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Best food for cats with feline leukemia

Best food for cats with feline leukemia

Best food for cats with feline leukemia

My cat (2.5 yrs) has FIV/feline leukemia (a low grade one, thank god), he’s on BIDRAP and is eating fine, he’s happy and is playful, my vet prescribed him the food on my website, is that ok? We are getting older together, and I feel really guilty about making him live in such pn. I think he’s an old cat, I’ve been told they are hard to diagnose at his age, but I want to help him live long and healthy, what do you think?

This is not a cure, but I think it’s a good start. Try it.

First of all, congratulations on choosing the cat food that is specifically for cats with FELV/FIV. I think that makes a big difference. There is a big difference between “normal” cat food for healthy adult cats and the food for FELV/FIV. You sd that he is “older”, I would love to see some more age-appropriate pictures of him. Does he appear gaunt? Thin and frl? His skin? His eyes? I see that you have been doing some homeopathic care (good!). You also sd that his appetite is good. Do you see that he is eating enough? He needs an age-appropriate diet for his health. His age-appropriate diet should be given a good chance to work, but as with everything, the more you feed him, the better he will eat and the healthier he will be. I hope you are getting that message. If you are seeing the benefits of the diet already, great! If you are not seeing the benefits, that’s understandable, but you can try. Try to increase his food by 20% for a few weeks. This should make a difference. The other thing that might help is to reduce the amount of time he is without food. I always get nervous when cats go without food for more than 4 hours, so try to make sure that happens as seldom as possible.

You mentioned the possibility of a hrball. You say that you have changed his diet to the higher protein one. I would recommend avoiding the lower protein food with a higher fiber content. The most common cause of hrballs in older cats is the high amount of undigested food in the stomach lining. Since you have eliminated a good deal of the low fiber food, he is digesting food in his system more rapidly. That will increase the amount of stomach contents that is present in the stomach and make him more likely to produce hrballs. You should be adding some canned or dry food with a higher fiber content to his diet. Try adding a slice of orange, apple, or another fruit that is high in fiber. This can help stimulate and promote digestion of the fiber in the diet. That can help reduce the amount of hrball related stomach contents in the system. Make sure to add a few pellets of fiber to the food, too, or he won’t really notice it.

Also, I would get him on another high protein food (something like a canned beef or lamb food). I know you have tried that with the other food, but you may not be keeping it avlable to him in his new food.

If he is still having symptoms, call your vet back. There may be a need to test him for a more serious underlying cause.

Hrball Prevention

If you had a cat with a history of hrballs, you know how much work and heartache it can be to prevent their return. I have found a simple solution to the problem that is not as complicated as I feared.

Try this in your cat’s diet. It may take a week to start noticing any real changes in his diet.

Grow some parsley (the green stuff) or cilantro (the other green stuff) in your garden and mince up the leaves for your kitty.

The smell, taste and texture of parsley is like catnip to cats, so it should be a pretty easy sell. I keep a bunch of this stuff in a jar on my desk for anyone with a cat or two. The leaves in the jar do smell and taste just like catnip, so that’s a nice subtle reminder to me to leave it on my desk. I find myself thinking, “Oh, I’ll get some parsley on that later,” and then leave the jar on my desk.

There are three reasons that this works. The first is that the minty taste of parsley or cilantro has been proven to be less irritating than garlic for cats. Even when cats get used to the taste, the added smell of the plants can help make it less noticeable.

The second is that parsley is packed with antioxidants, which protect the cells in the liver. This makes sense when you think about it. The liver is in charge of detoxifying the body, and cats get in trouble when their livers are damaged by toxins. One of the best things you can do to cleanse your cat is to add the parsley in their diet. (The only thing I would recommend avoiding is the oil on the leaf. This is poisonous to cats. You can buy the oil-free extract to help with this.)

The third reason that parsley is so good for cats is that it is a detoxifier for the body. Parsley and its relatives (cilantro, dill) are high in antioxidants called flavonoids. These compounds protect the cells in your cat’s liver by neutralizing the toxins in the food your cat eats. Flavonoids are also powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer agents. The flavonoids are a good thing because they protect the cells in your cat’s liver. They don’t have to wt for other parts of the body to clean themselves out, and that’s good because it means they help you fight more cancers and other illnesses.

So, what about garlic? While it certnly is a healthy thing for your cat to eat, the smell can be a bit overwhelming for them. Parsley is less likely to make your cat’s nose run than garlic, but it still does have an odor of its own.

That being sd, parsley does make garlic taste less nasty for your cat, which makes it an interesting combination for them. Your cat may also be more likely to eat the parsley than the garlic. It’s a bit like how a cat isn’t always a cat who eats grass, and cats seem to like parsley. Some cats even think it’s a chicken treat.

When it comes to dill, it can give your cat a bit of a “mouthfeel.” They may enjoy chewing on it when they’re finished with their meal, but there’s nothing wrong with cutting up a handful of dill for them. Just keep in mind that they’ll also want to eat the leaves, not just the seeds. This is where the parsley comes in handy. Parsley is a natural deterrent to cats when it comes to chewing on it.

These are just some of the herbs your cat could benefit from eating. The idea of giving them a few of them in their food could help their health and also give them a treat for chewing on the dill. Your cat may be less likely to pick at it than your food, and if they do eat a bit of it, it might help to mask the smell of the garlic. However, if your cat isn’t a fan of herbs or spices