Originally Posted by booktigger
I think you need a new vet, if the kidney problems She had was an insufficieny rather than an infection then the diet change needs to be for life, and even if it was an infection, at that age you wouldn't want too high a protein as their organs don't work as well. Did the vet even do a test this time, kidney issues should be monitored at least every 6 months.
not only that, but convenia for UTI? Convenia is not a good antibiotic for UTIs... not at all... Convenia is good for Skin infections, abscesses and oran infections - very good for stomatitis too. But for UTI is a huge stretch, and deemed ineffective as far as I know.
As far as antibiotics causing diarrhea for over two weeks - yep, it can happen depending on the kitty's system - my cat Bugsy is a testimony to that; he has been dealing with it for almost 8 months - yep months
. It all started with a course of clavamox he took for an UTI. It put his digestive system off balance by killing the good bacteria on the tract and causing an extreme overgrowth of bad bacteria. Only now he is getting over it. Thanks to a mix of veterinary probiotic, human probiotic, and a homeopathic diarrhea medicine. All approved by my vet, of course.
As far as diarrhea gels - I HIGHLY recommend one called Diagel. It was recommended here at TCS, (also discussed with my vet). It is a single dose at must case. It is expensive - $12/dose, but AMAZING. You can give her 2 doses - 12 hours apart, and follow with a good probiotic. I bet you she will get better.