Hyperthyroidism in Cats: A Common Kitty Foe

Cat with yellow eyes on the wallIt’s not an uncommon sight in the veterinary hospital: a middle aged to older kitty with a ravenous appetite and a diminishing waistline. While many of us may wish to have this problem, weight loss despite a good appetite in cats can definitely be a sign of trouble.

While there are a few problems that can present similarly, these symptoms are typical of hyperthyroidism in cats. This disease is a frequently diagnosed one that all cat owners should be familiar with. Continue…