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Feature December 2015 Issue

Understanding Heart Disease in Cats

The most commonly diagnosed acquired cardiac conditions are diseases of the heart muscle called cardiomyopathies which usually effect mature cats.

Understanding Heart Disease in Cats

Older cats are usually the most susceptible to heart problems but kittens can also be vulnerable. Here is what you need to know and the signs to look for

Because nature plays no favorites when it comes to doling out heart disease, cats just like humans are at potential risk for serious health problems directly or indirectly associated with this vital organ. In some cases, the signs of it are obvious to the trained eye. In others, a serious feline heart disorder can remain hidden for years before finally expressing itself in a sudden, perhaps fatal, attack.

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