Norwegian Forest Cat HCM DNA Research Project


Resource Page


Updated July 11, 2012


Links to Databases containing HCM screening results for the NFC

                 German HCM Database *new*


HCM Clinics

                 List of clinics
                 How to Set up a Clinic - A General Overview


Where to find a Cardiologist

                 Board Certified Veterinary Cardiologists
                 ACVIM Cardiology and Internal Medicine diplomates
                 The European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - cardiologists *new*
                 List of recommended cardiologists in Germany
                 Cardiology specialty clinic in Munich, Germany
                 The European Society of Veterinary Cardiology *new*

Documents & Links that explain HCM

                 Good picture of a normal heart vs. a heart of a cat with cardiomyopathy
                 Dr. Kittleson's HCM advice for breeders
                 Feline Cardiomyopathies
                 Max's House
                 Cardiac Acronyms
                 Papillary Muscle Articles & Links
                     Understanding assessments and grading of HCM results (see bottom of link page)  *new*
                 The Pawpeds HCM Health Program *new*
                     WINN HCM Info Page *new*
                 A video of a Bengal Cat being screened for HCM *new*

Miscellaneous Documents & Articles in english

                 Genetics Review
                 Sample HCM Form - Scandinavia
                 Sample HCM Form - US
                 Article on HCM & the Purpose of this Group
                 Informational Brochure to use for fundraisers *updated*
                 "Anne's Story" written by Dutch NFC Breeder Coby Reedijk - English Version
                 Feline Cardiomyopathy - More than Genes!  New Thoughts on Causes & Treatments.  Dr John Rush - June 2012 *new*


Miscellaneous Documents & Articles in other languages

                 "Anne's Story" written by Dutch NFC Breeder Coby Reedijk - German Version
                 "Anne's Story" written by Dutch NFC Breeder Coby Reedijk - Dutch Version

Miscellaneous Links

                 The Winn Feline Foundation
                 First Gene Mutation to Cause Heart Disease in Cats Identified


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