Chronic Renal Failure / Kidney Disease
Chronic Renal Failure in Cats
Feline Disease Profile of Chronic Renal Failure (CRF), which is a common disease of older cats. Learn the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of CRF cats.
Kidney failure in cats
Outstanding article on kidney failure in cats from FabCats, including causes, diagnosis, and treatment of CRF, polycystic kidney disease, kidney tumors, and other serious kidney conditions.
Living with a CRF Cat
Excellent site with loads of information on the management of CRF, including journals.
Feline CRF Information Center
Vital information from a lay person with years of experience with this potentially fatal disease in cats.
Yahoo! Groups : Feline-CRF-Support
Excellent maillist support group for caregivers with CRF cats, in existence since February of 1997. You'll probably want to sign up for the digest form, as there are usually 100+ messages a day.
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease in Persian Cats
From CFA Health Committee, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of PKD in Persian cats, and its ramifications to breeders.
FAQs on Chronic Renal Failure from a lay person who has asked all the same questions, and explains them in terms other lay persons can understand.
CRF: Recommended Canned Cat Foods
This is a lengthy list of foods, many of which could possibly be used for CRF cats, assembled by a person who is very active on the Yahoo CRF Cats list.
Tanya's UK Feline Chronic Renal Failure Information Centre
Loads of information on CRF from an owner of a CRF Rainbow Kitty.
The Feline PKD Home Page
Information on Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease in cats, particularly Persians.
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Anecdotal article by Colleen Powers on the history of her experience with a Persian cat with PKD, and its impact on breeding.
The Feline PKD Site
FAQs on Polycystic Kidney Disease, an inherited kidney disease that has been found in Persianand Exotic cats.