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As some know Huly is my miracle kitty, health issue challenge etc.

He had an allergy test 4-5 years ago and he is allergic to seafood, fish, beef, lamb, alfalfa, pumpkin etc.

Well last night I had to take him to the Vet. He has a tail issue where he bites at his tail. 50% of it is mental and 50% is nerve damage but this time it was just different then the issues in the past. As she was examining him she found a rash going down half his back to the base of his tail. She thinks it is an allergy again and we are running full labs and another allergy report. I am scared to death. If he is allergic to more proteins I am not sure what I am going to do as right now he eats Chicken, Duck, Rabbit, and on occasion Pork.

She did give him a dose of Silica (homeopathic), some ointment, and Salmon Oil. I have avoided all fish oil with him due to his allergies but she told me it is ok as oil is different than the protein but with Huly being so sensitive I have avoided everything.

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Oh poor Huly lets hope the meds work.My daughters cat (Huly lookalike) has allergies as well,the vet put him on Piriton that really worked ,he has flare ups still but as soon as she sees one in goes the Piriton.What about a vegan diet for a while ?
 

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Not sure they always say cats should be all protein as their bodies do not process anything else. I am wondering about Kangaroo???
 

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Personally I would never feed my kitties a vegetarian diet - they are obligate carnivores meaning they need meat. There's actually been stories of cats dying and getting sick after vegetarian owners tried to feed their cats a vegetarian diet as well. And I would not take advice from PETA seriously especially when it comes to feeding my pets. They have some crazy views and opinions lol. Check out catforum.com for lots of kitty advice - there's a bunch of other proteins like rabbit, venison, etc. I'm not sure if you feed canned or dry but for a kitty with allergies I would recommend raw - check out Primal raw they have a pheasant and rabbit, turkey.
Complete Raw Diets for Pets: Raw Frozen Formulas
 

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Nature's Variety Instinct also has canned rabbit food as well as pork, venison etc. as well as some LID dry rabbit - I would feed wet or raw over dry though.
 

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aww, sorry to hear that Huly is having more allergy issues :-(. I cant think of any advice but , just wanted to say that I hope you can find something that will be good for Huly to eat
 

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Personally I would never feed my kitties a vegetarian diet - they are obligate carnivores meaning they need meat. There's actually been stories of cats dying and getting sick after vegetarian owners tried to feed their cats a vegetarian diet as well. And I would not take advice from PETA seriously especially when it comes to feeding my pets. They have some crazy views and opinions lol. Check out catforum.com for lots of kitty advice - there's a bunch of other proteins like rabbit, venison, etc. I'm not sure if you feed canned or dry but for a kitty with allergies I would recommend raw - check out Primal raw they have a pheasant and rabbit, turkey.
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I put that up as a temporary food till the allergies subsided ,not long term,i agree i wouldn't feed veg long term
 

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He currently eats canned. Party Animals, Wild Calling, Weruva, or Addiction Chicken, Duck, Turkey or Rabbit. Once in a blue moon I will give him a can of Pork just to change things up. He gets bored and won't eat much. The only cookies he eats are freeze dried chicken. I tried raw and he wasn't interested. He cant have most freeze dried foods due to alfalfa.

As for cleaning products I only use vinegar as I am allergic to most cleaners.

Cat Littler we use World's Best Unscented in an automatic box that keeps it clean for him.
 

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Hmm how about Vital Essentials freeze dried - it's very basic. I used it with Deuce for allergies, here's the site:
Vital Essentials. Purely raw. Instinctively healthy.

Also what kind of allergy test is the vet using - I had the blood done with Deuce and unfortunately from what I have been told and researched blood testing is not accurate in finding food allergies :( It's only accurate for environmental. I learned that with Deuce as well once I got the results and starting doing actual food trials I see he can eat most of the things that came up on his allergy test as him being highly allergic too. The only 100% accurate test is a food trial which I know is a pain. Even when I took him to a dermatology specialists she advised not to waste my money on more blood testing as it's not at all accurate. Good luck I know how hard it is to figure out what they can and can't have :(
I couldn't think of the other test that is reliable it just came to me - I turned it down because it looked painful - Intradermal

Food Allergies & Intolerance in Cats

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The Old one is by Spectrum. It is a blood test and honestly it was spot on with him. I am still waiting on the new one (could take week) and his full labs.

Here is a copy of his old one:


I thought about Kangaroo too. My fear with Pheasant or Quail is if Poultry pulls up it will knock those two out too as they are all the same family I think (would have to ask Kim) as Bison is the same as Beef.
 

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That's the same one I did with Deuce. I don't think the pheasant or quail would have the same reaction as chicken. My chicken allergy dog actually does best on turkey and you would think it would be an issue :)
 

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I just wanted to weigh in on the fish oil thing. My Copley used to be reactive to fish and fish oil despite everything everyone told me that refined fish oil should not be an allergen like that. I do think he is a special case and actually since treating his lyme disease he has slowly become tolerant of fish again so he is a weird one.

However I did find an omega 3 supplement that is ridiculously expensive but worked wonders for him for year. It is called Moxxor and is sold through one of those referral things like Avon although I always just bought it through the corporate website. It helped Copley so much. It is made from green lipped muscle, kiwifruit seed extract and if I was looking for a fish oil for a highly allergic animal again I would not hesitate to buy it again. Here is the link- https://corporate.moxxor.com/buy/ They market it at both people and animals- I found it through a holistic vet but my chiropractor also was selling it!
 
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