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Anemia Owner Factsheet

Anaemia means a shortage of red blood cells in the circulation. Anaemia is not a disease but it is a sign that there may be something seriously wrong in the body. There are many different causes of anaemia in cats and in most cases your vet will need to perform a variety of tests to work out what is wrong. Severe anaemia can be life-threatening and requires urgent treatment.

What are red blood cells?

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How do I know if my cat is anaemic?

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How will my vet know if my cat has anaemia?

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Why is my cat anaemic?

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Can my cat be treated for anaemia?

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Conclusion

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