Kidney stones treatment cats

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Avatar n tn The poor girl has been through so much already - we almost lost her last year to bladder and kidney stones. That surgery was over $3,000. I'm praying that this tumor is benign ... I don't know what I'll do if its malignant. Sassy is a little Diva and I don't want her suffering.
Avatar n tn Can we do anything to get rid of the calcium deposits? Could the calcium be kidney stones? Is renal advanced (the powder supplement) really important for her to take? My vets are clueless. They can't tell me anything. We are crazy about our Pookee.
1345268 tn?1276406032 FUS is just a catch all term for any type of urinary track issue and includes anything from urinary track infection (very common in adult male cats) to bladder or kidney stones. Increased thirst (a good thing) and decreased and painful urination are typical symptoms. The change in diet is to lower ash and magnesium which affects pH and exacerbate urinary track infections. The chemical smell may be from a build up of these chemicals that he is now excreting.
1832268 tn?1326819610 We brought him home and did twice daily under skin fluids plus standard recommended meds and kidney diet. We then took him to a kidney specialist who was trying to determine at what stage of Kidney disease he was at. Got his levels down a little more a week little later, things were looking promising and his energy levels were increasing dramatically. Less than a week later, he completely stopped eating. Took him to specialist after 2 days of not eating.
Avatar f tn This is one of the most difficult things I've ever had to deal with. My beloved Gypsy is dying of kidney failure. Gypsy is a Jack Russell Terrier and she turned 18...yes 18...on Christmas Day. It's just so hard to know when it is "time." I prayed and prayed that she would give us one final parting gift and die on her own in her sleep...but she is SUCH a fighter and refused to surrender to this thing.
1963554 tn?1325451090 He said that his right kidney is destroyed and that his left kidney has about 25% left. He has a tumor within his bladder and his urine cannot pass thru which goes into his kidney and damages it. When we had Shaggy checked out in May our vet said that it's UTI...because I mentioned to him that he'd pee and then go to other spots and nothing comes out. So he was given anti-biotics. This went on for several months.
Avatar m tn 'Home Remedies to Make Kidney Stones Dissolve'. I don't think we are allowed to post links here, but if you search that, it should take you to a good piece on kidney stones, on a site called 'Live Strong'. It may give you some ideas that you may be able to use yourself and give you a little more feeling of control. This info may not eliminate the problem, but may help ease the discomfort. I am a firm, lifelong believer in homeopathy.
748543 tn?1463449675 For the past few weeks I have been throwing around ideas as to the best way to respond to this matter. You see a recent article ( Feb.3 , 2009 NY times) titled "Best treatment for TMJ May be Nothing" nearly made me clench my jaw to pieces. While well written, I found that the author, Ms. Brody, relied heavily on out dated and narrow perspective supplied to her by a small group of dentists.
Avatar m tn There are other possibilities, like bladder stones or kidney problems, but most likely, she'll need a course of antibiotics and that's that - these bladder infections are very common and very treatable. With older cats, it's important to get diagnosis and treatment right away, as they can be more delicate overall than younger adult cats. Unfortunately, older cats also tend to be set in their ways and don't like going to the vet - and we don't like to make them go!
Avatar f tn Some cats will have a normal bladder and urine, but their kidneys are infected or they have kidney stones. This could also cause symptoms. Some stones and crystals cannot be seen on an X-Ray but can be seen on ultrasound. So this does get complex. This issue is very rarely completely behavioral, and often a physical problem is accompanied by a behavioral component.
746512 tn?1388811180 He is urinating about 75% of normal volume but isn't in and out of the litter box like he had been. My vet wants to do a blood test to rule out kidney stones. Since he is almost back to normal in behaviour, is it really necessary? Could it have been a mild bladder infection that his system had cleared out? I would rather not put him (or the clinic staff) through a blood test because he can be a little spit fire with needles and never had a blood test so I'm not sure how he will react.
1608004 tn?1390774590 Ok hon, I looked up info on your TEA and I DO NOT RECOMMEND using this for kitty......this is a human product used for kidney stones and your kitty doesn't have kidney stones!!!! its also a DIURETIC and thats the last thing your kitty needs b/c he is already passing TOO MUCH URINE...dilute urine. IMO this product would cause alot of HARM. If you want to use a herbal product that is soothing to the bladder, something thats very safe and I use it for my kitties. is SLIPPERY ELM BARK...
Avatar f tn There is also a concern that this is related to kidney disease, a kidney infection, urinary stones etc. and all of those are urgent in requiring treatment. Here in Canada there are great third party financing companies (petcard is one of them...maybe theyre in the US too) that can help with delayed payments. I hope you can understand a vet's reluctance to create their own payment plan options. Good luck.
Avatar f tn If not maybe try that and see if the GB improves but may take time. I have bonifed stones in both GB and kidney stones, too ..... my thyroid is normal .. actually, I'm on Synthroid for cancer supression and also for life bcz 1/2 thryoid out and other half went poof and won't work LOL ... oh well ..... I've had GB stones before thyroid issues and kidney stones before thyroid issues, too ... they say to keep in mind in my age that GB and kidney stones come with age (40's) ?????
Avatar n tn makes the kitties drink more, dilutes the urine, helps alleviate ureter inflammation, eliminates stones....wonderful out there. I have four cats that have to have is expensive...if you are used to the cheap stuff, but only about 45-50 dollars per 18 lb bag...worth it....Saves me paying an outrageous vet bill for all the UTI's and kidney failure....Good luck....You can get it at vet or PetSmart with prescription card.
Avatar f tn The ultrasound is something ive considered, the only problem with that is the expense and that even if she for instance had kidney stones, there isn't really a treatment for that. A stone dissolving diet perhaps but ive inquired with other vets and there isn't much besides that for kidney stones. Thank you again for the responses and suggestions, every little bit helps.
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669982 tn?1225672843 She got a rep at the vet a number of years back when she had to have kidney stones removed and she tried to kill the pill-givers. She has been really good with the ear application.
1358341 tn?1282213443 I hope the vet is opened: "You may have heard that restricting protein is recommended for cats in kidney failure. Although this has been the "standard" treatment for decades, as far as cats are concerned, it has always been--and remains--very controversial.
Avatar f tn yesterday he was leaking everywhere and he has just finished 10 days of treatment. He was at the Vet on monday and he said the bladder was well reduced and he was recovering, there isnt much we can do. Should I just buy really tasty food and he might flush out? or stick with the medical that he eats little of? Anyother tips please? Should I cook him fresh meat as I've heard this can acidify the urine? Help?
Avatar m tn If you have not had an ultrasound scan done of your kidney and urinary tact (including the bladder), it may be a good idea to have that done. You may have kidney stones. Kidney stones can vary in size from as small as a grain of sand. They don't cause any problems until they start to move. Some of the symptoms you mentioned earlier did point to kidney problems and even though there was no urinary infection detected, it does no mean that there is not a problem there.
Avatar f tn The nerveblock that my pain management dr did was to inject anaesthetic and I think steroids around and into my kidney. My kidney is still jn agony from Monday and I started to have pain down below again yesterday. As there's no school tomorrow I'm going to try and not take my pain meds for as long as possible and see what happens. I understand what you're suggesting Shelly about other options and if you can then do. Here in the UK you don't get a choice about treatment.
1356964 tn?1302091035 I did find on several websites that claimed D-Mannose is extremely safe to use on a daily basis and also on Tanya's Guide to Feline chronic kidney disease it said it seems to work best for cats who have recurring UTI'S and will only work for uti caused by E coli, which makes up for 90% of infections. An 1/8- 1/4 twice a day, however some people find it works better by splitting it up over 3-4 doses . Keep giving it for a week after the symptoms have disappeared ...
667008 tn?1231130069 I do take some natural remedies under the supervision of my psychiatrist but when I took cranberry pills as a diuretic with the reccomendation of my grandmother who was taking them for that reason, they gave me kidney stones and I only found out why after. The problem with Xanax is its not meant for long term use and a person can easily build up a tolerance to it. Every benzodiazepene has that potential but it is far less with Klonopin which is safe for long term use.
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1358341 tn?1282213443 Hello, my cat is not sick yet, it is a female of 19yo or more (found in September 1991), and she has 23,3mg/L of CREA (<24), so still not kidney, but my two other cats dyed of kidney with CREA that went up very fast. Veterinary prescribed Fortekor 2.5 one by day for prevention. Her Urea is normal, although she had drink and eat before blood test, it is 0,524g/L. But she drinks a lot: each time she awakes up she wants food and water.
685623 tn?1283485207 Research that continues to this day in the form of new diets and novel formulations that will help our pets continue to live longer. If it wasn’t for Dr. Mark Morris developing the first kidney diet for the seeing-eye dog, Buddy, a lot of pets would not live as long as they now do! I personally trust these companies simply because they have put in the hours, done the dirty work, and come up with products that have allowed millions upon millions of pets to live better lives.
1689583 tn?1387755994 I was diagnosed witj hep c in March 2011 , waiting to do fibroscan next week , then to discuss treatment . I ma 53 yrs young , and think I have had this over 30 yrs. I have pain in liver , kidneys, spleen , everywhere, and I alspo have bruising on legs for no reason, and red palms.I am geno type 1a - viral load 560,000. I think it is the end for me .
Avatar n tn Anti-parasitic herbs,magnesium,cats claw and anti-helminths bring some relief but no cure,doctors will not bring relief or a cure.Get any kidney stones lithotripsied and attempt to heal yourself.The CDC is aware of this yet will not go public.Why?
541150 tn?1306037443 We are contributing to the continuous attack of serious health conditions like cancer, IBD, Obesity, Kidney Stones, UTI, Diabetes etc. If only we stopped to think what their basic needs are, we would be saving a lot of money and our cats’ lives. These health conditions have become so frequent a great percentage is suffering the consequences of improper diet, and many have died. Cats do not require plant protein, which is what they sell at the pet stores in the form of kibbles.