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Friday 24th of November 2017

Addison's Disease

General information on Addison's Disease

Addison’s Disease is an unusual disease found in cats. It occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough secretions in the body.

Symptoms of Addison's Disease

Some symptoms of Addison’s disease may include an increase in potassium, inactiveness, weight loss, sudden collapsing, and a poor concentration of urine, which may also cause renal failure. Other symptoms include appetite loss, dehydration, nausea and vomiting, an increase in thirst, and a decrease in body temperature.

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Treatments for Addison's Disease

A diagnosis of Addison’s disease may include a complete medical examination, and blood work. Treatment may vary depending if the disease is acute or chronic. Treatments for acute symptoms may include intravenous therapy. If the disease is chronic, daily supplements may be included along with treatment.

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Addison's Disease experience by - susie

my cat got really sick, we thought it was a bladder infection. but he got worse after his treatment. the vet did a blood test and he has addisons, he will not eat. and has trouble taking his meds... but I keep trying and he lost 3 lbs now... but he was a big cat.. and can afford to lose a few... I am going to try chicken, broth, and clam juice.. and some tuna this week, he went to the vet for his two week check.. and he lost a lb. but she said he looks good.... there is not alot of info for cats out there.. but for all you reading this.. there will be good days... and bad days..
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