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Feature September 2016 Issue

Understanding Feline Hypertension

Hypertension abnormally high blood pressure can potentially lead to blindess and serious damage to the heart, kidneys and brain.

Understanding Feline Hypertension

Here's what you should know about this potentially serious but usually manageable disorder that is most commonly seen in older cats.

As a cat reaches the age of eight or nine the feline equivalent of age 40 or 50 in a human being he is likely to begin experiencing signs of one or more age-related physical disorders. If unnoticed or untreated, such disorders are likely to intensify over time and may eventually prove lethal.

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