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May 30 2020

Discussion on Heart Disease (HCM) in Cats with Dr. Chris Menges of Basepaws and Steve Dale

Dr. Chis Menges, chief veterinary officer at Basepaws and myself are teaming up May 30, 2 p.m  CT  for a free webinar on heart disease in cats, Feline HCM a Silent Killer: And a Piano Playing Cat Named Ricky. For every DNA kit purchased from Basepaws through the end of the May, Basepaws wll donate $5 to the Ricky Fund,…

May 27 2020

HCM Discussed: Genetics and the Ricky Fund with Winn Feline Foundation

Dr. Liz Bales and myself will discuss heart disease in cats (HCM) and Ricky the piano playing cat with Dr. Chris Menges, chief veterinary officer of  Basepaws on Thursday May 28 at noon. Watch – and if you desire, ask questions HERE. This is a free event. I had a cat who changed my life.…

May 25 2020

Latest on Pets and COVID-19; Raising Money to Learn About Heart Disease in Cats on WGN Radio

Dr. Dana Varble, chief veterinary officer of North American Veterinary Community, has been updating her colleagues regarding COVID-19 and pets, on Steve Dale’s Pet World HERE on WGN radio she updates all of you. She answers the big questions: Do pets get COVID-19? Can they give COVID-19 to one another? Can they give COVID-19 to us?…

May 8 2020

PURRsuing FIP and WINNing: What We Know Today

Everything you want to know about feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) and have been afraid to ask is answered in this FREE webinar presented by the Winn Feline Foundation. This is a big deal for many, many, many reasons. It was Winn Feline Foundation’s support of a drug nearly identical to Remdesivir for treating FIP that…

May 5 2020

Why Cat Lovers Should LOVE the Winn Feline Foundation

If you have a cat – give the Winn Feline Foundation a thank you card. Or better yet, take advantage of the fact that today, May 7, is Giving Tuesday. If you love cats, truly consider that nearly all we know about cat health, physical and even mental well-being, was once funded by the Winn…

April 30 2020

Winn Feline Foundation Funding

Winn Feline Foundation a few years back announced supporting funding for a drug to treat feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) nearly identical to Remdesivir being trialed and soon expected to be FDA approved for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Today, FIP in cats is considered treatable, as a similar compound to Remdesivir for cats to treat FIP…

April 17 2020

Why Everyone Is Talking Remdesivir: Winn Feline FIP Webinar

Winn Feline Foundation has a long known about the drug called Remdesivir that everyone is now talking about as a possible treatment for SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID19. Winn Feline, a non-profit funder of cat health studies, has a long tradition of bringing together the top experts in feline medical research for educational events that cover…

April 14 2020

Veterinary Drugs Trialed to Treat COVID-19; AMA Update on Potential Therapeutics

Winn Feline Foundation was the first to support the notion and funding for using a drug nearly identical to a drug called Remdesivir  to treat feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), which is currently being trialed around the nation to potentially treat COVID-19. FIP, which has traditionally been considered fatal, occurs as a result of the feline corona…

March 31 2020

COVID-19 Drug Trial Launches at Northwestern Medicine

Remdesivir, the drug touted as a possible treatment for COVID-19, was nearly used to treat cats with feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) which results from the feline corona virus.  It turned out that Gilead Sciences (the pharma company) didn’t want to let go of Remdesivir, and offered a less expensive but nearly identical compound to trial…

March 23 2020

Treatment for FIP in Cats, It’s A Corona Virus and It May Help People

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) might just be the worst possible diagnosis, but that’s changing – unfortunately, though, just like the disease itself the story is complicated. And because FIP is a mutation (which occurs inside cats) from the feline corona virus, the medication discovered to treat is now in the news. At the Winn Feline…

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