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Cat Lower Urinary Tract Disease

…as well as medications. If a cat is in kidney failure, treatment options include subcutaneous fluids, diuresis (via intravenous fluid), and kidney transplants. While any symptom of feline lower urinary tract disease may have serious implications, over half of the cases (especially in younger cats) will not show signs of physiological illness in any of the diagnostic tests. This is called idiopathic feline lower urinary tract disease, and will…

Feline Infectious Peritonitis

…of depression, anemia, fever, and weight loss. Other clinical signs include kidney failure, liver failure, pancreatic diseases, neurological impairments, and eye diseases. Diagnosis is difficult since each cat can display different combinations of above symptoms, and many are similar to other diseases. Antibody tests can detect if the cat has prior exposure to feline coronavirus, but not necessarily the lethal form. A combination of tests,…

Cat Hypertension

…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 and hyperthyroidism is close to 87%. Having your cat checked out by your veterinarian on a regular basis is the best way to catch these…

Cat Lymphoma Cancer

…lymphoma and is associated with feline leukemia. The cat will have different symptoms unique to the affected organs. If it is present in the nose, the face will swell and a discharge will drain from the nose. Cats affected by renal (kidney) lymphoma will show high consumption of water and frequent urination. They will also suffer loss of appetite, loss of weight and a degree of renal failure. The affected kidney enlarges and appears like a large…

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…

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