Cornell Feline Health Center

Feline Health Center Updates

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Baker Pet Talks: Tips from Cornell Experts
October 17, 2016

Cornell specialists will be on hand to talk about some common behavior problems you may be struggling with in your dogs or cats.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cat Scratch Disease - Are you at risk?
September 28, 2016

While the likelihood of contracting Cat Scratch Disease is low, and while it is usually readily treated, there are rare cases in which more significant health effects may occur.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Etiology of Cranial Cruciate Rupture in Cats
September 26, 2016

Authors of a recent study propose that CCL rupture in cats is more likely a result of physiologic response of the CCL to normal physiologic forces than of preexisting degenerative changes to the CCL.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases FIV Associated with Myocarditis
September 27, 2016

A recent study investigating the etiology of myocarditis in cats demonstrated evidence of FIV virus in histologic sections of hearts of cats with both myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cornell Feline Health Center welcomes a new director, Dr. Luis Schang
August 23, 2016

The Cornell Feline Health Center welcomes a new Director, Luis Schang, on September 1, 2016.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Feline study: new model helps identify drugs to treat cat eye infections
July 19, 2016

With funding from the Cornell Feline Health Center, Dr. Gerlinde Van de Walle has authored a new study that describes a model of eye infections in cats that can be used to test potential new drugs for treating these conditions.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Helping Cats Through Support of Shelter Medicine
June 07, 2016

Thanks to the generosity of a dedicated donor, the Cornell Feline Health Center was able to support the recruitment of Dr. Lena DeTar as a new faculty member in the College's renowned Maddie’s® Shelter Medicine program.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Fulbright Award for Colin Parrish
June 06, 2016

Cornell Feline Health Center director Colin Parrish has received an award from the Fulbright Scholar Program, giving him the opportunity to share his expertise abroad as a Visiting Professor at the University of Glasgow.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cats for Comfort: Coordinated Cat Adoption by Seniors
February 25, 2016

Cats for Comfort is a collaboration with the Tompkins County SPCA, Ithaca College's Gerontology Institute, and Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine to match appropriately screened cats with Longview, a residential senior retirement community.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases FISS Discovery
February 25, 2016

A group of Cornell researchers funded by the Cornell Feline Health Center has demonstrated that DNA damage is a common feature of feline injection site sarcomas (FISS), a type of cancer that typically arise at the sites of injections in cats.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Internet Cat Video Festival Comes to Cornell
April 19, 2016

The Cornell Feline Health Center is pleased to cosponsor the Walker Art Center's touring Internet Cat Video Festival on Friday, February 26, 2016.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cats and Cucumbers - Our Behavior Expert Talks About Why Cats Are Freaking Out
December 08, 2015

Different theories to explain why cats react this way have been suggested, including the idea that cucumbers remind cats of snakes but Cornell Feline Health Center’s Behaviorist Specialist, Dr. Pamela Perry disagrees.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Hot Off the Press - Check Out Our 2015 Annual Reports
December 07, 2015

Read all about it! We’re pleased to present our 2015 Annual Report, which is now available online.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Cat Lovers' Conference in New York City
January 25, 2016

Sign up now! You're invited to our inaugural Cat Lover's Conference in New York City, an event designed especially for cat owners and enthusiasts. Learn the latest about feline health from experts at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine and

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Ordinary and extraordinary cats lend a paw for better feline medicine
June 10, 2015

Have a healthy cat over the age of 10? The Veterinary Biobank needs your help!

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases 27th Annual Fred Scott Feline Symposium, July 24-26, 2015
May 28, 2015

We are excited to invite you to attend what promises to be an informative and enjoyable program, presented in the intimate setting of our beautiful campus by international experts from abroad and from within our esteemed faculty.

Read more about the Symposium and find links to our registration page.

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases A Q&A with Dr. Bruce Kornreich
May 28, 2015

Meet the Feline Health Center's Associate Director for Education and Outreach, Dr. Bruce Kornreich

In this interview, Dr. Kornreich talks about what led him to study veterinary medicine, what he enjoys most about his work for the Feline Health Center, and about who REALLY runs the Kornreich household (hint: it's not the dog).

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine News Releases Boston bombing victim supports FIP research through Cornell Feline Health Center
May 28, 2015

How Feline Health Center supporter Scott Bowman turned a tragic story into triumph for a beloved cat he lost to feline infectious peritonitis.