TANYA'S

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO

FELINE CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

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WHAT IS CKD?


What Happens in CKD?


Causes of CKD


Early Detection


How Bad is It?


Is There Any Hope?


Acute Renal Failure


 

KEY ISSUES


Nausea, Vomiting, Appetite Loss and Excess Stomach Acid


Maintaining Hydration


The Importance of Phosphorus Control


All About Hypertension


All About Anaemia


All About Constipation


Potassium Imbalances


Metabolic Acidosis


Kidney Stones


 

SUPPORT


Coping with CKD


Tanya's Support Group


Success Stories


 

SYMPTOMS


Alphabetical List of Symptoms and Treatments


Fluid and Urinary  Imbalances (Dehydration, Overhydration and Urinary Issues)


Waste Product Regulation Imbalances (Vomiting, Appetite Loss, Excess Stomach Acid, Gastro-intestinal Problems, Mouth Ulcers Etc.)


Phosphorus and Calcium Imbalances


Miscellaneous Symptoms (Pain, Hiding Etc.)


 

DIAGNOSIS: WHAT DO ALL THE TEST RESULTS MEAN?


Blood Chemistry: Kidney Function, Potassium, Other Tests (ALT, Amylase, (Cholesterol, Etc.)


Complete Blood Count (CBC): Red and White Blood Cells: Anaemia and Infection


Urinalysis (Urine Tests)


Other Tests: Ultrasound, Biopsy, X-rays etc.


Renomegaly (Enlarged Kidneys)


Which Tests to Have and Frequency of Testing


Factors that Affect Test Results


Normal Ranges


International and US Measuring Systems


 

TREATMENTS


Which Treatments are Essential


Finding a Good Vet and Record Keeping


Fluid and Urinary Issues (Fluid Retention, Infections, Incontinence, Proteinuria)


Waste Product Regulation (Mouth Ulcers, GI Bleeding, Antioxidants, Adsorbents, Azodyl, Astro's CRF Oil)


Phosphorus, Calcium and PTH (Calcitriol)


Miscellaneous Treatments: Stem Cell Transplants, ACE Inhibitors - Fortekor, Steroids, Kidney Transplants)


Antibiotics and Painkillers


Holistic Treatments (Including Slippery Elm Bark)


ESAs (Aranesp, Epogen etc.) for Severe Anaemia


General Health Issues in a CKD Cat: Fleas, Arthritis, Dementia, Vaccinations


Tips on Medicating Your Cat


Obtaining Supplies Cheaply in the UK, USA and Canada


Working with Your Vet


 

DIET & NUTRITION


Nutritional Requirements of CKD Cats


The B Vitamins (Including Methylcobalamin)


What to Feed (and What to Avoid)


Persuading Your Cat to Eat


Food Data Tables


USA Canned Food Data


USA Dry Food Data


USA Cat Food Manufacturers


UK Canned Food Data


UK Dry Food Data


UK Cat Food Manufacturers


2007 Food Recall USA


 

FLUID THERAPY


Intravenous Fluids


Subcutaneous Fluids


Tips on Giving Subcutaneous Fluids


How to Give Subcutaneous Fluids with a Giving Set


How to Give Subcutaneous Fluids with a Syringe


Subcutaneous Fluids - Winning Your Vet's Support


Dialysis


 

RELATED DISEASES


Heart Problems


Hyperthyroidism


Diabetes


Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)


Pancreatitis


Dental Problems


Anaesthesia


 

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Saying Goodbye


The Final Hours


Coping with Your Loss


Other People's Losses


 

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Prevention


Research


Canine Renal Failure


Other Illnesses (Cancer, Liver) and Behavioural Problems


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If your vet has mentioned a treatment but you have no idea what it is for, or you just can't find something you need on the site, check here for an alphabetical listing. For an alphabetical listing of possible symptoms, click here.

 

A

B C D E F G H I

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K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

A

ACE inhibitors

Acupuncture

Adequan

Aktivait

Aluminium hydroxide

Aluminium magnesium hydroxide

Amlodipine

Anipryl

Antepsin

Antibiotics

Anticipatory grief

Antioxidants

Antirobe

Aranesp

AST-120

Astro's CRF Oil

Astro's Nitrogen Scrub

Astro's Protein Powder

Azodyl

Azotaemia

 

B

Baytril

Bicarbonate of Soda

Buprenex

Buprenorphine

 

C

Calcitriol

Canine renal failure

Carafate

Carbimazole

Cerenia

Cevovecin

Cimetidine

Cinacalcet HCl

Clavamox

Clindamycin

Constipation

Convenia

COQ-10

Cosequin

Cranberries

 

D

Dandelion

Darbepoetin

Diazepam

D-Mannose

Duralgesic

 

E

Enacard

Enrofloxacin

Epakatin

Epoetin Alfa

Epoetin Beta

Epogen

Eprex

 

F

Famotidine

Fentanyl

Fortekor

 

G

Gabapentin

Garlic

Gastrin

Gastritis

 

H

Heel products

 

I

IVP

Intravenous pyelogram

Ipakitine

Istin

 

J

 

K

Kremezin

 

L

Lactulose

Lotensin

 

M

Maropitant

Metabolic acidosis

Meloxicam

Metacam

Metronidazole

MiraLAX

 

N

Nephrons

Neorecormon

Noni juice

Norvasc

 

O

Ondansetron

 

P

Pain

Pepcid AC

Percentage of function lost

Periactin

Phosphorus

Potassium

Procrit

Psyllium

Pyelonephritis

 

Q

Quality of life

 

R

Ranitidine

Rehmannia 8

Renal Support

RenAvast

RestoraLAX

Rubenal

 

S

Selegiline

Sensipar

Slippery Elm Bark

Stem Cell Transplant

Sucralose

Synulox

 

T

Tripsy

Tums

 

U

Ultrasound

Urocit-K

 

V

Valium

Vidalta

 

W

 

 

X

X-rays

 

Y

 

 

Z

Zantac 75