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Chapter 22: Feeding Reproducing Cats References

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Box 22-1 Bibliography

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Wallace MS, Davidson AP. Abnormalities in pregnancy, parturition, and the periparturient period. In: Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, eds. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Co, 1995; 1614-1623.



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