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Anorexia in cats

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In practice, anorexia in cats, possibly as a result of the abovementioned conditions, turns out to be a tricky problem deserving our attention, which is why VetVisuals® provides an overview of the practical recommendations regarding the treatment of anorexia and common mistakes associated with force-feeding

Cat has not been eating for a day or three…

A cat owner asking whether it is bad that his cat has not been eating for a day or three. Frustrated nurses with an anorexic cat that has to be force-fed, sometimes against its will, without the prospect of its appetite returning. The idea among many vets that it is important to start the right diet immediately and the doubt whether additional medication has to be used to get the cat eating again. Recognisable?

Dr Esther A. Hagen-Plantinga EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary and Comparative Nutrition and Marieke Dijkstra DVM discussed the causes, diagnostics and treatment of pancreatitis, IBD and kidney failure. In all these cases, proper nutrition plays an important role.

 

In practice, anorexia in cats, possibly as a result of the abovementioned conditions, turns out to be a tricky problem deserving our attention, which is why VetVisuals® provides an overview of the practical recommendations regarding the treatment of anorexia and common mistakes associated with force-feeding.

 

Anorexia in cats is a very common, tricky and sometimes a frustrating problem. Needless to say, it is important to determine and, where possible, treat the underlying causes.

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