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Cat nutrition
Secondary nutritional hyperparathyroidism in Bengal cats
  1. Frances Taylor-Brown,
  2. Elsa Beltran and
  3. Daniel L. Chan
  1. Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA
  1. e-mail: ftaylor{at}

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WE would like to bring to the attention of your readers and the general veterinary community an increasing number of Bengal kittens (seven within the past year) that have presented with pathological fractures, particularly vertebral fractures, as a result of secondary nutritional hyperparathyroidism.

Clients of affected cats report they have been …

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