ATTENTION CATS AND CAT OWNERS!
FREE PARASITE SCREENING!
UC Davis Study
Saturday, 9am-1pm, June 26th, 2004
Coast Veterinary Clinic
1825 Quintana Road
Morro Bay, CA 93442
The University of California School of Veterinary Medicine at Davis is conducting a research study about cats living in the greater Morro Bay area.
Benefits to you and your cat for participating in the study:
∑ Free parasite check of feces for worms and protozoan parasites Toxoplasma, Giardia and Cryptosporidium
∑ Free blood test for the parasite Toxoplasma
∑ Free educational pamphlet about Toxoplasma
∑ Free cat goodie bag for all participants (1 per cat)
∑ Results provided direct to you
Who can participate?
∑ You and your cat(s) must be a resident of Cayucos, Los Osos or Morro Bay.
∑ All cats in your household are eligible to be tested.
How do you participate?
∑ Bring your cat(s) and a fresh sample of feces in a clean, throwaway container or Ziploc baggie. Please collect the fecal sample within 24 hours of defecation.
∑ If you have more than one cat, please mark which cat the feces are from on the bag or container, if known.
At the clinic you will:
∑ Complete a consent form to be in the study.
∑ Fill out a short questionnaire about your catís diet and lifestyle.
∑ Allow us to collect a small sample of blood from your cat for serum testing.
If you have questions about this study, please contact Haydee Dabritz at 707-446-6800 or email hadabritz@[remove]ucdavis.edu