Older cats should have routine blood pressure tests

Blood pressure test on cat

Elderly cat should be routinely checked for high blood pressure because it develops insidiously and can cause damage to the cat’s organs and exacerbate kidney failure. It is more present in cats with hyperthyroidism and kidney failure. please continue reading

Cat food contains too much phosphorus causing kidney damage

Cat who had chronic kidney disease (CKD)

A scientific study shows that the levels of phosphorus in commercially prepared cat food (particularly in wet cat food) contains an average five times the amount required to keep cats healthy and because of this it can have a detrimental … please continue reading

Caring Couple Create Bucket List of Adventures for Dying 22-year-old Cat

Tigger an elderly rescue cat

This story highlights two opposite ways to care for a very elderly cat, Tigger, who is terminally ill with kidney failure and a golf ball sized tumour. It also reminds us of the rewards in looking after an elderly cat. … please continue reading