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Administering Subcutaneous Fluid at Home

…kidney disease will often require subcutaneous fluid administration. Essentially, subcutaneous fluid administration is the delivery of fluids below the skin of an animal (or human). Fluid administration is aimed at providing a sick patient with the necessary water to maintain bodily functions and to promote the recovery of healthy vitals. Regardless of the reason your pet requires subcutaneous fluid administration, you probably have questions…

Cat Lower Urinary Tract Disease

…treated. Cats with urinary crystals can be treated with behavior modification (increase water consumption, etc.), as well as medications. If a cat is in kidney failure, treatment options include subcutaneous fluids, diuresis (via intravenous fluid), and kidney transplants. While any symptom of feline lower urinary tract disease may have serious implications, over half of the cases (especially in younger cats) will not show signs of physiological…

Cat Distemper

…will be a reduction in the number of platelets. The virus is also found in the infected cat’s feces.Treatment of FPV Treatment seeks to alleviate symptoms such as vomiting and . Sick cats are given fluids either intravenously or subcutaneously to curb dehydration. Medicine to stop vomiting is also provided. Antibiotics are given to prevent the cat from developing secondary bacterial infections. Severely sick cats may require a blood transfusion.…

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