December 6, 2019 New Crusade to Make Cats Less Irritating In a previous piece, you learned about the molecular basis of allergic reactions to the cat. You know, then, that the particle reponsible for feline-based allergy is called Fel d1. It is shed by the salivary and skin glands of every cat, in varying amounts depending upon the individual cat. It's... December 6, 2019 Public Enemy #1 Are you allergic to pets? This is a really common problem, affecting one in 5 Americans, and it is steadily increasing in prevalence. October 7, 2019 Amputations are Really Hard You have probably seen many three-legged dogs and cats over the years. Removal of a pet’s leg or tail, even an eye, is not that unusual in veterinary medicine. You see, catastrophic injuries are rather common in animals due to their poor judgment and their inarguably low status in society.