Funding for this research was provided by:
Hill's Pet Nutrition
Canadian Network for Research and Innovation in Machining Technology, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (RGPIN-2014-04518)
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Received: 15 May 2019
Accepted: 16 March 2020
First Online: 15 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was conducted at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. The experimental design was approved by the University of Guelph Animal Care Committee (Animal Utilization Protocol #2496), and prior to study enrolment, cat owners signed informed consent forms for their cat’s participation.
: Not applicable.
: All authors declare no conflict of interest. A.V. is the Royal Canin Veterinary Diets Endowed Chair in Canine and Feline Clinical Nutrition at the Ontario Veterinary College.