Short Takes

April 2007 Issue

Short Takes: 04/07

Renal diets and salt; declawing by laser; how to find your lost cat

Ever since Gertie, the late great Short Takes muse, developed urinary tract disease — then went on a special renal diet and subsequently developed hypertension (high blood pressure) and went blind because her retinas detached — we’ve wondered: Which was worse, the disease or the effects of the treatments?

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