Tube Feeding Kittens

Tube Feeding Kittens By Lies Klösters, 2006. With 'tube feeding', we mean feeding animals (or humans) by way of a catheter inserted via the mouth into the stomach. Fortunately, tube feeding is rarely necessary. Only when the animal is too weak to eat or suck on its own we need to resort to tube feeding. This can be the case…

Embryology of the Domestic Cat

Embryology of the domestic cat By A.L. LeipoldtReprinted with permission. (Note by PawPeds: The author talks about trimesters in the pregnancy. In the context of this article, a trimester means a period of three weeks.) Introduction Since the beginning of the 19th century, biologists knew that the early developmental stages of the different classes of vertebrates were very much alike and…