Cat Kidney Disease-a Brief Overview
If you’re a cat owner, you want to ensure that your feline friend enjoys the happiest and healthiest life possible. In order to help make this possible, it’s important for you, as the pet owner, to be educated about feline health issues. While cat kidney disease most often affects elderly felines, it has the potential to affect cats at any stage of life. So in order to protect and promote your cat’s health, it’s a good idea to understand the basics of feline kidney function and cat kidney disease.
The Feline Urinary Tract
Generally, a healthy cat’s urinary tract will consist of two kidneys, each of which is each connected to the bladder by a ureter. As a physiological system, the feline urinary tract carries out several different functions, including the regulation of the concentration and acid-based balance of the blood.