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Bob Barker wants UVA to stop using live cats for training

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Former game show host Bob Barker wants UVA to stop using live cats in medical training.

He sent a letter to the school saying he's concerned about the pain and suffering experienced by the animals.

A UVA spokeswoman says they haven't received the letter.

She says the university's physicians believe the use of cats is the most effective teaching method available.

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