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Cat Renal Failure

…health of your cat. There are other medications that will assist in maintaining potassium levels, vitamin D and injection of epogen, which is the hormone that will replace what the kidney is not producing. This can all be done at home. Your veterinarian will prescribe the necessary treatment at home or at the hospital for your cat. There are many different things that can be affected by kidney failure and . Any changes in your cats condition…

Cat Kidney Transplant

…an acute kidney failure is immediately life-threatening, this prognosis is encouraging. If the recipient survived the first six months, it can generally return to a normal life. In the case of the donor, they have a normal life expectancy and are no more susceptible to kidney diseases than cats with both kidneys. Generally speaking, kidney transplant in cats is a safe procedure and is one of the more developed transplant programs available in

Dog Kidney Stones

…Spaniel, , and . Kidney stones are often the result of concentrated urine and urine retention.Signs of Kidney Stones *Pain in the abdomen * * *Urinary tract infections that return *Blood present when urinating Some dogs might exhibit no symptoms at all, and often when pain is present in the abdomen, it is due to a concurrent urinary tract infection. If dogs have a very severe infection of the kidneys, or have kidney failure, they might be…

Cat Hypertension

…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 and hyperthyroidism is close to 87%. Having your cat checked out by your…

Cat Lower Urinary Tract Disease

…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, 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…

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 Increased Thirst

in their food or table 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

Cat Increased Urination

…or , a.k.a. .Causes for an increase in water consumption or urination • Sudden dietary changes, such as an increase in salt consumption. • Exposure to heat. • Heavy activity. • s or UTI. It may also occur with other bladder diseases. • Cat kidney diseases; This is a primary reason in some older cats. • . • Medications such as prednisone or lasix. • . • , or . • Any disease of the liver. • Older female cats may have an infection of the uterus…

Cat Raison Toxicity

…a part of the family. The problems occur when cat owners attribute human like tastes to their cat’s diet. There are many foods that we eat which cause serious problems in a cat’s digestive system. Many people are aware of the dangers of , but most are not aware that raisins and grapes can pose a threat as well. In fact, raisin toxicity in cats can result in severe , which means their kidneys will cease to function.Causes of Toxicity from…

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 Ibuprofen Poisoning

…of the ibuprofen will quite likely result in a stomach ulcer in 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…

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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