Nursing the Inappetent Cat

Martha Cannon
Vet Nurse Theory

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This one-day course with Martha Cannon will give delegates confidence to manage the nutrition of feline patients.

Tuesday 4th February 2025
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Pickle Factory - 14 Bowden Street, London, SE11 4DS
7 Hours CPD
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£245.00 + VAT (Non-Member price)

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  • Description

    Maintaining a good level of nutrition is essential for recovery from any illness or injury but can be especially challenging in sick cats. This course will review some of the common causes of inappetence in cats and provide practical approaches to their management in hospitalised cats. We’ll also cover some tips on reducing stress in practice to encourage shy cats to eat.

    Topics to be covered include:

    • Recognising and treating common causes of inappetence in cats including nausea, chronic pain, chronic kidney disease, pancreatitis
    • Understanding how dehydration contributes to poor appetite, and how poor appetite causes dehydration
    • Fluid therapy for cats
    • Using constant rate infusions to deliver medication in a stress free manner
    • Know how to place and manage feeding tubes to support assisted feeding
    • Practical tips to make your practice more cat friendly
  • Reviews

    Vet Nurse Theory Attendee

    Nicola Perry

    Very through & informative. Well presented, will take quite a few new ideas back to practice. Thank you
    Vet Nurse Theory Attendee

    Shona Pringle

    Great course/material info. Very good interactive speaker. Relevant material that can be used in practice.

    Laura Snyman

    What a great day - sharing knowledge, learning, asking questions, delicious food, modern pleasant setting - highly recommended.
  • In association with...

    The Oxford Cat Clinic

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