Understanding a Cat’s Nemesis: Feline Kidney Disease

Cats are pretty hardy, what with their nine lives and all, but they aren’t invincible. At The Maywood Veterinary Clinic one of the most common problems that we see in cats is chronic kidney disease.

Feline kidney disease is a common and potentially life-threatening problem that cat owners should understand – after all, knowledge is power.

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Can you Handle a Pet Emergency?

Cat at the vetFor many owners, a pet emergency is the worst thing imaginable. Unfortunately, our fears are not unfounded; it’s estimated that 60-80% of all pets will experience an incident, condition, or illness that qualifies as a pet emergency.

What complicates matters is that our fur friends are unable to directly communicate with us when something is wrong. It’s up to us to recognize the signs and symptoms of a pet emergency. Continue…