Feline Lovers: Learn About Pets from Colorado State University Medical Experts During Cat Care Conference

Colorado State University’s student chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners is sponsoring an educational conference for cat owners wanting to learn more about feline health issues at its annual Cat Care Conference. The event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in Room 118 Argus Animal Cancer Center at the Colorado State University Veterinary Medical Center, 300 W. Drake Road.

Topics include the following.

– 9-9:45 a.m.:  Dr. Michael Lappin, Colorado State University veterinarian, will discuss diseases that humans can catch from their feline friends.

– 10-10:45 a.m.: Dr. Tim Hackett, Colorado State University veterinarian, will provide an overview of how owners can identify and respond to emergencies.

– 11-11:45 a.m.: Dr. Kathy Lunn, Colorado State University veterinarian, will discuss issues that arise in geriatric felines.

– 1-1:45 p.m.: Dr. Todd Towell, veterinarian with Hills Pet Nutrition, will discuss feline nutrition.

– 2-2:45 p.m.: An open panel discuss with doctors and students regarding feline health.

– 3 p.m.: An optional tour of the Colorado State Veterinary Medical Center.

The conference is open to the public, and registration is $25 per participant. Lunch will be provided. For more information, visit http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/aafp.