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overactive thyroid

Do dogs get thyroid problems and what are the signs?
Dogs
Do dogs get thyroid problems and what are the signs?
If you’re the owner of an elderly cat, you’ve probably heard of hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid gland. But for all you dog owners out there, you may be wondering if your canine companion can get thyroid problem…
May 15, 2021
What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats and how is it treated?
Cats
What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats and how is it treated?
An overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) is a common condition of older cats, typically causing obvious weight loss and behavioural changes. A range of treatments are available, including surgery to remove the affected pa…
April 21, 2021 • 31 shares • 2 comments
Can cats have an overactive thyroid?
Cats
Can cats have an overactive thyroid?
Hyperthyroidism - or an overactive thyroid - is an extremely common disease of older cats, occurring in about 1 in 10 cats over the age of 10. Unlike many diseases, hyperthyroidism is more common in moggies than purebred…
June 12, 2020 • 138 shares
Why is my cat always hungry?
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Why is my cat always hungry?
Cats have a reputation for their insistent behaviour around feeding. They are individuals so it’s important to learn what is normal for each of them. If they appear hungrier than usual, there may be a simple reason, but…
May 27, 2020 • 71 shares • 2 comments
Why Is My Cat Losing Weight?
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Why Is My Cat Losing Weight?
It can be very worrying when you notice your cat to start to lose weight, especially if they’re an older cat. Weight loss conjures up terrible thoughts and googling often makes things worse - a symptom as vague as weight…
August 14, 2019 • 66 shares
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