnip is the most famous stimulant for cats. How does it work, why does it not affect all cats, and are there any catnip alternatives? We investigate. more
Medical News Today: Catnip: What do we know about the feline drug?  MNT · 2 days
Catnip is the most famous stimulant for cats. How does it work, why does it not affect all cats, and are there any catnip... more
Brain parasite makes rodents unafraid of cats, other predators  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Cats have the power to control the minds of rodents, through a brain parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. The pathogen exerts a strange mind control on rodents that make them lose... more
Cat parasite reduces general anxiety in infected mice, not just fear of feline predators  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii is known to cause infected rodents to lose their fear of feline predators, which makes... more
Brain parasite may strip away rodents’ fear of predators—not just of cats  Science Magazine · 1 week
Toxoplasma gondii may have more general effects on mouse behavior than previously thought more
Makeshift koala hospital scrambles to save dozens injured in bushfires  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Dozens of injured koalas arrive at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park's makeshift animal hospital each day in cat carriers, washing baskets or clinging to wildlife carers. more
Medical News Today: Could probiotics benefit cats?  MNT · 2 weeks
With the growing popularity of probiotics, some researchers are asking whether they might benefit felines. A recent, small-scale study investigates. more
Could probiotics benefit cats?  MNT · 2 weeks
With the growing popularity of probiotics, some researchers are asking whether they might benefit felines. A recent, small-scale study investigates. more
Vector-borne causes of fever in cats demand year-round preventive therapy  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Increased body temperature is the single-most commonly noted abnormal finding for the medical practitioner. While it may be a sign of something relatively innocuous, it can also be... more
AAFP releases updated feline retrovirus guidelines to the veterinary community  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On Thursday, January 9, The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) releases updated Feline Retrovirus Testing and Management Guidelines to the veterinary community, which will be published in... more
[Research Articles] HDAC inhibition improves cardiopulmonary function in a feline model of diastolic dysfunction  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a major health problem without effective therapies. This study assessed the effects... more
How to write better pet adoption ads  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
About 1.5 million dogs and cats are euthanized in shelters each year because they weren't adopted or had health problems that concerned potential owners. more
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