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Hope

Hope

Owner’s Name: Lynn & Steve
Pet’s Name: Hope Age: 3 Gender: Female

 

Illness
Date Diagnosed
CRF
October 4, 2001

 

Why I think my kitty isn’t eating:  Her CRF is caused by a congenital defect; her kidneys (and other organs) never formed properly.
If you’d like, you can read her story here:
http://www.felinecrf.org/success_stories.htm#lynn_and_hope

 

Date when assist feeding began:  
Why I’ve chosen to Assist Feed:  
Feeding Technique: I am not assist feeding at this time, but do have to follow her around with her dish to eat all of her food.
Appetite Primer Tricks: Fishy food
Food liked best: Fancy Feast Fish & Shrimp Feast
Food liked least: Natures Recipe Rabbit & Rice
Special Treats: Chicken, Tuna Whisker Lickins Treats

 

Medications, Dose/Frequency
Aluminum hydroxide powder 600mg / day
Pet Tinic / day
B Vitamins 1/2 mL/ day
Psyllium powder 1/16 tsp / day
No sub-q’s yet (knock wood) I do mix an extra 90mL’s of water into her food per day though, to get extra oral fluids into her.

 

Weight
Date
May 1, 2004
8.4 pounds