Dec 18, 2014

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Hello Kidney: New Developments In The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Cats With Chronic Renal Issues...

There are many theories attempting to explain the high rate of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in cats. Over half of all cats over 10 years of age will develop CKD, and scientists and veterinarians are working hard to figure out why. Some researchers blame modern grain based diets for renal problems in felines, while others blame autoimmune disorders resulting from exposure to vaccines or other agents. As animal doctors and investigators search for the causes of chronic renal...

Dec 12, 2014

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How To Take Care Of Your Cat With Chronic Kidney Disease...

Kidney failure is a common disease in older cats. It occurs when the majority of the kidney tissue has been damaged and replaced by scar tissue, leaving a less-effective kidney. The cause for chronic kidney failure in cats is unknown, but with early diagnosis and treatment, your cat can live many happy years after the disease is discovered: Treatment Starts with Removing Some of the Contributing Factors While your veterinarian doesn’t know precisely what triggers this destruction of...