Is Your… Cat At Risk For Kidney Disease?
If your cat is frequently urinating, she might be at risk for an underlining problem of kidney disease.
Julie noticed her dog, Zac, was drinking more water. Not just once, but several days in a row. She knew that excess thirst can be a sign of illness, so she took Zac to her veterinarian for tests. Blood and urine tests showed that Zac was in the early stages of acute kidney disease. But Zac was lucky. Because his problem was caught early, Julie’s veterinarian was able to treat the disease successfully and Zac made a complete recovery.
The same scanerio is often the problem seen in cats. Just like people, they are susceptible to illness and stress. And, just like people, there is a lot you can do to keep them healthy.
What Is Kidney Disease?
Briefly, kidneys filter and remove waste material from the blood stream. They