A cat undergoing acupuncture
Diabetes, parasitic diseases and acupuncture in cats will be among the varied topics featured at this year’s Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB) Annual Conference to be held at the Apollo Hotel, Basingstoke on Saturday, October 31, sponsored by Royal Canin.
FAB Lecturers and Residents in Feline Medicine at Bristol and Edinburgh Universities, Andrea Harvey, Rachel Korman and Kerry Simpson will share their knowledge on diabetes, constipation and the home management of the cat with heart disease. Sue Shaw Senior Lecturer at Bristol, will look at emerging vector-borne and parasitic diseases in cats influenced by climate change and travelling cats. Alex German, Royal Canin Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine from Liverpool University will provide top tips for weight loss in fat cats.
Wildlife cameraman Andy Langley who is closely involved in the Scottish Wildcat campaign
Mike Dale of North Kent Referrals Veterinary Specialist Centre with share his specialist expertise in acupuncture in cats. On the wilder side, Andy Langley, wildlife cameraman and producer from Wild Media Foundation will talk about capturing wildcats on film.
Lyn Forster from the Royal Veterinary College will be asking delegates about cats which have had a limb or tail amputated and how they are managing – do cats suffer from phantom limb pain? Find out how she aims to investigate.
The meeting is open to all members of FAB and interested members of the public, including veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, cat breeders, cattery proprietors, those involved in cat rescue and cat owners.
Registration costs £55.00 (FAB members can use their membership £7.00 educational vouchers against this, making it £48.00), and includes lunch, tea and coffee. To register, please download the registration form and return to the FAB office, Taeselbury, High Street, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 6LD, email email@example.com, or telephone 01747 871872.
The Feline Advisory Bureau is a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge, to help us all care better for our cats.
Ends August 27, 2009
For further details contact Karen Bessant, FAB press officer on telephone
01380 827 142 firstname.lastname@example.org or from the FAB headquarters on 01747 871872.