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Sorry for the delay in answering your question. I am sorry to hear Jules is not doing well. There are several reasons her liver enzymes may be elevated. A bile acid blood test and an ultrasound of her liver would be helpful prior to the liver biopsy. Do you know if these tests have been done?
I am sorry you are going through this stressful situation. Can you tell me a bit more? Is she stable and responding to treatment? Have they given you any other options such as treating for another 24 hours and then deciding on a biopsy?
Thank you for the additional info and sorry for the delay in response. It sounds like they have done a very thorough investigation and have found a diagnosis. Many cats can recover fully from hepatic lipidosis, so this is hopeful news. I hope Jules is feeling better each day. Please feel free to reach out if I can assist you further.
All the best,
Thank you for the update. This all sounds promising so far. Many cats will have an episode of hepatic lipidosis without any known underlying cause. Many of these cats can make a full recovery if they are treated well...a feeding tube is crucial, so that is very good news that they placed one. I hope Jules recovers quickly.