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Tue Jul 9, 2013, 10:58 AM

2. Agreed. Total quackery. Years ago I had a client whose cat developed overactive thyroid gland

 

(hyperthyroidism). Appropriate care available at the time consisted of lifelong medication (with a low incidence of side effects). She refused that, and instead took the cat to a "holistic" vet who prescribed homeopathy.

To no one's surprise, the cat continued to lose weight, have vomiting and diarrhea, and ultimately heart failure, and then died after two or three years. All the while the owner crowed about how well the cat was doing on the homeopathic remedy. I rolled my eyes so hard and for so long I thought they'd get stuck up there. She was an idiot. And the poor cat suffered so needlessly.

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