The Cat Fanciers’ Association was established in 1906 and is intimately involved with EveryCat Health Foundation’s early history. In 1968, it established the CFA Foundation under the guidance of its counsellor, Robert H. Winn, which eventually became EveryCat. The CFA is known as the most prestigious pedigreed cat registering association in North America. The association’s mission is preserving and promoting pedigreed breeds of cats while also enhancing the well-being of all cats.
The International Cat Association® is the world’s largest genetic registry of pedigreed and household pet cats. TICA and its members work together to promote the preservation of pedigreed cats and the health and welfare of ALL domestic cats through education, responsible cat ownership, and proper care to the owners of millions of cats worldwide. EveryCat Health Foundation has been given TICA’s “Endorsement of Excellence” for improving the care of cats around the world.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners is a professional organization representing feline practitioners who are passionate about the care of cats. The AAFP is dedicated to advancing the field of feline medicine and surgery by setting the standards of feline care, including their Cat Friendly Program for veterinary practices. EveryCat and AAFP work together to fund scholarships and create disease guidelines that improve the practice of feline medicine.
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is the charitable arm of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and partners with EveryCat to award scholarships to students attending accredited colleges of veterinary medicine. These scholarships benefit both those planning careers in clinical practice as well as encouraging students to pursue careers in research by recognizing those with leadership and dedication to advancing feline medicine.
Partners for Healthy Pets is an collaborative alliance of over 100 veterinary associations, colleges of veterinary medicine and animal health companies all committed to a vision of improved overall health for pets. PHP provides tools and resources that help communicate the value and benefit of preventive care, enhance the veterinary client relationship, and improve the overall quality of preventive healthcare provided for patients.
VETgirl provides veterinary medical continuing education that is clinically relevant, practical, and helps save lives. It also hosts an online community of veterinarians and veterinary technicians who promote high quality veterinary medicine. EveryCat Health Foundation and VETgirl work together as educational partners to inform veterinary medical professionals of the latest information on cat health.
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and markets veterinary vaccines and medicines, diagnostic products, and genetic tests. The EveryCat/Zoetis joint grant program is a part of Zoetis’ Commitment to Veterinarians™ platform, which offers support through training and education, research, and development. Zoetis generously supports EveryCat’s mission to advance feline health through research and education.
Wisdom Health’s mission is to facilitate responsible pet care by enhancing the well-being and relationship between pets, pet owners, breeders, shelters and veterinarians through valuable insights into pets as individuals. Through genetic testing, they aim to make advances in science towards a better world for all pets. Wisdom Health sponsors EveryCat’s New Investigator Award to encourage feline medical research by emerging scientists.
IDEXX is a leader in pet healthcare innovation, serving veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products enhance veterinarians’ ability to provide advanced medical care, improve staff efficiency, and build more economically successful practices. IDEXX is a proud sponsor of the EveryCat Annual Feline Symposium.
Purina is the largest pet food company in the world, and an innovator in pet nutrition. But their passion goes beyond pushing pet nutrition forward, and into forging partnerships in the pet welfare world and raising awareness of what pets truly need. Purina is collaborating with Mars and EveryCat to investigate the role of nutrition in the development of chronic kidney disease, the most common illness of geriatric cats.
Mars drives innovations to improve pet health through nutrition, data and veterinary care, and is pioneering new ways of bringing pets and pet parents closer together through transformational technologies, analytics and partnerships. Their unprecedented collaboration with Purina and EveryCat will help unravel the relationship of nutrition to the development of feline kidney disease.
Royal Canin’s deep understanding of the needs of cats is what makes it possible to make precise pet health nutrition. They collaborate with leading scientific, veterinary and behavioral experts, including EveryCat, and maintain an ongoing dialogue with pet owners worldwide to improve the health of cats through nutrition.
Anivive’s mission is to accelerate the development of new medicines so pets can lead happier and healthier lives. Anivive uses novel technology to discover first-in-class therapies for unmet medical needs in pets. Using research funded by EveryCat that successfully discovered a treatment for Feline Infectious Peritonitis, they are in the process of bringing the first FDA-approved medication for this fatal disease to market.
KindredBio is one of the leading veterinary biotechnology companies in the world, with an extensive pipeline of drugs and recombinant protein therapeutics. KindredBio develops breakthrough medicines for cats, dogs and horses, including a transdermal version of a medication discovered with EveryCat funding that improves appetite in anorexic cats.
For more than a century, Merck, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Merck Animal Health is the global animal health business unit of Merck, and generously sponsored EveryCat’s 50th Anniversary Book.