Posts tagged "kidney disease in cats"

Young Cat In Kidney Failure? Can It Be? Dr. Susan Little Answers Reader

Young Cat In Kidney Failure? Can It Be? Dr. Susan Little Answers Reader
Q: A year ago, my 7-year-old cat was diagnosed with kidney failure. Now, my 3-year-old Maine Coon has been diagnosed with the same problem. My veterinarian said his blood count is low and he’s been receiving a steroid pill for that. I’m 66 and have had cats my entire life. Is kidney disease in cats... Read more »

Kidney Disease in Senior Cats with Dr. Susan Little

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Dr. Susan Little, editor The Cat Clinical Medicine and Management and past president of the Winn Feline Foundation speaks about kidney disease in cats.

Your Questions Answered: Cat May be Dying; Dog Learns to Go Into Bed; Cracked Paw Pads; Legalize Ferrets

Your Questions Answered: Cat May be Dying; Dog Learns to Go Into Bed; Cracked Paw Pads; Legalize Ferrets
Q: My 16-year-old cat has been vomiting off and on for a week. The veterinarian said it’s because her kidneys are failing. Should I consider putting her down? — J.S., Cyberspace A: “There’s a difference between kidney insufficiency and kidney failure,” notes Dr. Elizabeth Colleran, of Chico, CA. “Kidney insufficiency is very common and occurs... Read more »
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