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  • Lois ALois A
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    I recently tried 4 different vendors to try to order preserved cats for dissection and none were available. I was told it was at least partially due to trap-neuter-release, which isn’t all bad I guess. You can still get frozen whole cats. We are going to try one but are concerned that the freeze/thaw cycle will have an adverse effect on some of the anatomical features.
    Does anyone have a source foe preserved cats? Or what are you using as alternatives? We are going with rabbits and mink…
    Thanks in advance,
    Lois Abbott
    University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College

    Jennifer SJennifer S
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    I called several sources and was given backorder dates ranging from 3-6 months. I ended up ordering rabbits. Evidently the “No kill” movement is causing issues with cat supplies 😉

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