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Cat Renal Failure

…Renal Failure? The kidneys clean toxins out of the body. When they fail to do this for a prolonged period of time, chronic renal failure is the result. It may seem as though your cat is urinating normally, but if the toxins are not being cleansed, the kidneys will fail due to the presence of those toxins in the body. In chronic renal failure your cat may actually seem to produce an excessive amount of urine. During this process the kidneys are…

Cat Kidney Transplant

…When a cat is suffering from kidney failure, but is free of other illnesses, it may be a suitable candidate for a kidney transplant. Depending on the transplant program, the criteria used to determine if a cat is suitable can be different. A cat with very early kidney failure or very advanced kidney failure is usually disqualified, as there are other treatment options more suitable at this stage of disease. As well, a cat with a condition…

Dog Kidney Stones

…severe infection of the kidneys, or have kidney failure, they might be seriously sick.How a Diagnosis is Made *Through doing a biochemical profile *Performing a bacterial urine culture *Through the use of X-rays *Doing a complete blood count *Performing an excretory urography or ultrasound of the abdomenTreatment for Kidney Stones The treatments for kidney stones in dogs will be dependent on the animal. If the kidney stones have been found and…

Cat Hypertension

…reasons. Primary hypertension in cats is extremely rare, most of the time elevated blood pressure in cats is a secondary symptom of another medical problem. Sadly, this condition can go undetected for many years.Medical Issues The most common medical conditions resulting in hypertension in cats is renal failure, kidney failure, and . It is estimated that approximately 20 to 60% of all cats diagnosed with renal failure will also have hypertension…

Cat Antifreeze Poisoning

…the cat with fluids intravenously. If kidney failure has not occurred, medications can be given to stop the breaking down of the ethylene glycol by the liver.Prognosis The prognosis for cats to recover from antifreeze poisoning depends largely on how quickly the diagnosis is actually made. Recovering from kidney failure is difficult, but is improving due to hemodialysis, a medical treatment that aids in kidney function while a cat heals.Suggested…

Cat Lower Urinary Tract Disease

cats with more likelihood of kidney diseases a urine culture is also needed.Treatment Treatment of the symptoms will depend on the underlying condition. Infections of the urinary tract can be treated with antibiotics. Blockage and bladder stones can be surgically and medically treated. Cats with urinary crystals can be treated with behavior modification (increase water consumption, etc.), as well as medications. If a cat is in kidney failure,

Cat Ibuprofen Poisoning

…your cat. More importantly than this, if you continue to feed your cat ibuprofen, the result will be or even kidney failure if you dont seek out intervention from a vet. Your cat is far more likely to have problems with the ibuprofen tablet than a dog would. One single ibuprofen tablet can lead to the death of your cat. Avoid treating your cat with ibuprofen and if necessary to gain pain relief, seek out the advice of a veterinarian. If your cat

Cat Increased Thirst

…scraps? Is your cat having accidents in your home? Does the urine look strange or have a foul odor? Has her the weight changed significantly? All of these signs can be caused by some underlying disease process.Treatment While polidipsia may not be serious and may be due to environmental changes, tests for the underlying diseases will dictate the type of treatment required. Diabetes mellitus, liver failure or kidney failure as well as high blood…

Cat Increased Urination

…as a more concentrated red blood count in your cat. Often this can be resolved through the administration of intravenous fluids. If your cat is drinking too much water it would not seem possible that they could be dehydrated, but it is possible. This is an indication of kidney failure.Treatments Most treatments will be done on an outpatient basis at home. If the threat of liver or kidney failure has been ruled out and there is an absence of other…

Cat Raison Toxicity

…in cats can result in severe , which means their kidneys will cease to function.Causes of Toxicity from Raisins The exact cause of this toxicity is still largely unknown. For some time it was believed that a mycotoxin was the root cause of the problem, however further testing of affected dogs showed no traces of these toxins in the systems of those dogs. It has been shown that very small amounts of raisins or grapes can cause acute renal failure

Cat Renal Neoplasia

…, kidney stones, infections of the kidney, blood clots following trauma and pockets of pus in the kidney as well as a variety of other kidney disorders.Treatment Renal tumors are generally treated with surgery in the absence of metastasis and if involvement does not include both kidneys. If your cat is dehydrated, your vet may order fluids to be administered intravenously. They are also indicated in cats with infections or renal failure. Removal…

Cat Rat Poisoning

…• Kidney failure treatment • Brain swell preventative medications There is conflicting information on whether cats are adversely affected by rat poison. In most cases, a cat will not ingest anything that is harmful, which includes rodents that have ingested poison. However, cats are quite curious and have been known to ingest poisons. Convulsions, bleeding and vomiting are common symptoms in cats. There is a myth circulating that cat food…

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