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Feline Health Symposium- Register Here

EveryCat Health Foundation, in collaboration with Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, will present “Health Breakthroughs for Every Cat: FIP and Beyond”, a feline health symposium, on Friday, July 8th, and Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at the University of Florida, Gainesville.

The formal education program will begin at 11:30 am and conclude at 6 pm on July 8th then continue from 8:30 am to 5 pm on July 9th. We will welcome pioneers in cat health from across the globe who will be presenting on topics such as FIP, Kitten Health, Cat Friendly Homing, Treating Chronic Pain, Community Cats, FeLV and more….



RACE ( Registry of Approved Continuing Education) Credits will be available to veterinary professionals, pending approval – up to 10 RACE credits. To receive your credits, please select the RACE credit tickets.


Virtual and In-Person Registrations are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Celebrate and support a brighter future for feline health by joining us for our “Fabulous Feline Fete” banquet on Saturday, July 9th from 6 pm until 9 pm. The banquet will be held in the University of Florida Hilton Conference Center. Dinner, Silent Auction, Special Cats from Local Shelters & TICA’s Top 5, camaraderie, music.

As a special offer, “Fabulous Feline Fete” tickets can be purchased as part of your symposium registration for a discounted price.

Symposium Location:
University of Florida School
Straughn Center
2142 Shealy Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608

Hotel Information:
University of Florida Hilton Conference Center
Address:1714 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607
Room Rate: $119 per night
Call (352) 371-3600 and mention “EveryCat Health Symposium”

Fabulous Feline Fete (banquet)
Century Ballroom
University of Florida Hilton Conference Center
Address:1714 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32607

We are grateful to our early sponsors for helping make this event possible:
Special FIP Session Sponsor: Zoetis
FIP Speaker Sponsor: Anivive
General Session Speaker(s) Sponsors: Antech, IDEXX, Royal Canin, Zoetis
Hospitality Sponsor: BasePaws
Contributing Sponsor: Cat Fanciers’ Association
Fabulous Feline Fête Collaborator: The International Cat Association (TICA) and Dr. Elsey’s

Among others!!
Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available

Distinguished speakers include:
*Niels C Pedersen, BS; DVM; Ph.D., Professor Emeritus-UC Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine;
Julie Levy, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM, DABVP, Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program, University of Florida;
Emi Barker, BSc(RVC), BVSc, Ph.D., DipECVIM-CA, University of Bristol;
John Boone, Ph.D., Research Director – Great Basin Bird Observatory
David S. Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM, Chief Medical Officer at Anivive Lifesciences;
Peter Cohen, ZenbyCat
Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, DABVP (feline practice);
Tyler Flockhart, Ph.D., Population Ecologist and Conservation Biologist;
*Vicky Halls, RVN Dip Couns, Cat Advocacy Project Manager Cat-Friendly Homing at International Cat Care
Sarah Jones, DVM, Intern, Unversity of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Robin Kintz, FIP Warriors
*Jacqueline Norris, BVSc (Hons), MVS (Melb), Ph.D., FASM, MASID, Grad Cert Educ Stud (Higher), IVAS Cert. Acup, RCVS (Veterinary Microbiology), Professor of Veterinary Microbiology & Infectious Diseases: University of Sydney;
Wendy Novicoff, Ph.D.; Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine
Sheila Robertson, BVMS (Hons), Ph.D., DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), MRCVS, Senior Medical Director, Lap of Love
Kelly St. Denis, DVM, MS, DABVP (feline);
Vicki Thayer, DVM, DABVP (feline);

* appearing virtually


As always, we appreciate the support of our Partners in Cat Health:  LovingCats WorldWide Group (LCWW); the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP); and PetSmart Charities.