CAT HEALTH & MEDICINE

Research for Cats with CKD

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is one of the most common illnesses of geriatric cats. It is estimated that 35 percent of cats over the age of 13 suffer from CKD, and the incidence appears to be increasing. Unless the underlying cause of the initial kidney injury is discovered and treated, CKD invariably progresses. …

Feline Glaucoma: Diagnosis and Treatments

Just like humans and dogs, cats are also susceptible to glaucoma - an incurable condition in which the watery fluid contained in the front part of the eye is unable to drain normally. The resulting accumulation of this fluid exerts pressure within the entire eye, eventually causing permanent damage to the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain. …

Dear Doctor – Expired Pet Food

Expiration dates on pet food QI recently bought several large bags of a high-quality cat food on sale at our local pet store. Unfortunately, I just realized that the best by date has been passed by a couple of months on two of the bags (the third bags date is okay). …