The Inappetent Cat

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A seven-part video series with Martha Cannon covering the common presentation of the inappetent cat.

Poor appetite is a common presenting condition in cats, with a wide range of potential underlying causes, some easier to identify than others.

This video series reviews some of the common but less easily diagnosed causes of inappetence in cats. It looks at the management of chronic diseases that affects appetite, including gastrointestinal disease, chronic kidney disease, pancreatitis and neoplasia. Whilst also covering effective practical techniques, tips and tricks that will allow you to provide these cases with improved nutrition thus improved outcomes.

Topics covered include:

  • Identifying the underlying cause of inappetence - recognising nausea, pancreatitis and pain in sick cats
  • Medical management of nausea and inappetence in cats
  • Practical techniques for placing and using feeding tubes
  • Management of feline chronic diseases - including GI disease, chronic kidney disease and neoplasia


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