Approach to weight loss and poor appetite in cats

April 28, 2021

Weight loss and poor appetite are common clinical signs of acute and chronic illness in feline patients. To ensure optimal care, it is important to include nutrition as a key part of the therapeutic plan.

In this presentation, internationally renowned internal medicine specialist, Dr. Jessica M. Quimby will discuss:

·       strategies for nutritional assessment and management of weight loss and appetite in feline patients; and,

·       the use of mirtazapine – a newly veterinary-approved drug in Canada for body weight gain in cats with a poor appetite and experiencing weight loss.

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