This image shows the inferior vena cava where it branches to the renal vein leading to the kidney. The vessels appear blue because the cat has been injected with blue latex.
Video shows the major structures: cerebrum, transverse fissure, longitudinal fissure, superior and inferior colliculi, pineal gland, cerebellum.
Finding the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries takes patience. Carefully tease away the connective tissue around the large intestine and find where it attaches to the abdominal aorta. A = abdominal aorta B = celiac trunk C = superior mesenteric artery D = inferior mesenteric artery