EveryCat Health Foundation Announces Their 2021 Grant Awards
WYCKOFF, NJ, August 11, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Sixty-seven grant proposals focused on cat health were received for the 2021 EveryCat Health Foundation Grant cycle. After diligent, rigorous review by scientific advisors, board members and a statistician, 15 proposals were selected for funding by the Foundation’s Grant Review Committee. Awards for this grant cycle totaled just over $353,000.00 USD.
Grant proposals are received from researchers throughout the world and are diverse in feline health topics. Past highlights include the discovery of taurine as the major cause of dilated cardiomyopathy, the use of high protein/low carbohydrate diets as mainstay treatment of diabetes mellitus, discovery of feline blood types, development of in-clinic Feline Leukemia tests, treatment of asthma with metered dose inhalant therapy, effective antiviral therapy for FIP, any many, many other accomplishments.
EveryCat Health Foundation’s collaborative work is made possible through the generosity of sponsors and donors. “We fund innovative health studies that advance veterinary knowledge and expertise. As the world’s only nonprofit foundation committed solely to supporting cat health research – EveryCat Health Foundation helps your cat, my cat, community cats – all cats, everywhere,” Jackie Ott Jaakola, Executive Director, EveryCat Health Foundation.
Since 1968, EveryCat Health Foundation has awarded OVER $8 million in grants for groundbreaking research that benefits every cat, every day. From disease prevention and veterinary treatment to healthy home habits, we advance the science of better medicine for millions of cats. Every cat, every day.
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