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A pancreatitis primer for cat owners

September 19th, 2012

Pancreatitis is an increasingly important pancreatic disorder in cats, but what exactly is it? What happens when a cat becomes ill due to pancreatitis? The pancreas is glandular organ has two main functions: to produce metabolic hormones that control blood sugar and to produce enzymes that aid in food digestion. Normally, due to their destructive nature, the protein-digesting enzymes trypsin …

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