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Owner's Name: Linda & Bill Fischbach
Pet's Name: Mittens Age: 17 Gender: Male

Illness
Date Diagnosed
CRF
Sept. 11, 2001
Hypertension
Oct. 2001
HCM
(Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy)
Dec. 2001

Why I think my kitty isn't eating: He will eat, but not what he should.

Date when assist feeding began: January 2002
Why I've chosen to Assist Feed: Mittens' CRF is mild and stable. His high calcium came down. I KNOW what he eats and how much and don't have to worry about it.
Feeding Technique:

Syringe Feeding

For details, click here.

Appetite Primer Tricks:  
Food liked best: Cheese
Food liked least:  
Special Treats: Friskies canned food
Cheese

Medications, Dose/Frequency
Norvasc 1.25mg/day
Atenolol 6.25mg/day
Enalapril 0.625mg/day
Lasix 5mg/twice a day
Aluminum Hydroxide 1gram/day
Lactulose 1ml/5 times a day
Cisapride 2mg/5 times a day

Weight
Date
21.5 pounds
February 1, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

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Disclaimer: Kathy Fatheree is not at all a medical expert. Contents of this web site are a collection of Kathy's assist feeding experiences as well as the experiences of other cat owners who have assist fed their cats. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, Kathy Fatheree or anyone associated with this web site cannot be held responsible for anything that may happen as a result of using the information on this site.