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Differences between cats and dogs: a nutritional view

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 February 2007

Veronique Legrand-Defretin
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Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition, Waltham-on-the-Wolds, Melton Mowbray LE14 4RT
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