Longevity and mortality of cats attending primary care veterinary practices in England

@article{ONeill2015LongevityAM,
  title={Longevity and mortality of cats attending primary care veterinary practices in England},
  author={Dan Gerard O'Neill and David B. Church and Paul D. McGreevy and Peter Campbell Thomson and David C. Brodbelt},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={17},
  pages={125 - 133}
}
Enhanced knowledge on longevity and mortality in cats should support improved breeding, husbandry, clinical care and disease prevention strategies. The VetCompass research database of primary care veterinary practice data offers an extensive resource of clinical health information on companion animals in the UK. This study aimed to characterise longevity and mortality in cats, and to identify important demographic risk factors for compromised longevity. Crossbred cats were hypothesised to live… 

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