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Feline Stomatitis: A Pain in the Mouth

A dog's teeth and gums

You can bet with a high degree of certainty that any medical condition ending in -itis is painful. Think appendicitis, neuritis and bronchitis. The suffix –itis means inflammation. Stomatitis means inflammation of the mouth, and in cats, the redness and swelling seen in the photo on the right characterizes feline stomatitis. Don’t confuse stomatitis with

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What Can I Possibly Have in Common with Howard Stern?

Yes, I mean THE Howard Stern, shock jock, “America’s Got Talent” judge and the “King of All Media.” Are you surprised at this comparison – me, a NYC veterinarian and Howard, a media mogul? Don’t be, because the love of pets can be a great equalizer. Take for example, dinnertime: In addition, both Howard and

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