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Does my cat have high blood pressure?
Cats
Does my cat have high blood pressure?
You might have heard of hypertension as it is a common problem in humans. Hypertension is high arterial blood pressure. It is also a common condition seen in cats, particularly older cats. Some cases of hypertension occu…
September 29, 2020 • 99 shares
Dogs
Ask a Vet Online - 'I have a border collie he has progressive retinal atrophy and now he has a cateract, is there anything that can be done for him?'
Question from Anne Wood I have a border collie 5 years old. Hes a very frightened dog but he is completly blind in 1 eye and partly blind in the other the vet told me it was progressive retinal atrophy and now he has a c…
March 8, 2013 • 2 comments
Cats
Why cats go blind.
One of the most common causes of sudden blindness in an elderly cat is due to high blood pressure (hypertension). The increased pressure pushes the light sensitive layer (retina) away from the back of the eye and this ca…
March 17, 2010 • 142 shares • 39 comments
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