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Dear Ms. Kitty: Act early to prevent 'vetphobia' with your cats

In this Thursday, April 12, 2012 photo, Girly, an 18-year-old cat who has been diagnosed with kidney disease, is about to get a subcutaneous injection of lactated ringers solution, or LRS, from veterinarian Dr. Nina Nardi as her owner Nate Glass watches, at Banfield's veterinary hospital in the Canoga Park district of Los Angeles. Kidney disease is one of the leading causes of death for cats, but there is no cure and no known cause. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)