042 The Dreaded Cat FLUTD

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By Yvonne Brandenburg and Jordan Porter. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Join Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS SAIM and Jordan Porter RVT, LVT, VTS SAIM as we talk WITH the amazing Laura Rosewell, BSc(Hons), DipAVN(Small Animal), ISFMDipFN, VTS(SAIM), RVN!!!

  • This week Laura gets us down and dirty with everything FLUTD. We discuss behavior, inflammation, and even stones. We get amazing information on tools to help these patients and clients of these patients.

Question of the Week

  • Do you have the opportunity to talk about behaviour and environment with your FLUTD-cat parents in your clinic, and if so, what do you normally discuss with them?

Resources We Mentioned in the Show

  • Chirrups and Chatter
  • International Cat Care website - great charity with lots of information written by feline specialists/behaviourists aimed at clients (but useful for techs/nurses too)
  • ISFM/AAFP guidelines for technicians/nurses
    • Feline Handling guidelines
    • Feline Friendly Nursing Care guidelines
    • Feline Environmental Needs guidelines for technicians
    • Environmental Needs booklet for pet parents
  • BSAVA Manual of Feline Practice
  • ISFM Guide to Feline Stress and Health
  • Minnesota University Veterinary Anatomy - Lower Urinary Tract - well-explained overview of urinary tract anatomy
  • EClinpath - for urinalysis information and identification of sediment components

Thanks so much for tuning in. Join us again next week for another episode!

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– Yvonne and Jordan

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