Acute Kidney Disease in Cats

Stretching Tabby

Kidney disease in cats can occur acutely or chronically.  Potential causes of acute kidney disease in cats are certain toxins, infections, cancer, obstruction of urine flow, or a decreased blood flow to the kidneys. Chronic kidney disease is not reversible but can be managed … [Read more...]

Differences between Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

Cat with mom

Kidney disease in cats can occur acutely or chronically.  Potential causes of acute kidney disease in cats are certain toxins, infections, cancer, obstruction of urine flow, or a decreased blood flow to the kidneys. Chronic kidney disease is not reversible but can be managed … [Read more...]

Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

Cat stretching.

Chronic kidney disease is one of the most common geriatric conditions to occur in cats.  This condition can often times be treated if recognized in its early stages.  As chronic kidney disease progresses the prognosis worsens and the treatment options become limited.  It is … [Read more...]

Kidney Disease in Dogs Caused by Leptosporosis

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Leptosporosis is a spirochete bacteria which has several different subsets, called serovars, which cause kidney disease in dogs, as well as people. The hosts for Leptosporosis include many different wild and domestic animals including rodents and cattle. Dogs are considered … [Read more...]

Kidney Disease in Cats: Symptoms

Tuxedo Cat

Signs of illness that reflect cat disease symptoms of kidney (renal) disease are common in older cats and often go undetected. It is important for people to watch their cats for signs of disease that might suggest kidney disease.  Cats tend to hide signs of illness making … [Read more...]