Can cats drink milk and do they read your mind? By John Bradshaw. We all think we know our cats. They are often portrayed as wily, self-interested creatures that do precisely what they feel like doing.
Cats may refuse to eat for many reasons. They may be bored with the same old food, or they may be stressed about something. It used to be that force feeding or syringe feeding was an acceptable method to try to get nutrition into these cats, but, as anyone who has ever tried to force feed a cat knows, it can be a miserable process for both cat and guardian. The volume of food needed requires multiple feedings of multiple syringes, and it is extremely challenging to meet the nutritional and hydration needs of a cat in this way. In addition, sick cats frequently need multiple medications. All of this makes syringe feeding a struggle, which leads to stressed cats and stressed humans.
Translate this page. As most of us know, good nutrition and adequate fluid intake are crucial to good health. When a pet is ill, this becomes even more important.
If your cat was just diagnosed with hepatic lipidosis, fear not! While it sounds scary, hepatic lipidosis simply means that there is inappropriate fat infiltration into the liver. Untreated, hepatic lipidosis can result in liver failure and death, so it must be aggressively treated by your veterinarian.