Definition: Kidney failure, more often seen chronically in older cats. Although chronic renal failure can be managed through diet and subcutaneous fluids (SUBQs), CRF is the number one primary cause of death in older cats.
Pronunciation: kron-ik ree-nul fayl-yurAudio Link
Also Known As: chronic feline kidney disease
Examples:Although my Shannon was afflicted with feline immunodeficiency virus syndrome, chronic renal failure ultimately brought his demise.