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Kidney disease in your cat Owner Factsheet

Kidney failure is a common health problem in middle-aged and elderly cats. A gradual reduction in the ability of the kidneys to do their job is an inevitable part of the ageing process and occurs at varying rates in different animals. The damage is irreversible and will eventually be fatal. Your cat may still have many months of good quality life after diagnosis of kidney disease if receives effective treatment and you co-operate with your vet.

What causes kidney damage?

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What happens to a cat with kidney disease?

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How can I be sure that my cat has kidney disease?

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How is kidney disease treated?

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What can I do to help?

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How long will my cat live?

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