General information on Pyelonephritis
Pyelonephritis is an infection of the kidney and urinary collection system. There are two types of Pyelonephritis: Chronic and Acute.
Symptoms of Pyelonephritis
Symptoms of Acute Pyelonephritis in cats may include fever, vomiting, pain in the kidney area, a stiff-legged gait, blood in the urine and a bent posture. Signs of Chronic Pyelonephritis may involve weight loss, increase in the frequency of urination, loss of appetite, a brownish color on the surface of the tongue, ulcers on the tongue and gums, and an increase in the consumption of liquids.
Treatments for Pyelonephritis
Your vet may culture your cat's urine. He will select an antibiotic treatment that concentrates in the urine, based on on the bacterial sensitivity testing.
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