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Guide to the Feline CRF Information Center

The information in this site is divided into several sections. Which section you read first and the order in which you read them is dependent on your own needs.

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Description Last Modified

The Reception Desk

The 'front door' to the Feline CRF Web site. It contains disclaimers and some information about the site. If you link to the site or want to pass the URL on to someone else, please use this URL : http://www.felinecrf.com 01/04/16
A brief overview for the new feline CRF caregiver. 08/30/12

What is CRF?

This section contains a brief description of CRF and an overview of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. 07/01/12

Tests and Diagnostics

A description of commonly used diagnostic procedures and brief explanations of the information obtained through these tests. 11/30/14

Management of CRF

What you can do to help your cat. This section is divided into seven subsections:

07/01/12

Working With Your Veterinarian 07/01/12
Subcutaneous Fluid Therapy (including a step-by-step guide to administering fluid therapy ) 07/01/12
Intravenous Fluids 07/01/12
Dietary Management 07/01/12
Dialysis 07/01/12
Keeping Records 07/01/12
General 07/01/12

Problems Related to CRF

As CRF progresses, other medical problems may develop as a result. This section contains a list of some common problems that arise, directly or indirectly, from CRF. 07/01/12

Medications

A list of symptoms and conditions and the drugs used to treat them. 07/01/12

Kidney Transplant

An overview of the surgical procedure and its risks and rewards. This section is divided into six subsections:

07/01/12

A Brief History of Feline Kidney Transplants

07/01/12
Feline Kidney Transplant Facilities 04/12/13
The Transplant Procedure 07/01/12
The Kidney Recipient 07/01/12
The Kidney Donor 07/01/12
The Caregivers 07/01/12

The Emotional Roller Coaster

The effects of caring for a CRF cat on you, the caregiver. 07/01/12
Memorials to beloved CRF cats. 01/04/16

Tributes

Tributes to fondly remembered cats and testimonials to the bravery of those who continue the fight. Photographs, biographies, poems and stories submitted by those who wish to honor their special cats 06/19/13

Caregiver Feedback

Some of the many letters we have received from visitors. Some are helpful, many are hopeful, all are worth reading 12/11/08
Some of the many letters we have received from veterinarians. 08/30/12

Information on several ways to communicate with the Feline CRF Information Center

  • Guest Book
  • Help Support our Web site
  • Email
01/04/16

Links to Other Feline Sites

An extensive and comprehensive list of Web site resources on CRF, pet loss, veterinary advice and feline diseases 07/01/12
Here's a notice to place on your vet's bulletin board to notify people of the existence of this Web site 06/14/10

Commendations

Complimentary press and site awards 07/01/12
The site staff 07/01/12
If you're having problems printing the content of the site, check here for possible solutions 07/01/12