Cats Galore in Istanbul

Cats, cats, cats, lots of cats in the street of Istanbul. This week I had the pleasure to give a couple of lectures about cat surgery and oncology at the First ever Cat Congress of Turkey. Warmly hosted by Dr. Mustafa Aktas and his team, we were welcomed and treated like royalty (although I did…

Are you still living in the Stone age?

You know what? I am going to talk about one of my main soapbox topics: the mismanagement of urinary stones by surgery. What? You are a surgeon, how can you say that? Isn’t surgery the fastest and quickest way to get rid of them? Don’t stones get stuck when you try to dissolve them? No,…

Our next lecture is announced! NYC here we come…,

How can I be so lucky that I will be both going to NYC and have a seminar with one of my favorite co-speakers at the same time? On Friday November 9, Dr. Susan Little and myself with talk tinsel and what to do when it gets stuck in the cat. I love abdominal surgery…

Purring away

It is no secret I love cats. Too bad I am allergic and this was the main reason why I chose to be a surgeon (so I can be around my furry friends without sneezing). As a surgeon, you can always wear gloves and a mask when animals are around and not be seen as…