Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
First report of Hepatozoon felis infection in a domestic cat (Felis catus) in Iran

Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Awat samiei; Zahra Darabizade; Mohsen Akhoondi; Romina Salavati; Bahar Ahooghalandari; Vahid Fathipour; Arash Akhavan; Armin Fakheri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2023

  A 6-year-old male domestic short-hair cat (Felis catus) presented with weakness, anorexia, fever, icterus, a painful abdomen, ruffled hair and a tick infestation, and it had no prior surgery. Laboratory analysis revealed left-shifted neutrophils, thrombocytopenia, and decrease in albumin content, high ...  Read More

Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular blood flow and tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion in apparently healthy domestic short-haired cats

Zahra Darabizadeh; Keivan Keramati; Dariush Shirani; Mohammad Molazem; Saeed Heydaryan; Yasamin Vali

Volume 14, Issue 5 , May 2023, , Pages 275-279

  Right ventricular parameters change in many cardiovascular diseases; so, the presence of normal right ventricular parameters is necessary to diagnose these diseases. Ten clinically healthy adult domestic short-haired cats including six males and four females in the range of 2.70 to 4.80 kg were studied ...  Read More

A retrospective study on diaphragmatic hernia in cats

Hossein Kazemi Mehrgerdi; Masoud Rajabioun; Ali Mirshahi; Ensiyeh Sajjadian Jaghargh

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 607-610

  Diaphragmatic rupture is introduced as one of the most common injuries occurring in small animals. In our retrospective report, 14 cats with a mean age of 12 months (male = 8, female = 6) that underwent diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy were studied. The data included the following: age, sex, breed, and clinical ...  Read More

Effect of medetomidine on left ventricular outflow tract velocity in cats: A Doppler echocardiography study

Reza Sadjadi; Mohammad Nasrollahzadeh Masouleh; Ahmad Asghari; Saied Bokaie

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 383-386

  The purpose of the present study was to evaluate effects of medetomidine on left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) velocity in domestic short-haired cats. Eighteen healthy adult male domestic short-haired cats were used for this study. All animals were client-owned. Echocardiography machine with 7.50 ...  Read More

Diagnostic Imaging
Volumetric evaluation of pituitary gland in dog and cat using computed tomography

Salah Nadimi; Mohammad Molazem; Seyedhosein Jarolmasjed; Mohammad Reza Esmaili Nejad

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 337-341

  The objective of this study was to evaluate the pituitary gland dimensions due to age and weight using computed tomography (CT) in dogs and cats. The CT images of pituitary gland were assessed in 11 client-owned dogs (six males and five females; age range, 1 to 9 years) and 15 client-owned cats (eight ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Effects of medetomidine on intra-renal arteries resistive and pulsatility indices in clinically normal adult domestic shorthair cats

Farzaneh Azizi; Mohammad Nasrollahzadeh Masouleh; Seeyamak Mashhadi Rafie; Ahmad Asghari; Saied Bokaie

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 137-143

  The aim of this study was to determine the effects of intramuscular injection of medetomidine on intra-renal arteriesresistive and pulsatility indices by duplex Doppler ultrasonographyin clinically normal adult domestic shorthair cats. For this purpose, twenty-six neutered adult healthy domestic shorthair ...  Read More

Small Animal Surgery
Obstructive bacterial cystitis following cystotomy in a Persian cat

Zahra Nikousefat; Mohammad Hashemnia; Moosa Javdani; Ali Ghashghaii

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 199-203

  Feline lower urinary tract diseases are known to be life threatening conditions in cats, especially when they occur as obstructive diseases in males. Early diagnosis and treatment is necessary, otherwise it may lead to death. A 3-year-old male Persian cat was referred to the clinic with a history of ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Bilateral simple ectopic kidney in a cat

Masoud Rajabioun; Hamideh Salari Sedigh; Ali Mirshahi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 175-177

  Bilateral simple ectopic kidney was diagnosed in an apparently healthy 3-year-old, female domestic short hair cat, incidentally based on radiology and ultrasonography examination. The cat was presented for routine examination without any complaint. In clinical evaluation, no significant abnormal clinical ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of feline hemoplasmas in domestic cats in Iran

Fereshteh Ghazisaeedi; Nahid Atyabi; Taghi Zahraei Salehi; Iraj Ashrafi Tamai; Saeid Tabatabaei; Solmaz Chegeni

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 67-73

  Three known feline hemoplasmas are Mycoplsama haemofelis, ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum’ and ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis’. They are described as cause of feline infectious anemia in domestic and wild felids. Other blood parasites or blood-related pathogens like concurrent ...  Read More

Determination of antibiotic resistance genes in relation to phylogenetic background in Escherichia coli isolates from fecal samples of healthy pet cats in Kerman city

Baharak Akhtardanesh; Reza Ghanbarpour; Sadaf Ganjalikhani; Parisa Gazanfari

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2016, , Pages 301-308

  The aim of this study was to determine antibiotic resistance genes, phylogenetic groups and anti-microbial resistance patterns of Escherichia coli isolates from fecal samples of healthy pet cats in Kerman city. Ninety E. coli isolates were recovered from obtained rectal swabs. Antibiotic resistance pattern ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Molecular identification and phylogenic analysis of Bartonella henselae isolated from Iranian cats based on gltA gene

Ramin Mazaheri Nezhad Fard; Seyed Milad Vahedi; Iraj Ashrafi; Faranak Alipour; Golnaz Sharafi; Hesam Akbarein; Seyed Javid Aldavood

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, , Pages 69-72

  One of the most important species of the Bartonella genus is B. henselae that causes a zoonotic infection, cat scratch disease (CSD). The main source of the bacteria is cat and the carrier is Ctenocephalides felis flea. One hundred and forty nail and saliva samples were collected from 70 domestic cats. ...  Read More

Seroprevalence of leptospiral infection in feline population in urban and dairy cattle herds in Mashhad, Iran

Massoud Talebkhan Garoussi; Mohsen Mehravaran; Gholamreza Abdollahpour; Javad Khoshnegah

Volume 6, Issue 4 , December 2015, , Pages 301-304

  The importance of cats in the Leptospira epidemiology is due to the possibility of transferring leptospirosis to wild and domesticated animals. The purpose of this survey was to determine the prevalence of Leptospira infection in shorthair cats in different location of Mashhad, Iran. Totally, 147 blood ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
A survey of feline behavioral problems in Tehran

Naqa Tamimi; Abdolali Malmasi; Aniseh Talebi; Fatemeh Tamimi; Atoosa Amini

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, , Pages 143-147

  Behavioral problems in cats have drawn more attention in recent years since they affect the cat-owner relationship. This study was designed to study the rate of cats with undesirable behaviors according to their owners. Frequency of behavioral problems in 167 cats attending Small Animal Hospital, Faculty ...  Read More

Small Animal Surgery
Sedation with Xylazine-Diazepam and Epidural Administration of Lidocaine and Xylazine for Castration and Ovariohysterectomy in Cats

Amin Bigham-Sadegh; Mohammad Shadkhast; Zahra Shafiei Shafiei; Bizhan Ziae

Volume 1, Issue 1 , June 2010, , Pages 21-25

  The aim of this study was to determine whether anesthesia consisting of sedation induced by intramuscular administration of xylazine-diazepam and lumbosacral analgesia induced by epidural administration of lidocaine and xylazine is satisfactory for castration and ovariohysterectomy in cats. Six adult ...  Read More