Could Your Cat Have Hyperthyroidism?
One health issue that can plague cats as they get older is hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism affects a butterfly-shaped organ located in your cat's neck which regulates your cat's metabolism and organ functions. Hyperthyroidism should not be ignored as it can also raise your cat's blood pressure and contribute to organ failure. Fortunately, there are treatments available so that your cat can live out the rest of its life normally. Symptoms can come on subtly, so here are a few signs to look for and the types of treatments available.