Purr Podcast
Purr Podcast
Jolle Kirpensteijn
This is an awesome podcast for veterinary healthcare providers about everything feline. Famous author Dr. Susan Little and surgeon, Dr. Jolle Kirpensteijn will discuss medical en surgical issues of cats highlighting simple and practical solutions. If you like cats, you will love this podcast!
The plague caused by a cat? That can not be true!
In recent news, there has been a case of bubonic plague caused by a cat, highlighting the importance for veterinarians to be aware of zoonotic diseases. Bubonic plague is a bacterial infection transmitted through fleas, often found on rodents and pets like cats. Veterinarians should be vigilant in recognizing symptoms in animals and educating pet owners on prevention measures, including flea control and avoiding contact with wild rodents. Prompt diagnosis and treatment are crucial for both animal and human health. Dr. Mike Lappin, famous infectious diseas expert returns to the purrpodcast.
Feb 26
17 min
More feline emergencies with Dr. Tony, Minister of Happiness
In this gripping episode of our podcast, released on September 12, 2017, we sit down with the esteemed Dr. Tony Johnson, DVM, DACVECC, a master in the nuanced and demanding field of veterinary emergency medicine and critical care. As a board-certified expert since 2003, Dr. Johnson brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, discussing the most common and pressing emergencies that afflict our feline friends. Join Dr. Susan and Dr Jolle as they delve into a conversation with Dr. Johnson, who not only shares his expertise but also his passion for animal welfare. Currently serving as the Minister of Happiness and consultant liaison for the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), Dr. Johnson's engaging personality and deep understanding of veterinary medicine shine through as he breaks down complex medical scenarios into actionable advice for pet owners. Listeners will gain insight into recognizing signs of distress in cats, what constitutes an emergency, and the steps to take when every second counts. Dr. Johnson, a former clinical assistant professor at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, also touches on his experiences teaching the next generation of veterinarians, his contributions to international veterinary conferences, and his active role in the online veterinary community through blogging and writing. Whether you're a cat owner, a veterinary professional, or simply an animal lover, this episode is packed with valuable information that could one day save a feline life. Tune in to learn from one of the best in the field and ensure you're prepared for any cat emergency that may come your way.
Jan 20
30 min
Dr. Tony Johnson: From Master of Emergency Medicine to Minister of Happiness - Cats in the ER
Dr. Tony Johnson, a certified maestro in emergency medicine and critical care since 2003, now orchestrates joy as the Minister of Happiness and consultant liaison for VIN. Once a clinical assistant professor at Purdue University's School of Veterinary Medicine, he captivates audiences worldwide through his lectures at international veterinary conferences. With a penchant for prose, Dr. Johnson's pen dances as an active blogger and writer, adding his purr-sonality to this week's acclaimed PurrPodcast, renowned as the feline realm's finest auditory delight.
Jan 7
24 min
Cat genes and cancer with Dr. Leslie Lyon part 2
Meet Dr. Leslie Lyons, your friendly neighborhood cat geneticist, part 2. We delve deeper into the exciting world of cat genes and their role in tumors. Dr. Lyons explores the intricate connection between cancer in cats and their genetic makeup. Get ready to uncover the secrets of feline genetics with Dr. Lyons as your guide.
Dec 24, 2023
30 min
Cats, genes and cancer, what could go wrong?
Meet Dr. Leslie Lyons, your friendly neighborhood cat geneticist. In this insightful discussion, Dr. Lyons delves into the fascinating realm of feline oncogenomics, exploring the intricate connection between cancer in cats and their genetic makeup. Get ready to uncover the secrets of feline genetics with Dr. Lyons as your guide.
Dec 17, 2023
36 min
Cool cat cancer cases part 2
In a brightly lit zoom session, Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle engage in a focused discussion about recent cat tumor cases. The air is filled with a mix of medical jargon and compassionate concern as they review X-rays and pathology reports. Dr. Susan, known for her meticulous approach, gestures toward the images on the computer screen, explaining the nuances of each case. Meanwhile, Dr. Jolle, renowned for his empathetic communication with pet owners, listens attentively and offers insightful perspectives. Their collaboration reflects a seamless blend of expertise and empathy, highlighting a shared commitment to providing the best care for their feline patients. The room resonates with the shared goal of finding innovative solutions and offering compassionate support to both the cats and their worried owners. This is part 2 out of 2.
Nov 26, 2023
22 min
Cool cat cancer cases part 1
In a brightly lit zoom session, Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle engage in a focused discussion about recent cat tumor cases. The air is filled with a mix of medical jargon and compassionate concern as they review X-rays and pathology reports. Dr. Susan, known for her meticulous approach, gestures toward the images on the computer screen, explaining the nuances of each case. Meanwhile, Dr. Jolle, renowned for his empathetic communication with pet owners, listens attentively and offers insightful perspectives. Their collaboration reflects a seamless blend of expertise and empathy, highlighting a shared commitment to providing the best care for their feline patients. The room resonates with the shared goal of finding innovative solutions and offering compassionate support to both the cats and their worried owners. This is part 1 out of 2.
Nov 12, 2023
20 min
Lymphoma part 2. What is the role of nutrition?
Dr Susan and Dr. Jolle discuss a lecture that they will give at the Hill's Global Symposium 2023. We discuss lymphoma and what are the main things you need to do (and know) to support cats with lymphoma and other tumors.
Oct 13, 2023
24 min
Lymphoma is the number one cancer in cats!
This is a purrpodcast LIVE where Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle talk about the most common cancer in cats: malignant lymphoma. This is part one of 2 sessions. We focus on what 4 factors are really important in lymphoma treatment in cats. This podcast will also be available as a video on our patreon account.
Sep 28, 2023
20 min
What are some genetic abnormalities in common cat breeds?
Dr. Susan and Dr. Jolle discuss some common abnormalities that you can observe in the most populare cat breeds. From polycystic kidne disease to ear and tail abnormalities. The main disadvantage of inbreeding is that these diseases tend to pop up.
Sep 16, 2023
33 min
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