Search Results for Query: fgesf

  1. missko

    Feline oncologists - colon cancer

    We just got the biopsy results. No cancer detected. Sam has Feline Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Sclerosing Fibroplasia (FGESF). It is very rare and we are learning more about it. Often misdiagnosed as cancer or IBD.
  2. fionasmom

    Samantha - leaking poop after colon resection

    FGESF – IBDKitties Ragdoll Cat Addie's Story of Feline Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Sclerosing Fibroplasia Discovery The above are quick reads when you get the time. Most research related to this condition is not covered on popular veterinary/cat care websites as it is rare. Search Results...
  3. missko

    Samantha - leaking poop after colon resection

    ...when we are preparing the cats' meals, but she no longer tries to steal the other cat's food. Dr. Michael Linton, the Sydney based expert on FGESF, kindly had a video conference with us to discuss his experience in being involved in the treatment of 40+ cats with FGESF. The good news is...
  4. fionasmom

    Adequan For Feline Arthritis? Any Reviews

    Cats don't forget....definitely! You have your hands full. I looked up fgesf as I have no experience with it. Gabapentin Transdermal Gel Gabapentin transdermal?
  5. J

    Cat with stomatitis

    That is good to know that she can be on prednisone for a long-time, because it defintely made her feel better. As of now, still on antibiotics, and doing quite well. And eating a lot. Thank you for writing to me Nanniecat to share your story.
  6. nanniecat

    Adequan For Feline Arthritis? Any Reviews

    ...might be working? i managed to get her to take one! PROGRESS and she is calme as i heal! cats r OFTEN misdiagnosed with ibd when it is really fgesf. her reg vet diagnosed her with inoperable cancer. i took her to MedVet. the tumor was removed and sent out. diagnosis fgesf! grateful for her...
  7. nanniecat

    Litterbox/grooming Advice For Messy Long-haired Senior Cat

    my Placide has hovered around 11lbs for years. i am cautious of supplements for her. she has FGESF, missing a portion of her colon and on a very restrictive diet. i tried lasers,accupuncture and adequan. unsuccessfully for various reasons. i just want to help her. the new litter box has been...
  8. nanniecat

    Best food for cat with CKD

    ...the metronidazole to no avail. at th vets ofc she would clench her teeth. and it was a challenge getting her in the carrier. her onco for the fgesf wanted to do more tests i refused. she suspected ibd or lymphoma. she called a collegue who rec the visbiome. and it has been like a miracle...
  9. daftcat75

    Fructooligosaccharides??????

    I'm not familiar with FGESF. But I sympathize having struggled with my Krista's IBD and eventually lymphoma over a number of years. If you do want to try a different food (it's good not to be locked into a single food or brand in case of shortages or shutdowns), Rawz makes good clean simple...
  10. nanniecat

    Plastic allergy - or something else?

    do they remove it?my cat had Feline Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Sclerosing Fibroplasia (FGESF) so everytime i see that word Eosinophilic my heart races! i am grateful she is alive!
  11. nanniecat

    Fructooligosaccharides??????

    she has FGESF,on a hypoallergenic diet and the reason for the pred daily. it was the only food i could find that fit the criteria . it is 1/3 of can to put her visbiome capsule in! i am iffy abt the herring. we did purina duck for over a year but they changed the formula ad she wont eat it...
  12. missko

    Samantha - leaking poop after colon resection

    ...she cleans the business end. We continue to hope and pray for her recovery. She has an appointment with the surgery team on 9/30 to remove her stitches, at which point she won’t have to wear the much hated e collar. The following week we meet with the internal medicine team to discuss her...
  13. missko

    Samantha - leaking poop after colon resection

    ...over the crate. Does anyone have experience with fecal incontinence after bowel surgery? How long did it last? Also, we just got the biopsy results. No cancer detected. Sam has Feline Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Sclerosing Fibroplasia (FGESF). It is very rare and we are learning more...
  14. nanniecat

    Cat with stomatitis

    ...why just a shot of pred and not a steady lo dose? but i do agree that a second opinion is the best plan. the disease seems genetic. my cat has FGESF(no known cause or cure) but has been on 5 mg of pred for 5 yrs with no side effects and it keeps the disease at bay.........her onco says cats...
  15. nanniecat

    Adequan For Feline Arthritis? Any Reviews

    ...tried a different flavor of pill pocket(it is in a #4 gel capsule fr pet pharm) but she still refuses. she had major surg 4 yrs ago for fgesf has been on pred since. her color started to enlarge(?) a sign of the fgesf coming back so she increased her pred to 7.5 daily fr 5. she thought that...
  16. nanniecat

    Supplements for cat when given Antibiotic?

    ...been on it a year.it solved her diarrhea problem overnight! if she seems constipated i just give her 1/2 capsule.she was diagnosed with FGESF 5 yrs ago, removed part of her colon and the tumor. she rarely vomits but she does regurgitate if i let her eat too much at one time of her...
  17. nanniecat

    Best food for cat with CKD

    that does seem like a lot of adequan? i have been told once a month? my cat had major surgery for FGESF>she is on rx hypoallergenic diet and does well. she started with poop issues and now gets VISBIOME(rx probiotic) once daily mixed with purina focus duck and she loves it. plus NO MORE poop...
  18. missko

    Samantha - leaking poop after colon resection

    Thank you so much all. Really appreciate hearing about the recovery period and the links to FGESF. We did spend a fortune at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists - $2k for the ultrasound that detected the growths and $7k for the surgery. We go back for a 2 week recheck on 9/30/2021. The surgeon’s...
  19. D

    Supplements for cat when given Antibiotic?

    Thank you for your reply here. Eventually vet didn't recommend any supplements in our case, but we are continuing with the antibiotic... I really hope your cat will feel better after what you wrote she has been through...poor thing. I give my cat the antibiotic with something called easy pill-...
  20. D

    Supplements for cat when given Antibiotic?

    I can relate to your post, I get emotional too when I see my cat in front of my eyes after all he has been through. He had also a long recovery time from the P.U surgery... I am glad that things turned out for the better regarding the second opinion. All the best! :petcat: :wave3:
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