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Feline Hyperthyriodism

February 26, 2015 / Cat's Meow / Leave a comment

Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid glands) is a very common disorder of older cats. Thyroid hormones are responsible for regulating many body processes and when too much hormone is produced the clinical signs can be quite dramatic, and if left untreated cats can become seriously ill. Cats with hyperthyroidism can be well managed and with careful treatment may live normal lives for many years.

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