Seminars 2019


Queen of Denial: How Cats Show (& Hide) Pain & What to Do About It

Oct 25, 2019
Clinical Theater 2
Feline Medicine

Over the recent decade, there has been increased awareness of pain and attention to the alleviation of pain in cats. Investigation has focused primarily on chronic musculoskeletal pain. The purpose of this presentation is to identify musculoskeletal as well as other types of inflammatory and neuropathic pain in cats, alleviate it and, when possible, prevent it.

  • Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to:
  • Recognize signs of pain in cats
  • Understand the difference between types of pain
  • Prevent pain in cats
  • Create a therapeutic plan for neuropathic, musculoskeletal or inflammatory pain
Margie Scherk, , Director, Educator, & Consultant - catsINK