The Cornell Feline Health Center at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine was established in 1974 as the Cornell Feline Research Laboratory but changed to its present name in 1981. It is a small, independently funded center whose mission is to improve the health and welfare of cats everywhere by: Finding ways of preventing and curing diseases of cats by conducting and sponsoring breakthrough feline health research studies; Educating veterinarians and cat owners about feline health by providing timely medical information; Promoting public understanding and awareness of feline issues, and Aiding veterinarians when new or unknown diseases occur. Yearly activities are summarized with donor recognition in its Annual Report.

In addition to funding scientific research and distributing information related to feline health, the Center offers the Dr. Louis J. Camuti Memorial Feline Consultation and Diagnostic Service providing pet owners with advice from consulting veterinarians and behavior experts based on the most current information available for feline health care. It also sponsors the annual Fred Scott Feline Symposium for feline veterinarians.

More information is available at: http://www.vet.cornell.edu/FHC/

In fulfilling its educational mission, the Cornell Feline Health Center has produced a number of publications for practicing veterinarians and pet owners alike over the years. Among these include:

Cornell Feline Research Laboratory (1974 to 1981) publications

  • Feline Information Bulletin, no.1-4 (1976-1978)
  • The Feline Report,, v.1-2 (1974-1975)
  • Cornell Feline Research Laboratory Annual Report,, v.3 (1976)
  • Feline Health Symposium, [proceedings] (1976)

Cornell Feline Health Center (1981 to date) publications

For cat fanciers, owners, and breeders

  • Feline Forum, (1989-2003)
  • Client Information Brochures
  • Feline Health Perspectives,, no.2-7 (1981-1982)
  • Perspectives on Cats,, (1983: Spring--1997: Winter)

For veterinarians:

  • Information Bulletin,, no.5-14 (1983-1996)
  • Cornell Feline Health Center News,, no. 1-7 (1981-1982)
  • Veterinary News,, (1983: Winter – 1985: Fall)
  • Feline Health Topics for Veterinarians,, v.1, no.1–v.24, no.2 (1986-2009)
  • Annual Fred Scott Feline Symposium, [proceedings], (9th, 1997 - date)
  • Feline Practitioner Seminars, 1st-8th (1989-1996)
  • Felis domesticus: A Manual of Feline Health 1982-1983: Proceedings 2nd Annual Feline Health Seminar

Other publications:

  • Cornell Feline Health Center Annual Report,, (1997/1998 – date)

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Recent Submissions

  • 8th Annual Feline Practitioners Seminar 

    Cornell Feline Health Center (Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Cornell Feline Health Center, 1996-07)
    Contents of this seminar include: Perspectives on vaccines in feline practice (Cynthia L. Bowlin); Hitting the bull's eye: Targeting connections between vaccines and cancer in cats (Philip H. Kass); Theory and practice of ...
  • 6th Annual Feline Practitioners Seminar 

    Cornell Feline Health Center (Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Cornell Feline Health Center, 1994-08)
    Contents of this seminar include: Feline infectious diseases (Frederic W. Scott); Feline retrovirus infections (Margaret C. Barr).
  • 5th Annual Feline Practitioners Seminar 

    Cornell Feline Health Center (Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Cornell Feline Health Center, 1993-08)
    Contents of this seminar include: Feline pediatrics (Betsy Arnold); FeLV and FIV update (Margaret C. Barr); Feline hematology (Marjorie Brooks); Feline oncology (Ann E. Hohenhaus); Feline and human allergies (David K. ...
  • 4th Annual Feline Practitioners Seminar 

    Cornell Feline Health Center (Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Cornell Feline Health Center, 1992-08)
    Contents of this seminar include: Cattery management of infectious diseases (James R. Richards); Management of coronavirus infections in catteries (James R. Richards); Management of ringworm infections in catteries (James ...
  • 1st Annual Feline Specialist Seminar 

    Cornell Feline Health Center (Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine. Cornell Feline Health Center, 1989-08)
    Contents of this seminar include: Infectious causes of abortion in the cat (Donald H. Lein); Feline infectious diseases update (Fred W. Scott); Feline hyperthyroidism (Barbara S. Stein); Feline salmonellosis (Barbara S. Stein).

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