Posts from February, 2020
Cats may be pretty good about keeping their problems hidden, but despite their best efforts it isn’t always possible. And sometimes, it can actually make things worse!
One example of this commonly encountered at The Pets Place Animal Hospital is renal dysfunction. Many cats suffer from decreased kidney function but are able to keep things under wraps until it has progressed to the point that they can no longer compensate.
Feline kidney disease is one example of why being a vigilant pet owner is so very important.
The Kidney’s Role
Most people have some idea about what our kidneys do. While they are primarily responsible for producing urine, they really are vital in so many more body functions. A normal kidney: