I did this test (very easy to do) and got a high protein result. I took my cat to the vet. The vet said these kirs aren't accurate and tried to make me feel like I was cheap for doing a home test (even though it's what brought me to the vet's office!). Ordered hundreds of dollars in tests only to discover: this kit was accurate. The vet says we now need to run more tests. My advice: use this kit and then work with a great veterinarian who appreciates your involvement in your cat's health.
I am so happy I could cry tears of joy right now. After days of trying every possible collection method possible, I used this sand. WOW is all I can say! My picky kitty had no hestitation to use the litter box with the sand in it, and the urine really does stay on top for easy retrieval. Can't believe how awesome this stuff is. Every vet should carry it, much better than having them stick a needle in my baby!
Who thought I could get my toy poodle to pee in a cup, but I did! As a result I knew it was time to have her blood sugar checked for diabetes. I wish the test had been "wrong," but it was right. The good news is we caught it early and Lily is being treated properly. I didn't ask, but being able to bring the sample in myself probably recouped (or will recoup) the cost of the test. The telescope catch wand is brilliant and with addition test strips is a permanent home health care tool.