For Immediate Release
Granting a Brighter Feline Future
Wyckoff, NJ, May 18th, 2022 – Forty cat health grant proposals were submitted for the 2022 EveryCat Health Foundation Grant cycle. After a rigorous review by scientific advisors, board members, and a statistician, 11 proposals were recommended for funding by the Foundation’s Grant Review Committee. Awards for this year’s grant cycle totaled just over $294,000.00 USD.
Proposals were submitted from all over the world, encompassing a distinct range of feline health topics, including novel diagnostic and treatment investigations for feline infectious peritonitis, chronic kidney disease biomarkers, and cardiovascular disease treatment therapies.
For a complete, downloadable list of the 2022 EveryCat Health Foundation awarded grants, CLICK HERE.
Past highlights from EveryCat Health Foundation funding include the discovery of taurine as the major cause of dilated cardiomyopathy, the use of high protein/low carbohydrate diets as mainstay treatment of diabetes mellitus, discovery of feline blood types, development of in-clinic Feline Leukemia tests, treatment of asthma with metered-dose inhalant therapy, effective antiviral therapy for FIP, and many, many other accomplishments.
EveryCat Health Foundation’s collaborative work is made possible through the generosity of sponsors and donors. “We fund innovative health studies that advance veterinary knowledge and expertise. As the world’s only nonprofit foundation committed solely to supporting cat health research – EveryCat Health Foundation helps your cat, my cat, community cats – all cats, everywhere,” Jackie Ott Jaakola, Executive Director, EveryCat Health Foundation.
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