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January, 2011 Issue

FOLLOW DOCTOR’S ORDERS. It’s important to take your veterinarian’s advice regarding nutritional help for your cat’s health condition.

Are Prescription Diets Necessary?

They can’t cure your pet’s disease, but they can slow the progression and make her feel a lot better.

Trying to adjust your cat’s diet because of a serious medical condition is undoubtedly a good idea. But experts insist that there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. Some problems may respond readily to a dietary adjustment, while other problems can be more vexing and require treatment aside from nutritional changes. Firstly, remember that therapeutic diets do not cure diseases. They can alleviate clinical abnormalities on a temporary basis, and alleviating these abnormalities can certainly help our beloved pets feel better and give them a higher quality of life.

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