Feed Associated Feline Interstitial Cystitis in 3 Year Old Persian Tom-A Case Report  

Ghazanfar Abbas1 , Mudassar Niaz Mughal2
1 Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 38040, Pakistan
2 Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 38040, Pakistan
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International Journal of Molecular Veterinary Research, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 3   doi: 10.5376/ijmvr.2014.04.0003
Received: 16 May, 2014    Accepted: 10 Jul., 2014    Published: 14 Jul., 2014
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Abbas and Mughal, 2014, Feed Associated Feline Interstitial Cystitis in 3 Year Old Persian Tom-A Case Report, International Journal of Molecular Veterinary Research, Vol.4, No.3 9-11 (doi: 10.5376/ijmvr.2014.04.0003)

Abstract

Felines interstitial cystitis (FIC) is painful and life threatening disease. The most common factors associated with feline interstitial cystitis are long term feeding of cats with dry feed along with certain other factors such as vitamin A deficiency, early neutering, decrease muscular activity and hereditary factors. The present case report describes feed associated interstitial cystitis in 3 year old Persian tom that was diagnosed on the basis of history, clinical signs and characteristic postmortem findings.

Keywords
Feline interstitial cystitis; Dry feed; Postmortem lesions; Tom
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