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boomer Caring for a Cat with Kidney Disease: Hopeful News from the Front Lines

Caring for a Cat with Kidney Disease: Hopeful News from the Front Lines

This is an interview with Karil Kaylor about how her cat, Boomer, has had significant improvement since his initial sobering kidney failure diagnosis. Ever on the lookout for encouraging cat health stories we might learn from, and painfully aware of how common kidney failure is in cats, I was eager to let Karil share her story here. LIZ:…

gaelle-marcel-YnbJwNXy0YQ-unsplash-768x511 Dr. Hofve on what to feed a cat with kidney disease
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Dr. Hofve on what to feed a cat with kidney disease

One question I get a lot is “What should I feed my CKD cat?” (CKD stands for chronic kidney disease. It’s also called CRF, chronic renal disease.) Not having a definitive answer, I requested an interview with one of my favorite cat experts, the holistic vet, Dr. Jean Hofve. She provided some surprising and helpful answers! Dr. Jean, if you had a cat…

water Help Prevent Feline Kidney and Urinary Disease with a Simple Cat Food Choice FLUTD CRF
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Help Prevent Feline Kidney and Urinary Disease with a Simple Cat Food Choice

This post sums up vital information that cannot be repeated often enough…
In a cat longevity survey I did, at least 80% of the cats who lived for over twenty years had wet food as a regular part of their diet. (They ate it several times per week, though not always exclusively. Some had dry food in addition to wet food.)