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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Feline Hyperthyroidism, overactive thyroid glands, is a common condition among cats, particularly those eight years old or older. The number of cases of hyperthyroidism in cats has been on the rise over the last few years and the exact cause is...

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Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism, overactive thyroid glands, is a common condition among cats, particularly those eight years old or older, but is very rare in dogs unless they are receiving too much medication for hypothyroidism (low thyroid).

 

Cats have two...

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Diabetes in Pets

Your pet’s body uses glucose (sugar) as its main source of energy. If your pet has diabetes it can’t use glucose the way it should. Diabetes mellitus is the full name of the disease. There is another disease called diabetes insipidus. It is...

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Addison's Disease

Addison’s disease, also called hypoadrenocorticism, is when your pet’s adrenal glands produce too little of certain hormones like cortisol and aldosterone. These hormones affect the salt, potassium, and water balance in your pet’s blood...

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (low thyroid) is a disease of middle to older age dogs and is rare in cats. It is due to a low amount of thyroid hormone.

The hormone comes from the thyroid glands in the neck. It is usually caused by inflammation destroying some...

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Cushing’s Disease

Cushing’s disease, also called hyperadrenocorticism, is when your pet’s adrenal glands or pituitary produce too many corticosteroids. These hormones, specifically cortisol and cortisone, affect the function of many different organs within...