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Commercially made raw food connected to TB infection in 13 cats

Six indoor-only cats from five different households in the UK with clinical signs of tuberculosis and seven others that were asymptomatic were found to be carrying Mycobacterium bovis, and all the cats had eaten a commercially made raw venison food. The researchers were unable to test the food, which was withdrawn from the market in December, but the findings, reported in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, form "compelling, if circumstantial, evidence of an association between the commercial raw diet of these cats and their M. bovis infections."

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