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ISFM World Feline Congress 2021 Programme

All live lectures are available on-demand:

Friday 25th June 
An introduction to Cat Friendly Principles. Why being Cat Friendly helps cats, clients and staff. Kindly sponsored by Linnaeus Claire Bessant, Sarah Ellis, Sam Taylor, Vicky Halls, Linda Ryan, Sarah Collins & Nathalie Dowgray
Feline diabetes; Can you achieve remission?

Carmel Mooney

Live Q&A

Carmel Mooney

Boehringer-Ingelheim: Complex cat cases in daily practice – how to take the pressure off Dr. Angelika Drensler
ABCD & Boehringer Ingelheim Young Scientist Award  
Interactive discussions: What is going on with this cats pancreas?
Marge Chandler, Sally Griffin & Peter Kook
Zoetis: Behavior as a tool for assessment and management of cat arthritis Margaret Gruen

Logical clinical reasoning; why it is the feline vets best friend

Jill Maddison

Saturday 26th June
Feline Pancreatitis: Where are we now? Kenneth Simpson
Case studies using logical clinical reasoning; An interactive session Jill Maddison
Live Q&A Jill Maddison
Elanco: Relocated cats and gifts they bring along Ian Wright, Mike Lappin, Ricardo Maggi, Severine Tasker, Vicky Halls
Elanco: Relocated cats and gifts they bring along  Q&A Ian Wright, Mike Lappin, Ricardo Maggi , Severine Tasker, Vicky Halls
Intimate Q&A – Restricted to competition winners only

Danielle Gunn Moore

Interactive discussions: GI biopsies; Scope to surgery? And what does the pathologist say?

Kenneth Simpson, Tony Ryan & Melanie Dobromylskyj

Purina Institute: Human allergy to cats – Essential information for veterinarians Andy Sparkes
Purina Pro Plan: Feline Hydration in health and disease Jessica Quimby
State of the art: Role of Bacterial in GI/Liver and pancreatic disease in Cats Kenneth Simpson
Live Q&A Kenneth Simpson
Hills: Feline Obesity – and Client Communication Marge Chandler
Sunday 27th June
The future of GI disease Kenneth Simpson
Feline Liver Disease Danielle Gunn Moore
Live Q&A Danielle Gunn Moore

Royal Canin: Managing nutritional challenges in the CKD patient

Esther Bijsmans

Royal Canin: Soluble Phosphorus in cat food

Jen Coltherd & Anne Marie Bakke

Interactive discussions: The Liver enzymes are up, what do I do next? Kenneth Simpson, Sally Griffin, Melanie Dobromylskj & Peter Kook
Ceva: Life in a pandemic: Cat owner perspectives on feline behaviour and wellbeing Sarah Caney
Ceva: Life in a pandemic Q&A Sarah Caney
Ceva: Cat Friendly Clinics are good for cats, owners and the clinic team. Is it good for business? Alison Lambert
Ceva: Cat Friendly Clinics are good for cats Q&A Alison Lambert
Ceva: The Mercury Challenge: Measuring Feline SBP in primary practice in more than 10 000 cats Andy Sparkes
Ceva: The Mercury Challenge Q&A Andy Sparkes
Panel discussion: Renal disease; What does the future hold? Kindly sponsored by Virbac
Natalie Finch, Jessica Quimby & Rosanne Jespon

On-demand Lectures:                                                                   

Friday 25th June 

Imaging the pancreas

Sally Griffin

I think this cat had pancreatitis; What blood tests should I do?

Peter Kook

Is obesity a disease and what are our responsibilities as vets? Kindly sponsored by Virbac

Alex German

Feline middle age spread; preventing and managing obesity in the ageing cat

Kelly Eyre and Georgia Woods-Lee

Practical pancreatitis; pancreatitis cases

Katherine Briscoe

Boehringer Ingelheim: The ever-complex parasitism of cats: Expert insights Professor Donato Traversa
Boehringer Ingelheim: Introducing NexGard COMBO: A simple way to turn every cat into a beast against parasites! Marielle Servonnet
Boehringer Ingelheim: Visits, Vaccines, and Parasiticides: Top Tips to Improve Compliance. Eric Garcia


Saturday 26th June

Feline therapeutics: what makes cats different?

Jill Maddison

Safe GIT surgery; how to cut safely and optimise recovery

Tony Ryan

Management of chronic inflammatory enteropathy in cats

Kenneth Simpson

Therapeutics for GI disease in cats; fact Vs fiction

Kenneth Simpson

Troublesome guts: Gastrointestinal cases

Lara Boland

Purina Institute: Keep the cat, change the care pathway  “a transformational approach to managing Fel d 1, the major cat allergen” E. Satyaraj


Purina Institute: Testimonials on managing cats’ allergens  
Purina Pro Plan: Practical uses of probiotics in cats Silke Salavati
Elanco: Feline CKD: Don’t wait for weight loss Audrey Cook


Sunday 27th June

Avoid these silent but deadly anaesthetic mistakes: Passing gas for the GI diseased patient and more!

Bradley Simon

Let’s get visceral, visceral…pain management under control!

Bradley Simon

Update on Feline Infectious Peritonitis  – Treatment Kindly sponsored by Linnaeus 

Severine Tasker

Management of hepatic lipidosis

Myles McKenna

Yellow Cats: Liver disease case studies

Rachel Korman

Routine Health screening: Insight from the feline healthy ageing clinic

Nathalie Dowgray

Royal Canin: Senior consultation service

Diego Esteban

Royal Canin: Early detection of CKD 

Jonathan Elliott


Kenneth Simpson translated talks:

Kenneth Simpson lectures below have translated subtitles into German, Spanish and Chines

Feline pancreatitis; where are we now?

Kenneth Simpson

Management of chronic inflammatory enteropathy in cats

Kenneth Simpson

State of the art: the role of bacteria in GI/liver and pancreatic disease

Kenneth Simpson

The future of GI disease

Kenneth Simpson
Therapeutics for GI disease in cats: fact vs fiction Kenneth Simpson