How to treat Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex naturally?

lmrinc_gwMay 2, 2013

My poor cat just wants to go outside but he has EGC and I think it's caused by grass. Since grasscutting has begun he's been holding up his paw when he sits. It's pretty swollen right now and he's trying to sleep it off.

I have pet grade (from the vet) omega 3 fish oil but it doesn't seems to help. I got him a cortisone shot about 4 months ago and it's worn off totally.

I read that licorrice root might help...any other ideas?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Cortisone injections only last a few months.

We give our cats salmon oil (CVS Brand 100% wild salmon oil capsules; we pierce them with a knife and squirt them over their wet food). We give one cat 2 1/2 capsules worth daily, and our slightly smaller cat, 1 1/2 capsules worth daily. They are also on Rx LID food because both over-groom. The larger cat also has Eosoniphilic Granuloma Complex. Symptoms, and over-grooming waxes and wanes, but the combo of the food and the salmon oil seems to keep it in check to varying degrees.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2013 at 11:33PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
How to keep my cat from killing birds
Does anyone have any secrets for how to keep their...
My cat has an unknown illness! Help!!!!
Hi There I have a 14 and a half year old male cat Sylvester...
cat with renal failure
My 17 yo cat has renal failure and has developed abdominal...
help with my pet
Hello, My name is Janet, owner of a 3 yr old male Blue...
Advice on trapping a stray cat
My husband and I have been feeding a lone stray cat...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™