Why do American vets allow cat owners to give Sub-Q injections while British vets don’t?

There is a culture difference between American and British veterinarians. According to Helen Fitzsimons, the internet’s expert on feline chronic kidney disease (felinecrf.org), a possible reason why this culture difference exists in respect of home treatments in using subcutaneous fluids … please continue reading

My 18 year old cat seems to be going deaf and has health problems. Advice?

My 18-year-old beloved tortoiseshell (calico) long-hair female seems to be going deaf. Her sight is already impaired in one of her eyes. So concerned over her as she no longer wants to go out, does not trust anyone other than … please continue reading

USA: Low-level Exposure to Lead and Feline Kidney Disease

Is the domestic cat being inadvertently exposed to tiny particles from household products containing lead, which end up damaging the cat’s kidneys? This is about making connections between various sources of information. There are three factors that indicate to me … please continue reading

Scandalous Situation Regarding Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

There is a cat health crisis and it is chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD means an irreversible, long term disease of the cat’s kidneys that leads to death, eventually. Treatment slows the process. Here are some quotes: Studies suggest that … please continue reading

Decision making over veterinary bills in treating old cats

For me, it’s a balancing act between assessing how comfortable a cat is and will be, the benefits and risks of surgery or treatment, the quality of the remainder of the cat’s life and lastly the cost of treatment. Decisions, … please continue reading