For my 2nd cat with CRF I realised what I read was true. Vets will tell you that the fluid will be seen to accumulate in cat's leg for eg & it is normal. But fluid is also gathering around their heart & weakens contractions. Consequently cats can't combat this & their heart struggles a bit & will appear listless. The absorbing ability of Sub-Q's becomes weakened later. So I back off with so much sub-Q. Don't place bag in microwave also. Need to seep bag in near boiled water & test temperature just enough to take chill away. Always have syringes handy too. The small type diabetics purchase from pharmacies & give cat water in side of mouth. I've learned that cat's bodies can quickly refuse to drink & need human help. Then they can eat again. I think their sphyncter may play a governing part in this.View Thread
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