A High Pressure Situation: Recognizing Glaucoma in Pets 

Animals often aren’t very obvious when something is wrong with them. In fact, many times they go to great lengths to hide any sign of weakness as their survival instincts kick in.

As a pet owner, it’s important to be vigilant about picking up on subtle signs of trouble. The pet professionals at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates are also essential to help spot signs of trouble in your furry family members.

Eye problems are one category of trouble that can be difficult to spot and have the potential to be particularly devastating. Understanding the causes and symptoms of problems like glaucoma in pets can be key in recognizing and treating the disease before serious consequences arise. 

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Kidney Disease in Cats 

Chronic kidney disease in cats occurs when renal function progressively diminishes over time. This situation happens when the kidneys cannot function adequately and will progressively lead to kidney failure at a later stage. 

This condition may spell panic when a loving cat owner gets the diagnosis. However, with the proper supports, many cats continue to live a great, long life.

Let’s take a closer look at feline kidney disease, its causes, and treatment.

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Good News! We’re Hard-Wired to be Successful at Kitten Care 

The ancestors of present day domestic cats, aka felis silvestris, strategically deduced that living alongside people was highly beneficial to their species’ survival. After all, our own ancestors were more than willing to feed and shelter adorable, delightful, furry friends who conveniently reduced the rodent population. 

But just because cats and people are a purr-fect match doesn’t mean we always know exactly what they need or want. This is especially true during the delicate early months of kitten-hood. We love them so much, and they deserve the best of kitten care 101.

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