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Cat Gastric Cancer

…body as a result of the chemical imbalance. • Lymphomas - Lymphomas start in when the bodys lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, form tumors as in the case of . The lymphomas can occur in the gastrointestinal tract. That said, lymphomas are not that common and even when they occur will almost exclusively be found in cats that are eight years old and above.Signs and Symptoms The symptoms of feline gastric cancer include mixed with blood, …

Cat Intestinal Tumors

In cats, lymphoma is classified based on which body part seems to be most affected by the tumor. The most common form of lymphoma in cats is now intestinal. However, this was not always the case. Years ago, before the use of the Feline Leukemia Virus vaccine, the most common site of tumors in cats was in the chest cavity. The primary cause of these tumors was the . Thankfully, this nasty virus has now become less common due to effective…

Cat Lymphoma Cancer

Cat lymphoma cancer is a cancer of the white blood cells of a feline animal. In the past, it was associated with (FeLV). Although FeLV cases are on the decrease nowadays, the chances of contracting feline lymphoma remain high for cats that are infected with FeLV.Presentations of Cat Lymphoma Cancer Feline lymphoma affects different body organs and therefore presents in different ways. A common characteristic in all forms is the proliferation of…

Cat Renal Neoplasia

…usually occurs in senior or middle aged cats. Younger cats can have tumors called nephroblastomas. These tumors grow very rapidly. Carcinomas are more prevalent in males. Half of the cats diagnosed with renal lymphoma are positive for feline leukemia.Signs and Symptoms Most of the symptoms are very late to appear. As the disease progresses your cat will experience: • • •Blood in the urine • •Anemia • due to •FatigueDiagnosis Your veterinarian…

Cat Cancer

…or suppress a gene that would otherwise regulate the growth and replication of cancerous cells. In addition, certain breeds or felines with particular characteristics are more prone to developing some types of cancer. For instance, cats with a chronic disease like Feline Leukemia Virus are more likely to develop lymphomas and some other cancers. Also, cats with white on their nose and ears tend to be more susceptible to squamous cell carcinoma, a…

Cholangiohepatitis

There are basically four causes of feline liver failure. A fatty liver (aka hepatic lipidosis), lymphoma, infectious peritonitis, and cholangiohepatitis are generally recognized as the primary causes of feline liver failure. Other than hepatic lipidosis, cholangiohepatitis is the most common cause of liver failure. Cholangiohepatitis is essentially a bacterial infection that can be treated rather easily and with a high level of success.…

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