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Glossary of Feline Terms

Definitions of all those confusing words you read about cats

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Billy

Billy is an Enigma, But my Understanding is Not

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Are you sometimes confused when reading articles about cats? Do you roll your eyes when you read words like 'obligate carnivore,' nictitating membrane,' or 'idiopathic?' Help is here with my glossary of feline terms. Knowing the terminology will bring you a long way toward better understanding of your cats.

A to E

A

abscess
advocate
ailurophile
allopathic
alternative veterinary medicine

B

bacteria
biopsy
bordetella
breedings

C

cardiomyopathy
cataracts
chlamydia
chronic renal failure (CRF)
Class B Dealers
clowder
conjunctivitis

D

declawing
diabetes
DSH

E

ear mites
endogenous
epidemiology
exogenous

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