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Constipation--Oh No!Most people understand that constipation is stool that is drier and harder than normal with decreased...

…and overall the cat is dehydrated. Poor nutrition ( such as feeding constant dry food), chronic illness, aging, or constitutional weakness can lead to deficiency of fluids. Chinese medicine uses the analogy that with constipation the river has dried up and the boat will not float so the cure is to restore the river. So how do we do that?Conventional treatments may include enemas, fluids either subcutaneously or IV, laxatives, motility drugs,…

Fatty Liver in CatsThere are a number of liver problems that plague cats but Fatty Liver or Hepatic Lipidosis is the most common. ...

…therapy is to get the cat to eat once again. Sometimes this means placing a feeding tube and feeding a liquid diet. Sometimes this means syringe feeding which is never fun with a cat. Conventional veterinarians may treat these cats with feeding tubes and liquid diets. they may even add nutriceuticals like SAM-e , feeding tubes and appetite stimulants. Treatments may include intravenous fluids, antibiotics, laxatives, blood transfusions,…

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