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We have one Persian cat (2 years old) with a history of kidney disease that led to Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease.

His food is similar to this kind (which is prescribed by our veterinarian):

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So I know this solid food is fine for him.

I also give him almost half a glass of milk, so is the milk also fine for him? If not, can I give him some other liquid like milk?

  • Have you discussed how much food to give him and his body condition with his vet? And please stop giving him milk, cats are lactose intolerant. – Allison C Feb 28 at 14:23
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    please feed the food your vet have prescribed,you can alternate with an other brand made for renal health if you think this is needed,please do not give your cat milk as in no milk at all.not only is milk bad for the digestion but it might cause kidney problems due to the content of calsium-phosphorus -fat. – trond hansen Feb 28 at 16:10
  • @Alison, yes you are right. – modern Feb 28 at 16:23
  • What is your question? You seem to be asking if the food is appropriate, and if you're feeding enough, and if he can have milk/similar, and if he's the right weight. Can you please narrow to a single question that can be answered? (Most of these questions already have answers here.) – Allison C Feb 28 at 16:28
  • @Alison_c, I get your view point and corrected the question. – modern Feb 28 at 16:45
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For a cat with kidney or bladder problems, you need to feed wet food so your cat gets the water it needs.

Feed the type and amount of food your vet tells you to; to save you some money it might be best if you buy canned food--it has a lower cost than the portion packages you can get.

If your cat loses or gains weight, you need to ask the vet what amount of food you need to give your cat.

Be sure to only give the food the vet has told you to use--no treats, no milk, only cat food and water.

Cow milk contains lactose. No adult animal has the need or use of milk, and in some cases milk can do harm to the body. If one gives milk to cats it can lead to diarrhea; diarrhea is particularly dangerous to cats with kidney problems due to the loss of water from the body.

In addition to the loss of water, milk contains calcium, phosphorus, and fat. These are things that put extra stress on the kidneys and might lead to bladder stones, kidney stones, and gallstones.

The excuse your cat likes milk is a really bad one for giving milk to a cat.

I myself like a lot of things that can cause harm or even might be lethal, so common sense makes me avoid them.

Edit the OP have changed the question a bit after i posted this answer,but i leave my answer as it is.

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  • If he have not diarie during one 6 months and On the contrary, it has been constipated almost 2 times during 6 mounths, do in this condition giving him milk is less dangeruse? – modern Feb 28 at 16:57
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    milk is still as bad as i say in my answer,i have given you the facts please use them. – trond hansen Feb 28 at 17:05
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    If you are concerned about constipation, then try mixing extra water into your cat's wet food. Additional water helps with constipation, and many cats do not drink very much but can tricked into drinking more by adding that water to their food. But be aware that you may discover if you add too much your cat will refuse to eat the food at all, so you may need to experiment with how much is okay. – Kai Feb 28 at 18:11

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