Q. My 11 yr cat has renal failure and kidney stones..uncooperative so subcu IV hydration at home is a no go...any other options short of letting her go?

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A. Fluid treatment is a corner stone of treating chronic kidney failure. Complementary treatment like ACE-inhibitor, phosphorus binding medications. wet diet are useful as long as the kidneys are capable to maintain they function. If your cat does need fluids treatment to keep going it cannot be replaced by other therapy.

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